Public Citizen 03.24.11
Thursday, March 24, 2011
FRIDAY 3 | 27
FIGHTING CANCER | MONTEREY – Cancer survivors will model in a fashion show at the American Cancer Society’s annual Celebration of Life, in honor of the D’Arrigo family’s $1 million contribution to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Registration and silent auction at 10:30am, luncheon and fashion show noon-2pm. Hyatt Regency, 1 Old Golf Course Road. $75. For tickets, 772-6527 or www.acscelebration.org.
SATURDAY 3 | 26
USED FILTER COLLECTION | 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.
PROTECTING WATERSHEDS | SALINAS – Learn about the watershed you live in, and how people can have an impact on protecting and preserving water resources. Crafts for children, information on volunteer opportunities for adults and basic water science for all. 1-3pm. John Steinbeck Public Library, 350 Lincoln Ave. Free. 758-7453. www.salinaspubliclibrary.org/john-steinbeck-library.
MONDAY 3 | 28
THE IMPACT OF WAR | SEASIDE – Two young Iraqis will share stories about how the invasion has impacted their lives, discussing the personal costs of war. Hosted by the Peace Resource Center. 6pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. Free, donations encouraged. 899-7322. www.sites.google.com/site/peaceresourcecenter.
CLEANING UP FORT ORD | MARINA – This forum answers questions about ongoing efforts to restore land for public use and will address the timeline and budget for the restoration efforts. Marina in Motion, the forum host, has been awarded an EPA grant to support public outreach efforts. 7-8:30pm. Marina public library, 190 Seaside Circle. Free. www.marinainmotion.org.
WEDNESDAY 3 | 30
SHRINKING CARBON FOOTPRINTS | CARMEL – Steve McShane of McShane’s Nursery speaks on the value of native plant restoration and organic landscape regeneration, and will include hands-on demonstrations and a native plant sale. Sponsored by The Carmel Foundation. Noon. Diment Hall, Eighth and Lincoln. Free. RSVP to 624-1588 ext. 45 or email@example.com. www.carmelfoundation.com.