Public Citizen 4.26.12
Thursday, April 26, 2012
ENSURING EQUAL ACCESS | SEASIDE – The NAACP hosts a community forum on the Monterey County Plan for Equal Access to Employment and Contracting Opportunities. County officials present proposed revisions to the plan, which lays out policies against workplace discrimination. 6pm. Oldemeyer Center, 986 Hilby Ave. Free. 394-3727.
DISTRICT 5 DEBATE | CARMEL – Candidates for the Board of Supervisors seat answer voters’ questions in two public forums. 6:30pm Thursday April 26, P.G. Community Center, 515 Junipero Ave. 373-3304. 7pm Tuesday May 1, Carmel Middle School, 4380 Carmel Valley Road. 648-8683.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS | MONTEREY – The Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce’s healthcare forum covers innovations in service delivery and employer-provided wellness incentives and programs.
11:30am-1:30pm. Pasadera Country Club, 100 Pasadera Dr. $50/members, $60/non-members, includes lunch. 648-5350, www.mpcc.com.
CASH FOR TRASH | PACIFIC GROVE – What to do with the huge garbage patch swirling in the Pacific Ocean? Capt. Jim Holm, co-founder of the Clean Oceans Project, presents on technologies for removing and monetizing plastic debris. 7pm refreshments, 7:30 program. Hopkins Marine Station, 120 Ocean View Blvd. Free. 373-4281, www.acsonline.org.
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TEACHING DROUGHT TOLERANCE | SEASIDE – Water Wise Garden Designs offers a workshop on keeping drought-tolerant natives thriving in your garden. 10am. Seaside Garden Center, 1177 San Pablo Ave. Free. 332-8599, www.waterwisegardendesigns.com.
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NAVIGATING THE SEA | MONTEREY – The Coast Guard offers a program on aids to navigation at the Central Coast Lighthouse Keepers’ annual meeting. 7pm. Museum of Monterey, 5 Custom House Plaza. Free. 624-7570, www.pointsur.org.
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BEYOND BREAST FEEDING | MONTEREY – Tina McRorie of the Monterey Bay chapter of Attachment Parenting International speaks on methods for maintaining a healthy bond with older children. 5:30pm. Monterey Public Library, 625 Pacific St. Free. www.facebook.com/hmnmonterey.