Local scene: return from Porchfest, virtual meeting on recreation facilities – Gilroy Dispatch

Musicians return to the porches of Hanna Street

Porchfest Gilroy returns to Hanna Street Front Yards on September 25 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The free event features musicians performing on neighborhood porches. The public is invited to wander from porch to porch throughout the afternoon.

Porchfest is sponsored by the Gilroy Downtown Business Association.

For more information, visit bit.ly/3tt1FS8.

Contribution sought on the proposed recreational facility

The Town of Gilroy will host a virtual meeting to present plans and receive feedback on a proposed indoor recreation facility at Gilroy Sports Park.

As of May 2019, city officials have been working with Sharks Sports and Entertainment to assess whether an indoor recreational facility, built and operated in partnership with the Sharks, would be feasible for Gilroy.

Concept plans currently include two ice patches with the option of adding a swimming or recreational facility.

The community is invited to attend the virtual meeting and provide feedback on plans and possible additional amenities.

The meeting will take place on Zoom on September 27 at 6 p.m. To join the meeting, visit bit.ly/3kAID8d and enter the ID 897 4843 3745, passcode 279443. The dial-in number is 669.900.6833.

A Spanish translation will be available.

Energy efficiency workshop for homeowners

A free webinar on energy efficiency and homeowner electrification will take place on September 23 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. for residents of South County.

The webinar will include presentations from the City of Morgan Hill, BayREN Home +, Silicon Valley Clean Energy, Bay Area SunShares and others to help homeowners in the energy improvement process.

This webinar is for South County homeowners exploring:

• Energy efficiency improvements

• Household electrification: switching from gas to electrical appliances

• Residential solar and battery storage

• Discounts and financing options

RSVP to SouthCountyRebates2021.eventbrite.com. If you cannot attend this webinar, call a Home Energy Advisor at 866.878.6008 or visit BayRENresidential.org for more information.

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