March 2017

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

2--Dr. Seuss’ birthday, 4 to 6 p.m., Chino Hills Branch Library.

3—Registration for 2017 Legends Senior Challenge. Information: 334-3271.

3—25—Chino Children’s Community Theatre, James and the Giant Peach.

4—DairyAire 5k, third leg of Chino’s Triple Crown, Ayala Park, hosted by Chino Youth Museum. Information: 334-3270.

4—Soroptimist International of the Chino Valley 11th annual Stepping Up for Girls program, 8:30 a.m., at Chino Hills High School, 16150 Pomona Rincon Road in Chino Hills. Information: 529-0250. 

4—Dr. Seuss birthday party, noon to 2 p.m., Chino Branch Library.

8—Pizza and a Movie, active adults 50 plus, Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

9—Parent in Action meeting “The Truth About Drugs”, 9 a.m.- 10:30 a.m., Don Lugo High library, 13400 Pipeline Ave., Chino.

10—Relay for Life East Meets West “A Night of Comedy”, doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m., Zendejas Catina and Grill, 14670 Pipeline Ave., Chino Hills.

11—Earth Day craft project for adults, 2 p.m., Cal Aero Preserve Academy Library, 15800 Main St., Chino.

11—Literacy tutor training, 9:30 a.m., receive training to volunteer as a tutor for adults needing help with English and language, Chino Hills Branch Library.

11—Cultural Palooza, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Chino civic center. Performances, food and retail vendors and community organizations. Information: 334-3258, cityofchino.org/events.

11—Chino Hills Paws at the Park, 9 a.m. to noon, dog contests, fashion show, races, crafts, vendors, Vila Borba Park, 17001 Amadora Drive, Butterfield Ranch.

11—Volunteer orientation, 10 a.m. to noon, review aspects of being a volunteer and discuss the types of duties available, Chino Branch Library.

11—Chino Tea Party, 9 to 11 a.m., at Archibald’s Drive-Thru at 15421 Fairfield Ranch Road in Chino Hills. Information: chinoteaparty.net.

12—Chino American Legion Auxiliary Unit 299 71st annual Smorgasbord to benefit Girls State, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at American Legion, 13759 Central Ave. in Chino.

Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12. Information: Diane DeLashmit, (714) 772-4242.

15—See’s Candy fundraiser for Priceless Pets animal rescue, The Orphanage, 2587C Chino Hills Parkway.

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

17—Richard Gird Hall of Fame induction and eighth annual Chino Valley school district Golf Tournament, Los Serranos Country Club. Golf tee off 11 a.m., 4 p.m. dinner.

18—Literacy tutor training, 10 a.m. to noon, receive training to volunteer as a tutor for adults needing help with English and language, Chino Branch Library.

18—Seventh annual Laugh Out Loud dinner and comedy fundraiser to benefit the Marcus Heart Foundation, 7 p.m., at Yanks Air Museum, 7000 Merrill Ave. #35-A270 in Chino. Cost is $50. Information: marcusheartfoundation.org.

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

21—Clay pot decorating, active adults 50 plus, Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

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

22—Teen culture forum for parents on drug risks, 6:30p.m.- 8, Ayala High School, 14255 Peyton Dr., Chino Hills, Sponsored by Chino Valley school district.

23—Parent in Action meeting “Bullying”, 9 a.m.- 10:30 a.m., Don Lugo High Library, 13400 Pipeline Ave., Chino.

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

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

29—Sock Hop Dance, 2 to 4 p.m., $7 resident, $17 non-resident. Chino Senior Center, 13170 Central Ave.

April 2017

1—City of Chino and Chino Valley YMCA Healthy Family Day, 9 a.m. to noon, Ayala Park, Chino. Information: 597-7445.

1—Mulch giveaway, 7:30 a.m., Veterans Park, Chino Hills Parkway and Eucalyptus Avenue.

3—Taste of Chino Valley, 5-8 p.m., Chaffey College Chino Community Center. Information: Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce, 627-6177.

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

6-7—Dance of Hope to benefit The Let It Be Foundation, presented by Chino Hills High and Townsend Jr. High dance teams.

7—Spring fling dinner dance, 6 to 10 p.m., $15, active adults 50 plus, Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive. Information: 364-2826.

8—Chino Kiwanis Club Corn Feed Run car show, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Chino civic center.

8—Volunteer orientation, 10 a.m. to noon, review aspects of being a volunteer and discuss the types of duties available, Chino Branch Library.

8—Multicultural Festival hosted by Rotary Club of Greater Chino Hills, 2 to 8 p.m. at Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

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

12—Egg hunt, active adults 50 plus, Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

13—Parent in Action meeting “Exploring Careers”, 9 a.m.- 10:30 a.m., Don Lugo High Library, 13400 Pipeline Ave., Chino.

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

15—Chino Hills Easter Egg-Citement, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Chino Hills Community Park.

16—Easter Sunday

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

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

20—”We Remember” veterans recognition, 8 a.m. to noon, Don Lugo High School.

