Find out what is happening in our community that you can enjoy

Ongoing

Women’s Support Group

  • Join an eight-week personal study session with other caring women healing from post-abortion. These are individual or group sessions depending on the needs of the participants involved. Details: (408) 847-8880.

 

AARP Safe Driving Course

  • A refresher course for motorists 50 and older is currently taking place. You must call and register to get the dates and location. Participants will familiarize themselves with driver safety and new laws. No tests. Course, materials and instructor provided. There is a minimal DMV certificate fee. Details and to register: Please call (408) 779-7117 between 1 and 7 p.m.

 

Mondays

Celebrate Recovery

  • Group meets at 6:30 p.m. at South Valley Community Church, 8095 Kelton Dr., Gilroy. Details: (408) 848-2363.

 

Food Addict Meetings

  • Food Addicts in Recovery, a 12-step program for those suffering from overeating, under-eating or bulimia, meet at 7 p.m., Advent Lutheran Church, 16870 Murphy Ave. Details: 800-600-6028 or www.foodaddicts.org.

 

Line Dancing Lessons

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

 

Second Monday

Parkinson’s Support Group

  • Parkinson’s patients and their caregivers are invited to attend this support group from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., at Merrill Gardens, 7600 Isabella Way, Gilroy. Details: (408) 691-5982

 

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 on Monterey Road. Details: www.valledelsur-aaca.com.

 

Active Living Programs

  • Group meets from 1:30 to 2:40 p.m. at Merrill Gardens, 7600 Isabella Way. Details: (408) 607-8254 or [email protected]

 

Last Monday

Parenting Support Group

  • Join other moms to learn, share and journey through parenting at 10 a.m. Details: (408) 847-8880.

 

Monday & Thursday

Duplicate Bridge

  • Enjoy games that begin at noon Mondays and 10 a.m. Thursdays at the Gilroy Senior Center, 7371 Hanna St. Details: (408) 921-8512 or email [email protected]

 

Mon., Wed., Fri., & Sat.

Join the Gilroy Gators Masters

  • Swim from 5 to 6 a.m. and most Saturdays from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at Gilroy High School. Sessions are for adults looking to get in, or stay in shape, or for triathletes looking for more swim time and/or instruction. Details: Visit www.gilroygators.org or email [email protected]

 

Tuesdays

Meditation Class

  • This fun class consists of a short introduction, a 20-minute meditation, and a brief discussion afterward. It takes place from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m., at 16165 Monterey Road, Suite #200. Details: Please e-mail artofyogamorganhill.com.

 

4-H Meeting

  • Learn leadership and life skills at the Adam’s 4-H meetings. They are held from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Gilroy Grange, 8191 Swanston Lane. Details: [email protected]

 

Fourth Tuesday

Free Ukulele Jam Session

  • Have fun with an enthusiastic group of players at the monthly Gilroy Ukulele Jam, 6 to 8 p.m., at Old City Hall Restaurant, 7400 Monterey Road. All playing levels are welcome to join; free beginner lessons available from 5:15 to 5:45 p.m.

 

Tuesday  & Thursday

Community Closet

  • The St. Catherine Community Closet is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the first Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. Get free, gently-used clothing and household items, at 13570 Depot St., San Martin. Details: (408) 857-4516.

 

Wednesdays

Student Recovery/Life Skills Class

  • “God Heals” is an 8-step program for middle and high schoolers providing free life skill classes that take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Cathedral of Faith, 7250 Forest St. Details: Suzie at (408) 497-2494.

 

Alzheimer, Dementia Care Support

  • Find support, respite, and education 6:30 p.m. in the activities room at Merrill Gardens, 7600 Isabella Way. Details: Anne Seckinger at (408) 857-7811.

 

American Sewing Guild

  • If you love to sew and work with fabric, you’ll enjoy meeting a group of enthusiasts who challenge and teach each other sewing skills. Meet at 10 a.m. in the Jackson Oaks area of Morgan Hill. Details: www.asgsanjose.org.

 

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 brass, woodwind or percussion instrument and has at least two years’ experience is invited. Details: email [email protected] or visit www.mhws.org.

