Things to do in Henderson Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2014

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

  • A Lego night is scheduled from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Children 12 or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required. Call 702-207-4261.
  • The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and the South Valley Rose Society plan a lecture on organic gardening at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. Call 702-257-5555.
  • Blue String Theory is scheduled to perform at 9 p.m. Sept. 26 and 27 at the Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Admission is free. Visit fiestahenderson.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • A free screening of the film “Godzilla” is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. The movie is rated PG-13. Call 702-207-4260.
  • Comedian Ralphie May is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26-28 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $40. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Nashville Unplugged is set to feature artist Dennis Matkosky at 8 p.m. Sept. 26 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • A meet-and-greet with the experts on “Pawn Stars” is slated for 5 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Clark County Museum, 1830 S. Boulder Highway. Tickets cost $125 and include drinks, food, an autographed poster and more. Proceeds are set to benefit the museum. Visit pawnstarsxperts.blogspot.com.
  • The Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Road, plans Mommy & Me dance classes at 2:30 p.m. Mondays and 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 14. The classes are designed for ages 2 to 3 and cost $27. Dance attire is required. Call 702-267-4070.
  • 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 Outdoor Picture Show on the Green is scheduled to show “The Muppets Most Wanted” at 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2225 Village Walk Drive. Screenings are scheduled through Oct. 25. Upcoming shows scheduled include: Oct. 4, “Hotel Transylvania”; Oct. 11, “Hocus Pocus”; Oct. 18, “ParaNorman”; and Oct. 25, “Frankenweenie.” Visit shopthedistrictgvr.com/outdoorPicShow.php.
  • Rebel Soul is scheduled to perform at 10 p.m. Sept. 26 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • Zowie Bowie is set to perform at 11 p.m. Sept. 27 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • The Village at Lake Las Vegas, 15 Strada di Villaggio, plans live music from 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 27. Admission is free. Visit lakeslasvegas.com.
  • Gus Mancuso is set to perform from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 30 at The Bootlegger Bistro, 7700 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Admission is free. Visit vegasjazz.org.
  • The city of Henderson is set to host Rall-E meetings from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at Berwick’s, 203 S. Water St. The meetings are set to serve as a forum for entrepreneurs to exchange ideas, experience and knowledge. Visit hendersonmeansbusiness.com or call 702-267-1650.
  • The foreign film “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?” is set to be shown from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. The film, shown in Mandarin with English subtitles, is unrated and not recommended for children younger than 18. Call 702-492-6580.
  • Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road, plans a benefit concert at 8 p.m. Oct. 1 for Basic High School students who were injured during a bonfire incident in June. Tickets start at $31.10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • The Las Vegas Artists Guild plans a fall art show Oct. 1-28 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, during library hours. Call 702-207-4261.

