THE WEEK’S BEST BETS
1. Pet a burro: Anyone who has ever wished they could legally pet a burro can visit with Jackson the Red Rock Canyon Burro from noon to 2 p.m. June 18 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Unlike his wild brothers and sisters along the highway, Jackson has been domesticated. Park admission is $7 per car for Nevada residents. Visit parks.nv.gov/parks/spring-mountain-ranch-state-park.
2. Juneteenth Festival: The Rainbow Dreams Educational Foundation and the city of Las Vegas plan to team for the 16th annual Juneteenth Festival from 6 to 9 p.m. June 19 at the Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza in Lorenzi Park, 720 Twin Lakes Drive. The event is set to include entertainment, shopping, storytelling and food. Low-back lawn chairs and blankets are suggested for lawn seating. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Outside food is not permitted. Visit june19lv.com.
3. Father’s Day BBQ: Families are invited to treat Dad to bottomless ribs, coleslaw, potato salad and baked beans for $19 and draft beers for $2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 19 in the Divine Cafe at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The regular menu will also be available. Families can play games such as cornhole and giant Jenga. Visit springspreserve.org.
IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Yoga on the Meadow: Yoga sessions are planned at 10 a.m. June 18 and 6 p.m. June 19 in the meadow at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, roughly 11 miles west of the 215 Beltway/Charleston Boulevard interchange. Entry into the park is $7 per vehicle for Nevada residents and $9 per vehicle for others. Contact David Low at 702-875-4141 or email@example.com.
Walk With a Doc: Take a free educational stroll with University Medical Center physicians at 8 a.m. the third Thursday of most months at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Upcoming topics include: Fire & Life Safety on June 16; Avoiding Heat Stress in the Desert on July 21; Saving your Sight on Aug. 18; Ovarian & Prostate Cancer Awareness on Sept. 15; Breast Cancer Awareness on Oct. 20; Respiratory & Lung Health on Nov. 17; and Managing Stress & Dealing with Depression on Dec. 15. Visit springspreserve.org.
Senior Idol Showcase: Talented seniors are set to take the stage for the 13th annual Las Vegas Senior Idol Showcase at 3 p.m. June 16 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, 702-229-1702; the Derfelt Senior Center, 2243 W. Washington Ave., 702-229-6601; the Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St., 702-229-6125; and at the Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road, 702-229-6454. Showcases routinely sell out. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov.
DIY duct tape: Teens are invited to make duct tape crafts from 4 to 5 p.m. June 16 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.
Popcorn reading: Readers 6 to 11 are invited to eat popcorn and take turns reading aloud from “Judy Moody and the Not So Bummer Summer” from 4 to 5 p.m. June 16 and 17 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.
Immigration 101: An information session on the process of immigrating to the U.S. and becoming a U.S. citizen is scheduled from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. June 16 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.
Fabulous Las Vegas Scribes: A show of calligraphy, letter arts and paper arts by Scribes members is scheduled to be on display June 16 through July 26 at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Visit lvccld.org.
Human Juke Box: The Hal Savar Band, featuring a musician dubbed the live human juke box, is set to put on a free show from 7 to 10 p.m. June 17 in Social in the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Visit palms.com.
Cooking class: A Thai-inspired cooking experience led by executive chef Steve Piamchuntar is scheduled from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. June 17 in the Divine Cafe at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The class fee is $81.10 for members and $89 for nonmembers. Reservations are required. Visit springspreserve.org.
Steven Wright: Academy Award-winning and Grammy-nominated comedian Steven Wright is slated to perform at 8 p.m. June 17 and 18 in the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $29.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.
Cultural Enrichment Fair: Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada and the American Red Cross of Southern Nevada are set to host the event to commemorate World Refugee Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 17 at Our Lady of Las Vegas’ Bevan Hall, 3050 Alta Drive. The Cultural Enrichment Fair will celebrate the more than 2,200 refugees from around the globe who resettle in Southern Nevada each year. The event is free and open to the public. Visit catholiccharities.com.
