Event Calendar: February 9-17, 2024

by Andrew Alonzo | calendar@claremont-courier.com


Friday, February 9

  • Ticket to Paradise,” a 2022 rom-com starring Julia Roberts and George Clooney, is this week’s free 12:30 p.m. movie matinee at Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont. Free popcorn is available. Call (909) 399-5367 for more info.


  • La Verne hosts a 5 to 8 p.m. Valentine’s Day-themed dance for the special needs community at its community center, 3680 D St. Admission is $7 at the door.





Saturday, February 10

  • Happy Lunar New Year from the Courier!








Sunday, February 11




Tuesday, February 13


  • A free 9 to 10 a.m. Valentine’s Day party for older adults takes place at James L. Brulte Senior Center, 11200 Base Line Rd., Rancho Cucamonga. Register at cityofrc.us.




  • Learn about African American science fiction at Upland Public Library’s free and open to the public 6 p.m. sci-fi book club at 450 N. Euclid Ave. Email digital.services@uplandlibrary.org for a Zoom link.


  • American Paralympic athlete and founder of The Born to Run Foundation Noelle Lambert will be interviewed during a free and public 7 p.m. Scripps Present event at Balch Auditorium, 1030 Columbia Ave., Claremont. RSVP at eventbrite.com, search “Noelle Lambert.”



Wednesday, February 14

  • Happy Valentine’s Day from the Courier!


  • The public is invited to Service Center for Independent Life’s free 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. COVID-19 and flu vaccine clinic at 107 S. Spring St., Claremont. A free 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. crochet lab will follow. Visit scil-ilc.org for more info.






Thursday, February 15

  • Using American Rescue Plan Act funds, the City of Claremont is offering small businesses grants of up to $20,000. The deadline to apply is today at ci.claremont.ca.us.



  • Learn to protect yourself from fraud and other scams during a free and public 9 a.m. scam stopper seminar at Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont. Breakfast will be served at 8:30. RSVP at anc.apm.activecommunities.com/claremontrecreation.


  • Claremont native and American Paralympian Samantha Bosco will speak during Service Center for Independent Life’s free and open to the public 11 a.m. wellness hour at 107 S. Spring St., Claremont.


  • Tri-City Mental Health Services hosts a 4 p.m. virtual student wellness series the third Thursday of each month via Zoom. This month’s topic is the physical and emotional symptoms of anxiety. Register at bit.ly/tcmh-lets-talk, or call (909) 766-7259 for more info.



  • Gerald Clarke Jr., a member of the Cahuilla Band of Indians, and Emily Clarke, a Cahuilla Native American poet, lead a free and open to the public 7 to 9 p.m. artist talk at Benton Museum of Art, 120 W. Bonita Ave., Claremont. A reception for “Continuity: Cahuilla Basket Makers and their Legacies” will follow.



Friday, February 16


  • The free and open to the public Pomona home and garden show begins today and runs through Sunday, February 18, at the 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 info.


  • 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 can 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.


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