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Henderson-area Community Events Calendar, May 5-11, 2016

THE WEEK’S BEST BETS

1. Art Festival of Henderson: The city of Henderson plans the event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 7 and 8 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. The annual festival is set to feature juried art in a variety of mediums, as well as performances, a chalk competition and other interactive art, with dozens of booths lining Water Street. Visit cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-4050.

2. Chef for Kids: The program, a joint venture between American Culinary Federation chefs and the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, plans a Chef for Kids Gala at 5:30 p.m. May 7 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Themed Champagne and Roses, the event is set to feature a cocktail reception and silent auction followed by a gourmet dinner, a raffle, a live auction and dancing to band Harbor Lights. Individual tickets are $195. Call chairwoman Susan Lednicky at 702-257-5548 or email lednickys@unce.unr.edu.

3. Males Who Made Entertainment Memories: Artist Phil Field is scheduled to host a meet-and-greet from 4 to 6 p.m. May 7 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. The event corresponds with his gallery opening at the library. Field, who specializes in ink portraits, is expected to have his work on display through May. Call 702-207-4260.

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

Debate activity: Shaolin Tai Chi Cultural Center, 9310 S. Eastern Ave., No. 123, plans to host a debate activity on the topic of Old Ways in a New World led by guest speakers Dr. Tom Plesec, psychologist, and Jan Maran-Plesec from 4 to 5 p.m. May 7. The event is to set to introduce participants on how to give concise speeches and convincing arguments. The event is free and open to public. All attendees are encouraged to participate. Call 702-570-5120.

Organizing genealogical data: The Clark County Nevada Genealogical Society is set to present a class on How to Organize Your Paper Genealogical Data at 2 p.m. May 7 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. The program is free and open to the public. Visit ccngs.org.

National Day of Prayer: The event is scheduled at noon May 5 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. Prayers are planned from various churches around Henderson. Visit cityofhenderson.com.

Smilin’ Bob: The band is slated to perform a free concert at 8 p.m. May 6, 7, 13 and 14 at the Troubadour Lounge inside the Jokers Wild Casino, 920 N. Boulder Highway. Call 702-564-8100.

Drew Baker Band: Performing anything Top 40 hits, the local band is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. May 6 and 7 at the Troubadour Lounge inside the Jokers Wild Casino, 920 N. Boulder Highway. Admission is free. Call 702-564-8100.

Girls Night Out The Musical: The musical group is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. May 6-8 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The group performs girls’ anthems such as “It’s Raining Men” and “I Will Survive.” Tickets start at $20. Call 702-796-7111.

Phil Stendek: The local musician is expected to play from 8 to 11 p.m. May 7 at Elixir, 2920 N. Green Valley Parkway. The lounge offers free entertainment. Visit elixirlounge.net.

Movie Nights: The Outdoor Picture Show is scheduled to return with free, family-friendly movies starting at 7:30 p.m. May 7 on The Green at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2240 Village Walk Drive. “The Good Dinosaur” is slated for May 7. Visit shopthedistrictgvr.com.

Step-moms meetup group: A new meetup group for step-moms is now forming in Henderson. Visit meetup.com and type in “Henderson Stepmothers Group.”

Wisdom flow yoga: Instructor Maria C. Bartrum is set to lead the outdoor class from 8 to 9:15 a.m. Thursdays through May 26 at the Reflection Bay Golf Club, 75 Monte Lago Blvd., with sessions taking place inside the banquet room during inclement weather. Wisdom flow is rooted in Vinyasa yoga and has an emphasis on moving the body’s core, and participants are set to learn the foundation and principles of proper body alignment. Classes are $15 each or $125 for a 10-class pass. Mat rentals are $5. Those who bring a friend receive a free class. Email mcbartrum@gmail.com or visit reflectionbaygolf.com.

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

“Geographical Divides — Finding Common Ground”: The exhibit depicting cultural differences in Nevada is slated to be displayed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until June 10 inside the Nevada State College gallery at the Rogers Student Center, 1021 E. Paradise Hills Drive. Students — eight from Southern Nevada and eight from Northern Nevada — assembled the gallery. Visit nsc.edu.

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.

WORTH A DRIVE

San Gennaro Feast: The Italian food and music festival is planned from 4 to 11 p.m. May 5, 4 p.m. to midnight May 6, noon to midnight May 7, and noon to 11 p.m. May 8 at the Craig Ranch Regional Park Amphitheater, 628 W. Craig Road. Food, entertainment and carnival rides are planned. A fireworks show is planned for May 8. Visit sangennarofeast.com.

