Events Calendar: 2019-06-01

For upcoming conferences happening in Old Monterey, please see the Conference Calendar.

The Yoga Mama Prenatal Series Begins at Om Studios

 
6/1/19
 
$90 / $20 drop-in
 
Om Studios

Om Studios in Monterey invites you to join us for an incredible six week series beginning June 1 and continuing on Saturdays at 11am (drop-ins are welcome). Fee is $90 for all 6 weeks or $20 drop-in.

The Yoga...

Monterey History and Art Association's La Merienda 2019

 
6/1/19
 
$75/$65
 
Custom House Plaza

Celebrate the City of Monterey’s 249th birthday with a very special barbecue buffet extravaganza, entertainment by Mike Marotta, Jr. and special guests, mariachi music, folklorico dancers, and a festive “Californio” party in the historic Memory Garden at Custom House Plaza. Tickets are $75.

Paint with The Dali Expo

 
6/1/19
 
$35/$30
 
The Dali Expo

Join The Dali Expo for a monthly painting workshop presented by local artists, 4-6pm. The price is $35 per person ($5 discount for Dali Expo members). Supplies provided include a canvas, painting supplies, and museum admission.

Release Party for The Homestead Review's Final Edition

 
6/1/19
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books is hosting a release party for the final edition of T he Homestead Review. Readers include: Kim Addonizio, Dan Linehan, George Lober, Jennifer Lagier-Fellguth, and Maria Garcia Teutsch.

Reija Sings at Comanche Cellars

 
6/1/19
 
 
Comanche Cellars Wine Room

Comanche Cellars Wine Room is happy to host a performance by local singer Reija on Saturday, June 1, 5pm-8pm. Come hear this talented young woman!

Om Studios: Breathe into Alignment Workshop

 
6/2/19
 
$40
 
Om Studios

Om Studios in Monterey presents a workshop entitled Breathe into Alignment on Sunday, June 2, 6pm-7:30pm. Fee is $40.

Experience the two stage paranayama healing meditation technique; a focused breathing meditation to remove emotional, mental and physical blockages....

Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market

 
6/4/19
 
free
 
Old Monterey District

The Old Monterey Marketplace and Farmers' Market takes place rain or shine every Tuesday. Strolling along the three and a half blocks of Alvarado Street, you can find organic produce, fresh flowers, international food and pastries, arts and crafts, handmade jewelry, and clothing.

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
6/4/19
 
$40/$50
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant presents a Paint and Sip Class ! Tonight, local artist and retired art teacher Bunny Paivine will be teaching an easy-to-follow painting class. You’ll take home your own 11 x 14 canvas painting. Fee is $40 in advance, $50 at the door. All materials, instruction, and a glass of wine are included.

IT Tech Talk (Free Help Understanding Tech)

 
6/5/19
 
free
 
I Will Repair: Electronics Repair

Having problems with your computer or cellphone? Whether it's hardware or software related, please feel free to drop in and pick my brain for free between the hours of 1pm and 2pm on Wednesdays every week. I won't have any set curriculum or structured topics, but I will aim to empower the community.

Free Lecture on 30 Years in California State Parks

 
6/5/19
 
free
 
MIIS, Irvine Auditorium

The Old Monterey Foundation presents a free lecture by Michael D. Green, discussing highlights of his 30 year career in the California State Parks as he prepares for retirement. Consider it a behind-the-scenes look at the often-humorous encounters between park employee and the exotic species known as the park visitor.

Fleet Feet: The Big Run 5k 2019

 
6/5/19
 
 
Fleet Feet Monterey

For the third year, Fleet Feet and Brooks will come together on June 5 to host The Big Run. The annual nationwide 5k brings thousands of runners together on Global Running Day to do what we love most—run. We'll start...

Acro Yoga Workshop at Union Yoga

 
6/7/19
 
$10
 
Union Yoga

For those curious about Acro Yoga, David Joshua Stickler is offering an All-Level Acro Yoga Workshop at Union Yoga on Friday, June 7, at 7:45pm (immediately following our Yin Yoga Class). All levels are welcome - beginners will work on...

Jackie Greene Band at Golden State Theatre

 
6/7/19
 
$34-$62
 
Golden State Theatre

Hear The Jackie Greene Band at Golden State Theatre! A California native, this talented Americana and roots singer-songwriter is an artist who can croon soulful piano ballads as well as he can shred a bluesy guitar solo. Not to be missed!

