Event Calendar: December 29, 2023 – January 6, 2024

by Andrew Alonzo | calendar@claremont-courier.com


Friday, December 29

  • The Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont, will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the elderly nutrition program only. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. The Joslyn and Blaisdell centers will resume regular hours on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.


  • Comedian Katt Williams is at Toyota Arena, 4000 Ontario Center, Ontario, for one night only starting at 8 p.m. Tickets begin at $159 at tickets-center.com.



Saturday, December 30

  • Montclair Place’s Barnes and Nobles bookstore, 5183 Montclair Plaza Ln., hosts a free in-person kids story time session at 11 a.m. Details are at stores.barnesandnoble.com.



Sunday, December 31

  • The Courier reminds all to be safe this New Year’s Eve. Don’t start the year in the Police Blotter or in the Claremont jail.
  • The Black Watch Pub, 497 N. Central Ave., Upland, rings in the British new year at 4 p.m. with a champagne toast, and features live music from 2 to 6 p.m. Doors open at noon. Call (909) 981-6061 to learn more.
  • The Canyon, 5060 N. Montclair Ln., hosts Prince Again, a Prince tribute band, for its New Year’s Eve festivities. Doors open at 6 p.m., and tickets are $29 at wheremusicmeetsthesoul.com.
  • Ironbark Ciderworks, at 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Suite. 107B, Claremont, holds a New Year’s Eve bash from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Admission is $15. Visit allevents.in or call (909) 447-5225 for more info.
  • The Sycamore Inn, 8318 Foothill Blvd., Rancho Cucamonga, hosts its annual New Year’s Eve event from 9:30 through midnight with live music from The Mercy Brothers and Rumble King, and a DJ set from DJ Pete. Tickets are $50 at eventbrite.com, search “The Sycamore Inn.” Reservations can be made at thesycamoreinn.com or by calling (909) 982-1104.



Monday, January 1

  • Happy New Year from the Courier! In observance of the holiday, city offices will be closed.



Tuesday, January 2



Wednesday, January 3

  • The City of Pomona hosts a free and open to the public cardiopulmonary resuscitation training, heart heroes, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Pomona Public Library, 625 S. Garey Ave. Visit pomonaca.gov or call (909) 802-2650 for info.
  • A free and open to the public 3 p.m. story time takes place at the Pomona Public Library, 625 S. Garey Ave.
  • The Claremont Helen Renwick Library, 208 N. Harvard Place, hosts a free bad art dayfrom 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. for children ages 10 to 17. Head to visit.lacountylibrary.org for more info.



Thursday, January 4

  • Montclair Place, 5060 N. Montclair Plaza Ln., hosts a free 4 p.m. Broadway style puppet show for children on the lower level between Barnes and Noble and Kids Empire. More info is at montclairplace.com/event.


  • Test your knowledge during trivia nights at Eddie’s Italian Eatery, 1065 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont, held the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Check in at 6:15. Visit eddieseatery.com/trivia-nights for more info.


  • Applications for Rancho Cucamonga’s Utility Box Beautification Program are due by 11:59 p.m. tonight. Entry details and applications are at cityofrc.us/news.



Friday, January 5

  • Yoga instructor Sarah Sawyer leads an hourlong yoga course at California Botanic Garden, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont, starting at noon. Admission is $19 for students, $13 for CalBG members. Visit calbg.org to register.




Saturday, January 6

  • The Upland Public Library’s free monthly book club, Bookenders, meets on the first Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. at 450 N. Euclid Ave. January’s book is “Forager: Field Notes for Surviving a Family Cult,” by Michelle Dowd, who will speak briefly. Join via Zoom by using meeting ID 9099314211, password 1234. Visit uplandca.gov to learn more.



  • “Unassisted Living,” the newest stand-up special from former weathercaster and comedian Fritz Coleman, premieres at 7:30 p.m. at Lewis Family Playhouse, 12505 Cultural Center Dr., Rancho Cucamonga. Tickets are $30 at the box office or cityofrc.us.


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