MY Town

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community, Events

MY Town is a free pop-up children’s museum for Salinas! The exhibition is always free to children and their accompanying adults. Special Activities: – Story times: Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 am– Make and take Friday: 10 – 11 …

Lunch at the Library

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Lunch at the LibraryFree summer meals at your local Monterey County Free Library. Contact your Branch for details of serving days and times. Learn more >>

Central Park Summer Kick-Off

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community, Events

Join the Salinas Public Library, Recreation & Community Services for Central Park Summer Kick-Off, a fun day of family activities to kick-off the City’s summer programming on Saturday, June 15 from 11am – 3pm. Learn more >>

Congratulations, Supervisor Parker!

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Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC) Awards Breakfast Last month, Supervisor Jane Parker, early childhood development champion, was awarded the Child Abuse Prevention Council’s most prestigious award — the Talcott Bates Award. She was recognized for the breadth of her unwavering advocacy for investing in …

Monterey County Budget Workshop

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Investing in Early Childhood Development By the end of last week’s day-long Monterey County Budget Workshop, each and every Supervisor voiced their recognition of the importance of investing in early childhood development. A big thank you goes to the champions …

Share your voice on December 19th!

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The Monterey County Board of Supervisors are exploring ways to fund community priorities at the next Budget Committee meeting on Wednesday, December 19 at 1:30pm at the Monterey County Government Center – Monterey Room in Salinas. Join Bright Beginnings, First 5 Monterey County, …

Upcoming MHSA Meetings

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Please join the Monterey County Health Department to receive an update on Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) funded services in Monterey County and to share your input on the future planning, development and evaluation of MHSA-funded programs. Here are the four upcoming …