Henderson-area Community Events Calendar, Sept. 10-16, 2015


1. Emergency Kit Cook-Off: The free event is slated from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. Attendees can celebrate National Preparedness Month with a cooking competition that challenges local government officials to prepare gourmet dishes using items and food from a 72-hour emergency supply kit. The purpose of the event is to teach residents the importance of emergency preparedness. Visit or call 702-267-2272.

2. Doggie Paddle & Play Day: Dogs can go for a dip in the pool at the annual event, scheduled from 8 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Black Mountain Aquatic Complex, 599 Greenway Road. Registration is $10 per dog in advance or $15 at the door. Dogs weighing 30 pounds or less swim from 8 to 9:15 a.m.; dogs weighing 31 to 70 pounds swim from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. or from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.; and dogs weighing 71 pounds or more swim from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Dogs must be canine- and people-friendly. Owners must supply proof of pet licensing and vaccinations from the city where the dog resides and are responsible for cleaning up after their pets. The pool will be drained, cleaned and closed for the fall and winter following the event. Register at using activity code 436203 or at any city of Henderson recreation center or indoor pool.

3. Prince Jonah Kuhio Ho’olaule’a & Pacific Islands Festival: The 25th annual event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 12 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. The free event will celebrate the Pacific Islander culture with the sights, sounds and smells of Hawaii, Tahiti and the Samoan Islands. Island-style entertainment, crafts and food are planned. Viisit or call 702-267-2171.

4. Paradise Pointe Park grand opening:The city of Henderson plans the celebration for 9 a.m. Sept. 12 at 15 Archer Glen Ave. City officials are set to attend the event, which is slated to include basketball activities and refreshments. A free valet is scheduled to be available for residents who ride their bicycles to the event. The 5-acre park features a playground, a basketball court, open turf, horseshoe pits, a skate element, tetherball and a covered picnic area with barbecues. Visit or call 702-267-4000.


Stayin’ Alive Bee Gees tribute: The event is set for 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11-13 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $25. Visit

High Roller Reining Classic Horse Show: The horse riding competition is set from Sept. 11-20 at the South Point Arena & Equestrian Center, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Competitors from around the world are set to participate in the event, which is also set to include a gift show featuring Western apparel and accessories, ranging from cowboy hats and boots to saddles and furniture. Admission is free. Visit

Live music: Various acts are set to take the stage this month from 8-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at Elixir, 2920 N. Green Valley Parkway.Ilan Dvir is set for Sept. 11 and 19; Joey Vitale is scheduled for Sept. 12; Shaun South is slated for Sept. 18 and 26; and Marty Feick is set to perform Sept. 25. Visit

Smilin’ Bob: The performer is slated to take the stage from 8 p.m. to midnight Sept. 11 and 12 at the Jokers Wild Casino, 920 N. Boulder Highway. Admission is free. Visit

City employee appreciation day: City of Henderson government employees are set to be treated to free admission from 1 to 6 p.m. Sept. 11 at Cowabunga Bay, 900 Galleria Drive. Guests and friends of city employees pay $9.99 in advance or $14.99 the day of the event. Visit

Classic movies: The outdoor films are set to screen at 8 p.m. at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. The schedule is: Sept. 11, “Grease”; Oct. 9, “The Breakfast Club”; and Oct. 23, “The Goonies.” Tickets start at $6.50. Visit

Vegas Iris Society Fall Fundraiser Rhizome Sale: The sale is set from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at Star Nursery, 8725 S. Eastern Ave. Local growers will be on hand to answer questions. Call 702-648-9059 or email

Free gardening classes: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners are set to lead the sessions this month, set for 9 a.m. at Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego St., in partnership with the city of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department. The schedule is: Sept. 12, Getting Started as a Desert Gardener, covering the basics of irrigation, watering, soil preparation of the caliche, soil and salts; Sept. 19, Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Las Vegas, addressing how to grow garlic, asparagus, broccoli and root vegetables; and Sept. 26, Roses — A Second Blush of Bloom, dealing with how to make roses a better part of your landscape. Registration is requested by visiting and clicking “online registration.” Master Gardeners also plan to man an Ask a Master Gardener table on class days.

