THE WEEK’S BEST BETS
1. Walk with the Heart of a Child: The Children’s Heart Foundation invites all Las Vegans to participate in the 13th annual Walk with the Heart of a Child at 7 a.m. Feb. 27 at the Fashion Show mall, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Registration, entertainment, raffles and a Kids Zone are set to start at 7 a.m., with the walk beginning at 8 a.m. Fees are $25 for adults and $15 for virtual walkers (those who cannot attend the event or physically participate), active-duty military, students and seniors. Visit walkwithheart.kintera.org/chfn.
2. Color Run: The fifth annual event, dubbed the “Happiest 5K on the Planet,” is set for 8 a.m. Feb. 27 in downtown Las Vegas, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit Three Square food bank. Runners, walkers or sprinters of all ages and athletic abilities will be bathed in an array of colors and island scents as they cruise through a scene of palm trees, vibrant arches and festive music. Upon finishing, Color Runners can celebrate at the Rainbow Beach during the Finish Festival with a color throw celebration, music, dancing and photo opportunities. A new participation kit offers island-inspired items including a lei, snapback hat and sunglasses, along with the T-shirt, headband, temporary tattoos and medal in the classic participant kit. Classic, classic plus or deluxe entries start at $39.99 with options for little color runners. Visit thecolorrun.com/las-vegas.
3. Southwest Tea Fest: The inaugural event is scheduled at 10 a.m. Feb. 27 at Downtown 3rd Farmers Market at the corner of Casino Center Boulevard and Stewart Avenue. It is set to include a Wu Wo Tea Ceremony, a Gong Fu Tea Ceremony, a Blind Tea Tasting, a Cupping Championship, an Art Walk, live music, food trucks and special presentations. Visit swteafest.com or call 877-795-1411.
IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Black Weekend 2016 — Kemit in the Desert Series: The event is scheduled at 7 p.m. Feb. 25 and 26 at the West Las Vegas Library, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3980.
The Bridges of Madison County: Performances are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25-28 and 2 p.m. Feb. 27 and 28 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $29 to $129. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
“To Kill a Mockingbird”:Performances by the Nevada Conservatory Theatre are planned at 8 p.m. Feb. 25-27 and 2 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Judy Bayley Theatre at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $27.50 and $33. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
“GEEK!”: The celebration of nerdy fan culture, written by Brooklyn playwright Crystal Skillman and directed by Troy Heard, is planned for 8 p.m. Feb. 25-27 at the Onyx Theatre, 953 E. Sahara Ave., No. 16B. General admission tickets are $20, and a limited amount of $10 student rush tickets are available 10 minutes before showtimes for students 18 or younger with valid student ID. Visit onyxtheatre.com or purchase tickets at the box office an hour before show time.
“Breaking Bad” comes to the Mob Museum: A reception for the exhibition is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Mob Museum, 300 E. Stewart Ave. The reception is free with regular admission. The museum has extended hours and is set to be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily through Labor Day. Parking is free for locals after 5 p.m., and alcoholic beverages are half price from 5 to 9 p.m. at the bar. Admission is $13.95 for adult Nevada residents with ID, $11.95 for Nevada seniors 65 or older, military, law enforcement and teachers with ID, $10 for Nevada children and students 11 to 17 with ID and free for children 10 or younger. Visit themobmuseum.org or call 702-229-2734.
The Cains: The performance is scheduled at 7 p.m. Feb. 26 at Stoney’s Rockin’ Country at Town Square Las Vegas, 6611 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets for the 18-or-older event are $10. Visit stoneysrockincountry.com or call 702-435-2855.
Lucy Woodard: Performances are scheduled at 7 p.m. Feb. 26 and 27 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets range from $39 to $49. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
The Scintas: Performances are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26 and 27; March 11, 12, 25 and 26; April 8, 9, 15 and 16; and May 6, 7, 13 and 14 at the Plaza, 1 Main St. Tickets start at $29. A dinner and a show package is offered for $99 and includes a three-course prix fixe dinner at Oscar’s steakhouse in addition to a VIP show ticket. Visit plazahotelcasino.com or call 702-386-2507.
Organ Recital Series: Chelsea Chen is scheduled to perform as part of the free series at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at Dr. Rando-Grillot Recital Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. A recipient of the Lili Boulanger Memorial Award and the Augustana/Reuter National Organ Competition, Chen has recorded multiple CDs. Visit chelseachen.com or sncago.org.
