Ubiquitous convenience store 7-Eleven — which celebrates its anniversary on July 11 (aka 7/11) by giving away Slurpees — is taking that concept and flipping it around.
Today (November 7, aka 11/7) is Name Your Own Price Day at 7-Eleven.
Get any size Slurpee for however much you want to pay: 25¢? $1? $10? $100?
Whatever you pay will be donated to Feeding America, which has a branch right here in the Inland Empire: Feeding America Riverside | San Bernardino.
So, go ahead. Indulge. Drinking that Slurpee can be your good deed for the day.
For more information, click here for the Facebook event page.
7-Eleven locations can be found pretty much everywhere in the Inland Empire.
Sunday (October 25) is your chance to get some sweet treats for yourself and help end childhood hunger at the same time. That’s because it’s the return of the Redlands Bake Sale for No Kid Hungry.
This year, there will be a change versus previous outings. Instead of a separate event held in the spring, the organizers have joined with the Downtown Redlands Art Walk.
The event is set for noon to 6 p.m. at various businesses in the downtown area.
Many people look forward to Halloween every year.
For a lot of people, it’s their favorite holiday.
They like the decorating, the dressing up and all the rest of the spooky fun.
We look forward to Halloween because it means the return of one of our favorite fundraisers: Baker’s Drive-Thru Safe Halloween coupon books.
Each coupon book only costs a dollar, but contains coupons worth hundreds of dollars.
Are you ready to sip, snack and shop, all while supporting the Chino Hills community?
The fifth annual Chino Hills Wine Walk will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. tomorrow evening (October 10) at The Shoppes at Chino Hills.
Proceeds from the event will help the Chino Hills Community Foundation’s cause to supplement funding for cultural, educational and recreational projects in the city where funding is insufficient or unavailable.
20 wines and appetizers will be featured at participating retailers at The Shoppes at Chino Hills.
Fear not, cupcake fans!
Although tasting tickets have sold out for today’s (October 4) Inland Empire Cupcake Fair & Baking Expo, you can still go.
General admission tickets — which do not include tasting tickets — will be available for $10 at the door, beginning at noon.
No tasting tickets will be sold at the event, but many vendors will be selling baked goods. Continue reading
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8680’s Car/Motorcycle Show and Chili Cook-off is going on until 4 p.m. today (September 27) at the post, 8751 Industrial Lane, Rancho Cucamonga.
Yours truly is one of the “local celebrities” that will be judging the chili cook-off. The judging is set to begin around 2 p.m.
Please feel free to come down and help support a worthy cause.
The new McDonald’s at Victoria Gardens in Rancho Cucamonga will celebrate its grand opening from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. today (August 27).
The event will feature free small iced or hot coffee and snack-size Oreo McFlurrys from 4 to 7 p.m. There will also be a $1 Egg McMuffin vs. $1 Big Mac challenge, with proceeds supporting the Loma Linda Ronald McDonald House.
Colony High School is hosting its second annual food truck festival on Saturday (August 22).
The event is set for 4 to 8 p.m.
Admission is just $3 for those 5 and older.
Three events featuring food trucks are scheduled here in the Inland Empire this weekend.
The Santiago High School Sharkfest is scheduled from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. today (August 14). Eleven food trucks — including our friends from My Delight Cupcakery and Where’s the Fire Gourmet Pizza — are scheduled to participate in this free event.
The school is at 1395 E. Foothill Parkway, Corona.
For more information, including a list of scheduled trucks, click here.
Brio Tuscan Grille — which has a location in Rancho Cucamonga’s Victoria Gardens — is hosting a Cheers to 16 Years celebration, which runs through August 16.
The event includes two limited-edition menu items, a “Pretty in Pink” Birthday Martini and a Raspberry Ricotta Cake.
Members of the chain’s loyalty program will save $16 when they spend $50.