October

29—Halloween bingo, noon to 3 p.m., Chino Senior Center, 13170 Central Ave. $10 members, $15 non-members. Costumes optional.

29--Glucose checks and osteopathic physical exams, free, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, 2600 Grand Ave. at Madrugada Ave.

30—Blood drive, 1 to 6 p.m., BAPS Charities, 15100 Fairfield Ranch Road, Chino Hills.

31—Halloween (Monday)

31—Halloween Spooktacular, 4 to 8 p.m. Chino Spectrum shopping center.

31—City of Chino Hills Trick or Treat, 3 to 5 p.m., The Shoppes at Chino Hills, for children 12 and younger. Costume contest begins at 4 p.m. Information: 364-2700.

November

5—Free workshop, Irrigation Principles, 9 a.m., Chino Basin Water Conservation District, 4594 San Bernardino St., Montclair. Information: www.cbwcd.org.

5—Chino Invitational Band Review and Field Tournament, Chino High School

5—Living History Flying Day, 10 a.m., Planes of Fame Air Museum.

5—Chino Bark Around the Park, 9 a.m.-noon, Ayala Park.

5—Board meeting of Chino Valley Historical Society, 10 a.m., Neighborhood Activity Center.

6—Standard time resumes.

6—Priceless Pets fundraiser, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Charming Charlie jewelry and accessories, The Shoppes at Chino Hills. 

6—The Let It Be Foundation’s holiday brunch benefit, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Los Serranos Country Club.

7—Chino Youth Museum Bingo, Brinderson Hall, 7 p.m.

8—Election Day

8—Native American heritage storytime, 4:30 p.m., includes music and a themed craft, Cal Aero Preserve Academy branch, 15850 Main St., Chino.

11—Chino Liberty Courtyard dedication ceremony, 11 a.m., Chino Community Building, 5443 B St., Chino.

11—Open house, noon to 5 p.m., Chino American Legion Post 299, 13759 Central Ave. Homemade soups and sandwiches served at no charge to veterans and their families. A gun safe will be raffled. Information: 628-2080.

11—Veterans Day (Friday) Chino Valley district schools are closed. Chino and Chino Hills city halls closed.

12—”Dinner & a Show,” presented by Chino Cultural Foundation (formerly Chino Community Center Corporation), 6 p.m., Chino Senior Center, 13170 Central Ave. In addition to no-host bar and dinner, event will include the one-man show “Go Fly a Kite: Wit and Wisdom of Benjamin Franklin,” written and directed by John Lynd and starring Mel Chadwick. Tickets are $30 until Oct. 31, $40 after that date.  Proceeds benefit cultural arts programs in Chino. Information: 458-0359.

12—Red Bucket Equine Rescue Ruby Red fundraising event, 5 p.m., ranch tours and dinner, 2885 English Road, Chino Hills.

12—Free workshop, Planning and Planting Your Winter Garden, 9 a.m., Chino Basin Water Conservation District, 4594 San Bernardino St., Montclair. Information: www.cbwcd.org.

14—Chino Hills Community Foundation, Chino Hills city hall.

14—Chino Hills Healthy Hills Steering Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

16—Marching Band Field Show, Chino Valley school district.

17—Thanksgiving luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Chino Senior Center, 13170 Central Ave. Lunch served by Chino Police Department. Register at 8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 4. Only 200 tickets available.

17—Retirement celebration for Chino Mayor Dennis Yates, hosted by Friends of Dennis Yates. Information: friendsofdennisyates@gmail.com.

18—Preview of the 2017 theatre season, 7 p.m., Chino Community Theatre, 13123 Seventh St., Chino, 590-1149.

20—Priceless Pets holiday boutique, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., McCoy Equestrian Center, 14280 Peyton Drive, Chino Hills. 

20—Chino Youth Boxing Gobbler Gloves show, 1 p.m. 

21-25—Chino Valley school district Thanksgiving break.

