Alisal Center for the Fine Arts encourages and assists Salinas area residents to be involved with art as participant or viewer through arts workshops, performances, exhibits and trips. ACFA invites anyone to join a dance, visual arts or music wo... more
With more than half a century providing Northern California special needs children and adults a full program of recreation, education, fun and adventure. Our outdoor enrichment camp programs, activities and adventures for the developmentally disabled... more
In March of 2010, Dixieland Monterey celebrates its 30th anniversary. What began as a one-time supplement to the Monterey County Fair has evolved into an annual event with some 18 live acts in intimate venues, a talented selection of youth bands, and... more
Dorothy’s Place is now the anchor of life in Salinas’ Chinatown, providing Dorothy’s Kitchen, our Drop-In Center, Women Alive! Emergency Shelter, and House of Peace Transitional Living Program WE ARE Dorothy’s Place, stepping... more
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Galeria Tonantzin, a gallery of women's contemporary art, directed by artists, Jennifer Colby, PhD and Janet Martinez, is named for the Mexican corn goddess Tonantzin whose characteristics were transferred to the Virgin of Guadalupe. It is run throug... more
The Indoor Forest Theater houses PacRep's School of Dramatic Arts, known locally as "SoDA", currently under the direction of Gracie Moore Poletti. The 2012 Fall semester, with 17 different classes for students ages 4 years and up, begins in early... more
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The mission of MBARI is to achieve and maintain a position as a world center for advanced research and education in ocean science and technology, and to do so through the development of better instruments, systems, and methods for scientific research... more
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The mission of Redwings Horse Sanctuary is to eliminate the causes of equine suffering through education and community outreach programs, rescue abused and neglected equines, and provide permanent sanctuary or selected foster homes for those equin... more
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Rescued Treasures resale shop helps to support the MISSION of PROJECT PURR, an all-volunteer feral cat advocacy 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Share the fun and unique eclectic vintage and contemporary donated items offered for resale to fund fera... more
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The Resource Center for Nonviolence, founded in 1976, is a peace and social justice organization dedicated to promoting the principles of nonviolent social change and enhancing the quality of life and human dignity. more
The Santa Cruz Hub for Sustainable Living is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in Santa Cruz, CA, which supports skill-sharing, appropriate use of resources, and human-powered transportation. More a constellation of projects rather than a centr... more
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Gallery, Classes, Events A local non-profit organization dedicated to making art a part of your life.  Supporting and encouraging the arts through education, exhibition and cultural activities. more
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Features four rehearsal spaces that can be rented by the hour and are fully equipped with the gear necessary for a productive rehearsal. The rates range from $13.00 to $17.00 an hour, with a three hour minimum.  A half-hour for load-in and load-out i... more
The Scotts Valley Educational Foundation provides funding for enrichment programs and education materials to enhance the solid academic curriculum and maintain the high quality of education in the Scotts Valley School District. more
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Sea Studios Foundation is dedicated to raising environmental literacy and motivating action in the US and internationally to address urgent threats to our planet’s health. Through innovative media, we seek to communicate wonder and respect for... more
The Carmel Foundation functions with the spirit and concern of a good and thoughtful neighbor. It has no message to deliver, no creed to preach, and supports no political theory. It strives to bring into the lives of the members a measure of dignity,... more
The Robinson Jeffers Tor House Foundation, affiliated with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, is a nonprofit organization of volunteer members established in 1978 to acquire, maintain and provide for public access to Tor House, Hawk Tower... more
The Volunteer Center of United Way Monterey County matches volunteers with meaningful opportunities to serve in our community. We partner with hundreds of community-based nonprofits throughout the county to link them with volunteers who have the skil... more