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A global record attempt for the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson is scheduled for 10 a.m. June 18 at Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas, 7055 S. Fort Apache Road. Children and adults at aquatic facilities around the world are set to unite for the sixth year in a row to set a Guinness World Record. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. The event will offer a 30-minute basic swim lesson in the Red Rock Bay attraction. Register at wetnwildlasvegas.com by clicking on “World’s Largest Swimming Lesson.”
Village Square plans to host Third Thursday, with the theme Cruisin’ Into Fun, from 5 to 9 p.m. June 18 at the 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 an iPad, tablet, Kindle Fire/HD or Nook Color/HD using the Overdrive Media app. Bring a device. Reservations are required. Call 702-507-3866.
A screening of “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” is scheduled for sundown June 18 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 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 at 702-204-4250.
Carlos Mongrut plans to offer a 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 or $25 cash only on race day. Water and lemonade will be provided at the finish line. Visit signmeup.com/106750.
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.
Eyes & Optics is set to host an all-day trunk show June 20 at its store in Downtown Summerlin, 11035 Lavender Hill Drive, Suite 180. Frames by designer brands such as Bellinger and Maui Jim are set to be offered at special pricing, along with designer clearance pieces for 50 percent to 70 percent off. Visit eyesandopticslv.com or call 702-254-0332.
Tru Yoga plans to host a free Summer Solstice yoga class on the patio at Whole Foods Market, 7250 Lake Mead Blvd., from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. June 20. The class is for beginners, and free refreshments are planned. Bring your own yoga mat. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com 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.
Basque artist Christine Iriarte Niswonger plans to show display her artwork in “Black and White and Red all over” June 23-July 7 at The Crepe at Tivoli Village, 420 S. Rampart Blvd., No. 150. The series features full-color etchings of newspaper images, headlines, typographic details and internal memos, exploring the greed, ego, relevance, power and irony of the contemporary newspaper business. She plans to be on hand to discuss her work at 5 p.m. June 24 and July 1. Call 702-441-0719 or visit thecrepelasvegas.com/art.
Fratello Marionettes plans to present its “Vaudeville Follies” puppet show at various Las Vegas-Clark County Library District branches: at 4:30 p.m. June 23 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive (702-507-3710); at 10:30 a.m. June 24 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive (702-507-3860); and at 10:30 a.m. June 26 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. (702-507-3630). Visit lvccld.org.
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.
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 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.
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 session is set for June 21. July sessions are planned for July 5, 12 and 19. Arrive 15 minutes early to tune your guitar. Call 702-507-3630.
The Las Vegas Modern Quilting Guild plans to meet at 6 p.m. June 24 at The Christmas Goose, 2988 S. Durango Drive, Suite 109. Visit tinyurl.com/quiltingguild.
Registration is open for a summer performing arts camp planned through 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.
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 Rainbow Youth Soccer League plans to host signups for the fall season from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 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.
“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.
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Super Summer Theatre is set to present “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” at 8:05 p.m. June 18-20 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.
As part of the Dive-In Movies series, a double feature is slated June 18 at the Cosmopolitan’s Marquee at The Boulevard Pool, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South. “Little Giants” is slated to be shown at 7 p.m., and “Friday Night Lights” is set for 9 p.m. On June 23, “Little Rascals” is scheduled at 7 p.m. and “Rebel Without a Cause” at 9 p.m. Admission is free for hotel guests and $5 for others. Visit cosmopolitanlasvegas.com.
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: June 18, 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.; 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.
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 Movie Madness Series is planned at 6 p.m. June 19 at Craig Ranch Regional Park, 628 W. Craig Road. Families are invited to watch the movie “Maleficent.” Admission is free. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets or folding chairs.
“Sesame Street Live,” an interactive performance for children, is planned at 2 and 5 p.m. June 20 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $25. Call 702-365-7111 or visit orleanscasino.com or sesamestreetlive.com.
A Welcome to Las Vegas Open House is planned at 10 a.m. June 20 at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. The event is set to feature horse-drawn wagon rides, a farmers market and fishing. Park admission is $6 per car or free with military identification.
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 Annual Schedule of Grapes workshop is set from 10 a.m. to noon June 20 at University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Research Center & Demonstration Orchard, 4600 Horse Drive. Master Gardeners Yotuka Nomura and Tom Grimm plan to teach about pruning, fertilization and caring for grape vines. Call Tamara Wynne at 702-786-4361.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Forrest Nettles at email@example.com or call 702-363-3331.
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.
Fiddle player and singer Willie Wainwright is set to perform from 2 to 4 p.m. June 20 at the Winchester Cultural Center Theater, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are free and may be reserved in person. Call 702-455-7340.
“Sinatra Sings Sinatra – The Centennial Celebration,” a mullti-media concert experience featuring Frank Sinatra Jr. singing songs popularized by his father, is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. June 20 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets start at $29. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
Django Vegas! is scheduled at 6 p.m. June 20 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. The concert is set to feature the gypsy jazz groups New Hot Club of America and the Hot Club of Las Vegas, and the International String Trio, which features classical, pop, jazz and world music. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Visit artslasvegas.org, or call 702-229-1012.
