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Summerlin Area Community Events Calendar, June 11-17, 2015

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

A screening of “Maleficent” is scheduled for sundown June 11 at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive. The free screening is part of the new Downtown Summerlin Movie Series, which is planned for 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 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. June 12 with a performance of Journey’s “Greatest Hits” by Journey Unlimited — The Tribute. “The Best of Paul McCartney — The Beatles and Beyond” by The Fab is set for July 10. 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.

The United Way Golf Benefit is planned for 7:30 a.m. June 12 at Bear’s Best Las Vegas, 11111 W. Flamingo Road. The format is a four-person scramble with a shotgun start. A raffle, awards and a banquet also are planned. The cost is $125 per player. Proceeds benefit the United Way of Southern Nevada. Visit uwsn.org/golf.

Zombie Bowl for Kids’ Sake is planned for noon June 13 at Red Rock Lanes inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., to raise funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada. Advance registration is required. Zombie attire is recommended but optional, and professional zombie makeup and costume artists will be on site. Bowlers can put together teams of five with each bowler raising a minimum of $100 to register. Registration includes bowling, shoe rental, a T-shirt, refreshments and raffle prizes. Prizes, silent auction and raffle donations and sponsorships ranging from $250 to $5,000 are sought. Visit zombiebowl.org.

Dive In Movie Night is planned for all ages at 8 p.m. June 13 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. Take a dip in the pool or lounge on a raft or in a deck chair while watching a movie on the big screen. Doors are set to open at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $4 per person. Light refreshments will be for sale. The movie will be announced one week prior to the event. Call 702-229-1488.

Reading with Rascal is set from 10 a.m. to noon June 13 at Desert Spring United Methodist Church, 120 N. Pavilion Center Drive. Children can read to a certified therapy dog. Call 702-561-4143.

Summer youth basketball leagues are planned for ages 5 to 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays June 13-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.

Dash and Splash is set for 8 a.m. June 13 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. A 1.5-mile run beginning at the pool is planned to wind through Veterans Memorial Park and conclude with a 300-meter swim. There is no age limit, but participants must be able to swim 100 meters successfully. A minimum of 10 participants is needed. The cost is $15. Check-in is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. Call 702-229-1488.

The Rainbow Youth Soccer League plans to host signups for the fall season from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 13, 20 and 28 and 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.

Distill A Local Bar, 10820 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to present local musicians from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays on the patio. The schedule includes Nick Mattera, June 13; Justin Mather, June 20; and Patrick Genovese, June 27. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit distillbar.com.

The U.S. Tennis Association plans to host free tennis clinics for children 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.

Everest, Conquering Challenges with God’s Mighty Power, a Vacation Bible School, is set from 9 a.m. to noon June 15-19 at Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 8601 Del Webb Blvd., for children 3 to 11. Register by June 14. Call 702-325-9993 or 702-341-7800.

The Desert Tenors are set to perform at 3 p.m. June 14 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $18. Call 702-240-1301.

Dear Ol’ Dad’s Day is planned for all ages from noon to 6 p.m. June 14 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. Dads will receive free admission for recreational swimming when accompanied by a child. The cost is $2 for ages 4 to 17, $3 for ages 18 to 49 and $2 for ages 50 or older. Children up to age 3 are admitted free. 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. The next sessions are set for June 14 and 21. Arrive 15 minutes early to tune your guitar. Call 702-507-3630.

Registration is open for a summer performing arts camp planned June 15-Aug. 7 for children 5 to 15 at H.O.P.E. Preschool & Daycare, 6151 W. Charleston Blvd. Music, art, dance and instruction on cultures from around the world are planned. Registration is $25 to secure a spot. Space is limited. Visit hopepreschoollv.org or call Jillian White at 678-334-4016.

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.

The class Dutch Oven Camp Cooking Basics is planned from 7 to 8:30 p.m. June 16 at REI Boca Park, 710 S. Rampart Blvd. This class is an extended camp cooking version covering in detail various Dutch oven cooking options, including how to choose cookware, prepare your kitchen and cooking with the Dutch oven and coals. The class is free. Visit rei.com for a liability release form to bring with you. Call 702-951-4488.

