CALENDAR: Summer fun in Claremont; Fourth of July, concerts and movies in the park, food trucks, garden groove and more
Friday, July 4
INDEPENDENCE DAY featuring a pancake breakfast, Freedom 5000 5k run/walk, flag raising ceremony, game booths, food booths, entertainment for all ages, family games, parade, fireworks and concert. Activities begin at Memorial Park at 7 a.m., the parade begins at 4 p.m. and fireworks show begins at Strehle Track at 6:45 p.m.
FRIDAY NIGHTS LIVE Due to the Fourth of July holiday Friday Nights Live will be postponed until Friday, July 11.
Saturday, July 5
ART WALK Due to the Fourth of July holiday, some opening receptions will be held today. Visit Claremont galleries between 6 and 9 p.m. for opening receptions.
ARTIST RECEPTION Square i Gallery will be having an artist reception featuring works by Cynthia DeBonis from 6 to 8 p.m. Ms. DeBonis is a self-taught artist who has sculpted cartoon characters for top animation studios for over 20 years. Now she is building a new bronze figurative body of work. Square i Gallery is located at 110 Harvard Ave., Claremont.
FOOD TRUCK The Slammin Sliders truck is stopping by Claremont Craft Ales after 4 p.m. 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Ste. 204C, Claremont.
Sunday, July 6
LIVE JAZZ performance on the Blue Fin patio at 2 p.m. 665 E. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. (909) 946-1398.
FOOD TRUCK The Tortas 2 Die 4 truck is stopping by Claremont Craft Ales after 4 p.m. 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Ste. 204C, Claremont.
Monday, July 7
CONCERTS IN THE PARK The Ravelers perform classic rock at Memorial Park from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Free. 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont.
Tuesday, July 8
CLARA BARTON Suan Higley is Clara Barton, “Angel of the Battlefield” and founder of the Red Cross. 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.
MOVIES IN THE PARK The Claremont Police Department presents Frozen at Wheeler Park at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 9
AYURVEDIC HEALING Claremont Ayurvedic Healing hosts a workshop teaching guests how Pranayama and simple Asana can help you resolve weight issues, cholesterol, diabetes, congestion, tumors and depression. 4:30 to 6 p.m. at 226 W. Foothill Ave., Claremont, Suite I. $10 per person. To RSVP, contact Yael at (909) 921-7115.
ART ON TAP Adult painting class with Otterspace Arts at Claremont Craft Ales. Paint your own version of The Tree on the Hill—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. $45 includes a 20” x 16” canvas and painting materials. Register and pay online at otterspacearts.com. Claremont Craft Ales, 1420 N. Claremont Blvd. Ste. 204C, Claremont. (909) 625-5350.
CLAREMONT CRAFT ALES Buttercup Catering is stopping by Claremont Craft Ales after 4 p.m. 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Ste. 204C, Claremont.
Thursday, July 10
FREE CONCERT Midlife Crisis Winery will perform at Rhino Records as part of the KSPC summer concert series. 7 p.m. 235 Yale Ave., Claremont.
GARDEN GROOVE David Correa and Cascada will perform Latin guitar world music at 7 p.m. $10. Picnicking and food service available. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont.
WINE SERIES Vom Fass Claremont presents their “Wine and Indulgence Series” where guests will taste wine, learn about Michael David Winery and enjoy some light appetizers. Get suggestions for wine parings for grilling and outdoor entertaining. Tickets are $10 and are on sale at the Vom Fass store or call (909) 399-0256. Must be 21 or older to participate.
MODERN FILM NIGHT Claremont Heritage hosts a screening of Throwing Curves, a film about designer Eva Zeisel as well as a panel discussion and book signing of California’s Designing Women 1896-1988 by Bill Stem. 7 to 9 p.m. at the Mudd Theater at he the Claremont School of theology located at 1325 N. College Ave. For more information, call (909) 621-0848. For tickets, visit claremontheritage.org.
Friday, July 11
FRIDAY NIGHTS LIVE Stroll through the Village and listen to free, live music from 6 to 9 p.m. This week’s concerts include Baba Elefante Trio (jazz) at the Public Plaza, Mischief band (soft rock) at the chamber and Timothy Rotolo (piano) at city hall.
FOOD TRUCK The Urban Oven truck is stopping by Claremont Craft Ales after 4 p.m. 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Ste. 204C, Claremont.
Saturday, July 12
FOOD TRUCK The Serendoggity truck is stopping by Claremont Craft Ales after 4 p.m. 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Ste. 204C, Claremont.
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