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CALENDAR: Scavenger hunt, Claremont Art Walk, film screening, poetry reading and more

Friday, August 7

WINE TASTING Wines with expert John Weeks. $5. 5 to 8 p.m. Vom Fass, 101 N. Indian Hill Blvd. C2-100, Claremont. (909) 399-0256.

SCAVENGER HUNT Teams of up to five can compete for prizes from local stores and bike shops. All levels and types of riders are encouraged to participate. The list of items to be found will be released at noon on August 7. Each team will have until noon on August 9 to turn in their photos. An awards ceremony will be held at Dale Bros. Brewery on August 9 from noon to 2 p.m. Grab some friends and create a team. Ride Safe. Visit pvbike.wordpress.com or email pvalleybikes@gmail.com for more information. Dale Bros. is located at 2120 Porterfield Way, Upland.

FRIDAY NIGHTS LIVE Enjoy free live music throughout the Village from 6 to 9 p.m.

CLAREMONT ART WALK Visit Claremont art galleries between 6 and 9 p.m. for artist receptions.

LIONS CLUB OF UPLAND 61st annual Fish-Steak-Corn Festival. Sirloin or salmon, endless corn on the cob, coleslaw, roll and ice cream. $20 (or $7 for children under 12). This fundraiser helps meet community needs by supporting the Foothill Family Shelter, Salvation Army, Boy Scouts and more. 4:30 to 8 p.m. Upland Memorial Park, 1100 E. Foothill Blvd., Upland.

 

Saturday, August 8

LIVE MUSIC Jack Housen & Guests perform folk music at 10 p.m. at The Press Restaurant, 129 Harvard Ave., Claremont. (909) 625-4808.

 

Sunday, August 9

BLUE STAR MUSEUM DAYS Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden (RSABG) is a participant in the National Endowment for the Arts’ Blue Star Museums program, which offers free admission for active-duty military and their families between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day. Complimentary admission will continue through Monday, September 7 and includes all active-duty US military personnel and/or up to five of their immediate family members. RSABG is also extending the free garden admission to veterans (admission fees still apply for veterans’ family members). 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont. (909) 625-8767.

 

Monday, August 10

MONDAY NIGHT CONCERTS Swing Cats Big Band performs at 7 p.m. at Memorial Park, 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont.

 

Tuesday, August 11

KING TRIVIA NIGHT Trivia game with a chance to win prizes. 9 p.m. The Press Restaurant, 129 Harvard Ave., Claremont.

 

Wednesday, August 12

DRIVERS LICENSE STUDY SESSION The Upland Library is offering drivers license self-study sessions. Library staff will provide resources to help you pass the DMV written exam. The California Driver Handbook, sample test materials and online access to practice tests will be provided. The sessions are free and will be held downstairs in the Carnegie Cultural Center from 1 to 4 p.m. Requirements: Upland Library card with Internet access and must be 18 years of age or older. Call the literacy office at (909) 931-4211 to register. Carnegie Cultural Center is located at 123 E. D St., Upland.

 

Thursday, August 13

LIVE MUSIC Baldy Mountain Jazz Band performs from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. The Press Restaurant, 129 Harvard Ave., Claremont. (909) 625-4808.

 

Friday, August 14

DAVID FOSTER WALLACE BIOPIC A film, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segal, based on Rolling Stone reporter and novelist David Lipsky’s five-day interview with acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace. Showtimes for The End of the Tour will soon be available at laemmle.com. More about the independent film will be included in the next edition of the COURIER.

FRIDAY NIGHTS LIVE Enjoy free live music throughout the Village from 6 to 9 p.m.

POETRYPALOOZA Featuring poets, artists, music and an open mic. with Rick Stepp-Bolling, Chris Alex Penalber, Rick Stepp-Bolling, Michael Ian Churchman, Scott Nichols, Christine Marie Bryant and Andrew Turner. Free to the public. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Buddhamouse Emporium, 134 Yale Ave., Claremont. (909) 626-3322.

 

Saturday, August 15

TEACHER OPEN HOUSE Free garden admission for schoolteachers and administrators and their immediate family (with ID). Explore school tour and program displays; reserve field trips. Spring reservations fill up quick. Bring your calendar to schedule a fun and educational trip for your students. 9 a.m. to noon. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont. (909) 625-8767.