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Henderson community events calendar, July 9-16, 2015

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

A children’s movie is scheduled for 10 a.m. July 9 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-492-7252.

Dive-in movie nights are scheduled from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. throughout the summer at city pools. The Whitney Ranch Indoor Pool, 1575 Galleria Drive, is set to screen “The Little Mermaid” July 17 and “Big Hero 6” Aug. 21. The Black Mountain Aquatic Complex, 599 Greenway Road, plans to screen “Despicable Me 2” July 9 and “The Lion King” Aug. 7. Admission to each film is $5 per person. Visit cityofhenderson.com/henderson-happenings.

The Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, plans to screen “Chappie” at 2 p.m. July 10. The film is rated R. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-207-4260.

Updog is set to perform at 8 p.m. July 10 and 11 at Jokers Wild, 920 N. Boulder Highway. Admission is free. Visit jokerswildcasino.com/entertain.

The Randy Anderson Band is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. July 10, 11 and 31 and Aug. 1 at the Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Admission is free. Visit sclv.com/entertainment.

Comedian Jim Breuer is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. July 10 and 11 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $25. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

Nashville Unplugged plans to feature Rob Hatch at 8 p.m. July 10 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sclv.com/entertainment.

The Galleria at Sunset mall, 1300 W. Sunset Road, plans a Power Play Sportscards & Collectibles Show during mall hours July 10-12. The event is set to include autographed memorabilia, sports trading cards, collectible toys, comics and more. Visit galleriaatsunset.com/event.

Cowabunga Bay Water Park, 900 Galleria Drive, plans to throw Disco Pool Nights until 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday July 10 through Aug. 8. The events are set to include music, lights and games. General admission costs $36.99 for adults and $27.99 for children shorter than 48 inches. Season passes are available. Visit cowabungabay.com/lasvegas or call 702-850-9000.

The Outdoor Picture Show on the Green is scheduled to show “Dolphin Tale 2” at 7 p.m. July 11 at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2225 Village Walk Drive. Screenings are scheduled through Oct. 31. Upcoming scheduled shows include: July 18, “Hook;” July 25, “Planes: Fire and Rescue;” Aug. 1, “Raiders of the Lost Ark;” Aug. 8, “The Boxtrolls;” Aug. 15, “Back to the Future;” Aug. 22, “Annie;” and Aug. 29, “Honey I Shrunk the Kids.” Visit shopthedistrictgvr.com/events.

The Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway, is set to screen “Focus” at 2 p.m. July 11. The film is rated R. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-565-8402.

On My Way Home Rescue plans its Bottles For Barks Rum & Rescue event from 6 to 9 p.m. July 11 at The Village at Lake Las Vegas, 15 Strada di Villaggio. The event is set to include tastings and live music. Tickets are $30, and proceeds are set to benefit the rescue. Visit bottlesforbarks.com.

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension plans Gardening in Small Places classes at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. Upcoming dates are July 11, the dirt on soil; July 25, organic gardening; Aug. 22, landscape design; Sept. 19, native plants; Oct. 3, tree selection; and Nov. 21, growing fruit at home. Class space is limited, and preregistration is required. There is a $25 fee for each class, which includes class materials. Contact Elaine Fagin at fagine@unce.unr.edu or 702-257-5573.

A Lego challenge is set for 10 a.m. July 11 at the Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway. The event is designed for children 5 to 11. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-565-8402.

The Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, plans an after-hours heroes and villains party from 6 to 8 p.m. July 11 for children 10 to 18. The event is set to include games, crafts, snacks, raffle and a costume contest. Registration is required. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-207-4260.

A teen movie is slated for 2 p.m. July 13 at the Paseo Verde Library. The event is designed for teens 13 to 17. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-492-7252.

The Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway, plans to show “Big Hero 6” at 11:30 a.m. July 14. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, pillows and a lunch. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-565-8402.

The Henderson Historical Society plans its next meeting at 4:30 p.m. July 14 at the Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-565-8402.

