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Henderson-area Community Events Calendar, March 3-9, 2016

THE WEEK’S BEST BETS

1. U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West: The group is set to perform free at 7 p.m. March 3 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. The band offers a variety of music, including standard concert band/wind ensemble, orchestral, military marches, jazz, pop, Broadway standards and patriotic songs. Free tickets are set to be available in advance from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays at the center, and limited tickets may be available at the event. Tickets also can be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to the Henderson Convention Center, Attn: Air Force Tickets MSC 311, 200 S. Water St., Henderson, NV 89015. The limit is six tickets per person, family or group. Visit cityofhenderson.com/henderson-happenings/events.

2. Bark in the Park: The 13th annual event is slated from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 5 at Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Parkway. Canine demonstrations and contests are planned, as are informational and vendor booths. Dogs also are set to be available for adoption. All pets must be leashed, and handlers must be at least age 10. They also are responsible for cleaning up after their dogs. The event is free. Visit tinyurl.com/hendersonbarkinthepark.

3. Nevada Watercolor Society: The group’s annual Signature Art Show is planned March 6 to April 3 at the Reflection Bay Golf Club, 75 Montelago Blvd. Hours are from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except Tuesdays, when hours are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. A reception for the juried show is slated from 2 to 4 p.m. March 6, and refreshments and a cash bar will be available. Visit nvws.org.

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

Know Nevada Insects: Attendees can learn how to identify insects and ways of reducing garden pests in the least-toxic ways March 3 at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Demonstration and Test Gardens, 8050 Paradise Road. The first workshop is planned from 8 a.m. to noon for adults only, and the second is slated from 1 to 5 p.m. for children 10 or older and adults. Participants will roam the gardens, collect insects, then bring them into the classroom to learn more about them. The limit is 20 people per session, and participation is free. Registration is required by calling 702-257-5555.

Wisdom flow yoga: The class is planned from 8 to 9:15 a.m. Thursdays, weather-permitting, at the Reflection Bay Golf Club, 75 Montelago Blvd., at Lake Las Vegas. The cost is $15, and the next session is planned for March 3.

Drew Baker Band: The group is scheduled to perform free at 8 p.m. March 4 and 5 inside the Troubadour Lounge at the Jokers Wild Casino, 920 N. Boulder Highway. Genres include top 40, rock, country and easy listening. Visit jokerswildcasino.com.

Atlantic City Boys: The group is slated to perform music from the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s at 7:30 p.m. March 4-6 inside the showroom at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $30, $35 or $40. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment or acboys.com.

Pueblo pottery: The free event, titled From Ancestral to Contemporary: A Brief History of Pueblo Pottery, is set at 5 p.m. March 4 at the Clark County Museum, 1830 S. Boulder Highway. Call 702-455-7595 or visit clarkcountynv.gov.

Easter Bunny Photos: The photos can be taken from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday March 5-26 in center court at the Galleria at Sunset mall, 1300 W. Sunset Road. Visit galleriaatsunset.com.

Caring for roses: Participants can learn about preparing their gardens to yield roses in spring during hands-on demonstration classes slated from 10 a.m. to noon March 7 and 21 at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s rose garden in the back of the Demonstration and Test Gardens, 8050 Paradise Road. The sessions will focus on fertilizing, mulching, wood chips and watering. Contact the Master Gardener Help Desk at lvmastergardeners@unce.unr.edu or 702-257-5555.

Police recruitment information: The Henderson Police Department plans the event from 6 to 8 p.m. March 8 at the Henderson Convention Center, 200 S. Water St. The event is geared toward those who are interested in becoming police or corrections officers. Call 702-267-2171 or visit cityofhenderson.com.

Sunset Garden Club: The group is set to meet at noon March 8 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. The planned program is titled Best Management Practices for Tree Planting in the Desert, presented by Dennis Swartzell, a principal at Horticulture Consultants, 221 Misty Garden St. Visit sunsetgardenclubofnv.org.

Family Game Day: Family fun is planned at the event from 4 to 5 p.m. monthly on the fourth Saturday at Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Visit mypubliclibrary.com.

