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Northern-area Community Events Calendar, Jan. 14-20, 2016

THE WEEK’S BEST BETS

1. Shana Tucker in Concert: Singer, songwriter and cellist Shana Tucker is set to perform at 2 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Visit artslasvegas.org.

2. “Long Run — Tribute To The Eagles”:The concert is set at 8 p.m. Jan. 15 and 16 at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Admission is $10 at the door. Visit cannerycasino.com/entertainment.

3. Winter Art Festival:The city of North Las Vegas and Councilman Isaac Barron have announced the second annual Winter Art Festival, planned for 5 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Stone Soup Art Center at City Hall, 2250 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The event is to include a light reception, art exhibition and awards in painting, sculpture and mixed media. Student and adult artists can submit a maximum of three art pieces for a chance to win first, second or third place in each division. Additional artist recognition for Councilman’s Choice and the Stone Soup Award of Excellence will be awarded. Email stonesoupart@cityofnorthlasvegas.com.

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

Glenn Gallarde:The concert is set from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Jan. 14 at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Admission is free. Visit cannerycasino.com/entertainment.

All Star Friday Nights with StarOne All-Stars: As part of All Star Friday Nights, StarOne All-Stars is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Jan. 15 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. The cost is $10. Luxury booths are available for $100 and banquettes for $50. Call 702-600-1625 or visit aliantegaming.com.

My Design — The 5th Wave: The activity is scheduled from 4 to 5 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Youths 11 to 17 are invited to represent their fandom by painting their own T-shirt or bag. The library is set to provide stencils and paint. Participants must bring their own T-shirts, bags and pillowcases. Call 702-507-6107.

Winter Rose Pruning: The gardening demonstration is scheduled from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 16 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Adults and seniors are invited to meet Chrystal Gwaltney from Star Nursery, who is set to demonstrate the correct way to prune roses. Call 702-507-6107.

Yu Gi Oh: The game is planned from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 11 to 17 are invited to play Yu Gi Oh and hang out with friends. Participants must bring their own cards. Call 702-507-6107.

DIY Craft Club: The club is planned from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 6 to 11 are invited to get creative and make a craft. Call 702-507-6107.

Video Game Design: The class is planned from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Feb. 17 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 7 to 15 are invited to learn about video game design. The cost is $149. Visit techbrainiacs.com. Call 702-507-6107.

Senior Safety — Don’t Be a Victim: The workshop is scheduled at 9 a.m. Jan. 20 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Roland Rogers is set to teach how to apply the color codes of awareness to daily life and how to avoid confrontation. Admission is free with a $2 annual membership to Las Vegas senior programs. Call 702-229-1702.

State of the Chamber: The Urban Chamber of Commerce event and board installation is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 22 at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. North Las Vegas Mayor John J. Lee is set to speak. The cost is $40 for members and $45 for nonmembers in advance and $50 at the door with no RSVP. Call 702-648-6222 or visit urbanchamber.org.

Create with Code Jr.: The class is planned from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through March 30 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 5 to 7 are invited to learn about coding through interactive projects using the Scratch Jr. visual programming language. Children are set to learn how to record their voices and add sound to their projects, use message blocks to make characters communicate, learn how to change their project’s background and more. The cost is $155. Visit techbrainiacs.com. Call 702-507-6107.

Junior Master Gardener open houses: The Nevada Cooperative Extension plans to host an open house for its Junior Master Gardener program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Research Center and Demonstration Orchard’s Children’s Garden, 4600 Horse Road in North Las Vegas. A second open house is planned for the same time on Jan. 30 at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. View projects and collect information on the upcoming sessions for children 7 to 12 that are set to begin in February. Junior Master Gardener Ambassadors will be on hand, and a make-and-take project, tours of the children’s demonstration gardens and refreshments are planned. Registration for the spring sessions will be available. Call Karyn Johnson at 702-257-5523 or email johnsonk@unce.unr.edu.

Polymer Clay Expressions: The annual exhibit is scheduled during regular library hours through Feb. 28 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. The exhibit is set to feature a collection of work crafted by members of the Las Vegas Polymer Clay Guild. Call 702-507-6107.

