SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS | DISTRICT 4 – Graduating seniors from Marina, Seaside or Salinas High School with plans to go to college are eligible for $250 awards through the Jane Parker Instigator of Excellence Scholarship. Applications due May 6 to email@example.com or 2616 First Street, Marina. Download applications at www.janeparker.org/scholarship.
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LABOR LEADERS | MONTEREY – Celebrate International Workers’ Day with 60 unions at the 11th annual Monterey Bay Central Labor Council’s fundraiser and awards dinner. Guests include Rep. Sam Farr, Assemblyman Bill Monning and Diocese of Monterey Bishop Richard Garcia. 6-9pm. Hyatt Regency, 1 Old Golf Course Road. RSVP by noon Friday, 422-4626 x11 or LaborCouncil@mbclc.org. $125. www.montereybaylabor.org.
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COMPUTER SKILLS | SALINAS – For adults new to computers, Hartnell College offers an introductory class on basic use, Internet searches and identity protection. In Spanish and English. 9am-noon. CAT Building, room C-205, 1752 E. Alisal St. Free. 755-0389. www.connectionmonterey.org/training.
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HEALTHY LIVING | SALINAS – How to get the recommended daily servings of fruits and vegetables into your diet? Alisal Community Healthy Start Family Resource Center presents tips on healthy snacking and shopping. 11am-3pm. La Princesa Market, 614 Williams Road. Free. www.cachampionsforchange.net.
WEDNESDAY 5 | 4
TRACKING CARBON | SEASIDE – This forum on carbon trading features discussion of renewable energy certificates, embedded energy and lifecycle analysis. Speakers include James Barsimantov and Dustin Mulvaney of EcoShift Consulting and Kristin Cushman of The Offset Project. Refreshments 5:30-6pm, program at 6pm. Monterey College of Law, 100 Col. Durham St. $10 for USGBC members, $15 non-members, $10 students. $15 for members, $20 non-members at the door. 649-2334. www.usgbc-ncc.org.