Summerlin Area Things To Do, Aug. 21-27, 2014


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

The last Dive ‘n’ Movie, “Planes,” is scheduled for 8 p.m. Aug. 22 at Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas, 7055 S. Fort Apache Road. Visit wetnwildlasvegas.com or call 702-979-1600.

BoDeans plans to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 22 in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Tickets are $25 for standing room only and $45 for general admission seating for guests 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.

The Rudy Foundation plans to present Broadway Vignettes 2014 from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 22 and 23 at the Summerlin Library Theatre, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Call 702-501-7483.

Dash and Splash is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. Aug. 23 at the Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. Enjoy a 1.5-mile run and 300-meter swim. The cost is $15 for preregistered participants and $20 the day of the event. Call 702-229-1488.

An Evening of Pop and Doo Wop is slated for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23 and 24 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

Country Legends is scheduled for 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $20 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.

Baha’i Devotions is planned for 3 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Las Vegas Baha’i Center, 7035 W. Oakey Blvd. The free Sunday program will be followed by light refreshments. Call 702-838-9191.

Sunday Brunch at Ceres at JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to feature Mark O’Toole from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 24. The cost is $24.99 per person. Call 702-869-7381.

Bonkerz Comedy Club inside the Edge Lounge at the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., has acts slated for 7 p.m. Thursdays. John Hilder is scheduled for Aug. 21 and John Bizarre for Aug. 28. Tickets are $15 and include a drink. Purchase tickets at the casino cage or call 702-507-5980.

Addison’s Lounge in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., hosts free weekly live entertainment at 8:30 p.m. The Goodfellas are scheduled for Aug. 22 and 23 and Fast Company for Aug. 29 and 30. The Dummkopfs are scheduled for 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Mark O’Toole for 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 702-507-5900.

J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub inside the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to host free live music starting at 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Go Big! is scheduled for Aug. 22 and 23 and Refill for Aug. 29 and 30. Call 702-869-7725.

The Rampart Casino’s Round Bar, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to present live music throughout the week. More & Gendel is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and The DnD Project for 11 p.m. Aug. 22 and 23, and Cool Change at 6:30 p.m. and More & Gendel at 11 p.m. Aug. 29 and 30. Nicholas Cole is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursdays. Call 702-507-5900.

The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is displaying its first Artist-in-Residence program exhibition through Aug. 30 at the Visitor Center, 1000 Scenic Loop Drive. All are welcome to view the artwork and meet the artists. Regular park entry fees apply. The show will feature new works and pieces for sale by Southern Nevada artists Linda Campbell, Maria Arango Diener and Myranda Bair, who each completed a two-week residency. Visit blm.gov.

Polymer Clay Expressions by the Polymer Clay Guild is set to run through Sept. 2 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. The exhibit features handcrafted polymer clay sculptures by guild members. Call 702-507-3860.

“Entropy,” a photo exhibit by Robin Hill, is set through Sept. 16 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Hill, a photographer and local science teacher, captures natural processes through scenic vistas and detailed close-up views. Call 702-507-3631.

L Makeup Institute, 5525 S. Decatur Blvd., Suite 102, plans to host free makeup workshops led by professional makeup artists from 1 to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of every month. Space is limited. Call 702-685-9298.

WORTH A DRIVE

The Summer Movies in the Park series is set to conclude with screenings of “Back to the Future” at 9 p.m. Aug. 21 and “Grease” at 9 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Downtown Container Park, 707 Fremont St. Park admission is limited to adults 21 or older after 9 p.m. Visit downtowncontainerpark.com.

Super Summer Theatre plans to present “Shrek the Musical” at 8:05 p.m. Aug. 21-23 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.

A production of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” is scheduled at 8 p.m. Aug. 21-23 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $25. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

A performance of “Sister’s Summer School Catechism: God Never Takes a Vacation!” is scheduled at 7 p.m. Aug. 22-24 and 3 p.m. Aug. 23 and 24 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $35 to $40. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.

A New West Guitar Group concert is planned for 7 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. The group formed at the University of Southern California when the players were students. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show at the front desk or at clarkcountynv.gov/parksregistration.

Comedian Rickey Smiley is slated to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 22 and 23 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $39.95 plus tax and fees. Visit orleanscasino.com or call 702-365-7111.

St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 4709 S. Nellis Blvd., is slated to celebrate its 50th anniversary with a barbecue and potluck lunch at 2 p.m. Aug. 23 followed at 5 p.m. by a service. The celebration is scheduled to continue with root beer floats after the 10 a.m. services on Aug. 24. Visit stmatthewslv.net or call 702-451-2483.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans a water-smart landscape design series from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays this month. Upcoming sessions are: Making it Happen and Selecting Plants, Aug. 23; and Constructing and Planting, Aug. 30. Members pay $90 and nonmembers pay $120. For individual classes, members pay $30 and nonmembers pay $40. Visit springspreserve.org.

Red Rock Ramblers and Las Piedra Rojas in concert is planned for 2 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show at the front desk or at clarkcountynv.gov/parksregistration.

The Star Catchers Summer Recital is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $7. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7340.

