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Two Athenaeum Events
Tips for Families
Purse PartySoroptimist International of La Jolla is upping the ante at its annual Purses Plus Party! Attendees can shop for purses, jackets, gowns, jewelry and more, noon, Saturday, June 7, Good Samaritan Episcopal Church, 4321 Eastgate Mall. Proceeds benefit Soroptimist programs. $5. RSVP: (619) 260-1642. GNBoone@cox.net
Season Send-offLa Jolla Symphony & Chorus takes the stage for its final program of the season and David Chase’s 40th year as choral director, “Life is for celebrating,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 7 and 2 p.m. Sunday, June 8 at Mandeville Auditorium, UC San Diego campus, 9500 Gilman Drive. Pre-concert lectures one hour prior. Free parking. Tickets: $15- $19. (858) 534-4637.
Talkin’ TennesseeActor Richard Thomas (“The Americans,” “The Waltons”) will “relive” the life of playwright Tennessee Williams in a one-man show, “A Distant Country Called Youth,” adapted from letters written by Williams, 7 p.m. Monday, June 9, The Old Globe’s Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park, San Diego. Tickets: From $35. (619) 234-5623.
Got Your Ticket?La Jolla Community Center will screen international films at 1:30 p.m. every Friday in June, starting June 6 with “The Waiting List” from Cuba. Following each film, moderator Barbara Wolk will host a discussion, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Tickets: $5. (858) 459-0831.
Young Maestros Concert