The Phin City Parrothead Club: The group is set to hold its next monthly meeting at 7 p.m. June 18 at Tommy Rocker’s Mojave Beach, 4275 Dean Martin Drive. Nonmembers are welcome. Live music and no cover. Proceeds are set t benefit Toys for Smiles.
Yu-Gi-Oh!: Youths in grades 4-12 can bring a deck to play in the tournament scheduled from 3:30 to 5 p.m. June 18 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. No buying, selling or playing for cards is permitted. Visit lvccld.org.
Vegas Fringe Festival: The sixth annual Vegas Fringe Festival is scheduled through June 19 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. The festival of live theater is slated to feature new and established plays and performances of no more than 90 minutes. Each is set to be put on several times. Single-show tickets are $12. Seating is general admission.Visit lvlt.org.
Father’s Day fun: All ages are invited to enjoy a Father’s Day-themed event with stories and a craft from 11 a.m. to noon June 18 at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Space is limited, and passes are set to be distributed at 10:30 a.m. Visit lvccld.org.
Father’s Day pledge drive: The Fatherhood Support Network plans to host its annual pledge drive Bowling for Dads all day June 19 at the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road. The casino is offering two games and a pair of shoes for $5 that day in support of the event. Visit bowlingfordads.com.
Guitar for amateurs: Local instructor Don Musser is set to give a free entry-level group lesson for teens, adults and seniors from 4 to 5 p.m. June 19 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.
Nevada Watercolor Society Show: An array of the best watercolor paintings by the Nevada Watercolor Society are set to be on display through July 10 in the Big Springs Gallery of the Origen Museum at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The exhibit is free with paid admission. Visit springspreserve.org.
Playing with Light: Guests can use basic physics principals to explore interactive exhibits at a visiting exhibit on the art of illumination through Sept. 4 in the Origen Museum at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Guests can sneak past a laser light security block, step inside a giant telescope and draw with infrared paint. The exhibit is free with paid admission. Visit springspreserve.org.
“Super Fudge!”: Kids 6 to 11 are invited to enjoy activities based on books by Judy Blume from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. June 21 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.
Fratello Marionettes: A marionette show set in Mother Goose land is scheduled from 11 a.m. to noon June 21 at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. June 22 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., and from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. June 22 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.
Kindergarten prep: Parents and children entering kindergarten in the fall are invited to learn more about how to be successful in school during a program scheduled form 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 22 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.
Story yoga: Library staff members plan to tell a story for children 6 to 11 through yoga poses from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. June 22 at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Participants should wear loose-fitting clothing. Space is limited, and passes are set to be distributed at 4 p.m. Visit lvccld.org.
Youth Theatre Academy: Summer youth theater is set to return to the Las Vegas Little Theatre through July 1. A drama workshop is scheduled June 20-24, and a musical theater session is scheduled June 27 through July 1. Children ages 6 to 12 can write, direct and act in shows, and actors ages 13 to 18 can apply as interns to help with activities. The fee to participate is $175 a week with a $50 discount for siblings. Sessions run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and until 4 p.m. Fridays. For an additional $25, extended drop-off and pick-up are available. Full and partial scholarships may be offered. Visit lvlt.org or call 702-362-7996.
Desert Survivor!: A new animal show is set to feature a rotating cast of critters including the desert night snake, desert tortoise, kangaroo rat, California kingsnake, desert tarantula, gopher snake, chuckwalla and more in shows at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily through Aug. 21 inside the Big Springs Theatre in the Origen Museum at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Shows are free with paid admission. Visit springspreserve.org.
Cabaret: The Jukebox Heroes are set to perform at 9 p.m. June 16-18 in the Bourbon Street Cabaret Lounge at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Admission is free. Other free shows coming up include The NiteKings at 4 p.m. June 22 and 29. Visit orleanscasino.com.
“Beauty & The Beast”: Super Summer Theatre performances of the Disney musical are scheduled under the stars at 8:05 p.m. June 9-11 and 15-18 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Advance tickets have sold out, but a limited number may be available at the gate for $20. Children 5 or younger get in free. Visit supersummertheatre.org.
