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Event Calendar: April 19-27, 2024

What’s happening Claremont?

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December and January Printable Calendar Template

by Andrew Alonzo | [email protected]

Friday, April 19

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December and January Printable Calendar Template

California Botanic Garden, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont, hosts 10 to 11 a.m. wildflower walking tours today, April 20, April 26 and April 27. Tram tours from 2 to 3 p.m. are also available each day. Tours are $15, $8 for garden members. Register at calbg.org. Play games of mahjong at Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont, from 1 to 5 p.m. The public is invited to a free 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. ceremony celebrating winners of The Claremont Colleges Library 11th Annual Library Undergraduate Research Awards at The Claremont Colleges Library’s Founders Room, 800 N. Dartmouth Ave. Details are at library.claremont.edu/news. The free and open to the public 5 to 8 p.m. Claremont culture festival takes place at Claremont High School, 1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd.

Saturday, April 20

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The City of Upland celebrates Earth Day with a free and public 9 a.m. to noon event featuring educational booths, crafts, games, and giveaways at Greenbelt Park, at the corner of 15th Street and Benson Avenue. Improving Dreams, Equality, Access, and Success (IDEAS) at the Claremont Colleges, a student activist group, hosts the 2024 5K Dream Run at 10 a.m. at Pitzer College, 1050 N. Mills Ave., Claremont. Check in starts at 8:30 at Brant Clock Tower. Community/student runners must make a Zelle donation of at least $15/$10 to [email protected], and note the donation when signing up at tinyurl.com/5kregistration24 to participate. Participants can also sign up in person at the 5K. Search “ideasclaremont” on Instagram for details. Learn to navigate the home-buying process during a free and public 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. workshop at Ovitt Family Community Library, 215 E. C St., Ontario. The Circle of Chairs gathers from 3 to 5 p.m. for a free and public interracial dialogue on race at the multipurpose room of Pitzer College’s Gold Student Center, 1052 Pitzer Service Rd., Claremont. Info is at pitzer.edu/event. The Manzanita Quartet performs a free and public 8 p.m. concert at Bridges Hall of Music, 150 E. Fourth St., Claremont. Visit  pomona.edu/events for more info.

Sunday, April 21

Polyhedra play a free 2 to 5 p.m. show at College Center, 665 E. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. Scheduled performers are at jazzatcollegecenter.com. Free games of pétanque with seniors occur at Larkin Park, 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont, at 4 p.m. each Sunday, weather permitting. Email [email protected] for more info. Lisa Carter, Katharina Haberl, Leslie La Barre, Summer Villaverde, and Peipei Zhao play a free and public 6 p.m. concert at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1700 N. Towne Ave., Claremont. Call (909) 726-2714 for more info. The University of La Verne Music Department hosts Grammy Award-winning conductor Grant Gershon and singer Elissa Johnston for a 6 p.m. concert at ULV’s Morgan Auditorium, 1950 Third St. General admission is $20 at bit.ly/ulvmusicshows. Students are free with ID. Call (909) 448-4917 for more info.

Monday, April 22

Happy Earth Day from the Courier. Pomona College’s Afro-Cuban music ensemble holds a free and open to the public 8:15 p.m. concert at Lyman Hall, 340 N. College Ave., Claremont, featuring guest performers Jesus Lorenzo Peñalver “Cusito,” Kati Hernandez, and Pedro “Muñeco” Aguilar. Visit pomona.edu/events for more information.

Tuesday, April 23

Learn to spot red flags when searching for a job with Los Angeles County Library’s free 11 a.m. Zoom workshop. Register at visit.lacountylibrary.org/event. Children ages 6 to 17 can create art inspired by spring at Claremont Helen Renwick Library’s free 3:30 and 5 p.m. workshops at 208 N. Harvard Ave. Space is limited. Sign up at visit.lacountylibrary.org/event.

Wednesday, April 24

Thursday, April 25

Free flu or updated COVID-19 shots are available at Claremont Helen Renwick Library’s 1 to 3 p.m. vaccine clinic at 208 N. Harvard Ave. while supplies last. Register at visit.lacountylibrary.org/event. Walk-ins are also welcome. Health insurance is not required but information will be requested if insured. The public is invited to University of California, Irvine, professor Jeffrey Wasserstrom’s free 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. lecture, “Patterns of Protest in China, Hong Kong & Taiwan (1989-2024)” at The Claremont Colleges Library’s Founders Room, 800 N. Dartmouth Ave. Details are at claremont.libcal.com/event. Claremont Chamber of Commerce’s golf tournament and fundraiser will be held at Topgolf, 1050 N. Archibald Ave., Ontario, from 5 to 8 p.m. This 21+ event is $100 per person. Participants must register at business.claremontchamber.org/events by April 19. Claremont Heritage hosts author Chris Palomares for a free 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. talk and book signing event at Ginger Elliott Gallery, 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont. Email [email protected] or call (909) 621-0848 to make a reservation. Branwen Williams, director of the Roberts Environmental Center and a Claremont McKenna College professor, will deliver her free and public 7 to 8:15 p.m. lecture, “Effective Climate Action,” at Pomona College’s Hahn Hall, 420 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont.

Friday, April 26

Rancho Cucamonga Chamber of Commerce hosts a 10 a.m. to noon meet and greet event at 9500 Cleveland Ave., Suite 110, Rancho Cucamonga. The event is free for members, $20 for non-members. RSVP at ranchochamber.chambermaster.com/events. “Key Largo” (1948) is this week’s 12:30 p.m. movie matinee at Blaisdell Community Center, 440 S. College Ave., Claremont. Free popcorn is available. Call (909) 399-5367 for more info. Barry X Ball, a contemporary sculptor based in New York, comes to Pomona College’s Benton Museum of Art, 120 W. Bonita Ave., Claremont, for a free 4 to 5:30 p.m. artist talk. Go to pomona.edu/museum for info or to RSVP. The San Dimas Mountain Rescue Team hosts a fundraiser and screening of “Where the Rope Ends,” a 2023 documentary about Nichole Doane’s 60-foot fall while canyoneering, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at San Dimas Masonic Temple, 220 N. Monte Vista Ave. Register at eventbrite.com, search “San Dimas Mountain Rescue Team.”

Saturday, April 27

The third annual KidCare International charity 5K run and walk kicks off at 8 a.m. at Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park, 120 E. Via Verde Ave., San Dimas. Registration is $50 per runner and parking is $12. Check-in opens at 6:30. Visit kidcare.org for more information. Volunteers are needed to oversee Special Olympics training at Claremont High School track, 1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont, Saturdays from 9 to 11 a.m. through June 1. Special needs athletes are also welcome. Practices are held ahead of the June 8-9 Special Olympics Southern California Summer Games at California State University, Long Beach. Call or text (909) 518-1496 for more info. Keck Graduate Institute partners with the Claremont Police Department for a 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. drug take-back event at 570 W. Bonita Ave. Volunteers will accept unneeded or expired medications in solid or liquid form as well as inhalers, syringes, insulin pens, lancets and other sharps. Specifics are at ci.claremont.ca.us. Inland Pacific Ballet mounts “Cinderella” at Lewis Family Playhouse, 12505 Cultural Center Dr., Rancho Cucamonga, at 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. today and April 28. Tickets $28-$55, are available at cityofrc.us/news/cinderella. Poets and authors Jodie Hollander and Veronica Michalowski are this month’s guests at the Friends of the Claremont Library’s free 2 p.m. fourth Saturdays poetry event at Claremont Helen Renwick Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave.