Public Citizen 05.19.11
Thursday, May 19, 2011
THURSDAY 5 | 19
HEALING FROM LOSS | MONTEREY – Author Illia Thompson presents on storytelling as a tool for grieving in this workshop by Community Hospital’s Hospice of the Central Coast. 6:30-8:30pm. Westland House, 100 Barnet Segal Lane. Free. 649-7734, RSVP required. www.chomp.org.
SATURDAY 5 | 21
TOWN HALL MEETING | SEASIDE – Assemblyman Bill Monning hosts a town hall meeting where he will provide an update on state budget negotiations. 10-11:30am. Oldemeyer Center, 986 Hilby Ave. Free. 649-2832. www.assembly.ca.gov/monning.
SCIENCE AND HEALTH | SALINAS – Tour the NASA aerospace lab, watch robotics demos and learn about solar cooking during the annual family science and health day. 11am-3pm. Hartnell College, Alisal Campus, 1752 E. Alisal St. Free. www.hartnell.edu.
ORGANIC FARMING | SALINAS – Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association offers bilingual training for small growers, including organic rodent control. 2-4pm. On May 23, ALBA offers a workshop on labor compliance issues for small growers. 6-8pm. Free. ALBA, 1700 Old Stage Rd. www.albafarmers.org. 758-1469.
SUNDAY 5 | 22
MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT | KING CITY – Supervisor Simon Salinas speaks on the importance of mental health services at this family-friendly event. Noon. San Antonio Community Park, E. San Antonio Ave. at Bedford Ave. Free. 755-4581, www.mtyhd.org.
REDISTRICTING COMMISSION | SALINAS – The California Citizens Redistricting Commission will hear public comment on redistricting as it prepares draft maps to release in June. Speakers will have two minutes to present. 2-5pm. City Council chambers, 200 Lincoln Ave. Free. You can also submit testimony to email@example.com. www.wedrawthelines.ca.gov.
TUESDAY 5 | 24
THE FUTURE OF REAL ESTATE | MONTEREY – Monterey Commercial Property Owners Association presents a forum on the outlook for commercial real estate. Panelists include Don Chapin of the Don Chapin Company, Janine Chicourrat of Portola Hotel, David Warner of Pacific Valley Bank and John Mahoney of Mahoney & Associates Commercial Real Estate. 8am. Portola Plaza Hotel, 2 Portola Plaza. Free. www.mcpoa.org.