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Summerlin Area Community Events Calendar, July 9-15, 2015

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

A screening of “Despicable Me 2” is scheduled for sundown July 9 at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive. The free screening is part of the new Downtown Summerlin Movie Series, which is planned Thursday evenings through Aug. 27. Guests should bring their own seating. Food will be available for purchase. Call 702-832-1000 or visit downtownsummerlin.com.

The class Downloading eBooks to Your Device is set for 11 a.m. July 9 and 10:30 a.m. July 18 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Learn how to download eBooks onto your iPad, Tablet, Kindle Fire/HD or Nook Color/HD using the Overdrive Media app. Bring a device. The class is free, but reservations are required. Call 702-507-3866.

The Friends of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation plans to host its third annual gala at 7 p.m. July 10 at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. A cocktail hour and silent auction are planned from 6 to 7 p.m., to be followed by the awards dinner and ceremony, which will honor Metro officers for distinguishing themselves in the line of duty. Individual tickets are $100 for the general public and $75 for Metro employees. Proceeds from the event will benefit Metro’s community programs. Call 702-539-5741 or visit lvmpdfoundation.org/gala-sponsors.

Ward 2 Coffee with the Councilman is scheduled from 7:30 to 9 a.m. July 10 at Starbucks, 2120 N. Rampart Blvd. at West Lake Mead Boulevard. Talk with Ward 2 Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers about what is happening in Ward 2 and the city. Call 702-229-2144.

Family Movie Nights are planned for 6 p.m. every second Friday night of the month at Grace Presbyterian Church West, 4590 S. Hualapai Way. The next one is set for July 10. Social time starts at 6 p.m. and movies at 6:30 p.m. Feel free to bring a dessert to share and a lounge chair. Popcorn will be free. Call 702-384-4554.

Comedian Sommore is slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. July 10 and 11 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-284-7777.

The In Its Entirety Concert Series is set to feature a different album every second Friday of each month at Rocks Lounge inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. The series is set to continue at 7:30 p.m. July 10 with a performance of “The Best of Paul McCartney — The Beatles and Beyond” by The Fab. Tickets are $15. Doors are set to open at 6:30 p.m., and guests 20 or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Visit sclv.com/concerts, ticketmaster.com or call 800-745-3000.

Reading with Rascal is set from 10 a.m. to noon July 11 at Desert Spring United Methodist Church, 120 N. Pavilion Center Drive. Children can read to a certified therapy dog. Refreshments are planned. Call 702-561-4143.

Hot Tropical Night is scheduled for all ages from 6 to 9 p.m. July 11 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. The cost is $4 per person. Dancing, swimming, games and music with DJ So Hype are planned. Call 702-229-1488.

Matt Hennager plans to offer free guitar lessons for beginners from noon to 1 p.m. the first three Sundays of each month at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. July sessions are set for July 12 and 19. Arrive 15 minutes early to tune your guitar. Call 702-507-3630.

The Greater Las Vegas Orchid Society plans its next meeting for 2 p.m. July 12 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. The guest speaker is Peter Lin, who plans to speak on the topic “Cattleya Species and How to Grow Them.” Social hour begins at 1 p.m. and the meeting at 2 p.m. An orchid sale, show-and-tell, and food and refreshments also are planned. The event is free. Call 702-845-4872.

The program Money Smart Middle Schoolers is set for 11:30 a.m. July 13 at Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Students in grades six through eight can learn about money and budgeting. The free program is co-sponsored by Junior Achievement, and registration is required. Call 702-507-3631.

Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas, 7055 S. Fort Apache Road, plans a fundraiser July 13 for the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s 4-H youth development program. Pre-purchased admission is $25 per person, and proceeds from each ticket sale will support 4-H. Look for the 4-H area near the east side of the wave pool to get a 4-H temporary tattoo and a chance to win prizes. Visit tinyurl.com/oxpo67o and use promo code CLARKCOUNTY4H. For more information, call Karen Best at 702-257-5538.

The breast cancer empowerment/support group plans to meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. July 14 at the Breast Care Center at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, 657 N. Town Center Drive. Meetings typically include guest speakers, resources and open discussion with the goal of helping to empower and support women. Call 702-233-7155.

