1. Irish dance

Explore the ancient origins of Irish step dance at “Celtic Throne: The Royal Journey of Irish Dance,” presented by Armstrong Dance on its fifth U.S. tour. Irvine Barclay Theatre, 7:30 p.m. June 25 and 26, thebarclay.org.

2. Chamber music

Experience a night of classical music, performed by talented students from UCI’s Department of Music at the UCI Chamber Music concert. Winifred Smith Hall, 8 p.m. June 10, arts.uci.edu.

3. Summer Games at Pretend City

Celebrate the Olympic spirit this summer with a series of adventurous play, competition and hands-on learning opportunities designed for children to enhance their developmental and gross motor skills. Pretend City Children’s Museum, May 24-Sept. 2, pretendcity.org.

4. ‘Star Wars’ Day at the zoo

Participate in crafts, games and photo ops when visiting the OC Zoo for “Star Wars” Day. The first 100 children ages 12 and under in “Star Wars” costume will receive a gift and a free train ride ticket to the Irvine Park Railroad. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 29, ocparks.com/events.

5. Pro soccer matches

The Orange County Soccer Club, the highest-tier professional soccer team in the county, will host Oakland Roots SC at the Great Park. The OC club won its first USL Championship Cup in 2021. Championship Soccer Stadium, 7 p.m. June 29, orangecountysoccer.com.

6. Guided bird walk

Explore bird life with an experienced OC Parks guide who will lead you through varied habitats and help spot and identify local species. Walk-ins are welcome, but registration is recommended. Irvine Regional Park, 7:30-9:30 a.m. June 19, letsgooutside.org.

7. Drought-tolerant gardening

Learn how to select, plant, water and maintain the right plants to thrive in your garden from UC Master Gardeners of Orange County. Registration required. Irvine Katie Wheeler Library, 6-7 p.m. June 25, ocpl.libcal.com.

8. Cooking demos

Discover the secrets of seasonal cooking with Tanaka Farms’ cooking demonstrations, featuring local chefs and foodies. The presentations are included with your general admission or farm tour ticket. Noon, June 9, tanakafarms.com.

9. Movies on the Great Park lawn

Bring a picnic, blankets and low‑back chairs for a family movie night showing of “Elemental” outdoors at the Great Park Terraced Lawn. Gourmet food trucks and a snack bar will be on hand, with the movie beginning after sunset. 6:30 p.m. June 27, cityofirvine.org.

10. Super Swim Lesson

Join Irvine’s largest group swim lesson and play on a water slide, giant inflatable and diving boards afterward. At dusk, “Encanto” plays on the big screen. William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center, 5:30 p.m. June 21, 949-724-6717.

“Celtic Throne” at the Barclay