East Valley View Things to Do for June 19-25, 2014


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  • Movies in the Square plans free activities and family film screenings at sundown Thursdays through Aug. 21 on the Green at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Films scheduled include “Mulan” on June 19 and “Despicable Me 2” on June 26. Visit mytownsquarelasvegas.com or call 702-269-5000.
  • “Legends,” a show produced by Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, is scheduled for June 19-22 at the Thomas & Mack Center, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Show times are set for 7 p.m. June 19; 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. June 20; 11 a.m. and 3 and 7 p.m. June 21; and 1 and 5 p.m. June 22. Tickets start at $15 and are limited to 150 people per show. Visit ringling.com.
  • The 20th anniversary of the Vans Warped Tour is planned for June 19 at the UNLV Intramural Fields, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The all-day festival is set to feature 90 bands on multiple stages. For a list of bands, visit vanswarpedtour.com/dates/las-vegas-nv. Tickets for the all-ages event are $45.50 at vanswarpedtour.com, ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster locations. A complimentary parent/guardian admission is available to accompany a concert goer 17 or younger who has a paid ticket.
  • The First Friday Foundation plans to host Under the Lights Las Vegas, an evening of music, art and entertainment, from 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. June 20 at Downtown Container Park, 707 Fremont St. Performances are planned by CULTS, American Cream, DJ Technicolor and Overjoy. Tickets are $26 and can be purchased at underthelightslv.com. A dollar from the sale of each ticket will benefit the foundation. Guests must be 21 or older. Concert events also are planned for July 18 and Aug. 15.

  • Performances of “The Graduate,” based on the novel and motion picture of the same name, are scheduled at 8 p.m. June 20 and 21 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $20 or $15 for seniors and military. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

  • Vintage Bike Night is scheduled from 6 to 11 p.m. June 20 at Bar + Bistro at The Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd. The event takes place on the third Friday of each month and includes classic motorcycles, custom bikes, scooters, live body painting and music. Visit barbistroaf.com or call 702-202-6060.
  • Chasin’ Crazy is scheduled to perform for patrons 18 or older at 10 p.m. June 20 at Stoney’s Rockin’ Country at Town Square Las Vegas, 6611 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit stoneysrockincountry.com or call 702-435-2855.
  • A groundbreaking ceremony for the Desert Pines Boys and Girls Club is scheduled at 9 a.m. June 20 at 3750 E. Bonanza Road. RSVP to Cecile Gilbert at cgilbert@nevadahand.org or 702-410-2703.
  • The Red, Wine and Brew Festival is planned from 6 to 11 p.m. June 21 at the Clark County Government Center Amphitheater, 500 S. Grand Center Parkway, to support local military charities. The American Flag-themed event with feature craft beer, wine, spirits and Fourth of July barbecue-style food. Live local bands are set to perform in a grass-filled amphitheater setting. General admission tickets are $30, plus fee, and $15, plus fee, for military, law enforcement and firefighter personnel. VIP indoor tickets are $50, plus fee. Visit tinyurl.com/ml4bjv6.

  • The Good Fellas are set to perform at 9 p.m. June 20 and 21 at Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd. Visit arizonacharliesdecatur.com or call 702-258-5200.
  • Serving the Hooch to Help a Pooch, a luncheon and fundraiser to benefit the rescue animals of Animal Network, is scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. June 21 at Hennessey’s Tavern, 425 Fremont St. The event is open to patrons 21 or older. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Visit animalnetwork-lv.com or call 702-582-7534.

  • “A Leaf in the Wind: Music from China and Beyond” is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. June 21 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7340.
  • A Fratello Marionettes Carnival of the Animals puppet show is scheduled from 11 a.m. to noon June 21 at the Enterprise Library, 25 E. Shelbourne Ave. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3760.
  • David de Alba is scheduled to present “A Lonely Stage, My Tribute to Judy Garland” at 2 p.m. June 22 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. De Alba dresses and sings as Garland in the intimate tribute show. Tickets are $17 to $20. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

  • “Toast of the the Town,” the weekly variety show at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, moved to Sundays on June 1. This week’s show is scheduled at 1 p.m. June 22 and is free to B Connected members. Visit samstown.com or call 702-456-7777.

