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Enjoy ‘The B’s of pop’ at GHS annual Pops Concert

Gilroy – The Gilroy High School choirs will be presenting their annual Pops Concert Thursday. The theme for the concert is the “B’s” of Pop. Songs featured will be ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, ‘Blue Bayou’, ‘Bye, Bye Love’, ‘Boy from New York City’, ‘Barbara Ann’, as well as songs form groups such as, The Beatles, Bee Gees, Backstreet Boys, Billy Joel, Bobby Darrin and much more. The concert will end with the honoring of the senior members and the combined choirs of 150 voices singing ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water.’

The concert begins at 7:30pm. Doors open at 7pm for seating. The concert will be held in the high school’s new cafeteria.

Before the concert the parents will be hosting a BBQ. Dinner/concert tickets are available for $10.

Dinner/Concert tickets come with “best” seating privileges. The concert tickets are $5 at the door. All proceeds form the BBQ will help to purchase the new choral risers for the choirs.

Tryout for Girls

10 & U Traveling Softball Team

Gilroy – Local Garlic City Bandits Tournament Sports Organization will be hosting tryouts for girls 10 and under softball team June 15 at 6:30pm.

The competitive girl’s softball team will compete throughout the summer in various Bay Area Locations. Coaching staff led by Live Oak Alum Kristin Alvarado, member of 2001 CCS Softball Championship team and ACU Regional College Softball Championship team.

Details: 847-8300.

Summer Solstice Swing Dance

Aromas – The fun starts at 7pm, June 24 at the Aromas Grange with a free swing dance lesson given by Sara Moore , a talented and experienced instructor from the Blue Fin in Monterey.

Try out your new moves to the swing tunes provided by The Dominguiz Jazz Ensemble. Even a beginner will have a great time.

Register now for summer classes

Gilroy – New students, returning students and high school students may register now for summer and fall classes at Gavilan College.

The summer session starts June 19, and Fall Semester starts on Sept. 5. Register in person in Gilroy, Morgan Hill or Hollister. A complete schedule of classes is available online at www.gavilan.edu.

Details: 848-4800.

Host families needed

Gilroy – High school students are coming from around the world to study in Gilroy. They will arrive toward the end of August and integrate themselves into a Gilroy family with the goal of experiencing American culture as an American high school student does.  

Kim is a 17-year-old girl from the Netherlands who enjoys art and diving.

Linus is a 16-year-old boy from Sweden, who loves nature and reading about insects, birds and geology. They are both excellent students and will have their own spending money and insurance.

Details: Sean at 1-800-522-4678 or e-mail at [email protected]

Bonfante Summer Job Fair

Gilroy – Bonfante Gardens is now interviewing for summer positions. Immediate openings are available in rides, food service, merchandise, security, games, admissions and more.

On Saturday, June 10 from 10am to 4pm, Bonfante Gardens will host a job fair in the Human Resources office at the park. Interviews are also taking place daily from 10am to 5pm in the Human Resources office.

Applicants must be at least 15 years of age to apply.

Details: 840-7110 or visit http://www.bonfantegardens.org.

Special education information

Gilroy – Training and information about Special Education and community support services for children with disabilities will be given especially for Spanish-speaking parents whose children go to Gilroy Unified School District and Morgan Hill Unified School District.

The event takes place June 22, from 10:30am to 12:30 pm at San Andreas Regional Center, 7855 Wren Ave., Suite A.

Details: 846-5140.

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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