Thursday, May 14, 2009
FREE ENERGY ASSESSMENTS |MONTEREY COUNTY – AMBAG, in conjunction with PG&E, offers free energy-efficient lighting installations to reduce energy bills and CO2 emissions for local nonprofits. Contact Charlie Buck of the Energy Watch Program, 883-3750 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WATER DISTRICT OPEN HOUSE | MONTEREY – Learn about water supply planning, fishery enhancement and conservation, and don’t miss out on refreshments, prize giveaways and a variety of water saving devices to take home. 4-6:30pm. Monterey Peninsula Water Management District Office, 5 Harris Court, Bldg. G, Ryan Ranch, Monterey. Free. 658-5652.
TEAM IN TRAINING MEETING | MONTEREY – The Monterey Bay Area Team In Training holds an informational meeting for walkers, runners and hikers of all ages and skill levels who are interested in completing a marathon, half-marathon or hiking adventure benefiting The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. 6:30pm. Casa Munras Garden Hotel, 700 Munras Ave., Monterey. Free. 831-375-2411.
SOMETHING SMELLS IN SACTO | SEASIDE – Former Central Coast Assemblyman Fred Keeley talks about the six budget-related propositions on the May 19 ballot and budget reform at today’s Green Party program. 7pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. Seaside. Free. 645-9914.
ACTIVATING COMPASSION | SALINAS – RSVP by today for a May 28 luncheon at the Buddhist Temple where Dorothy’s Place guests and workers will talk about the hospitality center/soup kitchen. Free. 578-4198.
DON’T BE A VICTIM | MONTEREY – Assemblyman Bill Monning hosts a seminar for seniors about how to detect and avoid scams of all types, from e-mail appeals for money to fake auto-warranty extensions. Reservations requested. 1-3pm. Monterey Senior Center, 280 Dickman Ave., Monterey. Free. 649-2832.
PROBLEM WITH PLASTIC | SEASIDE – Sustainable Seaside hosts Surfrider’s Ximena Waissbluth, who talks about plastics and the problems they present for the Pacific. 6:30pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside. Free. 373-7322.