Inland Empire – Calendar of Events – April 2018

April 2018 Calendar of Event

Victoria’s Farmers’ Market Every Friday
Take a new and fresh approach to shopping for your family at Victoria Gardens and their Farmers’ Market. Try the best of local produce, grass fed meats, and handmade arts and crafts. Interested in becoming a farmer or a crafter? Stop by Guest Services and ask for an application.
Time/Place: Fridays 10am-2pm / Victoria Gardens
Contact: 909-463-2830 /

Upland Farmers Market Every Every Saturday
Stop by and check out new vendors, purchase fresh produce, eggs, honey, bread, hummus, a variety of coffee, jams and jellies, organic teas, essential oils, fresh seafood, plants, cookies, beef jerky, kettle corn, soaps and lotions, sweet treats, and even something special for your favorite pet!
Time/Place: 9am-2pm / Upland Civic Center Parking Lot: 460 N. Euclid Ave.
Contact: 909-256-4171 /

Upland Recreation and Community Services Volunteen Program Apr. 3-May 18
Participants will assist Recreation and Community Services Division staff with summer programming and special events located at Recreation Division facilities, schools, and local parks. The program culminates with a recognition event honoring those with 25 or more volunteer hours. To be eligible to participate, and for a letter of accomplishment and recommendation, all Volunteens must volunteer a minimum of 25 hours from June 1st through September 1st. Ages: 14-17 Years.
Contact: 909-931-4280 /

Chino Arbor Day Apr. 6
Environmental Entertainment, Explore Museum Exhibits, Arts and Crafts, Light Refreshments. This event will take place outside. Guests are welcome to bring their own blankets to sit on. In the event of adverse weather, the event will be moved inside and will be limited to the first 150 guests.
Time/Place: 3-5pm / Chino Youth Museum
Contact: 909-334-3270 /

Healthy Family Day Apr. 7
Festivities include: Entertainment, Kids’ Activity Stations, Fitness Demonstrations, Health, Fitness, and Nutrition Information, Water & Environmental Information, Bicycle Safety Information, Obstacle Course, Food, Contests, and More!
Time/Place: 9am-12pm / Ruben S. Ayala Park, Chino
Contact: 909-334-3258 /

Chino Brew & Chew Apr. 8
Presented by Soroptimist International of the Chino Valley, Inc. Attendees will have the chance to taste 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.
Time/Place: 12-5pm / Chino Fairgrounds

Rancho Cucamonga Arbor Day Apr. 11
Veterans and City personnel will participate in the tree planting ceremony. The public is encouraged to attend this event to learn more about the importance of the Urban Forestry Program. Join us as Rancho Cucamonga celebrates 29 years as “Tree City USA”!
Time/Place: 9:30am / Central Park: 10500 Base Line Road
Contact: 909-774-2047 /

Young Frankenstein Apr. 13-May 5
Comedy genius Mel Brooks (The Producers) has adapted another of his legendary films, Young Frankenstein, into a Broadway musical hit that’s so funny it’s scary! Tickets are $15.00 for General and $12.00 for Seniors and Students.
Time/Place: Fri-Sun / Seventh Street Community Theatre, Chino
Contact: 909-590-1149 /

Disney’s Choo Choo Soul with Genevieve Apr. 14
A musical locomotive adventure. Come aboard as train conductor Genevieve and beat-boxing, break-dancing engineer DC, steer through colorful lands while singing hip-hop songs about learning manners, the ABC’s and 1-2-3’s.
Time/Place: 11am & 2pm / Lewis Family Playhouse, Rancho Cucamonga
Contact: 909-477-2752 /

Corn Feed Run Car Show & Cruise Apr. 14
Presented by the Chino Kiwanis Club. Pre 1974 Cars, Motorcycles, Working Show Trucks, Vendors, Open Header Contest.
Time/Place: 8am-3pm / Chino Civic Center
Contact: 909-591-4162 /

Dance of Hope Presented by The Let It Be Foundation Apr. 14
Perfectly titled, “Dance of Hope” is all about our hope for health, love, and faith as schools and studios come together and express themselves on stage for the Let It Be Kids and Families. Our mission is to provide ongoing support and services to families of children diagnosed with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.
Time/Place: 5-9:30pm / Colony High School Theatre, Ontario
Contact: 909-613-9161 /

Taste of the Chino Valley Apr. 16
Sample the offerings of Chino Valley’s restaurants at the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Taste of the Chino Valley event.
Time/Place: 5-8pm / Chaffey College Chino Community Center
Contact: 909-627-6177 /