Rainbow Youth Soccer League signups: Early-bird signups for games for girls or boys ages 2 to 18 are planned from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 18 and 25 and July 2, 9, 16 and 23 at Villa Pizza, 3385 S. Durango Drive. To sign up, participants should bring a copy of their birth certificate, a wallet-size photo and $125 cash, check or money order. The fee includes 10 games, a picture plaque and a uniform. Call 702-873-1451 or visit ryslsoccerleague.com.
Spring Mountain Ranch Docents: Volunteer docents are needed at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Training classes are scheduled for June 18 and 25. Contact Carlo Luzzi at firstname.lastname@example.org or 702-355-9341.
Summer fun camps: Themed camps for kids ages 6 to 12 are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays through Aug. 26 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Camp fees are $200 per week for Springs Preserve members and $225 for nonmembers. After-hours care is available for an additional $50 per week. Visit springspreserve.org.
Watermelon Magic: Screenings of the film about a farmer’s daughter who believes she has magical powers only to find that growing food can be magic are scheduled at 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays in June in the Big Springs Theatre in the Origen Museum at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Shows are free with paid admission. Visit springspreserve.org.
Cabanas for a Cause: The Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road, has set aside select Mondays throughout the summer to donate a $100 per cabana rental fee to a different charity every week. So far, the lineup includes Three Square food bank on June 20; the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Foundation and the Goodie Two Shoes Foundation on June 27; HELP of Southern Nevada on July 11; the Las Vegas Academy Alumni Association on July 18; Friends of the Rainbow Company Youth Theatre on July 25; Dress for Success Southern Nevada on Aug. 8; the Epicurean Charitable Foundation on Aug. 15; Firefighters of Southern Nevada Burn Foundation and the Las Vegas Boxer Club and Rescue on Aug. 22; and Special Olympics Nevada on Aug. 29. Visit palms.com.
Art show: Ruby Young, 84, plans to show her mixed media art incorporating fabric and beads in paintings through July 12 in the gallery of the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.
WORTH A DRIVE
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME: The circus is scheduled for 7 p.m. June 16-18, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. June 18, and 1 and 5 p.m. June 19 at the Thomas & Mack Center at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $20 to $50. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
Henderson Speaks: The Henderson Historical Society is slated to host historian Eugene Moehring at a lecture at 6 p.m. June 16 at the Henderson campus of the College of Southern Nevada, 700 College Drive. Moehring is a specialist in Nevada history and plans to give a perspective of the growth and change of the area in the last 100 years. Visit hendersonhistroicalsociety.
Night Hike: The free activity is planned from 8 to 9 p.m. June 17, 24 and July 1 at the Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway, 2525 Kyle Canyon Road. The night hike is rated easy with mostly paved paths and gravel over small hills. Participants are invited to bring a flashlight. Visit gomtcharleston.com.
The In Its Entirety Concert Series: Boston’s debut album plus the best of Cheap Trick is set to be performed at 7:30 p.m. June 17 in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Tickets are $15 for the all-ages show (those younger than 21 must be accompanied by an adult). Visit redrock.sclv.com.
“Sleeping Beauty Act III — Aurora’s Wedding”: Performed by the Kwak Ballet Company, the show is slated for 2 p.m. June 17 at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Tickets are $15 at showtix4u.com.
DjangoVegas! Gypsy Jazz Festival: The event is set for 6 p.m. June 18 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Doors open at 5 p.m. for cocktails and pre-show entertainment. The annual celebration of the music of Django Reinhardt and other gypsy jazz musicians past and present is set to feature the Frank Vignola Trio, The Rhythm Future Quartet, Hot House West and The Hot Club of Las Vegas. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.
Dash and Splash: The all-ages event is planned for 7:30 a.m. June 18 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. Is is set to start with a 1.5-mile run that begins at Pavilion Center Pool and winds through Veterans Memorial Park. The race will conclude with a 300-meter swim. There is no age limit, but participants must be able to swim 100 meters successfully. The cost is $15 per person. Call 702-229-1488.
