Monday, July 13
ISRAELI FOLK DANCE A fun way of exercise with music of Israeli folk dance. Beginners group at 6:45 p.m., followed by open dancing. $6. Masonic Lodge, 227 W. Eighth St., Claremont. (909) 921-7115.
Tuesday, July 14
HISTORY OF NEW ORLEANS JAZZ University Club. 11:30 a.m. $13 includes buffet lunch. Hughes Community Center, 1700 Danbury Rd., Claremont.
Wednesday, July 15
BUTTERFLIES & BREWS Wednesday evenings in July, enjoy a cold California beer, light snacks, casual live music and exclusive tours of the Butterfly Pavilion. Ticket includes one beer; additional drinks may be purchased. 21 and over only. Admission is $10 for RSABG members and $15 for the general public. 5 to 8 p.m. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont. (909) 625-8767.
Thursday, July 16
GARDEN GROOVE Evening concert in the garden with Steve Rushingwind and the Native Groove, contemporary Native American jazz, folk and blues. Gates open at 6 p.m. for picnicking in the courtyard; concerts begin at 7 p.m. Bring your own picnic, or purchase from Gourmet Gourmet and Bert & Rocky’s. Admission charge: $5 for RSABG members and $8 public. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont. (909) 625-8767.
SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL Ophelia’s Jump Productions presents its annual Midsummer Shakespeare Festival with Twelfth Night. Now a Claremont tradition, Ophelia’s Jump’s Midsummer Shakespeare Festival artfully presents tragedy and comedy under the stars in a beautiful outdoor setting. Each performance opens nightly with a 30-minute Green Show. Guests are invited to bring a picnic and a small blanket or cushion. Admission charge is $25 general admission or $22 for students and seniors. Pomona College’s Sontag Greek Theatre, 333 N. College Way, Claremont. (909) 541-5850.
Friday, July 17
FRIDAY NIGHTS LIVE Enjoy free live music throughout the Village from 6 to 9 p.m.
SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL Ophelia’s Jump Productions presents its annual Midsummer Shakespeare Festival with Titus Andronicus. Admission charge is $25 general admission or $22 for students and seniors. Pomona College’s Sontag Greek Theatre, 333 N. College Way, Claremont. (909) 541-5850.
Saturday, July 18
SUPERHEROES WALK Celebrate everyday superheroes—foster parents and foster kids—with a two-mile walk through scenic La Verne, food trucks, music and an art fair. Admission is free. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. David & Margaret Youth and Family Services, 1350 Third St., La Verne. (909) 596-5921 ext. 3226 or email@example.com.
* Source: Claremont Courier