Voodoo Band: The concert is scheduled at 9 p.m. Fridays at South Padre at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Admission is free. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit texasstation.sclv.com.

Darren Michaels: The concert is planned for 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at A-Bar at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Admission is free. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit texasstation.sclv.com.

Yellow Brick Road: The concert is planned for 10 p.m. Saturdays at South Padre at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Admission is free. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit texasstation.sclv.com.

Spring Mountain docent classes: The Spring Mountain Ranch State Park Docent Organization is seeking volunteers. Classes are underway. Call Carlo Luzzi at 702-355-9341 or email carlo6180@yahoo.com.

Ride a horse: The horse riding activity is planned from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays at Horses4Heroes Community Equestrian Center inside Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. Rides are $10 per person, and children 2 or younger are admitted free. The ride includes a visit to the barnyard. All other activities, including trail ride classes (part lesson, part trail ride) are by appointment. Trail ride classes are $50 per person. Email events@horses4heroes.org.

Ranch Day Camps: The day camp is set to open during school staff development days at Horses4Heroes Community Equestrian Center inside Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. Email camps@horses4heroes.org.

WORTH A DRIVE

“Reservoir Dolls”: Performances of the play, written by Erika Soerensen and based on the film “Reservoir Dogs” by Quentin Tarantino, are scheduled at 8 p.m. Jan. 14-16, 21-23, 28-30 and at 2 p.m. Jan. 24 and 31 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $20. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

Membership drive mixer for OV Nation: OV Nation, a new generation of Opportunity Village supporters, is set to host a membership drive mixer from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Jan. 14 at Born and Raised, 7260 S. Cimarron Road. Open to the public, the event is to feature food and drink specials and raffle prizes, as well as an opportunity to learn more about OV Nation, its mission, programs and membership benefits, and the chance to network with other like-minded emerging professionals. The location is to donate $10 to Opportunity Village for every person who attends. Visit opportunityvillage.org.

“Middletown”: The play by Will Eno, to be directed by Ela Rose, is set to be performed at 8 p.m. Jan. 15 and 16, 21-23 and 28-30 and at 2 p.m. Jan. 17, 23, 24 and 31 on the main stage at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for seniors or students. Visit lvlt.org.

Bridge: The performance by the electric cello duo, part of the Downtown Cultural Series, is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse, 333 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-3515.

Contemporary Arts Center Opening Reception for “Taste”: The event is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Contemporary Arts Center’s new location, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. South (entrance is on Hoover Avenue). The show features work by Wendy Kveck, Justin Favela, Chris Bauder, Mikayla Whitmore, Linda Alterwitz, Adam Morey, David Ryan, Daniel Habegger, Shawn Hummel, Sean Russell, Brent Sommerhauser, Alisha Kerlin, Mark Brandvik, Sierra Slentz and Elizabeth Blau. Visit lasvegascac.org.

Mary Wilson: The singer from the legendary Motown trio The Supremes is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16 and 17 in the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $20. Visit any Boyd Gaming box office, suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

Stars and Stardust — Sidewalk Astronomy in the Neon Boneyard: The third annual event is planned from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Neon Museum, 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North, in partnership with the Las Vegas Astronomical Society. The free educational event offers stargazing for families using the society’s professional telescope equipment. Children also can enjoy a self-paced solar system scavengerhunt and space-themed scratchboard art-making activity. Advance registration for a particular time is required: 6 to 7 p.m., 7 to 8 p.m. or 8 to 9 p.m. To register, visit neonmuseum.org/happenings. For more information, call 702-387-6366.

Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival: The 15th annual festival is scheduled through Jan. 24, with most films set to screen at the Adelson Educational Campus, 9700 Hillpointe Road. The remaining schedule is: “Apples from the Desert,” 7 p.m. Jan. 16, Adelson Campus; “Semicolon,” 1 p.m. Jan. 17, Adelson Campus; “The Search for Israeli Cuisine,” 3:30 p.m. Jan. 17, Adelson Campus; “Dough,” 7 p.m. Jan. 21, Cinemark Theatres in the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South; “Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict,” 7 p.m. Jan. 23, Adelson Campus; “Rosenwald,” 1 p.m. Jan. 24, Adelson Campus; and “The Liberators,” 3:30 p.m. Jan. 24, Adelson Campus. All films will be accompanied by the filmmakers, or related experts in the subject matter, who will provide introductions and moderate post-screening discussions with the audience. Tickets are $10 at lvjff.org.

