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Henderson/Anthem things to do

n RagTag Entertainment plans to present “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” at 8 p.m. Tuesdays in September at Ovation at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Tickets are $15 and are available at all Station Casinos locations or at stationcasinos.com. For details, email ragtagent@yahoo.com or call 280-0481.

n Catch a free showing of “Casablanca” at 9 p.m. Friday at The Village at Lake Las Vegas, 30 Stada di Villaggio. Visit montelagovillage.com for more information.

n Enjoy free family-friendly movies this weekend at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2240 Village Walk Drive. “Nanny McPhee Returns,” rated PG, is set to be shown at 7 p.m. Friday, and “Tron: Legacy,” rated PG, is set for 7 p.m. Saturday. Visit thedistrictatGVR.com for more information.

n The Village at Lake Las Vegas, 30 Stada di Villaggio, hosts Jazz on the Lake from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturdays. Rocky Gordon and KGB are set to perform this week. Guests are asked not to bring coolers. Visit montelagovillage.com for more information.

Discounts for Locals

n Cirque du Soleil’s “Viva Elvis” at Aria has a locals’ offer with two tickets starting at $75. Call 877-274-0438 and use the code word “locals.”

Worth a drive

n Thai Cultural Appreciation Day is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive. The event is set to include an hour-long music and dance performance to be followed by a Thai buffet. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 on the day of the show. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 455-7340.

Plan ahead

n SuperRun Classic Car Show is set for Sept. 22-25. Event kicks off Sept. 22 at The District at Green Valley Ranch, then moves to the Water Street District in downtown Henderson. Visit hendersonlive.com for more information or to register your car.

In a gallery near you

n “From Carbon Paper to .pdf” is slated to be shown through Oct. 23 at the Clark County Museum, 1830 S. Boulder Highway. The exhibit showcases 100 years of office evolution. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 455-7955.

n Pop Up Art House Gallery, 730 W. Sunset Road, is featuring Jason Adkins’ “Align and Prosper” through Sept. 22. Visit thepopuparthouse.com.

n Erica Fana’s “Behind the Eye of the Creator” is scheduled to open with a reception from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday and remain on display through Sept. 23 at the Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Parkway. Visit hendersonlive.com. amy.carbonmade.com or call 229-1012.

n “The Best Little Pet Show in Vegas!” is scheduled to run through Oct. 27 at the Bridge Gallery on the second floor of City Hall, 400 Stewart Ave. Call 229-1012.

n Zak Ostrowski’s “specimen dissection” is scheduled to be on display through Oct. 6 in the Rotunda Gallery inside the Clark County Government Center, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Visit clarkcountynv.gov/parks.

n Jylian Gustlin’s “Humanity” is scheduled run through Oct. 29 at the Brett Wesley Gallery, 1112 S. Casino Center Blvd. Visit brettwesleygallery.com.

On a stage near you

n “Waiting for Godot” is set to begin an extended run Thursday at the Insurgo Theater’s new space at the Plaza, 1 S. Main St. Visit insurgotheater.org.

n “No Sex Please, We’re British” is set to open at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive, on Friday . Visit lvlt.org or call 362-7996. Diana Son’s “Stop Kiss” is scheduled to run through Sunday in the Las Vegas Little Theatre’s Studio Theatre. Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors. Visit lvlt.org.

n “Henry VIII” from the Globe Theatre in London is set to be shown at 6:30 p.m Sept. 15 at several local movie theaters. Visit fathomevents.com for locations.

Discounts for Locals

n Cirque du Soleil’s “Viva Elvis” at Aria has a locals’ offer with two tickets starting at $75. Call 877-274-0438 and use the code word “locals.”

n Disney’s “The Lion King” at Mandalay Bay is offering two-for-one tickets for orchestra and front mezzanine seats. Call 632-7580 and use the code word “pride.”

CAR BUFFS PLAN MEET-UPS

Join other car enthusiasts at several upcoming meetings.

n The Breakfast Club of Automotive Enthusiasts meets from 7:30 to 9 a.m. every Wednesday at the Thunderbird Cafe, 9465 S. Eastern Ave. The informal club is open to all owners of street-legal automobiles. Contact John Bergler at jbergler@cox.net or 592-9550.

n The Sin City 5 Camaro Club, a gathering for fifth-generation Camaro owners with cars from 2010 and newer, meets at 7 a.m. Saturdays at 9500 S. Eastern Ave. Contact Lori Jobson at lori.jobson@vegas.com or 992-4846.

n The Las Vegas Corvettes Association’s general meetings are hosted at 7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Vince Neil Tres Rios Cantina in the Las Vegas Hilton, 3000 Paradise Road. Call 876-5167 or visit vegasvettes.com for more information.

n Hot Nevada Vettes meets at 7 p.m. every third Thursday of the month at the buffet at the Las Vegas Hilton, 3000 Paradise Road. Club members receive 25 percent off their meal. The fifth floor of the north parking structure is reserved for Corvettes only.

n The Corvair Club meets at 6 p.m. every second Wednesday of the month at Denny’s, 3081 S. Maryland Parkway.

n The 21st annual Prince Kuhio Ho’Olaule’A Pacific Island Festival is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday to the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. The free event is set to include entertainment, food and a health fair.

For more information, visit hendersonlive.com.

n Bonnie Springs Ranch, 16395 Bonnie Springs Road, is planning an International Chili Society Cook Off to raise funds for feral cat programs and to support Bonnie Springs’ zoo. Admission is $10. Visit c5tnr.org.

Plan ahead

n The Las Vegas chapter of Unico, an Italian service organization, is set to host a brunch, silent auction and raffle from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Italian American Club, 2333 E. Sahara Ave. The cost is $20. Visit lasvegasunico.org or call 630-7695.

n The Blind Center of Nevada is scheduled to host its Imagine Gala at 6 p.m. Sept. 17 at the World Market Center, 495 S. Grand Central Parkway. Visit imaginelv.org.

n Las Vegas’ 39th annual Greek Food Festival, 5300 El Camino Road, is scheduled for Sept. 23-25. Visit lasvegasgreekfestival.com or call 221-8245.

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