Independence Day Offers Unlimited Fun in Corona

The City of Corona Library and Recreation Services Department is hosting its annual Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 1, 2017 with our annual Main Street Parade, Family Festival, and Fireworks. The Main Street Parade begins at 9 a.m. at the intersection of Main and Ontario and and moves north to Olive Street. The endless amount of fun will continue at the Family Festival at Santana Park (Map) starting at 4 p.m. with the newest addition of fun zone wristbands for unlimited acce...
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Spring Classical Music Series at the Library

The Corona Public Library presents the "Spring Classical Music Series," hosting four classical concerts over a period of four weeks. The concerts will be held on March 22, March 27, April 5, and April 10. Each concert is free and open to the public, giving everyone the opportunity to experience classical music up close. These concerts include a classical guitar; a cello quartet; a string quartet; and a woodwind quintet. Corona Public Library’s annual classic concert series is made possible b...
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March 4 | Free Teen Driver Safety Program

The Corona Police Department Traffic Bureau Division is excited to announce the 2017 "Drive 4 Life" teen driver safety program dates. This program is designed for young drivers who have a license as well as those who are about to get one. The goal is to provide a FREE service to the community by educating young drivers and their parents in an effort to promote traffic safety on roadways and to prevent fatal traffic collisions. The program focuses on the four most common factors that le...
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Community Gardens: Allowing Community to Blossom

Corona Community Gardens The City of Corona is proud to be home to two community gardens! Generally, community gardens are large plots of land that allow for a collective of people to garden together to grow fresh produce, beautiful flowers, and community spirit. In Corona, our community gardens have allowed a new of community to blossom. The Community Garden at Peace is located on the back lot of Peace Lutheran Church 280 E. Ontario Avenue [MAP] and has fifty-two 400 square foot plots avail...
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Free Landscape Class

  Register Today for the Free Landscape Class for January! The City of Corona Department of Water and Power is hosting a California Friendly Landscape Training class this January. The landscape class is designed to introduce the concept of sustainable landscaping, focusing on creating beautiful, and water-efficient gardens. Learn six methods to make your garden a California Friendly Garden: Using a Holistic Approach to Gardening Building a Living Soil Sponge Rethinki...
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2017 Reading Challenge

Find your favorite bookmark, your handy reading lamp, select your cozy reading nook, because the 2017 Corona Public Library Reading Challenge has been released! The reading challenge is sponsored by The Friends of the Corona Public Library and will include monthly prizes.… everyone will want to win! How to play: Reading Lists are available at the Corona Public Library, Senior Center, Circle City Center, City Hall, website and Pinterest site. The purpose of the Corona Public Library ...
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Independence Day Celebration Survey

In 2016, The City of Corona held its annual Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 2, 2016 rather than on July 4th. This change in date saved the City $112,000 (including $40,000 in stage, lighting, and sound services generously provided by Monster Energy). By moving the event to Saturday, the City reduced overtime costs and negotiated with vendors to reduce their fees. This saved more than $72,000. Further, had we not changed the date, Monster Energy would have been unavailable to a...
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Annual Dickens Dinner

The Santiago Choir Program cordially invites the community to the Annual Dickens Dinner, an evening of Holiday Merriment. The Dinner will take place on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 6 p.m. at the Santiago High School Cafeteria (Map). The Christmas Concert will follow the dinner and begin at 7 p.m. The Santiago High School Choir is a 160-member award winning group. Every year the Madrigals hold a Dickens Dinner and silent auction to raise funds for their trips and competitions. The dinner ...
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Corona’s Winter Events & Holiday Cheer!

Help us spread Holiday Cheer, Share your Community Events! Spark of Love Toy Drive From Thursday, November 17th to Saturday, December 24th, 2016 The Corona Fire Department will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for deserving families within our community. Collection sites will include all 7 Corona Fire Stations, Fire Headquarters, City Hall, and at the Circle City Center. All toys will be donated to the Settlement House, which will be then distributed to children within Corona and Norco. ...
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Foothill Pkwy Westerly Extension Ribbon Cutting

The City of Corona Public Works Department will be hosting a Community Grand Opening Celebration of the Foothill Parkway Westerly Extension on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to be held at 9 a.m. Residents are invited to come enjoy live entertainment by Kids Rock Free and to be the first to hike or bike along the new trail following the ceremony. The 2-mile completed project extends Foothill Parkway west to Green River Road connecting at Paseo...
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2016 Temescal Wash Success

On October 8, 2016, the City of Corona organized another successful Annual Temescal Wash Inner - Coastal Water Way Cleanup Event. The clean up was held at the Temescal Wash area and Auburndale Street. The City of Corona is committed to protecting our environmental resources by organizing clean-up efforts like this one. This particular event is the City's annual cleanup in conjunction with the California Coastal Commissions Clean the Beach/Heal the Bay and Inner-Coastal Water Way cleanup eve...
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Local organizations partner to benefit the Community

Two local organizations, Ability Counts, Inc. and Zhena’s Teas have partnered together to benefit the community. Ability Counts, Inc., (ACI) is a non-profit agency providing vocational training and employment opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities. The organization empowers individuals in their pursuit of meaningful employment and in achieving their greatest potential. ACI offers a variety of community employment options and strives to be creative in expanding opportunit...
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Corona’s Spooktacular Events

  The nights are getting cooler and people throughout town are decorating their patios with pumpkins and frightful creatures. If you’re looking for fun and intriguing ways to celebrate Halloween this year, look no further than local Corona events!   Pumpkin Factory - All season long! Pick out your perfect pumpkin at the Pumpkin Factory  [Map]! While you’re there, take a farm hayride, grab a balloon creation, and stop by the Cowboy Corner. Also—enjoy magic, comedy and danc...
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Red Ribbon – Family Fun Festival

  Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the country. Although the start end dates can vary slightly depending on the organization and source, Red Ribbon Week generally takes place the last full week in October. Red Ribbon Week serves as a vehicle for communities and individuals to take a stand for the hopes and dreams of our children through a commitment to drug prevention and education and a personal commitment to live drug free lives with the ultimate...
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Crime/Mystery Author Luncheon

The Friends of the Corona Public Library invite you to the 4th annual Crime/Mystery Author Luncheon. Join in on the fun for a “thrilling” catered lunch featuring a panel of crime and mystery authors. Tickets are $20 for FOL members and $30 for non-members. Tickets or on sale at The Friends of the Corona Public Library Book Shop. The panel discussion will include Award winning authors Tod Goldberg, Matt Coyle, Neil Griffin & Rachel Hall Howzell. Tod Goldberg is best known for his novels Ga...
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