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Southwest Things to Do, July 17-23


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

Plant World Nursery, 5311 W. Charleston Blvd., is set to host a free children’s flower potting session from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 19 and Aug. 16 for ages 3 to 12. Visit plantworldnursery.com or call 702-878-9485.

The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., plans a “HypnoThoughts Live” show at 8 p.m. July 18 and 19 and 7 p.m. July 20. The show is set to feature Richard Rumble, Jeff McBride, Scott Sandland, Jim Wand, Szeles and John Cerbone. Tickets cost $30 per day. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

Throwback Sizzling Jam is set for 8 p.m. July 18 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $42.50 to $92.50. Call 702-284-7777 or visit orleansarena.com.

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 Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive, plans performances of the musical “Really Rosie” through July 27. Shows are scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $25. Visit lvlt.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 Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., plans to offer free guitar lessons from 4 to 5 p.m. July 20. Local instructor Don Musser will be teaching guitar chords, chord progressions and popular songs. Participants must bring their own guitars. Call 702-507-3821.

Super Summer Theatre plans performances of “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” at 8:05 p.m. July 17-19 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.

WORTH A DRIVE

The musical “Cabaret” is scheduled at 8 p.m. July 24-26, 31 and Aug. 1-2 and 2 p.m. July 27 and Aug. 3 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $24 or $19 for students, seniors and military members. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

Baha’i Devotions is planned for 3 p.m. July 27 at the Las Vegas Baha’i Center, 7035 W. Oakey Blvd. The theme of the free program is You are in Reality a Spiritual Being. Light refreshments are planned. Call 702-838-9191.

“Story Pirates,” a sketch comedy musical in the Children’s Summer Concert Series, is scheduled at 10:30 a.m. July 17 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. The show is based on the stories of children and is set to change based on suggestions from kids in the audience. Tickets are $3. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.

The free summer movie series is scheduled to continue with a screening of “Annie” at sundown July 17 at the Green at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe” is set for July 24. Family films are set to be screened Thursdays through Aug. 21. Visit mytownsquarelasvegas.com or call 702-269-5000.

Rothko meets Matisse: Painting and Collage Workshop for Kids is planned for ages 6 to 11 at 4:30 p.m. July 29 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Gallery services coordinator and local artist Denise Alvarado will lead an exploration of acrylic painting and collage, inspired by techniques of abstract masters Rothko and Matisse. Space is limited to 25. Preregistration is required. Call 702-507-3630.

The Texas Tenors, featuring country music singer JC Fisher, pop singer Marcus Collins and opera singer John Hagen, are set to perform at 7:30 p.m. July 26 and 27 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

Pioneer Settlement Day is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 24 at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort, 500 E. Washington Ave. The event is set to include pioneer craft demonstrations and root beer floats for sale. Visit friendsofthefort.org or call 702-486-3511.

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.

The 2014 U.S. Open Synchronized Swimming Championships are scheduled from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 17-19 at the indoor pool at the Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Road. Tickets range from $5 for single-day pass to $23 for multi-day passes. Visit hendersonlive.com. To get tickets, enter activity number 777777 at recreation.cityofhenderson.com.

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

Twinkle Time and Friends are set to perform children’s music at 7 p.m. July 24 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Tickets are $3. Visit artslasvegas.org or twinkleandfriends.com.

Styx, Foreigner and Don Felder plan 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.

Kenny Wayne Shepherd is set to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 1 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $35. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

Comedian Russell Peters is set to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 2 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $49. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

The sixth annual Coyote CountryFest is scheduled for 7 p.m. Aug. 2, at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $20 to $65. Call 702-284-7777 or visit orleansarena.com.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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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