Public Citizen 10.25.12
Thursday, October 25, 2012
THURSDAY 10 | 25
HOW MEMORY WORKS | MONTEREY – Pat Potter, director of the Alzheimer’s Association, presents tips on memory retention that can help people with early memory loss. 2-3pm. 21 Lower Ragsdale Drive. Free. 647-9890, www.alz.org.
SATURDAY 10 | 27
PUBLIC LANDS DAY | SEASIDE – BLM and the U.S. Army’s Base Realignment and Closure field office host a day of celebration on our public lands. Volunteers are invited to collect native seeds, remove invasive weeds and take guided hikes. 9am-noon. Meet at Eucalyptus and Parker Flats roads. Free. Register in advance. 394-8314, www.FortOrdCleanup.com.
GREENER PARKS | SALINAS – Join Return of the Natives in removing litter, pruning shrubs and painting over graffiti to keep the Gabilan watershed clean. 10am-1pm. Natividad Creek Park, Constitution and Freedom boulevards. Free; snacks provided, please bring your own gloves. 582-3686, http://ron.csumb.edu.
TUESDAY 10 | 30
GROWING CLEAN | GREENFIELD – The Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board leads a workshop for farmers on how to comply with new water quality rules, known as the “ag waiver.” 1:30-4:30pm. Mary Chapa School, 490 Camino Real. Free. (805) 549-3147, www.waterboards.ca.gov/centralcoast.
WEDNESDAY 10 | 31
COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION | MONTEREY – This workshop for community organizers and nonprofit staffers is designed to help participants overcome barriers in redirecting the structure or mission of their organizations. 9am-noon. 2354 Garden Road. $30/Nonprofit Alliance of Monterey County members; $40/nonmembers. 373-4606, http://tinyurl.com/NAMC-Oct-31-Workshop.
LAGUNA GRANDE CLEANUP | MONTEREY/SEASIDE – Come help clean the trash out of Laguna Grande. Monterey and Seaside city employees work from a boat in the lake while volunteers clean up the perimeter. 8:30am. Laguna Grande Regional Park on the border of Seaside and Monterey; meet in the parking lot on the Monterey side of the lake. Wear boots or old shoes, bring rubber gloves and tools such as rakes and nets. 809-5988, email@example.com.