APRIL 2017 Calendar of Events in the Inland Empire, CA
Montclair Place Easter Bunny Photos   Mar. 25- Apr. 15
Have your child’s portrait made with the Easter Bunny. Lines may be cut off early to allow all guests in line to see the Bunny.
Time/Place: Mon-Sat 11am-7pm, Sun 12-6pm / Center Court
Contact: 909-626-2442 / www.montclairplace.comFree Mulch Giveaway   Apr. 1
Bring your own shovel and container (no Republic Services containers allowed to Veterans Park. Due to the popularity of the program, each participant is limited to 60 gallons of mulch.
Time/Place: 7:30am / Veterans Park, Chino Hills
Contact: 909-364-2800 / www.chinohills.orgPVW’s Annual Run/Walk Celebrating Heroes   Apr. 1
We will have family fun activities, an opportunity drawing with lots of prizes, and a delicious pancake breakfast for $5.00! All Run/Walk participants will receive an event t-shirt, participant medal, and goodie bag!
Time/Place: 7-11am / Fairplex, Pomona
Contact: 909-624-3555 / www.pvwrunwalk.racewire.comHealthy Family Day   Apr. 1
Entertainment, Kids’ Activity Stations, Fitness Demonstrations, Health, Fitness & Nutrition Information, Water & Environmental Information, Bicycle Safety Information, Obstacle Course, Food, Contests, and More!
Time/Place: 9am-12pm / Ruben S. Ayala Park: 14225 Central Avenue, Chino
Contact: 909-334-3258 / www.healthychino.comHouse of Ruth – A Moveable Feast 2017   Apr. 1
We begin with an opening cocktail reception at the home of Interim CGU President, Jacob Adams where guests are provided with the location of their dinner. There they will enjoy inspired cuisine in the homes of hosts from across the community. All of our hosts have generously donated both their homes and the entire culinary experience.
Time/Place: 6pm / 709 Harvard Ave., Claremont
Contact: 909-868-8007 / of the Chino Valley 20th Anniversary   Apr. 3
More than 20 restaurants from throughout the Chino Valley will be showcasing their delicious food and competing to be the Taster’s Favorite. $20.00 Per Person includes unlimited sampling on premises. Beverages are available at an additional charge.
Time/Place: 5-8pm / Chaffey College Community Center
Contact: 909-627-6177 /

Lettuce Grow A Garden   Apr. 6
Join San Bernardino Master Gardener, Maggie O’Neill for a fun and educational garden experience. Learn how to grow, care for, and reap the benefits of your own garden. All participants will plant seeds in a starter garden to take home. Ages 5-12 Years. $6 per child.
Time/Place: 3:30-5pm / Gibson Senior Center: 250 N. Third Avenue, Upland
Contact: 909- 931-4280 /

Dance of Hope   Apr. 6-7
So perfectly titled, Dance of Hope is all about our hope for health, love, and faith as a community comes together and expresses themselves on stage for the Let It Be Kids and Families. Presented by the Chino Hills High and Townsend Jr. High Dance Teams with support from The Let It Be Foundation.
Time/Place: 6-9pm / Chino Hills High School
Contact: 909-613-9161 /

Time for Change Foundation’s Anniversary Gala   Apr. 7
Come “Click your Heels” with us as honor extraordinary individuals making a difference in California. So, follow the “Yellow Brick Road” and join us… It’s true.. “There’s No Place Like Home” The mission of TFCF is to empower disenfranchised low income individuals and families by building leadership through evidence-based programs and housing to create self-sufficiency and thriving communities.
Time/Place: 6-9pm / DoubleTree by Hilton in Ontario
Contact: 909-886-2994 /

VG Kidz Event – Shadow Welcomes the Bunny   Apr. 8
Snacks, craft, entertainment and photo booth with Bunny? This is a free, ticketed event for children ages 3 to 10 years old. Tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis at the Victoria Gardens Guest Services office.
Time/Place: 11am-12pm, 12:30-1:30pm / Chaffey Town Square
Contact: 909-463-2830 /

Hike the Valley   Apr. 8
Hike the Valley is a hiking program where participants are guided through local trails.  Hikes average 2-5 miles in length, range from easy to difficult levels, and are led by City staff. A light snack is included following each hike. Hike locations vary each month.
Time/Place: 8am / Santiago Creek Trail: 2145 N. Windes Drive, Orange
Contact: 909-334-3258 /

Pictures with The Easter Bunny   Apr. 8
Bring your little ones to see the Easter Bunny and take pictures with him on the porch of this wonderful house. Bring your own camera and take as many pictures as you like! While you are there, take a tour of this historic house, for a donation of $2.00 per person.
Time/Place: 9am-1pm / Chaffey-Garcia House
Contact: 909-899-8432 /

The CAPER Anniversary Benefit – Carden Arbor View School  Apr. 8
This year’s event celebrates 35 years of educational excellence to families and students in the Inland Empire. It will be a night of magic and music. Specialty cocktails, appetizers and a few surprises will be announced during our silent auction. There will also be dinner, dancing and a live auction.
Time/Place: 6-11pm / Red Hill Country Club, Rancho Cucamonga
Contact: 909-982-9919 /

Earth Day and Open House   Apr. 8
There will be engaging activities, live entertainment, vendors and booths, along with many resources and demonstrations to learn about how to improve the environment.
Time/Place: 10am-2pm / Cucamonga Valley Water District
Contact: 909-987-2591 /

