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Meals on Wheels – Theater Night

On September 18, 2008, Riverside Community Players will be presenting “Leading Ladies”.  This is ‘Meals on Wheels’ only fund raising event each year. Riverside Meals on Wheels, Inc. is a local, non-profit volunteer organization in operation since 1972, providing noon-time delivery of hot, nutritious dinner-style meals Monday – Friday. Their services are geared toward house-bound…

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Riverside Gets Its First Marathon

On September 13th and 14th Riverside will get its first marathon. The event is part of the three part IE Tripleset. Expect a fun-filled weekend starting with the Health and Fitness Expo on Saturday and the Half Marathon, 5K and Kids Runs on Sunday. They are also looking for volunteers to help with: Health and Fitness Expo…

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Fake Water Inspectors in Riverside

There are two impostors going to homes in Riverside and saying they are there to check your water for contaminants and that two people had died in the area. On August 1st, a couple in the city’s historic downtown area became victims of the scam. One thief engaged the couple in conversation while his partner…

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The Riverside Libraries need you!

Can you serve a few hours per week to help out your local library? Library volunteering offers a social experience, exercise, and a valuable chance to contribute! Here are just some of the current volunteer positions: Adopt-A-Shelf Volunteer -Maintains order, accessibility, and appearance of assigned sections of shelving. Magazine Shelver/Refurbisher – Maintains the magazine collection…

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Clean Up Riverside Event

On September 6th the City of Riverside invites you to drop off your household hazardous waste for FREE! From the hours of 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. you can bring items like: Oil Antifreeze Batteries Paints Household chemicals Flourescent Light bulbs etc. The drop-off point is located at The City Corporation Yard, 8095 Lincoln Avenue in Riverside….

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Come See “Macbeth” in the Park

The Inland Empire Shakespeare Festival’s production of “Macbeth” will focus on the motivation of the witches and how their actions not only bring an entire country to its knees, but also undo a good man who could have been a great king. Two FREE performances are being held at: Sycamore Highlands Park in Riverside Sunday, August…

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Riverside’s FREE Swim

Looking for away to stay cool? Riverside residents can swim free at the city’s seven pools starting August 11th through the 22nd. The seven pools are located at: Pools at Arlington Park (3660 Van Buren Blvd.) Hunt Park, (4015 Jackson St.) Islander Park (3794 Mt. Vernon St.) Reid Park (701 Orange St.) Shamel Park (3650…

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Mission Inn: Seeing the World in a Day

At the Mission Inn Museum they seek to tell the history of Frank Miller and the Mission Inn, in addition to connecting you with the larger histories of Riverside, Southern California, art and architectural styles, and the missions. Unfortunately, with over 10,000 items in the collection, many of the Inn’s unique treasures remain hidden in storage…

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City of Riverside Wants Troublesome Trees Gone

The Shamel ash trees on Brentwood Avenue and Maplewood Place tower over the homes and residents, creating a leafy tunnel of shade that residents want to preserve. But some of the trees were topped improperly years ago, which allowed diseases in, stunting their growth in some cases and leading to large branches growing heavy and…