MVPD's Car Seat Education Fitting Station

High School Home Soccer Games

Hich School Home Basketball Games

Check Out the Valentine's Boutique

Sweet Paw Adoption Event

Senior Center's Valentine's Day Dance

Inland Empire Aviation Roundtable

13th Annual War Dog Remembrance

Behind the Scenes Hangar Tour

Holiday Closure: February

Hike to the Top: San Timoteo

Spring Pet in the Park

Honor Your Loved Ones with a Military Banner or Paver

Promote Your Event on our Community Calendar

Keeping the Little Ones Safe


   Car Seat Education
Fitting Station

Wednesday, February 6

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Moreno Valley Community Park

(at Cottonwood Ave. & Frederick St.)

For more information, contact:
Officer Beckner 951.486.6969


Sponsored by Riverside County Injury Prevention through funds provided by the CA Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.



febsoccerBe a Fan! Support our Teams 


 High School Soccer

Home Game Schedule

Moreno Valley Unified School District


Canyon Springs

February 1: Girls vs. Arlington at 3:15 p.m.

February 4: Boys vs. Vista del Lago at 3:15 p.m.

February 6: Girls vs. Valley View at 3:15 p.m.


Moreno Valley

February 1: Boys vs. Ramona at 3:15 p.m.

February 6: Girls vs. Patriot at 3:15 p.m.

February 8: Boys vs. La Sierra at 3:15 p.m.


Valley View 

February 1: Boys vs. Poly at 3:15 p.m.

February 6: Boys vs. Canyon Springs at 3:15 p.m.


Vista del Lago

February 4: Girls vs. Canyon Springs at 3:15 p.m.

February 6: Boys vs. Rancho del Lago at 3:15 p.m.


Cheer on our Local Teams


High School Basketball 
Home Game Schedule

Moreno Valley Unified School District


Canyon Springs

February 1: Girls vs. Arlington at 6:00 p.m.

February 4: Boys vs. Vista del Lago at 6:00 p.m.

February 6: Girls vs. Valley View at 6:00 p.m.


Moreno Valley

February 1: Boys vs. Ramona at 5:30 p.m.

February 5: Girls vs. Patriot at 5:30 p.m.

February 8: Boys vs. La Sierra at 5:30 p.m.


Valley View 

February 1:  Boys vs. Poly at 6:00 p.m.

February 6: Boys vs. Canyon Springs at 6:00 p.m.


Vista del Lago

February 4: 

Girls vs. Canyon Springs at 6:00 p.m.

February 6: Boys vs. Rancho Verde at 6:00 p.m. 

valbouValentine Boutique 


Book Sale & Valentine Boutique

February 9, 2013

9 a.m. - 12 noon

Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church

11650 Perris Blvd.


There will be books galore as well as
home made valentine crafts and baked goods.


valadoptAnimal Shelter Adoption Event 



Sweet Paw Valentine Adoption Event

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Moreno Valley Animal Shelter

14041 Elsworth St.

 Prices: $50/Dog



Adoption Fee includes: 
vaccine, microchip and spay/neuter

seniorvalentinesSenior Center 



Valentine's Dance

Thursday, February 14 at 1:00 p.m.

Free Event

Moreno Valley Senior Center

25075 Fir Ave.


Bring that special someone or come alone
and have a good time with delightful music and fun. 
Light refreshments will be served.


March Air Field Museum


 Inland Empire Aviation Roundtable

February 14, 2013 - 7 p.m.

March Field Air Museum


Spin-offs from Space (Not Just Tang Any More!)

Speaker: Don Blose
 Aerospace engineers and scientists are often asked, "After all the money and time that you guys have spent on missile and space programs, what have been the resulting benefits to the average citizen, or to society in general?" In this presentation, Don Blose will show how many advances in electronics, transportation, structural materials and computer science have been derived from Aerospace Research and Development programs. Technology transfer from these programs has been applied to such diverse areas as medicine, sewage treatment and even football helmets.



The Inland Empire Aviation Roundtable is sponsored
by the March Field Air Museum, and is dedicated to
the local aviation and aerospace community. 

