Things to do in Henderson July 3-9, 2014


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

  • An opening reception for the photo exhibit “Sign of the Tymes” is scheduled at 7 p.m. July 9 at the Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Parkway. The exhibit features works from Karen DiSorbo, who captures the nostalgia of Las Vegas. Admission is free. Visit hendersonlive.com.
  • The Outdoor Picture Show on the Green is scheduled to show “Monsters, Inc.” at 8 p.m. July 5 at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2225 Village Walk Drive. Screenings are scheduled through Oct. 25. Upcoming shows planned include: July 12, “Monsters University”; and July 19, “The Goonies.” Visit shopthedistrictgvr.com/outdoorPicShow.php.
  • Scott Reeves is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. July 4 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • The city of Henderson is scheduled to host its annual Fourth of July Celebration at 6 p.m. July 4 at Mission Hills Park, 551 E. Mission Drive. The event is expected to feature entertainment, concessions and an 18-minute fireworks show. Admission is free. Visit hendersonlive.com.
  • Station Casinos plans its “We Love Locals July 4th Fireworks Blast” show at 9 p.m. July 4 at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. The nine-minute fireworks show is set to be produced by the Grucci’s of New York. Visit sclv.com.
  • Michael Grimm is set to perform at 9:30 and 11 p.m. and 12:30 a.m. July 4 at the Ravello Lounge inside the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Admission is free with a two-drink minimum purchase. Visit michaelgrimmmusic.com.
  • Elixir, 2920 N. Green Valley Parkway, plans to host live music from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Justin Mather is scheduled for July 4 and The Dashabouts for July 5. Visit elixirlounge.net or call 702-272-0000.
  • Sam Riddle is set to perform at 10 p.m. July 4 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • A picnic and movie are planned from noon to 12:45 p.m. July 8 at the Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway, and from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, pillows and lunch or dinner. Call 702-564-9287, ext. 4 ,or 702-207-4260, option 4.
  • The Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, plans an acoustic jam from 6 to 8 p.m. July 8. Participants are set to sing and perform folk, fiddle and blues and meet local musicians.
  • The Lon Bronson All-Star Band is set to perform at 9 p.m. July 3 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is free. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • Nashville Unplugged is scheduled to feature guest songwriter Scott Reeves at 8 p.m. July 4 in Club Madrid at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10 or $5 for players club members. Guests must be 21 or older. Guest songwriter D. Vincent Williams is set to be featured July 11. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • Join licensed instructor Jean Smith for a free Zumba dance fitness class featuring Latin rhythms and popular songs appropriate for all ages and fitness levels from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Call 702-507-6030. The class is also offered at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Grace Valley Church, 1370 E. Robindale Road, 702-454-9328, and at 6 p.m. Fridays at Body Focus Fitness, 7380 S. Eastern Ave., 702-228-4967.

WORTH A DRIVE

  • Boulder City is scheduled to host its 66th annual Damboree Celebration starting at 7 a.m. July 4. The daylong event is set to start with a pancake breakfast at 7 a.m. at Bicentennial Park, 1100 Colorado St., and include entertainment, games, a parade at 9 a.m. and a fireworks show starting at 9 p.m. Visit bcnv.org/?q=node/724.
  • The 76th annual Barbershop Harmony Society International Convention and Competition is scheduled June 29 through July 6 at the MGM Grand, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event is set to feature 24 choruses and nearly 40 quartets from around the world in head-to-head contests. A full schedule and $20 reduced-price tickets for Nevada residents are available at barbershopconvention.com/vegas.
  • 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, packed with floats, bands and giant balloons, is set to travel south on Hills Center and conclude on Trailwood Drive. Call 702-341-5500.
  • Downtown Spaces & Naked City Studios, 1800 Industrial Road, plans an Independence Day Block Party from 6 to 10 p.m. July 4. The free event is set to include a barbecue, live music and a sidewalk art show. Visit facebook.com/downtownspacesdts.
  • The Utah Shakespeare Festival in Cedar City is offering a $10 discount for online purchases for performances through July 5. Use the code HAPPYFOURTH at bard.org.
  • 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 call 702-636-7075.
  • Wet ‘n’ Wild, 7055 S. Fort Apache Road, plans Dive ‘n’ Movies from 8 to 10 p.m. every Friday through Aug. 22 at the Red Rock Bay wave pool. The park is set to offer twilight admission from 4 p.m. to closing for $19.95. General admission costs $39.99. Visit wetnwildlasvegas.com/events/upcoming-events-.asp.
  • Screenings of “Marley and Me” and “Seabiscuit” are set for July 7 at the Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 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. “Richie Rich” and the 2013 version of “The Great Gatsby” are set to be screened July 14. Visit cosmopolitanlasvegas.com or call 702-698-7000.
  • Las Vegas/ Blue Sky Yoga plans to host Krishna Das’ Kirtan Wallah Tour at 7:30 p.m. July 8 at the Center of Spiritual Living Greater Las Vegas, 1420 E. Harmon Ave., with doors set to open at 6:30 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Seeds of Peace, an effort to provide free after-school peace/yoga programs to Las Vegas schools. Tickets are $37.82 in advance at Blue Sky Yoga in The Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd., Suite 145, and at krishnadas.com, or $45 cash at the door. Call 702-739-8200 or visit krishnadas.com.
  • “The Magic School Bus Kicks Up A Storm” exhibit is scheduled to visit the Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place, through Sept. 1. Visit discoverykidslv.org. n The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., plans a youth summer dance camp from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays from July 7 to Aug. 1. The camp is designed for intermediate and advanced dancers ages 12 to 18. Registration is $200. Call 702-229-6383.
  • Super Summer Theatre plans performances of “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” at 8:05 p.m. July 9-12, 16-19 and 23-26 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159. Tickets are $12.95 in advance or $20 at the gate. Visit supersummertheatre.org.
  • Clark County pools are set to offer free swimming from noon to 4 p.m. July 4. Locations include the Cambridge Water Park, 3930 Cambridge St.; the Desert Breeze Aquatic Facility, 8275 Spring Mountain Road; the Hollywood Aquatic Center, 1550 S. Hollywood Blvd.; Paradise Water Park, 4775 McLeod Drive; the Parkdale Water Park, 3200 Ferndale St.; and the Walnut Water Park; 3075 N. Walnut Road. Call 702-455-7716 or 702-455-8508.

