Claremont eBuzz
Hello Springtime!

Claremont is filled with places to go, people to see and adventures to be explore. It's Spring -- time to check out an overview of what's happening here in the near future. Eat, play and be merry!

Discover even more at these websites:
Claremont Events  Claremont Today 
By the way, did you experience the Painted Lady butterflies when so many of them flew through So Cal and Claremont last week? It was "magical." 
Giggle and Sing for a Wonderful Spring ... Mindi Meader
Header photo taken on the 4th floor of the Public Parking structure
in the Claremont Village. Beautiful site for sunrises and sunsets, too. 
Thanks to You, Again!

March 2019:
This eNews has, again, just been named a  
Constant Contact All Star.

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

- Mindi Meader
Amanda Castro Band
Jazz & Jive 2019 Tour Continues!

Thursday, March 21 . 7-9pm
The Whisper House in 
The Packing House / Claremont Village 
Enjoy the Amanda Castro Band's high energy vintage jazz & The Whisper Houses' spirits / sustenance. The band has been a Summertime favorite at Friday Nights Live for over 5 years... just wait until you see them here!
A Glance at Special Events
Claremont Pie Festival
Claremont Pie Festival

Saturday, March 23 . 10am-4pm
Claremont Village
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Fri March 22 and Sat March 23 -
Have fun collecting FREE pie recipe cards
at 31 Village businesses! Look for posters at participating sites and pick up a map there.

During Pie Festival, once you've finished collecting recipe cards stop by an Info Booth... You'll receive recipe book cover & ring to put your book together.
Limited quantities of recipes, covers and rings.
The Claremont Collage guided walking tour
Guided Walking Tour:
Sat March 23 / 9:30-12noon
Enjoy strolling through the beautiful campus learning interesting facts about the colleges and their unique architecture. (Not intended for potential students.)
Meet at Seaver House, 305 College Avenue, Claremont by 9:30am. $10/person
Reservations recommended.
Phone 909.621.0848
Reserve your space, today   
Claremont Flower Show
Jazz It Up!  
March 29 / 1-6pm
March 30 / 10am-4pm
Woman's Club of Claremont  
343 W. 12th Street
Hosted by the Claremont Garden Club

3rd Annual display of floral arrangements, fairy gardens, succulents, blooming branches and more. Juried event is FREE to enter as a contestant and FREE to visit. 
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Arbor Day
Saturday, March 30 / 8:30am-1pm
St Luke Lutheran Church
2050 N Indian Hill Blvd, Claremont

Join Green Crew & the City of Claremont for the Arbor Day Celebration featuring an Educational and Sustainability Fair + Tree Planting.

For this special event, there will be an educational and booth fair - even if tree planting is not for you - there'll be fun activities for you during the whole event!!
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Sunday April 14 / 8am-1pm
Along Second Street, Claremont Village
Come out for an inspirational Earth Day Celebration in the beautiful Claremont Village for a day of environmental education, creative activities, and exciting performances!

Engage and explore over 75 different exhibition booths within four Eco-Worlds: Energy, Education, Water-Soil-Life & Transportation.

A Tour of Six Local Gardens

Sunday, April 14 / 1:00-4:30pm
$20 tickets include entrance to Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden on the day of the tour and one other day during the following month. The tour will start at the RSABG parking lot (1500 N. College Ave.) where you can pick up the brochure and a map to the gardens between 10 am and 1pm.

Claremont Spring Celebration
Sat April 20 . 9am-11am
Memorial Park
840 N. Indian Hill Blvd. Claremont

9:00am FREE Activities and Entertainment begins
>> Live Petting Zoo, Face Painting, Magician, Games, Booths and Mr. & Mrs. Bunny
Promptly at 10:30am - FREE Candy-filled Eggs distributed
Pancake Breakfast sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Claremont . 8:00-11:00am . $5/person

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A Glance at Theatrical Productions
Presented by IVRT
Inland Valley Repertory Theatre at the  
Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theatre
Note: Dinner is not served at these performances.

March 20 - April 3 (See website for days) 
April 24 - May 8 (See website for days) 

Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theatre
Now thru April 13 
A tap dancing musical comedy set in the stylish and vivacious 1920s. The wacky story involves three couples sharing a cottage in Atlantic City in the midst of a blackmail scheme, with plenty of deception, romantic mishaps, and comical misunderstandings.  
Rated PG
Visit website for tickets/info 
Bright Star
Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theatre
April 19 thru May 25
Inspired by a real event and featuring the Grammy-nominated score by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, Broadway's Bright Star tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and '40s.  
Rated PG-13 
Visit website for tickets/info 
Inland Pacific Ballet presents

Bridges Auditorium - Pomona College
Sat April 27 @ 2:00 & 7:30pm
Sun April 28 @ 2:00pm
A Glance at Art Exhibitions  
The Norman Seeff Sessions circa 1972

Sat March 30 / 6-9pm 
Closing Reception / Exhibition Free
Courtyard Dance Party
VIP Meet and Greet with Claudia
Ginger Elliott Gallery & Garner House Event Venue at Memorial Park   
840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont
Free Exhibition Open thru March 29 . Mon-Fri 9am-3pm / Enter via Garner House
Norma Tanega Supernova
Opening Reception: Sat April 6 / 6-9pm

Ginger Elliott Gallery
Memorial Park, 840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont
Free Exhibition open Mon-Fri 9am-3pm
April 8 thru April 15 / Enter via Garner House

View webpage 
The Julie and David Armstrong Collection

Now thru April 20 

Claremont Museum of Art 
200 W. First St, Claremont 
Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 12 noon-4pm 
Admission: $5. CMA members/Children under 18 are free -- First Saturday Art Walk, 6-9 p.m.  
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Paul Soldner, Sculpture #16, 2000, Salt-fired, stoneware, Julie and David Armstrong Collection. Photo: Eric Stoner  
Claremont ART WALK 

First Saturday Monthly
April 6 . 6-9pm
Check out the April 5 issue of the Claremont COURIER for gallery listings

Visit Facebook page... 

WHITE BISON by Kevin Box & Dr. Robert J. Lang

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
1500 N. College Ave, Claremont / Garden Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm    

Unfolded! Origami in the Garden2
Now thru April 14 2019 
Wildflower Week at Rancho Santa Botanic Garden 
April 13 thru 21 
Celebrate Spring at your backyard superbloom! 
Kick off the week at RSABG's longest running tradition, the Wildflower Show, on April 13 and 14, 10 am - 5 pm, with special member only preview from 8-10 am.
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Raymond M. Alf
Museum of Paleontology

Discovery Day: 
The Mighty Dinosaurs 

Saturday April 13 @ 1:00 - 4:00 pm
$5.00 special admission / Kids 4 & under free

More info at
Farmers & Artisans Market

Every Sunday 8am-1pm
Location Harvard Ave. between First St. and Bonita Ave.
PhotoArt of Claremont   
by Mindi Meader 

Postcards are available at :
  • Birkenstock store in the Village
  • Claremont Heights Postal Center at the VONS Center
  • Claremont Heritage in Memorial Park.

(Selection varies at each site. Photo shown taken at Birkenstock store includes double spinner with postcards, note cards and magnets.)

Claremont is a Beautiful Place to Be & See   
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