San Manuel Annual Pow Wow
Dancers, singers, and artisans from throughout North America will celebrate their culture at the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians 18th annual Pow Wow at CSUSB Oct. 11-13. Event is free to the public.
Social Lites Beautillion Briefing
The Social-Lites of San Bernardino are preparing for the 47th annual Knights of the Beautillion. Young men interested should attend the briefing on Saturdays October 12,19, and 26 from 2-4pm at the New Hope Family Life Center l...
The Guy Wynton Morris Post 710 meets first and third Wednesday; features DJ Larry on Friday and Saturday nights and Mighty O.T. on Sundays. Dress code, and open to 21 and over. Come join the fun! Call (909) 880-1336.
Grand Canyon Photography Exhibit
July 12 through September 23, “Lasting Light: 125 Years of Grand Canyon Photography” is on exhibit at the Ontario Museum of History and Art, 225 East Euclid Avenue in Ontario. Created by the Grand Canyon Assn. and organized for travel by the Smithsonian Institution, the exhibition is a visual celebration. Featured photographer is John Blaustin. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Thursday thru Sunday. Admission is free. Call (909) 395-2510.
Saturday, July 7, at 6:15 p.m., the American Legion Post 14 will honor Onie DeVaughn James MacFarland with a Lifetime Achievement Service Award for her distinguished service of 54 years to the community. She worked as an Airborne Respiratory Therapist who traveled by helicopter to injured patients to render aid and also administered aid to youths in Juvenile Hall. She was an organizer of weekly softball competitions at the former Norton AFB and played until the age of 72. Ms. Onie is a 30-year member of the American Legion and has reared five children to become successful citizens. Post 14 is located at 863 North “D” Street in San Bernardino. Call (951) 214-0213.
Town Hall Meeting
Thursday, July 12, at 6:00 p.m., 6th Ward Councilman Rikke Van Johnson will host a Town Hall Meeting at the Inghram Community Center, 2050 N. Mt. Vernon Avenue. Topics of discussion include the city’s budget, public safety, new projects and on-going projects. Police Chief Rob Handy will be on hand to share information and answer questions. Call (909) 384-5378.
Business Showcase Expo
Thursday, July 12, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Victorville Conference Center. Chamber member food service businesses will also be show cased in a small food fair. Call the Chamber office at (760) 245-6506.
Saturday, July 14, a Book Sale will be held at the Feldheym Library, 555 West Sixth Street, San Bernardino. Members-only hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon; the general public is welcome from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. Books are available for all ages and interests, including cookbooks. Call (909) 381-8215 or (909) 381-8251.
Elks’ Annual Luau
Saturday, July 14, at 5:00 p.m. at Arrowhead Elks Lodge 896, 1073 N. Mt. Vernon Avenue, San Bernardino. Donation, $10. Free food. Call (909) 419-3040.
Air Force Reunion
Torrejon Air Base, Spain (all years) 13th bi-annual reunion August 30 – September 2, 2012 in Washington, D.C. Contact Burnethel Sanford (951) 739-0202 or Mattie Grant (951) 323-2185.
American Legion Post 14
Starting a Veteran Bike Riders chapter in San Bernardino. If you are a veteran and would like to be a part of the new chapter, meetings are held every 3rd Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. at 863 North D Street. Call Clarence at (909) 653-6651.
Boy Scouts of America
Troop 103 welcomes boys 11-16 to make new discoveries of life interests. Meetings held Mondays at 7 p.m. at Banning’s Repplier Park, 200 Wilson Street, in the big log cabin. Call Brian Smith at (951) 922-1903.
Every 3rd Friday from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. at Redlands Community Center, 111 W. Lugonia Avenue in Redlands. Call Rev. G at (909) 725-1964.
Inland Behavioral & Health Service
New WIC (Women, Infants and Children) nutrition program provider for the federally funded program. Two locations: 665 North “D” Street and Whitney Young Family Health, 1755 N. Maple Street, both in San Bernardino. Call (855) 424-7942 to see if you are eligible. Working families may qualify.
Court Speakers Bureau
The San Bernardino County Superior Court has formed a Speakers Bureau to increase public understanding and knowledge of the judicial branch of government. Speakers available for events, meetings, school, church or community group. You may request a topic of special interest to your group. Email
By American Cancer Society to provide support to free patient service programs. Volunteers should have excellent people skills, be good listeners and have ability to follow a project through with the patient or family member. Free training June 17. Bilingual volunteers especially needed. Call (951) 300-1215.
Vernon Bragg Jr. Rialto Toastmasters Club
Club 4064 meets every Tuesday, 7:00 to 8:15 a.m. at Carrow’s Family Restaurant, 298 West Baseline in Rialto. Club offers a proven and enjoyable way to practice/sharpen communication and leadership skills. Come visit the club. Call (951) 235-5123.
Free Legal Aid
Several clinics offered in San Bernardino, Chino, Victorville and Rancho Cucamonga. Assistance with family law/custody, trusts, wills, bankruptcy, more. For locations and times call (909) 889-7328 or (866) 889-7328.
Legal Aid – Redlands
Volunteer attorneys provide legal advice to qualified low income residents. Para-professionals provide typing services for required paperwork and document processing. Contact Legal Aid - Redlands, YMCA, 500 East Citrus Avenue, Redlands; (909) 792-2762.
Bereavement Support Group
St. Bernardine Medical Center offers a bereavement support group the second and fourth Tuesday of every month from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. in the Carmel Room, Matich Conference Center (near cafeteria), 2101 North Waterman Avenue, San Bernardino; (909) 881-4387.
