Shane Dwight band returns to Gilroy
Shane Dwight returns to 9Lives, 7430 Monterey St., at 8 p.m. March 3 for his final performance until the end of the year. Cost: $15. Details: 337-1799 or [email protected] or visit ninelivesclub.com.
Youth piano competition and festival
The 7th Annual Marian Filice Youth Piano Competition takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 3 at the Gavilan College Theater, 5055 Santa Teresa Blvd. It is an opportunity for local young pianists to perform and compete for scholarships and the opportunity to participate in the annual Bach to Blues concert. At the conclusion of the auditions, finalists will be named to perform in the evening competition. Details: gavilan.edu/ pio/MusicDepartment.html.
Wildlife center pet photo day
The Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation Center will hold its 20th annual pet photo day with Peg Jackson serving as a photographer for the event. The cost is a donation of $50 for one 5×7” inch photo (cash or check only) with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting WERC’s care of orphaned, sick or injured animals. Appointments are available from 5 to 8 p.m. March 2, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 3 and from noon to 4 p.m. March 4 at the Granary, 17500 Depot St., in Morgan Hill. Details: 465-6219 www.werc-ca.org.
“Alone Together Again” dinner theater
Limelight Actors Theater presents its first show of the 2012 season, “Alone Together Again” at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays a through March 10 at the Gilroy Center for the Arts, 7341 Monterey St. The comedy by Lawrence Roman is very funny, and at times poignant, offering an honest look at family – about aging parents, marriage and family relationships. Tickets are $18. Details and reservations: 472-3292.
Learn how to grow summer vegatables
Come hear master gardener Sue Zaslaw talk about preparing a garden bed, what vegetables to grow and when to grow them, how to start them from seed or choose them from a nursery, and how to minimize problems and maximize production during a free lecture from 10 to 11:30 a.m. March 3 at The Granary, 17500 Depot St., Morgan Hill. Details: mastergardeners.org/scc.html.