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East Valley View things to do, April 17-24, 2014

Things to do

APRIL 17

■ ‘Private/Public: Images of Devotion’: 9 a.m., UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway

The Michael C. and Mannetta Braunstein Gallery will feature an exhibit, “Private/Public: Images of Devotion.” The painting exhibit will highlight images of devotion from 19th- and early-20th century Mexico. Admission is free. For more information, call 702-895-3381, visit www.unlv.edu or email barrick.museum@unlv.edu.

■ ‘Art for Art’s Sake’ art exhibit: 9 a.m., UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway

The UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum Main Gallery is featuring the ‘Art for Art’s Sake’ art exhibit. The exhibit will feature works by Mark Chariker, Iva Gueorguieva, Ali Smith, as well as a number of artists with Las Vegas ties, including David Ryan, Tim Bavington, Brian Porray, Thomas Burke, Yek and Jason Adkins, according to the museum. Admission is free, and donations are accepted. For more information, call 702-895-3381, visit www.unlv.edu or email alisha.kerlin@unlv.edu.

■ ‘I Can Grow My Own Money By…’: 10 a.m., Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive

Centennial Hills Library is presenting an exhibit titled “I Can Grow My Own Money By…” The exhibit will feature the Financial Literacy Poster Contest competition winners and selected participants, according to the Centennial Hills Library. For more information, visit www.lvccld.org.

■ Bunny by Donna Friese: 7 p.m., Paint and Party Las Vegas, 8826 S. Eastern Ave., Suite 114

Bunny, led by Donna Friese, has been scheduled at Paint and Party Las Vegas. The cost to register is $30. For more information, visit www.paintandpartylasvegas.com.

■ The Gershwins’ ‘Porgy And Bess’: 7:30 p.m., The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave.

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts presents a performance of The Gershwins’ “Porgy And Bess.” It will be held in Reynolds Hall. Tickets cost $26 to $129. For more information, visit www.thesmithcenter.com.

■ ‘Song-Poems Wanted! The Musical’: 8 p.m., Onyx Theatre, 935 E. Sahara Ave.

“Song-Poems Wanted! The Musical” has been scheduled at the Oynx Theatre. Tickets are $20 and are available at onyxtheatre.thundertix.com. For more information, visit www.onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

■ ‘A Celebration of Wood’: 10 a.m., Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Centennial Hills Library is featuring an exhibit titled “A Celebration of Wood.” The woodturning exhibit will feature intricate and beautiful wood-turned art pieces by Eckhard Fadtke, according to the Centennial Hills Library. For more information, visit www.lvccld.org.

■ Storytime at the Barrick Museum: 4 p.m., UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Storytime at the Barrick Museum has been scheduled. Admission to the museum is free, but donations of $5 for adults and $2 for children and seniors are suggested. For more information, visit www.unlv.edu, call 702-895-3381 or email alisha.kerlin@unlv.edu.

■ Dance camp: 3:30 p.m., Charleston Heights Art Center, 800 Brush St.

A dance camp, for ages 12 to 18, will be offered at the Charleston Heights Arts Center. Instructors include Jackie Koenig and Lorenzo Shelley. Registration is required and costs $75 for the weeklong camp. The camp is for intermediate to advanced dancers. For more information, visit www.artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-6383.

APRIL 18

■ Storm Large – Taken By Storm: 7 p.m., The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave.

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts presents Taken By Storm, a performance by Storm Large, at the Cabaret Jazz venue. Tickets are $39 to $49. For more information, visit www.thesmithcenter.com.

■ Carmine Mandia: 7 p.m., Italian American Club, 2333 E. Sahara Ave.

The Italian American Club will feature a performance by Carmine Mandia. For more information, visit www.iacvegas.com.

APRIL 19

■ Sketch Saturday: Noon, UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway

Sketch Saturday will take place at the Marjorie Barrick Museum. The cost is a suggested contribution of $5 for adults and $2 for adults 62 and older. Free paper and pencils will be available at the reception desk. For more information, visit www.unlv.edu, call 702-895-3381 or email barrick.museum@unlv.edu.

