East Valley-area Community Events Calendar, Aug. 25-31, 2016
Find events happening in the east valley area and across the Las Vegas Valley.
August 24, 2016 - 12:00 pm
THE WEEK’S BEST BETS
1. Nature Tales: Families are invited to a storytime and animal themed craft event scheduled at 11 a.m. Aug. 27 at the Clark County Wetlands Park, 7050 Wetlands Park Lane. Visit clarkcountynv.gov/wetlandspark or call 702-455-7522.
2. Jazzin’ Jeanne Brei & the Speakeasy Swingers Swanky Supper Club Soiree: The performance is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Italian American Club, 2333 E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $10. Visit iacvegas.com or call 702-457-3866.
3. Sawyer Summer Stage: Thanks to a grant from The Rogers Foundation, students in Grant Sawyer Middle School’s summer theater program are set to produce the 9/11 memorial play “War at Home” at 6 p.m. Aug. 25 and 26 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Admission is free, but donations for Paws and Stripes — an organization that provides service dogs to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder — will be accepted. Visit lvccld.org.
IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Open rehearsal: The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society invites Southern Nevada Singers to an open rehearsal of Mendelssohn’s “Elijah,” planned for 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at UNLV’s Beam Music Center, Room 159, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Singers have the opportunity to perform the great masterworks with the 65-voice Musical Arts Chorus & Orchestra in its upcoming 54th season. The Musical Arts Chorus will accompany tenor Andrea Bocelli for the eighth time at the MGM on Dec. 3. There are also openings in the 20-voice Musical Arts Singers, a smaller choral ensemble. This group will perform “Songs of Our Politics” at Winchester Cultural Center on Oct. 2. An audition is necessary for membership in all SNMAS ensembles. Visit SNMAS.com or call Director Dr. Peterson at 702 451-6672.
Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth Back to School Drive: The nonprofit is seeking donations of school supplies, such as backpacks, notepads, pens, pencils and gently used clothes. Donations can be taken to the NPHY Drop-In Center, 4981 Shirley St., or online donations can be made to the Backpacks 4 Class Acts drive by going to gofundme.com/2c5fnrjy. Visit nphy.org or call 702-383-1332.
Back-To-School Bash: The event is scheduled at 4 p.m. Aug. 26 at Parkdale Recreation Center, 3200 Ferndale St. The event for ages 6 to 14 is set to include games, activities, light snacks and beverages. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7517.
The Scintas: The group’s limited-engagement performance schedule was extended through November. This month’s performances are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26 and 27 at The Plaza, 1 S. Main St. Tickets are $29 to $49. A dinner and show package is available for $99. Visit plazahotelcasino.com or call 702-386-2110.
Gary Lewis & the Playboys: The performance, part of the 52 Fridays series, is scheduled at 8 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Golden Nugget, 129 Fremont St. Tickets are $20.71 to $140.61. Visit goldennugget.com or call 866-946-5336.
Helen Stewart and the Las Vegas Ranch: The history talk about the woman whose experience at the ranch bridges the historical gap between the Old West and modern Las Vegas is scheduled at 11 a.m. Aug. 27 at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort, 500 E. Washington Ave. Admission is $1. Children 12 or younger are admitted free. Visit friendsofthefort.org or call 702-486-3511.
Poet Patricia Smith in Las Vegas: The event is scheduled at 2 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Poet and author Patricia Smith is set to read from her work and conduct a poetry workshop as part of Clark County Poet Laureate Bruce Isaacson’s Poets of National Stature series. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
Deception: A Day of Magic: The event is scheduled 2 p.m. Aug. 27 at The Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 day of the show. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7340.
Yes: Tickets are on sale for the performance by the British progressive rock band scheduled from 8 to 11 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, 200 S. Third St. Tickets are $41 to $73. Visit dlvec.com or call 702-388-2100.
Coffee with the Mayor: Ward 3 residents looking to meet and converse with Mayor Carolyn Goodman are invited to attend the event set for 8 a.m. Aug. 30 at PublicUs, 1126 Fremont St. City Councilman Bob Coffin also is set to attend. Call 702-331-5500.