Cabin Fever: Park interpreter David Low plans to lead a dutch oven cooking demonstration from noon to 4 p.m. Jan. 16 on the porch of the 1870s historic sandstone cabin at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159. Participation is free with park admission, which is $7 for Nevada residents or $65 for an annual pass. Visit parks.nv.gov.

History project meeting: The Southern Nevada Women’s History Project is set to hold a bimonthly meeting at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 16 at the Las Vegas Country Club, 3000 Joe W. Brown Drive. The cost is $26 for lunch. The speaker is set to be Gina Geldbach-Hall, a former battalion chief with the Clark County Fire Department, who will discuss her book, “Firegal — Rising from the Ashes.”

Commodore club meeting: The Clark County Commodore Computer Club plans to meet from 9 to 11 a.m. Jan 16 at the Clark County School District Adult Education Campus, 2701 E. St. Louis Ave., Room 16. News, demos and a presentation on CES 2016 are planned. Email Al Jackson at jackonmeister@gmail.com or Forrest Nettles at flnettles@hotmail.com, or call 702-363-3331.

Robert Burns Night Dinner: The St. Andrew’s Society of Southern Nevada, a nonprofit cultural organization, plans the 32nd annual event at 5 p.m. Jan. 16 at Sunset Gardens, 3931 E. Sunset Road. The cost is $50 per plate, which includes salad, an entree, a vegetable, dessert and coffee or tea. The event is slated to feature bagpipe music and dancing. Checks must be payable to SASSN and can be mailed along with with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to PO Box 33244, Las Vegas, NV 89133-3244. Visit sassn.com.

Community Safety Forum: The Mob Museum, 300 Stewart Ave., plans to host a free Community Safety Forum from 2 to 3 p.m. the third Sunday of each month through 2016. Each presentation includes free general admission to the museum following the presentation as well as livestreaming of the event. Topics announced so far are: Jan. 17, Distracted Driving and Accident Prevention, featuring officers from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Traffic Section discussing tips and tools for safe driving; Feb. 21, The Active Shooter, with officers from the MACTAC (Multiple-Assault Counter Terrorism Action Capability) unit talking about active shooter awareness, incident response and workplace violence; and March 20, The Ins and Outs of the Clark County District Attorney’s Office, including information about the progression of a criminal case from arrest to post-conviction procedures. Call 702-229-2734 or visit themobmuseum.org.

Meet Your Customer Day: The event is planned from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Clark County Government Center rotunda, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Local minority-owned, woman-owned, small, physically challenged, veteran and disabled veteran business enterprises interested in supplying Clark County’s business needs will have a chance to network with various representatives of Clark County departments and purchasing analysts in partnership with several resource agencies. Call 702-455-3092.

Homebuyer’s Education Seminars: The Nevada Partners seminars are planned from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 20 and 27 in the meeting room at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Learn about the process from A to Z, including managing your money to achieve your financial goals; the importance of good credit; and sustaining homeownership once you’ve achieved it. Upon completion of this eight-hour seminar, the participant receives a Homebuyers Education Certificate, a requirement for most down payment assistance programs. Workshops are free and open to the public. To register, call 702-924-2100, ext. 230. Additional sessions are planned in February. For more information, call 702-507-3717 or visit lvccld.org.

“Forecast 2016 — Finding a Way Back”: NAIOP Southern Nevada and the Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies in the Lee Business School at UNLV plan to present a program featuring panel discussions and a keynote presentation by Calvin Schnure, senior vice president of research and economic analysis for the National National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, from 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 21 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana. Registration is $60 before Jan. 15 or $80 by Jan. 18, the registration deadline. Visit naiopvn.org.

