IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Grace Presbyterian Church’s Hualapai Campus, 4590 S. Hualapai Way, plans to start a free Family Movie Night at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 9 and continuing every second Friday of the month. All movies will be rated PG or PG-13. Doors are set to open at 6 p.m., and popcorn and snacks will be provided. Call 702-384-4554.
Bobby Rydell is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10 and 11 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
The David Perrico Pop Strings Orchestra is set to perform Saturdays beginning Jan. 10 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 $10 at the door or $5 for Boarding Pass card members (Boarding Pass sign-ups will be available at the door). Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com/concerts.
- The next Reading with Rascal is slated for 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 10 in the multipurpose room of Desert Spring United Methodist Church, 120 N. Pavilion Center Drive. Children can read to a certified therapy dog. Call 702-561-4143 or 702-256-5933.
- The 14th annual Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival is scheduled Jan. 10-25. The host venue for the majority of the films is the Adelson Educational Campus, 9700 Hillpointe Road. The opening night screening of National Geographic’s film “Jerusalem” is scheduled for 7 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Brenden Theatres in the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Films scheduled at the Adelson campus are: “The Outrageous Sophie Tucker,” 1 p.m. Jan. 11; “The Farewell Party,” 3:30 p.m. Jan. 11; “The Muses of Isaac Bashevis Singer,” 7 p.m. Jan. 17; “The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob,” 1 p.m. Jan. 18; “Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem,” 3:30 p.m. Jan. 18; “Rescue in the Philippines,” 7 p.m. Jan. 18; “Run Boy Run,” 7 p.m. Jan. 24; “The J Street Challenge,” 1 p.m. Jan. 25; and “Beneath The Helmet,” 3:30 p.m. Jan. 25. A presentation of the Holocaust documentary “Night Will Fall” is set for 7 p.m. Jan. 15 at Cinemark Century Theatres in the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. All films will be accompanied by filmmakers or related experts in the subject matter moderating post-screening discussions with the audience. Tickets are $10 at lvjff.org.
- Live music by local artists is planned from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturdays at Distill — A Local Bar, 10820 W. Charleston Blvd. The January schedule is: Jan. 10, Patrick Genovese; Jan. 17, Nick Mattera; Jan. 24, Betsy Holm; and Jan. 31, Stefanrock. Visit distillbar.com.
- The Rock Rink at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive, plans to have princess characters skating and taking photos with kids from 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 10 and 17. DJ at Rock Rink is planned with music and lights from 6 to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. A skate school with basic skills taught by a professional is planned from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Saturdays for $25, which includes lessons and skating throughout the day. General skating is $15, including skate rental. The rink is set to close for the season Jan. 19 and is on the northwest side of Downtown Summerlin off Rosemary Park Drive and Summa Drive. Call 702-832-1000 or visit downtownsummerlin.com.
- 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 Jan. 11. Arrive 15 minutes early to tune your guitar. Call 720-533-3611.
Bill Pinkney’s original Drifters are set to perform at 7 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $22. Call 702-240-1301.
- The exhibit “Vegas Votes” by the Las Vegas News Bureau Archives is planned during regular hours through Feb. 3 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Photographs from 1947 to 2014 include the categories of showgirls, entertainment, sports, hotel exteriors, pool scenes, gambling and recreation. The public is invited to vote for favorite photographs to be featured in a 2015 exhibition at The Studio. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3631.
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- The Zelzah Shrine Circus is planned at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8 and 9 and 11 a.m. and 3 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10 and 11 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. The circus is set to feature elephants, tigers, ponies, aerialists, motorcyclists and more. Admission ranges from $20 for general seating to $65 for Circus Star tickets, which include a post-show meet-and-greet, the choice of a circus toy priced at $10 or less, a snow cone, cotton candy or face painting. Children 2 or younger get in free. Call 702-284-7777 or visit orleansarena.com or lasvegascircus.net.
“Re-Animator The Musical” is scheduled at 8 p.m. Jan. 8-11 and 13-18 and 2:30 p.m. Jan. 10, 11, 17 and 18 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $44. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
As part of the Las Vegas Stories lecture series, Spectacular: A History of Las Vegas Neon is scheduled from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 8 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
- The Las Vegas Valley Rose Society plans a meeting at 7 p.m. Jan. 8 at the Nevada Garden Center in Lorenzi Park, 3343 W. Washington Ave. Speakers are set to share tips on taking pictures. Call 702-363-6811.
