“Mindful Beauty Meditation Gathering” at Galeria de Pérolas. Connect, listen, share, create, be, meditate and love. Meditation sessions every Monday evening from 8 to 9:30 p.m. $5 suggested donation. Space is limited to 10 people per session. Contact Nichoel Ann at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.facebook.com/mindful.beauty. The gallery is located at 532 W. First St. #211, Claremont Packing House.
Maria Bamford is the first female comic to have 2 half-hour Comedy Central Presents specials. She starred in the Comedy Central series, The Comedians of Comedy and Netflix´s Comedians of Comedy: The Movie. She has made multiple late-night appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Late Night with Conan O´Brien and Jimmy Kimmel Live, as well as not-so-late appearances on John Oliver´s New York Stand Up Show, Premium Blend, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn and The World Comedy Tour: Melbourne 2003. Ms. Bamford appeared regularly on Adult Swim´s Tim and Eric: Awesome Show and guest starred on The Sarah Silverman Program on Comedy Central. See her comedic act at Flappers Comedy this Friday and Saturday.
Check out a movie screening of the 1962 Agnés Varda film "Cleo from 5 to 7" at 9 p.m. on Sunday, July 7. Admission is $6 for the “Film School” screening series every Sunday on the Hip Kitty Jazz and Fondue patio. 502 W. First St., Claremont Packing House.
Company B: The Andrews Sisters Tribute Act performs at Candlelight Pavilion Tuesday and Wednesday, July 9 and 10. The Candlelight Pavilion will host a variety of musical tributes throughout the summer including Revisiting the Orbison Years, Kenny Cetera’s Chicago Experience, Surfin’ Safari: The Ultimate Tribute to the The Beach Boys, The Sound of Motown, The Piano Man: The Music of Billy Joel and Elton John and DSB: America’s Favorite Tribute to Journey.
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden’s Butterfly Pavilion lets visitors interact with real butterflies. The Lantz Outdoor Classroom features activities for families, including nature-based art and craft projects. Butterfly gardening enthusiasts can learn about creating the habitats that butterflies need to survive. $2 exhibition admission, plus standard garden admission through July 28.
The Fourth Annual Blues & Brews Craft Beer Walk featuring over 30 beverage and food tasting sites plus live music takes place this Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. Advance tickets are $35 per person or $40 the day of the event, if not sold out. Attendees must be at least 21 years old.
Claremont's own Village Dance Arts presents "Footnotes: A Night in the Library" at Citrus College's Haugh Performing Arts Center in Glendora on Saturday, June 22. The one-time-only performance takes place at 4 p.m. Tickets are $10 for presale or $15 at the door. For more information, call 624-1415.
Jerry Owens’ collection of watercolors, “Landscape Savoir-Faire.” Composition, line, color and subject are the cornerstones of Mr. Owens’ work. Each piece has a limited but powerful palette crafted with museum-quality materials and mounted on hardwoods. This exhibit takes place through June 30 at Square i Gallery in Claremont.
The first day of summer is Friday, June 21. Start it off right with local summer events including Dale Bros. Summerfest on Saturday, June 22, Blues & Brews Craft Beer Walk and the Claremont Heritage Annual Gala on the following Saturday.
A faculty concert featuring Margaret Thornhill (clarinet), Twyla Meyer (piano) and guest Ray Tischer (viola) begin the Claremont Clarinet Festival series at 2:30 p.m. at Bridges Hall of Music this Saturday.