CALENDAR OF EVENTS
December 2019
For information about events with the County of Santa Clara, please visit the website of the County's Department of Roads and Airports .
Friday, December 6 or Saturday, December 7
10th Annual Holiday Tea

Location:

Hiram Morgan Hill House at Villa Mira Monte
17860 Monterey Road
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

11:30 AM

For many the Holiday Tea at Villa Mira Monte has become a tradition. For those who have yet to attend, we hope you will join us and create a holiday tradition of your own. Children and men welcome. As always, we will have some great raffle baskets and themed Christmas tree as a special raffle item. Funds raised support Villa Mira Monte for community enjoyment. Registration is required in advance.

Saturday, December 7
Holiday Lights Parade &
Tree Lighting
Location:

Downtown Morgan Hill
Monterey Road
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

5:30 PM

Morgan Hill's Annual Holiday Parade is a long standing family fun tradition. Groups from throughout the area come out for an evening of celebration. The parade ends with Santa's Magic Ship leads the crowd to the ceremonial tree lighting. Participating as a spectator is free! Just make your way to Monterey Road in downtown Morgan Hill and join the fun.

Sunday, December 8
Our Lady of Guadalupe Procession

Location:

Community Cultural Center
17000 Monterey Road
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

10:30 AM

Everyone is welcomed to participate in this procession to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe who has been named patroness of the Americas. The procession will begin at the Morgan Hill Community Culture Center's parking lot and will go through Monterey Road, continue on Main Street, and will end at St. Catherine Church.

Tuesday, December 10
Holiday Caroling at the Library
Friends of the Morgan Hill Library

Location:

Morgan Hill Library
660 West Main Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Seasoned carolers from Resounding Achord bring joy of favorite holiday classics and new arrangements sung in four-part harmony. Enjoy the fun, family-friendly winter holiday concert hosted by the Friends of the Library.

Saturday, December 14
Downtown Historic Walking Tour
2nd Saturday of the Month
Location:

Meet in front of Coffee Guys
50 E 3rd Street #140
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Enjoy an easy walk through downtown Morgan Hill. Tour is led by knowledgeable docents that will guide you through the historic buildings and their history. Tours are free. Donations always graciously accepted.

Saturday, December 14
Gift of Reading Morgan Hill
Donations Accepted Between November & December 14
Location:

BookSmart
421 Vineyard Town Center
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

or Donation Barrels Around Morgan Hill

Time:

9:00 AM to 7:00 PM (Saturday, December 14)
See store for hours of operation

Please give the gift that lasts and never needs batteries by donating new and like-new children's books for ages 0 to 14. You can purchase and donate via the web or better yet, you can donate in person at the store and receive a 20% discount for any new books purchased for BookSmart's Gift of Reading book barrel!

Monday, December 16
Holiday Jazz Night

Location:

Morgan Hill Library
660 West Main Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

You're invited to an evening of free, live music at the library! Listen to some festive holiday music performed by local musicians.

ART EXHIBITS
December
Pamala Meador

Location:

Community and Cultural Center
17000 Monterey Road
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

Monday through Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Morgan Hill Photography Club

Location:

Centennial Recreation Center - Senior Center
171 W Edmundson Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

Monday through Friday
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE
November 15 - December 7
Steel Magnolias

Location:

Morgan Hill Community Playhouse
17090 Monterey Road
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

Check SVCT's website for time details

In Truvy's beauty salon in small-town Louisiana, all the ladies who are "anybody" come to have their hair done. The local social leader's daughter Shelby is about to marry a "good ole boy." Filled with hilarious repartee, the play moves toward tragedy when the spunky Shelby risks pregnancy and her life. The ladies' realization of their own mortality draws on the underlying strength- and love- which give the play, and its characters, the special quality to make them truly funny and touching.

Purchase your tickets using the link below.

RECURRING
Senior Center's Bocce Ball

Location:

Centennial Recreation Senior Center Patio 
171 W. Edmundson Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

8:00 AM to 3:00 PM for Seniors
All other times are open to the community 

Fee:

Free for Seniors and Members

Details:

Thanks to the Rotary Club of Morgan Hill and Techcon Construction Company, our community has a beautiful oyster bed Bocce Ball court that is used by our seniors and anyone of any age and ability!

