Bulletin 3.19.05

Saturday 3.19
Once Upon A Saturday
Each Saturday in March, a different children’s store at Gilroy
Premium Outlets hosts

Once Upon A Saturday,

a storytelling time from 10:30 to 11am.
Saturday 3.19

Once Upon A Saturday

Each Saturday in March, a different children’s store at Gilroy Premium Outlets hosts “Once Upon A Saturday,” a storytelling time from 10:30 to 11am.

Kids will get a goodie bag, a free children’s book donated by Book Warehouse and more.

On March 19, it will be at Strasburg Children, Bldg. B#160.

For details call the management office at 842-3732.

Fun Day At Henry Coe

Henry Coe State Park, 9000 E. Dunne Ave., will hold:

• A Discovery Hike at 10am. Strenuous 10 to 12 mile hike through Middle Ridge and Poverty Flat loop. Bring lots of water, snacks and lunch.

• “Beginner and Intermediate Backpacking” session at 10am.

• “Secret Spots,” a moderate, 5-mile hike, at 10am. Visit some favorite spots in Hunting Hollow, explore side canyons and little-known ponds. Expect some stream wading. Bring lunch and water.

• “Natural History of Coe Park” at 8pm. Winslow Briggs will reveal the harmony of the plants and animals in Coe Park.

Auditions For Aladdin Jr.

South Valley Civic Theatre will be holding auditions for “Disney’s Aladdin Jr.” at the SVCT Warehouse, 8565 Monterey Road, Saturday, with 9:30am check-in for 10am auditions and 12:30pm check-in for 1pm auditions. Call backs at the director’s request will be held Saturday evening.

Open for youth actors ages 8 through 14. Jafar may be cast as a baritone role up to age 18. Come prepared to perform a cold reading and dance routine, and sing a song of your choosing not from Disney’s Aladdin.

For more information call April at 607-2080 or Jon Reed at 887-9155.

Adopt A Furry Friend

Friends of San Martin Animal Shelter (FOSMAS) will hold a pet adoption fair at 5pm, at Petco in Gilroy, located off San Ysidro Avenue.

Details: San Martin Animal Shelter at 683-4186 or www.fosmas.org.

St. Patrick’s Dance

Gilroy Senior , 7371 Hanna St., will hold a “St. Patrick’s Day Dance,” with D.J. Johnny Diaz, on Saturday, from 5 to 9pm. Refreshments will be served. Tickets are only $7. Adults only.

For tickets and information call Inez at 842-2969 or Felicia at 842-3295.

Understand Gay Ones

PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) is a support group fostering understanding and acceptance in families and society.

Monthly meetings are every third Saturday, 9:30am, at Kaiser Clinic, 7520 Arroyo Circle, Gilroy.

Details: 846-9105.

Sunday 3.20

Go Wild For Wildflowers

Henry Coe State Park, 9000 E. Dunne Ave., will hold “Wildflower Walks” at 11am and 2pm.

Play About A Tale Of Holocaust Survival

Gavilan College will present “Lily,” a one-woman play about the Holocaust, at 3pm. A potluck and discussion will follow at 5:30pm. Admission and parking are free. Gavilan College Art Lecture Hall, 5055 Santa Teresa Blvd.

Details: 848-4724 or


Informal Piano Recital

Monterey Street Music Academy will present pianist Clint Cancio in recital at the Music Academy studios, 7423 Monterey St., beginning at 2pm.

Seating will be informal, and those wishing to do so may bring a blanket for the floor, or chairs and benches will be provided.

Tickets may be reserved by phone from Monterey Street Music Academy, $5 per person, $15 per family in advance and will be held at the door. Tickets will also be available at the door, $6 per person, $18 per family.

Details: 848-1064.

Send news items to City Editor Robert Airoldi. FAX to 842-2206, mail to Gilroy Dispatch, 6400 Monterey Road, Gilroy, CA 95020 or e-mail [email protected]

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