August 27, 2021
Hello Morgan Hill!
Fall 2021 Recreation Activity Guide

The City of Morgan Hill is excited to provide in-person recreational activities this fall! The digital-only Fall Recreation Activity Guide is your resource for City activities and programs taking place September through December of 2021. View the courses and programs online and register today at

Thinking about joining the Centennial Recreation Center (CRC)? It's the perfect time: the CRC recently expanded, adding 3,640 square feet dedicated to a large group exercise studio with high ceilings, large windows, a new sound system, and additional parking. The new space frees up the existing gymnasium for even more basketball, pickleball, volleyball, or badminton. 
City Engagement
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Last Outdoor Movie at Sundown for the Season
Morgan Hill Outdoor Amphitheater
17000 Monterey Road

Bring the whole family, blankets, and/or chairs for a free movie!
Next up: The Breakfast Club, R

Support Local Businesses
Dine out beforehand or order dinner to-go and enjoy during the movie. Food and snacks will not be sold at the venue. You may also enter to win a prize valued at $50 by submitting your receipt from a purchase at a Morgan Hill business on movie night.
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
City Council Meeting

The City Council Meeting will be live-streamed on Facebook, Channel 17, and the City’s website.
Those members of the public wishing to participate remotely may do so via the electronic meeting at or call 669-900-9128,
then enter the meeting id: 873 3200 8380#
Public comment for this meeting will be accepted via email. Members of the public participating in the electronic meeting wishing to speak may do so during public comment.  
Saturday & Sunday, September 11-12, 2021
18th Annual Second Chance Week

September 11-12 in Morgan Hill & San Martin
September 18-19 in Gilroy

Reduce, reuse, recycle! Morgan Hill, South County, and Gilroy will hold their 18th Annual "Second Chance Week" September 11-19. With the goal of putting more used stuff back into circulation and keeping it out of landfills, "Second Chance Week" features a diverse range of reuse, resale, and repair activities.
Saturday, September 18, 2021
Sculptural Dedication: Tara Romero Never Forgotten
Civic Center Plaza, 17575 Peak Avenue, 1:00 p.m.

The sculpture is intended to represent any child and be a symbol of our community's commitment to maintaining a non-violent environment to raise our children.

Flyer with further details or for questions, contact Chris Ghione.
Save the Date
Friday and Saturday, August 27 and 28, 2021
South County Women's Equality Series

Friday: Leading Women's Outdoor Movie: 8:00 p.m.
Britton Middle School's Pinto Field
  • "Standing on My Sisters' Shoulders"
  • Entrance and parking are on Keystone Ave., not Main Ave.
  • Bring snacks/dinner, chairs and/or blankets
  • Facebook Link

Saturday: Open Mic Night
Saturday, August 28, 2021
Cecelia's Closet & Food Pantry - 8th Annual Back to School Fit for Fall
Come pick up FREE back-to-school supplies for elementary students, including backpacks, socks, and underwear while supplies last. Fit for Fall information in English and Spanish.
  • 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • 35 Peebles Avenue, Morgan Hill, near corner of Peebles Avenue & Monterey Road

PLUS - Free Vaccinations Available On Site
FREE Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines; the program is in partnership with the Santa Clara County Public Health Department. Flyers in English and Spanish available.
  • For ages 12 and up
  • 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • No appointment is needed or proof of immigration status required
  • Language needs and disability access support provided
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Rebekah Children's Services (RCS) "Parent Cafe"
290 IOOF Avenue, Gilroy, CA 95020

Join RCS for its next program on August 31, 10 a.m. - noon.
Parent Cafe offers parents a chance to share- ideas on self-care, family care, and building resilience.

Call 408-846-2473 to register. Session is in Spanish in person.
Thursday, September 2, 2021
Renter and Landlord Support at the Family Justice Center Courthouse
8th Floor Judicial Conference Room, 201 N. First Street, San Jose, 95113
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Are you behind on rent or utilities? Qualifying renters and landlords impacted by COVID-19 are now eligible for 100 percent of rent and utilities owned. In collaboration with the county and community partners, the Santa Clara County Superior Court can help you learn about and apply for emergency rental assistance programs. Full details available.
September 2 through September 30, 2021
Chill Out - FREE Life Skills Sessions
For Ages 11-18; Registration Required

Every Thursday, 5:45 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Community Cultural Center, 17000 Monterey Rd. Poppy Jasper Room

Sept. 2 - Forgiveness is a choice
Sept. 9 - Inherent Worth
Sept. 16 - Kindness, Respect, Generosity, Love
Sept. 23 - Forgiveness does not mean there is always reconciliation
Sept. 30 - Challenge to forgive

Contact: Dori Prado, Program Director, 408-390-9012,
Series Starting Saturday, September 11, 2021
Caregivers Conference, September 11 - October 2, 10:00 a.m. - Noon