An Intimate Evening with Diane Schuur is scheduled at 7 p.m. Jan. 8 and 9 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $35 to $59. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
Mecum Auctions is set to present the 20th annual antique motorcycle auction at 4 p.m. Jan. 8 and 9 a.m. Jan. 9 and 10 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit southpointarena.com/events.php.
Moscow Nights and the Golden Gates: An Evening of Russian Folk Music, Dance and Stories is scheduled from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. The Russian ensemble of three prize-winning musicians and the Golden Gates are set to demonstrate their skill, colorful costumes and gymnastic feats while performing traditional Russian folk music, dance and stories. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
- American Canine Training is planning a free training class for dogs and puppies from noon to 2 p.m. Jan. 10 on The Green at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Topics to be covered include potty training tips and improving manners, such as jumping, digging, excessive barking, biting or other behavior issues. Registration is required. Call 702 501-0404 or visit americancaninetraining.com.
- As part of the Las Vegas Philharmonic Masterworks III: Rising Star series, violinist Bella Hristova is scheduled to perform Max Bruch’s “Violin Concerto No. 1” at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $26 to $94. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
- The Las Vegas Valley Rose Society plans to host its annual free rose pruning demonstration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 10 at 1112 Oak Tree Lane. Call -702-646-6048 or 702-873-6621.
- The 28th annual Travel Show is slated from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 10 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Travel representatives from around the world are set to be available to present the latest in travel trends and updates. Exhibitors are to include cruise lines, tour companies, tourism boards, hotels, resorts and other travel-related services. The event is free. Visit orleanscasino.com.
- The Sci Fi Center, 5077 Arville St., plans a free “Dr. Who” marathon and an art show inspired by the sci-fi series at 7 p.m. Jan. 10 and 11. Call 702-792-4335 or visit thescificenter.com.
- The city of Henderson plans a Polar Bear Plunge event from noon to 3 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Whitney Ranch Aquatic Complex, 1575 Galleria Drive. Participants are set to plunge down the slide into the unheated activity pool. Treats, a bounce house and activities are also set to be available. The event is not recommended for those with heart conditions or high blood pressure, and children younger than 8 must be supervised by an adult. The cost is $5 per person. Visit hendersonlive.com.
- Opera stars of tomorrow are slated to compete in a regional competition set from 10 a.m. to around 4:30 p.m. Jan. 10 in the Dr. Arturo Rando Recital Hall in the Beam Music Center at UNLV. Winners from the Nevada competition are set to go on to the Rocky Mountain Region Finals in Denver where the best will advance to semi-finals in New York on the Metropolitan Opera stage. National finalists will face off in a grand finals concert accompanied by the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra with winners taking home $15,000 prizes. The Nevada competition is free and open to spectators with no tickets required. Call 702-812-7085.
- The Nevada Chamber Symphony is set to perform “Music with a Touch of Class: A New Year Welcome” at 3 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Maestro Fernandez is set to perform well-loved classical and popular pieces to celebrate the new year. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
- Elvis the Stage Biography is scheduled at 4 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Italian American Club, 2333 E. Sahara Ave. Frank LaSpina is set to present photos, film clips and stories accompanying his performance of Elvis Presley songs. Admission is $20, and the performance benefits musical arts scholarships. Visit iacvegas.com or call 702-457-3866.
- The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society invites choral singers to perform Handel’s “Messiah Parts 2 & 3.” There are openings for all voice parts. Rehearsals are scheduled from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Sundays in UNLV’s Beam Music Center, Room 159, starting Jan. 11. The society’s performance with a chorus and orchestra is set for April 12. Call musical director Dr. Douglas R. Peterson at 702-451-6672.
- Vegas on the Mic, a monthly, nationally televised open mic event, is scheduled from 8 p.m. to midnight Jan. 13 at the Bunkhouse Saloon, 124 S. 11th St. Doors are set to open at 7 p.m. The event is scheduled on the second Tuesday of each month, and attendees must be 21 or older. Visit bunkhousedowntown.com or call 702-854-1414.
