Sunday, June 23 to Wednesday, June 26 – Athletes for Life and the City of Rialto’s Healthy Rialto Program present Athletes for Life Camp on the campus of the California State University, San Bernardino. Registration starts at 8:00 a.m. with camp at 10:00 a.m. for boys and girls ages 13 to 17. NFL players, coach and speak throughout the four-day camp. Participants receive a Jersey, bag, t-shirt and other fun stuff. Activities include Agility drills, speed enhancement training, nutritional meal and 60 minutes of exercise. Students with special needs are welcome. To register visit www.athleteforlife.org.
SB 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
For information call your local community center.
Now to Sunday, June 30 – the 15th Annual Lavender Festival is occurring Thursday – Sunday at 10600 Highland Springs Ave., Cherry Valley. This family friendly event features guided tours on horse drawn hay wagons, live music, food, organic herbs, Lavender lemonade and ice cream, petting zoo, horse rides plus many workshops and booths with health and gardening information, including shops featuring lavender products. Festival hours are 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Thursday & Sunday, and 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday. For ticket and parking information visit https://www.123farm.com/lavender-festival.html.
Now – Thursday, June 27 – Friends of the San Bernardino Public Library present “Showtime at your Library,” a summer reading program for children, teens and adults. Participants can win prizes by tracking minutes read, activities, and library events attended. Sign up at any of the four libraries in San Bernardino: Norman F. Feldheym, 555 West 6th St. (909) 381-8201; Dorothy Inghram Branch Library, 1505 W. Highland Ave. (909) 887-4494; Howard M. Rowe Branch Library, 108 E. Marshall Blvd. (909) 883-3411; and Paul Villasenor Branch Library, 525 N. Mt. Vernon Ave. (909) 383-5156. Please call for further informations and for library hours.
Thursdays, now to June 27 – the Young Readers’ Room, A.K. Smiley Public Library presents Tiny Tots Story Time (Ages 2-3) from 10:15 to 10:30 a.m. and 10:40 to 10:55 a.m. at the library, 173 S. Eureka Street behind the Lincoln Memorial Chapel. No registration needed. For information call: (909) 798-7674.
Exhibits, Workshops, Classes:
June 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: June 8, 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.
Save the Date:
Friday, June 14 – the City of San Bernardino Parks, Recreation & Community Services presents Movies in the Park: “They Can’t Save The World At All” from 6:00 to 9:45 p.m. at Hanes Park, 534 W. 9th Street. This free family friendly event begins at 6:00 p.m. with activities followed by movie at dusk. Attendees are urged to. Ring lawn chairs and blankets. No alcohol, glass, pets or umbrellas or canopies are permitted. For information call (909) 880-1362.
Friday, June 14 – the Rialto City Community Services Department presents Movies in the Park: “Ralph Breaks the Internet” at Fergusson Park, 2395 W. Sunrise Drive beginning at 7:00 p.m. This free family event features other activities and attendees are urged to bring jackets, blankets and lawn chairs. No alcohol or glass permitted.
Friday, June 14 – the City of Colton Community Services Department presents Movies and Concerts at the Park: 1950 Classic “Cinderella” at Fleming Park, 535 N. La Cadena. Food and drink vendors will be available. Attendees to this free family friendly event are urged to bring blankets and lawn chairs.
Friday, June 14 – IHelp IE senior friends monthly meeting at 12:30 noon at the Rialto Grace Vargas Senior Center, 1411 S.Riverside Ave. Rialto Ca. Guest Speaker is Rayna Duenas. For more info. please call/text Brenda 909-648-2784 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, June 15 – the San Bernardino Juneteenth Festival will be held at Anne E. Shirrells Park, 1367 N. California Street from 2:00 p.m. This event features a BBQ Cook-Off, food and resource vendors, games, raffles and live entertainment starting at 3:00 p.m. Attendees are urged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. For information call (909) 475-5194.
Saturday, June 15 – the Pure Land Foundation will deploy its Food Pantry Food Distribution from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at Lincoln Elementary School, 255 W. 13th Street, San Bernardino. This service is free for all self-certified meeting income qualifications. Approximately 40 pounds of foods and other essential supplies per family. Participants asked to bring their own reusable bags/totes/boxes/carts. Onsite registration starts at 8:30 a.m.and ends ends exactly at 12:00 p.m. Volunteers asked to arrive by 8:30 a.m.
Saturday, June 15 – Unity In The Community In Partnership with the City of Redlands presents the 2nd Annual Juneteenth: Everyone Matters In The Community from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Israel Beal Park, Riverview/Pioneer Street. The free family friendly event features food, entertainment, vendors, activities for children and youth, history tents. For information call (909) 793-1074 or Mario Saucedo (951) 533-4439.
Saturday, June 15 – the Jack Morenberg Foundation and the Colton Police present Jack’s Memorial 5K Run/Walk from 7:30 to 11:00 a.m. at Cooley Ranch Elementary School, Colton. This family friendly event is a 5K Run/Walk with some of the Inland Empire’s first responders. Meet and run with members of Colton Police and Fire departments as well as military members of the community. Registration and tickets at jackmorenbergfoundation.org or on day of event between 6:45 and 7:30 a.m. Registration includes: Memorial 5K shirt, Swag Bag, and Bib. Participants will line up with Runner followed by Walkers and Strollers/ Kids.
Saturday, June 15 – SO CAL Knights and Mt. View Cemetery present Eternal Cruise for Fathers’ Day from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Mt. View Cemetery/Mortuary, 370 E. Highland, San Bernardino. This free event is the first show honoring fathers. Activities include live music, vendors, raffle, and a release of balloons in honor of deceased fathers. Roll in time starts at 9:00 a.m. Show starts at 10:00. For information call Mickie (909) 252-9419. No drama, no burnouts and no alcohol permitted.
Friday, June 21 – the City of San Bernardino Parks, Recreation & Community Services presents Movies in the Park: “LEGO Movie 2” from 6:00 to 9:45 p.m. at Tom Minor Park, 6300 Palm Ave. 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 or umbrellas permitted. For information call (909) 880-1362 or visit sbcity.org.
Friday, June 21 – the City of Colton Community Services Department presents Concerts in the Park: “Nite Lite” 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.
Friday, June 21 – the City of Rialto Community Services Department presents Movie in the Park: “Venom” at 7:00 p.m. at Flores Park, 1020 W. Etiwanda. This free family friendly event features other activities for children and attendees are urged to bring jackets, blankets and lawn chairs. No alcohol or glass are permitted.
Saturday, June 22 – the Feldheym Center Library will offer a Wreath-Making Craft Class for adults and teens over 13 years of age. This event, sponsored by Friends of the San Bernardino Library, is part of the Summer Reading Program. Participants will make wreaths using pool noodles and burlap ribbon. This free workshop starts at 2:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room of the Central Library, 555 W. 6th Street. For information call (909) 381-82-35 or visit www.sbpl.org.
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– Theodore Roosevelt
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