CALENDAR: Country Hoe-Down at Joslyn Center
Friday, June 13
DEMOBRACTIC CLUB OF CLAREMONT Pomona College professor of politics Susan McWilliams will discuss her grandfather at the monthly luncheon. Carey McWilliams was an author, editor and lawyer. Several of his books are considered definitive studies of Los Angeles, immigration and farm workers. He edited The Nation magazine for 20 years. Luncheon is $17 including tax and tip. Noon. Casa de Salsa. (909) 626-8122.
FRIDAY NIGHTS LIVE Stroll through the Village and listen to free, live music from 6 to 9 p.m. This week’s concerts include Melvin Eddy Blues Band (blues) at the Public Plaza, Vinyl Numbers (rock) at the chamber and Delta 88s (classic rock) at city hall.
Saturday, June 14
SUMMER GALA Claremont Heritage presents its summer gala, “Les Jardin des Arts,” featuring cocktails, dinner, an auction and live jazz. 5 p.m. $100. Revelle House on the historic Scripps College Campus.
Sunday, June 15
LIVE JAZZ performance on the Blue Fin patio at 2 p.m. 665 E. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. (909) 946-1398.
Monday, June 16
BLUE STAR MUSEUM DAYS Free admission for active military personnel, their family members (military ID holder and up to five immediate family members) and veterans (admission fees apply to accompanying family members). Memorial Day through Labor Day. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont. (909) 625-8767.
Tuesday, June 17
FINANCE Investment professional Michael Fay will talk about what the next generation will do with inherited money. Buffet lunch at 11:30 a.m. for $13 or dessert and coffee for $6. The University Club meets Tuesdays at the Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Rd., Claremont.
CLIMATE CHANGE “The Science & The Challenge” presented by Joshua Fisher, climate scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). His work focuses on terrestrial ecosystems and their responses and feedback to a changing climate. The Pomona Valley Chapter UNA-USA’s meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. in Pilgrim Place’s Porter Hall, 601 Mayflower Rd., Claremont. This event is open to the public and refreshments will be served.
Wednesday, June 18
COUNTRY HOEDOWN The Joslyn Senior Center presents an evening complete with dinner, dancing, live entertainment and more. Guests are invited to dress for the occasion. For ages 50 and over. Tickets are $5. Preregistration is required. Call (909) 399-5488. 5 to 7 p.m. 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont.
Thursday, June 19
SCOTCH WHISKEY CLASS In this class, guests will learn about the history of scotch, gain a better understanding of the regions of Scotland and taste six single malt, single-barrel scotches. The cost is $35 per person and guests must be 21 years or older to participate. Tickets will be on sale at Vom Fass, 101 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont or by calling the shop at (909) 399-0256.
Friday, June 20
FRIDAY NIGHTS LIVE Stroll through the Village and listen to free, live music from 6 to 9 p.m. This week’s concerts include The Dogs (rock) at the Public Plaza and MP3s (soft rock) at the chamber.
Saturday, June 21
ESSENTIAL OILS WORKSHOP doTerra Oils presents a workshop on how pure essential oils can give your medicine cabinet a natural makeover. Learn about the benefits of essential oils plus the topical, internal and aromatic uses including treating inflammation, arthritis, allergies, headaches and more. $10. 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. The Yoga Unit, 665 E. Foothill Blvd. Suite A, Claremont. (909) 624-4800 or theyogaunit.com.
ICE CREAM SOCIAL The Friends of the Claremont Library present an ice cream social and annual meeting. There will be a guest speaker from the Betsy-Tacy Society, music and raffle. 2 to 4 p.m. Shelton Park at Bonita and Harvard.
BALLET Claremont’s own Village Dance Arts presents 90 local ballet students in a performance based on the Russian folk tale, The Snow Maiden. 4 p.m. $10 presale or $15 at the door. Citrus College. For more information, call (909) 624-1415.
JOHN YORK CONCERT John York will do a Gelencser House Concert at 7:30 p.m. $15. For more information and reservations, call (909) 596-1266 or email email@example.com.
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