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Exhibits, Theatre & Seminars, Workshops:

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 to September 24 – LifeHouse Theater presents Phantom of the Opera at 1135 Church Street, Redlands. Performances will continue weekends through September 24. Performances run Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 2:15 and 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 2:15 p.m. For information and tickets call: 909.335.3037 or visit: lifehousetheater.com

Now – September 16 – professional artist Alfonso Martinez Mendez will hold 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

Save the Date:

Saturday, September 17 – the Colton Women’s Club presents Quartermania Fundraiser at the Club, 495 North 7th Street from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This event features lunch and an auction. For ticket information call 909.370.3861.

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.

Sunday, September 17 – the University of Redlands presents Junior Voice Recitals at the Frederick Loewe Performance Hall, 1200 E. Colton Ave, Redlands from 6:00 to 6:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

Monday, September 18 – the Tzu Chi Foundation in cooperation with the San Bernardino City School District will distribute free food and groceries at Jones Elementary, 700 North F Street from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. There is limited quantity, first come, first served and please bring grocery bags. For information call: 909.447.7799 x455.

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. For ticket information call: 909.888.6788 ext 415 or visit: tcable@nosevents.com

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

Friday, September 22 – the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians present Celebrate California Native American Day at Cal State San Bernardino, 5500 University Parkway from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Traditional dancers from southern, central and northern California will be featured in this celebration of this state holiday. Favorite Native American foods will be available for purchase as well as craft items from onsite vendors. Performances will held in the Lower Commons and is free and open to the public. For information call: 909.537.8709 or visit www.nativeamericanday.org

Friday, September 22 – San Bernardino Generation Now presents Spirits and Art at the Garcia Center, 536 West E Street, San Bernardino from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. This multi-generational experience features materials and refreshments for the price of the ticket. For information email: beltranre@gmail.com or online at EventBrite.com for reservations.

Saturday, September 23 – Jamie Rios and a whole crew of community volunteers will present the Miss Cardinal City Pageant at Sturges Center for the Fine Arts, 780 N. E. Street, San Bernardino, at 6:00 p.m. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. for Red Carpet event. For information and tickets call: 909.881.8217 ext. 058 or email: jamierios63@yahoo.com

Saturday, September 23 – the Inland Empire Future Leaders Program presents the 8th Annual Future Leaders Golf Tournament at Shandin Hills Golf Club, 3380 Little Mountain Drive, San Bernardino starting at 7:00 a.m. For information call: 909.208.4463 or register on line at www.IEFL.org/golf. Proceeds help students attend the Summer Leadership Conference.

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, September 22, 23 & 24 – the 18th Annual P.R.C.A. Sheriff’s Rodeo will be held at Glen Helen Regional Park in Devore at 8:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 6:00 p.m. on Sunday. Gates open at 4:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. This event features family entertainment, food & vendors, dancing and a Challenged Children’s Rodeo on Saturday at 5:00 p.m. Bull riding, barrel racing, Brock riding, and steer wrestling are among the many events featured in the Rodeo. To order tickets visit: www.sheriffsrodeo.org.

Sunday, September 24 – the San Bernardino Symphony Guild presents an Afternoon of Laughs, Drinks and Paint at the Purple Easel Studios, 880 Rochester Avenue, Suite B, Ontario from 1:45 to 4:00 p.m. This fundraising event to support the San Bernardino Symphony provides easel, canvas, apron, paint and brushes plus goodies for the price of the ticket. For questions and to RSVP call Earleen @ 909.520.5887 or email: earleen@gardenpartycentral.com.

Tuesday, September 26 – the Children’s Network Mentoring Taskforce and San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health present Youth Mental Health First Aid at Inland Empire United Way, 9624 Hermosa Ave. Rancho Cucamonga from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This all day event will feature how to recognize signs of addiction and mental illness; a five-step action plan to assess a situation and provide assistance; impact of mental and substance use disorders; and local resources and where to turn for assistance. For ticket information for this public event visit: mhfainlandempireunitedway.eventbrite.com.

Wednesday, September 27 – San Bernardino County Children and Family Services presents C.A.S.A.’s 10th Annual Munchin At The Mansion at 5:30 p.m. at Edwards Mansion, 2064 Orange Tree Lane, Redlands. This fundraising event features tastes and drinks from the area’s finest eateries and breweries, live music, raffles, a silent auction and more. Proceeds help support foster youth by providing advocacy, mentorship, and the opportunity to build positive memories through the appointment of C.A.S.A. volunteers. For ticket information call: 909.881.6760 or visit: casaofsb.org.

Favorite Quote:

So many people are helping each other during this time of disasters that this definition of heroes came to mind.

What is a Hero?

  • Someone who saves someone
  • Someone who is kind
  • Someone who cares and helps
  • Someone to look up to
  • Someone who is generous
  • Someone who is brave
  • Someone who is bold – will stand up for you; stand up for what is right
  • Someone who is humble

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