Johnny Rivers: The event is planned at 8 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Golden Nugget, 129 Fremont St. Tickets range from $31.61 to $216.91. Visit goldennugget.com or call 866-946-5336.
Duck, Duck, Pelican — Birds of the Las Vegas Wash: A guided hike with a Wetlands Park nature guide and a birding expert from the Red Rock Audubon Society is planned for 10 a.m. Feb. 27 at Wetlands Park, 7050 E. Wetlands Park Lane. Coffee and cocoa, birding tips and resources, and conservation conversations are planned. The program is for beginner or intermediate birders. Binoculars will be provided. Sign up at tinyurl.com/ll6kcuo.
Make Your Own Dream Catcher: The event is set from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort, 500 E. Washington Ave. Admission is $1 and free for children 12 or younger. Visit friendsofthefort.org or call 702-486-3511.
Dance team auditions: The Black Pearls Diva Dance Team is planning auditions for membership from noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 27 at The Center, 401 S. Maryland Parkway. Membership is open to girls and boys ages 9 years to adult. Call Director Kameelah Stewart at 702-619-6767
Gown Town: Local nonprofit HELP of Southern Nevada and 98.5 KLUC-FM are teaming up for the annual Gown Town event, which provides high school students in need with an affordable alternative to prom dress shopping by offering donated formal gowns for $20 each. It is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 27 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit mytownsquarelasvegas.com or call 702-269-5000.
Pop-up Architecture for families with children: The free event is scheduled from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Neon Museum, 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Visit neonmuseum.org or call 702-387-6366.
ESport Tournament: Wargaming.net League North America Season 2 Regional Finals for World of Tanks is scheduled at 1 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Downtown Grand, 206 N. Third St. WGLNA will feature four teams competing for the chance to win the first-place grand prize of $75,000. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet fellow tankers, WGLNA pro gamers and the Wargaming team and check out the Wargaming Hummer and Alienware Live Tour outside the hotel for swag. The event is free to the public, and doors to the Fremont Room are set to open at 12:45 p.m. Visit downtowngrand.com.
SONSHIP – A Ritual Passage to Manhood Graduation Ceremony: The event is scheduled at 2 p.m. Feb. 27 at the West Las Vegas Library, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3980.
Chase Bryant: The performance is scheduled at 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at Stoney’s Rockin’ Country at Town Square Las Vegas, 6611 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets for the 18-or-older event are $10. Visit stoneysrockincountry.com or call 702-435-2855.
Vintage Vegas Live: The performance is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at Ron DeCar’s Event Center, 1201 Las Vegas Blvd South. Tickets are $22 to $38. Visit rondecarseventcenter.com or call 702-384-0771.
Musical Arts Singers performance: The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society is planning to present the 24-voice Musical Arts Singers in a concert of American Choral Gems at 3 p.m. on Feb. 28 in the Doc Rando Recital Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The singers, under the direction of Dr. Douglas R. Peterson, will perform choral medleys from “My Fair Lady” and “Oklahoma!” in addition to the hymn Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing and the spirituals Deep River and All My Trials. Novelty selections from early America include A Horticultural Wife and Demon Rum. The program will close with selections from Roger Wilhelm’s “Songs of Our Politics!” The singers, a chamber choral ensemble of semi-professional singers founded in 1980, performs two concerts annually, as part of the society’s 53rd season. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $5 for students. Tickets may be purchased at the UNLV Performing Center Box Office or by calling 702-895-2787.
Legendary Queen of Swing – Norma Miller: The event is scheduled at 7 p.m. Feb. 29 at at the West Las Vegas Library, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3980.
“Jezebel”: The screening of the 1938 film, part of the Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Spotlight on Henry Fonda series, is scheduled at 1 p.m. March 1 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
Peter Fletcher in Concert:The free event featuring the acclaimed New York classical guitarist is planned for 2 p.m. March 2 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. CDs will be available for purchase and signing after the performance. Call 702-507-3458 or visit lvccld.org.
Strategic Business Development: The seminar, part of a free series hosted by the city Of Las Vegas and Sumnu Marketing, is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon March 2 at the Urban Chamber of Commerce Business Development Center, 1951 Stella Lake St. RSVP to Darren Harris with the city of Las Vegas at firstname.lastname@example.org or 702-229-6862.
Diabetes in Balance Support Group: The meeting for seniors 50 or older is scheduled at 10 a.m March 2 and each first Wednesday of the month at the Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov or call 702-229-6454.
Savvy Senior Scam Prevention Series: Sweepstakes, Contests & Fake Checks is scheduled at 11 a.m. March 2 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
Fremont Middle School Celebrates 60 Years: The exhibition “Fremont Middle School Celebrates 60 Years Through the Eyes of its Young Artists” is set to be on display from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday through March 26 at the Nevada Humanities Program Gallery, 1017 S. First St., No. 190. Visit nevadahumanities.org or call 702-800-4670.
The Ramos Brothers Circus: Performances are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 5 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, and 2, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Sundays through March 2 in the parking lot of The Boulevard Mall, 3528 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children. As part of a food drive for The Salvation Army, visitors who donate five food items are set to receive a free adult ticket for the circus. Bring an additional three items and also receive a children’s ticket.
“GEEK!”: The celebration of nerdy fan culture, written by Brooklyn playwright Crystal Skillman and directed by Troy Heard, is planned for 8 p.m. Feb. 25-27 at the Onyx Theatre, 953 E. Sahara Ave., No. 16B. General admission tickets are $20 and a limited amount of $10 student rush tickets are available 10 minutes before showtimes for students 18 or younger with valid student ID. Visit onyxtheatre.com or purchase tickets at the box office an hour before show time.
“To Kill a Mockingbird”: Performances by the Nevada Conservatory Theatre are planned at 8 p.m. Feb. 25-27 and 2 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Judy Bayley Theatre at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $27.50 and $33. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
Income Tax Assistance: Volunteers from AARP’s tax assistance program are set to provide free tax preparation for low- to no-income seniors from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
Las Vegas Stories — Changing the Game: The free event is planned for 7 p.m. March 3 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Part of the free Las Vegas Stories series, the topic will be Women at Work in Las Vegas, with Joanne L. Goodwin discussing the stories of women who lived and worked in Las Vegas in the last half of the 20th century. Call 702-507-3459 or visit lvccld.org.
“Bad Jews”: The comedy about faith, family and legacy is scheduled at 8 p.m. March 3-5 and 2 p.m. March 6 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $15 to $30. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
Jerry Misko exhibit: Misko’s limited edition prints and one-of-a-kind paintings of nostalgic Las Vegas neon signs are set to be on display from 3 to 11 p.m. daily at the Las Vegas Club Gallery at the Plaza, 1 Main St. The gallery is also set to feature the “Union Plaza Then and Now” exhibit with photos and memorabilia curated by the nonprofit Museum of Gaming History, an educational project of The Casino Chip & Gaming Tokens Collectors Club Inc. Visit plazahotelcasino.com or call 702-386-2110.
“The Passion of Love by Zinovy”: The show, featuring music with vibrant visual art blended by composer and painter Zinovy Shersher, is scheduled to be on display through March 1 at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-4010.
Audrey Barcio’s “Continual Eventual”: The art installation drawing on Las Vegas architecture and its competition with the surrounding desert mountains is set to be on display through March 4 at Clark County Government Center’s Rotunda Gallery, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7340.
Vintage Urban Collection:The exhibition of works by Alexander P. Huerta are scheduled to be on display through March 8 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
“Ignominious Refuse”: The exhibition featuring the work of Brent Holmes is scheduled to be on display through March 11 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7340.
“The Hues of Souls”: The exhibition of acrylic paintings by John Trimble is set to be on display through March 19 at the West Las Vegas Arts Center, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-4800.
WORTH A DRIVE
Disc golf: The 17th annual Gentlemen’s Club Challenge disc golf tournament is set from Feb. 25-28 at the Wild Horse Golf Club, 2100 W. Warm Springs Road. The event is expected to feature 450 to 550 competitors, including disc golf professionals from around the U.S. Registration prices range from $75 for the junior division to $175 for the pro division. Visit pdga.com/2016-gcc or contact Jeff Jacquart at email email@example.com or 702-586-1657.
