The debut of UCI Libraries' fall exhibit, "Discovery of a Lifetime: F. Sherwood Rowland & the Ozone Layer," will be marked by an evening with the world-renowned atmospheric scientist, complete with a talk by UCI Chancellor Emeritus Ralph J. Cicerone, president of the National Academy of Sciences, and remarks by Chancellor Michael Drake. The exhibit, which continues through April 2012, celebrates the research contributions of Rowland, winner of the 1995 Nobel Prize in chemistry and UCI's Donald Bren Research Professor in Chemistry and Earth System Science. 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18. Langson Library. More: 949-824-4651 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The UCI Symphony Orchestra will perform under the direction of guest conductor Apo Hsu. 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. $13-$18. Samueli Theatre/Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 615 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. More: 949-824-2787.
UCI gerontology expert Dr. Claudia Kawas will speak on "Successful Aging: Lessons on the 90+ Study." 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7. $13-$15. Reservations recommended. University Club. More: 949-824-7960 or email@example.com.
The Claire Trevor School of the Arts music department will celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with vocalists Darryl Taylor, Brent McMunn and Victoria Burnett. 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14. $11-$16. Winifred Smith Hall. More: 949-824-2787.
The Laguna Art Museum presents "Best Kept Secret: UCI & the Development of Contemporary Art in Southern California, 1964-1971," featuring collected ephemeral materials and early works by university-affiliated artists. The exhibit continues through Sunday, Jan. 22. $10-$12. Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach. More: 949-494-8971.