Tree care: The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension plans to present its annual Professional Tree Care Seminar and Workshop in English on Jan. 22 and in Spanish on Jan. 29, both from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. Early registration will begin at 6 a.m. both days. This year’s emphasis is on urban tree care, including best practices for tree health. The cost is $25 with pre-registration or $30 at the door and includes the full-day seminar, handouts, coffee and beverages, CEUs and lunch. Register at 2016treecareseminarenglish.eventbrite.com. For more information, call ‘Chelle Reed at 702-257-5536 or email reedc@unce.unr.edu, or for the Spanish seminar, call Martha Barajas at 702-257-5522 or email barajasm@unce.unr.edu.

#TrytheTower: The partial tower practice climb for the Scale the Strat race is scheduled from 7 to 9 a.m. Jan. 23 at the Stratosphere, 2000 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The practice climb will allow participants access to the stairwells at the very top of Stratosphere Tower, Level 101 to Level 112. The cost is $30, and the Stratosphere has offered for each climber to receive two coupons for free admission for the Stratosphere Tower for use at a later date. Sign up at action.lung.org/TrytheTower2016 or register onsite the day of the practice climb by the Top of World podium inside Stratosphere Tower on the second level, starting at 6:30 a.m. The American Lung Association’s Scale the Strat race is set for Feb. 28. Visit scalethestrat.com.

Black tie gala: The Fashion Artist Guild plans the inaugural gala from 7 to 11 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Revere Golf Club, 2600 Hampton Road. The guild is partnering with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for the event to help with medical studies on wearable baby technology. The event is aimed at raising funds for the guild’s on-the-job training and partnering programs for emerging art and fashion students. Tickets are $55 for members, and nonmembers pay $75 for early-bird tickets and $125 at the event. VIP tables for six guests cost $700. RSVP by Jan. 15 by contacting Pamela Humphrey at 702-374-9410 or phumphrey@chicgeek-inc.com. Tickets are available at tinyurl.com/fashionartistguildgala.

Gardening in Small Places: The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension plans the hands-on workshop on pruning from 8 a.m. to noon. Jan. 23. Taught by Dr. Angela O’Callaghan, the class is designed to show the what, when, where, why and how of pruning a landscape to keep plants healthy. Bring pruners (but do not buy them for class; that is a topic to be addressed), gloves and eye protection. Class space is limited and pre-registration is required. There is a $25 fee for each class that includes class materials. To register for the workshop held at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road, contact Elaine Fagin at fagine@unce.unr.edu or call 702-257-5573. To register online, visit tinyurl.com/gp6nqne. Upcoming Gardening in Small Places workshop dates are Feb. 20, vegetables; March 19, composting; April 9, irrigation; May 7, problem solving; and June 11, organic gardening.

“Tribes”: A play by Nina Raine, directed by T. J. Larsen and Jacob Moore, is scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday through Jan. 24 in the Black Box at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors or students. Visit lvlt.org.

Junior Master Gardener: The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension plans to offer the hands-on program for children 7 to 12 starting in February. The first classes of the eight-session program are set for 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 6 at the Research Center & Demonstration Orchard, 4600 Horse Drive, for residents in the north valley, and 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 13 at the Lifelong Learning Center’s Outdoor Education Center, 8050 Paradise Road, for residents in the south valley. Children will learn about plants, water, soil, vegetables and more. The program also helps foster leadership skills and community service, organizers said. The eight-session class fee is $52, and sessions are planned twice monthly. Register by contacting Karyn Johnson at 702-257-5523 or emailing johnsonk@unce.unr.edu. Visit jmgkids.us.

 

PLAN AHEAD

Centennial Hills Soap Crafters: The workshop is slated from 6 to 7 p.m. Jan. 21 and Feb. 18 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Adults are invited to learn how to make bath and body products, troubleshoot problems, work on group projects, participate in a soap exchange and win giveaways. Call 702-507-6107 or visit lvccld.org.

“Viva Santana — A tribute to Santana”: The concert is set at 8 p.m. Jan. 22 and 23 at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Admission is $5 at the door. Visit cannerycasino.com/entertainment.

Couponing 101: The workshop is planned from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 23 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Learn where to find the best coupons and deals on a local, regional and national level, how to organize shopping excursions and demonstrate and discuss the phenomenon of “extreme” couponing techniques that can be incorporated into a regular shopping routine. Call 702-507-6107 or visit lvccld.org.

