Local scene: Coffee With the Mayors

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.

Coffee With the Mayors

For Mayor Steve Tate’s final “Coffee With the Mayor” session before he retires, he has invited whoever wins the Nov. 6 election to fill his seat as his special guest. The informal coffee meeting with the mayor will take place 10 to 11:30am Nov. 10 at BookSmart, 1295 E. Dunne Ave. Attendees are welcome to join the mayors for coffee and ask questions, provide input or submit comments about city business. All three mayoral candidates in the Nov. 6 election—Kirk Bertolet, Rich Constantine and Greg Sellers—have agreed to join the mayor as his special guest should they win.

Veterans Run

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.

Pickleball

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.

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