24—Thanksgiving Day

26—Chino Community Theatre production, “A Carol for Tiny Tim.” 8 p.m. Continues Dec. 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17; and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 27, Dec. 4 and 11. Seventh Street Theatre, Chino.

29—Benefit auction and dinner, Salem Christian Homes, Radisson Hotel in Ontario.

December

3—YMCA Reindeer Romp

3—Laser light show and Christmas tree lighting, 5 to 8:30 p.m., celebration of the 25th anniversary of the City of Chino Hills, Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

3—Living History Flying Day, 10 a.m., Planes of Fame Air Museum.

4—”Who Let the Dogs Out Ugly Sweater Contest,” 2-5 p.m., Chino American Legion Post 299. Information: 628-2080.

7—Pearl Harbor Day.

7—Make a Child Smile, Cal Aero, Cattle, Marshall, Newman, Rhodes and Walnut Avenue elementary schools.

10—Chino Youth Christmas Parade and Fair, Chino civic center.

10—Breakfast with Santa, 9 to 11 a.m., holiday fun, crafts, and Santa. Pancake breakfast provided by Chino Hills Kiwanis Club at the Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

10—Free workshop, Waterwise Wreaths, 9 a.m., Chino Basin Water Conservation District, 4594 San Bernardino St., Montclair. Information: www.cbwcd.org.

11—Children’s Christmas Party, 1-5 p.m., Chino American Legion Post 299. Information: 628-2080.

13—Blood drive, 1 to 6 p.m., Chino Hills government center parking lot, 14077 Peyton Drive.

14—Christmas luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Chino Senior Center, 13170 Central Ave. Lunch served by Chino Valley Fire District. Register at 8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 4. Only 200 tickets available.

14—Christmas luncheon, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., $5 per attendee, Chino Hills residents only, active adults 50+, Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

16—No school for Chino Valley school district students

16—Chino Hills Boat Parade, 7 p.m., Peyton Drive between Eucalyptus Avenue and Boys Republic Drive.

17—Chino Hills residential Boat Parade, 6 p.m., starts at Chino Hills Parkway and Pipeline Avenue.

19-Jan. 2—Christmas break for Chino Valley school district students.

25—Hanukkah

25—Christmas Day (Sunday)

31—New Year’s Eve (Saturday)

January 2017

1—New Year’s Day.

2—School resumes for Chino Valley school district students.

7—Free workshop, Pruning for Plant Health, 9 a.m., Chino Basin Water Conservation District, 4594 San Bernardino St., Montclair. Information: www.cbwcd.org.

12—Chino Hills Arts Committee art show, 6:30 to 8 p.m., featuring artists whose work will be on display, Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

16—Martin Luther King Day. Chino Valley district schools are closed.

21—Healthy Hills Wellness Fair, 10 a.m. to noon, health screenings, educational booths, fitness professionals, Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

28—Free workshop, Fertilizers and Weed Management, 9 a.m., Chino Basin Water Conservation District, 4594 San Bernardino St., Montclair. Information: www.cbwcd.org.

30-Feb. 1—Chino Valley school district science fair, Woodcrest Junior High School

February 2017

9—Student Government Day, luncheon hosted at 11:45 a.m. by Chino High School

11—Free workshop, Planning and Planting Fruits and Veggies, 9 a.m., Chino Basin Water Conservation District, 4594 San Bernardino St., Montclair. Information: www.cbwcd.org.

13—Lincoln’s Birthday. Chino Valley district schools are closed.

20—Washington’s Birthday. Chino Valley district schools are closed.

25—Free workshop, Raised Bed and Container Gardens, 9 a.m., Chino Basin Water Conservation District, 4594 San Bernardino St., Montclair. Information: www.cbwcd.org.

27-March 1—Art Showcase, Chino Valley school District, Magnolia Junior High School.

