Volume 264 | February 21 - February 25, 2022
Mayor Gutierrez and City Council Dedicate New Community Demonstration Garden
Moreno Valley's Community Demonstration Garden officially opened on Wednesday, February 23.

Mayor Yxstian Gutierrez and the Moreno Valley City Council dedicated the unique Garden, allowing residents to learn and cultivate sustainable gardening practices. At the Garden, residents can learn about planting fruit trees and seasonally appropriate vegetables, how to create a dynamic, sustainable garden, compost, create seedling racks, and much more. 

The Community Demonstration Garden is located next to the Conference and Recreation Center at 14075 Frederick Street.

Check out Moreno Valley's Exclusive Report of Wednesday's grand opening, and let's get planting, MoVal!
Moreno Valley's Virtual Town Hall is Next Week
We’re bringing City Hall to you! 

The City of Moreno Valley's Virtual Town Hall is just days away. Join Mayor Yxstian Gutierrez on Wednesday, March 2, from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm as he takes your questions live on Zoom, Facebook, and MV3. The Virtual Town Hall makes it easy for residents to hear about what’s going on in the community, ask questions, and air concerns.

Have a question for Mayor Gutierrez? Visit moval.org/townhall for more information and to register.
Hike to the Top of Terri Peak this Saturday
Dust off those hiking boots!

Join fellow hikers on Saturday, February 26 at 7:30 a.m. as we host another exciting Hike to the Top event among Moreno Valley's gorgeous trails. This time, we'll be hiking the Terri Peak trail, a moderate-level trail featuring beautiful wildflowers and a picturesque view of Lake Perris.

The City sponsors free hikes throughout the year that allow residents to discover the natural beauty of Moreno Valley. When going on a hike, please make sure to wear comfortable footwear, bring plenty of water and sunscreen, and bring a companion with you if you need physical assistance.

For more information and to download hiking waivers, visit movalparks.org
A Visit to the Moreno Valley Public Library
Iris Plaza Branch
The newest member of the Moreno Valley Public Library family, the Iris Plaza Branch is a unique space for residents of all ages to check out a book and access the latest in library technology. 

The Iris Plaza Branch features a dedicated technology area with four gaming stations, six public computers, 3D printers, free WiFi Gardens, a self-checkout kiosk, and virtual reality and robotics kits. The Iris Plaza Branch is a library for Moreno Valley's forward-thinking future. 

Check out the Iris Plaza Branch, located at 16170 Perris Boulevard, today!
Pet of the Week: Bobby
Our Pet of the Week is Bobby, an adorable four-year-old basenji mix. Bobby is a playful and good-natured dog who is always up for having some fun no matter the time of day. All he needs is a family like yours to live his best life. Above all, Bobby wants to be loved, and only someone like you can give him that gift.

If you would like to make Bobby or any pet from the Moreno Valley Animal Shelter part of your family, please contact the Moreno Valley Animal Shelter at 951.413.3790 or visit www.moval.org/pets.