Pirate Invasion (Long Beach) — June 27-28

Pirate, Fairy & Mermaid Experience at Pirate Invasion is happening on Saturday, June 27, 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM, and Sunday, June 28, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM.  This FREE event will be located on the Belmont Pier in Long Beach.

The following is from http://www.belmontpier.com/home/?page_id=9:

100’s of costumed Pirates and 3 Pirate ships will descend on the Belmont Pier for 2 days of all things Pirate. Sword fights, cannon and musket battles, a treasure hunt, adult and children’s costume contest, an interactive kid’s zone, arts and craft vendors, live and DJ entertainment on their stages, food and grog, a living history encampment, a live production of “Treasure Island”, and this year they’ve added Mertropolis, an area where 50 mermaids will reside, have a Mermaid themed village and taking advantage of Long Beach’s new Olympic pools we will have the first Mermaid Olympics.

Parking:  The parking lot between the pier and the Belmont Plaza Pool
and the parking lot east of the pool.

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Big Air (Redlands) — June 15-30

Big Air Trampoline Park is offering one FREE complimentary one hour jump pass.  They are located at 1101 California Street, Redlands 92374.  Their hours are:

Monday – Wednesday &  Sunday:  11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday and Saturday:  11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Toddler Time Monday and Thursday:  9:00 am – 11:00 am

The following is from http://connect.pe.com/offers/detailsbenefits/351:


Request 1 complimentary one hour jump pass valid for any day at Big Air Trampoline Park, Redlands location!

The premier indoor trampoline park offers high-flying fun for the whole family where you can literally bounce off the walls! The 20,000 square feet of jumping surfaces include trampoline dodgeball courts, slam dunk courts, foam pits, launch pads, a rock climbing wall, battle beam and massive freestyle court. With so much to do, Big Air is the ideal venue for your next birthday, team party, and/or group event.

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My City Life Youth Center — June 6

My City Life Youth Center is having their grand opening on June 6th from 1-4 PM. The entire community is invited. You can come see the work they doing in our community and how you can get involved. The address is 145 North Tahquitz Avenue, Hemet. For more info call 1-951-652-0647 and http://www.mycly.org­.

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My City Life Youth Center is a ministry of Youth for Truth. They are a parachurch organization working to reach the youth in our community for Christ. The center trains chaplains to be placed on the local high school campuses, they have a teen parent ministry, tutoring and plan to offer many other activities to keep kids off the streets while introducing them to the Lord.  Directors are Dan and Becky Harris.

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The Case of the Parable Guy (Riverside) — May 16

ICAP Theater’s production of the musical “The Case of the Parable Guy” will be on Saturday, May 16th at 6 pm.  This FREE event will be held at the Palm Baptist Church, 6807 Palm Avenue, Riverside 92506.

The following is from http://www.theateradventures.com:

Join us Saturday May 16th at 6 p.m. at Palm Baptist Church, 6807 Palm Ave Riverside for ICAP Theater’s production of the musical “The Case of the Parable Guy”. Music numbers are rewrites of popular songs such as Johnny B Goode, Don’t Stop Believin’, Smooth Criminal & more. This is a fun but compelling production following Jerusalem’s finest detectives (Joe Friday, Sherlock Holmes & Watson, Nancy Drew & of course, Inspector Clouseau) as they are hot on the trail of “The Teacher” as he makes his way through Jerusalem healing the lame & sick & changing people’s lives. Don’t miss this show! Admission is free & there will be a Bake Sale & a Door Prize Raffle at Intermission. For more info go to http://www.theateradventures.com.

To learn more about homeschooling via Inland Christian Academic Program aka ICAP, visit http://www.icapclasses.com.

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Much Ado About Nothing — May 8 & 9

The G.E.N.I.U.S. Group’s Classical Acting and Shakespeare Conquest Scholars will be presenting Much Ado About Nothing on May 8th at 7 pm and May 9th at 3 pm.   This FREE play will be at 1151 Park Avenue, San Jacinto, CA 92583.

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National Public Gardens Day (Palm Desert) — May 8

The Living Desert is celebrating  National Public Gardens Day on May 8th starting with a garden walk at 9:15 am.  The Living Desert is located at 47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA 92260

The following is from http://www.livingdesert.org/event/national-public-gardens-day:

National Public Gardens Day is an annual celebration of the nation’s public gardens to raise awareness of our important role in promoting environmental stewardship, plant and water conservation, green space and education in communities nationwide.  Join us for a 9:15 am Garden Walk to celebrate National Public Gardens Day! Click here to RSVP  Enjoy 20% off at our Palo Verde Garden Center

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Used Book Sale — May 1 & 2

Friends of the Valle Vista Library will be selling used books, audios and videos for a $2 a bag on Friday, May 1st at 10 am to 5 pm and Saturday, May 2nd at 10 am to 2 pm.

The Valle Vista Library is located at 25757 Fairview Avenue, Hemet 92544.

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Bike Rodeo — April 25

The Green Coalition will be hosting a bike rodeo for children on Saturday, April 25 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.   This rodeo will be in the San Jacinto Walmart parking lot.

FREE bicycle helmets will be given away to each child participant.

Those under 18 must attend with a parent or guardian.

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Used Book Sale — April 24

Friends of the San Jacinto Library will be selling used literature for a buck a bag on Friday, April 24 at 3 pm to 5 pm.  The San Jacinto Library is located at 500 Idyllwild Drive.

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Wheelchair Dance Class (Menifee) — April 22 to May 13

The Wheelchair Dancers Organization is offering a FREE wheelchair dance class each Wednesday from April 22nd through May 13th at 6:30 pm to 8 pm.

Classes are located at the Kay Ceniceros Center located at 29995 Evans Road in Menifee.

Those who are disabled and use wheelchairs are welcome as well as a walking partner they may want to bring.

Participants under 18 are required to bring a parent.

For more information, call 858-573-1571 or visit wheelchairdancers.org.

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