Junior Ranger: The free program is planned from 2 to 3 p.m. June 18 and 25 and July 2 at the Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway, 2525 Kyle Canyon Road, and is set to teach junior rangers about the Spring Mountains, how to help protect the area and other outdoor skills. Visit gomtcharleston.com.
Summer Screen Series: The free, family-friendly movie series is set for dusk Thursdays through Aug. 25 on Park Centre Drive near H&M at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive. “High School Musical 2” is planned for June 16 and “The Peanuts Movie” for June 23. Patrons may bring their own blankets or lawn chairs. A special VIP section with viewing chairs is available for guests who spend a minimum of $20 at the center the day of the movie. Beverages and snacks will be for sale. Prior to the screenings, special character appearances, giveaways, prizes and free USTA-hosted tennis clinics are planned. Visit downtownsummerlin.com or call 702-832-1055.
Dive-in Movie Night: The all-ages event featuring a screening of “How To Train Your Dragon” is set for June 18 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the show starts at 8 p.m. The cost is $4 per person. Call 702-229-1488.
Baby Loves Disco: The community is invited to a giant dance party set from noon to 3 p.m. June 18 at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2240 Village Walk Drive. The free event will feature music and family-friendly activities such as face painting, fake tattoos, and arts and crafts. Visit shopthedistrictgvr.com.
Free vacation Bible school: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4601 W. Lake Mead Blvd., plans to host a free, traditional vacation Bible School for children of all ages and adults from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 20-24. Songs, games, crafts and refreshments are planned, along with simple lessons about living a Christian life today. Children will be divided into classes with others approximately their age; there is also a class for adults. Call 702-648-8437.
Full Moon Paddle: The event invites participants to enjoy nighttime kayaking and paddle boarding, slated for 7 p.m. June 20 at Reflection Bay at Lake Las Vegas, 75 Montelago Blvd. The cost is $40. Call 702-818-0808.
Truckin’ Tuesdays: The food truck event is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. June 21 at Huckleberry Park, 10325 Farm Road, in the Providence master-planned community. Among food trucks scheduled to participate are World’s Best Corndogs, Senior Blues and Funnel Cake Cafe. Visit providencelv.com.
Bowl A Rama with Journey of Hope: The event is planned at 5:30 p.m. June 21 at the Santa Fe Station Bowling Center, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. The event is free for two members of each family and open to all ages of adaptive recreation program participants. Advance reservation is required. Call 702-229-5177.
Cookies & Kegs: Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada is set to host the inaugural event from 5 to 9 p.m. June 22 at Lovelady Brewing Co., 20 S. Water St. Signature Girl Scout cookies will be paired with six craft beers from the Henderson brewery. Complimentary appetizers will be served. Attendees must be 21 or older. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Visit tinyurl.com/cookiesandkegs.
Takin’ Care of Business Golf Tournament: The event is scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. June 22 at Topgolf Las Vegas at MGM Grand, 4627 Koval Lane. Net proceeds are set to benefit the Lee Business School Alumni Chapter of the UNLV Alumni Association to be used in support of student and alumni programs. Event tickets are $150 and include three hours of Topgolf game play, Topgolf U golf instruction, food, unlimited non-alcoholic beverages, and three drink tokens (for players 21 or older) and are available at unlvalumni.org/TCB. Visit topgolf.com/us/las-vegas or call 702-933-8458.
Master Gardener: The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension program is scheduled to host open registration June 22 at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road, for its gardening classes this fall. The organization is planning to have classes from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Sept. 9 through Oct. 26. To become certified as a Master Gardener, people must complete 80 hours of class training and 50 hours of volunteer work on an approved project. Call 702-257-5501.
