East Valley Neighborhood News, July 10-16


n The Spanish language play “Frida Kahlo: Viva la Vida!” is scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m. July 11 and 12 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $15. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7340.

n The Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North, is set to celebrate its 23rd anniversary on July 10 with activities and treats. Regular admission prices apply. Visit lvnhm.org or call 702-384-3466.

n The Ward 5 Summer Splash is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. July 12 at the Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 J. St. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov or call 702-229-6309.

n The Hampstead Stage Company plans free productions of “Alice in Wonderland” from 11 a.m. to noon July 15 at the Rainbow Library, 150 N. Buffalo Drive; from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. July 15 at the Las Vegas Library, 833 Las Vegas Blvd. North; from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 16 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road; from 4 to 5 p.m. July 16 at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave.; from 11 a.m. to noon July 18 at the Enterprise Library, 25 E. Shelbourne Ave.; and from 4 to 5 p.m. July 18 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.

n The You Scream, I Scream for Ice Cream Social for seniors 50 or older is scheduled from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. July 17 at the Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road. The cost is $2, with a $2 annual membership to the city of Las Vegas senior programs. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov or call 702-229-6454.

n “Story Pirates,” a sketch comedy musical in the Children’s Summer Concert Series, is scheduled at 10:30 a.m. July 17 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. The show is based on the stories of children and is set to change based on suggestions from kids in the audience. Tickets are $3. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.

n The Bangles are scheduled to perform at 8:30 p.m. July 12 at the Eastside Cannery, 5255 Boulder Highway. Tickets start at $23.95. Visit eastsidecannery.com or call 702-856-5300.

n The free summer movie series is scheduled to continue with a screening of “Tarzan” at sundown July 10 and “Annie” July 17 at the Green at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Family films are set to be screened Thursdays through Aug 21. Visit mytownsquarelasvegas.com or call 702-269-5000.

n As part of the Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Happy Birthday, Norma Jeane! series, the 1954 film “Bus Stop” is set to be screened at 1 p.m. July 15 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.

n The Dive In movie series is scheduled to continue with a double feature screening of “Richie Rich” at 7 p.m. and “The Great Gatsby” at 9:30 p.m. July 14 on the marquee at the Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Admission is $5. Double features are set to be screened Mondays through Aug 21. Visit cosmopolitanlasvegas.com or call 702-698-7000.

n The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans a gardening workshop on cacti and succulents from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. July 12. The cost is $10 for members or $15 for nonmembers. Call 702-822-7700 or visit springspreserve.org.

n Paul Revere and the Raiders and The Cowsills are set to perform at 8:30 p.m. July 19 at Eastside Cannery, 5255 Boulder Highway. Tickets start at $14.95. Visit eastsidecannery.com or call 702-856-5300.

n The Dream Team Queens, a Christian hip-hop group, is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. July 11 at the Family Worship Christian Church, 3945 E. Patrick Lane. Visit forfamilyonline.org.

n Jazz Out Of the Box is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. July 18 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7340.

n The Hard Rock, 4455 Paradise Road, is set to host a silent auction event at 8:30 p.m. July 21. All funds are scheduled to benefit Safe House, a Henderson-based nonprofit that advocates against domestic abuse. Tickets are $20 in advance and $30 at the door. Visit tinyurl.com/p6uq4g7.

n Join licensed instructor Jean Smith for a free Zumba dance fitness class featuring Latin rhythms and popular songs appropriate for all ages and fitness levels from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Call 702-507-6030. The class is also offered at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Grace Valley Church, 1370 E. Robindale Road, 702-454-9328, and at 6 p.m. Fridays at Body Focus Fitness, 7380 S. Eastern Ave., 702-228-4967.

Worth a Drive n The Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive, plans performances of “Really Rosie” from July 11-27. Shows are scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $25. Visit lvlt.org.

n Super Summer Theatre plans to present “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” at 8:05 p.m. July 10-12, 16-19 and 23-26 in the outdoor venue at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, 10 miles west of Las Vegas. Bring a blanket or chair or rent a chair at the show for general admission seating. Food is allowed. The park entrance and parking lot open at 5 p.m., and parking is free with a show ticket. The meadow opens at 6 p.m. Advance tickets are $12.95 at tinyurl.com/o6xypqa. A limited number of tickets are available at the gate for $20. Visit supersummertheatre.org.

n “The Crystal Crypt,” a sci-fi short film directed by Henderson resident Shahab Zargari, is set to be screened at 2 p.m. July 11 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. The film is to be followed by a screening of “A Scanner Darkly,” another film inspired by the work of author Philip K. Dick. Visit mypubliclibrary.com.

n Frankie Avalon is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. July 11-13 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $45. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

n Nashville Unplugged is set to feature guest songwriter D. Vincent Williams at 8 p.m. July 11 in Club Madrid at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com.

n Birding Under the Stars is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. July 12 at the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, 350 E. Galleria Drive. Residents are expected to get a tour of the preserve to check out nightlife. Admission is $14. Visit hendersonlive.com.

n The Outdoor Picture Show on the Green is scheduled to show “Monsters University” at 8 p.m. July 12 at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2225 Village Walk Drive. Screenings are scheduled through Oct. 25. Upcoming shows planned include: July 19, “The Goonies;” July 26, “Free Birds;” Aug. 2, “Despicable Me;” and Aug. 9, “Despicable Me 2.” Visit shopthedistrictgvr.com/outdoorPicShow.php.

