Public Citizen 01.10.13
Thursday, January 10, 2013
SPEAK FOR YOURSELF | SALINAS – Radio Bilingüe’s Salinas Youth Radio Project trains bilingual 13-to-19-year-olds with DJ, newscaster and radio announcer skills on 90.0 FM. Participants receive a $40/week stipend for the program. Feb. 11 deadline to apply. 161 Main St., Suite 4. 757-8039, firstname.lastname@example.org.
MEET THE FARMERS | COUNTYWIDE – The Grower-Shipper Association Foundation is accepting applications to its annual AgKnowledge class, a weekly 10-month program that gives community members insight into the local agricultural industry including issues of food safety, labor and immigration, technology and water quality. Participants tour farms and processing facilities all over Monterey County. Feb. 15 deadline to apply. $1,050 program fee. 422-9007, www.growershipperfoundation.org/agknowledge.
THURSDAY 1 | 10
OPENING THE FORT | SEASIDE – Sustainable Seaside and FORT Friends host a meeting on the formation of a new group supporting Fort Ord National Monument. They’ve held five meetings for potential volunteers so far, but they haven’t yet come up with a name, mission or financial model – goals slated for today’s meeting. 6pm. Oldemeyer Center, 986 Hilby St., Seaside. 373-1907.
SATURDAY 1 | 12
GREEN THUMBS | SALINAS – If your New Year’s resolutions include keeping plants alive, join master gardeners and arborists in fruit tree pruning classes. 1:30pm Sat. Jan. 12 and 26. McShane’s Nursery, 115 Highway 68. Free. 455-1876, www.mcshanesnursery.com.
SUNDAY 1 | 13
E-RECYCLING | MONTEREY – Offload your old gadgets, TV screens, computers, speakers and other electronics while making way for new holiday gifts, and keep toxins like lead and mercury out of landfills. 9am-3pm. Fairgrounds Gate 8, 2004 Fairgrounds Road. Free. 372-5863.
TUESDAY 1 | 15
PLAY WITH YOUR FISH | MONTEREY – The Monterey Bay Aquarium is recruiting volunteers to be visitor guides. Must be 18 or older. Informational meetings 7pm Tues Jan. 15 and Thurs Jan. 24. Aquarium auditorium, 886 Cannery Row. Free. 648-4800, www.montereybayaquarium.org.