Saturday, March 16

Chino’s Cultural Palooza!, a celebration of the arts, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., city hall lawn, 13220 Central Ave. Free.

“Composting 101” garden workshop, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Chino Community Garden, 5976 Riverside Drive. Free. Pre-registration required at healthychino.eventbrite.com. Information: 334-3258.

“Diggin’ with Worms” children’s garden workshop, 10 to 11 a.m., Chino Community Garden, 5976 Riverside Drive. Free Pre-registration required at healthychino.eventbrite.com. Information: 334-3478.

Kids Night Out, 6 to 9 p.m., Chino Youth Museum, 13191 Sixth St.

Community Coffee with Chino Valley school board member Christina Gagnier, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Santa Barbara Apartments, 15920 Pomona Rincon Road, Chino Hills.

Celebration of the 100th anniversary of the American Legion organization, 5 p.m., Chino American Legion Post 299, 13759 Central Ave., Chino.

Chino Hills’ “Pop-Up City Hall,” 9 a.m. to noon, Albertsons grocery store, 15970 Los Serranos Country Club.

Chino Community Children’s Theatre’s “Matilda,” a musical about an extraordinary girl with extraordinary powers, 7 p.m., Seventh Street Theatre, 13123 Seventh St.

“Air Racing: the World’s Fastest Motorsport – Secrets and Stories from the Champions,” 10 a.m. to noon, Planes of Fame Air Museum, 14998 Cal Aero Drive, Chino (at Chino Airport). Admission charged.

City of Chino Hills Track and Field Meet, for girls and boys born between 2004 to 2012, 8 a.m., Ayala High School, 14255 Peyton Drive, Chino Hills. Information: 364-2700.

Food distribution by Food for Life Ministry, 9 a.m. to noon, at the ministry’s warehouse, 4712 Cheyenne Drive, Chino.

Sunday, March 17

St. Patrick’s Day

Chino Community Children’s Theatre’s “Matilda,” a musical about an extraordinary girl with extraordinary powers, 2:30 p.m., Seventh Street Theatre, 13123 Seventh St.

Monday, March 18

Chino Valley Unified School District Choral Festival, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Ayala High, 14255 Peyton Ave., Chino Hills. 

Chino Community Services Commission special meeting, 7 p.m., council chambers, 13220 Central Ave.

Tuesday, March 19

Chino City Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, 13220 Central Ave.

Parent meeting regarding the formation of new Girl Scout troops in Chino Hills, 7 p.m., Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

Red Cross blood drive, 2:30 to 8 p.m., Rhodes Elementary, 6655 Schaefer Ave., Chino.

Chino Hills Planning Commission, 7 p.m., council chambers.

Wed., March 20

First day of spring

LifeStream blood drive, 1 to 6 p.m., Don Lugo High, 13400 Pipeline Ave., Chino.

Chino Valley Unified School District Choral Festival, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Chino High, 5472 Park Place, Chino. 

Tres Hermanos Conservation Authority, 6 p.m., City of Industry City Council Chambers, 15651 Stafford St.

1950s themed Sock Hop Dance, 2 to 4 p.m., Chino Senior Center, 13170 Central Ave. Free admission. Adults only. Information: 334-3271.

Chino Hills Parks and Recreation Commission, 7 p.m., council chambers.

Thursday, March 21

STEAM activities, 1 to 1:45 p.m., Chino Youth Museum, 13191 Sixth St.

Friday, March 22

Chino Valley school district campuses closed for spring break through Sunday March 29. School resumes Monday, April 1.   

LifeStream blood drive, noon to 6 p.m., M.K. Smith Chevrolet, 12845 Central Ave., Chino.

“E.T. and Tea” event, sponsored by the Chino Hills 55+ Club, 10 a.m., March 22, Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

Lenten meal, 5 to 6:45 p.m., St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church Parish Hall, 12686 Central Ave., Chino.

“Paint ‘n Jazz Night,” to benefit the Ayala High music and art program, 6 p.m. Ayala High multi-purpose room, 14255 Peyton Drive, Chino Hills.  

Chino Community Children’s Theatre’s “Matilda,” a musical about an extraordinary girl with extraordinary powers, 7 p.m., Seventh Street Theatre, 13123 Seventh St.

Saturday, March 23

Stepping Up for Boys, free activities and lunch for sixth grade boys transitioning to junior high and their parents, 8 to 1 p.m., Chino Community Building, 5443 B St. Sponsored by the Chino Rotary Club.

Chino Community Children’s Theatre’s “Matilda,” a musical about an extraordinary girl with extraordinary powers, 7 p.m., Seventh Street Theatre, 13123 Seventh St.

MLB Pitch, Hit & Run, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Ayala Park, 14225 Central Ave., Chino. For ages 7-14 to show off their baseball and softball skills. Information: 334-3260. 

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