Colleen Bennett - Sotheby's International Realty

Friday, 28 April 2017 12:00 am
Holy Name of Mary Family Festival
It's the biggest show in town, with food, music, rides, games, concerts and more to entertain you all weekend long.
Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church, 724 E. Bonita, San Dimas

Saturday, 29 April 2017 07:00 am
Sowing Seeds for Life Yard Sale
Leading up to the sale from April 6-21, donations may be dropped of at Sowing Seeds for Life on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 7:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more info, please call 909.293.7735, x 232. Donations and sales will go to support the Sowing Seeds for Life pantry program.
Sowing Seeds for Life, 1350 Arrow Hwy., La Verne

Saturday, 29 April 2017 07:30 am
Sowing Seeds for Life Yard Sale
In advance of the yard sale, you can drop off your donations at Sowing Seeds for Life from April 6-Apil 21 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. All donations will go to support SSFL's many food pantry programs.
Sowing Seeds for Life, 1350 Arrow Hwy., La Verne

Saturday, 29 April 2017 08:00 am
Semi-Annual La Verne Community Yard Sale
For more info, call the La Verne Chamber at 909.593.5256.
Bonita High School parking lot

Saturday, 29 April 2017 08:00 am
Annual Community Yard Sale
This is garage sale heaven. Imagine getting to walk from stall to stall, examining everyone's treasures. If you want to be a seller and not just a buyer, you can rent a space for $25. For applications, call 909.593.5265.
Bonita High School parking lot

Saturday, 29 April 2017 05:00 pm
Sip of La Verne Old Town Wine Walk
New this year are eat-only tickets for $20. If you want to sip and nosh, it'll cost you $40.
Old Town La Verne c/o D St. & Bonita Ave.

Saturday, 29 April 2017 05:00 pm
A Sip of La Verne Wine Walk
Win one for the sipper by planning to attend this wine walk event. Admission is $40 and $45 after April 20. For more info call 909.596.8706.
Old Town La Verne c/o D St. & Bonita Ave.

Saturday, 06 May 2017 02:00 pm
LVHS San Franciscquito Dam Tour
Ann Stansell of the National Park Service and Alan Pollack of the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society will serve as tour guides of the ruins. Directions: Park and meet in the parking lot of the San Francisquito Conservation Camp adjacent to LADWP Power Plant #2 (for GSP use: 32998 San Francisquito Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91390). Take the I-5 north to the Valencia Blvd. exit. Turn right onto Valencia Blvd. Turn left onto McBean Pkwy. Turn right onto Copper Hill Drive. Turn left onto San Francisquito Canyon Road and stay on this road for approximately 6 miles until you arrive at San Francisquito Conservation Camp. Important Details: 1.    The ruins hike is along a paved former section of the canyon road. It is less than 2 miles round trip and fairly flat. 2.   Wear close toed shoes and bring water. 3.   Limited cell service in the canyon and no cell service at the dam site. 4.   Be prepared for heat with sun protection (sunglasses, sun screen, hat, etc.)
San Francisquito Conservation Camp

Saturday, 06 May 2017 02:00 pm
Damien Car Show & Concert, Shine & Show
Damien High School is inviting all car enthusiasts and music lovers to its Third Annual Car Show and Inaugural Car Show Concert, Shine & Show, on Saturday, May 6. The day will include door prizes, a food truck, Juice It Up and a good time for all. Proceeds will benefit families in need at Damien High School. The car show, organized by the Damien Car Club and sponsored by Roma’s Auto Shop, will be from 2-5 pm in the parking lot next to Dick Larson Stadium. Admission to the event is free. If you would like to exhibit a car, you may pre-register for $10 or $15 day of the event. For more information, please contact Alex Jimenez, or (909) 596-1946 x 281. The concert will feature the Southern California Beatles tribute band, The Fab 8. Established in 2010, the Fab 8 is well-known for their acoustic guitars, piano, bass, flute and percussion. The concert will be in the school’s quad from 6-8 pm. Pre-sale tickets are $10 per person or $15 at the door. Guests are encouraged to bring a picnic and blanket or lawn chairs. For more information, please contact Gabriel Hernandez, or (909) 596-1946 x 282. Visit the Damien High School web site for more information on both events, To purchase concert tickets: Fab 8 Web Site: Fab 8 You Tube Site:
Damien High School,, Dick Larson Stadium

Tuesday, 09 May 2017 05:30 pm
15th Annual Teacher of the Year Awards Banquet
Several sponsorship and donation opportunities exist for teacher gift baskets to show your appreciation. For more information, please email event chair at To purchase tickets, please call the Chamber at 909.593.5256.
The Meeting House at Hillcrest

Friday, 12 May 2017 07:30 pm
Pomona Concert Band -- Spring and 70th Anniversary Concert

