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East Valley Community Events Calendar, July 9-15, 2015


The Set List to Benefit the Rudy Foundation is scheduled at 11 p.m. July 9 at the Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Road. The event, a celebration of great albums in music history, is slated to honor the top-selling album of 1987, Slippery When Wet, by Bon Jovi. The concert celebration is set feature Las Vegas vocalists Brandon Nix, Lily Arce and Paul Johnson, with music by Vincent Verderame and members of the Las Vegas Blue Man Group band. Tickets are $20 for general admission and $30 for reserved seating. Visit houseseatspresents.com.

Strikes For Kids plans its second annual Las Vegas All-Star Bowling Classic at 6 p.m. July 12 at the Brooklyn Bowl at The Linq, 3545 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event is set to include NFL guest stars, a live auction and award ceremony. Proceeds are set to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada. Registration starts at $100 to bowl and $50 for spectators. Visit lasvegasallstarclassic.com.

Performances of “Re-Designing Women” are scheduled at 5 p.m. July 9-11, 13 and 16-18 and 5 p.m. July 12 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

Movies in the Square is set to screen “The Mighty Ducks” at sundown July 9 on The Green at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Children’s activities are planned before the film. The Summer Date Night series is set to screen “The Bourne Identity” at sundown July 10, with cocktails from Blue Martini and small bites available from 6 to 8 p.m., along with pre-show live entertainment. Admission to both is free. Visit mytownsquarelasvegas.com.

Family Fun Day is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. July 9 at Southwest Medical Associates, 420 N. Nellis Blvd. The event is set to include activities for kids, snacks, giveaways and detailed information on Health Plan of Nevada’s Smart Choice.

As part of the monthly Cinema in the Circle series, a screening of “An American Tale” is scheduled at sundown July 10 at Huntridge Circle Park, 1251 S. Maryland Parkway. Concessions are set to be sold at 6:30 p.m. Visit tinyurl.com/citchplv.

A Ward 5 Summer Bash is scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. July 11 at the city of Las Vegas Doolittle Pool, 1930 J St. The annual Ward 5 family event is set to include free swimming, entertainment and other activities. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov or call 702- 229-5443.

The Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North, plans to celebrate its 24th anniversary from 1o a.m. to 3 p.m. July 11 by featuring its summer exhibit “Dinosaur Revolution.” Free ice cream and a variety of activities are planned. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for students, seniors, and military personnel and free for children 11 or younger. Vsit lvnhm.org or call 702-384–3466, ext. 223.

Life After Active Duty and the Gateway Arts Foundation plan to present The Greatest Patriot Fashion Show from 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 11 at Baobob Stage at Town Square Las Vegas, 6587 Las Vegas Blvd. South. A post-show champagne meet-and-greet is planned. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Veterans and active-duty military personnel with military ID pay $10. Proceeds will benefit continuing programs for the military-veteran community and their families. Email info@lifeafteractiveduty.org

A scavenger hunt is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 11 at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort, 500 E. Washington Ave. Participants who complete the hunt will receive a small prize. The program is designed for children ages 5 through 12. Admission to the museum is $1 or free for children 12 or younger accompanied by an adult. Visit friendsofthefort.org or call 702-486-3511.

Christmas in July — Hawaiian Style is scheduled at 2 p.m. July 12 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. The event is set to include authentic hula dancing and Polynesian music. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.

As part of the Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Lights… Camera… Action! series, the 1942 film “The Black Swan” is scheduled to be screened at 1 p.m. July 14 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.

Crazy Pita Rotisserie & Grill at Town Square Las Vegas, 6587 Las Vegas Blvd. South, No. 190, plans to partner with Paint and Party Las Vegas for a Paint-Drink-Dine event set from 6 to 8 p.m. July 14. Guests will paint along with local artists to create beautiful pieces of artwork to take home and keep. The cost is $30 and $20 for children 16 or younger. That price includes painting materials and supplies along with one appetizer per table. Happy hour prices will be offered to Paint Party guests, including half off beer and wine. Call 702-778-3310.

“Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage” is planned for 7:30 p.m. July 14-19 and 2:30 p.m. July 18 and 19 at Reynolds Hall in The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets start at $29. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2000.

