Things to do in Henderson June 12-18, 2014

In Your Neighborhood

  • The city of Henderson is scheduled to celebrate the grand opening of two new parks from 8 to 10 a.m. June 14 at Mountain Lake Park, 1020 Golda Way. Along with Mountain Lake Park, the city is set to celebrate the opening of Terrazza Park, 1992 Galleria Drive. The event is expected to include remarks from Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen and City Councilwoman Gerri Schroder. Visit
  • A Father’s Day Barbecue is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 14 at the Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Road. The Western-themed event is expected to include food, line dancing and entertainment. Admission is $7. Visit
  • A Vacation Bible School focused on the adventures of Moses is scheduled from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 16-20 at Henderson United Methodist Church, 609 E. Horizon Drive. The program is free and open to children of kindergarten to fifth-grade age. Activities are set to include indoor villages, tents, crafts, snacks and music. To register, call 702-565-6049.

  • Junefest is slated to feature performances from Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Loverboy and Gary Wright at 4 p.m. June 14 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets start at $29. Visit
  • “Oh What a Night! A Musical tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons” is scheduled at 8 p.m. June 13 at the Grande Grand Events Center in Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Tickets are $26.50. Visit
  • The Outdoor Picture Show on the Green is scheduled to feature a free screening of “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” at 8 p.m. June 14 at the District at Green Valley Ranch, 2240 Village Walk Drive. Additional screenings scheduled this month include “Up,” June 21; and “Frozen,” June 28. Screenings are scheduled through Oct. 25. Visit
  • Giada’s Italian Cucina, 2540 Anthem Village Drive, plans to host the Hellkat Car Show at 5 p.m. June 14. A $12 all-you-can-eat buffet is planned, along with vendors, a full bar and music. The car show will be behind the restaurant. Call 702-462-9830.

  • The works of Chris Mazglad are slated to be on display throughout June at the City Lights Art Gallery, 3 E. Army St. Admission is free. Visit
  • “The World Through My Eyes,” featuring the art of Sally White, is scheduled to be on display through June 27 at The Gallery in the Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Parkway. White enjoys capturing commonly viewed scenes and environments and presenting them in new and interesting ways. Visit
  • Free Poolside Sessions at the Backyard performances are scheduled at 7 p.m. Thursdays at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. WillPlay is scheduled to play June 12, and Josh Royse is set to play June 19. Visit
  • Nashville Unplugged is set to feature guest songwriter David Tolliver, whose hits include George Strait’s “Jesus and the Jukebox” and Tim McGraw’s “Die By My Own Hand,” and special guest Ryan Whyte Maloney at 8 p.m. June 13 in Club Madrid at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10 or $5 for players club members. Visit
  • Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association Core Balance Derby and Classic/Challenge is scheduled through June 15 at the South Point Arena, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Admission is free for spectators. Visit
  • The Magic of Motown & More is scheduled from 8 to 11 p.m. Tuesdays at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Admission is $5. Visit

Worth a Drive

  • Movies in the Square plans free activities and family film screenings at sundown Thursdays through Aug. 21 at the Green at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Films scheduled include “The Little Mermaid”on June 12, “Mulan” on June 19 and “Despicable Me 2” on June 26. Visit or call 702-269-5000.
  • “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. Visit
  • “Painted Pictures,” an exhibition of original photographs by entertainer Jerry Lewis, is scheduled to be on display through August in the UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. The museum is open until 8 p.m. Thursdays. Visit
  • The Nevada Camera Club 2014 Electronic Image Competition Exhibit is scheduled to be on display during regular business hours through Aug. 10 at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. Visit or call 702-507-4010.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Super Summer Theatre plans performances of Monty Python’s “Spamalot” at 8:05 p.m. June 12-14, 18-21 and 25-28 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159. Tickets are $12.95 in advance or $20 at the gate. Visit
  • 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

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

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

  • 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 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 Visit or call 702-733-9800.

  • Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, is set to celebrate National Get Outdoors Day at 10 a.m. June 14 with a hike around Lake Harriet and the Overlook Trails. Call 702-875-4141.
  • The fourth annual Vegas Fringe Festival is scheduled through June 15 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive, in the Mainstage and Black Box theatres. The two-weekend festival is set to feature new and established plays and performances of no more than one hour each, performed multiple times throughout the festival. Tickets start at $10 and a festival pass is available. For a complete schedule and tickets, visit
  • “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
  • 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 or call 702-698-7000.
  • 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 or, or by calling 800-745-3000.


  • The Gin Blossoms are scheduled to perform at 8:30 p.m. June 21 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Tickets cost $10. Visit
  • The city of Henderson is scheduled to host Cosmic Swim events from 8 to 10 p.m. June 20, July 18 and Aug. 1 at the Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Parkway. A twist on cosmic bowling, the pool is set to change colors throughout the evening. Music and games including diving for glow gear are planned. Admission is $5. Visit
  • A tribute to the Beach Boys is scheduled at 7 p.m. June 21 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $19.99. Visit
  • Galaxy Green Valley Luxury + movie theater, 4500 E. Sunset Road, plans a classics series. Films scheduled include “Babe,” June 22; “The Breakfast Club,” Aug. 24; “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” Oct. 19; and “Home Alone,” Dec. 7. Tickets are $7 or $15 for two tickets and a large popcorn. Visit
  • New Vista plans wine walks in which 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
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