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1. The 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 hemophilia.org.
2. Sunny 106.5 Ice Cream Sunday and Huckleberry Park Grand Opening:The event is planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 27 at Huckleberry Park, 10325 Farm Road, inside the Providence master-planned community. The grand opening ceremony is set for 10 a.m. and is to include a special dedication to fallen police officer and Providence resident Igor Soldo. The event will feature free frozen treats from Meadow Gold, ice cream-eating contests, bounce houses, a petting zoo, booths and more. Attendees are invited to bring new or gently used books for the nonprofit Spread the Word Nevada, which promotes literacy in Nevada children. Visit providencelv.com.
3. Seeking Justice Through Art — A Convergence of Creatives: The conference is planned from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 26 at Pearson Community Center, 1625 W. Carey Ave. The Left of Center Art Gallery plans to present the symposium to bring together social justice scholars, activists, community nonprofits and artists to discuss contemporary social justice issues and how to incorporate them into an artist’s practice. The goal is to encourage utilizing art as a means for social change. Admission is free and open to the public. To register, visit bit.ly/1E3Ephe. For information, call Vicki Richardson at 702-647-7378 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. National Public Lands Day Volunteer Event: The volunteer event is slated from 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 26 at the Spring Mountain Visitor Gateway, 2750 Kyle Canyon Road on Mount Charleston. Participants are invited to eat breakfast, listen to a nature talk and partake in a low-key service project. Register by emailing email@example.com.
IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Jazz Under the Stars with Marcus Anderson: The summer concerts by the pool are planned for 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets are $15. Visit aliantegaming.com.
Centennial Hills Y Job Fair: The job fair and group exercise instructors audition is planned from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 25 at Centennial YMCA, 6601 N. Buffalo Blvd. People are invited to come dressed for onsite interviews and audition. The YMCA is hiring for group exercise instructors, Les Mills instructors, Zumba fitness instructors including aqua Zumba, yoga instructors, and youth wellness coaches. Must be 18 years old to apply. Visit lasvegasymca.org.
Tuff-N-Uff: The mixed martial arts event is set for 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Tickets start at $25. Visit cannerycasino.com/entertainment.
Mount Charleston — The Health of our National Forest: The workshop is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Families are invited to learn about the ecology of Mount Charleston, the health of the forest and fire safety. Each family that attends is set to receive a small pine seedling and a take-home coloring sheet. Call 702-507-6107.
Peter White: The concert is set for 8 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets start at $27.50. Visit aliantegaming.com or call 702-600-1625.
Bingo Fiesta!: The game is slated from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 6 to 11 are invited to learn Spanish words while playing bingo. Call 702-507-6107.
Budgeting 101: The workshop is set from 5:30 to 6:30 a.m. Sept. 30 at the Alexander Library, 1755 W. Alexander Road. The event hosted by the Financial Guidance Center is scheduled to teach participants skills to build a solid financial foundation. Call 702-633-2880.
Luggnutt: The concert is planned for 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays Sept. 30-Oct. 17 at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Admission is free. Visit cannerycasino.com/entertainment.
Ward 6 Movie in the Park: The event is planned from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 1 at Centennial Hills Park Amphitheater, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive. Families are invited to watch the movie “Plant Pure Nation.” Admission is free. People are encouraged to bring their own blankets or folding chairs. Call 702-229-6154.
Cox Communications Young Artists’ Concerto Competition: The Las Vegas Philharmonic plans its annual Cox Communications Young Artists’ Concerto Competition from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 3 inside the Horn Theater Recital Hall at the College of Southern Nevada’s Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Young musicians who are legal residents of Nevada and are students through senior year in high school are eligible to compete. Musicians must perform one movement from a standard concerto in front of a panel of judges. One winner and one runner-up will be selected from the pool of applicants participating in the competition. The presenting sponsor of the Young Artists’ Concerto Competition, Cox Communications, is set to award the winner $2,000 in prize money and $1,000 to the runner-up. To register, visit bit.ly/1hQROza.