Pahrump Hot Air Balloon Festival: The annual event is set for noon Feb. 26 and 8 a.m. Feb. 27 and 28 at Petrack Park, 150 state Route 160, in Pahrump, about 60 miles west of Las Vegas. The family-friendly festival is set to bring together more than 20 hot air balloon pilots from the western states, music, entertainment, food, arts and crafts, and more. Events are scheduled throughout the three days, including glow balloon events. Admission to the festival is free, and guests can purchase tethered balloon rides for $10 and a wristband for the carnival for $20. Visit visitpahrump.com/events.
Black History: The city of Henderson plans to host Heart & Soul: A Celebration of Gospel and Black History from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St., in recognition of February as National Black History Month. The free event will feature gospel musical performances by local church and community groups, including urban contemporary, modern contemporary and Southern traditional. The festival also is set to offer expressive cultural dances and a variety of food and merchandise vendors. Visit cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-2171.
Government auction: Clark County’s first government surplus auction of 2016 is planned at 8 a.m. Feb. 27 at 4320 Stephanie St. The auctions, held three times a year, feature items used or acquired by area police and government agencies including cars, trucks, computers, office equipment, electronics and other lost and found items from McCarran International Airport. The County contracts with TNT Auction to manage the sales. Catalogs listing vehicles and miscellaneous items being sold are posted on TNT’s website at tntauction.com and get updated regularly as the date of the sale approaches. The three-day, preview and pre-registration period is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 24-26. Anyone planning to participate in the live auction to bid on vehicles or miscellaneous items must register as a bidder on site at the TNT Auction trailer set up on the auction grounds. To become a registered bidder, participants need to present a valid ID. There is no cost to register. Upon winning a bid on auction day, payment is due in the form of cash, cashier’s checks, credit cards, debit cards, traveler’s checks or money orders. YouTube videos in English and Spanish are posted on the county’s website at ClarkCountyNV.gov to walk interested participants through the process. Future auctions also will be held at 8 a.m. May 14 and Nov. 10.
Divas Day Out: The free event is set from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 27 at the South Point Arena & Equestrian Center, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, and will feature more than 175 businesses offering services and products related to women. Live entertainment is planned by Frank Marino and dancers from “Thunder From Down Under.” Visit southpointarena.com or divasdayoutlasvegas.com.
Nevada Naturalist program: The event is planned from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 27 at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. Residents can stop by anytime to chat with Nevada naturalists, meet instructors, see educational project presentations, participate in activities, learn about volunteer opportunities, and tour the Outdoor Education Center. The Nevada Naturalist program focuses on giving a broad understanding of nature to participants interested in learning, volunteering, teaching and participating in conservation projects and issues. Contact Denise Parsons at 702-948-5906 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Global Hope Gala: The Global Charity Foundation’s Midnight in the Oasis gala is set to feature cocktails, dinner, live entertainment, and live and silent auctions to benefit health care and education programs for at-risk women and children in Las Vegas and India. Nevada State College President Bart Patterson is set to speak at the event set for 5:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Spanish Trail Country Club, 5050 Spanish Trail Lane. Tickets are $125. Visit gcfcares.org or call 785-608-7129.
Brass Roots Quintet: Led by former Glen Miller Orchestra trombonist Walt Boenig, the quintet, which includes trumpeters Gary Cordell and Tom Wright, Doug Beasley on French horn and Dan Ulrich on tuba, is scheduled to perform a free concert at 2 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-6383.
Mini Maker Faire: The event is planned from noon to 6 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Henderson Convention Center, 200 S. Water St. Makers are to be presenting electronics creations, drones, robots, craft makers, jewelry makers, artists, performers and more. Tickets are $8 for adults, and discounts are available for children, students, teachers, military, seniors or veterans. Visit makerfairevegas.com.
Variety Salutes Hollywood: Variety The Children’s Charity is slated to host a red carpet Oscar party starting with pre-Oscar coverage at 4 p.m. Feb. 28 on the big screen at Brenden Theaters at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Co-hosted by ABC news anchor Dayna Roselli and 98.5 KLUC-FM’s Chet Buchanan, guests can walk the red carpet with local celebrities and watch the award show at the benefit event. Tickets are $25 and include $25 in theater concessions. VIP tickets are $250 and include an hors d’oeuvre menu created by AlizÃ© at the Top of The Palms. Visit varietysn.org.
Theatre Chaotica: The acting improv and character development workshops are planned from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sundays at Theatre in the Valley, 10 Pacific Ave. Upcoming dates include Feb. 28 and March 6, 13, 20 and 27. The cost is $5. Call 702-642-1047 or visit tinyurl.com/theatrechaotica or theatreinthevalley.org.
