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SUNCOAST TO HOST GOURMET FOOD TRUCKS

The Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive, plans to host a gourmet food truck block party from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday in the Marquee parking lot.

The event is expected to draw more than 25 food trucks from Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Diego and Orange County, including Snow Ono, Sin City Wings, Sausagefest, Chi-town Hustler, Slap Yo Mama, Chef Ludovic Lefebvre’s LudoTruck and trucks featured on Food Network’s "The Great Food Truck Race."

Admission is $5, with proceeds benefiting Special Olympics Nevada.

To purchase advance tickets and for a list of participating trucks, visit http://bit.ly/suncoastfoodtruck.

VEGAS STREATS FESTIVAL SET FOR SATURDAY

The El Cortez, 600 E. Fremont St., plans to host the monthly Vegas StrEATs food truck, arts and music festival from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday on the Jackie Gaughan Parkway.
Drink specials are planned, including $3 Bud Light, Shock Top and Bud Light Lime, $4 Jameson Irish whiskey, Jagermeister and 1800 Silver tequila shots and $2 Pepsi products.
For more information and a list of participating food trucks, visit facebook.com/vegasstreets.

EVENT TO BRING RESTAURANTS TO MUSEUM

The Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North, plans to host Sundown in Downtown, a grown-up carnival event, from 6 to 10 p.m. June 22.

The event is set to feature small bites from downtown Las Vegas restaurants such as Bar+Bistro @ The Arts Factory, the Barrymore, Casa Don Juan, Triple George Grill and Hash House A Go Go. Signature cocktails also are planned, along with live musical performances by Kid Meets Cougar and Wild Card, strolling performance artists, and the museum’s new traveling exhibit.

The event is open to guests 21 or older. All food, drinks and entertainment are included with admission, which is $55 per person and $100 per couple, with group rates available. All proceeds will benefit the museum’s educational programs for underserved youths.

For tickets, call 384-2008 or visit lvnhm.org.

GET FREE SMOOTHIES JUNE 15

Tropical Smoothie Café is collecting donations for Camp Sunshine through June 15, which is National Flip Flop Day.

In honor of National Flip Flop Day, participating locations plan to offer customers who visit between 2 and 7 p.m. June 15 wearing flip flop sandals a free 24-ounce Jetty Punch smoothie. National Flip Flop Day doubles as a fundraiser for Camp Sunshine, a summer camp geared toward children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.

Patrons can purchase $1 paper flip flops, which will be posted throughout the store. Those who purchase a Sunrise Sunset smoothie will have a portion of the proceeds donated to Camp Sunshine.

Patrons can also donate $5 or more in store and receive a Flip Flop Key Fob good for 10 percent off all purchases this year, or text "CAMP" to 20222 to donate $10 automatically, with charges appearing on your mobile phone bill.

To find a location near you, visit tropicalsmoothiecafe.com. For more information on the fundraiser, visit nationalflipflopday.com.

YARD HOUSE ROUNDS UP CHECKS FOR HELP

Yard House at Town Square Las Vegas, 6593 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is participating in Round It Up America through the end of the year, giving diners the opportunity to round up their check to the nearest dollar to benefit HELP of Southern Nevada.

HELP of Southern Nevada assists low-income families, homeless teens and adults and others by helping them become more self-sufficient through services, training and referrals. For more information, visit helpsonv.org.

ORDER IN SPANISH, GET FREE PIZZA AT PIZZA PATRON

Patrons who order in Spanish will receive a free large pepperoni pizza from Pizza Patrón as part of its Pizza Por Favor event from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

Stores in the Las Vegas Valley are at 721 N. Rancho Drive, 869-9191; 2885 E. Charleston Blvd., Suite 102, 458-9191; and 2305 E. Sahara Ave., 399-9191.

For more information, visit pizzapatron.com.

GOLD SPIKE PLANS CRUISIN 4 HOPE POKER RUN AND BREWFEST

The Gold Spike, 217 Las Vegas Blvd. North, plans to host the Cruisin 4 Hope Poker Run and Brewfest June 16 to benefit Hopelink of Southern Nevada.

The Gold Spike will serve as the end point for the five-stop poker run and the site of the Brewfest, which will feature 15 beers to sample. Tickets to both events are available in advance at cruisin4hope.com for $40. Tickets for only the poker run are $30. Tickets for only the Brewfest are $25 in advance and for locals and Gold Spike guests at the door and $30 for out-of-towners at the door.

Registration and check-in for the poker run is set from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. at the Kiss Monster Mini Golf Course at Paradise Road and Harmon Avenue. The poker run is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the Brewfest from 4 to 10 p.m. The Brewfest is set to also include food trucks and Southern rock music by DJ Lee from 4 to 7 p.m. and Cletus and the Mexican Sweat from 7 to 10 p.m.

VIA BRASIL STEAKHOUSE TO SERVE FATHER’S DAY BRUNCH

Via Brasil Steakhouse, 1225 S. Fort Apache Road, plans to feature more than 50 breakfast and lunch items from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 17 for its Father’s Day brunch.