The free program the Armchair Traveler: Winter/Off Season Cruises is planned for 6 p.m. July 14 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Get ideas for places to explore and tips on travel and materials to research for future vacations. Call 702-507-3866.

“Robin Hood” is set to be performed by the Hampstead Stage Co. for all ages at 10:30 a.m. July 15 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. (702-507-3630); and at 10:30 a.m. July 16 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive (702-507-3710). Visit lvccld.org.

The free program A Worm’s World – Dig It! is set for noon July 15 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Join Star Nursery staff members as they talk about the big impact worms have on garbage, soil and gardens and then create your own wiggling worm craft. Registration is required and limited to 25. Call 702-507-3630.

Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas, 7055 S. Fort Apache Road, plans to show family-friendly Dive-In Movies in the Red Rock Bay wave pool at 8 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 21. The water park also plans Saturday Sessions from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturdays in June and July for young adults, with performances by young local disc jockeys such as DJ treL, giveaways and a transformed wave pool area draped with neon lights planned. Visit wetnwildlasvegas.com.

Distill A Local Bar, 10820 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to present local musicians from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays on the patio. Betsy Holm is set for July 11, Michael Anthony for July 18 and Marty Feick for July 25. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit distillbar.com.

Summer youth basketball leagues are planned for ages 5 to 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 1 at the Veterans Memorial Leisure Services Center, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive. The cost is $85 and includes a reversible jersey. Registration continues until full. Youths play in two divisions: ages 5 to 6 and 7 to 8, with at least one practice game and one competition game each week for a minimum of six weeks, with the possibility of play-off participation. Call 702-229-1100.

The Rainbow Youth Soccer League plans to host signups for the fall season from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 11, 18 and 25 at Villa Pizza, 3385 S. Durango Drive. The cost is $125, and a copy of the player’s birth certificate and a wallet-sized photo are required. The fee includes a uniform, picture plaque and 10 games. Visit ryslsoccerleague.com.

“All About Clay,” an exhibit by the Nevada Clay Guild, is scheduled through July 21 in The Studio at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Call 702-507-3630.

“Vegas Votes,” an exhibit by the Las Vegas News Bureau, is planned during regular library hours through July 26 at The Studio at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The exhibition was curated by the public and contains the most favored photographs from the fall showing featuring the Las Vegas News Bureau’s archived collection. Call 702-507-3630.

WORTH A DRIVE

Super Summer Theatre is set to present “Bye Bye Birdie” at 8:05 p.m. July 9-25 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Parking is set to open at 5 p.m., and meadow seating at 6 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or rent a chair in general admission grass seating. Picnics are welcome, and concessions are sold. Tickets are $12 in advance and are available at showtix4u.com. A limited number of tickets may be available at the gate for $20. Visit supersummertheatre.org.

Performances of “Re-Designing Women” are scheduled for 5 p.m. July 9-11, 13 and 16-18 and 5 p.m. July 12 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

The Fremont Street Experience Rock of Vegas concert series plans to feature free concerts through Labor Day Weekend. Scheduled headliners are: July 10, UFC Fight Week Concert with the Dropkick Murphys on the Third Street Stage; July 18, Theory of a Deadman on the First Street Stage; Aug. 1, Spin Doctors and Cherry Poppin’ Daddies on the First Street Stage; and Sept. 6, Kansas and Blue Oyster Cult on the Third Street Stage. Concerts are set to begin at 9 p.m. Visit vegasexperience.com.

Storyteller Karla Huntsman is set to sing and play guitar, autoharp, washboard, harmonica and djembe drum during a free kids’ show from 4 to 5 p.m. July 10 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.

Champagne Life is set to present a ’70s Prom charity event benefiting the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation from 7 p.m. to midnight July 10 in the Veil Pavilion at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Advance tickets start at $49. Those who donate backpacks and school supplies will receive raffle tickets. Visit silvertoncasino.com.