Outdoor movies on The Green: Free outdoor movies are scheduled at dusk on The Green at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2240 Village Walk Drive. Attendees can bring lawn chairs and blankets. Upcoming films are: “Wreck-It Ralph,” Sept. 12; “Paddington,” Sept. 19; and “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2,” Sept. 26. Visit

American Airlines Kiwi Club Chapter meeting: The fall luncheon is set for 11 a.m. Sept. 16 at CiLi at Bali Hai Golf Club, 5160 Las Vegas Blvd. South. 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.

Women’s car clinic: Imperial Auto & Truck Service Center, 1251 American Pacific Drive, plans to host the free event from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 15 for the first 15 women who register. The hands-on clinic will include training materials and cover general vehicle maintenance and how to tell when repairs are needed. Fifteen raffle prizes are set to be awarded. Five of the prizes are scheduled to offer the opportunity for winners to change the oil in their cars, with automotive supplies and equipment included. Certificates will be awarded following the clinic, slated to be held monthly on the second Tuesday after the inaugural Sept. 15 event. Call 702-568-4053 to register or visit

Super Run Classic Car Show: The 16th annual event is planned Sept. 24-27 in the Water Street District, featuring 1,000 vehicles, including hot rods, muscle cars and vintage automobiles from across the nation. A kickoff for the free event is slated from noon to 8 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway, and festivities are set to start at 10 a.m. Sept. 25-27. Entertainment is slated to include local country band Crossroad South at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 Water St. Also planned is a pancake breakfast benefiting the nonprofit Honor Flight of Southern Nevada, along with a bounce house, a mini Ferris wheel, a book signing by local race car drivers, and automotive vendors and exhibitors. The Las Vegas Cruisin’ Association is accepting applications through Sept. 14 from those who want to pay $50 to display their cars. Those entering a vehicle after that date pay $65. Car show participants will have a chance to win nearly $10,000 in cash and prizes, and more than 200 trophies will be awarded in a variety of categories. Applications are available at Visit or call 702-267-2171.


Super Summer Theatre:The season-closing “Lend Me A Tenor” is set for 7:05 p.m. Sept. 10-26 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Parking is set to open at 5 p.m., and meadow seating at 6 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or rent a chair in general admission grass seating. Picnics are welcome, and concessions are sold. Tickets are $12 in advance and are available at A limited number of tickets may be available at the gate for $20. Visit

“13 Baristas”: The exhibition of works by artist Adam Turl gives viewers a glimpse into the lives of a fictional group of coffee workers. An opening reception is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 10 at Brett Wesley Gallery, 1025 S. First St., No. 150. Visit or call 702-433-4433.

“The Art of Craft”: The exhibit is set to run Sept. 10-Dec. 6 in the art gallery at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. A variety of different mediums will be displayed, including fused glass, textiles, paper crafts, jewelry, original paintings, mixed media and original photography. Visit, or call 702-507-3860.

Diamond Dig: MJ Christensen plans to host the event to benefit Dress for Success Southern Nevada from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at its Boca Park location, 8980 W. Charleston Blvd. Attendees can win prizes by buying a “scoop” from a sandbox filled with gemstones that correspond to prizes. The grand prize is an Asher 14-carat yellow gold diamond and enhanced colored diamond pendant. Hors d’oeuvres and wine are planned, and 10 percent of the proceeds from purchases will benefit nonprofit Dress for Success. Admission is free. TO RSVP, email or call 702-802-2588.

“Anything Goes”: Broadway Bound and Studio One’s Summerlin Dance Academy plan to present “Anything Goes” by Cole Porter in 12 performances Sept. 11-26 in the theater at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Tickets are $15. Visit

A.C.T.S. Talent Show benefiting Safe Nest: The 18th annual Advertising Community Talent Show is set for 7 p.m. Sept. 11 inside the Chrome Showroom at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Doors are set to open at 6 p.m. when a silent auction is planned. Advertising professionals from the Las Vegas Valley are set to showcase their talents to benefit the Safe Nest shelter. Admission is $31.35. Visit or call 702-658-4900.

