Public Citizen 6.14.12
Thursday, June 14, 2012
COMMUNITY GRANTS | VARIOUS LOCATIONS—Community Foundation for Monterey County offers workshops on applying for community impact grants, supporting healthy, safe and culturally vibrant communities. 2:30-4:30pm. Thu June 14 at Community Foundation, 2354 Garden Road, Monterey; Mon June 18 at Public Library, 315 El Camino Real, Greenfield; Wed June 20 at Community Foundation, 945 S. Main St., Suite 208, Salinas. Free. 375-9712, www.cfmco.org.
SUMMER READING | SALINAS—Earn free books individually or as a family. Children can sign up for reading logs, and parents and guardians earn credit for reading to their children. Daily readings at the library too. Readings 4-5pm Mon-Thu, Mexican American Opportunity Foundation, 115 Bardin Road; 2-3pm Wed, John Steinbeck Library 350 Lincoln Ave.; 2-2:30pm Mon-Wed Sherwood School, 110 S. Wood St. Free. 758-7311, www.salinaspubliclibrary.org.
SATURDAY 6 | 16
COMPOSTING WORKSHOP | MARINA—Manicure the green thumb with the earthworm pros. Learn to create and maintain a composting system; take home completed bins for a materials fee. 10am-noon. Monterey Regional Waste Management District, 14201 Del Monte Blvd. Free. RSVP recommended. 384-5313, www.mrwmd.org.
SEARCHING FOR SIERRA | SEASIDE—Sierra LaMar’s father and sister attend this benefit luau for the Sierra LaMar Fund, featuring live Hawaiian music. 1pm. Seaside High School, 2200 Noche Buena St. $10; lunch for sale. (916) 217-6498, https://fundrazr.com/campaigns/7Htm7.
MONDAY 6 | 18
MORALITY OF DRONES | SEASIDE—Author Medea Benjamin talks about her new book, Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control, and the legal and moral implications of drone use on the battlefield and beyond. 7pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. $10 suggested donation. www.peacemonterey.org.
WEDNESDAY 6 | 20
TOURING FORT ORD | SEASIDE—Sustainable Seaside presents a bus tour focusing on trails, habitat management and Army cleanup progress. 5:40 boarding begins; 6-7:30pm tour. Depart from parking lot at Noche Buena St. and Broadway. Free. Reservations recommended. 915-7257, firstname.lastname@example.org.