Little Books and Little Cooks: The free healthy eating and nutrition program is sponsored by the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and strives to create positive parent-child interaction as preschoolers and their parents work side by side through reading and cooking. Classes are free and open to the public. Topics planned are safety, five food groups, cooking with kids, introducing cultural foods, feeding and hunger and fullness, picky eating, and fruits and vegetables. Classes are scheduled for 11 a.m. Fridays in September at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. To register, contact Celle Miller at 702-257-5565 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Elizabeth Blau — Off the Cliff”: A solo exhibit of paintings by local artist and recent Arctic Circle Residency fellow Elizabeth Blau is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday through Oct. 2 at the College of Southern Nevada Fine Arts Gallery, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Call 702-651-4146.
“Thicker Than Blood,” featuring paintings by Harold Bradford and Adolfo Gonzalez: Artwork is scheduled to be on display during regular gallery hours through Oct. 3 at the Left of Center Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Road. Admission is free. Visit leftofcenterart.org.
The Fabulous Las Vegas Scribes Membership Show: The exhibit is scheduled during regular library hours through Dec. 15 inside the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. The show plans to feature calligraphy, letter arts and paper arts by the Fabulous Las Vegas Scribes members. Call 702-507-6100.
Voodoo: 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.
Yellow Brick Road: The concert is planned at 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.
Freedom from Smoking: The workshop is set from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays through Oct. 24 at the Alexander Library, 1755 W. Alexander Road. The free, seven-week course plans to discuss medicines that can help people quit smoking, lifestyle changes, managing stress and avoiding weight gain. To register, call 702-633-2880.
Tennis classes: Tennis classes for youths and adults conducted by the Nevada Tennis Association are planned for Mondays through Oct. 19 and Nov. 2 to Dec. 7 at W. Wayne Bunker Family Park, 7351 W. Alexander Road; Tuesdays through Oct. 20 and Nov. 3 to Dec. 8 at Garehime Heights Park, 3901 N. Campbell Road; Thursdays through Oct. 22 and Nov. 5 to Dec. 17 at Mountain Ridge Park, 7151 Oso Blanco Road; and Saturdays through Oct. 24 and Nov. 7 to 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 ustanevada.com.
Goddess center workshop: In preparation for the World’s Religions gathering in Salt Lake city, Oct. 15-19, the Sophia Center for Goddess Study, 6034 Smoke Ranch Road, is planning a We Are One workshop from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 2 at the center. The workshop is set to focus on the challenges and opportunities facing women and men of conscience in creating a balanced, just and sustainable future. A $10 donation is suggested. RSVP by Sept. 28. Call 702-489-7999, email email@example.com or visit sophiagoddesscenter.org.
WORTH A DRIVE
50th Western reunion:Western High School’s class of 1965 plans to host its 50th reunion Oct. 16 and 17 at the Elks Lodge, 4100 W. Charleston Blvd. Call Kathy Keller at 702-736-3155 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Restoration project: On Sept. 26, Friends of Nevada Wilderness, partnering with the U.S. Forest Service, is hosting a restoration project in Clark County for Southern Nevadans who want to give back to their public lands on this national day of service. Participants will be volunteering in historic Mountain Springs, along state Route 160 roughly 31 miles west of Las Vegas, to protect Native American and European settlement sites. In an effort to protect the sensitive historic and prehistoric sites that surround the springs in the area, Friends of Nevada Wilderness is seeking volunteers to help with naturalizing vehicle incursions into Rainbow Mountain Wilderness. Those interested in joining the project scan visit nevadawilderness.org/calendar_of_events or call the Friends of Nevada Wilderness’ office at 702-515-5417.
Haunted Casting: A casting call for the Asylum and Hotel Fear haunted houses is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 in the parking lot of Meadows Mall, 4300 Meadows Lane. The haunted houses are set to be open from 6:30 p.m. to midnight Fridays through Saturdays and 6:30 through 10 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays, Oct. 2-31. Visit lasvegashaunts.com.
Charity Golf Tournament: The Clark County Association of Health Underwriters plans its eighth annual golf tournament for Sept. 24 at Siena Golf Club, 10575 Siena Monte Ave., to benefit the Foundation for Positively Kids. Registration and check-in are planned from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 8 a.m. A barbecue lunch and charity raffle are planned from 12:30 to 2 p.m. The cost is $175 for individuals, $325 for a twosome and $650 for a foursome. Call 702-575-4090 or email committee chairman Luis Maceira at email@example.com.