The March Field Air Museum is located
at 22550 Van Buren Blvd., east of the intersection
of Van Buren Blvd. and the 215 Freeway.

Telephone: 951.902.5949



March Air Field Museum


13th Annual War Dog
Remembrance Day

Saturday, February 16th at 10 a.m.

Courtyard ceremony FREE

Museum admission: $10 adult; $5 kids; Under 5 FREE

No reservations needed


 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Law Enforcement K9 Unit Demonstration competition in the Museum Courtyard

Keynote Speaker: Col. Gino Amaroso USMC


Iron Dog 2 Competition

Sunday, February 17th, 10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Ceremony rain or shine.

No personal pets allowed.


March Field Air Musuem

22550 Van Buren Blvd., Riverside, CA 92518





March Field Air Museum


Behind the Scenes
Restorations Hangar Tour

This weekly tour is hosted by the March Air Field Museum at no extra charge every Saturday at 1:30 p.m.  It meets at the center of the museum building and consists of a tour of our Restoration Hangar that is normally not available to visitors.  Come on in on a Saturday and take the tour. 


March Field Air Museum

22550 Van Buren Boulevard

Riverside, CA



City Hall Closures: February 


hikemarHike to the Top


Hike to San Timoteo Canyon

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Moreno Valley Equestrian Center

11150 Redlands Blvd., Moreno Valley.

Moderate - Approximately 5.6 miles round trip


Meet at 7:30 a.m. in the parking area next to
the mobile office along Redlands Boulevard.


The Recreational Trails Board sponsors hikes
to promote awareness and appreciation of trails
and hiking opportunities in and around our community. 

All hikes are free.  For more information
click here or call: 413.3702.

petparkAdopt a Pet Event


milbannersHonor Your Loved One



List Your Event
Does your club or community group
have a family-friendly event coming up?
We want to help you promote it.
Click here to list
your event on our community calendar.

In this issue:

You're Invited to the Community Forum

MoVal's Memorial Day Celebration Welcomes
West Coast Thunder

MoVal Chipotle Now Open

Police & Animal Shelter are Looking for Volunteers

Keep Your Pets Safe & Warm

Automall Improvements Win Project of the Year Award

Moreno Valley Hosts Warm Centers

Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

Library Receives Donated Children's Books

Easter Events 2013

Assemblymember Medina Celebrates California's Black History


EIReventYou're Invited


Memorial Day Motorcycle Parade Comes to Moreno Valley  

The City proudly announces that the annual West Coast Thunder Memorial Day Bike Run/ Parade will include Moreno Valley's Sunnymead Boulevard on Monday, May 27, 2013. 


Each year, the parade of thousands of motorcycles follows the West Coast Thunder Color Guard, and VIPs led by motorcycle police and the Huey Helicopter to show their support to our Veterans on Memorial Day Monday.


Come out Memorial Day Monday, May 27, 2013 and line up along Sunnymead Blvd. from approximately 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. to become part of this new tradition. 


Moreno Valley residents can also honor the fallen heroes of the U.S. Armed Services at Moreno Valley's annual Memorial Day Ceremony at sunset.  Join us at 7:30 p.m. on Memorial Day at Moreno Valley's Veteran's Memorial in the Civic Center (14177 Frederick St., Moreno Valley 92552).


Click here to read the full press release.  For details about West Coast Thunder, participation in the Memorial Day Motorcycle Parade, volunteer registrations and vendor information please go to the  West Coast Thunder website. For information about the City's 2013 Memorial Day celebration, visit the City's website.




MoVal Welcomes Chipotle 

The TownGate Center Chipotle opened its doors on Wednesday, January 30, 2013. The new Chipotle in Moreno Valley will be the 13th Chipotle in the Inland Region.


Volunteer Opportunities Available
Moreno Valley Police Department   

The Moreno Valley Police Department offers several opportunities for volunteers starting at age 14 . Volunteer applications are accepted year round from Moreno Valley citizens to join one of the Police Department's programs including: Volunteer, Reserve, Explorer, and newly formed Mounted Posse Unit.  For more information please call 951.486.6714 or visit the website.


