Public Citizen 9.13.12
Thursday, September 13, 2012
THURSDAY 9 | 13
HONORING VETERANS | SEASIDE – Learn from leading VA officials about community resources including end-of-life care, fraud prevention and benefits for veterans. 8:15am-4:15pm. CSUMB University Center, 100 Campus Center. Free/veterans and families; $30/general admission. 241-3785, www.ccvna.com.
ORWELLIAN TENDENCIES | SEASIDE – Peter Lumsdaine of Alliance to Resist Robotic Warfare and Society presents on possibilities for broad technological control in war zones. 6:30pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. $15 suggested donation. http://robotic-warfare-watch.blogspot.com.
FRIDAY 9 | 14
FORA BOARD MEETING | MARINA – The Fort Ord Reuse Authority Board discusses Ord Community water rates, the Preston Park budget, veterans cemetery land use designation and the Base Reuse Plan Reassessment, among other items. 3:30pm. 910 2nd Ave. Free. 883-3672, www.fora.org.
SATURDAY 9 | 15
A CLEANER BAY | VARIOUS LOCATIONS – Save Our Shores partners with thousands of volunteers at dozens of Central Coast sites removing trash from beaches for Annual Coastal Cleanup Day, the single largest volunteer event on the planet, with more than 100 participating countries. 9am-noon. Free. Locations available online, www.saveourshores.org/acc.
TUESDAY 9 | 18
A BAG-FREE FUTURE | PACIFIC GROVE – This workshop invites residents and business owners to weigh in a possible plastic bag ordinance for the city. 6-8pm. Museum of Natural History, 165 Forest Ave. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org.
WEDNESDAY 9 | 19
WORKERS’ RIGHTS | SEASIDE – Attorneys answer questions on worker rights regarding pay, hours and working conditions in this bilingual (Spanish/English) workshop. 7pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. Free. 724-2253, www.crla.org.
SOWING SEEDS | MONTEREY – The California Committee for the Right to Know screens Bitter Seeds, a documentary on social and economic concerns with GMOs, followed by a discussion. 7pm. Osio Cinemas, 350 Alvarado St. $10. 204-8633, www.carighttoknow.org.