Empty Bowl Benefit and Auction: The 16th annual event is planned from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 12 at Green Valley High School, 460 Arroyo Grande Blvd., to benefit Las Vegas Catholic Worker programs. A lunch of soup and bread will be served in handmade ceramic bowls. Each attendee will select their own bowl made by members and friends of the Nevada Clay Guild and keep it as a lasting reminder of world hunger. A live auction of bowls made by prominent artists is planned from noon to 1:30 p.m. A silent auction also is planned. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for children and may be purchased at the door or at lvcw.org/emptybowl.htm.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival: The 50th Annual Southern Nevada Sons and Daughters of Erin St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival is scheculed from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. March 11, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. March 12 and noon to 9 p.m. March 13. Admission to the festival is free. Some activities may require purchased tickets, which will be available at the event. Along with a carnival, festival, live entertainment and car show, the parade is planned for 10 a.m. March 12 with more than 100 floats, entries and community participants. The event is a fundraiser for the nonprofit Southern Nevada Sons and Daughters of Erin. Proceeds will benefit the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Visit cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-2171.

Athletes sought for Henderson Games: The city of Henderson is seeking athletes to take part in the 2016 Henderson Games, an annual program that celebrates the spirit of friendly competition with a blend of sporting and social events. Formerly known as Henderson Senior Games, the program is now open to athletes of all skill levels age 18 or older. Registration is accepted until March 25 and is $15 per person (with exception to volleyball), which includes a commemorative T-shirt. There is an additional cost of $3 to $5 per event. Registration packets are available at cityofhenderson.com and at all city recreation centers. Although registration will not be accepted after the deadline, walk-ons may be accepted for some events, pending space availability. The Games are scheduled for April 1-30 at a variety of Henderson locations for sports including table tennis, tennis, swimming, track and field, pickleball and volleyball. Call the Downtown Recreation Center at 702-267-4040 or visit cityofhenderson.com.

Theatre Chaotica: The acting improv and character development workshops are planned from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sundays at Theatre in the Valley, 10 Pacific Ave. Upcoming dates include March 6, 13, 20 and 27. The cost is $5. Call 702-642-1047 or visit tinyurl.com/theatrechaotica or theatreinthevalley.org.

Abstract art show: “New Year, New Paintings: The Geometric Art of Eugene Lang” is slated to be displayed through March at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Lang, a Brooklyn, N.Y., native, is an abstract artist specializing in geometric design and mixed media. His art features bright blocks and triangles of complimentary colors. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-207-4261.

Rose Garden: Forty-four varieties of roses can be viewed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Southern Area Master Gardener’s Rose Garden, 8050 Paradise Road. Rose varieties include hybrid teas, floribundas, shrubs, rugosas, damasks, noisettes and miniatures. The beds have engraved signage bearing the names of the roses, the varieties and the year of market introduction. The garden recently received a certificate of achievement in the Small Garden class during the national Sunshine ‘n Roses Pacific Southwest District’s annual convention. The district spans Southern California, Arizona, parts of Nevada, New Mexico and West Texas. The garden is maintained by Master Gardeners and members of the South Valley Rose Society. Visit southvalleyrosesociety.com.

Native Milkweed Seed Study: Native rush milkweed seeds are set to be available free from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays at the Master Gardener Help Desk inside the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. Those who pick up the packets must take part in a study involving monarch butterflies. The plants encourage the butterflies to lay eggs. Participants will receive instructions, as well as periodic surveys to track seed germination, plant survival and visits by monarch butterflies. Master Gardener Anne Marie Lardeau has been harvesting the seeds from the Demonstration and Test Gardens at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension over the past two years. Call 702-257-5555 or email lvmastergardeners@unce.unr.edu.

WORTH A DRIVE

Docent association volunteers: Spring Mountain Ranch State Park Docent Association is looking for volunteers. The next training schedule starts on April 16. Contact Carlo Luzzi at carlo6180@yahoo.com. or call 702-355-9341.

Las Vegas Stories — Changing the Game: The free event is planned for 7 p.m. March 3 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Part of the free Las Vegas Stories series, the topic will be Women at Work in Las Vegas, with Joanne L. Goodwin discussing the stories of women who lived and worked in Las Vegas in the last half of the 20th century. Call 702-507-3459 or visit lvccld.org.