21-May 13—Chino Community Theatre’s Next to Normal, 13123 Seventh St.

22—Chino Hills Jazz & Blues Festival, 4 to 10 p.m., features Barbara Morrison, Louie Beltran, Ernie Andrews, and more, sponsored by the Chino Hills Community Foundation, Big League Dreams sports park, 16333 Fairfield Ranch Road.

23—Lemonade games, play summer games and drink lemonade, active adults 50 plus, Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

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, wine tasting, food, art vendors, jazz, hosted by Chino Cultural Foundation, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Brinderson Hall at Chino Fairgrounds, 5140 Edison Ave.

27—Parent in Action meeting “Brain Research and the Adolescent Brain,” 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., Don Lugo High Library, 13400 Pipeline Ave., Chino

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

28—Opening ceremony, Legends Senior Challenge, 10 a.m. Chino Senior Center, 13170 Central Ave. Closing ceremony May 31.

29—9GensoSiety Auto Expo, 1-4 p.m., Chino Airport. Admission $25. Auto entry fee $45-$50. Information: westcoastinvasionvip@gmail.com.

29— Chino Corporate Challenge opening ceremonies. Two-week event concludes May 12. Information: chino corporatechallenge.com.

May 2017

1— Rancho Del Chino Rotary’s 28th annual Bingo De Mayo at Brinderson Hall at the Chino Fairgrounds, located on the northeast corner of Edison and Central avenues in Chino. Information: ranch odelchinorotary.org or 208-0982.

4—National Day of Prayer

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

6—Chino Hills community services department open house, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

6—Priceless Pet Rescue fourth annual Pack Walk, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., includes vendors, pet services, food, and activities, Veterans Park, Chino Hills.

6-7— Planes of Fame Air Museum air show, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.,  at Chino Airport, 7000 Merrill Ave. in Chino. The museum is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. Information: planesoffame.org

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

9—Blood drive, 1 to 6 p.m., Chino Hills government center parking lot. 

11—Parent in Action meeting “Getting Ready for Next School Year”, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Don Lugo High Library, 13400 Pipeline Ave., Chino

13—The Let It Be Foundation 5K walk-run

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

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

19—Patriotic door décor, active adults 50 plus, Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

20—Chino bike day, 7:30 to 11 a.m., at Ayala Park in Chino. 15-mile community bike ride, six-mile family bike ride and bicycle safety workshop scheduled. Information: 334-3478.

21—Pioneer Picnic, Chino Community Building.

21—Fundraiser for Priceless Pets animal rescue, Tahoe Joe’s Famous Steakhouse, Chino.

25—Parent in Action meeting “Parent Graduation Ceremony”, 9 a.m. – 10:30.

25-June 11—Chino Community Theatre’s 3 on the Edge Festival, includes Art, Boy Gets Girl, and Stop Kiss, for mature audiences, 13123 Seventh St.

29—Memorial Day

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

31—Closing ceremony, Legends Senior Challenge, 9:30 a.m., Chino Senior Center, 13170 Central Ave.

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

1—Chino Hills State of the City, 5:30 p.m. reception followed by a 6:30 p.m. program, Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

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

2—Chino Valley school district elementary school teachers workday 

5—Chino Valley school district junior and senior high school teachers workday 

9— Don Lugo High School All-Sports Boosters will host its second annual golf tournament, 8 a.m. at Los Serranos Golf and Country Club in Chino Hills. Information: Anthony Calles, 242-3519 or callestms@yahoo.com

14—Flag Day

14—Chino Hills concerts at the park, 6:45 p.m., Veterans Park, Chino Hills Parkway and Eucalyptus Avenue.

15— Chino Valley school board, 7 p.m., district office, 5130 Riverside Drive, Chino 18—Fathers Day

20—Barbecue luncheon, active adults 50 plus, Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

22-25—Chino Children’s Community Theatre, The Little Prince, 13123 Seventh St.

23--—Poker party to celebrate 11th year of The Let It Be Foundation.

28—Chino Hills Independence Day celebration, Veterans Park, during concerts at the park.

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

July 2017

4—Independence Day (Tuesday)

6—Movies in the park, Chino Hills Community Center.

10-14—Chino Junior Fair

15—Demolition Derby, Chino Fairgrounds

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

21-Aug. 5—Chino Children’s Community Theatre, In The Heights, young adult musical, 13123 Seventh St.

August 2017

4-5—Kids 4 Kids Lemonade Stands throughout Chino Valley, a fundraiser of The Let It Be Foundation Youth Leadership.

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

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

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

17-20—Chino Community Theatre’s The Miracle Worker, 13123 Seventh St.

21—Ice cream social, active adults 50 plus, Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

September 2017

4—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.

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

15—Line dance luncheon, active adults 50 plus, Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive.

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

October 2017

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

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

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

31—Halloween (Tuesday)

November 2017

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

5—Brunch benefit for The Let It Be Foundation

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 

23—Thanksgiving Day

December 2017

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

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

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

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

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