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Things to do in Henderson May 8-14, 2014

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

  • The Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road, plans a Mom’s Nite Out from 6 to 9 p.m. May 8 at the Sway Pool & Lounge. The event is set to include beverages, spa treatments, photos and more. Tickets cost $20. A portion of the proceeds are scheduled to benefit the Goodie Two Shoes Foundation. Attendees must be 21 or older. Visit silvertoncasino.com/events.
  • The Henderson Symphony Orchestra is slated to play at 8 p.m. May 9 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Admission is free. Visit hendersonsymphony.org.
  • S.A.F.E. House is scheduled to host its fourth annual Pretty in Pink Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. May 9 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets cost $75. A table for 10 is $675. Proceeds are slated to benefit the organization, which helps survivors of domestic abuse. Visit safehousenv.org.
  • A performance of Grant Griffin and the Las Vegas Divas is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. May 8 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $35. Visit southpointcasino.com.
  • The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners, in cooperation with the city of Henderson, plan to offer free classes at Acacia Park’s Acacia Demonstration Garden, 50 Casa Del Fuego St. Classes are set to be taught by Master Gardener instructors and begin at 9 a.m. Master Gardener Diane Harrison is scheduled to present Container Gardening & Raised Beds on May 10. Preregistration for classes is suggested. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks and select Online Registration.
  • “The Way of Life,” featuring the art of Las Vegas resident Ivan Milosevic, is scheduled to be on display at The Gallery in the Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Parkway, through May 16. Milosevic paints detailed Native American portraits and images that depict strong characters and a warrior’s way of life. His work is inspired by a reverence for Mother Earth. Originally from Eastern Europe, Milosevic holds a master’s degree in architecture and also attended art college. “The Way of Life” is his first public exhibition.
  • More than 100 baskets constructed by the Las Vegas Paiute, Moapa Paiute, Chemehuevi, Shoshone and Panamint communities are set to be on display through May 31 for the Tribal Treasures: Regional Baskets and Their Collectors exhibit in the Heritage Gallery at the Clark County Museum, 1830 S. Boulder Highway. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.
  • Nashville Unplugged is set to feature guest songwriter Steve Seskin at 8 p.m. May 9 in Club Madrid at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Doors are scheduled to open at 7 p.m. Admission is $5. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com.
  • Gary Puckett and Union Gap are set to perform at 7:30 p.m. May 9-11 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $25. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • 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 southpointcasino.com

WORTH A DRIVE

  • Fans are invited to a free all-ages sing-along screening of the film “Mamma Mia!” May 8 poolside at the Tropicana, 3801 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Gates are set to open at 7:30 p.m. with the movie beginning at 8:30 p.m. Blankets are welcome, but no chairs are allowed. Food and drink will be available for purchase, and no outside food is permitted. Raffle ticket sales will benefit Three Square food bank. Visit troplv.com.
  • The Junior League of Las Vegas plans to present The Sands Copa Connection program series featuring three events May 9 in downtown Las Vegas. At 5:30 p.m. College of Southern Nevada historian Michael Green is set to present a free pre-concert lecture on the Rat Pack and the Sands at 5:30 p.m. at the Lowden Theater for the Performing Arts at Ninth Street and Clark Avenue. The lecture is to be followed by a 7 p.m. LVA Unplugged: Alive From the Copa concert featuring the Las Vegas Academy jazz bands with guest vocalist Marlena Shaw. Tickets for the concert are $8 cash at the door. A free post-concert reception is planned at the Historic Morelli House, 861 E. Bridger Ave. Visit jllv.org or call 702-822-6536.
  • A Mother’s Day Dance with Walt Boenig performing swing-era music is scheduled at 7 p.m. May 10 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 on the day of the show. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-6383.
  • The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans an Ohana Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 10. The event is set to include food, performances, games, crafts and a gallery. Tickets cost $5 for adults and $3 for children 5 to 12. Children younger than 4 are free. Visit tinyurl.com/lamm878.
  • Marlena Shaw is set to perform from 7 to 10 p.m. May 10 at Clark County Government Center Amphitheater, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway, as part of Clark County Parks and Recreation’s Jazz in the Park free concert series. Food vendors are set to be at the event. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.
  • The Nevada Ballet Theatre plans to present “Coppelia” or “The Girl with the Enamel Eyes” May 9 and 10 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Call 702-749-2000.
  • The Faith Lutheran Theatre Company plans to present “Shrek the Musical” at 7 p.m. May 9 and 10 and 4 p.m. May 11 at Faith Lutheran High School, 2015 S. Hualapai Way. Tickets start at $10. Visit faiththeatrecompany.com or showtix4u.com.
  • Desert Spring Theatre Arts plans to present “The 39 Steps” at 7 p.m. May 9 and 3 p.m. May 10 at Desert Spring United Methodist Church, 120 N. Pavilion Center Drive. Tickets are $7.50 or $5 each for groups of four or more. Purchase tickets at the door or call 702-528-4483.
  • The city of Las Vegas’ Office of Cultural Affairs’ Arts Connection plans to present the Red Rock Ramblers at 7 p.m. May 9 at Bruce Trent Park, 8851 Vegas Drive. The band plays a mix of bluegrass, classic country, swing and gospel music. Admission is free. Visit facebook.com/redrockramblers or call 702-229-3514.
  • Life Time Athletic plans to host its second annual Bikes, Brews and Blues FUN-draiser from 5 to 9:30 p.m. May 10 at its facility, 10721 W. Charleston Blvd. The event will raise money and awareness for Every Kid A Bike, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing underprivileged children with bicycles. The event is open to members and nonmembers 21 or older. Choose a casual group ride through Summerlin from 5 to 7 p.m. or an indoor spin class or yoga class from 6 to 7 p.m. A celebration is planned at the resort-style pool with craft brews and wine and live music by Lucky Cheats. Tickets are $40. Visit vegasbikesnbrews.com.
  • Mistinguett Productions plans to present “The Phat Pack The Best of Broadway” at 7 p.m. May 10 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents at the Desert Vista, Mountain Shadows and Pinnacle community centers. Call 702-240-1301.
  • Super May Day is planned from 5 to 9 p.m. May 10 at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. Be counted as part of a Guinness Book of World Records attempt for the largest gathering of superheroes. Plans include a kids fun zone, face painting, a scavenger hunt, a cake walk, a talent stage and a dance off. A silent auction, raffle and super hero costume contest also are planned. Leashed pets in costume are welcome. The official count is set to begin at 7 p.m. Visit supermayday.com.
  • Lesley Gore and “Little” Peggy March plan to perform their chart-topping songs in “Legendary Ladies of Rock & Roll” at 7:30 p.m. May 10 and 11 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or by call 702-636-7075.
  • Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, plans a Dutch oven competition from noon to 2 p.m. May 10. The winner is scheduled to compete against other state winners. Call 702-875-4141.
  • F.A.C.T.S. – Fine Arts Collaboration of Teachers and Students is scheduled at 2 p.m. May 11 inside the Nicholas J. Horn Theatre at the College of Southern Nevada, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. The event features Middle Eastern dance, jazz music, theatrical performances, steel drum music and visual art pieces from Art 298 students. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Proceeds benefit the CSN Music Scholarship Fund. Call 702-651-5483.
  • The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans to host a Southern Paiute Cultural Sharing event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays in May. The event will include stories, arts and crafts, food, drumming and dancing. 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.

