Community Calendar

 Friday June 1 thru Saturday July 29, 2017

WILD DESERT EXHIBITION
Wed-Sat 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Diamond Valley Arts Gallery, 123 N Harvard St
Photographer David McChesney returns to the Inland Empire with a new exhibit at the Diamond Valley Arts Center. The show, titled “Wild Desert” presents striking images of desert life. A meet-the-artist reception will be held on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 4:00 pm. David will also be with us for a presentation of his creative process in July. Watch for details. (951) 652-3800. [website]

 Monday July 10 thru Friday July 21, 2017

SUMMER ADVENTURE CAMP: CARNIVAL ADVENTURE
8:30 am – 3:00 pm, St John’s Church, 26410 Columbia St
$20 per day (multiple day discounts). St John’s Summer Adventure Camp is designed to challenge a child’s mind, develop their creativity, and provide opportunities to enhance their physical fitness at all age levels. Registration is available to all children in our community ages 2-8th grade. Summer Adventure Camp begins at 8:30am and ends at 3:00pm (Daycare is available before and after camp from 6:45am-8:30am & 3:00pm-6:00pm). Call for information (951) 925-7756 X221.

Friday July 14, 2017

ALL AMERICAN ROOT BEER FLOATS AND TRIVIA GAME
12:30 pm, Inter Valley Health Center, 214 E Stetson Ave
Free. Join us in air conditioned comfort and enjoy an afternoon with a float and a trivia game. Bring a friend who has never been to our center for an extra raffle ticket!. To RSVP call 800-251-8191 ext. 625 or TTY 711

MOVIE IN THE PARK: TROLLS
Dusk, Valle Vista Community Park, 43935 Acacia Ave, Valle Vista
Free. Valley-Wide Recreation presents a fun-filled evening for the whole family. Bring your own chair/blanket and enjoy a family film under the stars. Refreshments served. Movie begins at dusk. Call for info (951) 927-6673.

Saturday July 15, 2017

CAREGIVER’S WORKSHOP: GIVING UP THE KEYS
10:00 am, Inter Valley Health Center, 214 E Stetson Ave
Giving up driving privileges may be a tough road to travel for you or a loved one. Learn how to recognize when it may be time, how to go about discussing this sensitive topic and the resources available to get to where you want to go. RSVPs are required as space is limited. To RSVP call 800-251-8191 ext. 625 or TTY 711

FARMER BOYS CAR CRUISE
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Farmer Boys, 1201 S Sanderson Ave
Free admission. 3rd Saturday of the month. Awards, raffle, games, cruiser specials and discounts, and music with Sounds Divine.( 951) 658-8822. Inland Empire Cruisin’ Hotline: (866) 924-4490. www.soundsdivinedjs.com.

WINE, ART AND JAZZ: CRAIG YANCY
7:00 pm, Diamond Valley Arts Center, 123 N Harvard St
$25 general admission, $20 members, $10 student presale, $15 student at the door. Admission includes 2 glasses of wine/beverages. Monthly third Saturday jazz event. For information on this month’s performance, visit www.thedvac.org or call (951) 652-3822.

Monday July 17 thru Friday July 21, 2017

SUMMER DRAMA CAMP
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Diamond Valley Arts Center, 123 N Harvard St
$75 per student. Grades 4th thru 8th. Acting fundamentals, diction, improv, set decoration, and rehearsals. Scene performance Friday July 21 at 11:30 am. Call (951) 652-3822 to register. [website]

THE ARMOR OF GOD VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
9:00 am – 12:00 pm, First Presbyterian Church, 515 E Kimball Ave
Free. Vacation Bible School for grades 1 thru 6. Activities include crafts, stories, games, ice cream and lots of fun! For more information, call (951) 658-7153. [flyer]

WSC SCIENCE CAMP: ART AND NATURE CAMP (Part B)
9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Western Science Center, 2345 Searl Pkwy
$105 per student ($95 WSC member). Students entering grades 1-3. Explore the nature of our world through art projects! Be creative with fun and engaging arts and crafts as you explore our natural world and the beauty within it! Part A and B are unique sessions, so campers can attend one or both sessions. (951) 791-0033. [website]

