Things to Do in Sunrise/Whitney, Nov. 5-11


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

The movie “Argo” is scheduled to be shown from 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Winchester Cultural Center Theater, 3130 McLeod Drive, as part of Winchester’s monthly movies event. Admission is free.

The Spanish-language theater group AVACT Latino plans to present the comedy “Divorciadas Jajajaja” at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive, at 7 p.m. Nov. 8-9. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 the day of the show. Tickets can be purchased in person or at clarkcountynv.gov/parksregistration.

Sam’s Town Live! at 5111 Boulder Highway, has scheduled a tribute show for Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. called “Frank, Dean and Sammy, Live!” for 8 p.m. Nov. 8. Tickets start at $15. Call 702-284-7777 or visit samstownlv.com.

Clark County Commissioner Mary Beth Scow plans to host a family movie night at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at Whitney Park, 5712 Missouri Ave. The movie shown will be “Rise of the Guardians.” The event is free, but an adult must accompany children. The event will also provide free treats and hot chocolate.

Teens are invited to a “Catching Fire” screen-printing event planned at the Sunrise Library, 5400 E. Harris Ave., from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 9. Participants must bring a pre-washed T-shirt. All other materials will be provided. Spaces and materials are limited. Registration is required. Call 702-507-3905.

The 16th annual Duel in the Desert for IMCA Modifieds is scheduled for Nov. 7-9 at The Dirt Track at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The dirt track race is set to hold practice night at 4 p.m. Nov. 6. It is free for spectators. Tickets for the actual race range from $15 to $20 for adults, $12 to $15 for seniors and military personnel and $6 to $8 for children. Visit lvms.com.

A Rat Pack Karaoke Contest is planned at Roxy’s Lounge inside Sam’s Town Live! at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 10. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top five contestants, with the first-place contestant receiving $1,000. Registration for the contest is scheduled from 1 to 2 p.m.

Legacy X, a Las Vegas-based community project, has planned a 5K and 1-mile run for 9 a.m. Nov. 10 at the History Walk Path inside Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road. The run will be a warm-up race to prepare for the Las Vegas Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon. The event will feature live entertainment and vendors. To register, visit active.com/las-vegas-nv/running/legacy-x-5k-and-amp-1-mile-fun-walk-2013.

A Wetlands Park Discovery Hike Woof Walk is planned for 9:15 a.m. Nov. 10 at Wetlands Park, 7050 E. Wetlands Park Lane. A park nature guide will take hikers on a family scavenger hunt/adult quest with a fall theme. Participation is free, but registration is required. Additional hikes are planned for 9:15 a.m. Nov. 16 (Connecting to Place) and 6 a.m. Nov. 23 ( Beaver: An Unexpected Resident). Visit wetlandspark.eventbrite.com to sign up.

The Randy Anderson Band, a country variety band, is scheduled to perform at Roxy’s Saloon in Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, at 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday through Nov. 23. Visit samstownlv.com.

WORTH A DRIVE

The exhibit “Flores para el Día de los Muertos (Flowers for the Day of the Dead)” is set to feature work by local Hispanic-American artists exploring flowers and other objects as part of the annual Day of the Dead celebration. The exhibit is scheduled at Chamber Gallery at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St., through Nov. 7. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.

Corvette enthusiasts with the Vegas Valley Vettes have scheduled their second annual Turkey Shoot and Car Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Clark County Shooting Complex, 11357 N. Decatur Blvd. Participants are expected make a $5 per-shot donation to benefit homeless veterans in Las Vegas. Contact group president Jim Wolf at 702-494-9653.

“Sculptural Patterns: Life, Nature, and Reflections from the World We Live In,” featuring work by Bobbie Ann Howell, is scheduled at the Grand Gallery at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St., through Nov. 14. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.

Left of Center Art Gallery is set to host “Perceptions in Translation” through Nov. 23 at 2207 W. Gowan Road. The art installations from “three unique artists with similar ethnic backgrounds” will be open to the public from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Call gallery director Marylou Evans at 702-647-7378.