Upland Chamber Gourmet Golf Tourn. Apr. 18
Gourmet Dining At Every Hole! Gourmet Golf – Individual: $175, Gourmet Golf – Foursome: $700, Gourmet Golf – Corporate Foursome: $745.
Time/Place: 9am-6:30pm / Upland Hills Country Club
Contact: 909-204-4465 /

Chino Creek Earth Day Celebration Apr. 19
Presented by the Inland Empire Utilities Agency and the City of Chino. The event promotes environmental awareness to the community and provides ways for the community to take action and support environmental stewardship. It will include environmental exhibits, free giveaways, hands-on-earth-friendly activities, environmental show performances, and much more.
Time/Place: 4-7pm / Chino Creek Wetlands and Educational Park
Contact: 909-993-1935 /

Art Uncorked Apr. 19
Presented by Chino Cultural Foundation. Music, art, food, wine, spirits & beer tasting. Tickets are $35.00 per person presale or $40.00 at the door.
Time/Place: 5:30-9pm / Chino Fairgrounds: Binderson Hall
Contact: 909-484-0359 /

Upland High School Spring Choral Concert Apr. 20
Enjoy a night to honor Upland High School seniors and families with performances by Expressions, Men’s Ensemble, Aria, Chorale, and the Madrigals.
Time/Place: 7pm / Hillside Community Church, Alta Loma

Chino Hills Jazz and Blues Festival Apr. 21
The Chino Hills Community 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. Welcome Barbara Morrison & the Blu Crew, The Lao Tizer Band, and Derek Bordeaux, to name a few.
Time/Place: 3-10pm / Big League Dreams Sports Park
Contact: 909-364-2736 /

Gibson Senior Center Prom Apr. 21
Come as a flapper, dress up like Charlie Chaplin or Greta Garbo, or come as you are. Tonight will be a night of fun, no matter the dress! Just bring yourself and we’ll do the rest with a night of dinner and dancing. Tickets will be available for $10 per person.
Time/Place: 5:30-8:30pm / 250 N. Third Avenue, Upland
Contact: 909-981-4501 /

Chino Hills Earth Day Apr. 21
Our main focus will be cleaning up our campgrounds and historic Rolling M. Ranch, located at 4721 Sapphire Road in Chino Hills. We will have fun kids activities as well as an opportunity to explore our park with docents and staff.
Time/Place: 9am-12pm / Chino Hills State
Contact: 951-780-6222 /

Upland Heritage Vintage Home Tour Apr. 22
Upland Heritage invites the public to enjoy the ambiance of homes from Upland’s early agricultural era through its emergence to mid-century modern. Raises funds to support our Matching Grant Program and other endeavors dedicated to preserving Upland’s past to enhance its future. This year’s tour is self-guided and guests will drive to each home using provided maps and addresses.
Time/Place: 10am-5pm / City of Upland Vintage Homes
Contact: 909-981-0280 /

Upland Lemon Festival Apr. 27-29
Get together with friends and family and enjoy a refreshing lemon-themed weekend, where everything lemony is celebrated – from food to contests to entertainment! Celebrate the City’s citrus history with lemon-pie eating contests and a crate label exhibit. Cheer on your favorite contestant in Upland’s Got Talent and enjoy new attractions and tribute bands.
Time/Place: Fri 3-11pm, Sat 10am-11pm, Sun 10am-10pm / Historic Downtown Upland
Contact: 909-623-3111 /

Community Seed Swap Apr. 28
Come celebrate our one-year anniversary with a seed swap with your community! Bring seeds and snacks to share, and get to know other seed savers in the Inland Empire while celebrating the successes of first year of the San Bernardino Regional Seed Library!
Time/Place: 10am-12pm / Chino Basin Water Conservation District
Contact: 909-626-2711 /

Dia de los Niños – Dia de los Libros – Ovitt Apr. 28
Celebrate childhood and literacy with the whole family! Join us for fun with free games, books and activities.
Time/Place: 1-2:30pm / Ovitt Family Community Library, Ontario
Contact: 909-395-2207 /

Dia de los Niños – Dia de los Libros – Colony Apr. 28[optima_express_listing_search][optima_express_valuation_widget style=”vertical”][optima_express_valuation_form]
Celebrate children and books on this day of diversity and fun. Enjoy bilingual stories and a collaborative art project.
Time/Place: 1-2pm / Colony High Branch Library, Ontario
Contact: 909-395-2256 /

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