GC September 7, 2017

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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.

Saturday, September 2 – September 24 – LifeHouse Theater presents Phantom of the Opera at 1135 Church Street, Redlands. There will be public preview on September 4 at 2:15 p.m. followed by an official opening night at 7:30 p.m. 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, 2017 – 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

Monday, September 11 – the City of Redlands will begin to 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

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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, 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

Thursday, September 14 – DiscoverTorium: Science & Mankind Interactive Museum presents Discover the Power of Curiosity from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. This celebration and crowd-funding event will be held at the Embassy Suites, Ontario Airport, 3663 E. Guasti. For tickets visit: discovertorium.com/events

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. 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

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

Favorite Quote:

“Day after day, ordinary people become heroes through extraordinary and selfless actions to help their neighbor.”

– Sylvia Mathews Burrell

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