  • Screenings of “Little Rascals” and “Rebel Without a Cause” are scheduled for June 23 at the Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The first film is set to start at 7 p.m. and the second at 9:30 p.m. Admission is $5 or free for hotel guests. Visit cosmopolitanlasvegas.com or call 702-698-7000.

  • A Nerdy Bowling Night hosted by Yelp is scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. June 24 at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, 3545 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event is set to include small bites, cocktails and a raffle drawing benefiting Three Square food bank. Participants are encouraged to dress nerdy and make a suggested donation of $10 to benefit Three Square. Visit yelp.com/lasvegas.

  • The Composers Showcase of Las Vegas is scheduled at 10:30 p.m. June 25 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $20. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
  • As part of the “Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Happy Birthday, Norma Jeane!” series, the 1954 film “River of No Return” is set to be screened at 1 p.m. June 24 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.

  • “Painted Pictures,” an exhibition of original photographs by entertainer Jerry Lewis, is scheduled to be on display through August in the UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. The museum is open until 8 p.m. Thursdays. Visit unlv.edu/barrickmuseum.
  • The Nevada Camera Club 2014 Electronic Image Competition Exhibit is scheduled to be on display during regular business hours through Aug. 10 at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-4010.
  • Artsvegas.com hosts a weekly collaboration of art and design events in downtown Las Vegas starting at 6 p.m. Thursdays. For information on this week’s offerings, visit facebook.com/lateuntileight.
  • “The Magic School Bus Kicks Up A Storm” exhibit is scheduled to visit the Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place, through Sept. 1. In the exhibit, based on the Scholastic Entertainment books and television series, visitors will get to enter Ms. Frizzle’s Classroom, climb aboard the bus and visit the Walkerville Weather Center. Visitors can explore the water cycle and its relation to weather and how influences from air, heat, water and land combine to create weather.

WORTH A DRIVE

  • Super Summer Theatre plans to present “Monty Python’s Spamalot” at 8:05 p.m. June 19-21 and 25-28 in the outdoor venue at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, 10 miles west of Las Vegas. Bring a blanket or chair or rent a chair at the show for general admission seating. Food is allowed. The park entrance and parking lot open at 5 p.m. and parking is free with a show ticket. The meadow opens at 6 p.m. Advance tickets are $12.95 at tinyurl.com/o6xypqa. A limited number of tickets are available at the gate for $20. Visit supersummertheatre.org.
  • The 14th annual Juneteenth festival is planned for 5 to 9 p.m. June 19 at the Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza in Lorenzi Park, 720 Twin Lakes Drive. The event is set to include food, art and live entertainment. No outside food or pets are allowed at the event. Admission is free. Visit june19lv.com.
  • Dive ‘n’ Movies are scheduled at 8 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 22 at Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas, 7055 S. Fort Apache Road. “Despicable Me 2” is scheduled for June 20. For the complete schedule, visit tinyurl.com/nce72bd. Visit wetnwildlasvegas.com or call 702-979-1600.
  • Academy Award-winning actor Jeff Bridges and his band, The Abiders, plan to perform at 8 p.m. June 20 and 7 p.m. June 21 in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Tickets are $49 and $69, plus tax and fees. Doors are set to open at 6 p.m. Guests younger than 21 must be accompanied by an adult. Visit any Station Casinos Reward Center and the Fiestas, sclv.com/concerts or ticketmaster.com, or call 800-745-3000.
  • The Amazing! Las Vegas Comic Convention is planned from 3 to 8 p.m. June 20, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 21 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 22 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. A three-day pass costs $60. Visit amazinglasvegascomiccon.com.

  • Plant World Nursery, 5311 W. Charleston Blvd., is set to host a children’s flower potting session from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 21, July 19 and Aug. 16. The event is free and designed for ages 3 to 12. Visit plantworldnursery.com or call 702-878-9485.

  • The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans a Night at the Museum event from 5 to 9 p.m. June 21 for ages 5 to 12. The event is set to include pizza, activities and the movie “Wall-E.” Admission is $25 per child. Reservations are required. Call 702-822-7700.

