Public Citizen 01.17.13
Thursday, January 17, 2013
BREATHE EASIER | COUNTYWIDE – Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District awards grants to offset the costs of replacing old diesel engines with cleaner-burning technologies. Since 2006, $6.7 million has helped replace more than 150 engines in tractors, irrigation pumps, boats and construction equipment. March 15 deadline to apply. 647-9418 ext. 243, email@example.com.
SATURDAY 1 | 19
CROSS-CULTURAL LEARNING | CASTROVILLE – Families with high schoolers can host international students studying abroad. This information session provides details on hosting and study-abroad opportunities for locals. 2-4pm. Public Library, 115000 Speegle St. Free. (800) 237-4636 ext. 1579, www.afsusa.org.
SUNDAY 1 | 20
HARBOR CLEAN-UP | MONTEREY – By land or sea, help remove litter. Noon-2pm. Meet at Del Monte Beach next to Wharf 2, then walk to San Carlos Beach; boaters end at Breakwater Cove. Free. http://bit.ly/WGUrRQ.
MONDAY 1 | 21
MLK DAY OF SERVICE | MARINA – Whether you give or are in need of food and clothing, neighbors help neighbors today. 10am-noon donation drop-off; 1-3pm pick up. Marina Community Center, 211 Hillcrest Ave. 384-1968, www.ci.marina.ca.us.
HEALTH CARE PLANNING | BIG SUR – The community is invited to offer feedback and ask questions at these final two of five meetings on the future of health care. 6-8pm. Big Sur Grange Hall, Highway 1 at Juan Higuera Creek. Thursday, Jan. 24 at St. John the Baptist Church, 504 N. 3rd St., King City. Free. 755-4500, www.mtyhd.org.
TUESDAY 1 | 22
SUSTAINABILITY PLANS | SEASIDE – Sustainable Seaside hosts a recap of 2012, planning for 2013 and soup dinner; bring your bowl and spoon. 6:30pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. Free. 899-7934, www.sustainablemontereycounty.org.
WEDNESDAY 1 | 23
VOLUNTEER FOR PETS | PACIFIC GROVE – Peace of Mind Dog Rescue training. 5:30-7pm. 615 Forest Ave. Free. 718-9122, www.peaceofminddogrescue.org.