September 2017

1—First Friday dinner and movie, 5 p.m. dinner, 5:30 p.m. movie, includes popcorn and drink, $7, Chino Senior Center, 13170 Central Ave.

4—Labor Day

4—Chino Valley district schools closed for Labor Day

7—Chino Valley school board, 7 p.m., district office, 5130 Riverside Drive, Chino

8-30—Chino Community Theatre’s Calendar Girls, 13123 Seventh St.

8—Paint party fundraiser, 6:30 p.m., McCoy Equestrian Center, 14280 Peyton Drive. Information: sichie.org

9—Fiesta Multicultural, 4 p.m., dances, international food, live music, games, and more, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3332 Eucalyptus Ave., Chino Hills. 

9—Wine and Brew fundraiser for Priceless Pets animal rescue. Private residence. $70. Information: priceless.pets@yahoo.com.

11—Chino Valley Fire District 16th remembrance ceremony for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, 9:30 a.m. at 13707 Peyton Drive in Chino Hills. Information: 902-5260. 

13—Measure G Citizens Oversight Committee, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., 5130 Riverside Drive, Chino 

14—Enchanted Luau and Lunch, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Chino Senior Center, 13170 Central Ave.

15—Line dance luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., active adults 50 plus, cost is $8, Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive. Information: 364-2700.

16—“Festival of books” celebration, 3 to 7 p.m., Chino Hills branch library. Information: 590-5380.

16—Derek Bordeaux concert, a singer known for his sultry renditions of Motown classics, jazz, R&B, and blues, 7 to 9 p.m., Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive. Free outdoor concert sponsored by chARTS, the Art Committee of the Chino Hills Community Foundation.

16—Preparing a winter garden, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Healthy Chino garden workshop, Chino Community Garden, 5976 Riverside Drive.

18—Chino Hills Historical Society presentation by Chino Hills resident and historian Paul Spitzzeri, 7 p.m., Chino Hills Community Center, 14259 Peyton Drive. Topic: Antonio María Lugo and the early years of the Rancho Santa Ana del Chino. Information: 597-6449 or email chhistory@aol.com.

20—Community workshop, (second one), 5:30 to 7 p.m., to update the Chino Hills parks, recreation, and open space plan, Chino Hills city council chambers, 14000 City Center Drive.

20—Chino Day at the Fair at Los Angeles County Fair, Pomona Fairplex.

21—Chino Valley school board, 7 p.m., district office, 5130 Riverside Drive, Chino

21—Pumpkin carving, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., bring your own pumpkin, Healthy Chino garden workshop, Chino Community Garden, 5976 Riverside Drive.

21—Chino Hills emergency preparedness workshop, 7 p.m., Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive, includes representatives from American Red Cross, fire district, Inland Valley Humane Society, and City of Chino Hills. Information: 364-2713.

22—Chino Hills Day at the Fair, Los Angeles County Fair, Pomona Fairplex.

23—Balet Folklorico and Danza Azteca performers, noon to 1:30 p.m., to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Chino Branch Library, 13180 Central Ave. Information: 465-5280.

26—Autumn mason jars, create autumn-inspired mason jars, active adults 50 plus, Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

26—YMCA golf tournament, Los Serranos Golf and Country Club.

30—Puppet play day, noon to 2 p.m., Chino Branch Library: Information: 465-5280.

October 2017

2—CVUSD College Fair, 6 to 8 p.m., Chino Hills High, 16150 Pomona Rincon Road.

5—Chino Valley school board, 7 p.m., district office, 5130 Riverside Drive, Chino.

6—First Friday dinner and movie, 5 p.m. dinner, 5:30 p.m. movie, includes popcorn and drink, $7, Chino Senior Center, 13170 Central Ave.

7—Mulch giveaway, 7 a.m. until supplies last, Veterans Park, Chino Hills Parkway and Eucalyptus Avenue.

7-8—Used book sale, Friends of the Chino Hills Branch Library.

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

14—Chino Valley Fire annual open house, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., demonstrations, tours, giveaways, Station 61 and the training center, 5092 Schaefer Ave., Chino.

14—Autism Resource and Fun Fair, 3 to 5 p.m., Chino Youth Museum, 13191 Sixth St.

14—Chino Hills wine walk, 4 to 7 p.m., The Shoppes at Chino Hills.

19—Chino Valley school board, 7 p.m., district office, 5130 Riverside Drive, Chino.

19—Great American Shakeout, 10:19 a.m., millions of Californians practice “drop, cover, and hold on” to prepare for a major earthquake.

