Summerlin Area Things To Do, June 19-25, 2014


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

Fratello Marionettes plan to perform the Carnival of the Animals puppet show at 10:30 a.m. June 19 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Three classic tales are planned: “The Three Little Pigs,” “The Tortoise and the Hare” and “The Ugly Duckling.” Call 702-507-3710.

Nannies & Housekeepers USA plans to present Story Time at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., at 11 a.m. June 19 in Pas De Deux Children’s Couture in The Market LV. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.

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. Tickets can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center and the Fiestas, at sclv.com/concerts or ticketmaster.com, or by calling 800-745-3000.

Dive ‘n’ Movies are scheduled at 8 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 22 at Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas, 7055 S. Fort Apache Road. Movies will play at the Red Rock Bay wave pool, which will transform into an outdoor cinema. Guests will be able to view family-friendly films while relaxing on inflatable tubes, available to rent, or on lounge chairs, enjoying popcorn and other snacks. Movie times are 8 to 10 p.m., which is when the park closes. “Despicable Me 2” is scheduled for June 20. For the complete schedule, visit tinyurl.com/nce72bd. Dates and times are subject to change. Visit wetnwildlasvegas.com or call 702-979-1600.

Movies in the Park are planned in the children’s play area at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., at 7:30 p.m. Saturdays in June. Free popcorn will be available. The schedule is: June 21, “Monsters Inc.”; and June 28, “Toy Story.” Visit tivolivillagelv.com.

Two-time Grammy Award winner Rita Coolidge is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. June 21 and 22 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

“ICONS … of Stage and Screen” is scheduled for 3 p.m. June 22 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. The show will feature the best of singing and dancing entertainers from the Strip. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.

Lichtenstein Art for teens is set for 4:30 p.m. June 24 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Children 12 to 17 are invited to create Lichtenstein-inspired dot Pop Art portraits. Registration is required. Visit the Children’s Services Desk or call 702-507-3644.

Didgeridoo Down Under is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. June 25 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The Australian-themed program combines music, culture, science, puppetry and comedy. Call 702-507-3630.

Bonkerz Comedy Club inside the Edge Lounge at the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., has acts slated for 7 p.m. Thursdays. The schedule is: John Crist and Sally Brooks, June 28; Landry and Rio Hillman, July 3; James Yon and Tommy O’Neill, July 10; Allan Stephan and Warran Durso, July 17; and Bobby Wayne Stauts and Dave DeLuca, July 26. 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 NiteKings are scheduled for June 20 and 21, and Sidro’s Armada for June 27 and 28. 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 June 20 and 21, and Holes and Hearts for June 27 and 28. 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. June 20 and 21, and Cool Change for 6:30 p.m. and Kim Styles Duo for 11 p.m. June 27 and 28. Nicholas Cole is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursdays. Call 702-507-5900.

The art exhibit “Fusionaroma” by Behzad Dowlatshahi and Samira Nozari is planned through June 21 during regular hours at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. “Fusionaroma” indicates the fusion of different art styles. The exhibiting artists combine painting with poetry in this modern display of abstract, conceptual work with a distinct cultural flavor. Visit lvccld.org.

The exhibit “Welcome the Enemy” by Matt Ortego is set to run through June 24 during regular library hours at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. The narrative exhibit is about human struggle in various social conditions. Ortega’s work as a mixed media artist fuses street art and classical portraiture. Visit lvccld.org.

“Byways: A Road or Path other than the Main One” by Bill Payne is scheduled to run during regular library hours through July 8 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The photographic exhibit will showcase an adventurous road trip undertaken by Payne and his wife across the U.S. Visit lvccld.org.

The exhibit “Pregnant Neon: a Tale of Conspicuous Devotion” by Richard Hooker is planned through July 12 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The Studio will showcase the glowing exhibit of neon text in 10 shrine-inspired installations. Hooker is an award-winning artist who served as the urban arts coordinator for the city of Las Vegas. Visit lvccld.org.

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.

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.

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.

“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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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-$20. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

“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 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.

PLAN AHEAD

Polymer Clay Expressions by the Polymer Clay Guild is set to run June 26 through Sept. 2 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. A reception is planned from 5 to 6:30 p.m. June 26. The exhibit features handcrafted polymer clay sculptures by guild members. Call 702-507-3860.

DJ Tony plans to perform for children 6 or older at 3 p.m. June 26 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Rainbow Drive. Call 702-507-3710.

Living on the Edge, a presentation by UNLV doctoral researcher David Choate, is planned from 1 to 2 p.m. June 28 at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area’s Visitors Center, 1000 Scenic Loop Drive. The talk will focus on mountain lions. Admission is free, but there is a $7 entry fee to enter the conservation area. Call 702-515-5367.

“California Dreamin’ ” is scheduled for 7 p.m. June 28 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. The show is set to feature music from The Mamas and The Papas, Simon and Garfunkel, The Carpenters, The 5th Dimension, Peter, Paul and Mary and more. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.

Scott Keo plans to perform his tribute to Michael Buble at 7:30 p.m. June 28 and 29 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

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.

The Fiber Arts Circle plans to host a workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 1 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Fiber artists are invited to work on projects together and teach each other new skills. Call 702-507-3866.

Yankee Doodle at the Pool is planned for all ages from noon to 4 p.m. July 3 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. Participate in water games and activities. The cost is $1 for ages 4 to 17; $2 for ages 18 to 49 and $1.50 for ages 50 or older. Call 702-229-1488.

The Summerlin Council’s 20th Annual Patriotic Parade is planned for 9 a.m. July 4 at The Trails Village at Hillpointe Road and Hills Center Drive. The parade is set to travel south on Hills Center and conclude on Trailwood Drive. Call 702-341-5500.

The George Gee Swing Orchestra, featuring vocalists Hilary Gardner and John Dokes, plans to present a big band dance event from 7 to 10 p.m. July 4 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. General admission tickets are $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or by call 702-636-7075.

“Piano Men,” a tribute to Sir Elton John and Billy Joel, is planned for 7:30 p.m. July 5 and 6 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

Matt Hennager plans to offer Guitar Basics 101, a free guitar lesson for beginning players 10 or older, from noon to 1 p.m. July 6 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 Bee Gees and Beyond” is scheduled for 7 p.m. July 12 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.

Another Hot Tropical Night is planned for all ages from 6 to 9 p.m. July 12 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. Enjoy a tropical adventure, dancing, swimming, live music and games. The cost is $3. Call 702-229-1488.

Dash and Splash is planned at 7:30 a.m. July 19 at the Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. Enjoy a 1.5-mile run and a 300-meter swim. The preregistration cost is $15, $20 the day of the event. Call 702-229-1488.

Grant Griffin and the Las Vegas Divas are scheduled for 3 p.m. July 20 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.

Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to close its Sandbar Summer Concert Series at the Sandbar poolside venue Aug. 1 with The Goo Goo Dolls, Daughtry and Plain White T’s. Doors are set to open at 7 p.m. Guests younger than 21 must be with an adult. Tickets are $69 plus tax and fees for standing room only and $129 plus tax and fees for reserved seating and can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center and the Fiestas, at sclv.com/concerts or ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

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.

 

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