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In San Miguel, school board to meet; seniors plan food and bingo

The school board meets Thursday night Lillian Larsen School.
The school board meets Thursday night Lillian Larsen School.

The San Miguel School Board meets this Thursday night at Lillian Larsen School, 1601 L St., in the library.

Open session begins at 6:30 p.m.

Seventh-grade students from Cappy Culver School will make a presentation. For information, call 805-467-3216. The board packet may be accessed at

At the Senior Center

Tonight the Community Potluck will be held at 6 p.m. All are welcome to bring a dish to share and enjoy with friends, old and new. Bingo opens at 6 p.m. on Friday night. The center is located at 601 East 12th St.

Arts at the library

Saturday is the next Arts Live event at San Miguel Library, featuring an art project and a movie. The library is located at 254 13th Street next to the ball field. Call 805-467-3224 for information.

Holiday festivities

The next meeting of the Christmas Crafts Faire and Lights Parade committee is on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. at the San Miguel Mercantile. People and ideas are most welcome. Be part of the many hands that make light work! Entry forms are on Discover San Miguel.

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Go to, 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.

Also now on the site, find pictures and stories from the ribbon-cutting and dedication of the beautiful gateway monuments at each end of the town and the tour of the Haunted Adobe held at the end of October.

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 (with “San Miguel News” in the subject line) or at 805-467-3565.