Scrooge: the Musical” will be performed today (Dec. 15) at 8 p.m. on the Chino Community Theatre stage, 13123 Seventh St.

The play, featuring Craig Jackman as Ebenezer Scrooge, is based on the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol.”

Director is Michael Eastman.

Additional performances are 8 p.m., Dec. 21 and 22; and 2:30 p.m. Dec. 16. 

Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for seniors and students.

Information: 590-1149 or obtain tickets online at

The Chino Valley Community Chorus, with new director Rebecca Gordon, will perform “It Must be the Holiday Season,” 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3332 Eucalyptus St., Chino Hills. Attendance is free, but donations will be accepted. Information: 597-7445.

●The Frida Kahlo story featuring actress Linda Bustillos from Beaumont will be presented at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30 at Seventh Street Theatre, 13123 Seventh St. in Chino. Cost is $10. 

The one-person performance by JTL Productions, written and directed by John Lynd, is part of the “Celebrated Acting out Series,” bringing history to life. The event is for mature audiences because of language and graphic art.

●A scrapbooking group meets 9 a.m. the third Monday of the month at the Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive. Signups are not necessary. 

Projects made by the group include gift card holders, cards, booklets, small gift bags, and more. Information: 364-2826.

Quilting takes place the second Monday of the month free of charge for ages 50-plus at Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive. Residents who don’t know how to quilt will be taught.

●Residents 50-plus may gather and socialize or play billiards, cards, board games, ping pong, poker, puzzles and Scrabble during a free drop-in program, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive. 

●The card game Pinochle is played at 10 a.m. every Wednesday at the Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive. The program is free.

●Chino Senior Center hosts a Chino Seniors social dance, noon to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays at 5443 B St., Chino. Line dancing takes place noon to 12:45 p.m., followed by social dance 1 to 3:30 p.m. Cost is $2 per person. Information: 272-7489 or 203-2019. 

●“Bingo at the Barn,” hosted by the Chino Hills 55+ Club, is played Thursday afternoons at McCoy Equestrian Center, 14280 Peyton Drive, for ages 18 years and older. Doors open at 11:15 a.m. and games begin at 12:30 p.m. Buy-in is $15 for a 14-game pack and multiple 14-game packages are value priced. Minimum payouts are $50 per game. Complimentary coffee and break-time snacks are provided. Information: Bingo manager George DeFrank, (714) 345-0907.

Bingo is offered for adults 50 years and older, 12:45 to 3:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at Chino Senior Center, 13170 Central Ave. Buy-in is $5 for a 10-game pack and $3 for additional packs. Games for $1 include odd-even and double action; powerball 50 cents. Information: 334-3271.

Pickleball is played at Grand Avenue Park, 1301 Grand Ave., Chino Hills (near Pleasant Hill Drive), 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays; 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays; and noon to 6 p.m. Sundays. Equipment is provided. 

Pickleball can also be played at the tennis court at Vellano Park during regular park hours, 16321 Aviano, off Woodview Road, but equipment is not provided. 

Information: Steve Zalai, (714) 393-5580 or Mike Orduno, (818) 414-2406.

The Maclin open air market features fresh flowers, crafts, specialty food, full-service cocktails, household goods, and clothing, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7407 Riverside Drive, Ontario, at the Chino border. 

Admission is 50 cents per person, children 12 and under free. Information: 986-0474.

Outside the Chino Valley

●An exhibition of more than 40 works of motorcycle art will be on display from Jan. 22 through March 9 in the Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art at Chaffey College, 5885 Haven Ave., Rancho Cucamonga. “Faster, Faster! The Art of Motorcycle Culture” is the first exhibition to appear in the newly-remodeled facility. Public admission is free. 

Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday. 

A double-feature film screening will be held in February and an artist’s reception is planned for 4 to 6 p.m. on March 5. Information:

●Inland Pacific Ballet’s The Nutcracker, with dancing toy soldiers, snowflakes, flowers, and mice, will be performed at Fox Performing Arts Center, 3801 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside at 2 and 7:30 p.m. today (Dec. 15), and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16. 

It will also be performed at Bridges Auditorium at Pomona College, 450 N. College Way, Claremont at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23. Tickets range from $23 to $62. 


Elton John will perform at 8 p.m. Jan. 22, 23, 25, and 30, 2019, at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Tickets range from $60 to $250. 


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