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Free Beaumont Block Party Sunday to Celebrate City's Birthday

If you're still looking for something to do this Sunday, head on on over to the Beaumont Civic Center for a free celebration in honor of the Centennial.

Beaumont residents are encouraged to head out this weekend to a free celebration hosted by the city in honor of 100 years of city-hood.

On Sunday, Nov. 18, the city is hosting a "Centennial Block Party" which will feature things like a bounce house for the little ones, live music, historical presentations and a car show.  You can also check out what's being put into the city's new time capsule-- all at Civic Center, 550 E. 6th Street.

Here's the full schedule of events:

  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm and 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm- Rear Parking lot
    Seville Street Blues
  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm- Rear Parking lot
    Antique Cars
  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm- Rear Parking lot
    Food and beer booths
  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm- Civic Center Room 2
    Antique store displays
  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm- Civic Center Room 3
    Beaumont High School art display
    Photo Contest winners
    Local artist
  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm- Civic Center Gym
    Time capsule viewing
  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm- Civic Center Gym
    Memory card writing
  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm- Civic Center Gym
    Cupcakes and punch (while supplies last)

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm- Rear Parking lot
    Lion’s Club Bingo booth
  • 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm- Rear Parking lot
    Bounce House & crafts 

  • 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm- Civic Center Gym
    Fashion show with Miss Beaumont and Falcon Fotos
  • 2:45 pm -4:00 pm- Civic Center Gym
    Fruit tree growing and pruning demonstration by Cherry Valley Nursery
  • 1:00 - 2:00 pm- Rear Parking lot
    The Sun Lakes Big Band 
  • 1:00 - 3:00 pm- Civic Center Room 5
    Historical Society meet and greet
    Beaumont Library District meet and greet
  • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm- Civic Center Gym
    Encore performance of “1912” by CAST Players

The night before this block party, the city hosted a Centennial Gala, featuring city proclamations and the first performance of the original play called "1912," written about Beaumont.

beaumont resident 2 November 19, 2012 at 02:24 AM
Nice block party Beaumont. wish more were there to enjoy it
Elena Falcon November 19, 2012 at 07:02 AM
It was great! And Falcon Fotos was there to host the fashion show and snap some fotos! Glad to see you are back Renee! Take a minute to cruise the fotos of the event! https://www.facebook.com/falconfotos45
Charles Ferrell November 19, 2012 at 05:07 PM
Enjoyed the opportunity to help Beaumont celebrate its 100th anniversary. Also good to see some good people, like Lyle Millage (one of Beaumont's most valuable and loyal citizens), Art Welch (there as a representative of soon-to-be former Assemblyman Paul Cook, who was just elected to the U.S. Congress from another district), a reporter from the Record Gazette (where I used to work) and some other familiar faces. We came early so there weren't too many people there, yet. Good to see the Beaumont Kiwanis Club members out in force operating a food booth. As a two-time Kiwanis President (Chino and Banning), I always enjoy seeing Kiwanis Club members serving their community. I think I would like to some day get back into a service club, like the Beaumont Kiwanis, if they would have me. Also saw Beaumont-Cherry Valley Rotarians and Beaumont Lions members there serving their community. When I worked for the City of Chino Hills in San Bernardino County, as the Public Information Officer I was a coordinator of that city's fifth anniversary of incorporation. We were taking baby steps, compared to Beaumont's 100th, an honor Banning is also celebrating. Two cities that have faces their challenges over the years, overcoming the by-passing of the Pass Area by the I-10 in the late 1950s to nice cities of today. Congratulations to both of our Pass Area cities, and in particular to Beaumont on its celebration this past Sunday, Nov. 18 at city hall.

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