First-time homebuyers, Katie and Zack found the home of their dreams in New Haven in Ontario Ranch. Life in their new home is everything and more. They had a wish list: an open-concept living area, four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a modern farmhouse style. They were also thrilled to work with the Brookfield Residential Design Studio to be involved in the customization to ensure that their new house felt like a home. Her advice for designing a new home: “take time to make it yours and try not to bring anything into your home that you don’t truly love”.
Newlyweds Lauren and Jordan dreamed about one day owning a home that they can grow their family in, a place to call home. They came across New Haven in Ontario and fell in love with the Residence 3 at Solstice and their fate was sealed. They loved all the amenities, including the pool with beach entry and the location was ideal for work and family. With their little bundle of joy on the way, they felt comfortable building their life and family in their dream home at Solstice. Congratulations to this beautiful family, the new baby and your beautiful new home!
Former high school sweethearts, Tony and Sara searched for a home in the Inland Empire and surrounding areas and could not find anything they loved, until they visited New Haven in Ontario Ranch. They fell in love with the idea of having more space to entertain guests, the amenity-filled parks for their son and resort-style pools to relax as a family. Little did she know that there was more in store for her than a new beautiful home, an Engagement! Congratulations to this beautiful family and welcome home!
The De Anza Community and Teen Center in Ontario is hosting a free Valentine’s Day Party on Friday, February 15th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Kids from 12-18 are invited to this special event, when they can compete with other teens in a life-size game of Clue and enjoy a delicious, mysterious snack. The winning team will also receive a prize! For more information, call 909.395.2030.
If you’re a serious runner or casual walker, don’t miss the Ontario 5K and 10k Run/Walk on Saturday, January 19th. This family-friendly event kicks off at 7 a.m. at Ontario Mills Mall. Fast track is accessible for wheelchair athletes as well as parents with strollers. Get your fitness on for this community run, which also benefits athletic programs and children’s sports activities in the Inland Empire area. Have fun and see you at the finish line!
Hockey lovers, enjoy a great night at the rink and support the Childhood Cancer Foundation of Southern California! The Ontario Reign is hosting the first-ever “Hockey Fights Cancer” Night on November 3rd at 6 p.m. at the Citizens Business Bank Arena. The American Cancer Society is presenting this special event, and proceeds from ticket sales help fund programs for families in our community who have a child battling cancer. It’s also a giveaway night, and the first 5,000 fans will receive Active Socks. Be there, have fun and make a difference!
West Coast is coming to Norco on October 6th! Buy your tickets now for Boots in the Park, hosted by the Backyard at SilverLakes, and get ready for live performances by some of the world’s biggest country music mega stars, including Billy Currington. Enjoy mouth-watering BBQ and food options, bars, hammocks, line dancing, and more. This special event is from noon to 9 p.m. and is open to all ages but guests must show a valid 21+ ID to purchase alcohol. Children 5 and under are free with a paid admission.
Thousands of classic car lovers from across the country and around the world are gearing up for the annual Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion! On September 21st and 22nd, downtown Ontario’s historic block of Euclid Avenue will be the center of vintage automobiles and motorcycles, plus live entertainment, kids activities, and tons of food vendors. New events for 2018 include the West End Animal Shelter, which will be onsite, amazing tribute bands, extended hours and much more! This family-friendly event is free and open to the public, see you there!
Save the date for August 8th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and enjoy family-friendly games, events and activities at Re-Imagine Downtown. There will be a free concert at the Town Square, plus free bike rentals, raffles, community booths, vendors and more! Bike, walk or take the transit to this major city event, which will take place on Euclid Avenue between B and C Street in Downtown Ontario. See you there!
The city of Ontario is hosting a fun-filled day to celebrate the Fourth of July at Westwind Park. Festivities start early with a parade at 9 a.m., followed by the Blast at the Ontario Town Square, a live band performance of patriotic songs. The All-States-Picnic, a cherished Ontario tradition is also happening, so pack your picnic basket and don’t miss it! From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. you will enjoy live entertainment, bouncers, games and food vendors. A spectacular fireworks show is the grand finale. Admission is free, see you there!
THE AUTO SHOW Inland Empire is making its debut May 16th-18th at the Ontario Convention Center. A dazzling array of vehicles will include 18 brands from BMW, Honda, and Mercedes-Benz. Select manufacturers’ cars will also be available for test drives. A special collection of rare and vintage automobiles from a privately owned museum will be on display. Bring family and friends, because this event will have something for everyone! The Southern California Golf Association will be teeing-up a hands-on golfing experience and a children’s play area will have interactive entertainment.
Aviation buffs will not want to miss the Planes of Fame Air Show in Chino on May 5th and 6th, when 40+ historic aircraft will be performing and on display. Highlights will include P-47 Thunderbolts, P-38 Lightnings, P-51 Mustangs, A-10 Thunderbolt and Heritage Flight, Sean Tucker Aerobatics, and many others! There will also be a special panel discussion with some of our nation’s honored veterans, a Kids Zone, food, vendors and more!
One of the most entertaining shows of its kind, Stunt Dog Experience features an exceptional cast of professional performers and talented pound pups! Audiences of all ages will love watching more than a dozen dogs that have been rescued from shelters perform during this high-energy, interactive show that also helps raise awareness for pet adoption. Fantastic four-legged cast members entertain with amazing tricks, comedy antics and dancing. Performances are at the Victoria Gardens Cultural Center on March 31st, tickets range from $16 to $20.