The San Miguel Library is ready for summer. This summers Reading Program is Fizz, Boom, Read, which started June 3 for adults and begins June 17 for teens and children.
Sign up, read 10 books over the summer and win a book, a book bag and other prizes.
The first Thursday Event at the Library will be on June 19 at 3 p.m. featuring Dean Giles talking about and demonstrating drums and percussion on a journey from the roots of rhythm to todays music.
The library is located at 254 13th St.
Tattoo shop relocatesMission Tattoo has moved to 1470 Mission St., previously the Mission Variety Store building.
Tattoo artist Armando Gonzalez and his wife, piercer Lucia Gonzalez, were outgrowing the small space next to the Post Office when they started also selling T-shirts.
Equipment is being installed to create the shirts and other items on site. That part of the business will be handled by Kris Henninger, whose card reads,Putting Ink On More Than Just Skin.
Another addition to the staff is Aaron Whaley, who does freehand body piercing.
Reach Mission Tattoo at 400-5330. The building next to the Post Office is now available for rent.
Election coming up
The next meeting of the San Miguel Advisory Committee will be on Wednesday, June 25, at the Community Building in the park.
Elections will be held at 6:30 p.m., prior to the regular meeting. Five seats are open.
Incumbent candidates are Sharon Brower, Steve Christian, Dale Hamblen, Jean Hoffmann and John McClure. Other candidates are Rudy Chavez and Alysia Torres. Members must be registered to vote and live within council boundaries.
The council is advisory to the county Board of Supervisors and the planning department. For information call Sharon Brower at 467-9360.
For information on San Miguel events, history and opportunities to volunteer, visit www.discoversanmiguel.com.
Lynne Schmitz is a longtime resident of San Miguel, and her column is published weekly. Reach her at Lynne_Schmitz@yahoo.com (with San Miguel News in the subject line) or at 805-467-3565.