Gilroy Today 2013 03 Spring - Page 4

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Garlic City Mercantile
& Shirtworks
408.842.6501 7550 Monterey Street
Come Downtown and be tempted by our many wonderful garlicky condiments , sauces , seasonings , gifts and décor items . Be sure to ask how the Shirtworks can provide you with custom embroidery ; personalized shirts , caps , jackets , towels & linens .
DreamPower Horsemanship
Equine Facilitated Therapy
408.686.0535 dreampowerhorsemanship . com
A non-profit charity serving our community for nine years , providing equine facilitated therapy for children , teens and adults . Offers a Horses for Heroes program for veterans and their families , free of charge . Donations are appreciated .
FlashBack , The Music
Pat DeLeon , Mobile DJ
408.206.9933 garliccitytrains @ aol . com
Enjoy the original rock-n-roll dance experience . For the 40 and over crowd — ‘ 50s , ‘ 60s , & ‘ 70s . Twenty-five years of experience . Available for retirement parties , anniversaries , fundraisers and other special events .

Community Tidbits

MISS GAVILAN HILLS QUEEN PAGEANT
MARCH 16-17 , 2013 — You could get a first glance at this year ’ s Miss America . The Miss Gavilan Hills and Miss Northern California Regional Competion official primaries are being held at the Gavilan College Theater at 5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard at 4 pm on March 17th . A Princess Program focusing on etiquette and manners for girls 5 through 12 will be held on Saturday , March 16 at Brownell School . Princesses will be featured on stage Sunday at the main event as well . For more information : email — missgavilanhills @ marxtowing . com .
PASSPORT WEEKEND
MARCH 23-24 , 2013 — Visit area Wineries , Sample Award- Winning Wines and Enjoy VIP Treatment as you travel throughout the Santa Clara Valley . Take part in activities planned exclusively for Passport holders ! Barrel Tasting • BBQs • Winery Tours • Special Discounts • New Releases • Antipasti • Music • Great Wines — www . SantaClaraWines . com
IMPRESSIONS
HOME & GARDEN TOUR
MAY 10-11 , 2013 — The Gilroy Assistance League presents their Ninth Annual “ Impressions ” Home & Garden Tour starting each day at 10 am and concluding at 4 pm . In addition to viewing beautiful homes , there ’ s a wonderful boutique complete with complimentary appetizers and a no-host wine bar at the conclusion of the tour .
GARLIC FESTIVAL QUEEN PAGEANT
MAY 18 , 2013 — Pageant begins at 5:00 pm at the Gavilan College Theater . Contestants are judged on personal interview , talent , garlic speech and evening gown . The Queen and her Court represent Gilroy at various festivities leading up to the Festival . They have the opportunity to make guest appearances in local print and electronic media , in parades and at fundraising events . Most importantly , they spend all three days at the festival having a garlicky good time with fellow lovers of the pungent bulb .
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