Avenue Q, a musical comedy featuring a puppet-supported cast, is scheduled July 10-26 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Performances are scheduled for 8 p.m. July 10, 11, 16-18 and 23-25 and 2 p.m. July 12, 19 and 26. Tickets are $25. Auditions for “Clybourne Park,” set to show at the theater in September, are scheduled at 7 p.m. July 13 and 14. Call 702-362-7996 or visit lvlt.org.

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.

A manga character and comic art workshop is scheduled from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. July 11, 18 and 25 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. The fee for the three-day workshop is $39. visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-6383.

Life After Active Duty and the Gateway Arts Foundation plan to present The Greatest Patriot Fashion Show from 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 11 at Baobob Stage at Town Square Las Vegas, 6587 Las Vegas Blvd. South. A post-show champagne meet-and-greet is planned. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Veterans and active-duty military personnel with military ID pay $10. Proceeds will benefit continuing programs for the military-veteran community and their families. Email info@lifeafteractiveduty.org

A scavenger hunt is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 11 at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort, 500 E. Washington Ave. Participants who complete the hunt will receive a small prize. The program is designed for children ages 5 through 12. Admission to the museum is $1 or free for children 12 or younger accompanied by an adult. Visit friendsofthefort.org or call 702-486-3511.

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.

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.

Bass Pro Shops, 8200 Dean Martin Drive, is set to offer Family Summer Camp activities from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays through July 26. Free workshops with pins for those who complete them are planned for bird watching, fishing, archery, kayaking, backyard adventures, water safety, shooting and hunting, travel safety and camping. Visitors of all ages can also cast a rod into a casting bucket for practice or try out the archery or bb/air gun range. From noon to 2 p.m., kids can make free crafts. Visit basspro.com or call 702-730-5200.

“Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage” is planned for 7:30 p.m. July 14-19 and 2:30 p.m. July 18 and 19 at Reynolds Hall in The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets start at $29. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2000.

Frankie Moreno is set to perform 10 shows in Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., at 8 p.m. Tuesdays July 14 through Sept. 29 (dark July 28 and Aug. 4). Tickets start at $25 for single-show tickets and $250 for the 10-show series. Call 702-749-2000 or 808-326-6868 or visit thesmithcenter.com.

As part of the Children’s Summer Concert Series, the Canadian entertainer Norman Foote is scheduled to perform at 10:30 a.m. July 15 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. The show includes puppets, music, outrageous props and offbeat humor. Tickets for the interactive play are $3. Visit artslasvegas.org, or call 702-229-1012.

The Speakeasy Cinema Mob Noir Summer Movie Series plans to show the 1950 film “711 Ocean Drive” at 6:30 p.m. July 15 at the Mob Museum, 300 Stewart Ave. Tickets are $12 for museum members and $15 for nonmembers and include an alcoholic beverage. Visit tinyurl.com/o4nsfam.

NAIOP Southern Nevada’s Community Service Committee is collecting slightly used men’s and women’s business attire for Communities In Schools of Nevada. The clothing will be accepted at NAIOP’s monthly events and at Alternative Management, 1880 E. Warm Springs Road, Suite 100. All of NAIOP’s monthly meetings take place at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Meetings are scheduled for: July 16, 7 to 9 a.m.; Aug. 20, 7 to 9 a.m.; and Sept. 17, 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Call 702-798-7194.

“Coupled,” an exhibition by artists who are married, united or coexisting with other artists, is scheduled to be on display during regular business hours through July 16 at the Las Vegas City Hall Chamber Gallery, 495 S. Main St. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.

“Wunder Kammer,” an exhibit featuring the art of Kim Johnson, is scheduled to be on display through July 17 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Johnson’s sculptures and assemblages evoke the wonder chamber or cabinets of curiosity, a concept initiated in the 15th century for rooms and cabinets filled with items of natural, scientific, philosophic and alternative or fabricated artistic curiosities. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7340.

Poet Lee Mallory plans to present Sevens Live!, a new music, comedy and spoken-arts showcase, from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays inside the Cantina at the Silver Sevens, 4100 Paradise Road. Admission is free with a one-drink minimum. Call 702-733-7300.

