June 6, 2019
preserving, protecting, and defending the rural character
and natural resources of Carmel Valley since 1949

Carmel Valley Association
Weekly Bulletin
Greetings!
Carmel Valley Events
From the Carmel Valley Community Youth Center:

  • Pool will open 7 days a week (12-5 pm daily) beginning Saturday, June 8th.


  • Aqua Aerobics classes are available on Saturday’s at 11 am beginning Saturday, June 8th (no membership required, $10/class).

  • Swim lessons for all ages and abilities begin Monday, June 10th. Lesson registration is available online at www.cvcyc.org.

  • Our first Friday Night Dinner is Friday, June 14th. This fundraising dinner and bar will be BBQ prepared by Carmel Kiwanis. Advance ticket purchase available online. Our next dinner will be Friday, June 28th.

  • Adult Lap Swim is available Monday-Friday from 4:00-5:00 pm beginning June 10th.

  • Swim team practices Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evening from 5:00-6:30 pm. Please email knrianda@gmail.com for more information. 

We can’t wait to see you this summer! 
Interested in joining a Carmel Valley Save Open Space (CVSOS) committee? 

We are currently involved in an effort to purchase the former Carmel Valley Airfield for open space and community fire protection.

Please join us June 10 at 5:00 at the Carmel Valley History Center. A great opportunity to become involved in this community effort! If you’d like more information on CVSOS join us!   
From the Community Center:

FREE SENIOR LUNCHEON
First Monday of each month, Community Center.

Volunteers will serve a full course meal including dessert and beverages, with perhaps a fun bingo game afterwards. All CV seniors invited for camaraderie, food and fun! (Caretakers welcome!)

Seating at 11:30, buffet served at Noon. 
Sponsored by the Carmel Valley Community Youth Center, Friends of Rippling River, and the CV Women’s Club Foundation .
Carmel Valley Branch Library hosts
Apollo 11 50th Anniversary All-Day Celebration

The Carmel Valley Branch Library of the Monterey County Free Libraries (MCFL) will be hosting an Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Librarian and Branch Manager Eddy Hamelin and his staff will be running the event which will include Storytime from Space, a classic lunar lander game, coloring and activity pages for kids, a special historical gallery with images and models, an outer space selfie station, a special NASA-themed Makerspace Fair with six stations, historical videos, outer space trivia games for kids, teens, and adults, music, dancing, and more. Plus, there will be an unveiling of a special surprise for MCFL patrons!

The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be available. This event is part of Monterey County Free Libraries’ mission to bring ideas, ins piration, information, and enjoyment to our community. For more information, please call Librarian Eddy Hamelin, Branch Manager of the Carmel Valley Branch Library at 831-659-2377 or email him at hamelinep@co.monterey.ca.us .
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Sincerely,
Pris Walton, President
Carmel Valley Association
Curious About CVA?
Carmel Valley Association is one of the oldest, largest, and most suc cessful community organizations in Monterey County. We are entirely volunteer, with no paid employees. Our mission is to defend the beauty, resources and rural character of our beautiful valley. We do that by working with residents, businesses, and government.
 
CVA was instrumental in the adoption of the Carmel Valley Master Plan and recently settled a lawsuit with Monterey County regarding traffic measurement and capping future development on very favorable terms for our valley. Our volunteer experts represent Carmel Valley's interest, testifying before governmental bodies concerning development, water, traffic, road signs, and other quality of life issues.

We keep valley residents informed about important issues and events with our weekly email Bulletin, which goes to over 1200 residents, and our quarterly Newsletter, which is mailed to over 7,000 valley addresses.

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Member Richard Cheatham has created a video about our beautiful Carmel Valley and CVA's role in preserving it.






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Douglas Steakley www.douglassteakley.com