Hollister has founders, poker run and after glow

The City of Hollister will celebrate Founders Day on Saturday, May 2, 2009 beginning at 10:00 am. History, music, food and games will fill the afternoon for the very young, mom and dad and grandma and grandpa, too! Pie eating contest, fence white washing and bubble gum blowing will keep the kids entertained in the Chad A Fuqua Memorial Park. The adults will enjoy the history depicted through photos, artifacts and oral histories by local residents displayed in the refurbished Train Depot and at Hollister Town Hall.
The Chad A. Fuqua Memorial Poker Run will be held on Sunday, May 3, 2009 with registration at 12:00 noon. Bikes out will be at 1:00 pm. Proceeds from the ride will be donated to the Chad A. Fuqua Memorial Park Fund. Plans call for the addition of a cover over the existing entertainment stage in the CAF Park.
The Downing Street Boys will perform their second in a series of “After Glow” Concerts beginning at 8:00 pm in the Chad A Fuqua Memorial Park Sunday, May 3 at 8:00 p.m. Concert goers are urged to bring their lawn chairs and blankets for old-time singing under the stars.