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 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 26 to benefit the nonprofit Honor Flight of Southern Nevada, along with a bounce house, a mini ferris wheel, a book signing by a local race car driver and automotive vendors and exhibitors. Visit cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-2171.
BLM, Red Rock Canyon naturalist program: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rose Festival: The South Valley Rose Society and the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension are collaborating to offer the free educational event from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road, featuring a meet-and-greet, a tour of the Master Gardener Rose Garden and the festival. Similar events are scheduled throughout the fall as part of the collaboration. Call 702-257-5555 or email email@example.com.
Decorating from Top to Bottom with Thom Filicia: Tickets for this conversational presentation by former “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” interior design expert Thom Filicia are available for the event scheduled from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Las Vegas Design Center at World Market Center, 495 S. Grand Central Parkway, No. 2203. The event is set to include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction with proceeds benefiting the Las Vegas Philharmonic and the Interior Design Society. Tickets are $50 at the door or $45 in advance. Visit lvphil.org.
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 lvjazzfestival.com.
Women’s workshops: Motivational speaker, author and former police sergeant Debra Gauthier is set to teach women how to live fearlessly at 1 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. At 2:30 p.m. the same day at the library, investment adviser representative Supra Plows will seek to educate, inspire and empower women to become knowledgeable about financial matters. Registration for the events is required by visiting mypubliclibrary.com or calling 702-207-4261.
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 cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-2950.
Super Summer Theatre: “Lend Me A Tenor,” the final show of the season, is set for 7:05 p.m. through Sept. 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 showtix4u.com. A limited number of tickets may be available at the gate for $20. Visit supersummertheatre.org.
Zombie Bash: Zombie cocktails, post-apocalyptic train and carousel rides, a zombie costume contest, zombie makeovers and entertainment from Zombie Burlesque are on the agenda for the inaugural adults-only bash set for 8 p.m. Sept. 26 in the Magical Forest at Opportunity Village, 6300 W. Oakey Blvd. Tickets are $50 each or $90 per couple, which includes two drinks each. VIP tickets, which include open bar from 9:30 to 11 p.m. and entry into a VIP party section and more, are $140 each. Visit zombiebashlv.com.
Asian Heritage Celebration: Food, a children’s lantern parade, traditional musical and dance performances and more are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for children. Visit springspreserve.org.
Southern Nevada Bluegrass Music Society: “An Evening of Country and Bluegrass” is set for 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $12. Visit scscai.com or call 702-240-1301.
“Anything Goes”: Broadway Bound and Studio One’s Summerlin Dance Academy plan to present “Anything Goes” by Cole Porter through Sept. 26 in the theater at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Tickets are $15. Visit broadwayboundlv.com.
Healthy Kids Festival: The fourth annual event is set to mark Childhood Obesity Awareness Month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 26 at Paradise Park, 4775 McLeod Drive. Sponsored by the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s All 4 Kids Program and the Clark County Parks and Recreation Department, the free festival is set to include information about healthy eating and activity choices, healthy eating demonstrations, music and entertainment, games, sports exhibitions and signups, dance and Zumba. Call 702-940-5437 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Poet Laureate-led writers’ workshop: A Writers’ Workshop by the Poet Laureate of the United States, Juan Felipe Herrera, is planned at 3 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Call 702-507-3400.
MDA Muscle Walk: The walk is slated for Sept. 26 at The Green at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South, to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Registration is set to begin at 7 a.m. and the walk at 8:30 a.m. Visit musclewalkmda.org/lasvegas2015.
Ride For Kids: The 11th annual event to benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation is planned for Sept. 27, with registration set from 8 to 9:45 a.m. at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The suggested minimum donation to ride is $40 per motorcycle. All participants will receive free beverages and lunch. A drawing will be held for a new Honda motorcycle as well as other prizes. Riders will travel from the speedway beginning at 10 a.m., rain or shine, and head south on the 215 Beltway to Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South, for lunch, a Celebration of Life ceremony and entertainment. Visit rideforkids.org.