Free fiction writing workshop by Maxwell Alexander Drake: The workshop is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. Jan. 24 and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25 inside the meeting room at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-507-6107 or visit lvccld.org.

Celtic Tales and Games: The story time is planned from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 6 to 11 are invited to listen to stories and play games. Call 702-507-6107 or visit lvccld.org.

North Las Vegas State of the City Address: The 20th annual North Las Vegas State of the City Address is planned from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 28 at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Join featured speaker North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee as he addresses the city’s economic outlook. Tickets start at $45. Visit cityofnorthlasvegas.com.

“Led Zepagain — A tribute to Led Zeppelin”: The concert is set at 8 p.m. Jan. 29 and 30 at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Admission is $5 at the door. Visit cannerycasino.com/entertainment.

The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman: The concert is set at 8 p.m. Jan. 30 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets start at $37.50. Visit aliantegaming.com or call 702-600-1625.

Centennial Hills Expo: The expo is planned from 3 to 8 p.m. Jan. 30 at Northwest Career and Technical Academy, 8200 Tropical Parkway. It is set to include more than 50 exhibitors, live entertainment including comedian Paul Scally, balloons, food trucks, raffles, Metropolitan Police Department personnel and Clark County Fire equipment displays and a United Blood Services drive. The special guests are set to be Clark County Commissioner Larry Brown, as well as Ryan Kelly in concert. Additionally, two keynote speakers are planned, including Christine Kramar from Ward 6 Las Vegas City Councilman Steve Ross’ office, who is set to deliver the State of Centennial Hills Address to local residents and businesses. Visit centennialhillsexpo.com to register. For more information, call Randy Bridges at 702-530-3411 or 702-645-1551.

Radon Awareness: The lecture is planned from 10:30 a.m. to noon Jan. 30 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Adults, seniors and teens are invited to join Jamie Roice-Gomes as she provides an overview of radon including the associated health risks and how to test and fix a home with a radon problem. Free home test kits are set to be available to Nevada residents. Call 702-507-6136 or 702-507-6107.

Chinese New Year Celebration: The story time is planned from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 6 to 11 are invited to learn about the myths and traditions behind the Chinese New Year Celebration and create a craft. Call 702-507-6107.

Let’s Draw the Story: The activity is scheduled from 4 to 5 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 3 to 7 are invited to read a story and draw. Call 702-507-6107.

Euge Groove: The concert is set for 8 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets start at $32.50. Visit aliantegaming.com or call 702-600-1625.

Happy Valentine’s Day: The story time is planned from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 6 to 11 are invited to a Valentine’s Day Party with a story, game and craft. Call 702-507-6107.

My Design — Deadpool and Peculiar Children: The activity is scheduled from 4 to 5 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Youths 11 to 17 are invited represent their fandom by painting their own T-shirt or bag. The library is set to provide stencils and paint. Participants must bring their own T-shirts, bags and pillowcases. Call 702-507-6107 or visit lvccld.org.

“American Trilogy – Sinatra, Presley & Diamond”: The concert is set at 8 p.m. Feb. 12 and 13 at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Tickets start at $19.95. Visit cannerycasino.com/entertainment.

Valentine’s Day Ball and Gala: The Veterans In Politics International Inc.’s Valentine’s Day Ball and Gala is planned for Feb. 13, 2016, at The Resort on Mount Charleston, 2755 Kyle Canyon Road. The event is set to include a romantic evening, fine dining, dancing and entertainment. Visit veteransinpolitics.org.

Lego Club: The activity is scheduled from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 17 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 6 to 11 are invited to share stories and books and build projects. Call 702-507-6107 or visit lvccld.org.

Teen Book Chats: The book club is planned from 4 to 5 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 11 to 17 are invited to chat about their favorite books. Call 702-507-6107 or visit lvccld.org.

Keiko Matsui: The concert is set for 8 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets start at $32.50. Visit aliantegaming.com or call 702-600-1625.

“Lights — A tribute to Journey”: The concert is set at 8 p.m. Feb. 26 and 27 at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Admission is $10 at the door. Visit cannerycasino.com/entertainment.

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