●Chino Community Theatre and the Chino Kiwanis Club will present the comedy “Last Round-Up of the Guacamole Queens,” featuring members of the Kiwanis service club as actors, 2:30 and 7 p.m. today (Feb. 15) and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16 at the Seventh Street Community Theatre, 13123 Seventh St., Chino. The play follows the Verdeen cousins of Sweetgum, Texas – Gaynelle, Peaches and Jimmie Wyvette – who are up against the clock as they attempt to produce the best high school reunion ever before their old school is torn down.
Actors are Nikki Hendricks, Gigi Fix, Shannon King, Judy Miller, Audrey Berniklau, Pat McArdle, Becca McArdle, Michelle Ballantyne, Sandra Rose, Harvey Luth, Nick Liguori and Josh Munch. Tickets are $20 and available at chinocommunitytheatre.org/tickets (click on SeatYourself), or at the box office with cash or checks payable to Chino Kiwanis Club. Proceeds will go to the Chino Community Theatre. The Jones Hope Wooten play is directed by Paul Larson and Mike Barbin. Information: 590-1149.
●Planes of Fame Air Museum will present “The Strategic Bombing of Europe During World War II—A Look at the 91st Bomb Group,” 10 a.m. to noon, today (Feb. 15) at Chino Airport, 14998 Cal Aero Drive.
The 91st Bomb Group was one of four “pioneer” B-17 groups to fly with the Eighth Air Force.
Topics will include the bombing campaigns and the aircraft flown in the missions, especially the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. General admission is $15 and $6 for children 11 and under.
●“Color My World,” a photography exhibit by Rebecca Waters of Chino Hills, will open at a reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Orange County Fine Arts Showcase Gallery, 3851 S. Bear, suite B-15, Santa Ana. Ms. Waters, who has lived in Chino Hills 27 years, has traveled the world to capture her images.
●Just for Fun Senior Bowling is held 3 p.m. Thursdays at Chaparral 300 at 4191 Chino Hills Parkway, Chino Hills. There are no teams, no commitments and no cost if you do not bowl. Handicapped scoring. Information: 724-9029.
●Pinochle is played 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive. Residents are invited to drop in and join the group. Information: (951) 830-5777.
●Residents 50 and older may gather to 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.
●Chino Senior Center hosts a Chino Seniors social dance, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Chino Community Building, 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. Partners are not needed. 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 game pack. Payouts are doubled on many games. 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 the 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 is 50 cents. Information: 334-3271.
Outside the Chino Valley
●The Ultimate Bugfest will be held 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today (Feb. 15) and Sunday, Feb. 16 at the San Bernardino County Museum at 2024 Orange Tree Lane in Redlands. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for military and seniors, and $7 for students. The fest will include hands-on activities with live insects, specimen displays, interactive bee activities, bug relay races, bug crafts, backyard conservation, and composting. The event will also include live encounters with hissing and cave cockroaches, tarantulas, millipedes and a desert hairy scorpion. Information: sbcounty.gov/museum.
●“Love Story,” a free concert of love songs, will be presented by the Ontario Chaffey Community Show Band, 7:30 p.m. Monday,, Feb. 17 at Gardiner Spring Auditorium, located on the campus of Chaffey High at 1250 N. Euclid Ave., Ontario. Early concertgoers are invited to enjoy complimentary cookies and Starbucks coffee in the lobby at 7 p.m. Pre-concert entertainment will be provided at that time by the Woodwind Celebration. Information: http://www.showband.net or 226-5748.
“The Cigarette: A Political History,” will be discussed by its author Sarah Milov, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19 at the San Bernardino County Museum, 2024 Orange Tree Lane, Redlands. Tickets are $20 per person or $16 for museum members. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 798-8608.
●A nature walk led by the Pomona Valley Audubon Society will take place at Frank G. Bonnelli Park Sunday, Feb. 23. Call Rod Higbie at 599-6526 for time and location or email him at email@example.com. The two-hour walk is for beginners and experts. Habitat along the walk supports the Greater Roadrunner, Cactus Wren, California Gnatcatcher, raptors and wintering waterfowl.