Nuclear history: Ernie Williams and Richard Reed, with 100 years of experience working at the Nevada Test Site between them, are set to speak on Nevada nuclear testing history from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 11 at the West Flamingo Senior Center, 6255 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is free, but registration is required. Visit

Real Estate Symposium: The Commercial Alliance Las Vegas plans to host its 10th annual Commercial Alliance Educational Symposium from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road. Lunch is set to feature “Las Vegas Real Estate Legends – When Cocktail Napkins Were Contracts” with panelists to include local experts Kevin Buckley and Mark Fine and former Clark County Commissioner Bruce Woodbury. On-site registration begins at 7:30 a.m. All-day admission is $99 for alliance or Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors members and $149 for others or $40 for lunch only. Visit or call 702-784-5050.ed number of tickets may be available at the gate for $20. Visit

Bite of Las Vegas: The 18th annual food and music event is planned from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept 12 at Desert Breeze Park, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. Concerts by Third Eye Blind, Lifehouse, Andy Grammer, Need to Breathe and Hilary Duff are planned, along with food from area restaurants. Advance tickets start at $18.50, and tickets at the gate will be $35. Children 6 or younger will be admitted free. Visit

Something Scottish: The 15th annual Scottish festival is slated from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. A wee bairns corner for children, live entertainment and traditional Scottish food for purchase are planned. Admission is free. Call 702-507-3631 or visit

“Stand Up Stars and Stripes Comedy”: The comedy show is set for 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at Sam’s Town, 5225 Boulder Highway. Three U.S. Military veterans — award-winning film and television actor Mark Valley, stand-up comedian PJ Walsh and comedian and radio/TV host James P. Connolly — are set to perform together. A portion of the event’s proceeds is to be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project. Active and retired military personnel will receive half off their ticket by showing a military ID or DD-214 at any Boyd Gaming box office. Tickets are $20 at or call 702-284-7777.

The Las Vegas 50 Plus Expo 2015: The expo is set from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 12 in the Grand Ballroom at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Admission is free. Expect seminars on wealth management, free medical screenings, holistic and alternative medical options, and live music with a disc jockey and dancing. Visit

Grandparent’s Day: Seniors 50 or older and their grandchildren are invited to a free Clark County celebration from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 12 at the West Flamingo Senior Center and outside in West Flamingo Park, 6255 W. Flamingo Road. The event is set to kick off at 9:15 a.m. with a half-mile walk around the park. Other activities include a bounce house for kids, games such as horse shoes and lawn croquet, and booths featuring the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Master Gardner Program, the Gem and Mineral Society, the Society For Financial Awareness and the State of Nevada Health Partners. Indoors, expect all-ages yoga, a magic show and Wii Bowling. Vision checks will be offered by the Summerlin Lions Club. Participants are encouraged to bring donations of yarn for future public art projects by the West Flamingo Yarn Stormers. Visit

Autumn Plant Sale: Find a diverse selection of water-wise and desert-adapted plants at the sale scheduled from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Visit

Superhero 5K race: The Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada plans to host its 25th anniversary Superhero 5K with Chet Buchanan at 8:15 a.m. Sept. 12 at Exploration Peak Park in Mountain’s Edge, 9700 S. Buffalo Drive. Participants are encouraged to come in costume, and children’s activities are planned, including an inflatable obstacle course, a bounce house and games. A bone marrow drive hosted by Be The Match, a 5K awards ceremony, food and refreshments, raffle prizes and a 25th anniversary commemoration also are scheduled. Event-day registration is set to begin at 6:30 a.m. and the race and walk at 8:15 a.m. Festivities are set to continue until noon. Visit or call 702-737-1919. Superhero capes are being sold for $5 while supplies last at the Candlelighters office, 8990 Spanish Ridge Ave., Suite 100.

