These local events will make you feel warm and cozy inside, despite the chilly temperatures. Bundle up, and head out to Big Bear to experience the snow with the kids, or leave the kids at home and make it a date with your better half to experience a scotch class in Claremont. Take advantage of a soccer game, cooking class, art exhibit or more. For some weekday fun, IEShineOn has you covered.



1/5, Family Storytime – Pajama Storytime at the Archibald Library at 6p.m. The whole family is welcome to this storytime, although it will prove most enjoyabe for children ages 2-8. Socialize your children and yourselves by getting out on a Monday night. This imaginative evening gives you and your little ones an opportunity to spend time together, while also having a fun playdate.


1/6, Snow Day – Big Bear Snow Play in Big Bear from 10a.m. to 4p.m. Admission is $30 per person, which includes unlimited rides and an inner tube. An old ski hill named Rebel Ridge is now the destination for families looking for some safe, adrenaline pumping fun. The Magic Carpet uphill lift transports adventurers up the hill, saving everyone’s energy for the downhill excitement! Six different runs will keep your clan entertained all day long.


1/7, Cooking Class – Little Chefs at Cooking 101 in Corona from 4p.m. to 6p.m. Individual price is $35. Ages 6 to 12. If your little one has a curiosity for the kitchen, Little Chefs at Cooking 101 will provide them with a safe and fun environment to explore their passion. If it’s something you child enjoys, they can join the Kids Cooking Club to cook on a weekly basis.


1/8, Scotch Class – Scotch Class with Koulja and Stuart at VOM FASS in Claremont from 7p.m. to 9:30p.m. Price is $35 per person. Must be 21 and over. Seats are limited and sell out fast. Call or stop by to secure your space soon. While you may be familiar with VOM FASS for their unique selection of signature cooking oils, spirits, wines and more, they are also known for having sophisticated and fun classes, perfect for grown-up get-togethers. Learn about new scotches while you also enjoy them at this brand-new class.

1/8, Art Exhibit – “Lines and Shapes” at Latino Art Museum in Pomona from 3:30p.m. to 6:30p.m. This group exhibition brings the interpretations of almost 20 different artists on the subject of lines and shapes. With a topic that is so broad and inspiring, these talented individuals created many colorful, abstract and otherwordly works that flirt with the theme.


1/9, Teen Night – Pizza and a Movie at Colony High Branch Library in Ontario from 2:30p.m. to 4:30p.m. Welcome to teens only, ages 13 to 18. No registration is required. This monthly meetup is a great opportunity for teenagers to spend time with peers to watch a new release movie or a cult classic. Add pizza to the mix, and you have a night a teen can’t refuse!

1/9, Indoor Soccer Game – Ontario Fury vs. Harrisburg Heat at Citizen’s Business Bank Arena in Ontario at 7p.m. Prices range from $10 to $40. Do you want to enjoy live sports with your friends and family without baring the California cold? Check out Ontario Fury as they beat Harrisburg Heat. Top off your week of fun in this warm indoor stadium, watching futbol and shouting “GOAL!”