SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET
This Tony Award-winning show “Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” will open at 8 p.m., May 24 at the OB Playhouse, 4944 Newport Ave. A tale of love, murder, and revenge set on London the show will be at 8 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays and at 2 p.m. on Sundays until June 16. Tickets start at $28 for general admissions and $42 for VIP front row. Discounts such as Buy-One-Get-One-Free Tickets can be used on Thursdays with code “2for1.”Save $8 on Sundays with code “SundayFunday.”The lobby will open one hour before the show begins. For more information, visit obtheatrecompany.com.
PARKLAND SHOOTING SURVIVORS TO DISCUSS GUN VIOLENCE
Parkland shooting survivors and March For Our Lives activists Sofie Whitney and Brendan Duff will discuss gun violence at 5 p.m., June 6 at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, 4126 Executive Drive. The event is free to attend and will cover how they have turned their rage and sorrow into activism by organizing one of the largest youth-led movements in global history. For more information, visit lfjcc.org.
PATH TO READING WORKSHOP
PATH to Reading, a program designed to help children improve attention span and memory retention, will be held at 1:15 p.m., June 1 at the La Jolla Library, 7555 Draper Ave. This class free of charge and is also held at 2 p.m., July 14 at the same location. Seating is limited. For reservations, email [email protected] or call 310-903-6009. Visit pathtoreading.com for more information.
JUBILEE: SONGS OF THE CIVIL WAR ERA
A concert to explore Civil War era music will be held at 7 p.m., June 2 at the Congressional Church Campus of La Jolla, 1216 Cave St. The church has teamed up with Pacific Coast Chorale to inspire the American spirit and get through dark times. The concert is free to attend, but donations are acceptable. For more information, visit lajollaucc.org.
DESIGN WITHIN REACH OPENS IN LA JOLLA
Design Within Reach will celebrate the grand opening of its new La Jolla store from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., June 1 at Westfield UTC, 4305 La Jolla Village Drive. One of the largest authentic modern furniture retailers in the world, Design Within Reach’s new store will feature over1 4,000 square feet of authentic modern furniture. The all-day grand opening extravaganza will feature refreshments, giveaways, and more. For more information, visit dwr.com.