1. Empire Records:The local band is set to perform hits of the ’90s from 9 p.m. midnight Aug. 14 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Admission is free. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
2. “Elvis My Way”: Brandon Bennett plans to present his Elvis tribute at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15 and 16 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-284-7777.
3. Coffee with the Mayor: Mayor Carolyn Goodman plans to meet with residents at 8 a.m. Aug. 18 at the Omelet House, 3337 N. Rampart Blvd. Ward 4 Las Vegas City Councilman Stavros S. Anthony also is scheduled to attend.
4. Super Summer Theatre: “Tarzan” is planned for 8:05 p.m. through Aug. 29 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Parking is set to open at 5 p.m., and meadow seating at 6 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or rent a chair in general admission grass seating. Picnics are welcome, and concessions are sold. Tickets are $12 in advance and are available at showtix4u.com. A limited number of tickets may be available at the gate for $20. The season-closing “Lend Me A Tenor” is set for 7:05 p.m. Sept. 10-26. Visit supersummertheatre.org.
IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Downtown Summerlin Movie series: A screening of “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” is scheduled for sundown Aug. 13 at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive. Guests should bring their own seating. Food will be available for purchase. Call 702-832-1000 or visit downtownsummerlin.com.
Family Movie Night: Grace Presbyterian Church’s Hualapai campus, 4590 S. Hualapai Way, plans to host a free movie night at 6:30 p.m. the second Friday of every month. All movies will be rated PG or PG-13. The next one is set for Aug. 14. Doors are set to open at 6 p.m., and popcorn and snacks will be provided. Call 702-384-4554.
Ward 2 Coffee with Councilman: Chat with Ward 2 Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Aug. 14 at Rachel’s Kitchen, 9691 Trailwood Drive. Call 702-229-2144.
In Its Entirety Concert Series: ELO — Electric Light Orchestra Greatest Hits Album and the Very Best of STYX are set to be performed in their entirety at 7:30 p.m.’ ’Aug’.’ 14’ in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Ticket’s start at $15. Visit sclv.com/concerts, ticketmaster.com or call 800-745-3000.
Vacation Bible school: A free vacation Bible school is planned through Aug. 14 at Grace in the Desert Episcopal Church, 2004 Spring Gate Lane. The pilot project is for kindergarten to fifth-graders. Email email@example.com or call 702-838-7444.
Dive-in Movie Night: Watch “Monsters vs. Aliens” in the pool at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. The cost is $4. Refreshments will be available for a fee while supplies last. Call 702-229-1488.
Cuts-4-A-Cause: Mosaic Salon is planning this seventh annual fundraiser benefiting the Cure 4 the Kids Foundation from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 16 at its Boca Park location, 730 S. Rampart Blvd. Hair stylists and nail techs donate their services, so the cost of haircuts, manicures, pedicures, eyebrow waxing and blowouts will go to the foundation. Appointments must be booked by calling 702-241-7798. Walk-in appointments will also be available.
The Jewish Genealogy Society of Southern Nevada: The group plans to meet at 1 p.m. Aug. 16 on the first floor of the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Call president Laura Moskowitz at 702-243-5917 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit jgssn.org.
Spirit of ’45 70th Anniversary Celebration: The event, scheduled from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at Atria Seville, 2000 N. Rampart Blvd., is set to feature Ward 2 Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers reading a proclamation for the Spirit of ’45. World War II Veterans are encouraged to attend. Space is limited, so RSVP is required. Call 702-804-6800. Visit atriaseville.com.
Free guitar lessons: Matt Hennager plans to offer free guitar lessons for beginners from noon to 1 p.m. the first three Sundays of each month at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The next session is set for Aug. 16 and September sessions are set for Sept. 6, 13 and 20. Arrive 15 minutes early to tune your guitar. Call 702-507-3630.
How to Ride a Bike for Kids: This program scheduled from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 16 at the Boca Park REI, 710 S. Rampart Blvd., will have kid-friendly instructors helping children with their first bicycle-riding lesson. The cost is $45 for members and $65 for nonmembers. Visit rei.com/outdoorschool to register.
Walking the Camino with Susan Lockett: This program, set from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Boca Park REI, 710 S. Rampart Blvd., will feature information about the terrain, weather, gear, travel arrangements, time, food and more. The program is free. Visit rei.com/outdoorschool.
