CALENDAR: September 28 through October 4
Friday, SEPTEMBER 28
TIP-A-COP Pomona, Upland and Montclair Police officers act as waiters at Casa de Salsa on Friday, September 28. When you tip your cop server, they donate all gratuities to House of Ruth, which provides services to women and children victimized by domestic violence. 5 p.m. to midnight. Casa de Salsa, 415 W. Foothill Blvd. #321, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. This week’s performances include Average Jazz Band at the Public Plaza located at 101 N. Indian Hill Blvd. and Steve Rushingwind Band at the Claremont Chamber of Commerce located at 205 Yale Ave.
Saturday, SEPTEMBER 29
PEACE CORPS information session. The Peace Corps is looking for volunteers in education, business, computer science, ecology, agriculture, health and science. A Los Angeles recruiter will discuss the rewards, challenges and opportunities of service in the Peace Corps. There is no upper age limit to volunteer. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Claremont Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont. 621-4902.
CLAREMONT MODERN Lecture with Hicks Stone, son of famed architect Edward Durell Stone and author of Edward Durell Stone—A Son’s Untold Story of a Legendary Architect. Mr. Stone will speak on his fathers work and discuss the impact he had in Claremont. A book-signing will follow the presentation. 1 to 3 p.m. Claremont University Consortium Campus Center, 101 S. Mills Ave., Claremont. RSVP to email@example.com. 621-0848.
POMONA-PITZER ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME Induction Dinner at 6 p.m. $20 per person. Pomona College Blue Room in the Frank Dining Hall, located at 260 E. Bonita Ave., Claremont. For more information, contact Kirk Reynolds at 621-8429 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, SEPTEMBER 30
LIVE JAZZ performance on the Blue Fin patio at 2 p.m. 665 E. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. 946-1398.
Monday, OCTOBER 1
SUSTAINABLE CLAREMONT Fourth annual meeting. Joan Harper, Coordinator of Fair Trade LA will speak on “Fair Trade in Southern California and Globally.” Local fair trade vendors will host a fair trade expo. Awards will be presented for outstanding participation in local sustainability. Refreshments will be served. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Padua Hills Theatre, 4467 Padua Ave., Claremont. For more information, visit www.sustainableclaremont.org.
Tuesday, OCTOBER 2
MYSTERIOUS LICHENS in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, presented by Erin A. Tripp, research scientist at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. Ms. Tripp will describe recent studies at the park that have added nearly 400 species to the preserve’s known inhabitants, calling into question how much we really know about the biology of our own backyards. This program is free to attend. A buffet lunch is available at 11:45 a.m. for $12. 12:30 p.m. in the Alexander Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Road, Claremont.
BOARD GAMES Teens are invited to play traditional board games and card games with friends and family at the Claremont Library. 3:30 to 5 p.m. Free. 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont. 621-4902.
BOWEN LECTURE School of Education Studies presents Jack Scott, recently retired chancellor of the California Community Colleges, who will give a talk on “California’s Disinvestment in Higher Education.” 7 p.m. Free. Claremont Graduate University’s Albrecht Auditorium, located at 925 N. Dartmouth Ave., Claremont.
ASK THE GURUS Keith Eberhard of Eberhard Computers will give an update on networks and viruses. Claremont Senior Computer Club. 7:30 p.m. Alexander Hughes Community Center, located at 1700 Danbury Road, Claremont.
WOMEN, WAR & PEACE Award-winning filmmaker Abigail Disney will discuss “War and the Power of Women’s Voices.” 7:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Scripps College’s Garrison Theater, 231 E. Tenth St., Claremont.
Wednesday, OCTOBER 3
MEET THE PRESS “Tips for Successfully Publicizing Your Organization and Events,” hosted by the Claremont Community Coordinating Council. Kathryn Dunn, managing editor of the Claremont COURIER, and Wes Woods, city reporter with the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, will present helpful tips for working with your group’s local news media. Bring information about your organization’s upcoming activities and events for the network table. Noon at the Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Road. Lunch is $8 with reservation or $10 at the door. RSVP is required by Friday, September 28. Email email@example.com.
DIGITAL/SOCIAL MEDIA and Music Communities from Katrina to Occupy, presented by M. Sam Cronk, Claremont Fellow and Visiting Scholar, Claremont College. Noon in the Hampton Room, Malott Commons at Scripps College, 1030 Columbia Ave., Claremont.
Thursday, OCTOBER 4
ROBOT DANCING Barry Werger, who recently did a teaching tour of southern California, will demonstrate the competitive art of robot dancing. Rembrandt Club 2012 Junior Art Award winner, Juliette Walker, will also present a report on her project toward her senior thesis, “Creating Social Space Through Pie Making and Letter Writing, Addison, Wisconsin.” Tea will be served. 1:30 p.m. Lyman Hall, Thatcher Music Building, 340 N. College Ave., Claremont.
BIRD IDENTIFICATION meeting with the Pomona Valley Audubon Society. Alan Muchlinski, emeritus professor of biology and Acting Director of Research Development at California State University Los Angeles, has been involved in charting the invasion of the eastern fox squirrel into the local area. He will give an update on this phenomena and what the future may hold. The meeting is open to the public at no charge. Refreshments will be served. 7 p.m. at the Alexander Hughes Center’s Padua Room, 1700 Danbury Road, Claremont.
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