February 7, 2019
preserving, protecting, and defending the rural character
and natural resources of Carmel Valley since 1949

Carmel Valley Association
Weekly Bulletin
Carmel Valley Events
Exploring a Sense of Place -
A free program of the CVA Natural Resources Committee.
Learn to identify different types of mushrooms and where they live with Joseph Narvaez, Mushroom Enthusiast.
Saturday, February 9, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Garland Ranch Regional Park (meet at Visitor Center)

Wear hiking shoes and layered clothing, sun hat, sun screen, walking stick as desired...bring journal and any painting and other drawing supplies.
Food and water!
RSVP /questions call Paola Berthoin 624.9467
A Valentine's Special Showcase
"Love Songs for All"
Featuring Love Songs From Popular Musicals  
Sung By Anne Burleigh’s Singers 
(Private Students and The Carmel Valley Singers)

Appetizers and Beverages Provided
42 Village Drive (Corner of Paso Hondo & Village Drive)
Carmel Valley, CA 
$25 at the Door
Contact Kiki Wow at 831-235-7662
From the Carmel River Watershed Conservancy:
the Second annual celebration of
  California Wildlife Day
on Saturday March 23
10 am to 3 pm
at the new Palo Corona Discovery Center.

Free to the public,
including food and libations.
From the Community Center:

Monthly Senior Lunch
1st Monday of the Mon th
Free! All Carmel Valley Seniors Invited!
Seating starts at 11:30 am for 12 noon hot lunch buffet.

CV Community Center
25 Ford Rd
Carmel Valley Village
Special Events Task Force

The Resource Management Agency (RMA)
cordially invites you to participate in our Special Events Task Force.
Every fourth Thursday once a Month from 9:00-10:30 am
Monterey County Government Center, 1441 Schilling Place, Salinas
From MEarth:
Building off a successful program for Carmel Middle School, we're holding our FoodConnect After School Program beginning on February 25th and running Monday afternoons from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. until April 22nd.

Open to all Monterey County students, we'll introduce students to a culinary world and taste experiences through hands-on learning in MEarth's organic garden and LEED-certified culinary classroom/kitchen. Students will be creating delicious, healthy snacks and desserts every week and culinary skills will definitely be awakened! Spread the word! Scholarships are available.
Come and Share the Wonders of
Point Lobos
Easy Access Adventures!

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 1100 residents, and our quarterly Newsletter, which is mailed to over 7,000 valley addresses.

or reply to this email 

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

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Header photo by
Carmel Valley Photographer 
Douglas Steakley www.douglassteakley.com