Public Citizen 5.17.12
Thursday, May 17, 2012
THURSDAY 5 | 17
PROTECTING PROPERTY | CARMEL – Realtor Heather Gass speaks on reducing land-use controls and municipal advisory councils. Sponsored by the G16 Coalition (formerly Carmel-Carmel Valley Coalition). Noon lunch, 12:30pm program. Quail Lodge, 800 Valley Green Dr. Free/program; $15lunch. 238-5058, firstname.lastname@example.org.
SATURDAY 5 | 19
KEEPING UP WITH TECH | SALINAS – Author and tech expert Ariel Coro presents a Spanish-language workshop to guide Spanish speakers in basic technology skills helpful for job qualifications, launching a business or participating in children’s education. 10am-2pm. Hartnell College, Steinbeck Hall, 411 Central Ave. Free. 888-444-5507, www.tecnificate.com.
CAREGIVER SUPPORT | SEASIDE – Local experts offer tips for caregivers on safety, communication, and minimizing challenging behaviors in caring for a loved one. Spanish and English. 9am-2:30pm. Oldemeyer Center, 986 Hilby Ave. Free. Register in advance. 459-6639, www.co.monterey.ca.us/aaa.
SKIN CANCER SCREENINGS | MONTEREY – Local dermatologists promote Skin Cancer Awareness Month with a day dedicated to early detection. 10am-2pm. CHOMP, 23625 Holman Highway. Free. Register in advance, 625-4753.
LITTLE RED SCHOOLHOUSE | CARMEL – This co-op preschool relies on community contributions to continue offering tot education. Organizers of the annual Bay Day Carnival are seeking sponsorships and auction-item donations. 11am-2pm. Bay Preschool, Highway 1 one mile south of Rio Road. 624-4397, email@example.com.
HONORING HEROES | MONTEREY – The Red Cross Monterey Bay Area Chapter recognizes individuals and organizations whose daily acts of kindness and courage make Monterey and San Benito counties safer and better. 6pm. Hyatt, 1 Old Golf Course Road. $175. 626-5251, www.arcmontereybay.org.
TUESDAY 5 | 22
STARTING UP SMALL BUSINESSES | MONTEREY – The Monterey County Business Council hosts a panel on loan programs and access to capital, featuring local lenders and Kay Mardon of the U.S. Small Business Administration. 4:30-6pm. Monterey Beach Resort, 2600 Sand Dunes Dr. $30. 582-3240, www.mcbusiness.org.