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CALENDAR: Your week in 9-days; Claremont city activities

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.

ASTRONOMY Dr. Eric Grosfils, professor of geology at Pomona College, will discuss “Was There Ever an Ocean on Mars? An Open Hypothesis.” 7:30 p.m. Harvey Mudd College in Galileo Hall, 1250 Dartmouth Ave., Claremont. Parking is available on Dartmouth Avenue, Twelfth Street or off Foothill Boulevard.

 

Saturday, July 20

CPR/AED SKILLS Learn CPR/AED, which may sustain life while professional 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.

 

Sunday, July 21

LIVE JAZZ performance on the Blue Fin patio at 2 p.m. 665 E. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. 946-1398.

SMOOTHIE & AYURVEDIC DINNER Prepare an organic Ayurvedic meal while learning about foods that create a healthy energy and are good for your body. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. $15 (plus $5 for organic food). Ayurvedic Healing, 226 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. 921-7115.

FILM SCREENING Nicolas Roeg’s 1971 film Walkabout. 9 p.m. $6. “Film School” screening series on the Hip Kitty Jazz and Fondue patio. 502 W. First St., Claremont Packing House.

 

Monday, July 22

MONDAY NIGHT CONCERT in the park. Tonight’s performance: Brian Lynn Jones & the Misfit Cowboys (country). The series is co-sponsored by the city and the Kiwanis Club, and concerts take place on Monday nights at Memorial Park, 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd. From 7 to 8:30 p.m. Food and refreshments are available.

ACTIVE CLAREMONT monthly meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the Santa Fe room of the Hughes Center. The speaker will be Chris Holden, representative of the 41st California Assembly District. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call 624-4796.

 

Tuesday, July 23

REAL CONNECTIONS Learn about the village movement and hear personally from REAL Connections members and their families. 8 to 10 a.m. Free event, all are welcome. Pomona Valley Health Center, 1601 Monte Vista Ave., Claremont. A continental breakfast will be provided. This event is co-sponsored by Community Senior Services, Archstone Foundation and Village to Village Network. RSVP to Brandi Orton at borton@realconnections.org or 621-6300.

SAN ANDREAS FAULT “Should We Continue to Worry?” presented by David Berry, emeritus professor of geology at Cal Poly, Pomona. The southern section of the 810-mile-long fault hasn’t had a massive quake in more than 300 years. Mr. Berry will discuss the elusive science of quake prediction. 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.

ANIMALS Kids get moving learning about unique creatures of the world, different ecosystems and similarities to animals. 2 p.m. Mrs. Nelson’s Toy and Book Shop, 1030 Bonita Ave., La Verne.

TUESDAY MOVIES IN THE PARK Claremont Police Department’s annual summer movie series. Tonight’s screening: Wreck-It Ralph at Blaisdell Park, located at 440 S. College Ave., 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 24

BARNYARD ANIMALS “Musical Barnyard Extravaganza” sponsored by Friends of the Claremont Library. Recommended for children preschool through eighth grade. 2 p.m. Claremont Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont. 621-4902.

 

Thursday, July 25

WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S Claremont Place Senior Living presents a “Calypso Benefit to End Alzheimer’s.” Enjoy Caribbean food, island libations, steel drums by Status Williams and raffle prizes. $20 donation. All proceeds benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. Guests must be at least 21 years old. Claremont Place, 120 W. San Jose Ave., Claremont. RSVP by July 22 to 447-5259.

 

Friday, July 26

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 Squeekin’ Wheels (folk/bluegrass) at the Public Plaza, No Static (rock) at the Claremont Chamber and Steve Patrick Carrico Band (jazz/rock) at city hall.

 

Saturday, July 27

BLUE STAR MUSEUM DAYS Free admission for all active-duty military personnel, their immediate family members and veterans. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont. Visit www.rsabg.org or call 625-8767 for more details.

 

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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