OUR TOWN: Summer opportunities

Summer opportunities for Claremont teens

High school students looking to make some extra cash and keep busy this summer are encouraged to run a free classified advertisement in the COURIER. Claremont residents may run a 16-word ad from now through August 15.

Budding entrepreneurs offering a variety of services are welcome to take advantage of this service. Babysitting, yard work, dog walking and office assistance are just a few of the services teens have offered in the past.

Call Jacquie at 621-4761 for more information or email your ad with contact information to classified@claremont-courier.com.


Senior hot topics series continues next week

A free, informational presentation on transportation and mobility options will be offered to local seniors and their families on Wednesday, June 20 at  10 a.m. at the Joslyn Center.

To RSVP, contact the Claremont Senior Program at 399-5488.


Report from UNA’s annual meeting in DC

United Nations Association members who attended the annual meeting, including Mel Boynton and Katie and Bob Gerecke, will share their experiences from workshops, visits to legislators and breakfast with Senator Diane Feinstein.

The meeting will take place Tuesday, June 19 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Porter Hall at Pilgrim Place, 601 Mayflower Dr.

The meeting is open and free to the public. Refreshments will be served.

For information, call 626-2858.


Freedom 5000 set for Fourth of July

The city’s Fourth of July Committee and the Claremont High School Cross Country Boosters are sponsoring the 2012 Claremont Village Freedom 5000 1K/5K walk and run on Wednesday, July 4 at 7:30 and 8 a.m.

Registration is now open and  will be accepted online, by mail or in person.

For an application, visit  www.claremont4th.org or call the Alexander Hughes  Community Center at 399-5490.


Origami workshop at Pilgrim Place

A beginners Origami (paper folding) Workshop will be held under the oak tree at the Petterson Museum of Intercultural Art at Pilgrim Place on Wednesday, June 27. Anytime between 1:30 and 4 p.m., participants can learn how to make various items from newspaper, paper bags as well as special origami paper. Paper and refreshments will be provided at no cost.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Petterson Museum, this event is being held in conjunction with the current featured exhibit, “Traditional & Modern Arts of Japan” on display at the Museum through Labor Day.

The Petterson Museum of Intercultural Art contains a collection of international fine art, folk art and material culture from 10,000 B.C. to the present, covering every continent. The mission of the museum is to foster inter-cultural and inter-generational understanding through ever-changing exhibits of “arts of the people.”

For information:  399-5544.


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