Thursday, January 29, 2009
DLI TURNS 67 | PACIFIC GROVE – Learn about the Defense Language Institute as it celebrates its 67th anniversary with Monterey Presidio’s Col. Sue Ann Sandusky, who discusses “Changing Needs for a Changing World” at the American Association of University Women’s meeting. 7pm. Canterbury Woods Auditorium, 651 Sinex Ave. Pacific Grove. Free. 622-0425.
WHAT MY NAME? | COUNTYWIDE – The Tourism Cluster and Monterey Business Council calls on all residents to create a new name for our beautiful region: Moss Landing, Steinbeck Country to Big Sur. Today’s the final day to send in your best moniker for Monterey County and win a $50 certificate to a local restaurant. Send ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org. 236-5339.
PARENT UNIVERSITY | SALINAS – The Salinas Adult School/Parent Center hosts the 17th annual Parent University, “Raising Emotionally Healthy Families,” with workshops for parents, grandparents and community members who work with families. Pre-registration for childcare required. 8am-1pm. Salinas Adult School, 20 Sherwood Place, Salinas. $10; childcare: $3/first child; $1 each additional child. 796-6970.
RELAY FOR LIFE KICKOFF | MARINA – Get pumped for Relay for Life by joining the planning committee. Pick up information at the American Cancer Society office, 945 South Main St., Suite 201, Salinas. RSVP required. 3-5pm. Marina Public Library, 190 Seaside Circle, Marina. 643-9988.
NEW, IMPROVED LEED | MOSS LANDING – The local chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council gives an update on the latest LEED release, LEED v3, with Dan Geiger, executive director of U.S. Green Building Council, Northern California Chapter. Pre-register online by clicking on Calendar, Chapter Events. 5:30pm/refreshments; 6-8pm/program. Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, 8272 Moss Landing Road, Moss Landing. $10/members;$15/non-members;$20/non-members at the door. email@example.com