The Village invites guests to make a Día de Los Muertos altar for loved ones or to contribute to community remembrance through words or pictures. Get into the “spirit” with face painting and listen to live music. Altars to honor and remember are the heart of this holiday—CHS Spanish students will be joining their ofrendas with Rio de Ojas to share with guests. There will also be crafts and a story-time. Additionally, many Village businesses have decorated for the holiday with Day of the Dead window paintings. Noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 1. COURIER photo/Jenelle Rensch
The El Roble Intermediate School color guard and marching band led the costume parade at last year’s Village Venture street fair. The parade, which is held early Saturday morning, is a popular feature of the yearly event. See more details in the COURIER's Village Venture special in this Saturday's edition.
The copper dome on Pomona College’s Millikan Laboratory building at Sixth Street and College Avenue, shines in the hot October sun. Weekend weather will be cooler with highs around 80 degrees and lows in the mid-60s with a chance of rain on Sunday. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
Inland Valley Hope Partners, a nonprofit agency dedicated to serving the hunger and housing needs of the residents of the Inland Valley, invites the community to participate in the organization’s 42nd annual Walk for the Hungry at the Claremont Consortium, located at 101 N Mills Ave, Claremont on Sunday, October 11 at 1 p.m.
Visit art galleries throughout the Village for Claremont Art Walk receptions between 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, October 3. Additionally, art and craft vendors plus a live band will be at Art Walk at the Packing House.
This year Founders Day will also mark the dedication of the new Millikan Laboratory and Andrew Science Hall. Join in for an afternoon of family-friendly programming that includes science and math activities for all ages on Saturday, October 3 from 2 to 7 p.m.
Claremont’s new resident, documentary filmmaker Timothy Wheeler, is bringing his latest film to the Laemmle Claremont 5 for a special one-week run. Poached exposes an obsession that can wipe out a species of birds: illegal egg collecting. The Pomona Valley Audubon is sponsoring a VIP reception at Walter’s restaurant the Village after the Poached premiere on Friday, September 18 at 5:30 p.m. at the Laemmle Claremont 5.
Faith leaders and community members from throughout the Pomona Valley are set to join in the seventh annual “Interfaith Walk and Rally for Peace” at 4 p.m. at the City of Knowledge Islamic School on Garey Avenue, just south of Foothill Boulevard in Pomona. The event, sponsored by the Claremont Interfaith Working Group for Mid-East Peace, will proceed from City of Knowledge to Temple Beth Israel and conclude in Claremont at St. Ambrose Episcopal, where participants may enjoy a light communal meal and extended fellowship. COURIER photo/Jenelle Rensch
A two-time GRAMMY Award-winner, with a total of six GRAMMY nominations and two Latin GRAMMY nominations, the Mariachi Divas are a multicultural, all-female ensemble, imbued with the true flavor of Los Angeles. The Mariachi Divas have been represented by women of Mexican, Cuban, Samoan, Argentinean, Colombian, Panamanian, Puerto Rican, Swiss, Japanese, Honduran, Peruvian, Tongan and Anglodescents. There will be food trucks to purchase food starting at 5:30 p.m. Picnic dinners are also welcome. 6:30 p.m. on Friday, September 18 at Scripps College.
The Claremont Art Walk has changed from the first Friday of the month to the first Saturday of the month. Visit art galleries in the Claremont Village from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, September 5 for opening receptions of this month’s exhibitions. For more information, visit claremontartwalk.com. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
Claremont Art Walk is moving to the first Saturday of the month. Visit Claremont galleries between 6 and 9 p.m. for the first Saturday Claremont Art Walk on September 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. Among the opening receptions for the evening, is "Birds Eye View: 91711" featuring aerial photography of Claremont landscapes and an Almanac launch party at The Colony at Loft 204 art gallery at the Claremont Packing House. Also a part of the Art Walk is an arts festival at the Claremont Packing House featuring vendor booths including participants I Like Pie and Inland Valley Repertory Theatre. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
This week, Monday Night Concerts presents Kulayd, who will perform Motown at 7 p.m. at Memorial Park, 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont. Additionally, enjoy free live music throughout the Village from 6 to 9 p.m. every Friday evening through the summer. Pictured is Hai Muradian of The Ravelers, who belts out a tune while performing at a Memorial Park. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Hikers take advantage of the cooler morning temperatures as the walk around the five-mile loop trail at the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park. Temperatures through the weekend are going to be down right hot. Highs will easily reach over 100 degrees, with lows only going down to the 70s. The good news is the air will be dry, with little wind, which is always good news for avoiding potential fires.
Bixby the guard cat at Santa Ana Botanic Garden keeps an eye on unexpected visitors recently at the Garden’s nursery. Free garden admission will be offered for schoolteachers, administrators and their immediate family (with ID). 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, August 15. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff