San Miguel kids to honor veterans at school ceremony

Students at Lillian Larsen School will honor veterans with a ceremony on Nov. 10.
Students at Lillian Larsen School will honor veterans with a ceremony on Nov. 10. dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com

On Nov. 10 at 8:30 a.m., students and teachers at Lillian Larsen School will observe Veterans Day by honoring all veterans in a special ceremony at the school at 1601 L St.

Veterans may call 805-467-3216, ext. 201, by Wednesday at 3 p.m. to RSVP, as spaces at the front of the parking lot will be reserved for the expected guests.

Screening for seniors

On Tuesday, The Ranch on Mission Street will host a Life Line Screening for seniors.

Life Line technicians are trained to test and assess a variety of medical conditions and risks. Tests must be scheduled in advance. Cost depends on which tests are selected.

To make an appointment, call 1-888-653-6441 or schedule online at www.lifelinescreening.com/community-partners.

Wine event at Mission San Antonio

On Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m., Mission San Antonio in Jolon will host “Evening in the Garden,” an elegant annual premier wine-tasting event. Sample wines from several wineries with catered gourmet delights in the Padres’ Garden.

Tickets are $50 per person in advance; $60 at the door. A separate additional “Sensory Event” features pairings of ports and chocolates in the Port Room; this event is $120. Seating is very limited.

All proceeds benefit the continued retrofit, restoration and maintenance of the mission. For more information and reservations, call 831-385-4478 or visit www.missionsanantonio.net. The mission is located on Fort Hunter Liggett; be sure to have identification and insurance information with you.

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Go to www.sanmiguelresourceconnection.com (Discover San Miguel), for current information on San Miguel events, businesses, organizations, churches and opportunities to volunteer. Topical entry forms and applications are available to fill out online. A history section features stories and pictures from early-day families, the town and area.

Lynne Schmitz’s column is special to The Tribune. She is a longtime resident of San Miguel and her column appears here weekly. Reach her at Lynne_Schmitz@yahoo.com (with “San Miguel News” in the subject line) or at 805-467-3565.