Storm Watch
Heavy rains and wind are anticipated to start this Thursday evening,
February 27th and continue into Sunday night. The City of Riverside
Public Works Department have opened self-service sandbag
filling stations and encourage residents to prepare.
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Pub Crawl
Rain schmain! Put on your boots and join Community Connect for their annual
Pub Crawl this Friday, February 28th from 6 to 10 p.m. starting at the
Fox Performing Arts Center. There will be Mardi Gras beads, $2 specialty
drinks, complimentary appetizers, raffles and entertainment.
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Exciting news for Riverside!
After a $45 million dollar renovation and expansion, the 65,000 sq. ft. Riverside
Convention Center will open this Saturday, March 1st from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The public in invited to take tours of the amazingly beautiful
new center rain or shine.
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Animal Olympics
Now that the Winter Olympics are over it’s time for Animal Olympics in Riverside.
Join us at the Riverside Metropolitan Museum this Sunday, March 1st from 1 to 4 p.m.
to “go for gold” as we compare your feats of strength to those of the animal kingdom.
It’s all part of the museum’s First Sundays Program.
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Free business class
Wanna be your own boss? Before you quit your day job, do your homework
by attending the ABCs of Starting Your Own Business on Monday,
March 3rd from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Inland Empire Women’s Business Center.
Learn about the sources and requirements of funding, which licenses and
permits are required and the importance of writing a business plan.
Pre-registration is required.
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Export seminar
Don’t miss Riverside County’s Export Trade Assistance Partnership
Program (ETAP) Seminar next Wednesday, March 4th from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The free training program will help you develop business strategies,
insights, and networks of contacts necessary to successfully expand
sales globally.  Seating is limited so sign up soon.
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Grow RIVERSIDE: Citrus and Beyond!
Don’t miss the Grow RIVERSIDE: Citrus and Beyond! conference,
Wednesday, March 19th and Thursday, March 20th from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
at the Riverside Convention Center. The two-day conference will examine and
develop solutions to help cities, like Riverside, reconnect
to their agricultural roots.
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Walk to End Homelessness
Do your part to end homelessness in Riverside by walking 2.5 miles on Saturday,
April 12th,  starting at 6:30 a.m at the Homeless Service Campus. The walk is to help
raise money and awareness of homeless programs offered in the City of Riverside.
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