A comic book workshop is scheduled for 2 p.m. July 14, 21 and 28 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Instructor Jacqueline Eihausen is set to teach the art of writing and drawing comic books. The course is designed for children 12 to 17, and registration is required. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-207-4260.

WORTH A DRIVE

Strikes For Kids plans its second annual Las Vegas All-Star Bowling Classic at 6 p.m. July 12 at the Brooklyn Bowl at The Linq, 3545 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event is set to include NFL guest stars, a live auction and award ceremony. Proceeds are set to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada. Registration starts at $100 to bowl and $50 for spectators. Visit lasvegasallstarclassic.com.

PLAN AHEAD

A family movie is set for 10 a.m. July 16 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-492-7252.

The Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club plans to meet at 6 p.m. July 16 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. The group is set to discuss “The Name of the Wind.” Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-207-4260.

The Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway, plans to screen “The DUFF” at 3 p.m. July 17. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-565-8402.

Marc Love plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. July 17 and 18 at the Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Admission is free. Visit sclv.com/entertainment.

The Drew Baker Band is slated to perform at 8 p.m. July 17 and 18 at Jokers Wild, 920 N. Boulder Highway. Admission is free. Visit jokerswildcasino.com/entertain.

Nashville Unplugged plans to feature Billy Dawson at 8 p.m. July 17 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sclv.com/entertainment.

Peter Noone, former lead singer of Herman’s Hermits, is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. July 17-19 at South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $40. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

The Stitch & Moan crafting club is scheduled to meet at 10 a.m. July 17 at the Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Attendees are encouraged to bring their needlecrafts to share ideas and help others. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-565-8402.

The Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway, plans a Wii Sport Resort family game session at 2:30 p.m. July 18. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-565-8402.

A reception for artist Greg Palacio is scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. July 18 at the City Lights Art Gallery, 3 E. Army St. Palacio is known for creating folklife scenes of a vanishing way of life in Belize using watercolor, acrylic, pencil and oil. Visit citylightsartgallery.com or call 702-260-0300.

A Mario Kart tournament is set for 2 p.m. July 20 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway, for ages 10 to 17. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-492-7252.

A picnic and a movie is slated for 6 p.m. July 21 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway, for ages 10 to 17. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-492-7252.

The Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, plans a digital photography class at 6 p.m. July 21. The course is set to cover how to upload, edit, organize and share photos using online programs. Attendees must know how to use basic Windows and Internet functions. Registration is required. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-207-4260.

Comedian Louie Anderson is slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. July 24-26 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $20. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

Cosmic swim nights are planned from 8 to 10 p.m. July 24 and Aug. 14 at the Henderson Multigenerational Indoor Pool, 250 S. Green Valley Parkway. The events include music, diving games and swimming races. Admission is $5. Visit cityofhenderson.com/henderson-happenings.

Nashville Unplugged plans to feature Adam Hood at 8 p.m. July 24 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sclv.com/entertainment.

Smilin’ Bob is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. July 24 and 25 at Jokers Wild, 920 N. Boulder Highway. Admission is free. Visit jokerswildcasino.com/entertain.

Blue Strick Theory is slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. July 24 and 25 at the Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Admission is free. Visit sclv.com/entertainment.

DBS, a Journey tribute band, is set to perform at 8 p.m. July 25 at the Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Tickets are $26.75. Visit sclv.com/entertainment.

Al Di Meola is slated to perform at 8 p.m. July 25 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets start at $35.95. Visit sclv.com/entertainment.

The Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association plans its Scully Western U.S. Championship from July 29 to Aug. 1 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Spectator admission is free. Visit cmsaevents.com.

Comedian Christopher Titus plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. July 31 to Aug. 2 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $20. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

Nashville Unplugged plans to feature Kylie Sackley at 8 p.m. July 31 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sclv.com/entertainment.

Chris Zemba & The Late Shift Band plan to perform at 8 p.m. July 31 and Aug. 1 at Jokers Wild, 920 N. Boulder Highway. Admission is free. Visit jokerswildcasino.com/entertain.

