CALENDAR: Your week in Claremont July 18-26
Wednesday, JULY 18
DR. SUE’S TRAVELING Insect and Arthropod Zoo. Children will get a chance to see millipedes, centipedes and arachnids. 3 p.m. Claremont Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont. 621-4902.
Thursday, JULY 19
CURRENT EVENTS weekly social discussion group. 10 to 11:30 a.m. Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont. 399-5488.
GARDEN GROOVE featuring the band, Remember Then, at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $3 to $10. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in the California Courtyard, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont. Visit www.rsabg.org for more event information.
Friday, JULY 20
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 email firstname.lastname@example.org. This week’s performances include Sligo Rags (Celtic) at the Public Plaza located at 101 N. Indian Hill Blvd.; Remember Then (oldies) at the Claremont Chamber of Commerce located at 205 Yale Ave.; and Los Whateveros (roots rock) on the south side of city hall on the corner of Second and Harvard.
Saturday, JULY 21
SUSTAINABILITY DIALOG hosts a discussion on how the Claremont community can respond and adapt to global warming and other challenges. 10 a.m. Claremont Public Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont.
CONCERTS UNDER THE STARS, a fundraiser for the Claremont Young Musicians Orchestra at the Hafif estate with music featuring Silverados (R&B/jazz). $55 to benefit CYMO (tax deductible). Dinner is presented by Walter’s Restaurant. For more information, call 624-3614.
Sunday, JULY 22
LIVE JAZZ band String Theory will perform on the Blue Fin patio at 2 p.m. 665 E. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. 946-1398.
POETRY READING with Taoli-Ambika Talwar and Los P. Jones. Ms. Talwar, originally form India, is an educator, published author and artist who has written poetry since her teen years. Ms. Jones hosts “Poets Café” on 90.7 KPFK radio. 2 p.m. Claremont Library Meeting Room, 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont. 621-4902.
Monday, JULY 23
EXERCISE Active adult chair exercise weekly program. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Alexander Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Road, Claremont. 399-5488.
Tuesday, JULY 24
TELEVISION COMEDY John Moffitt will relate his experiences with early and current TV comedians and share funny film clips and his insights as a producer and director. He worked as the director of the Ed Sullivan Show and directed and produced the Dick Van Dyke Show, the annual Emmy Awards, American Music Awards, Hollywood Squares and more. He has been nominated 14 times for Emmy awards and won twice. 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.
KSPC PRESENTS the “Four at Eight” concert series at Rhino Records featuring musician Franklin Bruno, who was the lead singer for Upland’s Nothing Painted Blue. He had numerous releases on Shimmy Disc, Simple Machines and Shrimper. Last year he released his second record with The Mountain Goat’s John Darnielle on Merge records as The Extra Lens. He has had a long-running solo career and has a record coming in the fall on Shrimper by his new band, The Human Hearts. 8 p.m. Free, all ages welcome. Rhino Records, 235 Yale Ave., Claremont. Visit www.kspc.org.
Wednesday, JULY 25
SWAZZLE PUPPET COMPANY presents “The Court Jester and the Story Dreamer.” Children and parents are invited to this lively and interactive puppet show that will let the audience choose the plot and conclusion of the show. 3 p.m. Claremont Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont. 621-4902.
Thursday, JULY 26
GARDEN GROOVE featuring the band, Squeakin’ Wheels, at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $3 to $10. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in the California Courtyard, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont. Visit www.rsabg.org for more event information.
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