Retired railroad workers to meet: The National Association of Retired and Veteran Railroad Workers plans to meet at 10 a.m. Aug. 18 at Skinny Dugans, 4127 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit narvre.info.
Cardiac rehab support group: The meeting is set for 10:30 a.m. Aug. 19 and Sept. 16 at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, 657 N. Town Center Drive. Call 702-233-7470.
Medicare 101: The free seminar is set from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 19 at Southwest Medical Associates Lifestyle Center-West, 8670 W. Cheyenne Ave., Suite 105. Space is limited, so reserve a seat by calling 855-861-8277.
Dive-In Movies: Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas, 7055 S. Fort Apache Road, plans to show family-friendly Dive-In Movies in the Red Rock Bay wave pool at 8 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 21. Visit wetnwildlasvegas.com.
Live music at Distill: Distill A Local Bar, 10820 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to present local musicians from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays on the patio. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit distillbar.com.
Rotary Club of Las Vegas-Summerlin: The club invites the Summerlin business community to breakfast and fellowship Tuesday mornings at 7:15 a.m at TPC Summerlin, 1700 Village Center Circle. Email Pat Landaker at email@example.com.
“Community Through Clay — Artists of Clay Arts Vegas”:The display is set to be open during regular library hours through Aug. 25 in The Studio at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Call 702-507-3630 or visit lvccld.org or clayartslasvegas.com.
Through My Lens: The exhibit by David R. Murphy is set to be on display through Aug. 30 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Call 702-507-3860.
Soccer signups: Fall signups for the Rainbow Youth Soccer League are set from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays through Sept. 17 and Sept. 19 through Oct. 3 at the Desert Breeze Soccer Complex, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. The cost is $125, and a copy of birth certificate and a wallet-size photo are required. The signup fee includes 10 games, a picture plaque and uniform. Visit ryslsoccerleague.com.
Vintage Urban Collection: The exhibit by Alexander P. Huerta of PeaceNArt Studio is set to be on display during regular library hours through Oct. 4 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The exhibition features Huerta’s works, which combine scratch board and collage techniques on wood, illustrating an urban story line. Call 702-507-3630.
WORTH A DRIVE
The local film festival is set to return after a six-year hiatus and is planned for Aug. 13-15 at the Inspire Theatre, 107 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Films to be screened include “Call Me Lucky,” “Guiseppe Makes a Movie,” “Jauja” and the short film “The Paranormal Idiot.” Tickets begin at $12. Visit inspirelasvegas.com or call 702-489-9110.
“Survivor Stories: Hiroshima” is planned for 6 p.m. Aug. 13 at the National Atomic Testing Museum, 755 E. Flamingo Road. Speakers will share their stories of survival following the Little Boy bomb being dropped on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945. Admission is free for museum members and $10 for nonmembers. RSVP by calling 702-794-5151. For membership information, visit nationalatomictestingmuseum.org.
“Hedwig and the Angry Inch”:
Performances of the musical are scheduled at 8 p.m. Aug. 13-15, 20-22, 27-29 and 5 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $25 for general admission and $28 for VIP, which includes splash zone seating and limited edition swag. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.
Vegas Kendama Kids:
The group plans meetings from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 13 and 20 at Mission Hills Park, 551 Mission Drive. Kendama is a traditional Japanese cup-and-ball game. Members learn new kendama tricks and socialize at the meetings. The group gathers Thursdays but plans to change its meeting days after school starts. Visit facebook.com/vegaskendamakids.
Japanese actor Ichikawa Somegoro is set to perform a high-tech rendition of Kabuki masterpiece “Koi Tsukami” at 9:15 p.m. Aug. 14 and 9:15 and 11:45 p.m. Aug. 15 and 16 at the Bellagio Fountains, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
Cinema in the Circle:Movie screenings are planned at 6:30 p.m. by the the Huntridge Foundation and West Huntridge Neighborhood Association at Huntridge Circle Park, 1251 S. Maryland Parkway. Upcoming movies include “Rock ‘N Roll High School,” Aug. 14; “Freaky Friday,” Sept. 11; and “Walk the Line,” Oct. 9. Visit tinyurl.com/citchplv.
