Volunteer Training | MONTEREY—The Monterey Bay Sanctuary Citizen Watershed Monitoring Network needs a few good volunteers to monitor storm drain outfalls in Monterey, Pacific Grove and Capitola. It requires between four and eight hours a month, June through October. Volunteers will use an EPA Pollution Detection Kit to analyze sample water in the field for common pollutants like detergents, chlorine and copper. No experience is necessary. 9:30am-1pm. Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Office, 299 Foam St., Monterey. Free. 883-9303.
Roe v. Wade | CARMEL VALLEY—Local attorney Barry Harrow will analyze Roe v. Wade as part of the Library’s First Saturday Lecture Series. Call to reserve a place. 10am. Carmel Valley Library, 65 W. Carmel Valley Rd., Carmel Valley. Free. 659-2377.
Save a Life | SALINAS—Be a donor at today’s community blood drive. 1:30-6pm. Recreation Center, 320 Lincoln Ave., Salinas. Free. Call to schedule an appointment. 1-800-GIVE-LIFE.
Educate Your Mind | SALINAS—At its last meeting, Monterey County Board of Education voted to deny a charter to Cypress Grove High School. Attend today’s meeting to find out what will ensue. 9am. Monterey County Board of Education Board Room, 901 Blanco Circle, Salinas. Free. 755-0312.
Design Green Buildings | MOSS LANDING—The US Green Building Council’s monthly program will feature a green building in action: The Watsonville waste water recycling facility. 5:30pm/light refreshments; 6-8pm/program. Moss Landing Marine Laboratory, 8272 Moss Landing Rd., Moss Landing. $15/non-members; $10/members. Limited space. 421-0588.