WORTH A DRIVE

  • The Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sept. 28 in the Palazzo Theatre at the Palazzo, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. South. In addition to traditional pageant rounds in interview, swimwear and evening gowns, the production is set to feature displays of Asian culture and costume. This year, the pageant will have representatives from Teen, Miss, Ms. and Mrs. categories, with contestants ranging in age from 15 to 52. Tickets start at $28. Visit venetian.com/missasianlasvegas or call 866-641-7469.
  • The 52nd season of the Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society is scheduled to include a concert featuring folk songs, sea chanteys, spirituals and Broadway selections at 2 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or snmas.com or call 702-455-7340.
  • The 10th annual Las Vegas Ride for Kids is scheduled Sept. 28 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Registration runs from 8 to 9:45 a.m. There is no cost to ride, but donations are encouraged. Riders can register and raise funds online at lvrideforkids.org/registration or in person the day of the ride. The ride is set to begin at 10 a.m., with riders rolling south on the 215 Beltway to Town Square Las Vegas for lunch and a Celebration of Life ceremony. The ride raises money for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, which provides funding for research and family support programs including college scholarships for survivors. Call Carter Powersports at 702-795-2000 or visit lvrideforkids.org.
  • The fourth annual Paint the Square Pink is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 27 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The Southern Nevada Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure plans to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a silent auction, live entertainment, wine, specialty drinks and hors d’oeuvres while breast cancer survivors and co-survivors participate in a fashion show. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. Visit tinyurl.com/townpink or call 702-822-2324.
  • The Young Explorer series invites children 6 or older accompanied by an adult to learn about a new animal each month at Clark County Wetlands Park, 7050 Wetlands Park Lane. Mimicry: Amazing Imitators of the Natural World is scheduled from 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 27. Visit clarkcountynv.gov/wetlandspark or call 702-455-7522.
  • In honor of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, the third annual Healthy Kids Festival is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 27 at Paradise Park, 4775 McLeod Drive. The event is designed to provide children and their families with information about healthy eating and activity choices and is set to include healthy eating demonstrations, music, entertainment, sports exhibitions, games and more. Call 702-948-5942 or email all_4_kids@unce.unr.edu.
  • Performances of “My Children! My Africa” are scheduled from 8 to 10 p.m. Sept. 25-27 in the Black Box Theatre in the Alta Ham Fine Arts Building at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $13.50 and $15 with discounts available to seniors, military, people with disabilities and UNLV faculty and staff and students. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
  • Lake Mead National Recreation Area plans a fee­-free day Sept. 28 in honor of Public Lands Day. The event applies only to park entrance fees. Call 702­-293­-8990.
  • The 2014 Mercedes-Benz Dealer Championships golf tournament is planned for 7 a.m. Sept. 30 at Cascata Golf Course, 1 Cascata Drive, in Boulder City. Participation costs $800 for two people or $1,600 for four. A portion of the proceeds is set to benefit Keep Memory Alive, a nonprofit that raises awareness and funds for the research and treatment of brain disorders. Call 702-798-1819.
  • A Club Heads 4 Garden Beds Golf Tournament is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Oct. 11 at the Las Vegas National Golf Course, 1911 E. Desert Inn Road. The event is set to benefit Desert Oasis High School’s garden project. Entry fees cost $150 per player or $500 for a foursome and include greens and cart fees, range balls, gift bag, beverages and lunch. Checks can be made out to: David Davis at Desert Oasis High School, 6600 W. Erie Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89141. Call 702-799-6881, ext. 4103.
  • The ninth annual Las Vegas Culture Fest food and music festival is slated for 11 a.m. to midnight Sept. 27-28 at the Fremont Street Experience. Visitors can expect food and music representing a wide variety of cultures. Admission is free. Call 702-743-9613. n Kristen Hertzenberg, best known for her stint as Christine in “Phantom — The Las Vegas Spectacular,” is set to perform at 5 and 8 p.m. Sept. 27 in Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., Tickets range from $29 to 45. Visit ww.thesmithcenter.com.
  • The exhibit “Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites” is scheduled to visit through Jan. 4 at the Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place. The exhibit transforms seven beloved and award-winning picture books into three-dimensional, play and learning environments. Visit discoverykidslv.org.

