Public Citizen 04.21.11
Thursday, April 21, 2011
DIGNITY THROUGH HYGIENE | SALINAS – With plans to modernize its bathrooms, Dorothy’s Place seeks plumbers, electricians, painters and tile masons to volunteer services. 30 Soledad St. 578-4198 or email@example.com. www.dorothysplace.org.
REDUCING EMISSIONS | COUNTYWIDE – The Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District is accepting applications for a state grant for projects that cut back on NOx and reactive organic gas emissions with workshops for prospective applicants. 10am-noon. April 21, 24580 Silver Cloud Court, Monterey; April 22, Watsonville Public Library, 275 Main St.; April 25, 481 Fourth St., Hollister. Applications due June 17. www.mbuapcd.org.
THURSDAY 4 |21
HEALTHY OCEANS | CARMEL – Three scientists speak about marine mammals as an indicator of coastal ecosystem health. Sponsored by the Democratic Women of Monterey County. Doors open at 11:30am, lunch at noon, talk at 12:30pm. $10, $28 including lunch. La Playa Hotel, Camino Real and 8th Ave. RSVP to 620-1735 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FILTER EXCHANGE | SOLEDAD – Bring your used oil filter, and receive a new one free. (Limited to two per person, 100 available.) Sponsored by the County Health Department. 8am-2pm. Kragen Auto Parts, 2233 H. De La Rosa Sr. St. 678-3008. www.mtyhd.org.
WEDNESDAY 4 |27
NATION BUILDING | MONTEREY – Jonathan Lewis, founder and CEO of Opportunity Collaboration and MicroCredit Enterprises, lectures on the role of the private sector in nation building. 6-8pm. MIIS, Room 100, McGowan Building, 411 Pacific St. RSVP to email@example.com. www.mcenterprises.org.
SEXUAL VIOLENCE AWARENESS | COUNTYWIDE – The Monterey Rape Crisis Center joins local cafes to break the silence around sexual violence for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Wear denim to remember a 1999 court decision that overturned a rape conviction because the victim was wearing jeans. Participating coffee shops: Cherry Bean, Rollick’s, Starbucks on South Main and Viva Espresso in Salinas; Firehouse Cafe in King City; Cafe Lumiere, Parker-Lusseau, East Village, Plumes, Whole Foods and Wild Plum in Monterey; Alternative Cafe in Seaside; B’s in Pacific Grove.