Public Citizen 11.10.11
Thursday, November 10, 2011
THURSDAY 11 | 10
WAR ON WEEDS | SALINAS – The 13th annual Central California Invasive Weed Symposium presents on wildland weed control with field trips into Ford Ord backcountry and coastal dune restoration sites. 9am-5pm. Laguna Seca, 1025 Highway 68. $50 includes lunch. To register, 724-5025 or http://cciws2011-eorg.eventbrite.com.
FRIDAY 11 | 11
HONORING VETS | MARINA – Exhibits in the warhorse buildings display memorabilia and artillery from the Civil War, Spanish-American War and World Wars I and II. Veterans encouraged to attend in uniform. 9-10:30am. Equestrian Center, California and 9th St. Free. 224-4534.
SATURDAY 11 | 12
COPING WITH GRIEF | SALINAS – Author and grief counselor Judy Tatelbaum leads a workshop on navigating the holiday season. 10am-noon. St. Ansgar’s Lutheran Church, 72 E. San Joaquin. Free. 333-9023, www.hospicegiving.org.
PETS IN NEED | SALINAS – Donate five cans or five pounds of pet food at this SPCA benefit, receive a $5 gift certificate toward a vet exam. This open house also introduces prospective dog and cat owners to animals in need of homes. 1-4pm. Animal Hospital of Salinas, 1114 South Main St. $5 suggested. 233-9579, www.spcamc.org.
TUESDAY 11 | 15
BIKE MONTEREY | SEASIDE – Sustainable Seaside presents on bike safety, laws and improving infrastructure. Mari Lynch speaks on the HER Helmet Thursdays project. 6:30pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. 915-7260.
GANG RESEARCH | MONTEREY – MIIS students present research findings on the South Bay’s gang problem as an identity-driven conflict. Sponsored by the Conflict Resolution Association. Noon-2pm. MIIS, McGowan Building room 100, 411 Pacific St. Free. www.miis.edu.
WEDNESDAY 11 | 16
WATER FOR PEOPLE | SEASIDE – This public forum on The People’s Water Project presents a panel of experts on project financing, desal plant manufacturing and water law. Followed by a Q&A. 6:30-8:30pm. Embassy Suites, 1441 Canyon del Rey. Free. www.ThePeoplesWater.com.