Thursday, September 16, 2010
KUDOS FOR GREENS | SEASIDE – At the City Council meeting, Mayor Ralph Rubio joins State Assemblyman Bill Monning and Congressman Sam Farr to commend The Green Team, Sustainable Seaside and four neighborhood associations for their volunteerism. 7pm, Seaside City Hall, 440 Harcourt Ave., Seaside, 899-6700, www.ci.seaside.ca.us.
NO SWEAT | MONTEREY – MIIS’ Environmental Speaker Series features Press for Change founder Jeff Ballinger on “Why Anti-Sweatshop Campaigns Might Just Do It After All.” 6pm, McGowan Building, Monterey Institute for International Studies, 411 Pacific St., Monterey. 647-3516, www.miis.edu.
KIDS CLUB | SALINAS – Kids learn to create original artwork. This week it’s papier mâché koi fish. $5, $2.50 for Kids Club members. 10am, National Steinbeck Center, One Main St., Salinas.775-4721, www.steinbeckstore.org.
CELEBRATE ACS DISCOVERY SHOP | PACIFIC GROVE – It’s the 45th birthday celebration for the American Cancer Society’s Discovery Shop. Save up to 45 percent and learn about donating and volunteering. 10am, ACS Discovery Shop, 198 Country Club Gate, P.G. 647-8215.
TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY | MONTEREY – Monterey County Youth Museum celebrates with a treasure hunt, BBQ dinner and family concert. $30/adult, $15/child. Kids under 3 are free. 3pm, MY Museum, 425 Washington St., Monterey. 649-4444, www.mymuseum.org.
HOT DRINKS, HOT TOPICS | SALINAS – Join County Supervisor Jane Parker chats about county issues. 5:30pm, Cherry Bean Coffeehouse, 332 Main St., Salinas. 883-7570, www.janeparker.org.
HELP FOR SENIORS | SEASIDE – Monterey County Assistant District Attorney Stephanie Hulsey offers senior citizens tips to avoid scams. 7pm, Multipurpose Room, Villa del Monte Senior Citizens Complex, 1670 Broadway Ave., Seaside. 394-3988, 394-9047.