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Are you looking to help our local Coast Guard community affected by the shutdown? Monterey Coast Guard Spouses’ Club is hosting a donation drive. This is your chance to give back to those in our community who need us! Read more

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Science Saturday at Northridge, beach clean up, story time, and an indoor campout. There's a lot of fun planned for Monterey County families this coming week. Read more

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Here is a short guide explaining three types of the most common preschool philosophies–Montessori, Waldorf, or Reggio Emilia–and their approach to education. Read more

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Did you know that you can present your Bank of America®, Merrill Lynch® or U.S. Trust® credit or debit card and a photo ID on the first full weekend of every month for one free general admission at dozens of US museums? Read more

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If you're looking for a preschool for your toddler, look no further! Check out our featured Monterey County Preschools. Read more

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If you are looking to buy a house, there are things you can do to prepare and help the process run smoother. Plus, there are local programs that make even first time home buying a real possibility instead of just a dream! Read more

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On five days in 2019, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. Read more

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Most Americans have elevated stress levels during the holiday season. Instead of being full of good tidings and cheer, families often feel drained of time, energy and peace. Here are ten tips to help ease the stress. Read more

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If this will be the first Christmas, Hanukkah, or New Year’s celebration with your new grandchild, you might want to take a little time to think about how to approach the coming holidays. Read more

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Monterey Firefighters are accepting donations of gift cards and new disposable diapers, baby wipes, toys, sleeping bags, tents, air mattresses, socks, pet food, hair brushes, hair ties, heavy blankets, and towels. Read more

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Children, Teens, and Adults are invited to create their own comic stories and submit them to the Salinas Public Library.  Winners will receive free tickets to Comic-Con on December 15 and 16. Read more

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The benefits of horseback riding for your child include physical, cognitive, emotional, social, and therapeutic benefits for children with special needs. Read more

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If you're looking for a private school in Monterey or Santa Cruz County, here are our ten featured private schools. Read more

Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, David Crosby is heading out on tour this fall. This will be an extremely unique opportunity to see what Crosby calls “a dream team of musicians”. Read more

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We've improved the Monterey Bay Parent Magazine calendar so that you can find more events throughout the entire area. Plus, with a simple change of distance, you can now access events all across the country! Read more

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Butterflies create a sense of wonder and excitement from the very young to the young at heart. As residents of Monterey Bay, we are incredibly lucky to be able to witness a phenomenon year after year, the return of the grand monarch butterfly. Read more

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Full of fun activities such as the Beach Boardwalk and Roaring Camp, Santa Cruz County also has no shortage of spooky and mysterious spots to explore. Read more

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Orchestra in the Schools

Heidi Borgia

The cultural fabric of the Monterey Peninsula has been enriched over the past thirty years by Orchestra in the Schools (OITS), an after-school program instilling the love of performing music in our young people under the direction of James Paoletti. Read more

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Are you looking for events for Fall Fun in Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties? We have DOZENS for you! Read more

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Some children who attend acting classes and get involved in theatre productions are genuinely interested in a professional career as an actor. But most are there for a variety of other benefits. Read more

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