Southwest Things to Do, April 24-30


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

The West Flamingo Senior Center, 6255 W. Flamingo Road, is set to offer beginner, intermediate and advanced tap dance classes. Each class is offered twice a week, and a six-week session costs $37. Call 702-455-7742.

The Windmill Gallery, 7060 W. Windmill Lane, is set to display “Life in China: Past and Present” by Barry Sweet through June 29 during library hours. Call 702-507-6030.

Gregg Peterson is set to perform from 9 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. April 25-26 at Arizona Charlie’s, 740 S. Decatur Blvd. Admission is free. Visit arizonacharliesdecatur.com.

Performances of “Ozma of Oz” are scheduled for April 25-May 4 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Performances are set for 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets start at $5. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-6553.

Communities In Schools of Nevada and After-School All-Stars Las Vegas plan to host a weekend of summer entertainment, Splashdown For Kids, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 26 and 27 at Wet ‘n’ Wild, 7055 S. Fort Apache Road. All proceeds will benefit the two education-focused nonprofits. Presale tickets are $20 at wetnwildlasvegas.com. Tickets at the door are $35. Children 2 or younger will be admitted free. For one-day tickets, use the promo code CISASASday.

The Temptations are set to perform at 8 p.m. April 26 and 27 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $35. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

The Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane, is set to show “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” from 1 to 3 p.m. April 26. Call 702-507-6030.

The Animal Foundation plans to host its 11th annual Best in Show event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 27 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. The event is set to feature 50 dogs competing for the title of Best in Show. The dogs are scheduled to be available for adoption after the event. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

The Las Vegas Elks Helldorado Days Art Show is planned for April 28 through May 4 at the Elks Lodge, 4100 W. Charleston Blvd. The art show preview is set for noon to 5 p.m. through May 3, and the auction and reception is set for 2 p.m. May 4. All profits are scheduled to be donated to local charities. Visit elkshelldorado.com.

WORTH A DRIVE

A Club Heads 4 Garden Beds golf tournament is planned for May 31 at the Silverstone Golf Club, 8600 Cupp Drive. Registration costs $125 for individual golfers and $450 for teams of four. Proceeds are set to benefit the garden at Desert Oasis High School, 6600 W. Erie Ave. Visit tinyurl.com/lfomcl9 or call Jennifer Davis at 702-799-6881.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada plans to host a Sneaker Ball at 6 p.m. May 2 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event is set to include silent and live auctions, dinner and special guest Rick Reilly. Tickets start at $200. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Gabe Suarez at 702-253-2803, email gsuarez@bgcsnv.org or visit bgclv.org/events.

PLAN AHEAD

Performances of “Other Desert Cities” are scheduled for May 2-18 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Performances are set for 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for students and seniors. Visit lvlt.org or call 702-362-7996.

EnduroCross is set for 8 p.m. May 2 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $37. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

The Osmonds are set to perform at 8 p.m. May 2-4 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $35. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

Victorian Casino Antiques, 4520 Arville St., Suite 1, plans an auction at 9 a.m. May 2-4. Visit vcaauction.com or call 702-382-2466.

Performances of “Little Black Book” are scheduled for May 2-18 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Performances are set for 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $15 for adults and $14 for students and seniors. Visit lvlt.org or call 702-362-7996.

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, is set to host the fourth annual Ranch Day from noon to 4 p.m. May 3. The event is set to include cow pie tossing, sawhorse-calf roping, tug-of-war and more. Call 702-875-4141.

The Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., plans to offer free guitar lessons from 4 to 5 p.m. May 4, 11 and 18. Local instructor Don Musser will be teaching guitar chords, chord progressions and popular songs. Participants must bring their own guitars. Call 702-507-3821.

Joe Darro is set to perform at 1 p.m. May 7 and 28 at the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is free. Visit goldcoastcasino.com/entertain.

Leann Rimes is set to perform at 8 p.m. May 9 and 10 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $50. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

The Eli Young Band is set to perform at 8 p.m. May 10 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $30. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

The Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane, is set to show “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” from 1 to 3 p.m. May 10. The movie is rated PG. Call 702-507-6036.

A Mother’s Day dance with Walt Boenig is planned for 7 p.m. May 10 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Tickets cost $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Visit artslasvegas.org.

