IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Rangers from Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area are scheduled to visit the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive, for a free program titled Red Rock Canyon: I Will Survive: Desert Adaptations from 4 to 5 p.m. July 30. The program is geared toward children 6 to 11. Call 702-507-3710.
Children 6 to 11 are invited to take part in Mad Science at 4 p.m. July 30 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Call 702-507-3860.
An End of Summer Reading Celebration is set for 4 to 5 p.m. July 31 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., for children 11 or younger. Call 702-507-3630.
The Rudy Foundation and The Las Vegas Young Entertainers plan to present Helen Joy’s “Broadway Vignettes” at 7 p.m. Aug. 2 and 3 at the Summerlin Library Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. The annual production brings together performers ages 7 to 12 for solo and ensemble performances of Broadway favorites from “Wicked,” Seussical,” “South Pacific,” “Matilda the Musical” and “Les Miserables.” Tickets are $12 at showtix4u.com.
Nashville Unplugged plans to present Kelly Archer and Danny Myrick at 8 p.m. Aug. 2 at Rocks Lounge inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Admission is $5 at the door. Guests must be 21 years or older.
“Once on This Island,” a one-act musical based on the book “My Love, My Love,” is scheduled for 8 p.m. weekdays and 3 p.m. weekends through Aug. 3 at the Family Music Center, 8125 W. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door. Call 702-742-6109 or 702-360-4080.
“Children’s Letters to God” is planned to be performed at 7 p.m. Aug. 2-3 and Aug. 9-10 with 4 p.m. matinees set for Aug. 3 and 10 at Desert Spring United Methodist Church, 120 N. Pavilion Center Drive (across from Palo Verde High School). General admission is $7.50. Call 702-290-1173.
“The Lilly Oncology On Canvas Art Competition and Exhibition,” a free public exhibition that showcases select pieces of art created by people touched by cancer, is slated to be at 8975 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 100, through Aug. 2 and at 1000 N. Green Valley Parkway, Suite 720, in Henderson from Aug. 5-9. Both centers are open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Themes range from fear and hope to loss and survival to isolation and the embrace of family and friends. Call 702-380-6170 or 702-269-5200.
Jason Garfield plans to present his juggling act at 7 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $10 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $13 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.
The annual Cardboard Boat Regatta is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 2 at Desert Breeze Aquatics Facility, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. Swimming, water games and music are planned. Participants may build and decorate boats made of cardboard and duct tape only. Boats may be no bigger than 8 feet long. Prizes are planned for the most creative, the fastest and the Bismarck. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for children 3 to 17, $1 for seniors 55 or older and free to children 2 or younger. Visit tinyurl.com/cardboardraces.
“Under the Streetlamp” is planned for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 3-4 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
A family program, Steve Weeks’ World of Music, is scheduled for 3 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Weeks plans to perform a show filled with music, humor and games for children 11 or younger. Call 702-507-3710.
Free guitar classes are scheduled for noon to 1 p.m. the first three Sundays of each month through the end of the year at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The next session is slated for Aug. 4, 11 and 18. Arrive at 11:45 a.m. with a playable guitar and a guitar pick. Call 702-533-3611.
The Royal Tea Society plans to host a Champagne Summer Tea event for members from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 18 at Garfield’s Restaurant, 2620 Regatta Drive in Desert Shores. The cost is $35. RSVP with pre-payment is due Aug. 8. Send RSVP with pre-payment to: Royal Tea Society; P.O. Box 370545, Las Vegas, NV 89137. Call 702-260-4600 or email email@example.com.
Summer Movie Camp is set for 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at Red Rock Lanes inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. The schedule is: “Hotel Transylvania,” Aug. 7, and “Diary of a Wimpy Kid,” Aug. 21. The cost is $15 and includes two hours of bowling, rental shoes and a lunch of a hot dog, chips and a soda. All the while, favorite movies will be shown on the screens throughout the lanes. Participation is limited to those 18 or younger. Call 702-797-7467.
Regal Summer Movie Express is set for 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Aug. 7 at Regal Village Square Stadium 18, 9400 W. Sahara Ave. Admission is $1, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Will Rogers Institute. The schedule includes: “Racing Stripes,” July 30; “Happy Feet Too,” July 31; “African Cats,” Aug. 6; and “Chimpanzee,” Aug. 7. Call 702-838-0490.
Summer Dollar Movies for children are planned at 11 a.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 13 at the Century 16 Suncoast Movie Theater at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. The lineup includes: “Rio,” July 30; “Chimpanzee,” Aug. 6; and “Alvin and the Chipmunks,” Aug. 13. Call 702-869-1880.
The Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to present free live entertainment in Addison’s Lounge at 8 p.m. in August, unless otherwise noted. The schedule is: Klique Band, Aug. 2-3; Early Clover & the Soul Drifters, Aug. 9-10; Treasure, Aug. 16-17; In A Fect, Aug. 23-24; and Fast Company, Aug. 30-31. Mark O’Toole is slated from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 702-507-5900.