The Broadway Dreamers Fantasy Camp Showcases: The performances featuring students of the five-week Broadway Dreamers Fantasy Camp is scheduled from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 14 and 20 at Kahunaville Showroom in Treasure Island, 3300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The camps are a collaboration between nonprofit Positively Arts Foundation and Broadway Dreamers, a collection of Broadway, Disney and Cirque du Soleil stars. Tickets are $20 or $10 with a local ID. Visit pafgive.org.
Reckless In Vegas: The group is set to perform 1960s music with a contemporary rock back aesthetic at 8 p.m. Aug. 14 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $35 to $45. Call 702-749-2000 or 808-326-6868 or visit thesmithcenter.com.
Midnight Mayhem: This event is scheduled from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Aug. 14 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The event is The Strip at the speedway’s safe alternative to illegal street racing. The speedway staff encourages enthusiasts to race one another on the safer confines of its NHRA-sanctioned, quarter-mile drag strip. Midnight Mayhem is open to any street-legal vehicle and any licensed driver. Entry fee is $15 to race or ride along and $5 admission for spectators. Visit lvms.com or call 702- 632-8213.
Hello Kitty’s Supercute Friendship Festival:The interactive musical and lifestyle event featuring Hello Kitty and her friends on multiple stages, dancing, exhibits, art, fashion and collectibles is scheduled Aug. 14-16 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $19. Visit orleanscasino.com or call 702-284-7777.
Summer Rock Concert Series: Free concerts are scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays in the Veil Pavilion at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Performers scheduled include: Crown Avenue on Aug. 14, Roxy Gunn on Aug. 21 and Vinyl Vault on Aug. 28. Visit silvertoncasino.com.
Ranger-led hike to Sandstone Canyon:A hike for participants 7 or older is scheduled from 8 to 10 p.m. Aug. 14 and 31 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Attendees should bring water and a flashlight and wear closed-toed shoes. Participation is free with park admission, which is $7 for Nevada residents or $65 for an annual pass. Visit parks.nv.gov.
One Drunk Puppy: A wine-tasting event to benefit The Animal Foundation is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 15 in the Veil Pavilion at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door. Visit silvertoncasino.com.
A Starry Night: This event is set to benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada and is planned from 8 to 10 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Bellagio, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Celebrity appearances and disc jockeys are to be on hand for the event, which is benefiting 6-year-old Owen who has a rare form of muscular dystrophy. Tickets are $49 and may be purchased at ladieswhodine.com/events.
Aloha Hau’oli Splash Day: Inspirada plans the event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 15. The community is set to open three of its four swimming pools to the public for the celebration, scheduled to include games and activities at the splash pads in Capriola and Aventura parks. The pools are in Potenza Park, 2355 Via Firenze, and Aventura Park, 2525 Via Firenze. Capriola Park is at 2155 Via Firenze. Attendees also can tour homes in the community and enjoy refreshments, including hot dogs, corn dogs and Hawaiian-style fare. Visit inspirada.com.
Calling Commodore enthusiasts: The Clark County Commodore Computer Club plans to meet from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 15 at the Clark County School District’s Adult Education Campus, 2701 E. St Louis Ave., in Room 16. The recent CommVEx Commodore Expo will be discussed, and demonstrations and free door prizes are planned. Email Al Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org or Forrest Nettles at email@example.com, or call 702-363-3331.
Phil Vassar: The country artist is set to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 15 at The Railhead at Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway. Tickets range from $19.95 to $42.50, and attendees must be 21 or older. Visit stationcasinos.com.
Back-to-school event: A celebration to mark the upcoming school year is planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 15 at Antonello Elementary School, 1101 W. Tropical Parkway in North Las Vegas. A barbecue, disc jockey and clown creating balloon animals are planned, and backpacks are set to be distributed. Call 702-799-8380.
Making Comics: Comic book writer Russell Lissau is set to talk about the business at 11 a.m. Aug. 15 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. The event is free. Call 702-507-3458.
Free poetry workshops on Beat Poetics: Workshops are scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 15 and Sept. 12 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive, conducted by new Clark County poet laureate Bruce Isaacson. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
CSNSongs: A tribute group performing the hits of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young is slated to play at 8 p.m. Aug. 15 and 16 in the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $19.95. Visit orleanscasino.com or call 702-365-7111.
