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Old Monterey is the thriving downtown district of Monterey, CA. Home to nearly 400 shops, restaurants, and service providers and a bustling farmers' market, it's a hub of community life. Tourists from around the world come for its seaside charm and historical attractions. Old Monterey is a frequent host to conventions and meetings of all sizes. It's also a great place to locate a business.

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This Week's Highlights

Fleet Feet Sports: Triathlon Training 2017

Fleet Feet Sports Monterey

Fleet Feet Sports in Monterey invites you to participate in our Winter Sprint Triathlon Training, February 26 - April 19, featuring training rides, runs, and swims throughout Santa Cruz and Monterey County. Professional coaches and staff will lead two workouts per week, Wed. at 6:15pm and Sun. at 8am.

MIIS: Brewing a Successful Sustainability Program

MIIS, McGowan Building

MIIS and the Hayward Sustainability Speaker Series presents Brewing a Successful Sustainability Program , a talk by Cheri Chastain, Sustainability Manager at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., on Thursday, February 23, 6pm-7:30pm in MIIS's McGowan Building, Room 100.

Cheri Chastain,...

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Hannah Arendt

Old Capitol Books

This month, at the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group at Old Capitol Books , we’ll be exploring some of the most important writings on the rise of fascism by Hannah Arendt: The Origins of Totalitarianism and Eichmann in Jerusalem . Come talk about theory, philosophy, and how it relates to current events with a friendly group of readers and thinkers.

Bay Bikes: Tune Ups for a Cause

From now through February 27, 2017, Bay Bikes will be donating $15 of every full priced tune up to No Kid Hungry on behalf of Justin Cogley. Be sure to get your bike scheduled for an appointment now! Don't have time to bring it in? Give us a call to schedule a complimentary pick up and drop off.

CarmelBarre Now Offers Massage!

CarmelBarre in Monterey now offers massage! Our massage therapist, Jessica, is offering specials for a limited time only. Now through March 31, 2017, a one hour massage is only $60 (the first 10 clients who sign up will only be...

Custom House Store and Pacific House Store Need Volunteers

Custom House Store and Pacific House Store, run by Monterey State Historic Park, are always in need of volunteer storekeepers. If you want to support the park, like to talk to people about history, and are comfortable handling cash and...