Community

New Monterey Neighborhood Association Holiday Party 2023

 
12/8/23
 
 
Gianni's Pizza

Are you a New Monterey resident? Join the New Monterey Neighborhood Association (NMNA) for the Annual Holiday Party at Gianni’s Pizza on Friday, December 8, 5pm-7pm. Pizza and soft drinks provided by NMNA. Dues-paying NMNA members admitted free; $10 for all others.

Food Drive at Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Monterey

Monterey, CA

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Monterey invites you to join us in supporting our local food bank by bringing canned or dried food items to the studio at 800 Lighthouse Avenue, Nov. 6-20.

Every 5 items donated will give you one entry into our raffle. At the end of the month, names will be drawn and a winner will get a free rashguard of their choice.

Support Youth Arts Collective and MY Museum Through Monterey County Gives!

Monterey, CA

Downtown Old Monterey is fortunate to be home to two very worthy non-profit organizations that work with children and youth: MY Museum and Youth Arts Collective . Please consider supporting local kids at all stages of their development by donating to these two organizations through Monterey County Gives this season.

Now through December 31, participating community partners will match a percentage of your gift, increasing the impact of your donation.

Foster's Fosters Holiday Gift Drive at Johnny Wicks

Monterey, CA

Johnny Wicks Candle Studio is hosting our third annual holiday gift drive for foster children. The mission of the project is to bring joy, laughter, and a sense of belonging to those children who, for various reasons, don't have the opportunity to experience the magic of Christmas like most of us do.

Whether it's a warm coat, a special gift, or a memorable Christmas experience, we welcome donations of gifts and gift cards dropped off during business hours at the studio at 499 Calle Principal, or you can make a financial donation here

Monterey Core Fitness: Gym and Fitness Studio for All Women

Monterey, CA

Located at 191 Lighthouse Avenue, Monterey Core Fitness is a new women's boutique gym and fitness studio founded by Allison Johnston that focuses on functional strength training, resilience, and community connection.

Monterey Core Fitness welcomes women at all levels - from beginner to advanced - ages 18 and up. It offers group low-impact strength training and fitness classes 6 days a week, personal training sessions by appointment, and member access to the gym, 4am-12am daily. Learn more.

Holiday Reception at Venture Gallery

 
12/2/23
 
free
 
Venture Gallery

Venture Gallery invites you to meet the local artists behind our December group show, A Few of My Favorite Things . Drop by the gallery for our holiday reception, view these small, favorite works of art, and speak with the creators. Attendees may enter their names in a drawing to win a $200 gallery gift certificate.

Meet Artist Cheryl Kampe at Venture Gallery

 
11/22/23
 
free
 
Venture Gallery

Venture Gallery invites you to meet local artist Cheryl Kampe in person on November 14, 22, and 24, 2pm-6pm. Drop by the gallery, view her latest exhibit, Visual Texture , and speak with her about her work. Cheryl's paintings will be featured at the gallery throughout the month of November.

Meet Artist Cheryl Kampe at Venture Gallery

 
11/14/23
 
free
 
Venture Gallery

Venture Gallery invites you to meet local artist Cheryl Kampe in person on November 14, 22, and 24, 2pm-6pm. Drop by the gallery, view her latest exhibit, Visual Texture , and speak with her about her work. Cheryl's paintings will be featured at the gallery throughout the month of November.

Celebrate the Return of Historic Western Flyer Boat to Monterey

 
11/4/23
 
free
 
Fisherman's Wharf

After 75 years, the historic Western Flyer - the sardine fishing boat immortalized by John Steinbeck's 1951 classic book, The Log from the Sea of Cortez - will return to her home port of Monterey. Join the free celebration at the end of Old Fisherman's Wharf (California Dock) on Saturday, November 4, 11am-4pm.

Festivities will include a boat parade, tours of the docked Western Flyer , live music, a prize drawing, art and science activities, giveaways, and more. All are welcome!

Meet Jewelry Artist Ling-Yen Jones at Cha-ya

 
10/19/23
 
 
Cha-Ya Monterey Teahouse Boutique

Cha-ya Japanese Tea and Things hosts a meet-and-greet with talented jewelry artist Ling-Yen Jones of Mendocino County, 11am-4pm. You may have seen some of her beautiful work at our shop - now is your chance to speak with the artist!

Monterey Bay Half Marathon After Party at Fieldwork Brewing

 
11/12/23
 
$20
 
Fieldwork Brewing Company

Fleet Feet invites you to join us at Fieldwork Brewing to commemorate an exhilarating Monterey Bay Half Marathon Weekend! No matter if you ran, walked, or cheered from the sidelines, join us for a post-race celebration over some beer. Fee is $20. Register here. Your first round is on us!

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