  • MythBusters: Behind the Myths is scheduled for 7 p.m. June 21 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. The event is set to be hosted by Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage of “MythBusters” and is scheduled to include experiments, audience participation, behind-the-scenes stories and more. Tickets start at $40. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

  • The Charleston Antique Mall, 560 S. Decatur Blvd., plans a Best of Las Vegas celebration from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 21. The event is set to include champagne, dessert and discounts. Call 702-228-4783.

  • Magician Seth Grabel is set to perform at 8 p.m. June 21 at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Tickets start at $25. Visit silvertoncasino.com/events.

  • The 28th annual Ribbon of Life event is planned for 1 p.m. June 22 at the Rio, 3700 W. Flamingo Road. The event is set to include live entertainment and a silent auction. Proceeds are scheduled to benefit Golden Rainbow, a nonprofit that provides housing and financial assistance to individuals living with HIV/AIDS. Visit goldenrainbow.org or call 702-384-2899.
  • J.R. Pony Parties’ Farm Day Camp program has open summer sessions for children to become junior wranglers and experience life on a farm. The camp is open to girls and boys from first through fifth grade. Kids will have the opportunity to chose an animal and learn how to care for it. They will also participate in grooming, tacking and washing ponies. During camp, children will learn about horse anatomy and first aid for farm animals. Activities include a bug safari, water games, arts and crafts, and riding an animal every day. Camp is planned from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1744 Leonard Lane. Remaining sessions start June 23-27, July 7-11 and July 21-25. The cost is $200 with sibling discounts available. A limit of 15 children will be allowed to enroll per session. Call 702-631-4142 or 702-340-3814.
  • Artists Justin Lepper and Izaac Baron Zevalking V plan to present the art exhibit “The Poe Hobo Show” through June 25 at Dr. Lepper’s Design Gallery in The Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd. The exhibit features signs created by homeless people that were purchased by the artists. The gallery is open by appointment. Call 702-769-6359.

  • Poet Lee Mallory is set to perform with musical accompaniment by Nate Segundo at 6 p.m. June 26 at Ichabod’s Lounge, 3300 E. Flamingo Road. Visit ichabodsloungelv.com or call 702-451-2323.

  • The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre plans to offer theater camps Monday through Friday through June 27 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Sessions for youths 8 to 11 are scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon, and sessions for participants 12 to 16 are scheduled from 1 to 5 p.m. The cost is $225. Call 702-229-6553.

  • The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans to offer indoor miniature golf from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Sept. 1. General admission for locals costs $9.95 for adults, $8.95 for seniors, students and military personnel and $4.95 for children ages 5 to 17. Visit springspreserve.org/apps/event.

PLAN AHEAD

  • Boulder Blues featuring Coco Montoya is scheduled at 7 p.m. June 26 at the Railhead at Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway. Tickets for patrons 21 or older are $5. Visit boulderstation.sclv.com or call 702-432-7777.

  • Bobby Vinton is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. June 28 at the Eastside Events Center inside the Eastside Cannery, 5255 Boulder Highway. Tickets start at $9.95. Visit eastsidecannery.com or call 702-856-5300‎.
  • Chubby Checker is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. June 28 at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. Tickets start at $34.95. Visit samstown.com or call 702-456-7777.
  • Screenings of “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” and “Apollo 13” are scheduled for June 30 at the Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The first film is set to start at 7 p.m. and the second at 9:30 p.m. Admission is $5 or free for hotel guests. Visit cosmopolitanlasvegas.com or call 702-698-7000.
  • Bank of America customers receive free entry July 5 and 6 to the Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place; the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North, or the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Admission is offered through the bank’s Museums on Us program, which allows Bank of America customers free access to select museums on the first weekend of every month. Participants must show their U.S. Trust, Merrill Lynch or Bank of America debit or credit card to receive free admission. Visit museums.bankofamerica.com.

  • Registration is open through July 6 or until registration is filled for the 12th annual Hoops for Hope Basketball Camp and Parent Workshop, scheduled for July 17-19 at the Doolittle Community Center, 1950 J St. The event is free, but registration is required. Visit quietstormfoundation.com.
 

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