|Ontario Reign Mixer Mar. 3
Rancho Cucamonga and Upland Chamber’s Joint Mixer at Reign vs. Stockton Heat.
Time/Place: 6-10pm / Sky Bar Party Deck: 901 Via Piemonte Suite 370, Ontario
Contact: (909) 987-1012 / www.ranchochamber.orgVictoria’s Farmers Market Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31
Every Friday, take a fresh approach to shopping. Local fresh produce, local flavors and edibles, grass fed meat, handmade arts & crafts.
Time/Place: 10am-3pm / South Mainstreet, Victoria Gardens
Contact: (909) 463-2830 / www.victoriagardensie.comChino Youth Museum DairyAire 5K Run2017 DairyAire 5K Run Mar. 4
This community event helps raise funds for the Chino Youth Museum.
Time/Place: 8am / Ayala Park: 5575 Edison Avenue, Chino
Contact: (909) 334-3270 / www.chinoyouthmuseum.com
Soroptimists Present Stepping Up Mar. 4
Soroptimist International of the Chino Valley, Inc. will present its 11th annual Stepping Up event. The event assists local sixth grade girls in making the transition from elementary school to junior high. It features speakers, a fashion show, games, lunch, prizes, and more. Bring your questions about what junior high school will be like!
Time/Place: 8am-2pm / Chino Hills High’s multi-purpose room: 16150 Pomona Rincon
Contact: (909) 628-0966 / www.sichinovalley.org
Little Heart Warriors 5k & 1k Family Fun Run Mar. 4
Little Heart Warriors Non-Profit was created by a group of mothers with children with severe Congenital Heart Defects. We want to share our story with others and educate our community, as well as pay it forward to help as many families during their own journey with Congenital Heart Disease.
Time/Place: 7-10am / Central Park: 11200 Baseline, Rancho Cucamonga
Contact: (909) 922-2772 / www.littleheartwarriors.org
Drive 4 Life Mar. 4
The Drive 4 Life program was designed by the Corona Police Department’s Traffic Collision Response Team to educate young drivers on the causes and prevention of traffic collisions.
Time/Place: 9:30am-2:30pm / Corona Police Dept.: 730 Public Safety Way
Contact: (951) 736-2355 / www.discovercorona.com
Bridal Open House Mar. 5
Stop by and get a chance to view the amazing venue, meet premier wedding professionals, and learn why the Chaffey College Chino Community Center is “Perfect for any Occasion.” Cash Bar, Renovated Lobby Space, Professional Vendor Booths, Bakeries, Catering Samples, Venue Prize & Giveaways, D.J.’s, Florists, Photographers, and more! Bridal & Tuxedo Fashion Show at 1pm.
Time/Place: 11am-3pm / Chaffey College Chino Community Center: 5890 College Park Avenue
Contact: (909) 652-8200 / www.chaffey.edu
State of the County Mar. 8
Please join San Bernardino County for the 2017 State of the County Event. This year’s program will inform the business community on the ways in which the County is advancing in the Countywide Vision and will celebrate the innovation taking place throughout our region. The program will include networking opportunities, regional updates from the Board of Supervisors, and a panel discussion on topics relevant to local business. Time/Place: 4:30-8:30pm / Citizens Business Bank Arena: 4000 E Ontario Center Drive, Ontario
Contact: (909) 387-4437 / www.sbcounty.gov
Salute to Public Safety Mar. 9
Join us at Los Serranos Country Club to celebrate our first responders with a Salute to Public Safety.
Time/Place: 11:30am-1:30pm / 15656 Yorba Ave., Chino Hills
Contact: (909) 627-6177 / www.chinovalleychamberofcommerce.com
Challenge for Children Gala Mar. 9
The gala is the Inland Empire United Way’s largest fundraiser benefiting programs geared toward youth-focused programs targeting health, education and poverty. More than 100,000 students were impacted, last year alone. Guests will enjoy an elegant evening featuring a hosted cocktail reception, gourmet dinner and live entertainment, in addition to a silent auction and opportunity drawings.
Time/Place: 5:30-9pm / Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center: 601 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona
Contact: (909) 980-2857 x232 / www.ieuw.org/gala
Broadway at the Gardens presents Into the Woods Mar. 10-12 & 17-19
When a baker and his wife learn they’ve been cursed with childlessness by the witch next door, they embark on a quest for objects required to reverse the spell. Everyone’s wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results.
Time/Place: Fri & Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm / Lewis Family Playhouse: 12505 Cultural Center Drive, Rancho Cucamonga
Contact: (909) 477-2752 / www.lewisfamilyplayhouse.com
Paws at the Park Mar. 11
Participants will have the opportunity to take part in little dog races, the best trick contest, a dog fashion show, and may also visit the various vendor booths. There will be giveaways, door prizes and craft activities for the kids.
Time/Place: 9am-12pm / Vila Borba Park: 17001 Amadora Drive, Chino Hills
Contact: (909) 364-2700 / www.chinohills.org
Cultural Palooza Mar. 11
The City of Chino Community Services Department invite you to celebrate Chino’s rich and various cultures by joining us for an afternoon of entertainment, great food, and shopping. Performances, Food and Retain Vendors, Community Organizations and more!
Time/Place: 10am-3pm / Chino City Hall – Lawn Area: 13220 Central Avenue
Contact: (909) 334-3258 / www.cityofchino.org
Hangar Dance & WWII Warbird Party Mar. 11
Come as you are or dress up in your best 1940’s attire or uniform and dance the night away to the sounds of 1940’s swung music! Don’t know how to swing dance? Don’t worry – we will have dance lessons before the event starts (7-8 p.m.) and we’ll teach you how! Music will be by the Fabulous Esquires Band. There will be free souvenir photos and a Best 1940’s Costume Contest. There will be a cash bar and light food for purchase.
