SoCal Families | 7 Things To Do This Week 9/12-9/16/2016


Exercise minds young and old this week with reading groups, one-of-a-kind bookstores and free story times for kids. After all, following the excitement of Labor Day Weekend, everybody should settle down with a captivating story.


Shout out to September's 7 Things To Do This Week sponsor Carden Arbor View School in Upland. It's back to school and Carden Arbor View School has awesome curicular activities and subjects. They have quality education fit for your child.  


9/12, Children's Bookstore - Voted the Best Bookstore by the Inland Empire Hot List, Frugal Frigate in Redlands, welcomes all ages to get lost in a world of books. Open Monday- Friday from 10a.m.-7p.m. 

Shout out to September's 7 Things To Do This Week sponsor GLO Mini Golf in Riverside. GLO Mini Golf is elevating fun to another level. GLO is a brand-new 27-hole glow-in-the-dark minature golf course in the Galleria at Tyler in Riverside. The course is designed as a maze taking you to a different wonder of the world with each turn. Enjoy the classic arcade and the XBOX One Gaming suite or host your own party in their party room. GLO and have fun! - See more at:|-7-things-to-do-this-week-831_942015/#sthash.Nj895sSZ.dpuf

Frugal Frigate

Photo Credit: @FrugalFrigate, Facebook


9/13, Story Time – Special Needs story time at the Corona Public Library from 12:30p.m.-1:30p.m in the Community Room. Activities, crafts & stories for patrons with special needs.  


9/14, Story Telling – On-the-lap storytime  at the Murrieta Public Library from 10a.m.-11a.m. An introduction to storytelling for parents and their children. Ages birth to 3 with an adult. 

9/14, Math Help – High School and College Math Help in Study Room #242 at the Corona Public Library at 4p.m. No appointment required. Assistance is free of charge. A retired math teacher donates one hour to tutoring high school and college students with everyone’s favorite subject—math! Low grades are not an option with this free help.

Photo Credit: @Corona Public Library, Facebook


9/15, Bookstore – Visit Dowtowne Bookstore in Riverside from 10a.m. to 9p.m. In business since 1979, this charming bookstore is packed wall to wall with tons of previously owned stories. Make these books your own while hanging out in this historic building in Downtown Riverside.

9/15, Book Club - Senior book club at the Rancho Cucamonga Public Library every 3rd Thursday of every month from 10a.m.-11a.m. No sign ups required and free to all senior citizens. Readings include: mysteries, contemporary fiction, and an occasional biography or other non-fiction book.



9/16, Bookstore – The Claremont Forum Bookshop in Claremont from 12p.m. to 9p.m. Not only does this bookstore sell gently used books to the public for anywhere from $1 to $5 apiece, they also send hundreds of book every week to prison inmates. Come find your next favorite book for a fraction of the original price.

Photo Credit: @The Claremont Forum & the Prison Library Project, Facebook


There's plenty of books to go around! Check out our Inland Empire Independent Bookstore Guide and get lost in a good book.