Find out what’s happening in our community
Women’s Support Group
- An eight-week personal study with other caring women healing from post-abortion. These are individual or group sessions. Details: (408) 847-8880.
AARP Safe Driving Course
- A one-day course for motorists 50 and older takes place periodically. Must call and register to get the current date and location. There are no tests and there is a minimal DMV certificate fee. A discount on auto insurance is available upon completion. Details and to register call: (408) 779-7117 between 1 and 7 p.m. only.
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.
Car Lovers Meet
- The Valle del Sur region of the Antique Automobile Club of America meets at 7:30 p.m. at Villa Mira Monte 17860 Monterey Road. Details: www.valledelsur-aaca.com.
Parenting Support Group
- Join other moms to learn, share and journey through parenting at 10 a.m. Details: (408) 847-8880.
Second, fourth Mondays
Lions Club Morgan Hill
- The Morgan Hill 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 many other local programs. Details: (408) 723 1018.
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]
Mon., Wed., Fri. & Sat.
Join the Gilroy Gators Masters
- Workout from 5 to 6 a.m. and most Saturdays from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at Gilroy High School. Details: www.gilroygators.org or email [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.
Ukulele Fans Meet
- The Ukulele Society meets from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Morgan Hill Library, 660 W. Main Ave. All levels welcome. Details: [email protected]
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.
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.
- 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.
- 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: [email protected]
Friday Night Bingo
- Doors open at 4 p.m. with games starting at 6 p.m. at the VFW, 74 W. Sixth St.
- 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.
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.
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.
- 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]
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.
Senior Resource Fair
- A free event from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Community and Cultural Center with resource tables, health and wellness exhibits, class demos, educational opportunities and fun. Details: (408) 782-1284 or [email protected]
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.
Dine for a Day
- Dine at Erik’s DeliCafe from 9 a.m. to p.m. at the Vineyard Town Center location or from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Cochrane Road location. A percentage of the sale will benefit the Morgan Hill Community Foundation.
Community Gardens Opening
- The grand opening for the new location of the Morgan Hill Community Garden will be held at 10 a.m., at 15690 Railroad Ave., near the Butterfield Boulevard overpass. This event is open to the public.
South County Fall Plant Sale
- Visit the annual Fall Plant Sale from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Guglielmo Winery, 1480 E. Main Ave. Shop for California native plants and fall vegetable seedlings, such as broccoli, cauliflower, salad greens, peas, and much more. Visit with Master Gardeners and get your gardening questions answered. Learn how to have a productive vegetable garden all winter long. Cash or checks only.
Festival of Hymns
- The public is invited to the “O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing: A Festival of Hymns” at 5:30 p.m., at Advent Lutheran Church, 16870 Murphy Ave. It will include words for meditation, singing of well-loved hymns by the congregation, sharing choral hymn arrangements by the festival choir comprised of community singers, and solos by guest organist Dr. John Lowe. Details: (408) 779-3551 or [email protected]
Grow Native Plants in Containers
- There are some California native plants that grow well in containers. They can produce flowers and/or fruit as well as interesting foliage. Find out which ones may look great in your yard or even be kept inside from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Morgan Hill Library, 660 W. Main Ave.
Make it Monday
- Enjoy an evening of do-it-yourself fun making Candy Corn Button Pumpkins at 7 p.m. at the Morgan Hill Library, 660 W. Main Ave. All supplies are free and provided. Registration is required. It is intended for adults but children are welcome to attend with adult supervision.
Authors Discuss Books
- The Distinguished Author Series features writers Sonia Nazario, John Carreyrou and Susan Orlean who have written books that have dominated bestseller lists. The three-part series begins with Sonia Nazario, who will kick off the series at 7 p.m. at the Morgan Hill Community and Cultural. A second event will be held at 7:30 pm at the De Anza Visual & Performing Arts Center, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd. Events are free and open to the public. Seating is available on a first-come, first serve basis and is limited and participants are encouraged to arrive early.
Oct 25 & 26
‘Here Comes the Judge’
- Oakwood School drama presents “Here Comes the Judge,” at 7 p.m. Friday and at 1 and 6 p.m. Saturday at the school, 105 John Wilson Way.
- The Edward Boss Prado Foundation’s Octoberfest Clothing Giveaway takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cecelia’s Closet and Food Pantry, 35 Peebles Ave. The event is free, no questions asked. There will be a free meal provided by the Kiwanis Club and free flu vaccination provided by Foothill Community Center.
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