Haute Dog adoption event: The event celebrating National Pet Week is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. May 6 at Haute Doggery inside The Linq Promenade, 3545 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Guests can bring their pets and meet the rescue pups up for adoption. Giveaways and photo opportunities are planned. The event is set to benefit the Las Vegas Hot-Diggity Dachshund Club & Rescue. Visit hautedoggerylv.com.

Garden tea: The Mesquite Club’s annual Garden Tea is planned for 1 p.m. May 6 at the home of James A. McKellar Jr., 3645 E. Pama Lane. Complimentary valet is to be provided, and entertainment by students from the Nevada School of the Arts is planned. To RSVP, send a $15 check to Nancy Zangl, C/O The Mesquite Club, P.O. Box 95662, Las Vegas, NV 89193. Call Linda Baxter at 702-496-7096.

Cows, Goats, and Horses, Oh My!: The event is planned from 4 to 7 p.m. May 6 at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. Families are invited to rediscover the historic park and visit barnyard animals, take a guided nature walk and learn about the science of horses in the Old Dairy Barn. Visit scifest.vegas.

Free Comic Book Day: Fifteen comic book shops in the Las Vegas Valley are participating in the annual international marketing event May 7. Most shops are also having special events and signings. Not all shops will have all of the books. To find a shop near you, visit freecomicbookday.com.

Spring Jamboree: The event, which spans four Boulder City parks and includes a hot-rod car show, arts and crafts, live music and entertainment, a children’s carnival, and food and beverages, is set from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 7 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 8 at Bicentennial Park, Wilber Square and North and South Escalante parks, 401 California Ave. Visit visitbouldercity.com.

Susan G. Komen Las Vegas Race for the Cure: The 21st annual event is scheduled to start at 8:15 a.m. May 7 at the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Clark Avenue. On-site registration is scheduled starting at 6 a.m. The cost is $30 for individuals, $25 for team members, $10 for Kids for the Cure and Babies for the Cure and $5 for a timing tag. Visit tinyurl.com/komen2016 or call 702-822-2324.

Las Vegas Science & Technology Festival: The festival’s Science in the Community events are set to run through May 6 across the Las Vegas Valley, culminating in the free Giant Science & Technology Expo set from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 7 at the Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North, with interactive activities, demonstrations, and entertainment from more than 80 organizations throughout the valley. Visit SciFest.Vegas.

Ohana Festival: The celebration of Hawaiian and Pacific Islander culture is set to include food, live music, performances by local hula schools, cultural workshops, island craft activities, an outdoor luau with kids’ games and tropical drinks and beer for adults from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 7 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Admission is $5. Visit springspreserve.org.

Country in the Park: Joe Nichols, Brett Young and local country rock band Thrillbilly Deluxe are slated to perform as part of the Mountain’s Edge Master Planned Community’s annual festival from 2 to 8 p.m. May 7 in the amphitheater at Exploration Peak Park, 9700 S. Buffalo Drive. The event is also set to include food vendors, a beer garden, exhibits and activities for children. Leashed, well-behaved pets, picnic baskets, chairs and blankets are permitted. Alcohol, coolers and glass are not allowed. Admission is free. Visit mountainsedge.com.

Vintage Vegas Home and History Tour 2016: The tours of 10 to 12 examples of Las Vegas’ historic residential architecture are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. May 7 and noon to 5 p.m. May 8 starting at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. The tours are part of the statewide celebration of the 50th anniversary of the National Preservation Act. Tickets start at $20. Visit nevadapreservation.org or call Michelle Larime at 855-968-3973, ext. 702.

“La Périchole”: Performances by Sin City Opera of the Jacques Offenbach opera are scheduled at 7 p.m. May 7, 13 and 14 and 2 p.m. May 8 and 15 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $15. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7340.

Comic book documentary: “Comix: Beyond the Comic Book Pages,” a documentary featuring comic book legends from Stan Lee to Frank Miller, is set to make its Las Vegas debut at 8 p.m. May 7 at the Sci Fi Center, 5077 S. Arville St. Tickets are $5. Visit thescificenter.com.

Yerba Mansa Mother’s Day Hike: A ranger-led hike to see the ivory flower cones of the yerba mansa is scheduled at 8 a.m. May 8 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 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.

“Tuna Does Vegas”: Two actors are set to play multiple characters in the comedy performance scheduled at 8 p.m. May 6, 7, 12-14 and 19-21 and at 2 p.m. May 8, 14, 15 and 22 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for seniors and students. Visit lvlt.org.

