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October 2018

Educators’ Book Club #2

Join us for the second book club meeting for educators and community members. Dr. Jennifer Elemen and NSC Marketing Coordinator Eric Mora will facilitate a discussion of the NEA Big Read Book "This Boy's Life" This event will take place at the Monterey County Office…

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Being Lgbtq+ In Salinas

The National Steinbeck Center and Our Gente present "Being LGBTQ+ in Salinas: A Story and Resource Sharing Event" Thursday, October 10th from 6-8PM. Want to learn more about LGBTQ+ resources in Salinas? Join us and contribute to the Queer and Trans Salinas narrative. Join us…

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NEA Big Read Book Club #4

For our fourth meeting, the NEA Big Read Book Club will discuss pages 179-233 of Tobias Wolff's This Boy's Life. Facilitated by NSC Marketing Coordinator Eric Mora. For more information, email eric@steinbeck.org

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NEA Big Read Film Series: Take My Eyes

  Join us for a FREE screening of Take My Eyes as part of our NEA Big Read. Take My Eyes (2003) is a Spanish film following Pilar, a woman in an abusive relationship. Take My Eyes is critically acclaimed for…

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NEA Big Read Book Club #5

For our fifth and final meeting, the NEA Big Read Book Club will be discussing pages 234-288 of Tobias Wolff's This Boy's Life. Facilitated by NSC Marketing Coordinator Eric Mora. For more information, email eric@steinbeck.org

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NEA Big Read Film Series: This Boy’s Life

We will conclude our NEA Big Read Film series with the film adaption to our NEA Big Read book This Boy's Life.  Adapted from the book of the same title, This Boy's Life (1993) stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Tobias Wolff, Robert De Niro…

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November 2018

Valley of the World

The 13th Annual Valley of the World Awards will take place on Wednesday, November 14th, 2018, 6PM-9PM at the Corral de Tierra Country Club. The National Steinbeck Center established the Valley of the World Awards to recognize key figures of the Salinas Valley Agricultural industry.…

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December 2018

Salinas Valley Comic Con 2018

December 15, 2018 - December 16, 2018
Hartnell College,

Thank you to everyone who attended and participated! We had a wonderful event! See you next year! Organized by the National Steinbeck Center in partnership with the Salinas Public Library, as well as Salinas area artists, authors, and volunteers, Salinas Valley Comic Con is a…

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February 2019
Free

Steinbeck Birthday Celebration

Join us as we celebrate John Steinbeck's 117th birthday with a variety of fun family-centered activities. Schedule: 10:00 | Museum Opens 10:30 | Americorps Storytime and Craft – What to Do With An Idea, by Kobi Yamada 11:00 | Story Slam! First 5 people to…

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March 2019

Steinbeck Young Authors Day of Writing

March 4 @ 10:45 am - 1:45 pm
National Steinbeck Center, One Main Street
Salinas, CA 93901 United States
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The Steinbeck Young Authors Program encourages students from local middle schools to read and discuss Steinbeck’s short story, “The Gift” (part of The Red Pony) as well as to enhance their writing skills. The program consists of three stages: A classroom component of reading, discussing…

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