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CALENDAR: Your week in 9 days; December 5 through 13

Wednesday, DECEMBER 5

POMONA COLLEGE JAZZ BAND presents a concert at 8 p.m. Pomona College’s Lyman Hall in the Thatcher Music Building, located at 340 N. College Ave., Claremont. 607-2671 or concerts@pomona.edu.


Thursday, DECEMBER 6

STUDENT VIDEO PRESENTATIONS begin at noon. Pomona College’s Oldenborg Dining Hall, located at 350 N. College Way, Claremont. kayo.yoshikawa@pomona.edu.


Friday, DECEMBER 7

GYPSY SISTERS Brows and shop the artwork by 29 artists featuring quilts, paintings, jewelry, prints, ceramics, fiber arts, metal work, paper craft, photography, boxes, dolls and more. A portion of profits benefit Claremont United Church of Christ. Friday, December 7 from 5 to 9 p.m.; Saturday, December 8 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, December 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event takes place in the CUCC basement, located at 233 Harrison Ave., Claremont.

CHRISTMAS BOUTIQUE presented by KidCare International. December 7 through 9 and December 14 through 16. Fridays 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Saturdays 5 to 8:30 p.m. and Sundays 5 to 8:30 p.m. Granite Creek Church, 1580 N. Claremont Blvd., Claremont. 624-6101.

WINTERFEST Holiday Tea at the Petterson Museum at Pilgrim Place with an exhibit featuring “The Madonna.” The showcase includes images of women and motherhood from around the world through painting, sketches and sculpture. Holiday music will be provided by classical guitarists Michael Ryan and Kevin Soderlund. 3 to 5 p.m. at the Petterson Museum, located at 730 Plymouth Road, Claremont.


Saturday, DECEMBER 8

MERRY SHARING OF MISCHIEF hosted by Master of Mischief Sheila James. An evening of performance sharing: come sing, dance, read, recite, jump rope, juggle, leap—anything goes. $10 audience donation or $5 performance donation. 7 to 9 p.m. Desserts and beverages will be provided. 548 W. First St., Claremont. 625-3333.

JOHN YORK performs in concert from 8 to 10 p.m. $10 advanced or $12 at the door. The Claremont Forum, 586 W. First St., Claremont. 626-3066.


Sunday, DECEMBER 9

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


Monday, DECEMBER 10

SHAKESPEARE READERS of Pomona Valley will meet from 6 to 9 p.m. to read the last Jacobean history play, Perkin Warbeck by John Ford, at Casa de Salsa, 414 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. 625-4154.

OPEN HOUSE and folk dance party. 7 to 10 p.m. $7 or $5 for seniors and students. Claremont Women’s Club, 343 W. Twelfth St., Claremont.


Tuesday, DECEMBER 11

SEASONAL SONGS from Around the World featuring the Claremont High School Choral Singers. 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.

HOLIDAY PARTY Claremont Senior Computer Club. 7:30 p.m. Alexander Hughes Community Center, located at 1700 Danbury Road, Claremont.


Wednesday, DECEMBER 12

SUSTAINABLE CLAREMONT Garden Club holiday party. Desserts and beverages will be provided. Exchange ideas and get gardening questions answered by experts. Door prizes and a plant exchange table will be featured. 7 to 9 p.m. Pilgrim Place Napier Center, 660 Avery Road, Claremont.  RSVP to gardenclub@sustainableclaremont.org or call 621-6381.

Mrs. nelson’s Toy & Book Shop presents “The End is Nigh Apocalypse Party.” Several authors will gather in the store for this event including Carrie Lawler Arcos, Elana K. Arnold, Nina Berry, Jennifer Bosworth, Sara Wilson Etienne, Suzanne Lazear, Gretchen McNeil, Lissa Price, Jenn Reese and Ann Stampler. 7 p.m. 1030 Bonita Ave., La Verne. 599-4558.


Thursday, DECEMBER 13

THE IPAD “A Review of the Basics” and a general Q&A session. 7 p.m. Claremont Macintosh Users Group. Hughes Community Center, 1700 N. Danbury Road, Claremont.



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, CA 91711.




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