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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.

COMMUNITY & HUMAN SERVICES Commission Meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the City Council Chamber located at 225 Second St., Claremont.


Thursday, JUNE 7

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


Friday, JUNE 8

DEMOCRATIC CLUB of Claremont will hold its monthly luncheon with speaker Garland Byrum, JD, political scientist and author, who will share his perspectives on the 2012 elections. 12 p.m. LYL Gardens Restaurant, 921 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. $10 for lunch. 626-8467 or m36ring@earthlink.net. Visit www.claremontdems.org.

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 Them Kool Kats (American songbook/jazz) at the Public Plaza located at 101 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont, Claremont Voodoo Society (blues/rock) at the Claremont Chamber of Commerce located at 205 Yale Ave., Claremont and Syc Kids (rock n’ roll) at the south side of Claremont City Hall on Second and Harvard.

ROUTE 66 PARTY featuring dancing on the patio to The Ravelers, casino games, Texas hold ‘em tournament (additional fee), silent auction with over 40 theme baskets and a live auction. Presented by the Kiwanis Club of Claremont. 6:30 p.m. $35 for admission and dinner. DoubleTree Hotel, 555 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. Tickets may be purchased from Claremont Place Senior Living: 703-0259, Jess Swick Insurance: 621-2996, Sonja Stump Photography: 626-1147 or Claremont Lock and Key: 624-6772.


Saturday, JUNE 9

AUTHOR LECTURE Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Library’s California Author Series. 11 a.m. The third in a series featuring Tyler Nordgren, author of Stars Above, Earth Below, a guide to astronomy in the national parks. 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont.

BLUES & BREWS “A toe-tappin’ beer-tastin’ walk in the Village.” Several locations in the Village will participate as beer tasting sites. A portion of proceeds benefit Pomona Valley Hospital Auxiliary, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden and Shoes that Fit. 4 to 8 p.m. $35 per person in advance or $40 per person day of event (if available) at Sonja Stump Photography, 135 W. First St., Claremont. 626-1147.


Sunday, JUNE 10

AUTHOR READING Friends of the Claremont Library present Dolores Cullen, who will read from her book, Chaucer’s Pilgrims: Written in the Stars. 2 p.m. Claremont Library, 208 N. Harvard St., Claremont.

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


Monday, JUNE 11

SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE meeting will be held at 4 p.m. at the City Hall Citrus Room, 207 Harvard Ave., Claremont.


Tuesday, JUNE 12

CALIFORNIA EDUCATION Mt. San Antonio College President Bill Scroggins will discuss “Community College: Education, Jobs and the Economy.” 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.

SUPPORT GROUP monthly meeting to discuss and learn more about traumatic brain injury. Bridging the Gap Connecting Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors is a non-profit organization who support brain injured individuals, their families and caregivers. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Claremont Place Senior Living, 120 W. San Jose Ave., Claremont. E-mail tbibridge@gmial.com or call Celeste at 260-0980. Visit www.tbibridge.org.

CELEBRATION End of season celebration. Claremont Senior Computer Club. 7:30 p.m. Alexander Hughes Community Center, located at 1700 Danbury Road, Claremont.


Wednesday, JUNE 13

WORKSHOP for strategic improvisation to build skills in teamwork, creativity and communication. Develop interpersonal skills for success in sale, customer service and team management. June 13, June 23 and July 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with instructor John Fort. Alexander Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Road, Claremont. To register call 399-5490, e-mail info@regardingsolutions.com or visit regardingsolutions.com/workshops.

ARCHITECTURAL COMMISSION MEETING will be held at 7 p.m. at the City Council Chamber located at 225 W. Second St., Claremont.


Thursday, JUNE 14

TAI CHI IN THE GARDEN The low-impact exercise, safe for all adults, increases strength and flexibility, reduces stress and improves balance. Tai Chi has also been shown to lower blood pressure and increase bone density. Taught in the Wu-style of Tai Chi, every class involves warm up, proper and safe instruction of each movement and the progressive movement through the form's stages. Classes are held indoors and outdoors depending on weather conditions. Wear comfortable attire and shoes with flat soles and bring a bottle of water. No experience necessary, all are welcome to attend. 9 to 10 a.m. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont. 625-8767 ext. 224.