Cirque Run: Cirque du Soleil is set to host its 15th annual Run Away with Cirque du Soleil community 5K run and 1-mile fun walk March 12 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Onsite registration is set to start at 7 a.m. Pre-race activities are slated to begin at 8 a.m. with the race starting at 8:30 a.m. Registration is $37 for the 5K and $27 for the 1-mile in advance or $3 more after March 1. Register at tinyurl.com/run2016.
Nevada Women’s Film Festival: Robin Greenspun is set to be honored as Nevada Women Filmmaker of the Year at this year’s Nevada Women’s Film Festival, set to kick off March 4 in the Big Springs Theater at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., with a reception and screening of her documentary “Semicolon: The Adventures of Ostomy Girl.” The three-day festival is also slated to include screenings of films from all over the world made by women or with stories featuring strong female characters. Also planned are panel discussions ranging from costuming for films to a behind-the-scenes look at Brett Levner’s feature film about underage sex trafficking, “The Track.” Student and youth filmmakers are also set to be featured. Tickets start at $20 for one day. All-access passes start at $35. Visit nwffest.com.
Fishing Derby: Las Vegas City Councilman Ricki Y. Barlow is set to host a Ward 5 fishing derby from 8 a.m. to noon March 5 at Lorenzi Park, 3333 W. Washington Ave. The event is for everyone from beginners to experienced anglers. Students and their mentors can enjoy a bucket breakfast, supplied bait and a sack lunch while supplies last. A raffle drawing is planned as are prizes for the kid to catch the first fish of the day, the largest fish and the smallest fish. Families can bring fishing poles or Nevada Department of Wildlife is expected to have 250 poles to lend to those with photo identification. Admission is free and no fishing license is required. Visit tinyurl.com/fishderbylv.
Brave the Shave: Get your head shaved or watch others go under the clippers to benefit children with cancer during a St. Baldrick’s Foundation fundraiser scheduled March 5 at McMullan’s Irish Pub, 4650 W. Tropicana Ave. McMullan’s is consistently among the top five fundraisers for the national organization. Visit stbaldricks.org.
U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West: The group is set to perform free at 7 p.m. March 3 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. The band offers a variety of music, including standard concert band/wind ensemble, orchestral, military marches, jazz, pop, Broadway standards and patriotic songs. Free tickets are set to be available in advance from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays at the Henderson Convention Center, 200 S. Water St., and the Pavilion box office, and limited tickets may be available at the event. Tickets also can be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to the Henderson Convention Center, Attn: Air Force Tickets MSC 311, 200 S. Water St., Henderson, NV 89015. The limit is six tickets per person, family or group. Visit cityofhenderson.com/henderson-happenings/events.
“Front Yard Zoo — Controlling Nature”: The College of Southern Nevada Department of Fine Arts is set to host the exhibit by Miami University Hamilton, Ohio, professor of art Roscoe Wilson from 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays through March 19 at the Artspace Gallery, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Wilson’s artwork explores the relationship between nature, consumerism and waste. Call 702-651-4146.
Fomato Fun: The Midnight Fomato Society plans to present “Bad Head,” a comedy directed by John Tomasello featuring science fiction, fantasy, burlesque and foam tomatoes that the audience is welcome to lob at one another and actors during the show. The show is set to run at 10 p.m. Fridays, through March 25, at the Sci Fi Center, 5077 Arville St. Tickets are $10. Fomatoes will be sold at the show (cash only). Visit facebook.com/thescificentervegas.
USA Sevens International Rugby Tournament: The event is scheduled for March 4-6 at Sam Boyd Stadium, 7000 E. Russell Road. March 4, gates are set to open at 3 p.m. and the last match to begin at 9 p.m. March 5, gates are to open at 10 a.m. and the last match to begin at 7:30 p.m. March 6, gates are to open at 9 a.m. and the last match to begin at 4:05 p.m. Adult tickets range from $30 to $1,111, depending on location and number of days attending. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
“Piaf — Love Conquers All”: The one-woman show is scheduled at 7 p.m. March 4 and 1:30 p.m. March 5 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 the day of the show. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7340.
