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GREENFIELD — Greenfield seniors age 50 and up are invited to join Lori, memorial art specialist, to make memory pillows for the month of May. Participants should bring shirts, ties, handkerchiefs or other personal objects they would like to use for their pillowcase. Lori will provide necessary materials and tools as well as some decorative pieces to attach, just not pillows and shirts. No sewing required. This workshop is held every Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. at Patriot Park Community Center in Greenfield. Call 831-277-0514 for more information.


SALINAS — El Pájaro Community Development Corporation and the Regional Women’s Business Center will present Día del Empresario Latino on Sunday, May 7, a day of practical and dynamic workshops for aspiring entrepreneurs and established business owners presented entirely in Spanish. Entrepreneurs from Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito counties and beyond are welcome. This event will offer workshops, an entrepreneur panel, networking opportunities, informational tables and a celebration of entrepreneurs that launched their businesses during the pandemic. The event will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the CSUMB @ Salinas City Center, at 1 Main St., in Salinas. Tickets are available at or by calling 831-722-1224.


SALINAS — For the past 30 years, Alliance on Aging has recognized women in local nursing homes and assisted living facilities by extending personalized Mother’s Day wishes. The nonprofit’s “I Remember Mama” fundraiser has become a valued tradition for residents in nursing homes and assisted living facilities throughout Monterey County and the many volunteers that help each year. AOA once again is asking for volunteers from the community to make Mother’s Day cards with fun, loving and hopeful messages that will be delivered to the facilities on Mother’s Day weekend. Any community member can be involved in the project by mailing or dropping off Mother’s Day cards to Alliance on Aging, 236 Monterey St., Salinas, CA 93901. The deadline is May 8. For more information, contact Nicki Pasculli at 831-655-7564 or email [email protected].


KING CITY — Sol Treasures is seeking vendors for its Hometown Market on Saturday, May 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. At least 80% of the vendor’s items must be handmade to be included in the handcrafted marketplace, to be located outside the gallery at 519 Broadway St. in King City. If interested, call 831-386-1381.

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Ryan Cronk is the managing editor for King City Rustler and Salinas Valley Tribune, a unified publication of Greenfield News, Soledad Bee and Gonzales Tribune. He covers general news for South Monterey County and the surrounding communities.


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