Public Citizen 10.20.11
Thursday, October 20, 2011
COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANTS | COUNTYWIDE – Community Foundation for Monterey County offers $2 million to local efforts promoting healthy people, cultural appreciation and environmental stewardship. Info sessions 3-4:30pm. Wed Oct. 26, Hartnell College, Call Center room 208, 411 Central Ave., Salinas; Fri Oct. 28, Public Library Community Room, 401 Broadway, King City; Wed Nov. 9, Public Library Community Room, 190 Seaside Circle, Marina. 375-9712, www.cfmco.org.
ADVOCATES FOR KIDS | COUNTYWIDE – Court Appointed Special Advocates represent the best interests of the county’s 300 foster children in court. No experience necessary. Training Oct. 25-Nov. 16 at 945 S. Main St., Salinas. 455-6800, www.casamonterey.org.
THURSDAY 10 | 20
ALTERNATIVES TO VIOLENCE | SEASIDE – Monterey County Restorative Justice Partners and Alternatives to Violence present on their work with criminal justice and conflict resolution. 7-9pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. Free. 372-5762.
SATURDAY 10 | 22
HARVEST FIESTA | SALINAS – Celebrate the 125th anniversary of Natividad Medical Center with this festive community health fair, featuring healthy cooking demos, a farmers market, art exhibits and live music. 1-4pm. Natividad Medical Center, 1441 Constitution Blvd. #200. Free. 755-4111, www.natividad.com.
MONDAY 10 | 24
THE FUTURE OF BOOKS | MONTEREY – The public is invited to offer input on library plans. 6-7:30pm. Monterey Public Library, 625 Pacific St. 646-3949, www.monterey.org/library.
WEDNESDAY 10 | 26
PENINSULA WATER PROJECTS | MONTEREY – Six Peninsula cities host a public forum on alternative water supply projects and costs, featuring Cal Am, the water management district and the water pollution control agency. 6-10pm. Monterey Conference Center Steinbeck room, 1 Portola Plaza. Free. 646-5692.
RESOURCES FOR SENIORS | SEASIDE – The Citizens League for Progress hosts a community forum on issues facing seniors, featuring Jane Russo of the Visiting Nurses Association. 7-9pm. Villa del Monte multipurpose room, 1670 Broadway Ave. Free. 277-0670.