Public Citizen 11.15.12
Thursday, November 15, 2012
ADVISING NOAA | COUNTYWIDE – NOAA’s Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary is recruiting advisory council members, with at-large, business, conservation, commercial fishing, recreational fishing, research and recreation seats open. Nov. 23 deadline to apply. 647-4206, http://montereybay.noaa.gov.
THURSDAY 11 | 15
AT THE PINNACLE | SOLEDAD – Pinnacles National Monument Superintendent Karen Beppler-Dorn hosts a meeting to present the park’s draft general management plan. 6:30-8:30pm. Soledad High School, Mission Room, 425 Gabilan Dr. Free. 389-4486, www.nps.gov/pinn.
LGBT SUPPORT | SALINAS – California Rural Legal Assistance hosts a Spanish-language support group for lesbian, gay, biosexual, transgender and questioning individuals. 6-8pm third Thursday of every month. 3 Williams Road. 757-5221 ext. 310, www.crla.org.
EATING FOR THE HOLIDAYS | SEASIDE – The St. Vincent de Paul pantry offers food assistance to Seaside residents through the holidays. Nov. 15 deadline to apply. Bring ID and proof of residence for applicant and family members. 1:30-3pm Tues, Wed, Thurs. St. Francis Parish, 1475 La Salle Ave. 583-9910.
SUNDAY 11 | 17
SUCCESS FOR VETERANS | MONTEREY – Veterans and families are invited to “A Time to Talk,” a panel discussion about struggles and successes related to military service. 10am-noon. Community Hospital conference room, 23625 Holman Highway. Free, registration required. (888) 452-4667.
NATIVE LANDSCAPES | SEASIDE – Learn about landscaping with native plants to attract butterflies and birds and reduce water use, and receive free native plants for community parks. 10am-noon Sat at CSUMB Watershed Institute, building 42 on 6th Ave. and B St; 1-3pm Sun at Highland-Otis Park off Mingo Ave. Free. Register in advance. 582-3687, www.ron.csumb.edu.
SUNDAY 11 | 18
BIRTH FAIR | SALINAS – Natividad Medical Center doctors, nurses, midwives and doulas answer questions about labor and resources for expecting parents. 1-4pm. Natividad, 2nd Floor (Labor & Delivery), 1441 Constitution Blvd. Free. 755-4111, www.natividad.com.