Published in the February 27 – March 12, 2019 issue of Morgan Hill Life

Mondays

Line Dancing Lessons

  • Line dancing lessons take place from 7 to 9 p.m. at the San Martin Lions Club, 12415 Murphy Ave., San Martin.

 

Food Addicts Meetings

  • Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. at Advent Lutheran Church, 16870 Murphy Ave., Morgan Hill. Details: 800-600-6028 or www.foodaddicts.org.

 

Second Monday

Parkinson’s Support Group

  • Meet at the Village Green Senior Living Center, 7600 Isabella Way, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Details: Judy at (408) 607-8254.

 

Car Lovers Meet

  • The Valle del Sur region of the Antique Automobile Club of America meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Villa Mira Monte 17860 Monterey Road. Details: www.valledelsur-aaca.com.

 

Second, fourth Mondays

Lions Club Morgan Hill

  • The Lions Club meets at Mama Mia’s, 275 E. Dunne Ave., at 7 p.m. They focus on worldwide programs and services for the blind and visually impaired and in many local programs. Details: (408) 723 1018.

 

Mondays & Wednesdays

Training Program

  • Upgrade your skills and attend a job training program or school at no cost by joining Work2Future’s employment program. They meet at 2 p.m., 379 Tompkins Court. Details: (408) 758-3339.

 

Mondays & Thursdays

Duplicate Bridge

  • Bridge games are held at 1:20 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m. Thursdays at the Gilroy Senior Center, 7371 Hanna St. Details: (408) 921-8512 or email win.stone@charter.net.

 

Mondays & Fridays

Get Moving for Healthier Aging

  • Join other older-than-50s in a class to keep you mobile. The first class is free. Check out the special offer of $2 per class (normally $3). This class takes place from 10 to 11 a.m. at Machado School, 15130 Sycamore Ave. Contact Alison at (408) 779 2399 or alison.macmillan@btinternet.com.

 

Tuesdays

Bingo at the CCC

  • Doors open at 4:15 p.m., early bird games start 5:45, regular games at 6:30 in the Hiram Morgan Hill room, at Community and Cultural Center. Must be 18 to play.

 

Meditation Class

  • Class consists of an introduction of the session, a 20-minute meditation, and a brief interactive discussion. It takes place from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. E-mail artofyogamorganhill.com, or drop by 16165 Monterey Road, Suite 200. There is a suggested donation of $5, but no one will be turned away.

 

Tuesdays & Thursdays

Community Closet

  • The St. Catherine Community Closet is open from 10 a.m. to noon. Get free, gently used clothing and household items. Details: (408) 857-4516.

 

Every Wednesday

Wind Symphony Meets

  • The Morgan Hill Wind Symphony meets from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Morgan Hill Presbyterian Church, 16970 Dewitt Ave. No auditions needed, openings in all sections. Anyone who plays a wind symphony instrument and have at least one year of experience can join.

 

Second Wednesday

South Valley Woodworkers Meet

  • If you are a woodworker or enjoy working with wood you may enjoy joining the South Valley Woodworkers. Group meets at 7 p.m. in Morgan Hill. Details: www.southvalleywoodworkers.org.

 

Thursdays

Naranon Meeting

  • These meetings are for family and friends affected by a loved one’s drug abuse. They meet from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Gilroy First Baptist Church, 8455 Wren Ave.

 

Gilroy Ladies Gavilan Niners

  • The Gilroy Ladies Gavilan Niners Golf Club is looking for new members: Details (408) 832-6372 or (408) 981-8551.

 

Second Thursday

4-H Meeting

  • Learn leadership and life skills at the Pacheco Pass 4-H meetings from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Lion’s Club of San Martin, 12415 Murphy Ave. Details:lanto1@sbcglobal.net.

 

Fridays

Friday Night Bingo

  • Doors open at 4 p.m. with games starting at 6 p.m. at the VFW, 74 W. Sixth St.

 

Second Friday

Horsemen Meet

  • The San Martin Horsemen’s Association meets at 7 p.m. at the San Martin Lion’s Club, 12415 Murphy Ave. Details: www.smhorse.org.

