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Events 12 18 Helping Hands and Healing Hearts Awards Luncheon Honors a community leader who is dedicated to improving the lives of others and a current or former Community Solutions client who has triumphed over personal adversity and changed the course of their future. Held at the Morgan Hill Community & Cultural Center from 11:15 am to 1:30 pm. Contact Keri Gardner at keri.gardner@, or 408-846-4704. 3 15 30 Rebekah Children’s Services will host the Second Annual Pop- a-Cork Celebration benefi tting the Culinary Academy. Guests will enjoy a special selection of culinary delights prepared and served by students, sample award winning wines, and listen to live music in the Barrel Room at Fortino Winery. For tickets, visit cork or call, 408.846.2136. The 33rd AAUW Morgan Hill Wildfl ower Run (10K Run | 5K Run/Walk/Stroller | Kids’ 2K | Senior 2K), an annual fundraiser to support education of women and girls at Live Oak High School. Runner check-in begins at 7:30 am. Details and registration at Wildfl Family and group discounts available. Pinetello Comedy Theater presents “Jerry Finnigan’s Sister,” where we follow Brian and Beth from age 7 to the present to see if he can muster the courage to tell her how he feels about her before she gets married. The production runs thru May 7. Fri/Sat Doors open, 7:30 pm, Showtime 8:00 pm Sunday - doors open 1:30 pm. For information call, 408.337.1599, or go to Community Solutions Hearts of Gilroy Women’s Luncheon & Auction will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016, from 11:30-2:30 pm, at the Eagle Ridge Golf Club, The event hosts a day of fun, fashion and philanthropy as community members, donors and volunteers join together to raise funds for local women and children who have been victimized by abuse. Prizes are awarded to the women wearing the best shoes. The Heart of Gilroy award is given to recognize a guests who’s been active in making Gilroy a better place to live is awarded work and thrive. Event information at Pop-a-Cork April 1-23 Nunsense The Wineries of Santa Clara Valley host their Spring Passport from 12:00-5:00 pm. Admission price of $35 includes tastings from over 20 local wineries in Gilroy, Morgan Hill, and San Jose. For further information go to, or 27 2 Gilroy Gardens opens on Sunday, March 27 and will be open Fridays (11-5), Saturdays and Sundays (10-6) through May, and daily starting June 3. Don’t miss Lumination – a spectacular nighttime festival of light celebrating Chinese culture – coming to the park this July! For more information or to buy discount tickets online, go to Gilroy Sister Cities Association annual International Dinner and Auction featuring cuisine from Gilroy’s active Sister Cities: Angra do Heroismo, Azores; Tecate, Mexico; Takko-Machi, Japan; and Saint-Clar, France. The event will be held at the Portuguese Hall, 250 Old Gilroy St. Admission is $50. No host bar 6:00 pm, Dinner 6:30 pm, Auction 8:00 pm. For information contact, Vito Mercado, 916.761.7378. Passport Weekend Gilroy Gardens Opening Day 10 The annual Gilroy Rotary Flower Sale from 8 am to 2 pm at Syngenta Flowers, at 2280 Hecker Pass Highway, will offer patrons the most beautiful fl owering plants you can buy, and the deepest discounts, guaranteed. All proceeds will benefi t local charities. Info at 31 The Limelight Actors Theater’s presentation of “Nunsense,” a Best Off Broadway musical, stars Betsy Andrade and Roberta Vinkhuyzen. This updated production includes new jokes, additional lyrics, two new arrangements, and a brand new song. This zany musical reunites many of the original South County casts. Showings through April 23. Reservations available at 19-20 Gilroy Rotary Flower Sale Gilroy Gardens Opening Day St. Patrick’s Day Dinner St. Joseph’s Family Center will host their annual fundraiser with proceeds going to support the various food and nutrition programs of SJFC. The event features an authentic Irish meal, silent auction and raffl e. Held at St. Mary’s Parish auditorium; with a no host bar at 6pm, dinner at 7 pm. Information and tickets 408.842.6662 or 23 Gilroy Sister Cities Dinner AAUW Wildfl ower Run 8-30 Jerry Finnigan’s Sister God Of Carnage South Valley Civic Theatre’s presentation is set in modern - day New York and is the story of two married couples that meet for the fi rst time shortly after their respective sons have a nasty schoolyard tangle. Each attempt at a civilized adult discussion quickly devolves. The performance runs through April 30. More info: pring ling Spring Fling GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN May 6-7 GAL’s Impressions Home & Garden Tour 14 The fi rst annual Women’s Luncheon benefi ting Rebekah Children’s Services Family Resource Center (FRC), which provides services to all families with children under 6, will be held at Old City Hall. Guest speaker is Susie Sanchez, author of “The Dream Lived.” The Kimberly Ordaz Award will be presented to a local community member who embodies Kimberly’s tremendous passion and commitment to their own family and to the entire community. Guests are encouraged to bring a “baby shower” type gift to the luncheon to benefi t families in need. For more information: Hearts of Gilroy 16 Spring Fling Leadership Gilroy will hold its annual Spring Fling event at the greenhouses at Syngenta Flowers. The evening event begins at 5 pm and offers attendees a night of dinner, dancing and a live auction and is open to the public. Visit for more details. 22-24 Britton Carnival Britton Middle School’s annual Carnival. It’s an all day event that is fun for the whole family. Admission is free. MARCH/APRIL 2016 Enjoy touring four homes and a garden at this year’s GAL’s Tour. Check in is between 10 am -1:30 pm. The perfect outing for Mom complete with hors d’oeuvres & no-host wine tasting with a Home & Garden Decor Boutique. 100% of all proceeds benefi t local youth. Tickets: $30 in advance and $35 at the door. For information, contact March