Southwest Things to Do, Aug. 7-13


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

A women’s sacred drum circle is scheduled for 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Music 4 Life Health Club & Training Center, 2975 S. Rainbow Blvd. Drumming, chanting, dancing and meditation are planned. The event is free to members and $10 for nonmembers. Call 702-889-2881 or visit music4life.us.

The rock and roll cover band Speed is scheduled to play a free show at 10 p.m. Aug. 7 at The Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Call 702-942-7777 or visit palms.com.

A Fun in the Sun Talent Show is slated for 11 a.m. Aug. 9 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., for youths 17 or younger. Participants can sing, dance, read poetry or play music. Certificates will be awarded to all entrants. Pre-registration is required. Call 702-507-3820 or visit lvccld.org.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans a water-smart landscape design series from 1-5 p.m. Saturdays this month. Upcoming sessions are: Introduction, Aug. 9; A Living Art, Aug. 16; 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.

The Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane, plans Guardians of the Galaxy — An Out of this World Adventure from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. Aug. 13. Participants will make space ships, and supplies will be provided. The event is free. Call 702-507-6041 or visit lvccld.org.

Lisa Smith is set to perform free at 1 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road. Call 702-251-3574 or visit goldcoastcasino.com.

The Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road, plans a free rock show featuring Las Vegas native Jordan Kate Mitchell at 8 p.m. Aug. 13 and 27. Visit palms.com.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans to host Toddler Time! from 11 to 11:45 a.m. every Thursday in August for ages 5 or younger. Upcoming programs are: Aug. 7, Balloon Balloon; Aug. 14, Fish Upon a Star; Aug. 21, Princess Party; and Aug. 28, Cowboy Story Time. The event is free for members or with paid general admission. Call 702-822-7700 or visit springspreserve.org.

The Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., is set to present a free poetry open mic event for adults and seniors from noon to 1:30 p.m. every Saturday starting Aug. 9. Call 702-507-3821 or visit lvccld.org.

Comedian Dennis Miller is set to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 8 and 9 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $55. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

Boomers Bar, 3200 W. Sirius Ave., plans to host Brunchlesque! Wakin’ Bacon & A Whole Lotta Shakin’! from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 10. The show will include burlesque acts, comedy, free breakfast and drink specials. Tickets start at $17. Attendees are encouraged to wear pajamas or swimwear.

The Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road, plans a $25,000 bingo event Aug. 10. Doors are set to open at 10 a.m. Warm-up games are slated to start at 1 p.m., with event games beginning at 2 p.m. Call 800-331-5334 or visit goldcoastcasino.com.

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

Anime craft and drawing tutorials are planned from 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 11 and every second Monday of the month at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Attendees can watch anime during the event, and cosplay is welcome. Call 702-507-3821 or visit lvccld.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. every Friday. The cost is $5 per person. Call 702-229-6383 or visit artslasvegas.org.

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. every Wednesday 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 Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., plans to host a free Life-Sized Candy Land for all ages from 4 to 5 p.m. Aug. 13. Call 702-507-3821 or visit lvccld.org.

Ashley Erickson is scheduled to teach yoga at 9 a.m. Sundays through Aug. 31 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Reservations are required, and attendees are encouraged to bring their own mats. The cost is $8 for members or $10 for nonmembers. Call 702-822-7700 or visit springspreserve.org.

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.

Super Summer Theatre plans performances of “Shrek the Musical” at 8:05 p.m. Aug. 7-9, 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.

WORTH A DRIVE

Dog Daze of Summer is planned from 8 to 11 a.m. Sept. 6 at the Desert Breeze Aquatic Facility, 8275 W. 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 can swim from 9:45 to 11 a.m. Dogs must be leashed outside the facility. Pet contests and raffles are planned. Registration is $5 in advance or $10 at the door. Space is limited to 100 dogs. Register at clarkcountynv.gov/parksregistration. Call 702-455-7798.

The 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.

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.

“The Magic School Bus Kicks Up A Storm” exhibit is set 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 air, heat, water and land combine to create weather.

PLAN AHEAD

Franky Perez plans to perform at 10:30 p.m. Aug. 14 inside the Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Visit palms.com.

The Music 4 Life Health Club & Training Center, 2975 S. Rainbow Blvd., plans to teach attendees how to minimize snoring by playing the didgeridoo from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 15. Instruments are set to be available or participants can bring their own. The event is free for members and $10 for nonmembers. RSVP at 702-889-2881. Call 702-889-2881 or visit music4life.us.

Cesar Millan is set to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 15 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $39. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

A free community drum circle is scheduled for 3-3:45 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Music 4 Life Health Club & Training Center, 2975 S. Rainbow Blvd. Call 702-889-2881 or visit music4life.us.

Comedian Mike Epps is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $44. Call 702-942-7777 or visit palms.com.

