Northern-area Community Events Calendar, Sept. 3-9, 2015

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1. Little Books and Little Cooks: The free seven-week 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 set to start Sept. 4 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive, where they are scheduled for 11 a.m. Fridays. To register, contact Celle Miller at 702-257-5565 or email millerc@unce.unr.edu.

2. “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 from 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.

3. Mount Charleston night hike:A night hike is planned from 8 to 9 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Spring Mountain Visitor Gateway, 2750 Kyle Canyon Road on Mount Charleston. Experience the Spring Mountains after dark and put your senses to the test to learn about the adaptations of nocturnal animals. Registration is required, and the cost is $5 per person for children and adults. The hike is rated easy, with mostly paved paths over small hills. Flashlights are suggested but not required. Register at gomtcharleston.com/register.html.

4. Electrics Over Red Rock Festival: The Las Vegas Soaring Club plans a swap meet, barbecue and raffle during its first all-day, open electric flying festival set for Sept. 5 at the landing strip on the north side of West Charleston Boulevard between the last housing complex and the entrance to the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center. Flights are limited to electric power or glider aircraft. The $10 entry fee includes the barbecue and one raffle ticket. Pay at the gate or pre-purchase entry and raffle tickets at lvsoaringclub.org. Proceeds benefit the Bob Pickens Junior Pilot Program.

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

Let’s Draw the Story: The story time is set from 4 to 5 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 3 to 7 are invited to read a story and draw whatever comes to mind. Space is limited for all Centennial Hills Library programs. Tickets will be given out a half-hour before the program starts. Call 702-507-6100.

Las Vegas 51s vs. Tacoma Rainiers Baseball: The game is planned at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 4. Participants depart from the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, to Cashman Field. Admission is $40 with a $2 annual membership to Las Vegas senior programs or $45 without a membership. The fee includes transportation, admission to the game, a drink, hot dog and a hat. To register, call 702-229-1702.

Jack Ingram: The performance is set for 8 p.m. Sept. 4 inside the Chrome Showroom at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $30.35. Visit santafestation.sclv.com or call 702-658-4900.

A.T.A. Registered Marathon Target Program: The shooting event is planned from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Clark County Shooting Complex, 11357 N. Decatur Blvd. Hosted by the complex and the Silver State Claybreakers, target cost is $28 per 100 targets plus various membership fees. Call 702-455-2000.

The Guess Who: The concert is planned for 8 p.m. Sept. 5 in The Club at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Tickets are $22, $25.25 and $43.95. Visit cannerycasino.com/entertainment.

“The Works of B. Matlaf” by Bruce Matlaf: The exhibit is scheduled during regular library hours through Sept. 20 inside the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-507-6100.

“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.

Junior Ranger Program: Children age 6 or older are invited to take part in this program to learn about Mount Charleston and earn a Spring Mountains Junior Ranger Badge from 2 to 3 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Spring Mountain Visitor Gateway, 2750 Kyle Canyon Road on Mount Charleston. Registration is required and is $5. Children younger than 6 can get a free scavenger hunt sheet at the front desk and complete it to receive a Junior Ranger Sticker Badge. Visit gomtcharleston.com/register.html.

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 ustanevada.com.

WORTH A DRIVE

Project Playhouse Pet Edition: Nonprofit HomeAid Southern Nevada plans a fundraiser wtih pet houses on display through Sept. 13 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6611 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Activities include a raffle, pet adoptions and school field trips. The schedule includes: 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 4, opening event and pet parade; 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 9, elementary school field trip day; 2 to 8 p.m. Sept. 12, pet adoptions; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 13, raffle drawings. Visit vols.pt/MHQGug.

Las Vegas Takes to the Skies: The free lecture about the rise and development of aviation in Las Vegas from 1920 to the present day by Clark County Museum Administrator Mark Hall-Patton is part of the Las Vegas Stories series and is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 3 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.

Blick Art Demonstrations: Blick Art Materials plans to host a Better with Blick spotlight with staff artists giving demonstrations all day Sept. 4 and a live skateboard deck painting show and fundraiser featuring Push Forward Skateboarding all day Sept. 5 at its new retail store at 6300 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit dickblick.com/stores/promotions/newlasvegas.

“Art”: The play by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton, is scheduled at 2 p.m. Sundays and 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays Sept. 4-20 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 lvlt.org or call 702-362-7996.

