East Valley View Things to Do for June 12-18, 2014


  • A Juneteenth Celebration for participants 50 or older is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 17 at Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 J. St. The event is set to include Southern foods, games and raffles. The cost is $5 and registration is required. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov or call 702- 229-6125.
  • ARTrageous Vegas featuring music, culture, art, fashion shows and live entertainment is scheduled from 5:30 to 10:30 June 14 at The Center, 401 S. Maryland Parkway. This year’s event is “Alice in Wonderland” themed. Tickets for the annual event for adults 21 or older are $35 in advance or $40 at the door and can be purchased at artrageousvegas.org. Visit thecenterlv.com or call 702-733-9800.

  • Jazz singer Sophia Lelis and the Woody Woods Quintet are set to perform at 2 p.m. June 14 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 on concert day. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.
  • The 13th annual Reggae in the Desert festival is scheduled from noon to 11 p.m. June 14 at the Clark County Amphitheatre, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. The event is set to include food, vendors, exhibits and performances by Barrington Levy, Collie Buddz, Tarrus Riley, Morgan Heritage and more. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Children 5 or younger are free. The festival accepts only cash. Blankets, sunscreen, still cameras and one unopened bottle per person are set to be permitted. Visit reggaeinthedesert.com.
  • An opening reception for Angel Delgado’s art show “Constancy” and a documentary screening are scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. June 14 at Amanda Harris Gallery of Contemporary Art, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The series of paintings and sculptures are inspired by the months Delgado was imprisoned in Cuba for a controversial performance art piece in 1990. The works, carved in soap and painted on tissues, examine the unique materials available to prisoners with limited access to art supplies. Visit amandaharrisgallery.com or call 702-769-6036.

  • Performances of “The Graduate,” based on the novel and motion picture of the same name, are scheduled at 8 p.m. June 13, 14, 20 and 21 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $20 or $15 for seniors and military. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

  • As part of the “Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Happy Birthday, Norma Jeane!” series, the 1953 film “ How to Marry a Millionaire” is set to be screened at 1 p.m. June 17 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.

  • A Kickstarter launch party is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. June 19 at The Learning Village, 727 E. Fremont St., No. T5, for the found footage film “Abductee,” which explores what happens to people when they sleep. Food, drinks and a raffle are planned. Visit abducteefilm.com.
  • “The Magic School Bus Kicks Up A Storm” exhibit is scheduled 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 influences from air, heat, water and land combine to create weather.
  • Screenings of “Little Giants” at 7 p.m. and “Friday Night Lights” are scheduled June 16 at the Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The first film is set to start at 7 p.m. and the second at 9:30 p.m. Admission is $5 or free for hotel guests. Visit cosmopolitanlasvegas.com or call 702-698-7000.
  • “Painted Pictures,” an exhibition of original photographs by entertainer Jerry Lewis, is scheduled to be on display through August in the UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. The museum is open until 8 p.m. Thursdays. Visit unlv.edu/barrickmuseum.
  • The Nevada Camera Club 2014 Electronic Image Competition Exhibit is scheduled to be on display during regular business hours through Aug. 10 at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-4010.
  • Movies in the Square plans free activities and family film screenings at sundown Thursdays through Aug. 21 at the Green at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Films scheduled include “The Little Mermaid”on June 12, “Mulan” on June 19 and “Despicable Me 2” on June 26. Visit mytownsquarelasvegas.com or call 702-269-5000.
  • Registration is open through July 6 or until registration is filled for the 12th annual Hoops for Hope Basketball Camp and Parent Workshop, scheduled for July 17-19 at the Doolittle Community Center, 1950 J St. The event is free, but registration is required. Visit quietstormfoundation.com.
  • Artsvegas.com hosts a weekly collaboration of art and design events in downtown Las Vegas starting at 6 p.m. Thursdays. For information on this week’s offerings, visit facebook.com/lateuntileight.
  • “Legends,” a show produced by Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, is scheduled for June 19-22 at the Thomas & Mack Center, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Show times are set for 7 p.m. June 19; 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. June 20; 11 a.m. and 3 and 7 p.m. June 21; and 1 and 5 p.m. June 22. Tickets start at $15 and are limited to 150 people per show. Visit ringling.com.


  • 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.
  • Super Summer Theatre plans performances of Monty Python’s “Spamalot” at 8:05 p.m. June 12-14, 18-21 and 25-28 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159. Tickets are $12.95 in advance or $20 at the gate. Visit supersummertheatre.org.
  • Senior Idol Showcase is slated for 3 p.m. June 12 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Local seniors will be performing song, dance and comedy. Tickets are $5. Tickets can be purchased at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive; the Derfelt Senior Center, 3343 W. Washington Ave.; the Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 North. J St.; the East Las Vegas Community/Senior Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave.; the Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road; and the Lieburn Senior Center, 6230 Garwood Ave. Call 702-229-1702.

  • Dive ‘n’ Movies are scheduled at 8 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 22 at Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas, 7055 S. Fort Apache Road. tubes. Movie times are 8 to 10 p.m. “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax” is scheduled for June 13. For the complete schedule, visit tinyurl.com/nce72bd. Dates and times are subject to change. Visit wetnwildlasvegas.com or call 702-979-1600

  • The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre plans to offer theater camps Monday through Friday from June 16-27 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Sessions for youths 8 to 11 are scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon, and sessions for participants 12 to 16 are scheduled from 1 to 5 p.m. The cost is $225. Call 702-229-6553.

  • Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, plans full moon hikes from 8 to 10 p.m. June 13 and 14. Reservations are required. Call 702-875-4141.

  • “Oh What a Night! A Musical tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons” is scheduled at 8 p.m. June 13 at the Grande Grand Events Center in Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Tickets are $26.50. Visit sclv.com/concerts.

  • Junefest is slated to feature performances from Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Loverboy and Gary Wright at 4 p.m. June 14 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets start at $29. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com.

  • Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, is set to celebrate National Get Outdoors Day at 10 a.m. June 14 with a hike around Lake Harriet and the Overlook Trails. Call 702-875-4141.
  • The fourth annual Vegas Fringe Festival is scheduled through June 15 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive, in the Mainstage and Black Box theatres. The two-weekend festival is set to feature new and established plays and performances of no more than one hour each, performed multiple times throughout the festival. Tickets start at $10 and a festival pass is available. For a complete schedule and tickets, visit lvlt.org/fringe2014.htm.
  • Academy Award-winning actor Jeff Bridges and his band, The Abiders, plan to perform at 8 p.m. June 20 and 7 p.m. June 21 in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Tickets are $49 and $69, plus tax and fees. Doors are set to open at 6 p.m. Guests younger than 21 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center and the Fiestas, at sclv.com/concerts or ticketmaster.com, or by calling 800-745-3000.


  • David de Alba is scheduled to present “A Lonely Stage, My Tribute to Judy Garland” at 2 p.m. June 22 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. De Alba dresses and sings as Garland in the intimate tribute show. Tickets are $17-$20. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

  • Serving the Hooch to Help a Pooch, a luncheon and fundraiser to benefit the rescue animals of Animal Network, is scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. June 21 at Hennessey’s Tavern, 425 Fremont St. The event is open to patrons 21 or older. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Visit animalnetwork-lv.com or call 702-582-7534.

  • Bank of America customers receive free entry July 5 and 6 to the Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place; the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North, or the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Admission is offered through the bank’s Museums on Us program, which allows Bank of America customers free access to select museums on the first weekend of every month. Participants must show their U.S. Trust, Merrill Lynch or Bank of America debit or credit card to receive free admission. Visit museums.bankofamerica.com.
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