Science Safari — Mammals: Families are invited to come discover the wildlife of the Spring Mountains through games, art and exploration with naturalists and professional biologists from 9:30 a.m. to noon Sept. 12 at the Spring Mountain Visitor Gateway, 2750 Kyle Canyon Road on Mount Charleston. Learn about mammals’ adaptations, tracks and trails. Registration is required, and the cost is $5 per child and adult. Visit

Literature to Life: A free workshop is set for 2 p.m. and a free stage presentation of “The Secret Life of Bees” by Sue Monk Kidd for 7 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Teachers and students are encouraged to attend the workshop presented by Nevada Humanities and the city of Las Vegas, in association with Young Audiences New York. The Literature to Life stage presentation will be performed by Lily Balsen. Seating is limited for the workshop, so advance registration is required by emailing or by calling 702-800-4670. Questions and a discussion are set to follow the stage presentation. Call 702-229-2787.

Beethoven & Brahms — Opening Night: The Las Vegas Philharmonic’s 17th season opening-night performance is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $26 to $96. Visit or call 702-749-2012.

LGBTQ Senior Prom: The inaugural gathering for those older than 50 is planned for Pride Week from 6:30 to 11 p.m. Sept. 12 at The Center, 401 S. Maryland Parkway. The theme for the evening is “You’re The One That I Want” from the movie “Grease” and will feature music, dancing and pop culture from the 1950s. Suggested donations are $10 per person.

Laura Taylor Trio: The Las Vegas Jazz Society plans to present the trio with David Loeb on piano and Bob Sachs on bass from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $13 for society members with a card. Visit the front desk at the center or call 702-455-7340.

Super Summer Benefit: Sen. Richard Bryan is scheduled to serve as master of ceremonies when Super Summer Theatre celebrates 40 years of performances with a family-friendly benefit from 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 13 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Adult tickets are $140, and tickets for children 6 to 17 are $40. Children 5 or younger get in free. The adult ticket price includes wine, beer and cocktails. Food served family-style will be available. An area is set to be devoted to children’s activities. Proceeds are slated to support the theater’s efforts to secure a $500,000 challenge grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. Visit

Red Rock Ramblers: A bluegrass concert is planned from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 13 in the large amphitheater at the Spring Mountain Visitor Gateway, 2750 Kyle Canyon Road on Mount Charleston. Tickets are $5. Visit

Greater Las Vegas Orchid Society: The society plans to meet at 2 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Speaker Alan Koch is set to present a talk on orchid biology. A social hour is set for 1 p.m., with an orchid sale, show-and-tell and food and refreshments. The meeting is free and open to the public. Call 702-845-4872.

Project Playhouse Pet Edition: Nonprofit HomeAid Southern Nevada plans a fundraiser with pet houses on display through Sept. 13 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6611 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The schedule includes: 2 to 8 p.m. Sept. 12, pet adoptions; and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 13, raffle drawings. Visit

Wet ‘n’ Wild celebrates veterans: On Sept. 12 and 13, the Salute To Our Heroes promotion is set to offer free general admission to active members of the U.S. military, veterans and first responders, including active-duty police, sheriff, highway patrol, firefighters, EMTs and paramedics. To receive a complimentary ticket, guests must show a valid ID or badge. Attendees may also purchase up to six discounted admission tickets for family members at $19.99 per ticket. Call 702-979-1600 or visit

Picnic by Design: The event, hosted by The Center in partnership with Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS, is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 12 at Symphony Park, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Before the event, designers will create over-the-top picnic baskets to be sold online to the Las Vegas community. On Sept. 12, guests who have purchased a basket can enjoy a picnic dinner experience using their basket. All proceeds are to benefit The Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada, 401 S. Maryland Parkway, and the foundation. Visit or call 702-802-5403.

