Claremont Insider: Claremont Happenings

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Claremont Happenings

The two local newspaper blogs, Claremont Now and the Courier City Beat, list several Claremont-related events this week.

The Bulletin's Wes Woods II has a number of blog posts on things to do in next few days:

  • Phil Settle & Friends perform tonight from 8pm to midnight at the Hip Kitty in the Claremont Packing House. Settle & Friends will be back at the Hip Kitty in two weeks, on June 17 for a return engagement.

    Hip Kitty is located at 502 W. First St. For information call (909) 447-6700.

  • On Sunday, June 7, the Mountainside Master Chorale will perform Paul McCartney's oratorio "Ecce Cor Meum." The concert takes place 3:30pm in Garrison Theater at 231 W. Tenth St.

    Tickets are $18 for general admission and $15 for students and seniors. Call (909) 510-6699 for information and tickets.

  • On Sunday the Claremont Folk Music Center will also host a Hawaiian slack key guitar workshop with Cyril Pahinui from 4:30 to 6pm. The workshop is followed by a Pahinui concert at 7:30pm.

    The workshop is $25, and the concert is $15. Doors for the concert open at 7pm. You can pick up tickets at the Folk Music Center at 220 Yale Ave. or call (909) 624-2928.

  • The Inland Valley Health Plan will host a senior health and wellness fair at the new Pomona Valley Health Center on Wednesday, June 10, at 10am. The new center is located at 1601 N. Monte Vista Ave. just south of the Claremont Club.

    The fair takes place in suite 275, and it offers a free stress test. Call (800) 251-8191, ext. 316, for information, or check out the IVHP website.

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The Courier's Tony Krickl informs us that El Roble eighth grader Mata Barr will appear as a member of the Los Angeles Children's Chorus on the Tonight Show tomorrow night. The group will sing back up to singer John Meyer on "California Dreamin'."

Mata Barr and the LA Children's Chorus are fortunate that their Tonight Show booking went through. From what we hear, the new host barely made it out to Los Angeles from his old digs in New York City: