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Jack Bulik Teen Center: Summer Programs

The Mayor and City Council of Fontana invite the public to attend the fun and exciting events this July at the Jack Bulik Teen Center. The Jack Bul ik Teen Center is located at 16581 Filbert Street.

The Teen Center will be going on four excursions this month to keep teens entertained in a safe and fun environment. The excursions are offered at a low fee, and most include lunch. Excursions are open to residents of all ages.

This month the Teen center will be visiting:

July 13: Quakes Baseball Game, in Rancho Cucamonga. This excursion will include an all you can eat BBQ.

July 20: Gameworks at the Ontario Mills. Participants will receive a food voucher good for lunch at Gameworks.

July 27: Fiesta Village in Colton. Participants will receive an all day pass that includes water slide, rides, and go karts. Lunch will be provided.

The Teen Center will also be conducting weekly sessions of Camp FON-Teen. The camp gives teens a safe and fun environment where they can spend their summer days. Camp FON-Teen will run Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. With the purchase of the annual Teen Center membership ($5), teens can stay until 8 pm. The camp will include group activities designed specifically for teens. Lunch and a snack will also be provided. Teens must register for each individual week they want to attend the camp is open to teens ages 12 to 17.

Residents interested in attending any of these excursions or camp FON-Teen, are urged to register as soon as possible as space is limited. For complete details on excursions, FON-Teen camp, or for more information on the Jack Bulik Teen Center please call 909-349-6983 or visit youth.fontana.org.

African American and African Women Connect to bring Reformation

A Southern California-based Christian women’s organization gears up to welcome a contingency of African women and others stateside for the first U.S. International “Convergence Gathering,” today through July 9th at the Hilton Anaheim.

A Company of Women – with headquarters in San Dimas and chapters that include the Inland Empire and San Gabriel Valley – prepare to receive the delegation primarily from South Africa, according to Linda Wallace, ACW founder and spokesperson.

Central to the gathering is women empowerment “to bring not just transformation, but reformation,” into seven areas to their respective countries by focusing on involvement in government, business, education, arts and entertainment, media, family and religion, Mrs. Wallace said.

Registration is $90 and registration for evening sessions cost less.. To register online or for additional information, go to www.acompanyofwomen.net, or phone 626-771-2105.

Summer Camp, A Hit With Kids and Parents

Summer Day Camps at the San Bernardino County Museum is a hit with kids and parents. Space is still available for "Playing with History" that runs from July 11 to 15, "Arts and Nature" from July 11 to 15, and "Growing Up Serrano," from July 25 to 29. Designed for children ages 7 to 12, Summer Day Camp sessions run from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and cost $155.00 per child ($135.00 for Museum Association members).

The San Bernardino County Museum is at the California Street exit from Interstate 10 in Redlands. The museum is accessible to persons with disabilities.

If assistive listening devices or other auxiliary aids are needed in order to participate in museum exhibits or programs, requests should be made through Museum Visitor Services at least three business days prior to your visit. Visitor Services' telephone number is (909) 307-2669 ext. 229 or TDD.

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