Water on the Meadow: Families are invited to play in the sprinklers and slip and slide down a 50-foot water-covered plastic runway from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 16, 22 and 30 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, on state Route 159 about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Participation is free with park admission, which is $7 for Nevada residents or $65 for an annual pass. The event is also set to include an interactive program about water conservation. Visit parks.nv.gov.
Velasquez Memorial Soccer Tournament & Carnival: The event is set from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 16 at Tropical Breeze Park, 1505 E. Tropical Parkway, to benefit the second annual Velasquez Memorial Scholarship program. The scholarships go to local students in the Velasquez family’s name through the Project 150 Youth Council. Players must be 7 or older. Registration is $20. Visit tinyurl.com/osuyn6h.
The Mane Event:The free equestrian competition is scheduled Aug. 18-23 at the South Point Arena & Equestrian Center, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Attendees can also exhibit and purchase Western items such as jewelry, shirts, boots, hats and more at the Western Gift Show in the arena’s concourse. Visit southpointarena.com/events.
Back to School Film & Fair:Free school supplies for children 5 to 12 are set to be given away at a screening of “Cinderella” at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at West Charleston Lions/Essex Park, 600 Essex Drive. Bring blankets or low folding chairs. Popcorn will be provided while it lasts. Admission is free. Call 702-229-6405.
Qmmunity Connections Resource Fair: The free event is planned from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 21 at The Center, 401 S. Maryland Parkway. This resource fair for the LGBTQ community is set to provide information on a range of services, including mental health agencies, legal services, homeless shelters, utility companies, health and wellness providers, mortuaries, disability resources, employment assistance and food pantries. Participating organizations include Gender Justice Nevada, HELP of Southern Nevada, American Heart Association, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, Desert Parkway Behavioral Healthcare Hospital and more.
The Premiere of “Ace”: Performance of the new musical are scheduled at 1 p.m. Aug. 22 and 23 at Judy Bayley Theatre at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $30. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
“G’Day Las Vegas”: The performance by Greg Bonham and an eight-piece band is scheduled at 8 p.m. Aug. 22 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $40 to $45. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
Junior Master Gardener Open House: The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension plans to host a Junior Master Gardener Open House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Research Center and Demonstration Orchard’s Children’s Garden, 4600 Horse Drive. Speak with Junior Master Gardener ambassadors and experience a make-and-take project and tours of the children’s demonstration gardens. Registration for the fall sessions is planned at the open house. The Junior Master Gardener program is open to children ages 7 to 12. The eight-session per semester class fee is $52. Classes are held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. every other Saturday at the orchard beginning Sept. 5. Students must register to participate. Contact Karyn Johnson at 702-257-5523 or email@example.com.
Dinosaurs & Roses charity drive: The thrift store at 4310 E. Tropicana Ave. plans to host a weekly event featuring a different charity each week. Shop in the nonprofit’s store that week, and 20 percent of the sales will go to the charity. Visit dinosaursandroses.org and print a coupon or mention the charity of the week when you come in to shop. The Aug. 15 charity is Kiwanis Clubs of Southern Nevada.
Business clothing drive: NAIOP Southern Nevada’s Community Service Committee is collecting slightly used men’s and women’s business attire for Communities In Schools of Nevada. The clothing will be accepted at NAIOP’s monthly events and at Alternative Management, 1880 E. Warm Springs Road, Suite 100. All of NAIOP’s monthly meetings take place at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Meetings are scheduled for: Aug. 20, 7 to 9 a.m.; and Sept. 17, 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Call 702-798-7194.
Gardening in Small Places: The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension plans classes at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. Upcoming dates are Aug. 22, landscape design; Sept. 19, native plants; Oct. 3, tree selection; and Nov. 21, growing fruit at home. Class space is limited, and preregistration is required. There is a $25 fee for each class, which includes class materials. Contact Elaine Fagin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 702-257-5573.
Hiroshima and Nagasaki exhibit: This exhibit from the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is set to be on display from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday through Aug. 31 at the National Atomic Testing Museum, 755 E. Flamingo Road. The exhibit is included with museum admission. Visit tinyurl.com/atom-muse or call 702-794-5151.
Free Fly Fishing Workshops: Workshops led by Bill Teresco are set to be offered from 6 to 7 p.m. for beginners and from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. for advanced students Thursdays at Bass Pro Shops, 8200 Dean Martin Drive. Visit basspro.com or call 702-730-5200.
