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Friday, June 14

FRIDAY NIGHTS LIVE Dine downtown, then stroll the Village to hear free live music performances from 6 to 9 p.m. This week’s performers include Sugar Mountain Mamas (Public Plaza), Tannin’s (Claremont Chamber) and Technopagan (City Hall).

 

Saturday, June 15

CLAREMONT MODERN 2013 film series screens Eames: The Architect and the Painter. Co-sponsored by Claremont Heritage and the Arts Council of the Claremont School of Theology. A discussion will follow. 7 to 9 p.m. in the Claremont School of Theology’s Mudd Theater, 1325 N. College Ave. Suggested donation of $10. 621-0848. www.claremontheritage.org.

CLAREMONT FOLK FESTIVAL featuring live music, workshops, kid-friendly activities, garden tours, art vendors, craft booths and gourmet food and libations. The musical line-up includes David Lindley, Henry Rollins, Janet Klein and her Parlor Boys, Peter Harper, Moira Smiley and Voco, Leon Mobley with Da Lion and more. The festival opens at 10 a.m. Tickets are $25 for general admission, children 12 years and under may attend for free. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont. For more information, visit www.folkmusiccenter.com, www.facebook.com/folkmusiccenter or call 624-2928.

 

Sunday, June 16

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

PLANES OF FAME Air Museum offers free admission for dads on Father’s Day today. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission is $11, $4 for children ages 5 to 11 years and free for children under 5 years old. 7000 Merrill Ave. #17, Chino. www.planesoffame.org. 597-3722.

 

Monday, June 17

SHAKESPEARE READERS of Pomona Valley will meet from 6 to 9 p.m. at Casa de Salsa to read the first half of Hamlet. Casa de Salsa, 415 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. For more information, call 625-4154.

BEAT THE HEAT, BABY The community wading pools, available to children 5 and under, open today at Memorial Park (Monday through Friday) and Wheeler Park (Monday, Wednesday and Friday). The El Barrio Park wading pool opens tomorrow  (Tuesday and Thursday). Pools will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on their respective days. The wading pool season operates through Friday, August 23. For information, including weekend rentals, call 399-5490.

 

Tuesday, June 18

ARCHAEOLOGY Tom Helliwell of Harvey Mudd College will discuss how 2 scholars deciphered mysterious clay tablets found in 1900 on Crete. The decipherment, completed in 1952, is considered one of the great intellectual achievements of the 20th century. 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 at the Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Rd., Claremont.

 

Wednesday, June 19

SUMMER READING PROGRAM Celebrate the Claremont Library Summer Reading Program with an animal magic show by John Abrams encompassing comedy, magic, music and live exotic pets. Recommended for grades K-8. Sign-up is required. This program is co-sponsored by Friends of the Claremont Library. 2 and 3 p.m. Claremont Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont. 621-4902.

LEVITT ON THE LAWN Scripps College presents The Adanfo Ensemble, a group of musicians and dancers from Ghana, who will perform a free outdoor concert at 6 p.m. on the Bowling Green at the center of Scripps College, 1030 Columbia Ave., Claremont.

 

Thursday, June 20

TODDLER TIME Kidspace Children’s Museum will give a sample of their early learner programs. Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their one-and 2-year-olds to take part in stories, songs and parachute fun. Mrs. Nelson’s Toy and Book Shop, 1030 Bonita Ave., La Verne.

BEER BREWING Andy and Curt Dale of Dale Bros. Brewery will discuss beer and the process of brewing. 1 to 3 p.m. Upland Public Library, 450 N. Euclid Ave., Upland. 931-4205.

 

Friday, June 21

FRIDAY NIGHTS LIVE Dine downtown, then stroll the Village to hear free live music performances from 6 to 9 p.m. This week’s performers include Dynamite Dawson (Public Plaza), Baba Elefante Trio (Claremont Chamber) and Nobody’s Station (City Hall).

 

Saturday, June 22

CLAREMONT CLARINET FESTIVAL concludes today with a clarinet matinee. 2:30 p.m. Lyman Hall in Pomona College’s Thatcher Music Building, 340 N. College Ave., Claremont. 310-464-7653.

DALE BROS. SUMMERFEST To celebrate its recently released Gold Medal-winning summer seasonal beer, Pacific Daylight, Dale Bros. will host Summerfest from 2 to 10 p.m. at the Dale Bros.’ tap room, 2120 Porterfield Way, Upland. For more info, visit www.dalebrosbrewery.com or call 579-0032 ext. 204.

 

 

 

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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