WSC SCIENCE CAMP: JUNIOR SCIENTIST CAMP
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Western Science Center, 2345 Searl Pkwy
$105 per student ($95 WSC member). Students entering grades 1-3. Explore the fun of science with this camp! Jr. Scientists will explore different fields of science with hands-on experiments and activities each day. (951) 791-0033. [website]

Tuesday July 18, 2017

CAREGIVER’S WORKSHOP: GIVING UP THE KEYS
1:00 pm, Inter Valley Health Center, 214 E Stetson Ave
Practical Solutions’ Cathy Bates provides tips on organizing in your home, as well as information on managing a move, downsizing and relocation services. RSVPs are required as space is limited. To RSVP call 800-251-8191 ext. 625 or TTY 711

Thursday July 20, 2017

THE LEGENDS
8:00 pm, Ramona Bowl Amphitheatre, 27400 Ramona Bowl Rd
$10 general admission. Summer concert series hosted by The Ramona Bowl Amphitheatre. (951) 658-3111.

Friday July 21, 2017

FAMILY SWIM & DIVE-IN MOVIE
6:00 pm, Diamond Valley Lake Aquatic Center, 1801 Angler Ave
$3 per person ($2 age two & under). Bring the family out for a fun evening at the Aquatic Center. Family swim 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, followed by a movie under the stars! Movie begins at dusk. Call for info (951) 654-1505.

Monday July 24 thru Friday July 28, 2017

SUMMER ADVENTURE CAMP: FUN IN THE SUN ADVENTURE
8:30 am – 3:00 pm, St John’s Church, 26410 Columbia St
$20 per day (multiple day discounts). St John’s Summer Adventure Camp is designed to challenge a child’s mind, develop their creativity, and provide opportunities to enhance their physical fitness at all age levels. Registration is available to all children in our community ages 2-8th grade. Summer Adventure Camp begins at 8:30am and ends at 3:00pm (Daycare is available before and after camp from 6:45am-8:30am & 3:00pm-6:00pm). Call for information (951) 925-7756 X221.

WSC SCIENCE CAMP: FORENSICS WORKSHOP
9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Western Science Center, 2345 Searl Pkwy
$105 per student ($95 WSC member). Students grades 8-12. Do you enjoy watching shows like CSI or Bones?  Are you curious about how specialists can tell so much from a skeleton? Learn how forensic anthropologists can determine information such as age, sex, and ancestry from human bones. See what they look for to determine if trauma or disease could have been involved in causing death. Cast replicas and case materials will be used to give you a chance to have hands-on experience in forensic anthropology from an instructor who has worked on cases for the Office of Medical Investigators in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (951) 791-0033. [website]

Thursday July 27, 2017

TRIBUTE TO SELENA FEATURING COMO LA FLOR
8:00 pm, Ramona Bowl Amphitheatre, 27400 Ramona Bowl Rd

$10 general admission. Summer concert series hosted by The Ramona Bowl Amphitheatre. (951) 658-3111.

Friday July 28, 2017

MOVIE IN THE PARK
Dusk, Valley-Wide Community Park, 901 W Esplanade Ave
Free. Valley-Wide Recreation presents a fun-filled evening for the whole family. Bring your own chair/blanket and enjoy a family film under the stars. Refreshments served. Movie begins at dusk. Call for info (951) 487-9234.

Saturday July 29, 2017

TRIBUTE TO PAT BENATAR
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave
$22 presale, $25 day of show. “Live From Earth” is Southern California’s hottest tribute to Pat Benatar. Named after Benatar’s 1983 live album, LFE brings to the stage an explosive tribute to one of the most influential female rock vocalists of all time. Watch, listen and experience the very best of 80’s female Rock ‘n’ Roll. It’s Benatar … the way you remember it. (951) 658-5950. [FBEventPage]

Friday August 4, 2017

MOVIE IN THE PARK
Dusk, Valle Vista Community Park, 43935 Acacia Ave, Valle Vista
Free. Valley-Wide Recreation presents a fun-filled evening for the whole family. Bring your own chair/blanket and enjoy a family film under the stars. Refreshments served. Movie begins at dusk. Call for info (951) 927-6673.

