Local digest: Elks’ Mother’s Day breakfast and bake sale this afternoon


Gilroy Elks will be presenting its annual Mother’s Day Charity
Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. this afternoon. Let their chefs
custom prepare your omelet or, if you prefer, scrambled eggs. They
are available with sausage, bacon, ham, biscuits, pancakes, hash
browns, fresh fruit, orange juice, milk, coffee, champagne and
sparkling cider. The ladies of the lodge will hold their annual
bake sale with goodies available at reasonable prices.
To have your event listed in the digest, www.rcskids.org.

Last chance to help out for grad nite

The last Grad Night meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, in the Gilroy High School library. They need people ready to decorate the gym the week of graduation and also for parents to supervise and help host that night. They are also looking for donations of gift cards, cash, or prizes for our senior raffle. Parents should receive a mailing with a volunteer sheet. Please return it to the ASB office at Gilroy High School.

Public safety officers honored

The Annual Blue & Gold Awards Luncheon, presented by the Exchange Club of Gilroy, takes place at noon Wednesday, May 14 at the IFDES Lodge, 250 Old Gilroy St.

The luncheon honors those who work and volunteer to make a positive difference in the community. The cost if $15.

Details and RSVP: 842-0200

Celebrate 40 years at El Roble

El Roble Elementary will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a day of festivities starting at 1 p.m. May 16 with a parade led by the three “Queens of El Roble,” Roberta Bertero, Patti Littlejohn and Mary Garcia, three women who were some of the first teachers.

A ceremony honoring the anniversary will be held at 2 p.m. to be followed by a carnival from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Admission to the carnival is free and open to the community. The school invites former staff, alumni and the public to celebrate at El Roble Elementary School.

Friday night concerts continue

Sue’s Coffee Roasting Company Friday night concerts continue in May with a variety of musicians.

May 16, see folk singers Zen Boy & Karma Girl.

All shows from 7 to 9 p.m., at 7501 Monterey St.

Details: Sue at 842-4220, or [email protected], www.gilroyparade.com

Class of 1958 plans reunion

The Gilroy High School class of 1958 is planning a 50th reunion, June 27 at Eagle Ridge Golf Club.

Details: 842-5357.

Class of ’98 plans reunion

Gilroy High School Class of 1998 will celebrate its 10-year reunion Aug. 9 at La Vigna, at Hecker Pass Winery.

Details: [email protected]

Ongoing Events

Discover joy of a foster family

Learn about becoming a foster or adoptive parent.

Details: Shelda Reynolds at 846-5028, or at [email protected],or stop by the Gilroy Family Resource Center, 8833 Monterey Road., Suite. G, Gilroy.

Free table tennis

Enjoy a game of table tennis with seniors 55 and older at the Gilroy Senior Center, 7371 Hanna St.

Details: 846-0414.

Scouting in Gilroy

If you’re interested in Cub Scouts or Boy Scouts, please visit their new Web site at heckerpasswinery.com.