Abstract paintings, figurative work and stylized wood sculptures are featured in “Intuitive,” a new group exhibition opening at the Dayton Society of Painters and Sculptures, 48 High St., on Friday. An opening reception for the participating artists will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. that evening. The work of painters Betsie Molinsky and Beth Duke and sculptor Marvin Olinsky is on display in the gallery through May 12. Cost: free. Call (937) 620-0754 or visit www.daytondsps.org.
Mistaken identities and amorous mayhem fuel the madcap antics that have become a hallmark of “Marriage of Figaro.” Dayton Opera continues its 2012-13 season with a presentation of Mozart’s classic comedy of manners at the Schuster Center, Dayton, on Friday and Sunday. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Sunday. “Marriage of Figaro” is presented in Italian with English surtitles above the stage. Cost: $36-$92. Call (937) 228-3630 or visit www.ticketcenterstage.com.
The Dragons Class A baseball team has its home opener at Fifth Third Field at 7 p.m. Thursday. Cost: $5-$20. Call (937) 228-2287 or visit www.daytondragons.com.
“Faces of Iran,” a new exhibition featuring photographs and drawings, opens at the Dayton International Peace Museum, 208 W. Monument Ave., at 1 p.m. Sunday. A light brunch will be followed by a presentation on Iran by the museum’s founder Steve Fryburg from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Rose Kurtz will be signing copies of her book “The Answer: The Road to Peace” at 3 p.m. “Faces of Iran,” which features drawings from English artist Emily Johns and photographs Fryburg took in 2006 and 2007, is on display through Friday, May 31. Cost: free. Call (937) 227-3223 or visit www.daytonpeacemuseum.org.
9) Local albums released
On Saturday, April 6, two local acts will release new albums. Yellow Springs-based string band Wheels celebrates the release of its harmony-filled third album at Gilly's, 132 S. Jefferson St., Dayton. Music begins at 8 p.m. Cost: $8. Call (937) 228-8414 or visit www.gillysjazz.com. That same evening, local guitar slinger Crazy Joe Tritschler will releases his latest retro-infused album on vinyl and CD at 9:30 p.m. at Canal Street Tavern, 308 E. First St., in Dayton. Cost $5. Call (937) 461-9343 or visit www.canalstreettavern.com.
10) ‘And a Child Shall Lead’
With “And a Child Shall Lead,” Zoot Theatre Company presents a true coming-of-age tale set in Nazi Germany. And, as always, it will be presented in a fashion unique to this local puppet troupe. Zoot presents “And a Child Shall Lead” at Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park N., with an opening show on Friday. This production runs this weekend and next. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Cost: $18 adults, $15 seniors and students, $12 children 12 and younger. Call (937) 223-5277 or visit www.daytonartinstitute.org.