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 WWE Live SummerSlam Heatwave is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. June 20 at the Thomas & Mack Center at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $23 to $108. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
David de Alba’s tribute to Judy Garland, “By Myself on a Lonely Stage 2015,” is planned at 2 p.m. June 21 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. De Alba is an award-winning actor and singer-impressionist who worked in the Finocchio Club in San Francisco. The show is set to include costume changes and anecdote narrations, including de Alba’s personal ones about Garland and ones she was famous for telling during her 1960s U.S. television appearances. Tickets are $20 for VIP seats in the first two rows and $18 for general seating. The show is geared toward guests 21 or older. Visit onyxtheatre.com/wp/shows or call 702-732-7225.
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.
A Father’s Day event featuring a barbecue, live music and a golf chipping contest is planned from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 21 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. A full bar and draft beer are set to be available. The cost is $20 for adults, $10 for kids ages 5-10 and free for youths 5 or younger. Springs Preserve members receive 10 percent off. The chipping challenge costs $2 for members and $3 for nonmembers. RSVP at springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.
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 Las Vegas Singles Travel and Social Club plans to meet at 7 p.m. June 23 at the Tap House, 5589 W. Charleston Blvd. The club is for mature singles in the Las Vegas Valley interested in local, national and international travel. It meets the fourth Tuesday of the month. A half hour of social time is planned prior to the meeting, which consists of a short business portion and a guest speaker. June’s speaker is from Expedia Cruise Centers. There is a small fee for refreshments and the cost of the meeting room. Call 702-873-8309.
The Victorian Railroad Ladies women’s club plans to meet from 5:30 to 8 p.m. June 24 at the Black Bear Diner, 6180 W. Tropicana Ave. Visit lasvegasrailroadsociety.org.
A Courtroom Conversation about Jimmy Hoffa is scheduled for 7 p.m. June 24 at the Mob Museum, 300 Stewart Ave. Tickets are $25, and museum members receive a 10 percent discount. Visit themobmuseum.org or call 702-229-2734.
A monthlong display of the Heart Gallery is planned through June at Park Place Infiniti, 5555 W. Sahara Ave. The photos feature local children awaiting adoption. Visit parkplaceinfiniti.com.
The Fremont Street Experience Rock of Vegas concert series plans to feature free concerts through Labor Day Weekend. Scheduled headliners are: June 27, Smash Mouth and Toad the Wet Sprocket on the First Street Stage; 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 20. 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 email@example.com. Booth spaces are $25.
“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.
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.
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 20, Foreclosed Upon Pets Inc.; and June 27, Goodie Two Shoes Foundation.
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 $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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Ward 2 Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers plans to meet with residents from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 25 at Settebello Pizzeria Napoletano at Village Square, 9350 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 170. Talk about what is happening in Ward 2 and the city. On July 23, Beers plans to meet with residents 21 or older from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at The Pint, 9941 W. Charleston Blvd. Call 702-229-2144.
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.
The Beggin’ For Golf Charity Golf Tournament is planned for a 7:30 a.m. shotgun start June 27 at Siena Golf Club, 10575 Siena Monte Ave., to benefit the Friends For Life Humane Society. Presented by Murray The Celebrity Magician, the tournament is set to include prizes, food and beverages and take-home treats for pets, as well as appearances by the cast of “Fantasy” and other local celebrities. The cost is $125 for individuals or $500 for a foursome. Email email@example.com or call 702-304-7316.
The Westside Newcomers Club plans to host a coffee event for prospective members at 9:15 a.m. July 1 at Grace in the Desert Episcopal Church, 2004 Spring Gate Lane. Visit westsidenewcomersclub.org or call Phyllis Cohen at 702-818-5120.
Yankee Doodle at the Pool is set for all ages from noon to 4 p.m. July 2 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. The cost is $2 for ages 4 to 17 and 50 or older, $3 for ages 18 to 49 and free for children up to age 3. Water games and activities celebrating the Fourth of July are planned. Call 702-229-6309.
Empire Records is set to kick off the Pool Party Concert Series July 3 at the Suncoast, performing hits from the ’90s. The no-cover series is set to feature live music poolside at the hotel-casino, 9090 Alta Drive, from 5 to 10 p.m. for guests 21 or older, with food and drinks available from The Game sports bar and grill. Cool Jazz by Anthony James Baker is set for Aug. 8 and DJ Riano for Sept. 26. An End of Summer Beach Party with the Tommy Rocker Band will close out the series Oct. 3. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-284-7777.
The 21st annual Summerlin Council Patriotic Parade is scheduled from 9 to 11 a.m. July 4, with the escort division set for 8:30 a.m. The parade is scheduled to begin at the corner of Hillpointe Road and Hills Center Drive in The Trails Village and travel south toward Village Center Circle, west on Trailwood Drive and end before the corner of Trailwood and Spring Gate Lane. The parade is set to feature more than 70 entries, including traditional floats, giant inflatable balloons, bands and cartoon characters. Visit summerlink.com.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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. Warren Durso is scheduled 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 24; 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 24; 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. Kim Styles Duo is scheduled 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. Celebrate National Martini Day with The Moonshiners from 9 p.m. to midnight June 19. Duarte is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. June 21 and Jeremy Cornwell from 5 to 9 p.m. 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.
DJ Dig Dug is scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. June 21 and 28 at the Pool Backyard at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., for guests 21 years or older. DJ L1 is scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. June 20 and 27. 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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