Dinosaurs & Roses plans to host a weekly event featuring a different charity each week. Shop in the nonprofit’s thrift store, 4310 E. Tropicana Ave., that week and 20 percent of the sales will go to the charity. Visit dinosaursandroses.org and print a coupon or mention the charity of the week when you come in to shop. July’s charities are: HELP of Southern Nevada, July 11; His Stronger Hand Charity, July 18; and Hope Christian Health Center, July 25.

The Art at the Cafe exhibit “On the Road … Nevada” is set to display mixed media works on paper at Rachel’s Kitchen in The Ogden, 150 Las Vegas Blvd. North, Suite 160, through July 26. The Southern Nevada Senior Law Foundation is set to receive a 10 percent donation from all artwork sales throughout the show. Call Mark Vranesh at 702-245-6077 or email markvranesh@gmail.com.

The Mob Museum, 300 E. Stewart Ave. plans to host the Special Agents of Summer youth summer camp from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 27-31. Participants are set to learn about the history, tools and techniques used by law enforcement personnel to tackle organized crime. Space is limited to 25 attendees, and early registration is recommended. The cost per camper is $240. Museum members receive a discount. The program fee includes breakfast and lunch each day of camp and is nonrefundable. Visit the themobmuseum.org or call 702-229-2734.

Works by Benedict Oddi are set to be shown during regular business hours through Aug. 7 inside the Fine Arts Gallery at the College of Southern Nevada Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Visit csn.edu or call 702-651-4000.

“Going Home,” an exhibit of large drawings by Domenic Cretara and Christopher Troutman, is scheduled to be on display through Sept. 19 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. The exhibit is free, and hours are 12:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays. Call 702-229-1012 or visit artslasvegas.org.

The Southern Highlands Community Association plans an outdoor Saturday movie series in Goett Park, 11024 Southern Highlands Parkway. Films show at dusk, or about 8 p.m. The schedule includes “Big Hero 6,” Sept. 12; and “Guardians of the Galaxy,” Sept. 26. Blankets and picnics are welcome. Visit southernhighlandshoa.com.

The visiting exhibit “Dino Summer” is planned at The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., through Sept. 20. It is set to feature an animatronic Tyrannosaurus rex and triceratops, interactive video games and a dino bone dig. The attraction is also scheduled to offer a 30-minute live animal show titled “Eat or Be Eaten: Predators and Prey” at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily through Aug. 23 and Aug. 29 and 30. The show is set to feature Springs Preserve zoologists and staff members with a rotating cast of animals, including bugs, lizards, snakes and small mammals. Audience members can participate in trivia games to win prizes. A behind-the-scenes tour, offering a chance to get up close with the animals, is planned from noon to 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The dinosaur exhibit and predator show are free for members or with paid general admission. The tour is an additional $3 for members or $5 for nonmembers. Visit springspreserve.org.

Western High School’s class of 1965 plans to host its 50th reunion Oct. 16 and 17 at the Elks Lodge, 4100 W. Charleston Blvd. Call Kathy Keller at 702-736-3155 or e-mail westernclassof65@gmail.com.

PLAN AHEAD

Third Thursday is set to present Hot July Nights at Village Square, 9400 W. Sahara Ave., from 6 to 8 p.m. July 16. The Third Thursdays events provide the community with fun activities while taking advantage of promotions at the shops and restaurants in the center. Visit govillagesquare.com or call 702-715-4110.

The Count Basie Orchestra is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. July 17 and 18 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-284-7777.

The free Summerlin Writer and Poets Workshop is set from 3:30 to 5 p.m. July 17 at the Humana Guidance Center, 8885 W. Charleston Blvd, Suite 140. Writers are invited to develop their writing skills in prose and poetry. Members are both published and novices who gather for both social and educational programs. Call Sandy Toles at 702-204-4250.

“The Kelly Clinton Show” is planned for 7:30 p.m. July 18 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $18. Visit scscai.com and click on “news and events.”

A Dive-in Movie Night is set for all ages for 8 p.m. July 18 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. Watch “Bee Movie” on the scoreboard screen while floating in the pool. Light refreshments will be available for purchase. Doors are set to open at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $4. Call 7o2-229-1488.

