Monday, December 19, 2016

Riverside County Calendar of Events - January 2017

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First Day Hike   Jan. 1
Come and go on a hike to explore nature. Docents and park staff will enhance your hike through interpretive checkpoints where you can learn about wildlife, history and more. This event is family and stroller friendly. After your 1 mile guided walk through the park, we will have a free tasting of fresh fruit off of our trees at the Visitor Center.
8am-12pm / California Citrus State Historic Park: 9400 Dufferin Ave., Riverside
(951) 780-6222 /

Citrus Heritage Run   Jan. 7
Half Marathon, 5K and Kids Fun Run. This unique and “sweet-smelling” course winds through the historic orange groves of The California Citrus Historic State Park in Riverside. We offer high quality technical fabric tees in men’s and women’s sizes, finisher medals, and age group awards. Along the course you will find entertainment and several hydration stops. At the finish line, you will be greeted with post-race refreshments!
7am-1pm / Arlington Heights Sports Park: 9401 Cleveland Avenue, Riverside

Calimesa Community Awards Banquet & Installation   Jan. 12
The Calimesa Citizen of the Year Award, Calimesa Small Business Award, Calimesa Commercial Business Award, Calimesa Charitable Service Award and the Community Awareness Appreciation Award. All awards will be presented at this event.  State Senator Mike Morrell will be our Keynote speaker and other representatives from the State, County and City will be in attendance.
4-6:30pm / Tukwet Canyon Golf Resort: 36211 Champions Drive, Beaumont

Songs For A New World   Jan. 12-15
Presented by The Barn Stage Company in association with The Temecula Valley Symphony and Temecula Presents. The first musical from Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown (Parade, 13, Bridges Of Madison County), this moving collection of powerful songs examines life, love and the choices we make. This contemporary song cycle weaves characters and history together, illuminating the timelessness of self-discovery.
See website for schedule. / Old Town Temecula Community Theater: 42051 Main Street
(866) 653-8696 /

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training   Jan. 13-15
Through training, citizens can manage utilities and put out small fires; treat the three killers by opening airways, controlling bleeding, and treating for shock; provide basic medical aid; search for and rescue victims safely; and organize themselves and spontaneous volunteers to be effective. CERT training is a commitment of 20 hours of training. There is no cost for the training.
Fri 5:30-9:30pm, Sat 7 Sun 9am-5pm / Menifee City Hall
(951) 672-6777 /

True West   Jan. 13-15
Sam Shepard’s “True West” is a story of two brothers. Austin is a screenwriter desperate for a break that is just around the corner. Staying at his mother’s Los Angeles house while she is on an Alaskan cruise, Austin’s work is interrupted by the surprise appearance of a brother he has not seen in years. Lee is a drifter whose very presence sets Austin on edge.
See website for schedule. / The Box at the Fox Entertainment Plaza: 3635 Market Street, Riverside

Got Tires?   Jan. 14
Keep our neighborhoods clean! Drop off your tires at our FREE Community Clean-Up Event. City residents can transport up to 9 tires maximum per trip. Passenger & Light truck tires only. No tires with rims accepted/rims MUST be removed. Tires from businesses will not be accepted. Proof of Residency Required.
8am-12pm / Public Works Yard: 521 North Langstaff, Lake Elsinore
(951) 674-3124 /

Student of the Month   Jan. 17
Join us in celebrating some of the best that the Lake Elsinore Unified School District has to offer! Meet some really great students and their families.
11:30am-1:30pm / Lakeside High School - Lancer Round Table Café: 32593 Riverside Drive
(951) 253-7200 /

Corona Chamber Installation & Awards Gala   Jan. 19
Join us for an elegant evening at the 106th Annual Corona Chamber of Commerce Installation & Awards Gala! We will celebrate the successes of 2016 as we begin our Journey of a Lifetime in 2017. Honoring outgoing Chairman, Mark Peabody, and Welcoming incoming Chairman, Don Garling, Sr.
5-8:30pm / Eagle Glen Golf Club: 1800 Eagle Glen Pkwy., Corona
(951) 737-3350 /

Mayor’s State of the City Address   Jan. 19
5:30-7:30pm / Riverside Convention Center
(951) 683-7100 /

APCA Golden Dragon VIP Gala   Jan. 21
The Asian Pacific Cultural Association, invites you to an exclusive dinner and reception. We will transport you to a setting of the ancient orient, with a Traditional 10 Course Wedding Style Banquet, complete with Eclectic International Flavors and Live Entertainment representing some of our Sister Cities in Asia.
6-10pm / The ShowCase: 3635 Market Street, Riverside
(909) 215-3011 /

Snow Day in Perris   Jan. 21
Eager youngsters romp onto the snow field to make snowmen and snow angels, toss snowballs and frolic in the cold stuff.
10am-2pm / Foss Field Park: 101 N. D Street
(951) 943-6100 /

Writers Expo   Jan. 21
FREE event for the entire community. This will be a great opportunity for writers to promote their work, meet their audience, and to sell their books.
10am-3pm / Moreno Valley Public Library: 25480 Alessandro
(951) 413-3000 /

All Chamber Mega Mixer   Jan. 26
15 surrounding Chambers and their members are invited to participate in the All Chamber MEGA Mixer! Come mix, mingle & find your next customer! Limited table tops will be sold on a first come-first serve basis! A chance to showcase and promote your business! Presented by the Murrieta COC.
3:30-7pm / Murrieta Spectrum: 25125 Madison Avenue
(951) 677-7916 /

APCA Lunar New Year Festival   Jan. 28
From mid-January to mid-February, we will kick off our month-long cultural celebration of the Asian Pacific American heritage and its presence in the Inland Region. Our mission is to Collaborate, Commemorate and Celebrate the Asian Pacific Cultural Heritage and Contributions in Southern California. On January 28, visitors to Downtown Riverside will be transported to the beauty of the magnificent Ancient Orients. Don’t miss the closing ceremony with our spectacular Fireworks Display.
10am-9pm / Downtown Riverside
(951) 453-3548 /

Hikes to the Top - Terri Peak   Jan. 28
Level: Difficult. Approximately 7.8 miles round trip.
7:30am / Landmark Middle School: 15261 Legendary Drive, Moreno Valley
(951) 413-3000 /

Festival of Nations   Jan. 29
An annual food fair that celebrates diversity and cultural traditions. Join us for this family-friendly event as our Student Clubs prepare food from all over the world. With live entertainment, food representing 20 countries, and games for the little ones, don’t miss this chance to travel the world without leaving the country.
4-7pm / La Sierra University Gym: 4500 Riverwalk Pkwy, Riverside
(951) 785-2674 /

Taste of the Valley & Business Expo   Jan. 30
Sample food from local restaurants, entertainment and business displays.
3-5pm / Golden Village Palms RV Resort: 3600 West Florida Avenue, Hemet
(951) 658-3211 /

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