Outdoor Yoga Classes: The grassy fields along the Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area escarpment are slated to be home to yoga from 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturdays through August at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, on state Route 159 about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Classes are free with park admission, which is $7 for Nevada residents or $65 for an annual pass. Participants must bring a yoga mat. Visit parks.nv.gov.
The 2014 Desert Companion “Focus on Nevada” Photo Showcase: The gallery is planned from 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 22 at the College of Southern Nevada Artspace Gallery, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Each year, Desert Companion magazine holds an annual “Focus on Nevada” photo contest and publishes noted entries in its June issue consisting of photography of Southern Nevada, including categories such as people, places, abstracts and altered images. Visit csn.edu or call 702-651-4146.
Sevens Live!: Poet Lee Mallory plans to present Sevens Live!, a music, comedy and spoken-arts showcase, from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays inside the Cantina at the Silver Sevens, 4100 Paradise Road. Admission is free with a one-drink minimum. Call 702-733-7300.
Dino Summer: The visiting exhibit is planned at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., through Sept. 20. It is set to feature an animatronic Tyrannosaurus rex and triceratops, interactive video games and a dino bone dig. The attraction is also scheduled to offer a 30-minute live animal show titled “Eat or Be Eaten: Predators and Prey” at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily through Aug. 23 and Aug. 29 and 30. The show is set to feature Springs Preserve zoologists and staff members with a rotating cast of animals, including bugs, lizards, snakes and small mammals. Audience members can participate in trivia games to win prizes. A behind-the-scenes tour, offering a chance to get up close with the animals, is planned from noon to 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The dinosaur exhibit and predator show are free for members or with paid general admission. The tour is an additional $3 for members or $5 for nonmembers. Visit springspreserve.org.
Outdoor movies: The Southern Highlands Community Association plans an outdoor Saturday movie series in Goett Park, 11024 Southern Highlands Parkway. Films show at dusk or about 8 p.m. The schedule includes “Big Hero 6,” Sept. 12; and “Guardians of the Galaxy,” Sept. 26. Blankets and picnics are welcome. Visit southernhighlandshoa.com.
“Celebrating Life! 2015 Winners Circle”: An exhibition of work by artists 50 or older is set to be on display from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays through Sept. 12 at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.
“Going Home”: An exhibit of large drawings by Domenic Cretara and Christopher Troutman is scheduled to be on display through Sept. 19 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. The exhibit is free, and hours are 12:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays. Call 702-229-1012 or visit artslasvegas.org.
Frankie Moreno: Shows are planned in Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., at 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Sept. 29. Tickets start at $25 for single-show tickets and $250 for the 10-show series. Call 702-749-2000 or 808-326-6868 or visit thesmithcenter.com.
50th Western reunion: Western High School’s class of 1965 plans to host its 50th reunion Oct. 16 and 17 at the Elks Lodge, 4100 W. Charleston Blvd. Call Kathy Keller at 702-736-3155 or e-mail email@example.com.
Dollface: The band is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to midnight Aug. 21 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Admission is free. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
Dash and Splash: The event set for Aug. 22 at the Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive, will feature a 1.5-mile run through Veterans Memorial Park, followed by a 300-meter swim in the pool. There is no age limit, but participants must be able to swim 100 meters. Check-in is at 7:30 a.m. and the race at 8 a.m. The cost is $15. Registration closes Aug. 19. Call 702-229-1488.
Sweets, Treats & Spoilers: Third Thursday is planned at Village Square, 9400 W. Sahara Ave., from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 20. The Third Thursdays events provide the community with fun activities while taking advantage of promotions at the shops and restaurants in the center. A Community Back to School Drive is planned during the event. Needed items include pencils, pens, glue, scissors, paper, backpacks, crayons, colored pencils, tissue and rulers. Items will be donated to students at Christensen Elementary School, 9001 Mariner Cove Drive. Collection boxes are at Keller Williams Realty and Avery’s Coffee in Village Square and Relentless Church, currently at Downtown Summerlin Regal Cinema 5 but soon to move to Regal at Village Square. For more information on the drive, email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more on Third Thursday, visit govillagesquare.com or call 702-715-4110.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk: The American Cancer Society is recruiting teams and participants for the walk that isset for Oct. 25 at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. A breakfast will kick off the event Aug. 20 at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., but space is limited. Reserve a spot at makingstrideswalk.org/lasvegasnv, or contact Laura Gasperino at 702-891-9012 or email@example.com.
