Event Calendar: April 12-20, 2024

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What’s happening Claremont? 

by Andrew Alonzo | calendar@claremont-courier.com


Friday, April 12

  • To Have and Have Not” (1944) is this week’s 12:30 p.m. movie matinee at Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont. Free popcorn is available. Call (909) 399-5488 for more info.



  • Scripps College’s annual dance show begins at 8 p.m. at Garrison Theater, 231 E. 10th St., Claremont. Admission is $7. Repeat performances take place at 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, April 13. Program information and tickets are at eventbrite.com, search “Scripps Dances.”




Saturday, April 13

  • 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.


  • A free 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. volunteer income tax assistance clinic for those whose gross income is less than $60,000 takes place at Pomona Public Library, 625 S. Garey Ave., through April 13. Visit pomonaca.govfor more info.




  • Pomona College music students perform works by Brahms, Chaminade, Dvořák and others during a free and public 7:45 to 9 p.m. concert at Thatcher Music Building, 340 N. College Ave., Claremont. More info is at pomona.edu/events.



Sunday, April 14

  • The Pomona swap meet and classic car show at Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, runs from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets are $15. Children under 12 are free. Parking is $18. Call (714) 538-7091 or visit fairplex.com for details.


  • The second annual free and open to the public 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Claremont Community Emergency Response Team car show is at Claremont Toyota, 601 Auto Center Dr. Car enthusiasts interested in showing can apply at claremontcert.org/carshow2024 for $45. Call (909) 541-7266 or email carshow@claremontcert.org for more information.


  • Zzaj 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 take place at 4 p.m. every Sunday at Larkin Park, 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont, weather permitting. Email afme@nljones.com with questions.




Monday, April 15

  • An hourlong, free 9:35 a.m. active adult chair exercise group gathers at the Alexander Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Rd., Claremont.





Tuesday, April 16

  • Kenzie De Keyser and Gesihan Zhang, doctoral students in Claremont Graduate University’s International Politics and Political Science program, continue CGU’s free Tuesday talk series with Zoom lectures starting at noon. Details and RSVP info are at research.cgu.edu.


  • The Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles hosts a free 7 p.m. parent meeting to discuss forming new troops in the community at Mountain View Elementary School, 851 Santa Clara Ave., Claremont. Email chunter@girlscoutsla.org or call (626) 677-2298 for more info.




Wednesday, April 17

  • Rancho Cucamonga Chamber of Commerce hosts an 8:30 a.m. innovation forum focused on the restaurant industry at 9500 Cleveland Ave., Suite 110. RSVP at ranchochamber.chambermaster.com/events.


  • A free and open to the public 3:30 p.m. Earth Day event will be held at the Pomona Public Library, 625 S. Garey Ave.


  • 2024 Kingsley and Kate Tufts Poetry Awards recipients Paisley Rekdal and Jacqui Germain will read from their works during a free and public 6 to 8 p.m. reception at A Noise Within Theatre, 3352 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena. A book signing session will follow.



Thursday, April 18

  • Award winning, bestselling author and entrepreneur Richie Norton will be interviewed via Zoom at 10 a.m. for the Drucker School Global Family Business Institute’s Authors at Drucker series. RSVP at cgu.edu.


  • “The Daily Practice” exhibition opens for the final time at 10 a.m. at Pomona College’s Studio Art Hall, 370 Columbia Ave., Claremont. It features works by Isa Hahn, Vanessa Ho, and Kaliyah Keita. Building hours are from midnight to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. More info is at pomona.edu.


  • The San Gabriel Valley Association of Chamber Executives invites the public to a free noon to 1 p.m. webinar on Zoom. Learn more at business.claremontchamber.org.


  • Seniors can learn about technology from 3:45 to 5 p.m. at Youth Activity Center, 1717 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont, with teen techies, a free drop-in course.



  • Claremont Lewis Museum of Art, 200 W. First St., hosts “The Perfect Pair,” an art night out event for guests over 21, from 6 to 9 p.m. Furniture from the “This is not a chair.” exhibition will be paired with Claremont Craft Ales selections. General admission is $50, $40 for museum members.





Friday, April 19


  • Play games of mahjong at Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont, from 1 to 5 p.m.



  • The free and open to the public 5 to 8 p.m. Claremont culture festival will take place at Claremont High School, 1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd.



Saturday, April 20

  • 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.



  • 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 Manzanita Quartet performs a free and public 8 p.m. concert at Bridges Hall of Music, 150 E. Fourth St., Claremont. Doors open at 7:30. Visit  pomona.edu/events for more info.


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