 

First Wednesday

Alzheimer’s, Dementia Support

  • Get support, respite and education at these monthly meetings in the Activities Room, at Merrill Gardens, 7600 Isabella Way. Details: Anne Seckinger at (408) 857-7811.

 

2nd & 4th Wednesday

Indivisible South Valley

  • Indivisible South Valley, a grassroots effort aligned with the national Indivisible Movement, works to protect democracy and core values, focusing on local communities. Meetings are from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at the clubhouse on Montoya Circle.

 

Thursdays

Alanon Family Meeting

  • A meeting for family and friends of alcoholics takes place at 7 p.m. at Gilroy First Baptist Church, 8455 Wren Ave.

 

4-H Meeting

  • Learn leadership and life skills at the Pacheco Pass 4-H meetings from 7 to 8 p.m. Details: Please email [email protected] or call (408) 824-8201.

 

Creative Writing Class

  • No experience needed for this 13-week class that meets at 2 p.m., at Merrill Gardens, 7600 Isabella Way Gilroy. Details: call (408) 621-5114.

 

First Thursday

American Legion Meets

  • The American Legion meets at 6 p.m., at the Veterans Memorial Building, 74 W. 6th St. Details: Ray at (408) 607-3280 or [email protected]

 

Second Thursday

4-H Meeting

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

 

Third Thursday

Women in Touch

  • Women in Touch II invites others to renew friendships and make new ones. Meetings, which include lunch and entertainment, are from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Gilroy Elks Lodge. The cost is $23, reservations required. Call 408) 847-1964 or email [email protected]

 

Fridays

Friday Night Bingo

  • The doors open at 4 p.m. and early games start at 6 p.m. at the VFW, 74 W. Sixth St.

 

Celebrate Recovery

  • Group meets at 6 p.m. for food, 7 p.m. for large groups and 8 p.m. for small groups, at New Hope Community Church, 8886 Muraoka St. Details: (408) 781-4498.

 

Late Evening Gym

  • Come to a safe space and have fun from 6 to 9 p.m. at the El Portal gym, 222 I.O.O.F. Ave. Program for ages 13 to 19 though younger children allowed if accompanied by a parent or sibling older than 18. Permission slip needed if attending for the first time. Details: (408) 846-0460.

 

Saturdays

Ukulele Sunrise Jam

  • Players meet at 8:30 a.m. for an hour at Café 152 Bread Company, 60 4th St. They play songs from songbooks, which are available at www.GilroyUkuleleJam.com.

 

Second Saturday

Gilroy Poetry Fun

  • Join the Gilroy Garlicky Group of poets for poetry fun from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Gilroy Public Library, 350 W. 6th St. This is very low key with all levels welcome.

 

First & Third Sundays

Grief Support Group

  • Group meets at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 17175 Monterey St. It provides a safe place to share grief. Details: (408) 607-5779 or email [email protected]

 

Dec. 14

Big Book Sale

Get a great deal on used books at the Big Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Gilroy Library, 660 W. Sixth St. Proceeds fund the Friends of the Library.

 

Dec. 14 & 15

MMS Presents ‘Seussical Jr.’

  • “Seussical Jr.,” a colorful, magical adventure brought to life by the Mount Madonna School (MMS) middle school players, takes place at 2 p.m., at the Hawk’s Nest Theater at MMS. Adult tickets are $15; $10 for those 18 and younger and are available at mms-seussical.brownpapertickets.com. All seats are reserved.

 

Dec. 14 & 15

Holiday Boutique

  • Fortino Winery Holiday Boutique will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the winery, 4525 Hecker Pass Highway. There will be vendors, crafts, and wine. Enjoy a day of shopping and sipping your favorite Fortino wines. The boutique is free to the public.

Dec. 15

Home Depot Chanukah Workshop

  • Join Chabad of Morgan Hill and Home Depot for a free and fun-for-the-whole-family workshop from 11 a.m., to 12:30 p.m. Build your own menorah. Get a Home Depot craft apron, fill and decorate your dough-nut. Music and refreshments. Open to children of all ages, and their families. No charge, but RSVP required at www.jewishmh.com/homedepot.

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