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CALENDAR: Restaurant Week ends on Tuesday, July 16

Tuesday, July 16

RESTAURANT WEEK Continues through July 16, featuring 20 local eateries offering a 2-course lunch and/or 3-course dinner with prix-fixe menus ranging in price from $10 to $40. Visit www.claremontrestaurant.com for details.

APPRAISALS “What you need to know.” Diane Saunders, president of the Appraisers National Association, will answer questions about appraising property from antiques to pianos. A buffet lunch is available at 11:30 a.m. for $12. Dessert and coffee is available for $6. The University Club meets each Tuesday at the Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Rd., Claremont.

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP Learn creative ways to get a loved one help plus 11 signs it might be time for assisted living. The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group is designed for the person who takes care of, or is directly involved with, a loved one suffering with Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia. 7 to 9 p.m. Free and open to the public. The Claremont Club, 1777 Monte Vista Ave., Claremont.

TUESDAY MOVIES IN THE PARK Claremont Police Department’s annual summer movie series. Tonight’s screening: Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted at Lewis Park, located at 881 Syracuse Drive, Claremont. Moviegoers are asked to bring blankets and low chairs only, and to leave 4-legged friends at home. Movies begin at dusk at about 7:30 p.m.

 

Wednesday, July 17

INCREDIBLE EDIBLE SCIENCE How does popcorn pop and ice cream freeze? Children will learn these answers and more. Recommended for children in kindergarten through eighth grade. Refreshments will be served. This program is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Claremont Library. 2 p.m. Claremont Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont. 621-4902.

THE JAZZ DOCTORS “Good For What Ails You,” featuring selections from Armstrong to Ellington and Basie to Brubeck. 6:30 to 9 p.m. No cover charge. The Claremont Club, 1777 Monte Vista Ave., Claremont. 625-6791.

 

Thursday, July 18

MAN FROM MONTICELLO Meet Thomas Jefferson, writer of the Declaration of Independence, third president, inventor and more. Actor and historian Dale Reynolds has portrayed Jefferson for over 3 decades and has no script, leaving the audience free to ask questions. For ages 12 to 18. 6:30 p.m. in the Claremont Library Meeting Room, 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont. 621-4902.

 

Friday, July 19

FRIDAY NIGHTS LIVE Dine downtown, then stroll the Village to hear free live music performances from 6 to 9 p.m. This week’s performers include Seth Greenberg Combo (jazz) at the Public Plaza, Carl Schaffer Quartet (standards) at the Claremont Chamber and Steve Rushingwind (Native American flute) at city hall.

 

Saturday, July 20

CPR/AED SKILLS Learn CPR/AED, which may sustain life while professional emergency help is on its way. Each student will receive a workbook and a 2-year certification card upon successful completion of the course. This class in not intended for healthcare providers. For ages 13 and up. 8 a.m. to noon. $55. Alexander Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Road, Claremont. 399-5490.

SILK PAINTING Learn how to paint on silk using the serti technique and Jacquard dyes. No previous art experience is required. Sponsored by Claremont Place. $10 material fee payable to the instructor. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont. 399-5488.

BINGO Game fun and a chance to win prizes for children 3 years old and up accompanied by their caregivers. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Claremont Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont. 621-4902.

 

 

Jenelle Rensch covers the calendar, arts and entertainment. Deadline: Thursday at 5 p.m., one week before publication. Include date, time, address, a contact phone number and fee for admission (if applicable). Email: calendar@claremont-courier.com. Fax: 621-4072. Address: 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Suite 205-B, Claremont, 91711. There is NO guarantee that items submitted will be published.

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