Nevada Women’s Film Festival: Robin Greenspun is set to be honored as Nevada Women Filmmaker of the Year at this year’s Nevada Women’s Film Festival, set to kick off March 4 in the Big Springs Theater at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., with a reception and screening of her documentary “Semicolon: The Adventures of Ostomy Girl.” The three-day festival is also slated to include screenings of films from all over the world made by women or with stories featuring strong female characters. Also planned are panel discussions ranging from costuming for films to a behind-the-scenes look at Brett Levner’s feature film about underage sex trafficking, “The Track.” Student and youth filmmakers are also set to be featured. Tickets start at $20 for one day. All-access passes start at $35. Visit nwffest.com.

Vocal Jazz Solo Nights: The College of Southern Nevada Department of Fine Arts is slated to host the CSN Jazz Singers at 7:30 p.m. March 4 and 5 inside the Department of Fine Arts Recital Hall, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Call 702-651-5483.

“In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play”: Sarah Ruhl’s play delves into the emotions a wife goes through as her scientist husband treats “hysterical women” with a new intimate technology. Performances directed by Gillen Brey are scheduled at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, March 4-20, at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for seniors and students. Visit lvlt.org.

Evening of Hope: The event, benefiting the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada, is planned for 6:30 p.m. March 4 at the World Market Center, 475 S. Grand Central Parkway. The epicurean-style experience and cocktail reception fundraiser is set to include selections from Las Vegas restaurants, children’s art and silent and live auctions. Tickets range from $75 to $150. Visit candlelightersnv.org or call 702-737-1919.

USA Sevens International Rugby Tournament: The event is scheduled for March 4-6 at Sam Boyd Stadium, 7000 E. Russell Road. March 4, gates are set to open at 3 p.m. and the last match to begin at 9 p.m. March 5, gates are to open at 10 a.m. and the last match to begin at 7:30 p.m. March 6, gates are to open at 9 a.m. and the last match to begin at 4:05 p.m. Adult tickets range from $30 to $1,111, depending on location and number of days attending. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.

Dodgeball Tournament: After-School All-Stars Las Vegas plans the fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 5 at UNLV’s Mendenhall Center, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Dozens of teams that include local companies and individuals are set to compete. Spectator VIP tickets are $30 in advance or $40 at the door, and spectator general admission is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Children 12 or younger are admitted free. Proceeds support After-School All-Stars’ free after-school academic and enrichment programs. Visit asaslv.org.

Veterans Village Charity Run: The event is scheduled at 9 a.m. March 5 at the Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Road. The run is part of the Win The Storm Conference. Funds raised will benefit Veterans Village Las Vegas. Raffle tickets are available for purchase at winthestorm.com or by calling 330-577-8676.

Southern Nevada Devil Pups: A parent and pup informational meeting is scheduled from noon to 1:30 March 5 at Metropolitan Police Department Headquarters, 400 S. Martin L. King Blvd. The leadership program is set to start its 12-week preliminary training program to select the community’s top 14- to 17-year-old applicants to attend this year’s Devil Pups 10-day encampment at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base. Visit devilpups.com or call Marie Tomao at 702-285-4142.

Grand Tasting Affair: The third annual American Craft Whiskey Revival Grand Tasting Affair is scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. March 5 at the Golden Nugget, 129 Fremont St. Participants can sample artisan whiskies, American craft spirits, moonshines, and barrel-aged beers from a variety of America’s distilleries. Live entertainment and Southern cuisine, mixology and educational classes led by distillery owners and brand ambassadors are planned. Guests must be 21 or older. Tickets are $45 in advance and $49 at the door. Visit tinyurl.com/gnwhis16 or call 866-946-5336.

Yoga on the Meadow: Stretch with the Red Rock Canyon escarpment as your background during Yoga on the Meadow sessions scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. March 5, 12, 19, 22 and 26, and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 8, 15, 22 and 29 at 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Park admission is $7 per car for Nevada residents. Visit parks.nv.gov/parks/spring-mountain-ranch-state-park.

