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Prime Personal Training is now joining forces with Wolf Fitness Systems to introduce PRIMEFIT: a different kind of boot camp, beginning November 8. Come experience a unique training system we're really excited about!

For a limited time only, we're offering PRIMEFIT classes in November and December for a total of $250 (that's $150 off the normal rate of $200 per month). We offer eight PRIMEFIT classes a week, and for the one fee you can take as many as you want!

Try out your first class for free, or join us for our free two-hour introductory workout on Saturday, November 6, 10am-12pm. For more information, please phone Prime at 831-324-4993.

The Bay View Academy Founders Group invites parents and teachers in the New Monterey Community to review and sign our petition for a charter school to replace the soon to be closing Bay View Elementary School. At least 100 signatures are needed before the petition can be submitted to the Monterey Peninsula Unified School Distict (MPUSD). This is your opportunity to ask questions, see the layout
of the education plan and lend your support.

Only parents of school age children or teachers can sign the petition. There are three opportunities to sign the petition:

  • Come to the Review and Sign Meeting on Wednesday, October 20th at Hilltop Park. Come anytime between 6pm to 9pm to the lower classrooms by the tennis courts.
  • Sign the petition outside Bay View Elementary on Thursday, October 21st and Friday, October 22nd in the morning or afternoon.
  • Email the Bay View Academy Founders Group at [email protected] and the petition will be brought to you.

For more information about the Bay View Academy Founders Group and the charter school initiative, please visit http://bayview-academy.org/. ...Read More

Carbone's in October

Posted on October 6th, 2010 by Lighthouse District

Come on down to Carbone's in New Monterey's Lighthouse District! Throughout October, there's lots going on in the evenings:

Mondays: Monday Night Football with Drink Specials
Tuesdays: $2 Drink Specials
Wednesdays: Ladies' Night
Thursdays: CSUMB Night
Fridays: Live music, 9pm (check the calendar for details)
Sundays We have NFL Package this season! Watch all the Sunday games on our 8 TVs, indoor and outdoor viewing.

Carbone's, your friendly neighborhood bar: old school, new rules at 214 Lighthouse Ave. ...Read More

Welcome to Lighthouse District in the News, an occasional post featuring recent news articles on Monterey's Lighthouse District. Please click the link below to read the full article.

Repo Dividends: Paper Wing's Adaptation of a Cult Musical Film Yields Gory, Campy Fun
by Walter Ryce
Monterey County Weekly, 9/30/10

Chili from God, Harvest Party from Heaven, Aquarium Chef from Mustards
(Chef Cindy Pawlcyn joins the Aquarium)
by Mark C. Anderson
Monterey County Weekly, 9/30/10 ...Read More

Lighthouse District Welcomes The Dog

Posted on September 28th, 2010 by Lighthouse District

The New Monterey Business Association is pleased to welcome "The Dog" to the Lighthouse District! Located next to The Bulldog British Pub, The Dog now serves coffee, soft drinks, and hot dogs 7am-3am Mondays-Saturdays. Yes, you read that right - it's open 7am-3am six days a week! So whether you're in need of a coffee first thing in the morning, a bite of lunch at midday, or a snack late at night, stop in and see them at 615 Lighthouse Avenue.

The Scholze Park Community Center, located in the heart of New Monterey's Lighthouse District at 280 Dickman Avenue, is busy with drop-in activities five days a week! Here's a sample for October:

Mondays: Bingo (12:30pm-2:30pm)
Tuesdays: Bridge (12:30pm-3:30pm)
Wednesdays: Sewing (9:30am-4:30pm)
Thursdays: Thursday Matinee Movie (1pm)
Fridays: Nintendo Wii Play (9:30am-11:30am)

Although we primarily cater to people age 55 and older, many of our events welcome adults age 18 and up. Just give us a call at 831-646-3878 or stop by to learn more. To download a calendar of activities for October as an Adobe PDF file, please click here. ...Read More

Welcome to Lighthouse District in the News, an occasional post featuring recent news articles on Monterey's Lighthouse District. Please click the link below to read the full article.

We Want the Punk: Agent Orange Drops Smashing Surf-Punk on New Monterey
by Adam Joseph
Monterey County Weekly, 9/23/10

Paper Wing Bloodies the Stage with REPO! The Genetic Opera
by Lily Dayton
Monterey Herald, 9/23/10

Bay View Parents' Charter School Plan Gets Preliminary OK from Monterey City Council
by Claudia Melendez Salinas
Monterey Herald, 9/23/10

Carbone's in September

Posted on September 1st, 2010 by Lighthouse District

Come on down to Carbone's in New Monterey's Lighthouse District! Throughout September, there's lots going on in the evenings:

Mondays: $4 for Margarita, Chips, & Salsa
Tuesdays: $2 Drink Specials
Wednesdays: Ladies' Night
Thursdays: CSUMB Night
Fridays: Live music, 9pm (check the calendar for details)
Saturdays: Singles' Mingle
Sundays We have NFL Package this season! Watch all the Sunday games on our 8 TVs, indoor and outdoor viewing.

Carbone's, your friendly neighborhood bar: old school, new rules at 214 Lighthouse Ave. ...Read More

Welcome to Lighthouse District in the News, an occasional post featuring recent news articles on Monterey's Lighthouse District. Please click the link below to read the full article.

