Ontario Living Magazine - Spring 2014 - page 39

COMMUNITY EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
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Financial Advice in Spanish
16 years & older
Financial Advisor, G. Enrique Mendez, representing the Hispanic
Chamber of Commerce, will discuss different steps to financial
success. Topics and dates listed below.
Where: Ovitt Family Community Library
Call:
(909) 395-2205 Information
When:
Wednesday, March 19
Time:
6:30 – 8:30pm
Topics:
Budget Planning
Debt Consolidation
When:
Wednesday, April 16
Time:
6:30 – 8:30pm
Topics:
Establishing an Emergency Fund
Creating Proper Protection
When:
Wednesday, May 28
Time:
6:30 – 8:30pm
Topics:
Establishing Long Term Investments
Preserving Your Estate
Driver License Study Session
16 years & older
Study the California Driver Handbook with library staff and prepare to
pass the DMV written exam. Materials provided.
Where: Ovitt Family Community Library
When:
Mondays, March 31, April 28
No class in May due to Memorial Day
Time:
10:30am – 12:00pm
Call:
(909) 395-2205
Save Energy - Save Money
16 years & older
Join Jonathan Silva, energy saving specialist, and learn tips and tricks
to cut energy use and to reduce bills. Free light bulbs will be available.
Where: Ovitt Family Community Library
When:
Wednesday, March 12
Time:
7:00 – 8:00pm
Writing a Winning Business Plan
16 years & older
A representative from the Inland Empire Women’s Business Center
will explain how to prepare and present a business plan.
Where: Ovitt Family Community Library
When:
Tuesday, March 18
Time:
6:30 – 8:30pm
Writing Literary Nonfiction
16 years & older
Join author and professor, Jo Scott-Coe, for tips and guidance
regarding the art of writing literary nonfiction.
Where: Ovitt Family Community Library
When:
Tuesday, March 25
Time:
7:00 – 8:30pm
Call:
(909) 395-2205 Information
Author Roy Akers –
The Creative Process
16 years & older
Roy Akers, author of
A Long Road Home
, will discuss creating a
storyline, building a cast of characters, and creating reader satisfaction.
Where: Ovitt Family Community Library
When:
Monday, April 7
Time:
7:00pm – 8:00pm
Personal Finance 101
16 years & older
Paul Mata from Logos Lifetime University will talk about making
investments to achieve financial success.
Where: Ovitt Family Community Library
When:
Wednesday, April 9
Time:
6:00 – 8:00pm
Starting Your Own Business
16 years & older
A representative from the Inland Empire Women’s Business Center
will explain the basic information and fundamental concepts
necessary to start your own business.
Where: Ovitt Family Community Library
When:
Monday, April 14
Time:
6:30 – 8:30pm
Events & Reading Clubs
(ADDITIONAL ONTARIO CITY LIBRARY STORYTIMES, EVENTS & READING CLUBS ARE ON PAGES 36, 37, 40 & 41.)
Spring Seed Swap
All Ages
Tour Ontario’s community garden. During your visit, sample organic
produce and exchange seeds and plants. There will be a hands-on
project for children.
Where: Huerta del Valle Community Garden
831 East Belmont Street, Ontario, CA 91761
When:
Thursday, April 17
Time:
5:00 – 6:30pm
Happy Birthday William Shakespeare!
16 years & older
Celebrate the Immortal Bard’s birthday. Enjoy readings selected and
performed by the Shakespeare Readers of Pomona Valley.
Where: Ovitt Family Community Library
When:
Wednesday, April 23
Time:
7:00 – 8:00pm
All About Metrolink
16 years & older
Scott Johnson, Assistant Public Affairs Officer with Metrolink, will
explain the light rail system and how to ride.
Where: Ovitt Family Community Library
When:
Tuesday, April 29
Time:
7:00 – 8:00pm
Vince’s Spaghetti –
An Ontario Story
16 years & older
Meet a member of the Cuccia family, founders and owners of Vince’s
Spaghetti. Learn all about this venerable Ontario restaurant.
Where: Ovitt Family Community Library
When:
Wednesday, May 7
Time:
7:00 – 8:00pm
Social Media for Authors
16 years & older
New Adult author, Heather Lyons, will explain self-promotion using
different social networking platforms. Learn to connect positively with
your readers.
Where: Ovitt Family Community Library
When:
Wednesday, May 14
Time:
7:00 – 8:30pm
Adult Programs
Please call (909) 392-2205 for Ovitt programming
and (909) 395-2256 for Colony High programming.
BACKYARD
COMPOSTING WORKSHOPS
Backyard composting is an excellent way to recycle your yard
trimmings. Learn how to transform leaves, twigs, grass clippings,
and fruit and vegetable scraps into a rich, healthy soil amendment.
Ontario residents are eligible to receive a compost bin at the
discounted price of $50.
Ontario Senior Center
225 East “B” Street
Saturday, March 22 & Saturday, May 17
From 9:00 – 10:30am
No reservations are necessary. For more information, call the
City of Ontario Recycling Hotline
at
(909) 395-2040.
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