Thursday, June 24, 2010
NETWORK FOR BIZ | SALINAS—Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce and Courtyard by Marriott mixer includes networking, hotel tour and Scheid wine. $10/members, $20/non-members. 5:30-7:30pm. Courtyard Hotel, 17225 El Rancho, Salinas. RSVP to 585-1287. www.salinaschamber.com
COMMUNITY BREAKFAST | SEASIDE—The Boys and Girls Club of Monterey County holds its annual gathering with news, special recognition and breakfast. 7:30am. Boys and Girls Club, 1332 La Salle Avenue, Seaside. 394-5171 x210. www.bgcmc.org.
ECO-FILM | MONTEREY—Enviro film night. 6:30pm. East Village Coffee Lounge, 498 Washington St., Monterey. 373-5601. www.eastvillagecoffeelounge.com
PALESTINIAN RIGHTS | Seaside—Author and academic Susan Abulhawa discusses Palestinian history and rights from a personal and literary perspective, and signs her novel, Mornings in Jenin. 7:30pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside. 372-5762 or 899-7322. www.peacecentral.org.
PG MUSEUM CELEBRATES | P.G.—It’s Science Saturday and the 10th birthday of the California Coastal Monument. Cake with Congressman Sam Farr, botany lessons, paleontology presentation and activities for kids. 11am-3pm. Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, 165 Forest Ave., P.G. 648-5716 x 17. www.pgmuseum.org
DESALINATION HEARING | MONTEREY—California Public Utilities Commission holds the first of three local public participation hearings on the Regional Water Project. 7pm. City Hall, 580 Pacific St., Monterey.
SCREENING AND DISCUSSION | SALINAS—Come watch Sowing the Seeds of Justice, a film about the first Latino appointed to the state Supreme Court. Discussion/reception with Cruz Reynoso and filmmaker Abby Ginzburg follow at Steinbeck Center. 6pm. Maya Cinemas, 153 Main St., Salinas. 775-4724. www.reynosofilm.org.
MORE DESAL HEARINGS |
SEASIDE—PUC hearings continue. 1:30pm and 5pm. Oldemeyer Center, 968 Hilby Ave., Seaside.