“History 101”: Performances of the collection of comedic history-themed scenes, monologues and songs by James C. Ferguson, winner of the eighth annual New Works competition, are scheduled at 8 p.m. May 6 and 7 and 2 p.m. May 8 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. The show contains adult content. Tickets are $15 for adults and $14 for seniors and students. Visit lvlt.org.

Bristlecone Storytelling Festival: Clark County School District students in grades 4-6 are set to perform stories from 5:30 to 7 p.m. May 11 at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Spectators of all ages are welcome. Visit lvccld.org.

ArtLIVE!: The charity event, combining fashion and art in a showcase to benefit the Las Vegas Fashion Council and the 18b Arts District, is scheduled from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 12 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. The artist-designed mannequins are part of what organizers call their Madison mannequins, or when they gather them together in one place, The Madison Army. Tickets are $150 or $35 for students with valid ID. Visit artlivelv.com or facebook.com/artLIVELasVegas.

Super Summer season opener: “Hooray for Hollywood,” this year’s Super Summer Theatre season opener, is set to feature Academy Award-winning songs from the past 80 years at 7:30 p.m. May 13 and 14 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Tickets are $10.95 in advance and $20 at the gate. Visit supersummertheatre.org.

Spring Dance Concert 2016: The Las Vegas Academy of the Arts Dance Department plans to present its final dance concert of the year at 7 p.m. May 13 and 14 at the school at 955 E. Clark Ave. Tickets are $10 each. Visit lvadance.org.

Las Vegas Helldorado Parade: The event is scheduled at 10 a.m. May 14 northbound on Fourth Street from Gass to Ogden avenues. Visit elkshelldorado.com.

Mid-Century Magic — Morelli House Tours: The free tours, part of the statewide celebration of the 50th anniversary of the National Preservation Act, are scheduled starting at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. May 14 at the Morelli House, 861 E. Bridger Ave. The iconic mid-century modern home was built in 1959 for Antonio Morelli, orchestra conductor and musical director for the Sands Hotel and the Casino Copa Showroom during the Rat Pack era. Visit morellihouse.org or contact the Junior League of Las Vegas at 702-822-6536 or info@jllv.org.

The Dream Flight: The fundraising event is scheduled at 7 p.m. May 14 at Cirrus Aircraft Hangar, Atlantic — Executive Terminal, 275 E. Tropicana Ave., and is set to feature live musical performances, celebrity appearances, an open bar, a pop-up nightclub and restaurants. Each event ticket purchased will grant the attendee a chance to win a seat on The Dream Flight, a private jet West Coast foodie tour traveling from Las Vegas to San Francisco and Seattle. Proceeds from the event benefit the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth’s 4969 Retrofit Project and Miracle Flights. Admission is $199, which includes the event, open bar, food samplings and one complimentary entry to win two seats on the Dream Flight. Participants must be present to enter and win. Visit tinyurl.com/drmflt16.

Search and Rescue: The Metropolitan Police Department Search and Rescue plans to host its annual 5K run and 1-mile fun walk followed by a tethered balloon flight, helicopter demonstration and interaction with search and rescue vehicles at 8 a.m. May 14 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Park admission is $10 per car that day, but it will be waived for race participants. Visit tinyurl.com/smrtruck.

Fit Lives Here Event Series: The 8K Trail Mix and 5K Road Race are scheduled to start at 8 a.m. May 14 at Skye Canyon Park, 10111 W. Skye Canyon Park Drive. Registration ranges from $25 to $50 and includes a T-shirt and a goodie bag. A 1-mile family fun run or walk is also planned. The 5K and 1-mile races are set to travel through Skye Canyon’s neighborhoods, while the 8K will start on the road and venture onto nearby trails. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Outside Las Vegas Foundation. Visit skyecanyon.com.

Charity walk: The Crohn’s & Colitis Take Steps Walk is scheduled for May 14 at Exploration Peak Park, 9700 S. Buffalo Drive. Check-in is set for 9 a.m., and the walk is expected to start at 10 a.m. While there is no fee to walk, participants are encouraged to register and help raise funds for the cause. Visit tinyurl.com/lvccfawalk.

Red Rock marathon: Triple Dare Running Co. plans its spring race, the Flight of Fire Trail Half Marathon & 10K, for May 14 at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, 1000 Scenic Loop Drive. Starting at the Visitor Center, the course will travel clockwise to the Moenkopi Loop, the Grand Circle Loop, and the White Rock-Willow Springs Trail, then to the White Rock dirt road, back to the Grand Circle Loop, on to the Calico Hills Trail, and finally back to the Moenkopi Loop, finishing back at the center. This course is a technical trail race, and trail shoes with gaiters are recommended. The 10K follows the same course, ending at the White Rock aid station. Shuttle service will be provided to return 10K runners to the start area. This event is limited to 200 participants. Visit tripledareruns.com.

