Official Grand Opening of the Bourns Family Youth Innovation Center in Riverside
The City of Riverside Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department will be celebrating an official grand opening of an exciting youth center which will take place on Saturday, September 25 from noon to 3 p.m. The Bourns Family Youth Innovation Center features programming for youth and specializes in the state-of-the-art innovate technologies with the intent of inspiring participants to explore in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). The center is located at 9595 Miller Street in Riverside.
Youth will have an opportunity to learn and explore music production, computer coding, film making, 3D printing, and digital photography.
Attendees who attend the grand opening will be treated to a variety of demonstrations, entertainment, program previews and light refreshments. Each guest will also be provided with a BOGO membership opportunity for center programming and will have a chance to meet with BFYIC instructors as well as partners that offer a variety of activities on-site.
As the City of Arts & Innovation, Riverside, California is rich in history and culture, and is setting the pace in innovative practices for government, business, and education.
With a population of just over 300,000, Riverside is the largest city in the Inland Southern California region, the 12th largest city in California, and the 6th
largest in Southern California. Riverside is home to four internationally recognized universities and colleges that support a growing college student population of nearly 50,000.
Businesses and residents in Riverside benefit from city-owned electrical and water systems, high-speed fiber optic telecommunications, an easily accessed freeway system, BNSF and UP rail access, and a large corporate jet and general aviation airport.
With standards of excellence in technology, workforce development, arts, innovation, education and social capital the City has been named America’s #2 Hot Spot for Tech (Forbes, 2013); #6 Happiest Place for Young Professionals (Forbes, 2013); #3 ‘Can Do’ Capital (Newsweek, 2011); and the 2012 Intelligent Community of the Year by the Intelligent Community Forum.
For additional information, please contact the City of Riverside PRCSD at 951-826-2000 or visit www.RivReg.org