Yucaipa’s Director of Community Services Megan Wolfe gave city council a summer kick-off report at the April 22 meeting.
In the report, Wolfe highlighted special events, programs and services for the city of Yucaipa.
“I’m here tonight to talk about the most wonderful time of year ... summer,” Wolfe said. “The Music and Arts Festival marks the beginning of our summer. The next large event after the Music and Arts Festival is the Fourth of July celebration that takes place at Yucaipa High School. There will be a band, DaBand Rocks, and it will kick off at 6:30 p.m. followed by fireworks.”
Wolfe reported following the July 4 concert, the free concert series will officially commence.
Summer Concerts in the Park are held at the Yucaipa Community Park Amphitheater and begin at approximately 6:30 p.m.
Summer Concert line up
July 4 - DaBand Rocks (rock)
July 7 - Yard Sale (top hits)
July 14 - The Trip (rock)
July 21 - Mark Easterday (country)
July 28 - Femme Halen (80s)
Aug. 4 - Yachty by Nature (70s rock)
Aug. 11 - Gypsy (rock, Fleetwood Mac cover band)
Movies in the Park
“All movies will be at Yucaipa Community Park and will start at sunset,” said Wolfe.
June 5 - “The Incredibles 2”
June 12 - “Field of Dreams”
June 19 - “Ralph Breaks the Internet”
June 26 - “The Little Mermaid”
July 3 - “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”
July 10 - “All Dogs go to Heaven”
July 17 - “The Little Rascals”
July 24 - “The Fox and the Hound”
July 31 - “Space Jam”
“In an effort to keep people in town and give them something to do on a Friday night, we have Yucaipa Uptown Unplugged,” Wolfe said.
The Friday night series will take place in the outdoor Uptown Park in Historic Uptown Yucaipa from 6 to 9 p.m. for eight consecutive weeks. There will be vendor booths, and food vendors at the family-friendly event.
Aquatics/recreational swim program
Finally, Wolfe reported on the aquatics center and its swimming lessons, lifeguard program and summer camp.
From Memorial Day to Labor Day, recreational swim will be available at the Seventh Street Pool - Monday through Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., Beginning June 10, lap swim and aqua aerobics will be offered Monday through Thursday from 8 to 9 a.m. and Monday and Wednesdays from 7 to 8 p.m.
Wolfe said there will be a safe swim day at the Seventh Street Pool on Saturday, May 18. It will be open to the public and stress water safety and education. Yucaipa Police and Fire, Crafton Hills College and others will assist Yucaipa Swim Team members in the event.