First-time students can learn to paint on gourds at free class

A free Beginning Painting on Gourds class will be held Monday evening, January 29, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. for first-time students at the Murrieta home of instructor Barbara McDermott. Students will learn the basics of painting, including use of brushes, paints and supplies, preparing the gourd, base-coating and how to paint a design on […]

Santa Claus leads jingle bell parade in Sun City

The first Cherry Hills Community Christmas Parade, held December 16 in Sun City, featured a jingle bell parade led by Santa Claus. The Sun City Shopping Center and the Shella Foundation presented the event to raise funds for developmentally disabled individuals and their families. The foundation provides families with respite care grants and free or […]

Exotic dancing can be great exercise!

The Art of Exotic Dancing is challenging women all over the Inland Empire to finally keep that New Year’s resolution to exercise more and re-invent their body image. The internationally recognized company is adding a workout series to their regime. The Signature Workout Series is a four-week workshop guaranteed to tone, tighten and teach students […]

Art classes offered in Temecula Valley

Temecula artist Gabriele Baber will be offering art classes beginning January 13 with the one-day “Watercolor Techniques Workshop.” Basic techniques and use of materials will be covered in this one-day class from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost will be $40. Class feeds into the ongoing watercolor painting class, beginning Thursday, January 18, from 9 […]

Yoga classes beginning

Experience the benefits of yoga at classes geared for beginners and continuing practitioners as well as anyone with specific injuries or challenges. This class will introduce students to an enjoyable and rewarding discipline that benefits the health and flexibility of the joints and posture and builds core strength and endurance. Participants are required to bring […]

Winning art on display at Temecula City Hall

Artwork by six members of the Temecula Valley Art League (TVAL) was recently placed on display at Temecula City Hall. All pieces were blue ribbon winners in last year’s monthly competition and meetings. The display, which includes work by Simonne Arnould, Nadya Bagdasarian, Laurel Jeninga, Christie Johnson, Joan Tobias and Ingrid Wright, will be available […]

Cold Stone donates to St. Peter’s students

Cold Stone Creamery’s new owners, John Maurer and Tony DiBacco, present St. Peter’s Catholic School PTG Vice-President Shawn Mann with a donation. The money – garnered during a recent fundraiser in which Cold Stone offered to give 25 percent of the night’s profits to the school – will be used to purchase upgraded firewall hardware […]

Computer classes for children beginning January 17

The Murrieta Community Center is currently offering new computer classes designed specifically for children between the ages of 3 and 7. The class uses custom software and a nationally recognized curriculum that will help young children familiarize themselves with the computer. It integrates early literacy skills and technology in a creative approach. Classes are structured […]

Famed artist gives lecture to Murrieta high school students

Simón Silva has lived the American dream. Born into extreme poverty in a border town in Mexico, he worked alongside the rest of his family at American farms throughout his childhood. He could not have foreseen that he would one day become one of the most popular Latin-American artists of his generation in America. Silva, […]

Yahoo!, eBay computer class offered

The Lake Elsinore Senior Center will soon offer an instructional class on the basics of buying and selling on Yahoo! and eBay. This class will meet on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, December 11 through 15. Class size is limited and filled on a first-come basis. “Whether you are seeking a special item for Christmas or […]