Red Rock Pro Open: The United States Tennis Association’s Women’s $50,000 Pro Circuit tournament is scheduled for Sept. 27-Oct. 4 at Red Rock Country Club, 2250 Red Springs Drive. A free Kids Day is planned for Sept. 27, sponsored by Sunrise Children’s Hospital with a special guest appearance by Brando Christo, author and creator of the children’s tennis book “Buddy The Ball.” Visit redrockproopen.com/schedule.
Veterans to Meet: The Jewish War Veterans of the United States, Murray L. Rosen Post 64, plans to host a Jewish New Year’s open house and free continental breakfast at its regular monthly meeting, set for 9:30 a.m. Sept. 27 in the Fairway Rooms on the second floor of the tower at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. The event will honor 90-year-old World War II veteran members Gil Boscoe, Herb Cohen, Abe Efros, Gil Fogel and Sam Gurlitz. The slated guest speaker is Dr. Sondra Cosgrove of the College of Southern Nevada’s Deptartment of History, who is an expert on Nevada and U.S. Western history, Native American history, Latin American history, culture and politics. Also scheduled is magician Erik Feldman. A short business meeting will follow. To RSVP, contact Helen Groner at 702-367-0145.
“The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare (Abridged)”: Michael Forsch, Matthew Snyder and Steven Sokulski are set to play all of the parts in 37 dramas in less than two hours during the SRO Productions comedy performance set for 2 p.m. Sept 27 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $20. Visit srolv.com.
“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 through Sept. 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 lvlt.org or call 702-362-7996.
Solo Strips: The fifth annual event is set to feature entertainers baring it all on stage to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and Aid for AIDS of Nevada at midnight Sept. 28 inside Spiegelworld’s Absinthe tent on the forecourt of Caesars Palace, 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South. A limited number of advance tickets are $20 at afanlv.org. Regular priced tickets are $25, and VIP tickets are $40 and include priority seating and a signed poster from cast members. The show is for those 21 or older.
Uncensored Voices, Celebrating Your Freedom to Read: The event, co-sponsored by the ACLU of Nevada, UNLV Libraries Curriculum Materials Library and Cockroach Theatre, is scheduled at 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Las Vegas Review-Journal political columnist Steve Sebelius and a panel of educators and experts are set to discuss the current state of censorship in Nevada. In addition, a staged reading of challenged and banned books will be presented throughout the evening. A reception is set to follow the reading. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
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 elixirlounge.net.
Greek Food Fest: The 43rd annual Las Vegas Greek Food Festival, an event packed with traditional greek foods, music, dance and a carnival, is scheduled from 5 to 10 p.m. Oct. 1; 3 to 11 p.m. Oct. 2; noon to 11 p.m. Oct. 3; noon to 10 p.m. Oct. 4 at the St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, 5300 El Camino Road. Admission is $6 for adults and free for children 12 or younger. Active military personnel and their immediate family also will be admitted free. Off-site parking with free shuttles is planned. Visit lasvegasgreekfestival.com.
Las Vegas Stories: Danielle Kelly, former executive director of the Neon Museum, plans to present the free talk “Betty Willis and Her ‘Fabulous’ Signs” at 7 p.m. Oct. 1 in the Jewel Box Theater at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. The presentation is part of the library’s monthly Las Vegas Stories series examining the history of Las Vegas. Willis designed the iconic “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign, as well as signs for Moulin Rouge and the Blue Angel Motel. The multimedia lecture will delve into her life and work as a visual artist and graphic designer. Call 702-507-3459 or visit lvccld.org.
Blue Party: Goodwill of Southern Nevada’s second annual Blue Party is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 2 in the courtyard of the World Market Center, 475 S. Grand Central Parkway. The event will feature original runway fashions created by local designers using clothes purchased at local Goodwill stores, live performances by David Perrico’s Pop Strings Orchestra with special guest Frankie Scinta, and TAO Group resident DJ Wendi Cakes. Live painting with artists from Jana’s RedRoom, silent and live auctions, vendor booths, and drinks provided by Wirtz Beverage Nevada also are planned. Doors are set to open at 5 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Standing/general admission tickets start at $35, and include one free drink ticket. For advance tickets, visit goodwillblueparty.vegas. General admission will be $40 at the door. Guests are encouraged to wear blue. All proceeds raised benefit Goodwill of Southern Nevada.
