Architecture | Art + Culture | Environment 

Happy Thanksgiving !

As we move towards the end of another year, we have much to be thankful for! The amazing community in which we live and the cultural attributes that we have are abundant and rich.  Claremont's unique sense of place and quality of life is kept alive by the celebration and active preservation of our Heritage. 
 
You can make a difference!
 
If you or someone you know would like to make a difference in our community please join us as a member or volunteer (If you have a passion for preserving the history of our community, we can use your help).  
Please contact us today!
Call (909) 621.0848 or email: info@claremontheritage.org   
 
 
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Do your Holiday Shopping at Claremont's exceptional and unique women's clothing store - Amelie 132 Yale Ave, Claremont, CA 91711
on Tuesday, November 28th (open 11 am - 7 pm) and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Claremont Heritage education programs, including the Third Grade History Program.  This is a great way to give back to the community and support our local merchants!

Please CLICK HERE  
 
to make a tax deductible donation to  
Claremont Heritage and support our Educational Programs  
such as our Speaker/Film Series, Third Grade History Program,  
Publications and Exhibitions - Thank You !


CULTURAL HERITAGE UPDATES & EVENTS

STORIES OF THE MEXICAN PLAYERS & PADUA HILLS THEATRE
 
 
SPEAKER/FILM SERIES 
 
Claremont Heritage is pleased to host a discussion featuring former Mexican Players and Padua Hills Theatre historians.  These engaging talks will trace the over 40 year history of the Padua Hills Theatre, relate personal experiences of the performers, and discuss the theatre's influence on the local community and greater Pomona Valley. 
   
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 | 7:00 - 9:00 pm | FREE
Benson Auditorium - Avery Hall at Pitzer College
Alma Martinez, actress, stage director and professor of theatre,
discusses her research on the history of the Mexican Players
 

Through December 4th | EXHIBITION | FREE
Stories of the Mexican Players & Padua Hills Theatre
Ginger Elliott Center at Garner House
840 N Indian Hill Blvd. Claremont, CA 91711

Join Claremont Heritage for a walk through the past, celebrating the historic Padua Hills Theatre and the Mexican Players who called it home for over 40 years!  The exhibition runs through December 4, 2017 - Open Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm or by appointment

 
Claremont Heritage is currently seeking funding for a 60 minute documentary on the Padua Hills Theatre & the Mexican Players.   
 
We are seeking to interview anyone who may have been involved with the Padua Hills Theatre or Mexican Players.  Please see the trailer below and call (909) 621-0848 or email: research@claremontheritage.org if you, or someone you know, was involved or has any archival materials that may be useful in the documentary.

 
Padua Hills Theatre and the Mexican Players 
Trailer - Padua Hills Theatre & the Mexican Players


PRESERVATION UPDATE

National Register Nomination


Claremont Heritage is pleased to announce that the Claremont home of Doris and Peter Drucker has been nominated to the National Register of Historic Places.

The Drucker House is significant for its association with the life and work of renowned management guru Peter Drucker. The property has undergone minimal alterations since its occupancy by Peter Drucker and retains all the character defining features from that period. Though the Drucker House was originally constructed more than fifty years ago, it has achieved significance in the last 50 years. The house is associated with Peter Drucker beginning in 1971, when he moved to Claremont to teach management at Claremont Graduate University. The property was associated with Drucker's most productive period, which lasted from 1975 to 1995.

To view the complete Draft of the Nomination please click HERE
A Special Thank You to our Small Business Sponsors!
 
Claremont Heritage Inc. | PO Box 742 Claremont, CA 91711  | (909) 621.0848 info@claremontheritage.org  | www.claremontheritage.org
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