SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park will host its annual gala Saturday to honor San Diego philanthropist Audrey Geisel, widow of Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel.
The black-tie event is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m., with a reception and silent auction in Balboa Park's Alcazar Garden followed by a performance of "Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein," starring Hershey Felder, on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage.
After the performance, dinner and dancing will commence on the Globe's Copely Plaza featuring music by Impulse.
Tickets are $750 for regular seating and VIP seating is $1,000.
Underwriting opportunities begin at $4,500 per couple.
The Tony Award-winning Old Globe is one of the country's leading professional regional theatres and produces 15 classic, contemporary and new productions per year.
More than 250,000 people attend globe productions annually and participate in the theater's education and community programs.
Friends of the Badge is an annual event that brings people together to support San Diego Police officers and this year man's best friend will also be celebrated as an important partner for officers on the force.
A cloudy start to the week with cooler weather for Monday and Tuesday. At the coast Monday, temperatures will hit the high 60s with high 70s for the inland communities.
Vice Adm. Nora Tyson, commander of the Navy's Third Fleet, is the scheduled keynote speaker Monday at the annual Memorial Day observance at the Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.
One man was killed and another injured when they were struck by a passenger train in Oceanside, authorities said Monday.
Sunday was all about those who laid their lives on the line and with the number of veterans dwindling each year, many present at a Miramar ceremony hope to keep their memory alive.
A Navy Seal team member has died after his parachute failed to open during a Fleet Week demonstration over the Hudson River.
Metropolitan Transit System is scheduling extra service starting Monday for a three-day game series between the San Diego Padres and Chicago Cubs at Petco Park, a spokesperson said.
Veterans are being honored across San Diego County during Memorial Day weekend and dozens of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts were among those spending their Saturday placing American flags at burial sites at the Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.