SANTA CRUZ - California Grey Bears will sponsor its 39th annual Holiday Dinner for 1,500 senior citizens 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church St.

There will be a home-cooked holiday dinner for people 55 and up plus local entertainment.

Santa Cruz Dance Company starts at 11:25 a.m., followed by Elaine's Dance Studio at 11:50 a.m., Tehauni Dancers at 12:30 p.m. and International Academy of Dance at 12:55 p.m.

Violinist Benjamin Rivers will play short selections during breaks.

Meals and groceries will be delivered to 1,400 homebound seniors not able to attend.

Tax-deductible donations can be mailed to Grey Bears, 2710 Chanticleer Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95065, or arranged online at www.greybears.org. For information, call 479-1055.