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Summerlin Area Things To Do, June 26-July 2, 2014

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

Polymer Clay Expressions by the Polymer Clay Guild is set to run June 26 through Sept. 2 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. A reception is planned from 5 to 6:30 p.m. June 26. The exhibit features handcrafted polymer clay sculptures by guild members. Call 702-507-3860.

DJ Tony plans to perform for children 6 or older at 3 p.m. June 26 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Rainbow Drive. Call 702-507-3710.

Dive ‘n’ Movies are scheduled at 8 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 22 at Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas, 7055 S. Fort Apache Road. “Finding Nemo” is scheduled for June 27. For the complete schedule, visit tinyurl.com/nce72bd. Dates and times are subject to change. Visit wetnwildlasvegas.com or call 702-979-1600.

The Summerlin Art Group plans to host a grand opening gala from 5 to 9 p.m. June 27 and 2 to 5 p.m. (games and contests for children) and 5 to 8 p.m. (for adults) June 28 to celebrate the opening of its art school and gallery at 7885 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 108. Meet art instructors, view live art demonstrations and learn about classes offered for adults and children. A children’s art contest also is planned, along with balloons, raffles, prizes, face painting, music, snacks and beverages. Call 702-395-0598.

Movies in the Park are planned in the children’s play area at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., at 7:30 p.m. Free popcorn will be available. “Toy Story” is scheduled for June 28. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.

Living on the Edge, a presentation by UNLV doctoral researcher David Choate, is planned from 1 to 2 p.m. June 28 at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area’s Visitor Center, 1000 Scenic Loop Drive. The talk will focus on mountain lions. Admission is free, but it is $7 to enter the conservation area. Call 702-515-5367.

“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.

The Fiber Arts Circle plans to host a workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 1 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Fiber artists are invited to work on projects together and teach each other new skills. Call 702-507-3866.

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 is: 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.

Addison’s Lounge in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., hosts free weekly live entertainment at 8:30 p.m. Sidro’s Armada is scheduled 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. Holes and Hearts is scheduled 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 scheduled 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.

“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 26-28 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. “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” is planned July 9-12, 16-19 and 23-26. Visit supersummertheatre.org.

The LINQ plans to host a weekly Tuesday event called BLOQ PARTY designed to appeal to tourists and locals. The event is set to include Live music and discounts or free items at each of the venue’s more than 20 restaurants and stores. The event is also set to include a silent disco from 9 p.m. to midnight. Tickets to The High Roller are half-off on Tuesdays with a Nevada ID. Visit thelinq.com.

Poet Lee Mallory is set to perform with musical accompaniment by Nate Segundo at 6 p.m. June 26 at Ichabod’s Lounge, 3300 E. Flamingo Road. Visit ichabodsloungelv.com or call 702-451-2323.

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, plans night hikes from 8 to 10 p.m. June 27 and 28. Reservations are required. Call 702-875-4141.

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

Ballet Folklorico Izel is scheduled to present “Cronica La Revolucion Mexicana,” which translates to “Chronicles of the Mexican Revolution,” at 6:30 p.m. June 28 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7340.

The Phat Pack, made up of musical theater performers who met through “Phantom: The Las Vegas Spectacular” — Ted Keegan, Randal Keith, Bruce Ewing and Kevan Patriquin — plan a benefit performance for Off-Strip Productions at 2 p.m. June 29 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $20. Visit phatpackshow.com or onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

The 76th Annual Barbershop Harmony Society International Convention and Competition is scheduled June 29 through July 6 at the MGM Grand, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event is set to feature 24 choruses and nearly 40 quartets from around the world in head-to-head contests. A full schedule and $20 reduced-price tickets for Nevada residents are available at barbershopconvention.com/vegas.

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 are through June 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.

Screenings of “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” and “Apollo 13” are scheduled for June 30 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.

Plant World Nursery, 5311 W. Charleston Blvd., is set to host a children’s flower potting session from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 19 and Aug. 16. The event is free and designed for ages 3 to 12. Visit plantworldnursery.com or call 702-878-9485.

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.

PLAN AHEAD

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.

A Fourth of July Spectacular is planned at 10:30 a.m. July 3 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive, for children up to age 6. Enjoy stories, songs, crafts and a parade around the library. Call 702-507-3710.

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 Drive. The parade is set to travel south on Hills Center and conclude on Trailwood Drive. Call 702-341-5500.

Clark County pools are set to offer free swimming from noon to 4 p.m. July 4. Locations include the Desert Breeze Aquatic Facility, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. Call 702-455-7716 or 702-455-8508.

The George Gee Swing Orchestra, featuring vocalists Hilary Gardner and John Dokes, plans to present a big band dance event from 7 to 10 p.m. July 4 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. General admission tickets are $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or by call 702-636-7075.

Free guitar lessons for beginners are planned from noon to 1 p.m. July 6 at the Sahara West Library, at 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Plan to arrive 15 minutes early for guitar tuning. Call 720-533-3611.

“Piano Men,” a tribute to Sir Elton John and Billy Joel, is planned for 7:30 p.m. July 5 and 6 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

Matt Hennager plans to offer Guitar Basics 101, a free guitar lesson for beginning players 10 or older, from noon to 1 p.m. July 6 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.

Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4601 W. Lake Mead Blvd., plans to host a traditional vacation Bible school from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 7-11. Songs, games, crafts and refreshments are planned to teach simple lessons about living a Christian life. Dress is casual summer clothes. Children are divided into classes by ages, and there is a class for adults. The school is free and open to the public. Call 702-648-8437 or visit wpcvegas.org.

“Entropy,” a photo exhibit by Robin Hill, is set for July 10-Sept. 16 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. A photographer and local science teacher, Hill captures natural processes through scenic vistas and detailed close-up views. Call 702-507-3631.

“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.

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, plans full moon hikes from 7 to 9 p.m. July 12 and 13. Reservations are required. Call 702-875-4141.

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.

A Teen Mad Science Lab is set for 2 p.m. July 12 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Make slime, lava lights, bottle rockets and more. Call 702-507-3860.

A TechArt Studio for teens is set for noon July 15-17 at the Sahara West Library, at 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Create something amazing with digital cameras, computers and state-of-the-art software. The program is for those in grades 6 and up. Preregistration is required. Call 702-507-3865.

The next Mad Science Club is set for 4 p.m. July 15 and Aug. 12 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Children 6 to 11 can enjoy messy fun. Call 720-507-3860.

Dash and Splash is planned at 7:30 a.m. July 19 at the Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. Enjoy a 1.5-mile run and a 300-meter swim. The preregistration cost is $15, $20 the day of the event. Call 702-229-1488.

Grant Griffin and the Las Vegas Divas are 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.

All Aboard the Hogwarts Express is scheduled for 3 p.m. July 31 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday. Preregistration is required. Call 702-507-3860.

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.

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