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CALENDAR: Live music, shows, art, lectures

Friday, January 16

ART MART Visit the Claremont Packing House between 5 and 9 p.m. to shop art and craft booths. 532 W. First St., Claremont.

 

Saturday, January 17

LIVE MUSIC Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Shooter Jennings, and Special Guest Peter Harper in concert. Bridges Auditorium, 450 N. College Way, Claremont. Visit claremontfoundation.org or call (909) 607-1139 for more information.

 

Sunday, January 18

FARMER’S MARKET Shop fresh produce, organic products, arts and more at Claremont’s Farmer’s Market every Sunday between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Second Street in the Village.

MEDICINAL PLANTS HERB WALK Join experienced herbalist William Broen for a presentation featuring medicinal and edible plants native to California. Participants will learn both traditional and modern plant uses of approximately 30 species, as well as relevant folklore associated. Program is limited to 20 participants. Bring a sack lunch or snack and a water bottle. For ages 12 and over. Admission fees to the garden apply. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont. (909) 625-8767.

CINEMA SUNDAYS featuring O Brother Where Art Thou? (2000). The Press Restaurant, 129 Harvard Ave., Claremont. (909) 625-4808.

 

Monday, January 19

QIGONG Classes are held indoors and outdoors depending on weather conditions; wear comfortable attire and shoes with flat soles, bring a bottle of water. No experience necessary, all are welcome to attend. Limit 20 students each session. Preregistration is required online or at the admissions kiosk. 9 to 10 a.m. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont. (909) 625-8767, ext. 224.

 

Tuesday, January 20

COFFEE TALK Learn about senior self-defense. 10 a.m. Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont.

INVESTIGATION OF AN IE PONZI SCHEME The University Club meets Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. at the Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Rd., Claremont. $13 meeting fee includes buffet lunch. (909) 594-3111.

CLAREMONT SENIOR COMPUTER CLUB “How I Use Excel” presented by Don DeFazio. 7 to 9 p.m. Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Rd., Claremont.

KING TRIVIA NIGHT The Press Restaurant offers a trivia game night every Wednesday at 9 p.m. 129 Harvard Ave., Claremont.

 

Wednesday, January 21

ZEN MEDITATION 7:30 to 9 a.m. McAlister Center for Religious Activities, 919 Columbia Ave., Claremont. (909) 621-8685.

TRIBE365 YOGA Christian-based hatha yoga session, open to beginners and advanced students. Utilize the hour for prayer, worship, movement and meditation on scripture. 7 to 8 p.m. $10. Of the Word, 532 W. First St. #202, Claremont Packing House.

 

Thursday, January 22

ART AFTER HOURS View the current exhibitions beginning at 5 p.m. with live music co-sponsored by KSPC at 9 p.m. Pomona College Museum of Art, 333 N. College Way, Claremont. (909) 607-7543.

THE CURRENT POLITICAL SCENE Presentation by author William Kristol. Noon to 1 p.m. Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, 385 E. Eight St., Claremont. (909) 621-8244.

 

Friday, January 23

PRESENCE IN PERFORMANCE Presented by the Pomona College Dance Program. 12:15 to 1:05 p.m. presentation: Quiet Eye Training with Joan Vickers in the?Rose Hills Theatre, Smith Campus Center—feel free to bring lunch. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. workshop: The Art of Breathing with Jessica Wolf in the?Pendleton Dance Center, Upper Studio.

4 to 6 p.m. workshop: Motion in Stillness with Erik Bendix.?Pendleton Dance Center, Upper Studio. All events are free, but advanced registration is required: dance.pomona.edu. Pomona College’s Pendleton Dance Center, 210 E. Second St., Claremont.

ART MART Visit the Claremont Packing House between 5 and 9 p.m. to shop art and craft booths. 532 W. First St., Claremont.

 

Saturday, January 24

SOWING, SEEDING & PLANTING A free workshop at Grow Native Nursery, covering proper planting techniques for a thriving native plant garden. For ages 15 and older. 10 to 11 a.m. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden’s Grow Native Nursery, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont. (909) 625-8767. 

PRESENCE IN PERFORMANCE Presented by the Pomona College Dance Program.

10 a.m. to noon workshop: Quiet Eye Training with Joan Vickers in the Rains Center Gymnasium. 1 to 3 p.m. workshop: Stillness in Motion with Erik Bendix in the Pendleton Dance Center, Upper Studio. 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. workshop: The Art of Breathing with Jessica Wolf in the Pendleton Dance Center, Upper Studio. 5:30 to 6 p.m. wrap-up: Discussion with the presenters in the Pendleton Dance Center, Upper Studio. All events are free, but advanced registration is required: dance.pomona.edu. Pomona College’s Pendleton Dance Center, 210 E. Second St., Claremont.

CLAREMONT SYMPHONY’S Concert for Young People featuring George Kleinsinger's beloved classic Tubby the Tuba. Les Woodson will play the tuba and Philip Nash will narrate. Also on the program are the winners of the Claremont Youth Symphony Concerto Competition. Kyra Madunich will play the Flute Concerto No. 1, 1st movement by Mozart. The 1st movement of Max Bruch's Violin Concerto will be played by Talia Knecht and Juan Alvarez will play the Trumpet Concerto by Alexander Artunian. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Bridges Hall of Music, 150 E. Fourth St., Claremont. (909) 596-5979.

ALBERT MCNEIL JUBILEE SINGERS As part of Pilgrim Place’s centennial celebrations, the world-traveling Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers will present a program remembering the struggles for freedom, justice, equality and peace around the world in which many Pilgrim Place residents were deeply involved. It will also specifically recognize Pilgrim Place residents The Rev. Dr. Jim and Dr. Louilyn Hargett, their civil rights contributions and role in SCLC, and their decades of close relations with Dr. McNeil and Dr. King. See amjsla.org for a description of this famous group of singers. The event will be free admission with an offering all of which will be used to partially recoup the fee Pilgrim Place is paying to the Singers. 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. Claremont United Church of Christ, 233 W. Harrison Ave., Claremont. (909) 626-1201.