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SBC Historical Society: Will hold its monthly general meeting at our new time at 7 p.m. on April 28 at the Dunne Park Club House located at 6th and West Streets in. Hollister. Our guest speaker will be Verona Flint, who will share some history of Barber Bottles and “go with” collectables. She will also bring a selection of her extensive collection.. The meeting is free of charge and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Join CWA: The local chapter of California Women for Agriculture will host their annual spring membership mixer from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 28 at the Steinbeck Center, One Main St., Salinas. Join the group for a social evening of complimentary wine tasting and appetizers. Newly elected executive board members will answer questions. The event is sponsored by the Salinas Valley Chapter of the CWA. There is no cost to attend. Membership applications will be available. For more information, call 771-9075.

FREE SCOOP: Baskin Robbins wants to thank loyal customers during their fifth annual Free Scoop Night 6-10 p.m. Wednesday, April 28 at their store on 1741 Airline Highway in Hollister. Baskin Robbins will also make a donation to the First Book program, a non-profit organization providing free, new books to children in low-income families.

The language of MUsic: Come and learn how you are affected by today’s music industry from Brian S. Nuemann beginning Thursday, April 29 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Hollister SDA Church. Call 831-637-5506 for more information.

Miss San Benito Rodeo: Applications for the Miss San Benito Rodeo Contest are available at the Bolado Park Office, Ranchers’ Feed, Chamber of Commerce and McAbee Feed. The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, April 30. For more details, call the office at (831) 628-3545.

Scholarship DEADLINE: California Women for Agriculture, Salinas Valley Chapter will be offering two scholarship programs for women in or from Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz counties. The scholarships, women pursuing degrees in agriculture and daughters of farm workers, will be awarded to women pursuing a bachelor’s degree, an associate’s degree or a degree from an accredited trade school. All scholarship applications must be postmarked by May 1 to be considered. For a copy of the application, visit or call Kelly O’Grady at 408-782-5009.

Host families: Bring home the world by hosting a foreign exchange high school student for a semester or school year. The students come with their own spending money and are insured. They are eager to share their culture and customs with you while learning about your family’s traditions. For more information about hosting, studying abroad and scholarships, call Hollister community representative Ruth Erickson at 637-0987 of academic Year in the USA.

San Benito Stage Company: Pre-registration for the San Benito Stage Company’s Children’s Summer Theatre Camp runs through June 15. The fee is $100, with a $10 discount for each additional sibling. The camp runs from Tuesday, July 6 to Saturday, July 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It’s open to boys and girls ages 6 to 12 years old. Camp will be held at Sacred Heart Parish School, 670 College St. Volunteers are also needed. For more information, call Kristy at 636-6810.

Kidz Kamp: Summer is around the corner and the Kidz Kamp Unlimited is preparing. They are offering a full schedule of weekly themes and once a week field trips in or out of town, crafts, games and enriched experiences in music, theater, dance and creative arts. The camp will start June 13 and end Aug. 21. Kool Kidz Kamp hours will be from 9 to 4 p.m. (extended care is available for no extra charge from 6 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m.). Kidz Kamp is for ages 6 to 14. Call 638-1104 for more information.

Farmer’s market: The Hollister Downtown Association is now accepting applications from local San Benito County residents for the Farmer’s Market. This year, the market will be held in a new location on the grassy lot at Fourth and San Benito streets on Wednesdays from 3 to 7 p.m. Farmers must be certified through the county ag commissioner. Applications will be taken on a first come, first serve basis. After May 3, applications will be accepted from out-of-county vendors, if space is available. Membership cost is $25 per vendor for the season and a weekly $25 vendor booth fee applies. Call 636-8406 for more information.

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