Movie in the Park: "Ralph Breaks the Internet"

 
6/7/19
 
Free
 
Colton Hall Lawn

Monterey firefighters present a screening of the film Ralph Breaks the Internet on the lawn of Colton Hall. Pre-show festivities include free popcorn and cotton candy (while supplies last), face painting, fire engines, the MY Museum Wheelie Mobilee, and more!

Cibo Restaurant presents VYBE

 
6/7/19
 
 
Cibo Ristorante Italiano

Cibo Restaurant invites you to join us for a night of live rock music featuring VYBE , 9pm-12:30am.

VYBE is a collaboration of talented, seasoned musicians who came together in early 2010 and have become...

Prenatal Workshop at Union Yoga

 
6/8/19
 
 
Union Yoga

Union Yoga presents a Prenatal Yoga Workshop taught by Jill Willett on Saturday, June 8, 12pm-2pm. There will be a second and related workshop, Integrated Pelvic Floor Function, taught 2:30pm-4:30pm.

This Prenatal Workshop will demystify prenatal yoga by exploring...

Jade Artist and Author Andrew Shaw at Old Capitol Books

 
6/8/19
 
free
 
Old Capitol Books

Meet jade artist and author Andrew Shaw at Old Capitol Books. Originally a senior reporter for the BBC News Service, in 2008 he moved to China, learned to carve jade, and became an award-winning master jade carver. His new book details why this precious stone is so important in Chinese culture.

Integrative Pelvic Floor Function Workshop at Union Yoga

 
6/8/19
 
 
Union Yoga

Union Yoga presents an Integrative Pelvic Floor Function Workshop taught by Jill Willett on Saturday, June 8, 2:30pm-4:30pm. There will be a second and related Prenatal Workshop held the same day, 12pm-2pm.

Union Yoga wants to help women claim...

Taco Tuesday in the Beer Garden at Peter B's Brewpub

 
6/11/19
 
 
Peter B's Brewpub

Summer tacos and beer never looked so good! Peter B’s Brewpub at Portola Hotel & Spa hosts Taco Tuesday in our Beer Garden on the second Tuesday of the month, June through September, 4:30pm-6:30pm. Join us for street tacos, margaritas,...

Open House at Pacific Valley Bank

 
6/12/19
 
free
 
Pacific Valley Bank

Pacific Valley Bank invites you to meet our friendly staff, enjoy some coffee and cookies, and view our collection of historical photos dating as far back as 1880.

Dali's Alley at The Dali Expo

 
6/15/19
 
free
 
The Dali Expo

The Dali Expo presents Dali's Alley. Discover over a dozen different vendors selling a variety of crafts - everything from fine art, jewelry, and books, to clothing, soaps, and more.

Heart Opening Yoga and Cacao Ceremony at Om Studios

 
6/15/19
 
 
Om Studios

Om Studios presents Heart Opening Yoga and a Cacao Ceremony with Sydney Bliss. We’ll begin with a dynamic heart opening yoga asana sequence, then we'll glide into the cacao ceremony with seated meditation, setting a personal intention, and conclude with a form of kundalini breathwork.

Father's Day Special at Esteban Restaurant

 
6/16/19
 
 
Esteban Restaurant

Celebrate Father’s Day at Esteban Restaurant at Casa Munras Garden Hotel! In honor of Dad, catch the final results of the U.S. Open with our early tapas hour beginning at 4pm and treat him to this evening's special, a burger...

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
6/18/19
 
$40/$50
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant presents a Paint and Sip Class ! Tonight, local artist and retired art teacher Bunny Paivine will be teaching an easy-to-follow painting class. You’ll take home your own 11 x 14 canvas painting. Fee is $40 in advance, $50 at the door. All materials, instruction, and a glass of wine are included.

Night Light Discussion with Lily Yu: How to Spot a Fake

 
6/20/19
 
MMA Members: Free; Not-yet-Members: $10
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Join Monterey Museum of Art for a lecture and Q&A session with Art Advisor and Certified Art Appraised, Lily Yu, followed by wine and mingling in the galleries.

Members: Free
Not-yet-Members: $10

Info Session on 200 & 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training at Union Yoga

 
6/20/19
 
 
Union Yoga

Immediately following our Thursday evening Level 2-3 class, Union Yoga owner Kelly Nairn will talk about and answer any questions you have on the upcoming 200 and 300 hour yoga teacher trainings following the Mazé Method. No advanced sign up...