The National Association of Retired and Veteran Railroad Workers plans to meet at 10 a.m. June 16 at Skinny Dugans, 4127 W. Charleston Blvd. The group works to keep members knowledgeable about political actions that affect their pensions. Meetings are a way to say connected and meet others who worked in the industry and share tales from days on the job. Visit narvre.info.

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. It is scheduled to feature performances by young local disc jockeys such as DJ treL, along with giveaways and a transformed wave pool area draped with neon glowing lights. Visit wetnwildlasvegas.com.

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.

The Fabulous Las Vegas Scribes Membership Show is set to run through June 16 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, featuring calligraphy, letter arts and paper arts. Call 702-507-3860.

“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

A monthlong display of the Heart Gallery is planned starting June 11 at Park Place Infiniti, 5555 W. Sahara Ave. The photos feature local children awaiting adoption. Visit parkplaceinfiniti.com.

Super Summer Theatre is set to present “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” at 8:05 p.m. June 11-13, 17-20 and 24-27 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.

The Las Vegas Wine and Music Festival is planned starting at 7:30 p.m. June 11-13 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Pairing classical music with wine, the event is set to feature 23 folk and classical musicians and wines chosen and paired by a sommelier. A three-night pass is $200, and single-day tickets start at $79. Visit lasvegaswineandmusic.com.

Senior Idol Showcase is slated from 3 to 5 p.m. June 11 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. The variety show will include singing, dancing, playing musical instruments and comedy. Tickets are $5. Call 702-229-6454.

A free Basic Hawaiian Language Presentation is planned at 6 p.m. on June 11 at the Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha Center, 4110 N. Martin Luther King Drive. Presented by Dr. Ku Kahakalau, learn about how to converse in the Hawaiian language, Hawaiian values and culture, and find out how you can do this at your convenience. RSVP is required to contactus@lasvegashcc.org.

Midnight Mayhem is scheduled from 6 to 11:30 p.m. June 12 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The event is meant to be a safe alternative to illegal street racing. Midnight Mayhem is open to any street-legal vehicle and licensed driver. The fee is $15 to race or ride along and $5 admission for spectators. Visit lvms.com or call 702- 632-8213.

A performance of “Madama Butterfly,” featuring four stars of the Metropolitan Opera, is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. June 12 and 2 p.m. June 14 inside the Judy Bayley Theatre at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $55 to $95. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.

“Simple Ella — Celebrating the Era of Jazz” is set for 7:30 p.m. June 12 in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. The Las Vegas Contemporary Dance Theater plans to present a special performance celebrating the music and life of Ella Fitzgerald. Tickets start at $35. Visit The Smith Center box office or thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2000.

The Alzheimer’s Association’s Desert Southwest chapter plans a Wine to Remember event from 4 to 6 p.m. June 13 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Hors d’oeuvres, wine, entertainment and a silent auction are scheduled. More than 80 silent auction items are set to be up for bid, including airline tickets, spa days, shopping excursions, art, concert tickets and more. Tickets are $50 per person or $80 for two. Call 702-248-2770, email achavez@alz.org or visit alz.org.

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.

Keep Memory Alive’s annual Power of Love gala is scheduled from 5:30 to 11 p.m. June 13 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. South. It is set to honor Andrea and Veronica Bocelli and feature special appearances by Martina McBride, Gloria Estefan and Celine Dion. The event raises funds for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. Tickets start at $1,500. Visit keepmemoryalive.org/pol.

A Living History event is planned from 9 a.m. to noon and 5 to 8 p.m. June 13 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159. Re-enactors are set to portray people from all over the world and throughout the centuries, including soldiers and civilians from Rome, medieval Europe, the American Revolution, The War of 1812, World Wars I and II, and more. The cost to enter the park is $7 per vehicle for residents. Visit parks.nv.gov/calendar.