Frankie Moreno is set to perform 10 shows in Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., at 8 p.m. Tuesdays July 14 through Sept. 29 (dark July 28 and Aug. 4). Tickets start at $25 for single-show tickets and $250 for the 10-show series. Call 702-749-2000 or 808-326-6868 or visit thesmithcenter.com.

As part of the Children’s Summer Concert Series, the Canadian entertainer Norman Foote is scheduled to perform at 10:30 a.m. July 15 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. The show includes puppets, music, outrageous props and offbeat humor. Tickets for the interactive play are $3. Visit artslasvegas.org, or call 702-229-1012.

The Speakeasy Cinema Mob Noir Summer Movie Series plans to show the 1950 film “711 Ocean Drive” at 6:30 p.m. July 15 at the Mob Museum, 300 Stewart Ave. Tickets are $12 for museum members and $15 for nonmembers and include an alcoholic beverage. Visit tinyurl.com/o4nsfam.

An LGBTQ Career Fair is planned from 1 to 4 p.m. July 15 at The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada, known as The Center, 401 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit thecenterlv.org/careerfair.

A Down & Derby plans to present a Skate Party at 9 p.m. July 15 at the Gold Spike, 217 Las Vegas Blvd. North, for guests 21 or older. Skates rental is free. Visit sk8party.com.

“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.

“Wunder Kammer,” an exhibit featuring the art of Kim Johnson, is scheduled to be on display through July 17 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Johnson’s sculptures and assemblages evoke the wonder chamber or cabinets of curiosity, a concept initiated in the 15th century for rooms and cabinets filled with items of natural, scientific, philosophic and alternative or fabricated artistic curiosities. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7340.

The Art at the Cafe exhibit “On the Road … Nevada” is set to feature mixed media works on paper through July 26 at Rachel’s Kitchen in The Ogden, 150 Las Vegas Blvd. North, Suite 160. The Southern Nevada Senior Law Foundation is set to receive a 10 percent donation from all artwork sales throughout the show. Call Mark Vranesh at 702-245-6077 or email markvranesh@gmail.com.

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. July’s charities are: HELP of Southern Nevada, July 11; His Stronger Hand Charity, July 18; and Hope Christian Health Center, July 25.

The Culinary Academy of Las Vegas announced locations for the 2015 Summer Food Service Program, a federally funded program administered by the Nevada Department of Agriculture to youths living in low-income areas. The academy is providing the free nutritious meals through Aug. 23 to youths 18 or younger, Monday through Friday. Meals are set to be provided at the following locations: 100 Academy of Excellence, 2341 Comstock Drive; Las Vegas Abundant Life, 1720 N. J St.; Agape Health, 3650 N. Rancho Drive, Suite 106; A Brighter Day Family Service, 2275 Renaissance Drive, Suite D; Brooks Behavioral Health Center, 3050 W. Cheyenne Ave., Suite 110; Fresh Wind Ministries, 3660 N. Rancho Drive; Hacienda Hills Apartments, 2125 Las Vegas Blvd. North; Horizon Crest Apartments, 13 W. Owens Ave.; Impact Las Vegas, 8991 W. Flamingo Road, Suite A; Kingdom Ministries, 1220 S. Commerce St.; Liberty Village Apartments, 4870 Nellis Oasis Lane; Marble Manor, 900 Morgan Ave.; Nevada Care Centers, 1721 E. Charleston Blvd.; New Discovery Behavioral Center, 3660 N. Rancho Drive; the Pearson Community Center, 1625 W. Carey Ave.; Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1730 N. Pecos Road; Reformation Lutheran Church, 580 E. St. Louis Ave.; the Richard Steele Boxing Club, 2475 W. Cheyenne Ave., Suite 110; Rock the Tea, 6380 S. Valley View Blvd., Suite 304; Rose Garden Townhouses, 16 E. Webb Ave.; the Salvation Army of Southern Nevada, 2900 Palomino Lane; Walker House Apartments, 2700 S. Valley View Blvd.; and the West Las Vegas Arts Center, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Email gpearce@theculinaryacademy.org or call 702-924-2102.