Butterfly Habitat: With weather cooling, the butterflies are expected to be back, and the Butterfly Habitat at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., is slated to be open from 10 a.m. to 3 pm. daily. Admission to the habitat is $2 for members and $3 for nonmembers. Visit

World Cup Cyclocross: The cycling event is scheduled for Sept. 16 at the Desert Breeze Soccer Complex, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. Racers from 15 countries are expected to participate in the CLIF Bar CrossVegas-sponsored event that requires competitors to travel on various terrains — pavement, grass, steep hills and barriers — and in some places, cyclists will dismount to navigate obstacles, then remount their bicycles to finish the race. Visit

Lula Washington Dance Theatre: The troupe featuring Kamasi Washington and Marcus L. Miller is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets range from $19 to $85. Visit or call 702-749-2012.

“In Focus: Downtown Architecture”: The exhibition is set to be on display from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St. The exhibition features photos of 25 downtown buildings of significance that the city commissioned from local photographers Ryan Reason and Jennifer Burkhart to shoot for historical record. An opening reception is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 17. Visit or call 702-229-1012.

Vegas PBS job workshop/job fair: Vegas PBS is partnering with Hiring Our Heroes to host a free pre-employment workshop and job fair for veterans, service members and military spouses from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 17 at Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The workshop is set to cover a variety of topics, such as resume building, networking and interviewing. The following job fair will feature more than 50 employers, including health care professionals, with local job openings. Businesses with immediate hiring needs are welcome to participate. Job seekers and employers are required to register at Call 702-799-1010.

Cosmic Cocktails: The Neon Museum, 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North, plans to host the Cosmic Cocktails event from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 18 for guests 21 or older in the Neon Boneyard. The event is planned in partnership with the Las Vegas Astronomical Society and will offer guests the opportunity to stargaze using a variety of telescope equipment and to enjoy food and libations from some of downtown’s best restaurants. A disc jockey playing live music also is planned. Tickets are $75, and advance registration is required. A cash bar will be available. Visit

Lucky Duck Family Festival: The Foundation for Positively Kids’ 15th annual festival is planned from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 19 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event is free, and events throughout the day are set to include family activities, a dance-a-thon, children’s games, characters and classic cars. All proceeds will benefit Positively Kids’ programs for medically fragile children in Clark County. Attendees can adopt a rubber duck for $5, or a Quack Pack of six ducks for $25, for a chance to win a grand prize of $500,000 at the 4 p.m. duck pluck, where 5,000 rubber ducks will float in the pond at Town Square. Learn more about adopting a duck by visiting To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, call Tilda Silao at 619-888-5301.

Vegas Gone Yoga! Festival: The 2015 festival is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 19 and 20 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Classes will primarily target intermediate through advanced practitioners. Festival admission is $119 per day or $169 for the full weekend. Visit

“Clybourne Park”: Performances of the contemporary drama directed by Lysander Abadia are scheduled at 2 p.m Sundays and 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays Sept. 11-27 on the main stage at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for students and seniors. Visit or call 702-362-7996.

“Art”: The play by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton, is scheduled at 2 p.m. Sundays and 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays through Sept. 20 in the Fischer Black Box at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $15 for adults and $14 for students and seniors. Visit or call 702-362-7996.

Tennis classes: Tennis classes for youths and adults conducted by the Nevada Tennis Association are planned for Mondays Sept. 14-Oct. 19 and Nov. 2-Dec. 7 at W. Wayne Bunker Family Park, 7351 W. Alexander Road; Tuesdays Sept. 15-Oct. 20 and Nov. 3-Dec. 8 at Garehime Heights Park, 3901 N. Campbell Road; Thursdays Sept. 17-Oct. 22 and Nov. 5-Dec. 17 at Mountain Ridge Park, 7151 Oso Blanco Road; and Saturdays Sept. 19-Oct. 24 and Nov. 7-Dec. 19 at Sunny Springs Park, 3801 Golden Talon Ave. Weekday times and fees for each six-week session are, for ages 5 to 8, $42, 4 to 4:30 p.m.; ages 9 to 12, $60, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.; teens, $60, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; and adults, $60, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday times and fees are ages 5 to 8, $42, 9 to 9:30 a.m.; ages 9 to 12, $60, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; teens, $60, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; and adults, $60, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call USTA Nevada at 702-792-8384 or visit