“Murder on the Orient Express”: The screening of the 1974 film based on the Agatha Christie novel, part of the Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: All Aboard! series is scheduled from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
Supporting Our Veterans Career Fair: The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 31 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South. A variety of businesses and industries are set to assist veterans and military families with employment. The event is designed to give job seekers from all military branches with various skill sets the opportunity to explore employment options and speak with hiring managers to find a position that best fits their talents. Visit tinyurl.com/sovcf2016.
Hot yoga in the Neon Boneyard: One-hour sessions are offered with certified instructor Eileen Lorraine in the Neon Museum’s boneyard, 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North, at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 31. The class is appropriate for beginners to advanced yogis 18 or older (children must be accompanied by an adult guardian) and will consist of flowing vinyasa sessions set to vintage Las Vegas-inspired beats. Sessions are $18 for the public and $13 for museum members. Visit neonmuseum.org/happenings or call 702-387-6366.
Glen Meek on the Vegas Call Girl Racket: The event, part of the Wiseguy Speaker Series, is scheduled at 7 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Mob Museum, 300 E. Stewart Ave. This event is free with museum admission and for museum members. Visit themobmuseum.org or call 702-229-2734.
“Ancient Rome — The Empire that Shaped the World”: The traveling summer exhibit is set to be on display at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North, through Sept. 11. Visitors will take a hands-on journey through the Roman Imperial period, exploring military war machines, significant construction inventions such as pottery wheels and grinding mills, large-scale technical innovations such as cranes, water pumps and more. Learn to tell time using sundials and water clock and navigate ancient maps to plot a journey from Britannia (Britain) to the Far East. Admission to the museum starts at $10 for adults. Visit lvnhm.org.
“Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog”: The exhibit is set to be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday through Sept. 11 at the Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place, and is included with the museum’s general admission price of $14.50 per person. Visit discoverykidslv.org or call 702-382-5437.
“Science Versus Fiction – Climate Change and Future Plans”: The exhibition is set to be on display from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday through Sept. 22 at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St. An artist’s reception is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 6. The invited artists interpreted the possible outcomes of the future by using science and/or science fiction as an influence. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.
“Aesthetics Primary”: The art exhibition is scheduled to be on display through Sept. 29 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. It is open to the public by appointment and during an artists’ reception set from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.
“Les Folies Bergère: Entertaining Las Vegas, One Rhinestone at a Time”: The exhibition by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority’s Las Vegas News Bureau in partnership with the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas is set to be on display during regular business hours at the Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Road, and the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas at the Springs Preserve, 309 S. Valley View Blvd., through Jan. 5, 2017. Visit tinyurl.com/lvnbfolies.
What’s in Your Closet?: The Mob Museum, 300 Stewart Ave., is seeking authentic artifacts from the Prohibition Era (1919-33), specifically women’s garments, accessories and other materials of fashionable consumption. The items received may be considered for display in the museum’s inaugural fashion-centric exhibition, “Ready to Roar: Evening Fashions of Prohibition Women,” scheduled for fall 2016. People can donate or loan items to be returned at the end of the exhibit. Loaned items must be available at least one month prior to the exhibition’s opening in order to properly prepare them for safe display. Submissions may be made at tinyurl.com/mobroarsub. Visit themobmuseum.org or call 702-229-2734.
Entertainers sought: Lorraine Hunt-Bono and Dennis Bono are assisting in compiling a list of entertainers who live in Las Vegas and who performed at the Riviera Hotel. Entertainers are asked to email their name and contact information with the year or years they performed at the Riviera to TheDennisBonoShow@yahoo.com. Photos may also be sent. The historic information is set to be included in the archives of Las Vegas Entertainment History.
Meet-and-greets with “Pawn Stars”: The events are scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursdays at the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, 713 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Meet-and-greets featuring security guard Antwaun are scheduled from 11 a.m. to noon Saturdays and ones featuring historian Mark Hall-Patton are scheduled from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Admission is free, but Gold & Silver Pawn is accepting donations for a variety of charities throughout the summer on Thursdays. Visit gspawn.com or call 702-385-7912.
