Women's Perspectives in the Dharma Traditions (and Beyond): 2013 Jain Conference. In this conference, diverse and many-sided voices will take on 2 primary tasks: First, to examine how texts and traditions pose concrete obstacles to the full citizenship of women. Second, to articulate new approaches, cultivate alternative readings and re-frame marginalized perspectives of those very same texts and traditions in order to usher in social equity, gender inclusion and the co-shaping of abundant communities. The conference takes place August 23 and 24 at Claremont Lincoln University’s Mudd Theatre.
VINO + VINYASA Participate in a free hour-long yoga class followed by “happy relaxation hour” in the Hotel Casa 425 Lounge on Sunday, August 11 at 3:30 p.m. Hotel Casa 425 is located at 425 W. First St, Claremont in Village West.
Visit Claremont Craft Ales on Saturday, August 3 for a special food truck appearance by Tortas 2 Die 4 with a Mexican bonanza with ceviche. Claremont Craft Ales regularly hosts food truck stops on Friday evenings. Slammin' Sliders is scheduled for Friday, August 2 and George's Greek food truck will be there on Friday, August 9. Claremont Craft Ales is located at 1420 N. Claremont, Blvd. 204 C, Claremont.
TUESDAY MOVIES IN THE PARK Claremont Police Department’s annual summer movie series. The Tuesday, July 30 screening is Hotel Transylvania at Higginbotham Park, located at 599 Mt. Carmel Drive, Claremont. Moviegoers are asked to bring blankets and low chairs only, and to leave 4-legged friends at home. Movies begin at dusk at about 7:30 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
There are plenty of summer activities right here in Claremont—from Friday Nights Live, to the opening of community wading pools for toddlers and the much anticipated Claremont Folk Festival at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. The event features live music, garden tours, art and craft booths, and of course gourmet food—all happening this week.
Check out our 9-day calendar for a listing of Claremont activities. This week's calendar offers a full list of live music opportunities—from Friday Nights Live to local choirs, jazz bands and symphonies.
"Sycamore Celebrates" with dinner, dancing and live auction. Proceeds benefit Sycamore Elementary School. 5:30 p.m. $50. Spring evening attire. Frary Dining Hall at Pomona College, 347 E. Sixth St. Claremont. For ticket and event information, visit www.sycamorecelebrates.org.
The city of Claremont and American Legion Post 78 host the annual Memorial Day Services in Oak Park Cemetery (410 Sycamore Ave.) at 11 a.m. This ceremony commemorates the men and women who have lost their lives in military service. The service will include comments from members of American Legion Post 78, Mayor Opanyi Nasiali, and various community members. For more information visit the city website at www.ci.claremont.ca.us or call 399-5490.
The OLA Fiesta features family-friendly games, carnival rides, international food, live entertainment, bingo and a drawing to support church ministries and community outreach. Entertainment includes Vietnamese dragon dancers, classic rock band The Answer (Friday), A.C.E. (Saturday) and Satisfaction Unlimited (Sunday). Friday, May 10 from 5 to 10 p.m., Saturday, May 11 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, May 12 from noon to 8 p.m. Free admission. Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, 435 Berkeley Ave., Claremont.
The Collages and Cartoons of Paul Darrow will be on display May 3 through 5 and again May 8 through 12 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Claremont Heritage Ginger Elliott Exhibition Space in Memorial Park. The opening reception is Friday, May 3 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The exhibition will feature original sketches and recent work in mixed media. Mr. Darrow’s work has been featured in the Claremont COURIER for nearly 60 years. Today, the 91-year-old continues to draw, paint and collage at his home in Laguna Beach. Mr. Darrow is scheduled to attend the opening event.