The third annual Improv Goblet Festival: The event featuring workshops and performances is scheduled for Oct. 2 and 3 at the Baobab Stage Theatre at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Performances are set from 8 p.m. to midnight Oct. 2 and 3. Tickets are $10. Workshops are to be hosted by visiting improv troupes and cost $20 each. The Louisville Improvisors are scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Bearded Men are scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m., Jet Eveleth is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m., and Bear Supply are scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Visit tinyurl.com/improvg, baobabstage.com or call 702-202-8010.
Grapes & Hops Festival: The food, wine and beer celebration is slated from 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Tickets are $100 for VIP admission at 4 p.m. and $41 for general admission if paid for in advance. Designated drivers can enjoy food samplings for $25. Visit springspreserve.org.
Gardening in Small Places classes at The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension: Classes are to be at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. Upcoming dates are Oct. 3, tree selection; and Nov. 21, growing fruit at home. Class space is limited, and preregistration is required. There is a $25 fee for each class, which includes class materials. Contact Elaine Fagin at email@example.com or 702-257-5573.
National Public Lands Day: Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area plans to celebrate National Public Lands Day from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at Red Spring/Calico Basin, where volunteers are needed to help restore the Red Spring boardwalk and to clean trails. Friends of Red Rock Canyon plans to provide morning snacks, swag, beverages and lunch. Meet at the Red Spring Picnic Area at Calico Basin Road. Registration is limited, so sign up early. To volunteer, email your full name to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring Mountain docent classes: The Spring Mountain Ranch State Park Docent Organization is seeking volunteers. New classes are set to start Oct. 10. Call 702-355-9341 or email email@example.com.
P3Studio artist-in-residence: Shantell Martin presents her “Record & Play” exhibit through Oct. 11 in the PS3Studio at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Guests can share their story and listen to the stories of others. Hours are from 5 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays and 6 to 11 p.m. Fridays through Sundays. Visit cosmopolitanlasvegas.com/experience/art.aspx.
“The Book of Mormon”: The musical is set to return to Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., through Oct. 18, with performances set for 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets start at $36. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2000.
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 open from 10 a.m. to 3 pm. daily. Admission to the habitat is $2 for members and $3 for nonmembers. Visit springspreserve.org.
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 supersummertheatre.org.
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 snmas.com or call Dr. Douglas R. Peterson at 702-451-6672 for an appointment.
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 silvertoncasino.com.
“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. 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.
“It Happened Like This”: The free annual exhibition of mostly local artists, including Richard Hooker, Kim Johnson and C.A. Traen, reinterpreting the literary influences of narrative and mystery is open during receptions and by appointment only through Nov. 25 in the Mayor’s Gallery at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Call 702-229-1012 for an appointment and more information.
Free museum entrance: Bank of America invites cardholders to explore a selection of Southern Nevada museums free on Oct. 3 and 4. Cardholders with Bank of America, U.S. Trust, or Merrill Lynch can visit the Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place; the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North; or the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., free with presentation of the card. Visit museums.bankofamerica.com.
Women’s Retreat: The retreat titled When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade is set from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 3 at Lamb of God Lutheran Church, 6220 N. Jones Blvd. The free event for those 18 or older is open to all women. Lunch is included. Bring a solid colored T-shirt for an activity. Register by calling 702-645-4998.
Warren Hill: The concert is set for 8 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets start at $20.50. Visit aliantegaming.com or call 702-600-1625.
Saturn — Mysteries of the Ringed Planet: The discussion is planned from 10:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 3 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Geary Keilman of the Las Vegas Astronomical Society is set to discuss Saturn and its seven rings. Call 702-507-6107.
Chuck Negron: The concert is planned for 8 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Tickets start at $25. Visit cannerycasino.com/entertainment.
Free fiction writing workshop by Maxwell Alexander Drake: The workshop is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 4 and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 inside the meeting room at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-507-6107.