Brave the Shave: Get your head shaved or watch others go under the clippers to benefit children with cancer during a St. Baldrick’s Foundation fundraiser scheduled March 5 at McMullan’s Irish Pub, 4650 W. Tropicana Ave. McMullan’s is consistently among the top five fundraisers for the national organization. Visit stbaldricks.org.

Summer Camp Expo: The Meadows School plans to host its 13th annual Summer Camp Expo from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 5 at the school’s Richard-Beckley Gymnasium, 8601 Scholar Lane. Attendees will be able to examine more than 40 local and national summer camps. Families can visit informational booths and speak with representatives from camp programs featuring concentrations including fine arts, science, technology and outdoor adventure. The expo is free and open to the public. Visit themeadowsschool.org.

Orchid Society: The Greater Las Vegas Orchid Society plans to present Guillermo Salazar, speaking about African Orchids, at 2 p.m. March 6 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. A social hour is set for 1 p.m. A sale of orchids, show-and-tell and refreshments also are planned. Meetings are free and open to the public. Call 702-845-4872.

Tzedakah Jazz Brunch: The Jewish Family Service Agency of Las Vegas plans to host the annual Tzedakah Jazz Brunch at 11 a.m. March 6 at Temple Beth Sholom, 10700 Havenwood Lane. The event will raise awareness about the needs of local Holocaust survivors and the agency’s Holocaust Survivor Program, as well as honor Doug Unger, Raymonde Fiol and Esther Finder, who have made a difference in survivors’ lives. Brunch tickets include free mimosas and bloody marys, provided by Southern Wine and Spirits; catering by Madeline Morris (dietary laws observed); entertainment by the Las Vegas Academy Jazz Ensemble; and anthems led by Cantor Jessica Hutchings. For tickets, visit jfsalv.org/events or contact Renea Parr at 702-732-0304 or Rparr@jfsalv.org.

New Moon Hike in the Ash Grove: A ranger is set to lead a hike at 4:30 p.m. March 6 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. The two-mile hike over uneven terrain is recommended for adults and children 7 or older. Park admission is $7 for Nevada residents. Visit parks.nv.gov/parks/spring-mountain-ranch-state-park.

Las Vegas Camerata Orchestra: The orchestra, conducted by Oscar Carrescia, with guest artists Luis Grinhaus, on violin, and Berta Rosenohl, on piano, is scheduled at 2 p.m. March 6 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. The concert is set to feature works by Joseph Hadyn, Bragato, Piazolla and Corelli. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7340.

BE Engaged — Accelerating a New Nevada: The Business + Education (BE) Engaged Conference 2016 is planned from 7:30 to 11 a.m. March 7 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Following the event, a nonprofit trade show and VIP luncheon is scheduled. The cost is $10 for the program, including a continental breakfast. The VIP luncheon is limited to 200 guests. The cost is $50 for the luncheon and includes preferred seating for the program. Visit bit.ly/beengaged or call 702-749-2012.

“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder”: The performance is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. March 8-13 and 2 p.m. March 12 and 13 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $29 to $139. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.

Nathan Adelson Hospice Luncheon: Nathan Adelson Hospice plans its 12th annual Multicultural Luncheon starting with an expo at 10:30 a.m. and followed by lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 8 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Keynote speaker Dr. BJ Miller is set to speak on the Zen Hospital Project and encouraging families to talk about what they want out of the end of life. Tickets are $75. Visit nah.org or call Stephanie Forbes at 702-938-3910.

Inspire. Challenge. Engage Dinner: The event, organized by Create A Change Now and The Reset Project, is scheduled at 5:45 p.m. March 10 at Booker Elementary School, 2277 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. Some of Las Vegas’ top executive chefs are set to collaborate and create a specially designed prix fixe menu. Tickets begin at $40 and are available at tinyurl.com/iced16.

Gardening Series: A series on designing gardens with hands-on experience in a teaching garden is scheduled from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturdays through March 12 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The cost is $37.50 for individual classes. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.

Cirque Run: Cirque du Soleil is set to host its 15th annual Run Away with Cirque du Soleil community 5K run and 1-mile fun walk March 12 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Onsite registration is set to start at 7 a.m. Pre-race activities are slated to begin at 8 a.m. with the race starting at 8:30 a.m. Registration is $40 for the 5K and $30 for the 1-mile. Register at tinyurl.com/run2016.