Justin Flom plans to host a magic block party from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Downtown Container Park, 707 Fremont St. Visitors to the all-ages event are invited to participate in an illusion and take a picture of themselves cut in half. Admission is free. Visit justinflom.com.

Broadway Open Mic Night is scheduled at 8 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. The event is set to feature musical theater open mic with a provided piano accompanist, theatrical lighting and sound. Sign-ups begin at 7:30 p.m., and participants have the option of receiving a video copy of their performance. Admission is $10. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

The National Park Service plans to celebrate its 97th anniversary by offering free admission to all national parks, including the Lake Mead National Recreational Area, Aug. 25. Visit tinyurl.com/nj7s9rp or call 702-293-8990.

The Dive In Movies series is scheduled to continue with a double feature screening of “Lego Movie” at 7 p.m. and “The Hangover” at 9:30 p.m. Aug. 25 on the marquee at the Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Admission is $5. Double features are set to be screened every Monday through Sept. 1. Visit cosmopolitanlasvegas.com or call 702-698-7000.

“Why Masterworks,” an invitational group show with each piece focusing on different principles of art, is scheduled to be displayed through Aug. 23 by appointment at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Visit artslasvegas.org, or call 702-229-1012.

The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., plans international folk dancing for ages 8 or older from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Wednesdays in August. The events are set to include Arabic, Armenian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Greek, Israeli, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian and Turkish folk dances. The cost is $4 per person. Call 702-229-6383 or visit artslasvegas.org.

The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., is set to host Scottish country dancing for ages 13 or older from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Fridays. The cost is $5 per person. Call 702-229-6383 or visit artslasvegas.org.

The Trifecta Gallery in The Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd., is set to show “FOREVERMORE” by local artist Su Limbert throughout August. Visit trifectagallery.com or call 702-845-7907.

Blackbird Studios, 1551 S. Commerce St., is set to show Meg Adamson’s “Cactus to Pine,” work inspired by the biodiversity of the Southern Nevada deserts she was born to and her new home in the Pacific Northwest. The gallery is also set to show a selection of art dolls throughout August. Visit blackbirdstudioslv.com or call 702-782-0319.

“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 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. The museum is open until 8 p.m. Thursday. Visit unlv.edu/barrickmuseum.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans a live, interactive animal show titled “Vegas Night Life” at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily through Sept. 1, highlighting the Mojave Desert’s nocturnal creatures. The event is free for members or with paid general admission. Call 702-822-7700 or visit springspreserve.org.

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.

“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.

Winning entries in the “Celebrating Life!” art competition for seniors 50 or older are scheduled to be on display through Sept. 11 at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.

The 2014 CSN Art & Art History Faculty Exhibition is set through Sept. 26 at the College of Southern Nevada Fine Arts Gallery, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Exhibit hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. A reception is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 29. Call 702-651-4146 or visit sites.csn.edu/artgallery.

An exhibit by Sush Machida titled “Tokyo in Vegas: Vision Collision” is set to be displayed from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Sept. 27 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The show is free for members or with paid general admission. Call 702-822-7700 or visit springspreserve.org.

The 2014 Mercedes-Benz Dealer Championships golf tournament is planned for 7 a.m. Sept. 30 at Cascata Golf Course, 1 Cascata Drive, in Boulder City. Participation costs $800 for two people or $1,600 for four. A portion of the proceeds is set to benefit Keep Memory Alive, a nonprofit that raises awareness and funds for the research and treatment of brain disorders. Participants must register by Sept. 20. Call 702-798-1819.

The art exhibit “Fusionaroma” by Behzad Dowlatshahi and Samira Nozari, both published poets and painters known in Iran, is set to tour Las Vegas galleries through Jan. 4, 2015. Originally on display at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive, it features various styles — abstract, expressionism, conceptual, figurative, realism and wet-on-wet (alla prima) paintings with oil and acrylic on canvas. It is set to be exhibited through Oct. 14 at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave., 702 -507-4010; and Oct. 28-Jan. 4 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., 702-507-3820.

The Clark County Museum, 1830 S. Boulder Highway, plans to display its “Curator’s Choice: Favorites from the Collection” exhibit through January. The exhibit was selected by Dawna Jolliff, who has been with the museum for 38 years. Call 702-455-7955.

PLAN AHEAD

The Red Rock Canyon Interpretive Association plans a sky viewing event for 8 p.m. Aug. 28 at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area’s Visitor Center, 1000 Scenic Loop Drive.

The event is for those 10 or older. Registration is required as limited space is available. Call 702-515-5367.

Air Supply plans to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 29-31 at the Orleans Showroom, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $39.95 plus tax and fees. Visit orleanscasino.com or call 702-365-7111.

Actress and comedian Sommore plans to perform her stand-up routine at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30 and 31 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

New Vista plans wine walks where patrons can sample up to 20 wines hosted by Southern Wine & Spirits Nevada and Lee’s Discount Liquor from 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 6 and Oct. 25 at The Village at Lake Las Vegas. Tickets are $25. Visit newvistanv.org.

Gospel with a Jewish Soul is planned for 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at Temple Sinai, 9001 Hillpointe Road. Tickets are $18 in advance and $22 at the door for Temple Sinai members and $20 in advance or $25 at the door for nonmembers. Tickets for children 12 or younger are $9. Visit templesinailv.org or call 702-254-5110.

Dog Daze of Summer is planned from 8 to 11 a.m. Sept. 6 at the Desert Breeze Aquatic Facility, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. Dogs are welcome to swim in the pool before it is cleaned at the end of the season. Proof of vaccinations is required. Dogs less than 50 pounds can swim from 8 to 9:15 a.m. and dogs more than 50 pounds from 9:45 to 11 a.m. Dogs must be leashed outside the facility. Only dogs will be allowed in the pool. Pet contests and raffles are planned. Registration is $5 in advance and $10 at the door. Space is limited to 100 dogs. Register online at clarkcountynv.gov/parksregistration. Call 702-455-7798.

The 12th annual Family History Jamboree is planned from 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Sept. 6 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 221 S. Lorenzi St. The keynote speaker is scheduled to be Diane Loosle, director of the Family History Library and FamilySearch Centers worldwide. Forty classes are set to be offered by 21 presenters from Nevada and Utah, covering topics such as family history from beginning to advanced and research. Admission is free and a free lunch is planned.

Lake Mead National Recreational Area plans a lecture on tortoises from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Sept. 6 and 13 at the Boulder Beach Campground Amphitheatre, 268 Lakeshore Road. Reservations are not required. Visit tinyurl.com/nwz2zb2or call 702-293-8990.

The Searchers are set perform their classic hits at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 6 and 7 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

Neil Sedaka is slated to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 6 and 7 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $39.95 plus tax and fees. Visit orleanscasino.com or call 702-365-7111.

Matt Hennager plans to offer Guitar Basics 101, a free guitar lesson for beginning players 10 or older, from noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 7, 14 and 21 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Bring an electric or acoustic guitar and plan to arrive 15 minutes early to tune. Call 702-507-3631.

The Gateway Foundation plans to present Zipporah Peddle at 2 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $13. Call 702-240-1301.

The Armchair Traveller Presents Oktoberfest is planned for 12:30 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Learn about places to explore, get tips on travel and materials to research future vacations. September’s presentation will focus on Oktoberfest in Germany. Admission is free. Call 702-507-3866.

Branch Whitney, author of five hiking guidebooks and creator of the 52 Peak Club, plans to present Hiking Las Vegas at 6 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. The presentation is free. Call 702-507-3716.

The Sun City Community Theater plans to present “The 50th Reunion of Fairfield High” at 7 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $8. Call 702-240-1301.

The St. Andrew’s Society of Southern Nevada and the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District plan to host the 14th annual Something Scottish festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The free festival is set to feature live performances by the Desert Skye Pipes & Drums, the Las Vegas Highland Dancing Association, Scottish Country Dancers and violinist Diana Romero. The Las Vegas Fiber Arts Guild plans to demonstrate spinning and weaving. Children will have their own Wee Bairn’s Corner, and consumers can enjoy the Purveyor of Scottish Goods. A Tasting of the Haggis is planned for noon, and traditional Scottish food will be available for purchase. The Scottish American Military Society will be present, and the Las Vegas Celtic Society will share information on the Highland Games. Call 702-507-3631.

Recording artist and entertainer Lena Prima, youngest daughter of music legend Louis Prima, plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19 in the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.

The outdoor Las Vegas Jazz Festival is planned for Sept. 19-21 at the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. Single-day tickets start at $65. A three-day ticket with a first-row seat in the pit is $975. Visit lvjazzfestival.com or call 602-244-8444.

REO Speedwagon plans to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 19 and 20 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $59.95 plus tax and fees. Visit orleanscasino.com or call 702-365-7111.

Mistinguett Productions plans to present comedian Jeff Wayne in the one-man show”Big Daddy’s Barbeque: Grilling Food, Sex and Marriage” at 3 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15. Call 702-240-1301.

The Red Rock Pro Open Challenger, Las Vegas’ only professional tennis tournament, is slated for Sept. 21-28 at the Red Rock Country Club, 2250 Red Springs Drive. The tournament is a United States Tennis Association women’s $50,000 Pro Circuit tournament with a 32-player field in singles and 16 doubles teams. The event is being run by new tournament director Mike Copenhaver. Special events are set to include a kids’ fun day, a pro-am tournament with sponsors and a player party. General admission is free Sept. 21 and 22. Visit redrockproopen.com.

Comedian Paula Poundstone is set to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 26 and 27 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $19.95 plus tax and fees. Visit orleanscasino.com or call 702-365-7111.

The award-winning singing group Dangerous Curves is slated for 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15. Call 702-240-1301.

Tickets are on sale for the seventh annual production of “A Choreographers’ Showcase” by the Nevada Ballet Theater and Cirque du Soleil, scheduled at 1 p.m. Oct. 26 and Nov. 2 at the Mystere Theatre at Treasure Island, 3300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $25 and $45. Call 702-894-7722 or visit nevadaballet.org.

 

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