Does your non-profit organization qualify to receive $100,000?

The NBCUniversal Foundation is partnering with NBC Southern California to launch 21st Century Solutions, its third annual grant challenge for local non-profit organizations implementing new and innovative programs.

Now through August 8, we’re looking for fresh ideas that are moving our community forward. The first place grant recipient will receive a $100,000 grant and two runners-up will each receive $50,000, totaling $200,000 in grants for Southern California.

The competitive grant program is open to eligible 501(c)(3) organizations that are implementing progressive programs that address emerging or ongoing community challenges in the areas of Civic Engagement, Education, Environment, Jobs and Economic Empowerment, Media Arts and Technology.

Please review the grant program’s eligibility requirements to ensure your organization fall within the guidelines before completing the application.

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The Library Summer Program for Kids at the John M. Pfau Library at CSUSB is back!!

We hope you can join us this year for "Cultures of the World" on July 8-10, 2014 from 8:00am-2pm in PL-4005.

The events will include numerous cultural activities, reading, writing, and dance.

Thank you to all our amazing donors! Domino's Pizza is providing lunch on the first day and local restaurants are providing gift certificates for a free kid's meal.

Piano Day Camp at University of Redlands

One-Week Day Camp: July 28 to August 1, 2014

9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

The University of Redlands will hold the annual Summer Piano Day Camp July 28 to Aug. 1.

The camp’s goal is to enhance students’ enjoyment of the piano, and to foster an appreciation for music while working with a supportive community of enthusiastic teachers. The classes and activities are upbeat with lots of interaction between students and teachers. Courses are Adventures in Composition, Collaborative Piano, Harpsichord and Organ for Pianists, Percussion Ensemble and Sight Reading for Fun.

The students will perform a free public concert at the end of camp, Aug. 1 at 4 p.m. in the Frederick Loewe Performance Hall.

From Audition to Performance

LifeHouse Theater is pleased to offer StageRight Acting Classes, designed to teach children and young people the aspects of theatrical stagecraft from auditions to performances.

Leading this educational outreach for LifeHouse Theater is acclaimed local actor, choreographer, director and instructor Michael Milligan. Our classes allow us to combine the wonderful teaching skills of Michael with the quality and values people have come to expect from
LifeHouse Theater.

Classes will take place Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from July 7 through August 1 with performance exercises on Monday and Tuesday, August 4 and 5.

StageRight Junior is tailored for students ages 6-10 and will meet from 1pm – 2pm.

StageRight Senior will be a more comprehensive course for students 11 and up and meets from 2pm to 4pm. 

Limited seating; reservations required (909) 395-2510

Artist Rebecca Hamm will introduce her installation of artworks at the museum and share her methods of art practice in a demonstration of her landscape watercolor technique which includes traditional materials and new technologies.

Rebecca will work with you on releasing your creative capacities by exploring the natural forms in nature and the emotive qualities of color.

No prior experience required, if possible, bring your smartphone or tablet with camera capabilities.

Workshops at the ART BARN/Workshops, etc. by Susan

Fridays , starting last week of June from :

9-11 a.m. for AGES 7-14

$25 each, family discount $20 for two or more

11:30-12:30 for AGES 3-6

$15 each

All supplies included Limited space... Reserve your spot early.

"Feel the Sun from Both Sides Creativity Workshop - An interplay of Langauge and Visual Images"

Maureen Alsop & Cindy Rinne

Sat., June 21, in celebration of the Summer Solstice, 9am-3pm, Riverside Art Museum, 3425 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, $80 - includes all materials.

Part of the Inlandia Summer School for Writers.

Register: Cindy Rinne, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

This workshop offers the opportunity to tap into writing and creating a visual presentation of language.

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