The Scintas: Performances are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. March 11, 12, 25 and 26; April 8, 9, 15 and 16; and May 6, 7, 13 and 14 at the Plaza, 1 Main St. Tickets start at $29. A dinner and a show package is offered for $99 and includes a three-course prix fixe dinner at Oscar’s steakhouse in addition to a VIP show ticket. Visit plazahotelcasino.com or call 702-386-2507.

Fomato Fun: The Midnight Fomato Society plans to present “Bad Head,” a comedy directed by John Tomasello featuring science fiction, fantasy, burlesque and foam tomatoes that the audience is welcome to lob at one another and actors during the show. The show is set to run at 10 p.m. Fridays, through March 25, at the Sci Fi Center, 5077 Arville St. Tickets are $10. Fomatoes will be sold at the show (cash only). Visit facebook.com/thescificentervegas.

PLAN AHEAD

Henderson Symphony Orchestra: The group plans a free young artists concert at 8 p.m. March 11 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Visit hendersonsymphony.org.

Empty Bowl Benefit and Auction: The 16th annual event is planned from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 12 at Green Valley High School, 460 Arroyo Grande Blvd., to benefit Las Vegas Catholic Worker programs. A lunch of soup and bread will be served in handmade ceramic bowls. Each attendee will select their own bowl made by members and friends of the Nevada Clay Guild and keep it as a lasting reminder of world hunger. A live auction of bowls made by prominent artists is planned from noon to 1:30 p.m. A silent auction also is planned. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for children and may be purchased at the door or at lvcw.org/emptybowl.htm.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival: The 50th Annual Southern Nevada Sons and Daughters of Erin St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival is scheculed from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. March 11, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. March 12 and noon to 9 p.m. March 13. Admission to the festival is free. Some activities may require purchased tickets, which will be available at the event. Along with a carnival, festival, live entertainment and car show, the parade is planned for 10 a.m. March 12 with more than 100 floats, entries and community participants. The event is a fundraiser for the nonprofit Southern Nevada Sons and Daughters of Erin. Proceeds will benefit the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Visit cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-2171.

Fashion show to benefit FEAT: The National Charity League’s Green Valley Chapter Class of 2017 plans to host two “Gossip Girl”-themed fashion shows at noon and 2 p.m. March 12 on the lower level of Kohl’s court at the Galleria at Sunset mall, 1300 W. Sunset Road, to benefit FEAT (Families for Effective Autism Treatment). The identical shows will feature fashions from the “Upper East Side.” Admission is free, but donations of sports balls are encouraged for use in FEAT’s programs. Visit featsonv.org.

Tribute to John Denver: Ted Virgil is set to offer the performance at 8 p.m. March 12 at the Grand Events Center at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Tickets are $19, and children must be accompanied by an adult. Visit greenvalleyranch.sclv.com.

Hotel California: The Eagles tribute band plans to perform at 7 p.m. March 12 inside the M Pavilion at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $25.99, $30.99 or $35.99. Visit themresort.com.

American Airlines Kiwi Club Chapter meeting: The luncheon is set for 11 a.m. March 16 at at Wildhorse Golf Club, 2100 W. Warm Springs Road. All flight attendants, online and retired, from American Airlines, American Eagle, TWA and US Airlines are welcome. RSVP with Kay Jennings at 702-896-5496.

Zeppelin USA: The Led Zeppelin tribute band plans to perform at 8 p.m. March 18 inside Club Madrid at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets are $22. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com or zusarocks.com.

Cosmic Swim: The event is planned from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 18 (activity code 136317-01) at the Henderson Multigenerational Center’s indoor pool, 250 S. Green Valley Parkway. The event is set to include games, music, diving for glow gear and swimming races. All ages may participate, but children younger than 8 must be supervised by a parent or guardian. Admission is $5 per person or $18 for a family of four. Register at cityofhenderson.com or at any city recreation center or indoor pool.