Silent Savasana with Dray Gardner: The event, part of Skye Canyon’s Fit Lives Here Series, is planned for 8 a.m. June 25 at Skye Canyon Park in the Skye Canyon master-planned community, 110111 W. Skye Canyon Park Drive. Yoga teacher Dray Gardner plans to lead the 75-minute free class, which blends traditional yoga instruction with music through headphones. It is open to all ages and can accommodate 300 on a first-come, first-served basis. It is suggested attendees RSVP at facebook.com/SkyeCanyon. Yoga mats will not be provided, but Silent Savasana does supply headsets. Visit skyecanyon.com.
Myranda Bair’s “High Noon”: The art installation is set to be on display from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday through July 8 at the Clark County Government Center’s Rotunda Gallery, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. The exhibit transforms the gallery into a microcosm of the local desert landscape with multiple dioramas, mock terrariums, colorful cypress beehive towers and felt cacti. Hand-painted Gila monsters, horned lizards, speckled toads, desert tortoises, roadrunners, tarantulas, burrowing owls, and many others inhabit the terrariums. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7340.
“Dishing It Out 2016 — Vanity Plates”: The election-themed art exhibit is set to be open during regular library hours through July 24 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The exhibit, curated by Las Vegas photographer Diane Bush, features artists from across the country providing satirical, election-inspired work in a wide range of media, including select images representing each candidate fabricated on gold-rimmed, commemorative ceramic plates. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3630.
“Ancient Rome — The Empire that Shaped the World”: The traveling summer exhibit is set to be on display at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North, through Sept. 11. Visitors will take a hands-on journey through the Roman Imperial period, exploring military war machines, significant construction inventions such as pottery wheels and grinding mills, large-scale technical innovations such as cranes, water pumps and more. Learn to tell time using sundials and water clock and navigate ancient maps to plot a journey from Britannia (Britain) to the Far East. Admission to the museum starts at $10 for adults. Visit lvnhm.org.
Art show: The team at Reverie Tattoo, 4559 W. Flamingo Road, plans a Las Vegas-themed gallery show with a reception at 5:30 p.m. June 23. Call 702-871-7695 or visit reverietattoo.com.
USA Dance: The local branch of the national nonprofit plans to host all-ages ballroom dances featuring a variety of music styles from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. July 23, Aug. 27 and Sept. 10 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Most events include a lesson, and some feature exhibition dancing from experts. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for USA Dance members, students and military members. Pay at the door. Visit usadancelasvegas.com.
Medicare information: A session featuring a representative from the Nevada State Health Insurance Assistance Program is scheduled form 2 to 3 p.m. June 23 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.
“Heritage Habitats”: Ginger Owen and Vicki Vanameyden’s art exhibit focused on nostalgia and memory is set to be on display June 24 through Oct. 1 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Visit artslasvegas.org.
ART: abOVe & BEYOND: The public is invited to attend the show from 6 to 9 p.m. June 29 at Opportunity Village’s Ralph & Betty Engelstad Campus, 6050 S. Buffalo Drive. Ticket sales will benefit Opportunity Village. An Opportunity Village Art Mentor will assist OVIP artist Alyssa T. in guiding participants through recreating her original painting, “Tree Mirage.” Open to anyone at least 21, the event will include live music, wine, appetizers, mingling and a silent auction. OVIP artwork, scarves and jewelry will be for sale in the Opportunity Village artWORKS Studio Store. For $45, participants can enjoy wine, appetizers, a souvenir Opportunity Village wine glass, and an instructional painting session with a canvas and art supplies. There is a $30 ticket available that includes wine, appetizers and a souvenir wine glass. Tickets for this event must be purchased in advance and space is limited. Visitbit.ly/ARTabOVE.
Ice cream social: Seniors are invited to an old-fashioned Independence Day ice cream social scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 1 at the West Flamingo Active Adult Center, 6255 W. Flamingo Road. The cost is $3, which includes ice cream and toppings. Registration is required. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7742.
Paul Charles Campanella: The award-winning drummer-turned-front man is set to put on a free show from 7 to 10 p.m. June 24 in Social in the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Visit palms.com.
