Local digest: Local law enforcement members to be awarded today at noon


The Annual Blue
amp; Gold Awards Luncheon, presented by the Exchange Club of
Gilroy, takes place at noon today 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
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‘The Little Mermaid’ comes to Glen View

Glen View Elementary School invites the community to a unique dramatic and musical performance. The Missoula Children’s Theatre has been touring for 34 years now from Montana to Japan, and will be in Gilroy this week.

The team of two actors arrived Monday with a set, lights, costumes, props and make-up, everything it takes to put on a play – except the cast. During the week, the team will hold auditions and cast 60 Glen View students. The students will perform the play 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Friday. There will also be a matinee 5 p.m. Saturday.

Take a tour of beautiful Gilroy homes

The Gilroy Assistance League will be holding its annual Home Tour Friday and Saturday in Gilroy. The cost is $25 in advance, $30 at the door, to tour four fabulous homes in Eagle Ridge. The decor of all homes is unique with many fun touches done by the homeowners. The last house on the tour features a fabulous garden and visitors will be able to enjoy wine, hors d’oeuvres and a retail boutique featuring home and garden decor.

The tours run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and start at 1944 St. Andrews Circle, Gilroy. Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance by calling (408) 848-5106.

Details: Jenny Derry at (408) 209-0530.

Quilt show luncheon at Willey House

The Willey House, 140 Fifth St., will be the setting for a quilt show and luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. It is a fundraiser and membership drive for the Gilroy Branch of the American Association of University Women.

Tickets are $12 and available at the Nimble Thimble, 7550 Monterey St. or by contacting Lyn Hackett at 842-4946 or [email protected]

Spring sale provides winter cheer

Community Solutions’ Holiday Giving Program will hold its first benefit sale to raise funds to help local families in need during the holiday season.

Sale items in good used condition, include small appliances, clothing, household goods, books, home decor, toys, framed artwork, tools and camping and sports equipment. Proceeds benefit the Holiday Giving Program, which serves more than 100 families each year.

The sale tales place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 13435 Chaparral Road, Morgan Hill.

Details: 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.