Public Citizen 7.12.12
Thursday, July 12, 2012
VETS HELPING VETS | COUNTYWIDE – Veterans who find themselves feeling down in the middle of the night can tune into a weekly video made by veterans who have hit bottom and rebounded. 2am Fridays (Thursday nights), premiers July 6. AMP Media channel 24. 624-4553, www.militaryanonymous.net.
SATURDAY 7 | 14
VOLUNTEER FOR HISTORY | SAN JUAN BAUTISTA – As State Parks face drastic budget cuts, volunteers can help maintain historic resources. California State Parks Foundation hosts a family work day to whitewash an adobe wall around the mission’s orchard. 9am-1pm. 19 Franklin St. Free. Register in advance; ages 8+. (415) 262-4400, calparks.org/parkchampions.
MONDAY 7 | 16
WATER PLANS | PACIFIC GROVE – The Pacific Grove Water Committee presents on potential water-supply solutions and what they mean for ratepayers. 6:30-8:30pm. Sally Griffin Center, 700 Jewell Ave. Free. 375-8439, www.waterplusmonterey.com.
COMMUNITY GARDENS BLOOMING | SALINAS – Salinas Parks & Rec Commissioner Brian Higgins and City Councilman Steve McShane dedicate the city’s first community garden with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and information on how to get involved. 5pm. Free. 210-4663, firstname.lastname@example.org.
TUESDAY 7 | 17
LEARNING LIBRARY | SEASIDE – One in four adults in Monterey County reads below a 4th-grade level, and 70 are on a waitlist for one-on-one tutoring. Volunteer commitment is two hours per week for six months. 6-8:30pm tutor training Tues July 17 and Thurs July 19 (attend both sessions). Seaside Public Library, 550 Harcourt Ave. 883-7597, email@example.com.
WEDNESDAY 7 | 18
OFFICE CORNER | SALINAS – The county offers surplus desks, bookcases, filing cabinets and other to nonprofits. 1:30-3:30pm pick-up. 312 E. Alisal St. 755-4990.
FUTURE OF FORT ORD | CARMEL VALLEY – Sustainable Carmel Valley hosts Keep Fort Ord Wild for a talk on rec and habitat preservation on the former Fort Ord. 6:30pm. Hidden Valley, 88 W. Carmel Valley Road. Free. 624-9467, www.keepfortordwild.org.