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CALENDAR: Your week in 9 days; Claremont Art Walk, Friday Nights Live, Butterfly Pavilion and more

Friday, August 1

ART WALK Visit Claremont art galleries between 6 and 9 p.m. for artist receptions, refreshments and live music. See a listing of participants on page 19.

FRIDAY NIGHTS LIVE Stroll through the Village and listen to free, live music from 6 to 9 p.m. This week’s concerts include Dynamite Dawson (soft rock) at the Public Plaza, Timothy Rotolo (piano) at the chamber and Jackson Family (folk/blues) at city hall.

BUTTERFLY PAVILION The Butterfly Pavilion combines science education with interactive fun to teach visitors about California native butterflies and conservation. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont. (909) 625-8767.

 

Saturday, August 2

AUTHOR READING Author Kevin Moffett will share excerpts from his latest collaborative novel, The Silent History, at Rhino Records. 1 p.m. 235 Yale Ave., Claremont.

FILM SCREENING LA County premiere of Urban Fruit with eco-designer Larry Santoyo and farm tour. 5 to 9:30 p.m. Pomona College’s Organic Farm, 130 Amherst Ave., Claremont.

UPSCYLE “The Sculptures of LT Mustardseed.” LT Mustardseed is a full-time working designer and sculptor native to Los Angeles. She has successfully created numerous public and private art commissions. LT's sculptures will be on display throughout Garden grounds. Sculptures range from a gigantic, 20-foot dragonfly to a 6-foot hummingbird, larger-than-life “Harley Bird,” mechanical passion flowers, fire-breathing pitcher plants, whimsical animals and fanciful creations. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont. (909) 625-8767.

 

Sunday, August 3

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

COMIC BOOK SHOW Browse comic book collectibles, art, graphic novels and collections. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Claremont Packing House, 532 W. First St., Claremont.

FATHER-DAUGHTER LUAU DANCE Come out for a Hawaiian-themed evening of dancing, photo booth and fun. All ages are welcome. 5 to 9 p.m. Granite Creek Community Church, 1580 N. Claremont Blvd., Claremont. (909) 625-4455.

 

Monday, August 4

CONCERTS IN THE PARK Upstream performs reggae at Memorial Park from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Free. 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont.

 

Tuesday, August 5

MOVIES IN THE PARK The Claremont Police Department presents The Lego Movie at Griffith Park at 7:30 p.m. Celebrate National Night Out with In-N-Out available at the park.

 

Wednesday, August 6

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.

 

Thursday, August 7

LIVE MUSIC Come in for dinner specials and listen to the Baldy Mountain Jazz Band. 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. The Press Restaurant, 129 Harvard Ave., Claremont. (909) 625-4808.

 

Friday, August 8

SPONTANEOUS CREATIVE WRITING Dust off your writing projects and join in for two ten-minute writing prompts and an additional hour of writing. Open to creative people working on stories, memoirs and poetry. Facilitated by Judy Kohnen. For ages 17 or older. $5. Buddhamouse Emporium, 134 Yale Ave., Claremont. (909) 626-3322.

FRIDAY NIGHTS LIVE Stroll through the Village and listen to free, live music from 6 to 9 p.m. This week’s concerts include Harmony Sisters (swing) at the Public Plaza, Marc Weller Trio (jazz) at the chamber and Vinyl Number (rock) at city hall.

 

Saturday, August 9

AUTHOR READING Daily Bulletin reporter and author David Allen will be reading from his newbook Pomona A-Z. 1 p.m. Rhino Records, 235 Yale Ave., Claremont.

 

 

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.

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