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, is set to host a Dutch oven competition from noon to 2 p.m. May 10. The winner is scheduled to compete against other state winners. Call 702-875-4141.

Michelle Johnson is set to perform at 1 p.m. May 14 at the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is free. Visit goldcoastcasino.com/entertain.

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, plans to host a full-moon hike from 7 to 9 p.m. May 14 and 15. For each hike, participants are asked to arrive 30 minutes early, meet at the tour gate, wear proper attire and bring water and a flashlight. Reservations are required. Call 702-875-4141.

Comedian John Pinette is set to perform at 8 p.m. May 16 and 17 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $30. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas plans its 10th annual Runnin’ for the House 5K run and 1-mile walk for 7 a.m. May 17 at the Ronald McDonald House, 2323 Potosi St. The event is set to include a pancake breakfast, awards, T-shirts, tours and more. Registration for adults is $25 and seniors and children 11 or younger pay $20. Visit rmhlv.org.

Chris Tucker is set to perform at 8 p.m. May 24 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $45. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

Maxwell is set to perform at 8 p.m. May 25 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $58. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

Air Supply is set to perform at 8 p.m. May 23-25 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $20. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

Comedian Paula Poundstone is set to perform at 8 p.m. May 30 and 31 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $50. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

Sammy Shore’s Funny Bones comedy show is set to take place at 2 p.m. June 1 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. The event is scheduled to benefit the Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Tickets start at $25. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., plans a Dynamic Trombone performance at 2 p.m. June 7. Admission is free. Visit artslasvegas.org.

Staind is set to perform at 8 p.m. June 7 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $50. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

Comedian Dennis Miller is set to perform at 8 p.m. June 13 and 14 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $50. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

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

Comedian Mike Marino is set to perform at 8 p.m. June 21 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $20. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

Gregg Allman is set to perform at 8 p.m. June 21 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $50. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

Three Dog Night is set to perform at 8 p.m. June 28 and 29 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $40. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

Styx, Foreigner and Don Felder are set to perform at 7 p.m. July 25 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., as part of The Soundtrack of Summer tour. Tickets start at $55. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

The World Hip Hop Dance Championship is set for 7 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $25. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

Ian Anderson is set to perform “The Best of Jethro Tull” at 8 p.m. Sept. 19 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $50. Visit palms.com/events-calendar.

ONGOING EVENTS

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., is set to provide guided garden walks from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays. General admission for locals costs $9.95 for adults, $8.95 for seniors, students and military and $4.95 for children 5 to 17. Visit springspreserve.org/apps/event.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans to feed the animals in its Living Collections at 11:30 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays. General admission for locals costs $9.95 for adults, $8.95 for seniors, students and military and $4.95 for children 5 to 17. Visit springspreserve.org/apps/event.

Ongoing shows at Money Plays, 4755 W. Flamingo Road, include live local bands at 9 p.m. Saturdays and an open mic night at 9 p.m. Thursdays. Visit moneyplayslv.com.

Enjoy karaoke from 8 p.m. to midnight Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Jack’s Irish Pub at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit palacestation.sclv.com.

Bar 702, 3355 Spring Mountain Road, hosts a variety of live entertainment daily. Call 702-871-6651 or visit bar702lasvegas.com.

John Windsor is scheduled to perform from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturdays and from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sundays at McMullan’s Irish Pub, 4650 W. Tropicana Ave. He also is scheduled at 8:45 p.m. Mondays at Ri Ra Irish Pub in Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit john-windsor.com.

Jerry Tiffe is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays at Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd. Visit arizonacharliesdecatur.com.

Franky Perez is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays at Jack’s Irish Pub at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit palacestation.sclv.com.

‘Nuff Said is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays at Jack’s Irish Pub at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Visit palacestation.sclv.com.

The Claudine Castro Band is scheduled to perform at 11 p.m. Sundays in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is $10. Visit palms.com.

Santa Fe and The Fat City Horns are scheduled to perform at 10:30 p.m. Mondays in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is $10. Visit palms.com.

The Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road, has scheduled a variety of live entertainment six nights a week in the Gold Coast Showroom Lounge. Visit goldcoastcasino.com.

Comedian Eddie Griffin is set to perform at 7 p.m. every Monday through Wednesday at the King’s Room at the Rio, 3700 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $69. Visit riolasvegas.com or call 702-777-2782.

 

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