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Circle City Chorale Spring Concert

Circle City Chorale (C3), Circle City Singers, and the newly-formed Circle City Children’s Choir (C4) are all set for their spring show coming up Saturday and Sunday, May 16 and 17. C3 will be performing music in a variety of styles to please every taste. C4 will have its own set and perform in the same vein. To anchor the show, the combined choirs will sing “Happy,” the Grammy award-winning song by Pharrell Williams. This will be an experience sure to get you on your feet and bring a smile to your face.

National Library Week and Teen Art Festival

It’s time to celebrate National Library Week! April 12 to April 18 are the official dates but the Corona Public Library’s Teen Advisory Council (TAC) is kicking it off a day early on Saturday, April 11 with a Teen Art Festival in the Community Room.

Ninth Annual Photography Contest at the Library

Friends of the Corona Public Library Ninth Annual Photography Contest This year’s photography contest theme is “On the Road” with first place prize of $250, second place prize of $150 and third place prize of $100

Corona Police Department Welcomes Kuko

Please welcome the newest member of the Corona Police Department, K-9 Kuko. Kuko is a 2 ½ year old male Belgian Malinois from Holland. He was selected on March 19, 2015 after extensive testing. Kuko’s handler will be Detective Chris Espinoza. Detective Espinoza and Kuko will be assigned to the Inland Commercial Enforcement Financial Interdiction Team (ICEFIT) after completing the Basic Narcotic Detection Course in May. Kuko’s hobbies include running, jumping, and an occasional game of hide and seek.

Corona PD Places 3rd in Baker to Vegas Run!

This past weekend, the Corona Police Department participated in the 31st Annual Challenge Cup Relay Race, which started in Baker, California, and ended in Las Vegas, Nevada. After 120 miles of pavement, running all day and all night, the official results are in. Out of 265 teams, the Corona Police Department placed 74th overall and 3rd overall in the 500 Invitational Division, which was the best finish in CPD history. The official finishing team time was 16:33:33, which was an approximate 8:15 per mile pace.

Beneficial Bug Farm at Corona Heritage Park & Museum

Everyone knows the Corona Heritage Park contains Corona's history museum, historic buildings, beautiful old trees, and some of the most unique education resources in town; but did you know the former lemon ranch has been home to a commercial insectory for almost 40 years? Hidden in mysterious buildings erected in last century's teens and twenties are the inner workings of a very successful bug farm.

Tips for Caring for Your Citrus Trees

Have you accepted the Mayor’s Corona Citrus Challenge and planted your citrus tree? If you have not, visit a garden center or nursery near you and purchase your tree today. Take a picture and post it on social media using the hashtag #CoronaCitrusChallenge and challenge your family, friends and neighbors to do the same. Let’s cherish our past and remind the community of why we earned the title “Lemon Capital of the World”. Together, we can bring back the smell of citrus to Corona!

“From One Room…” Tells 125 Year History of CNUSD

The Corona-Norco Schools Education Foundation (CNSEF) has brought together leading local historians and educators to tell the remarkable, poignant and at times humorous 125-year history of the Corona-Norco Unified School District in “From One Room…” Follow the evolution of how a sparsely populated region of Southern California, grew into an urban center and the effect the population growth had on the education and life of its citizens over the decades. You will read about the first schools in the region, the ugly policies of segregation, how schools coped with world wars and pandemics that forced school closures for weeks. You will learn how local control of schools shifted to County, State and Federal policies.

“Read Across America ” with Corona Police Department

On March 2 and 3, the Corona Police Department partnered with several schools within the Corona-Norco Unified School District to celebrate Read Across America.Read Across America The National Education Association Read Across America literacy program, now in its 18th year, is a year-round program that focuses on motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships, and reading resources.

Art Auction to Feature Local Artists & Students

The Friends of RCCD Forensics invite you to help celebrate their 10th Anniversary Benefit Art Auction on Sunday, March 8, 2015 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Eagle Glen Golf Club in Corona with your attendance. Local artists’ and Riverside Community College District student works in watercolor, acrylic, drawing, glass, jewelry, photography and more will be up for silent and live auction.

Corona Symphony Orchestra Presents “A Night of Classics”

The Corona Symphony Orchestra will be presenting "A Night of Classics" this month. The evening of classics will be lead by Music Director and Conductor, Marco A. Mejia and the concert repertoire is as follows:Night of Classics Corona Symphony Don Giavanni Overture - Mozart Trumpet Concerto - Hummel Featuring Phillip Pacier, trumpet Symphony No.7 - Beethoven

Did You Know: The Special Olympics is Coming to Corona

The 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games are coming to Corona! That’s right, this summer Corona will welcome and celebrate nearly 100 athletes and their coaches from around the world for a special three-day Host Town program that will take place prior to the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles that are held July 25, 2015 to Aug. 2, 2015.

CAT Presents Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

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.

Kids Night Out in Corona

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.

An Evening of Laughter to Benefit Local NonProfit

Soroptimist International of Corona and the Alliance for Family Wellness will be hosting an “Evening of Laughter” to be held on Saturday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. The silent auction and appetizers are at 6 p.m., followed by an exciting evening of outstanding comics that will have the audiences laughing. Headliner is Chris Strait from TRU-TV’s “Worlds Dumbest” and a collection of other performers including Mel Austin, Jason Love, Laniea D., and Gabriella Francis. The event will be held at the Historic Civic Center Auditorium at 815 West 6th Street in Corona.