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Fairy Tale Ballet
Civic Youth Ballet presents the sixth annual “Fairy Tales in the Park” at the Casa del Prado Theater in Balboa Park. Featured tales include “Cinderella” and “Hansel and Gretel,” and a sneak peek of the full-length spring ballet, “The Sleeping Beauty.” Tickets: $10. (619) 233-3060.
Artful ArrangementsHave you ever tried the Japanese art of flower arranging known as Ikebana? La Jolla Riford Library will offer three-class sessions on the art, 8:50 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays, Aug. 16, 23 and 30. (Participants are not required to attend all). $19 per class. Flower arrangements can be taken home. (858) 552- 1657.
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Sharks on the Line
LGBT BenefitMonarch Fine Art of La Jolla will host a fundraiser 5 p.m. Thursday Aug. 21 at its 1205 Prospect St. gallery to raise funds for San Diego’s LGBT Community Center. There will be a silent art auction, art discussion, food and drinks. Tickets: $25
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SummerFest ConcertsLa Jolla Music Society will present “Music of Our Time,” 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15; “The Great Classics,” 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16; “Haydn III,” 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19; and “An Evening with the Assad Brothers,” 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20 — all at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego’s Sherwood Auditorium, 700 Prospect St. Then, at The Auditorium at TSRI, 10640 John Jay Hopkins Drive, hear “Who’s Afraid of the 20th Century,” 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17. Concert tickets: $45-$65. (858) 459-3728.