Option House sponsors free and confidential support groups for women who are in or have been in a violent relationship Mondays 6 to 8 p.m.; Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 12 noon and Spanish language Tuesdays 10 a.m. to 12 noon at 813 North “D” St., Ste. 4, San Bernardino. Call (909) 381-1602 or 381—3471.
Boys & Girls Club
Offers after school programs for children 5-17 in reading, healthy habits, day camp/off-track programs in their locations: 1180 West 9th Street, San Bernardino and 2969 N. Flores Street (Delmann Heights), San Bernardino. The clubs also offer a senior nutrition lunch program and food bank distribution. For details call (909) 888-6751.
By American Red Cross in the East or West Valley regions in nursing program, front office support First Aid/CPR teachers, disaster action team, outreach programs. Call (909) 380-7248.
Museum Seeks Volunteers
The Museum Education Division is looking for outgoing individuals to interact with visitors and objects in the exhibits. Volunteers are needed for Tuesday thru Friday mornings for school groups and Saturday and Sunday afternoons for weekend visitors. Call (909) 307-2669.
Child Advocates of S.B. County
Need caring individuals to provide mentoring and advocacy services to abused and neglected children in the foster care system. Call (909) 881-6760.
Library Cards Available to Foster Children
Foster (out-of-home-care) parents can receive special library cards for the children they care for. Parents must show their agreement for the child to verify eligibility for this program. Call (909) 381-8201.
Developmental Gym Program
San Bernardino Parks & Recreation Dept. offers gymnastics classes at Inland Empire Gymnastics Academy, 791 South Gifford Ave., Unit #2, San Bernardino. Adult Aerobics classes offered at the center located at 1554 E. Art Townsend Dr. (formerly the old Norton AFB). For dates and fees, call (909) 382-2245 or (909) 384-5233..
Lupus Support Group
Meets the first Tuesday every month from 4:30 to 5:30 pm. in Fontana. Support group is free. Volunteers are needed to facilitate group for Loma Linda and San Bernardino. Training provided. For more information call Danielle at (888) 532-2322, ext. 4.
Rialto Senior Center
Offers monthly activities, social services, health clinic, facilities for club and organization meetings; classes, lots more. The Center is located at 1411 South Riverside Ave. Call (909) 877-9706.
Adult and youth programs offered at the Norton Recreation Center, 1554 East Art Townsend Drive in San Bernardino by the Parks, Recreation & Community Services. Sign up by calling (909) 382-2245.
Free Legal Services
Offered by Inland Empire Latino Lawyers Assn., Inc. Services offered also to teen parents and/or pregnant minors. For information on clinic locations/appointments, call (909) 369-3009.
Option House Needs Volunteers
Volunteer opportunities include clerical support, legal advocacy, children’s services, transportation and facilities maintenance. For information call (909) 884-4802 Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Family Support Meetings
The S.B. County Department of Behavioral Health’s Central Valley Club House hosts meetings every 2nd Wednesday of the month for family members who have loved ones with serious mental illness. The Club House is located at 1501 Riverside Avenue, Rialto. For information call (909) 421-9483.
Meeting Rooms Available at Library
The Feldheym Library, 555 West 6th St., San Bernardino, has meeting rooms available for community groups or organizations that are educational or cultural provided the groups are non-profit, non-partisan and non-sectarian. All meetings must be free and open to the public. For information call (909) 381-8226.
Free Breast Exams/Mammograms
Call (800) 511-2300 to pre-qualify for a free exam at Desert Sierra Partnership, a member of the Inland Agency Family of Programs. For information call (909) 697-6565, ext. 244.
Health Clinic Services
The Whitney Young Family Health Clinic, 1755 Maple Avenue, San Bernardino, offers many free services, including vision, hearing, dental check-ups, lead testing, vaccines, general exams, T.B. screening, pregnancy testing, family planning, referrals, lots more. For information or appointments call (909) 386-7600.
A free program for healthy aging for adults 55+ sponsored by the S.B. County Dept. of Behavioral Health. AgeWise can provide in-home assessments, short-term counseling, and family consultations. For in-formation call (800) 451-5633.
Free Health Clinic
The Fifth Street Senior Center provides a free health clinic every Tuesday from 8:00 to 11:30 a.m. for seniors 60+. For information call (909) 384-5430.
Free Legal Advice
For senior citizens 60+ on government benefits, powers of attorney, simple wills, con-servatorships, joint tenancies, etc. Call Inland Counties Legal Services. For east Riverside County: (800) 226-4257; western Riverside county: (888) 455-4257.
Prenatal care referral, WIC, educa-tion referrals, medical insurance forms assistance; also free mammo-gram, more. Call the San Bernar-dino Coalition on Health at (909) 383-8525.
Book Donations Wanted
The San Bernardino central and branch libraries accept book donations; both hardback and paperback, for all ages. High demand for children’s books in good condition. Videos, audio cassettes and compact discs also welcome. For information call (909) 381-8215.
PAL Center Services
Located at 2450 Blake Street, San Bernardino, the PAL Center accepts applications from adults who want to earn their high school diploma or GED. Services are free. Evening classes available. Also, computer training, child care and trans-portation from bus stop provided. Call (909) 887-7002.
Free Medical Services
For eligible persons. General exams and immunization for children, family planning, pregnancy test, prenatal care, more. For information call Moreno Valley Med Care at (909) 242-2388.
Every morning at 6:30 a.m. at Loma Linda University Behavioral Medi-cine Center, 2nd Floor, Education Room, 1710 Barton Rd., Redlands. For information call (909) 793-9333.
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Written by: Precinct Reporter Group
Friday, 13 July 2012 04:42