2013 News & Events Archive

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December
  • Letters from Santa!
    Special Delivery from the North Pole for San Jacinto residents only! Santa’s Elves will mail out the letters by Dec. 20th, so be sure and complete your request form by the Monday, Dec. 16th deadline. Please see the request form in English or Spanish for more info.
  • December 14: Christmas at the Mansion
    Please join our Holiday Celebration at the Estudillo Mansion, All Decked out for the Season! Sat, Dec. 14th, 4 - 8 pm, 150 S. Dillon Ave., San Jacinto at Francisco Estudillo Heritage Park. Activities Include: Mansion Tours, Kids Games, Tree Lighting @ 5pm, Food, Fun & Music. For more info see our flyer or contact Lynn Peterson at (951) 255-5598 or sjlynnpeterson@gmail.com
  • December 12: Gilman Springs Road Improvements Ribbon Cutting
    Please join Riverside County Supervisors Marion Ashley and Jeff Stone, Riverside County Transportation Department, and the City of Moreno Valley for the Gilman Springs Road Improvements Ribbon Cutting, December 12, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. The event will take place at the intersection of Gilman Springs Rd. and Alessandro Blvd., Moreno Valley. See the flyer for more info.
  • December 8: Tinsel Triathlon
    28th Annual Tinsel Triathlon Sunday, registration opens at 7am, West Valley High School, 3401 Mustang Way, Hemet, CA, 92545 Sponsored by Soboba Foundation & Central County United Way Rain or Shine event, helmets required. For registration info call (951)929-9691, see flyer or visit www.TinselTriathlon.com.
  • December 5: Gilman Springs Road Reopens
    Gilman Springs Road to reopen for evening commute. It’s day 45 and what every westward commuter from the San Jacinto Valley has been waiting for is happening sometime late this afternoon: Gilman Springs Road will reopen between Moreno Valley and San Jacinto. See the article from the Press-Enterprise/PE.com for more info.

  • December 5: Free Business Workshop
    "Developing Marketing Strategies for 2014" is the topic scheduled Thursday 6 - 8 pm, at the San Jacinto Community Center, 625 S. Pico Ave., San Jacinto. The program's free, but registration is required. Register with David Clayton at (951) 487-7320 or via e-mail at dclayton@sanjacintoca.us. See flyer for more info.
November
  • November 15 – 17: Soboba Sand Drags
    Southern California San Drag Association (SCSDA) & Soboba Casino present the Season Finals! See event flyer, visit SCSDA Fan Info or visit www.SoCalSandDrags.com for more info.
  • November 12: Free Business Workshop
    “Make the Federal Government Your Customer” is the topic scheduled Tuesday 6 - 8 pm, at the San Jacinto Community Center, 625 S. Pico Ave., San Jacinto. The program’s free, but registration is required. Please register with David Clayton at (951) 487-7320 or at dclayton@sanjacintoca.us. For more info see flyer.
  • November 11: Veterans Day Event
    The City of San Jacinto’s Mayor Mark Bartel invites
    you to a memorial ceremony in observance of
    Veterans Day for the dedication of the new
    Marine Corps Monument, at 4pm, Druding Park, Honoring All Who Served. See the flyer.
  • November 8: Free Astronomy Nights
    Western Science Center; Friday 6-8 pm. Grab a blanket or chair, come explore the night sky. Learn about planets, stars and the sky above us! Telescopes will be provided by members of the Riverside Astronomical Society, hosted by the Western Center Academy. WSC, 2345 Searl Pkwy, Hemet, CA, For more Info call (951) 791-0033 or visit www.westerncentermuseum.org/events/astronomy-nights.
  • November 6: RivCo International Ag Trade Summit
    The Riverside County International Agricultural Summit is hosting a series of speakers focused on export education for the Ag industry. The course is free of charge, but advanced registration is required. For more information see flyer.
  • November 2: Free Science Saturday!
    Western Science Center, 10:30am-1pm. Find out how paleontologists dig up fossils and check out some actual fossils. Please note, the Western Center Academy’s MammothFest Family Festival Event does require purchase of tickets for games and food. The Science Saturday activities are always free. WSC, 2345 Searl Pkwy, Hemet, CA.
    For more Info see flyer or visit www.westerncentermuseum.org.
October
  • Gilman Springs Road Closure
    The County of Riverside is beginning their Gilman Springs Road Safety Improvement Corridor construction project (phase 2) Oct 21 through Dec 4, 2013, approximately 45 days. Please visit www.rcprojects.org/gilmanspringsroad & see flyer for more info.