Finding FUNding, a one-day educational workshop for individuals and groups in the fashion design industry, is planned from noon to 6 p.m. June 13 at the Stitch Factory, 300 Las Vegas Blvd. North, Suite 120. The workshop is for those who are looking for entities to invest in their businesses and will teach what investors are looking for when choosing companies in which to invest. Participants will also be able to “pitch” their business ideas for a chance to present them to key investors at a future date. Two companies or individuals will be chosen as “winners” and will each receive an invitation to FBI’s Lion’s Den, a “Shark Tank-“type of opportunity, to present their ideas and possibly secure funding for their businesses. Presentations from five panelists also are planned. The cost is $120 for Stitch Factory members and $150 for nonmembers. Sign up at stitchfactory.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.

Blue Man Group plans to support the Grant a Gift Autism Foundation by hosting a sensory-friendly show at 2 p.m. June 14 at the Monte Carlo, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The show will be suitable for children with autism spectrum disorders. Tickets are $36 with proceeds going to the nonprofit. Visit blueman.com or call 800-258-3626.

Journey of Hope Riders are set to arrive at noon June 16 at the Mirabelli Community Center, 6200 Hargrove Ave. A celebration is planned to welcome the group of cyclists who are traveling across the U.S. to raise awareness for people with disabilities. The event is free. Call 702-229-4902.

The Las Vegas 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, 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 by June 13.

The 14th annual Reggae in the Desert concert is scheduled from noon to 11 p.m. June 13 at the Clark County Amphitheater, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. The all-ages music festival is set to feature J Boog, Maxi Priest, Yellowman, Anuhea, Etana, Stick Figure, Sister Nancy and more. General admission is $30 in advance and $35 day of the show. VIP tickets are $100 and include an event T-shirt, event poster, meet-and-greet with select artists, a VIP cash bar and an air-conditioned VIP Lounge with couches and private restrooms. Only cash will be accepted at the door for day of show tickets. Children 5 or younger will be admitted free. Seats will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit ticketfly.com or reggaeinthedesert.com.

A Ward 6 Fishing Derby is scheduled at 7:30 a.m. June 13 at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. The free fishing day is open to the public. Call 702-229-6154.

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.

The Fremont Street Experience Rock of Vegas concert series plans to feature free concerts through Labor Day Weekend. Scheduled headliners are: June 13, Martha Davis and The Motels, The Tubes and The Smithereens on the Third Street Stage; June 27, Smash Mouth and Toad the Wet Sprocket on the First Street Stage; July 10, UFC Fight Week Concert with band to be announced 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.

Plein Air Paint on the Mountain is set from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 13 for adults 50 or older at the West Flamingo Senior Center, 6255 W. Flamingo Road. This will be a creative day for those who like to paint or draw. The group will travel to Camp Lee Canyon to set up their easels outside. A light lunch will be provided. The cost is $10. Call 702-455-7742.

The fourth annual Vegas Fringe Festival is set to continue through June 14 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. The festival is set to feature new plays and performances of no more than 1 hour, offered multiple times throughout the series. Festival passes start at $10. Call 702-362-7996 or visit lvlt.org.

Na Hula Aloha Spirit is planned at 4 p.m. June 14 at the Chrome Showroom inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $15. Visit santafestation.sclv.com.

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. An artist reception is planned from 4 to 7 p.m. June 11. 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 Super Saturdays outdoor marketplace is planned from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through June at Spring Valley High School, 3750 S. Buffalo Drive. The next one is scheduled for June 13. Vendors are scheduled to include jewelry, artists, health and beauty supplies, home and pet products and flea market finds, along with beef jerky, popcorn, shaved ice, cotton candy and food trucks. Funds raised will support the school’s various programs. Vendors, artists, service providers and business owners who would like to participate should contact Karen Scruton at 702-917-9560 or momandpopupevents@aol.com. Booth spaces are $25.

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. June’s charities are: June 13, Easter Seals Nevada; June 20, Foreclosed Upon Pets Inc.; and June 27, Goodie Two Shoes Foundation.

