La Jolla’s Best Bet for events June 4-11

Baseball Exhibit

■ “Becoming All American: Diversity, Inclusion and Breaking Barriers in Major League Baseball” will be on display through July 5 in Building 202 at Liberty Station, 2640 Historic Decatur Road. Free admission, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekends. (619) 573-9300.

Learn Something New

■ Marine biologist Dr. Phil Hastings will explore “The Amazing Diversity of Fishes” during a Perspectives on Ocean Science lecture, 7 p.m. Monday, June 8 at Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way. Tickets $5-$8. RSVP requested. (858) 534-7336.

■ The Old Globe Theatre will offer an encore presentation of “Thinking Shakespeare Live,” a 90-minute exploration of the great bard’s language, 11 a.m. Saturday, June 6 on Shiley Stage, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park. Tickets: $15. (619) 234-5623.


■ Roppongi Restaurant & Sushi Bar will host a Ladies Night Out, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 11 at 875 Prospect St. Proceeds will benefit The Princess Project, a nonprofit that works to provide prom dresses and accessories to high school girls who cannot afford them. Shopping, appetizers, mini-spa treatments and a raffle. $5 suggestion donation. More information and RSVP here

■ Survivor Beach, a celebratory fundraiser for UCSD Moores Cancer Center and support event for those battling cancer, kicks off 8 a.m. Saturday, June 6. Stand Up Paddleboard events such as open races, technical races, clinics, awards and a festival at Catamaran Hotel on Mission Bay, 3999 Mission Blvd. Cost varies by race/event. (858) 246-1570. or

■ Used-books sale June 10-14, Astor Judaica Library, Jewish Community Center, 4126 Executive Drive, noon to 9 p.m. Wednesday; 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday; 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. (858) 362- 1150.

Get the Real Story

■ “Whatever happened to Klimt’s Golden Lady?” — the story behind “Woman in Gold” — a film starring Ryan Reynolds and Helen Mirren, will be on view on the UCSD Library Channel ( beginning June 5. Litigator E. Randol Schoenberg succeeded in recovering six valuable paintings belonging to the Altmann family that were stolen by the Nazis during the Holocaust, including the renowned “Golden Lady” painting by Gustav Klimt.

Concert Time

■ La Jolla Symphony & Chorus will present the final concert of its 60th anniversary season, “The Nature of Things,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 6 and 2 p.m. Sunday, June 7 at Mandeville Auditorium on UC San Diego campus, 9500 Gilman Drive. The program titled, “On the nature of utterance,” will feature Tchaikovsky’s “Violin Concerto” and Jonathan Dove’s “There Was a Child.” Choral Director David Chase will conduct the orchestra, chorus and guest artists violinist Annelle Gregory, soprano Priti Gandhi, tenor Edward Mout and San Diego North Coast Singers’ youth choir. Tickets: $15-$29. (858) 534-4637.

■ Athenaeum Music & Arts Library opens the Farrell Family Jazz summer series with Benny Green Trio, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 4 at 1008 Wall St. Tickets: $21-$26 single shows, $76-$96 series. (858) 454-5872.

■ San Diego Youth Symphony’s Spring Ovation COncert and season-finale performance will include its most advanced orchestras and wind ensembles, led by SDYS music director Jeff Edmons, 7 p.m. Saturday, June 6 at Symphony Hall, 750 B St., downtown San Diego. Tickets: $10-$35. Buy two adult tickets and get two tickets free. (619) 233-3232, ext. 115.

■ The end-of-the-season All Ensemble Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra Concert features seven music ensembles with its Advanced Orchestra members seated side by side the Festival Orchestra, 2 p.m. Sunday, June 7, Balboa Theatre, 868 Fourth Ave., downtown San Diego. Tickets: $20-$30. (619) 466-8742.