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Advance tickets for the Springs Preserve’s second annual Brews & Blues Festival, headlined by Los Angeles-based The Forty Fours, are on sale for $25 each.

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Thirteen local restaurants are scheduled to participate in the Building Champions Against the Odds Campaign to benefit the Nevada Children’s Center on Wednesday, International Children’s Day.

Adam’s Place provides children with a safe space to grieve

In its first year, Adam’s Place Center for Grieving Children and Families has helped more than 150 children cope with grief, partnered with Clark County School District guidance counselors, moved from shared space in a school to its own modest home on Alta Drive and became a unique valleywide resource educating and encouraging discussions about how to pick up the pieces when tragedy strikes.

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n Theatre7, 1406 S. Third St., is scheduled to show the play “Oscar: A Good Man” through June 7. For tickets and showtimes, visit theatre7lv.com or call 568-9663.

Fine art museum struggles for citywide recognition

The Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Art has struggled for community recognition since its inception in 2003. Maybe it’s the economy. Maybe it’s poor marketing. Maybe it’s the location on the second floor of Neonopolis — the near-empty $100 million entertainment and retail complex located a stone’s throw from the Fremont Street Experience.

Thousands in Las Vegas area report out-of-state drivers

It’s been nine months since the Las Vegas Township Constable’s Office enacted its Pay Your Fair Share program. More than $211,000 has been collected since the program’s inception in August. Deputies have issued about 2,200 citations, and the constable’s office received 5,900 inquiries about the program — mostly hot-line calls reporting suspected drivers.

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Residents will be able to bid on 18 of Southern Nevada’s most eligible firefighters during the 12th annual Fire and Rain Firefighter Bachelor Auction, hosted by the Firefighters of Southern Nevada Burn Foundation.

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Sierra Smith, 14, has earned the Girl Scout Silver Award, the highest award given to a Girl Scout cadette.

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The Silverton has announced that vocal group Mosaic will headline the property’s recently renovated event space, Veil Pavilion.

Las Vegas’ punk bowling and music fest returns

This weekend is the 13th annual Punk Rock Bowling and Music Festival, with the bowling events scheduled for Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, and the music events at a number of venues in downtown Las Vegas. Events run from Friday through Sunday.

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