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  • Sunday, April 16

    • Wildflower Walks

      10:00 - 11:00 AM

      Wildflower Walks
      Sunday, April 16

      Wildflower Walks

      10:00 - 11:00 AM   Sunday, April 16

      Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
      Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
      1500 N. College Avenue
      Claremont, CA, 91711
      Map this location.
      (909) 625-8767

      Sixty-minute guided tours through the garden that explore the native blooms and natural wonders of spring in California.

      Free with general admission or membership.

      Saturday Wildflower Walks start at 10 a.m. while Sunday Wildflower Walks start at 1 p.m.

    • Pomona College Choir and Orchestra
      Sunday, April 16

      Pomona College Choir and Orchestra

      3:00 PM   Sunday, April 16

      Bridges Hall of Music
      Pomona College
      150 E. 4th Street
      Claremont, 91711
      Map this Address
      (909) 607-2671

      The Pomona College Choir, Donna M. Di Grazia, conductor and Pomona College Orchestra, Eric Lindholm, conductor offer two performances of Mendelssohn's Elijah with Grammy award-winning guest baritone Nmon Ford, under the baton of Eric Lindholm. Mr. Ford, known for his "powerful and magnificent voice" (Concerto.net), is a Pomona native. He has performed with the New York and Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco and L.A. Opera, the National, Chicago and Atlanta symphonies, Hamburg State Opera, Italy's Bologna Opera Company and France's National Opera of Bordeaux, and at the Macerata Opera Festival in Italy, Grafenegg Festival in Austria, Szeged Festival in Hungary, among others. The Pomona College Choir and Orchestra have collaborated on many memorable performances which have included Borodin's "Polovtsian Dances," Verdi's "Requiem," Stravinsky's "Symphony of Psalms," Berlioz's "Grande Messe des morts," Handel's "Messiah," and Mozart's "Requiem" and "Mass in C minor (K. 427)."

  • Tuesday, April 18

    • Tony Larson & David Ahn MFA Thesis Show Opening
      Tuesday, April 18

      Tony Larson & David Ahn MFA Thesis Show Opening

      6:00 - 9:00 PM   Tuesday, April 18

      Art Building
      Claremont Graduate University
      251 E. Tenth Street
      Corner of Tenth and Columbia
      Claremont, 91711
      Map this location.
      (909) 607-3631

      Tony Larson and David Ahn: MFA Thesis Exhibition April 17-21, 2017 Opening Reception: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 6 to 9 p.m. Claremont Graduate University 251 E. 10th St., Claremont, CA 91711 (909) 607-3631

    • Student Recital
      Tuesday, April 18

      Student Recital

      8:15 PM   Tuesday, April 18

      Lyman Hall, Thatcher Music Building
      Pomona College
      340 N. College Ave.
      Claremont, 91711
      (909) 607-2671

      Students taking private lessons perform solos and chamber selections they've worked on during the semester.

  • Wednesday, April 19

    • KGI Empowering Youth (KEY) Wellness Activities Fair
      Wednesday, April 19

      KGI Empowering Youth (KEY) Wellness Activities Fair

      1:00 - 6:00 PM   Wednesday, April 19

      KGI Campus Lawn
      Keck Graduate Institute
      535 Watson Drive
      Claremont
      (714) 823-0052

      The KEY Club's Wellness Activities Fair 2017 includes yoga, mixed martial arts, therapy dogs and other activities, food, prizes and live KGI student performances, all to promote wellness. Join us on the KGI campus lawn at 535 Watson Drive in Claremont between 1 and 6 pm on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

    • Scripps College Fine Arts Foundation program:
      Emerging from the Shadows, A Survey of Women Artists Working in CA 1860-1960
      Wednesday, April 19

      Scripps College Fine Arts Foundation program:
      Emerging from the Shadows, A Survey of Women Artists Working in CA 1860-1960

      2:00 PM   Wednesday, April 19

      Hampton Room, Malott Commons
      Scripps College
      345 E. 9th Street
      9th and Columbia
      Claremont, 91711
      Map this Address
      (520) 255-4775

      Author Maurine St. Gaudens will lead a panel discussion on the recently published four-volume set "Emerging from the Shadows", which uncovers the forgotten realm of woman artists who flourished in the creative world of California art from 1860-1960. A respected fine arts conservator, historian, scholar, and proponent of the arts, Maurine has spent her life dedicated to the pursuit and recognition of artists. The panel will include contributing authors Joseph Morsman and Maureen Siegel Sprowles. The program will be followed by a tea.

