Sizzlin' Summer Fun's Begun! 

Graduations are nearly wrapped-up for the year, Father's Day is almost here and Summer's sizzlin' fun has already begun. Claremont is SoCal "cool"!

Even before the "dog days of Summer" are in high gear, The Vil Clare began showcasing pictures of pooches in a new gallery "Woofs of the Week."

This eBuzz highlights an overview of Claremont events -- including Craft Beer Walk (June 24) and Friday Nights LIVE! -- with even more found at

Click here to visit the 2017 July 4th webpage I've designed. Reminder: Parade starts an hour earlier at 3:00 this year. Oh, and Monday Concerts in the Park begin July 10.

Stay cool, have fun and enjoy some new adventures this Summer.
Giggles & Cheer,

(Butterfly scene photo above taken at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden.)
Woofs of the Week

As the "dog days of Summer" approach, there's a new photo feature at The Vil Clare ... pooch visitors to the Village often seen at Friday Nights LIVE!
Overview of Upcoming Claremont Events
Claremont Craft Beer Walk
Claremont Village
Craft Beer Walk

Kick off Summer at this 8th annual event!
Saturday, June 24 . 4-8pm
Over 40 Village sites serving beverage and food tastings while music rocks 14 venues.
Tickets now on sale online at select Village locations.
Friday Nights LIVE
are Rockin'!

Free concerts weekly at 4 venues in the Claremont Village thru Oct. 27.

Stroll through the Village from Shelton Park to Public Plaza (near Laemmle's 5 Theatres) and enjoy a variety of music. More concert listings are listed at
Friday Nights LIVE! in the Village
Concerts June 16 thru July 14

Friday June 16 . 6-9pm 
Village Square Public Plaza: Dynamite Dawson 
Claremont Chamber Patio: Anamaria de la Cruz 
Shelton Park: Pride of Cucamonga
City Hall Plaza:  Technopagan
Friday June 23 . 6-9pm 
Village Square Public Plaza: Amazing Tone Benders 
Claremont Chamber Patio: Blues & Fries 
Shelton Park: Mick Rhodes &  the Hard 8 
City Hall Plaza: Random Spark
Friday June 30 . 6-9pm
Village Square Public Plaza: Amanda Castro Band 
Claremont Chamber Patio: Lee Powers 
Shelton Park: Nomads 
City Hall Plaza: Mike's Guitar World  
Friday July 7 . 6-9pm
Village Square Public Plaza: Noir Saxophone Quartet 
Claremont Chamber Patio: Jack Mc Coy - Oldies 
Shelton Park: J Grizz Band - Rock 
City Hall Plaza: Maya Garcia - Pop/Folk

Friday July 14 . 6-9pm 
Village Square Public Plaza: Soulshine - Rock 
Claremont Chamber Patio: Anamaria de la Cruz - Folk/Blues 
Shelton Park: Claremont Voodoo Society - Rock/Folk/Blues 
City Hall Plaza:  Honeybuckets - Folk/Rock  

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden

Father's Day - FREE ADMISSION for Dads on Sunday, June 18 . 8am-5pm 

Butterfly Pavilion
Open thru August 6 . 10am-3pm
($3 in addition to Garden admission)
Extended Summer Hours on Wednesdays in June thru August 2017
Garden remains open until 8 pm on Wednesdays! (Last admission at 7:30 pm)
Extended hours are included with general admission or membership.

Butterflies & Brews at RSABG
Wednesday Nights in June . 6-8pm

Local musicians provide the soundtrack to the Garden and the Butterfly Pavilion. Learn fun facts from our butterfly experts while you walk among the butterflies and enjoy a cold beer on these warm summer nights.

Tickets: $15 public; $10 RSABG members, includes one California-brewed beer (or California grown wine; additional beverages may be purchased).
An event for guests 21 and up, ID required. 

NEW TIME: Parade begins at 3:00 pm
Raymond M. Alf Museum

The museum will be closed on July 4.

Hall of Footprints closed for renovations until July 3. The Hall of Life remains open.

Monday through Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
    Saturday & Sunday: Closed
Special Summer Admission
$3 per person; 4 and under are free.
    Cash or checks only, please. 

PhotoArt of Claremont   
PhotoArt of Claremont by Mindi Meader

Postcards are available at Birkenstock store in the Village , Claremont Heights Postal Center at the VONS Center and Claremont Heritage in Memorial Park. (Selection varies at each site.)

Claremont is a Beautiful Place to Be & See.  
Thank YOU

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THANKS to all of you, The Vil Clare eNews subscribers, for your wonderful interest in Claremont and The Vil Clare!  

- Mindi Meader
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