PLAN AHEAD

  • Tower of Power is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3-5 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $45. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Denise McConnell is set to offer a lecture on native and adaptive plants at 9 a.m. Oct. 4 at Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego St. Admission is free. Registration is recommended. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks or call 702-257-5555.
  • The Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, plans to show “Much Ado About Nothing” from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 3 as part of its Shakespeare Film Series. Registration is required. Call 702-207-4260, option 5.
  • The Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Road, plans all-ages yard sales from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 3 and Nov. 7. Vendor registration is $10 and includes one 6-foot table and two chairs. All items must fit on the table provided, and vendors must be at least 18. Admission is free to shop. Call 702-267-2950.
  • The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension plans a gardening workshop on tree selection and care from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 4 at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. The class costs $25. Registration is required. Call Elaine Fagin at 702-257-5573.
  • The Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, 350 E. Galleria Drive, plans a birding under the stars event from 6:30 to 8:30 Oct. 4. Call 702-267-4180.
  • United Healthcare is set to partner with IRONKIDS to host a mile run at 8:45 a.m. Oct. 4 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway, for ages 3 to 15. Admission is $15 per child. Visit ironkids.com.
  • A teen movie is scheduled from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. The event is designed for ages 12 to 17. Call 702-207-4260.
  • The Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, plans a lecture covering tattoo removal from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 7. Registration is required. Visit tinyurl.com/jvfsj8z.
  • The Paseo Valley Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway, plans a genealogy chat from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8. Call 702-492-7252.
  • The Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway, plans a bristlebot building class from 4 to 5 p.m. Oct. 9. The event is designed for teens in middle and high school. Registration is required. Visit tinyurl.com/pe9qfvz.
  • Pablo Francisco is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10-12 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $15. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Nashville Unplugged is set to feature artist Mike Dekle at 8 p.m. Oct. 10 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • The Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Road, plans a pet adoption event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 11. Call 702-267-2950.
  • University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Jeanne Toscano is set to offer a lecture on growing crops at 9 a.m. Oct. 11 at Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego St. Admission is free. Registration is recommended. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks or call 702-257-5555.
  • The Sunset Garden Club plans to meet at noon Oct. 14 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. The free program is set to feature members of the Las Vegas Flower Arrangers Guild. Visit sunsetgardenclubofnv.org.
  • The South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans a winter dance party at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17-19. Tickets start at $20. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Nashville Unplugged is set to feature artist Michael Peterson at 8 p.m. Oct. 17 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • Ryan Whyte Maloney is set to perform at 10 p.m. Oct. 17 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • The Henderson Symphony Orchestra plans a fall concert at 8 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Admission is free. Visit hendersonsymphony.org.
  • University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Novella Holland is set to offer a lecture on palms, cactus and succulents at 9 a.m. Oct. 18 at Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego St. Admission is free. Registration is recommended. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks or call 702-257-5555.
  • The Henderson Community Expo is planned from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Galleria at Sunset mall, 1300 W. Sunset Road. The event is set to feature exhibits, demonstrations and activities. Visit hendersonlive.com.
  • Galaxy Green Valley Luxury + movie theater, 4500 E. Sunset Road, plans a classics series. Films scheduled include “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.
  • Tony Suraci is set to play a tribute to The Highwayman at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24-26 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $20. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • The Las Vegas Youth Orchestra plans to perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Admission is free. Visit lvyo.org/events.
  • The Zombie Run 5K and Family Fun Walk is scheduled at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Equestrian Park South, 1200 Equestrian Drive. Participants are encouraged to dress up as a zombie or wear a Halloween costume. Admission starts at $12 for the 5K and $6 for the walk. Visit hendersonlive.com.
  • Southern Wine & Spirits Nevada and Lee’s Discount Liquor are set to host a New Vista Wine Walk from 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 25 at The Village at Lake Las Vegas. Tickets are $25. Participants must be 21 or older. Proceeds are set to benefit New Vista, an organization that provides services to intellectually challenged individuals. Visit newvistanv.org.
  • University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Loretta Oakes is set to offer a lecture on festive Halloween and fall plant projects at 9 a.m. Oct. 25 at Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego St. Admission is free. Registration is recommended. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks or call 702-257-5555.
  • The District at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway, is set to host PurpleLight Las Vegas from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26. The event is scheduled to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer. Names of people impacted by cancer will be read as family and friends light glow sticks in their honor. Visit pancan.org/purplelight.
  • Basic High School’s Class of 1974 is set to celebrate its 40-year reunion Nov. 1 at Green Valley Ranch. Call Michele Crine at 702-799-3550, ext. 4080.
  • The Lettermen are slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $25. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Debbie Reynolds is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7-9 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $45. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Frankie Avalon is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14-16 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $45. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Ethel M Chocolates, 2 Cactus Garden Drive, plans its 21st annual holiday cactus garden from Nov. 14 through Jan. 1. The garden is set to open from 5 to 10 p.m. daily with a lighting ceremony planned from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 13. Admission is free. Visit ethelm.com.
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