Events calendar (April 15 – 23, 2022) – 71Bait

by Andrew Alonzo | kalender@claremont-courier.com

What is happening at Claremont?

Friday, April 15

  • Most people know how to text, but do you know how to make it easier for yourself? Take Inter Valley Health Plan’s Free Virtual Course, Send dos and don’ts via SMS to learn not only texting, but also texting etiquette. The course starts at noon. To sign up, visit ivhp.com/vitality.

Saturday, April 16th

  • That Spring Festival 2022 will be held today at Memorial Park, 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. There will be plenty of fun, with celebrations including a live petting zoo, face painting, magic show, interactive booths, photo opportunities with Mr… and Mrs Bunny and more. The Kiwanis Club of Claremont hosts a pancake breakfast starting at 8:00 am for $5 per person. At 10:45 am, the free egg hunt for children aged 3 to 12 begins. For more information visit ci.claremont.ca.us.
  • Tapestry Church Claremont invites the congregation to a screening “The Passion of Christ” at 5 Laemmle Claremont, 450 W. Second St., beginning at 10:00 a.m. Admission is free, but seating is limited and it’s a first-come, first-serve basis. A time of adoration and communion follows. Contact the Church at (909) 741-5176 for details.
  • April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month and at 11 a.m. today, the Women Rise Psychological and Wellness Center, in partnership with Project Sister Family Services, will be celebrating the third empowerHER community talk of the year 2022. The theme is Sexual Assault Education and Prevention with speaker Renee Arroyo. This is a free event and will be held at Women Rise, 250 West First St., Suite 314. Register at eventbrite.com/e/empower-free-community-talk-series-tickets-233813621837.
  • That 77. Scripps College Ceramic Annual, On Fire: Contemporary Trailblazers ignites a new contemplation on the world of ceramics. Guest curator Ashwini Bhat has selected works by 13 artists who are “reinventing the possibilities of this oldest artistic material”. Join the college for a graduation reception tonight from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, 251 E. 11th St. Live music and light refreshments will be served.

Sunday, April 17th

  • Happy Easter from the Claremont COURIER!
  • The public is invited Claremont Farmers and Crafts Market, takes place every Sunday from 8am to 1pm throughout Claremont Village. The market features organic and chemical-free produce from neighboring farms and art by local artists. For more information visit claremontforum.org/claremont-farmers-market-2.
  • Cucamonga collective will be live jazz at the College Center, 665 E. Foothill Blvd. at 2 p.m. The concert will last about three hours and is free to the public. Visit for more information or the monthly jazz lineup jazzatcollegecenter.com.

Monday, April 18th

  • At noon, the Chamber’s Committee of Ambassadors will host monthly meeting at the offices of the Claremont Chamber of Commerce, 205 Yale Ave. Ambassadors are the official “meeters and greeters” for the Chamber and perform a variety of duties at all regular and special events. To request if you want to be an ambassador email gailpolk1@gmail.com. While you’re there, be sure to visit the Claremont COURIER photo exhibit, featuring photos by Peter Weinberger and Steven Felschundneff of the Claremont area and scenic California surroundings.

Tuesday, April 19th

  • Every Tuesday, the public is invited to gather at Shelton Park for a brisk or leisurely stroll through Claremont Village. The walks start at 8:00 am and participants are asked to arrive 10-15 minutes early in order to register and hear any possible announcements. Get Walking Claremont asks those who are not fully vaccinated to please wear a mask if they cannot keep their distance from others.

  • The Claremont Planning Commission meeting, scheduled for 7pm today on Zoom, took place canceled because of lack of business. The next regular meeting is Tuesday, March 3rd.

Wednesday, April 20th

  • Join AgingNext at 10:00 am via Zoom for part two of a four-part seasonal series entitled Seasons of Change. This spring session soul in bloom, will be a conversation with Janiel Henry of Women Rise Psychological and Wellness Center. Register through Eventbrite at eventbrite.com/e/seasons-change-and-so-do-we-a-series-for-women-tickets-288743227767 or call the AgingNext office at (909) 621-9900 for more information.

Thursday, April 21st

  • Visit Inter Valley Health Plan’s upcoming virtual course, Creative journaling with Jackto learn more about the tools you can use to nurture your depression and gain inner strength and peace. Jack Jimenez is a creative journalist, expressive arts practitioner, life coach, and certified grief management specialist. The course starts at 12.00 noon; register at ivhp.com/vitality.
  • Join Claremont Graduate University for a special Welcome Reception Winner of the 2022 Kingsley and Kate Tufts Poetry Award at the Los Angeles Public Library, 630 W. Fifth St. in LA, from 6:00 p.m. Public readings of the winners to follow. Admission is free and the event is open to the public, but registration is required. For more information, see arts.cgu.edu/tufts-poetry-awards/awards-ceremony.
  • Thursday night is opening day for Claremont High School’s drama department spring production: “Junie B. Jones Jr. the musical.” Production is located at CHS, 1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd. and is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday. Two afternoon performances, one at 2 p.m. and one at 5 p.m., will take place on April 23. Advance tickets are $10 and box office tickets are $12. For more information, see chstheatre2129.com.

Friday, April 22nd

  • The 10th Annual Scripps College sustainability fair begins today at 10 a.m. and takes place at Bowling Green Lawn adjacent to the Garrett House at 495 Platt Blvd. The event features free food, raffles, exercise classes, ice cream sandwiches and more. For more information, see scrippscollege.edu/sustainability/sustainability-fair.
  • The Claremont Forum One Dollar Book Sale begins at noon today and runs until the library closes on Sunday. Visit the bookstore at The Packing House as thousands of books are available for as little as a dollar. Inexpensive books are excluded from sale. Proceeds from the three-day sale support the Prison Library Project. For more information visit claremontforum.org/event/1-book-sale-6.

Saturday, April 23rd

  • At 1:00 p.m., youth and adults can visit the Claremont Helen Renwick Library and learn how to make a Bargello Bookmark. Participants will learn the basics of Bargello style embroidery to create a colorful bookmark. No prior knowledge is required and all materials are provided. To sign up, visit lacountylibrary.org/claremont-library or call (909) 621-4902.
  • That Taste of Claremont, will take place today between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. Hosted by the Rotary Club of Claremont, the iconic food fair is the group’s premier fundraising event. The evening typically features over 40 local restaurants, wineries and breweries offering guests a taste of their dishes. The Taste takes place at the Claremont Colleges Services building at 101 S. Mills Avenue. Tickets start at $95 and can be purchased online. For more information or to buy tickets, visit http://www.tasteofclaremont.org.

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