Discover the benefits of gardening with your own compost at a workshop taught by a Santa Clara County Master Composter, 10am to noon Oct. 6 at the Morgan Hill Community and Cultural Center, 17000 Monterey Road. Registration is required to (408) 918-4640.
Bring your blankets, chairs and snacks and enjoy an evening of outdoor Latin music, 4 to 8:30pm Oct. 6 at the Community and Cultural Center amphitheater, 17000 Monterey Road. Performing will be Son De Kali and dance groups from Bolivia, Peru, Mexico, Chile, Ecuador, Venezuela and more. For more information, call (408) 310-4253.
First Friday Art Walk
Take a self-guided tour through downtown Morgan Hill restaurants and shops to take a look at the latest art exhibits during the First Friday Art Walk, 11am to 7pm Oct. 5. New artists will be featured on the walk, when all art venues are free and open to the public. Stop by GVA Cafe from 6 to 8pm for the Art Walk Reception.
The seventh annual Downtown Morgan Hill Brew Crawl will take place from 1 to 5pm Oct. 13. Sample dozens of varieties of craft beers while enjoying downtown restaurants and shops. The Brew Crawl is hosted by the Morgan Hill Downtown Association. Tickets cost $39 before the event, and are likely to sell out. To purchase tickets, visit morganhilldowntown.org.
British Fall Classic
The British Fall Classic will feature exquisite British sports and saloon cars such as Rolls Royce, Aston Martin, Jaguar, MG, Morgan, Triumph, Austin Healey, Lotus, Morris and more. The outdoor car show will take place in downtown Morgan Hill, 8am to 3:30pm Oct. 14.
Dia de los Muertos Crafting
Learn about the meaning of Dia de los Muertos and choose a craft to make and take home at a free family crafting workshop from 4 to 5pm Oct. 17 at the Morgan Hill Library, 660 W. Main Ave. Supplies will be provided while they last.
Safe Trick Or Treat
Safe Trick or Treat is a free community event sponsored by the City of Morgan Hill and the Morgan Hill Downtown Association. Morgan Hill businesses, companies, churches and nonprofits will gather in the downtown to hand out candy to costumed children. The festivities take place from 5 to 7pm Oct. 31 in downtown Morgan Hill.
The fourth annual Morgan Hill Veterans Run 5k and 10k run will be held 9:45am Nov. 11. This will take place right after the downtown veterans ceremony. Proceeds from the run will go to five veterans organizations. Visit morganhillveteransdayrun.com/ for additional information and to sign up. Veterans and those now serving in the armed forces get a greatly reduced entry fee. Call (408) 779-6686 and ask for Charles.
History at the House
From 10 to 11:30am the first Saturday of every month, the Morgan Hill Historical Society invites the community to the Hiram Morgan Hill House at Villa Mira Monte, 17860 Monterey Road, for “History at the House.” Attendees are encouraged to share their knowledge of local history and landscapes during the ongoing monthly conversation. The event is open to the public and free.
Walk for fitness
The Morgan Hill Walking Group for Fitness meets for daily walks six days a week. Monday through Friday, the group walks from 6 to 7pm. On Saturdays, walks are from 9 to 10:30am. The group meets at the Morgan Hill Center parking lot at Hale and West Main avenues. The group walks at a moderate pace, rain or shine, year-round. Everyone is welcome, including pet dogs.
Bingo fundraiser every weekend
The Live Oak Emerald Regime hosts bingo every weekend at the Britton Middle School Auditorium, 80 W Central Ave. On Saturday, doors open at 4:15pm., warm-ups begin at 5:45pm, and games begin at 6:15pm. On Sunday doors open at 11:45am, warm-ups start at 1:15pm, and games begin at 1:45pm. For more information, visit emeraldregime.org/bingo.
Learn to breathe easy
An Explore Breath and Be Stress-Free workshop is held Sundays, 3:30-5pm, at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel, Morgan Hill. RSVPs are requested due to limited seating. For more information, call Krishna at 408.480.4493.
Bridge at the Rec Center
Bridge games are held Monday nights at the Centennial Recreation Center, 171 W Edmundson Ave. Open stratified games begin at 6:20pm.
Play pickleball, a tennis-type game in which a whiffle ball is hit over a low net with a paddle, Mondays, 8:30-11pm, at the Centennial Recreation Center gymnasium, 171 W Edmundson Ave. Play is free for rec center members, $8 for non-member seniors. Equipment is provided. For more details, visit usapa.org/whatis_pball.