PLAN AHEAD

  • The Spanish language play “Frida Kahlo: Viva la Vida!” is scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m. July 11 and 12 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $15. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7340.
  • Clark County’s annual Cardboard Boat Regatta is slated for 5 to 8 p.m. July 25 at the Desert Breeze Aquatic Facility, 8275 Spring Mountain Road.Participants can build a boat using cardboard and duct tape. All boats must be registered by July 23. Night swimming and boat registration is set to begin at 5 p.m., with races starting at 7 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for children 3 to 17 and $1 for seniors 55 or older. Children 2 or younger will be admitted free. Visit tinyurl.com/46pbo6w or call 702-455-7798.
  • “The Crystal Crypt,” a sci-fi short film directed by Henderson resident Shahab Zargari, is set to be screened at 2 p.m. July 11 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. The film is to be followed by a screening of “A Scanner Darkly” another film inspired by the work of author Philip K. Dick. Visit mypubliclibrary.com.
  • Elixir, 2920 N. Green Valley Parkway, plans to host live music from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Patrick Genovese is scheduled for July 11 and The Sweat Trio for July 12. Visit elixirlounge.net or call 702-272-0000.
  • Birding Under the Stars is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. July 12 at the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, 350 E. Galleria Drive. Residents are expected to get a staff tour of the preserve to check out nightlife. Admission is $14. Visit hendersonlive.com.
  • “Sinatra Forever” is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. July 12 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The performance, starring Rick Michel, is set to feature a 24-piece orchestra. Tickets start at $19.99. Visit the themresort.com.
  • Country musician Billy Dean is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. July 12 in Club Madrid at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets are $15 to $35 for the all-ages show. Children younger than 21 must be accompanied by an adult. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • The city of Henderson is scheduled to host Cosmic Swim events from 8 to 10 p.m. July 18 and Aug. 1 at the Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Parkway. A twist on cosmic bowling, the pool is set to change colors throughout the evening. Music and games including diving for glow gear are planned. Admission is $5. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks.
  • Galaxy Green Valley Luxury + movie theater, 4500 E. Sunset Road, plans a classics series. Films scheduled include “The Breakfast Club,” Aug. 24; “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” Oct. 19; and “Home Alone,” Dec. 7. Tickets are $7 or $15 for two tickets and a large popcorn. Visit galaxytheaters.com.
  • New Vista plans wine walks in which 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.
  • The Cowabunga Bay water park, 900 Galleria Drive, is slated to open July 4. Visit cowabungabay.com/LasVegas.
  • Birding Under the Stars is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. July 12 at the Henderson Bird Preserve, 350 E. Galleria Drive. Residents are expected to have a staff tour of the preserve to check out nightlife. Admission is $14. Visit hendersonlive.com.
  • “Sinatra Forever” is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. July 12 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The performancing, starring Rick Michel, is set to feature a 24-piece orchestra. Tickets start at $19.99. Visit the themresort.com.
  • The city of Henderson is scheduled to host Cosmic Swim events from 8 to 10 p.m. July 18 and Aug. 1 at the Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Parkway. A twist on cosmic bowling, the pool is set to change colors throughout the evening. Music and games including diving for glow gear are planned. Admission is $5. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks.
  • Galaxy Green Valley Luxury + movie theater, 4500 E. Sunset Road, plans a classics series. Films scheduled include “The Breakfast Club,” Aug. 24; “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” Oct. 19; and “Home Alone,” Dec. 7. Tickets are $7 or $15 for two tickets and a large popcorn. Visit galaxytheaters.com.
  • New Vista plans wine walks in which 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.
  • The Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive, plans performances of “Really Rosie” from July 11-27. Shows are scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $25. Visit lvlt.org.
  • Super Summer Theatre plans performances of “Shrek the Musical” at 8:05 p.m. Aug. 6-9, 13-16 and 20-23 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159. Tickets are $12.95 in advance or $20 at the gate. Visit supersummertheatre.org.
 

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