Published in the June 21 – July 4, 2017 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.

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.

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.

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

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
• Interested in building public speaking and leadership skills? If so, come and check out the Morgan Hill Toastmasters Club’s weekly meeting at 7:30 a.m., at the MHUSD 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, doors open at 4:15 p.m., Sunday, doors open at 11:45 a.m. For more information, visit

June 24
Prohibition Party Fundraiser
• Experience the former country home of Hiram and Diana Hill as it’s transformed into a speakeasy. Dixieland jazz performed by the Zinfandel Stompers, Prohibition era cocktails, food and dancing under the stars are some of the highlights. Tickets are $59 and available at For more information, email or call (408) 888-1260.

Coffee with the mayor
• Join Mayor Steve Tate and guest City Attorney Donald Larkin at 10 a.m. at GVA Cafe, 17400 Monterey Road. This is a chance to engage directly with the mayor in an informal setting. The mayor buys the coffee and you bring the questions.

Youth Triathlon
• The 10th Annual Splash 2 Dash Youth Triathlon is for ages 5 to 13 and will start and end at the Morgan Hill Aquatics Center. Entry fee includes T-shirt, goodie bag and a medal for each participant. For more information, visit

June 26 & 27
Leadership fundraisers
• The Leadership Morgan Hill Class of 2017 will host two evenings of fundraising at Bubbles Wine Bar, 17105 Monterey Road, to benefit the class community service project, Pups in Need. From 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, a $45 ticket will buy any three items on the menu. Proceeds go toward making improvements to the Morgan Hill Police Department’s canine impound facility. To donate directly to the project, visit and click on “class project” in the drop-down menu.

June 28
Lifelong Learning
• Rick Hopkins, an expert in mammalian carnivores, discusses the myths and realities of our relationship with predators in our midst. The talk takes place from 10 a.m. to noon at the Morgan Hill Community and Cultural Center, 17000 Monterey Road. Register at, in person at the CCC or the Centennial Recreation Center, 171 W Edmundson Ave. The $10 fee supports Older Adult Services. For more information, contact or (408) 310-4254.

July 1
Annual Boutique Sale
• Shop for new and gently used items, arts and crafts, clothes and small household items from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 17175 Monterey Road. Proceeds go to charity. Donations greatly appreciated Sunday mornings at the Fellowship Hall.

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