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Event Calendar (April 14 – 22, 2023)

by Andrew Alonzo |


Friday, April 14

  • Turkish artist Arzu Kastal, in collaboration with The Arts Area, presents “You Are Not Alone!” a free and open to the public fundraising art exhibition April 14, 15 and 16 at Claremont Heritage’s Ginger Elliot Gallery, 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd. The exhibit, open 6 to 9 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, and 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. For more details call (909) 621-0848.


  • A free and open to the public showing of “Peter Rabbit” (2018) takes place at 6 p.m. at Tri-City Mental Health’s wellness center, 1403 N. Garey Ave., Pomona. Snacks will be provided. Questions? Call the (909) 242-7600.


  • The Pomona College choir and orchestra will perform a free and open to the public joint concert at 8 p.m. tonight and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 16, at Bridges Hall of Music, 150 E. Fourth St., Claremont. Visit or email for details.



Saturday, April 15

  • The San Dimas Senior Citizens Club’s free and open to the public community yard sale starts at 7 a.m. at 201 E. Bonita Ave., San Dimas, and runs until 1 p.m. For details call (909) 319-3284.


  • Join the Claremont High School Theatre Department at the Don F. Fruechte Theatre for the Performing Arts, 1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd., for a free 7 p.m. celebration of key players. The evening will honor former director Krista Elhai while also celebrating Mohammed Mangrio, CHS’s new theater director. Reserve tickets at



  • Acclaimed California singer-songwriter Tom Freund will deliver conversational lyrics and honeyed melodies at 7:30 p.m. at the Folk Music Center, 220 N. Yale Ave., Claremont. Tickets are $20 and doors open at 7. For details call (909) 624-2928, email, or visit the store.




Sunday, April 16



Monday, April 17

  • A free and open to the public current events discussion group takes place at the Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont, from 1 to 2 p.m. every Monday. Call (909) 399-5490 for details.


  • Author and Harvard University’s Henry Charles Lea Professor of the History of Science and Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences Naomi Oreskes will give a talk, “The Race, Class and Gender of Climate Change Denial,” from 5:45 to 7 p.m. as part of Harvey Mudd College’s free and open to the public 2022-23 Nelson speaker series at the Shanahan Center Auditorium, 320 E. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. For details or to RSVP visit



Tuesday, April 18

  • Learn about Crossroads, Inc. and share a meal with its supporters at the annual free and open to the public welcome home breakfast at 8 a.m. at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel and Conference Center, 601 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona. RSVPs are required at Questions? Visit or call (909) 626-7847.


  • Claremont McKenna College’s free and open to the public speaker series at the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, 385 E. Eighth St., Claremont, continues with Felicia Marcus’ 6:45 p.m. talk, “Climate Solutions: Water in the West.” For more information visit call (909) 621-8244.


  • Comedian, actor, and solo theatre performer Kristina Wong is at Garrison Theater, 241 E. 10th St., Claremont, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Free tickets are at, or by searching “Scripps Presents.”



Wednesday, April 19

  • The Benton Museum of Art, 120 W. Bonita Ave., will host a free and open to the public gallery talk at 12:15 p.m. This week’s topic is the exhibit “Unsettled Landscapes.” More information is at


  • The monthly senior food bank, hosted by the Claremont Senior Program and Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, distributes to L.A. County seniors 60 and older from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Larkin Park, 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont. Identification with birthdate is required. Call (323) 234-3030 for more info.


  • Athens Services and the City of Pomona host a family-friendly sustainability event from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Pomona Public Library, 625 S. Garey Ave.


  • Cal Poly Pomona’s music department invites the community to the Pomona Public Library, 625 S. Garey Ave., from 4 to 5 p.m. today and April 26 for free music production courses. For more details visit



Thursday, April 20

  • Victoria Sancho Lobis, director of the Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College, will discuss and give a guided tour of one of the museum’s latest exhibits, “Gilded, Carved, and Embossed” at 1:30 p.m. at the museum, 120 W. Bonita Ave., Claremont. The free event is also The Rembrandt Club of Claremont’s monthly lecture. Visit for more details.



  • The 5C Shogo Taiko club performs at 7 p.m. outside Frary Dining Hall, 355 E. Sixth St., Claremont. For information on the free and open to the public event call (909) 621-8283 or email


  • The Claremont High School Theatre Department opens “The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley Jr.” at 7 p.m. at the Don. F. Fruechte Theatre, 1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd. Shows will also be held at 7 p.m. April 21, and 2 and 5 p.m. April 22. Tickets are $10 at or the door.


  • Char Miller, Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis and History at Pomona College, presents a free 7 p.m. talk, “Natural Consequences: A Planet in Peril” at Claremont United Church of Christ, 233 W. Harrison Ave. Email for a Zoom link.



Friday, April 21

  • A free technology assistance lab hosted by the Claremont Senior Computer Club takes place from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave. and is open to seniors wanting help with their laptops, tablets, phones, or other devices. Computers will also be available. For details, visit


  • The Claremont Forum, 586 W. First St., begins its free and public collage and chill night at 7:45 p.m. For details visit



Saturday, April 22

  • The Pomona Pride Center’s annual Youth Empowerment Summit, an LGBTQ+ conference for youth, will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Village Academy Conference Center, 1460 E. Holt Ave., Pomona. The free and open to the public event will include workshops, a resource fair, and college panels focusing on LGBTQ+ topics. Info is at


  • Pomona Police Department’s free shred-a-thon event takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pomona City Hall, 505 S. Garey Ave. The department will also collect any unused, unwanted, and/or outdated prescription drugs. For more information visit


  • Curious Publishing will host the Packing House Zine Fest, a print ephemera showcase, at the Claremont Packing House, 532 W. First St., from noon to 5 p.m. The free and open to the public event will feature artist talks and workshops. For details visit


  • The Jeff Cherubin Domond Foundation’s 18th annual charity dinner begins at 6 p.m. at Chris and Pat Hayes-Shaner’s home, 695 Via Espirito Santos, Claremont. The event includes dancing, live entertainment, and an auction. Tickets are $80, with proceeds providing education and medical services to Haiti. RSVP at (909) 851-5522 or (714) 299-9939.


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