J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub in the Rampart casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., features live music at 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. The schedule is: 3 Digit IQ, Aug. 2-3; Breakbeat 23, Aug. 9-10; Rok of Ages, Aug. 16-17; Finnegan’s Wake, Aug. 23-24; and Roxy Gunn, Aug. 30-31. Call 702-869-7725.
The Round Bar in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to present free live entertainment in August. The schedule is: More & Gendel, 6:30 p.m., and DnD Project, 11 p.m., Aug. 2-3; U4EA, 6:30 p.m., and Jarr Duo, 11 p.m., Aug. 9-19; Cool Change, 6:30 p.m., and More & Gendel, 11 p.m., Aug. 16-17; More & Gendel, 6:30 p.m., and DnD Project, 11 p.m., Aug. 23-24; and Toto & Laura, 6:30 p.m., and DnD Project, 11 p.m., Aug. 30-31. Mark B is set for 7 p.m. Thursdays. Call 702-507-5900.
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Ballroom dancing is planned Tuesdays from 3 to 5:30 p.m. and Fridays from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the Las Vegas Senior Center, 401 E. Bonanza Road. Music is provided by Boyd Coulter’s Good Times Band. The cost is $4 per person. Call 702-795-8140.
The Tanglewood Marionettes are slated to put on an underwater fantasy puppet show titled “The Dragon King” at 10:30 a.m. July 31 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., and 10:30 a.m. Aug. 1 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Tickets are $3. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-6383.
“Godspell” is set to be performed at 8 p.m. Aug. 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, and 17 and 2 p.m. Aug. 11 at The Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $25. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702 732-7225.
“We Are Not Spies,” a one-man play presented by the Hamyar Art Foundation and Mansoor Taeed, is scheduled from 8 to 10 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Tickets are $25 to $35 and can purchased in advance by calling 702-499-1919. Visit lvccld.org.
A summer program will explore the greatest mob movies of all time from 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Las Vegas Film Critics Society members are set to discuss notable movies depicting organized crime and law enforcement then stay for a screening of their choice. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
Tickets are available for the 2013 season of Super Summer Theatre, set at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, roughly 10 miles west of the Las Vegas Beltway on Charleston Boulevard/state Route 159. Advance tickets are $12 plus a handling charge. Children 5 or younger are admitted free. Season-opener shows may have lower-priced tickets. The lineup includes “Legally Blonde the Musical,” Aug. 7-24, and “The Producers,” Sept. 5-21. Call 702-594-7529 or visit supersummertheatre.org.
Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas announced extended Friday and Saturday hours until 10 p.m. through Aug. 23, and a new Dive ‘n’ Movies program that will feature an outdoor family movie by the wave pool on select Fridays through Aug. 23. All movies are scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. The schedule is: Aug. 9, “Madagascar 3”; and Aug. 23, “Rise of the Guardians.” Wet ‘n’ Wild offers a Twilight Ticket for $25, available to purchase at 5 p.m. or later on Friday or Saturday. Visit wetnwildlasvegas.com.
Weekly children’s events at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., will include story time, scheduled from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Mondays at the activities center and toddler time for children 5 or younger, scheduled for 11 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays in the library. The cost is included with general admission to the preserve. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.
Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich’s sustainable farmers market is set to be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday inside the Desert Living Center at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Admission is free, and purchases are cash only.
Three sea-based traveling exhibits are set to be on display through August at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North. “Sea Monsters” explores scary characteristics of undersea dwellers; “Discovery Reef” looks at the interconnection of coral reefs; and “Sanctuary Reef” features a replica of a coral reef in the Florida Keys and discusses the human impact on it. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for students, seniors and military personnel, $5 for children 3 to 11 and free for children 2 or younger. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Visit lvnhm.org or call 702-384-3466.
Retired art educator and Summerlin resident Richard D. Ramsdell visited the construction site of Clark County Firehouse No. 107 and was inspired by the heavy equipment parked onsite. His series of paintings based on the experience, titled “The Talking Machines,” is scheduled to be on display through Sept. 24 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.
An artist reception is planned for Bill and Rose Glass from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 6 in honor of their exhibit “Optical Fusion” at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. The exhibit features Bill’s ceramic work and Rose’s poetry and is set to be on display during regular library hours Aug. 6-Oct. 1. Call 702-507-3860.
The free Ward 2 Back-to-School Fair and Movie in the Park is planned from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 8 at AnSan Sister City Park, 7801 Ducharme Ave. at Villa Monterey. Join Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers for the back-to-school fair and the planned “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie under the stars. Free school supplies and binders are slated to be given out and light refreshments offered while supplies last. Also enjoy a balloon artist, face painters and a jump house. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov.