Fire station open house: The event is planned at 11 a.m. March 19 at the Henderson Fire Department’s Station 81, 600 College Drive. Attendees can meet station personnel, get a closer look at firefighting apparatus and learn more about fire safety. Visit cityofhenderson.com call 702-267-2222.

Composting workshop: The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is set to offer the Gardening in Small Spaces session from 8 a.m. to noon March 19 at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. Social horticulturist Angela O’Callaghan will teach attendees will how to create a balanced compost. The cost is $25. Space is limited to 25 people, and registration is required by contacting Elaine Fagin at fagine@unce.unr.edu or 702-257-5573. Other upcoming Gardening in Small Places workshops are planned April 4, irrigation; May 9, what’s bugging your garden?; and June 13, organic gardening.

Cowabunga Bay Water Park: The park at 900 Galleria Drive is set to kick off its swimming season March 19, opening from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The 23-acre site offers nine water slides, four surf and swim pools and an interactive children’s play area with 10 pint-sized slides and tipping buckets. Also offered are raft rides, heated pools, shade structures and refreshments. Visit cowabungabay.com.

Award-winning roses: American Rose Society-certified horticultural judges and apprentice judges will share tips and tricks on how to grow award-winning roses at 7 p.m. March 24 at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. The event is free. Call 702-257-5555 or email lvmastergardeners@unce.unr.edu.

Richard Cheese & Lounge Against The Machine: The band is scheduled to perform at 8:30 p.m. March 25 at Club Madrid inside Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets are $25, $35, $45 or $60 and can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center, by logging onto sclv.com/concerts or through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com. Guests must be 21 years or older.

Guitar Pull: The eighth annual event, put on by the country music station 95.5-FM The Bull, is planned at 8 p.m. March 31 at Green Valley Ranch’s Grand Events Center, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. The acoustic guitar concert is set to feature Hunter Hayes, Justin Moore, Charles Kelley, Kip Moore and Kelsea Ballerini. Tickets range from $30 to $105, and proceeds will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Visit greenvalleyranch.sclv.com.

Glass Craft & Bead Expo: The 21st annual event is planned from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 1 and 2 and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 3 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event will offer nearly 150 booths and 70 tabletops, as well as demos in flameworking and other glass art techniques. Additionally, more than 250 classes are set to be taught by professional artists and industry leaders, with mediums including stained, fused, mosaics, coldworking, beadmaking and marble making. Classes are set to begin at 9 a.m. March 30, and registration is planned starting at 7 a.m. Prices vary for the sessions. Three-day admission to the expo is $15, and seniors and military personnel pay $13. Visit glasscraftexpo.com.

Clint Holmes: The singer-songwriter is slated to perform at 7 p.m. April 23 at the M Pavilion inside the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $19.99, $24.99 or $29.99 and can be purchased at the M Box Office, by calling 800-745-3000 or by visiting ticketmaster.com.

ONGOING

Nashville Unplugged Hall Of Fame Series: Performances for the country music series are scheduled for 8 p.m. monthly on the second Thursday at Club Madrid inside Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Upcoming entertainers include Kim Williams, Feb. 11; and Mark D. Sanders, March 10. The cost is $10, and Boarding Pass card members receive a $5 discount. Attendees must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com/concerts or nashvilleunplugged.net.

Yellow Brick Road: The classic rock tribute band is set to perform at 10 p.m. Fridays at Club Madrid inside Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. The cost is $5, and guests must be 21 or older. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com.

Desert Newcomers Club: This nondenominational social club for women who are new to the Las Vegas/Henderson area is set to meet the third Wednesday of every month. Coffee meetings are planned at 10 a.m. the last Thursday of the month at the Green Valley Methodist Church, 2200 Robindale Road. Visit desertnewcomersclub.org.

Open mic nights: Kelly Clinton is scheduled to host the dinner shows from 9 to 11:55 p.m. Mondays at the Bootlegger Italian Bistro, 7700 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The events will feature unknown and established entertainers. Reservations are suggested. Visit bootleggerlasvegas.com.

Harp music: Mariano Gonzalez is scheduled to perform on the harp from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays in the main dining room at The Bootlegger Italian Bistro, 7700 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit bootleggerlasvegas.com or call 702-736-4

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