Thursday, October 14, 2010
AMERICAN BIZ | MONTEREY – IBM Vice President Christopher Padilla speaks on “The Hole in the Middle: The Collapse of Support for America’s Global Economic Engagement… and How to Rebuild It.” 4:30pm, MIIS Irvine Auditorium, 460 Pierce St., Monterey. 647-4102, email@example.com.
ULTIMATE RECYCLING | MONTEREY – The Monterey Peninsula Friends Meeting begins a two-day yard sale to benefit local charities. Friday 2pm-5pm, Saturday 9am-2pm, 1008 Franklin St., Monterey. 372-5762.
VOTE PARTY | SEASIDE – Citizens for Transparency in Government invites you to register to vote and celebrate democracy with music and food. 11am-4pm, parking lot, 1676 Fremont Blvd., Seaside. 393-1801.
GARDENERS WANTED | SEASIDE – Pull weeds, build beds and dig lines for the Giving Garden. Bring friends and tools. 1pm. Faith Lutheran Church, 1460 Hilby St., Seaside. 601-4935.
CANDIDATE FORUM | SALINAS – Salinas council and mayoral hopefuls hash it out, hosted by League of Women Voters. 3pm, First United Methodist Church, 404 Lincoln Ave., Salinas. 422-2429, sv.ca.lwvnet.org.
SALINAS POLITICS | SALINAS – The City Council makes big municipal decisions. Watch them in action, and share your thoughts. 4pm, Council Chambers, 201 Lincoln Ave., Salinas. 758-7201, www.ci.salinas.ca.us.
THE SEA AROUND US | SEASIDE – Dr. Carol Reeb, Hopkins Marine Station biologist, talks about desalination methods, marine ecosystem impacts and the benefits of renewable water. 6:30pm, Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside. 915-7260, groups.google.com/group/sustainable-seaside.
MONTEREY POLITICS | MONTEREY – The City Council considers its medical marijuana moratorium and a host of other issues. 4pm, Council Chambers, 580 Pacific St., Monterey. 646-3935, www.monterey.org.