Upcoming Events

Introduction to Mindfulness & Emotional Intelligence

 
2/23/19
 
$40 until Feb. 11th (then $55 after)
 

The practice of mindfulness and the cultivation of emotional intelligence are invaluable skills for living today. With all of the pressures and distractions, it can be quite a challenge to live mindfully and in self-awareness. The practice...

Venture Gallery Art Reception for Bobbie Brainerd

 
2/23/19
 
free
 
Venture Gallery

Venture Gallery hosts an opening reception for local artist Bobbie Brainerd's latest exhibition on Saturday, February 23, 3:30pm-5:30pm. Brainerd's work is on display throughout the month of February at the gallery. Venture Gallery is open daily, 10am-6pm.

Brainerd’s paintings...

Print at The Dali Expo

 
2/23/19
 
$35/$30
 
The Dali Expo

Liberate your creativity at this printmaking workshop, held on the last Saturday of every month, 4pm-6pm, at The Dali Expo. Tickets are $30 for Expo members, $35 for all others. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Monterey Bay Aquarium: Family Seashore Sleepover

 
2/23/19
 
$95/$125
 
Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium invites you to join us for a Family Seashore Sleepover on September 1, 6pm-8:30am, for ages 5 and up. (All participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.) Explore the Aquarium without daytime crowds and enjoy hands-on activities throughout the evening! Cost is $95 for Aquarium members and their guests, $125 for the general public.

Downtown Campbell Farmers' Market

 
2/24/19
 
 
Downtown Campbell

The Campbell Farmers' Market held on Sundays in Downtown Campbell is consistently rated as one of the best if not the best year-round Farmers' Markets in the South Bay. Come and enjoy the festive and vibrant community oriented atmosphere that attracts fans of the Campbell Farmers' Market from all around

Positive Discipline Class Begins at Monterey County Youth Museum

 
2/24/19
 
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

Take your parenting know-how to the next level! Back by popular demand at MY Museum, Kim Biggio will facilitate a class entitled Positive Discipline . Learn how to set limits with your family without negativity. Kim is a credentialed parent educator, former preschool teacher, and the mother of three children.

Fishbowl Poetry Open Mic Featuring D.L. Lang and Doreen Stock

 
2/24/19
 
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books announces Fishbowl Poetry, an open mic event which opens with a featured poet (or two). Today we'll welcome guests D.L. Lang and Doreen Stock. Readings begin at 2pm, open mic signups begin at 1:30pm.

Military Meet-Up at the Barre at Om Studios

 
2/24/19
 
$10
 
Om Studios

Om Studios in Monterey presents a Military Meet-Up at the Barre on Sunday, February 24, 4:30pm-5:30pm. Join Halle for a full-body workout for the low price of $10. This class is a great way to meet other military families in...

Oscars Party at Khartoum

 
2/24/19
 
Free
 
Khartoum

Join our Oscars viewing party! Sound will be on and we will have snacks, drink specials, and an Oscar pool!

Celebrate Dr. Seuss's Birthday Week at MY Museum

 
2/26 - 3/1
 
free with admission
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

MY Museum is celebrating one of our favorite authors, Dr. Seuss, February 26 - March 1. Join us 2:30pm-4pm each day for crafts and wild activities that would surprise even the Cat in the Hat himself! Free with museum admission.

Multi-day event ending on Fri Mar 01, 2019

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
2/26/19
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market takes place rain or shine every Tuesday. Hours are 4pm-7pm, October through April, and 4pm-8pm, May through September. Strolling along the three and a half blocks of Alvarado Street, you can find organic...

MIIS Lecture: Zuloago's "The Spanish Lady” Painting and the Fight Against Communism

 
2/26/19
 
free
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

Join Peter Broucke, Director of Art at Middlebury College, for a lecture entitled Institutional (Art) History at Monterey: The “Spanish Lady” Painting and the Fight Against Communism . He'll discuss the painting by Ignacio Zuloago (1870-1945) that resides in the Lara Soto Adobe, and how it came to Monterey.

Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill

 
2/27/19
 
 
Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill

Come out and celebrate Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill! On the last Wednesday of every month, show your server your Monterey library card or a Brews for Books bookmark (available at the library), and we'll donate 10% of your check to the Monterey Public Library.

MIIS Lecture: Health Care and the Future of the National Deficit

 
2/27/19
 
free
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents a lecture by Dr. Dean Baker entitled Budget Horror Stories: Health Care and the Future of the National Deficit on Wednesday, February 27, 6pm-7:30pm at Irvine Auditorium in the McCone Building on the...

IT Tech Talk (Free Help Understanding Tech)

 
2/27/19
 
free
 
I Will Repair: Electronics Repair

Having problems with your computer or cellphone? Whether it's hardware or software related, you're invited to I Will Repair's open forum Tech Talk on Wednesdays at 6pm. I won't have any set curriculum or structured topics, but I will aim to empower the community.

Martin Ray Wines Tasting Event at Hellam's

 
2/28/19
 
$25
 
Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop

Hellam's Tobacco and Wine Shop presents a tasting of the wines of Martin Ray Vineyards and Winery. We'll also have special pricing and raffles. Participation fee is $25 for non-members.

