Kids at the Park 2017. Photo provided.

Kids at the Park to celebrate 25th Anniversary

Kids at the Park to celebrate the healthy growth of children by proving more than 30 interactive learning stations.

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The Saturday, June 2 event included 14 artists, two tattoo artists, and DJ on site. Photo credit Becky Bonner.

Rose Moon Pop-up Art Show at Vertigo Coffee Roasters in San Juan Bautista

With around 200-250 people attending Saturday's event, Vertigo Coffee Roasters "Rose Moon Pop-up Art Show" created culture and a sense of connection for all involved

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Registration for Summer Reading Program Begins at San Benito County Free Library

The San Benito County Free Library invites all community members to participate in its annual Summer Reading Program. All events are free and in-person and online registration begins Monday, June 4.

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Latino veterans, families, and friends came to hear stories written by San Benito High School Students. Photos by John Chadwell.

Student authors share stories about local Latino veterans

After a two-year project to tell stories from Latino veterans, students read their contributions from a new book to the vets and families at the SBC Historical Society Museum in Hollister.

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Bernie Ramirez with students. Photo provided.

Veteran Voices Book Launch on Tuesday May 29th

Students will read excerpts from newly published book honoring the lives and experiences of local Latino veterans.

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SBHS students who attended the May 2 performance of "La Carpa de los Rasquachis" at El Teatro Campesino in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Frank Perez.

El Teatro Campesino: A Little Piece of Home

Thanks to a mini-grant from the Community Foundation for San Benito County, SBHS students attended El Teatro Campesino's production of "La Carpa de los Rasquachis," a play that reminded one student of her family's values and roots.

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"Wary," a pastel and charcoal piece by SBHS senior Jasmine Ulloa, was the winner of the Congressional Art Contest.

Local students finish first, second in Congressional Art contest

San Benito High School seniors Jasmine Ulloa and Catherine Nordstrom were honored for their creativity, as was SBHS student Tyler Oelrich, who was an honorable mention winner.

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Eth-Noh-Tec: Mulit-Media Theatre

Open Invitation to a free performance of Red Altar: An American Story

Join the San Benito County Arts Council for a free community performance of Red Altar, a multi-media show about immigration, migration, and the founding of the fishing industry in Monterey.

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The tour promises a variety of works in painting, photography, pottery & ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, and more.

Local Artists Welcome Visitors During Annual Open Studios Art Tour

29 San Benito County artists will open their studios April 14 and 15 for visitors during this free, family-friendly event.

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Councilman Ray Friend and Supervisor Mark Medina hand out guitars to students during summer 2017 free classes.

Free Summer Guitars/Lessons: Guitars Not Guns to Partner with Youth Alliance

Guitars Not Guns San Benito County Chapter to partner with Youth Alliance for free guitars/lessons this summer. Community Volunteers Needed.

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Inspire Performing Arts Academy's Competition Dance Team

Inspire Performing Arts Academy wins coveted Studio Sportsmanship Award

Inspire Performing Arts Academy is selected by Onstage Tournament judges for the "Backstage Studio Sportsmanship Award"

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A preview exhibition for Open Studios is on display at the Annex in downtown Hollister.

Open Studios Kick Off Party Friday, March 23 at the Annex

The San Benito County Arts Council invites the community to a celebration and preview of its Open Studios Art Tour.

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Photos provided by SBHS drama teacher Kristen Porter

San Benito High School presents "Once Upon a Mattress"

Tickets are available at the door for $9. Student and senior citizen tickets are $8 in the student payment center at SBHS, $7 for children. 

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Friends Volunteer to Improve Our Library's Welfare

The Friends of the Library is hosting their largest annual fundraising event at San Juan Oaks.

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This weekend's performance featured a diverse group of acts from participants such as (starting left) Carolina Perez, Diana E. Castillo, Mary Macias-Gonzalez, Jorge Flores, and Ray Rios

El Teatro Campesino showcases local artists and culture in "Palabra/Word"

Local show "Palabra/Word" highlights local talent through poetry, music, live theater, and more

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Paine's conference room was full as guests listened to local Mariachi Juvenil performers.

SB Arts Council launches Arts Now

With new energy, the Arts Council partners with California Alliance for the Arts to pursue a long-held dream; solidifying a place for the arts in public education

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A map of parks in San Juan Bautista. The city's Strategic Planning Committee is working on a parks masterplan.

San Juan Bautista's Strategic Planning Committee has broad task

San Juan Bautista Strategic Planning Committee develops plans for city's future.

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New Children’s Theater Camp Coming Summer 2018

San Benito Stage Company will be putting on its first summer camp this summer for students newly interested in the performing arts, as well as for more experienced youth actors

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Folklorico Juvenil

Arts Council Announces County Arts Showcase

The San Benito County Office of Education and the San Benito County Arts Council invite the community to attend its County Arts Showcase.

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Search for the perfect Valentine's Day gift in San Benito County

With Valentine's Day around the corner there is something for everyone in San Benito County including dinner theater, vintage records, and the perfect treat.

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