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Community Quality of Life Survey
If you live, work, or go to college in the City of Riverside, please take the Community
Quality of Life Survey online. The purpose of the survey is to gather, analyze and share actionable data
about the opinions of the community regarding their quality of life. We aim to set a baseline for long-term
measurement of the Seizing Our Destiny vision and spark community-wide engagement that promotes
and improves our quality of life. We value your opinion and want to know how you perceive
life in Riverside.
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11th Annual Riverside International Film Festival
The Riverside International Film Festival, which is becoming the premiere film festival in the region and
on the international festival scene, celebrates their Annual Gala at the Culver Center this Friday, April 19th
at 6 p.m. The Riverside International Film Festival is a great opportunity for residents of Riverside and the
 surrounding area to experience the world in five event-filled days.
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8th Annual Salute to Veterans Parade
Get your flags ready for the Salute to Veterans Parade which honors veterans of all ages and eras.
The parade will begin this Saturday at 10 a.m. at Magnolia Avenue and Ramona Drive, and will conclude at the
Historic Riverside County Courthouse on Main Street. There will be over 300 entries including: marching bands,
fly-overs, equestrian units, color guards, marching units, antique cars, military vehicles, and floats.
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Riverside Tamale Festival
The Tamale Festival will be held this Saturday, April 20th, in Riverside's White Park, from 11a.m. - 6 p.m.
Highlights of the festival include food and gift vendors, music, dance, entertainment, children's activities
and a historical exhibit on the Trujillo Adobe and La Placita de Los Trujillos.
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How-to-Garden Tour
The Wood Streets Green Team is hosting its 4th Annual How-to-Garden Tour this Sunday, April 21st
from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. The tour will feature the new Riverside City College Community Garden, as well as
three private gardens within the Wood Streets neighborhood that demonstrate sustainable gardening
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Art for the Animals
Art for the Animals is a live art auction fundraiser to benefit the homeless shelter animals of
Riverside County and will be held at the Riverside Art Museum on Sunday, April 21st from
4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
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Smithsonian Week in Riverside

During Smithsonian Week from April 23 -25th, two special Smithsonian guests, David Wimpfheimer
and Alice Tangerini, will offer free presentations related to the “John Muir and the Personal Experience of
Nature” exhibit at the Riverside Metropolitan Museum and local public schools.
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2013 Fireball Run

Fireball Run is a life-sized, action packed 2500 mile trivia game with the sole purpose of aiding in a
massive effort to recover America’s missing children.
Riverside has been selected as the Official
Finish Line for the 2013 FIREBALL RUN Adventurally and its Race to Recover America’s
Missing Children.
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