Bike rodeo: The MountainView Hospital Bike Rodeo is planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 14 at the hospital’s south parking lot, 3150 N. Tenaya Way. Kids can navigate the bike course, get a bike safety check, enter a raffle to win a bike, pick up a new helmet courtesy of Land Rover Las Vegas, talk with Metropolitan Police Department officers about bike safety and pick up route maps from the RTC. Visit mountainview-hospital.com.

Fallen Heroes run: The Douglas J. Green Memorial Foundation announced its fourth annual Fallen Heroes 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run, planned for 8 a.m. on Armed Forces Day, May 14, at Bruce Trent Park, 8851 Vegas Drive. Both courses are to circle around the park decorated with the combat boots and photos memorializing fallen service members. Proceeds will benefit military families. Entry fees are $30 for adults, $20 for veterans and $15 for children, students or active military. Registration includes a race bib, T-shirt, gift bag and post-race refreshments. Visit tinyurl.com/greenmemorialrun.

Rockin’ Paws Benefit Brunch: The event, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 15 at the Hard Rock Cafe, 4475 Paradise Road, is set to benefit The L Group lesbian programming at The Center and local animal nonprofit Street Dogz. The pet-friendly brunch is to include contests, a raffle, pet watering stations and a special monitored potty area. Leashed pets are welcome, but due to limited space, the Hard Rock Cafe requests one pet per couple. The cost is $25 per person in advance or $35 at the door. Bottomless mimosas and bloody Marys are set to be available for $20. Visit thecenterlv.com or call 702-733-9800.

Celebrity Bowl: The Ogden Foundation’s second annual bowling fundraiser is set for noon May 15 at the Brooklyn Bowl at the Linq, 3545 Las Vegas Blvd. South. A red carpet walk and registration are set from noon to 1 p.m., to be followed by the celebrity introduction and bowling challenge from 1 to 1:30 p.m., the amateur bowling competition from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., the Celeb-Am bowling competition from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. and prize presentations from 3:30 to 4 p.m. Event tickets with no bowling, an open bar and Blue Ribbon cuisine are $100 and $30 for ages 8 to 12 with no bowling and Blue Ribbon cuisine. Tickets including amateur bowling for a team of four are $500. Visit ogdencelebritybowl.com.

New Vista Community Wine Walk: The walk is set from 7 to 10 p.m. May 21 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Each walk is set to showcase a variety of food and wine throughout Town Square and feature 15 wines for sampling. The cost is $25 per person in advance or $30 the day of the event. Individuals must be 21 or older to attend. Visit winewalklv.com. or call 702-269-5000.

“North East”: The exhibition is planned from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through July 2 at the Left of Center Art Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Road. The exhibition is set to feature artists who have either grown up in, worked in or have had some connection to the northeast area of Las Vegas, including Fawn Douglas, Justin Favela, Anthony Johnson, Ashanti McGee, Jerry Misko, Ras One, Krystal Ramirez, Checko Salgao, Lance Smith, David Veliz and Mikayla Whitmore. Call 702-647-7378.

PLAN AHEAD

Henderson Symphony: The Henderson Symphony Orchestra is slated to perform “Night at the Opera” free at 8 p.m. May 13 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Call 702-267-4849 or visit cityofhenderson.com.

Beginnings: The Chicago tribute band is expected to play at 7:30 p.m. May 13-15 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $25. Call 702-796-7111.

Lego Challenge: Children ages 5 to 11 are invited to participate in the event at 10 a.m. May 14 at the Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Call 702-564-9287 or visit hendersonlibraries.com.

Literary Speed Dating: Singles ages 30 to 45 are invited to bring their favorite books as a conversation starter at the event, scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. May 14 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Call 702-207-4260 or visit hendersonlibraries.com.

Themed spring garden tour: A free tour, themed “Hot summer colors/preparing for summer,” is scheduled for 10 a.m. May 14 at the Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Demonstration and Test Gardens. Use the west side gate to meet in the courtyard of the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. Participants should come dressed and prepared for being outdoors. Plant lists will be provided. Call 702-257-5555 or visit facebook.com/MasterGardenersOfSouthernNevada.

David Cook: The winner of the seventh season of “American Idol” is slated to perform at 8 p.m. May 20 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets start at $20. Call 702-547-7777 or visit sunsetstation.sclv.com.

