Please join San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors Chair James Ramos and the Lucerne Valley Community as we proudly open our newest park facility. Festivities will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony, snacks and refreshments, music, and the unveiling of our new playground, swing set, volleyball and basketball courts, and much more. The 3rd grade students from Lucerne Valley Elementary School will be on hand to try out all of the new facilities!!
Call (760) 248-7048 for further details.
It’s time once again for the City of Hesperia’s bi-annual Community Clean-up Day. The City is seeking volunteers for the event on Saturday, April 9, 2016 from 8am – 12pm. Volunteers work in groups at multiple locations throughout the City to clean up trash and debris from our beautiful desert community.
Community Clean-up Day is a great opportunity for students, service groups, businesses, families and individuals to join with their friends and neighbors and make a difference in the community. Volunteers are provided with an event t-shirt, trash bags, gloves and water bottles. Those wishing to volunteer should return a registration form to the City Hall by March 25, 2016. Forms are available at www.cityofhesperia.us/clean-up and can be dropped off in person, faxed to 760.947.2881 or emailed to the program coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The monthly Coffee with the Council was begun in February 2011 as part of the City’s continuing efforts to increase interaction with residents and promote transparency in City affairs.
The informal meetings are held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month, rotating among three local restaurants – Olive Avenue Market, 530 W. Olive Ave; Cuca’s Mexican Food, 1752 E. Lugonia Ave.; and Stell Coffee & Tea Company, 1580 Barton Road, Suite A. Council members rotate attendance, with no more than two members at each meeting.
Council members have held the meetings for the past five years as a way for residents to ask questions or share concerns outside the formal setting of a City Council meeting.
For more information please call, (909)798-7533.
Regular City Council meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 5:00p.m. (closed session) and 6:00p.m. (open session) at the City of Redlands, City Council Chambers, 35 Cajon, Ste 2, Redlands and at such other times as special meetings may be called. Should a regularly scheduled Council meeting fall on a holiday, the meeting shall be conducted the next regular business day.
Facebook’s Boost Your Business pop-up events provide businesses around the country with a basic intro to the most up-to-date tools, insights, and best practices for growing your business on Facebook. The 1-hour presentation covers the basics of getting started on Facebook through tips and tricks for effective strategies to promote customer engagement and increase online sales.
Cypress Neighborhood Center 8380 Cypress Ave. Fontana, CA 92335
Saturday April 23 – 9AM-12PMJoin MDLT, 29 Palms Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center and the Armed Services YMCA for our Fourth Annual Earth Day Restoration and Clean-Up Event on the “Gateway Parcel” Section 33.
Please bring water, snacks, gloves, sunglasses (eye protection), long sleeved shirt, long pants, sunscreen, wide brim hat, and sturdy boots.
The Inland Empire Latino Book and Family Festival takes place Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Cal State San Bernardino’s Santos Manuel Student Union.
The festival supports the Vision2Read campaign because it promotes literacy throughout San Bernardino County. The festival is open to the public and admission and parking are free.
The Latino Book and Family Festival is presented by actor Edward James Olmos, Cal State San Bernardino, the John M. Pfau Library and the Santos Manuel Student Union. The event will feature education, entertainment, culture, food, exhibits, storytelling, workshops and a chance to meet authors.
Click here for more information on the event or call (909) 537-5102 or visit Facebook at www.facebook.com/IELBFF.
The Latino Book and Family Festival is also holding a Latino Essay and Art Contest open to K-12 students in San Bernardino County public school districts.
First prize wins $100, second prize wins $50 and third prize wins $25. Two $500 college scholarships will be awarded to seniors and juniors for the best essay. The prizes will be awarded at the Festival on April 30. Entries must be received by April 15.
All High Desert residents are invited to attend the “Earth Day at the MRF” celebration at the Victor Valley Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) on Saturday, May 7 from 8 a.m. to noon. The Victor Valley MRF is located at 17000 Abbey Lane in Victorville, just off of Stoddard Wells Road.
The Earth Day at the MRF celebration will include:
· Tire Amnesty—Free tire drop off for Victorville, Adelanto, Apple Valley, and unincorporated San Bernardino County, High Desert residents. ID is required, and there is a limit of nine tires per vehicle. Tires can be on or off the rim. Only car and light-truck tires will be accepted. No semi tires or tires from equipment, and no business tires, haulers, or dealers.
· Free Shred Fest—Residents can bring up to four 20-pound-boxes of confidential paper documents to shred for free. Shredding will be done on site by All Purpose Document Destruction. No business shredding will be accepted.
· Free Compost & Mulch Giveaway—Residents can get up to 50 gallons of compost and mulch for free. Bring your own shovel and containers!
· “Recycle Alley” Drop-off Center – Residents and businesses can drop off TVs, computers, appliances, clothing, shoes, and other recyclables for FREE during the event.
· Free Mattress & Box Spring Disposal—Residents can dispose of twin, full, queen, and king mattresses and boxsprings free of charge. No futons, sofa beds, or other furniture can be accepted.For more information call VVMRF 760-241-1284 or the City of Victorville Recycling Program 760-955-8615
Join RCPD Saturday, May 14, for the Ron Ives Bicycle Rodeo at Day Creek Park. Test your skills on the bicycle obstacle course, FREE continental breakfast, and FREE children's helmets (while supplies last.) The event begins at 8:30 a.m. and will run until 12:30 p.m.