A free screening of the 2014 film “Paddington” is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. July 16 at the Downtown Container Park, 707 Fremont St. Visit downtowncontainerpark.com.

An indoor garage sale is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 16 at the Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road. Vendors pay $5, which includes a 6-foot table. No craft or food items can be sold. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov or call 702-229-6454.

The Stitch Factory has partnered with Zappos’ own professional men’s stylist Brian Swan to debunk tricky men’s styling questions in the second annual BBQ, Brews & Bowties, a workshop for those who are curious about how men should dress and for those who have an appetite for barbecue. The event is planned from 6:30 to 9 p.m. July 16 at the Stitch Factory, 300 Las Vegas Blvd. North, Suite 120, and will feature microbrews from Big Dog’s Brewing Co. as well as barbecue provided by Big Ern’s BBQ. After food and drinks,Swan, accompanied by models, will take guests through the must-knows of men’s styling as well as presenting tips on what-to-wear for various occasions. Guests will be entered into a raffle for a chance to receive special prizes from event sponsors. Tickets are $20. Visit stitchfactory.com.

Mondays Dark with Mark Shunock plans to present New York State of Mind at 9:30 p.m. July 20 at the Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Road. Doors are set to open at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and $30 at the door, with proceeds benefiting United Way of Southern Nevada. A silent auction for a seven-night cruise also is planned. Visit mondaysdark.com.

“Really Bad Rice,” an exhibition featuring the work of artist Greg Allred, is set to be on display from July 16 to Oct. 8 during regular business hours at the Las Vegas City Hall Chamber Gallery, 495 S. Main St. The sculptures incorporate common objects, made of steel, in unlikely relationships. The sculpture is colored using various types of paint, charcoal and oil pastels. An artist reception is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. July 16. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.

Midnight Mayhem is scheduled from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. July 17 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The event is offers a safe alternative to illegal street racing and is open to any street-legal vehicle and any licensed driver. The fee is $15 to race or ride along and $5 for spectators. Visit lvms.com or call 702-632-8213.

The SLS Las Vegas, 2535 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is set to kick off its summer live concert series July 18 with Sir Mix-a-Lot; Tha Alkaholiks; Treach and Kay Gee of Naughty by Nature; Young MC; Shock G of Digital Underground featuring Humpty Hump; DJ Fuze; and Peewee. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $22, and a season pass is $165. Visit vegasseven.com/sls.

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 27-31. The cost per camper is $240. 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. Museum members receive a discount. The fee includes breakfast and lunch each day of camp and is nonrefundable. Visit the themobmuseum.org or call 702-229-2734.


Performances of “Matt and Mattingly’s Bucket Show” 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.

Fit4Mom Stroller Strides classes are scheduled at 8:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays until July inside Town Square Park at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit lasvegas.fit4mom.com or call 702-882-1795.

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 repeated item.

An African drum class with master teacher “Papa” Diarra Zumana is scheduled 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 with percussionist and musical facilitator L.A. are scheduled 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.

“Improv Kingdom” is scheduled at 8 p.m. Mondays at the Baobab Stage at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. A drop-in improv class is scheduled at 6 p.m. The cost is $10 for the class or the show or $15 for both. Visit tinyurl.com/impkdom or call 702-202-8010.

Joke Kune Do is scheduled at 9:30 p.m. Saturdays at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. The two-team improv competition is hosted by Paul Mattingly. Tickets are $10. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

“Don’t Quit Your Day Job” is scheduled at 9:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. The show features a weekly one-on-one interview with a special guest designed to inspire improvised scenes. Tickets are $10. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

A Beyond Recreation Program for people with disabilities ages 7 to 21 is planned from 1:30 to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays through June 8 at the East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., and the Veterans Memorial Leisure Services Center, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive. Formerly known as the Lorenzi Adaptive Recreation Program, it offers community outings, sports, games, arts and crafts, swimming and movies. The cost is $27 for one to three days, $36 for four days or $45 for five days. The program is closed holidays. To register, call 702-229-6358, 702-229-4903, 702-229-6358 or 702-229-4903.

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