Special Olympics athletes and coaches will visit Corona to enjoy and learn about the town’s culture before competing in 2015 World Games
Corona announced today they will host Special Olympics Delegations (which include athletes and coaches) from Iran and Slovakia as part of the Special Olympics World Games Host Town program.... Continue reading...
On Friday, March 6, 2015, the Corona Police Department was contacted by multiple male adults who stated that they had been victims of sexual abuse as juveniles in the City of Corona. Corona Police Detectives began an investigation into the allegations and on Monday, March 9, 2015 arrested Shawn Edward Shaffer, 54 years old of Corona, for multiple counts of sexual molestation on a juvenile under 16 years of age.
On February 26, 2015, the Corona Police Department was notified by site administration of the Corona Norco Unified School District of the possible inappropriate touching of a student by a teacher at the Orange Elementary School, in the City of Corona. During the investigation, Orange Elementary Teacher Shane Alan Kent, 55 years of Corona, was identified as the teacher accused of the Shane Alan Kentinappropriate touching of a female student.
On Thursday, Feb. 5 at 6 p.m., the Riverside Art Museum will be unveiling a mural created by five young people who participated in the Corona Police Department’s California Gang Reduction and Intervention (CalGRIP) Summer Program. These five CNUSD middle school students spent 11 weeks over their summer vacation participating in the CalGRIP program which included classes on social skills, life skills, resiliency skills and anger management. The students also took part in educational field trips including trips to the Museum of Tolerance, The West Wing Foundation and music lessons at the Fender Center for Performing Arts.
This biblical saga of Joseph and his Coat of Many Colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical parable. Joseph, his father's favorite son, is blessed with prophetic dreams. When he is sold into slavery by his jealous brothers and taken to Egypt, Joseph endures a series of trials, challenges and adventures that test his faith and his humanity.
If you’re a kid ages 5-12 years old and looking for night of fun games, crafts, and snacks, the City of Corona has the perfect evening for you!Kids Night Out in Corona
Kids Night Out is a recreation program every second Friday of the month beginning on Feb. 13. The evening will be a whirlwind of uninterrupted fun with activities and entertainment. The cost for Kids Night Out is $15 for Corona residents and $25 for non-residents respectively and registration must be done prior to attending so be sure your parents sign you up early.
Plans are underway to create a new community center for the city of Corona! The Center On Main will be located at 365 N. Main Street, following the renovation of the building that formerly housed the Fender Museum and Center of Music and Arts.
The 32,000 square foot space will feature a gymnasium, game room, additional restrooms, a multi-use lobby area, fitness room, refurbished banquet room and classrooms. The outdoor stage area will remain the same.
Local Nonprofit Continues to Enhance the holidays for Local Students.
Just two days after receiving the Outstanding Non-Profit award from the Corona Chamber of Commerce, the Bicycles for Children program and its volunteers got together on Dec. 20 and assembled and donated 683 bicycles to less fortunate students in eight of our local school districts.
Try Kids Rock Free® for that delightful sound you can’t hear anywhere else: the sound of your child performing a song he or she learned; for the very first time.
If you have yet to experience that joy, check out Kids Rock Free® School of Music to enroll in professional music lessons Try drum, guitar, bass guitar, piano, or voice. Then join the band! In 2015 Kids Rock Free is expanding and moving to the Historic Civic Center! Join us in the New Year for all the new exciting programs we have to offer:
Such a wonderful time of year, especially for music. The Circle City Chorale (C3) has a wonderful surprise for audiences this holiday season: children of the greater Corona area will be introduced as the bow on the gift of music C3 always presents to its audiences.
“They are enchanting,” said one member of the adult chorale after watching a rehearsal of the children’s choir. “Their music is challenging but they perform it with such heart and determination; they are a true joy to watch.”
Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way… to the Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration! The annual Tree Lighting and Holiday Celebration will take place on Sunday, Dec. 7 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the South Lawn of City Hall [MAP]. This eagerly anticipated family tradition features live entertainment, the lighting of the holiday tree, activities for children, and the return of the popular snow play area to begin the holiday season in Corona.
Food Runners is hosting their third annual 5k Can Run to support the Corona- Norco Settlement house on Nov 15, 2014. Once again the Can Run will be collecting cans of food in lieu of a registration fee.
In 2013 the Can Run brought in 3000 pounds of nonperishable food, with an attendance of more than 700 people and in 2012 the event collected 3057 pounds of goods with about 500 people in attendance.
The Corona Police Department will be hosting the 11th Annual “Kids & Cops Holiday Magic” event on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Sheridan Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event provides crafts, game activities, and a visit from Santa Claus for underprivileged children from our community. The program is made possible through community donations. Last year, over 1,000 children were presented with gifts made possible through these donations.