Event Calendar: February 23 – March 2, 2024

by Andrew Alonzo | calendar@claremont-courier.com


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. A focused discussion led by museum staff will be followed by a Q&A.



  • The Claremont High School Choral Department presents “This Is the Greatest Show,” at 7 p.m. at Garrison Theater, 231 E. 10th St., Claremont, featuring music from award-winning songwriting duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Tickets, $12, are at chschoir.org.


  • 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

  • It’s opening day for Claremont Little League’s spring season. The juniors division gets started at 8 a.m. at Griffith Park, 1800 Woodbend Dr., as do the majors, JV, and farm divisions at College Park, 100 S. College Ave. T-ball action begins at noon at Blaisdell Park, 440 S. College Ave. First pitch for the minors is at 1 p.m. at College Park. The intermediate teams get their season started at 2:30 at Griffith Park.



  • The Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art and Center for the Arts Building A, 5885 Haven Ave., Rancho Cucamonga, host a free and open to the public mathtivities family day featuring math and art activities for all ages from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.




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




Sunday, February 25

  • A quinceañera expo will take place at Fairplex expo hall 9, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, from noon to 5 p.m. for $10. RSVP at eventbrite.com, search “quinceañera expo.”






Monday, February 26

  • Learn about links between math and crochet during hyperbolic crochet, a 12:30 to 2 p.m. free and open to the public crochet event in room 210 of the Center for the Arts, 5885 Haven Ave., Rancho Cucamonga. The workshop is limited to 20 participants and is led by Chaffey College math professors Morgan Rea and Hannah Seidler-Wright, and Cal Poly Pomona math professor Berit Givens.







Tuesday, February 27






Wednesday, February 28





Thursday, February 29

  • Seniors with Get Walking Claremont meet at 8 a.m. Thursdays at 2471 N. Indian Hill Blvd. for a walk along Thompson Creek Trail. Arrive 15 minutes early to sign in and hear announcements.


  • Chaffey College math professor Morgan Rea shares ways mathematics appears in nature during a free and open to the public 12:30 p.m. event at Center for the Arts Building A, room 211, 5885 Haven Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga.



  • Three Claremont-based songwriters perform at Magnolia Bistro, 665 E. Foothill Blvd., Suite C, Claremont, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Email info@themagnoliabistro.com or call (909) 447-4632 for reservations and info.



Friday, March 1


  • The free war and existentialism book club meets at the Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. the first Friday of each month. March’s book is “Ulysses” by James Joyce.




Saturday, March 2

  • West Park Senior Living, 801 Cypress Way, San Dimas, is the site of a free 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. community health fair. Text (626) 227-4766 for more information.


  • The Claremont Concert Orchestra performs works by Sergei Prokofiev and Florence Price during a free and open to the public 7:30 p.m. concert at Garrison Theater, 231 E. 10th St., Claremont. An encore performance is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, March 3. Program details are at scrippscollege.edu.



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