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CALENDAR: Concerts, art, workshops and more

Friday, January 15

ART MART Arts and crafts vendors fill the Claremont Packing House atrium from 5 to 9 p.m. 532 W. First St., Claremont.


Saturday, January 16

FREE BICYCLE DEMO Bicycle demos between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunset Cycles, 532 W. First St. #219, upstairs in the Claremont Packing House.

ASIAN AMERICAN EXPO 2016 Celebrating its 35th anniversary at Pomona Fairplex on Saturday, January 16 and Sunday, January 17. Kick off the year of the monkey with the largest Asian trade show with more than 1,000 vendor booths, six large exhibition halls, three unique food courts featuring over 100 food vendors and eight non-stop performance stages. Hosted at the beginning of every year to celebrate the Lunar New Year Festival, join attendees from all different backgrounds both locally and internationally. Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Pomona Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona. Presale price is $11, general admission is $12 and seniors and children may attend for $10. Visit asianamericanexpo.com for more information.

CERAMICS & PAINTINGS “John Fassbinder: Earth + Sky” opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. tonight. Show will run through January 29. Open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or by appointment. Ginger Elliott Exhibition Center at the Garner House in Memorial Park, 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont.


Sunday, January 17

FARMERS’ MARKET Rain or shine every Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Claremont Village.

OPEN AIR BICYCLE DEMO Free bicycle demo hosted by Sunset Cycles between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. at Bonelli Park, 120 Vía Verde, San Dimas. Rocky Mountain will have mountain bikes to try out and there will be leisure bikes from Linus and Fairdale.

CLAREMONT YOUNG MUSICIANS ORCHESTRA The soloist will be Thomas Hooten, principal trumpet of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra performing the Bohme Trumpet Concerto in F minor, conducted by Clyde Mitchell. 7 p.m. Admission is free. Pomona College’s Bridges Hall of Music, located at 150 E. Fourth St., Claremont.


Monday, January 18

ISRAELI FOLK DANCE A fun way to exercise with music of Israeli folk dance. Beginners group at 6:45 p.m., followed by open dancing. $6. Masonic Lodge, 227 W. Eighth St., Claremont. (909) 921-7115.


Tuesday, January 19

PILGRIM PLACE, THE FIRST 100 YEARS The speaker is Ginger Elliot, Pilgrim Place Chairman of the Board. 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.

CANDLELIGHT VIGIL in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event includes a symbolic “March on Selma” to the campus’ Peace Pole. It is sponsored by the Black Student Union, Brother’s Forum, Shades of Essence, Alpha Scholars, Latino Student Forum, Common Ground and the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life. 4:30 p.m. University of La Verne’s Interfaith Chapel, 1950 Third St., La Verne.


Wednesday, January 20

LECTURE Dr. Marcus Goodloe presents “An Evening Fit for a King,” from 5 to 7 p.m. Mr. Goodloe, the first African American to be awarded a PhD from Dallas Baptist University, has focused his research on leadership and the legacy and influence of Dr. King. He mentors professional and collegiate athletes, entertainers, entrepreneurs, educators and faith community leaders on a range of issues, including culture and interpersonal relationships, leadership and spirituality. University of La Verne’s Morgan Auditorium, 1950 Third St., La Verne.

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

GROWNUP MILK & COOKIES Guests are invited to take a trip down memory lane on Eureka’s Steal the Glass night with an adult version of a childhood favorite: milk and cookies from Firestone Walker’s 2015 Nitro Merlin and cookies from the Brown Butter Cookie Company. The recently released 2015 edition of Nitro Merlin is a barrel-aged oatmeal milk stout on nitro, rich with robust chocolate and coffee flavors. This milk stout is brewed with lactose sugar, giving the beer a creamy texture similar to milk. 6 p.m. Eureka, 580 W. First St., Claremont.

EXERCISE, NUTRITION & YOU “Every Women’s Journey.” Learn about exercise, truth vs. myth, Basal Metabolic Rate, health habits and nutritional blunders, the right kind of exercise for you, benefits of hiring a qualified personal trainer, personal program design and making it work. A free program provided by Women’s Services. Pomona Valley Health Center, 1601 N. Monte Vista Ave., Claremont. Space is limited; make a reservation by calling (909) 865-9858.


Thursday, January 21

ACTIVE CLAREMONT will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. in the Santa Fe room of the Hughes Canter, located at 1700 Danbury Rd., Claremont. The speaker will be Stephen Dunn, manager of Upland’s Cable Airport. Mr. Dunn’s topic will be a historical overview of the airport. The public is invited to attend. For information, contact (909) 621-1235.


Friday, January 22

ART MART Arts and crafts vendors fill the Claremont Packing House atrium from 5 to 9 p.m. 532 W. First St., Claremont.


Saturday, January 23

CONCERT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE In under an hour guests will be beguiled by the music of Harry Potter, two young Claremont Youth Symphony soloists, the beautifully melodic first movement of Schubert’s “Unfinished Symphony” and Maestro Robert Sage’s lesson on how to recognize the structure of some classical symphony movements. Featuring Claremont Youth Symphony Orchestra members Anselm Knecht (CYSO principal cello) and Jo Ann Sun (CYSO violinist and associate concertmaster). There will also be a “try to play a violin” table in the lobby where there will be four sizes of violins for children of all ages. 10:30 a.m.; doors open at 10 a.m. Pomona College’s Bridges Hall of Music, 150 E. Fourth St., Claremont. No reservations or tickets. Open seating.


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