Event Calendar: January 12-20, 2024

by Andrew Alonzo | calendar@claremont-courier.com


Friday, January 12

  • Mary Poppins” (1964) is this week’s 12:30 p.m. movie matinee at the Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont. Free popcorn is available. Call (909) 399-5488 for more info.


  • Tri-City Mental Health Services hosts a free 6 p.m. showing of “Jack Frost” (1998) at its Wellness Center’s TAY Resource Building, 1403 N. Garey Ave, Pomona. Snacks will be provided and masks are required. Questions? Call (909) 242-7600.


  • Mana and Caifanes tribute band Modulo plays at 9 p.m. at The Canyon, 5060 N. Montclair Ln. Doors open at 6. Tickets, $15 to $25, are at wheremusicmeetsthesoul.com.



Saturday, January 13

  • The City of Ontario hosts a free and open to the public 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Martin Luther King Jr. barbecue at the Anthony Munoz Community Center, 1240 W. Fourth St. More info is at ontarioca.gov/events.


  • The 42nd annual Asian American Expo, a cultural celebration of Asian heritage, kicks off at 10 a.m. today and Sunday, January 14, in Exposition Hall 4 at Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona. Tickets are $20, weekend passes $40. Search “Asian American Expo” at seetickets.us for tickets and info.





Sunday, January 14

  • City offices as well as the post office will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.


  • Admission is free to the California Botanic Garden, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in celebration of MLK Day. RSVP at calbg.org.


  • Pomona Valley Pride hosts reading rainbow, a free 5 to 6:30 p.m. book club by and for the LGBTQ+ community, at the Pomona Public Library, 625 S. Garey Ave.⁠ Go to pomonapridecenter.org for more info.



Tuesday, January 16

  • Children ages 9 to 17 are invited to play board game sat the Claremont Helen Renwick Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave., from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Details are at visit.lacountylibrary.org.




Wednesday, January 17


  • The City of Pomona hosts a free and open to the public cardiopulmonary resuscitation training from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Pomona Public Library, 625 S. Garey Ave. Visit pomonaca.gov or call (909) 802-2650 for details.






Thursday, January 18

  • Make music at the Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont, with local musician and guitar instructor David Hostetler during the free Joslyn Jammers session, held every Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon. Pre-registration is required at anc.apm.activecommunities.com/claremontrecreation.


  • The City of Ontario invites children ages 12 to 17 to participate in its 3:30 to 5 p.m. I Have a Dream celebration, a mural painting activity that celebrates the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at the De Anza Community and Teen Center, 1405 S. Fern Ave., Ontario. Additional info is at ontarioca.gov/events.


  • Active Claremont, a local group promoting public awareness, hosts a free and open to the public 7 p.m. learning session on the Claremont Police Foundation at the Alexander Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Rd., Claremont.




Friday, January 19


  • Ontario Area Chamber of Commerce’s 110th annual banquet, takes place at 5:30 p.m. at the Four Rivers Cultural Center and Museum, 676 Southwest Fifth Ave., Ontario. Admission is $55. Reservations are required by January 12 at cca.ontariochamber.com.



Saturday, January 20

  • Taylor Hall, 1775 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont, is home to the 42nd annual Porky Show, California’s largest police and fire badge and patch collectibles show, overseen by the Claremont Police Department, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are $5. Children under 16 are free. For more information visit theporkyshow.com.


  • Natalie Taylor, doctor of education and director of intervention and English learner programs at Claremont Unified School District, will speak about inclusion in CUSD schools and take questions from attendees during a free and open to the public 10 a.m. forum at Claremont Helen Renwick Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave.


  • Rancho Cucamonga’s free and open to the public Lunar New Year festival begins at 11 a.m. today and Sunday, January 21, at 8303 Rochester Ave. More information is at cityofrc.us/events.


  • Division A of Toastmasters District 12, which includes Claremont, are invited to a free and open to the public informational event at 2:30 p.m. at Claremont Helen Renwick Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave. Local Toastmasters club members will discuss their various groups and answer questions.


  • The American Museum of Ceramic Art, 399 N. Garey Ave., Pomona, hosts two 4 p.m. opening receptions for its latest exhibitions, “Fahrenheit 2024” and “Blood in the fire, sugar in the milk.” Opening remarks begin at 4:30. Admission is free with advance registration. RSVP or learn more at amoca.org.


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