The Claremont Colleges Events

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  • Monday, January 15

    • MLK Free Day

      8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

      MLK Free Day
      Monday, January 15

      MLK Free Day

      8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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

      In honor and celebration of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., admission to the garden will be free on January 15, 2018.

  • Friday, January 19

  • Saturday, January 20

    • Wild Birds Unlimited: Bird Walks:
      Free Family Bird Walk
      Saturday, January 20

      Wild Birds Unlimited: Bird Walks:
      Free Family Bird Walk

      8:00 - 9:00 AM

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

      Join Chris Verma of Claremont's Wild Birds Unlimited for this family-friendly, free bird walk along garden trails. Wear comfortable walking shoes, bring any bird guides you have and binoculars if you have them. This special walk is provided by Wild Birds Unlimited of Claremont. There are no fees required to participate; however, a free reservation is required. Email dnightingale@rsabg.org for more information. For more information about Wild Birds Unlimited, or to learn how to how to turn your yard into a bird feeding habitat that brings song, color and life to your home, visit Wild Birds Unlimited of Claremont.

    • Grow Native Nursery Workshops:
      Integrated Pest Management for the Home Gardener
      Saturday, January 20

      Grow Native Nursery Workshops:
      Integrated Pest Management for the Home Gardener

      10:00 - 11:00 AM

      Grow Native Nursery
      Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
      1500 N College Ave
      Claremont, 91711
      (909) 625-8767

      Help your native plant garden thrive! There are many reasons a native plant may fail, but you can increase your odds of success by following these basic steps for disease prevention, ID and treatment.

    • Art Opening Reception: "Defend Sacred Mountains" and "Manifesto"
      Saturday, January 20

      Art Opening Reception: "Defend Sacred Mountains" and "Manifesto"

      3:00 - 5:00 PM

      Nichols Gallery in the Broad Center
      Pitzer College
      1050 N. Mills Avenue
      Gallery located inside the Broad Center
      Claremont, 91711
      Map this Address
      (909) 607-3143

      Opening reception for Pitzer College Art Galleries spring 2018 Art Exhibitions: "Edgar Heap of Birds: Defend Sacred Mountains" and "Manifesto: A Moderate Proposal"

    • 74th Scripps Ceramic Annual Lecture
      Saturday, January 20

      74th Scripps Ceramic Annual Lecture

      4:00 - 5:00 PM

      Humanities Auditorium
      Scripps College
      Claremont, 91711
      (909) 607-3397

      A special lecture on the 74th Ceramic Annual, followed by the opening at the gallery at 7 pm.

    • 74th Scripps Ceramic Annual
      Saturday, January 20

      74th Scripps Ceramic Annual

      7:00 - 9:00 PM

      Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery
      Scripps College
      1030 Columbia Avenue
      11th and Columbia
      Claremont, 91711
      Map this Address
      (909) 607-3397

      The focus of the 74th Annual is on artists who make work that speaks directly about their identity, roots, home and sense of belonging. Artists include Jennifer Datchuck, Christina Erives, Steven Young Lee, Roberto Lugo, Kyungmin Park, Zemer Peled, and Roxanne Swentzell. Enjoy live music and light refreshments with the show.

  • Sunday, January 21

    • Medicinal Plants of California Herb Walk
      Sunday, January 21

      Medicinal Plants of California Herb Walk

      10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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

      Join herbalist William Broen for a garden walk featuring medicinal and edible California plants. You will discover traditional and modern uses of over 20 species.

      $25 public | $20 members

  • Monday, January 22

    • Jelani Cobb: "From Marching to Kneeling: The Evolution of Civil Rights"
      Monday, January 22

      Jelani Cobb: "From Marching to Kneeling: The Evolution of Civil Rights"

      6:45 - 8:00 PM

      Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
      Claremont McKenna College
      385 East 8th Street
      From Indian Hill Blvd., east on 10th to Columbia, right on Columbia to 8th St., left on 8th street.
      Claremont, 91711
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      (909) 621-8244

      Ira A. Lipman Professor of Journalism, Columbia University

  • Tuesday, January 23

    • Pepper Lecture: Edgar Heap of Birds
      Tuesday, January 23

      Pepper Lecture: Edgar Heap of Birds

      4:15 - 5:30 PM

      George Benson Auditorium
      Pitzer College
      1050 N. Mills Ave.
      Claremont, 91711
      Map this location.
      (909) 607-3143

      Artist Edgar Heap of Birds will deliver the Murray Pepper and Vicki Reynolds Pepper Distinguished Visiting Artist Lecture. He is this year's Pepper Distinguished Visiting Artist and his exhibition "Edgar Heap of Birds: Defend Sacred Mountains" opens on January 20 at the Pitzer College Art Galleries.

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