Saturday August 5, 2017

KIDS ART JAM
10:00 am, Hemet Valley Art  Assn Gallery, 144 N Harvard St
$5 per child. Join HVAA art instructors for fun art activities for ages 5 – 12. All materials provided. Children will paint, draw, and do a variety of crafts in these classes – something different every time. (parents must stay with 5 year-olds). (951) 652-4592.

60’s TO 90’s ERA COSTUME DANCE
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Lighthouse Christian Church, 295 W Main St, San Jacinto
Donation. 60-90 Era Costume Dance. Judging will be on: Originality, Best display of their Era time and Personality. 3 Prizes: 1st $100, 2nd $50 and 3rd $25. One rule have fun, but dress for respect. Remember this is God’s house. Food will be available for donations to support our Haiti Mission. Please contact us on www.thelighthousecc.org

SANDI CASTLEBERRY AND HOT FLASH
7:00 pm, Diamond Valley Arts Center, 123 N Harvard St
$20 general admission, $15 members. Bluegrass and modern folk are the styles of music that set the foundation for “Hot Flash.”  Its founding members are three female musicians over the age of fifty with a sense of humor, as their band name insinuates. Sandii Castleberry, Kathleen Johnson and Anne Finch have been making and playing music together in Idyllwild since 2012, and long before that in many different groups. Their friendship and mutual interest in performing brought them together to form this group. (951) 652-3822.

Saturday August 12, 2017

CAREGIVER’S WORKSHOP: RIGHT TO DIE ACT
10:00 am, Inter Valley Health Center, 214 E Stetson Ave
This controversial act is discussed by Arbor House Hospice’s Patty Meinhardt. RSVPs are required as space is limited. To RSVP call 800-251-8191 ext. 625 or TTY 711

MASTER GARDENER SERIES: PLIMERIA
10:00 am, Inter Valley Health Center, 214 E Stetson Ave
Free.We demystify the growing of the beautiful and fragrant tropical Plumeria tree. To RSVP call 800-251-8191 ext. 625 or TTY 711

DVAC PLEIN AIR SHOW
Watch for details. “Plein Air” refers to works that are created in an outdoor setting. If you are interested in participating, contact the Diamond Valley Arts Council. (9514) 652-3822.

TRIBUTE TO WHO & HEART
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave
$22 presale, $25 day of show. Two shows in one! Tribute to The Who – From the guitar windmills to the microphone swings, WHO’s NEXT has every detail of The Who’s dynamic performances. Comes see them play all of your favorites. Tribute to Heart – Dedicated to replicating Heart’s memorable music with unequaled accuracy and musical skill, DOG ‘N’ BUTERFLY takes the concept of “Tribute” to a whole new level! (951) 658-5950. [FBEventPage]

Saturday August 12, 2017

OH MY ACHIN’ BONES
10:00 am, Inter Valley Health Center, 214 E Stetson Ave
Learn about the different types of arthritis, causes, signs, symptoms, treatments and how to live easier with this painful condition. To RSVP call 800-251-8191 ext. 625 or TTY 711

Friday August 18 thru Sunday August 20

THE GIN GAME
Fri & Sat 7:30 pm, Sun 2:30 pm, Ramona Hillside Playhouse, 27402 Ramona Bowl Rd
This winner of the 1978 Pulitzer Prize, uses a card game as a metaphor for life. Weller Martin is playing solitaire on the porch of a seedy nursing home. Enter Fonsia Dorsey, a prim, self righteous lady. They discover they both dislike the home and enjoy gin rummy, so they begin to play and to reveal intimate details of their lives. Fonsia wins every time and their secrets become weapons used against one another. Weller longs for a victory to counter a lifetime of defeats but it doesn’t happen. He leaves the stage a broken man and Fonsia realizes her self-righteous rigidity has led to an embittered, lonely old age. (951) 654-4645.