- As part of Mob Month, The Fix is In-Sports and The Mob is scheduled at 7 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. A panel of experts in the fields of sports betting, sports journalism, athletics and regulatory control are set to discuss the most prominent examples of corruption in sports and sports betting and how organized crime has been able to penetrate the sports world. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
The Nevada Watercolor Society plans to meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Spanish Oaks Clubhouse, 2201 Spanish Oaks Drive. Barbara Yoerg is set to give a demonstration on Shuang Gou, a form of Chinese painting that uses both sides of the paper. The meeting is free. Visit nvws.org.
- The Clark County Museum, 1830 S. Boulder Highway, plans to display its “Curator’s Choice: Favorites from the Collection” exhibit through January. The exhibit was selected by Dawna Jolliff, who has been with the museum for 38 years. Call 702-455-7955.
- The Skull Show Biennial is set to be on display from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays through Jan. 31 at the Donna Beam Gallery inside the Alta Ham Fine Arts building at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
- “A Master’s Journey,” featuring paintings by Lolita Develay, is set to be on display through Jan. 31 at the Left of Center Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Road. The work documents the artist’s progress toward obtaining a Master of Fine Arts degree. Visit leftofcenterart.org.
- Bank of America customers receive free entry the first weekend of most months at the Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place; the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North; and 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. Special event admission is not included. Visit museums.bankofamerica.com.
- Mary Wilson of The Supremes is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17 and 18 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
The Chefs for Kids 5K Run/1 Mile Fun Walk is scheduled for 9 a.m. Jan. 17 at W. Wayne Bunker Family Park, 7351 W. Alexander Road. Each runner/walker will receive a Chefs for Kids T-shirt, a goodie bag and a free pancake breakfast. A raffle also is planned. The Las Vegas Track Club will provide race bibs and computerized timing, and trophies will be awarded in the 5K for the top three overall male and female, with plaques for the top three males and females 50 or older and certificates for the top three males and females in each category. Age categories begin at 12 or younger and run through 80 or older. Fees are $25 for adults for the 5K and $20 for the Fun Walk; $20 for children 12 or younger and $20 per runner for groups of 10 or more. The race-day fee is $35. Register at active.com or mail checks payable to LVTC at P.O. Box 30134, Las Vegas, NV 89173. Packet pickup is available at Red Rock Running Company, 7350 W. Cheyenne Ave., from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 16 or on race day from 8 to 8:45 a.m. For more information, call Sandi Boyer at 702-460-1852.
- Bill Fayne & Mistinguett Productions plan to present “From Broadway to Hollywood — Broadway Musicals that Made it to Hollywood” at 3 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $18. Call 702-240-1301.
- “Medley” by Consuelo Emerson, an exhibit of oil paintings in a variety of styles including abstracts and figuratives, is planned for Jan. 22-March 8 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. A reception is set from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at the gallery. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3866.
- Elvis Monroe is set to perform Americana pop/rock hits Jan. 23 in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors are set to open at 7 p.m. Admission is free. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com.
- Comedian Aries Spears is set to perform his celebrity impersonations at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23 and 24 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
Michael Lington is set to perform at 7 p.m. Jan. 24 at Rocks Lounge inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Ticket prices are $29 and $39 for reserved seating and $19 for standing room only. This is an all-ages show, but guests 20 or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Visit stationcasinos.com.
- Rabbit & His Crazy Cast of Characters, starring Martin Mancuso and Carmine Mandia, are set to perform at 7 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $13. Call 702-240-1301.
- Piano Men: A Tribute to Elton and Billy is set for 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
- An exhibition in honor of Chinese New Year is scheduled to be on display by appointment at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. An artist’s reception is scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.
- 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. The trailhead loop is 1 mile, and the intent is to walk two loops. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov/information.
- 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.
- Bonkerz Comedy Club inside the Edge Lounge at the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., has acts slated for 7 p.m. Thursdays. Tickets are $15 and include a drink. Purchase tickets at the casino cage or 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 at 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Wes Winters is set to perform at 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Mark O’Toole at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. 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 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays and 7 to 11 p.m. Saturdays. Ritz is scheduled from 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com.
- Line dancing is planned from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursdays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., for guests 21 or older. Visit sclv.com.
- Zowie Bowie 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.
- 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.
- 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 the Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 6670 W. Cheyenne Ave. The group is dedicated to genealogy and ancestry research. Visit clvgs7.wix.com/clvgs.
- The German Friendship Club plans to meet at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month at Trails Community Center, 1910 Spring Gate Lane. Call 702-254-2590.
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