Take part in the city’s annual Spring Celebration to be held Saturday, March 30 at Memorial Park from 9 to 11 a.m. Co-sponsored by the Claremont Community and Human Services Department and the Rotary Club of Claremont. The event includes a pancake breakfast sponsored by the Kiwanis, face painting, a magician, games a petting zoo and the staple children’s candy egg hunt at 10:30 a.m. Families are encouraged to bring cameras to capture a photo with the Spring Bunny. Memorial Park, 840 Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont.
The Kiwanis Club of Claremont host their Spring Pankcake Breakfast. Proceeds benefit community programs like Shoes That Fit, Read Me and school grants. Saturday, March 30 from 7 to 11 a.m. at Memorial Park on Indian Hill.
“Hats, Hats, and More Hats!” children's book festival presented by Friends of the Claremont Library. Children and their families are invited to the library for an afternoon of stories, activities, crafts, magic and more—all with the theme of hats. Every child will receive a book or 2 to take home, while supplies last. Free and open to the public. 1 to 4 p.m. Claremont Public Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont.
Sustainable Claremont Garden Club presents a workshop on the positive and negative effects of transforming traditional non-native gardens to native gardens, led by Wallace Meyer, director of the Bernard Field Station.
Tim Thompson will present on the Hubble Deep Fields at the monthly meeting of the Pomona Valley Amateur Astronomers. Visitors are welcome. 7:30 p.m. Harvey Mudd’s Beckman Hall, 1250 Dartmouth Ave. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
"Smart Gardening" workshop for beginners focuses on the basics of backyard composting, worm composting, grass recycling and water-wise and fire-wise gardening. Saturday, February 23 at the Claremont Library.
"Art on Tap" adult acrylic painting on canvas class at Claremont Craft Ales. No painting experience is necessary. You will be guided step-by-step through your painting with the bar available to you as you paint.
Check out a film screening hosted by Claremont Modern featuring the film "People in Glass House: The Legacy of Joseph Eichler" and a short film on the "Monsanto Home of the Future," which appeared in 1957 at Disneyland’s Tomorrowland exhibit. Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Seeley G. Mudd Theater at Claremont School of Thology.
Claremont Modern hosts a film screening featuring "People in Glass House: The Legacy of Joseph Eichler" and a short film on the "Monsanto Home of the Future," which appeared in 1957 at Disneyland's Tomorrowland exhibit. See calendar listing for more details.
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.