Discover what’s happening in the South Valley region in our community calendar
Line Dance 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 Meeting
- Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. at Advent Lutheran Church, 16870 Murphy Ave., Morgan Hill. Details: 800-600-6028 or visit www.foodaddicts.org.
Al-Anon Discovery Group Meets
- This group meets from 7 to 8 p.m. at Advent Lutheran Church, 16870 Murphy Ave. Al-Anon members are people, just like you, who are worried about someone with a drinking problem. Details: Call (757) 563-1600, email [email protected] or visit www.al-anon.org.
Line Dance Lessons
- Get some exercise, have some food and drinks and a lot of fun with free line dance lesson from JMJ for beginners from 7 to 8 p.m. and intermediate lessons from 8 to 9 p.m. at Sinaloa Café, 17535 Monterey Road.
Parenting Support Group
- Join other moms to learn, share and journey through parenting at 10 a.m. Details: (408) 847-8880.
Mondays & Thursdays
- 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 [email protected]
Mondays & Fridays
Get Moving for Healthier Aging
- Join other older-than-50 adults in a class to keep you mobile. The first class is free. $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 [email protected]
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.
Tuesdays & Thursdays
- 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.
Tues., Thurs. & Sun.
- Drop-in from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sunday. Free for CRC members, $8 for non-member seniors. Equipment provided. Pickleball is easy to learn and provides a challenging workout. Details: www.usapa.org/what-is-pickleball.
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 and there are openings in all sections. Anyone who plays a wind instrument and has at least one year of experience are free to join.
Recovering From Addiction
- Thrive! provides support, information and education for family recovery. They meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Morgan Hill Presbyterian Church, 16970 Dewitt Ave. Details: Karen at (408) 666-5533.
LeTip Morgan Hill
- LeTip meets from 7:01 a.m. to 8:31 a.m. at Rosy’s at the Beach, 17320 Monterey Road, to exchange qualified leads, build relationships and learn to promote each other. Join them for breakfast, some networking and the chance to highlight your business. Details: LeTip-MorganHill.com.
- 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 seeks new members: Details (408) 832-6372 or (408) 981-8551.
Friday Night Bingo
- Doors open at 4 p.m. with games starting at 6 p.m. at the VFW, 74 W. Sixth St.
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. Starts at 7:30 a.m. at Bike Therapy, 17540 Depot St.
Ukulele Sunrise Jam
- 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.
- The Al-Anon Sunday Seekers of Serenity Group meets from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Morgan Hill Bible Church, 15055 Monterey Road. Families and friends have the chance to learn from the experiences of others who faced similar problems with someone’s drinking that bothers them. Details: Call (757) 563-1600, email [email protected] or visit www.al-anon.org.
First & Third Sundays
Grief Support Group
- This group provides a safe and respectful place to share your grief. It meets at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 17175 Monterey St. in downtown Morgan Hill. Details: (408) 607-5779 or email [email protected]
Party in the Vineyard
- Coldwell Banker presents their 15th Annual Party in the Vineyard fundraiser to support six local nonprofit organizations, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fortino Winery. This year, they are supporting Operation Interdependence, Operation Freedom Paws, Shining Star Prom, South County Tail Waggers, YMCA Gilroy Senior Nutrition and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. Your ticket includes a fabulous lunch from Old City Hall, a glass of Fortino wine, fun music with DJ Mikey Malinao, a chance to win raffle prizes, and a silent and live auction. Tickets are $25 and available at PartyInTheVineyardCB.EventBrite.com.
Sept. 28 & 29
Quilt Show at the Taste of MH
- South Valley Quilt Association will hold their annual quilt show during the Taste of Morgan Hill at the United Methodist Church, 17175 Monterey Road. There will also be a Quilts of Valor presentation at 1:00 p.m. Sunday. Details: (408) 710-0236 or [email protected]
Folklórico Dance at the Library
- During National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Library Friends host Los Laureles Academy for traditional Mexican dancing, featuring Laureles Juvenil local youth at 7 p.m. The free performance is open to all ages. It takes place at the Morgan Hill Library, 660 West Main Ave. Details: (408) 779-3196, or visit www.friendsmhlibrary.org.
Rosh Hashana Service
- Join a traditional and inspirational Rosh Hoshana Service at 9:30 a.m. at La Quinta Inn & Suites, 17043 Condit Road. No membership or affiliation necessary. Contemporary messages and insights. Warm and friendly environment. Hebrew-English prayer book.
Vets Hall Hosts Resource Fair
- The Gilroy Veterans Memorial Hall is hosting a Veterans Resource Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the hall, 74 W. Sixth St. The event will include medical professionals, counseling, benefits assistance, and local businesses with services specifically for veterans. Veterans need to bring either their VA card and/or a DD214 for proof of service. Details: email [email protected] or (408) 842-3838.
Reading Hour Orientation
- Join a community of volunteers who read one-on-one with first to third graders at the Boys and Girls Club, 17666 Crest Ave. “Reading Hour” is from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays during the school year. The final fall orientation takes place from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Details and to RSVP: [email protected]
Earn Scholarship for Leadership
- The American Association of University Women Morgan Hill is offering one scholarship for Leadership Morgan Hill’s 2020 class. Interested applicants contact Peggy Martin for details at [email protected] Deadline is Oct. 1.
Flowers, Herbs for Fall Gardens
- Learn about winter/fall flowers and herbs that add beauty, attract beneficial insects and grow well in the cool weather, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Gilroy Library, 350 W. Sixth St.
Help Plant Trees
- The city of Morgan Hill has partnered with and received a grant from CalFire to increase tree canopy and provide environmental benefits to the community at the Butterfield Basin, located on the corner of Maple and Railroad avenues. You can help plant 157 trees from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day includes a barbecue lunch and light refreshments. Bring a water bottle. To register as a volunteer, visit www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0c48ada82babfe3-volunteers. Details: www.morgan-hill.ca.gov/77/Environmental-Services.
- Join in a conversation into the history of Morgan Hill with a notable contributor to our community and heritage, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., at the Hiram Morgan Hill House at Villa Mira Monte. This is a monthly interactive series where you can participate in the conversation or just listen and learn. These events are free and no registration is required.
Home Composting Workshop
- Discover the benefits of gardening using your compost from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Community and Cultural Center. A free compost bin will be given to one lucky participant. Pre-registration is required. Details: (408) 918-4640.
- The Friends of the Morgan Hill Library Fall Book Sale takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the library, 660 W. Main Ave. There is a members-only preview from 9 to 10 a.m. All books are $1 or less. Children’s books are 10 cents each. There is a $5 a bag sale from 2 to 3 p.m. Details: Call Roberta Henderson at (408) 779-1412 or email her at [email protected]
Learn Innovation & Manufacturing
- The city’s economic development department team is hosting a Choose Morgan Hill Speaker Series. Join them for an in-depth conversation about the business sectors that drive the Morgan Hill economy. The next event looking at the innovation and manufacturing takes place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Granada Theater. All sessions are free although an RSVP is required. Visit www.blog.choosemorganhill.com/speaker-series/ to RSVP.
Cops for Kids Golf Tournament
- It’s time for the Morgan Hill Police Officers Association’s annual golf tournament. Proceeds will be used for various outreach programs to connect officers with Morgan Hill youth. Last year, they raised enough money to send 125 fourth graders on a $100 shopping spree at Target. Details and to sign up, visit www.mhcopsforkids.com.
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