La Jolla Light’s Best Bets for events: July 6
Four Concerts (and one music-inspired event)
The Farrell Family Jazz summer concert series concludes with Shai Maestro Trio, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 11 at the Athenaeum Library, 1008 Wall St. Features an Athenaeum debut by Israeli pianist Maestro. Tickets: $21-$26. (858) 454-5872. ljathenaeum.org/jazz-at-the-athenaeum
California’s top opera singers come together for the Opera Wednesdays concert, 7 p.m. July 12 at La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. This month’s concert features: Soprano Caroline Nelms, mezzo Aumna Iqbal, tenor Felipe Prado Caceres, bass-baritone Reno Wilson and accompanist Janie Prim. Suggested donation: $10. Repeats the second Wednesday of each month. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org
The one and only Tony Bennett performs 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 12 as part of San Diego Symphony’s Summer Pops concert series. Embarcadero Marina Park South, 200 Marina Park Way, downtown San Diego. Tickets from $18. (619) 235-0804. sandiegosymphony.org
The 19th Summer Festival with pianist Gustavo Romero continues, 4 p.m. Sunday July 9. The four-part series of concerts, feature the works of Enrique Granados. Single ticket with dinner: $165. Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St. (858) 454-5872. ljathenaeum.org
Wander through Grace Bell’s photo exhibition of featuring jazz musicians at the next Night Owls soiree “All That Jazz” with live music, drinks and bites, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 13 at Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 1008 Wall St. Recommended for ages 21 to 40-somethings. Tickets: $5-$10. (858) 454-5872. ljathenaeum.org/the-night-owls
Let It Flow
Through Sept. 3, Contemporary Fine Arts Gallery presents the largest solo show to date for California-based painter Stephanie Paige, called “Let It Flow.” The abstract paintings are intended to bring tranquility and harmony at 7946 Ivanhoe Ave. (858) 551-2020. contemporaryfineartsgallery.com
Join Project Wildlife, which rescues injured or orphaned wildlife, and learn about how to co-exist with area wildlife for “Meet A Wild Animal Rescuer,” 3:30 p.m. Friday, July 7. La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. Free. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org
Walk along the the entire length of the 1,090-foot Ellen Browning Scripps Memorial Pier, normally closed to the public, on an exclusive Full Moon Pier Walk tour, 7 p.m. July 7 and July 8. Discover the 100-year history of pier-based data collection at Scripps Institute of Oceanography, collect plankton, learn about bioluminescent organisms and engage in hands-on activities. The pier is used by scientists, students and aquarium staff for a variety of research projects. 2300 Expedition Way. Tickets: $30-$35. (858) 534 3474. aquarium.ucsd.edu
Shakespeare in the Park
“King Richard II,” the first production of The Old Globe Theatre summer season, closes July 15 at the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre, 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. All performances begin at 8 p.m. Robert Sean Leonard (TV’s “House”) returns in the title role of one of Shakespeare’s greatest towering cycle of history plays. Tickets from $30. (619) 234-5623. theoldglobe.org (Bring a jacket or a blanket!)
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