Friday August 18, 2017

TOWEL CREATIONS
11:00 am, Inter Valley Health Center, 214 E Stetson Ave
Want to learn how to make towel creations? Let’s have a oot of a time making an owl out of towel. Easy to do but some hand dexterity is required. To RSVP call 800-251-8191 ext. 625 or TTY 711

Saturday August 19, 2017

WINE, ART AND JAZZ: SUPER 300 BLUES BAND
7:00 pm, Diamond Valley Arts Center, 123 N Harvard St
$25 general admission, $20 members, $10 student presale, $15 student at the door. Back for their second appearance, Super 300 Blues Band is a great night of music. Admission includes 2 glasses of wine/beverages. Monthly third Saturday jazz event. For information on this month’s performance, visit www.thedvac.org or call (951) 652-3822.

Wednesday August 23, 2017

MASTER GARDENER SERIES: LAVENDER
10:00 am, Inter Valley Health Center, 214 E Stetson Ave

There are over 1000 varieties of lavender, learn to identify some of the basic types as well as the various uses for the three main groups. It’s easy to grow in our dry, warm climate as well as being drought and frost tolerant. To RSVP call 800-251-8191 ext. 625 or TTY 711

Friday August 25, 2017

ALOHA SUMMER ICE CREAM SOCIAL & BINGO
12:30 pm, Inter Valley Health Center, 214 E Stetson Ave

Beat the heat and join us in air conditioned comfort as we say goodbye to summer. Come enjoy ice cream and a great game of ice cream bingo. Bring a friend. To RSVP call 800-251-8191 ext. 625 or TTY 711

MOVIE IN THE PARK
Dusk, Valley-Wide Community Park, 901 W Esplanade Ave
Free. Valley-Wide Recreation presents a fun-filled evening for the whole family. Bring your own chair/blanket and enjoy a family film under the stars. Refreshments served. Movie begins at dusk. Call for info (951) 487-9234.

Saturday August 26, 2017

TRIBUTE TO THE BEACH BOYS
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave
$22 presale, $25 day of show. Back once again by popular demand, Surf’s Up is still southern California’s favorite tribute to the Beach Boys! Don’t miss this fun-filled show that will have everyone dancing in the aisles…again! Just like the real thing but Younger” … Surf’s up is one of the first true Beach Boys tribute bands in the world. They have been perfecting & recreating the Beach Boys sound for 25 years. Literally since they were kids. (951) 658-5950. [FBEventPage]

Friday September 1, 2017

MOVIE IN THE PARK
Dusk, Valle Vista Community Park, 43935 Acacia Ave, Valle Vista
Free. Valley-Wide Recreation presents a fun-filled evening for the whole family. Bring your own chair/blanket and enjoy a family film under the stars. Refreshments served. Movie begins at dusk. Call for info (951) 927-6673.

Saturday September 2, 2017

KIDS ART JAM
10:00 am, Hemet Valley Art  Assn Gallery, 144 N Harvard St
$5 per child. Join HVAA art instructors for fun art activities for ages 5 – 12. All materials provided. Children will paint, draw, and do a variety of crafts in these classes – something different every time. (parents must stay with 5 year-olds). (951) 652-4592.

MICKEY GILLEY
8:00 pm, Ramona Bowl Amphitheatre, 27400 Ramona Bowl Rd

$35 general admission, $50 VIP seating. The Ramona Bowl Amphitheatre presents a concert under the stars featuring the one and only Mickey Gilley. (951) 658-3111.

Sunday September 3 thru Sunday September 10, 2017

WILL IN THE WOODS V
2:30 pm, St Hugh’s Episcopal Church, 25525 Tahquitz Dr, Idyllwild
$15 general admission. Stratford Players presents its fifth annual Shakespeare show. This year, patrons are asked to vote for their favorite Shakespeare play and sonnet. This year’s show will be based on the voting. Visit www.StratfordPlayers.com for details and tickets.

Wednesday Sept 6 thru Wednesday Sept 27, 2017

ART FOR YOUTH COMPETITION
Various locations throughout the valley
Free. DVAC presents the 2nd annual Art for Youth Competition. Open to all high school and college-aged youths living in the Hemet/San Jacinto area. Artwork will be displayed at participating locations throughout the area. Display period is September 6th – 24th. Awards presentation Wednesday September 27th. (951) 652-3822.