Dash and Splash is set for 8 a.m. July 18 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. Check-in is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. The cost is $15. A 1.5-mile run will begin at the pool and wind through Veterans Memorial Park, followed by a 300-meter swim at the pool. There is no age limit to participate, but participants must be able to swim 100 meters. Register by July 15. Call 702-229-1488.

Franco Valeriani – Live in Concert is planned for 3:30 p.m. July 18 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Admission is free. Call 702-507-3630.

Dr. Loren Ekroth, an international expert on conversation for social and family life, plans a free presentation from 1 to 3 p.m. July 18 in the conference room at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Visit conversationmatters.com.

The Artisan Craft Festival of Summerlin is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 19 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Dive. Expect jewelry, paintings, sculpture, stitch work, candles, photography, wood working, soaps and more. Admission is free. Call 702-466-7683 or visit artisancraftfestival.com.

The Jewish Genealogy Society of Southern Nevada plans to meet at 1 p.m. July 19 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. A live webinar on new research opportunities with MyHeritage and FamilySearch Partnership and Jewish Records at MyHeritage.com is planned. Call Laura Moskowitz at 702-243-5917, email president@jgssn.org or visit jgssn.org.

Desert Spring United Methodist Church, 120 N. Pavilion Center Drive, plans to host a vacation Bible school from 6 to 8 p.m. July 20-24 for children 4 to 11. Register at desertspringchurch.com. Call 702-256-5933 for information.

The National Association of Retired and Veteran Railroad Workers plans to meet at 10 a.m. July 21 at Skinny Dugans, 4127 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit narvre.info.

Water Color Outlines is planned for children ages 12 to 17 at 4:30 p.m. July 21 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Create a work of art in watercolor by using one of our designs or bring in your own. Registration is required. Call 702-507-3631.

The Victorian Railroad Ladies women’s club plans to meet from 5:30 to 8 p.m. July 22 at the Black Bear Diner, 6180 W. Tropicana Ave. Visit lasvegasrailroadsociety.org.

The Ward 2 Beers with Beers event is set from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 23 at The Pint in the Smith’s shopping center, 9941 W. Charleston Blvd. Residents 21 or older are invited to join Ward 2 Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers for a beer and conversation about what is happening in Ward 2 and the city of Las Vegas. Call 702-229-2144.

Vintage Urban Collection by Alexander P. Huerta of PeaceNArt Studio is set to be on display during regular library hours July 23 through Oct. 4 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. An artist’s reception is slated from 5 to 6:30 p.m. July 23. The exhibition features Huerta’s works, which combine scratch board and collage techniques on wood, illustrating an urban storyline. Call 702-507-3630.

A stroke support group plans to meet from 3 to 4 p.m. July 23 in conference room B on the first floor of Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, 657 N. Town Center Drive. Call 702-233-7061.

A free performance is planned as part of the Las Vegas Dance in the Desert Festival at 7 p.m. July 24 and 2 and 7 p.m. July 25 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Contemporary dance performances are planned featuring local, regional and international choreographers and dance companies. Call 702-507-3863.

“The Ken Block Show” is set for 7 p.m. July 25 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15. Visit scscai.com and click on “news and events.”

The Society of Seven is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. July 25 and 26 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-284-7777.

An American Red Cross Babysitter Training Course is scheduled for ages 11 to 15 from 4 to 8 p.m. July 28, 30 and 31 at the Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. The cost is $75, and the course includes child and infant CPR certification. Registration is open until the course is full. Call 702-229-1488.

Feral Tale Theatricals plans to perform the comedy “The Explorers Club” by playwright Nell Benjamin at 7 p.m. July 30 and 31 and 2 and 7 p.m. Aug. 1 at Faith Lutheran High School’s Chapel and Performing Arts Center, 2015 S. Hualapai Way. Tickets are $12. Visit showtix4u.com.

The Brooklyn Bridge Band plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1 and 2 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-284-7777.

Teen Fridays is scheduled for 4 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Teens are invited to hang out, read, watch movies, play games or do homework in a teens-only space. Call 702-507-3710.

