CLAREMONT CALENDAR: Busy Spring event season ramps up

Wednesday, MAY 16

WOMEN’S HEALTH Dr. Nicole Oliver will discuss menopause, pelvic pain and all the issues that come with it. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Pomona Valley Health Center, 1601 N. Monte Vista Ave., Claremont. 865-9858.


Thursday, MAY 17

BIKE TO WORK Cyclists and walkers are welcome to come by the Claremont Depot for morning snacks, coffee and conversation. 6:30 to 9:30 a.m.

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS meeting focusing on reports of the League Observers, who have watched the proceedings of city council and various commissions throughout the year. 9:30 a.m. at Mt. San Antonio Gardens or 7 p.m. at 845 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont. 624-9457.

LIBRARY DISPLAY The Western Archives of the Santa Fe Railway and Modeling Society present an exhibit on the history of railroads in Claremont. The display will include blueprints for the 1887 Santa Fe Station and the 1927 rebuild of the Claremont station. Historical photos, documents and rail equipment will show the long history of railroading in Claremont. The exhibit covers freight lines supporting the citrus industry, passenger trains, the Pacific Electric Red Cars and the current Metrolink station. The display will be available for the month of May in the lobby display case at the Claremont Public Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont. 621-4902.


Friday, MAY 18

DAYS OF CLAY presented by Claremont High School. Refreshments will be provided. The opening reception will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The gallery will be on display 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 19 and 20 showcasing student ceramic works. On Saturday and Sunday, visitors can learn how to make their own projects for $5. Student work will be available for purchase. Ginger Elliot Gallery in Memorial Park, 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont.

FRIDAY NIGHTS LIVE Bands will perform every Friday evening this summer from 6 to 9 p.m. Bring folding chairs and enjoy the free entertainment each week in the Village. For more information, call the Claremont Chamber of Commerce at 621-1681 or e-mail This week’s performances include Remember Then (oldies) at the Public Plaza located at 101 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont and Amanda Castro Band (jazz) at the Claremont Chamber of Commerce located at 205 Yale Ave., Claremont.


Saturday, MAY 19

SUMMER BLAST preview event and early registration for community summer programs. Instructors will be on site to answer questions, provide demonstrations and give information to help plan summer activities. 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Alexander Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Road, Claremont. 399-5490.

CAR WASH fundraiser for Claremont High School Class of 2013 and 2015 Grad Night. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Prudential Wheeler Steffen Real Estate, Inc. located at 500 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont.

GOODWILL FUNDRAISER for Claremont High School Cheer. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the CHS staff parking lot.

BALLOON ART Mr. Twister the Balloon Man presents a balloon art workshop. Learn the basic skills of balloon sculpturing. This event is for children and adults. 2 p.m. Claremont Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont. 621-4902.

GOT TREASURES? FIND OUT! A team of certified appraisers will be donating their time and talent to a fundraiser hosted by Junior Girl Scout Troop 1094. Photos are encouraged for larger items. 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Two items for $5 or 3 items for $7. Packing House, 510 W. First St., Claremont.

FUNDRAISER The League of Women Voters presents “Get your Kicks on Route 66” fundraiser auction. A light supper will be served and live music will be provided. 5 to 7:30 p.m. $50 per person. Upper patio at the Old School House, 410 Foothill Blvd., Claremont. 624-9457.


Sunday, MAY 20

CYCLE CLAREMONT Community-wide bicycle ride. Riders of all ages and abilities are welcome. 10 a.m. Meet at the Metrolink parking lot on First Street, east of College Avenue.

LIVE JAZZ band Polyhedra will perform on the Blue Fin patio at 2 p.m. 665 E. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. 946-1398.

MI CASA SU CASA fifth annual wine, spirits and craft beer tasting charity event. 5 to 8 p.m. $75 per person. All proceeds will support the work of the Claremont Community Foundation and the Claremont Educational Foundation. Tickets may be purchased online at Hotel Casa 425. For more information, call 398-1060.


Monday, MAY 21

SHAKESPEARE READERS of Pomona Valley will meet to read “Coriolanus” from 6 to 9 p.m. at Casa de Salsa located at 415 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. 625-4154.


Tuesday, MAY 22

GENEALOGY University Club member Anne Veazie Sonner will discuss her journey into family history, becoming a detective trying to solve mysteries that tie into American history. This program is free to attend. A buffet lunch is available at 11:45 a.m. for $12. Dessert and coffee is available for $5. The University Club meets each Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. in the Alexander Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Road, Claremont. 625-4344.

TIPS & TRICKS Mel Butler will demonstrate the Wolverine 35 mm film to digital converter with his trip to New Guinea. Claremont Senior Computer Club. 7:30 p.m. Alexander Hughes Community Center, located at 1700 Danbury Road, Claremont.


Wednesday, MAY 23

WRITING social group at the Joslyn Center. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont. 399-5488.


Thursday, MAY 24

TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION commission meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the City Council Chamber located at 225 W. Second St., Claremont.


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