■ Orienteering in the Boneyard: 10 a.m., The Neon Museum, 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North

Orienteering in the Boneyard will take place at the Neon Museum and is intended for all ages. The free event includes a “maze-version scavenger hunt in the famous Neon Boneyard,” according to the museum. For more information, visit www.neonmuseum.org.

April 20

■ Chadwick Johnson: 7 p.m., Italian American Club, 2333 E. Sahara Ave.

The Italian American Club will feature a performance by Chadwick Johnson. For more information, visit www.iacvegas.com.

April 22

■ Sunflower: 7 p.m., Paint and Party Las Vegas, 8826 S. Eastern Ave., Suite 114.

Sunflower, led by Donna Friese, has been scheduled at Paint and Party Las Vegas. The cost to register is $30. For more information, visit www.paintandpartylasvegas.com.

APRIL 23

■ Book Club: Discussion Group: 6 p.m., Charleston Heights Art Center, 800 Brush St.

Charleston Heights Arts Center will host a group discussion for the book, “Bless Me, Ultima,” written by Rudolfo Anaya. Registration is required to attend the free discussion. For more information, visit www.artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-6383.

■ Flower Vase by Donna Friese: 7 p.m., Paint and Party Las Vegas, 8826 S. Eastern Ave., Suite 114

Flower Vase, led by Donna Friese, has been scheduled at Paint and Party Las Vegas. The cost to register is $30. For more information, visit www.paintandpartylasvegas.com.

April 24

■ ‘Noises Off’ Art Show: 2 p.m., Las Vegas Academy of the Arts, 315 S. Seventh St. Las Vegas Academy of the Arts is featuring the “Noises Off” Art Show. For more information, visit www.lasvegasacademy.net.

■ Laura Taylor: It Might as Well be Spring concert: 7 p.m., The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave.

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts presents It Might as Well be Spring, a performance by Laura Taylor featuring special guest guitarist Joe Lano. Tickets are $28 to $55. For more information, visit www.thesmithcenter.com.

APRIL 17

■ Baby Time Storytimes: 10:30 a.m., Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive

The Centennial Hills Library will hold Baby Time Storytimes, a reading event for age 18 months and younger. Registration is required. For more information, visit www.lvccld.org.

■ Tai chi class: 11 a.m., Sunrise Health System, 3186 S. Maryland Parkway

Sunrise Health System is hosting a tai chi class. Terry Tichota will be teaching the class in the Breast Center multipurpose room, suite 250, according to the Sunrise Health System. The cost is $5. Registration is required. For more information, visit www.sunrisehealthinfo.com.

■ Baby Time Storytimes: 11 a.m., Enterprise Library, 25 E. Shelbourne Ave.

The Enterprise Library will hold Baby Time Storytimes. “Babies from birth to 18 months enjoy songs, nursery rhymes, and fingerplays with their favorite adult. This program includes book-sharing time and language-enrichment activities,” according to the library. For more information, visit www.lvccld.org.

■ Popcorn Readers: 4 p.m., Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road

The Clark County Library will hold Popcorn Readers, a reading event for ages 5 to 7. For more information, visit www.lvccld.org.

■ School-Age Storytimes 4:30 p.m., Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive

The Centennial Hills Library will hold School-Age Storytimes, a reading event for ages 6 to 11. Passes are required and will be available a half-hour before the program. For more information, visit www.lvccld.org.

■ Glow-in-the-Dark Science: 4:30 p.m., Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave.

The Whitney Library will hold a special event, Glow-in-the-Dark Science. For more information, visit www.lvccld.org.

■ RU12 Youth Group: 6 p.m., Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada, 401 S. Maryland Parkway

The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada will host a meeting of the RU12 Youth Group. The group provides a “safe, supportive and affirming space for LGBT youth and their allies, ages 13 to 24,” according to the center. For more information, visit www.thecenterlv.org.

