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More Summer FUN Times

Whoa... July's nearly over and August is hot on its heels!
There are oodles of musical events and movies to enjoy, the butterflies are flying away very soon while Peter Pan continues to take flight at the Candlelight Pavilion -- and it's time for National Night Out on August 6.
Sooooo Cool, So Cal, So Claremont! 
Giggles and Cheer - More Summer FUN Times are Already Here 
- Mindi Meader  
Color-filled header photoart taken on July 29 2019 at California Butterfly Pavilion in Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden by Mindi Meader 
Photo taken at RSABG on July 29, 2019

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

Beat the Heat Saturdays: Now thru August 31 . Open until 8:00 pm  
  General admission applies. Last entry 7:30 pm.
Now thru Aug 3 / 10am-3pm
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden 
Butterfly Pavilion closes for 2019 season on Saturday August 3. 
$3. fee in addition to garden admission. 
Experience the beauty of California butterflies in all their life stages with the native plants they depend on for survival.

Extreme heat may require limited hours. 
CINEMA BOTANICA: Movies in the Garden
Fridays in August / 7:30-9:30pm
Gates open at 6:30pm
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
In the California Courtyard, adjacent to the California Garden Gift Shop  
Enjoy classic, family-friendly films in the beautiful outdoors of California's Native Garden! For each film, the spotlight will be on California's most beloved plants as they play starring roles, cameos and background actors in these famous features.
$10 Public Adult | $7 Public Child | $8 Member Adult | $5 Member Child 
Tickets are expected to sell out in advance. Please purchase yours in advance. 
August 2 - Homeward Bound:
The Incredible Journey
August 9 - Rango (PG) 
August 16 - The Muppet Movie, 1979 (G)  August 23 - E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (PG) 
August 30 Members ONLY - Flight of the Butterflies (G) 
Special Events in Late July - August     
Kids Corner
  6:30pm - FREE show at Shelton Park   
  N/E corner of Bonita and Harvard Avenues in the Claremont Village
Claremont Human Services . Phone: 909.399.5490
Wednesday July 31   
Children's Concert  
Historic Claremont Village
Guided Walking Tour
First Saturday Monthly . August 3
Meet at Claremont Depot, 200 W. First St.
$5/person - Reservations requested
909.621.0848 / 
Take a trip through time from way back when
to here and now... Presented by Claremont Heritage 
National Night Out
Tuesday, August 6 . 6-10pm . Memorial Park  
The Claremont Police Department invites you and your family to National Night Out. 
The Police Department, in collaboration with other community groups, will have several exhibits on display, as well as games and prizes for the kids.
In-N-Out will be joining us as we give away 550 free hamburgers!
If you would like a hamburger, please visit the Claremont Police Department 
to get your free ticket (one ticket per person).
Cap off the evening by showing the movie Ralph Breaks the Internet.

As a reminder - for safety reasons, the Claremont Municipal Code prohibits dogs at Memorial Park.
Come and join in the fun and partner with your community and the Police Department!
Friday Nights LIVE! Now thru Oct 25 . 6-9pm
Free Concerts Weekly at 4 Village Venues 

Friday Aug 2 . 6-9pm:
Village Square Public Plaza:
Amanda Castro Band 
High energy vintage jazz

Shelton Park:
Starlite - Classic rock
Claremont Chamber Patio:
Adrienne Selina - Guitar, originals
City Hall Plaza:
Honey Buckets - Blues, blue grass  

Friday Aug 9 . 6-9pm:
Village Square Public Plaza:
Blues & Fries - Blues
Shelton Park:
Random Spark - Classic rock
Claremont Chamber Patio:
Randy Miller - Guitar, originals
City Hall Plaza:
Rewind - Classic rock

Friday Aug 16 . 6-9pm:
Village Square Public Plaza:
Hanks Cadillac - Country, blues
Shelton Park:
Mario Rojas and Saturday Night Pink 
Claremont Chamber Patio:
Ana Maria de la Cruz - Originals 
City Hall Plaza:
Mohave Beach Band - Classic rock

Friday Aug 23 . 6-9pm:
Village Square Public Plaza:
Soulshine - Soft rock, blues  
Shelton Park:
Swing Shift - Big band 
Claremont Chamber Patio:
Amazing Tone Benders - Classic rock 
City Hall Plaza:
Sylvia Bosco  

Friday Aug 30 . 6-9pm:
Village Square Public Plaza: 
Marc Weller Combo - Jazz,blues  
Shelton Park: 
Claremont VooDoo Society - Blues,folk 
Claremont Chamber Patio: 
City Hall Plaza: 
Mike's Guitar World

Venue Locations:
Village Square Public Plaza (adjacent to Laemmle 5 Theatres)
Shelton Park (N/E corner of Bonita and Harvard Aves)
Claremont Chamber Patio (205 Yale Ave between Second St & Bonita Ave) 
City Hall Plaza (215 W. Second St - west of Harvard Ave)
Monday Night Concerts in the Park

840 N. Indian Hill Blvd. 
Concerts begin at 7:00 pm

Enjoy a longtime annual family Summertime tradition Mondays
Now thru Sept 2.

Free Admission.
Yummy treats available for purchase!
Aug 5 
The Ravelers 
Classic Rock
Aug 12

Aug 19
Michael Ryan and Friends 
Spirit of Ireland
Aug 26
Neon Nation 
Sept 2
The Answer
Classic Rock

Art Exhibitions
First Saturday Art Walk 
Sat August 3 / 6-9pm

 An exhibition of art and design by one of Claremont's most prolific and culturally influential families. Presented by Claremont Heritage.
OPENING RECEPTION - Sat Aug 3 - 6-9pm
Ginger Elliott Gallery / Memorial Park
840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont
Exhibition continues thru August 23 / Mon-Fri / 9am-3pm (Enter via Garner House) 
Photo provided by Claremont Museum of Art
Displacement Zero - Art Exhibition
Closing August 25 
Claremont Museum of Art
Claremont Depot, 200 W. First St.

The Claremont Museum of Art exhibition Displacement Zero presents work by Claremont born, London based conceptual artist Andrew M. Wenrick. Maps of the Los Angeles area and beyond have been reconstructed into unexpected configurations, challenging our perception of place.

(Photo shown: Andrew M. Wenrick, "Everything in the middle" detail, 2012, Acrylic and maps on wood.)  

Musical Theater at Candlelight Pavilion

Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theatre
Now thru August 17

Peter Pan tells the classic J.M. Barrie tale of a young boy who refuses to grow up. J.M. Barrie's masterful story shines especially brightly with a rich score  

Rated G

Psssst... I had a wonder-filled time at this Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theatre musical production and I believe that you will, too. Acting, singing, dancing, costumes and sets were terrific! Mindi
Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theatre
August 23 thru September 28
When former Secret Service agent Frank Farmer is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker, each expects to be in charge, but what they don't expect is to fall in love. Based on the Warner Bros. film.

Rated PG-13

Farmers & Artisans Market
Every Sunday 8am-1pm
Harvard Ave. between First St. and Bonita Ave. / Claremont Village 
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A Constant Contact 
ALL STAR WINNER for 2018! 

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   
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