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East Valley View things to do for Oct. 9-15, 2014

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  • Performances of the Cockroach Theatre Company’s production of Jean-Paul Sartre’s “No Exit” are scheduled at 8 p.m. Oct. 10, 11, 16-19, 23-26 and 2 p.m. Oct. 12, 19 and 26 at Art Square Theatre, 1025 S. First St. Tickets are $16 to $20. Visit cockroachtheatre.com or call 702-818-3422.
  • The 70th Anniversary Celebration of the historic Huntridge Theater is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Mesquite Club, 702 E. St. Louis Ave. Gentlemen of Four Outs, a newly formed group performing music of the ’20s, ’30s and ’40s and a pianist performing music of the ’40s are slated to provide music. Organizers hope to evoke the era of cocktails and casual elegance. Cocktail-casual attire is requested. Vintage Huntridge photographs from the Foundation’s Memory Project are set to be on display. VIP admission with open bar and commemorative gifts is $75 for one or $100 for two. Regular admission with cash bar is $35 for one or $50 for two. Visit thehuntridgefoundation.org.
  • A screening from the 2014 edition of the Banff Mountain Film Festival’s Radical Reels Tour is slated from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Admission is free but limited. Wristbands are set to be distributed starting at 6 p.m. Visit lvccld.org.
  • The One Drop Walk for Water is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Oct. 11, starting at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., and ending at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The 2.7-mile walk will start with a celebration, including music, food, face painting, games, raffle and more. Admission is $20-$25. Call 514-722-2324 or visit onedrop.org.
  • Swimmers are invited to bring their glow sticks to a Cosmic Swimming event scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Hollywood Aquatic Center, 1550 S. Hollywood Blvd. Admission is $1 to $3. Call 702-455-8508.
  • The fundraiser Yoga Sesh for Pits is planned for Oct. 13 at Velveteen Rabbit, 1218 S. Main St., to raise funds for Incred-A-Bull, a nonprofit dedicated to ending canine discrimination. Doors are set to open at 5 p.m., and yoga is planned for 8 p.m. A percentage of bar sales and donations will benefit the group. Visit facebook.com/yogaseshdude or incredabull.org.
  • The sixth annual Imagination Celebration is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 11 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Town Square in partnership with Nevada Youth Alliance plans to host the family art and music festival featuring dance and music performances representing cultures from around the world along with an art contest in partnership with the Clark County School District. Visit nevadayouthalliance.org or call 702-269-5000.
  • The Solarbration Solar Festival is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 11 at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. The event, organized by the Conservation District of Southern Nevada, is set to include a blend of art, technology and outreach to promote renewable energy, inspire conservation and support sustainable communities. Visit solarbration.org or call 702-257-5555.
  • Nevada Conservatory Theatre at UNLV plans to present the play “Nevada” at 8 p.m. Oct. 10, 11 and 16-18, with matinees at 2 p.m. Oct. 12 and 19 in the Judy Bayley Theatre at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Donald Brenner is set to direct the production, featuring actors Jesse Bourque, Sam Cordes, Jasmine Mathews, Bernhard Verhoeven, Madison Kisst, Darek Riley, Jack Lafferty, Stefanie Resnick and Richard Rice. Tickets are $20-30. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
  • Pilots plan to navigate an aerial racetrack featuring air-filled pylons in a quest for the fastest possible time at the Red Bull Air Race World Championship scheduled for Oct. 11 and 12 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Gates are set to open at 10 a.m. Two-day tickets range from $29 to $59. Visit lvms.com.
  • A cactus show and art fair is planned from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 11 and 12 at Moon-Sun Cactus & Koi Gardens, 6430 McGill Ave. Call 702-645-2032 or visit moon-sunlandscapes.com.
  • Visitors are invited to build a dreamcatcher from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 11 at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park, 500 E. Washington Ave. Admission is $1 for those 12 or older and free for children. Visit dcnr.nv.gov.
  • The third annual Walk ‘N’ Roll 4 HIV/AIDS fundraiser is scheduled from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 11 beginning at The Center, 401 S. Maryland Parkway. The event is set to be hosted by the Community Outreach Medical Center and the Holy Order Sin Sity Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and includes walking and cycling routes and a festival with live music and information booths. Visit walknroll4lv.org or call 702-733-9800.
  • The Rotary Parks Arts Festival is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 11 at Rotary Park, 901 Hinson St. The event is set to feature artwork and entertainment. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Call 702-229-1012 or 702-229-3514.
  • The RedRoom Art Bidding War Party is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 11 at Bar+Bistro at The Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd. The event is set to be a silent auction with food specials and live painting. Face painting, massages and caricatures are set to be available for a fee. Visit janasredroom.com or call 702-454-3709.
  • “The U.S. Oil and Gas Boom: Implications for the Intermountain West,” a Brookings Mountain West Lecture, is scheduled from 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 15 in Greenspun Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit unlv.edu or call 702-895-0091.
  • Performances of Matt and Mattingly’s Bucket Show are scheduled at 10 p.m. Wednesdays at The Scullery Theater, 150 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The two-man improv show with musical accompaniment is free, but audience members are encouraged to pay what they want into a bucket at the end of the performance. Visit mattandmattingly.com.
  • The fifth annual Project Playhouse Pet Edition is scheduled through Oct. 17 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Participants plan to design, construct and decorate pet houses and playhouses. The houses are scheduled to be raffled off during a VIP party Oct. 17. Raffle tickets can be purchased through Oct. 17 at The Green at Town Square for $5 or five tickets for $20. Proceeds benefit HomeAid Southern Nevada. Visit mytownsquarelasvegas.com or call 702-269-5000.
  • To celebrate its 15th anniversary, “Marriage Can Be Murder” is offering locals $30 tickets on the 15th of each month through July 2015. To secure the tickets, use the code 15years. The interactive dinner show is scheduled nightly at 6:15 at the D Las Vegas, 301 Fremont St. Visit thed.com or call 702-388-2111.
  • The Inspire Theatre is set to host screenings of essential Las Vegas movies at 9 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 22. The events are slated to begin with cocktails at 8 p.m. and continue with a prescreening Q&A at 8:30 p.m. “The Las Vegas Story,” featuring commentary from Frankie’s Tiki Room and Double Down Saloon proprieter P Moss, is slated to be shown Oct. 15. Admission is free with the purchase of a $7 cocktail. Visit inspirelasvegas.com.