  • Oct 25-27: Free CERT Training
    CERT is a commitment of 20 hours of emergency response training. Registration is open to the public San Jacinto residents have priority. For details, see the CERT Flyer or call (951) 487-7386.
  • October 26: United Way MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY!
    Saturday, 8am, Small Animal Care Center, 601 S. State St, San Jacinto. Come make a difference in your community Enjoy a pancake breakfast and volunteer opportunity. See flyer or contact Denise to sign up (951)929-9691.
  • October 25: Candy Corner
    Friday, 5-8pm, all families are invited to The Farmer’s Corner, 2500 S. San Jacinto Ave., for the FREE Community Awareness Event for Fun & Safe Halloween activities. Trick or Treating, Bicycle give-a-way, Face Painting, Entertainment & More! See flyer for more info.
  • October 21-25: Community Bulky Item Clean Up
    The City of San Jacinto and CR&R Incorporated are sponsoring a curbside clean up, on your regular day of service. This special bulky item clean up is for normal “household in nature” debris, such as tree trimmings, trash and bulky furniture/appliance items. All tree limbs must be bundled in three (3) foot lengths & tied. For more information see English or Spanish flyer.
  • October 19: Archaeology Day!
    Join us for National Archaeology Day, Saturday, 10am-1pm, at the Western Science Center. Museum guests will have access to hands-on activities, demonstrations, & resources for getting involved in archaeology. This special event is for one day only and free with museum admission! WSC, 2345 Searl Pkwy, Hemet, CA, For more Info call (951) 791-0033 or visit www.westerncentermuseum.org.

  • October 19: 13th Annual Oktoberfest
    Join us Saturday, Oct 19, 9am - 4pm, at the Ramona Humane Society 690 Humane Way San Jacinto, CA.
    - $25 Adoptions ALL DAY
    - Entry is Free; Onsite Parking $2
    - Family Fun and Entertainment
    - And much, much more!
    Free Spay/Neuter Vouchers to give out to San Jacinto & Hemet residents. Must show proof of residency.
    For info see flyer or visit www.RamonaHumaneSociety.org.

  • October 18: Free Health Fair!
    Attend this wonderful event sponsored by Senator Bill Emmerson & Assemblyman Brian Nestande. Friday, Oct 18th, 9am-2pm, Valley-Wide Recreation Sports Center, 901 W. Esplanade Ave, San Jacinto. For more Info please see the flyer or call (909) 801-5040.
  • October 17: Free Business Workshop
    “Incorporating Your Business” is the topic scheduled
    Thursday 6-8pm, at the San Jacinto Community Center, 625 S. Pico Ave., San Jacinto. The program’s free, but registration is required. Please register with David Clayton at (951) 487-7320 or at dclayton@sanjacintoca.us. See the flyer.
  • October 9: RTA Public Open House Session
    RTA invites you to participate in the Forward 10-Year Transit Plan. The Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) is studying ways to improve the bus system so that it better meets the needs of the riders of today and the future. RTA is gathering the ideas and opinions of community members in order to identify necessary bus system improvements. This is the time to come and let your voice be heard! Open House Sessions: 4-7 pm There will be a short presentation at 4:30pm & 6pm. For more info see flyer or visit: www.riversidetransit.tmdinc.net
  • October 5: Free Science Saturday!
    Western Science Center, 10:30am-1pm. Explore the Science of Aviation with our first fall Science Saturday! Join us for a look at the science that makes flight possible. Test your engineering skills by building an airplane wing, explore propulsion with balloon rocket races, and check out a demonstration of model jets! WSC, 2345 Searl Pkwy, Hemet, CA.
    For more Info see flyer or visit www.westerncentermuseum.org.
  • Oct 4-6: First Annual Racin for a Cure!
    Come out for a day of flying dirt and wild machines. Bring the family and enjoy the fun! All for a good cause, benefits Breast Cancer awareness and research. Read the flyer for info.
September
  • Sept 20-22: 3rd Annual Ag Festival
    Mark your calendar for the Third Annual Agriculture Festival! This year's event promises concerts, entertainment, equestrian demos, small animal auction, tractor display, vendors and food! Get a competition, vendor or trail ride application now and join in the fun. See the flyer for more info.
  • Sept 18: Free Business Workshop
    “Introduction to Social Media” is the topic scheduled Wednesday 6-8pm, at the San Jacinto Community Center, 625 S. Pico Ave., San Jacinto. The program’s free, but registration is required. Please register with David Clayton at
    (951) 487-7320 or at dclayton@sanjacintoca.us.
