Henderson Community Events Calendar, June 18-24, 2015

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

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.

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 “Finding Nemo” June 19, “The Little Mermaid” July 17 and “Big Hero 6” Aug. 21; the Henderson Multigenerational Activity Pool, 250 S. Green Valley Parkway, is slated to show “Frozen” July 3; and 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 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 Southern Nevada Devil Pups plan to host a fundraiser car wash from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 20 at VFW Post 3848, 401 E. Lake Mead Drive in Henderson. Donations will be accepted to help the pups to send 30 qualified youths to Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base. The cost to attend the camp is $600 per person. Visit devilpups.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 Outdoor Picture Show on the Green is scheduled to show “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” at 7 p.m. June 20 at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2225 Village Walk Drive. Screenings are scheduled through Oct. 31. Upcoming scheduled shows include: June 27, “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory;” July 4, “National Treasure;” July 11, “Dolphin Tale 2;” July 18, “Hook;” and July 25, “Planes: Fire and Rescue.” Visit shopthedistrictgvr.com/events.

Towbin Dodge, 275 Auto Mall Drive, plans to host an animal adoption drive in partnership with the Nevada SPCA from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 20. The showroom will play host to a variety of dogs in need of homes, and the dealership plans to donate $150 to the Nevada SPCA for each car sold that day. Towbin also will be accepting donations of essential items for the Nevada SPCA, including canned pet food, blankets, towels and crates. Volunteers will be on site handling the animals, assessing potential adopters and answering questions.

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.

The Southern Hills Republican Women’s Club plans a luncheon for 10:45 a.m. June 23 at Buckman’s Grille at the Revere Golf Club, 2600 Hampton Road. The event is scheduled to feature Las Vegas City Councilman Stavros Anthony. The event costs $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Checks can be dropped off at 2011 Di Pinto Ave. or mailed to: Southern Hills Republican Women, 2505 Anthem Village Drive, Suite E-223, Henderson, NV 89052. Call Anne Danielson at 702-278-6652.

June’s featured artist at the City Lights Gallery, 3 E. Army St., Steve Kilgour’s “An International Perspective” exhibit is planned through June. Visit citylightsartgallery.com.

PLAN AHEAD

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.

Cosmic swim nights are planned from 8 to 10 p.m. June 26, 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.

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.

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.

Strikes For Kids plans its second annual Las Vegas All-Star Bowling Classic at 5 p.m. July 12 at the Strike Zone at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. The event is set to include NFL guest stars, a live auction and award ceremony. Proceeds are set to benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada. Registration starts at $100. Visit lasvegasallstarclassic.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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

FITNESS AFTER 50 CLUB TO OPEN IN HENDERSON

Welcyon Fitness After 50, a Minneapolis-based chain of health clubs designed for adults 50 or older, was scheduled to open its Henderson location June 8 at 2550 Anthem Village Drive, Suite 140.

The club is owned and operated by Dr. Mark Severino, previously a medical director and reproductive endocrinologist at Red Rock Fertility in Las Vegas, and his wife Suzanne, a former fitness trainer.

Visit welcyon.com.

TRAVEL WEBSITE AWARDS CLARK COUNTY WETLANDS PARK

Trip Advisor, a travel website, awarded Clark County Wetlands Park, 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, with a Certificate of Excellence for consistently receiving outstanding reviews on the website from its users.

Most visitation at Clark County Wetlands Park centers around the 210-acre Nature Preserve and Nature Center, which includes an indoor museum with interactive exhibits from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.

Visit clarkcountynv.gov.

LVAC TO BE CONSTRUCTED IN UNION VILLAGE

Las Vegas Athletic Clubs recently signed an agreement with Union Village, near Galleria Drive and U.S. Highway 95, to construct an 85,000-square-foot exercise facility within the health care complex.

Once completed, the club’s amenities are set to include an indoor running track, indoor pool, spa, steam and sauna rooms, group fitness classes, kids’ playroom, juice bar, racquetball courts and more. Construction is scheduled to begin this year.

Visit unionvillage.net.

POLICE ASSOCIATION SEEK DONATIONS

The Henderson Police Officers Association Charitable Foundation is seeking donations for its annual safety outreach campaigns, charitable initiatives and community programs.

Some events supported by the donations include Cross with a Cop Week, S.A.F.E. House’s annual Run for Shelter 5K and Shop with a Cop.

Donations can be made online at hpoa.us or mailed to: 145 Panama St., Henderson, NV 89015. Donors are scheduled to be invited to a luncheon for their contribution.

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.

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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