Shepard Fairey, Ed Ruscha, Joe Forte, Carla Jay Harris and Clovis Blackwell are some of the artists whose work will be auctioned from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at the 13th annual Art Action at Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, 2225 Colorado Blvd, Eagle Rock. Admission is free. Call (323) 561-3044 or visit cfaer.org for more information.
MYSTERY IN THE PARK
“The 39 Steps,” a play based on the book by John Buchan Barlow, is the story of a young British gentleman who befriends a beautiful spy. After he brings her back to his apartment, she is murdered and he becomes the prime suspect. It continues at 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday and April 26, 27, 28 and 29 at Brand Park, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale. Free, but visit deanproductionstheatre.com for reservations.
Various city departments present the Jump into Summer Fair with information on summer arts and crafts, book discussions, information on camps and art classes, martial arts, wellness programs, game days, swimming lessons and a wide range of summer activities from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Victory Park, 2575 Paloma St., Pasadena. Visit cityofpasadena.net.
Allen Robert Gross conducts the Caltech Symphony, featuring student soloists including cellist Joe Iverson, pianist Jared Filseth, violinist Sean Symon and horn player Jamie Sue Rankin performing works by Shostakovich, Rachmaninoff, Beethoven and Strauss, starting at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in Caltech’s Ramo Auditorium, 1200 E. California Blvd., Pasadena. Free. Call (626) 395-3295 or visit events.caltech.edu.