Thursday, November 18, 2010
AG EDUCATION | SALINAS – The Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association is accepting applications for its farmer education program, a bilingual, six-month adult ed course for experienced and novice farmers with classroom training and field work. Application deadline Dec. 1. 758-1469, www.albafarmers.org.
VAN POOL | COUNTYWIDE – Kings Area Rural Transit provides more than 300 vanpools to people traveling in Monterey, and a number of San Joaquin Valley counties. 214-9176, www.mykartbus.com.
ADOPT A FAMILY | SALINAS – The Boys and Girls Clubs of Monterey County and Carl’s Jr. invite you to donate to 100 needy families this holiday season. 394-5171, www.bgcmc.org.
PUBLIC WORKS COMMISSION | MARINA – Commissioners talk infrastructure and invite your participation. Council Chambers, 211 Hillcrest Ave., Marina. 884-1278, www.ci.marina.ca.us.
SEASIDE POLITICS | SEASIDE – City Council meets. 6pm. Council Chambers, City Hall, 440 Harcourt Ave., Seaside. 899-6737, www.ci.seaside.ca.us.
HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE | VARIOUS LOCATIONS – The Monterey County Young Professionals Group holds its first annual food drive. Donate food and money at: Energia Body Centre, 760 Del Monte Shopping Center, Monterey. McShane’s Nursery, 115 Monterey Salinas Highway, Salinas. The Don Chapin Company, 560 Crazy Horse Canyon Road, Prunedale. Deadline is Saturday, Nov. 20. 970-3472, www.mcypg.org.
ANTI-TORTURE VIGIL | MONTEREY – Local peace groups sponsor an anti-torture vigil and teach-in. Noon. Lower Presidio Park, outside the lower gates of the Presidio, Lighthouse Avenue and Pvt. Bolio Road, Monterey. 899-PEACE, email@example.com.
PLANNING COMMISH | MARINA – The City of Marina holds a special Planning Commission meeting to consider the county General Plan. 6:30pm. Council Chambers, 211 Hillcrest Avenue, Marina. 884-1278, www.ci.marina.ca.us.