Event Calendar: February 16-24, 2024

by Andrew Alonzo | calendar@claremont-courier.com

 Friday, February 16



  • The free and open to the public Pomona home and garden show begins today and runs through Sunday, February 18, at Fairplex’s expo hall 4, 1101 McKinley Ave., Pomona. Doors open at noon February 16, and 10 a.m. February 17 and 18. Visit homeshowconsultants.com for more details.


  • Flautist Rachel Rudich, and biwa instrumentalist Nobuko Fukatsu perform at 12:15 p.m. at Balch Auditorium, 1030 Columbia Ave., Claremont, for the free Friday noon concert series sponsored by the Pomona and Scripps Colleges Departments of Music. More info is at pomona.edu.


Saturday, February 17

  • The City of Ontario hosts a free and open to the public 9 a.m. to noon dog party at James R. Bryant Dog Park, 648 W. D St.


  • Children are invited to learn about African American culture at Claremont Helen Renwick Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave., during a free and open to the public 2 p.m. program with Melanie Haymon of Mocha House Productions.


  • The 6 to 9 p.m. Ontario Art Walk features exhibitions, pop-up galleries, artist talks, live music, and art events throughout the Downtown Ontario Arts District along Euclid Avenue. Visit ontarioartwalk.org for a map.



Sunday, February 19



Tuesday, February 20

  • Eligible voters who miss today’s voter registration deadline will not be able to request a mail-in ballot but can still cast a vote at any polling center in Los Angeles County beginning Saturday, February 24. To check your status or to register to vote, visit lavote.gov/vrstatus.





  • Pitzer College hosts a free and open to the public 4:30 p.m. screening of “The Barber of Little Rock,” an Academy Award-nominated short film, at Benson Auditorium, 1050 N. Mills Ave., Claremont. The screening will be followed by a discussion with director John Hoffman and the film’s subject, Arlo Washington. RSVP at pitzer.edu.




Wednesday, February 21


  • Pitzer College kicks off its Founders Day celebration with a 10:30 a.m. community meal at McConnell Bistro, 1050 N. Mills Ave., Claremont. RSVP for $20 at pitzer.edu. Check-in starts at 9.



  • Seniors and longtime homeowners can learn about Prop 19, The Home Protection for Seniors, Severely Disabled, Families, and Victims of Wildfire or Natural Disasters Act,  passed in 2020, during a free and public noon talk led by Realty One Group at Cortez Park Community and Senior Center, 2501 E. Cortez St., West Covina.



Thursday, February 22

  • Community Heart, 10871 Central Ave., Ontario, hosts a 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. drive-thru food pantry every Thursday. Go to communityheartfeedtheneed.org for more info.




  • The Jazz Fellowship Band plays a 7 p.m. jazz speakeasy at Evolve Distilling, 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Suite 111-A. Admission is $10. RSVP at eventbrite.com, search “Jazz Fellowship.”




Friday, February 23


  • Pomona College’s Benton Museum of Art hosts a free and open to the public 2 p.m. gallery talk at 120 W. Bonita Ave., Claremont. The focused discussions led by museum staff are followed by a Q&A.



  • Pomona Concert Band presents “Meet the Band,” its annual free and open to the public  7:30 p.m. winter concert, at Palomares Park Community Center, 499 E. Arrow Hwy., Pomona.




Saturday, February 24

  • Granite Creek Community Church, 1580 N. Claremont Blvd., Claremont, opens as an in-person voting center for the 2024 presidential primary today and will remain open through March 4. Additional centers in Claremont will open March 2 at Condit Elementary School, 1750 N. Mountain Ave.; El Roble Intermediate School, 665 N. Mountain Ave.; and the Claremont Unified School District office, 170 W. San Jose Ave. All centers are open daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, hours are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Vote-by-mail ballots can be dropped off at Alexander Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Rd., and Claremont Helen Renwick Library, 208 Harvard Ave. For more information, call (909) 399-5460 or visit ci.claremont.ca.us.



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