  • Sept 15: Hispanic Heritage Celebration
    Please mark your calendar for our First Annual
    Hispanic Heritage Festival on Main Street in
    downtown San Jacinto! Enjoy dancing, music,
    good food and fun for the entire family! Get a food or vendor application, or both! See the flyer for more info.
  • Sept 14: FREE HHW Collection Event
    Riverside County is offering a free Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Event on Saturday Sept 14, 9am-2pm, at Lamb Canyon Sanitary Landfill, 16411 Lamb Canyon Road, Beaumont, CA. For more info see flyer or visit:
    http://www.rivcowm.org/opencms/hhw/schedule.html
August
  • Aug 28: Free Business Workshop
    “Writing a Winning Business Plan” is the topic presented by Inland Empire Women’s Business Center, scheduled Wednesday 6-8pm, at the San Jacinto Community Center, 625 S. Pico Ave., San Jacinto. The program’s free, but registration is required. Please register with David Clayton at (951) 487-7320 or at dclayton@sanjacintoca.us.
    See the flyer for more info.
  • Aug 21: 'Open Road The Band'
    Free Concerts in the Park, Kool August Nights
    Bring a blanket or chairs, seating on the grass.
    Picnic Baskets Welcome! Listen to some great tunes! See the flyer for more info.
  • Aug 14: 'The HODADS'
    Free Concerts in the Park, Kool August Nights
    Bring a blanket or chairs, seating on the grass.
    Picnic Baskets Welcome! Listen to some great tunes! See the flyer for more info.
July
  • July 4th: Annual Community Parade
    Join your Family, Friends & Neighbors for Our San Jacinto Valley Tradition! We’re Celebrating our 125th Anniversary! See the parade entry form and guidelines. Get the flyer.
  • July 25: Free Business Workshop
    “Open For Business” is the topic of the workshop being presented by Karla Gonzalez, Business Consultant, Inland Empire SBDC, scheduled Thursday 6-8pm, at the San Jacinto Community Center, 625 S. Pico Ave., San Jacinto. The program is free, but registration is required. Please register with David Clayton at (951) 487-7320 or at dclayton@sanjacintoca.us
    See the flyer.
June
  • June 25: Community Workshop - Arts and Culture Element of the General Plan
    The City is initiating the preparation of an Arts and Culture Element of the City’s General Plan. You can help influence arts programs and facilities in your city. Come share your ideas! For more information read the flyer.
  • June 22: 2nd Annual Public Safety Expo
    Your invited! Events Events will include police and fire demos & exercises, a bicycle rodeo, fingerprinting for the kids, and much, much more! Read the flyer for more information.
  • June 1: WSC Science Saturdays
    Water Wonder
    At the Western Science Center
    Join us on the first Saturday of the month for free activities. For more information, see the flyer or visit www.WesternScienceCenter.org.
May
  • May 4: WSC Science Saturdays
    How Things Work! Explore Circuits, Gears
    And More at the Western Science Center. Join
    us on the first Saturday of the month for free
    activities. For more information, see the flyer or
    visit www.westerncentermuseum.org/
  • May 4: Cinco de Mayo Street Festival
    Come celebtrate early, enjoy dancing, fun for the family and great food. For more information read the flyer. English | Spanish
    Food Vendor Form
    Vendor Form
  • WSC Science Saturdays
    How Things Work
    At the Western Science Center
    Join us on the first Saturday of the month for free activities. For more information, see the flyer or visit www.WesternScienceCenter.org.
April
  • April 27: San Jacinto Run United
    This is going to be an amazing 5k race starting at
    San Jacinto High School.Our goal is 500 runners/walkers All proceeds go to the United Way! Sign up today & visit www.sjrununited.com for more information or see the Event flyer for more information...
  • April 27: CPR & First Aid
    Join your friends and neighbors for Community
    CPR & First Aid training sponsored by the City of
    San Jacinto CALFIRE/Riverside County Fire at
    the San Jacinto Community Center. For more info please Email Phillip SeLegue: pselegue@fire.ca.gov or see Event Flyer
  • April 20-21: SJ Relay For Life
    Join the City of San Jacinto All Stars "Team Spain" as we race for a cure! This year's event is at San Jacinto High School.
    See event flyer for details!
  • April 13: Community Visioning Workshop
    The second Community Visioning Workshop will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. at the San Jacinto Community Center, 625 South Pico Avenue, San Jacinto. The City is seeking input from the community related to its economic development programs. Read more.
