Find out what’s happening in the South Valley


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 or [email protected]

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: 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.

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 ukulele players at the monthly Gilroy Ukulele Jam, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Old City Hall Restaurant, 7400 Monterey Road, Gilroy. All playing levels are welcome to join; free beginner lessons are available from 5:15 to 5:45 p.m. THIS HAS BEEN CANCELED

Wednesdays

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.

Student Recovery/Life Skills Class

  • “God Heals” is an eight-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.

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 various sewing skills. Meet at 10 a.m. in the Jackson Oaks area of Morgan Hill. Details: www.asgsanjose.org.

Wind Symphony Meets

  • Group meets from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Morgan Hill Presbyterian Church, 16970 Dewitt Ave. No auditions needed. Anyone who plays a brass, woodwind or percussion instrument and has at least two years’ experience is invited to attend. Details: email [email protected] or visit www.mhws.org.

Second Wednesday

SV Woodworkers Meet

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

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

  • This 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: 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: (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 and life skills at 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 include lunch and entertainment are held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Gilroy Elks Lodge. The cost is $23 per person, reservations required. Call 408) 847-1964 or email [email protected]

Fridays

Friday Night Bingo

  • 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 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.

Second Friday

San Martin 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

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. THIS HAS BEEN CANCELED

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.

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]

March 18

‘Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story’ Film Screening

  • This documentary, which will be shown at 6 p.m., at the Gilroy Library, 350 W. Sixth St., presents the life of Austrian actress Hedy Lamarr, one of Hollywood’s top leading ladies in the 1940s. She was also a talented inventor who created a radio system that is now considered the basis of Bluetooth technology.

March 20

Let The Dice Roll

  • Join the fun at the P.E.O. Annual Bunco Night from 6 to 9 p.m. at Old City Hall, 7400 Monterey Road. There will be hearty appetizers, dessert, refreshments and a no host bar. Raffle and unique silent auction items will feature a Gourmet Italian Dinner Party for eight. P.E.O. Chapter CG, is a nonprofit philanthropic educational organization; proceeds benefit women’s scholarships, grants, awards and loans. Tickets are $30 and available at the Nimble Thimble, 7455 Monterey Road. Details: Call or text Paula at (408) 515-8051.

Helping Hands & Healing Hearts

  • Community Solutions fhas canceled the 17th annual Helping Hands & Healing Hearts Awards Luncheon. THIS HAS BEEN CANCELED

March 20 – April 11

‘Tigers Be Still’

  • Limelight Actors Theater presents “Tigers Be Still.” The show stars Annalisa Tkacheff, Sarah Smith, Bruce Pember, and Gannon Janisch and take place at the Gilroy Center for the Arts, 7341 Monterey Road. Details: [email protected] or call (408) 842-SHOW.

March 21

Oakwood School Open House

  • Tour the preschool, elementary, middle and high school programs from 10 a.m. to noon at the school, 105 John Wilson Way. Pre-register or walk-in. To learn more, visit www.oakwoodway.org/ Email [email protected] or call (408) 782-7177.

March 28

Hero’s Day

  • Bring the family and enjoy lunch and entertainment at Pan Pacific RV Hero’s Day, at the facility, 16695 Condit Road, Morgan Hill.

April 2

Senior Adult Resource Fair

  • Seniors in town can receive free or low cost tax prep, health insurance counseling, computer help, rides to weekday lunches, haircuts and even free home repairs and renovations. All community volunteers, senior adults and their families and caregivers are invited to a Senior Adult Resource Event from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Thursday, April 2, in the O’Donnell Center at St. Catherine Church (17400 Peak Ave.). Speakers from the city of Morgan Hill Senior Center, Sourcewise, and Rebuilding Silicon Valley will be on hand to answer questions.

April 18

Diapees and Wipees

  • The 6th Annual Diapees and Wipees Drive benefiting Community Solutions put on by the Jayson & Lisa Stebbins Family & The Stebbins Mortgage Team takes place from 9 a.m. to noon. Drive through the donation station offering coffee, doughnuts and bagels, at Guild Mortgage, Morgan Hill Branch, 155 E Main Ave., Suite #170.

Annual Plant Sale

  • South Valley Fleurs Garden club is holding its annual plant sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Veterans Hall, 74 W. Sixth St. Proceeds help the nonprofit build and maintain a Fire Safe garden in Hollister, Butterfly Garden in Morgan Hill, Senior Center Garden in Gilroy, the downtown Morgan Hill planter boxes and an education program for selected local schools, providing advice and materials to teach students how to grow, maintain and harvest a garden.

Earth Day Fair

  • The city of Morgan Hill is hosting an Earth Day fair from 9 to 11:30 a.m., at the Community and Cultural Center. The fair is open to the public and will educate about climate change, its impact on the community and how to reduce carbon footprints. It will feature booths from local organizations, family activities, crafts, giveaways, and prize drawings. Also featured is a conference focused on climate change for incoming high school through college-aged students produced by the Young Women Leaders Conference, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and a climate change interest group featuring family entertainment and local cuisine hosted by Morgan Hill’s chapter of the American Association of University Women from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Clothing Giveaway

  • Free clothing for men, women and children from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Catherine Church, 17400 Peak Ave.

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