Give BIG Riverside
From 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. November 13th, supporters of local Riverside nonprofits can go online, connect with causes they care about and make a donation during this first annual 24-hour community-wide day of giving. Go to the Give BIG Riverside website to search for participating nonprofits and find your favorite cause, then click to donate.
Come Out to Stuff the Bus on November 8th!
Operation Safe House is asking for your help to “Stuff the Bus” on November 8, with items needed to take care of teens in crisis in our community. Item pick up is available at these locations at specific times throughout the day: UCR, Kaiser Permanente, County of Riverside, Riverside City Hall and the Riverside Plaza!
35th Annual Mission Inn Run and Health & Fitness Expo
This Signature Event takes place in Historic Downtown Riverside and is an Inland Southern California tradition! Join us on Saturday, November 10 for the Health & Fitness Expo and Sunday, November 11 for the 5K, 10K and Half Marathon races. All proceeds of the run benefit the Mission Inn Foundation & Museum and the art and education programs it runs in Riverside school districts.
Over 100 small fiberglass oranges decorated by local artists will be on display as part of an annual fundraiser during the 2012 OrangeAID Gala on Friday, November 9, at 5 p.m. The event is $25 per person at the door and everyone is invited to wear orange and come have fun! The fundraiser benefits RAM, Riverside Art Museum, and its educational programs.
Art in the Gardens
Spend a pleasant Sunday afternoon strolling through the Alder Canyon area of the beautiful UCR Botanic Gardens where twelve local artists will be offering their work in various mediums - ceramics, glass, jewelry, watercolors, mosaics and metal. The inaugural event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 11. Admission is free to members of Friends of the Gardens and $4.00 for nonmembers with a portion of the proceeds going to benefit the UCR Botanic Gardens.
4 Troops Veteran's Day Celebration at the Fox
The members of 4 Troops first made a name for themselves while in the military, singing pop and country songs for soldiers overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now that they're all out of the service, they're singing for veterans and recording albums. 4 Troops will perform Sunday, November 11, at 7 p.m. in honor of Veteran’s Day. The proceeds go to veterans' charity groups such as the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.