Public Citizen 4.19.12
Thursday, April 19, 2012
THURSDAY 4 | 19
BUILDING NONPROFIT SUCCESS | SALINAS – The Community Foundation for Monterey County is launching a new Center for Nonprofit Excellence to provide organizations with professional resources through the economic downturn. 4-5pm information session, 5-7pm ribbon cutting and open house. 945 S. Main St., Suite 207. 375-9712, www.cfmco.org/cne.
FRIDAY 4 | 20
E-RECYCLING | MONTEREY – Businesses and households are encouraged to deliver used electronics for safe disposal and recycling. 10am-1pm. Ryan Ranch, lower parking lot, 50 Ragsdale Drive. Free. 649-5600.
HONORING CRIME VICTIMS | SALINAS – Join law enforcement and crime survivors in a ceremony for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week and learn about the services provided to 2,800 victims of crime in Monterey County last year. Noon. Board of Supervisors chambers, 168 W. Alisal St. Free. 755-5072.
SATURDAY 4 | 21
STUDENT DREAMERS | PAJARO – Watsonville and Pajaro Valley High School DREAM Club members host a teach-in about the DREAM Act and student activism. Assemblymen Bill Monning and Luis Alejo provide a legislative update. 1pm teach-in, 5pm dinner and dance. Springfield Grange, 65 Elkhorn Road. Free, donations accepted. 212-1709. To register, http://tinyurl.com/dreamofspring.
GREENER GARDENS | MARINA – Monterey Regional Waste Management District hosts a workshop on sheet mulching, an affordable, do-it-yourself lawn replacement or weed cover made with compost, wood chips and elbow grease. 9:30-11:30am. MRWMD, 14201 Del Monte Road. Register in advance. Free. 384-5313, www.mrwmd.org.
MONDAY 4 | 23
HEALTH AND SAFETY | MONTEREY – Obstetrician Joanne Perron presents on her research at UC Berkeley regarding environmental toxins and her role opposing methyl iodide. 6pm. Public Library, 625 Pacific St. Free. 636-5632, email@example.com.
COLLEGE PLANS | MARINA – Representatives from eight colleges and universities answer questions about admissions, transfers and financial aid. 4-7pm. Marina Education Center, 289 12th St. Free. 646-4850, www.mpc.edu/EdCenterMarina.