Open Mic Night at Bon Ton L'Roy's

 
2/28/19
 
free
 
Bon Ton L'Roy's Lighthouse Smokehouse

Do you make music or write poetry? Bon Ton L'Roy's hosts an Open Mic Night every Thursday at 7pm. We're a friendly, supportive group of people who love to share our music and art. Come and join us for a fun, low-key evening of originals and covers and make some new friends.

Salsa Dancing at American Burger

 
2/28/19
 
$5
 
American Burger

Dance salsa at American Burger on Thursdays at 9pm! The session begins with a lesson by Juanito Benitez. Fee is $5. All levels of dancers are welcome.

8th Annual Regional Economic Forum

 
3/1/19
 
$62.50-$122
 
Villa Ragusa

The Silicon Valley Regional Economic Forum is one of 16 regional forums in the state of California held in the spring to help identify the economic competitiveness issues of the region.

The results are funneled up to a Capitol...

Jazz Bash by the Bay 2019

 
3/1 - 3/3
 
 
Monterey Conference Center

Join us at Monterey Conference Center and Portola Hotel & Spa for Jazz Bash by the Bay, March 1-3. Come for a single day, the whole weekend, or one of our featured shows and enjoy the many colorful forms of American classic jazz including traditional, ragtime, swing, gypsy, zydeco, and blues. For a complete schedule and to purchase tickets, please click here.

Multi-day event ending on Sun Mar 03, 2019

First Friday @ MMA: Birthday Edition

 
3/1/19
 
$5 Suggested Donation
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Help us celebrate Monterey Museum of Art's 60th Birthday with live music, drinks, and of course, ART!

$5 Suggested Donation

Info Session About Creativity Based Learning Programs at PFG

 
3/1/19
 
free
 
Play Full Ground

Play Full Ground invites you to a free information session on March 1 (5:30pm) or March 2 (11am) to learn about our new Creativity Based Learning Programs where you'll discover the creative side of your critical thinking skills, play with new approaches to problem-solving and team engagement, and have fun through hands-on activities.

Banff Mountain Film Festival 2019 at Golden State Theatre

 
3/2/19
 
$22
 
Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre hosts the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour. Journey to exotic locations, paddle the wildest waters, and climb the highest peaks tonight in a selection of films from the 43rd annual Banff Mountain Film Festival.

Downtown Campbell Farmers' Market

 
3/3/19
 
 
Downtown Campbell

The Campbell Farmers' Market held on Sundays in Downtown Campbell is consistently rated as one of the best if not the best year-round Farmers' Markets in the South Bay. Come and enjoy the festive and vibrant community oriented atmosphere that attracts fans of the Campbell Farmers' Market from all around

Mindful Pregnancy: Prenatal Yoga at Om Studios

 
3/3/19
 
 
Om Studios

Join Kate Balog at Om Studios in Monterey on this incredible 6-week journey into motherhood through movement, breath, mediation and community beginning Sunday, March 3 at 3:30pm. Each class will last 90 minutes.

Discover ways to truly connect with...

Yin Yoga Workshop at Union Yoga

 
3/3/19
 
 
Union Yoga

Union Yoga presents a a 2-part Yin yoga series entitled Yin: Nourishing the Winter Body taught by Ana Poirer on Sunday, February 3, 4:30pm-6pm and Sunday, March 3, 4:30pm-6pm. Fee is $25 for one session or $45 for both sessions....

Mondays at the Museum

 
3/4/19
 
Free with Admission
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Meet Monterey Museum of Art Executive Director Stuart Chase. Ask questions and view Stuart’s favorite art currently on view.

Killer Queen Free Play Night

 
3/4/19
 
Free
 
Lvl Up

It's FREE PLAY night on the Killer Queen machine every Monday before the monthly Killer Queen Tournament that's held on the second Saturday of every month.

Celebrate Fat Tuesday 2019 at Jack's Monterey

 
3/5/19
 
$29
 
Jacks Monterey

Let the festivities begin this Fat Tuesday, March 5, with Executive Chef Danny Abbruzzese’s three-course prix-fixe dinner at Jack Monterey. From 6:00pm to 9:00pm enjoy live music by John Harris on piano and vocals.

Price is $29 plus tax...

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
3/5/19
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market takes place rain or shine every Tuesday. Hours are 4pm-7pm, October through April, and 4pm-8pm, May through September. Strolling along the three and a half blocks of Alvarado Street, you can find organic...

Bleeding Control Emergency Response Basics Class

 
3/5/19
 
Free
 
Campbell Community Center

This is a 90 minute class that trains people how to save a life by stopping life threatening bleeding. No experience needed to participate in the class. Certificates are awarded to all that complete this hands on training.

IT Tech Talk (Free Help Understanding Tech)

 
3/6/19
 
free
 
I Will Repair: Electronics Repair

Having problems with your computer or cellphone? Whether it's hardware or software related, you're invited to I Will Repair's open forum Tech Talk on Wednesdays at 6pm. I won't have any set curriculum or structured topics, but I will aim to empower the community.

Bleeding Control Emergency Response Basics Class

 
3/6/19
 
Free
 
Campbell Community Center

This is a 90 minute class that trains people how to save a life by stopping life threatening bleeding. No experience needed to participate in the class. Certificates are awarded to all that complete this hands on training.