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The Happening That’s Happening From the IE to the OC in June!

The Happening That’s Happening From the IE to the OC in June!


If you are like most of us here at Kessler Alair Insurance you work hard to play hard.  For many of us filling our weekends with fun family activities is first priority when we clock out on Friday evening. Summer is here and often has families looking for fun things to do as the days are longer and warmer.  Having our offices located in Newport Beach, Rancho Cucamonga and Upland California gives us a wide variety of events to choose from.  Of course one of the best things about Southern California is the fact that you can go snowboarding in the morning and sit on the beach to watch the sunset all in the same day. 

Whether you are in the Inland Empire or in Orange County and you are looking for a great thing to do this month here are a few ideas:

What to do in the Inland Empire?

Every Saturday - Fontana Farmer's Market - 8:00 am every Saturday morning. Residents enjoy locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables available every week at the Market. The Southland Farmer's Market Association (SFMA) has committed to bringing Fontana residents nutritious, in-season produce so residents have even more opportunities to make healthy food choices. The cost is free. Located at Center Stage Parking Lot, 8463 Sierra Blvd. in Fontana. For more information, call 909.429.7469 or visit: 

June 2 - 2015 Movie Line Up, Rancho Cucamonga, located at Victoria Gardens - Chaffey Town Square. Movies begin at dusk. Showing is Big Hero 6

June 5 - and every Friday until October. Claremont Village, Public Plaza, 2nd & Yale. Come every Friday night from 6-7 pm. Enjoy bands such as Blues and Fries and Stacy & Steve and the Seth Greenberg Combo. For more information call 909.624.1681 or visit

June 6 & 7 - The Big Train Show in Ontario, June 6th from 10 am to 5 pm and June 7 from 10 am to 4 pm. Tickets - $10 pre-sale, $12 at the door, kids 12 and under are FREE. Group discounts are available. Since 1984 The Big Train Show has brought together train fans, young and old, to experience camaraderie and introduce train collecting to a new generation. Whether you're a serious collector, model train enthusiast, or just getting started The Big Train Show is not to be missed. For more information go to


June 6 - And every first Saturday of the month - Village Walking Tour from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. Sponsored by Claremont Heritage. Tour begins in front of the historic Claremont Metrolink Depot, 200 West First St. Often Ginger Elliott is the tour guide for his enjoyable walk includes the city's commercial, civic and college buildings which brings life to more than 100 years of Claremont's history. Cost: $5 per person. Reservations recommended. Phone 909.621.0848.

June 9 - Movie Line Up in Rancho Cucamonga - Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day! For further information call 909.919.2628 or visit


June 12 – 28 - Cinderella!. The Story of Cinderella and her red sneaker at the Grove Theater, 276 E. Ninth Street in Upland. Join us for a modern take on Cinderella where her journey into the ballroom results in the loss of a red sneaker. Mention FaceBook for a discount when you call for tickets - 909.920.4343.


June 26- Father's Day Celebration Potluck - Tues, 4:00 - 5:00 pm, 55 yrs. and up at the Gibson Dining Room. Tickets go on sale May 25th. $4.00 per person or bring a salad, vegetable, dessert, etc. to share with at least 6-8 other people. We encourage you to bring side dishes in order to keep our potluck a "true potluck". If you bring a dish, you may take your seat in the dining room at 3:30 pm. The main dish will be provided. Tickets are required. Please call Upland City Hall at 909.931.4100.


Ongoing Monthly Events in the Upland area:

Claremont Farmer's and Artisan's Market - Every Sunday from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. A "must see" during weekly strolls on Sunday mornings. Sponsored by The Claremont Forum. Located on Second Street between Indian Hill Blvd. and Yale Ave. Free Admission. Phone -  909.626.3066.

Farmer's Market Night- Thursdays from April to October. The market starts at 5:00 pm and extends in every direction in Historic Downtown Upland from the corner of 2nd Avenue and 9th Street. You can also shop vendors and local stores, and enjoy live music and other entertainment.    

Bilingual Storytime - Every Monday from 5:30 pm to 6:00 pm beginning March 30th. Hola! Venga (come) join us for Bilingual story time! Stories will be read in English and in Spanish at the Upland Public Library. Call 909-931-4205.   

Basic Computer Classes - Every Monday, 3:00 pm at The Brodie Room. Not sure how to use a computer? These classes are for you! Learn how to use a computer on one of the Library's Chromebooks. The classes will cover logging on and off, using the keyboard and touchpad, browsing the web using Google Docs, and file saving. You will also learn how to set up a Google Account and Gmail address and write a resume. More info - call the Upland Public Library at 909-931-4205.

Movie Night for Grown-ups. You are invited to see a featured movie at the Upland Public Library. This event will be taking place every 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm located in The Brodie Room. Popcorn will be provided. This is a free event. For details, please call the Reference Desk at 909.931.4205. 

Ongoing Events in Rancho Cucamonga:

Free Yoga on the Green, every Thursday morning beginning June 4 from 9 am to 10 am at Chaffey Town Square. For more information visit:

Learn CPR - Infant, Child & Adult, ages 7 yrs. and older. Meets Tuesdays from 6-10 pm at the Rancho Cucamonga Fire Station #173. Course fee is $41.50. You owe it to yourself and those around you to learn this vital life saving skill. Become familiar with the technique of cardiopulmonary resuscitation as taught by the American Heart Association. Register online, then please call 909.477.2765 to have the CPR book mailed to you.