David Perrico – Pop Strings Orchestra: The performance is scheduled at 8 p.m. March 4 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $15 to $30. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
Veterans Village Charity Run: The event is scheduled at 9 a.m. March 5 at the Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Road. The run is part of the Win The Storm Conference. Funds raised will benefit Veterans Village Las Vegas. Raffle tickets are available for purchase at winthestorm.com or by calling 330-577-8676.
Rapport’s Teen Leadership Informational Meeting: The session is planned from noon to 1:30 p.m. March 5 at Metropolitan Police Department Headquarters, 400 S. Martin L. King Blvd. The goal is to empower teens. Call Director of Youth Development Marie Tomao at 702-505-8289.
Second annual All-Star Dodgeball Tournament: Signups are underway for the event scheduled for March 5 at Mendenhall Center at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, to benefit After-School All-Stars Las Vegas. Tickets for spectators begin at $15. For tickets or information about participating, visit tinyurl.com/dodgestar or call 702-770-7601.
Cabrera Conducts Mozart: The performance by the Las Vegas Philharmonic, conducted by Donato Cabrera, is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. March 5 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $26 to $96. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
Las Vegas Camerata Orchestra: The orchestra, conducted by Oscar Carrescia, with guest artists Luis Grinhaus, violin, and Berta Rosenohl, piano, is scheduled at 2 p.m. March 6 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. The concert is set to feature works by Joseph Hadyn, Bragato, Piazolla and Corelli. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7340.
“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder”: The event is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. March 8-13 and 2 p.m. March 12 and 13 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $29 to $139. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
Cotopaxi Questival: The adventure scavenger hunt for teams of two to six people is scheduled March 11 and 12 starting in downtown Las Vegas. More information will be available through a race day information packet sent seven days before the race. A challenge list is set to be sent 24 hours before the event. Tickets begin at $39. Visit tinyurl.com/questlv16.
Myron Heaton Chorale: The chorale’s spring concert, “Songs of America,” is set for 7 p.m. March 13 at The Lakes Lutheran Church, 8200 W. Sahara Ave., to benefit Lutheran Social Services of Southern Nevada. Under the direction of artistic director Myron Heaton, the group will present songs from American composers, famous choral concert pieces, spirituals and gospel songs. Tickets are $10 and are available at the church office during office hours (call 702-363-2515), from chorale members or at the door. For more information, visit myronheatonchorale.org or contact Ken at 702-277-9046.
Veterans Stand Down: The annual event, hosted by U.S.VETS-Las Vegas, is set from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 16 and 17 at Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Visit usvetsinc.org/lasvegas.
Wizard World Las Vegas: The comic and pop culture convention is scheduled from 3 p.m. March 18 to 4 p.m. March 20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Road. Celebrity guests include Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Jewel Staite and Michael Rooker. Admission begins at $35 in advance for a single-day ticket. Visit tinyurl.com/wizlv16.
Community Safety Forum: The Mob Museum, 300 Stewart Ave., plans to host a free Community Safety Forum from 2 to 3 p.m. the third Sunday of each month through 2016. Each presentation includes free general admission to the museum following the presentation as well as livestreaming of the event. The topic for March 20 is The Ins and Outs of the Clark County District Attorney’s Office is planned, including information about the progression of a criminal case from arrest to post-conviction procedures. Call 702-229-2734 or visit themobmuseum.org.
A Thousand Horses: The performance is scheduled at 8 p.m. April 9 at the Railhead at Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway. Tickets range from $15 to $27.50. Visit boulderstation.sclv.com or call 702-432-7777.
Southern Nevada Devil Pups: A parent and pup informational meeting is scheduled at noon April 23 at Durango High School, 7100 W Dewey Drive. The leadership program is set to start its 12-week preliminary training program to select the community’s top 14- to 17-year-old applicants to attend this year’s Devil Pups 10-day encampment at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base. Visit devilpups.com or call Marie Tomao at 702-285-4142.
Barenaked Ladies: Tickets are on sale for the performance scheduled from 7:30 to 11 p.m. July 22 at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, 200 S. Third St. Tickets start at $42.50. Visit dlvec.com or call 702-388-2100.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME: The circus is scheduled for 7 p.m. June 16-18, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. June 18, and 1 and 5 p.m. June 19 at the Thomas & Mack Center at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $20 to $50. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
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.
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.
“Matt and Mattingly’s Bucket Show”: Performances are scheduled at 10 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.
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.
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
“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