GC September 28, 2017

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Exhibits, Theatre & Seminars, Workshops:

Saturday, September 30 – the Ontario Museum of History & Art, 225 S. Euclid Ave., Ontario presents Community Altar Workshop from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Participants will be able to contribute to the Museum’s community altar dedicated to everyday heroes as part of the annual Dia de los Muertos exhibit. Attendees are urged to bring an object to display on the altar or make a craft to decorate. Materials will be provided. For information on this free event call: 909.395.2510 or visit: www.ontarioca.gov/museum.

Sunday, October 7 to December 9 – the Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art (RAFFMA) presents Ed Gomez: Horsemen. There will also be Conversation on Art with artist Ed Gomez on Thursday, October 19 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. RAFFMA is located on the campus of the California State University, San Bernardino, 5500 University Parkway. For information on museum hours and parking call: 909.537.7373 or visit: raffma@csusb.edu.

Now to October 15 – the San Bernardino County Museum celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with the exhibit “El Sueno Americano, Nuestra Contribution.” This exhibit is curated and organized in cooperation with the Inland Empire Latino Art Association. Among the 20 artists being featured are Gerardo Ayala and Ruben Sanchez. The San Bernardino County Museum, 2024 Orange Tree Lane, Redlands is open Tuesday’s through Sunday’s from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For information visit: www.sbcounty.gov/museum or call: 909.307.2669.

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Saturday, October 7 to December 9 – the Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art (RAFFMA) presents “Return to Form: Dennis Hopper Photographs Japan” and “Andy Warhol: Polaroids”. RAFFMA is located on the campus of the California State University, San Bernardino, 5500 University Parkway. For information on museum hours and parking call: 909.537.7373 or visit: RAFFMA.csusb.edu.

Wednesday’s, now to October 26, 2017 – the City of Redlands presents Diabetes Empowerment Education Workshops as part of its Everyone with Diabetes Counts program at the Joslyn Senior Center, 21 Grant Street from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. These free workshops require pre-registration. For information and to register call: 909.798.7550.

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.

Save the Date:

Friday, September 29 – the City of Redlands presents the Premier Performance by Joslyn Senior Center’s Ballet Folklorico at the Joslyn Center, 21 Grant Street, Redlands at 11:30 a.m. For information on this free event call: 909.798.7550.

Friday and Saturday, September, 29 & 30 and Sunday, October 1 – the Garcia Center Players present “Who Dunit and To Whom” at the Garcia Center for the Arts, 536 West 11th Street, San Bernardino. This presentation is a mystery comedy with a cast of well-known community actors. The director is Jill Robbins. Performances on Friday and Saturday are at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. For tickets reservations and information call: 909.888.6400.

Saturday & Sunday, September 30 & October 1 – the San Bernardino County Regional Parks presents Calico Days at Ghost Calico Town, 36600 Ghost Town Road, Yermo, CA from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This event features live music, stage shows, rope making, blacksmithing, kids old time games and crafts, gunfights, old west encampments. For information on camping reservations, tickets and general information call 1.800.862.2542 or email calicotown@parks.sbcountyparks.com.

Sunday, October 1 – Stater Bros. Charities and Inland Women Fighting Cancer present Believe Walk 2017 starting at Pathway Church, 611 E. Cypress Ave., Redlands at 7:30 a.m. Although online registration is now closed, interested individuals may register in person during early check-in at 7:00 a.m. There are many activities for participants. For information visit: believeinlandempire.com.

Wednesday, October 4 – the Humane Society of San Bernardino Valley, 374 W. Orange Show Road, San Bernadino, will hold a Blessing of the Animals at 5:45 p.m. This service for leashed, trained or kenneled pets is led by Pastor Woody Hall. Animals of every kind are invited to this free special ceremony. The service will feature prayer, readings and music. Prayers are offered for living and deceased pets. Drinking water for pets will be available. For information call: 909.386.1400.

Friday, October 6 – Bloomington High School, 10750 Laurel Ave. will hold a Ribbon Cutting Celebration of its newly constructed Stadium at 4:30 p.m. Tailgate and opening ceremonies begin at 5:30 followed by a game vs. Colton High School. The new stadium was funded by bond measures B & G. For information call: 909.580.5004.

Friday, October 6 – Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) present Latina Empowerment Day at The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa, 3649 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This is one-day event features workshops on California energy and environmental policies, financial success, and negotiations. In addition to networking opportunities the conference endeavors to strengthen skills and knowledge on a variety of issues. For ticket information contact: www.evenbrite.com.

Saturday, October 7 – the San Bernardino Symphony opens its 2017 – 2018 season with Southern California Premiere of Big Sur: The Night Sun by composer John Wineglass. Performance starts at 7:30 p.m. at the California Theatre of the Performing Arts, 562 W. 4th Street, San Bernardino. In addition the program includes: Copeland’s Fanfare for the Common Man; Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No.4; and Stravinsky’s The Firebird. Guest conductor is Anthony Parnther. For ticket and seating information call: 909.381.5388 or visit: www.sanbernardinosymphony.org.

Saturday, October 7 – the 11th Annual DisABILITY Sports Festival at California State University, San Bernardino, 5500 University Parkway from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This free one-day event provides opportunities for people with disabilities to try more than 20 different sports and activities and connect with local clubs, leagues and programs. The event is open to all ages with any physical or developmental disability. Early registration is strongly encouraged for organizers can have an accurate count for t-shirts, volunteers, food vendors and emergency personnel. For information call: 909.537.5352 or visit: https://www.csusb.edu/disability-sports/registration.

Saturday, October 7 – the San Bernardino Police Foundation presents the 2nd Annual Brews, Blues, Badges & BBQ from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Brew Rebellion, 160-176 North Leland Norton Way, San Bernardino. Doors open at noon and food will be served at 1:00 p.m. This event features good food, jazz music, vendors and beer. A specialty brew honoring Officer Gabe Garcia, made and bottled with a keepsake label, will be available for purchase. For ticket information visit: bluesbrewbadgessbbq2.eventbrite.com.

Favorite Quote:

This is our story, our message, our electoral strategy and our moral responsibility. To rebuild a country defined by the decency it offers every proud man, woman or child who is blessed to call this nation home. Where strength isn’t measured by who you prey on, but who you protect. Where greatness isn’t just a show of muscle but of mercy. Where we understand that a nation cannot be powerful if its people are powerless.”

  • Joe Kennedy III

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