HELP of Southern Nevada plans to host its 21st annual Golfers’ Roundup event at 7:30 a.m. June 16 at Cascata Golf Course, 1 Cascata Drive in Boulder City. A shotgun start is planned for 8:30 a.m., with the tournament to be followed by a barbecue lunch and awards ceremony. Players will receive a free tournament gift bag. All proceeds will benefit the nonprofit’s various programs, including the Shannon West Homeless Youth Center. A single ticket is $375 and a foursome is $1,500. Contact Abby Quinn at 702-836-2130 or aquinn@helpsonv.org.

Goodwill of Southern Nevada plans to host a hiring event featuring more than 80 employers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 16 at The Boulevard Mall, 3528 S. Maryland Parkway, near MundoFOX studios. The event is open to the general public, but veterans and immediate family members of veterans are strongly encouraged to attend. In addition to meeting employers face to face, veterans and other job seekers can sign up on site for Goodwill’s no-cost job and placement services. Interviews will be done on site for many of the open job positions. Job seekers should dress professionally and bring copies of their resumes and reference information. Visit goodwill.vegas.

A photo contest exhibit with the theme “celebrations and traditions” is scheduled to be on display through June 21 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The exhibit, featuring images taken by the winners of the facility’s sixth annual juried photography contest, is free for members or with paid general admission. Visit springspreserve.org.

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 to 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 $225 if registered before June 15 and $240 after. 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.

A 30-minute live animal show titled “Eat or Be Eaten: Predators and Prey” is slated at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily through Aug. 23 and Aug. 29 and 30 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. 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 events are free for members or with paid general admission. 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

Village Square plans to host Third Thursday, with the theme Cruisin’ Into Fun, from 5 to 9 p.m. June 18 at shopping center, 9400 W. Sahara Ave. Third Thursday provides the community with fun activities while taking advantage of promotions at the shops and restaurants in the center. A grand prize giveaway of four passes to Wet’n’Wild is planned. Visit govillagesquare.com.

The free class Downloading eBooks to Your Device is set for 11 a.m. June 18 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Learn how to download e-books onto your iPad, tablet, Kindle Fire/HD or Nook Color/HD using the Overdrive Media app. Bring a device. Reservations are required. Call 702-507-3866.

The newly formed Summerlin Writers and Poets Workshop plans to meet from 3:30 to 5 p.m. June 19 at the Humana Guidance Center, 8885 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 140. The workshop is free and open to all. The group’s purpose is to provide a supportive and friendly environment for writers to develop their writing skills in prose and poetry. Social and educational programs are planned. Call Sandy Toles 702-204-4250.

A free performance of “Lost in Yonkers” is planned for 6 p.m. June 19 at Bishop Gorman High School’s Jim3 House of Performing Arts Theatre, 5959 S. Hualapai Way. Visit bishopgorman.org.

A free workshop on creating public art projects is set for 10 a.m. June 20 at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St. RSVP is due by June 16. Call 702-229-4631.

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.

Carlos Mongrut plans a offer free concert at 2 p.m. June 20 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Call 702-507-3630. For more on Mongrut, visit reverbnation.com/carlosmongrut.

The Seniors & Masters 5K Money run is set for 8:30 a.m. June 20 at the west end of Kellogg-Zaher Park, 7901 W. Washington Ave., for those 40 or older. Sponsored by the nonprofit Vegas Running Connection, the race is designed to promote health and cardiovascular fitness for senior and master runners who normally would not qualify for prize money. The fee is $20 and $25 (cash only) on race day. Water and lemonade will be provided at the finish line. Visit signmeup.com/106750.

The Clark County Commodore Computer Club plans to meet from 9 to 11 a.m. June 20 in Room 16 of the Clark County School District Adult Education Campus, 2701 E. St. Louis Ave. Off-street parking is available. Free software for all attendees will be distributed on a newsletter DVD filled with PC and Commodore games, demos and utilities. Free door prizes for all attendees also are planned. Email Al Jackson at jacksonmeister@gmail.com or Forrest Nettles flnettles@hotmail.com, or call 702-363-3331.

