Backpacks and supplies:
Now to Friday, July 12 – the Children’s Fund of San Bernardino County is collecting backpacks and school supplies for vulnerable youth in our communities. Visit www.childrensfund.org/backpacks for a list of supplies needed. Backpacks and supplies may be dropped off at 348 W. Hospitality Lane, San Bernardino Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. backpacks will be distributed by county social workers and nonprofit case workers before school starts in August. For information call Angel (909) 379-6035.
Summer Meal Program:
Now to July 31 – the City of San Bernardino will have a Summer Meal Program for kids under 18 years of age from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at the following Community Centers:
Center for Individual Development – Mon. – Fri.- 8088 Palm Lane – (909) 384-5426
Lytle Creek Community Center – Tues. – Fri. – 380 South K Street – (909) 384-5424
Ruben Campos Center – Tues. – Fr. – 1717 West 5th Street – (909) 384-5421
Verdemont Community Center – Tues. – Fri. -3664 Little League Dr. – (909) 361-2574
Delmann Heights Center – Tues. – Fri. – 2969 North Flores Street – (909) 880-1362
Hernandez Community Center – Tues. – Fri. – 222 North Lugonia Ave. – (909) 384-5420
Also each site will also receive a visit from the public library three times during the summer schedule with story time with Miss MARY Charter, a marionette Show by Franklin Haynes Marionettes and a Magic Show presented by Rafael & Katie. For information call your local community center.
Now to July – the Colton Breakfast/Lunch Program will be administered at various schools in the Bloomington, Colton and Grand Terrace areas. For information on school locations and serving dates and times please call CJUSD Nutrition Services Department (909) 580-6650.
Exhibits, Workshops, Classes:
Now to October – the City of Redlands Recreation Services offers monthly CPR, AED (automated external defibrillator), & First Aid Classes at the Redlands Community Center, 111 W. Lugonia Ave. This eight-hour course combines all topics of CPR, AED and first aid and is designed for citizen-rescuers at work, home or in the community. The course includes a comprehensive workbook and a two-year certification card. This class is not for health professionals, and is offered monthly on the following dates: July 13, August 10, September 14, and October 5, 2019. For cost information and to register call (909) 798-7572 or visit http://bit.ly/2wPpsNQ.
Monday July 8 to Wednesday, July 31 – the Garcia Center for the Arts, 536 West 11th Street, San Bernardino will hold a series of Ceramic Classes every Monday and Wednesday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. cost is $60 for the series or $20 per week. Cost includes clay, use of tools, firing and glazing. For information or to register call (909) 888-6400.
Save the Date:
Friday, July 5 – the City of of San Bernardino Parks, Recreation and Community Services presents Movies in the Park: Spiderman Into the Spider-Verse from 6:00 to 9:45 p.m. at Nunez Park, 1717 W. 5th Street. This free family friendly event begins at 6:00 p.m. with activities followed by movie at dusk. Attendees are urged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. No alcohol, glass, pets, umbrellas or canaries are permitted. For information call (909) 880-1362.
Saturday July 5– the City of Colton Community Services Department presents Concerts in the Park: Flamingo Band at 7:00 p.m. at Fleming Park, 535 N. La Cadena. Food and drink vendors will be available attendees are urged to bring blankets and lawn chairs.
Saturday, July 6 – Habitat for Humanity with the Inland Empire 66ers Minor League Baseball Team present “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” fundraiser at 6:05 p.m. at the San Manuel Stadium. Tickets are available online at: https://groupmatics.events/event/Habitatfor8
Saturday, July 6 – the City of Colton Community Services Department presents Movies at the Park: Jungle Book (1967) from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. at Elizabeth Davis Park, 1099 W. Laurel St. This free family friendly event features other activities. Attendees are urged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and jackets. No alcohol or glass permitted.
Monday, July 8 – the Beaumont-Cherry Valley Recreation And Park District presents Movies under the Stars: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World at Noble Creek Park, 390 Oak Valley Parkway, Beaumont. This free family friendly event starts at 6:00 p.m. with some pre show activities with movie at dusk. Parking is free and food items and some inflatable activities are available for a fee. Attendees are urged to bring blankets and lawn chairs.
Tuesday, July 9 – the Redlands Bowl Summer Music Festival presents A Salute to Glen Campbell by Jeff Dayton. Dayton spent 15 years as band leader, guitarist, and right-hand man to Campbell. This Salute is filled with renditions of Campbell’s greatest hits and stories from the road. Performance starts at 8:00 p.m. at the Bowl, 25 Grant Street. Is first-come, first -seated. Free-will offerings collected at intermission. For information call (909) 793-7316 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, July 10 – the San Bernardino City Library Foundation will hold a One Day Fundraiser at Mexico Cafe from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. proceeds will fund materials and programs for San Bernardino libraries. 15% of pre-tax bill will be donated excludes Happy Hour Drinks. The Mexico Cafe is located at 892 E. Highland Ave. A copy of the promotional flyer must be presented. To obtain a flyer visit facebook.com/sbclf.
Thursday, July 11 – the John M. Pfau Library and the Associated Students Inc. present Summer Movie Nights: Aquaman at 8:00 p.m. at the library lawn. This event is open to the public and there is complimentary parking in Lot D. Free popcorn is offered to attendees. The public is urged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. For information call (909) 537-5104.
Friday, July 12 – the City of Rialto presents a Movies in the Park: Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse at Margaret Todd Park, 201 N. Willow beginning at 7:00 p.m. This free family friendly event features other activities. Attendees are urged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Food and drink vendors will be available.
Friday, July 12 – the 2019 Redlands Bowl Summer Music Festival presents Mariachi Divas. This all-female two-time Grammy Award winning ensemble continues to push and expand the scope of Mariachi music. Divas are the official Mariachi of Disneyland. Performance begins at 8:00 p.m. at the Bowl, 25 Grant Street. This free event is first-come, first-seated. Free-will offerings will be collected at intermission. For information call (909) 793-7316 or visit email@example.com
Saturday, July 13 – The City Of Colton – Community Services Department presents the 132nd Colton Birthday Celebration from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Colton High School Football Field, 777 West Valley Blvd. This free event features live performances, games and fireworks. A Fun Zone is also available for $5 for unlimited play.
Saturday, July 13 – the 2019 Redlands Bowl Summer Music Festival presents “Those Were the Days” The Spirit and Songs of the 60’s starring William Florian, former member of The New Christy Minstrels. The program includes songs of Peter, Paul & Mary, John Denver, Pete Seeger, The Mamas & The Papas, and The New Christy Minstrels. Performances starts at 8:00 p.m. at the Bowl, 25 Grant Street. This free event is first-come, first-seated. Free-will offerings collected at intermission. For information call (909) 793-7316 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, July 17 – Options for All will hold its 3rd Annual San Bernardino Fundraising event: Hilarity for Charity from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the University of Redlands, Casa Loma Hall, 1200 E. Colton Ave. The event features food stations,no host bar, opportunity its drawings, and a 45-minute comedy performance by Josh Blue. For ticket information email email@example.com or call (858) 453-9600.
Friday, July 19 – the City of Colton– Community Services Department presents Movies in the Park: Incredibles 2 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Fleming Park, 525 N. La Cadena. This free family friendly events features entertainment, Street Fair, and fun zone followed by movie at dusk. Attendees are urged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. No alcohol or glass is permitted.
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– Carl Sagan
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