The Pool Party Concert Series is set for Aug. 8 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Cool Jazz by Anthony James Baker is planned poolside from 5 to 10 p.m. for guests 21 or older, with food and drinks available from The Game sports bar and grill. DJ Riano is planned for Sept. 26 and an End of Summer Beach Party with the Tommy Rocker Band Oct. 3. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-284-7777.

A mini docent class lasting three weeks is planned to start Aug. 8 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159. Docents help rangers at the park, and the mini training will qualify volunteers enough to help at the Visitors Center, and in the fall these same volunteers can continue their training when the full eight-week program takes place. Contact Carlo Luzzi at 702-658-9341 or carlo61880@yahoo.com.

A free vacation Bible school is planned Aug. 10-14 at Grace in the Desert Episcopal Church, 2004 Spring Gate Lane. The pilot project is for kindergarten to fifth-graders. Email jalford@graceofsummerlin.org or call 702-838-7444.

Medicare information sessions are set for 2 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-507-3710.

Brandon Bennett plans to present “Elvis My Way” at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15 and 16 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-284-7777.

The Las Vegas 50 Plus Expo 2015 is set from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Admission is free. Expect seminars on wealth management, free medical screenings, holistic and alternative medical options, and live music with a disc jockey and dancing. Visit discover50plus.com.

Sun City Summerlin’s Classic Car and Motorcycle Show is set from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Mountain Shadows Community Center, 9107 Del Webb Blvd. Admission is free, and 100 classic cars and motorcycles are set to be on display. Exhibits, vendors, food and entertainment also are planned. Call 702-966-1410 or 702-363-3581.

The Nevada Ballet Theatre has announced its 2015-16 season, including “A Choreographer’s Showcase” with Cirque du Soleil, set for Oct. 11. Packages start at $129. Visit thesmithcenter.com/nevada-ballet-theatre.

ONGOING EVENTS

The Centennial Las Vegas Genealogy Society is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of every month inside the community room of Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 6670 W. Cheyenne Ave. The group is dedicated to genealogy and ancestry research. Visit clvgs7.wix.com/clvgs.

The Ward 2 Walkers group plans to meet at 8 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Hualapai Canyon Trailhead on Hualapai Way north of Alta Drive. Trudy Temple, Ward 2 appointee to the Senior Citizens’ Advisory Board, is coordinating the new walking group. The trailhead loop is 1 mile, and the intent is to walk two loops. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov/information.

Current Events West, a discussion group, plans to meet from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at the JCC, 8689 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 180. It is open to all. Call 702-794-0090.

Atria Seville, 2000 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to offer a chair yoga and meditation class for seniors from 2 to 3 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. The class is led by master Mitch Menik and is open to the public. Sign in at the front desk. Visit atriaseville.com or call 702-804-6800.

The nonprofit Las Vegas Crafters Guild meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month. Meetings are open to the public and consist of a short business portion, followed by an educational program. Meetings are at Michaels, 7195 Arroyo Crossing Parkway. Call 702-260-0932. For membership information, visit lasvegascraftersguild.com.

Village Square, 9400 W. Sahara Ave., ​plans to host the monthly series​ ​Third Thursdays the third Thursday of the month​.​ Visit govillagesquare.com.

The German Friendship Club plans to meet at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month at the Trails Community Center, 1910 Spring Gate Lane. Call 702-254-2590.

The Las Vegas chapter of the American Merchant Marine Veterans invites past and present Merchant Mariners to its meetings, set for 11 a.m. the third Friday of every month except August at the Red Rock Moose Club, 4970 W. Charleston Blvd. Call Bill Galvez at 702-732-0888.

Sports Talk, a discussion group, is set to meet at 9:30 a.m. Fridays at the St. Tropez Buffet at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. The group is open to all. Call 702-794-0090.

Downtown Summerlin is offering a farmers market curated by Kerry Clasby, also known as The Intuitive Forager, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at the Pavilion on Festival Plaza Drive between Rosemary and Oval Park drives. The market features 90 percent organic produce and plans to host cooking demonstrations, live music, classes dedicated to ecological stewardship and tasting events. Visit downtownsummerlin.com.