Saturday September 9, 2017

TRIBUTE TO WILLIE NELSON
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave
$22 presale, $25 day of show. Roger Hegyi as “True Willie” pays tribute to the life and music of one of the world’s most recognizable and distinctive musicians. Not just a Willie Nelson “impersonator,” Roger has found a way to reach into the musical soul of Willie Nelson and share it with audiences wherever he performs. (951) 658-5950. [FBEventPage]

Saturday September 16, 2017

WINE, ART AND JAZZ
7:00 pm, Diamond Valley Arts Center, 123 N Harvard St
$25 general admission, $20 members, $10 student presale, $15 student at the door. Admission includes 2 glasses of wine/beverages. Monthly third Saturday jazz event. For information on this month’s performance, visit www.thedvac.org or call (951) 652-3822.

Friday September 22, 2017

MOVIE IN THE PARK
Dusk, Valley-Wide Community Park, 901 W Esplanade Ave
Free. Valley-Wide Recreation presents a fun-filled evening for the whole family. Bring your own chair/blanket and enjoy a family film under the stars. Refreshments served. Movie begins at dusk. Call for info (951) 487-9234.

Saturday September 23, 2017

TRIBUTE TO JOURNEY
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave
$22 presale, $25 day of show. DSB’s high energy stage production and accurate recreations of Journey classics have made DSB the #1 Journey Tribute in the world. Last year, this group rocked the house at the Historic Hemet Theatre — and they are back to do it all again! (951) 658-5950. [FBEventPage]

Saturday October 7, 2017

TRIBUTE TO FOREIGNER
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave
$22 presale, $25 day of show. The Foreigner Experience is an explosive show with an uncanny ability replicate Foreigner’s powerful repertoire. They are one of the “World’s Greatest Tributes,” performing in season 5 of the AXS TV show. (951) 658-5950. [FBEventPage]

Saturday October 21, 2017

TRIBUTE TO CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave
$22 presale, $25 day of show. FORTUNATE SON Son is back for an encore appearance, combining timeless CCR favorites and legendary Fogerty solo hits. Brad Ford & FORTUNATE SON truly personify the spirit and grit of America’s Favorite Rock & Roll Band! (951) 658-5950. [FBEventPage]

WINE, ART AND JAZZ
7:00 pm, Diamond Valley Arts Center, 123 N Harvard St
$25 general admission, $20 members, $10 student presale, $15 student at the door. Admission includes 2 glasses of wine/beverages. Monthly third Saturday jazz event. For information on this month’s performance, visit www.thedvac.org or call (951) 652-3822.

Saturday November 4, 2017

COLONIAL COUNTRY CLUB COMMUNITY PATIO SALE
Sponsored by the Hemet Women’s Club. Watch for details.

Saturday November 11, 2017

TRIBUTE TO THE DOORS
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave
$22 presale, $25 day of show. Strange Days captures the magic… the mystery… and the madness of The Doors. Strange Days is vocalist Jason Tosta, guitarist Robert Carsten, keyboardist Michael Jacobson and drummer Derek Smith. (951) 658-5950. [FBEventPage]

Saturday November 18, 2017

WINE, ART AND JAZZ
7:00 pm, Diamond Valley Arts Center, 123 N Harvard St
$25 general admission, $20 members, $10 student presale, $15 student at the door. Admission includes 2 glasses of wine/beverages. Monthly third Saturday jazz event. For information on this month’s performance, visit www.thedvac.org or call (951) 652-3822.

Saturday December 16, 2017

ROCKY MOUNTAIN CHRISTMAS
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Historic Hemet Theatre, 216 E Florida Ave

$22 presale, $25 day of show. JIM CURRY returns to the theatre with his signature look and sound of the legendary John Denver. This time Jim brings a Christmas show that is truly one of a kind. Don’t miss this heart warming holiday show. (951) 658-5950. [FBEventPage]

WINE, ART AND JAZZ
7:00 pm, Diamond Valley Arts Center, 123 N Harvard St
$25 general admission, $20 members, $10 student presale, $15 student at the door. Admission includes 2 glasses of wine/beverages. Monthly third Saturday jazz event. For information on this month’s performance, visit www.thedvac.org or call (951) 652-3822.