Come Fly with Me: The story time is planned from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 6 to 11 are invited to learn more about birds and take home a treat. Call 702-507-6107.
My Design!: The activity is scheduled from 4 to 5 p.m. Oct. 9 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.
Paraguayan Harpist Mariano Gonzalez: The concert is slated from 2 to 3 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Adults and seniors are invited join Paraguayan harpist Mariano Gonzalez for an afternoon performance. Call 702-507-6107.
Blood, Sweat & Tears: The concert is planned for 8 p.m. Oct. 10 in The Club at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Tickets range from $21.95 to $41.75. Visit cannerycasino.com/entertainment.
LEGO Club: The activity is scheduled from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 14 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.
Fun Walk with Fido: The walk is set at 9 a.m. Oct. 14 at the Centennial Hills Park, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive. Join Mayor Pro Tem Steve Ross for a walk in the park. Participants will meet under the gazebo off Buffalo Drive. All dogs must be on a leash for the entire event, be up-to-date on vaccinations and wear a current rabies tag. Only one dog per person, and no dogs in heat are allowed. Healthy snacks and water will be provided by Southwest Medical Associates. Call 702-229-1702.
Centennial Hills Soap Crafters: The workshop is slated from 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 15 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.
Teen Book Chats: The book club is planned from 4 to 5 p.m. Oct. 16 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.
Peace Frog — Tribute to The Doors: The concert is planned for 8 p.m. Oct. 16 and 17 in The Club at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Tickets are $10 at the door. Visit cannerycasino.com/entertainment.
Michael Franks: The concert is set for 8 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets start at $49.50. Visit aliantegaming.com or call 702-600-1625.
Craft Fair: The ninth annual Sun City Aliante Craft Fair is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Sun City Aliante Community Center, 7390 Aliante Parkway. Featured vendors include the Clark County Artisan Guild and Mount Charleston Crafters. Call 702-638-5000.
The Dust Devils’ Car Club Show: The car show is set from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Los Prados Country Club, 5150 Los Prados Circle. Registration to participate in the show costs $25 and starts at 8:45 a.m. The event benefits the Los Prados Women’s Club charity club. Visit lospradosdustdevils.com.
The Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club: The monthly general membership meeting is planned from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha Center, 4110 N. Martin Luther King Drive. The meeting is set to include a potluck social. People are invited to learn about the Hawaiian culture and meet new friends. Visit lasvegashcc.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Travel Journals: The activity is scheduled from 3 to 4 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Youths 11 to 17 are invited to decorate own travel journals with old maps, postcards, stamps and other travel-related trinkets. Call 702-507-6107.
DIY Craft Club: The club is planned from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 6 to 11 are invited to make a craft. Call 702-507-6107.
Fleece Tie Blankets: The workshop is planned at 9 a.m. Oct. 21 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Participants are invited to enjoy homemade cinnamon rolls and learn to make warm and colorful blankets. Admission is $5 with a $2 annual membership to Las Vegas senior programs. To register, call 702-229-1702.
Couponing 101: The workshop is planned from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 24 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.
Hiroshima: The live performance is set for 8 p.m. Oct. 24 inside the Chrome Showroom at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Admission starts at $30.35. Visit santafestation.sclv.com or call 702-658-4900.
Spooky Tales Craft Buffet: The activity is slated from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 6 to 11 are invited to dress up and celebrate Halloween through spooky stories, singing, dancing and craft-making. Call 702-507-6107.
Jimmy & The Parrots — A Tribute to Jimmy Buffet: The live performance is set for 8 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Dallas Events Center at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. General admission tickets are $18.50 plus tax and fees. Visit texasstation.sclv.com.
Fall Sangha Asian Craft Faire: The Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha plans to present the Fall Sangha Asian Craft Faire from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Las Vegas Sangha Center, 4110 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. Admission is $1. Bento boxes and hot dogs are set to be available. Call Patty Yamano at 818-219-6982.
The Mayors Prayer Breakfast: The event is set from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Nov. 19 at the Dallas Ballroom inside Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Hosted by United Way of Southern Nevada, the breakfast will feature an opportunity to mentor future leaders of the community. Tickets cost $55. Call 702-892-2300 or visit uwsn.org.