Riverside County Calendar of Events - Sept 2016

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First Responder Appreciation Luncheon   Sept. 14
Our inaugural First Responder Appreciation Luncheon will honor the Riverside County Sheriff - Jurupa Valley Station/Norco Sheriff, CalFire/Riverside County - Norco Battalion, Norco Animal Rescue Team, Norco Citizens on Patrol, Norco Mounted Posse, and All First Responders.
11:30am-1:30pm / Nellie Weaver Hall, Norco
(951) 737-6222 / www.norcoareachamber.org

Chinese Moon Festival   Sept. 16

Lion Dance performances, games and crafts, storytelling, chopstick training, Tai Chi demonstrations and Chinese Cuisine. The Riverside Astronomical Society will be at the Festival with telescopes.
6-8pm / Heritage House: 8193 Magnolia Ave., Riverside  
(951) 826-5273 / www.riversideca.gov/museum

Art Festival: “Boundaries Bashfest”   Sept. 16-17

A showcase for the outstanding talents of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing, Blind and Visually Impaired, Physically dis-Abled, and Intellectually-dis-Abled. MVCAF is grateful and proud in receiving a prestigious Challenge America Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, a matching grant from the Moreno Valley Unified School District, support from the Inland Empire Health Plan and Edison International to help make the BashFest possible.
Fri 7-9pm / Vanguard Gallery: 27120 Eucalyptus, Moreno Valley 12-7:30pm / Stoneridge Towne Centre West parking lot
(562) 556-5178 / www.boundariesbashfest.org

International Day of Peace   Sept. 17

Join the Inland Communities Fellowship of Reconciliation (ICFOR), Riverside Interfaith Council (RIC), interfaith groups, and social justice advocates to commemorate a day of non-violence and cease-fire. It was established by the United Nations in 1981. The theme this year is “Building Blocks for Peace.” Join the conversation!
11:45am-1pm / Outside Riverside City Hall
(951) 660-9223 / www.icfor.org

Arlanza Community Fair   Sept. 17

Health Screenings, Over 40 Community Organizations, Activities for Kids, Rockwall, Face Painting and much more for FREE. Riverside Community Health Foundation will improve the health status of the community by funding, developing and operating partnerships and collaborations that provide expanded access to high quality health care services and education.
11am-3pm / Bryant Park: 7950 Philbin Ave., Riverside
(951) 788-3471 / www.rchf.org/arlanzafair

Salute To Heroes Appreciation Night   Sept. 17

Free Food From 6-8 PM...Come Early! Bring Your Own Chair and Enjoy Live Music, Give-Aways, Vendors, and More! Located Outside Between Edwards Cinemas & The Food Court.
6-11pm / Promenade Mall Temecula: 40820 Winchester Road
(951) 296-0975 / www.promenadetemecula.com

Riverside Art and Music Festival   Sept. 17

The Riverside Arts Council has put on the region’s largest fundraiser in support of the arts for nearly 40 years with the Mayor’s Ball/Celebration for the Arts. The Riverside Downtown Partnership has been hosting downtown’s biggest rock concert with Street Jam. These two events are now combining to form the Riverside Art and Music Festival.
4-10:30pm / Downtown Riverside
(951) 680-1345 / www.RiversideArtsCouncil.com

Support the Troops Octoberfest   Sept. 17

The event will showcase local microbreweries in the area as well as host local bands for your concert enjoyment.  We will be accepting care packages which we will send to our active military units oversees and the money raised will go to assist local veterans and military sponsored youth groups such as ROTC and the Sea Cadets.
5-8pm / Circle City Center: 365 N Main St., Corona

MSRPAC 19TH Annual Comedy Night   Sept. 17

No one is immune to the power of laughter. And we’ll use this powerful tool to help care for dogs, cats, puppies and kittens residing at the PetAdoption Center until a forever home is found. This year’s comedian is Tom Papa.
6:30-9pm / Riverside Municipal Auditorium: 3485 Mission Inn  
(951) 688-4340 x311 / www.petsadoption.org

