Event Calendar (January 21-31, 2022)
by Andrew Alonzo | email@example.com
What’s Happening Claremont?
Friday, January 21
- Exercise has endless benefits, yet it can be hard to find the motivation or time to move about even for a short period. Join Inter Valley Health Plan’s Friday Fitness course, held virtually every Friday at 10 a.m., to get some movement in your week. Attendees learn a new exercise every month and the classes are free for all to enjoy. To register, visit ivhp.com/vitality.
Saturday, January 22
- The city is reaching out to residents and businesses to identify Claremont City Council priorities for the next three to five years. The city’s facilitator, Patrick Ibarra, will conduct a virtual workshop on community priorities at 9 a.m. to guide Claremont City Council through the process of selecting priorities based on input from the community through focus groups and from the city’s recently completed online survey. To view the Zoom link or the agenda for the upcoming council priorities workshop, visit https://www.ci.claremont.ca.us/living/council-priorities.
Sunday, January 23
- Every Sunday (rain or shine), the Claremont Farmers and Artisans Market is held at the intersection of Indian Hill Blvd. and Second Street in the Claremont Village. Between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m., numerous vendors will offer organic produce, crafts and plant life for sale. For details, visit claremontchamber.org.
- While not a Claremont item, cheeseburger week — in conjunction with Pasadena restaurant week — takes place today through Friday, January 28 throughout the City of Pasadena. The public is invited to take the city’s cheeseburger challenge to try “forty of Pasadena’s favorite restaurants, lounges and burger joints” offering “their signature burgers, some special creations and deals.” For more information, visit pasadenarestaurantweek.com.
Monday, January 24
- The Internal Revenue Service will officially begin its 2022 tax season and individual 2021 tax returns will begin being accepted and processed by the IRS. The due date to file returns, request extensions, and/or to pay tax owed is April 18. For information on filing, visit irs.gov.
Tuesday, January 25
- The city’s homeless count effort, scheduled for today, has been postponed until Tuesday, February 25.
- The Claremont Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly board meeting beginning at 7:30 a.m. The chamber is located at 205 Yale Ave. and can be reached at (909) 624-1681.
- The Claremont City Council will hold its second meeting of the month at 6:30 p.m. Due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, the council has returned to virtual meetings until further notice. For meeting details, visit ci.claremont.ca.us/government/city-council/watch-city-council-meetings.
Wednesday, January 26
- Inter Valley Health Plan will hold its online class, Osteo and You, beginning at 1 p.m. During the course, attendees will learn about osteoporosis and how to prevent and treat the disease. “You can reverse this if you know what to do,” the event’s description reads. For more information or to sign up, visit ivhp.com/vitality.
- For those who want to experience a live sound speaker demonstration, K-array Live Sound Systems will hold demonstrations of various updated sound systems on their new amp platform at Bridges Auditorium, 450 North College Way. Various two-hour sound performances are scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. For more information, visit the Eventbrite page at https://claremont-courier.com.
Thursday, January 27
- The Community Heart drive-thru food pantry, located at 10871 Central Ave. in Ontario, takes place every Thursday between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. and is there to “help all families and individuals in need,” according to an email flyer. For more information visit https://communityheartfeedtheneed.org.
Friday, January 28
- Inter Valley Health Plan invites those who are disorganized to attend their free online course, Clutter Chaos at 12 p.m. “It is time to get organized,” the event’s description “If clutter is taking over your life you need to take action.” To sign up for this course, visit www.ivhp.com/vitality.
Saturday, January 29
- Claremont Sunrise Rotary, with and in support of Huntington Hospital, will hold a community blood drive at St. Ambrose Episcopal Church, 830 W. Bonita Ave. from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Schedule an appointment by calling or texting Cindy Rainey at (626) 485-7270. Donors will receive a gift card to Baskin Robbins and a taco truck will be onsite from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- A Claremont City Council redistricting public hearing and workshop, led by a demographer from the National Demographic Corporation, will be held via Zoom at 10 a.m. The event will feature a “presentation of demographics and overview of the process to re-draw district maps,” according to the city. For more information, contact the city clerk’s office at (909) 399-5461 or (909) 399-5463 or visit the city’s redistricting webpage at https://claremont-courier.com.
- Women Rise Psychological and Wellness Center will put on its first of three free community talks as part of its 2022 series, empowHER, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Licensed psychologist and founder of Women Rise Psychological and Wellness Center, Janiel L. Henry will discuss “sustainable wellness for the busy woman.” The in-person talks are free, but attendees must register online as space is limited. To learn more or to sign for the first quarter series’ talks, visit its Eventbrite page at https://claremont-courier.com.
Sunday, January 30
- On Sunday, the Joel Paat Jazz Project will perform live jazz at the College Center, located at 665 E. Foothill Blvd., beginning at 2 p.m. The concert will last approximately three hours and is free to the public. For more information, residents can visit jazzatcollegecenter.com or call (909) 946-6967.
Monday, January 31
- Today is the deadline to submit public feedback on the Public Review Draft of the 2021-2029 Housing Element, which is available online at the city’s website, https://www.ci.claremont.ca.us/living/draft-housing-element. Send your comments to community development director Brad Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or via mail to 207 Harvard Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711.