Things to do in Henderson Sept. 4-10, 2014

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

  • The Las Vegas Jazz Society plans to present “Bossa, Jazz n’ Samba” featuring Brazilian vocalist Patty Ascher with Azia Bucater on drums, Jeff Davis on bass, Cocho Arbe on piano and Gary Anderson on sax from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 7 at The Bootlegger Bistro, 7700 Las Vegas Blvd South. Tickets are $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers. Visit vegasjazz.org or call 702-313-6778.
  • The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Junior Master Gardener program is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon every other Saturday beginning Sept. 13 at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. The eight-session program is open to children 7-12 and costs $52. To register, contact Karyn Johnson at 702-257-5523 or johnsonk@unce.unr.edu.
  • The Outdoor Picture Show on the Green is scheduled to show “The Lego Movie” at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2225 Village Walk Drive. Screenings are scheduled through Oct. 25. Upcoming shows scheduled include: Sept. 13, “Finding Nemo”; Sept. 20, “The Muppets”; and Sept. 27, “Muppets Most Wanted.” Visit shopthedistrictgvr.com/outdoorPicShow.php.
  • Comedian Jim Breuer is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5 and 6 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $35. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • The Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Road, plans all-ages yard sales from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 5, Oct. 3 and Nov. 7. Vendor registration is $10 and includes a 6-foot table and two chairs. Items must fit on the table, and vendors must be at least 18. Admission is free to shop. Call 702-267-2950.
  • The annual Buckles & Barrels for Bailey charity rodeo event is scheduled for Sept. 5-7 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Admission is free for spectators. Proceeds are set to benefit Spring Valley Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit. Visit bucklesandbarrels4bailey.com.
  • Nashville Unplugged is set to feature artist Ben Carver at 8 p.m. Sept. 5 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • The Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, is set to show “Blended” from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 5. The film is rated PG-13. Call 702-207-4260.
  • Elixir, 292 N. Green Valley Parkway, plans to host live music from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Scott Starr is scheduled for Sept. 5 and Cletus and the Sweat for Sept. 6. Visit elixirlounge.net.
  • Deana Carter is set to perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets start at $24. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.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. Sept. 6 and Oct. 25 at The Village at Lake Las Vegas. Tickets are $25. Participants must be 21 or older. Proceeds benefit New Vista, which provides services to intellectually challenged individuals. Visit newvistanv.org.
  • A Zumba class is planned from noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a towel. Call 702-207-4260.
  • Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway, plans a tribute to Elton John and Billy Joel at 8 p.m. Sept. 6. Tickets are $27. Visit greenvalleyranch.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • The Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Road, plans Mommy & Me dance classes at 2:30 p.m. Mondays and 5 p.m. Tuesdays from Sept. 8 to Oct. 14. The classes are designed for ages 2 to 3 and cost $27. Dance attire is required. Call 702-267-4070.
  • The Henderson Historical Society plans a meeting from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Call Val LaPorta-Haynes at 702-581-9042.
  • The Sunset Garden Club is set to meet at noon Sept. 9 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. The meeting is scheduled to cover trees in drought. Visit sunsetgardenclubofnv.org.
  • A teen writing club is set to meet at 4 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Call 702-207-4260.
  • Gus Mancuso is set to perform from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 9 and 10 at The Bootlegger Bistro, 7700 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Admission is free. Visit vegasjazz.org.

