IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
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.
A free screening of “The Lego Movie” is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. June 18 at the Downtown Container Park, 707 Fremont St. “Despicable Me” is set for June 25. Visit downtowncontainerpark.com.
Movies in the Square is set to screen “Space Jam” at sundown June 18 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 “10 Things I Hate About You” at sundown June 26, 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.
A Luau Luncheon for seniors 50 or older is scheduled at 11:30 a.m. June 18 at the Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road. The event is set to include a Hawaiian-themed meal and entertainment by the the Las Vegas Senior Center ukulele class. The cost is $5. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov or call 702-229-6454.
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.
Performances of “Vampire Lesbians of Sodom,” the off-Broadway play that follows a pair of vampiresses’ bitter rivalry for 2,000 years from Sodom to 1980s Las Vegas, are scheduled at 11 p.m. June 19, 20, 26 and 27 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Visit tinyurl.com/onyxthlv or call 702-732-7225.
The Poets’ Corner is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. June 19 at the West Las Vegas Arts Center Community Gallery, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd. The monthly forum for established poets and open-mic participants is hosted by Keith Brantley for those 17 or older. Call 702-229-4800 or visit artslasvegas.org.
Performances during the Stratosphere’s Level 8 Pool Summer Concert Series are scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. June 20, 5 to 9 p.m. July 4 and 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 8 and Sept. 7. The concerts are free with $10 pool admission ($5 for Take Vegas Back members). Visit takevegasback.com.
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 email@example.com, or call 702-363-3331.
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.
The sixth annual Las Vegas Juneteenth Celebration is set for 1 p.m. June 20 at the West Las Vegas Library, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Admission is free. Call 702-507-3989.
“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.
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.
Introduction to Computers is set for 2 p.m. June 21 and 28 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. The two-hour class will teach essential tools for using a computer, including using the mouse and opening programs. To register, call 702-507-3431.
The A, B, C & Ds of Medicare Info Session is set for 3 p.m. June 22 in the small conference room at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Co-sponsored by Nevada State Aging and Disability Services Division, the event is set to have volunteers from Nevada State Health Insurance Assistance Program providing free assistance, counseling and education regarding Medicare, supplemental health insurance and long-term care options. Call 702-507-3459 or visit lvccld.org.
The Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Essential Cary Grant Screwball Comedies movie series is set to screen “Philadelphia Story” at 1 p.m. June 23 and “Arsenic & Old Lace” June 30 in the main theater at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Call 702-507-3459 or visit lvccld.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.
Munch and Mingle for Non-Profits is set for 11:45 a.m. June 24 in the Jewel Box Theater of the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Coffee and water will be supplied but bring your own lunch. Call 702-507-3459 or visit lvccld.org.
Storytime in the Square, an interactive story hour with singing, dancing and magic, is planned from 11 a.m. to noon June 24 in Town Square Park at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Children can enjoy readings of classic tales and new favorites as well as prizes, balloon artistry and crafts. Visit mytownsquarelasvegas.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Upcoming charities are: June 20, Foreclosed Upon Pets Inc.; and June 27, Goodie Two Shoes Foundation.
WORTH A DRIVE
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.
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.
An LGBTQIA Wellness Conference is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 25 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 26 at The Center, 401 S. Maryland Parkway. The conference is set to focus on managing health and wellness issues and strategies for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and allied communities.Visit lgbtqiawellness.org abstracts or thecenterlv.com or call 702-733-9800.
The Las Vegas Hospitality Association plans to host its Summer Educational Luncheon at noon June 25 at the Monte Carlo Hotel, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The Topic will be Tackling Sports: The Emerging Market and How it Benefits Las Vegas Hospitality and will feature a panel of marketing experts within the Las Vegas sports and special events industry. Check-in is set for 11 a.m. The cost is $45 for members and $60 for nonmembers. Visit mylvha.org.
Business 101: Debunking the Myth of Franchising is set for 6 p.m. June 25 in the Jewel Box Theater of the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Co-sponsored by SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives), it will explain how the franchise business model works, as Sarah Brown discusses why this model is ideal for anyone who works with small businesses and wants to better understand the franchise business model or for those who want to explore small business ownership as a full-time career change or semi-passive business model. Call 702-507-3459 or visit lvccld.org.
The Miss Nevada Scholarship Organization is scheduled to host the 2015 Miss Nevada and Miss Nevada’s Outstanding Teen scholarship competitions at 7 p.m. June 26 and 2 p.m. June 27 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $25. Visit missnevada.org or thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
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.
Cartooning in the Digital Age is set for 2 p.m. June 28 in the Jewel Box Theater of the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Veteran cartoonist Bill Barnes will teach the basics of creating a comic strip such as developing memorable characters, writing dialog, lettering, penciling, inking and coloring, and discuss the technology and business aspects of cartooning, including how to use computers and the Internet to create and publish comic strips and how to make money. Call 702-507-3459 or visit lvccld.org.
MGM Resorts International’s third annual Veterans Career Fair is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 30 at The Mirage, 3400 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Hiring managers from Las Vegas MGM Resorts International properties are set to conduct on-site interviews for areas such as food and beverage, marketing/sales/convention services and human resources. Prior to the event, veterans are asked to complete an online application for a position of interest at mgmresortscareers.com. Veterans must show a military ID or proof of service to enter the event.
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.
ONGOING EVENTS AND EXHIBITS
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.