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CALENDAR: Claremont Colleges Ballroom Dance Company to present Spring Concert

Friday, March 28

FOOD TRUCK The Urban Oven is stopping by Claremont Craft Ales after 4 p.m. 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Ste. 204C, Claremont.


Saturday, March 29

BREAKFAST with Sheriff Bob hosted by Betty Crocker, 2260 N. Villa Maria Rd., from 9 to 11 a.m. Residents are invited to meet Bob Olmsted over a pancake breakfast. The office for LA County Sheriff is nonpartisan and all registered voters of Los Angeles county are eligible to vote for the office of LA County Sheriff. The unincorporated areas in Claremont fall under the jurisdiction of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Additionally, LASD maintains an active partnership with the Claremont Police Department in emergency and brush fire-related incidents. RSVP to therealbetty@aol.com. 

CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANTS “How to sow seed, take cuttings and prepare divisions of some of California’s most popular native plants,” led by production manager Antonio Sanchez and Propagator Valentine Arvizu. Limited to 20 participants. Take-home materials include plants propagated in class. 9 a.m. to noon. Admission is $36 for RSABG Members or $45 for the general public. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont. (909) 625-8767 or www.rsabg.org.

FOOD TENT Chimichurri is setting up at Claremont Craft Ales after 4 p.m. 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Ste. 204C, Claremont.


Sunday, March 30

LIVE JAZZ performance by Joel Paat Jazz Project on the Blue Fin patio at 2 p.m. 665 E. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. (909) 946-1398.


Monday, March 31

SILENT AUCTION The Annual Silent Art Auction for the Friends of the Bernard Field Station ends today. Paintings, jewelry, ceramics and more by local artists can be seen in the window of the Folk Music Center, located at 220 Yale Ave., Claremont. The FBBFS is a local non-profit dedicated to education and the environment. 


Tuesday, April 1

GLOBAL WARMING & NUCLEAR POWER The speaker is Harvey Mudd College professor Bob Wolf. Buffet lunch at 11:30 a.m. for $12 or dessert and coffee for $6. The University Club meets Tuesdays at the Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Rd., Claremont.

COMPUTER CLUB Christopher Cooper gives a presentation on iSlip Cleaner. The Claremont Senior Computer Club meets on Tuesday evenings at the Hughes Community Center at 1700 Danbury Rd. Meetings begin at 7:30 p.m., but are open for “social time” at 7 p.m. Newcomers are always welcome. Find more information on their website at http://cscclub.org.


Wednesday, April 2

CHICANA BORDERLAND SONIC IMAGINARIES The speaker is Deborah R. Vargas, Ph.D, associate professor of ethnic studies at UCR. Bring your lunch for this presentation to be held in the Hampton Room, Malott Commons.


Thursday, April 3

SCOTCH CLASS & TASTING VOM FASS of Claremont will be offering a chance to learn the history of Scotch. The cost is $35 and the event will go from 7-9:30 p.m. Class size is limited to 20 people and participants must be 21 years or older. For tickets call (909) 399-0256 or stop by 101 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont.


First Street Gallery Art Center hosts their Thursday lecture and tea from 1:30-3:00 p.m. They will be discussing Art From Creative Minds at Lyman Hall, Thatcher Music Building located at 340 N College Ave, Claremont. Tea will follow at Seaver House. Event is free to the public. For more information call (909) 981-7245.

ANIME WORKSHOP Join Darlene Douthit for a fun and friendly program on anime drawing. This is a free program. Seating is limited to space available. The workshop will begin at 3:30 p.m. Located at the Claremont Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont. For more information call (909) 621-4902 or visit our website at colapublib.org.

AUDUBON SOCIETY MEETING Pomona Valley Audubon Society will hold it’s monthly membership meeting at the Alexander Hughes Center, Padua Room, 1700 Danbury Rd., Claremont. Bird identification session will begin at 7 p.m. followed by refreshments, a short business meeting and their evening program. President Dan Guthrie will present a program based on a recent trip to Western Australia and Christmas Island. The meeting is open to the public at no charge.


Friday, April 4

FILM SCREENING of Nature’s Invitation, a documentary about Canada’s quest to get new immigrants in touch with natural areas of Canada. It features many expert researchers on nature including Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods. The film screening will conclude with a panel discussion with the film's director and Pomona faculty. Refreshments will be provided. 5 p.m., Pomona College’s Rose Hills Theatre in the Smith Campus Center, 170 E. Sixth St., Claremont. Contact (909) 607-2531 or oec@pomona.edu or visit www.facebook.com/events/611510002264501/.

SENIOR RECITAL Student performers will perform the music of William Appleton. 8 p.m., Pomona College’s Lyman Hall in the Thatcher Music Building, 340 N. College Ave., Claremont. Contact (909) 607-2671 or concerts@pomona.edu or visit www.music.pomona.edu.


Saturday, April 5

HONORING THE ELEMENTS POWWOW Sponsored by The Draper Center for Community Partnerships, the Indigenous Student Alliance (ISA), and the Mellon Arts Initiative, and local native American community members, the day will feature a wide variety of Native cultural experiences, including drumming performances. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Pomona College’s Hammer Throw Field, 295 E. First St., Claremont. Contact (909) 607-9994 or scott.scoggins@pomona.edu.   

THE LA RIVER: PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE Pomona College hosts a conference on the LA river. Morning session from 9 a.m. to noon with a lunch break until 1:30 p.m. Afternoon session from 1:30-5 p.m. Located at Smith Campus Center, Rose Hill Theatre, 170 East Sixth St., Claremont. For more information email ggorse@pomona.edu or call (909) 607-3914.

CHAMPIONSHIP OF COLLEGIATE A CAPELLA The Western Semifinal of the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella is taking place for the first time ever at Bridges Auditorium, 450 N. College Way, Claremont. Show will start at 7 p.m. For more information visit www.versityvocals.com.

FILM SCREENING The award-winning film on the L.A. River, Rock the Boat: Saving America's Wildest River, will be followed by a discussion with filmmaker Thea Mercouffer, to conclude the conference on the L.A. River. 7 p.m., Pomona College’s Hahn 101, 420 Harvard Ave., Claremont. Contact (909) 607-3914 or ggorse@pomona.edu.

HOLLYWOOD REVISITED 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. Shows on Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. Tickets can be ordered at www.pomona.edu/bridges.


Jenelle Rensch covers the calendar, arts and entertainment. Deadline: Thursday at 5 p.m., one week before publication. Include date, time, address, a contact phone number and fee for admission (if applicable). Email: calendar@claremont-courier.com. Fax: (909) 621-4072. Address: 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Suite 205-B, Claremont, CA 91711. There is NO guarantee that items submitted will be published.