WORTH A DRIVE

  • An Evening at the Copa: A Century of Sinatra: The Man, The Music, The Legend is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Patrons are invited to dress in ‘50s or ‘60s attire, participate in a Sinatra look-alike contest and dance to his hits performed by the Las Vegas Downbeats. “Sinatra in Hollywood” author Tom Santopietro is set to speak and Tony DeSare is slated to sing. Patrons can also take home a free “The Sands & The Copa Room” scrapbook, made possible, in part, by a grant from Nevada Humanities. Guests can stop by the historic Morelli House, 861 E. Bridger Ave., for a nightcap, hosted by the Junior League of Las Vegas. A limited number of free tickets were set to be available at artslasvegas.org starting. Tickets are limited to two per person or email account. For more information and parking details, visit jllv.org, call 702-822-6535 or email info@jllv.org.
  • The Las Vegas Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show is planned from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 5 and 6 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The event is set to feature more than 250 art vendors, including jewelry, photography, foods, clothing and more. Tickets are $9 for adults, $7 for seniors and youths ages 13 to 17 and $4 for children 12 or younger. Visit harvestfestival.com or call 800-346-1212.
  • Theater company La Mare que at va Pari is set to present an updated Spanish-language take on the Cinderella story with “La Madrastra del la Cenicienta,” at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 the day of the show. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7340.
  • Seniors United plans a meeting and free luncheon at noon Sept. 10 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. State Treasurer candidate Dan Schwartz is slated to speak. Call 702-737-3497 or email seniors.united@cox.net.
  • The Lambda Business Association, the LGBT Chamber of Commerce for Southern Nevada, plans to host a presentation on the history of business in Nevada by Clark County Museums administrator Mark Hall-Patton at its monthly lunch scheduled at noon Sept. 10 at Palacio Del Sol No. 2, 953 E. Sahara Ave. The cost is $15, and the public is welcome. Visit lambdalv.com or call 702-893-2088.
  • Lake Mead National Recreational Area plans a lecture on tortoises from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Sept. 6 and 13 at the Boulder Beach Campground Amphitheatre, 268 Lakeshore Road. Reservations are not required. Visit tinyurl.com/nwz2zb2or call 702-293-8990.
  • The Lake Mead National Recreation Area plans a lecture on the species of fish found in Lake Mead at 11 a.m. Sept. 14 at the visitor center, 601 Great Basin Highway. The talk is set to cover lures, baits and fishing tips. Admission is free. 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. Participants must register by Sept. 20. Call 702-798-1819.
  • An extended run for “Popovich and the Voice of the Fabled American West” — the first film for performer Gregory Popovich and second feature film for local brothers Jerry and Mike Thompson — is scheduled at the Brendan Theaters Sept. 5-11. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the theater’s box office.

PLAN AHEAD

  • The 20th annual Travel Show is planned from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 13 at The Orleans, 43500 W. Tropicana Ave. Exhibits are set include cruise lines, tour companies, hotels and more. Free tickets are available at Prestige Travel offices. Admission is $3 at the door. Call 702-248-1300.
  • R5 is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Tickets start at $20. Visit hendersonlive.com/pavilion.
  • Nashville Unplugged is set to feature artist Tim James at 8 p.m. Sept. 12 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • Elixir, 292 N. Green Valley Parkway, plans to host live music from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Justin Mather is scheduled for Sept. 12 and Rick Foell for Sept. 13. Visit elixirlounge.net.
  • Deana Martin is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 and 14 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $15. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • A belly dancing class is planned for noon Sept. 13 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Call 702-207-4260.
  • The city of Henderson plans its 24th Prince Kuhio Ho’olaule’a Pacific Islands Festival from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 13 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. The event is set to include entertainment, food, vendors and a health fair. Visit hendersonlive.com.
  • The Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, 9041 S. Pecos Road, Suite 4000, plans a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 13. Proceeds are set to benefit the church’s summer youth programs. Call 702-498-1206.
  • The Galleria at Sunset mall, 1300 W. Sunset Road, schedules a health and wellness expo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 13. The event is set to include free health screenings, activities and informational booths. Visit galleriaatsunset.com/events.
  • The city of Henderson plans Doggie Paddle & Play Day from 8 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Black Mountain Aquatic Complex, 599 Greenway Road. Dogs 40 pounds or less are set to swim from 8 and 9:15 a.m.; dogs 41 to 79 pounds are set to swim from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.; and dogs 80 pounds or heavier are set to swim from 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Admission is $10 per dog in advance or $15 per dog at the door. Owners can not enter the water. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks.
  • The Rocky Mountain Gun Show is scheduled at 9 a.m Sept. 13 and 14 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Admission is $14. Visit rockymountaingunshow.com.
  • The city of Henderson plans a garage sale from 7 a.m. to noon Sept. 13 at the Silver Springs Recreation Center, 1951 Silver Springs Parkway. Call 702-267-5720.
  • The Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway, plans interior design classes from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15, 22 and 23. Call 702-492-7252.
  • A meet-and-greet with professional boxer Roy Jones Jr. is planned for 2:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is free. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • A relaxation and meditation class is set for 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Participants must bring a towel or mat. Call 702-207-4260.
  • H.O.P.E. is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $45. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Tony Orlando is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19-21 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $45. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Nashville Unplugged is set to feature artist Arlos Smith at 8 p.m. Sept. 19 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • Crown Avenue is set to perform at 9 p.m. Sept. 19 and 20 at the Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Admission is free. Visit fiestahenderson.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • The Henderson Symphony Orchestra is set to perform from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Call 702-267-4849.
  • Boxing Under the Stars is planned to start at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Weigh-ins for the event are scheduled for 3 p.m. Sept. 19. Tickets for the fights start at $22. Admission to the weigh-ins is free. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com/entertainment.
  • Joan Osborne is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $25. Visit themresort.com.
  • Casting Crowns are scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Visit hendersonlive.com/pavilion.
  • Blue String Theory is set 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Pablo Francisco is set 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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