“Hats, Hats, and More Hats!” children's book festival presented by Friends of the Claremont Library. Children and their families are invited to the library for an afternoon of stories, activities, crafts, magic and more—all with the theme of hats. Every child will receive a book or 2 to take home, while supplies last. Free and open to the public. 1 to 4 p.m. Claremont Public Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont.
Sustainable Claremont Garden Club presents a workshop on the positive and negative effects of transforming traditional non-native gardens to native gardens, led by Wallace Meyer, director of the Bernard Field Station.
Tim Thompson will present on the Hubble Deep Fields at the monthly meeting of the Pomona Valley Amateur Astronomers. Visitors are welcome. 7:30 p.m. Harvey Mudd’s Beckman Hall, 1250 Dartmouth Ave. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
"Smart Gardening" workshop for beginners focuses on the basics of backyard composting, worm composting, grass recycling and water-wise and fire-wise gardening. Saturday, February 23 at the Claremont Library.
Emmy-nominated political comedian Bill Maher will take to the Bridges Auditorium stage on Sunday, May 12 at 8 p.m. Tickets to see Mr. Maher, who has been dubbed “one of the establishment’s most entertaining critics” by the New York Times, are on sale and range from $50.25 to $70.25.
Mr. Maher is the host of the HBO series “Real Time” and before that hosted the late-night talk show “Politically Incorrect.” He is the author of 4 best-selling books, including The New Rules: A Funny Look at How Everbody But Me Has Their Head Up Their Ass (2012).