Stoney Curtis: The psychedelic blues rock band is set to put on a free show at 10 p.m. June 23 at The Lounge in the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Visit palms.com.
Civil War experience: Guests can try on Civil War uniforms and learn to march and drill in formation with input from historic re-enactors at 10 a.m. June 25 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Park admission is $7 per car for Nevada residents. Visit parks.nv.gov/parks/spring-mountain-ranch-state-park.
Watercolor workshop: The Nevada Watercolor Society plans a workshop with artist David Lobenberg, a teacher of California Vibe style, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 8 and 9 in the Spanish Oaks Clubhouse, 2201 Spanish Oaks Drive. Lobenberg has completed commissions for the Sacramento Kings, the IMAX corporation and more. The workshop is $235 for society members and $260 for nonmembers. Payment is due July 1. Visit nvws.org or contact Linda Smith at 509-499-1156 or email@example.com.
Charlie Murphy: The actor, screenwriter and comedian is set to perform stand-up comedy at 8 p.m. July 2 and 3 in the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $39.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.
“Memphis The Musical”: Super Summer Theatre performances of the musical are scheduled under the stars at 8:05 p.m. July 6-9, 13-16 and 20-23 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Tickets are $12.95 in advance for Wednesdays and Thursdays and $15.95 for Fridays and Saturdays and $20 at the gate if available. Children 5 or younger get in free. Visit supersummertheatre.org.
Leadership series: The Simmons Group plans to launch a six-part leadership training series from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 7 at the United Way, 5830 W. Flamingo Road. The first session is set to go over emotional intelligence. Additional sessions planned include conflict management on Aug. 11, core competencies on Sept. 8, presentation skills on Oct. 6, and finance for the non-financial manager on Nov. 10. For information on fees, call Bailey Gibbons at the Simmons Group at 702-492-5314.
Throwback Sizzling Jam: A concert event featuring Blackstreet, K-Ci & JoJo, Warren G, 112 and more musicians from the ‘90s is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. July 8 in the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $40. Visit orleansarena.com.
Chicago: The band is scheduled to play its hits at 8 p.m. July 9 at The Pearl inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $75. Visit palms.com.
Pop Strings Orchestra: The 15-piece band is slated to perform free at 11 p.m. June 25 in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Visit palms.com.
Peter Pan prequel: Performances of “Peter and the Star Catcher,” a play by Rick Elice based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, are scheduled at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays July 15-31 at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $25. Visit lvlt.org.
Dennis Miller: The five-time Emmy Award winner is slated to perform stand-up comedy at 8 p.m. July 15 and 16 in the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $54.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.
Auditions: Teens, adults and seniors are invited to audition for the play “Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean,” by Ed Graczyk, from 7 to 9 p.m. July 18 and 19 at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Performances are scheduled Sept. 9-25. Visit lvlt.org.
Super Toy Con: The diecast model car, toy, comic and pop culture convention is set from 4 to 10 p.m. Aug. 5, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 6 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 7 in the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Celebrity guests are scheduled to include Chris Sarandon, the voice of Jack Skellington; David Anders from the television series “iZombie,” Milo Ventimiglia from the television series “Heroes;” and William Zabka from the 1984 film “The Karate Kid.” Single-day tickets start at $12. Visit orleansarena.com or call 702-284-7777.
“Bring It On”: Super Summer Theatre performances of the cheerleading musical are scheduled under the stars at 8:05 p.m. Aug. 10-13, 17-20 and 24-27 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Tickets are $12.95 in advance for Wednesdays and Thursdays and $15.95 for Fridays and Saturdays and $20 at the gate if available. Children 5 or younger get in free. Visit supersummertheatre.org.
Coin, stamp shows: The Las Vegas Coin, Currency, Jewelry, Postcard & Stamp Shows are planned from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, Aug. 19-21, Oct. 14-16 and Dec. 2-4, at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Contact Israel I. Bick at 866-226-0507 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jackson Browne: The singer/songwriter plans to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 20 at The Pearl inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $66. Visit palms.com.