WORTH A DRIVE
“Bring It On”: Super Summer Theatre performances of the hip-hop- and rap-infused cheerleading musical are scheduled under the stars at 8:05 p.m. Aug. 24-27 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Tickets are $12.95 in advance for Wednesdays and Thursdays and $15.95 for Fridays and Saturdays and $20 at the gate if available. Children 5 or younger get in free. Visit supersummertheatre.org.
Contemporary country: “Ghostlight,” a show featuring contemporary country music, is scheduled from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Aug.28 in the Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza, 720 Twin Lakes Drive. Admission is free. Bring blankets or lawn chairs for outdoor seating. Wine and refreshments will be available for purchase. Visit artslasvegas.org.
Family History Jamboree: The 14th annual Las Vegas Stake event is set to be packed with classes for beginning and advanced genealogists from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at the 221 S. Lorenzi St. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints chapel. Ron Tanner from Family Search is scheduled to be the keynote speaker. Admission is free. Visitlvstakefamilyhistoryjamboree.org.
Civil War experience: Guests can try on Civil War uniforms and learn to march and drill in formation with input from historicreenactors at 10 a.m. Aug. 27 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215Beltway. Park admission is $7 per car for Nevada residents. Visit parks.nv.gov/parks/spring-mountain-ranch-state-park.
USA Dance: The local branch of the national nonprofit plans to host all-ages ballroom dances featuring a variety of music styles from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Aug. 27 and Sept. 10 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Most events include a lesson and some feature exhibition dancing from experts. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for USA Dance members, students and military members. Pay at the door. Visit usadancelasvegas.com.
Open House: The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is scheduled to host an open house for its junior Master Gardener program at 10 a.m. Aug. 27 at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. The program is open to children 7 to 12. The eight-session-per-semester class fee is $20. Classes are held twice monthly on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon. Call Karyn Johnson at 702-257-5523.
Beers with Beers: Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers is set to meet with residents in a casual setting, scheduled from 5:30to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25 at Distill, 10820 W. Charleston Blvd. The event is for adults 21 or older. Call 702-229-6405.
Night Hike: The free activity is planned from 8 to 9 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway, 2525 Kyle Canyon Road. The night hike is rated easy with mostly paved paths and gravel over small hills. Participants are invited to bring a flashlight. Space is limited. Registration is required. Visit gomtcharleston.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
High Rollers Cat Show: The Cats And Sin City Cat Club is expected to host the event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 27 and 28 at the Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Parkway. The show is slated to feature a variety of household and pedigree cats. Tickets cost $6 for adults and $4 for children 6 to 17. Admission is free for children 5 or younger. Call 702-267-4050.
Dash and Splash: The event is slated for 8 a.m. Aug. 27 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. Registration is set for 7:30 a.m. This event starts with a 1.5-mile run beginning at Pavilion Center Pool, winding through Veterans Memorial Parkand concludes with a 300-meter swim at the pool. There is no age limit, but participants must be able to swim 100 meters successfully. The cost is $15. Call 702-229-1488.
Water on the Meadow: Rangers and volunteers are set to roll out the slip n’ slide for water play in the meadow from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 27 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159. Swimsuits are suggested as are baby shampoo donations to help make the slide slippery. Entry to the park is $7 for Nevada residents. Call 702-875-4141 or email email@example.com.
Polage art: The work of local artist Austine Wood Comarow featuring polarized filters and light is set to be on display through Sept. 18 in the Big Springs Gallery in the Origen Museum at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Visit springspreserve.org.
“No Ordinary Life”: The free exhibition of artwork by Kim Johnson is set to be displayed through Oct. 1 at the Left of Center Art Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Road. The exhibit visually explores the diverse, natural order and design around people with subtle nuances of how people operate on sociological, psychological and primal levels. Hours are from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. Call 702-647-7378.
