Local Scene: Wildflower Run, Film Festival

South Valley Wine Auction is May 18

Llagas Creek Trail

The City of Morgan Hill and Santa Clara Valley Water District will host a meeting March 28 on the city’s plans to build a new multi-use train from Watsonville Road to Lake Silveira, along West Little Llagas Creek. The meeting will take place 6:30pm at the Morgan Hill Council Chambers, 17555 Peak Ave. For additional information, contact Chris Ghione at [email protected] or (408) 782-9154.

Wildflower Run

The Morgan Hill Chapter of the American Association of University Women will host the annual Wildflower Run fundraiser March 31 in Morgan Hill. The run features a 10K, 5K, kids’ and senior events. The Wildflower Run raises money for scholarships and other education opportunities for women and girls. For more information, or to enter the race or become a sponsor, visit wildflowerrun.org.

Film Festival

The 2019 Poppy Jasper International Film Festival is scheduled for April 3-7 at a number of venues in Morgan Hill and Gilroy. The festival features a wide range of independent films created by producers, directors, writers and filmmakers from all over the world. Attendees will have a chance to discuss the films, and the craft of making movies, with the creators and producers who have entered films in the local festival. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit pjiff.org.

Women Leaders

The Future Women Leaders Conference will take place 8:30am-3pm April 6 at the Morgan Hill Community and Cultural Center, 17000 Monterey Road. Middle and high school students can participate in more than 15 engaging workshops, interact with elected leaders in the community and enjoy lunch and entertainment. For more information, visit fwlmh.org. Those interested in attending the free event are asked to register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-margie-snively-future-women-leaders-conference-tickets-54628656783.

Aviation Day

The Wings of History Air Museum at the San Martin Airport will host the 2019 Aviation Day 8am-2:30pm May 18. Admission is free, and the event will be held at the San Martin museum, 12777 Murphy Ave., and adjacent airport grounds. Festivities for the entire family include antique and vintage aircraft, cars, motorcycles and tractors on display, tethered hot air balloon rides, games, museum tours, model airplane building, radio-controlled aircraft demonstrations and a silent auction for unique items. Food and drinks will be available from vendors on site. Sport aviation enthusiasts will have a chance to get a close-up look at Icon Aircrafts’ A5 light sport aircraft. The event is sponsored by the Wings of History Air Museum, and all proceeds will go to benefit the museum, which is an all-volunteer non-profit organization. To learn more about the show, visit wingsofhistory.org.

South Valley Wine Auction

Support local charitable organizations and enjoy local wine and food at the South Valley Wine Auction, 6-9pm May 18 at the Morgan Hill Community and Cultural Center, 17000 Monterey Road. A VIP tasting is scheduled for 4:30-6pm. More than a dozen Santa Clara County wineries and Morgan Hill restaurants will provide dinner and wine tastings. Proceeds from ticket sales and sponsorships benefit the Morgan Hill Community Foundation. Tickets cost $75 per person, or $120 for VIPs. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit southvalleywineauction.org.

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