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CALENDAR: $1 book sale, movie night, Art on Tap and more

Friday, August 22

BOOK SALE The Claremont Forum Bookshop and Gallery is having a $1 book sale. All books will be sold for $1. Proceeds support the Claremont Forum Prison Library Project. Noon to 7 p.m. through August 24. 586 W. First St., Claremont Packing House. (909) 626-3066.

PERFORMANCE PUPPET FRIDAYS Create shows, build different styles of puppets and perform in this workshop hosted by dA Center for the Arts. Learn about this historical art form and it’s usages to spread messages thought time. 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Ages 12 and up. $10 fee. 252 D South Main St., Pomona.

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

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 (classic rock) at the Public Plaza, Highstrung Band (blues/folk) at the chamber and Three Hour Tour Band (rock) at city hall.


Saturday, August 23

FREE FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT Granite Creek Community Church invites guests to enjoy The Lego Movie in their air-conditioned auditorium. Guests may bring blankets and chairs. Some chairs will be provided and a space will be cleared for kids, blankets and beach chairs. Refreshments will be available to purchase. 7 to 9 p.m. Granite Creek Community Church Auditorium, 1580 N. Claremont Blvd., Claremont. (909) 625-4455.

ART ON TAP Adult painting class with Otterspace Arts at Claremont Craft Ales. Paint your own version of Joshua Trees by Moonlight—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 www.otterspacearts.com. Claremont Craft Ales, 1420 N. Claremont Blvd. Ste. 204C, Claremont. (909) 625-5350.


Sunday, August 24

FARMERS MARKET Come and buy local produce, cheese and more at Claremont’s weekly farmers market. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Every Sunday, a member of City Council along with members of Claremont Flow will be on hand to answer questions. Free to the public. Corner of Second St. and Yale.

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

FOURTH SUNDAYS POETRY Come to the Claremont Public Library to hear featured readers Helene Cardona and John FitzGerald. 2 to 4 p.m. Event is free and open to the public. Light snacks will be provided and poets will have copies of their books available for purchase. 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont.


Monday, August 25

HISTORICAL IMPRESSIONIST Mt. View Republican club presents Impressionist Peter Small as Golda Meir. Enjoy this fascinating look at the first woman prime minister of Israel while having a full dinner. Dinner begins at 6:15 p.m. and show starts at 7 p.m. $15 for dinner and a show, $5 for show only. Reservations required call 909-305-3717. Located at St. Ambrose Episcopal Church, 830 West Bonita Ave., Claremont.

CONCERTS IN THE PARK Night Blooming Jazzmen performs Dixieland jazz at Memorial Park from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Free. 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont.


Tuesday, August 26

COFFEE TALK Visit the Joslyn Center for a free interactive discussion at 10 A.M. This week’s talk is Dementia: Managing difficult behaviors. 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont.

KING TRIVIA NIGHT Bring your friends. Bring your brain. Bring your friend’s brains for trivia at The Press. Starts at 9:30 p.m. but get there early because seats fill up fast. 129 Harvard Ave., Claremont.

THEATER Inland Valley Repertory Theatre (IVRT) performs Songs For a New World at Candlelight Pavilion starting today and continuing through August 29. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at ivrt.org or by calling (909) 859-4878. Candlelight Pavilion is located at 455 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont.


Wednesday, August 27

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 28

TAI CHI IN THE GARDEN Increase your strength and flexibility while taking in the beauty of the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. 9 to 10 a.m. $15 for members, $18 for public. Limit 20 students each session, preregistration is required. 909-625-8767 x224.


Friday, August 29

FRIDAY NIGHTS LIVE Stroll through the Village and listen to free, live music from 6 to 9 p.m. This week’s concerts include Ray MacNamara Steele Drums at the Public Plaza, Rushingwind Project (Native American) at the chamber and Marc Weller Trio (jazz) at city hall.

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


Saturday, August 30

INTUITIVE PAINTING Kick back and relax during a morning of intuitive painting at Buddhamouse Emporium from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. You will learn a freestyle painting method where you are encouraged to let your gut be your guide. Must be 17 and over. $40 per person. 134 Yale Ave., Claremont.

FOOD TRUCK Southern Fried Vegan will be serving up some food at Claremont Craft Ales after 4 p.m. 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Ste. 204C, 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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