Public Citizen 8.30.12
Thursday, August 30, 2012
PARK STEWARDSHIP | VARIOUS LOCATIONS – Join the Monterey Peninsula Regional Parks District and Big Sur Land Trust in volunteering to maintain and protect local parks. 8:30-11:30am every third Saturday and Wednesday at Carmel River South Bank Trail, 26700 Rancho San Carlos Road, Carmel; Thursdays at Garrapata, 7 miles south of Carmel on Highway 1; 9am-4pm Thurs Sept. 6 at Glen Deven Ranch in Big Sur; 9am-4pm Wed Oct. 3 at Mitteldorf Preserve in Carmel Valley. Call for meet-up locations. 625-5523 ext. 103, www.bigsurlandtrust.org.
THURSDAY 8 | 30
HOW TO LEARN | SALINAS – A panel of tutors and health professionals lead a workshop for parents on strategies for improving academic performance for diagnosed students through wellness. 6-7:30pm.Creekside community room, 19000 block of Portola Dr. Free. 269-3902, www.tutorsmonterey.com.
HOLMAN HOTEL FORUM | PACIFIC GROVE – Developer Drake Leddy presents on his proposed Holman Hotel. Learn about the November ballot measure regarding zoning, and view floor plans and design concepts. 7pm. Chautauqua Hall, 162 16th St. Free. www.presidian.com.
SATURDAY 9 | 1
LABOR DAY PARADE | MARINA – Join a festive caravan of classic cars, color guard and marching bands in the county’s biggest Labor Day event. 11am-noon parade, festival until 2pm. Parade route begins at Reservation Road and Crescent St.; festival at Marina Village Shopping Center. Free. www.marinacelebrates.org.
HONORING THE FALLEN | MOSS LANDING – This patriotic flag-raising ceremony honors American civilians and military personnel who have died while serving their country. 12:30pm ceremony; 9am-6pm military vehicle show. J&S Surplus on Highway 1 and Struve Road. Free. 724-0588, www.KIAHonorflag.org.
WEDNESDAY 9 | 5
PLANNING FOR CARE | MONTEREY – Paying for long-term health care can be a challenge, and so can understanding your options. Partners for Transitions presents on the differences between Medicare and Medi-Cal, long-term insurance plans and planning for how to pay. 5:30-7pm. Monterey Public Library, 625 Pacific St. Free. 626-1943, www.partnersfortransitions.com.