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CALENDAR: Claremont 9-day events listing

Friday, March 22

ARTOON EXHIBITION The new Claremont Museum of Art arts education project gives voice to a generation of middle school students through the art of cartooning. Student-produced ARToon cartoons will be on exhibit at El Roble Intermediate School in the Multi-Purpose Room, located at 665 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont from 6 to 8 p.m. EDUCATION FUNDRAISER Friends and family of the Sycamore School Library are having a fundraising event hosted by Mrs. Nelson’s Toy and Book Shop. Enjoy an evening of fun, food and entertainment. Proceeds of sales benefit Sycamore’s library. 6 to 8 p.m. Mrs. Nelson’s, 1030 Bonita Ave., La Verne. Additionally, Eddies New York Pizzeria (1065 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont) will donate 10 percent of its sales from March 22 through 28 to the Sycamore School library—make sure to mention the Sycamore Library fundraiser.

 

Saturday, March 23

COLLEGES TOUR Visit the Claremont Colleges with a Claremont Heritage guide. The tour begins at 9:30 a.m. in front of Seaver House located at 305 N. College Ave., Claremont. The walking tour includes a 2-and-a-half hour tour of the history, architecture and people of this unique academic community of associated colleges. Emphasis is on the 2 oldest schools, Pomona College and Scripps College for Women. The tour also includes Claremont Graduate School, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd Colley and Pitzer College. The event will be canceled if raining at 8 a.m. The tour is $8 per person.

ORIGAMI Learn about origami, watch a demonstration and make simple models. Linda Adams has been doing origami since the age of 12, teaching the paper-folding technique for the last 15 years. Space is limited to 20 guests. The class is for ages 12 to 18. Sign up at the adult information desk. Free program sponsored by Friends of the Claremont Library. 2 to 3 p.m. Claremont Library Meeting Room, 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont.

 

Sunday, March 24

POETRY READING with Jericho Brown and Maurya Simon. Hosted by The Friends of the Claremont Library. 2 p.m. Claremont Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont. 621-4902.

CONCERT Sébastien Vallée conducts Mountainside Master Chorale in a performance featuring Morten Lauridsens’ “Lux Aeterna” and Theodore Dubois’ “The Last Seven Words of Christ.” 4 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults or $15 for seniors and students. Claremont United Church of Christ, 233 Harrison Ave., Claremont.

 

Monday, March 25

GOOGLE Library workshop, “Harnessing the Power of Google Scholar.” Learn tricks for basic search and advanced search strategies for using both Google Scholar and Google Books. Get the most out of your research. Noon to 1 p.m. Honnold/Mudd Library, 800 Dartmouth Ave., Claremont. 607-4352.

 

Tuesday, March 26

GENEALOGY University Club members Bob Smith, Celeste Palmer, Bill Waggener and Anne Sonner will discuss how they discovered ancestors who did remarkable things during various periods in American history. A buffet lunch is available at 11:30 a.m. for $12. Dessert and coffee is available for $6. The University Club meets each Tuesday in the Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Rd., Claremont.

CLUB ASSEMBLY An interactive opportunity for Claremont Senior Computer Club members to identify their needs and wants about future programs, education, workshops and other activities. Hosted by the Claremont Senior Computer Club. 7:30 p.m. Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Rd., Claremont. 399-5488.

LECTURE “Lifespan of a Singing Society or Talk About Holding a Note.” Six Nations Women Singing Society performs. This event is part of the Humanities Institute’s spring series. 7:30 p.m. Scripps College Performing Arts Center, Garrison Theater, 231 E. Tenth St., Claremont.

WINDS & WHIMSY Violinist Cindy Fan will open the concert with “Zigeunerweisen” (Gypsy Airs) by Sarasate and Elgar’s “Salut d’Amour,” accompanied at the piano by Jane Chen. Clarinetists Donald Blaskick and James Lytthans will perform a special arrangement for 2. The concluding number will be “Il Convegno” (The Meeting) by Ponchielli. Free admission. A free-will offering will be collected to benefit the John Walker Competition. 7:30 p.m. Claremont United Methodist Church, 211 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont.

 

Wednesday, March 27

LENTEN CONCERT SERIES Scott Anderson, a Claremont Graduate University doctorial candidate, performs on the organ. Music includes works by Mendelssohn, Frescobaldi and Trio Sonata #4 by J.S. Bach, Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C Major. 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. Claremont United Church of Christ, 233 W. Harrison Ave., Claremont.

 

Thursday, March 28

LECTURE “From Parchment to Cyberspace or Putting the Cogito into Digital Humanities.” Stephen G. Nichols of Johns Hopkins University is one of the most distinguished medievalists in the world, most notably the author of Romanesque Signs: Early Medieval Narrative and Iconography and co-editor of The New Medievalism. He has devoted much of his time since 1996 to issues of digital editions of medieval manuscripts and, more generally, to the question of the future of the book and knowledge in the digital age. 4:15 p.m. Pomona College’s Hahn 101, located at 420 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont.

THEATER FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES A collaboration of the Pomona College Department of Theatre and Dance and Fremont Middle School, Pomona College theater arts students explore theatrical styles with middle school students to create a piece based upon works of literary and cultural significance. 7:30 p.m. Pomona College’s Seaver Theatre, 300 E. Bonita Ave., Claremont. 621-8186.

 

Friday, March 29

AUTHOR READING AND SIGNING Anthony Garcia has lived in China for the past 3 and-a-half years and has accumulated many stories to share. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Buddhamouse Emporium, 134 Yale Ave., Claremont.

 

Saturday, March 30

PANCAKE BREAKFAST Hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Claremont. Proceeds benefit community programs like Shoes That Fit, Read Me and school grants. 7 to 11 a.m. at Memorial Park on Indian Hill.

NANO DAYS Celebrate NanoDays 2013 at the Claremont Public Library with students and faculty of the Pomona College Department of Physics and Astronomy, lead by their department head, Professor David Tanenbaum. NanoDays is a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering. Visitors will explore how 3D images are made, investigate new nano products and materials. There will be a special story time reading of Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who. 1 to 3 p.m. Claremont Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont. 621-4902.

 

 

Jenelle Rensch covers the calendar, arts and entertainment. Deadline: Thursday at 5 p.m., one week before publication. Include date, time, address, a contact phone number and fee for admission (if applicable). Email: calendar@claremont-courier.com. Fax: 621-4072. Address: 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Suite 205-B, Claremont, 91711. There is NO guarantee that items submitted will be published.

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