Join the Caregivers Conference virtual via Zoom for four consecutive weeks, September 11, 18, 25, and October 2. Sessions will also be recorded, and attendees will have the opportunity to hear from informative speakers and senior service agencies to learn about supportive services in Santa Clara County. To access the Zoom links per session, see the full list of topics, and view speakers' biographies, visit
Series Starting Monday, September 13, 2021
Rebekah Children's Services: Kneaded Culinary Academy Fall Class

Join RCS for a safe, in-person, indoor group to help you prepare for a career in the hospitality industry. Instructors are credentialed teachers and professionals in the food industry who guide students through a 20-day program, with sessions meeting on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m., through November. Full details are available in English and Spanish, plus the application with contact information. Open to students ages 15-25 years old.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
San Jose Job Corps Center
Virtual Female Recruitment Fair
10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Registration Required

Free career training in growing industries:
  • Culinary arts
  • Facilities management
  • Medical and office administration
  • And more!
Email Aruna Iyer for questions or view the program flyer for additional information.
Saturday, September 25, 2021
3rd Annual Showing Up for Racial Justice
Youth Conference, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Workshop Topics Include Youth activism, exploring identity, standing up for Black lives, Indigenous rights, unpacking white privilege, understanding microaggressions, youth justice system reform, breaking cycles, the intersection of queerness and race, and more.

Tuesday and Wednesday, September 28-29, 2021
Building Peaceful Families and Santa Clara County Present
Annual Fatherhood Conference (Virtual):
Responding Effectively to Justice-Involved Families

Find out more about the non-profit, Building Peaceful Families, and the conference event flyer.
Friday, October 1, 2021
Rotary Club of Morgan Hill
Golf Classic at Coyote Creek Golf Club

Saturday, October 9, 2021
Living Above the Influence
15th Annual Community Event
Saturday, October 9, Noon - 4:30 p.m.

Join us at the Morgan Hill Community & Cultural Center, 17000 Monterey Road. You'll enjoy entertainment, music, free BBQ, kid zone, several resource booths, a welcome message from Mayor Rich Constantine, and other special guest speakers. Full details available.

Are you an agency representative interested in booth space?
Free booth registration: 
Saturday and Sunday, October 9 and 10, 2021
Calling all Volunteers, October 9 & 10
Beautiful Day Weekend Event @ Galvan Park
17666 Crest Avenue, Morgan Hill

Join your friends and neighbors for a shift to help paint, plant, weed, and renovate! First shift is 8:00 a.m. - noon, second shift is 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 30 volunteers needed per shift. Email SCYTF Admin Team at to enroll. View flyer or website for additional details and to sign up for available shifts.
Sunday, October 10, 2021
Scholarship Available: Deadline to Apply is October 10, 2021
Gemma Abels Scholarship for High School Students

In memory of Gemma Abels, a local educator, activist, labor organizer, and champion of social justice, the Edward Boss Prado Foundation, in partnership with Showing Up For Racial Justice South County, is proud to present two $2,500 scholarships toward further education for high school students graduating in either 2021 or 2022. Additional information in English and Spanish. Apply at
City Maintenance Projects
Community Connections
Free Application Assistance
for Health Care Coverage
for Families in Santa Clara County

Presented by Healthier Kids Foundation

Call 1-877-557-0093 for assistance

For locations or to make an appointment to get vaccinated:

Food Resources

Morgan Hill Resources:

Gavilan College:
Free Drive-Thru Food Distribution, 5055 Santa Teresa Blvd, Gilroy, CA 95020
On the 1st Tuesday and 3rd Thursday every month, drive-thru food distribution is available. Register online at
Ongoing Rental Assistance and Housing Support Programs

Santa Clara County Housing Help
Project Sentinal and the Law Foundation of Silicon Valley provide services for those in need of housing help. View the flyer for information regarding services available.

State Program: Rent Relief for Renters & Landlords
Qualifying renters and landlords are eligible for 100 percent of rent and utilities owed, even if they already participated in the 80 percent program. Full program details and the application in different languages are available.

Santa Clara County Homelessness Prevention System
Rental assistance is available for extremely low-income residents who need help paying rent. Eligible residents will receive assistance to help pay rent and may also qualify for additional funds to meet other basic needs. View the flyer for eligibility requirements and more info.
Your Morgan Hill
Morgan Hill City Hall 
Office Hours

City Hall is now opened with limited hours: Monday - Thursday, noon - 4 p.m.

If you have questions or concerns, please call our virtual call center: 408-767-6404
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Messages will be returned within 24 hours.
State and County Health Information

Elected Officials

County Supervisor
District 1: Mike Wasserman

California State Assembly District 30: 

California State Senate District 17: 

U.S. Congressional District 19: 

City of Morgan Hill Commissions:

City of Morgan Hill Advisory Committees: