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Event calendar: What’s happening Claremont?

by Andrew Alonzo | aalonzo@claremont-courier.com

Friday, November 19

• At the Claremont Gallery in the Packing House atrium, Sustainable Claremont will host Green Night between 6 and 9 p.m. Special guest artists will display their work, and the community is invited to learn about “the conservation and sustainability of Claremont and sustainable art.”

• At 7 p.m., either online (via YouTube) or in person, support the Claremont High School varsity football team as they travel to play the Tartans of St. Margaret’s Episcopal School in the semifinals of the Division IX CIF-SS tournament.

Saturday, November 20

• Help Active Claremont clean up Base Line Road, which has been littered with, well, litter on Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. The group will meet at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 2050 N Indian Hill Blvd., before starting the trash pick-up.

• At 8:30 a.m., Sustainable Claremont’s Green Crew and members from the city of Pomona will join forces to plant trees at Ganesha Park in Pomona. The groups plan to plant 35 new trees and are in need of 50 volunteers to make that happen.

Sunday, November 21

• On Sunday, Be Rosie Salon, located at 849 W. Foothill Blvd., will host a special evening (6 to 9 p.m.) called the Gratitude Gathering. Tickets, which can be purchased at allevents.in, are $50 and include dinner for two, activities and a gratitude ceremony.

• Be sure to get those last-minute bids in for Pilgrim Place’s 2021 Silent Auction, which concludes at 6 p.m. Sunday, November 21. The auction can be viewed at www.charityauctionstoday.com/auctions/2021-pilgrim-place-festival-26842.

Monday, November 22

• Every Monday at 9 a.m., Priceless Pets volunteers and furry friends head to Higginbotham Park for an enjoyable morning hike. The morning walk and hike lasts about 90 minutes.

• From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Kut Haus Salon will host hairdresser Phillip Rosado who will lead a session about hairstylists’ everyday life and the important “psychology between the hairdresser and client relationship.” Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite for $300.

• On Monday beginning at 11 a.m., kids ages two to five and their parents are invited to attend the 30-minute Smarty Pants Storytime session at the Claremont Helen Renwick Library. Parents can register at https://lacountylibrary.org/claremont-library.

Tuesday, November 23

• At the Claremont Helen Renwick Library’s meeting room on Tuesday, infants, children and young adults are invited to make masks and learn about the planet’s rich cultures through the art of mask making. The session will begin at 3 p.m.

• On Tuesday beginning at 6:30 p.m., the Claremont City Council will host its second meeting of November. To view the meeting online, use the city’s Zoom link — https://zoom.us/j/256208090 — or listen on your phone by dialing (213) 338-8477. The webinar ID is 256 208 090.

Wednesday, November 24

• At noon on Wednesday, the Claremont Graduate Christian Fellowship will gather via Zoom for Wednesdays in the Word. The hour-long session will explore different religious views and allow participants to discuss their own. For information, visit www.cgu.edu/events.

• As a reminder to all residents, Claremont’s city offices will close at 12 p.m.

Thursday, November 25

• Happy Thanksgiving!

• The 14th annual Claremont Sunrise Rotary Turkey Trot is returning this year in a hybrid event format, meaning residents will get to participate either at home and in person in the fun 1K kids’ race or 5K run. The kids run at 7 a.m. with the adults following 30 minutes later. For course and registration info, visit here.

• At Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, the Secular Franciscans will provide up to 100 meals to families in need on Thanksgiving beginning at noon in a drive-thru format. Dinners must be reserved in advance. Our Lady of Assumption and the Franciscans will need help packaging and distributing items, so volunteer help is appreciated as well. Volunteers should contact Bill Mussatto at (909) 626-3777. Food donations can be dropped off Thanksgiving morning to the school between 8 and 10:30 a.m.

Friday, November 26

• Next Friday, November 26, is Black Friday. Be sure to shop local and snag deals while also remaining vigilant about your surroundings. For Montclair Place hours and store information, visit https://montclairplace.com. Happy shopping!

Saturday, November 27

• By this time next week, you should have received the Claremont COURIER’s special 2021 Holiday magazine. Explore the content put together by our team!

• Saturday, November 27, is the last day of the CMA’s “Furious Garden” exhibition. Admission is $5 for adults and free for members, children and students.

Sunday, November 28

• On the first Sunday of Advent, join Reverend Jen Strickland at 9 a.m. for a Bible study titled, “Hello, His Name is ___” during the adult education hour at the Claremont United Church of Christ.

• Concluding Jazz at the College Center next Sunday, November 28, will be Ted Manuel who will perform between 2 and 5 p.m. The performance stage is on the east end of the plaza, located at 665 East Foothill Blvd., Unit J. For more information, visit www.jazzatcollegecenter.com.

Sunday, November 29

• Between 7 and 9 p.m. on Monday, November 29, the Democratic Club of Claremont will host its November meeting via Zoom, during which Assemblymember Chris Holden will present a legislative update to the members. The public is invited to attend. Contact Mike Boos jazzdrmike@aol.com for more information and the Zoom link.

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