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KING CITY — Sol Treasures in King City will be hosting auditions for its 2023-24 theater season, which focuses on the human experience and the ways that all types of love can move people to unbelievable kindness. “Both shows this season are testaments to how love can conquer, and how family can support one another through hardships and successes,” according to the nonprofit. The junior show in the fall, “Once on This Island Jr.,” is for children ages 8 to 18, with rehearsals beginning Aug. 19 and performances running Oct. 28 to Nov. 4. The community production in the spring, “Fiddler on the Roof,” is open to individuals ages 10 and up and adults, with rehearsals beginning March 4 and performances running May 4 to 11. Auditions are set for Monday, July 24, 6 to 8 p.m., at the Robert Stanton Theater at King City High School, and Monday, July 31, 6 to 8 p.m., at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds’ Pavilion Building in King City. Visit or call 831-386-1381 for more information.


SALINAS VALLEY — Hartnell College will host a pop-up pantry food distribution for students in South Monterey County on Tuesdays, July 25 and Aug. 1. The distribution will take place at 11 a.m., while supplies last, at the King City Education Center, 117 N. Second St., and the Soledad Education Center, 1505 Metz Road. It is open to enrolled Hartnell students, who must bring their Hartnell ID to receive one bag each.


GREENFIELD — Technology can be difficult to learn, but Loaves, Fishes and Computers can help. Greenfield residents who are 60 years or older can sign up for a free workshop in the Chambers Room at City Hall on Tuesdays, July 25 and Aug. 1, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to learn more about technology and how to use their personal devices to their benefit. There is limited space, so call 831-277-0514 to register for either of the sessions.


KING CITY — First Baptist Church will host a Swiss Sausage BBQ on Saturday, July 22, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 450 King St. in King City. Call 831-385-3819 for cost or more information.

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Ryan Cronk is the managing editor for King City Rustler and Salinas Valley Tribune, a unified publication of Greenfield News, Soledad Bee and Gonzales Tribune. He covers general news for South Monterey County and the surrounding communities.


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