March 2017

11—Cultural Palooza, Chino civic center

17—State of the School District, Richard Gird Hall of Fame induction and eighth annual Chino Valley school district Golf Tournament, Los Serranos Country Club, 15656 Yorba Ave., Chino Hills. Tee off 11 a.m., 4 p.m. Hall of Fame induction and State of the School District.

20—Chino Valley school district Choral Festival, 6 p.m., Ayala High School.

22—Chino Valley school district Choral Festival, 6 p.m., Chino High School.

22—Teen culture forum for parents, 6:30 p.m., Ayala High School. Sponsored by Chino Valley school district.

24—No school for students in Chino Valley school district.

27-31—Spring break for Chino Valley school district students.

April 2017

12—Principal for a Day in Chino Valley School District. Kickoff breakfast 7 a.m., Liberty Elementary School.

14—No school for students in Chino Valley school district.

15—Chino Hills Easter Egg-Citement, Chino Hills Community Park.

16—Easter Sunday

19—Orchestra Festival, Chino Valley school district, 6 p.m., Ayala High School.

24—Chino Valley school district Band Showcase, 6 p.m., Ayala High School.

26—Chino Valley school district Band Showcase, 6 p.m., Chino Hills High School.

27—Art Uncorked social event by Chino Cultural Foundation, Brinderson Hall at Chino Fairgrounds.

27—Legal Aid Society legal clinic, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a break from noon to 1 p.m., Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

May 2017

4—National Day of Prayer

14—Mothers Day

15—Chino Valley school district Band Showcase, 6 p.m., Chino High School

17—Chino Valley school district Band Showcase, 6 p.m., Don Lugo High School

18—Chino Valley school district Salute to Military, 7 p.m., district office, 5130 Riverside Drive, Chino

29—Memorial Day. Chino Valley district schools are closed.

30—Graduation ceremony for Chino High School, 3 p.m., Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario

30—Graduation ceremony for Don Lugo High School, 7 p.m., Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario

31—Graduation ceremony for Ayala High School, 3 p.m., Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario

31—Graduation ceremony for Chino Hills High School, 7 p.m., Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario

June 2017

1—Final day of school for elementary students in Chino Valley school district.

1—Graduation ceremony for Buena Vista Continuation High School, 6 p.m., school quad

2—Final day of school for junior high and high school students in Chino Valley school district.

14—Flag Day

18—Fathers Day

July 2017

4—Independence Day (Tuesday)

August 2017

14—Chino Valley school district first day of school (Monday)

September 2017

4—Labor Day

October 2017

31—Halloween (Tuesday)

November 2017

11—Veterans Day (Saturday)

23—Thanksgiving Day

December 2017

24—Christmas Eve (Sunday)

25—Christmas (Monday)

31—New Year’s Eve (Sunday)

Regular public events

Meetings may be subject to change.

 Chino’s Old Schoolhouse Museum reopened May 14, 2016, after being closed almost nine years. It is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the second Saturday of the month. Tours are available by appointment.

Admission is free, but donations are accepted.

Chino Valley Masonic Lodge # 427 meets for family dinner at 6:30 p.m. followed by meeting at 7:30 p.m. the first Monday of every month at 1025 N. Vine St., Ontario.

Information: Manny Blanco, (951) 315-1410 or masontruth@aol.com.

 Chino Valley Chapter of the California Turtle and Tortoise Club meets at 7:30 p.m. on the third Friday of each month except December at Chino Girl Scout House, 5007 Center St., at Third Street, in Chino. Guests are welcome.

Information: www.tortoise.org/chino or jlcalif2@aol.com.

City of Chino waste tire collection, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second and fourth Saturday of every month, 5050 Schaefer Ave., Chino. Open only to Chino residents. No business waste will be accepted and no more than nine tires per visit will be accepted.

Yorba Slaughter Adobe, open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays at 17127 Pomona-Rincon Road, Chino. The adobe is closed Sundays and Mondays. 597-8332.

Storytime, Chino Branch Library, 13180 Central Ave., 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, repeated at 6:30 p.m. Information: 465-5280.

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