5 on 5 Basketball League - Men & Women - Starting Monday, June 1 - Sunday and Monday evening leagues are available for both recreational and competitive players of all ability levels. All games are played at the RC Family Sports Center. Registration is taken as a team. Call 909.477.2785.

Free Computer Classes - Archibald and Biane Libraries offering free classes covering a variety of computer-related topics such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, E-Bay, Google and basic computer skills. Classes at Archibald are on Tuesdays at 6 pm and at Biane Library on Wednesdays at 6 pm and 1st Saturday of the month at 10 am.

 Stretch & Mobility Class- Every Friday at 6:00 pm - 18 and older. All participants will receive a 15% off purchase coupon. Please call store to sign up! (909) 463-0739 

Farmer’s Market Terra Vista Town Center - Every Thursday Rain or Shine! Come see the fresh fruits, vegetables and more on Thursdays and soon Saturdays at Terra Vista Town Center. 3 pm to 7 pm in the Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour parking lot.

 Victoria Garden’s Farmers Market- Every Friday 10am to 2pm- Held on South Main Street there will be vendors with specialty food and craft items.

 Complimentary Yoga - Every Saturday- Join Lululemon Athletica every Saturday for Yoga, perfect for all levels. Mats are available. 9:30am – 10:30am. 7369 Day Creek Blvd #F-102, Rancho Cucamonga. (909) 463-2308 ranchocucamonga-showroom [at] lululemon [dot] com

Storytimes at the Paul Biane Library in Rancho Cucamonga


What to do in Newport Beach?


June 6 - Gardening Workshops, Tempting, Tasty Tomatoes! 10 am -11 am at Orange County Great Park, 6990 Marine Way, Irvine, CA. The best way to get that vine ripened, peak of flavor tomato taste is to grow them yourself! There is still time to plant tomatoes in early June, so don't wait and miss out. University of California Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners will provide growing information and tips. Workshops are free, held rain or shine.


June 7 - Guy Buffet Art Show - Around the World Part 1, June 7 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Lahaina Galleries, 1173 Newport Center Dr. in Newport Beach. Guy Buffet has been a gallery favorite for over 3 decades, famous for his whimsical and creative compositions full of humor and joy. Please join us as we travel "Around the World with Guy Buffet" as he has once again outdone himself with a new collection of small, original paintings inspired by his favorite locations around the globe. We are located below the Cheesecake Factory. Warm alohas, refreshments and pupus served! RSVP 949.721.9117.


June 19 - Aging as Art, Newport Beach Public Library, 1000 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach. This event is all day Friday, June 19. A photographic journey celebrating the diversity, dignity and beauty of the aging experience. Through the artistic expressions of professionals, amateur and student photographers, this exhibit affirms the wisdom and character achieved from a life well lived. Brought to you by the Council on Aging - Orange County in collaboration with the Newport Beach Public Library.


Ongoing Events in Newport Beach area:


Metaling in the Garden at Sherman Library and Gardens. This event began May 1st and runs until August 2, 2015. Located on East Coast Hwy, Corona del Mar, CA. This is the first temporary sculpture exhibit at Sherman Gardens. There are a total of seven metal sculptures uniquely displayed amidst the gardens. Call 949.673.2261 for more information or visit


Movies on the Beach! Every Friday and Saturday night starting at dusk. At Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Marina. Open to the public as well as RV Park and Marina guests. Movies on the beach is offered every weekend from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The whole family can enjoy the movies, so bring the kids. Be sure to bring blankets, beach chairs and jackets for the cool summer nights. Parking fees apply. 


Sea Life Storytelling - every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 9:45 am - 11 am. Join us for storytime, songs and play as we discover the wonders of the sea! Our interactive early childhood program (ages 3-5) includes crafts, a touch tank tour, hands-on activities and much more! Members - $2 per person/Non-members - $4 per person. Siblings under 18 mos. free. Located at 600 E. Bay Ave., Newport Beach. Call 949.675.8915. 


Sunset Cruise - Newport Beach, Every night. Choose from 1 of 2 cruises. The Fiesta Newport Beach Cruise includes live Latin Music, complimentary chips and salsa and an unlimited drink special of $15. The Newport Beach Sunset Cruise will also include the beautiful sunsets of Newport Beach. Each cruise is 1 1/2 hours. You will tour Newport Bay as well as the famous Newport Beach coastline. Upstairs sundeck, indoor salon and many other comforts are offered. Price $25. Location: Newport Landing/Newport Bay, 309 Palm St. Suite A. For more info call 949.675.0551.     


Saturday Fun Roll- Come join us every Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m. We meet just north of the Huntington Beach Pier at the amphitheater and skate approximately 16 miles round trip.  The pace is nice and easy and all ages and levels are welcome.  We make several rest stops at various points to let everyone catch up.  If you miss us at the beginning, just skate south on the beach path, we retrace the route back, so we'll eventually meet.  We highly recommend that you wear all protective gear - at least wrist guards and a helmet.  Afterwards you can join us for lunch in or around downtown Huntington Beach.  


If you know of some family fun that should be added to this list for the IE to the OC then please let us know with a note! Send us a picture of you at these events to share with us to share on FB.  Have a great time making memories with your Family!



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