Kickball leagues: A coed adult kickball league for those 18 or older is accepting registration through Aug. 28, with play set to begin Sept. 8 at Veterans Memorial Fields, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive. The cost is $250 per team, plus regular-season umpire fees of $168, for a seven-week season. Call 702-229-4616.
First Folio Shakespeare exhibit: A traveling exhibit featuring the an original First Folio of the works of William Shakespeare is set to be on display at the Special Collections in Lied Library Mondays through Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 1 through 29. The Folger Shakespeare Library, in association with Cincinnati Museum Center and the American Library Association, is touring a First Folio of Shakespeare in 2016 to all 50 states, Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico. Several community events are planned to coincide with the exhibition beginning with a sneak preview of the Nevada Conservatory Theater’s “The Bomb-itty of Errors,” a hip-hop theater adaptation of Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors” at 7:30 in the Goldfield Room at Lied Library. For more information and a complete list of First Folio events at UNLV University Libraries, visit tinyurl.com/unlvff16. Reservations for a 30-minute self-guided tour of the exhibit or to attend any of the events can be made at tinyurl.com/unlvff16 also. Reservations may also be made in person at Special Collections at the Lied Library. All events are free, but RSVPs are requested.
Broadway in the Hood Presents “The Wiz”: Performances are scheduled at 7 p.m. Sept. 2 and 3, as well as 2 p.m. Sept. 3 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $19 to $69. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
Music of the Classic Horn Bands with the Lon Bronson Band: The performance is scheduled at 8 p.m. Sept. 2 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $15 to $35. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
Class Registration: It is available through Sept 7 for the six-week session of classes Sept. 7 through Oct. 15. At West Las Vegas Arts Center, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Classes offered include African Dance for Children, Recording & Engineering, Ballet and more. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-4800.
“Citizen Kane”: The screening of the 1941 Orson Welles film, part of the Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Audience Choice series is scheduled from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sep. 6 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
Sunset Photo Tour: The event is scheduled from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Neon Museum, 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The cost is $75 or $60 for Nevada locals, seniors 65+, students, veterans or active military members with valid I.D. Visit neonmuseum.org or call 702-387-6366.
Pancake Breakfast: The event for seniors 50 or older is scheduled at 8:30 to 10 a.m. Sept. 7 at the Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road. The cost is $4. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov or call 702-229-6454.
Asian Experience Lunch: The event for seniors 50 or older is scheduled at 11:30a.m. Sept. 8 at the Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road. The cost is $5. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov or call 702-229-6454.
Refuge for Women Las Vegas 2016 Golf Challenge Fundraiser: The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 9 at Topgolf Las Vegas, 4627 Koval Lane. Refuge for Women Las Vegas is a residential healing environment that provides aftercare for women who have been trafficked or sexually exploited. Tickets are $50 to $3,000. Visit tinyurl.com/rfwtopg, or contact Bri Absher at firstname.lastname@example.org or 702-301-8331.
Reunions and Ruins in Love: The performance poetry and live music show, hosted by Battle Born Slam, is scheduled at 7 p.m. Sept. 9 at The Beat Coffeehouse & Records, 520 Fremont St. The event is set to include poetry and performances by Lee Mallory, Miz Absurd, Miss Solveig and Philena Carter. The free event is open to all ages, but those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Visit thebeatlv.com or call 702-385-2328.
Race Against Prostate and Ovarian Cancer: The sixth annual This One’s for the Boys and Girls 2-Mile Walk and 3-Mile Run is scheduled at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 10 at Myron Partridge Stadium at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The event is set to benefit 21st Century CARE and Cancer Train, both organizations dedicated to cancer patients in Southern Nevada by providing financial assistance to patients receiving cancer treatment. Registration is $25 online or $30 the day of the event. Visit 21stcenturycare.org.