Summer-end bash: A picnic-themed party with lunch, entertainment and raffle prizes is planned for seniors from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at the West Flamingo Active Adult Center, 6255 W. Flamingo Road. The cost is $5. Registration begins Aug. 4. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.
Contemporary country: “Ghostlight,” a show featuring contemporary country music, is scheduled from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 28 in the Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza, 720 Twin Lakes Drive. Admission is free. Bring blankets or lawn chairs for outdoor seating. Wine and refreshments will be available for purchase. Visit artslasvegas.org.
“The Mystery of Edwin Drood”: Super Summer Theatre performances of the play are scheduled under the stars at 7:05 p.m. Sept. 8-10, 15-17 and 22-24 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Tickets are $12.95 in advance for Thursdays and $15.95 for Fridays and Saturdays and $20 at the gate if available. Children 5 or younger get in free. Visit supersummertheatre.org.
Culture Club: The band plans to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 21 at The Pearl in the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $70. Visit palms.com.
Outcry Summer 2016 Tour: The religious music groups Hillsong Worship, Kari Jobe, Bethel Music and more are slated to perform at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 26 in the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $29.95. Visit orleansarena.com.
Make America Rock Again Tour: A hard rock band lineup including Trapt, Saliva, Saving Abel, Alien Ant Farm, Crazytown, 12 Stones and Tantric is scheduled to take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 2 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $15. Visit orleansarena.com.
Stars Over the Valley: The Las Vegas Quilters’ annual quilt show is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 9 and 10 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Visit lasvegasquilters.com.
Greek Food Festival: The 44th annual Las Vegas Greek Food Festival is scheduled from 3 to 11 p.m. Sept. 16, from noon to 11 p.m. Sept. 17 and from noon to 10 p.m. Sept. 18 at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, 5300 S. El Camino Road. The annual event includes music, dancing, greek food, a carnival and tours of the Byzantine church. Admission is $6 for adults and free for children 12 or younger and for active military members and their immediate family. For a full schedule and parking information, visit lasvegasgreekfestival.com.
Creature features: The cult classic films “The Brain from Outer Space” and “The Brain That Wouldn’t Die” are slated to be screened from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 29 in the Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza, 720 Twin Lakes Drive. Admission is free. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for lawn seating. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-3514.
Il Divo: The classical crossover group is set to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 18 at The Pearl inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $74 and are on sale now. Visit palms.com.
YES: Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman plan to reunite for a show scheduled at 8 p.m. Nov. 19 in The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $50. Visit palms.com.
Friday Night Live: Live bands are slated to play from 7 to 10 p.m. Fridays in the Veil Pavilion at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Admission is $5. An after party with DJ R.O.B. is scheduled from 10 p.m. to midnight. Visit silvertoncasino.com.
Karaoke Night: The restaurant at Bonnie Springs Ranch, 16395 Bonnie Springs Road, offers karaoke from 6 to 9 p.m. Fridays and live music Saturday nights. Visit bonniesprings.com.
Improving improv: Drop-in improv classes with a new instructor every month are scheduled from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturdays at the Sci Fi Center, 5077 S. Arville St. Admission is $10. Visit the thescificenter.com.
Bluegrass jam sessions: The events are planned at 11:30 p.m. Saturdays on the patio at McMullan’s Irish Pub, 4650 W. Tropicana Ave., Suite 110. Call 702-247-7000.
Birds of the Air Food Pantry: The pantry, operating out of Epic Church, 8755 W. Warm Springs Road, is set to provide free groceries to those in need from 10 a.m. to noon the second Saturday of the month. ZIP codes served are 89113, 89118, 89139, 89141, 89148, 89178, and 89179. Email email@example.com.
A Home 4 Spot: Pet adoption events are scheduled from 11 am. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at Petco, 10000 W. Sahara Ave., from 11 a.m to 2 p.m. the third Saturday of most months at Woof Gang Pet Bakery, 7080 N. Durango Drive, Suite 140, and from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the second and fourth Saturday of most months at The Wagging Tail Pet Store, 10170 W. Tropicana Ave., Suite 157. Visit ahome4spot.com.
