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The non-profit organization Legal Services for Seniors is available to meet at Scholze Park Community Center, 280 Dickman Avenue in Monterey, on the first and third Tuesdays of the month, 2pm-4pm. The organization provides effective, free legal services for people age 60 and older who live in Monterey County. Please call one of their offices, 831-899-0492 or 831-442-7700, to make an appointment.

Legal Services for Seniors helps seniors address and overcome legal problems, helps with consumer issues, health insurance (Medicare, MediCal, and private pay), Social Security and other pensions, landlord/tenant disputes, estate planning, and preparing wills and Advance Health Care Directives. The organization also educates seniors about their rights and how to recognize and stop potential abuses.

The mission of Legal Services for Seniors is to provide no cost legal services to Monterey County seniors 60 years of age and above, emphasizing service to the most socially and/or economically needy.

Beautiful Plus Size Dresses at Atomic 1800

Posted on February 15th, 2019 by Atomic 1800

Atomic 1800, located at 800 Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey, invites you to stop by and check out our selection of beautiful plus size dresses. We're a locally-owned boutique dedicated to empowering women and men to wear clothes that make them feel confident and look their best! Save 20% off in store with a student or military ID.

Below are the showtimes for Osio Theater, an independent, locally-owned movie theater located at 350 Alvarado Street in Old Monterey, February 15-21, 2019.

CAPERNAUM
Weekdays at 2:10pm, 4:55pm, 7:40pm
Sat & Sun at 11:30am, 2:10pm, 4:55pm, 7:40pm

Capernaum ("Chaos") tells the story of Zain, a Lebanese boy who sues his parents for the "crime" of giving him life. The film follows Zain, a gutsy streetwise child as he flees his negligent parents, survives through his wits on the streets, takes care of Ethiopian refugee Rahil and her baby son, Yonas, is jailed for a crime, and finally seeks justice in a courtroom. Watch the trailer.

DOCUMENTARY OSCAR-NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2019
Weekdays at 7:15pm
Sat at 7:30pm
Sun at 7:15pm

**Featured documentary short films**
Black Sheep (UK, 27 minutes)
End Game (USA, 40 minutes)
A Night at the Garden (USA, 7 minutes)
Lifeboat (USA, 40 minutes)
Period. End of Sentence. (India, 26 minutes)

ANIMATED OSCAR-NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2019
Weekdays at 5:20pm

Sat at 12:45pm
Sun at 12:45pm, 5:20pm

**Featured animated short films**
Bao (USA, 8 minutes)
Late Afternoon (Ireland, 10 minutes)
Animal Behaviour (Canada, 14 minutes)
Weekends (USA, 16 minutes)
One Small Step (USA, 8 minutes)
**With additional animated short films**
Wishing Box (6 minutes)
Tweet Tweet (11 minutes)

LIVE ACTION OSCAR-NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2019
Daily at 3pm

**Featured live action short films**
Madre (Spain, 19 minutes)
Fauve (Canada, 17 minutes)
Marguerite (Canada, 19 minutes)
Detainment (Ireland, 30 minutes)
Skin (USA, 20 minutes)

ON THE BASIS OF SEX
Daily at 2:40pm

This film tells an inspiring and spirited true story that follows young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination. Watch the trailer.

COLD WAR
Weekdays at 2:50pm, 5:10pm, 7:20pm

Sat & Sun at 12:30pm, 2:50pm, 5:10pm, 7:20pm
Cold War is a passionate love story between a man and a woman who meet in the ruins of post-war Poland. With vastly different backgrounds and temperaments, they are fatefully mismatched. Set against the background of the Cold War in 1950s Poland, Berlin, Yugoslavia, and Paris, it's the tale of a couple separated by politics, character flaws, and unfortunate twists of fate - an...Read More

Casting Call for TV Series Filming in Monterey March 4-8, 2019

Posted on February 14th, 2019 by pcofresi

Little Bird Casting announces a casting call for the new Ryan Murphy 1940s era television series filming March 4-8, 2019 in the Monterey area. They are looking for male and female paid background actors to portray ages late 20s to mid 60s. Must be available on the dates listed above plus one day between February 26 - March 1, 2019 for fitting.

In addition, men must have hair that is short on sides and back and long enough on top to part and comb over. Men must be willing to let us cut your hair to match the period. Women need shoulder length hair or shorter, no heavily highlighted hair, natural look.

Please email two current, clear photos (they do not want professional photos) - one full body and a one selfie - of your face along with your phone number and the area in which you live. to [email protected]. Men, please include: height, weight, coat, and shoe size. Women, please include: height, weight, dress size, and shoe size. Please submit as soon as possible.

Casting Call for TV Series Filming in Monterey March 4-8, 2019

Posted on February 14th, 2019 by pcofresi

Little Bird Casting announces a casting call for the new Ryan Murphy 1940s era television series filming March 4-8, 2019 in the Monterey area. They are looking for male and female paid background actors to portray ages late 20s to mid 60s. Must be available on the dates listed above plus one day between February 26 - March 1, 2019 for fitting.

In addition, men must have hair that is short on sides and back and long enough on top to part and comb over. Men must be willing to let us cut your hair to match the period. Women need shoulder length hair or shorter, no heavily highlighted hair, natural look.

Please email two current, clear photos (they do not want professional photos) - one full body and a one selfie - of your face along with your phone number and the area in which you live. to [email protected]. Men, please include: height, weight, coat, and shoe size. Women, please include: height, weight, dress size, and shoe size. Please submit as soon as possible.

Attention, vegetarians! Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill offers an absolutely, ridiculously delicious vegetarian Impossible Burger, which we serve with a fresh Kaiser bun, vegan "cheese", secret sauce, and caramelized onions. It's pretty amazing. Visit us and try it! We're located at 426 Alvarado Street in Old Monterey.

What is an Impossible Burger? Well, Impossible Foods took everything they love about meat from animals, and made it even better...by using plants. You won’t believe your mouth! That's right: Impossible meat delivers all the flavor, aroma, and beefiness of meat from cows, but it's entirely vegetarian.

Ornaments aren't just for Christmas! Stop by the Joseph Boston Store and check out these delightful products made by artist Helene Benson of Little Herb Girl, LLC. Visit us at 210 Olivier Street in Old Monterey.

The Joseph Boston Store, managed by the all-volunteer Historic Garden League, offers merchandise themed to the 1850s, unique history books and locally-made artisan products such as soaps, elderberry cordials and syrups, jams, honey, olive oils and vinegars, and teas.

Military Mondays at Om Studios

Posted on February 9th, 2019 by Om Studios

On Studios in Monterey invites active miliary and their families to join us every Monday for half off any class. That's only $8.50 for any one of our four classes Monday afternoons. Classes include Barre (12:15pm), Gentle Yoga (5:30pm), Barre (5:30pm), and Candelit Vinyasa (6:45pm). We're located at 631B Cass Street in Old Monterey.

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