B.J. Thomas is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 10-11 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
The Silver Statesmen plan to present “A Salute to the Barbershop Harmony Society’s 75th Anniversary” at 7 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $12 for residents and $15 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.
The Resort on Mount Charleston plans its fourth annual Mount Charleston Arts and Crafts Show 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 10 and 11 at 2755 Kyle Canyon Road. The event features more than 30 local Las Vegas artisans, jewelry, clothing, food, fiber arts, toys, baby and children’s clothing, home décor and other crafts. Food will also be available. The event will be held rain or shine. Admission is free. Call 702-872-5500.
Broadway Bound and Studio One’s Summerlin Dance Academy plan to present “Hello, Dolly” at 7 p.m. Aug. 16-24, with 1 p.m. matinees set for Aug. 17 and 24 at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Tickets are $15 at broadwayboundlv.com.
Brandon Bennett’s “Elvis My Way” is set for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 17-18 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
Dive In Movie Night! is set from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 17 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. The cost is $3 per person for all ages. The movie title is yet to be determined. Take a dip in the pool, lounge on a raft or in a deck chair while watching a movie on the big screen. Light refreshments will be provided for a small cost. Call 702-229-6309 or 702-229-1488.
The IV Tenors plan to perform at 7 p.m. Aug. 24 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.
Paul Reiser is slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24-25 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
The IV Tenors are slated to perform at 7 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for residents and $18 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.
“Cruisin’ Classics — A Night at the Diner” is planned for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30 and Sept. 1 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
American Trilogy is planned for 7 p.m. Sept. 7 and 3 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $17 for residents and $25 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.
TOTO is slated to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Sandbar outdoor poolside venue at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Tickets are $39 plus tax and applicable fees for standing room only and $59 plus tax and applicable fees for reserved seating. Guests younger than 21 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center and the Fiestas, by visiting sclv.com/concerts or through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com. For more information, visit totoofficial.com.
Broadway and Beyond is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sept.15 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $12 for residents and $15 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.
Patty Ascher plans to perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. Visit mistinguettshowgirls.com.
Darius Rucker is set to perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 11 at Red Rock Resort’s Sandbar, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors are set to open at 7 p.m., and guests under 21 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are $49 plus tax and applicable fees for standing room only and $89 plus tax and applicable fees for reserved seating. Tickets can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center and the Fiestas, at sclv.com/concerts or through Ticketmaster at ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.
The Nevada Ballet Theatre plans to present “A Choreographers’ Showcase” in collaboration with Cirque du Soleil at 1 p.m. Oct. 6 and 1 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Mystère Theatre at Treasure Island, 3300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Call 702-894-7722.
The Nevada Ballet Theatre plans to perform Swan Lake Act II and Sleeping Beauty Act III (Aurora’s Wedding) in “A Tribute to Tchaikovsky” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1 and 2 at Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are scheduled to go on sale Aug. 5. Call 702-749-2000.
Karate Karaoke is planned from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursdays in July at the Suncoast Fan Sports Bar, 9090 Alta Drive. Visit suncoastcasino.com.
Line dance lessons are scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursdays in the Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit sclv.com.
Next Movement is booked from 8 p.m. to midnight Fridays in June and July at the Suncoast Showroom Lounge, 9090 Alta Drive. Visit suncoastcasino.com.
Live complimentary music is scheduled at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. View Wine Bar & Kitchen at The Market LV hosts live music from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays and 6 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. La Casa Cigars & Lounge is scheduled at 7 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. Pizza Lounge is from 7 to 10 p.m. Mondays, and BRIO Tuscan Grille is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays on the patio. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.
Bluesman Bobby Jonz is set to headline a Celebrity Guests Dinner Show from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at The Mad Greek Cafe, 8565 W. Sahara Ave. The show is free to diners. Call 702-242-7669 for reservations.
The Las Vegas Farmers Market is open from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays at Gardens Park, 10401 Garden Park Drive, and Wednesdays at Bruce Trent Park, 8851 Vegas Drive. Find produce from regional farmers, baked goods and artisan crafts. Visit lasvegasfarmers market.com or call 702-562-2676.
The fresh52 Farmers Market at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd., is set to operate from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Visit fresh52.com.
T-Bones Chophouse at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., hosts live music several times a week. Rick Duarte is scheduled to perform from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays, Tim Catching is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays, and Dave Ritz is slated from 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
The Onyx Bar at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., hosts live music several times a week. Arrow Arts is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, Rick Duarte is set to perform from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, and Daniel Park is set to perform from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
Nashville Unplugged, featuring top country music songwriters, is scheduled for 8 p.m. Fridays in the Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. There is a $5 cover charge. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
Zowie Bowie featuring Chris Phillips is scheduled to perform Fridays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors open at 10 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
The Peelers are scheduled to perform Saturdays for guests 21 or older in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors open at 10 p.m. Visit redrock.sclv.com.