7 Things to Do in the Inland Empire 1/16-1/20/2016




Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. What better way to start off a week than focusing on bringing a little more peace into your family’s lives with some of these awesome ideas!

Have a wonderful week, everyone!



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1/16, Garden - Channel St. Francis of Assisi and enjoy the beauty and peace of nature with free admission to Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

1/16, Holiday - There are two Martin Luther King Jr. statues in the Inland Empire - Riverside and San Bernardino. Take a walk to one of them, located near their city halls, or visit San Bernardino’s at 10:30 a.m. for a traditional laying of the wreath.



1/17, Exhibit - Opening day for a student-created Martin Luther King Jr. art exhibit at the Palm Springs Public Library. Exhibit available from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., exhibit runs through Feb. 11.


1/18, Storytime – Give your kids a dose of zen at the Zen Storytime at the Murietta Public Library at noon.

1/18, STEM - Take a moment of peace with a book and some quiet in the Paul A. Biane Library while your tween wages war with “The Physics of Angry Birds” at 5 p.m.


1/19, Signing -  Show your kids they can make great changes in the world through books. The author of the Ordinary People Can Change the World, Christ Epioloulos, is series is signing his latest at Cellar Door Books in Riverside at 3 p.m.


1/20, Theater - Peace comes after some eccentric adventures for the Banks family in “Mary Poppins” at the Pechanga Resort & Casino at 8 p.m. Tickets are $65-85.