Recreational Activities
Location:

Centennial Recreation Center - Teen Center 
171 W. Edmundson Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM 

LGBTQ+ Youth & Allies Club

Location:

Centennial Recreation Center - Teen Center
171 W Edmundson Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM 

Membership:
Sign up by completing a CRC Teen Center Membership packet (FREE) & reserving a spot on our Members List!

Details:

The purpose of the club is to provide a safe space for individuals who identify within the LGBTQ+ spectrum by connecting with their peers and community in a supportive environment. Allies of the LGBTQ+ community are welcome to attend meetups as well.

For more information call 408.310.4273 or email daniel.thompson@mhcrc.com
Lions Club Morgan Hill

Location:

Morgan Hill Mama Mia's
275 East Dunne Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

7:00 PM 

Details:

Lions are known as "knights of the blind," focusing on world-wide programs and services for the blind and visually impaired. They also participate in many local programs, such as scholarships for Morgan Hill high school seniors.

For more information call 408.723.1018
Friends of Morgan Hill presents:
Tuesday Night Bingo at the CCC 

Location:

Community and Cultural Center
17000 Monterey Road
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

Doors open at 4:15 PM 

Fee:

Check website for details

Details:

This large-scale BINGO program, facilitated by the Friends of the Morgan Hill Senior Center operates throughout the year to raise funds for the sustainability of the Senior Centers programs and services. Snack bar and free coffee are available.

     For more information call 408.782.1284

Social Justice Club
Location:

Centennial Recreation Center - Teen Center
171 W Edmundson Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM 

Membership:
Sign up by completing a CRC Teen Center Membership packet (FREE) & reserving a spot on our Members List!

Details:

The purpose of the club is to educate individuals on various civic issues and provide advocacy opportunities by promoting social justice within our community. Those interested in learning more about the public sector are encouraged to attend meetups.

For more information call 408.310.4273 or email daniel.thompson@mhcrc.com

Morgan Hill Kiwanis Meeting

Location:

Mama Mia's
275 East Dunne Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

7:00 PM

Details:

Come join us and listen to our guest speakers from the local area and beyond to share information about organizations, happenings, events and interesting topics. The Kiwanis Club supports Morgan Hill youth via a variety of scholarships, programs, and events.

LCAC Meeting

Location:

Morgan Hill City Council Chamber
17575 Peak Ave, Morgan Hill
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

7:00 PM

Details:

The commission wants to hear from you about how local authorities can best support local arts.


YAC Meeting

Location:

Centennial Recreation Center - Meeting Room
171 W Edmundson Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

5:30 PM

Details:

The Youth Action Council consists of a group of teens age 13 to 17 who voice the opinion of teens in Morgan Hill. This program helps develop the tools necessary for teens to build leadership skills and take responsibility in a variety of areas.

Bicycle Pedestrian Advocacy Group

Location: 

Morgan Hill City Council Chamber - Conference Room
17575 Peak Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time: 

6:00 PM 

Details:

BPAG is a volunteer organization that reports into the City of Morgan Hill Parks and Recreation Department to promote and work for improvements in our community that facilitate safe cycling, running and walking for recreation and transportation purposes.

Morgan Hill Math Game Night

Location: 

Community and Cultural Center
Diana Murphy Room
17000 Monterey Road
Morgan Hill, CA 95037 

Time: 

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM 

Ages:
 
8+ years old

Fee: 

Free 

Details:

Come compete at games of skill and logic. Have fun and meet new people. Find out if you are smarter than a fifth grader.


PRC Meeting

Location:

Morgan Hill City Council Chamber
17575 Peak Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

7:00 PM

Details:

Come and get informed about matters pertaining to planning and development of parks, cultural facilities, recreation programs for all segments, and much more.

