IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas, 7055 S. Fort Apache Road, plans to host The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson at 8 a.m. June 20. One hundred local children are required to help break the record. Thousands of people at aquatic facilities around the world will unite for the fifth year to set a new Guinness World Record. The event brings awareness to the importance of learning to swim and water safety tips. The global record attempt is set for 8 a.m. To participate, children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. A 30-minute basic swim lesson is planned. To sign up, email email@example.com. The deadline to register is June 16 on a first-come, first-served basis. Once the maximum 100 children and 100 parents or guardians is reached, registration will close.
The Legendary Monroe Powell and the Platters Review is scheduled for the Grand Ballroom in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., at 8 p.m. June 13 and 14. Comedian/hypnotist Doug MacCraw is scheduled for 4 p.m. June 15. Tickets are $15 plus tax at the casino cage.
Movies in the Park are planned in the children’s play area at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., at 7:30 p.m. Saturdays in June. Free popcorn will be available. The schedule is: June 14, “Finding Nemo”; June 21, “Monsters Inc.”; and June 28, “Toy Story.” Visit tivolivillagelv.com.
Lavell Crawford plans to perform stand-up comedy at 7:30 p.m. June 14 and 15 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
“A Journey Through Latin America with Classical Guitarist Michael Nigro” is scheduled from 2 to 3:30 p.m. June 15 at the Summerlin Library Performing Arts Center Theater, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. The concert is free. Call 702-507-3863.
The Sunday Jazz Brunch at Ceres at the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., is set to feature jazz saxophonist Vince Priester and guitarist accompanist Calvin Brooks from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 15. Guests can enjoy the Signature Brunch Buffet for $24.99, along with a free JW Signature Pomegranate Mimosa or Bloody Mary. Call 702-869-7381.
Matt Hennager plans to offer Guitar Basics 101, a free guitar lesson for beginning players 10 or older, from noon to 1 p.m. June 15 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Bring an electric or acoustic guitar and plan to arrive 15 minutes early to tune. Call 702-507-3631.
A TechArt Studio Movie Workshop is planned for 1 to 5 p.m. June 14 and 15 for children 12 to 17 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Learn about digital video production, editing, music and storyboarding, then make a movie with equipment from the studio lab. Two sessions are planned. Registration is required. Call 702-507-3644.
Fratello Marionettes plans to perform the Carnival of the Animals puppet show at 10:30 a.m. June 16 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Additional shows are planned for 10:30 a.m. June 17 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., and June 19 at Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Three classic tales are planned: “The Three Little Pigs,” “The Tortoise and the Hare” and “The Ugly Duckling.”
Mary Aluas, a classical vocalist, is set to perform a free concert at 1:30 p.m. June 17 at Temple Beth Sholom, 10700 Havenwood Lane. This will be the last summer event for the Active Adults group. Activities are scheduled to resume in September. Call 702-233-2785 or 702-382-6456.
The Fiber Arts Circle plans to host a workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 17 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Fiber artists are invited to work on projects together and teach each other new skills. Another workshop is planned from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 1. Call 702-507-3866.
Nannies & Housekeepers USA plans to present Story Time at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., at 11 a.m. June 19 in Pas De Deux Children’s Couture in The Market LV. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.
Dive ‘n’ Movies are scheduled at 8 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 22 at Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas, 7055 S. Fort Apache Road. Movies will play at the Red Rock Bay wave pool, which will transform into an outdoor cinema. Guests will be able to view family-friendly films while relaxing on inflatable tubes, available to rent, or on lounge chairs, enjoying popcorn and other snacks. Movie times are 8 to 10 p.m., which is when the park closes. “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.
Bonkerz Comedy Club inside the Edge Lounge at the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., has acts slated for 7 p.m. Thursdays. The schedule for June is: John Hilder and Louie Bruce, June 19; John Crist and Sally Brooks, June 28; Landry and Rio Hillman, July 3; James Yon and Tommy O’Neill, July 10; Allan Stephan and Warran Durso, July 17; and Bobby Wayne Stauts and Dave DeLuca, July 26. Tickets are $15 and include a drink. Purchase tickets at the casino cage or call 702-507-5980.
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.
Addison’s Lounge in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., hosts free weekly live entertainment at 8:30 p.m. The Drive is scheduled for June 13 and 14, The NiteKings for June 20 and 21, and Sidro’s Armada for June 27 and 28. The Dummkopfs are scheduled for 3 p.m. Tuesdays, and Mark O’Toole for 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 702-507-5900.
J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub inside the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to host free live music starting at 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. The REFILL Band is set for June 13 and 14, Go Big for June 20 and 21, and Holes and Hearts for June 27 and 28. Call 702-869-7725.
The Rampart Casino’s Round Bar, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to present live music throughout the week. Cool Change is set for 6:30 p.m. and High Rise Duo for 11 p.m. June 13 and 14, More & Gendel for 6:30 p.m. and The DnD Project for 11 p.m. June 20 and 21, and Cool Change for 6:30 p.m. and Kim Styles Duo for 11 p.m. June 27 and 28. Nicholas Cole is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursdays. Call 702-507-5900.