Techno band ReBirth is set to perform at 9 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Phoenix Bar & Lounge, 4213 W. Sahara Ave. Call 702-826-2422 or visit thephoenixlv.com.

Comedian Don Rickles is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 16 and 17 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $80. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

The Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road, is scheduled to host a wine tasting from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 16. The event is set to include appetizers, a silent auction, prize drawings, a disc jockey and a souvenir glass. The cost is $40. Call 702-263-7777 or visit silvertoncasino.com.

Globus Tours plans Itineraries on Central and South America trips at 6 p.m. Aug. 20 at Prestige Travel, 6175 Spring Mountain Road. For more information, call 702-946-8710.

University Medical Center plans a free boot camp for new dads from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Family Resource Center, 1120 Shadow Lane. Participants can learn skills from a pediatrician and veteran dads. Register at umcsn.com or call 702-38-2000.

Comedian Rickey Smiley is slated to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 23 and 24 at the Orleans Showroom, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $39.95 and can be purchased by calling 702-365-7075 or visiting orleanscasino.com.

The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., has scheduled a Labor Day dance with the Jerry Tiffe Combo from 7 to 10 p.m. Aug. 28. The cost is $10 advance or $15 at the door. Call 702-229-6383 or visit artslasvegas.org.

The Lieburn Senior Center, 6230 Garwood Ave., plans a National S’mores Day celebration for anyone 50 or older from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 29. The cost is $1. Call 702-229-1600.

Air Supply is set to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 29-31 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $40. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

The Hot Vegas Nites Car Show is scheduled for 11 a.m. Sept. 6 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $5. Call 702-284-7777 or visit orleansarena.com.

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. Visit orleanscasino.com or call 702-365-7111.

Super Summer Theatre plans performances of “Arsenic and Old Lace” for 7:05 p.m. Sept. 4-6, 11-13 and 18-20 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159. Tickets are $12.95 in advance or $20 at the gate. Visit supersummertheatre.org.

The eighth annual Clif Bar CrossVegas bicycle race event is set for Sept. 10 at the Desert Breeze Soccer Complex, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. Races are set to begin at 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. Visit crossvegas.com.

Pepe Aguilar is set to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 12 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $71. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

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.

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

Community Counseling Center of Southern Nevada’s Bite at the Museum fundraising event is scheduled for 6:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 20 at the the Nevada State Museum at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The event is slated to include live entertainment, a silent auction, appetizers and an after-hours stroll through the museum. Tickets start at $75. Visit biteatthemuseum.com.

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. Visit orleanscasino.com or call 702-365-7111.

Greek food, dancing and live music are planned during the 42nd annual Greek Food Festival from 5 to 10 p.m. Sept. 25, 3 to 11 p.m. Sept. 26, noon to 11 p.m. Sept. 27 and noon to 10 p.m. Sept. 28 at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, 5300 S. El Camino Road. The event will include vendors selling clothing, jewelry, art and cultural and religious items. Church tours and a children’s area also are planned. Admission is $6 or free for children 12 or younger, military personnel and their families. A $10 pass is available for all three days. Visit www.lasvegasgreekfestival.com or call 702-221-8245.

Australian Pink Floyd is set to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 26 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $40. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

Crosby, Stills and Nash are set to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 27 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $59. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

Mob-Con is set for Sept. 27 and 28 at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. The event is set to include talks by former Mafia members and law enforcement officials, raffles, auctions and vendors. Tickets start at $180 and include two-day entrance and cocktail party. Visit mob-con.net.

“Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival” is planned at 6 p.m. Oct. 3 and 1 and 4 p.m. Oct. 4 and 5 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $20. Call 702-284-7777 or visit orleansarena.com.

Comedian Bill Maher is set to perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 10 and 11 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $50. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

The art exhibit “Fusionaroma” by Behzad Dowlatshahi and Samira Nozari, published poets and painters known in Iran, is set to be displayed Oct. 28-Jan. 4 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. It features various styles — abstract, expressionism, conceptual, figurative, realism and wet-on-wet (alla prima) paintings with oil and acrylic on canvas. Call 702-507-3820.

Erasure is set to perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 31 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $39. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

John Prine is set to perform at 8 p.m. Dec. 6 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $39. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

ONGOING EVENTS

The Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane, offers free Zumba Fitness classes, and licensed instructor Jean Smith teaches dance fitness to Latin rhythms, appropriate for all ages and fitness levels, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., every Tuesday. Call 702-507-6030 or visit lvccld.org. This class is also offered 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).

A free open mic event is planned from 8 p.m. to midnight every Thursday at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Call 702-365-7111 or visit orleanscasino.com.

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 and Fridays. 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.

The Peter Love Trio 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.

WILLplay 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. 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.

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.

 

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