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Henderson community events calendar, June 11-17, 2015

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

Steve Kilgour, June’s featured artist at the City Lights Gallery, 3 E. Army St., in Henderson is planning a reception for the show, set for 1 to 4 p.m. June 14. The show is up through June. Visit citylightsartgallery.com.

A family movie is slated for 10 a.m. June 11 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-492-7252.

The Downtown Senior Center, 27 E. Texas Ave., plans a birthday party for its patrons born in June at 12:30 p.m. June 12. The free event is set to include cake, ice cream and entertainment. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks or call 702-267-4150.

Pablo Francisco is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. June 12-14 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $15. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

Love, Sweat and Tears is scheduled to play at 7:30 p.m. June 12 and 13 at the Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Admission is free. Visit sclv.com/entertainment.

Elixir, 2920 N. Green Valley Parkway, plans to host live music from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Kelly Dorn is set for June 12 and Rick Foell for June 13. Visit elixirlounge.net.

Nashville Unplugged is set to feature Bob Regan at 8 p.m. June 12 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sclv.com/entertainment.

Chris Zemba & The Late Shift Band are set to perform at 8 p.m. June 12 and 13 at Jokers Wild, 920 N. Boulder Highway. Admission is free. Visit jokerswildcasino.com/entertain.

The Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, is set to screen the film “Fifty Shades of Grey” at 2 p.m. June 12. The movie is rated R. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-207-4260.

Admission to all 23 of Nevada’s state parks will be free for Discover Nevada State Parks Day June 13. Park visitors will receive free day use admission and free fishing with no license required. Visit parks.nv.gov.

The city of Henderson plans the grand opening of McCullough Vista Park near Greenway Road and East Mission Drive at 8 a.m. June 13. The event is free. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks.

A sale benefiting the cross country team at Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy is planned from 8 a.m. to noon June 13 at Greenspun Junior High School, 140 N. Valle Verde Drive. High-end goods, furniture and clothing will be for sale, and food and water will be available. Visit rockethub.com/57162.

Ted Vigil is set to perform a John Denver tribute show at 7 p.m. June 13 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $20. Visit themresort.com/entertainment.

The Galleria at Sunset mall, 1300 W. Sunset Road, plans a craft fair show from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 13 and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 14. Visit galleriaatsunset.com/calendar.

The Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway, is scheduled to show the movie “Big Hero 6” at 2 p.m. June 13. The film is rated PG. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-207-4260.

Author Donald Averitt plans to meet with the public and sign copies of his book “Franchise Validator – Questions You Should Ask to Avoid Financial Ruin” from 1 to 3 p.m. June 13 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-207-4260.

The city of Henderson and the Southern Nevada Child Drowning Prevention Coalition plans a Super Summer Safety Fair from noon to 6 p.m. June 13 at the Whitney Ranch Activity Pool, 1575 Galleria Drive. Participation is free. Register at any recreation center or at the event. Visit cityofhenderson.com.

The Lake Mead National Recreation Area plans a lecture on the non-native species that have invaded the recreation area and what scientists are doing to protect Lake Mead at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. June 13 and 14 at the visitor center, 601 Great Basin Highway. Admission is free. Call 702-293-8990.

Charles McNeal is scheduled to perform at 1 p.m. June 14 at the Bootlegger Bistro, 7700 Las Vegas Blvd. South. General admission is $15. Visit vegasjazz.org.

A teen movie is set for 2 p.m. June 15 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. The event is designed for children 13 to 17. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-492-7252.

A picnic and a movie are set for 6 p.m. June 16 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-492-7252.

A senior book club is scheduled to meet at 1 p.m. June 17 at the Heritage Park Library, 300 S. Racetrack Road. Members must be at least 50. Visit mypubliclibrary or call 702-207-4258.

The American Airlines Kiwi Club plans a luncheon for 11 a.m. June 17 at Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar at Town Square Las Vegas, 6635 Las Vegas Blvd. South. All flight attendants, online and retired from American Airlines, American Eagle, TWA and US Airlines are welcome. The club plans its meetings for the third Wednesday of the month, but this will be the last one until fall. RSVP to Kay Jennings at 702-896-5496.

A solor energy presentation is slated for 6 p.m. June 17 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Registration is recommended. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-207-4260.

PLAN AHEAD

A used book sale is planned during library hours June 18-20, 22 and 23 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-492-7252.

The Las Vegas Elks Helldorado Days 2015 Art Show & Silent Auction is planned for 2 p.m. June 21 at the Elks Lodge, 4100 W. Charleston Blvd. The event is set to feature a wine and cheese reception, live entertainment and a meet-and-greet with participating artists. The show is set to be on display from noon to 5 p.m. June 19 and 20. A portion of proceeds from artwork sold will benefit local charities. Visit elkshelldorado.com.

The Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, plans to show the movie “American Sniper” at 2 p.m. June 19. The film is rated R. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-207-4260.

Roberta Flack is set to perform at 8 p.m. June 19 at the Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Tickets start at $29. Visit sclv.com/concerts.

Elixir, 2920 N. Green Valley Parkway, plans to host live music from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Shaun South is set for June 19 and Iian Dvir for June 20. Visit elixirlounge.net.

A Cupcake War is planned from 3 to 4 p.m. June 19 at the Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Teens are set to decorate cupcakes based on a theme and vote for the winner. Supplies are limited. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-565-8402.

The Stitch & Moan crafting club is scheduled to meet at 10 a.m. June 19 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.

Smilin’ Bob is set to perform from 8 p.m. to midnight June 19 and 20 at the Jokers Wild Casino, 920 N. Boulder Highway. Admission is free. Visit jokerswildcasino.com.

Blue String Theory is slated to play at 7:30 p.m. June 19 and 20 at the Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Admission is free. Visit sclv.com/entertainment.

The Amazing! Las Vegas Comic Convention is planned from 3 to 8 p.m. June 19, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 20 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 21 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $25 per day or $60 for three days. Children 10 or younger are free with an adult ticket. Visit amazinglasvegascomiccon.com.

The Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway, plans an after-hours game of golf from 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 20 for children 10 to 18. The event is set to include prizes, snacks and drinks. Registration is required. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-565-8402.

The Lake Mead National Recreation Area plans a lecture on endangered species in the Mojave Desert at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. June 20 and 21 at the visitor center, 601 Great Basin Highway. Admission is free. Call 702-293-8990.

The Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway, plans an after-hours program from 4:45 to 6:45 p.m. June 20. The event is set to include story time, snacks and fort building. Registration is required. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-564-9287 ext. 4.

Master Gardener Howard Galin is set to teach an Adventures in Desert Gardening: A Proactive Approach course at 3:30 p.m. June 20 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Registration is required. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-207-4260.

Billy Dean & The Steel Horses Band is set to perform at 7 p.m. June 20 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets start at $25. Visit sclv.com/concerts.

A Super Smash Bros. video game tournament is slated from 2 to 5 p.m. June 22 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. The event is designed for children 10 to 17. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-492-7252.

A movie is scheduled for 10 a.m. June 25 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-492-7252.

The Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, plans a Lego Night at 6:30 p.m. June 25. Children 12 or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-207-4260.

Comedian Jay Mohr is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. June 26 and 27 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $25. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

The Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, is scheduled to show “Jupiter Ascending” at 2 p.m. June 26. The film is rated PG-13. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-207-4260.

Elixir, 2920 N. Green Valley Parkway, plans to host live music from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Justin Mather is set for June 26 and Stefanrock for June 27. Visit elixirlounge.net.

Nashville Unplugged plans to feature Thom Shepard at 8 p.m. June 26 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sclv.com/entertainment.

Gregg Peterson is set to play at 7:30 p.m. June 26 and 27 at the Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Admission is free. Visit sclv.com/entertainment.

The Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway, is slated to show “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” a 11:30 a.m. June 26. The film is rated PG. Attendees are encouraged to bring pillows, blankets and a lunch. Space is limited. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-565-8402.

The Lake Mead National Recreation Area plans a lecture on native plants at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. June 27 and 28 at the visitor center, 601 Great Basin Highway. Admission is free. Call 702-293-8990.

A teen movie is planned for 2 p.m. June 29 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-492-7252.

The Henderson Library Book Club is set to meet at 6:30 p.m. June 30 at the Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-565-8402.

The city of Henderson plans its Fourth of July celebration from 6 to 9:15 p.m. July 4 at Mission Hills Park, 551 Mission Drive. The free event is set to include live entertainment, children’s activities and fireworks. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 teens 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

CITY OF HENDERSON PLANS MEETING

The city of Henderson plans its next City Council meeting at 6 p.m. June 16 at Henderson City Hall, 240 S. Water St.

Visit cityofhenderson.com/city-clerk.

BLOOD DRIVES SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 19

United Blood Services plan a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 19 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. Appointments are recommended.

Visit tinyurl.com/ubsappts or call Jeannine McCoy at 702-236-2282.

SENIOR LEGAL SEMINAR PLANNED JUNE 17

A senior legal clinic is planned for 1 p.m. June 17 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway.

The seminar is set to cover power of attorneys for health care decisions and directives to physicians. Registration is required.

Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-207-4260.

BIKE HENDERSON PROGRAM PLANNED JULY THROUGH SEPTEMBER

The city of Henderson plans its Bike Henderson program from July 1 to Sept. 30.

Teens and adults 15 or older who bike 250 miles and children 5 to 14 who bike 50 miles within the three months are scheduled to receive a T-shirt. Participants can register online or by visiting any Henderson recreation center.

Visit recreation.cityofhenderson.com.

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