Summer Solstice BBQ at Alta

 
6/21/19
 
$45
 
Alta Bakery and Cafe

Alta Bakery and Cafe is having a party! We'll have a whole pig on the grill, corn, salads, salsas, and mole and tortillas by our neighbors, Cult Taco. Join us for great food, beer, wine, live music, and big fun! Tickets are $45.

Sacred Sexuality / Tantra for Loving Couples: Workshop at ISGC

 
6/22/19
 
$175
 
Intimacy, Sexuality & Gender Center of Monterey

The Intimacy, Sexuality and Gender Center of Monterey (ISGC) offers many unique forms of tantra designed for individual groups based on energy flow. The Sacred Sexuality / Tantra for Couples Workshop, next held on Saturday, June 22, 10am-5pm, is one...

Picnic in the Park 2019 at Lower Presidio Historic Park

 
6/22/19
 
free
 
Presidio of Monterey Museum

The Old Monterey Foundation invites you to join us for the annual Picnic in the Park at Lower Presidio Historic Park. This free event includes great food, live entertainment, historic reenactments, walking tours, costume contests, scavenger hunt, prizes, and much more. Be sure to bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy the day!

Monterey Transgender and Transitional Support Group at ISGC

 
6/25/19
 
$30
 
Intimacy, Sexuality & Gender Center of Monterey

ISGC presents a Transitional Support / Therapy Group on the 4th Tuesday of every month. This is a safe and confidential group addressing the needs of trans women, trans men, gender queer, gender non-conforming, and intersex people. Please call for an intake appointment, 831-375-7553.

Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill

 
6/26/19
 
 
Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill

Come out and celebrate Brews for Books at Alvarado Street Brewery and Grill! On the last Wednesday of every month, show your server your Monterey library card or a Brews for Books bookmark (available at the library), and we'll donate 10% of your check to the Monterey Public Library.

Care for Caregivers Therapy Group at ISGC

 
6/26/19
 
$30
 
Intimacy, Sexuality & Gender Center of Monterey

The Intimacy, Sexuality and Gender Center (ISGC) presents a Care for Caregivers Therapy Group for all caregivers. Meet others like you and share your story with those who can offer support, comfort, and shared common experience. Led by Stephen L. Braveman, LMFT, DST, and Wanda Braveman. Fee is $30 per session per person. Please phone to register, 831-375-7553.

Pixar Trivia Night at Sovino Wine Bar

 
6/26/19
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant is hosting a Pixar themed Trivia Night, everything from Toystory to Up ! There will be prizes. Team size is limited to 6 people.

Out of the Blue at Sovino Wine Bar

 
6/28/19
 
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar presents Out of the Blue, featuring guitarist Greg Robbins and vocalist Maria Borrelli. Hear their fresh take on covers by Stevie Wonder, Jimi Hendrix, Steely Dan, Led Zeppelin, the Beatles, and more.

Print at The Dali Expo

 
6/29/19
 
$35/$30
 
The Dali Expo

Liberate your creativity at this printmaking workshop, held on the last Saturday of every month, 4pm-6pm, at The Dali Expo. Tickets are $30 for Expo members, $35 for all others. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Poses and Points Workshop at Om Studio

 
6/29/19
 
$55
 
Om Studios

Join Marisa Majares at Om Studios in Monterey on Saturday, June 29, for an evening of balance and reconnection where you will nurture the body and nourish the mind through a unique combination of gentle yoga, guided meditation, aromatherapy, and...

Khalid Hussein, Artist and Graphic Novelist, at Old Capitol Books

 
6/29/19
 
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books is thrilled to have Los Angeles-based artist and graphic novelist Khalid Hussein come to the bookstore to talk about his art and his experiences in political illustration. His work has been featured in a number of publications and his paintings hang in public and private collections around the world.

Wuwu, Grand Larson, and The Discards Perform at Old Capitol Books

 
6/29/19
 
$10
 
Old Capitol Books

Old Capitol Books presents an evening of live music featuring Wuwu, Grand Larson, and American Trashbird on Saturday, June 29. Doors open at 7pm. Admission is $10, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Although...

Comedian Brian Regan at Golden State Theatre

 
6/29/19
 
$59.50-$65
 
Golden State Theatre

The Golden State Theatre presents comedian Brian Regan . The perfect balance of sophisticated writing and physicality, he can turn the most mundane situations - like going to the eye doctor to get fitted for glasses, or trying to decide how many fig newtons to eat in one sitting - into side-splitting stand-up material.