Public Citizen 2.09.12

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THURSDAY 2|10

CLEANER WATERS | MARINA –Monterey Coastkeeper Executive Director Steve Shimek presents data on agricultural runoff and the Salinas River, source and responsibility, and a lawsuit to designate accountability. Hosted by the Green Party of Monterey County and Citizens for Sustainable Marina. 7pm. Marina Equestrian Center, 9th St. & 5th Ave. Free. www.otterproject.org.

SATURDAY 2|12

AFRICAN RHYTHMS | SALINAS –The Senegalese drummer Abdoulaye Diallo will teach traditional rhythms that he learned from his elders and explain the cultural context of those rhythms at the Steinbeck Center’s Kids Corner. For children 12 and under. 10am every Saturday in February. Steinbeck Center, 1 Main St. $2.50 for members, $5 non-members. www.steinbeck.org.

BEAUTIFYING PARKS | SEASIDE –Sustainable Seaside presents Carol Mikkelson of the Otis Park Neighborhood Association to speak on park beautification and how to locate resources for making improvements. 6:30pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. Free. 899-7934. www.sustainablemontereycounty.org/sustainable-seaside.html.

WEDNESDAY 2|16

HOMELESS SERVICES | SALINAS –Project Homeless Connect offers one-stop shopping with free food, information on medical services and social security benefits; veterans’ transitional services; legal counsel; shelter information; and mental health and substance abuse programs. Sponsored by Coalition of Homeless Services Providers, the program aims to move people toward self-sufficiency. 10am-2pm. Sacred Heart Church, 22 Stone St. Free. For donation or volunteer opportunities, 883-3080. www.projecthomelessconnect.com.

ECONOMICS OF SUSTAINABILITY | SEASIDE –This daylong teach-in on environmental issues, with a focus on economics, features panelists Jason Scorse of MIIS, Brad Barbreau of CSUMB, and author Rebecca Costa, discussing green building, transit and local college initiatives. RSVP for lunch. Free. For information, 582-3786 or http://ideals.csumb.edu/focus-region-2011. THURSDAY 2|10

CLEANER WATERS | MARINA –Monterey Coastkeeper Executive Director Steve Shimek presents data on agricultural runoff and the Salinas River, source and responsibility, and a lawsuit to designate accountability. Hosted by the Green Party of Monterey County and Citizens for Sustainable Marina. 7pm. Marina Equestrian Center, 9th St. & 5th Ave. Free. www.otterproject.org.

SATURDAY 2|12

AFRICAN RHYTHMS | SALINAS –The Senegalese drummer Abdoulaye Diallo will teach traditional rhythms that he learned from his elders and explain the cultural context of those rhythms at the Steinbeck Center’s Kids Corner. For children 12 and under. 10am every Saturday in February. Steinbeck Center, 1 Main St. $2.50 for members, $5 non-members. www.steinbeck.org.

BEAUTIFYING PARKS | SEASIDE –Sustainable Seaside presents Carol Mikkelson of the Otis Park Neighborhood Association to speak on park beautification and how to locate resources for making improvements. 6:30pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd. Free. 899-7934. www.sustainablemontereycounty.org/sustainable-seaside.html.

WEDNESDAY 2|16

HOMELESS SERVICES | SALINAS –Project Homeless Connect offers one-stop shopping with free food, information on medical services and social security benefits; veterans’ transitional services; legal counsel; shelter information; and mental health and substance abuse programs. Sponsored by Coalition of Homeless Services Providers, the program aims to move people toward self-sufficiency. 10am-2pm. Sacred Heart Church, 22 Stone St. Free. For donation or volunteer opportunities, 883-3080. www.projecthomelessconnect.com.

ECONOMICS OF SUSTAINABILITY | SEASIDE –This daylong teach-in on environmental issues, with a focus on economics, features panelists Jason Scorse of MIIS, Brad Barbreau of CSUMB, and author Rebecca Costa, discussing green building, transit and local college initiatives. RSVP for lunch. Free. For information, 582-3786 or http://ideals.csumb.edu/focus-region-2011.

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