The art exhibit “Fusionaroma” by Behzad Dowlatshahi and Samira Nozari is planned through June 21 during regular hours at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. “Fusionaroma” indicates the fusion of different art styles. The exhibiting artists combine painting with poetry in this modern display of abstract, conceptual work with a distinct cultural flavor. Visit lvccld.org.
The exhibit “Welcome the Enemy” by Matt Ortego is set to run through June 24 during regular library hours at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. The narrative exhibit is about human struggle in various social conditions. Ortega’s work as a mixed media artist fuses street art and classical portraiture. Visit lvccld.org.
“Byways: A Road or Path other than the Main One” by Bill Payne is scheduled to run during regular library hours through July 8 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The photographic exhibit will showcase an adventurous road trip undertaken by Payne and his wife across the U.S. Visit lvccld.org.
The exhibit “Pregnant Neon: a Tale of Conspicuous Devotion” by Richard Hooker is planned through July 12 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The Studio will showcase the glowing exhibit of neon text in 10 shrine-inspired installations. Hooker is an award-winning artist who served as the urban arts coordinator for the city of Las Vegas. Visit lvccld.org.
WORTH A DRIVE
Super Summer Theatre plans to present “Monty Python’s Spamalot” at 8:05 p.m. June 12-14, 18-21 and 25-28 in the outdoor venue at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, 10 miles west of Las Vegas. Bring a blanket or chair or rent a chair at the show for general admission seating. Food is allowed. The park entrance and parking lot open at 5 p.m. and parking is free with a show ticket. The meadow opens at 6 p.m. Advance tickets are $12.95 at tinyurl.com/o6xypqa. A limited number of tickets are available at the gate for $20. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Stephen Sorrentino plans to perform A Single Man in Concert at 7 p.m. June 14 in Santa Fe Station’s Chrome Showroom, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Doors are set to open at 6 p.m. Cover charge is $15 cash at the door. Sign up at the monitor’s desk. Call 702-658-4900.
The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans a gardening workshop from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. June 14. The workshop is set to cover how to garden in small places. The cost is $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers. Reservations are required. Visit springspreserve.org/apps/event or call 702-822-7700.
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.
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.
Las Vegas-based artist Matthew Couper plans to present the art exhibit “Horror Vacui” through July 18 at the Winchester Cultural Center Gallery, 3130 McLeod Drive. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.
“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.
J.R. Pony Parties’ Farm Day Camp program has open summer sessions for children to become junior wranglers and experience life on a farm. The camp is open to girls and boys from first through fifth grade. Kids will have the opportunity to chose an animal and learn how to care for it. They will also participate in grooming, tacking and washing ponies. During camp, children will learn about horse anatomy and first aid for farm animals. Activities include a bug safari, water games, arts and crafts, and riding an animal every day. Camp is planned from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1744 Leonard Lane. Remaining sessions start June 23-27, July 7-11 and July 21-25. The cost is $200 with sibling discounts available. A limit of 15 children will be allowed to enroll per session. Call 702-631-4142 or 702-340-3814.
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.
“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 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. The museum is open until 8 p.m. Thursday. Visit unlv.edu/barrickmuseum.
“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.
Two-time Grammy Award winner Rita Coolidge is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. June 21 and 22 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
“ICONS … of Stage and Screen” is scheduled for 3 p.m. June 22 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. The show will feature the best of singing and dancing entertainers from the Strip. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.
“California Dreamin’ ” is scheduled for 7 p.m. June 28 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. The show is set to feature music from The Mamas and The Papas, Simon and Garfunkel, The Carpenters, The 5th Dimension, Peter, Paul and Mary and more. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.
Scott Keo plans to perform his tribute to Michael Buble at 7:30 p.m. June 28 and 29 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
Yankee Doodle at the Pool is planned for all ages from noon to 4 p.m. July 3 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. Participate in water games and activities. The cost is $1 for ages 4 to 17; $2 for ages 18 to 49 and $1.50 for ages 50 or older. Call 702-229-1488.
The Summerlin Council’s 20th Annual Patriotic Parade is planned for 9 a.m. July 4 at The Trails Village at Hillpointe Road and Hills Center. The parade is set to travel south on Hills Center Drive and conclude on Trailwood Drive. Call 702-341-5500.
“The Bee Gees and Beyond” is scheduled for 7 p.m. July 12 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.
Another Hot Tropical Night is planned for all ages from 6 to 9 p.m. July 12 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. Enjoy a tropical adventure, dancing, swimming, live music and games. The cost is $3. Call 702-229-1488.
Grant Griffin and the Las Vegas Divas is scheduled for 3 p.m. July 20 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $20 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.
Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to close its Sandbar Summer Concert Series at the Sandbar poolside venue Aug. 1 with The Goo Goo Dolls, Daughtry and Plain White T’s. Doors are set to open at 7 p.m. Guests younger than 21 must be with an adult. Tickets are $69 plus tax and fees for standing room only and $129 plus tax and fees for reserved seating and 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.
New Vista plans wine walks where patrons can sample up to 20 wines hosted by Southern Wine & Spirits Nevada and Lee’s Discount Liquor from 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 6 and Oct. 25 at The Village at Lake Las Vegas. Tickets are $25. Visit newvistanv.org.