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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.

Claim the Crown in Corona’s Adult Basketball League!

Dribble, Block, Shoot, and Rebound Your Way to the King’s Court Crown! The City of Corona Recreation Services invites adults 18-years-old and over to play in the King’s Court adult five-man basketball league! The spring season begins in late March with a minimum of 10 games in addition to play-offs. Fees for the league are $390 per team and a $25 weekly ref fee and all games will be played in the Civic Center Gym [MAP].

Corona Community Center Takes Shape

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.

Bicycles for Children Donated 683 Bicycles to Local Children

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.

2015: Your Year to Get Muddy

Is 2015 the year you commit to a more active lifestyle and need a challenge to work towards? Are you searching for a fun activity to create great memories with friends and family? Do you just want to stretch your personal boundaries and try something new? If so, the Mach One Mud Run is the perfect race for you!

Resolve to Recreate in 2015

Happy New Year! As we begin 2015, many of us have resolved to make positive changes in our lives. From shedding those extra pounds to finding a new hobby or becoming more involved in the community, the Library and Recreation Services Department can help you keep those resolutions. We invite you to turn the pages of our current brochure and see how we can help you be the best you can be!

Fire & Ice Chili Cook-off & Craft Beer Festival

Circle City Rotary and Corona Norco YMCA have teamed together to bring fun and flavor together to benefit our community with the first Annual Chili Cook-off and Craft Beer Festival. On Jan. 31, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Corona Norco Family YMCA at 1331 River Road in Corona [MAP], there will be a wonderful combination of food & fun for all ages.

Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration at City Hall

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.

Home for the Holidays Black Friday Week Event!

The City of Corona’s Animal Shelter has teamed with thousands of animal organizations from around the world to participate in an annual pet adoption drive called Home 4 the Holidays. home for the holidaysThe Home 4 the Holidays pet adoption drive began with a growing concern for the number of rescue facilities closing their doors during the holiday seasons.

Food Runners Hosts Third Annual Can Run!

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.

Holiday Lighting: Sneak Peek!

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 will feature live entertainment, the holiday train, Santa’s workshop, photos with Santa, the return of the popular snow play area, and the lighting of the holiday tree.

KING’S COURT ADULT BASKETBALL – CLAIM THE CROWN

The City of Corona Library and Recreation Services Department announces the fall season of its King’s Court Adult 5 Man League. Starting in November, the City invites those interested to bring their squad and participate in a fun, competitive, and structured league. The King’s Court Adult Five-Man League features a 10 game season with playoffs at the end of the season. The League also offers weekly player stats, season standings, and awards for the Championship team as well as MVP’s in multiple categories.