South County Realtors Alliance (SCRA) Weekly Meeting 

Location:

Community and Cultural Center
Hiram Morgan Hill Room
17000 Monterey Road
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

8:30 AM

For information regarding entry fees and membership with SCRA, please visit  their website

Morgan Hill Rotary Club
Weekly Luncheon Meeting  

Location:

Community and Cultural Center
Hiram Morgan Hill Room 
17000 Monterey Road
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

12:15 PM

Details:

Serving our community thru philanthropy and fellowship to make the world a better place at home and abroad.


Publishing Club
Location:

Centennial Recreation Center - Teen Center
171 W Edmundson Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM 

Membership:
Sign up by completing a CRC Teen Center Membership packet (FREE) & reserving a spot on our Members List!

Details:

The purpose of the club is to provide an opportunity for young authors to learn more about the industry and develop their skills with peers who share a similar passion. Authors interested in both print and online mediums are welcome to attend meetups.

For more information call 408.310.4273 or email daniel.thompson@mhcrc.com
City Council Meeting

Location:

City Council Chambers 
17555 Peak Avenue 
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

7:00 PM

Indivisible South Valley (ISV) Meeting

Location:

Centennial Recreation Center
171 W. Edmundson Ave
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Details:

Indivisible South Valley is a grassroots effort using the tactics and strategy of the national  Indivisible Movement  to protect our democracy and the core values of our society.
 
Flower Lover's Association Meeting

Location:

Community and Cultural Center
17000 Monterey Road
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Everyone Welcome!  

Morgan Hill Photography Club
Monthly Meeting

Location:

Centennial Recreation Center 
Multi-Purpose Room 
171 W. Edmundson Avenue 
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM 

Ages:

All 

Fee:

Free

Details:

Photographers of all levels of experience and skill are invited to club meetings. If you want to learn more about photography and meet other local photographers, please join us.

Keto Support Group

Location: 

Community and Cultural Center
17000 Monterey Road
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time: 

6:45 PM 

Ages:  

Adults

Fee: 

Free
South County Lifelong Learning

Location:

Community and Cultural Center
El Toro Room
17000 Monterey Road
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Details:

South County Lifelong Learning (SCLL) is a dynamic community of 50+ adults who thrive on acquiring new knowledge, sharing ideas and building a social connection with other like-minded individuals. Rekindle your passion for learning through classes, lectures and discussions! Engage in discussions, explore new subjects, make new friends, develop new interests, and have fun!
 
Multicultural Club

Location:

Centennial Recreation Center - Teen Center
171 W Edmundson Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM 

Membership:
Sign up by completing a CRC Teen Center Membership packet (FREE) & reserving a spot on our Members List!

Details:

The purpose of the club is to connect individuals from different cultural groups and educate them on unique traditions within our diverse community. Those proud of their heritage and curious to learn from others are encouraged to attend meetups.

For more information call 408.310.4273 or email daniel.thompson@mhcrc.com

Chill Out-Life Skills Program for Youth

Location:

Community and Cultural Center
El Toro Room
17000 Monterey Road
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Details:

Chill Out helps build self-esteem and confidence, encourages good choices, and presents alternatives to gang involvement and substance abuse. Our sessions focus on improving attitude, overcoming depression, the importance of education, anger management strategies, healthy relationships, and much more.

Health Insurance Counseling

Location:

Centennial Recreation Center - Senior Center
171 W. Edmundson Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Counselors will assist seniors and their families to understand and evaluate the confusing array of insurance options. Counseling is only offered by appointment only.

To make an appointment contact 408.782.1284

Senior Adult Legal Assistance

Location:

Centennial Recreation Center - Senior Center
171 W. Edmundson Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
30 minute appointments only

SALA is able to help with wills, Power of Attorney, Social Security, Medicare, Medi-Cal, elder abuse and other legal issues. Must be 60 or over and a resident of Santa Clara County.

To make an appointment contact 408.782.1284
Health Insurance Counseling

Location:

Centennial Recreation Center - Senior Center
171 W. Edmundson Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Counselors will assist seniors and their families to understand and evaluate the confusing array of insurance options. Counseling is only offered by appointment only.

