Claremont Insider: Calendar

Wednesday, June 27, 2007


The Daily Bulletin's "Buzz" section listed a jazz concert series at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. The concert series runs every Thursday at 7pm beginning July 5th through August 9th.

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
1500 N. College Ave.
Claremont, CA
(909) 625-8767


Claremont's 4th of July celebrations kickoff this Saturday, June 30th, with a free concert in Memorial Park. The event runs from 7 to 8:30pm, and the local Kiwanis Club will provide the food concessions.

This year's 4th of July theme is "Saluting Claremont's Centennial[s]."

The actual 4th of July events begin at 7am in Memorial Park next Wednesday with the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast. Tickets are $3, and you can check the city's website for ticket locations and detailed information.

The annual Claremont Freedom 5000 1k and 5k walk/run begins at Memorial Park at 7:30am. For a course map and registration forms, click here.

The Memorial Park celebration proper begins at 10am with a flag raising.

From 10:30am to 4pm there'll be food, crafts, and informational booths open. There will also be live entertainment at the park's band shell and throughout the park, as well as activities and games for all ages.

The annual 4th of July parade begins at 4pm at 10th St. and Indian Hill, goes south on Indian Hill to Harrison, then west on Harrison to Larkin Park at Mountain Ave. Claremont Heritage's Ginger Elliot is this year's Grand Marshall, and Suzanne Thompson from the Claremont Wildlands Conservancy is the Honored Citizen for her successful and tireless efforts at saving the Johnson's Pasture open space.

Wrapping up the festivities is the City's Fireworks Spectacular at Pomona College's Strebel Track. For parking and ticket information, click here. The gates open at 6:30pm, and you'll want to get there early to enjoy the live music and maybe a picnic dinner. Fireworks begin at 9pm.

Memorial Park
840 N. Indian Hill
Claremont, CA

Claremont Human Services Department
(909) 399-5490