Public Citizen 04.07.11
Thursday, April 7, 2011
ADOPT A PET | SALINAS – Monterey County Animal Services is offering a “tax break adoption special,” with dogs available for $100 and cats for $50. Friends of County Animal Services is supporting adoption fees. Monday-Saturday 12-5:30pm, through April 30. 160 Hitchcock Road. 769-8850. www.mtyhd.org.
THURSDAY 4 | 7
HEATING WITH SOLAR | MARINA – PG&E’s renewable energy expert teaches a class on design, spec, cost and installation aspects of solar water heating systems. Open to all, but basic plumbing knowledge recommended; for contractors, designers and architects. Marina Airport, 781 Neeson Road. 9am-4:30pm. Free. Register at bit.ly/dJl2bm or www.pge.com.
SATURDAY 4 | 9
OAK RESCUE | CARMEL VALLEY – Researchers from UC Davis and UC Berkeley present on steps you can take to protect trees from Sudden Oak Death, a plant disease that has killed more than a million oaks on the Central Coast. 10:30am-noon. Hidden Valley Theater, 88 West Carmel Valley Road. Free. 620-1098. www.suddenoakdeath.org.
WEDNESDAY 4 | 13
NATION BUILDING | MONTEREY – As part of the Global Problems and Solutions Colloquium, Hungarian Ambassador Balazs Bokor presents on nation building after communism. 6-8pm. MIIS, McGowan Building Room 100, 411 Pacific St. Free. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. blogs.miis.edu/gsipm.
PUBLIC WORKS | MONTEREY – Consolidation of city and county services is a hot issue, and the League of Women Voters holds a forum to discuss the subject with LAFCO’s Kate McKenna, Seaside City Councilman Alvin Edwards and Tom Frutchey, Pacific Grove city manager. 12:30pm. 490 Aguajito Road. Free; Lunch at noon, $20. 375-3801 for reservations.
APPROACHING MATH | SEASIDE – This workshop provides parents and educators strategies for dealing with student anxiety around math and how to help with homework. Presented by the Center for the Advancement of Language and Literacy. 6:30pm. Chartwell School, McMahan Hall, 2511 Numa Watson Road. Free. 394-3468. www.chartwell.org.