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Auditions open for SVCT’s ‘Curtains’
South Valley Civic Theater is holding auditions for

Curtains

, the whodunit musical comedy, at 7 p.m. today, 10 a.m. and 1:30
p.m. Saturday at the SVCT Warehouse, 16840 Joleen Way, Building F,
Unit F, Morgan Hill. Check-ins are half an hour before. Auditions
are open to anyone 16 or older. The show runs May 13 to June 11.
Audition rules and details: Jonathan Bass at 489-5553 or
[email protected] or visit svct.org.
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Auditions open for SVCT’s ‘Curtains’

South Valley Civic Theater is holding auditions for “Curtains”, the whodunit musical comedy, at 7 p.m. today, 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the SVCT Warehouse, 16840 Joleen Way, Building F, Unit F, Morgan Hill. Check-ins are half an hour before. Auditions are open to anyone 16 or older. The show runs May 13 to June 11. Audition rules and details: Jonathan Bass at 489-5553 or [email protected] or visit svct.org.

Hands-on art activities for children

Local art professionals will conduct more than 20 different workshops and hands-on activities for children ages 5 to 11 years old from 9 a.m. to 1 p..m. Saturday at Wheeler Community Center, 250 W. Sixth St. The event is free. Details: 846-0460.

Mardi Gras at Christopher High

Christopher High School presents “A Night of Mardi Gras” from 6 to 11 p.m. Friday at the Gilroy Elks Lodge, 2765 Hecker Pass Highway. There will be an auction, dinner and dance. Cost: $50 per person or tables of 8 for $360. All proceeds will benefit CHS Athletic Boosters and Parent Club activities. Details and to purchase tickets: Cindy at 568-9634 or 846-5822 or visit chs-abc.com.

RockSkool comes to 9Lives

RockSkool will perform at 8 p.m. Friday at 9Lives, 7430 Monterey St. Cost: $10-$12. 21+. Details: 337-1799 or ninelivesclub.com.

SVCT presents ‘Anything Goes’

South Valley Civic Theater presents the musical “Anything Goes” Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. through March 26 at the Morgan Hill Community Playhouse, 17090 Monterey Road. Cost: $18 for general admission and $14 for students and seniors. Details: svct.org.

Bach to Blues Concert at Gavilan

See some of the area’s best talent during the Bach to Blues Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the G gavilan College Theater, 5055 Santa Teresa Blvd. General admission is $15 and seniors and students are $10; VIP seating with special gift is $30. Benefits the Gavilan College Music Program. Details: Maria Amirkhanian at 848-4796.

Mardi Gras Madness fashion show

The Gilroy Elks Lodge invites you to the annual Elk’s ladies charity fashion show, “Mardi Gras Madness”, March 12 at 2765 Hecker Pass Highway. This show, which features fashions and accessories from local boutiques and stores, will be from 1 to 2 p.m. There will be no-host cocktails at 11 a.m. and a luncheon at noon. It is open to members, their family, friends and guests. All proceeds benefit the Gilroy Elks’ philanthropic efforts to help disabled children. Cost: $30 per person. Tickets are available at the lodge office at 2765 Hecker Pass Highway. Details: 842-9397.

Hike along the Path of the Padres

The California State Park staff at San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area will again lead the Path of the Padres hikes starting Saturday and continuing until April 23. The hike begins at the Los Banos Creek Reservoir boat launch ramp at 8 a.m. and returns to the ramp about 3:30 p.m. Cost: $12 for adults and $7 for children ages 6 to 12. Details: (209) 826-1197.

Grad night donations being accepted

Safe & Sober Grad Night 2011 is accepting donations to help cover the festivities on June 10. The theme is Wild, Wild West, and there will be a mechanical bull, a casino and cash cube. You can make a check out to Gilroy High Grad Night 2011, 750 West 10th Street Gilroy, CA 95020.

Scholarships for high school seniors

The Wineries of Santa Clara Valley are offering a scholarship of up to $1,000 to 2011 graduating high school seniors planning to attend an accredited four-year college or university. Seniors must be attending high school in Santa Clara County, or live in the county. Applications are available from guidance counselors at area high schools. Deadline is March 31. Details: George at 779-2145.

Depression Recovery Program

Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2121 Sunnyslope Road, Hollister, will hold an eight-week Depression Recovery Program through March 21. Details: Marty at 396-6823.

Blue and White Gala Benefit Auction

St. Mary School will hold its 24th annual Blue and White Gala Benefit Auction March 26 at Eagle Ridge Country Club, 2951 Club Drive. The theme of the auction is in honor of Dr. Seuss. The community is invited to this semiformal event. Proceeds from the auction will pay for textbooks and resources. The auction committee is seeking items to place in the auction, event sponsors and event program advertisers. Cost: $65. Details: Kelly Barbazette at 842-0172, [email protected] or visit stmarygilroy.org/auction2.html.

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