Event Calendar (September 2 – 10, 2022)

by Andrew Alonzo | calendar@claremont-courier.com

What’s Happening Claremont?


Friday, September 2

  • The Claremont Senior Computer Club hosts its free technology assistance lab from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave. The course is open to seniors who need help with their laptops, tablets, phones, or other devices. Computers for public use will also be available. For details, visit ci.claremont.ca.us.


  • The war and existentialism book club will meet from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave., to discuss September’s book, “The Chrysalids,” by John Wyndham. Attendance is free but pre-registration is required by calling (909) 399-5488.


  • The Claremont High School varsity football team takes on Tustin High at home, 1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd., with kickoff at 7 p.m. CHS’s stadium is located on the southeast end of the campus and parking is available in the north lot, on Oxford Ave. and it’s branching streets. Visit claremontathletics.com for more event info.


Saturday, September 3

  • Drop by Faculty Field, 4669 Webb Canyon Rd., to watch the Webb Schools’ varsity football team battle against San Jacinto Academy. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. Game as well as schedule info is available at webb.org/athletics.


  • Browse artwork around the city as various businesses and museums participate in Art Walk, held the first Saturday of every month between 6 and 9 p.m. Information can be found on online here. Contact claremontartwalkinfo@gmail.com with any questions.


Sunday, September 4

  • Homero Chavez and Una Noche will perform a free three-hour concert beginning at 2 p.m. at College Center, 665 E. Foothill Blvd. To view the monthly lineup and information, visit jazzatcollegecenter.com. 


  • From 4 to 7 p.m., enjoy a game of pétanque at Larkin Park, next to the Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave. The French game, invented in 1907, draws similarities to lawn bowling, Bocce and marbles. The free course is open to all. Call (909) 399-5488 for details.


Monday, September 5

  • In observance of Labor Day, city offices, the chamber of commerce, the Joslyn Center and the post office will be closed. Usual business hours will resume Tuesday, September 6.


Tuesday, September 6

  • The first meeting of the free Knitting with Care group will be held from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave. Residents with knitting and crochet experience can use their skills to complete projects for local nonprofits, or work on other projects. Bring your needles, hook, and yarn. No registration is required.


  • A preseason match between the CHS girls’ varsity tennis team and Temescal Canyon High School will be played at the campus’s northwest tennis courts, 1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd. The first set will begin around 3:15 p.m. For event info, visit claremontathletics.com.


  • The Wolfpack girls’ varsity volleyball team hosts St. Lucy’s at home, 1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd., in the main gymnasium, near the north parking lot. The first serve is set for 4:30 p.m. Go to claremontathletics.com for info on more CHS athletics action.


  • The public is invited to the council chamber, 225 W. Second St., at 7 p.m. to attend the first Claremont Planning Commission meeting of the month. Agendas are posted online and at city hall the Thursday before the meeting. Visit ci.claremont.ca.us for meeting details or Zoom info.


Wednesday, September 7

  • Seniors can play duplicate bridge from 12:30 to 4 p.m. at the Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave. This free, drop-in style card game challenges the mind. Call (909) 399-5488 for details.


  • Every Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. the Pomona Public Library, 625 S. Garey Ave., invites families and children to an educational story time. Call (909) 620-2043 or email library@pomonaca.gov for information.


  • Sing your heart out at Last Name Brewing, 2120 Porterfield Way, in Upland, as the brewery hosts karaoke night from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Over 25,000 songs will be available to choose from. The evening is hosted by KJ Jessie. More details are at lastnamebrewing.com.


Thursday, September 8

  • Children can enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and exercise while learning school readiness skills at Claremont Helen Renwick Library’s smarty pants story time at 10:15 a.m. The library is at 208 N. Harvard Ave. Attendance is limited, and advance registration is required. For details go to visit.lacountylibrary.org/event/6817726.



Friday, September 9

  • Adults can register for Claremont Helen Renwick library’s book club by going online to visit.lacountylibrary.org/event/7043032. September’s book is “Hamnet” by Maggie O’Farrell, which can be checked out at the library, 208 N. Harvard Ave. The book club will meet at 10:30 a.m.


  • Enjoy this week’s movie matinee, “Casablanca” (1942), at the Joslyn Center, 660 N. Mountain Ave., starting at 12:30 p.m. Attendance is free, but masks are encouraged as this event will be held indoors. Call (909) 399-5488 for more info.


  • Friday Nights Live performers include the High Strung Band at Shelton Park, Harmony Sisters and band at Village Plaza, and Kathy Woolsey outside of the chamber of commerce offices. The free performances take place from 6 to 9 p.m. For more details visit claremontchamber.org.


Saturday, September 10

  • Parkinson’s Explorers, a free Parkinson’s disease support group, meets in person on the second Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Alexander Hughes Community Center’s Grove Room, 1700 Danbury Road. Contact the center at (909) 399-5490 with any questions.


  • Breaking Ground: Women in California Clay” opens at 4 p.m. at the American Museum of Ceramic Art, 399 N Garey Ave., Pomona, with opening remarks 30 minutes later. The exhibition runs through February 2023. AMOCA is open Friday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pre-registration is required by going to amoca.org/events. Call (909) 865-3146 or email communications@amoca.org for details.


  • Ophelia’s Jump Productions closes out its 2022 season with Inda Craig-Galvan’s “Black Superhero Magic Mama.” The show opens tonight at 8 p.m. at 2009 Porterfield Way, Suite H, Upland. General admission is $35, preview performances and college students with ID are $20, and Thursday shows are “pay what you can” days. For show times or to purchase tickets visit opheliasjump.org or call (909) 734-6565.


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