The Pomona Concert Band proudly presents their annual Spring and 70th Anniversary Concert, to be held at the Palomares Park Community Center, 499 E. Arrow Hwy in Pomona on Friday, May 12th, 2017 at 7:30 pm.  The band was founded by G. Stanton Selby in 1947 and some of Mr. Selby's family will be present at the concert.  The concert is FREE to the public and is sponsored by the City of Pomona Community Services.  Refreshments will be served at intermission.  The Master of Ceremonies for the evening will be Mr. Edmund Fry, of the Rose Tree Cottage, in Pasadena and the color guard will be headed by Heriberto Feliciano, USAF, Retired.
The concert will begin with a special fanfare written for the occasion by Dr. Jorge Garcia, entitled "Sapphire Jubilee Fanfare."  The fisrt half of the the concert will feature the "1812 Overture" arranged by Mark Williams, "Easter" from "Five Mythical Songs" by Vaughan Williams with featured vocalist Isaac Gonzalez, "Yankee Doodle" by Morton Gould, and "Joy of Life" by Brian Balmages.  Since Mr. Selby was in the Coast Guard, we will honor him by playing "Semper Paratus" by Francis Boskirk.
The second half of the program we will start with Mr. Selby’s "Golden Anniversary Fanfare" and continue with "Bright Lights" by Robert Sheldon, "Silverado" by Bruce Broughton, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" by John Williams, and the "Gridiron Club" by John Philip Sousa.  The band will close the concert with "America the Beautiful" arranged by Carmen Dragon.
Do not miss this concert by one of the premier community concert bands in the Valley and help us celebrate 70 years of music in Pomona.  The best part is that it is FREE.  So bring your entire family and invite your friends to Palomares Park on May 12th at 7:30 pm.
The Pomona Concert Band will have several other performances during the month of May.  On Saturday May 6th the band will perform at 10:00 a.m. in the Temecula Community Band Festival that will be held at the Maurice Car'rie Winery located at 34225 Rancho California Road in Temecula, CA.  On Monday May 29th the band will be part of the city's Memorial Day Program at the Pomona Cemetery located at 502 E. Franklin Ave. which starts at 8:30 AM.
The Pomona Concert Band is under the baton of Linda W. Taylor, Conductor and Musical Director, and Dr. Garcia, Assistant Conductor.  Band members come from Pomona and more than twenty surrounding communities to make music together.  The Pomona Concert Band was founded by G. Stanton Selby in 1947 as part of a local Pomona American Legion Post.  The Band has represented the City of Pomona in countless events and performances over the years, including tours of Europe and Japan in 1985 and 1988.  The band represented the city on April 11th, 2015 when they performed at the Association of Concert Bands Convention in Sacramento, California.
Linda W. Taylor, Pomona Concert Band Conductor, has been a member of the Pomona Concert Band for over 40 years.  During that tenure she has held the Solo Clarinet chair, was Assistant Conductor for several seasons, and for the past 25 years has played in the Tuba section.  In March, 2006, she was appointed Conductor and Musical Director of the band.  In addition to playing in the Pomona Concert Band she plays in the Claremont Winds, is a founding member and co-manager of the Golden State British Brass Band, and is a founding member of the Promenade Brass.  She has also played with the San Gabriel Valley Symphony, the La Mirada Symphony, the Colorado Brass Band, and with several brass bands in England.  Prior to her retirement in 1998 Linda taught Instrumental Music in the Baldwin Park Unified School District for 30 years.
Dr. Jorge Garcia, Pomona Concert Band Assistant Conductor, has been involved in music education since 1969.  He has taught music on all levels from college to kindergarten.  He has conducted several honor groups including the Memorial Orchestra for President Chiang Kai-shek, the Sino-American Honor Band, and the Taiwan Youth Symphony Orchestra.  He is a published composer and has written several pieces for the Pomona Concert Band and the Golden State British Brass Band.  He is a well-known lecturer in the areas of Classroom Motivation, “Hymnody in the 21st Century Church," and “Cultural Trusteeship” by Third-Age Learners.  He received his doctorate in Music Education with an emphasis on Lifelong learning last summer.  He has given presentations in several countries and was a speaker at the International Conference of Lifelong Learning in Budapest, Hungary, in the fall of 2007 as well as a mentor teacher for the Christian schools in Taiwan.  He joined the Pomona Concert Band in 2005 playing tuba.

Palomares Park Community Center, 499 E. Arrow Hwy., Pomona

Saturday, 13 May 2017 07:00 pm
Many Voice, One Vision Concert
Many Voices, One Vision, a May 13 concert by the La Verne Church of the Brethren Sanctuary Choir, will present a program that celebrates the unity of our diverse human family. Conducted by Dr. Niké St. Clair and accompanied by composer Shawn Kirchner, the concert begins at 7 the church on 2425 "E" Street, La Verne. Doors open at 6:30.  There is no admission fee, however, a freewill offering will be accepted with donations going to local charities. The event includes a performance by the Angelica Center for Arts and Music Student Ensemble. A courtyard reception with light refreshments follows the concert.  Additionally, this year marks a 10-year milestone of the shared choral leadership of Dr. St. Clair and Mr. Kirchner, two highly acclaimed talents within the Southern California choral music community. Their collaboration has resulted in over 400 worship anthems, 33 concerts, and three far-reaching tours, affirming a musical partnership that has faithfully extended our church’s mission: to continue the work of Jesus -- peacefully, simply, together.  
La Verne Church of the Brethren, 2425 E Street, La Verne

Saturday, 17 June 2017 02:00 pm
LVHS Ice Cream Social

The LVHS will sponsor a walking tour of the bronze marker homes that surround Kuns Park. The tour will start at 3pm at the LVHS table at the park. The ice cream is $1 a scoop until it's all gone.

Kuns Park, 1600 Bonita Ave., La Verne