  • April 6: 2nd Annual Ramona Pageant Parade
    Come join your San Jacinto Valley friends and Neighbors for our Ramona Pageant Parade at 10am! Starts at Druding Park, ending at the Estudillo Mansion grounds, where you can continue your fun at First People’s Day! Read the flyer for more info and see our Parade Guidelines & Application for details.
  • April 6: 4th Annual First Peoples Day
    Celebrate the diversity of the 1800's to appreciate the diversity of today. Don't miss this free event, family friendly and fun. Read the flyer for more information.
    - First Peoples Sponorship Guide
    - First Peoples Sponsorship Application
    - First Peoples Vendor Application
  • April 5 - 7: FREE CERT Training
    CERT is a commitment of 20 hours of emergency response training. Registration is open to the public - San Jacinto residents have priority. For details, see the CERT Flyer or call (951) 487-7386.
  • April 6: WSC Science Saturdays
    Light & Color
    At the Western Science Center
    Join us on the first Saturday of the month for free activities. For more information, see the flyer or visit www.WesternScienceCenter.org.
March
  • March 30: Backyard Composting Workshop
    Put microbes and garden scraps to work for you!
    For details, see event flyer or visit the website.
  • March 22: Free Astronomy Nights
    Western Science Center; Friday 7-9 pm
    Join the Riverside Astronomical Society as they
    share their powerful telescopes & expert knowledge to view the moon, stars and planets in the heavens above us. For more info,
    see the event flyer or visit www.westerncentermuseum.org
  • March 11: Ramona Expressway Ceremony
    The City Council of the City of San Jacinto Cordially Invites you to the Ramona Expressway Widening Groundbreaking Ceremony at Sky View Park, at 9am Monday, March 11, 2013, at 920 Sky View Lane in San Jacinto. Please see flyer for more info.
  • March 2: WSC Science Saturdays
    Paleontology: Dig Into the Past!
    At the Western Science Center
    Join us on the first Saturday of the month for free activities. For more information, see the flyer or visit www.WesternScienceCenter.org.
  • March 1 - 3: SCSDA Sand Drags
    Pack up a picnic basket and watch the sand drags. Get a 3-day pass for $20. For details, see the event flyer or visit www.socalsanddrags.com
February 2013
  • Blood Pressure Screening For Seniors
    Every Wednesday starting Wednesday, February 20. 10 am - 12 noon, San Jacinto Community Center.No appointment necessary. For more info, call (951) 487-7303 or see the event flyers:
    | English | Spanish |
  • February 20: Mid County Parkway Open House
    5 - 8 pm, Lakeside Middle School, 27720 Walnut Street, Perris C. You're invited to an open house style public hearing on the Recirculated Draft EIR/ Supplemental Draft EIS. Learn more about the Mid County Parkway.
  • February 9
    The Hidden Treasure at Ramona Bowl 1 - 4pm
    RSVP by 2/4/13. See event flyer for details.
  • February 2: WSC Science Saturdays
    Body Carnival: How Your Body Works
    At the Western Science Center
    Join us on the first Saturday of the month for free activities. For more information, see the flyer or visit www.WesternScienceCenter.org.
January 2013
  • January 25: Free Astronomy Nights
    Western Science Center; Friday 6:00 pm
    Join the Riverside Astronomical Society as they
    share their powerful telescopes & expert knowledge to view the moon, stars and planets in the heavens above us. For more info see the event flyer or visit www.westerncentermuseum.org
  • January 20: Body Carnival Exhibit Opens!
    Sunday at the Western Science Center; Come join
    in “The Science and Fun of Being You”, For more
    info see flyer or visit www.WesternScienceCenter.org
  • January 5: Free Wetlands Audubon Tours
    Join us and share the opportunity to view
    Hundreds of ibises, egrets, blackbirds and
    many other migratory  and resident birds
    in their natural habitat at the Wetlands
    Education Facility. For more info, see Flyer
    Call EMWD at (951) 928-3777, ext. 4226
    Or visit the EMWD website.
  • Celebrate New Year’s Eve by letting RTA do the Driving!
    As part of our commitment to providing a safe alternative to driving, theRiverside Transit Agency will once again offer free rides on New Year's Eve. On Monday, December 31, RTA will offer free rides to passengers after 6 p.m. on all fixed route buses. It's our way of saying thank you for your year-round patronage to public transportation.
    See flyer for details..

 

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