Event Calendar (March 11 – 19, 2022)
by Andrew Alonzo | firstname.lastname@example.org
What’s Happening Claremont?
Friday, March 11
- After a pandemic hiatus, The Knights of Columbus’ Lenten Fish Fry is back and will take place at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church, 435 Berkeley Ave., from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. A fish fry plate begins at $10 for three pieces of fish and fries. Drinks will also be sold. Attendees will have the option of dining outdoors or carrying out their orders. Proceeds benefit the charities of the Knights of Columbus.
Saturday, March 12
- The city’s tree maintenance contractor recently repurposed the trees lost to the January windstorm into mulch which will be available to residents at a free mulch distribution event from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Metrolink parking lot, on the corner of First Street and College Ave. Residents will have to load the mulch themselves. For more information, contact Community Services at (909) 399-5431.
Sunday, March 13
- The public is invited to the Pomona Valley certified farmers’ market, held every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the northwest corner of Pearl Street and Garey Avenue in Pomona. The market features organic and chemical-free produce from local urban farms. For more information, visit org.
- Beginning at noon, the Friends of the Upland Animal Shelter will be holding a pet vaccination clinic at the shelter at 1275 San Bernardino Rd. Offered vaccines include rabies for $10, bordetella for $18 and flea treatment for $12. Other services include microchipping for $25 and deworming for puppies ($10) and kittens ($15). Walk-ins are welcome and pet owners are reminded to keep their furry friends leashed. For more details, call (909) 931-4185, option #4.
- Live jazz will take place at College Center, located at 665 E. Foothill Blvd., at 2 p.m. The concert with ZZaj will last approximately three hours and is free to the public. For more information or to view the monthly jazz lineup, visit com.
- Join the Baha’is of Claremont for dialogue on faith and racevia Zoom today from 2 to 3:30 p.m. This month’s theme is racial prejudice, America’s most vital and challenging issue. All are welcome to participate, no faith association or affiliation is required. Contact email@example.com for the Zoom link.
Monday, March 14
- Join Priceless Pets’ weekly dog walkseach Monday as the group sets out on morning hikes at Higginbotham Park, 600 Mt. Carmel Dr., beginning at 9 a.m. The walks provide the animals with much needed socialization and fresh air. For more information, contact the shelter at (909) 203-3695.
- Seniors are invited to play mahjong at the Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave., every Monday from 9 a.m. to noon. Enjoy friendly competition, make new friends and challenge your brains. Masks are required regardless of vaccination status since this event takes place indoors. For details, contact the center at (909) 399-5488.
- The Shakespeare Club of Pomona Valley invites you to join its monthly Zoom meeting at 2 p.m. March’s meeting will feature UC Riverside professor Amy Kenny who will discuss “staging violence and decapitation in Shakespeare’s Theaters.” To join, visit https://ucr.zoom.us/j/92931339477?pwd=VGtUYnZsMnRmbFhPNk4wSmdsZStyQT09#success.
Tuesday, March 15
- Alpha Omega Family Services is hosting a free living trust seminar beginning at 10:30 a.m. at Round Table Pizza, 598 E. Baseline Rd. The seminar will cover information on estate planning, the difference between a trust and a will, ways to safeguard your family from extra legal burdens and more. To RSVP, visit https://learnlivingtrust.com/15210?EVNT.
- Join AgingNext’s virtual course, Got Clutter? which will take place at 1 p.m. via Zoom. AgingNext wants residents to come together to share their decluttering journey as they prepare to downsize or clear out their spaces just in time for spring cleaning. For details, call AgingNext at (909) 621-9900.
Wednesday, March 16
- Claremont business owners are invited to lunch mob with members of the chamber of commerce and other businesses at Honeybird, 175 N. Indian Hill Blvd, Suite 102A, beginning at noon. Business owners can eat, network and support one another at this event. To RSVP, visit https://business.claremontchamber.org/events/details/lunch-mob-honeybird-40181?calendarMonth=2022-03-01.
- Los Angeles County program, A. Found helps caregivers of those living with Alzheimer’s or other cognitive impairments through a partnership with Project Lifesaver, a voluntary system of trackable bracelets for at-risk individuals. Join the program and AgingNext via Zoom beginning at 1 p.m. to learn about the bracelet’s technology and the steps to acquire one for your loved one. Call AgingNext’s office at 909-621-9900 for more information or to sign up for the event.
- Between 4 and 8 p.m., Chipotle and Crumble Cookies of Glendora, 1365 E. Gladstone St., is hosting a fundraiser for McKinley, which offers a range of services for youth, family and community — 33% of sales will be donated to the charity for autism sensory equipment and renovations. Visit https://business.claremontchamber.org/events/details/mckinley-chipotle-crumbl-cookies-fundraiser-40179?calendarMonth=2022-03-01 for details or to print out the flyers needed to help the cause.
Thursday, March 17
- Happy St. Patrick’s Day from the COURIER. To celebrate the holiday, Inter Valley Health Plan is holding an online virtual tour of Emerald Isle beginning at 10 a.m. See famous spots and learn a little bit of Irish culture. Slainte! To register, visit https://www.ivhp.com/vitality. Also, remember to wear green to avoid getting pinched by others.
- In person smarty pants storytime is back at the Claremont Helen Renwick Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave., and will take place at 10 a.m. for thirty minutes. Children two and up and parents are invited to stop by to listen to fun stories, songs and rhymes with library staff. Attendance is limited and registration is required in advanced. For more details or to register, visit https://visit.lacountylibrary.org/event/6202651.
Friday, March 18
- The Claremont Forum’s one-dollar book sale begins today at noon and will run until 7 p.m., Sunday. Stop by the bookstore, located in the Packing House, as thousands of books will be available for as little as one dollar. Shoppers are reminded that the sale excludes specially priced books. Proceeds from the three-day sale supports the Prison Library Project. For more information, visit org/event/one-dollar-book-sale-3.
Saturday, March 19
- The Claremont Chorale presents She Shall Have Music, a concert featuring music written by female composers. The concert will take place at the Claremont United Methodist Church, 211 W. Foothill Blvd., at 4 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online and begin at $20. For details, visit https://www.claremontchorale.org/concerts.
- The fourth ever Claremont Flower Show is happening at the Woman’s Club, 343 W. 12th St., beginning at 1 p.m. and residents are invited to the garden party. For more information, see the Our Town here or visit org/activities/annual-flower-show.