Thursday, May 16, 2019

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Friday, May 31 to Sunday, June 9 – California State University, San Bernardino Department Of Theatre Arts presents the Tony Award winning musical In The Heights in the Ronald E. Barnes Theatre. This production by the Ellen Weisser Endowed Theatre Showcase tells the tale of the vibrant melting pot of cultures in New York City’s Washington Heights. It is filled with salsa, hip-Hop, soulful ballads, and moments of musical bliss. With music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Book by Quirara Algeria Hudes, the musical is directed by Professor Kathryn Ervin. Performances are: May 31, June 1, 6, 7, and 8 at 8:00 p.m. with matinee performances June 2, 8, and 9 at 2:00 p.m. For ticket information call (909) 537-5884 or visit

Memorial Day Service Opportunity:
Saturday, May 25 & Tuesday, May 28 – The Riverside National Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Blvd., is seeking volunteers for Memorial Day 2019 – Flag Placement to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. On Saturday, May 25 flag placement begins promptly at 8:00 a.m. and expects to finish by 11:00 a.m. On Tuesday, May 28 collection of flags begins at 7:00 a.m. For information call (714) 325-8301 or

Film Festival:
Tuesday, May 28 to Thursday, May 30 – The Garcia Center for the Arts and the Consulate of Mexico in collaboration with Cinemateca Mexicana De CECUT In Los Angeles present Mexican Film Series Of the 70s: Challenging the National Narrative. These films will be projected with English subtitles. The screenings are free of charge and are examples of the great courage and ingenuity by Mexican filmmakers of the 70s in their portrayals of family disfunction, political corruption, and passion not bound by conservative conventions.
These films start at 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 28 – La Passion Segun Berenice ( 1976 – Jaime Humberto Hermosillo)
Wednesday, May 29 – El Castillo De la Pureza ( 1972 – Arturo Ripstein)
Thursday, May 30 – El Rincon De Las Virgenes ( 1972 – Alberto Issac)
This movie starts at 9:00 p.m.
Thursday May 30 – El Principio ( 1978 – Gonzalo Martinez Ortega)
For information and to RSVP call (909) 888-6400 or email

Reading Activity:
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.

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Exhibits, Workshops, Classes:
Friday, May 17 – California State University San Bernardino (CSUSB) College Of Education and CSUSB Ability Sports & Education Festival present two workshops: Relocating the Problem of Disability from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. in MC – 104 (Panorama Room, Lower Commons). Presenters are Norm Kung and Emma Van der Klift internationally known authors and disability rights advocates. Workshops are free to the public and a daily parking permit must be purchased. Lot D is the closest to the venue. CSUSB is located at 5500 University Parkway. For information or accommodations contact

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

Save the Date:
Friday, May 17 – Young Visionaries will hold its 2019 Red Carpet and Awards Gala from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel San Bernardino, 285 E. Hospitality Lane. For information and tickets call (909) 723-1695. Keynote speaker is Disney’s Judah Marie.

Friday, May 17 – the City of Redlands Recreation Services and Downtown Redlands present Movies in the Park: Disney Pixar “UP” from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Ed Hales Park, at the corner of State Street and 5th. This family friendly event starts with activities at 6:00 p.m. with a Boy Scout Flag Ceremony, Arts & Crafts, and Minute to Win Games. Screeming is at dusk (approximately 7:00 p.m.). Moviegoers are encouraged to arrive early and bring their own lawn chair and/or blanket. They may also bring their own food or choose to purchase food from the many restaurants in the downtown area.

Friday, May 17 – the Garcia Center for the Arts, 536 W. 11th Street, San Bernardino presents Silent Film Night at 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. featuring “The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari”. This film made in 1920 is an expressionist film with German and English subtitles. It is considered the first horror film and is famous for its highly stylized sets. Hosted by Dan Rinne, this film runs approximately 67 minutes. Refreshments will be served.

Saturday, May 18 – the Redlands Symphony presents its final concert of the season Glorious Gift Of Birds at the Memorial Chapel on the campus of the University of Redlands, 1300 E. Colton Ave. This concert features flute soloist Sara Ando. Doors open at 7:00 followed by a preconcert talk by Maestro Ransom Wilson and concert at 8:00 p.m. For ticket information call(909) 587-5565 or visit

Sunday, May 19 – the Rotary of Colton presents 2019 Miss Colton from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m. at Colton High School, 777 W. Valley Blvd. Contestants are Colton and Bloomington residents between the ages of 17 to 25. This event is returning after a long dormant period and is expected to draw much enthusiasm from the community. For information on the Pageant call Rosa Granada-Dominguez (909) 422-1000.

Sunday, May 19 – Loma Linda University Medical Center will hold it’s 3rd Annual Stand Up to Stigma 5K Walk/Run from 7:00 to 11:00 a.m. at 1710 Barton Road, Redlands. Participants will receive a t-shirt, runner’s bib and medal. After the race there will a bounce house for the kids, photo booth, food/refreshments, mental health information and more. Proceeds from this event will benefit the construction of a new multipurpose outdoor therapeutic space for patients.

Sunday, May 19 – the University of California, Riverside (UCR) will hold its annual fundraiser for the UC Riverside Botanic Gardens – 21st Annual Primavera in the Gardens from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Botanic Gardens Drive, Riverside on the UCR campus, 900 University Ave. To purchase tickets online visit No ticket sales at the gate.)

Sunday, May 19 – the Teamster Thunder Motorcycle Club present the 1st Teamsters Local 1932 & Local 63 Custom Car & Motorcycle Show from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 433 N. Sierra Way, San Bernardino This event features activities and food for families. Proceeds benefit the Adonai Foundation helping families with children with cancer and other serious illnesses for information and to pre- register call David (909) 709-4126 or Lucky (909)957-6760.

Saturday, May 25 – the Riverside Art Museum presents “Unpacking the Citrus Label” with Dr. Irene Sanchez, a Chicano educator, poet, and writer from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. at the Riverside Art Museum, 3425 Mission Inn Ave. Dr. Sanchez’s presentation and poetry reading explores how the idealistic imagery on Citrus crate labels were quixotic and often so whitewashed as to be devoid of any sense of the true Mexican and Native American roots of California. This talk is part of a collaborative effort of Inland California museums, libraries, historical societies and collectives exploring the legacy of our citrus heritage. This presentation is free to the public.

Saturday, May 25 – the Tachikawa-San Bernardino Sister City Committee is Celebrating 60 Years Of Friendship with Sister City – Tachikawa, Japan From 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Castaway Restaurant, 670 N. Kendall Drive. A special delegation from Japan will be in attendance to renew the agreement between the sister cities. For ticket information call Jeanette (951) 232-0934.

Sunday, May 26 – the 23rd Annual Redlands Firefighters Car Show will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Downtown Redlands. This event features Food & Refreshments, Beer Garden, Kid Zone, Pancake Breakfast, Live Music, 50/50 Opportunity Drawings, and Unique Trophies. This annual event benefits the Redlands Firefighters Benevolent Fund. For information visit

Sunday, May 26 – Suavesitos Car Club will hold its 5th Annual Memorial Weekend Car Show and Concert from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the San Bernardino Scottish Rite, 4400 N. Varsity Ave., San Bernardino. This event features food, refreshments, and merchandise vendors plus raffles for a 1970 Chevy Impala and a Bike. Roll in Time is from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. with Show Time from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For vendor information call Vicky (909) 272-5743 and for tickets call Chris (909) 855-9031 or Ruben (909) 856-2343.

Favorite Quote:
“Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.”

  • Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

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