Celine & Judy in Concert: The show is scheduled for 7 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $20. Visit scscai.com and click on “news and events” or call 702-240-1301.
Jack Jones: Shows are planned for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22 and 23 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $29.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
Victorian Railroad Ladies: The Las Vegas Railroad Society’s Victorian Railroad Ladies women’s club plans to meet from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Black Bear Diner, 6180 W. Tropicana Ave. Visit lasvegasrailroadsociety.org.
Cigars and Beers with Beers: Residents 21 or older are invited to chat with Ward 2 Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at La Casa Cigars & Lounge in Tivoli Village, 430 S. Rampart Blvd. Call 702-229-2144.
Stroke support group: The group plans to meet from 3 to 4 p.m. Aug. 27 in conference room B on the first floor of Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, 657 N. Town Center Drive. Call 702-233-7061.
Next Movement: The band is slated to perform from 9 p.m. to midnight Aug. 28 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Admission is free. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
Shop For A Cause: The Women’s Club of Summerlin plans to partner with Macy’s at Downtown Summerlin for the 10th annual national charity shopping event Aug. 29. Customers can purchase shopping passes for $5 each from the Women’s Club of Summerlin for the event created to support local charities’ fundraising efforts. The club will keep all of the proceeds from the sale of the shopping passes, which entitle the holder to special discounts on regular, sale and clearance merchandise during the event. Macy’s is at 1980 Festival Plaza Drive. Visit macys.com/shopforacause or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABBA tribute: “Arrival from Sweden: The Music of ABBA” is planned for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29 and 30 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $19.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
The Artisan Craft Festival of Summerlin: The festival is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Dive. Expect jewelry, paintings, sculpture, stitch work, candles, photography, wood working, soaps and more. Admission is free. Call 702-466-7683 or visit artisancraftfestival.com.
Westside Newcomers Club: The club plans to host its monthly coffee event for prospective members at 9:15 a.m. Sept. 2 at Grace in the Desert Episcopal Church, 2004 Spring Gate Lane. Visit westsidenewcomersclub.org or call Phyllis Cohen at 702-818-5120.
Klique: A performance is set from 9 p.m. midnight Sept. 4 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Admission is free. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
Jewish Singles Social Club: The club for men and women plans to meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Jewish Community Center, 8689 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 180. Call 702-233-8618 or 702-243-1761.
Brandeis chapter meeting: The Las Vegas chapter of the Brandeis University National Committee plans to meet at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 10 at Maggiano’s in the Fashion Show mall, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The cost is $36. Contact Evelyn Brunner at 702-823-3065.
Coffee with the Councilman: Ward 2 Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers plans to meet with residents from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Sept. 11 at Avery’s Coffee in Village Square, 9440 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 145. Call 702-229-2144.
DJ Mica Gold: A performance is scheduled from 9 p.m. midnight Sept. 11 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Admission is free. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
The Las Vegas 50 Plus Expo 2015: The expo is set from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Admission is free. Expect seminars on wealth management, free medical screenings, holistic and alternative medical options, and live music with a disc jockey and dancing. Visit discover50plus.com.
Bite of Las Vegas: The 18th annual food and music event is planned from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept 12 at Desert Breeze Park, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. Concerts by Third Eye Blind, Lifehouse, Andy Grammer, Need to Breathe and Hilary Duff are planned, along with food from area restaurants. Advance tickets start at $18.50, and tickets at the gate will be $35. Children 6 or younger will be admitted free. Visit mix941fm.cbslocal.com/show/bite-of-las-vegas.
World Cup Cyclocross: The cycling eventis scheduled for Sept. 16 at the Desert Breeze Soccer Complex, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. Racers from 15 countries are expected to participate in the CLIF Bar CrossVegas-sponsored event that requires competitors to travel on various terrains — pavement, grass, steep hills and barriers — and in some places, cyclists will dismount to navigate obstacles, then remount their bicycles to finish the race. Visit crossvegas.com.
Sun City Summerlin’s Classic Car and Motorcycle Show: The show is set from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Mountain Shadows Community Center, 9107 Del Webb Blvd. Admission is free, and 100 classic cars and motorcycles are set to be on display. Exhibits, vendors, food and entertainment also are planned. Call 702-966-1410 or 702-363-3581.
