Tag Archives: children

Circle City Chorale Concert

Founded in January, 2010, the Circle City Chorale has become one of the Inland Empire’s premier choirs in just four years. While some organizations have been in a state of flux, downsizing with the economy, C3 has grown from 20 members to nearly 70; there is a reason for that!

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New ADA Swings Installed at Three Corona Parks

Three new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant swings have been installed over the past several months at three Corona parks. Kellogg, Brentwood and Mountain Gate Parks all received a new universally accessible swing that will enable both young children and children with special needs to feel the thrill of a ride on a swing, while allowing their parents to easily and safely take them in and out of the swing via new rubberized surfacing also installed. Continue reading…

26 Restaurants to Participate in Dine Out for Jordan Day!

The City of Corona has proclaimed Monday, April 7 as “Dine Out for Jordan Walker Day”. On this day, 26 restaurants will be participating in the Corona Chamber of Commerce’s “Dine Out for Jordan” Day. Jordan Walker is a junior at Santiago High School, who suffered a major spinal cord injury while playing in a CIF football game on Nov. 22, 2013. Dine Out for Jordan was created by the Corona Chamber to draw traffic to local businesses on a usually slow day in an effort to raise a substantial amount of money for Jordan and his family. In addition to medical bills, the Walkers’ home will need to be remodeled for wheelchair access. Continue reading

Participants Wanted for “Main Street USA Independence Day Parade

The City of Corona is seeking participants for its annual Main Street USA Independence Day Parade, which will take place on Friday, July 4, 2014 at 10 a.m.  The parade route will proceed north on Main Street, beginning at Pueblo Road and ending at Olive Street.  This is a non-competitive parade which provides entertainment, community spirit and fun for all to enjoy.   Continue reading…

CNUSD to Host Common Core Parent Information Nights

In the fall, Corona-Norco Unified School District (CNUSD) hosted a series of parent information nights about the Common Core State Standards.  The CNUSD has now announced a new series of parent nights this spring which will concentrate on the transition to Common Core Mathematics.  The primary focus will be to provide key information about the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, the 2013 Revision of the Mathematics Framework,  changes in instructional practices and curriculum, student and teacher resources, Common Core assessments, as well as a flow chart of courses,  implementation timeline, and tips for parents to assist children with Common Core Math. Continue reading…

Women’s Leadership Luncheon: Some Mean Kids Never Grow Up

From childhood to adulthood we have all witnessed, participated, or been a victim of the games and taunts aimed at putting another individual at the center of ridicule: bullying. Cliques, which divide people into stereotypes (i.e. jocks, nerds, & goths), rumors, and mean looks, are just a few of the most common forms of bullying that we have all become familiar with. Continue reading…

Kids Rock Free with Mike Peters

Mike Peters will appear at the Fender Center Rhythm Lounge on April 26, 2014 at 8 p.m., doors open for VIP at 7 p.m. and General Admission at 7:30 p.m.  Mike Peters will be featured at a Master Class earlier in the day on one of his favorite past times, sharing his music for philanthropic purposes. Continue reading…

Corona PD: 2014 Shoulder Tap Operation

On Saturday, March 15, 2014, the Corona Police Department participated in an ABC Statewide Shoulder Tap Operation. During the operation, 56 subjects were contacted by decoys at eight off-sale locations, which resulted in four adults being arrested.

Shoulder Tap Operations target adults who purchase alcohol for people under 21 years of age.

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Chamber Seeks Restaurants to Join “Dine-Out for Jordan” Fundraiser

On November 22, 2013, 16-year-old Santiago High School student Jordan Walker suffered a spinal cord injury while playing in a CIF football game. He has since been undergoing intense rehabilitation, and still has a long road ahead of him as he learns to live life without use of his limbs. His family is planning on moving him to a facility in Colorado for specialized care. Continue reading…

Turn the Page Into Recreation

The Recreation brochure is published several times a year. Contained within its pages is important community information, the opportunity to learn a new skill or sport, and most importantly the ability to have fun! The Library and Recreation Services Department invites you to turn the pages of the brochure and see what’s new in Recreation! Continue reading…