LV Craft Shows: Shows are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 5, Oct. 17, Nov. 28 and Dec. 13 in the Veil Pavilion at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Admission is free. Visit silvertoncasino.com.

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 starting Sept. 5. Admission to the habitat is $2 for members and $3 for nonmembers. Visit springspreserve.org.

Buckles and Barrels for Bailey Charity Barrel Race: The free annual event is set for Sept. 4-6 at the South Point Arena, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, beginning at 8 a.m. All proceeds from activities and vendors are slated to benefit the Spring Valley Hospital & Medical Center’s neonatal intensive care unit. Visit southpointarena.com/events or bucklesandbarrels4bailey.com.

“Breathe Onto the Mirror”: The exhibit by Jacqueline Ehlis is planned to run Sept. 4 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.

Guns’n’Hoses: Police officers and firefighters from across Southern Nevada are set to square off Sept. 5 in a friendly rivalry on the Peter Johann Soccer Field on the campus of UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The family-friendly event is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. with pre-soccer game activities, including K-9 and SWAT unit demonstrations, police car and fire truck displays, a search and rescue helicopter exhibit, CPR training and a children’s photo ID and fingerprinting station. Food will be for sale from food trucks on site. Bounce houses and face painting also are planned. The game is set for 7 p.m., with a ceremonial first kick from state Sen. Ruben Kihuen. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s K-9 Unit is set to entertain at halftime. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Injured Police Officers Fund and the Firefighters of Southern Nevada Burn Foundation. Tickets are $5 for attendees 8 or older in advance and $7 at the gate. Children 7 or younger will be admitted free. Visit vegasfamilyevents.com.

The Las Vegas Golf Show: The show — featuring more than 100 golf-related vendors promoting the latest in products, services and destinations — is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 5 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 6 at Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North. A long putt challenge is planned for all ages and skill levels with a $10,000 prize up for grabs. Tickets are $10 at the door and $7 in advance online. Visit golfshowvegas.com.

EMG Town Hall on Veterans Suicide: The town hall-style event is planned from noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 5 at Lakeside Business Suites, 2620 Regatta Drive, Suite 102. The event is free, but RSVPs are recommended by calling 702-823-4364. Visit EMGcares.org.

Rocky Mountain Gun Show: The exhibition is planned starting at 9 a.m. Sept. 5 and 6 in the Exhibit Hall at the South Point Arena & Equestrian Center, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Machinery, ammunition and apparel are slated to be on display. Tickets start at $15. Visit southpointarena.com/exhibit-hall or rockymountaingunshow.com.

Labor Day BBQ and Concert: Siana King and her band are set to perform while the chefs at the Divine Cafe prepare brisket sliders, oysters, mini hot dogs, sweet corn, baked beans, pasta salad, desserts and more from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 7 in the amphitheater at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Tickets are $17 for adults and $10 for children if purchased in advance or $22 and $13 at the door. Visit springspreserve.org.

Celebration of Mother Africa: African harp player Toumany Kouyate and his group Bountalo (Black Scorpion) are set to perform with guitarist King Ibu at 2 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. The Las Vegas Senegalese Association plans to provide authentic food after the show. Tickets are $15 for general admission at the front desk or clarkcountynv.gov/parksregistration.

“Viva Verdi”: Metropolitan Opera baritone Daniel Sutin is set to star in this evening of arias and ensembles from shows such as “Aida,” “La Traviata,” “Il Trovatore” and “Rigoletto” in a performance set for 7 p.m. Sept. 9 in Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. He will be joined by Opera Las Vegas young artists, including sopranos Isabella Ivy, Marcie Ley and Sheronda McKee. Tickets are $89, $69 and $49. Call 702-749-2000 or visit thesmithcenter.com.

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.

Super Summer Theatre: “Lend Me A Tenor,” the final show of the season, 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 showtix4u.com. A limited number of tickets may be available at the gate for $20. Visit supersummertheatre.org.

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 bahowell@nevadahumanities.org or by calling 702-800-4670. Questions and a discussion are set to follow the stage presentation. Call 702-229-2787.

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 mix941fm.cbslocal.com/show/bite-of-las-vegas.

