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Hot tip: Thursday, FEBRUARY 7

FILM SCREENING hosted by Claremont Modern featuring People in Glass House: The Legacy of Joseph Eichler and a short film on the Monsanto Home of the Future, which appeared in 1957 at Disneyland's Tomorrowland exhibit. 7 to 9 p.m. $10. Seeley G. Mudd Theater at Claremont School of Thology, 1325 N College Ave., Claremont. 621-0848 or info@claremontheritage.org.

 

 

Wednesday, JANUARY 30

FRED CLAIRE From sportswriter to publicity director to executive vice president and general manager, Fred Claire has been involved with the Los Angeles Dodgers for 30 years and has many stories to tell. In celebration of his recent book, Mr. Claire will share his experiences at the Claremont Place Senior Living Life Long Learning Series. 10:30 a.m. to noon. 120 W. San Jose Ave., Claremont. 447-5259.

AFTERNOON CHARITY TEA hosted by the Women’s Club of Claremont. Proceeds benefit “Shoes That Fit.” 1 to 3 p.m. $10 donation. 323 W. Twelfth St., Claremont. 624-5979.

CIVIL WAR “Battle Hymn of a Freedman: African American Soldiers in the Civil War,” presented by composer C. Anthony Bush, PhD. 6:45 p.m. Marion Miner Cook Athenaeum, Claremont McKenna College, 101 S. Mills Ave., Claremont.

 

Thursday, JANUARY 31

SPIRITUAL GROUP for reading, discussion and meditation. Participants will read from Pema Chodren, followed by a silent meditation. The session will end with a brief discussion about the reading. 4:30 to 6 p.m. Free to the public. Buddhamouse Emporium, 134 Yale Ave., Claremont.

           

Friday, FEBRUARY 1

ART GALLERIES Grand opening of The Village Attic located at 217 W. First Street and The Colony at Loft204 in the Claremont Packing House, 532 W. First Street. Receptions begin at 6 p.m.

 

Saturday, FEBRUARY 2

E-WASTE ROUNDUP Household hazardous waste drop-off including batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, TVs, computer monitors, computers, VCRs, stereos and cell phones. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Claremont Corporate Yard, 1616 Monte Vista Ave., Claremont. For more information, contact the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works at 1-888-CLEAN LA or www.CleanLA.com or the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County at 1-800-238-0172 or www.lacsd.org.

ABBY ROAD Beatles tribute concert, which will benefit Our Lady of the Assumption School. 7 p.m. $25 to $35. Garrison Theater, 231 W. Tenth St., Claremont. 973-3167.

 

Sunday, FEBRUARY 3

BIRD WATCHING with Pomona Valley Audubon Society. Bring binoculars and meet at the entrance of Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont, at 8 a.m. There is no charge to enter the garden with the Audubon group. Families are welcome.

COMIC BOOK & COLLECTIBLES SHOW featuring live music, door prizes, new and vintage comic books, graphic novels, original art, prints, action figures, games and collectibles. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission. Claremont Packing House, 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, FEBRUARY 4

EMERGENCY TRAINING Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) trainers will offer a short course for individuals and families on how to prepare for emergencies when emergency responders are overwhelmed or unavailable to assist in a disaster like an earthquake. Topics will include evacuation plans, managing utilities and putting together emergency supplies. The goal is to encourage residents to reach out to neighbors and gather contact information, identify special needs, create a critical skills inventory and locate essential tools. 7 p.m. Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 435 Berkeley Ave., Claremont. 626-3596. 

 

Tuesday, FEBRUARY 5

ROUTE 66 Claudia and Alan Heller will describe their adventures on the historic Route 66 and their recent book on the subject. 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.

LECTURE “Tiles from the Takht-i Sulaiman: The Sole Surviving Seasonal Mongol Palace” presented by John Hirx, senior conservator at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. This event is part of the Tuesday Noon Academy. Noon. Malott Commons Hampton Room, 345 E. Ninth St. Claremont.

BANKING Judy Campanella will discuss Chase Bank, electronic banking services and more. Claremont Senior Computer Club. 7:30 p.m. Alexander Hughes Community Center, located at 1700 Danbury Road, Claremont.

 

Wednesday, FEBRUARY 6

LECTURE Professor Najeeba Syeed-Miller of Claremont School of Theology and Lincoln University will be speaking on “A Muslim Peacemaker’s Perspective.” Professor Syeed-Miller was born in one of the most violent regions of the world in Kashmir located between Hindu India and Muslim Pakistan. Her origins inspired her to dedicate her life to conflict-resolution and peacemaking. She has received numerous awards for her work in interracial, gang and interfaith conflicts. 11 a.m. to noon. Free admission. Pilgrim Place’s Decker Hall.

DANCE WORKSHOP Rosario Sammartino, international director of the Tamalpa Institute, leads the workshop “If Your Body Could Speak: An Introduction to the Life/Art Process.” 2:45 p.m. Free. Scripps College’s Vita Nova Lecture Hall, Room 100 at 1030 Columbia Ave., Claremont.

 

Thursday, FEBRUARY 7

REMBRANDT CLUB “Self-Help Graphics” with Evonne Gallardo, director of Self-Help Graphics. This unique institution was founded by a nun to support Latino arts and culture in Los Angeles. Ms. Gallardo will showcase the artists and programs of the thriving group. 1:30 p.m. Pomona College’s Thatcher Music Building, Lyman Hall located at 340 N. College Ave., Claremont.

FILM SCREENING hosted by Claremont Modern featuring People in Glass House: The Legacy of Joseph Eichler and a short film on the Monsanto Home of the Future, which appeared in 1957 at Disneyland's Tomorrowland exhibit. 7 to 9 p.m. $10. Seeley G. Mudd Theater at Claremont School of Thology, 1325 N College Ave., Claremont. 621-0848 or info@claremontheritage.org.

Charles Krauthammer, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, speaks as part of the 7th annual Elizabeth Hubert Malott Public Affairs Program. Mr. Krauthammer will comment on current events at 7:30 p.m. in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center, 231 E. 10th St., 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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