 

Saturdays

Running Group, Club Run

  • The South Valley Running Club is hosting a group run at 8 a.m. Various distances. All levels welcome. Membership is not required. Details: www.svrchome.org.

 

Weekly Bike Rides

  • Join others for a no-drop 15- 25-mile road ride around Morgan Hill. Ride starts at 7:30 a.m. at Bike Therapy, 17540 Depot St.

 

Ukulele Sunrise Jam

  • Players meet at 8:30 a.m. for an hour of jamming at Café 152 Bread Company, 60 4th St. Songs available at www.GilroyUkuleleJam.com.

 

Second Saturday

Downtown History Walk

  • Take a tour from 10 a.m. to noon and experience the history of downtown Morgan Hill. Tours are free, donations are welcome. Meet at the Third Street Plaza.

 

Feb. 28

Workshop for Parents

  • “Raising Well,” an interactive workshop for parents on creating boundaries for children, takes place at 7 p.m. at the Morgan Hill Community Center. Free and open to parents of all ages. RSVP at bit.ly/MorganHillParents.com.

 

March 1 – 31

Passport Month is Here

  • Follow the Santa Clara Valley Wine Trail during Spring Passport and taste in 32 tasting rooms. Many will have food, music and activities during the month. Use your Passport to visit 29 Passports Partners before, during or after wine tasting for exclusive discounts (estimated at more than $350). Tickets at www.springpassport2019.eventbrite.com.

 

March 2

Raincoats and Rubber Boots

  • Bring the kids to Henry Coe State Park wearing rubber boots and raincoats or shorts and T-shirts depending on the weather, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Play, hike, float a boat or duck in the creek, go on a scavenger hunt and find out what makes it rain. Kids can also bring a bike and learn to navigate obstacles one might find on the trail under the supervision of experienced mountain bikers. Bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, towels and dry clothes for the ride home. There is a $6 parking fee. Details: (408) 842-6215 or (408) 683-2247.

 

Mar 2 & 3

Wine Tasting

  • Taste wine from Mann Cellars & Paradise Valley Vineyards from noon to 5 p.m. at the Hiram Morgan Hill House at Villa Mira Monte. Bring a picnic snack and buy a bottle and enjoy the ambiance. Two wineries to taste from. The $5 tasting fee applies at each winery.

 

March 4

Growing Tomatoes Successfully

  • Increase your success in growing tomatoes from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at the Morgan Hill Library, 660 W. Main Ave. New varieties along with different types of tomatoes will be discussed. Growing in containers will also be covered. Class presented by UCCE Master Gardener Joan Cloutier.

 

March 6

History Conversations

  • Alan Leventhal, San Jose State University Information Technology Consult, College of Social Sciences, will speak about the Native American tribes of Santa Clara County. The talk takes place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Hiram Morgan Hill House at Villa Mira Monte.

 

March 6

Morgan Hill Flower Lovers Meet

  • The Morgan Hill Flower Lovers gather from 12:15 to 2 p.m. at the Community and Cultural Center, 17000 Monterey Road. Everyone interested in learning about growing plants is welcome. A local master gardener will speak. Details: Suzanne Barrett at (408) 683-2400.

 

March 9

Downtown Historic Walking Tour

  • Come experience the rich history of the buildings in downtown Morgan Hill from 10 a.m. to noon. Walk into the past and learn about the buildings and characters who built, owned and operated them through the years. Tours are free, donations accepted. Meet at the Third Street Plaza.

 

March 10

Singer, Songwriter, Author Visits

  • Robert Hunter will perform and sign copies of his new novel “Relapse: A Love Story” from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at BookSmart, 421 Vineyard Town Center. Inspired by his wife Becky’s illness, Hunter wrote the book and recorded an album then set off on the nationwide “Relapse + Revival” tour. Guests will receive a free copy of the album Revival with each Relapse book purchase. Details: (408) 778-6467.

 

March 13

State of the City Address

  • Mayor Rich Constantine will give his first State of the City address at 7 p.m. in the Morgan Hill City Council chambers, 17575 Peak Ave.

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