n Newly discovered 8 mm footage of famed chimpanzee research pioneer Jane Goodall will take audiences on a journey of her life as she answers pre-submitted questions in a live, in-theater event planned for 8 p.m. today in movie theaters across the country. This also marks the national debut of “Jane’s Journey,” a cinematic biography with appearances by Angelina Jolie and Pierce Brosnan. Santa Fe Station 16, 4949 N. Rancho Drive, is among participating theaters. For a complete list, visit fathomevents.com.
May your cup overfloweth with German revelry during the third annual Oktoberfest at Centennial Plaza from 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St.
Stand Down is a national support initiative for needy veterans. In a more local scope, the second annual Veterans Stand Down is planned for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 6 and 7 at the Cambridge Community Center, 3900 Cambridge St .
Sushi and Hawaii go together. Hawaiians know fresh fish, and the state has an Asian population of 40 percent. Combine the two and you get Island Sushi and Hawaiian Grill.
LAMB OF GOD LUTHERAN CHURCH SCHEDULES YARD SALE SATURDAY
A local Junior Girl Scout troop helped solve the puzzle of boredom for children and their families receiving care at Sunrise Children’s Hospital, 3186 S. Maryland Parkway. Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada Troop 607 gathered and donated more than 300 games as part of its Bronze Award.
Before the Celebrity City Chorus heads to Houston to compete in the International Sweet Adelines Convention and Competition, members plan to put on a free dress rehearsal concert at 7 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Community Lutheran Church, 3720 E. Tropicana Ave.
Sculptor William Glass is set to talk about his work, and his wife, Rose Mary, is slated to read her poetry at
6:30 p.m. Friday at Left of Center Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Road. Entry is $5 for gallery members and $10 for nonmembers. Visit leftofcenterart.org or call 647-7378.
After months of staff cuts and budget Band-Aids, some new blood has been added in the City of North Las Vegas.
City officials on Wednesday swore in Timothy R. Hacker as the city manager.