    • Poetry Reading by 2017 Kingsley Tufts Judges
      Wednesday, April 19

      Poetry Reading by 2017 Kingsley Tufts Judges

      4:00 - 5:15 PM   Wednesday, April 19

      Harper Hall, Board of Trustees Room
      Claremont Graduate University
      Claremont, 91711
      909 ) 621-8974

      Join us for a poetry reading by members of the 2017 Kingsley & Kate Tufts Poetry Awards judging committee: Don Share, Elena Karina Byrne and Brian Kim Stefans.

  • Thursday, April 20

    • ART AFTER HOURS at Pomona College Museum of Art
      Thursday, April 20

      ART AFTER HOURS at Pomona College Museum of Art

      5:00 - 11:00 PM   Thursday, April 20

      Pomona College Museum of Art
      Pomona College
      330 North College Avenue
      Claremont, 91711
      Map this Address
      (909) 607-7543

      Art After Hours offers a variety of programming including live music concerts sponsored by KSPC 88.7 FM, lectures, panels, workshops, tours, film screenings, and performances in conjunction with Museum exhibitions and in partnership with student and academic groups across the campuses. Art After Hours expands access to the museum as a dynamic venue that presents art as an integral part of campus life. If you are a student, group, or department interested in planning and/or sponsoring events during Art After Hours, please contact Justine Bae at justine.bae@pomona.edu or (909) 607-7543. For schedule of events, visit www.pomona.edu/museum/art-after-hours

    • Humanities Institute - Spring 2017 - Borders, Walls, Fences:
      Seas of "Brotherhood" and Fields of "Care": Refuge, Rescue, and Retribution in the Mediterranean and
      Thursday, April 20

      Humanities Institute - Spring 2017 - Borders, Walls, Fences:
      Seas of "Brotherhood" and Fields of "Care": Refuge, Rescue, and Retribution in the Mediterranean and

      6:00 - 8:00 PM   Thursday, April 20

      Balch Auditorium
      Scripps College
      10th and Columbia
      1030 Columbia Avenue
      Claremont, 91711
      Map this Address
      (909) 621-8237

      In this talk, Naor Ben-Yehoyada - assistant professor of anthropology at Columbia University - compares the dynamics of migration and interdiction, the role of history and context, and the casting of migrants in two ongoing scenes of migration - over sea and over land

  • Friday, April 21

    • Friday Noon Concert Series - Quartet Euphoria: Haydn, String Quartet Op. 74, No. 3
      Friday, April 21

      Friday Noon Concert Series - Quartet Euphoria: Haydn, String Quartet Op. 74, No. 3

      12:15 PM   Friday, April 21

      Balch Auditorium
      Scripps College
      10th and Columbia
      1030 Columbia Avenue
      Claremont, 91711
      Map this Address
      (909) 607-3266

      Rachel V. Huang (Scripps faculty), violin; Jonathan Wright (Pomona faculty), violin; Cynthia Fogg (Pomona faculty), viola; Tom Flaherty (Pomona faculty), cello

    • Kingsley & Kate Tufts Poetry Marathon
      Friday, April 21

      Kingsley & Kate Tufts Poetry Marathon

      2:00 - 5:00 PM   Friday, April 21

      Honnold/Mudd Library
      Claremont University Consortium
      800 Dartmouth Avenue
      Entrance is between Dartmouth and Columbia Avenue
      Claremont, 91711
      Map this Address
      (909) 621-8974

      Join us for a 25th Anniversary Poetry Marathon, featuring readings by present and past winners of CGU's Kingsley & Kate Tufts Poetry Awards.