Corn Feed Run Car Show & Cruise   Apr. 8
Kiwanis Club of Chino and City of Chino Proudly Presents The 15th Annual Car Show & Cruise. Pre 1974 Cars, Motorcycles, Working Show Trucks, Vendors.
Time/Place: 8am-3pm / Chino Civic Center: 13220 Central Avenue
Contact: 909-627-1131 /

RC Resource Fair   Apr. 8
The City of Rancho Cucamonga presents the RC Resource Fair. Hosted by the RC Family Resource Center in partnership with Community Connection. Come and receive FREE resources, referrals, and information from a variety of organizations.
Time/Place: 10am-1pm / RC Family Resource Center: 9791 Arrow Route
Contact: 909-477-2781 /

Chino Lunch with the Bunny   Apr. 13
Children will be able to visit with the Easter Bunny, explore the Museum’s exhibits, play games, and make a fun art project. Please note activities and games are geared towards children age 3 and older. Pre-registration is required.
Time/Place: 10:30am-12:30pm / Chino Youth Museum
Contact: 909-334-3270 /

Promise Scholars Golf Tournament   Apr. 14
Ontario-Montclair Schools Foundation Event allows you to network with potential clients or reward your team while supporting a local program to increase college and career readiness for underserved children.
Time/Place: 8am-12pm / Los Serranos Golf Course, Chino Hills
Contact: 909-418-6331 /

Chino Hills Easter Egg-Citement   Apr. 15
Activities will include: egg hunts, pictures with the Easter Bunny, craft fair, entertainment, food, and more. No outside baskets allowed. The City will provide bags for the egg hunts.
Time/Place: 11am-2pm / Chino Hills Community Park
Contact: 909-364-2700 /

Upland Spring Egg Hunt   Apr. 15
Age 7 & under.
Time/Place: 10am / Ray Baker Field & Rotary Field – Memorial Park
Contact: 909-931-4280 /

Upland Chamber Of Commerce Gourmet Golf Tournament   Apr. 18
Gourmet Dining On Every Hole! Presented by Mountain View Chevrolet. Networking, special “surprise” contests, goodie bags, raffles, prizes, awards, dinner, drinks and fun!
Time/Place: 9am / Sierra La Verne Country Club, La Verne
Contact: 909-204-4465 /

Chino Hills Community Foundation Jazz and Blues Festival   Apr. 22
The Foundation will be hosting the 1st Annual Chino Hills Jazz and Blues Festival. Music brings people together. The Foundation could think of no better way to create a strong sense of community and an awareness for the Foundation than to host a music festival bringing together some of the best SoCal musical talent in the genre of jazz and blues.
Time/Place: 3:45-10pm / Big League Dreams Sports Park: 16333 Fairfield Ranch Road
Contact: 909-364-2736 /

Chino Earth Day Celebration   Apr. 20
Tour the Park, Environmental Exhibits, Environmental Shows: 5pm & 6pm at the Amphitheater, Earth Friendly Activities, KGGI 99.1 Radio, Giveaways (while supplies last)
Time/Place: 4-7pm / Chino Creek Wetlands and Educational Park
Contact: 909-334-3478 /

It’s a Kitten Shower!   Apr. 23
The Rancho Cucamonga Animal Care and Adoption Center is preparing to re-open our 24 hour Neonatal Kitten Nursery in May. Join us for a Nursery Orientation and learn how to become a nursery volunteer. Our nursery heavily relies on volunteer help to provide care for the approximately 1,000 underage kittens that enter our doors each year. Meet our staff, enjoy some light refreshments, and maybe even win a raffle prize. Want to help us stock our nursery? Our most needed items are: Iams Kitten dry food, Fancy Feast Kitten wet food – Turkey flavor, Gerber Baby Food jars – Turkey or Chicken flavor, Doggie pee pads, Snuggle Safe Discs (heating pad), Unscented baby wipes.
Time/Place: 1-3pm / Victoria Gardens Cultural Center – Celebration Hall
Contact: 909-466-7387 /

Legal Aid Workshop   Apr. 27
The Legal Aid Society of San Bernardino provides legal services to low income residents throughout the County. Qualified residents may receive free legal consultation on a broad spectrum of legal issues as well as affordable access to the legal system. Residents receive document preparation, step-by-step instructions to facilitate requests for court orders, and help navigating the court system.
Time/Place: 10am-3pm / Chino Hills Community Center
Contact: 909-889-7328 /

Chino Brew & Chew   Apr. 27
Guests will enjoy sampling beers from a large assortment of commercial and home breweries, and will have the opportunity to purchase food from a variety of gourmet food trucks and items from vendors. Monies raised from this event benefit community programs in the Chino Valley.
Time/Place: 1-5pm / Chino Fairgrounds

Art Uncorked   Apr. 27
Enjoy an evening of wine tasting, spirits, craft beer tasting, fabulous food from local restaurants as well as art, jewelry and pottery on sale from local artists. Performances include Jazz by Los Aka Tombros and the Chino Community Theater. Cost:  $35 per person.
Time/Place: 5:30-8:30pm / Chino Fair Grounds – Brinderson Hall
Contact: 909-485-0359 /

Upland Lemon Festival   Apr. 28-30
When life gives you lemons, pucker up and head out to the Upland Lemon Festival where everything lemony is celebrated – from food to contests to entertainment!  Celebrate the City’s citrus history with lemon pie-eating contests enjoy a create label exhibit, cheer on your favorite contest in Upland’s Got Talent, enjoy new attractions and tribute bands, and enjoy time with family and friends for this lemon themed weekend.
Time/Place: Fri 3-11pm, Sat 10am-11pm, Sun 10am-10pm / Historic Downtown Upland
Contact: 909-931-4100 /

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