Event Calendar (March 25 – April 2, 2022)
by Andrew Alonzo | email@example.com
What’s Happening Claremont?
Friday, March 25
- Exercise has endless benefits, yet it can be hard to find the motivation or time to move about even for a short period. Join Inter Valley Health Plan’s Friday Fitness course, held virtually every Friday at 10 a.m., to get some movement in your week. Attendees learn a new exercise every month and the classes are free for all to enjoy. To register, visit ivhp.com/vitality.
- After a pandemic hiatus, The Knights of Columbus’ Lenten Fish Fry is back and will take place at Our Lady of the Assumption 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.
- In observance of Lent, St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pomona will host stations of the cross in both English and Spanish inside the chapel, 1150 W. Holt Ave. Stations of the cross en Español will be held at 6:30 p.m. and in English at 7:30 p.m. For more details, visit stjosephchurchpomona.org/bulletins. The church will also observe the annunciation of the Lord.
Saturday, March 26
- Back by popular demand, the city is giving residents another chance to snag some free mulch repurposed from January’s fallen trees. Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 7 a.m. at the Metrolink parking lot on the corner of First St. and College Ave. Attendees will have to pack and carry the mulch back to their vehicles on their own. For further details, visit ci.claremont.ca.us/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/6240/20.
- Starting at 6 p.m. at the Claremont Forum bookshop, magician Clinton Combs will perform psychic readings. Then at 7 p.m., poet Delores Abdella Combs will host an open mic night of poetry. The evening is dubbed Readings and Readings. For more information, call the Forum at (909) 626-3066.
Sunday, March 27
- Stop by the Padua Hills Theatre, 4467 Padua Ave., between noon and 4 p.m. for an exciting day of wedding inspiration as the venue hosts a bridal show. Residents, especially ones planning to get married soon, don’t want to miss this free opportunity to meet and find that perfect venue, photographer, florist, D.J., officiant, gown, tux, cake and more to make that special day even more special. RSVP on Eventbrite.com or show up unannounced as walk-ins are welcome.
- The Pacific Jazz Quartet will perform live jazz at College Center, 665 E. Foothill Blvd., beginning at 2 p.m. The concert will last approximately three hours and is free. For more information or to view the monthly jazz lineup, visit www.jazzatcollegecenter.com.
- Fête musicale, an afternoon concert of short performances presented by members of the Pomona College Department of Music’s faculty, is scheduled for 3 p.m. at Bridges Hall of Music, 150 E. Fourth St. The concert will feature music by Gabriel Fauré, Gao Ping, Francis Poulenc, Nina Shekhar, and more. For more details, visit pomona.edu/academics/departments/music/concert-calendar/march.
Monday, March 28
- Montclair resident Simone Hicks will appear on an episode of “The Price Is Right” today between 10 and 11 a.m. on CBS.
- The Ontario Chaffey Community Show Band and the Milhiser family are proud to present March’s featured concert, “Motown’s Greatest Hits.” The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Gardiner Spring Auditorium, on the campus of Chaffey High School at 1245 N. Euclid Ave. For more information, visit the Show Band’s website at showband.net or contact Dr. Gabe Petrocelli at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, March 30
- On the last Wednesday of each month at noon, the Repertory Opera Company of Pomona presents 40 minutes of “musical beauty and community” at the Claremont Forum Bookshop, 586 W. First Street. The concert is free and donations to the ROC are greatly appreciated. For more information, visit claremontforum.org/event/opera-at-noon-march/2022-03-30.
- Beginning at 6:30 p.m., the city will host a cannabis community workshop. The meeting will provide the public with an opportunity to learn about cannabis history, regulation, and to provide an opportunity for a full discussion of the issues that are important to the community. For more information about the meetings, visit ci.claremont.ca.us/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/6234/20.
Thursday, March 31
- The Claremont Chamber of Commerce’s annual State of the City Luncheon is scheduled for today at 11:30 a.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel, 555 W. Foothill Blvd. Admission is $45 for chamber members and $55 for non members. To register, visit the chamber’s website at claremontchamber.org. Attendees are reminded to confirm their reserved lunch selection prior to the event.
- Come by the Joslyn Center’s Weinberger Wing, located at 660 N. Mountain Ave., to play duplicate bridge from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Join in this free and drop-in play game to challenge your mind and your peers. This group does not meet on the third Thursday of the month. For more info, contact the Joslyn Center at (909) 399-5488.
- Have you tried to diet with no success? Get answers about why at Inter Valley Health Plan’s upcoming course, Weight Management Made EZ beginning at 10 a.m. via Zoom. Learn lifestyle changes that you can live with and lose weight! To register, visit ivhp.com/vitality.
Friday, April 1
- Claremont business owners are invited to lunch mob with members of the chamber of commerce and other businesses at Round Table Pizza, 598 E. Base Line Road, at noon. Business owners can eat, network and support one another at this event. To RSVP, visit claremontchamber.org.
- From today until Monday, May 2, Claremont Pooch Dog Park, 100 S. College Ave., will be temporarily closed due to turf rest, renovation, and maintenance. No dogs or park patrons are allowed at the park during this time. Residents may visit other pet friendly Claremont parks, which include the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park, Thompson Creek Trail and Rancho San Jose Park. For more details, visit ci.claremont.ca.us/Home/Components/News/News/3288/18?backlist=%2fhome.
Saturday, April 2
- Browse art around Claremont as various businesses and museums will participate in the monthly Art Walk, held from 6 to 9 p.m. on the first Saturday of every month between 6 and 9 p.m.. For details, contact email@example.com.
- Tradition and Innovation in Japanese theatre: a conference in honor of Leonard C. Pronko concludes today with a summing up commentary at 5:10 p.m. featuring J. Thomas Rimer, Stanleigh Jones and Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei that will be held at the Rose Hills Theatre, located on the Smith Campus center of Pomona College, near Sixth Street and College Avenue. For further information and complete schedule including the kabuki in English performance, visit pomona.edu/academics/departments/theatre/news-events/posts/tradition-and-innovation-japanese-theatre-conference-honor-leonard-c-pronko.