It’s the week leading up to Valentine’s Day, and we’re feeling even more loving and grateful for family. Counting down to the holiday of love this Saturday, we have a week filled with great date nights for your whole family from theatrical performances to arts & crafts and more! Check out the assortment of fun we have in store for you and yours from Monday thru Friday.


2/9, Ballet Viewing ExperienceThe Nutcracker Bolshoi Ballet at Dos Lagos Stadium Theatre in Corona at 7p.m. Prices are $15 for adults and $9 for children, seniors and students. With giant movie screens that span the height of this theatre’s towering walls, you can enjoy this splendid ballet performance as if you were there in person. The colorful costumes and graceful dancers will bring life to this classic tale of a magical journey


2/10, Hockey Game – Ontario Reign vs. Allen Americans at Citizen’s Business Bank Arena in Ontario at 7p.m. Ticket prices range from $10 to $55. If an impressive game of ice hockey is your kind of thing, then Ontario Reign will show you a great time. This four-time Pacific Division Champion team always brings its A-game!


2/11, Local Museum – Visit the Chino Youth Museum from 10a.m. to 4p.m. General admission is $3 for children ages 1-3 and $2 for those 13 and older. This valuable resource for everyone in the community, Chino Youth Museum provides children with precious knowledge of Chino’s history of banking, dairy farming, commerce and more. What’s better is they have activities for children, which means they are hands-on!


2/12, Bowling Alley Fun – Bowling and more at the Bowling Barn in Big Bear Lake from 10a.m. to 10:30p.m. This is a great venue for all kinds of fun. Find a good old-fashioned time at the Bowling Barn with bowling, arcade games, a snack bar, and darts and billiards at The Alley Oops Sports Bar. If you’re looking for a party, look no further.

2/12, Bead Craft – Blooming Lotus Pendant with Melissa Rodartel at the Garden of Beaden in Upland from 11a.m. to 2p.m. Price is $35. Visit Garden of Beaden or email or the materials list. Create this gorgeous colorful masterpiece that you create will be a great keepsake for yourself or a beautiful gift to give to someone you love.


2/13, Farmers’ Market – Riverside Certified Farmers’ Market at 5261 Arlington Ave. in Riverside from 8a.m. to 12p.m. Since 1981, this market has specialized in local organic produce and mom & pop businesses. Whether you’re looking for handmade items, produce, baked goods, gifts or more . . . this is the shopping paradise you need!

2/13, Dinner & MusicalGypsy at Tibbie’s Center Stage in Fontana at 7:30p.m. Prices range from $29.95 to $59.95 per person. Gaining much of its popularity in the ‘20s, this enthusiastic performance is known to be one of the best American musicals of its time. Making its way to Broadway countless times, you’ve got to see what all the rage is about with show-stopping, memorable songs like “Let Me Entertain You” and “Everything’s Coming Up Roses.”