n “Sinatra Forever” is scheduled at 7 p.m. July 12 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The performance, starring Rick Michel, is set to feature a 24-piece orchestra. Tickets start at $19.99. Visit the themresort.com.

n The City Lights Art Gallery, 3 E. Army St., plans an artist reception for Air Force veteran Jim Champlin from 1 to 4 p.m. July 13. Champlin was selected to display his artwork through July in the gallery’s Artist and American Hero Exhibit. Call 702-260-0300.

n The 2014 U.S. Open Synchronized Swimming Championships are scheduled from 8 a.m to 7 p.m. July 16-19 at the indoor pool at the Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Road. Tickets range from $5 for single-day pass to $23 for multi-day passes. Visit hendersonlive.com. To get tickets, enter activity number 777777 at recreation.cityofhenderson.com.

n Mike Miller, a fine artist and illustrator whose cartoons are featured in the View’s caption contest, plans to present an evening of art and wine from 6 to 8 p.m. July 11 at View Wine Bar & Kitchen in The Market LV at Tivoli Village, 420 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 150. Two framed prints are set to be given away.

n Dive ‘n’ Movies are scheduled at 8 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 22 at Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas, 7055 S. Fort Apache Road. “Free Birds” is scheduled for July 11. For the complete schedule, visit tinyurl.com/nce72bd. Dates and times are subject to change. Visit wetnwildlasvegas.com or call 702-979-1600.

n Another Hot Tropical Night is planned for all ages from 6 to 9 p.m. July 12 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. Enjoy a tropical adventure, dancing, swimming, live music and games. The cost is $3. Call 702-229-1488.


n An artist’s question-and-answer session and video performance on the subject of the current show “Constancy” by Angel Delgado is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. July 17 at the Amanda Harris Gallery, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit amandaharrisgallery.com or call 702-769-6036.

n Registration is open July 12-Aug. 30 for classes scheduled between Sept. 3 and Oct. 11 at the West Las Vegas Arts Center, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Classes include African dance for children, tap, video and documentary creation. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-4800.

n Clark County’s annual Cardboard Boat Regatta is slated for 5 to 8 p.m. July 25 at the Desert Breeze Aquatic Facility, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. Participants can build a boat using cardboard and duct tape. All boats must be registered by July 23. Night swimming and boat registration is set to begin at 5 p.m., with races starting at 7 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for children 3 to 17 and $1 for seniors 55 or older. Children 2 or younger will be admitted free. Visit tinyurl.com/46pbo6w or call 702-455-7798.

n Galaxy Green Valley Luxury + movie theater, 4500 E. Sunset Road, plans a classics series. Films scheduled include “The Breakfast Club,” Aug. 24; “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” Oct. 19; and “Home Alone,” Dec. 7. Tickets are $7 or $15 for two tickets and a large popcorn. Visit galaxytheaters.com.

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This year the park will be celebrating the Northern Flicker. The program is designed to teach about that bird, and encourage people to visit the Wetlands and walk the same distance the bird migrates each year.
Poet’s Walk Henderson introduces storytelling
Residents enjoy a storytelling activity.
Downtown Summerlin hosts its annual Festival of Arts
People crowd to Downtown Summerlin for the 23rd annual Summerlin Festival of Arts in Las Vegas, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. (Caroline Brehman/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Clark County educators debate alternative grading systems
Spring Valley High School principal Tam Larnerd, Spring Valley High School IB coordinator Tony Gebbia and retired high school teacher Joyce O'Day discuss alternative grading systems. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
Grandparents on the fire that killed three family members
Charles and Doris Smith talk about the night an apartment fire took the lives of three of their family members. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
New York artist Bobby Jacobs donated a sculpture to the Las Vegas Healing Garden
Bobby Jacobs, an artist from upstate New York, has spent much of the past year creating a sculpture of two separate angel wings. He donated the sculpture to the Las Vegas Healing Garden. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Weather will cool slightly through the end of the week
The weather will cool slightly through the end of the week., but highs are still expected to be slightly above normal for this year. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Mayor announces new public-private partnership
Mayor Carolyn Goodman announced the creation of the Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE, a public-private partnership that will allocate money to the city’s neediest.
Fremont9 opens downtown
Fremont9 apartment complex has opened in downtown Las Vegas. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
Fall fairytale gets cozy at Bellagio Conservatory
Bellagio Conservatory introduces its fall-themed garden titled "Falling Asleep." (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
What the house that Ted Binion died in looks like today
Casino heir Ted Binion died in this Las Vegas home in 1998. Current home owner Jane Popple spent over $600,000 to restore and modernize the home. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
Rescue Mission employees terminated
Don James, a former employee for the Las Vegas Rescue Mission, talks about the day his team was terminated. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders Cupcakes at Freed's Bakery
Freed's Bakery will have Raiders-themed cupcakes available in store and for order during football season. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
51s fans say goodbye to Cashman Field
Las Vegas 51s fans said goodbye to Cashman Field in Las Vegas, Monday September, 3, 2018. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
51s owner Don Logan's last weekend at Cashman Field
Don Logan, owner of the Las Vegas 51s, gives a tour of Cashman Field before the team's final weekend using the field. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
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