What’s going on in Claremont?
by Andrew Alonzo | email@example.com
Friday September 15
- The Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College, 120 W. Bonita Ave., Claremont, will host an exhibition free and open to the public gallery chat to 2 p.m., lectures are focused discussions led by students, faculty or staff that feature a question-and-answer session on the galleries.
- Claremont’s Free Live Music Showcase, Friday night livecontinues from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. this evening with The city of jazzin Shelton Park, Blue cheese and fries at the Village Plaza, and Randy Miller at the chamber of commerce. More information is at claremontchamber.org.
Saturday September 16
- Claremont Cub Scouts Pack 408 invites families and children between kindergarten and fifth grade to Memorial Park, 840 N. Indian Hill Ave., free of charge return to the scout picnic from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. New and returning Scouts will tackle camping activities while parents learn about the 2023-2024 Scouting season. Questions? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, 251 E. 11th St., Claremont, is hosting a free, public exhibition opening reception For “I do», a selection of works by Elizabeth Catlett, Samella Lewis, Betye Saar, Alison Saar, Emma Amos, Letitia Huckaby, LaToya Hobbs and Kenturah Davis, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The gallery is also open Wednesday to Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.
- Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with food, dance and music at Ophelia’s Jump Productions 6:30 p.m. Flamenco Spirit event in a private location in Claremont. Address details will be provided with the purchase of a $125 ticket to opheliasjump.org/whatsupnext. Call (909) 734-6565 for more information.
- The loved one Squeaky wheelswho blend folk, country and blues, and feature the sublime sisterly vocal harmonies of Marguerite and Dave Millard, present a free show open to the public at 6 p.m. at the Claremont Presbyterian Church, 1111 N. Mountain Ave., in the setting of the church local legends concert series. More information is at clarontpres.org/events.
- Famous artist Charo, with comedian Scott Wood, performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Lewis Family Playhouse, 12505 Cultural Center Dr., Rancho Cucamonga. Tickets start at $70 at cityofrc.us/events.
Sunday September 17
- The Pomona College Music Department is free and open to the public musical party concert presents an eclectic selection of works from faculty and friends of the department at 3 p.m. at Bridges Hall of Music, 150 E. Fourth St., Claremont. Doors open 30 minutes before the concert. Information about the program is at pomona.edu/events.
- Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1700 N. Towne Ave., Claremont, resumes operations adventures in music concert series at 6 p.m. today with the performance free and open to the public, “Classy Jazz: the emblematic music of Claude Bolling.” Visit egoodshepherd.org or call (909) 626-2714 for more information.
Monday September 18
- Adults are invited to learn how to respond to someone showing signs of suicidal thoughts at Tri-City Mental Health Services, free of charge, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. suicide prevention workshop“Hope is there», at the La Verne Community Center, 3680 rue D. email@example.com or call (909) 326-4636 for more information.
- THE Pomona Pride Center hosts rainbow readinga book club by and for the LGBTQ+ community, every first and third Monday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Pomona Public Library, 625 S. Garey Ave. Visit pomonapridecenter.org or call (909) 326-0482 for details.
Tuesday September 19
- Computer scientist and author Jaron Lanier delivers a free conference at 6 p.m.“There is no AI”, in the Shanahan Center Auditorium, 320 E. Foothill Blvd., Claremont, as part of Harvey Mudd College’s 2023-24 Nelson Lecture Series, “Being Human in the Age of AI.” For more details or to RSVP, visit hmc.edu/calendar.
- Panelists Nicholas Buccola, George Thomas and Susan McWilliams Barndt continue Claremont McKenna College’s free and open-to-the-public lecture series with a lecture at 6:45 p.m.: “The role of citizens in the American Constitution”, at the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, 385 E. Eighth St., Claremont. More information is at cmc.edu/athenaeum or call (909) 621-8244.
