Educational and Cultural Series

The Redlands Forum, sponsored by Esri and the University of Redlands Town & Gown, offers educational and cultural programs on a variety of topics for free or at nominal cost. Presenters include government and business leaders, environmentalists, filmmakers, and performers.

And the Rocket’s Red Glare. . . Redlands and Fireworks

Thursday, September 11th | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Jeff Martin, Director of Sales, Pyro Spectaculars by Souza & William McCalmon, Chairman of the Redlands 4th of July Celebration

Get an insider’s look from behind the scenes of Redlands’ iconic Fourth of July celebration. Take a step back in time as you relive the history of our city’s patriotic pyrotechnics as told by 41-year Chairman of the Redlands Fourth of July Committee, Bill McCalmon. The City of Redlands plays host to one of the largest Fourth of July celebrations in the State of California. Jeff Martin, Pyro Technician and Director of Sales for Pyro Spectaculars by Souza will show you what it takes to put on a stunning pyrotechnic display - from making firework shells to planning the perfect grand finale.

Save the Date

Lots of great events coming up this fall… Stay tuned!


Most programs take place in the Esri Conference Center, 380 New York St., Redlands, CA 92373. Esri campus map


Seating is limited, so register now or call 909-748-8011 to ensure your reservation.


You can e-mail your questions, or
contact the Esri event coordinator at
909-793-2853, ext. 5248.

Past Events

Find out about presenters and topics from past events.

Event Sponsors


University of Redlands

Town and Gown Cultural Series

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