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Events Happy Valentine's Day February THE LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE OF THE SOUTH SANTA CLARA VALLEY 1-25 We want to wish all our advertisers, contributors, writers, and readers a happy and prosperous New Year. Photography 2018 Morgan Hill Photography Club presents an exhibition at the Morgan Hill Community and Cultural Center featuring 56 photographs representing 23 photographic genres. Photo to the right by Reno A. DiTulio. For more info: morganhillphtographyclub.org/ exhibitions/. March 1-31 Passport Weekend The Wineries of Santa Clara Valley have expanded their Spring Passport to include the entire month of March. Kick -off celebration is scheduled for Friday night, March 1, at Coyote Creek Golf Club. Passports can be purchased at participating SCV wineries anytime during the month. For further information go to santaclarawines.com. 2 Celebrate Morgan Hill Presented by the Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce—An- nual Awards Dinner honoring businesses and community members who make a difference. Held from 6-10 pm at Guglielmo Winery. The event, themed "An Evening at the Circus” will feature a mystery box "Wonka Bar” and silent auction under the Big Top. Tickets available online at morganhill.org. 16 Helping Hands and Healing Hearts Awards Annually 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. This sell-out event is held at the Morgan Hill Community & Cultural Center from 11:15 am to 1:30 pm. Contact keri.gardner@ communitysolutions.org, or 408-846-4704. 16 St. Patrick’s Day Dinner St. Joseph’s Family Center will host their annual dinner cel- ebrating St. Patrick. The event features a delicious corned beef dinner, a spirited raffl e and silent auction. It’s held at St. Mary Auditorium. No Host Bar at 6 pm and Dinner at 7 pm. Information and tickets 408.842.6662, ext. 25. 31 AAUW Wildfl ower Run The 36th AAUW Morgan Hill Wildfl ower Run (10K Run / 5 K Run/Walk/Stroller / Kids’ 2K / Senior 2K), is an annual event to fund scholarships for women and girls. Runner check-in begins at 7:30 am at Live Oak High School. Details and registration at Wildfl owerRun.org. GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN 24 Gilroy Sister Cities Dinner Gilroy Sister Cities Association's Annual International Dinner will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019. We will feature guest chefs from our Sister City Angro do Heroismo, Portugal. The event will be held at the I.F.D.E.S. Lodge/Portuguese Hall, 250 Old Gilroy Street. Admission is $50. No host bar 6 PM, Dinner 6:30 PM, Auction 8 PM. For ticket information contact Pinheiro Insurance, 408.842.4619. April 3-7 Poppy Jasper International Film Festival B ack and better than ever, this event is being heralded in Morgan Hill and Gilroy, both of which will be rolling out the red carpet to celebrate the fi lm and cinematic arts. This four-day event is hosting fi lmmakers from around the globe who will showcase their work before local audiences and fi lm industry professionals. pjiff.org —See pages 42-45. gmh TODAY proudly sponsors the Helping Hands and Healing Hearts Awards, AAUW Wildfl ower Run, and the Poppy Jasper International Film Festival. february/march 2019 2018 has been a good year for us at TODAY and it has been an honor to produce a magazine for and about the entire South Santa Clara Valley. gmh Our goal has always been to produce an upscale, content-rich community magazine that highlights community involvement, activities and stories of achievement and challenges that make our region such an amazing place to live, work and play. We trust that TODAY is the magazine that our community will continue to embrace and enjoy for years to come. gmh As we ended our twelfth year of publishing, we feel good about having taken our website to a new level by including a blog and increasing our search capabilities. We have also become more active on social media and hope to increase our interaction with you, our readers. In case you missed any of our 2018 issues, we’re providing a recap. If you see a story of interest, visit our website to see what you missed: gmhtoday.com gmhtoday.com 9