Las Vegas Philharmonic opening night: The event, featuring Cabera conducting Mahler and more is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. A pre-concert conversation is scheduled at 6:30 p.m., and an opening night cocktail party is scheduled at 9:30 p.m. Tickets for the concert are $30 to $109 and tickets to the cocktail party are $50. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
Lucky Duck Family Festival: The event is scheduled 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 10 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event is a fundraiser for Positively Kids and is set to include family activities, a dance-a-thon, children’s games, characters, nibble stations and free entertainment including comedian and entertainment host Paul Scally. Attendees can adopt a duck $5, or a Quack Pack of six ducks for $25, for a chance to win a grand prize of $250,000 at the 3 p.m. duck pluck, where 5,000 rubber ducks will float in the pond at Town Square. To adopt a duck, visit any of the MoneyTree locations, duckrace.com/lasvegas, call 702-262-0037, orvisit Sam’s Club 1910 E. Serene Ave from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 27.
“Casablanca”: The screening of the 1942 film, part of the Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Audience Choice series, is scheduled from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sep. 13 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
Happy Birthday B.B. King: The event for seniors 50 or older is scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 15 at Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 J St. Participants are set to Celebrate the great legend’s birthday by listening to blues and playing B.B. King trivia. The cost is $3. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov or call 702- 229-6125.
Wacky World of Sports: The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 17 at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road. Events include foot golf, Bubble Soccer and WWoS kickball. The cost is per sport and ranges from $40 to 100 per sport. To register, visit tinyurl.com/wwos2016. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-8200.
Saves The Day: The 21 or older performance is scheduled at 9 p.m. Sept. 17 at Backstage Bar & Billiards, 601 Fremont St. Doors are set to open at 8 p.m. Supporting acts include Twin Cities and Stolas. Tickets are $16 in advance and $20 on the day of show. Visit backstagebarandbilliards.com or call 702-382-2227.
“High Noon”: The screening of the 1952 Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly film, part of the Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Audience Choice series is scheduled from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sep. 20 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
“Beautiful, The Carole King Musical”: Performances are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20-25, 27-30 Oct. 1 and 2, 2 p.m. Sept. 24, 25, Oct. 1 and 2 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $29 to $127. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
Health and Wellness Fair: The event for seniors 50 or older is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road. Participants are set to be offered free health screenings and information on healthy living. Flu shots are set to be available and plans include vendors with helpful information. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov or call 702-229-6454.
“The Hidden Owners of Las Vegas: The Rest of the Story:” The event, part of the Oscar B. Goodman Dinner Series, is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at Oscar’s steakhouse at the Plaza, 1 S. Main St. The event is set to include a gourmet three-course meal paired with red and white wines and the signature Oscar Goodman Martini while listening to Goodman discuss his experiences as a criminal defense attorney. The cost is $150. Call 702-386-7227 or email RSVP@playlv.com.
Las Vegas Philharmonic Spotlight Concert: The performance featuring Kodály’s Duo for Violin and Cello, Opus 7, Beethoven’s String Trio in C Minor, Opus 9, No. 3 and Mozart’s Quartet in F Major, K. 370 is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $70. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
“Thoroughly Modern Millie”: The screening of the 1967 Oscar-winning musical comedy, part of the Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Audience Choice series is scheduled from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sep. 27 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
8 Ball Tournament: The event for seniors 50 or older is scheduled at 10 a.m. Sept. 28 at the Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road. The event is free for city of Las Vegas Senior Programs membership holders. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov or call 702-229-6454.
Charli XCX: The performer is scheduled to headline the official Las Vegas PRIDE after-party concert at 10 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, 200 S. 3rd St. Tickets are $18.34 to $32.11. Visit dlvec.com or call 702-388-2100.
Motley Brews’ Downtown Brew Festival: Tickets are on sale for the event scheduled from 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Clark County Government Center Amphitheater, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Tickets are $35 to $70 until Sept. 16. Visit downtownbrewfestival.com.
Deepak Chopra, The Future of Wellbeing: The event is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $35 to $175. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
Monster Mash Pumpkin Dash: The event is scheduled at 10 a.m. Oct. 29 at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road. the free event is set to include a 1K fun run, pumpkin races, safe trick or treating, a pet costume contest and more. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-8200.
