Public Citizen 09.15.11
Thursday, September 15, 2011
GUITARS NOT GUNS | VARIOUS LOCATIONS – Volunteer as a guitar instructor to give at-risk youth the opportunity to realize their creative potential. Time commitment is an hour a week for eight weeks. Locations in Salinas, Seaside and Marina. 601-9609, www.guitarsnotguns.org.
FRIDAY 9 | 16
OAK WHISPERERS | MARINA – Join elected officials for a community walk on the former Fort Ord. Marina Mayor Bruce Delgado, a botanist, presents on flora and fauna; County Supervisor Jane Parker speaks about the Fort Ord Reuse Authority. Bring comfortable shoes and water. 6-7:30pm. Meet at the trailhead on Inter-Garrison Road. Free. 883-7570.
IDEAS A’BREWING | MONTEREY – Join Rep. Sam Farr for a beer-tasting reception. 5:30-7pm. Peter B’s, 2 Portola Plaza. $99. 373-4607.
SUNDAY 9 | 18
ROAST FROM THE PAST | SALINAS – Monterey County Historical Society hosts its annual tri-tip BBQ fundraiser. Music, magic, art show, door prize, and a community service award honoring Salinas Public Library. 12-4pm. Boronda Adobe History Center, 333 Boronda Road, Salinas. $15/adult, $8/child. 757-8085.
MONDAY 9 | 19
WATER QUALITY | MONTEREY – Richard LeWarne of the Monterey County Environmental Health Department and Steve Shimek of Monterey Coastkeeper speaks on groundwater and surface water quality and testing practices. 5:30pm. Library room, Tarpy’s Roadhouse, 2999 Highway 68. Free. www.landwatch.org.
WEDNESDAY 9 | 21
ECOLOGY OF LEARNING | COUNTYWIDE – A panel of scholars discusses “The New Ecology of Learning: Implications for California and American Higher Education.” Hosted by Access Monterey Peninsula Public Television, the panel is broadcast live on channel 27 and streamed on www.ampmedia.org. 6:30-9pm.
NEUROPATHY SUPPORT | MONTEREY – The local chapter of the Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group hosts a forum for neuropathy sufferers and their families. 10:30am, First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 501 El Dorado St. Free. 373-3031, www.pnhelp.org.