- THE Claremont Planning Commission meets at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers, 225 W. Second St. Agendas are posted online and at City Hall the Thursday before the meeting. Visit ci.claremont.ca.us for information.
Wednesday September 20
- Seniors can learn about and discuss general mental wellness topics on grow old with lovea four-part series hosted by House of Ruth from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont, Wednesdays through October 11. anc.apm.activecommunities.com/clarontrecreation.
- The city of Pomona organizes a free, hands-on training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation open to the public, hero of the heartfrom 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Pomona Public Library, 625 S. Garey Ave. Visit pomonaca.gov or call (909) 802-2650 for more information.
- The 11th edition, free and open to the public Haynes family multi-chamber mixer runs from 5 to 7 p.m. at 233 Baseline Rd., La Verne, with live music from Ron Haire and The Silly Rabbit Band. More information is at flowcode.com.
Thursday September 21
- Robert Lowman, son of photographer Hubert A. Lowman, and Claremont Colleges Library Digital and Print Collections Archivist Sean Stanley will discuss the life and work of Hubert Lowman and the Lowman Publishing Company from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. during a free event open to the public at Honnold 2, 800 N. Dartmouth Ave., Claremont. Visit claremont.libcal.com for more information.
- The public is invited to Claremont Unified School District School Board Meeting at 170 W. San Jose Ave. The meeting begins with a closed session at 5:30 p.m. followed by the public portion, which generally begins around 6 p.m. Click cusd.claront.edu/board to view the agenda or call (909) 398-0609.
- The Town of Claremont will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. forum listen and learn on cannabis regulation at the Alexander Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Rd., to help city staff draft a regulatory framework for commercial cannabis commerce. Public comments are welcome. Details are at ci.claremont.ca.us.
- Stop by Evolve Distilling, 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Suite #111A, Claremont, at 7 p.m. to hear live music from Jazz Fellowship during Jazz and Tiki Speakeasy. This Claremont Music Scene The event requires a password (provided the morning of the event) and $10 to participate. For more information, visit eventbrite.com and search for “Claremont Music Scene” or send an email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday September 22
- Claremont’s Free Live Music Showcase, Friday night livecontinues from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. this evening with Amazing tone benders in Shelton Park, Strip Cougar Estrada at the Village Plaza, and student performers from Mike’s Guitar World at the chamber of commerce. Visit claremontchamber.org for details of the September concert.
- Inland Pacific Ballet Performances 2023 autumn dance festival begin at 6 p.m. today and repeat tomorrow, Saturday, September 23 at IPB Academy, 9061 Central Ave., Montclair. Tickets, $110, include dinner. The information is at ipballet.org/fall-fest.
Saturday September 23
- Los Angeles County residents can dispose of household hazardous and electronic waste from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. collection event at 2118 N. White Ave., Pomona. Accepted items include paint, oils, batteries, sharps, computers, televisions and microwaves. Visit pomonaca.gov for more information.
- The Nichols Gallery and Lenzer Family Art Gallery at Pitzer College, 1050 N. Mills Ave., Claremont, will host a reception free and open to the public for “Julia Haft-Candell: The Yet To Be,” hosted by Ciara Ennis, 2 to 4 p.m. Location details are on pitzer.edu/galleries. The exhibition ends on December 8.
- This year OPARC HeartBEAT Music Festival at the Sontag Greek Theater, at Bonita Avenue and Fourth Street in Claremont, presents the Rolling Stones and Tom Petty tribute band Rolling Heartbreakers and The MLC Band, 4 to 9 p.m. Tickets are at fundraise.givesmart.com.
- Claremont Lewis Art Museum fall gala“Intertwined: arts, creativity and community”, is set for 5:30 p.m. at 200 W. First St. Tickets, $150 for members and $175 for non-members, include live music, dinner, a signing of CLMOA gallery three and a sale live auction. Visit 2023clmoa.afrogs.org to preview the items. Go to clmoa.org or call (909) 621-3200 for more information.