MEETINGS: It’s the fifth week of the month, so no local city council or school board meetings are schedued.
ON STAGE: A production of the stage adaptation of the Disney hit “Beauty and the Beast” will open Thursday and continue Friday and Saturday at Don Wash Auditorium on the campus of Garden Grove High School. Over 140 students from dance, drama, choir and orchestra classes at GGHS will be involved in what’s being called the biggest show ever put on in school district history. Showtimes are 7 p.m. nightly and tickets are $15 at the door.
The first real blockbuster of the summer season opens this week, and (no surprise) it’s a superhero flick.
• “Iron Man 3” Robert Downey, Jr, is back in the title role. He must use his ingenuity and instincts to defend the people he cares about from a powerful new enemy. Also starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle and Ben Kingsley. Rated PG-13.
• “The Iceman.” Hitman Richard Kuklinksi is a bad dude. Starring Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder and James Franco. Rated R.
• “Love is All You Need.” A woman with cancer loses her hair; she meets a widower who blames the world for the loss of his wife. Stars Pierce Brosnan and Trine Dyrholm. Rated R.
SPORTS: The Angels open a series in Oakland today (Monday) that continues through Wednesday. They’ll be back in Anaheim on Thursday to start a brand new four-game set against the Baltimore Orioles.