Barbara Eden of “I Dream of Jeannie” fame is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. June 20 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-284-7777.

The Jewish Genealogy Society of Southern Nevada plans to meet at 1 p.m. June 21 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Speaker Dan Spigel plans to talk about the importance of family history. Call society president Laura Moskowitz at 702-243-5917 or email president@jgssn.org or visit jgssn.org.

“Supplements: Why do I have to tell my doctor I am taking them?”, a free hourlong presentation by Joseph Hickey, is scheduled for 1 p.m. June 23 at Southwest Medical Associates Lifestyle Center-West, 8670 W. Cheyenne Ave., Suite 105. An open house is planned from noon to 1 p.m., with a performance by local Marilyn Monroe tribute artist Jennifer Lier set for noon. To RSVP, call 855-606-1425.

The class Gourmet Camp Cooking is planned from 7 to 8:30 p.m. June 23 at REI Boca Park, 710 S. Rampart Blvd. Learn components of great meals and how to translate them into the outdoors. The class is free. Call 702-951-4488.

A stroke survivors group plans to meet from 3 to 4 p.m. June 25 in first-floor Conference Room B at the Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, 657 N. Town Center Drive. Call 702-233-7061.

The Texas Tenors are set to perform at 7:30 p.m. June 26-28 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-284-7777.

Neil Diamond — The Tribute is set for 7 p.m. June 27 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $18. Call 702-240-1301.

A free pool party with Empire Records is set for July 3 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-284-7777.

The Gateway Arts Foundation and Baobab Stage invite children 9 to 17 to learn essential phases of musical theater to create a 70-minute junior version of “Into the Woods.” All aspects of musical theater will be covered, including dialogue, voice, performance dance and limited acrobatics, all taught by professionals in the field, including guest teachers from Cirque du Soleil. The workshop is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 6-31. Admission is limited to 30. The cost is $1,000 for the four-week session and includes costumes, all instruction and two tickets to the final performance, slated for July 31 at Baobab Stage at Town Square Las Vegas, 6587 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit gatewayartsfoundation.org or call 702-369-6649 or 702-255-0695.

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 Forgotten Song Music Film Festival and Concerts is planned for July 10 and 11 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. The lineup is set to include “The Wrecking Crew” at 6:30 p.m. July 10; “The Girls in the Band” at 12:30 p.m. July 11; and “Midnight Muse” at 6:30 p.m. July 11. Admission is $25 per film and includes a question-and-answer session with the producer and a live concert after the film. Visit scscai.com and click on “news and events.”

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 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 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.”

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 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.

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.

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 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 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.

Grace Presbyterian Church’s Hualapai campus, 4590 S. Hualapai Way, plans to host a free Family Movie Night at 6:30 p.m. the second Friday of every month. All movies will be rated PG or PG-13. Doors are set to open at 6 p.m., and popcorn and snacks will be provided. Call 702-384-4554.

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 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.

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.

Bonkerz Comedy Club inside the Edge Lounge at the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., has acts slated for 7 p.m. Thursdays. Tickets are $15 and include a drink. March Patrick is scheduled for June 11; Warren Durso for June 18; and Angie Krum for June 25. Purchase tickets at the casino cage or 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. Mark O’Toole is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. June 17 and 24; Kid and Nic from 7 to 11 p.m. June 12 and 13; Drive from 7 to 11 p.m. June 19 and 20; and Tresure and Dream Stone from 7 to 11 p.m. June 26 and 27. 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. Doug Price Karaoke is scheduled from 8 to 11 p.m. June 17 and 24; Holes and Hearts from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. June 12 and 13; Refill from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. June 19 and 20; and Venus Rising from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. June 26 and 27. Call 702-869-7725.

The Rampart Casino’s Round Bar, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to present live music throughout the week. Cool Change is scheduled from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. and D and D from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. June 12 and 13; Kim Styles Duo from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. and Cool Change from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. June 19 and 20; and More and Gendel from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. and D and D from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. June 26 and 27. 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. Guests must be 21 or older. 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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