Thursday, December 23, 2010
ONE WARM COAT | MONTEREY – The Girl Scouts of Monterey Bay are collecting gently used coats so they can be cleaned and given to someone in need. Children’s coats are especially needed. Bring them to Macy’s, 260 Del Monte Shopping Center, Monterey. www.onewarmcoat.com.
HOLIDAY GIFT WRAPPING | MONTEREY – Volunteers from local non-profits are on deck to wrap gifts for donations as follows: 10am-4pm, Dec. 23, Dance Kids Monterey; 10pm, Dec, 23, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society; and 9am-6pm, Dec. 24, Food Bank of Monterey County. At Del Monte Shopping Center. www.delmontecenter.com.
DINING WITH FRIENDS | COUNTYWIDE – The Food Bank of Monterey County invites you to have a party – any kind of party – between now and Dec. 31. Just ask your friends to bring a financial donation to the food bank. Call the food bank or visit on line for more information. 758-1523. www.food4hungry.org/events/show/44-dining-with-friends.
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS | SALINAS – Friends of County Animal Services will pay $50 toward the cost of each pet adoption. The group will also donate a free microchip and registrations for all Monterey County animal adoptions from Dec. 27-30. Noon-5:30pm, Monterey County Animal Services, 160 Hitchcock Road, Salinas. 769-8858. www.mtyhd.org.
MONTEREY ON ICE | MONTEREY – Present your receipt from the holiday skating rink Monterey on Ice at either Domenico’s on the Wharf or Cafe Fina for dinner, and 20 percent of your bill will be donated to a school of your choice in the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District until Jan. 9. 649-4511. www.montereyonice.org/schools
CANNERY ROW CARES | MONTEREY – Present a Cannery Row Cares coupon at any of the following restaurants after 4pm, and the restaurant will make a donation to the Food Bank for Monterey County in your honor. The Cannery Row Corporation will match all donations up to $10,000. Participating restaurants include: Archie’s American Diner; Bubba Gump Shrimp Company; Bullwacker’s Restaurant & Patio Pub; Cannery Row Brewing Company; The Chart House; The C Restaurant + Bar; Duck Club Grill; El Mariachi; The Fish Hopper; Louie Linguini’s; Paradiso; The Sardine Factory; Schooners Bistro on the Bay; The Whaling Station. 758-1523. www.food4hungry.org.