On Tuesday from 3 to 6:30 p.m., the eighth-grade class at Lillian Larsen School is having a Cinco de Mayo dinner fundraiser at the school, 1601 L St.
A dinner of either chicken enchiladas or chicken tamales with rice, beans and a beverage is only $8 to take out or eat in the cafeteria.
Presale tickets are now available after school from eighth-grade students or at the school office. For information, call 467-3216 or go to http://www.sanmiguelschools.org. Click on Lillian Larsen School and then on “Eighth Grade.”
On Friday, May 8, at 7 p.m., the renowned St. Petersburg Men’s Ensemble returns from Russia to sing again at Old Mission San Miguel.
Along with its popular Russian folk songs, the vocal quartet will perform a special rendition of Sergei Rachmaninoff’s “All-Night Vigil” in celebration of its 10th anniversary as agroup.
A goodwill donation is greatly appreciated, and the group will also have CDs and Russian handicrafts for sale.
Their voices are powerful; it is hoped you will enjoy their performance as much as they enjoy singing for you.
Quilt for veteran
The Native Daughters of the Golden West recently presented a wounded veteran a “Quilt of Valor,” which they made under the direction of Barbara Bruce. The honoree, Anthony Grajeda of San Miguel, served in Iran, Afghanistan and Egypt before being seriously injured by an improvised explosive device.
The presentation was attended by his family and his second-grade teacher from Lillian Larsen School, Mary Strobridge. The NDGW were honored to be able to thank him with this beautiful gift for his service to our country.
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