BE A MARINE SANCTUARY ADVISER | COUNTYWIDE—NOAA’s Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary needs to fill the education seat on its advisory council, which represents the public’s interests in sanctuary matters and provides advice to the sanctuary superintendent. For applications and information, call Nicole Capps, 647-4206, or visit montereybay.noaa.gov/intro/advisory/advisory.html.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECT GRANTS | MONTEREY PENINSULA—The Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District has grant money available for environmental preservation and protection projects within its boundaries. For applications and information, call Shuran Britton, 372-3196 x101, or visit www.mprpd.org/grants.htm.
CLASS WAR AT HOME | SEASIDE—Dr. Jack Rasmus critiques the Obama stimulus bill and bank-bailout package and proposes his own 18-point economic recovery program, submitted to the U.S. House Finance Committee last spring and adopted by the San Francisco Labor Council. Sponsored by the Green Party. 7pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside. Free. 373-7322, firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUSTAINABLE SEASIDE MEETING | SEASIDE—Sustainable Seaside holds its monthly meeting, organized around a family-friendly potluck picnic. Bring a dish to share and learn about neighborhood associations. Noon. Martin Park, Luxton Street, Seaside. Free. 915-2473.
HEALTHY LIVING FORUM | SALINAS—Learn about how faith communities can help create healthier communities. Speakers include county Health Department’s Dr. Hugh Stallworth, Salinas Police Chief Louis Fetherolf, and the Health Department’s faith-based coordinator. Lunch included. Seating is limited; call for availability. 8:30am/registration; 9am-noon/forum; noon-1pm/lunch. Monterey County Training Center, 1330 Natividad Road, Building 840, Salinas. Free. 796-2884, email@example.com.
NUKE-FREE FUTURE | SEASIDE—Dr. Patricia Lewis, deputy director of the Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Monterey Institute for International Studies, speaks on the topic “A Nuclear Weapons Free Future.” 3-5pm. Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside. Free. 206-5043.