Nevada Test Site Trip: The event for ages 55 or older is scheduled at 8 a.m. Nov. 2 leaving from Cora Coleman Senior Center, 2100 Bonnie Lane. The tour of the Nevada Test Site includes coach transportation provided to and from the community center. Participants wishing to attend the trip are required to answer the following questions at the time of registration and agree to bring along a valid ID on the day of the trip: full name including middle initial, address, date of birth, place of birth, and citizenship. Participants must be a U.S. citizen and green cards are not accepted. The group will see areas where testing took place, learn about the historical value of the area and see the crater. Participants are asked to pack a picnic lunch and bring along water. The cost is $3 and registration begins Sept. 21. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7617.
Darby O’Gill and the Little People: The free performance is scheduled at 8 p.m. Thursdays until further notice at Topgolf, 4627 Koval Lane. Visit topgolf.com or call 702-933-8458.
Bereavement Support Group: The event is scheduled from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Southwest Medical Lifestyle Center – East, 5820 S. Eastern Ave., Suite 100. Call 702-797-2353.
Tobacco Cessation Program: The event is scheduled from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Thursdays at the Southwest Medical Lifestyle Center – East, 5820 S. Eastern Ave., Suite 100. Call 702-797-2353.
Art Lynch Acting Classes: The classes are scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturdays at the Corner Gallery in the Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd. Visit lasvegascornergallery.com or call 702-501-9219.
Computer Class: The event for older adults is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to noon Mondays and Wednesdays at the Southwest Medical Lifestyle Center – East, 5820 S. Eastern Ave., Suite 100d . Call 702-797-2353.
Wii Bowling: The event for older adults is scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and 10 a.m. to noon Fridays at the Southwest Medical Lifestyle Center – East, 5820 S. Eastern Ave., Suite 100. Call 702-797-2353.
Tropicana pool: This season, admission is free before 1 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays to the pool at the Tropicana, 3801 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Fridays through Sundays and holidays, the cost is $10 all day for locals.
Social CirKish: Acrobatic performance and social skill development classes for youths 13 to 19 are planned from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursdays at The Center, 401 S. Maryland Parkway. Email Shannon Pates Xhola at email@example.com.
“Failure Is An Option!”: The original comedy show featuring anti-success guru Tom Rubin is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. nightly (dark Tuesday and Wednesday) in the Sin City Theatre at Planet Hollywood Resort, 3667 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $49.95 for general admission and $59.95 for VIP front rows. Visit failureisanoption.vegas.
Rhythm of Life drum classes: Percussionist and musical facilitator L.A. is scheduled to instruct classes from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the City of the World gallery at 1229 S. Casino Center Blvd. The cost is $35 per class. Visit cityoftheworld.org or call 702-409-7549.
Free open rehearsals of “Mystere”: Cirque du Soleil invites visitors and locals to get an inside look at “Mystere” from 3 to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays and 4:30 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Guests are also set to receive an offer of two tickets to the show for $99. Call 702-894-7722.
Look inside “Ka”: Cirque du Soleil invites visitors and locals to get an inside look at “Ka,” as it reveals the history, background and science behind the show in free Ka Theatre Spectacular open houses scheduled for 11 and 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the MGM Grand, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The open houses will highlight the work, inspiration and technology used in the $165 million production. Call 702-891-7940.
Down and Derby: The 21-or-older event is scheduled at 10 p.m. every first and third Wednesday at the Gold Spike, 217 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Admission and skate rental are free. Visit goldspike.com or call 702-476-1082.
African drum class: Master teacher “Papa” Diarra Zumana is scheduled to instruct this class from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Baobab Stage at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The cost is $20. Visit baobabstage.com or call 702-202-8010.
“Matt and Mattingly’s Bucket Show”: Performances are scheduled at 11:30 p.m Wednesdays at the Art Square Theatre, 1025 S. First St., Suite 145. The two-man improv show with musical accompaniment is free, but audience members are encouraged to pay what they want into a bucket at the end of the performance. Visit mattandmattingly.com.