The latest Claremont High School theater production has something in common with their last presentation: It features CHS teens starring as schoolchildren.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee centered on the aspirations of a bunch of academically precocious misfits. The new show, by contrast, focuses on kids who are perennially popular, if not among their peers, at least among audiences worldwide.
On Friday and Saturday, April 19 and 20, the students will perform You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, which follows the misadventures of Charles Schultz’ Peanuts gang. Protagonists include hapless Charlie Brown, bossy Lucy, blanket-toting Linus, feisty Sally, musically-minded Schroeder and, of course, a dog named Snoopy.
Whole Earth Building, the new home of Uncommon Good. The building was constructed by hand, using on-site earth for 90 percent of the building materials. The grand opening will take place on Saturday, April 20 at 10 a.m. at 211 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont.
Celebrate Earth Day in a creative way at The Colony at Loft 204 with free workshops. Meet a real archeologist, HGTV landscaper, poet and children's book author. Noon to 4 p.m. 532 W. First St. #204, Claremont Packing House.
Attendees of the Rotary Club of Claremont’s 14th annual Taste of Claremont will get an extra hour to kick up their heels next Saturday, April 20, at the Claremont University Consortium from 5 to 9 p.m.
Event Chair Tim Harrison and Rotary volunteers have extended the event this year to let revelers dance and dine to their hearts content.
“Last year, it closed at 8 p.m. and we felt like we were kicking people off the dance floor,” Mr. Harrison explained. “And the dance floor will be bigger this year, so people can do a little more dancing.”
CLAREMONT EARTH DAY CELEBRATION on Saturday, April 20. “Reducing our carbon footprint: one step at a time.” The event features bike rodeo and skills contests, tile making, kids’ activities, live music, solar boats, Pomona college sustainability tour, green products and workshops, speakers tent, used shoe donation, whole earth building tour and green demonstrations by local schools. This event is presented by the city of Claremont, Sustainable Claremont and Interfaith Sustainability Council. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Claremont Village along Second Street, between the Public Plaza in Village West to City Hall. We have numerous other fun events this week. Check it out!
The Colony at Loft 204 celebrates Earth Day with an April exhibit featuring Sumi Foley as artist of the month. Ms. Foley uses discarded kimonos in her fabric arts using several pieces of fabric to form a meaningful scene.
Ms. Foley was raised in Osaka, Japan in the 1960s where she learned sewing and other needlework techniques from her grandmother. See her hope for the future with her series of 3 pieces titled “Nature Heals I, II and III.”