Southwest/Spring Valley Things to Do, March 25-April 2


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

Klique is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. March 27, 9 p.m. March 28 and 7:30 p.m. March 30 at the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is free. Visit goldcoastcasino.com/entertain.

Monroy is set to perform at 10 p.m. March 28 at The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is free. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

Comedian Billy Gardell is set to perform at 8 p.m. March 28 and 29 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $40. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

Monroy is set to perform at 10 p.m. March 28 at The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is free. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

Performances of “Picnic” are scheduled for March 28 through April 13 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Performance times are 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for students and seniors. Visit lvlt.org or call 702-362-7996.

The Bridge Ballet Christian Dance Group plans to present “By His Love,” a life testimony expressed through dance praise, at 7 p.m. March 29 at the Nevada School of Dance, 6072 S. Durango Drive. Admission is free, but due to limited seating, reservations are recommended. Call 702-248-1288.

Sin City Sinners are set to perform at 10 p.m. March 29 at The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is free. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

Best Buddies Nevada plans an inaugural Friendship Walk from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 29 at the Magical Forest, 6300 W. Oakey Blvd. The event is set to include rides, miniature golf, prizes, food and more. Participation is free, and registration is required. Visit bestbuddiesnevada.org/walk.

Dwight Yoakam is set to perform at 8 p.m. March 29 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $50. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

Performances of “Men in Suits” are scheduled through March 30 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Performances times are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15. Visit poorrichardsplayers.com.

Performances of “True West” are scheduled through March 30 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Performance times are 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15 for adults and $14 for students and seniors. Visit lvlt.org or call 702-362-7996.

WORTH A DRIVE

As part of the Russell Frank Astronomy Lecture Series, “Exploding Stars!” presented by professor Lars Bildsten of the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. March 25 at the Robert L. Bigelow Physics Building at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.

Brookings Mountain West is set to present “Strategic Reassurance and Resolve: U.S.-China Relations in the Twenty-First Century,” a talk by Michael O’Hanlon, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. March 26 at Greenspun Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.

“The All of Me Tour: Intimate, Acoustic and Stripped Down” is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. March 27 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $29-$110. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.

“The Spring Dance Concert: In Flow” is scheduled from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. March 28 at the Judy Bayley Theatre at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $10-$18, and discounts are available for seniors, military personnel, UNLV faculty and staff members and students. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.

The Lettermen are set to perform at 7:30 p.m. March 28-30 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $25. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

The South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is set to host the Glass Craft & Bead Expo at 9 a.m. March 28 and 29 and 10 a.m. March 30. General admission is $15, and seniors and military members pay $12 with valid ID. Visit southpointarena.com/events.php.

An organ concert by Pamela Decker of the University of Arizona, Tucson, is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. March 28 at Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.

The annual Spring Plant Sale and Day With the Experts is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 29 and 30 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Admission is free. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.

Doc Severinsen and his big band are scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. March 29 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $25-$125. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.

The Motherfuppets are scheduled to perform at 11 p.m. March 29 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $15. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

The Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive, is scheduled to present “La Abuelita de Batman” (Batman’s Grandma), at 7 p.m. March 29. The show by Alejandro Licona consists of five short plays that take place in Mexico City in the 1980s. Tickets cost $12 in advance or $15 the day of the show. Call 702-455-7340.

A contra dance presented by the Southern Nevada Old Time Contra Dancers for participants 8 or older is scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. March 29 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. A group lesson is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for members, students and military personnel or $3 for attendees 15 or younger. Visit lasvegascountrydance.org or call 702-656-9513.

Cinema Vivant, an evening of vintage silent films accompanied by live gypsy swing performed by the Hot Club of San Francisco, is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. March 29 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. The films “The Cameraman’s Revenge” and “The Mascot” are set to be screened. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.