The Children’s Book Illustrators Exhibit is scheduled through Nov. 30 in the Mayors Gallery of the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.

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.

“Wildlife Preserved,” an exhibition of 50 taxidermied animals, including wolverines, jaguars and ostriches, is set to be on display during regular business hours through Dec. 1 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The cost is included with regular admission to the preserve. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.

PLAN AHEAD

The Glittering Lights holiday drive-through is scheduled Nov. 15 through Jan. 5 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The event is set to feature more than 400 animated lights along a 2.5-mile racetrack. The event is scheduled to be open from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 5:30 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Admission is $15 per vehicle on weeknights and $20 Friday through Sunday and holidays. The first 15,000 vehicles will receive a gift bag filled with goodies. Purchase tickets on site or in advance at glitteringlightslasvegas.com. Discount tickets available at Walgreens.

Clark County Parks and Recreation plans to host the Sunset Parked Food Truck Event at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road, from noon to 10 p.m. Nov. 16 with more than 30 food trucks, classic cars, live music and children’s activities. Admission is free. Visit sunsetparkd.com.

Teens are invited to participate in a Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament planned at the Sunrise Library, 5400 E. Harris Ave., from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 16. Players must bring their own deck of cards. No buying, selling or playing for cards is allowed. A winner will be awarded a prize at the end of the tournament. Call 702-507-3905.

The Sunrise Library, 5400 E. Harris Ave., plans to host a Guitar Basics for Beginners class from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 16. Players will learn tuning, simple chords and a song. No registration is required, and the class is free, but players must bring their own guitar. Call 702-507-3907.

Mickie Finnz Fish House & Bar and The Animal Network plan their Pins for Pets Bowling, Brew & BBQ fundraiser for 3 to 5 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. The event is set to include two hours of bowling (including rental shoes), a pitcher of brew per lane for those 21 or older, barbecue by Mickie Finnz Fish House & Bar, a variety of silent auction items, mystery prizes and more. Proceeds will go toward veterinary bills, boarding, spay/neuter, food, supplies, marketing materials and other needs of successfully adopting out homeless pets. Tickets are $25 per person in advance or $100 per lane for up to five people at animalnetwork-lv.com or by calling 702-525-4707. Tickets will be $30 per person at the door while supplies last.

The movie “Filly Brown” is scheduled to screen from 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Winchester Cultural Center Theater, 3130 McLeod Drive, as part of Winchester’s monthly movies event. Admission is free.

The Wonderground variety shows are scheduled at 8, 9 and 10 p.m. Nov. 21 at The Olive, 3850 E. Sunset Road. The show features artists, magicians, dancers, musicians and more. Tickets are $10 at the door. Visit vegaswonderground.com.

The Las Vegas Improvisation Players have a comedy and music improv show scheduled for 7 p.m. Nov. 23 at the American Heritage Academy, 6126 S. Sandhill Road. Tickets are $10 at the door, which is set to open at 6:40 p.m.

The Las Vegas Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities plans to host the inaugural PJ 5K and 1-mile walk at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North, at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 24. Participants are invited to run, jog or walk the course in their pajamas. The course will take runners and walkers through the Glittering Lights holiday lights display. Individuals, kids in strollers and teams are welcome. Entry fees range from $15 to $35. To register, visit beta.active.com/las-vegas-nv/running/pj-5k-and-amp-1-mile-walk-2013, or contact Paulette Anderson at 702-632-8242.

ONGOING EVENTS

The “Las Vegas Rocks Variety Show” featuring Tony Sacca is scheduled to play Fridays at the Railhead at Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway. Doors open at 1 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit boulderstation.sclv.com.

Classic rock tribute band Yellow Brick Road is set to play Fridays at the Railhead at Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway. Doors open at 9 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit boulderstation.sclv.com.

Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, plans to host Monday Night Football viewing parties inside Sam’s Town Live! Doors open one hour before kickoff. The events are free to B Connected members and will offer one free draft beer and prizes. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit samstownlv.com.

 

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