Moreno Valley Animal Shelter

The Animal Shelter seeks volunteers to help find homes for lost or surrendered pets.  Volunteer opportunities include help with the lost and found services, micro-chipping, pet caretaker, photography, grooming and pet adoption events.

The Moreno Valley Animal Shelter is holding monthly volunteer orientations on the first Wednesday of each month during 2013. The next volunteer orientation is scheduled as follows:


Moreno Valley Animal Shelter

14041 Elsworth St., Moreno Valley, CA

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.


Volunteer applications are on the City's Animal Shelter webpage. Applications will be accepted in person at the Moreno Valley Animal Shelter and during the next volunteer orientation.  For more information, call 951.413.3795.

Cold Weather Tips for Pets

The Animal Shelter is offering useful tips to pet owners to keep their furry friends are safe and comfortable when the temperature drops: 


Shelter: When a cold spell hits, make sure all pets have shelter from the cold and wet. Bring your pets inside, if possible.


Grooming: Keep your pet's coat long to provide warmth.  If your pet needs a bath make sure your pet is thoroughly dry before going outside for that daily walk.


Food: Check with your veterinarian on the best food to keep your pet in tip top shape.


Got Cats?: Keep them inside to protect them from injury, diseases, and wildlife.


Identification: Make sure your pet has an ID on at all times. Moreno Valley Animal Shelter offers microchips for only $16.

For more information about keeping your pets safe during this winter season, please contact the Moreno Valley Animal Shelter at 951.413.3790. For other helpful tips visit the city's website and click on "Animal Shelter". 

Public Works Recognized for
Auto Mall Improvements
The American Public Works Association (APWA) presented the City of Moreno Valley with a B.E.S.T. award for the completed Moreno Valley Auto Mall improvement project.  Former Mayor Richard Stewart and Ahmad Ansari, Public Works Director / City Engineer accepted the award at the B.E.S.T. Awards Ceremony on December 12, 2012.
The Southern California Chapter of the American Public Works Association 2012 Project of the Year Award was bestowed upon the City for the "Auto Mall Transformation - A Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Business Attraction Plan" project which encompasses both the freeway pylon sign (Phase I) and the street and landscape improvements (Phase II). 



Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

As temperatures drop, many City residents will use different methods to heat their homes, which, if not careful, can increase the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide (CO) is produced whenever any fuel such as gas, kerosene, oil, wood or charcoal is burned. When appliances that burn these fuels are not properly used or not maintained, the amount of CO produced can be deadly.


Carbon Monoxide is commonly known as the "silent killer" because it is completely odorless, tasteless, and invisible. CO is the leading cause of unintentional poisoning deaths in America.  Click here for more information on CO safety.  


For other helpful tips and information, visit www.fire.ca.gov.

New Children's Books Donated 

The Library has recently added a variety of new children's books to the collection, through generous donations from the Moreno Valley Noon Rotary Club and the Moreno Valley Optimist Club.


The Library is grateful for these fine civic groups for providing such a valuable resource to the children in our community.


The library is located at 25480 Alessandro Blvd. and is open Monday through Thursday from   9 a.m. - 8 p.m., and from
9 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Saturday.

For more information, visit the Library website or call 951.413.3880.

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us on Twitter: @MoValLibrary.


blackhistoryAssemblymember Medina Celebrates California's Black History

Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) will participate in  the Black History Parade on February 9th in Riverside at the Riverside Community College campus.  Medina represents California's 61st Assembly District, which consists of Riverside, Moreno Valley, and Perris. The theme for this year's observation is At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The Emancipation Proclamation and the 1963 March in Washington D.C. 


"During Black History Month, we pay tribute to the history of all African Americans," said Medina. "I am pleased to recognize their achievements and hard work which have contributed to the success of our state and nation."


In the observance of  Black History Month we remind young Americans of the excellent role models they can find among the many African Americans we honor this month, including: The first African American big leaguer, Jackie Robinson; Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall; inventor, George Washington Carver; the first Dr. to perform open heart surgery, Dr. Daniel Hale Williams; and, of course, our 44th President, President Barack Obama. 


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