Thursday, November 12, 2009
PESTICIDE MAPPING | MONTEREY – The Pesticide Watch Education Fund hosts a discussion with Humboldt State University professors Sheila and Steven Steinberg, who produced a comprehensive pesticide atlas of Monterey County. 5:30pm reception. 6:30pm presentation. Portola Hotel & Spa, 2 Portola Plaza, Monterey. $25 online/$35 door. www.pesticidewatch.org/events.
REDUCING SMALL ARMS VIOLENCE | MONTEREY – The Monterey Institute of International Studies hosts a talk by Professor Edward J. Laurance entitled “The Global Scourge of Armed Violence: Can Anything Be Done?” 6-7:30pm. Irvine Auditorium in the McCone Building, 499 Pierce St., Monterey. Free. www.miis.edu.
UN ASSISTANT SECRETARY VISIT | MONTEREY – United Nations Assistant Secretary General Franz Baumann discusses training interpreters and translators. 10:30am. The office of MIIS President Sunder Ramaswamy, 425 Van Buren St., Monterey. Contact: 647-8100 or email@example.com.
‘SMART ENERGY’ | MONTEREY – MIIS hosts the “Global Smart Energy Bilateral Trade and Investment Opportunities” conference with “smart energy” experts. 8:30am. Irvine Auditorium, MIIS, 499 Pierce St., Monterey. $55/Monterey Bay International Trade Association member, $70/nonmember if registered online at www.mbita.org. $65-$80/door.
SUDAN CONFLICT | SEASIDE – Ibrahim Musa speaks on “Ambitions Die Forever Under the Rubble: Impacts of the 50-year War in Sudan and the Need for Comprehensive Peace Resolution.” 7pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside. Free. 899-PEACE.
GARDEN WORKDAY | SEASIDE – Join Seaside’s Green Team for garden replanting. 1-3pm. Corner of Fremont and Canyon Del Rey boulevards, Seaside. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org.
STORM WATER WORKSHOP | SEASIDE – The third year, draft annual report for the Monterey Regional Storm Water Management Program is discussed. 4pm. Conference rooms 114 and 115, University Center, CSU Monterey Bay, Sixth Avenue, Seaside. Free. www.montereysea.org.