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NEW EVENT CALENDAR! ! What’s happening Claremont?

by Andrew Alonzo | aalonzo@claremont-courier.com

Friday, November 12

• Join friends at Last Name Brewing on Friday, November 12 and on Saturday, November 13, between 6:30 and 10 p.m. for a fun evening of 70s karaoke, dancing and fun organized by Ophelia’s Jump. For more information about the event, contact beatrice@opheliasjump.org.

• Claremont Graduate University students and city residents are invited to participate in this year’s 2021 Visions in Methodology Annual Conference, hosted by CGU, beginning Friday, November 12 and concluding on Saturday, November 13. The conference will take place in the Burkle 14 and Burkle 16 buildings on the CGU campus. For information on how to register or to view the guest speaker lineup, visit here.

 

Saturday, November 13

• Claremont residents might consider getting some holiday shopping done on Saturday, November 13, as residents between Sumner Avenue and Briarcroft Road will be putting on a neighborhood garage sale between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

• Also on Saturday, residents can enjoy a free musical concert by the Pomona College Jazz Ensemble, led by director Barb Catlin, at 3 p.m. within the Sontag Greek Theatre. The theatre is located just northeast of the Seaver Theatre on the Pomona College campus. For more information, call (909) 607-2671.

• Come celebrate Ironbark Ciderworks four-year anniversary of being in business with the cider makers themselves on Saturday, November 13 at the store’s renaissance-themed party. Tickets for the evening can be purchased on Eventbrite and cost between $20 and $50—depending if you want four cups of prepaid cider with your ticket.

 

Sunday, November 14

• Beginning at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 14, an in-person gathering sponsored by the Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of Claremont will be held at Blaisdell Park. The gathering is part of the group’s monthly Dialogue on Faith and Race, with this session titled, “Justice and Unity.”

• On Sunday, November 14, the Pomona College band will hold a small, matinee performance at the Bridges Hall of Music’s front patio, located at 150 East Fourth Street. The 3 p.m. performance is free and masks will be required for attendees.

• Another concert is scheduled on Sunday, November 14, only this one will be held at the Claremont United Church of Christ beginning at 4 p.m. The performance will be a concert with musicians Weicheng Zhao and Fang Gao. Attendees, please consider donating to the church.

 

Monday, November 15

• On Monday, November 15, residents are invited to attend via Zoom Sustainable Claremont’s monthly environmental lecture, scheduled to be held between 7 and 8 p.m. This month’s dialogue will be “Investment and Efficiency: Southern California’s Water Future” and will feature host Rebecca Kimitch.

 

Tuesday, November 16

• At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 16 and Wednesday, November 17, the Claremont High School theatre department will be holding their annual FOOT auction at the school’s theatre. Tickets are $8 online and $10 at the door. For more information, call CHS Theatre at (909) 624-9053 ext. 30463.

• Come learn about various groups around the world at the Claremont Helen Renwick Library on Tuesday, November 16, with their arts and crafts activity titled, exploring cultures through mask making. The in-person event is for residents ages five and up and will begin at 3 p.m. To register, visit lacountylibrary.org/claremont-library.

• On Tuesday, November 16, the Claremont Place Senior Living will host a virtual session for seniors wanting to learn the benefits of music on the aging brain and how it can possibly help with Alzheimer’s disease. The Virtual Resource Series is set to begin at 6 p.m. To register, call (909) 552-6457.

 

Wednesday, November 17

• On Wednesday, November 17, as part of Inter Valley Health Plans Virtual Vitality series via Zoom seniors are invited to learn about one of the most 21st century methods of communication: texting. Beginning at 9 a.m., participants will learn about texting etiquette as well as various phone features and applications. To register, visit www.ivhp.com/vitality.

• Beginning at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, November 17, the Joslyn Center’s patio will transform into a makeshift game show stage as the center gears up for a friendly yet competitive event called Joslyn Jeopardy! The potpourri game will be run by Claremont College students. Pre-registration for this event is required and can be made by calling (909) 399-5488.

 

Thursday, November 18

• At 12 p.m. on Thursday, November 18, the California Botanic Gardens will put on their afternoon yoga session hosted by certified instructor, Sarah Sawyer. Admission is $18 for the general public and $12 for botanic garden members. To register, visit here.

• On Thursday, November 18, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Claremont, located at 555 West Foothill Blvd., will hold a blood and power red drive. The blood drive will last between 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. and donors will need to make an appointment prior to attending by going to www.redcrossblood.org.

• To close out IVHP’s Virtual Vitality series for November, on Thursday, November 18, the organizers will host a fun, interactive session between noon and 1 p.m. where brain games will be played. Attendees are recommended to have a pencil and paper handy during the games and are encouraged to invite a friend to the session. To register, visit www.ivhp.com/vitality.

 

Saturday, November 20

• Next Saturday, November 20, the Folk Music Center will hold their international night of storytelling titled, Tellabration, beginning at 7 p.m. The event is open to all ages and general admission will cost $15.

• The Claremont Village Wine Walk returns on November 20 from 3 to 7 p.m. with 25 participating food vendors.

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