Theater Classes: Super Summer Theatre is expanding with plans to offer fall theater classes in its studio space at 4340 Valley View St., Suite 204. Upcoming offerings include classes in auditioning, performing and stage combat. Sessions for adults and youths 11 to 15 are slated to start in September. Visit

Dog Daze of Summer: The annual pet event is set from 8 to 11 a.m. Sept. 19 at the Desert Breeze Aquatic Center, 8275 W. Spring Mountain Road, when dogs will be allowed to swim in the pool before it is drained for the season. Swim times are from 8 to 9:15 a.m. for dogs less than 50 pounds and from 9:45 to 11 a.m. for dogs larger than 50 pounds. Owners are not allowed in the pool. Raffles and pet contests such as “Tallest Dog,” “Shortest Dog” and “Funniest Pet Trick” are planned. Space is limited to 100 dogs per session. Pre-Pre-register at for $5 or pay $10 at the door. Call 702-455-7798.

Show Your Heart Run: The 5K race and 1.7-mile fun walk are set to benefit the Children’s Heart Foundation Sept. 19 at Kellogg-Zaher Park, 7901 W. Washington Ave. Festivities are set to start at 6:30 a.m. with a warm-up and announcements to be followed by the 5K start at 7 a.m., with the fun walk to follow. Fees are $45 for the 5K and $10 for the walk. All runners receive a custom medal, a bib and D-tag for timing. Packet pick-up is available from 3 to 6 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Boca Park REI or prior to the race. Visit or call 702-967-3522.

Brazilian Outdoor Festival: The second annual Brazilian Outdoor Festival is planned from 4 to 10 p.m. Sept. 20 at Via Brasil Steakhouse, 1225 S. Fort Apache Road. A celebration of Brazilian Independence Day and a showcase of the culture and cuisine of Brazil, the event is set to feature live entertainment with bands, samba dancers and Capoeira performances, along with traditional Brazilian food and drinks. The event will benefit Opportunity Village. Guaranteed no-wait entry on the day of the event tickets are $10 through Sept. 13. General admission will be $12 after that date. Limited VIP preferred seating tickets are available upon request, with access to a menu of complimentary dishes during the event. Children 12 or younger will be admitted free. For tickets, visit the restaurant or For more information, call 702-804-1400.

Chorus Singers sought: The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society has openings in both the Musical Arts Chorus & Orchestra and the Musical Arts Singers choral ensemble. To audition, visit or call Dr. Douglas R. Peterson at 702-451-6672 for an appointment.

Register for the upcoming Las Vegas Hemophilia Walk and 5K: The Nevada chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation is registering participants for the Sept. 26 Hemophilia Walk and 5K at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. All walkers or runners who collect more than $25 in walk pledges will receive a 2015 Hemophilia Walk T-shirt. There is no fee to register. Visit

“Breathe Onto the Mirror”: The exhibit by Jacqueline Ehlis is planned to run through Nov. 8 at The Studio at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. An opening reception is planned from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 4. Ehlis is the chairwoman of the art department at Portland Community College, and her work incorporates the interaction of color, light and reflection, reminding the viewer that they are the vehicle that interprets and is part of the works through their reflection in the mirrors. Call 702-507-3631.

LV Craft Shows: Shows are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 17, Nov. 28 and Dec. 13 in the Veil Pavilion at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Admission is free. Visit


Joey Diaz: The comedian is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18-20 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $15. Visit

“One Night Fever”: Bee Gee Fever plans to perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $19.99, $24.99 and $29.99 and can be purchased at the M box office, by phone at 800-745-3000 or at Visit or

George Thorogood & The Destroyers: The band is set to perform at 8 p.m. Sept 19 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets start at $23.50. Visit

Gardening in Small Places: Attendees are set to learn about using native and desert-adapted plants in the landscape from 8 a.m. to noon. Sept. 19 at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. Class space is limited, and registration is required. The $25 fee includes class materials. Register by emailing Elaine Fagin at or calling 702-257-5573. Upcoming workshops include tree selection and care, Oct. 3; and growing fruit at home, Nov. 21.

