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CALENDAR: Claremont events, August 15 through 23

Wednesday, AUGUST 15

TODDLER STORYTIME for children ages 18 months to 3 years and their guardians. The event includes stories, rhymes, songs and playtime. 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Claremont Library, 208 N. Harvard Blvd., Claremont. 621-4902.

PILGRIM PLACE Ernest Newborn will share his collection of turtles representing his experiences during the Civil Rights movement when he encouraged others to “come out of their shells and stick their necks out.” Resident poets will also share poetry. 7 p.m. Napier Center, 660 Avery Road, Claremont.

 

Thursday, AUGUST 16

ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION exercise program. This class is designed for people with arthritis and encourages body awareness, posture, balance, endurance and muscle strengthening. No preregistration is required. Each class is $2. 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Blaisdell Center, 440 S. College Ave., Claremont. 399-5488.

           

Friday, AUGUST 17

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 Give Up the Junk (funk/jazz) at the Public Plaza located at 101 N. Indian Hill Blvd. and John Bodie (rock/country) at the Claremont Chamber of Commerce located at 205 Yale Ave.

 

Saturday, AUGUST 18

ANGER MANAGEMENT One hour class includes lectures, workshops, yoga and breathing instruction. For ages 18 and over. 10 to 11 a.m. $25. RS Recovery Services, Inc., 445 W. Foothill Blvd. #103, Claremont. 243-9492.

 

Sunday, AUGUST 19

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

POETRY READING open mic, “Beat the Summer Heat—A Rose is a Rose.” Bring your own poetry or a favorite from Shakespeare to Stein. 3 to 5 p.m. Claremont Manor Hall, 650 W. Harrison Ave., Claremont. RSVP to helengraziano@rocketmail.com.

 

Monday, AUGUST 20

SHAKESPEARE Readers of Pomona Valley will gather to read All’s Well that Ends Well. 6 to 9 p.m. Casa de Salsa, 415 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. 229-7233.

CONCERT Monday Night Concerts at Memorial Park presents Stone Soul (‘60s and ‘70s) at 7:30 p.m. 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont.

 

Tuesday, AUGUST 21

CONCERT KSPC presents The Wild Reeds featuring Kinsey, Natalie and Sharon, who play harmony-driven folk, Americana, bluegrass and siren songs. The Los Angeles-based band utilizes banjo, guitar, harmonium, auto harp, kazoo and mandolin. The band got their start playing open mic at CK Café and at the Pomona Art Walk. 8 p.m. Rhino Records, 235 Yale Ave., Claremont.

XBOX 360 KINECT interactive video games for fun at the Claremont Library. The library will have Kinect Adventures and Kinect Sports to play at 2 p.m. Roll a bowling ball, kick a soccer ball or try track and field. With Kinect, you are the controller. Several board games will also be available to play. Free refreshments will be served. This event is for youth, ages 12 to 18. Sponsored by the Friends of the Claremont Library. 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont. 621-4902.

 

Wednesday, AUGUST 22

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

 

Thursday, AUGUST 23

ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION exercise program. This class is designed for people with arthritis and encourages body awareness, posture, balance, endurance and muscle strengthening. No preregistration is required. Each class is $2. 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Blaisdell Center, 440 S. College Ave., Claremont. 399-5488.

 

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.

 

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