WORTH A DRIVE

  • Winners of the Las Vegas Showgirl Art Competition plan to display their artwork from 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 11 at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 8915 W. Charleston Blvd. A free drawing class with a model/showgirl in costume is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Bring drawing materials and a drawing surface. Purchase any store item on Oct. 11 with one of the school’s vouchers, and a percentage of sales of will be donated to the art department at Las Vegas Academy and/or Centennial High School. Call organizer Lou Anne Chessik at 702-630-5399.
  • The seventh annual Lebanese American Festival is scheduled from 4 to 11 p.m. Oct. 10, 1 to 11 p.m. Oct. 11 and noon to 8 p.m. Oct. 12 at the St. Sharbel Mission of Las Vegas, 10325 Rancho Destino Road. The event is set to include food, music, dancing, games and more. Admission is $3 or free for active military personnel and their families and children 10 or younger. All proceeds are set to benefit the mission’s programs. Visit laflv.org.
  • The Outdoor Picture Show on the Green is scheduled to show “Hocus Pocus” at 7 p.m. Oct. 11 at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2225 Village Walk Drive. Screenings are scheduled through Oct. 25. Upcoming shows scheduled include: Oct. 18, “ParaNorman”; and Oct. 25, “Frankenweenie.” Visit shopthedistrictgvr.com/outdoorPicShow.php.
  • The Moapa Valley Cornmaze, on Lewis Ranch Road in Moapa, is scheduled to welcome visitors from noon to 7 p.m. for daytime activities and 8 to 11 p.m. for the Haunted Corn Maze daily through Oct. 31. In addition to the maze, farm attractions include a pumpkin patch, corn cannons, horseback riding, water activity balls, a petting zoo and pony rides. Visit mvcornmaze.com.
  • HallOVeen is set from 6-10 p.m. Oct. 10-12, 17-19, 24-26 and 30-31 at Opportunity Village, 6300 W. Oakey Blvd. General admission is $11 for visitors 13 or older and $9 for those ages 3 to 12. Passports allowing unlimited access to rides and attractions cost $20 for those 13 or older and $18 for those ages 3 to 12. Visit opportunityvillage.org or call 702-880-4089.
  • The Spring Preserve’s annual Haunted Harvest, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., is planned from 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 10-12, 17-19 and 24-26 with a haunted hay maze, trick or treat stations, carnival games, a petting zoo and entertainment. Tickets are $6, and children 4 or younger are admitted free. Members receive half off of admission. Visit springspreserve.org.
  • A Club Heads 4 Garden Beds Golf Tournament is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Oct. 11 at the Las Vegas National Golf Course, 1911 E. Desert Inn Road. The event is set to benefit Desert Oasis High School’s garden project. Entry fees are $150 per player or $500 for a foursome and include greens and cart fees, range balls, gift bag, beverages and lunch. Checks can be made out to: David Davis, Desert Oasis High School, 6600 W. Erie Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89141. Call 702-799-6881, ext. 4103.
  • Radiant City Church, 7850 Dean Martin Drive, Suite 503, plans a special preview event from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18. The event is set to include a church service, entertainment and a taco dinner. Visit radiantlv.com.
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