The U.S. Tennis Association plans to host free tennis clinics for children ages 3 to 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays in the Macy’s Court at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive. The clinics are designed to introduce the sport to children and teach basic skill sets. Visit downtownsummerlin.com or call 703-832-1000.

The Fresh52 farmers market is open for the season at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., with new vendors. The market is planned from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. On select dates, guests can also enjoy special events, live entertainment, chef demonstrations and free arts and crafts for kids. Ride a bicycle to the market and receive a 10 percent discount. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.

The David Perrico Pop Strings Orchestra is set to perform Saturdays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors are set to open at 10 p.m. The 15-piece pop orchestra plans to feature club favorites with modern orchestrations by Perrico. Admission is $10 at the door or $5 for Boarding Pass card members (Boarding Pass sign-ups will be available at the door). Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com/concerts.

A Home 4 Spot Animal Rescue plans to host pet adoptions from noon to 3 p.m. the second, third and fourth Sundays at Petco, 10000 W. Sahara Ave. Adoptions are scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. the first Sunday at Shaggy Chic Pet Salon at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. Visit ahome4spot.com.

Mindfulness and Insight Meditation is planned for 4:15 p.m. Sundays at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Call 702-507-3630.

Central Christian Church’s Summerlin congregation is scheduled to meet at Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School, 2015 S. Hualapai Way, at 9, 10:30 a.m. and noon Sundays. Visit centralonline.tv/summerlin.

Free parent and child tennis clinics by the United States Tennis Association Nevada are planned for the first Sunday of every month for children 8 or younger in the Children’s Play Area at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd. The clinic for 3- to 5-year-olds is planned from 1:30 to 2 p.m. and for 6- to 8-year-olds from 2 to 2:30 p.m. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.

Fit4Mom plans to host Stroller Barre classes from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive. Visit downtownsummerlin.com or call 702-832-1000.

Bonkerz Comedy Club inside Addison’s Lounge at the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., has acts slated for 7 p.m. Thursdays. Admission is free and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 6 p.m. Matt Markman is scheduled for July 9; Gary Caouette for July 16; Richy Lala for July 23; and Kyle Marlett for July 30. Call 702-507-5980.

The Dirty is scheduled to perform from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturdays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Cover charge is $10 at the door and $5 for Boarding Pass card members (sign-ups will be available at the door). Guests must be 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.

Addison’s Lounge in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to host free live entertainment. Call 702-507-5900.

J.C.’s Irish Sports Pub inside the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to host free live music starting at 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Call 702-869-7725.

The Rampart Casino’s Round Bar, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to present live music throughout the week. Call 702-507-5900.

Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to feature Dave Ritz from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays in T-Bones Chophouse. Rick Duarte is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays and 7 to 11 p.m. Saturdays. Ritz is scheduled from 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays. Visit sclv.com.

Line dancing is planned from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursdays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., for guests 21 or older. Visit sclv.com.

Zowie Bowie is scheduled to perform Fridays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors open at 10 p.m. for guests 21 or older. Visit sclv.com.

Jared Berry is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays in Onyx Bar at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com.

DJ L1 is set to spin from noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays at Cherry Cabana in Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com.

The Bingo Room at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to feature live music for guests 21 or older from 10 a.m. to noon Sundays. Visit sclv.com.

Las Vegas Women’s Golf School is offering two- and three-day, women-only golf classes at Eagle Crest Golf Course, 2203 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. The classes are designed by women to specifically fit the needs of female golfers. The two-day school is $500 and offers six hours of instruction; the three-day option is $750 with nine hours of instruction. Visit lvwgs.com.

Bank of America invites cardholders to explore Southern Nevada museums free as part of the Museums on Us program the first weekend of every month. Anyone with a U.S. Trust, Merrill Lynch or Bank of America debit or credit card can visit the Discovery Children’s Museum, Las Vegas Natural History Museum or the Springs Reserves free. Present a debit or credit card to receive free museum admission. Visit museums.bankofamerica.com.

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