19—Chino Hills art exhibit, 6:30 to 8 p.m., showcasing winners of the city’s photo contest, Chino Hills Community Center lobby, 14250 Peyton Drive. Art will remain on display until Dec. 31.

20-Nov. 11—Chino Children’s Community Theatre, Jack and the Giant, 13123 Seventh St.

21—Murder mystery dinner, “Die, Lawyer, Die,” by Chino Cultural Foundation.

25—Spooky Senior Dance, 6 to 8 p.m., $7 for residents, $17 for non-residents, music by Paul Cavin, light refreshments. Information: 334-3271.

26—Lights on After School, 4 to 6 p.m., games, activities, to celebrate the importance of after-school programs, Chino Teen Center, 13196 Monte Vista Ave.

27—Senator Connie Leyva fourth annual fall open house, 5 to 7 p.m., 11760 Central Ave. Suite 100 in Chino. Information: 591-7016 or benny.ayala@sen.ca.gov.

31—Halloween (Tuesday)

31—City of Chino Hills annual Trick or Treat at The Shoppes at Chino Hills, 3 to 5 p.m., for children 12 and under, 13920 City Center Drive.

31—Halloween Spooktacular, 4 to 8 p.m., Chino Spectrum Marketplace, rain or shine. Information: 334-3258.

November 2017

2—Chino Valley school board, 7 p.m., district office, 5130 Riverside Drive, Chino.

3—First Friday dinner and movie, 5 p.m. dinner, 5:30 p.m. movie, includes popcorn and drink, $7, Chino Senior Center, 13170 Central Ave.

4—Bark Around the Park, 9 a.m. to noon, Ayala Park, community walk with dogs on leashes, agility contest, dog fashion show, best trick contest, agility course, pet vendors, races, 5665 Edison Ave., sponsored by City of Chino and Chino Valley YMCA. Information: 334-3258.

5—Brunch benefit for The Let It Be Foundation

6—Fall Bingo Bash, doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner is at 6 p.m., and games begin at 7 p.m. $20 pre-sale, $25 at the door, Brinderson Hall at Chino Fairgrounds, 5410 Edison Ave. Information: 334-3270.

10—Chino Valley district schools closed for Veterans Day 

10—Veterans Day pie social, free pies, active adults 50 plus, Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

11—Veterans Day (Saturday)

13Chino Hills Healthy Hills Steering Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

16—Chino Valley school board, 7 p.m., district office, 5130 Riverside Drive, Chino.

16—Great American Smokeout, 4 to 6 p.m., art showcase, activities encouraging people to stop using tobacco, Chino Teen Center, 13196 Monte Vista Ave.

18—Food preservation 101, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Healthy Chino garden workshop, Chino Community Garden, 5976 Riverside Drive.

19—Gobbler Gloves boxing showcase, noon, Chino’s amateur boxers compete against boxing clubs in other cities, Chino Boxing Club, 5201 D Street. Information: 334-3260.

20—24 Chino Valley district schools closed for Thanksgiving holiday

23—Thanksgiving Day

December 2017

1-17—Chino Community Theatre’s A Christmas Story: The Musical, 13123 Seventh St.

2—YMCA Reindeer Romp.

5—Cookie decorating, active adults 50 plus, Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

10—Holiday dinner show, Chino Cultural Foundation, Seventh St. Theatre.

14—Chino Valley school board, 7 p.m., district office, 5130 Riverside Drive, Chino 

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

20—31 Chino Valley district schools closed for winter break

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, is closed for construction. When open, hours are 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.

Civic body meetings normally are as follows: Chino city council meets 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesday; Chino planning commission, 7 p.m. the first and third Monday; Chino community services commission, 7 p.m. the fourth Monday at city hall, 13220 Central Ave.

Chino Hills city council meets the second and fourth Tuesdays; Chino Hills planning commission meets the first and third Tuesday; public works commission meets the first Wednesday; parks and recreation commission meets the third Wednesday, all at 7 p.m. at city hall, 14000 City Center Drive.

The fire board meets the second Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. at district headquarters, 14011 City Center Drive, Chino Hills.

Chino Community Theatre meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month at the theatre, 13123 Seventh St. in Chino.

Inland Empire Transplant Support Group meets on the third Sunday of each month, 4 to 5:30 p.m., Chino Valley Medical Center, 5451 Walnut Ave., Chino. Information, 923-7114.

Chino Valley Toastmasters Club #3957 meets at 7:15 p.m. the second and third Tuesdays of each month at Chino Valley YMCA, 5665 Edison Ave. Chino. Information: Marco Rodriguez, president, 590-1849.

A weekly calendar of events appears in the Champion.

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