Buddhism 101: The free event is planned at 10 a.m. Saturdays and 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the SGI-Las Vegas Buddhist Center, 2725 W. Charleston Blvd. Participants can learn about Nichiren Buddhism, karma, the Lotus Sutra and how to chant to transform their lives and become happy. Visit sgi-usa-lasvegas.org or call 702-258-6489.
Pau Hana Social: The Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club conducts a monthly social gathering at the Aloha Kitchen & Bar, 2605 S. Decatur Blvd., No. 110. Potential new members are invited to attend. Visit lasvegashcc.org.
Film screenings and live performances: The Sci Fi Center, 5077 Arville St., offers events most Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. A Typical Saturday Night, an evening of burlesque and comedy, is scheduled at 10 p.m. every third Saturday. Live shadowcast performances of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” are scheduled at 10 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. For a full schedule of upcoming showings, visit thescificenter.com.
Toddler fun: Staff members from Family to Family Connection plan to demonstrate activities for toddlers and parents at 11:30 a.m. the first and third Mondays of the month at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3820.
Fish feeding: Watch staff members feed the fish in the faux stream at 4 p.m. Fridays at Bass Pro Shops, 8200 Dean Martin Drive. Visit basspro.com.
Las Vegas Crafters Guild: The group meets monthly at 7 p.m. on the fourth Thursday at Michaels, 7195 Arroyo Crossing Parkway. Visit lasvegascraftersguild.com or call 702-260-0932.
Live music: Music is offered from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays featuring Marty Mancuso and from noon to 3 p.m. Sundays featuring Mark and Dom at Elements Fine Casual Dining & Cocktails, 4950 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite 100. Call 702-750-2991 or visit elementscasualdining.com.
Square Dancing Classes: The Stardusters Square & Round Dancers are set to meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays for $5 at the Meadows Mobile Home Park Clubhouse, 2900 S. Valley View Blvd. Call 702-348-4906.
Ethnic Express International Folk Dancing: The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., has scheduled dancing for participants 8 or older from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Wednesdays. The cost is $4 per person. Learn international dance styles, including Arabic, Armenian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Greek, Israeli, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian and Turkish folk dances. Call 702-732-4871 or visit ethnicexpresslasvegas.org.
Scottish Country Dancing: The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., is set to host dancing for participants 13 or older from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Fridays. The cost is $5 per person. Call 702-229-6383 or visit artslasvegas.org.
Free Zumba Classes: Licensed instructor Jean Smith teaches dance fitness to Latin rhythms, appropriate for all ages and fitness levels, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Call 702-507-6030 or visit lvccld.org. This class is also offered at 6 p.m. Fridays at Body Focus Fitness, 7380 S. Eastern Ave. Call 702-228-4967.
Open mic: Events are planned from 8 p.m. to midnight Thursdays at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Call 702-365-7111 or visit orleanscasino.com.
Live local bands: Bands play at 9 p.m. Saturdays at Money Plays, 4755 W. Flamingo Road, and an open mic night is scheduled at 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays. Visit moneyplayslv.com.
Lounge offerings: The Gold Coast Showroom Lounge, 4000 W. Flamingo Road, is set to host free shows by DJ Manny at 6 p.m. Thursdays.
Karaoke: Music is scheduled from 8 p.m. to midnight Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Jack’s Irish Pub at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit palacestation.sclv.com.
John Windsor: The singer is scheduled to perform from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturdays and 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sundays at McMullan’s Irish Pub, 4650 W. Tropicana Ave. He also is scheduled at 8:45 p.m. Mondays at Ri Ra Irish Pub in Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit john-windsor.com.
Jerry Tiffe: The musician is scheduled to perform from 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays at Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd. Visit arizonacharliesdecatur.com.
The Peter Love Trio: The group is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays at Jack’s Irish Pub at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit palacestation.sclv.com.