A Family Film Day is planned from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 1 at the Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Road. The event is set to show “The Game Plan” and include snacks. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, pillows and chairs. Admission is $5 in advance or $6 at the door. Children 3 or younger are admitted free. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks or call 702-267-4070.

A yard sale is planned from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 1 and Sept. 4 at the Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Road. Admission is free to shop. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks or call 702-267-2950.

Tony Orlando is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7-9 at South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $45. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

Justin Shandor is set to perform an Elvis tribute show at 7 p.m. Aug. 8 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $30. Visit themresort.com/entertainment.

James Otto is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. Aug. 8 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets are $30.35. Visit sclv.com/entertainment.

The Community Church of Henderson, 360 E. Horizon Drive, plans its Vacation Bible School from 8:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 10-14. The event’s theme is “Everest: Conquering Life’s Challenges with God’s Mighty Power” and is designed for children in preschool to fifth grade. Call 702-565-8563.

James Darren is slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15 and 16 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $25. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

R5 is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Tickets start at $25. Visit cityofhenderson.com/henderson-happenings.

Coronado High School, 1001 Coronado Center Drive, plans its 15th annual welcome barbecue from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 20 for incoming ninth graders and new students. The event is scheduled to include club and sport sign-ups and performances by the school’s band and cheerleaders. Call 702-799-6800.

Sheena Easton is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28 and 29 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $20. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

Comedian Rob Schneider is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 4-6 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $35. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

Staying Alive is set to perform a Bee Gees tribute at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11-13 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $25. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

Comedian Joey Diaz is slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18-20 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $15. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

George Thorogood & The Destroyers plan to perform at 8 p.m. Sept 19 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets start at $23.50. Visit sclv.com/concerts.

Frankie Avalon is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25-27 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $45. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

The Las Vegas Jazz Festival is planned from 3:30 to 10 p.m. Sept. 25, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 26 and noon to 10 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Performaners include Erykah Badu, Toni Braxton, Anthony Hamilton, The Isley Brothers and more. Tickets start at $55. A three-day pass starts at $165. Visit lvjazzfestival.com.

Lani Misalucha is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 10 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $42. Visit themresort.com/entertainment.

The Henderson Saddle Association plans a fundraising event from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 18 at the stables, 6490 Wiesner Way. The event is set to include rodeo performances, food, raffles, contests, carnival rides, a petting zoo, live music and more. Admission is $5 per person or $20 for groups of four or more. Proceeds are set to benefit the Basic High School students injured at a desert bonfire in June 2014. For more information, visit hendersonsaddleclub.com.

Martin Nievera is slated to perform at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $32. Visit themresort.com/entertainment.

NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

BLOOD DRIVE SCHEDULED FOR JULY 10

United Blood Services plans a blood drive from noon to 4 p.m. July 10 at the Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Appointments are recommended.

Visit tinyurl.com/ldnyprx.

CITY OF HENDERSON PLANS MEETING

The city of Henderson plans its next Planning Commission meeting at 6 p.m. July 16 and its next City Council meeting at 6 p.m. July 21 at Henderson City Hall, 240 S. Water St.

Visit cityofhenderson.com/city-clerk.

HENDERSON POLICE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR CITIZENS’ ACADEMY

The Henderson Police Department is set to accept applications for the Citizens’ Academy through July 17.

The 13-week academy meets from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays between Aug. 25 and Nov. 17. The goal of the academy is to build a bridge between residents and the police department using a condensed version of the actual police academy.

Applicants must live or work in the city of Henderson, be at least 18 years old and have no felony, gross misdemeanor or misdemeanor convictions.

Applications can be picked up at the East Police Station, 223 Lead St., or downloaded at cityofhenderson.com.

Call 702-267-4850.

HIGH SCHOOL WINS $4,000 IN SHOE DESIGNING CONTEST

Foothill High School was named a runner-up in the Vans Custom Culture shoe designing contest June 8.

Students April Siglos, Cayleigh Miner, Catherine Swift, Shelby Baker and Aimee Perry joined art teacher Sarah Plough on an all-expenses-paid trip to New York City, where they brought home a trophy and $4,000.

Visit vans.com/customculture.

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