The Inland Empire is always bursting with new and exciting family fun events! We have a great mix of fun this week that will satisfy a range of children from little toddlers to not-so-little teenagers. Join the fun that is happening in the IE, and your kids will thank you later!


MONDAY

4/13, Library – Celebrate National Library Week by visiting a storytime at your local library. National Library Week is a national observance that celebrates the contributions libraries make to our communities. Check your nearby library’s online calendar through its city website to find out what types of special events and storytimes are taking place this week.

TUESDAY

4/14, MovieThe Hunting Ground & Q&A with Producer Amy Ziering at Violence Prevention & Women’s Resource Center in Pomona at 6p.m. Free and open to the public. Register here to guarantee entry. It is rated PG-13, so plan accordingly with the little ones. This film uncovers the alarming reality surrounding sexual assault crimes on U.S. college campuses and how it causes victims and their families to pursue justice despite the harrassment and setbacks they face.

WEDNESDAY

4/15, Theatre – Step into the Story at Riverside Theatre from 10a.m. to 10:45a.m. Cost is $10 per session, and it is recommended for children ages three to four. Children may come independently or with an adult. Youngsters will build upon their already bursting imaginations by becoming part of some great stories while interacting with other children their age. Fun will be had with music, art, movement, acting and more.


THURSDAY

4/16, Food Trucks – Food Truck Festival at McKinley Elementary School in Corona from 5p.m. to 9p.m. Admission is free. There is something about food on wheels that is always appetizing to us! Get ready to try some unique creations that you won’t find anywhere else, and enjoy a fun night out with the whole family.

4/16, Arbor Day – Arbor Day Celebration at Mary Vagle Museum & Nature Center in Fontana. This is a natural refuge for wildlife in the middle of an otherwise urban area. Come by, and witness all the beauty nature to offer as part of their Arbor Day Celebration!

FRIDAY

4/17, Adoption Fair – Free Pet Adoption Fair at Rancho Cucamonga Animal Care and Adoption Center from 1p.m. to 6p.m. Assemblyman Marc Steinorth is covering the adoption fee for the first 100 pet adoptions. Be sure to check out the city’s pet adoption process online in advance. This great organization center won’t stop until every adoptable animal finds a loving home.

4/17, Concert – Choirs and Orchestra at Bridges Hall of Music at Pomona College in Claremont at 8p.m. Mozart and Faure is a performance by the Pomona College Choir and Pomona College Orchestra. Admission is free. This exquisite duet of talent creates some of the most beautiful and powerful music, which will take you through a series of exhilirating emotion!


We hope you enoy your week friends and neighbors! Don’t forget to recommend your favorite IE-spot to hang with the little ones in the comments below!