■ Narcotics Anonymous: 6:30 p.m., Congregation Ner Tamid, 55 N. Valle Verde Drive

Congregation Ner Tamid will host a Narcotics Anonymous meeting. Participants will share their experiences, strengths and hopes with each other, so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover, according to Congregation Ner Tamid. For more information, call 702-733-6292, visit www.lvnertamid.org or email Beth Bowman at bbowman@lvnertamid.org.

■ 17/24 Youth Group: 7 p.m., Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada, 401 S. Maryland Parkway

The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada will host the weekly meeting of the 17/24 Youth Group. For more information, visit www.thecenterlv.org.

APRIL 18

■ Community outreach: 10 a.m., Downtown 3rd Farmers Market, 300 N. Casino Center Blvd.

The Animal Foundation will host a community outreach event at the Downtown 3rd Farmers Market. “Drop by and grab some awesome produce and meet up with some of our amazing staff and volunteers to learn

a little bit more about who we are, what we do and how you can help our shelter pets,” according to the foundation. For more information, call 702-384-3333 or visit www.animalfoundation.com.

■ Rubber Band Cars: 4 p.m., Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road

Clark County Library will host Rubber Band Cars. Participants will build their own rubber band car and race it to see whose is the fastest. For more information, visit www.lvccld.org.

■ Some Static Effects: 4 p.m., West Las Vegas Library, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd.

The West Las Vegas Library will hold a special event, Some Static Effects. For more information, visit www.lvccld.org.

■ Irish dance class for beginners: 6 p.m., Studio One’s Southwest Dance Academy, 6070 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite 8

Studio One’s Southwest Dance Academy will offer its beginner-level Irish dance class for age 9 and older, led by Gregory Filler. The enrollment fee is $25 per family, and class fees are $17 for a one-hour class. For more information, call 702-897-5095, visit www.southwestdanceacademy.com or email info@southwestdanceacademy.com.

APRIL 19

■ Academie Francophone de Las Vegas: 110 a.m., Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada, 401 S. Maryland Parkway

The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada will host one of two weekly meetings of the Academie Francophone de Las Vegas. For more information, visit www.thecenterlv.org.

■ Weekend Homework Help Tutors: 10:30 a.m., Las Vegas Library, 833 Las Vegas Blvd. North

Weekend Homework Help Tutors will be offered, according to the Las Vegas Library. For more information, visit www.lvccld.org or call 702-507-3549.

■ Spring Bunny Hop: 111:30 a.m., Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road

The Clark County Library will host Spring Bunny Hop for age 11 and younger to celebrate spring with stories, crafts and songs. For more information, visit www.lvccld.org.

■ Shop for a Cause at Tommy Bahama: 1 p.m., Tommy Bahama’s, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd., Suite T5

HELP of Southern Nevada will receive 10 percent of the proceeds at the Shop for a Cause at Tommy Bahama at Forum Shops at Caesars. For more information, visit www.helpsonv.org.

APRIL 20

■ Mark Gray: 9:30 a.m., Gateway Baptist Church, 1900 N. Gateway Road

Gateway Baptist Church will host a performance by soloist Mark Gray. For more information, visit www.gbclv.com.

■ Maternity Center tour: 2 p.m., Sunrise Health System, 3186 S. Maryland Parkway

Sunrise Health System will host its Maternity Center tour at Sunrise Children’s Hospital. The tour is free and registration is not required. For more information, visit

www.sunrisehealthinfo.com.

■ Adventures in Job Hunting: 2 p.m., Las Vegas Library, 833 Las Vegas Blvd. North

Adventures in Job Hunting will be offered, according to the Las Vegas Library. The program will cover how to create a resume and cover letter, searching the Internet for jobs and more. For more information, visit www.lvccld.org or call 702-507-3518.

■ Easter Cantata: 6 p.m., Gateway Baptist Church, 1900 N. Gateway Road

Gateway Baptist Church will host its Easter Cantata performance. For more information, visit www.gbclv.com.