    • Scripps Dances…
      Friday, April 21

      Scripps Dances…

      8:00 PM   Friday, April 21

      Garrison Theatre
      Scripps College
      Scripps College Performing Arts Center,
      241 E. 10th Street
      Claremont, 91711
      Map this Address
      909-607-2934

      Scripps Dances is the Scripps College Dance Department's annual spring concert of original dance works choreographed by students, faculty and guest artists

      $10 general, $5 faculty, staff, students, seniors;
      Reservations not required; Tickets sold at Garrison Box Office from 6 p.m. on
      performance evenings; cash or check only accepted.

  • Saturday, April 22

    • Exploring the STEAM of Social Justice: Taking Academic Action
      Saturday, April 22

      Exploring the STEAM of Social Justice: Taking Academic Action

      9:00 AM - 2:30 PM   Saturday, April 22

      Shanahan Center
      Harvey Mudd College
      320 East Foothill Boulevard
      Claremont, 91711
      (909) 910-7564

      Sacred Sistahs, Inc. is proud to present the 7th annual SESHAT (Seeking Excellence in Science, Healthcare, Arithmetic and Technology) Math and Science Conference for African American girls and boys.SESHAT conferences introduce African-American youth to careers in science, technology, engineering and math and exposes them to professional women practicing in these fields. RSVP at https://docs.google.com/a/cusd.claremont.edu/forms/d/13mpQWwXcu-cLeVedNaB9uYMYyRzaULNdmXLnCowkir8/viewform?edit_requested=true.

    • California Wildflower Show

      10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

      California Wildflower Show
      Saturday, April 22

      California Wildflower Show

      10:00 AM - 4:00 PM   Saturday, April 22

      Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
      Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
      1500 N. College Avenue
      Claremont, CA, 91711
      Map this location.
      (909) 625-8767

      Experience the garden in full bloom, witness a dazzling array of California wildflowers collected throughout Southern California and enjoy family-friendly activities. Members receive early access from 8-10 am on Saturday, April 22.

      Free with general admission or membership.

    • Sage is the Rage!

      10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

      Sage is the Rage!
      Saturday, April 22

      Sage is the Rage!

      10:00 AM - 2:00 PM   Saturday, April 22

      Grow Native Nursery
      Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
      Claremont
      (909) 625-8767

      Discover the wonders of native sage and sample sage infused foods at Grow Native Nursery! We will have a wide selection of California sages available for sale and tips and tricks for establishing these beautiful plants.

    • Wildflower Walks

      10:00 - 11:00 AM

      Wildflower Walks
      Saturday, April 22

      Wildflower Walks

      10:00 - 11:00 AM   Saturday, April 22

      Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
      Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
      1500 N. College Avenue
      Claremont, CA, 91711
      Map this location.
      (909) 625-8767

      Sixty-minute guided tours through the garden that explore the native blooms and natural wonders of spring in California.

      Free with general admission or membership.

      Saturday Wildflower Walks start at 10 a.m. while Sunday Wildflower Walks start at 1 p.m.

    • Scripps Dances…
      Saturday, April 22

      Scripps Dances…

      2:00 PM   Saturday, April 22

      Garrison Theatre
      Scripps College
      Scripps College Performing Arts Center,
      241 E. 10th Street
      Claremont, 91711
      Map this Address
      (909) 607-2934

      Scripps Dances is the Scripps College Dance Department's annual spring concertof original dance works choreographed by students, faculty, and guest artists

      $10.00 general, $5.00 faculty, staff, students, seniors;
      Reservations Not Required; Tickets sold at Garrison Box Office from 1:00pm on performance day; cash or check only accepted

    • Scripps Dances…
      Saturday, April 22

      Scripps Dances…

      8:00 PM   Saturday, April 22

      Garrison Theatre
      Scripps College
      Scripps College Performing Arts Center,
      241 E. 10th Street
      Claremont, 91711
      Map this Address
      909-607-2934

      Scripps Dances is the Scripps College Dance Department's annual spring concert of original dance works choreographed by students, faculty and guest artists

      $10 general, $5 faculty, staff, students, seniors;
      Reservations not required; Tickets sold at Garrison Box Office from 6 p.m. on
      performance evenings; cash or check only accepted.

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