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08:00 20 May 2017
Trip to California's Great America, May 20

Trip to California's Great America, May 20

Saturday, May 20, 2017
Please join your Leisure Travel Services and spend the day in
California’s Great America amusement park.
General Admission $49.00
Active Duty & Retirees (w/photo ID) $15.00

See flyer for details

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08:00 27 May 2017
Trip to California Academy of Sciences and Golden Gate Park, May 27

Trip to California Academy of Sciences and Golden Gate Park, May 27

Saturday, May 27, 2017
Please join your Leisure Travel Services and spend the day at San Francisco’s Academy of Sciences and Golden Gate Park Adults $69.00// Youth (12-17) & Senior (65+) $58.00// Children (4-11) $50.00 So much to explore in San Francisco!!!

See flyer for details

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21 April 2017
20 April 2017
04/20/2017: Monterey Police Department Conducts a Minor Decoy Operation
12:00 28 April 2017
Big Sur International Marathon Weekend Transportation and Parking Information, April 29 - 30

Big Sur International Marathon Weekend Transportation and Parking Information, April 29 - 30

This is the 32nd Presentation of the Big Sur International Marathon. Runners from 49 states and 35 countries are participating.

Runners will receive all information regarding their transport to the start of their race at the Transportation Desk at the Health & Fitness Expo on Friday or Saturday. They MUST receive a bus ticket which includes their time and loading place. (Those in the 5K and 12K will drive themselves to the start near the Crossroads Shopping Center.)
For race information, please call 831-625-6226, email info@bsim.org or Tweet @bsimevents.

More information on the Weekend Schedule, Transportation and Road Information.

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11:30 20 May 2017

04/19/2017: Three Point Shootout Contest at Montecito Park, May 20

Come celebrate the completed renovation of Montecito Park with the City of Monterey and the Villa Del Monte Neighborhood Association on Saturday, May 20, 2017.  Meet the Golden State Warriors mascot, participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:30 a.m., and cheer on the finalists in a Three Point Shootout contest at 1:00 p.m. Prizes include a basketball signed by Draymond Green and a jersey signed by Kevon Looney of the Golden State Warriors.

Three Point Shootout

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18 April 2017

04/18/2017: May the Fourth Be With You: LEGO® Build

Join us for a FREE Star Wars themed afternoon of fun and engineering at the Monterey Youth Center using LEGO®. Bring your kids and build motorized AT-AT’s, race your Pod Racer through the Tatooine race track or add your own spin to a galaxy far, far away! This fun LEGO® build will engage and inspire everyone ages 4-99. Parents/Guardians must be present.

09:00 06 May 2017
04/10/2017: Monterey Recreation to Host First 3 on 3 Blacktop Basketball Tournament

04/10/2017: Monterey Recreation to Host First 3 on 3 Blacktop Basketball Tournament

The 3-on-3 Blacktop Basketball Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, May 6, at the new Shoreline Park Basketball Court.

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Weeks beginning April 24 and May 1, 2017:

Please note: Weather may cause possible delays or changes to the schedule.
Active Engineering Projects Schedule
  • Montecito Park Safety Improvements and Lighted Basketball Court - Park closed during improvements - Estimated opening May 20. (NIP and CDBG)
  • Citywide ADA Ramps and Street Reconstruction, Phase 3 - (Measure P) ADA ramps on Sloat Avenue - starting at First Street. Left turn from Del Monte may be closed at times.
  • Sewer Work - MAP for week beginning April 24 - ("What a Relief")
    Wed., 4/26 Van Buren, David, Colton; Thu., 4/27 paving patchwork on Alice St; Fri., 4/28, Van Buren, grinding pavement NIGHT work on Hartnell, David, Sat., 4/29, David Ave (complete by 9 AM)
  • Dennis the Menace Park Closed for Sidewalk Upgrades - Opening early May - (NIP)
  • Cal Am Monterey Pipeline Project (Non-City Project) - also see www.watersupplyproject.org/
    California American Water to begin concrete paving work on North Fremont Street; Weather permitting, sections of the roadway between Airport Road and Canyon del Rey will be reduced to one lane for approximately four weeks beginning Monday, April 24 2017. SEE NEWS RELEASE FOR FULL DETAILS Pipeline installation will also continue on High Street in Monterey, past Franklin toward Jefferson Street. Franklin Detour - 8:00 am through 7:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday 4/22 and 4/23 at Franklin/High
    Have a question or concern? Call the CalAm project hotline at: (831) 646-3297
  • Highway 68/Highway 1 Roundabout (monterey.org/hh68) Night Work Sunday April 23 During the next stage of construction, additional congestion is expected in the eastbound direction along Holman Highway 68 because there will not be a dedicated right turn lane towards the southbound Highway 1 on-ramp. Also starting on Monday at 6 a.m., there will be no left turn out of the Pebble Beach Highway 1 Gate for approximately 5 weeks. This no left turn restriction will be in place 24 hours a day for the 5 week period. Here's what you need to know for entering and leaving Pebble Beach during the 5 week left turn restriction:
    - Highway 1 gate exit will be right turn only
    - Highway 1 gate entrance will remain fully open
    - To get to northbound Hwy 1 or westbound Holman Hwy 68, all drivers will need to use another gate, or the detour route.
    Map: HWY68- Pebble Beach Main Gate No Left Turn | Map: Highway 68 / Southbound Highway 1 Off Ramp Detour map | Map: Highway 68 / Southbound Highway 1 On Ramp Detour Map Sign Up for Text Message Alerts - Text 68roundabout to 888777
    Sign-up to receive email notifications: www.tamcmonterey.org. TAMC will send a weekly “look-ahead” with info about the construction, road closures, detours, traffic conditions and travel options.
    HH68 Roundabout May Take Longer
  • Ferrante Park Picnic Area Accessibility Improvements and Fence Repair - (NIP)
  • Storm Drain repair on Pacific Street near Whispering Pines Park (NIP)

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  1. Citywide Street Resurfacing Phase 4 - mid-May (Measure P)
  2. ADA Ramp and Street Reconstruction Phase 4 on Littlefield, El Dorado and Pacific (Measure P)
  3. 300 Block of Belden Street Widening (NIP)
  4. Hawthorne Drainage Improvements
  5. Police Department Lobby ADA improvements - May
  6. Wharf II Pile Replacement & Repair - Early May (CIP)
  7. Citywide Sidewalk Repair - early May (Measure P, Phase 3)
  8. Veteran's Park Bocce Ball Court - May (NIP)
  9. Alvarado Street Light Replacement - 26 street lights between Bonifacio and Del Monte

CalTrans may be performing other work locally. Look up CalTrans construction.