APRIL 21

■ Creative Movement class: 9:30 a.m., Studio One’s Southwest Dance Academy, 6070 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite 8

Studio One’s Southwest Dance Academy will offer its Creative Movement class for 2-year-olds, led by Lori Marshburn. The enrollment fee is $25 per family. For more information, call 702-897-5095, visit www.southwestdanceacademy.com or email info@southwestdanceacademy.com.

■ Five and Under Storytimes: 10:30 a.m., Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive

The Centennial Hills Library will hold Five and Under Storytimes for age 5 and younger. Passes are required and will be available a half-hour before the program. For more information, visit www.lvccld.org.

■ Earth Day, Craft Day: Make a Bird Feeder: 4:30 p.m., Las Vegas Library, 833 Las Vegas Blvd. North

Las Vegas Library will host Earth Day, Craft Day: Make a Bird Feeder for ages 5 to 11. For more information, visit www.lvccld.org.

■ Multiple piano recital: 7 p.m., Las Vegas Academy of the Arts, 315 S. Seventh St.

The Las Vegas Academy of the Arts has scheduled a multiple piano recital in the Performing Arts Center. For more information, visit www.lasvegasacademy.net.

APRIL 22

■ Ladies Styling: 6:15 p.m., Elite Dance Studio, 6315 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite 103

Elite Dance Studio will offer its Ladies Styling class. For more information, call 702-586-2700, visit www.elitedancestudiolv.com or email info@elitedancestudiolv.com.

■ Lee Mallory – Creativity and the Word: A Poetry Performance: 6:30 p.m., Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave.

The Whitney Library will hold a special event, Lee Mallory – Creativity and the Word: A Poetry Performance. For more information, visit www.lvccld.org.

■ ‘Assuming the Ecosexual Position: Making the Environmental Movement More Sexy, Fun and Diverse’: 7:30 p.m., UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway

The University of Nevada-Las Vegas Marjorie Barrick Museum will host a lecture with Elizabeth Stephens and Annie Sprinkle in the auditorium titled “Assuming the Ecosexual Position: Making the Environmental Movement More Sexy, Fun and Diverse.” For more information, call 702-895-3401, visit www.unlv.edu or email Phyllis Thompson at liberalarts@unlv.edu.

APRIL 23

■ School-Age Storytimes: 4:30 p.m., Enterprise Library, 25 E. Shelbourne Ave.

The Enterprise Library will hold School-Age Storytimes, a reading event for ages 6 to 11. For more information, visit www.lvccld.org.

■ Paper Airplane Flight: 4:30 p.m., Enterprise Library, 25 E. Shelbourne Ave.

Enterprise Library will host Paper Airplane Flight for ages 5 to 11 to learn how to make different types of paper airplanes. For more information, visit www.lvccld.org.

■ Science in Motion: 4:30 p.m., Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive

Centennial Hills Library will host Science in Motion for ages 6 to 11. Registration is required. Timothy Nolan will lead the event. For more information, visit www.lvccld.org.

■ NHS Induction Ceremony: 5 p.m., Las Vegas Academy of the Arts, 315 S. Seventh St.

The Las Vegas Academy of the Arts has scheduled its National Honors Society Induction Ceremony in the cafeteria. For more information, visit www.lasvegasacademy.net.

■ Mitzvah Crafters: 6:30 p.m., Congregation Ner Tamid, 55 N. Valle Verde Drive

Congregation Ner Tamid will host its Mitzvah Crafters. The group knits or crochets blankets for the community and is open to everyone. For more information, call 702-733-6292, visit www.lvnertamid.org or email Bet Bowman at bbowman@lvnertamid.org.

■ Zumba (with a Jewish Twist): 7 p.m., Temple Beth Shalom, 10700 Havenwood Lane

Temple Beth Shalom will host its weekly Zumba (with a Jewish Twist), led by Liz Goodman. For more information, call 702-804-1333, visit www.jewishlasvegas.com or email Nicole Lamb at info@bethsholomlv.org.

■ Zumba: 7 p.m., Elite Dance Studio, 6315 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite 103

Elite Dance Studio will offer its Zumba class. For more information, call 702-586-2700, visit www.elitedancestudiolv.com.

email info@elitedancestudiolv.com.

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