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CALENDAR: Your week in Claremont—August 1-9

Wednesday, AUGUST 1

BUBBLES GALORE Kids activity to learn the science of bubbles. 3 p.m. Claremont Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont. 621-4902.

MEDITATION Chi Gong meditation class with Marianna Giordano, who has over 20 years teaching experience. Attendees will be led through a series of soothing movements and meditations that reduce stress and increase the ability to balance energy and find relaxation. 6 to 7 p.m. $10. Buddahmouse Emporium, 134 Yale Ave., Claremont. mariannamagic@yahoo.com. 626-3322.


Thursday, AUGUST 2

GARDEN GROOVE featuring the band Doc Rock-It 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, AUGUST 3

ART WALK featuring a one-night-only exhibit of landscapes by Ian Ely Fine Art Photography. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Sonja Stump Photography, 135 W. First St., Claremont.

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 contact@claremontchamber.org. This week’s performances include Carl Schafer (jazz) at the Public Plaza located at 101 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Slinker (indie/power-pop/rock) at the Claremont Chamber of Commerce located at 205 Yale Ave. and Minus One Reality (rock/indie) at the south side of city hall on Second and Harvard.


Saturday, AUGUST 4

WALKING TOUR of the Village with Claremont Heritage. Learn about the Village, Victorian, college and commercial buildings. The 2-hour tour begins at 10 a.m. in front of the Depot located at 200 W. First St., Claremont. $5 per person. For reservations or more information call 621-0848, email info@claremontheritaage.org or visit www.claremontheritage.org.


Sunday, AUGUST 5

COMIC BOOK SHOW featuring collectibles, art, free giveaways, demonstrations and live music from Adam West the Bat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 532 W. First St., Claremont.

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


Monday, AUGUST 6

CONCERT Monday Night Concerts at Memorial Park presents Kulayd (doo-wop/Motown) at 7:30 p.m. 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont.


Tuesday, AUGUST 7

CONCERT KSPC presents Sam McPheeters, who was the lead singer of Born Against, Men’s Recovery Project and Wrangler Brutes. He was also the founder of Vermiform Records. His writing has appeared in publications like the Huffington Post and OC Weekly. He will be reading from his first published book, The Loom of Ruin. 8 p.m. Rhino Records, 235 Yale Ave., Claremont.


Wednesday, AUGUST 8

BALLOONS Mr. Twister the Balloon Man will appear at the final Summer Reading Program show. 3 p.m. Free. Claremont Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont. 621-4902.

PADUA HILLS THEATER presents “Hot Tequila Nights,” featuring an evening of traditional music, dance, cuisine and artisanal tequilas from Mexico. 6 to 9 p.m. $45 per person. All proceeds go to Claremont Heritage and its mission to preserve the Padua Hills Theater. Tickets can be purchased at www.claremontheritage.org or at Heirloom located at 175 N. Indian Hill Blvd. Unit B 101A, Claremont. The event will be held at 4467 Padua Ave., Claremont. For more information, contact Claremont Heritage at 621-0848.


Thursday, AUGUST 9

MUSIC Deluxe and Barrett (blues/country/pre-war jazz) will perform Thursday evening at Eureka! Gourmet Burgers & Craft Beer. 580 W. First St., Claremont. 445-8875.


Jenelle Rensch covers the calendar, arts and entertainment. Deadline: At least one week before date of the event. Include date, time, address, a contact phone number and fee for admission (if applicable). Phone: 621-4761. Email: calendar@claremont-courier.com. Fax: 621-4072. There is NO guarantee that all items submitted will be published. Address: 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Suite 205-B, Claremont, 91711.