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
Comic book art demonstrations, collectibles and art dealers from around southern California with new and vintage comic books, graphic novels, original art, prints, action figures, games and collectibles. Live music with The West Coast Avengers at 2 p.m. Free and open to the public. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Claremont Packing House.
A two-tailed swallowtail butterfly hovers over an agapanthus bloom during a recent bright sunny day in north Claremont. The humidity that followed our unusual rain last week will begin to subside, resulting in warm but pleasant days. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Pizza a Modo Mio bianca is featured at Tutti Mangia during Restaurant Week, which concludes July 19. The pizza includes bacon, arugula and three different cheeses. There are also plenty of other dining specials throughout Claremont. COURIER photo/Jenelle Rensch
Selene Perez, left, and Leah Trank practice for last year's Midsummer Shakespeare Festival presented by Ophelia's Jump. This year's performances take place July 16 through 26 at Pomona College's Sontag Greek Theatre. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont resident Robin Ring plays the National Anthem on her accordion while riding on Active Claremont's truck during last year's Fourth of July parade on Indian Hill Boulevard. The group was celebrating 200 years of the National Anthem with a trio of musicians that included Christopher Calaycay, Mel Hagelbarger and Ms. Ring. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Pedestrian traffic is light during the morning hours as an Amtrak train pulls into Claremont for a regular stop. Our weather will remain quite summer-like and hot as high temperatures will hover around 90 for the next week. Be sure to check out all the Claremont events for the Fourth!
John York is a singer, composer and instrumentalist well-known as a former member of the Byrds with Roger McGuinn, Clarence White and Gene Parsons. He was a member of the Sir Douglas Quintet (with Dr. John) and The Mamas and The Papas touring band. He played bass for Johnny Rivers and Lightnin’ Hopkins. He performs solo or with his own band, The Jangle Brothers. Mr. York will perform this Saturday at a Gelencser House Concert.