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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.

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!