Published in the May 24 – June 6, 2017 issue of Morgan Hill Life

Walking program
• Join others in evening and Saturday morning walks. Meet at Main and Hale avenues from 6 to 7 p.m. They also take 90-minute walks every Saturday at 9 a.m. These walks are at a moderate pace and include some hills. For more information, call (408) 779-7592 or e-mail

Line dancing lessons
• Enjoy line dancing lessons from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the San Martin Lions Club, 12415 Murphy Ave. Just show up and dance.

Every Tuesday
Kiwanis meet regularly
• The Morgan Hill Kiwanis Club meets at 7 p.m. at Mama Mia’s, 275 E. Dunne Ave. For more information, call (408) 659-0350.

Free clothing
• Cecelia’s Closet, a program under the Edward Boss Prado Foundation, will provide free clothing to families in need. No ID required and no questions asked. Supply is subject to availability based on inventory. The Closet is located at 35 Peebles Ave., Morgan Hill. For more information, call (408) 670-0266.

First Wednesday
Flower Lovers meet
• The Morgan Hill Flower Lovers meet from 12:15 to 2 p.m. in the Morgan Hill Community and Cultural Center’s El Toro room. No dues are paid but a donation of $1 is requested to defray refreshment costs. For more information, contact Suzanne at svbarrett683

Every Wednesday
Breakfast at LeTip meetings
• LeTip is a group of business people who meet and trade leads while enjoying a free breakfast at 7 a.m. at Rosy’s at the Beach. Come visit and see if you would like to join the group. For more information, call (408) 410-4782.

Second Wednesday
SV Woodworkers meet
• If you are a woodworker or enjoy woodworking you might enjoy joining the South Valley Woodworkers, serving South San Jose, Morgan Hill, Gilroy and Hollister. The group meets at 7 p.m. in Morgan Hill. For more information, visit

Every Thursday
Learn public speaking skills
• Are you interested in building your public speaking and leadership skills? If so, come and check out the Morgan Hill Toastmasters Club’s weekly meeting at 7:30 a.m. It takes place at the Morgan Hill Unified School District office, 15600 Concord Circle. For more information, visit

Every Friday
Learn about history
• Meet others at 1 p.m. for a round table history conversation at Villa Mira Monte, 17860 Monterey Road. Contact Mike at (408) 234-6377 in advance as other events can preempt the conversations.

Second Friday
Horsemen’s Association meets
• The San Martin Horsemen’s Association meets at 7 p.m. the San Martin Lion’s Club, 12415 Murphy Ave. For more information, visit

Every Weekend
Bingo benefits bands
• The Live Oak Emerald Regime holds bingo games at Britton Middle School, 80 W. Central Ave. Saturday, the doors open at 4:15 p.m., Sunday the doors open at 11:45 a.m. For more information visit

May 24
Indivisible South Valley
• Join this growing grassroots movement as they discuss ways to participate and influence local, state and national elected officials. They meet at 7 p.m. in the Granary building on Depot Street. For more information, email or visit

May 24 & 25
Estate planning and Medi-Cal seminars
• Join attorney Jim Ward for a free 90-minute educational, seminar, breaking down inheritance tax myths, inaccurate information regarding qualifying for Medi-Cal and the legal steps needed to protect assets with a sound Living Trust. Seminars are at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Law Office of Jim Ward, 7888 Wren Ave., Gilroy; and 11 a.m. Thursday at the Community and Cultural Center, 17000 Monterey Road, Morgan Hill. Call (408) 847-4800 for reservations.

June 3
Author to speak
• Urban farmer and writer Novella Carpenter will speak at the Morgan Hill Library, 660 W. Main Ave., at 3 p.m. Carpenter wrote the bestseller “Farm City: The Education of An Urban Farmer.” She runs GhostTown farm in Oakland and teaches writing and urban agriculture at the University of San Francisco. A book signing follows the talk.

History at the House
• Community members who have an experience level, a range of knowledge, and a willingness to share their perspectives about local history and landscapes are invited to join in the conversation from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Hiram Morgan Hill House at Villa Mira Monte, 17860 Monterey Road.

June 3 & 4
Wine Tasting
• Taste wine from Mann Cellars and Paradise Valley Vineyards from noon to 5 p.m. at the Hiram Morgan Hill House at Villa Mira Monte, 17860 Monterey Road. Bring a picnic snack and buy a bottle and enjoy the ambiance. This is a great starting point for exploring history, regional wineries as well as shopping and dining in downtown. Two wineries to taste from. A $5 tasting fee applies at each winery, applies to bottle purchase.

June 5
MHDA Quarterly Mixer
• The Morgan Hill Downtown Association invites you to join them for their quarterly mixer from 6 to 8 p.m. at Sinaloa Cafe, 17535 Monterey Road. Come mingle and network with others. Members and non members are all welcome. $10 per person.

June 7, 14, 21 & 28
Moveable Feast
• Back by popular demand is the Downtown Morgan Hill Moveable Feast which takes place from 5 to 9 p.m. on Third Street.

June 9, 10 & 11
Mt. Madonna’s ‘Ramayana!’
• Tickets are now available for Mount Madonna School’s 39th annual hit musical theater production, “Ramayana!” at the Mexican Heritage Theater in San Jose.
“Ramayana!” features 180 student actors, accompanied by a choir and adult musicians. The show plays at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $25 to $85 and available at All seats reserved.

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