Calimesa State of the City Luncheon   Sept. 22

Keynote Speakers Honorable Mayor Jeff Hewitt and Calimesa City Manager, Bonnie Johnson. Tickets can be purchased at the Chamber office for $40.00 per person.  Everyone is welcome to attend and get acquainted with all of your City personnel and City Council.
11am-1pm / Lakes Community Center

Business Expo & Job Fair   Sept. 22

We are holding our very 1st Annual Business Expo & Job Fair 2016.
9am-2pm / Mount San Jacinto Community College: 28237 La Piedra Rd., Menifee
(951) 672-1991 / www.menifeevalleychamber.com

Lake Elsinore Seniors: Mini Job Fair   Sept. 23

There have been major shifts in the economy, and we have active seniors that are seeking jobs. As the economy recovers, your attendance will provide you with the opportunity to survey a large number of job applicants.
12:15-2pm / Lake Elsinore Senior Center: 420 E. Lakeshore
(562) 318-8592 / www.lakeelsinorechamber.com

King Ludwig’s Oktoberfest   Sept. 23-25

Authentic food, arts & crafts vendors, games & contests, kids zone, King Ludwig, live entertainment and more. Admission is free.
Fri 5-10pm, Sat 12-11pm, Sun 12-6pm / Noble Creek Park: 650 Oak Valle Parkway, Beaumont
(951) 845-9555 / www.bcvparks.com

Riverside Mariachi Festival   Sept. 24

Event features fabulous music, mariachi and ballet folkorico acts from all over Southern California. Enjoy Delicious cultural foods, shop among the many vendors and view the community art displays.
9am-8:30pm / Fairmount Park: 2601 Fairmount Blvd.
(951) 826-5303 / www.rivreg.org

Deaf Awareness Week Kick-Off Celebration   Sept. 24

Starting at University Avenue and stretching all the way to the steps of City Hall, there will be live entertainment, vendor booths, bounce houses, food, activities for children, and several opportunities to learn about the deaf and their culture. Free for all ages.
10am-5pm / Downtown Riverside

Health & Community Resource Fair   Sept. 24

This is a great opportunity to get the latest information on health related resources, products, and services available for children, families, seniors and individuals with special needs. FREE health screenings & assessments. FREE Community resources for individuals of all ages with special needs. FREE Emergency preparedness and safety awareness. Newly Added Family Biking Expo. Non-Profit Organization Expo.
9am-12pm / Temecula Civic Center & Town Square Park: 41000 Main Street
(951) 694-6480 / www.temecula.org

College & Vocational Fair   Sept. 24

Over 200 colleges, universities, vocational schools and military institutions! We strive to bring together a diverse array of higher education options to give Temecula students a chance to explore the many avenues available to them both locally and nationally-gathered in one place here in Temecula!
10am-2pm / Promenade Temecula Mall: 40820 Winchester
(951) 694-6444 / www.cityoftemecula.org

Beaumont Spirit Run   Sept. 24

Annual event that benefits all 10 schools in the Beaumont Unified School District. Since 2010, the Pass area community has gathered in the fall to participate in the event, which includes a 1k kids run, 5k run/walk/stroller, and 10k competitive run. From parents and grandparents who walk the course to serious runners determined to win, they have a common goal – to support our schools.
7:45am / 350 Brookside Avenue
(951) 241-2424 / www.beaumontspiritrun.org

Imagine Dinner   Sept. 27

A night to honor special members of our community for their “Selfless Acts of Care and Kindness.”
6-9pm / Crossroads Church: 2331 Kellogg Ave., Corona
(951) 733-1250 / www.simpleacts.org

Jurupa Valley Career Fair   Sept. 29

Presented by the Jurupa Valley Adopt a Family Career and Business Assistance Program and the Riverside County Workforce Development Center. Hundreds of job opportunities, bring your resume and be prepared for potential onsite interviews.
9:30am-2pm / Country Village: 10250 Country Club
(951) 332-6464 / www.jurupavalley.org

Lake Elsinore State of Our City Address   Sept. 29

Presented by Mayor Brian Tisdale.
Pins’N Pockets: 32250 Mission Trail
(951) 245-8848 / www.lakeelsinorechamber.com