The Red Rock Concours d’Elegance Car Show: The show is planned for 10 a.m. Sept. 20 at Red Rock Country Club, 2250 Red Springs Drive. Call 702-304-5600 or visit redrockconcours.com.
The Pool Party Concert Series: DJ Riano is scheduled to perform from 5 to 10 p.m. Sept. 26 poolside at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. An End of Summer Beach Party with the Tommy Rocker Band is planned for Oct. 3. The shows are for guests 21 or older. Food and drinks will be available from The Game sports bar and grill. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-284-7777.
Document shredding: Get your personal documents shredded from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 10 at Veterans Memorial Leisure Services Center, 101 N. Pavilion Center. Limit is five boxes. No staples or clips are allowed. Call 702-229-6405.
The Nevada Ballet Theatre: The NBT has announced its 2015-16 season, including “A Choreographer’s Showcase” with Cirque du Soleil, set for Oct. 11 and 18. Packages start at $129. Visit thesmithcenter.com/nevada-ballet-theatre.
The Las Vegas Golf & Tennis Classic: The event to benefit the Las Vegas chapter of the nonprofit Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America is slated for 8 a.m. Oct. 26 at Red Rock Country Club, 2250 Red Springs Drive. Participants may sign up for either the golf or tennis event, which also includes breakfast, lunch, auction and raffles. Golfers will tee off in scramble fashion beginning at 8 a.m. (check-in opens at 7 a.m.) on the private Mountain course, and guests will have a chance to win a 2015 Lexus RX at the hole-in-one-competition. Tennis is set to begin at 9 a.m. (check-in opens at 8 a.m.) and will be played in a round-robin format. Registration is $200 for golf and $75 for tennis. Individual lunch tickets are $40. During lunch, a ceremony recognizing this year’s honored hero, Max Blum, is planned. Blum was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease two years ago when he was 12. He is an avid tennis player and the current freshman president of the Las Vegas chapter of the Young Men’s Service League. He plans to attend Faith Lutheran High School in the fall. Register at online.ccfa.org/2015lvgolfandtennis.
20th annual charity event: The Women’s Club of Summerlin plans its annual charity event for Nov. 7 at the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. Individual tickets are $80 and groups of 10 are $750. Contact Sue Bryan at email@example.com or call 702-379-0845.
The Centennial Las Vegas Genealogy Society is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of every month inside the community room of Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 6670 W. Cheyenne Ave. The group is dedicated to genealogy and ancestry research. Visit clvgs7.wix.com/clvgs.
The Ward 2 Walkers group plans to meet at 8 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Hualapai Canyon Trailhead on Hualapai Way north of Alta Drive. Trudy Temple, Ward 2 appointee to the Senior Citizens’ Advisory Board, is coordinating the new walking group. Meetings are set to resume after the summer break on Sept. 14. The trailhead loop is 1 mile, and the intent is to walk two loops. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov/information.
Current Events West, a discussion group, plans to meet from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at the JCC, 8689 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 180. It is open to all. Call 702-794-0090.
Atria Seville, 2000 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to offer a chair yoga and meditation class for seniors from 2 to 3 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. The class is led by master Mitch Menik and is open to the public. Sign in at the front desk. Visit atriaseville.com or call 702-804-6800.
The nonprofit Las Vegas Crafters Guild meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month. Meetings are open to the public and consist of a short business portion, followed by an educational program. Meetings are at Michaels, 7195 Arroyo Crossing Parkway. Call 702-260-0932. For membership information, visit lasvegascraftersguild.com.
The German Friendship Club plans to meet at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month at the Trails Community Center, 1910 Spring Gate Lane. Call 702-254-2590.
The Las Vegas chapter of the American Merchant Marine Veterans invites past and present Merchant Mariners to its meetings, set for 11 a.m. the third Friday of every month except August at the Red Rock Moose Club, 4970 W. Charleston Blvd. Call Bill Galvez at 702-732-0888.
Sports Talk, a discussion group, is set to meet at 9:30 a.m. Fridays at the St. Tropez Buffet at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. The group is open to all. Call 702-794-0090.
