Around Gilroy: Top 5 things to do Jan. 29-30

Top 5 things to do around Gilroy

The Gilroy Dispatch presents its picks for the five local things
to do for the weekend warrior. Music, food, or fun, South Valley
has it all. Have another event in mind? Feel free to comment to
tell your fellow Gilroyans what’s going on. Here are some
interesting options for the Jan. 29-30 weekend.
For movies, local dining and TV listings, just jump to the
bottom of the list.
The Gilroy Dispatch presents its picks for the five local things to do for the weekend warrior. Music, food, or fun, South Valley has it all. Have another event in mind? Feel free to comment to tell your fellow Gilroyans what’s going on. Here are some interesting options for the Jan. 29-30 weekend.

For movies, local dining and TV listings, just jump to the bottom of the list.

South Valley Health & Wellness Fair: The South Valley Health & Wellness Fair from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday will focus on educating attendees about the importance of healthy lifestyles. There will be vendors, screenings, breakout sessions, round table discussions and demonstrations at the Morgan Hill Centennial Recreation Center, 17555 Peak Ave., Morgan Hill. The event is free. Details: Sunday Minnich at (831) 663-4825, [email protected] or www.minnichproductions.com.

BlowUpDollz comes to 9Lives Club: BlowUpDollz, an all-girl rock band hits the stage in downtown Gilroy Saturday night. The group will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at 9Lives Club, 7430 Monterey St. – 18 and over only. Cost: $10. Details: Heddy Vodd at 355-8173 or [email protected]

Test your mind at Puzzle Fest: Puzzling enthusiasts of all ages will have fun at the Silicon Valley Puzzle Fest Saturday and Sunday. Meet and compete with other Sudoku and crossword puzzle fans from across the Bay Area. There will be free workshops Saturday on a variety of puzzle themes led by world-class puzzle experts. The Sudoku tournament is on Sunday morning, and the crossword tournament (featuring yet-to-be published NY TImes puzzles from Will Shortz) is Sunday afternoon. The event benefits the Morgan Hill Library Foundation. Details: svpuzzle.org.

Historical Society honors cowboy: The Gilroy Historical Society will hold a special program featuring Curley Tomey, a cowboy artist at 3 p.m. Saturday at Lizarran Tapas Restaurant, 7400 Monterey St. The Historical Society will provide tapas and non-alcoholic beverages. There will also be a no-host bar. Details and to RSVP: Connie Rogers at 842-8494 or [email protected]

Flamenco show at Lizarran Tapas: Lizarran Tapas Restaurant, 7400 Monterey St. in the beautiful Old City Hall building in downtown Gilroy, will hold its Art of Flamenco show from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15 and available at the restaurant. Details: 842-2095 or www.lizarran-ca.com/locations/gilroy.

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