The Twelfth Annual Whitehead International Film Festival takes place January 18 through 21, “celebrating films that promote the common good.” The festival begins with the opening-night film: Dearest (Anatae) on Friday, January 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Garden walking club at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden on Saturday. Relieve stress, boost energy levels, improve health, track progress and enjoy the beautiful scenery of California's native garden on your own or with the group. Participation is free.
Luminaria Nights, illuminated evening walks in the garden featuring live acoustic music, cookies, hot cider and more than 600 glowing, candle-lit luminarias lining a quarter-mile, accessible loop on Indian Hill Mesa. December 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22. 6 to 9 p.m. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont.
Don't miss holiday festivities this week in Claremont including "Seasonal Songs" with Claremont High School Choral, "Winterfest" at the Petterson Museum and a "Christmas Boutique" presented by KidCare.
On Thursday, November 22 a Thanksgiving dinner with turkey and all the trimmings will be served at no cost for those who are alone or without family to help celebrate Thanksgiving. Hosted by the Secular Francisans at Our Lady of the Assumption Church. Guests are asked to make reservations so that sufficient food may be prepared. The dinner will be hosted at noon in the OLA auditorium by volunteers. OLA, 435 Berkeley Ave., Claremont. Sign up as a guest, cook or volunteer by calling 626-3777.
“Rolled is an homage to Claremont. The film shows who we were in high school, and who we are now. The fact that we're able to screen it at the Laemmle Theater in Claremont is a testament to the culture of the town that raised us.”
Make your own Ancient Sea Life craft and coloring sheets, enjoy a presentation at the Learning Board Station with Mrs. Jorden and visit the Ancient Sea Life fossil table at Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology.
Pomona College will host an author reading on October 25 with Pulitzer-Prize winner Paul Muldoon, who has been called “the most significant English-language poet born since World War II.” Mr. Muldoon is poetry editor for The New Yorker, has published more than 30 collections of poetry and is professor of English at Princeton University.