The all-you-can-eat, rodizio-style lunch includes six cuts of meat served tableside, made-to-order omelets and fresh homemade breads, followed by a dessert of your choice for $27.99.

For dinner, a full rodizio meal will be offered from 2 to 9 p.m. for $44.99, including up to 18 meats served tableside, a full gourmet salad bar and side dishes.

Children 6 to 12 can dine for $14.99, and children 5 or younger eat for free.

Fathers will receive a $20 dining card good for a future visit from June 18 through July 31.

For reservations, call 804-1400.

MARIE CALLENDER’S ANNOUNCES LIGHTER DELIGHTFUL DISHES MENU

Marie Callender’s is offering a new Delightful Dishes menu featuring dishes with 600 calories or less, including hearts of romaine and roasted vegetables for 330 calories and fresh avocado and shrimp stack for 550 calories.

For the full menu or to find a location near you, visit mariecallenders.com.

LES KINCAID’S FOOD AND WINE CLASSES ARE UNDER WAY

Les Kincaid, host of the syndicated radio program "Wines Du Jour," is hosting food and wine classes through June.

Summer Salads & Dressing is scheduled from 6 to 8:30 p.m. today at the Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Gallery, 4175 S. Grand Canyon Drive, No. 109. The cost is $69.

Tequila: You’ll Love It! is planned from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Total Wine & More in Boca Park, 730 S. Rampart Blvd. The cost is $49.

Summer Wines is scheduled from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 20 at Total Wine & More in Boca Park. The cost is $49.

For more information on any of these classes, email michelle.baker@unlv.edu or call 895-3254. To register online, visit edoutreach.unlv.edu/continuingeducation.

Sauces, Rubs & Marinades is set for June 12, to be followed by Grilling June 19 and Barbecuing June 26. All three classes are scheduled from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Ferguson. The cost when registering for only one session is $49, or register for more than one session and pay $39 each. The cost of the class includes all materials.

To register for the discounted fee, call 895-3394.

Summertime Sparklers is planned from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 13 at Total Wine & More in Henderson, 501 N. Stephanie St.

Pinot Terrioir & Where To Find It is scheduled from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 27 at Total Wine & More in Henderson.

Students must be 21 or older. The cost for each class is $49 (cash or check only). To make a reservation, email les@leskincaid.com or call 871-5145.

ELDORADO CASINO PLANS FATHER’S DAY DINING SPECIAL

The Cafe at the Eldorado Casino, 140 S. Water St., plans to serve a Father’s Day special from 11 a.m. to close June 17.

The special will be $12.99 and will feature prime rib, fried shrimp, potato, unlimited soup and salad bar and a Miller draft beer. The Cafe also is offering a $2.99 spaghetti dinner with choice of soup or salad from 11 a.m. to close through June.

Also in June, Mariana’s Cantina plans to offer $9.99 chicken or beef fajitas with rice and beans and a choice of house margarita or Coronita. Purchase any entree $10 or more and a house margarita and receive free refills. A bucket of five Coronitas will be $6.99.

The Snack Bar plans to offer two Nellie wings for 50 cents and Miller draft beer for 50 cents.

For more information, call 564-1811 or visit eldoradocasino.com.

JOKERS WILD CASINO TO OFFER FATHER’S DAY SPECIALS

The Court Cafe at Jokers Wild Casino, 920 N. Boulder Highway, plans to serve a Father’s Day special from 11 a.m. to close June 17.

The special will be $12.99 and will feature prime rib, fried shrimp, potato, unlimited soup and salad bar and a Miller draft beer.

Also in June, the Court Cafe is offering a $2.99 spaghetti dinner with choice of soup or salad from 11 a.m. to close, and the Snack Bar is offering two Nellie wings for 50 cents and a Miller draft beer for 50 cents.

For more information, call 564-8100 or visit jokerswildcasino.com.

STATION CASINOS ANNOUNCES CRAB LEG SPECIAL through JUNE

Station Casinos and Fiesta Henderson are offering an Alaskan snow crab legs special through June.

A meal of snow crab legs, corn on the cob and steamed potatoes is $19.99 at The Broiler at Palace and Boulder stations, Sonoma Cellar at Sunset Station, Austins Steakhouse at Texas Station, Fuego at Fiesta Henderson, The Charcoal Room at Santa Fe Station and MRKT at Aliante Station.

NEXT PROJECT DINNER TABLE EVENT SET FOR JUNE 30

The next Project Dinner Table event is planned for 6 p.m. June 30 at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Orchard in North Las Vegas, 4600 Horse Drive at Decatur Boulevard.

The dinner will be served family-style and will feature cuisine by chef Geno Bernardo of Nove Italiano at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road.

Tickets are $140 per person, which includes all courses and cocktail pairings.

For tickets, visit projectdinnertable.com.

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