Time/Place: 7pm-12am / The Planes of Fame Air Museum: 7000 Merrill Ave. #17, Chino
Contact: (909) 597-3722 / www.planesoffame.org
California Irish Festival Mar. 11-12
The California Irish Festival will celebrate the best in Irish & Celtic cuisine along with food trucks, Family fun, Vendors, live music and beer gardens. All ages are welcome so bring your family and friends to downtown Upland, CA and help celebrate the California Irish Festival! A portion of the proceeds will go to the help the Historic “Downtown Upland Merchants Association” revitalize downtown Upland! New this year: More Irish food, Irish Dancers, Folk Singers, and parade.
Time/Place: Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 11am-9pm / Historic Downtown Upland: 305 N. 2nd Ave., Suite 174
Inland Empire: 2017 Small Business Training Events Mar. 15-Sept. 20
Inland Empire Small Business Development Center. See website for schedule.
Time/Place: Carnegie Library: 123 E. “D” St., Upland
Contact: (909) 204-4465 / www.uplandchamber.org
De Anza St. Patrick’s Day Party Mar. 17
Search for the Leprechaun’s Pot of Gold and win a special prize. Everyone wearing green receives a treat! Ages 7-12.
Time/Place: 4pm / De Anza Community and Teen Center: 1405 S. Fern Avenue, Ontario
Contact: (909) 395-2030 / www.ontarioca.gov
CVUSD Hit the Greens for Scholarships Mar. 17
We would like to invite you to the 8th Annual Chino Valley Unified School District “Hit the Greens for Scholarships” Golf Tournament and Richard Gird Educational Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Your support enables us to ensure that our students have the resources and tools they need to be successful in college.
Time/Place: 9am-7pm / Los Serranos Country Club, Chino Hills
Contact: (909) 606-5100 / www.schoolportraitsonline.com
Westwind St. Patrick’s Day Party Mar. 17
Celebrate the Irish way – Wear your green! Crafts and healthy snacks for all!
Time/Place: 4pm / Westwind Community Center: 2455 E. Riverside Drive, Ontario
Contact: (909) 395-2506 / www.ontarioca.gov
Ramirez Intermediate School’s Wolf Pack Dash Mar. 18
Join us as we run, walk, and jog while raising funds for our Sports Club! The My School Color Run is an untimed fun run/walk featuring a 2-mile course. Throughout the course participants will experience color splash zones where they’ll be doused in color and end with a final color toss celebration!
Time/Place: 7am / Ramirez Intermediate: 6905 Harrison Ave., Eastvale
Contact: (951) 736-8241 / http://wolfpackdash.eventbrite.com
Upland Chamber of Commerce State Of The City Mar. 21
Opening remarks by Mayor Debbie Stone. City Program presented by staff. Keynote Speakers: San Bernardino County Second District Supervisor Janice Rutherford. San Bernardino County Chief Executive Officer Greg Devereaux.
Time/Place: 5pm / Cable Airport, Inc.: 1749 W. 13th St., Upland
Contact: (909) 204-4465 / www.uplandchamber.org
ABC Hopes Casino Night Mar. 25
ABC Hopes, Inc. is a nonprofit organization established in 2013. We are dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities. Through our organizations programs and services we hope to help the individuals we work with develop skills that will increase the employment opportunities available to them and as a result increase their involvement in the community.
Time/Place: 6-11pm / Chino Airport: 14925 Cal Aero Dr., B-181
Contact: (951) 217-7223 / www.abchopes.com
2017 Garden Festival Mar. 25
Want to find out ways to conserve water by planting an Inland Empire Garden Friendly garden? The Garden Festival will help residents and visitors learn about saving water from the experts such as local retailers, community organizations, and government agencies like the DWP.
Time/Place: 10am-2pm / Corona City Hall: 400 S. Vicentia Ave.
Contact: (951) 736-2234 / www.discovercorona.com
Run4Kids Mar. 25
What is YOUR goal? 5K? 10K? half-marathon? marathon? more? Imagine the BIGGEST Jog-a-thon Party EVER! With games, prizes, food, fun, family, friends, and MORE!! Run4Kids Day is an 7-hour window where our children, families, friends, and fans can earn as many miles as they want or need. Show up when you can, or stay all day.
Time/Place: 9am-4pm / Auburndale Intermediate School: 1255 River Road, Corona
Contact: (951) 340-2290 / www.100mileclub.com
Charity Golf Tournament: Putt 4 Paws Mar. 27
The RC Animal Care & Adoption Center presents 1st Annual Charity Golf Tournament: Putt 4 Paws. Scramble format, continental breakfast, bbq lunch, putting contest, driving range, bow wowsers silent auction, purr-fect raffle, awards.
Time/Place: 7am / Red Hill Country Club, Rancho Cucamonga
Contact: (909) 466-7387 / www.RCPets.info
Ontario State of the City Mar. 29
The Ontario City Council proudly presents the 2017 State Of The City, Business Leadership Symposium. Guest Speaker: Erik Qualman: #1 Best Selling Author and Motivational Speaker.
Time/Place: 4:30-8:30pm / Ontario Convention Center
Contact: (909) 395-2081 / www.ontariosoc.com
Upland Community Leadership Academy Mar. 31- Jun. 22
“Empowering Our Community” See website for schedule.
Contact: (909) 204-4465 / www.uplandchamber.org