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CALENDAR: 9-day Claremont event planner

Wednesday, MAY 30

WRITING social group at the Joslyn Center. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont. 399-5488.


Thursday, MAY 31

TAI CHI in the Garden. Increase strength and flexibility with this low-impact exercise safe for all adults. Classes are held outdoors (or indoors, depending on weather). Wear comfortable attire and shoes with flat soles and bring a water bottle. 9 to 10 a.m. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont. 625-8767 ext. 224.

CURRENT EVENTS Weekly social group to discuss current events. 10 to 11:30 a.m. Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont. 399-5488.


Friday, JUNE 1

FRIDAY NIGHTS LIVE Bands will perform every Friday evening this summer from 6 to 9 p.m. Bring folding chairs and enjoy the free entertainment each week in the Village. For more information, call the Claremont Chamber of Commerce at 621-1681 or e-mail contact@claremontchamber.org. This week’s performances include Dynamite Dawson at the Public Plaza located at 101 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont and the Carl Schaffer Quartet at the Claremont Chamber of Commerce located at 205 Yale Ave., Claremont, plus a special Claremont Depot concert featuring the Claremont High School Band and Orchestra.


Saturday, JUNE 2

E-WASTE COLLECTION fundraiser for Claremont High School Classes of 2013, 2014 and 2015. Recyclable electronics including television sets, computer monitors, fax machines, scanners, cell phones, laptops, vacuums, cameras, printers, VCRs, DVD players, computers, etc. are all acceptable for collection. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Prudential Wheeler Steffen Real Estate, Inc., located at 500 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. 556-7271.

CONCERT Claremont Presbyterian Church Sanctuary Choir aims to “evoke thoughts of beauty, contemplation, praise and reflection” in their performance “Thy Dwelling Place,” featuring Sean Hughes (bass), Kathryn Lillich (soprano) and Ana Maria Maldonado (cello). 7 p.m. The performance is free of charge; a freewill offering is appreciated. Claremont Presbyterian Church, 1111 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont. 624-9693.


Sunday, JUNE 3

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

COMIC BOOK and Collectibles Show featuring art demonstrations, private collectors, book publishers, free giveaways and more. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission. Packing House, 532 W. First St., Claremont.


Monday, JUNE 4

CARD MAKING Weekly social group. 10 to 11:30 a.m. Blaisdell Center, 440 S. College Ave., Claremont. 399-5488.


Tuesday, JUNE 5

WATER Scott Slater, a California shareholder in Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, the nation’s leading water practice firm, will discuss “Cadiz, a Water Project for Our Future.” Mr. Slater will describe a multi-million dollar water project in the high desert. This program is free to attend. A buffet lunch is available at 11:45 a.m. for $12. Dessert and coffee is available for $5. The University Club meets each Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. in the Alexander Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Road, Claremont. 625-4344.

AUTHOR TOUR Macmillan’s Fierce Reads Tour makes a stop at Mrs. Nelson’s Toy and Book Shop featuring a panel of authors: Anna Banks, Leigh Bardugo, Jennifer Bosworth, Emmy Laybourne, Marissa Meyer and Jessica Brody. 7 p.m. Free admission. 1030 Bonita Ave., La Verne. 599-4558.

PHOTO CONTEST Photo contest results and awards. Claremont Senior Computer Club. 7:30 p.m. Alexander Hughes Community Center, located at 1700 Danbury Road, Claremont.


Wednesday, JUNE 6

KIDS CLUB “Family Magic and Comedy” with Jersey Jim, who uses humor and audience participation to create a good time for the whole family. 10 a.m. Free kids program open to the public. Montclair Plaza. 626-2501.


Thursday, JUNE 7

POLICE COMMISSION MEETING 7 p.m. at the City Council Chamber located at 225 W. Second St., Claremont.