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.
Henna has been used for celebrations, times of transition and personal adornment since ancient times. Treat yourself to a natural henna design at Buddhamouse Emporium in the Village on Saturday, March 22 between 2 and 6 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome designs start at $5. You can choose from the pattern book or allow the artist to create an original piece of art for you.
ARToon student cartoons from El Roble Intermediate School are being printed onto vinyl that will be installed onto the 8 ft. by 24 ft. “Art Wall” located on the east patio next to the Claremont Packing House. 5:30 p.m. on Friday, March 21. Light refreshments will be served.
Put on your snazzy black or white attire for an evening at The Depot for the COURIER’s first-ever Party Parade event: Black and White (and Read All Over). Guests will be treated to beer, wine and an array of hors d’oeuvres. Come mingle with the press off-the-record and make headlines in the photo booth. Select photos will be featured in an upcoming edition of the COURIER. It will be a night to remember, as long as no one ends up in the Police Blotter! 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. $40 per person. Limited to 75 guests.
The Claremont Community Foundation (CCF) invites guests to become a part of a Claremont tradition that embodies the true meaning of “community,” people from all walks of life coming together, getting to know one another and working cooperatively to keep our community strong and healthy. The 18th annual series of special hosted events provides a variety of themes, food and entertainment to appeal to every taste. Participants will meet new and interesting folks, share food, fun and friendship—while benefiting CCF. The dozens of event hosts, as well as many community businesses, have generously contributed their time, talent, food and supplies so that all guest reservations and contributions can directly benefit the CCF. Events begin Saturday, March 1 and continue through Sunday, April 13.
"Art on Tap" adult painting class with Otterspace Arts at Claremont Craft Ales. Paint your own Van Gogh Olive Trees—no painting experience needed. Get step-by-step instructions while sipping on Claremont Craft Ales (purchased separately). Guests must be 21 and over to participate. 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, February 23. $45 includes a 20” x 16” canvas and painting materials. Register and pay online at www.otterspacearts.com. Claremont Craft Ales, 1420 N. Claremont Blvd. Ste. 204C, Claremont. (909) 625-5350.
The annual Claremont Colleges 10-Minute Play Festival is a component of Pomona College’s ongoing Elemental Arts Initiative, sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Five student-written plays connected to the Elemental Arts Initiative theme, air, are selected by a panel of judges, and then are produced by the Pomona College Department of Theatre and Dance. Friday, February 14 at 4 p.m., Seaver Theatre, 300 E. Bonita Ave., Claremont.