Fall garden tours: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners plan to offer the free tours, with the first one planned for 10 a.m. Sept. 19 at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road, covering what plants survived the summer. The Oct. 3 garden tour topic is trees, and the Nov. 21 topic is 50 Shades of Green. Attendees must meet in the courtyard. Email or call 702-257-5555.

Elixir anniversary: The venue, 2920 N. Green Valley Parkway, plans to celebrate two years at 7 p.m. Sept. 19. Attendees are invited to wear concert T-shirts and motorcycle jackets in honor of the theme, party like a rock star. Three Mile Radius is slated to perform hard rock and heavy metal at the free event. Drink specials, prize giveaways and appetizers also are planned. Attendees must be 21 or older. Visit

BLM, Red Rock Canyon: The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Nevada Naturalist program event is slated from 7 to 8 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road, as part of a lecture series. Kate Sorom, interpretive park ranger at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, plans to provide an overview of the Bureau of Land Management and discuss some of the educational and interpretive programs that are available regarding public lands. Contact Denise Parsons at 702-948-5906 or

Frankie Avalon: The singer is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25-27 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $45. Visit

The Las Vegas Jazz Festival: The event is planned from 3:30 to 10 p.m. Sept. 25, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 26 and noon to 10 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Performers are set to include Erykah Badu, Toni Braxton, Anthony Hamilton and the Isley Brothers. Tickets start at $55 and a three-day pass at $165. Visit

Heritage Harvest Festival: The all-ages event is planned from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Road. Attendees can expect a craft fair with more than 30 vendors, bounce houses, face painting, carnival-style games, cotton candy, popcorn and raffles. A petting zoo is slated from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and the Western-themed band Mama’s Wranglers is set to perform from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A senior health fair with informational booths and vendors also is planned, with free health screenings available for people 50 or older. Admission is free, and children must be accompanied by an adult. Visit or call 702-267-2950.

TEAL Fight Night: The fundraiser for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund is set for 6 p.m. Sept. 30 at Elixir — A Local Lounge, 2920 N. Green Valley Parkway. TEAL stands for take early action and live. A silent auction, raffle prizes and entertainment are planned at the event. Attendees must be 21 or older. Visit

Lani Misalucha: The singer is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 10 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $42. Visit

Sunset Songwriting Festival: SongTown and Nashville Unplugged have partnered to launch the event, slated from 3 to 10 p.m. Oct. 9, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Oct. 10 and 9 to 10:30 a.m. Oct. 11 at Club Madrid inside Sunset Station. The festival aims to help songwriters, publishers and producers connect and is set to feature workshops, performances, networking opportunities and more. Ticket packages start at $199 and are available at

Home for the Holidays: The 14th annual Habitat for Humanities fundraiser is slated from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 16 at Ken and Michelle Alber’s home, 591 Lairmont Place. Hors d’oeuvres and entertainment are planned, and the cost is $175. Email cathy@lasvegashabitat, call 702-638-6477, ext. 105, or visit

The Henderson Saddle Association fundraising event: The event is set from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 18 at the stables, 6490 Wiesner Way. It is set to include rodeo performances, food, raffles, contests, carnival rides, a petting zoo and live music. Admission is $5 per person or $20 for groups of four or more. Proceeds are set to benefit the Basic High School students injured at a desert bonfire in June 2014. Visit

Craig Wayne Boyd: The season seven champion of NBC’s “The Voice” is set to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 6 at Club Madrid inside Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets are $20, $25 and $30 and are available at any Station Casinos Reward Center, by visiting or through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or Attendees younger than 21 must be accompanied by an adult. Visit

Richard Cheese & Lounge Against The Machine: Performances are planned for 9 and 11:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at Club Madrid inside Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets are $25, $35 or $45 and can be purchased at any Station Casinos Rewards Center, by visiting or through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or Attendees must be 21 or older. Visit

Martin Nievera: The singer is set to perform at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $32. Visit


Live acoustic jams: The free event for adults is scheduled at 6 p.m. every Tuesday through September at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Attendees can play and sing old-time folk and blues music and meet other musicians. Visit

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