Cosmopolitan art exhibit: The P3Studio artist-in-residence Brent Sommerhauser’s exhibit is set for viewing through Sept. 13 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South, from 5 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays and 6 to 11 p.m. Sundays. Sommerhauser plans to introduce guests to kiln-formed glass, demonstrating the process of working with it and allowing them to create small sketches in glass by layering color combinations of glass powder, glass strings and other glass elements over Bullseye handmade glass tiles that Sommerhauser will fire in his Olympic glass kilns. The resulting tiles will be photographed and shared on his Instagram account @P3ArtGlass. Then, the tiles will be combined to contribute to a growing work that will serve as a record of those who participated, filling P3Studio with light, color and pattern. Visit cosmopolitanlasvegas.com.

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.

“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.

“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 broadwayboundlv.com.

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 thecenterlv.org/picnic or call 702-802-5403.

Wet’n’Wild celebrates veterans: The water park’s Salute To Our Heroes promotion is scheduled Sept. 12 and 13, with 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 wetnwildlasvegas.com.

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 chfn.org or call 702-967-3522.

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 duckrace.com/lasvegas. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, call Tilda Silao at 619-888-5301.

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 Sept. 19, native plants; 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 fagine@unce.unr.edu or 702-257-5573.

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 viabrasilsteakhouse.com. For more information, call 702-804-1400.

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 westernclassof65@gmail.com.

PLAN AHEAD

My Design: Maze Runner: The activity is scheduled from 4 to 5 p.m. Sept. 11 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.

Ward 6 Movie in the Park: “The Avengers” is set to screen at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Centennial Hills Park Amphitheatre, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive. Guests are invited to bring blankets or folding chairs. Admission is free. Call 702-229-6154.

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. The show will feature advertising professionals from the Las Vegas Valley showcasing their talents to benefit Safe Nest. Admission is $31.35. Visit santafestation.sclv.com or call 702-658-4900.

Almost Manilow — A Tribute to Barry Manilow: The live performance is set for 8 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Dallas Events Center at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Tickets start at $18.50. Visit texasstation.sclv.com.

End of Summer Bash: A free concert featuring The Vogues, Jr. Walker’s Allstar Band, The Sufaris, The Marcels and Izon Eden is planned for 4 p.m. Sept. 12 in the festival area at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Visit cannerycasino.com/entertainment.

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 gomtcharleston.com/register.html.

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 gomtcharleston.com.

Dog Day Afternoon: The North Las Vegas Democratic Club plans to host this free event for the community from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 13 at Craig Ranch Regional Park, 628 W. Craig Road. Dogs are welcome, and pet adoptions are planned.

Free fiction writing workshop by Maxwell Alexander Drake: The workshop is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. Sept. 13 and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14 inside the meeting room at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-507-6107.

Pirate Day Party: The story time is planned from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 6 to 11 are invited to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day and hear stories of adventure. Call 702-507-6107.

Centennial Hills Soap Crafters: The workshop is slated from 6 to 7 p.m. Sept. 17 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. Sept. 18 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.

Naturally 7: The concert is set for 8 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets start at $39.50. Visit aliantegaming.com or call 702-600-1625.

The Beach Boys: The concert is scheduled for 8 p.m. Sept. 19 in The Club at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Tickets are $65.95 for Gold Circle and $36.25 or $50.55 for reserved and prime seats. Visit cannerycasino.com/entertainment.

Steering by the Stars — Celestial Navigation: The discussion is planned for 10:30 a.m. Sept. 19 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Geary Keilman of the Las Vegas Astronomical Society is set to discuss celestial navigation or the art and science of finding one’s way by the sun, moon, stars and planets. Call 702-507-6107.

Constitution Day Celebration: The Conservative Alliance for Community Growth plans to host a fifth annual Constitution Day Celebration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 19 at the College of Southern Nevada’s Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave., in the Horn Theatre. Motivational speaker and member of the 1980 Super Bowl-winning Oakland Raiders Burgess Owens is set to be the keynote speaker, along with Niger Innis, Ron Futrell, Randy Voyard and others. A meet-and-greet is set from 10 to 11 a.m., with the program to follow from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Contact Brenda Frank at 702-286-8957 or brenda@CAforCG.org.

The Fabulous Las Vegas Scribes Membership Show: The exhibit is scheduled during regular library hours Sept. 22-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.

DIY Craft Club: The club is planned from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 23 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 symposium presented by the Left of Center Art Gallery plans 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 vicki@leftofcenterart.org.

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.

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.

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.

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. Visit texasstation.sclv.com.

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.

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