The Las Vegas Valley Humane Society plans the 18th annual Wag-A-Tail Walk-A-Thon from 8 to 11:30 a.m. March 30 at Centennial Hills Park, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive. The event is set to offer a 1-mile and a 2-mile walk, contests, food and prizes. Registration costs $30 for adults and $15 for students with student ID. Children 11 or younger are admitted free. Dogs must be at least 4 months old, vaccinated, spayed or neutered and on leashes at all times. Visit lvvhumane.org/events.php.

Bank of America customers are scheduled to receive free entry to the Discovery Children’s Museum, Las Vegas Natural History Museum or Springs Preserve on April 5 and 6. The event is held 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.

The Kingston Trio is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. April 4-6 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $20. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

The fourth annual Windy25 Memorial 5K Run is set to take place at 9 a.m. April 5 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The run is set to memorialize the flight crew of the Windy25, an Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter that crashed in Afghanistan on April 6, 2005, during a combat mission. Proceeds will benefit Tragedy Assistance Programs for Survivors, an organization that provides services for those grieving the death of a military member. Visit tapsrunandremember.org/windy25.

Pet-a-Palooza is set for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 5 at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road. The event is set to host live entertainment, contests, information booths, food and pet adoptions. Visit tinyurl.com/lmbhnka.

Ballroom dancing is planned from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Fridays at the Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road. Music is provided by Boyd Coulter’s Good Times Band. The cost is $4 per person. Call 702-795-8140.

PLAN AHEAD

Rob Thomas is set to perform at 8 p.m. April 4 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $60. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

D.L. Hughley is set to perform at 8 p.m. April 4 and 5 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $40. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

The second annual Vegas Loves Brazil Festival is set for April 5 and 6 at the Rio, 3700 W. Flamingo Road. The event is scheduled to include Brazilian food, music, booths, workshops, rides and activities. Tickets cost $8. Children 4 or younger are admitted free. Visit vegaslovesbrazil.com.

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, plans to host Astronomy in the Park from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. April 5. Call 702-875-4141.

Bryan Ferry is set to perform at 8 p.m. April 12 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $60. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

The Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane, is set to show “Frozen” from 1 to 3 p.m. April 12. Call 702-507-6030.

The Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., plans a spoken-word event from noon to 1:30 p.m. April 12. Call 702-507-3820.

The Gun Garage, 5155 Dean Martin Drive, plans its inaugural “Shoot for our Stars” competition and safety fair from 5 to 8 p.m. April 16. Participants are set to receive a three- station shooting package, which includes a pistol, Uzi and Krinkov, shooting targets, food and drink, a souvenir photo and a raffle ticket. Registration costs $100 per person. Participants must be at least 16 and accompanied by an adult. All proceeds are set to benefit Special Olympics Nevada. Visit shootingforourstars.com.

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, plans to host a full moon hike from 7 to 9 p.m. April 16 and from 7 to 8 p.m. April 17. 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.

Megadeath and Motorhead are set to perform at 8 p.m. April 17 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $45. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

Tyler Farr is set to perform at 8 p.m. April 19 at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Tickets start at $25. Attendees must be 18 or older. Visit silvertoncasino.com/events.

The Jay Cutler Desert Classic bobybuilding event is set for 10:30 a.m. April 19 at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $30. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, plans an Easter egg hunt from 11 a.m. to noon April 20. The event is scheduled to have three age categories: 4 or younger, 5 to 8 and 9 to 12. Call 702-875-4141.

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 26-27 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.

Performances of “Other Desert Cities” are scheduled for May 2-18 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Performances times are 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Air Supply is set to perform at 8 p.m. May 30 and 31 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 9 and 10 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $50. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

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.

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.

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.

ONGOING EVENTS

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 5:30 to 9 p.m. the first Friday of each month, from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturdays and from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Sundays at McMullan’s Irish Pub, 4650 W. Tropicana Ave. He also is scheduled from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Mondays at Ri Ra Irish Pub in Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit john-windsor.com.

Jerry Tiffe is scheduled to 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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