Photos by James Ruiz, Adam Matzinger and Alison Gamel


August 17th – September 24th

Peter Pan The High-Flying Family Musical

PacRep at the Outdoor Forest Theater

Fly on over to PacRep at the Outdoor Forest Theater in Carmel-by-the-Sea for Peter Pan: The High-Flying Family Musical! Magic and wonder await and dreams are born in Never Land with the cunning Captain Hook, a ticking crocodile, lost boys, brave islanders, a twinkling fairy and the boy who refuses to grow up! This high-flying Tony Award-winner has been performed around the world and delighted audiences for 60 years. Pairing iconic songs such as “I’m Flying,” “I’ve Gotta Crow,” and “Never Never Land” with a rousing book full of magic, warmth, and adventure, Peter Pan is a dream come true for the child in all of us! Schedule: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 3pm matinee Location: PacRep at the Outdoor Forest Theater, Santa Rita & Mountain View, Carmel, CA 93922 For more information, please visit  

September 16th, 2017

57th Annual Sandcastle Contest

City of Carmel-By-The-Sea

Bring the whole family to build sandcastles on the beach! The 57th Annual Sandcastle Contest will be held at Carmel beach, south of 10th street. Sandcastle building starts at 8:00am and judging will take place from 12-2pm. For more information, contact Carmel Community Activities at 831-620-2020 or go to or , Monterey Bay Chapter of the AIA.  

September 22nd – 24th, 2017

All Palma School Alumni Weekend

Palma School

All Palma School Alumni are invited to attend the Alumni Weekend on September 22nd through 24th. Festivities include a Friday night football game, Saturday BBQ and Sunday Mass at Palma’s Blessed Edmund Rice Chapel. For more information, please call 831-422-2309 or visit  

September 23rd, 2017

Walk to End Alzheimer’s Santa Cruz

Alzheimer’s Association

Join us at Walk to End Alzheimer's, the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research.  The Walk is a fun and inspiring event that spans generations and brings together friends, family, caregivers and community members who are committed to this movement to defeat Alzheimer's disease. Location: Seascape Resort and Park, 1 Seascape Resort Drive, Aptos, CA 95003 Time: The Walk begins at 10:00 a.m. There is no cost to register, but all participants are encouraged to raise funds. To register for the Walk to End Alzheimer's or for more details about the Walk visit:    For more information, please contact Nancy Thompson at 408-372-9948 or email  

September 23rd, 2017

FREE Movie Night On The Beach – Disney Nature’s “Oceans”

The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

In celebration of their 25th anniversary, The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary is hosting a “Move Night on the Beach” this Saturday, September 23rd at 6:30pm! Bring the whole family to Del Monte Beach to enjoy a screening of Disney Nature’s “Oceans.” There will be free admission and free popcorn! Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm Location: Del Monte Beach , Monterey, CA 93940 For more information about the Movie on the Beach Night, contact Amity Wood at (831) 647-4255 or  

October 2nd, 2017

Annual Tri-Tip BBQ

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

Each year on the first Monday in October (This year that’s October, 2), St. Paul’s holds its annual Tri-Tip BBQ, the proceeds from which are used in part to support St. Paul’s extensive community service projects.  Those projects include: helping needy people with emergency lodging, food, clothes and transportation; running a weekly food pantry; providing a lunch and socialization for seniors; housing homeless people and sponsoring a weekly senior produce market with quality produce at wholesale price; working with Neighborhood Watch; sending money to disaster relief; feeding 100 plus hungry men, women and children weekly; providing daily space for AA, Al-A-Teen, or Al-A-Non meetings; sponsoring a Parkinson support group; weekly offering of a Tai Chi class for seniors; providing needy students with backpacks and school supplies.  The proceeds from our Tri-Tip BBQ are used to support these ministries and others. Time: 11:00am – 6:30pm Location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, San Miguel Ave. at Pajaro St, Salinas, Ca 93901 Cost: $12 (Includes trip-tip sandwich, salsa, green salad, fruit and home baked cookies). For more information, please contact Ona McDonough, Sr. Warden, at (831) 424-7331.  

October 7th, 2017

Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease

The Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California

The public is invited to participate in this year’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California.  Beginning at Custom House Plaza, Monterey on Saturday, October 7th this 3 mile walk along Monterey Bay will raise funds and awareness of the urgent need for dementia research and care for those with and those caring for dementias. Time: Registration at 8am, Ceremony at 9am and Walk at 9:30am Location: Custom House Plaza, Monterey State Historic Park, 5 Custom House Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940 For more information, please contact Nancy Thompson at 408-372-9948 or or visit  

November 19th, 2017

Bubbles and Bags

Girls Inc. of the Central Coast

Girls Inc. of the Central Coast (GICC) is pleased to announce our fall fundraiser: Bubbles and Bag, Sunday, November 19, 2017, from 1pm-4pm at the Inn at Spanish Bay in Pebble Beach.  Join us for the event and shop for a great cause! Sip champagne, socialize and purchase some fabulous handbags to add to your collection or to give as holiday gifts. To purchase tickets First Peek Preview at 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (For "Buy it Now" Purchase only) Tickets $100 Silent Auction 2:00 PM-4:00 PM Tickets $ 35.000 To Donate Bags Last year more than 500 handbags were donated to the event.  Our goal for 2017 is to top that number, but we need your help!  We are collecting handbags NOW and will do so until Friday, October 6, 2017.  We hope that you and your friends have good quality handbags that you would like to donate to the cause.  We are looking for: Bag donation locations: Fenton & Keller, 2801 Monterey-Salinas Highway, Monterey, CA 93940 (831) 373-1241, or you may contact Girls Inc. (831) to arrange for pick-up.  The Salinas donation location is the Girls Inc. of the Central Coast office at 318 Cayuga St, Suite 101A, Salinas, CA 93901. For more information, call (831) 772-0882. For More information, contact Patty at or (831) 772-0882. About Girls Inc. of the Central Coast Girls Inc. of the Central Coast is an affiliate of Girls Inc., a national organization and the country’s leading research and evaluation organization on issues pertaining to girls and young women. We are the first affiliate to offer programs completely facilitated by teens. We work with girls ages 8 to 18 with proven “girl-focused” programs at our outreach sites throughout Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz Counties. Each year, we serve over 1,400 girls in 33 schools in 9 cities. Our mission is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold and to respect themselves and the world around them.   If you are interested in joining or would like more information, please contact the Girls Inc. of the Central Coast office at (831) 772-0882.  For more information visit our website Contact: Patty Fernandez Executive Director Tel: 831-772-0882 Fax: 831-772-0773  

Community Foundation for Monterey County

Big Sur Relief Foundation

  The devastating Soberanes Fire and this winter’s heavy rains have caused tremendous hardship for Big Sur residents, employees and their families. HWY 1 is closed with massive mud slides, and Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge – the lifeline that connects the North and South – has been declared unsafe and has been condemned. Iconic businesses like Esalen, Nepenthe, Deetjen’s Big Sur Inn, Ventana, and Post Ranch are all temporarily closed. Over 1,000 Big Sur employees are out of work, and hundreds of families have been displaced. Thousands of people are in need of food, housing, and immediate assistance. In light of these unique and challenging circumstances, several businesses have come together to raise funds to provide relief for local individuals and families. The Big Sur Relief Fund at the Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) will provide relief and emergency assistance to those affected.

Donate Now

Your gift will support the affected residents and individuals working in Big Sur in Monterey County, California and is fully tax deductible. 100% of donations will be used for relief and assistance. For more information on how to donate visit or All donations to the Big Sur Relief Fund are tax deductible. Tax ID # 94-1615897      

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