Public Citizen 06.09.11
Thursday, June 9, 2011
NON-PROFIT PRIORITIES | COUNTYWIDE – The Community Foundation for Monterey County hosts forums to receive public input on priorities as it restructures guidelines for grant programs. 5:30pm June 9, Office of Education, 901 Blanco Circle, Salinas; 3pm June 10, Marina Library, 190 Seaside Circle; 3pm June 13, Vineyard Green, 130 13th St., Greenfield. 375.9712. www.cfmco.org.
THURSDAY 6 | 9
ALTERNATIVE TRANSIT | SEASIDE – Learn to minimize your carbon footprint and save money with discounts available to commuters using carpooling, rideshares and public transit options. The Green Party hosts speakers from Monterey-Salinas Transit and Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments. 7pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. Free. 622-7455.
MONDAY 6 | 13
ECO-VILLAGE PLANNING | MARINA – Citizens for Sustainable Marina sponsors a presentation on a proposed “eco-village” development in Marina. Airport Community Room, 781 Neeson Road. Free. 884-9662, firstname.lastname@example.org.
TUESDAY 6 | 14
GREEN DRINKS | MONTEREY – Join professionals from various sustainable industries for locally sourced refreshments and learn about business opportunities in the field. 5:30-7:30pm. The Sustainability Academy, 98 Del Monte Ave. $10. 649-2334. www.Environmental-Relations.com.
WEDNESDAY 6 | 15
BUILDING GUIDANCE | MONTEREY – CalGreen will make changes to building codes that affect industry professionals. The Monterey Business Council and Institute for Innovation and Economic Development bring together local building officials for a seminar on the new rules. 12:30-4:30pm. Hyatt, 1 Old Golf Course Road. $95. 883-9943 to RSVP. www.green-technology.org/calgreen.
DESAL FORUM | SEASIDE – A community involvement forum provides information on the Regional Water Project. Sponsored by Marina Coast Water District, Monterey County Water Resources Agency and Cal Am Water. 6-8pm. Seaside Community Center, 220 Coe Ave. Free. www.regionalwaterproject.org.