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CALENDAR: Your week in 9-days, from September 12 to 20

Wednesday, SEPTEMBER 12

FRUIT CARVING with a demonstration and hands on practice. Appetizers and beverages will be served. 3 p.m. Claremont Place Senior Living, 120 W. San Jose Ave., Claremont. RSVP by calling 447-5259.

SUSTAINABLE CLAREMONT GARDEN CLUB’S first official meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at Pilgrim Place’s Napier Center. There is no fee for attending and everyone is welcome. Bob Perry will discuss “Designing Residential Water-Wise Gardens.” Pilgrim Place is located at 625 Mayflower Road, Claremont. Visit www.sustainableclaremont.org for more information.

 

Thursday, SEPTEMBER 13

YESTERYEAR’S CAFÉ monthly gathering for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias as well as their families, caregivers and other professionals. 10:30 a.m. to noon. This event is open to the public and is free of charge. Claremont Place Senior Living, 120 W. San Jose Ave., Claremont. RSVP at 447-5259.

THE ROAD AHEAD Learn about the route that Bob and Jan Tranquada chose and gain a better understanding of the potential costs and needs that may arise as we age. Optional home tours will follow the presentation and a buffet lunch. 11 a.m. Mt. San Antonio Gardens, 900 E. Harrison Ave., Pomona. Reservations are required, call 399-1279.

TONY SHEETS will give a presentation titled “Art and Fair, a 90-Year Celebration,” focusing on the LA County Fair Art Building, which held art exhibitions designed by famed artists Millard Sheets and Rick Petterson. Today, Tony Sheets, the youngest son of Millard Sheets, continues the tradition. This year’s show highlights the finest moments in the history of the Millard Sheets Center for the Arts. This event is a luncheon hosted by Scripps Fine Arts Foundation. Noon. $25 for lunch; the presentation is free to attend. Hampton Room of the Malott Commons, 1030 Columbia Ave., Claremont. Make reservations by calling 732-9022.

ART FESTIVAL EXTRAVAGANZA Tour Claremont Place Senior Living and see a showcase of local and residents’ art. Art demonstrations and musicians will be featured. Wine and cheese will be served. 3 to 6 p.m. Claremont Place, 120 W. San Jose Ave., Claremont. RSVP by calling 447-5259.

DINNER & JAZZ ON THE GREEN Claremont Manor will be hosting a dinner and dance event for community seniors over the age of 60. The event will feature appetizers, a gourmet dinner, dessert and tours of the Manor. A concert of nostalgic hits by the Stardust Trio and a dancing demonstration by professional Arthur Murry swing dancers will take place. Guests are welcome to join in the dancing. 4 p.m. Free valet parking will be provided. Reservations are required. Call 626-1227, ext. 154.

OPERATING SYSTEM Claremont Macintosh Users Group will be meeting at the Hughes Center at 7 p.m. to discuss “What’s New in Apple’s Newest Version of its Operating System.” Padua Room, 1700 Danbury Road, Claremont. For more information, call 626-2045.

           

Friday, SEPTEMBER 14

FLOWER ARRANGING demonstration hosted by Claremont Place. Learn the latest trends in flower arranging from a local florist. Each participant will go home with a bouquet. 10 a.m. Claremont Place Senior Living, 120 W. San Jose Ave., Claremont. RSVP by calling 447-5259.

CELTIC LAWN CONCERT featuring Celtic Spring, a family of Irish fiddlers and step dancers. 5:30 p.m. Free. Bowling Green at Scripps College, 1030 Columbia Ave., Claremont. 607-7177.

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 All Beatles, Lost Ravelers at the Public Plaza located at 101 N. Indian Hill Blvd., US 99 (oldies) at the Claremont Chamber of Commerce located at 205 Yale Ave. and Drowsey Maggie (folk) on the south side of City Hall at Second and Harvard.

 

Saturday, SEPTEMBER 15

WALKING TOUR of the Claremont Colleges. The 2 and a half hour tour explores the history, architecture and people of this unique academic community of associated colleges. $8. Meet at 9:30 a.m. in front of the Seaver House located at 305 N. College Ave., Claremont. For reservations and more information, call 621-0848 or visit www.claremontheritage.org.

CONSTITUTION WEEK CELEBRATION with the California State Society Sons of the Revolution and Daughters of the American Revolution. The event will feature speakers and patriotic music. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Punch and cookies will be served. Claremont City Hall patio, located at 207 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont.

TEDDY BEAR CLINIC Citrus Valley Medical Center, Queen of the Valley Education Department and the Claremont Library present a free drop-in program for preschool and school-age children. This event is designed to help children become familiar with doctor visits and the health care environment. Bring your child’s favorite stuffed animal or doll to visit the doctor. 10 a.m. to noon. Claremont Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont. 621-4902.

AUTHOR BOOK-SIGNING with Paula Priamos, who will discuss her new book The Shyster’s Daughter, a story of love, crime and the bond between father and daughter. Ms. Priamos will be donating copies of her book to the Claremont Forum’s Prison Library Project, which provides free reading materials to inmates nationwide. 5:30 p.m. The Claremont Forum Bookshop, 586 W. First St., Claremont.

 

Sunday, SEPTEMBER 16

KIWANIS CLUB PANCAKE BREAKFAST in partnership with Claremont High School. 7 to 11 a.m. $5 donation. Memorial Park, 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont.

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

 

Monday, SEPTEMBER 17

SHAKESPEARE READERS will meet to read The Merchant of Venice from 6 to 9 p.m. at Casa de Salsa, 415 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont.

 

Tuesday, SEPTEMBER 18

ARTIST’S EXPERIENCE and encounters in Claremont since 1962 with sculptor and painter Barbara Beretich. She was a student at Claremont Graduate School and directed Claremont’s Gallery Eight in the early 1970s. Ms. Beretich’s life-size sculpture of a horse was once displayed as a public art piece on the corner of Indian Hill Boulevard and Harrison Avenue. 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.

WINE TASTING with a presentation by geologist Brian Elliott, who will discuss his adventures in Alaska. Guests are encouraged to bring appetizers and/or wine to share. This event is hosted by Los Serranos Group of the Sierra Club. Donations will be accepted. 5:30 p.m. in the Garden Room at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont.

UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION of Pomona Valley presents speaker Takako Mino, who is the operations director of Public Debate Foundation for Africa and a high school teacher. She will share her experiences of traveling to 5 African countries to establish public debate programs in primary and secondary schools. Refreshments will be served. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Porter Hall at Pilgrim Place, 601 Mayflower Drive, Claremont. 626-2858.

COMPUTER BACKUP Gene Barlow of Webinar will discuss how to organize your hard drive and backup your documents. Claremont Senior Computer Club. 7:30 p.m. Alexander Hughes Community Center, located at 1700 Danbury Road, Claremont.

LECTURE on “Social Media Wars in Revolutionary Egypt,” presented by Linda Herra, associate professor of education policy, organization and leadership. 7:30 p.m. Garrison Theater, Scripps College Performing Arts Center, located at 241 E. Tenth St., Claremont.

 

Wednesday, SEPTEMBER 19

ACTIVE ADULT CHAIR EXERCISE free weekly exercise program. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Alexander Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Road, Claremont. 399-5488.

 

Thursday, SEPTEMBER 20

TAI CHI IN THE GARDEN from 9 to 10 a.m. at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont. Register by calling 625-8767.

 

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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