PLAN AHEAD

  • A Birding Under the Stars event is scheduled from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. May 17 at the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, 350 E. Galleria Drive. The event costs $14 per person. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks.
  • The Boogie Wonder Band is scheduled to play at 8 p.m. May 17 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Tickets cost $10. Visit hendersonlive.com.
  • The Goodie Two Shoes Foundation’s sixth annual Heart n’ Sole benefit is scheduled at 5 p.m. May 17 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The foundation provides shoes and socks for disadvantaged children. Tickets start at $150. The event is set to include food, drinks and entertainment from rock band The Limit. Visit goodietwoshoes.org.
  • Rhymin’ N Stealin’, a Beastie Boys tribute band, is slated to play at 8 p.m. May 31 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Tickets cost $10 Visit hendersonlive.com.
  • A five-week free workshop series led by Dan Decker of the Shakespeare Institute of Nevada is scheduled to culminate with a free performance featuring workshop participants scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon May 31 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Adult participants are set to perform an assigned monologue, soliloquy or sonnet. Visit mypubliclibrary.org or tasteofshakespeare.org or call 702-207-4260.
  • The Coyote Under the Stars & Stripes benefit for Randy Couture’s Xtreme G.I. Foundation is scheduled for 6 p.m. May 30 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets start at $39. Proceeds are scheduled to benefit veterans. Visit sclv.com.
  • Tickets for Junefest, set for 4 p.m. June 14 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road, start at $29. The event is slated to feature performances from Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Loverboy and Gary Wright. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com.
  • Bank of America customers receive free entry May 3 and 4 to the Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place, the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North, or 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. Visit museums.bankofamerica.com.
  • Dat Phan is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. May 16-18 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $15. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Comedian Ralphie May is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. May 23-25 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $40. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Martin Nievera is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. May 24 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $25. Visit themresort.com.
  • Comedian Jerry Lewis is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. May 30 and June 1 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $45. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • 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. May 31, Sept. 6 and Oct. 25 at The Village at Lake Las Vegas. Tickets are $25. Visit newvistanv.org.
  • Henderson City Councilwoman Debra March is slated to answer questions and address various city topics at a city of Henderson neighborhood connection meeting scheduled at 6 p.m. June 4 at the Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Parkway. She is slated to be joined by city staff and Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen. Call 702-267-5800.
  • Henderson Symphony Orchestra is scheduled to play the live score to Charlie Chaplin’s “The Circus” with the film screening in the background at 8 p.m. June 7 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Admission is $10. Visit hendersonlive.com.
  • 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 galaxytheaters.com.
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