Downtown Summerlin is offering a farmers market curated by Kerry Clasby, also known as The Intuitive Forager, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at the Pavilion on Festival Plaza Drive between Rosemary and Oval Park drives. The market features 90 percent organic produce and plans to host cooking demonstrations, live music, classes dedicated to ecological stewardship and tasting events. Visit downtownsummerlin.com.
The U.S. Tennis Association plans to host free tennis clinics for children ages 3 to 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays in the Macy’s Court at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive. The clinics are designed to introduce the sport to children and teach basic skill sets. Visit downtownsummerlin.com or call 702-832-1000.
The Fresh52 farmers market is open for the season at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., with new vendors. The market is planned from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. On select dates, guests can also enjoy special events, live entertainment, chef demonstrations and free arts and crafts for kids. Ride a bicycle to the market and receive a 10 percent discount. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.
The David Perrico Pop Strings Orchestra is set to perform from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors are set to open at 10 p.m. The 15-piece pop orchestra plans to feature club favorites with modern orchestrations by Perrico. Admission is free for guests 21 or older. Visit sclv.com/concerts.
A Home 4 Spot Animal Rescue plans to host pet adoptions from noon to 3 p.m. the second, third and fourth Sundays at Petco, 10000 W. Sahara Ave. Adoptions are scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. the first Sunday at Shaggy Chic Pet Salon at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. Visit ahome4spot.com.
Mindfulness and Insight Meditation is planned for 4:15 p.m. Sundays at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Call 702-507-3630.
Central Christian Church’s Summerlin congregation is scheduled to meet at Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School, 2015 S. Hualapai Way, at 9, 10:30 a.m. and noon Sundays. Visit centralonline.tv/summerlin.
Free parent and child tennis clinics by the United States Tennis Association Nevada are planned for the first Sunday of every month for children 8 or younger in the Children’s Play Area at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd. The clinic for 3- to 5-year-olds is planned from 1:30 to 2 p.m. and for 6- to 8-year-olds from 2 to 2:30 p.m. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.
Fit4Mom plans to host Stroller Barre classes from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive. Visit downtownsummerlin.com or call 702-832-1000.
Bonkerz Comedy Club inside Addison’s Lounge at the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., has acts slated for 7 p.m. Thursdays. Admission is free and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 6 p.m. Call 702-507-5980.
The Dirty is scheduled to perform from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturdays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Cover charge is $10 at the door and $5 for Boarding Pass card members (sign-ups will be available at the door). Guests must be 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
Addison’s Lounge in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to host free live entertainment. Call 702-507-5900.
J.C.’s Irish Sports Pub inside the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to host free live music starting at 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Call 702-869-7725.
The Rampart Casino’s Round Bar, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to present live music throughout the week. Call 702-507-5900.
Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to feature Dave Ritz from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays in T-Bones Chophouse. Rick Duarte is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. on the patio and 8 to 10 p.m. in the dining room Thursdays and 7 to 11 p.m. Saturdays. Ritz is scheduled from 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays. Visit sclv.com.
Line dancing is planned from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursdays in Cherry at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., for guests 21 or older. Visit 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. for guests 21 or older. Visit sclv.com.
Jared Berry is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays in Onyx Bar at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com.
DJ L1 is set to spin from noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays at Cherry Cabana in Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com.
The Bingo Room at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to feature live music for guests 21 or older from 10 a.m. to noon Sundays. Visit sclv.com.
Cabana Club plans to present DJ Dig Dug from noon to 5 p.m. Sundays (dark Aug. 30) for guests 21 or older at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Cherry Cabana plans to present Savasana Silent Yoga at 10 a.m. Aug. 16. Visit sclv.com.
Las Vegas Women’s Golf School is offering two- and three-day, women-only golf classes at Eagle Crest Golf Course, 2203 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. The classes are designed by women to specifically fit the needs of female golfers. The two-day school is $500 and offers six hours of instruction; the three-day option is $750 with nine hours of instruction. Visit lvwgs.com.
Bank of America invites cardholders to explore Southern Nevada museums free as part of the Museums on Us program the first weekend of every month. Anyone with a U.S. Trust, Merrill Lynch or Bank of America debit or credit card can visit the Discovery Children’s Museum, Las Vegas Natural History Museum or the Springs Reserves free. Present a debit or credit card to receive free museum admission. Visit museums.bankofamerica.com.