Public Citizen for Oct 16, 2008
Thursday, October 16, 2008
Rock the Vote| SEASIDE—Speak with candidates, learn about ballot initiatives, listen to live music and get free food at today’s event. County Supervisor-elect Jane Parker gives a talk; candidates include Assembly hopeful Bill Monning, Marina mayoral candidate Bruce Delgado and others. Campus bands Chinook, James Meder, Justin Stie and the Trees, Jam Squad and more perform in addition to food, activities and open mic. Noon-3pm. CSUMB University Center, Main Campus Quad, Sixth Avenue, Seaside. Free. 582-3017.
Mayors’ Mixer |SALINAS—Meet the mayors of Monterey County, and listen to a sampling of the world-premiere performance of La Llorona, the musical drama based on the Mexican tale of the Weeping Woman composed by Hector Armienta at today’s Salinas Valley Chamber mixer. Hors d’oeuvres served and wine provided by Estancia Vineyards. Reservations requested. 5:30-7:30pm. Western Stage, 411 Central Ave., Salinas. $10/chamber members; $20/non-members. 384-9155.
Peace Talks | CARMEL—MIIS professor (and Global Majority founder and Assembly candidate) Bill Monning discusses linking local efforts for non-violent conflict resolution to the situation in the Middle East. Snacks provided. 3-5pm. Unitarian Universalist Church, 490 Aguajito Road, Carmel. Free. 624-7404.
Salinas Reads Week | SALINAS—Help first- through sixth-grade students develop and strengthen reading skills by volunteering one hour of reading time in Salinas classrooms. Times and locations vary. Call Partners for Peace, 751-7310.
See the World | MONTEREY—Learn about volunteering with the Peace Corps in one of 74 countries. 6:30-8pm. Monterey Public Library, 625 Pacific St., Monterey. Free. (510) 452-8444 or email@example.com.
Candidates’ Forum | SEASIDE—The Citizens League for Progress hosts candidates for the 27th State Assembly District, Superior Court Judge and Seaside City Council. 7-9pm, Villa Del Monte Senior Citizens Complex, Multipurpose Room, 1670 Broadway Ave., Seaside. 394-9047.