Things to do in Irvine in June 2018
“Harmony of Light” at Irvine Museum
It’s the last chance to see a beautiful selection of paintings depicting spring in California by Impressionists working a century ago.
Ballet at the Barclay
June is ballet and dance season at the Irvine Barclay Theatre, with recitals and performances by The Wooden Floor, Classical Dance Center, Southland Ballet Academy, Pacific Dance, and Focus Dance Center.
“American Idiot” at UCI
Green Day’s chart-topping 2005 punk rock concept album is brought vibrantly to the stage for six performances at Claire Trevor Theatre.
Super Pet Adoption
It’s the 12th annual event at the Irvine Animal Care Center offering the opportunity to choose from 600 rescued animals, and give one a home. There are food trucks, silent auction items and more.
Cliff Cramp at Great Park Gallery
The influential Cal State Fullerton professor is a painter and illustrator whose commissioned and original artwork includes paintings and digital media inspired by “Star Wars,” “Stranger Things” and many others.
Bittersweet Farewell to Donald McKayle
UCI’s dance legend will be honored as UCI Etude Ensemble performs three of his masterworks. The June 13 performance will be followed by a reception and memorial event for McKayle.
Chicago and REO Speedwagon at FivePoint Amphitheatre
It will be a hit-filled Saturday in the Park as the two classic rock bands share the bill (along with singer songwriter Michael Tolcher) at the new amphitheater.
Super Swim Lesson
The city hosts its annual drowning awareness gathering at the Woollett Aquatics Center with a swim lesson for ages 3 and older, followed by a swim session with slides and diving boards, and a showing of “Despicable Me 3.”
Movies on the Lawn
The Orange County Great Park will feature family-friendly movies this summer, with classics (“Stagecoach,” “Brigadoon” and “Clambake”) on Friday nights and newer animated favorites (“Ferdinand,” “The LEGO Ninjago Movie” and “Peter Rabbit”) on Saturday nights. Bring a picnic or order from a gourmet food truck.
Kevin Hart at FivePoint Amphitheatre
The actor and comedian brings The Irresponsible Tour to Irvine’s new outdoor concert venue.