Student Guide 2010: Military Discount Spots (Gold Coast Tattoo, Henry's BBQ)
by Stuart Thornton
Monterey County Weekly, 8/26/10

Student Guide 2010: Hotspots for the All-Ages Crowd (Vinyl Revolution)
by Adam Joseph
Monterey County Weekly, 8/26/10

The Scholze Park Community Center, located in the heart of New Monterey's Lighthouse District at 280 Dickman Avenue, is busy with drop-in activities five days a week! Here's a sample for September:

Mondays: Public Computers Available (9am-4:30pm)
Tuesdays: Needlepoint (9am-12pm)
Wednesdays: Wii Practice (3pm-5pm)
Thursdays: Thursday Matinee Movie (1pm)
Fridays: Coffee & Conversation (9:30am-11:30am)
Please note: we will be closed on September 6 & 9

Although we primarily cater to people age 55 and older, many of our events welcome adults age 18 and up. Just give us a call at 831-646-3878 or stop by to learn more. To download a calendar of activities for September as an Adobe PDF file, please click here. ...Read More

Welcome to Lighthouse District in the News, an occasional post featuring recent news articles on Monterey's Lighthouse District. Please click the link below to read the full article.

Beware Bacteria: County Health Officials Warn of High Bacteria Levels at Local Beaches
by Robin Urevich
Monterey County Weekly, 08/12/10

Miriam's Cafe Closes on Lighthouse
by Mark C. Anderson
Monterey County Weekly, 08/12/10

Carbone's in August

Posted on August 4th, 2010 by Lighthouse District

Come on down to Carbone's in New Monterey's Lighthouse District! Throughout August, there's lots going on in the evenings:

Mondays: $4 margaritas
Tuesdays: $2 gin and tonics
Wednesdays: Ladies' Night
Thursdays: Military Appreciation Night
Fridays: Open dart boards
Saturdays: UFC Fight on August 7, $10 cover
Sundays: NFL Games & free BBQ

Carbone's, your friendly neighborhood bar: old school, new rules at 214 Lighthouse Ave. ...Read More

Current Comics, located at 400 Lighthouse Avenue in New Monterey, encourages you to drop by our shop and make a donation to Operation Yellow Ribbon Monterey, which plans to send at least 1,000 care packages to troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan in August. You can help in three ways: by donating cash, care package items (see below), and/or letters of encouragement to the troops.

The next deadline for donations is August 12, 2010 - in New Monterey, the drop-off point is Current Comics. If you wish to donate cash to help cover shipping costs, please make out a check to "ARC Operation: Care & Comfort". A letter or card of encouragement and support (unsealed) may also be dropped off at the shop, to be included in the shipment to our men and women far from home.

Items Suitable for Donation:
Suggested food and snack items include: individually wrapped hard candy (no chocolate); gum and mints; small packages of nuts, seeds, pretzels and cookies; granola bars and instant oatmeal; sweetened drink mixes, ground or instant coffee, cocoa, tea, sugar and sweetener packets; small pop-top tins of tuna or chicken (no pork products); canned fruit and fruit cocktails; non-refrigerated microwavable meals; dried fruit (no apricots); and beef jerky.

Suggested personal items include: hotel or travel-sized deodorant, shampoo, lotion, toothpaste and mouthwash; toothbrushes, dental floss and breath strips; disposable razors; eye drops and saline nose drops; unscented baby wipes, wet wipes, and small hand sanitizers; small Kleenex packets and Q-Tips; anti-fungal creams; Band-Aids, Gold Bond Medicated Foot Powder and moleskin cushions; non-aerosol air fresheners; new or used DVDs or CDs; AAA and AA batteries; disposable cameras; current paperback books and magazines; pens and AT&T worldwide/global phone cards. ...Read More

The Scholze Park Community Center, located in the heart of New Monterey's Lighthouse District at 280 Dickman Avenue, is busy with drop-in activities five days a week! Here's a sample for August:

Mondays: Bingo (12:30pm-2:30pm)
Tuesdays: Bridge (12:30pm-3:30pm)
Wednesdays: Sewing (9:30am-4:30pm)
Thursdays: Thursday Matinee Movie (1pm)
Fridays: Public Computers Available (9am-4:30pm)

Although we primarily cater to people age 55 and older, many of our events welcome adults age 18 and up. Just give us a call at 831-646-3878 or stop by to learn more. To download a calendar of activities for August as an Adobe PDF file, please click here. ...Read More

The New Monterey Business Association is pleased to announce that Mrs. DeLish's Cupcake Boutique has now opened in the Lighthouse District! Formerly available only in local farmers' markets, Mrs. DeLish's dynamic selection of cupcakes for every occasion can now be purchased at their new shop at 800 Lighthouse Avenue.

Each Mrs. DeLish's cupcake is handcrafted from the finest, freshest ingredients to create a lovely dessert for you to enjoy. Stop by and pick up a cupcake (or two...or three...) just for fun, or order cupcakes for your party, wedding, or get-together.

Come on down and try our classic flavors, such as chocolate/chocolate (a rich chocolate cake with fudge-y chocolate ganache), banana/caramel buttercream (real sour cream banana cake with caramel icing), carrot/cream cheese (carrots, golden raisins, candied pecans, and lots of spice dressed with cream cheese icing), and many more! Are you hungry yet?

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