Claremont celebrates Independence Day with a pancake breakfast, Freedom 5000 5k/walk, flag raising ceremony, game booths, food booths, entertainment for all ages, family games, parade, fireworks and concert. Activities begin at Memorial Park at 7 a.m., the parade begins at 4 p.m. and fireworks show begins at Strehle Track at 6:45 p.m. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
Claremont’s own Village Dance Arts presents 90 local ballet students in a performance based on the Russian folk tale, "The Snow Maiden." The show will take place at Citrus College at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 21. $10 presale or $15 at the door. Pictured is Kaitlyn Wickler of Village Dance Arts.
Vom Fass invites guests to learn about the history of scotch, gain a better understanding of the regions of Scotland and taste six single malt, single-barrel scotches. The cost is $35 per person and guests must be 21 years or older to participate. Tickets will be on sale at Vom Fass, 101 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont or by calling the shop at (909) 399-0256. The event takes place Friday, June 20.
Claremont Heritage presents a closing reception for “Underwood & Underwood–Intersection: The Art and Architecture of Martha and S. David Underwood.” A silent auction will be held featuring original artwork, giclees and lithographs by Martha Underwood and other Claremont artists to benefit Claremont Heritage educational programs. Saturday, May 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. Ginger Elliott Exhibition Space at the Garner House in Memorial Park, 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont.
Rick Shank and Virginia Ornelas dance to music performed by classic rock band The Answer at last year's Our Lady of the Assumption Fiesta in Claremont. In addition to live music, the Fiesta also features food booths, carnival rides and a beer and wine garden. Visit the OLA Fiesta this weekend: Friday from 5 to 10 p.m., Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 8 p.m. COURIER file photo/Steven Felschundneff
Julia Waters, left, Orin Waters, Maxine Waters, and Claudia Lennear sing “Love Lifts Us Up Where We Belong” Tuesday evening at Rose Hills Theater on the Pomona College campus. The performance followed a screening of the Academy Award winning film, “20 Feet From Stardom” that featured the Waters siblings and Ms Lennear. The film examines the lives of backup musicians during the 1960 and 1970s. Don't miss exciting events like this one. Keep updated each week by reading our 9-day calendar. COURIER photo/Helen Arase
Antiquarian/Fine Books Sale held on Saturday, May 3 at the Claremont Library. Rare, fine art, historical and collectible books for sale at all price ranges. Cash or checks only. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 208 Harvard Ave., Claremont. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont's Spring Celebration is a free community event featuring a petting zoo, magician, crafts, egg hunt and more. The egg hunt for children 12 and under will begin at 10:30 a.m. Parents are encouraged to enjoy the hunt from the sidelines. Join Kiwanis for their pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m., $5 per person. Memorial Park, 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont on Saturday, April 19. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
DANCE PERFORMANCE Scripps Dance Spring Concert takes place Friday, April 11 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, April 12 at 2 and 8 p.m. General admission is $10 or $5 for faculty, staff, students and seniors. Garrison Theater, 241 E. Tenth St. Claremont.
FISH FRY A traditional fish fry menu is offered by Knights of Columbus from 5 to 7 p.m. at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 435 Berkeley Ave., Claremont. Basic meal for adults is $7. Children and seniors eat for $5. The meal includes fish filet and choice of coleslaw, fries or macaroni-and-cheese. Dessert and drink is $1. Proceeds benefit charitable works of the Knights. For information, call (909) 626-3596.
On Sunday, April 6, guests are invited to tour six gardens exhibiting the diverse creativity that is Claremont, as you walk among springtime blooms, inventive landscaping, water-wise plantings, and places of plush greenery—truly an eclectic mix. Sponsored by Claremont United Church of Christ, Sustainable Claremont Garden Club and Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden (RSABG). Tickets are $25 and includes admission as early as 8 a.m. to RSABG, as well as to the special “Tomatomania” event being held there that day. Tickets may be purchased ahead at the RSABG website or at the RSABG admissions kiosk on the day of the event, where the garden tour packets will be distributed beginning at 10 a.m. Tour gardens from 1 to 4 p.m.
The nationally recognized Claremont Colleges Ballroom Dance Company returns with this year’s Annual Spring Concert. Join the 100 plus dancers of the CCBDC on a magical journey through some of Hollywood’s most iconic movies next weekend.