GC August 24, 2017

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Exhibits, Theatre & Seminars, Workshops:

August 25 & 26 – the Redlands Footlighters presents Mom’s Gift at 1810 Barton Road, Redlands at 8:00 p.m. This a comedy with a heart about a Mom who has passed but must accomplish a task to earn her angel wings. This production is full of family secrets and surprising twists producing many laughs. Afternoon matinees will also be presented at 2 p.m. on August 20 & 27. For ticket information call 909.793.2909 or visit: tickets@RedlandsFootlighters.org

Now – January 7, 2018 – the Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts presents New Native: Toward New Mythologies at the Jacobs Education Gallery Center featuring more than 50 works by eleven indigenous artists. According to curator and artist Tony Abeyta (Navajo), “We are exploring ways that traditional forms and practices, iconography and ancestral mythologies influence the expression of contemporary Native artists’ modernity, technology and social priorities.”

Featured artists (and tribal affiliations) include: Christi Belcourt (Metis), Gerald Clarke, Jr. (Cahuilla), Craig George (Navajo – Dine), Steven Paul Judd (Kiowa/ Choctaw), Monty Little (Dine), Cannupa Hanska Luger (Arikara/Hidatsa/Mandan/Lakota), Kent Monkman (Cree), Cara Romero (Chemehuevi), Diego Romero (Cochiti Pueblo), and Preston Singletary (Tlingit). Admission is free. For information and gallery hours call: 909.980.0412 or visit: malooffoundation.org.

Now – September 16, 2017 – professional artist Alfonso Martinez Mendez will hold ongoing Saturday Morning Drawing Classes at the Garcia Center for the Arts, 536 West 11th Street, San Bernardino from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. No experience necessary. This class prepares students for a painting. There is no set fee, but donations will be accepted. Students are to provide materials on the instructor’s list. For information call: 909.888.6400

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Wednesday, August 30 – the South Coast AQMD and Environmental Justice Community Partnership present Workshop on Air Pollution and Health: How You Can Help Clean the Air at Loma Linda University Gateway College, 250 South G Street, San Bernardino from 8:30 a.m. to noon. For information and to register for this free workshop, call: 909.396.2432 or email: ejcp@aqmd.gov or visit: www.ejworkshopsanbernardino.evenbrite.com

Thursday, August 31 – Rep. Pete Aguilar will hold a Community Grants Workshop at the San Bernardino Community College District Office, 114 S. Del Rosa Drive from 9:00 a.m. to noon. This workshop is intended to connect Inland Empire organizations with federal agencies to learn about federal grant opportunities. The workshop will include breakout sessions with federal agency representatives, a grant-writing seminar, and a panel with federal agency officials. For information call: 909.890.4445

Starting Monday, September 11 – the City of Redlands will offer Dog Obedience Classes at the Redlands Community Center, 111 W. Lugonia Ave, From 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. In this nine class series owners will learn to teach their dogs to sit, heel, stand and more while earning loving respect from their dogs. Dogs must be at least six months old and have a current city/county dog license. City of Redlands residency is not required. For registration and fee information call: 909.798.7572 or register on line at www.cityofredlands.org

Wednesday, September 13 – Children’s Network Mentoring Taskforce and San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health present Youth Mental Health First Aid at Children’s Network, 825 E. Hospitality Ln., San Bernardino Conference Room B/C from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This public event will teach participants the signs of addiction and mental illnesses, a five- step action plan to assess a situation and provide assistance, the impact of mental and substance use disorders, local resources and where to turn for assistance. For ticket information visit: mhfachildrensnetwork.eventbrite.com

Save the Date:

Friday, August 25 – the Redlands Bowl Summer Music Festival presents Redlands Symphony Orchestra: From Score to Screen with Fireworks at the Bowl, 25 Grant Street. This season finale features Korngold’s Violin Concierto with guest soloist William Hagen, John William’s Star War Suite and in a tribute to Debbie Reynolds selections from Tammy and the Bachelor, The Unsinkable Molly Brown and Singin’in the Rain. There is no admission charge and seating is first-come, first-served. For information call: 909.793.7316 or visit: redlandsbowl.org

Friday, August 25 – Rep. Pete Aguilar is hosting an Inland Empire Jobs Fair at the San Bernardino Boys & Girls Club, 1180 W. 9th Street from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Job seekers will be able to connect with Inland Empire employers looking to hire. For information call: 909.890.4445.

Sunday, August 27 – the Chicano Latino Caucus presents Tardeada BBQ at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 740 N. Pennsylvania Ave Colton from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Food includes choice of steak, chicken or pork BBQ tacos, beans, rice, chips and salsa. Refreshments will be available at a no host bar. Participants are urged to sing and dance the afternoon away to DJ Herman KARAOKE. For ticket information call: 951.906.3130

Monday, September 4 – Labor Day

Friday, September 8 – the San Bernardino Black Culture Foundation presents the 2017 Black Rose Awards Dinner at the National Orange Show Renaissance Room, 690 S. Arrowhead from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Awardees include: Gwendolyn Rodgers, Humanitarian of the Year; Clarissa Howard, Community Service Award; and Jamie Rios and the Eta Phi Beta Socority, Lesford Duncan. For information and tickets call: 909.991.6422

Saturday & Sunday, September 9 & 10 – the San Bernardino County Regional Parks presents Doggie Poolooza at the Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park, 800 N. Archibald Ave Ontario from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This event features swimming for dogs, vendors and food booths, contests, demonstrations and more. For information call 909.387.2461.

Saturday, September 9 – the Young Women’s Empowerment Foundation presents the 5th Annual Wellness Conference, Silence No More: Heart Disease & Domestic Violence at San Bernardino Community Hospital Henderson Auditorium, 1800 Western Ave from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This free event features speakers, testimonies, information on health and nutrition, opportunity drawings, light breakfast and lunch. Keynote Speaker is Dr. Romeo Brooks, an

Herbalist, Iridologist, Natural Hygienist w/Ph.D in Naturopathic Medicine. Attendees are urged to wear comfortable clothes for workshop activities. For information call: 951.203.0744

Sunday, September 17 – the Inland Empire Ronald McDonald House presents its 18th Annual Car Show at 11365 Anderson Street, Loma Linda from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Classic cars on display plus food vendors and more.

Thursday, September 21 – the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools presents the 2017 State of Education: Transforming Lives Through Education at the California Theatre, 562 W. 4th Street, San Bernardino from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. For information visit: www.sbcss.net

Thursday, September 21 – the NOS Foundation presents Wine & Food Under the Stars at the National Orange Show, 690 S. Arrowhead Ave, San Bernardino from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. This fundraising event features wine, food and craft beer from the region.

Friday, September 22 – Libreria Del Puebla presents Legacy of Exemplary Service Dinner and Awards at the National Orange Show Renaissance Room from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. This year’s honorees are leaders in education. For sponsorship and ticket information call: 951.675.1489 or email: morales6391@hotmail.com

Favorite Quote:

“When it gets down to having to use violence, then you are playing the system’s game. The establishment will irritate you – pull your beard, flick your face – to make you fight. Because once they’ve got you violent, then they know how to handle you. The only thing they don’t know how to handle is non-violence and humor.”

– John Lennon


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