To make an appointment contact 408.782.1284

Senior Adult Legal Assistance

Location:

Centennial Recreation Center - Senior Center
171 W. Edmundson Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
30 minute appointments only

SALA is able to help with wills, Power of Attorney, Social Security, Medicare, Medi-Cal, elder abuse and other legal issues. Must be 60 or over and a resident of Santa Clara County.

To make an appointment contact 408.782.1284
Morgan Hill Sister Cities Meeting  

Location:

Centennial Recreation Center
171 W. Edmundson Avenue 
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Details:

A Sister Cities organization is a program centered in the fundamental goodwill of fostering friendship and cooperation around the world between all cultures and societies, one individual, one community at a time.

For more information contact Jill Kirk at jillfkirk@aol.com
Hiram Morgan Hill House
Docent Led Tours

Location:

Villa Mira Monte
17860 Monterey Road
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM


Movie Matinee

Location:

Centennial Recreation Center - Multipurpose Room
171 W. Edmundson Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Ages:

50+

Fee:

Free

Multimedia & Tech Club

Location:

Centennial Recreation Center - Teen Center
171 W Edmundson Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM 

Membership:
Sign up by completing a CRC Teen Center Membership packet (FREE) & reserving a spot on our Members List!

Details:

The purpose of the club is to provide an opportunity for young creators to learn about the professions and develop their skills with peers who share similar passion. Creators interested in film, animation and coding are encouraged to attend meetups.

For more information call 408.310.4273 or email daniel.thompson@mhcrc.com
Junior Asset Builder Club

Location:

Centennial Recreation Center
Meeting Room #1
171 W. Edmundson Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Ages:

6 - 12 years old

Fee:

Resident: $15 / CRC Member: $10
Non Resident: $20 / CRC Member: $15

Karaoke at the Senior Center 

Location:

Centennial Recreation Senior Center
171 W. Edmundson Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Ages:

All ages welcome!

Fee:

Free

Dementia/Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group

Location:

Centennial Recreation Center - Senior Center
171 W. Edmundson Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

This group provides a safe place for family members and friends of dementia patients. It enables caregivers to find support and learn how to cope with the symptoms and life changes associated by dementia and other related disorders.

For more information contact 408.782.1284

Jewelry Making Class

Location:

Centennial Recreation Center - Party Room
171 W. Edmundson Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Ages: 

6 - 12 years old

Fee:

Resident: $15 / CRC Member: $10
Non-Resident: $20 / CRC Member: $15

Weight Watchers

Location:

Community and Cultural Center
17000 Monterey Road
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

8:00 AM

For more information visit  weightwatchers.com

Morgan Hill Certified Farmers Market

Location:

3rd Street & Depot Street, at the train station
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Hiram Morgan Hill House
Docent Led Tours

Location:

Villa Mira Monte
17860 Monterey Road
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM


Bilingual Family Story Time

Location:

Morgan Hill Library
660 W. Main Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

10:15 AM

Details:

Join us for bilingual story time in English and Spanish for the whole family featuring books, songs, rhymes, and plenty of fun!

Downtown Historic Walking Tour

Location:

3rd Street Plaza at Monterey Road
50 East Third Street
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Time:

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Details:

Come experience the rich history of the buildings in downtown Morgan Hill. Walk into the past and learn about the buildings and the characters that built, owned and operated them through the years. Docent led tours are free, donations graciously accepted.

Parents' Night Out

Location:

Centennial Recreation Center  
Kids' Club  
171 W. Edmundson Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037 

Time:

5:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Ages:

5 - 12 years old

Fee:

Resident: $45 / CRC Member: $40  
Non-Resident: $50 / CRC Member: $45
Sibling Discount: $20

Details:

A fun night filled with swimming, dinner, games and crafts. This is a night you can leave your child knowing he/she will be safe and have a great time while you have an enjoyable evening out! Your child will be in responsible hands with the Kids' Club staff. This is a drop-off program.

The Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce & Visitor's Center provides an ongoing detailed calendar of community events. Make sure to click on this link to a valuable community resource.
Check out the City of Morgan Hill Social Media Pages "City of Morgan Hill - Engage" for current and timely information of interest to the Morgan Hill Community.