LeAnn Rimes: The country singer is scheduled to perform at 7:15 p.m. May 20 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Tickets start at $20. Call 702-267-4849 or visit cityofhenderson.com.

Otherwise: The local rock group is slated to perform at 8 p.m. May 21 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets are $10. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com.

Artwork: The Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas is slated to donate 150 paintings to the Children’s Miracle Network at a reception set at 6 p.m. May 17 at the City Lights Gallery, 3 E. Army St. The paintings are scheduled to be on display through May 17. Visit caslv.org.

Survivor: The musical group, best known for its hit “Eye of the Tiger,” is slated to perform at 7 p.m. May 28 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $35. Visit themresort.com.

Foundation Assisting Seniors: The organization is slated to host its 13th annual charity golf tournament at 7:30 a.m. May 30 at the Revere Golf Club, 2600 Hampton Road. The cost is $100 per player, who can compete individually or with teams. There is expected to be more than 100 raffle prizes throughout the event. Visit foundationassistingseniors.org.

Metropolis: The Henderson Symphony Orchestra is slated to play a live score to the classic silent movie at 8 p.m. June 10 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Tickets are $10. Call 702-267-4849 or visit cityofhenderson.com.

Martin Nievera: The singer is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. June 11 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $32. Visit themresort.com.

Graveyard 2-Pitch Tournament: The city of Henderson is inviting baseball teams to practice their skills with this event, scheduled at noon June 11 at the Russell Road Recreation Complex, 5901 E. Russell Road, and the Arroyo Grande Sports Complex, 298 N. Arroyo Grande Blvd. Call 702-267-4150.

Blues in the Desert: Musicians Buddy Guy and Jonny Lang are scheduled to perform at 6 p.m. June 4 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Tickets start at $36. Call 702-267-4849 or visit cityofhenderson.com.

Junefest: The event is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. June 11 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road, and is slated to feature performances from artists such as Pat Benatar, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and The English Beat. Tickets start at $29. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com.

Junior Master Gardener: The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension plans to offer an eight-week summer session from 8 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays, June 14 through Aug. 2, at the Lifelong Learning Center’s Outdoor Education Center, 8050 Paradise Road. The course, open to children 6 to 12, is slated to have hands-on activities to go over planting, watering and growing a variety of plants. The cost is $52. Call 702-257-5523.

Christopher Titus: The comedian is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. June 17-19 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $20. Call 702-796-7111.

Baby Loves Disco: The community is invited to a giant dance party set from noon to 3 p.m. June 18 at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2240 Village Walk Drive. The free event will feature music and family-friendly activities such as face painting, fake tattoos, and arts and crafts. Visit shopthedistrictgvr.com.

Glow Worm: The fun run is scheduled at 8 p.m. June 18 at Equestrian Park South, 1298 Equestrian Drive. Participants are invited to wear glow-in-the-dark attire in the 5K event. Registration costs $35 until June 16 and $40 the day of the event. Participants can pick up their race packets until June 16 at the Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Road. Call 702-267-4035.

Charo: The comedian and flamenco guitarist is slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. June 24 and 25 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $25. Call 702-796-7111.

Fourth of July: The city of Henderson is slated to host its free annual celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. July 4 at Mission Hills Park, 551 E. Mission Drive. Call 702-267-4035 or visit cityofhenderson.com.

Midnite Madness: The 28th annual event invites baseball teams from across the valley for an all-night event set from July 8-10 at the Russell Road Recreation Complex, 5901 E Russell Road, and the Arroyo Grande Sports Complex, 298 N. Arroyo Grande Blvd. Team entry is $250. Players get one pitch to knock the ball as far as they can. Call 702-267-4150.

Citizens Academy: The Henderson Police Department plans to offer the 14-week program from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays starting Aug. 9. The class is expected to go over topics such as use of force, gang enforcement and crime scene investigation. Participants must be 18 or older. Application deadline is July 1. Call 702-267-4865 or visit cityofhenderson.com.

Casting Crowns: The award-winning musical group is scheduled to perform at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Tickets start at $25. Call 702-267-4849 or visit cityofhenderson.com.

ONGOING

Las Vegas Wedding Chamber of Commerce Monthly Happy Hour: The event is planned from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month and invites wedding industry professionals to join. Visit lvweddingchamber.com.

Vino With A View: This free wine event is hosted from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays at Ascaya, 1 Ascaya Blvd. The event allows people to meet real estate professionals from the community. Visit ascaya.com.

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 hendersonlibraries.com.

Zumba: The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is offering free classes at 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at 8050 Paradise Road. Call 702-397-2604.

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. 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 little-known 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 702-736-4939.

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