Thursday, December 9, 2010
FISHING FOR ENERGY | MOSS LANDING – Commercial fisherman can recycle old gear at an all-day event at Moss Landing Harbor. The gear will be stripped of metal, recycled and converted to energy. 7am-6pm. Moss Landing Harbor, South Harbor Parking Lot, 7881 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing. www.nfwf.org/fishingforenergy.
RAINWATER HARVESTING | CARMEL – Learn to save water and energy by installing a rainwater harvesting system for your home. Registration required. 9am. Hilton Bialek Habitat, 4380 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel. www.mearth.info
HOLIDAY COMPETITION | Salinas – The Los Olivos-Riker Neighborhood Association is holding a holiday home lighting competition, and has a shuttle bus arranged to take the public on a free tour. Starts at 5:30pm at Villa Serra, 1320 Padre Drive with complimentary drinks and treats. Shuttle departs at 5:45pm. 970-4141, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
PUBLIC ACCESS AT FORT ORD | MARINA – Sustainable Seaside and Sustainable Marina focus on keeping Fort Ord open for public recreation, with presentations by the Monterey Off-Road Cycling Association, the Marina Equestrian Center and the BLM. 6:15pm. Marina Library, 190 Seaside Circle, Marina. 884-9662. www.morcamtb.org.
COMMUNITY ACTION COMMISSION | SALINAS – The county’s community action commission meets to assess the needs of low-income people and develop and evaluate services for them. 5pm. Department of Social and Employment Services, 1000 S. Main St., Room 110, Salinas. 755-8492. www.co.monterey.ca.us.
SAVE THE SNOWY PLOVER | P.G. – The Audubon Society presents biologist Kriss Neuman of the Point Reyes Bird Observatory, its leading authority on this endangered bird. 7:30pm. Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, 165 Forest Ave., P.G. 648-5716. www.pgmuseum.org
SALINAS POLITICS | SALINAS – The public is invited to weigh in as the City Council sets policy. 4pm, City Council Chambers, 201 Lincoln Ave., Salinas. 758-7201. www.ci.salinas.ca.us