Southwest and Spring Valley Community Events Calendar, June 2-8, 2016

THE WEEK’S BEST BETS

1. RibFest: The Nevada Barbecue Association plans its second annual Las Vegas Championship RibFest to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada June 4 at Bass Pro Shops, 8200 Dean Martin Drive. In addition to competition, the event is set to offer a kids’ zone, cooking demonstrations and entertainment from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Admission is free. Sample tickets are set to be sold on site. Visit nvbbq.org.

2. Mermaid art show: Art inspired by mermaids is set to be featured at an inaugural group show scheduled to open from 6 to 10 p.m. June 3 at The Bubblegum Gallery in Downtown Spaces, 1800 S. Industrial Road, Suite 207D. Gallery owner LeslieAnn Farrell hopes to have a mermaid to greet guests at the event. Visit tinyurl.com/z5w7kxb or call 702-806-0930.

3. “(W)rites of Passage”: The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre plans to present a collection of humorous, warm, touching and tender student writings about growing up in Las Vegas in a show set for 7 p.m. June 3 and 4 at the Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza in Lorenzi Park, 720 Twin Lakes Drive; at 7 p.m. June 10 in the Black Box Theatre at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway; and at 7 p.m. June 11 in the Art Square Theatre, 1025 S. First St., Suite 145. All performances are free. Visit artslasvegas.org.

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

Minute to Win It: Teens are invited to test game skills from 3:30 to 5 p.m. June 2 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.

Charity golf tournament: The Public Education Foundation’s 16th annual Tee Up For Kids Charity Golf Tournament registration is set for 6:30 a.m. June 2 at Spanish Trail Country Club, 5050 Spanish Trail Lane. Tournament activities include hole-in-one and closest-to-the-pin contests, tee prizes, trophies for first and second place, and an awards luncheon. Funds raised from the tournament benefit public education through the foundation’s programs and initiatives. Individual playing spots are available for $300, and foursomes are $1,200. Corporate sponsorships also are available starting at $350. Donations are tax deductible. Call 799-1042 or go to thepef.org.

Cabaret: WolfCreek is slated to play at 9 p.m. June 2-4 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 8, 15, 22 and 29; In-A-Fect at 9 p.m. June 9-11; and The Jukebox Heroes at 9 p.m. June 16-18. 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 2-4, 8-11 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.

Rock the Socks Golf Classic: A two-person scramble golf tournament benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas is scheduled for June 3 with registration at 7 a.m. and tee-off at 8 a.m. at Bear’s Best Las Vegas, 11111 W. Flamingo Road. Entry fees start at $130. Visit rmhlv.org.

Dive-in Movies at Wet’n’Wild: A June 3 screening of the Pixar animated feature “Inside Out” it set to kick off Dive-in Movies at Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas, 7055 S. Fort Apache Road. Movies are free with the price of admission. For more information and a complete schedule of movies, visit wetnwildlasvegas.com.

Math fun: Math-based activities inspired by the PBS television show “Pet + Cat” are scheduled from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 3 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.

Pokemon biology: Kids are invited to learn basic biology using Pokemon from 4 to 5 p.m. June 3 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. 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 3 and 17 in Social in the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Visit palms.com.

Alumni anniversary: The Friends of Rainbow Company plan a 40th anniversary alumni reception from 2 to 4 p.m. June 4 at the Nevada State Museum at the Springs Preserve, 309 S. Valley View Blvd. Tickets are $25. Credit card purchases must be made in advance as only cash or checks will be accepted at the door. Visit tinyurl.com/rainbow-alumni.

Little STEAM Club: Preschoolers are invited to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math stations from 11 a.m. to noon June 4 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.

JUNKFest: An event featuring crazy mixups in the flea market area, crafts, sales in the estate sale warehouse, $3 appraisals and a visit from a bacon food truck is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 4 at Not Just Antiques Mart, 1422 Western Ave. Visit notjustantiquesmart.com.

Teens take over: Teens can hang out after hours, play games, eat snacks and create art from 5:45 to 8 p.m. June 4 at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Visit lvccld.org.

Brain health support: The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health plans a free caregiver workshop from 2 to 3 p.m. June 4 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit lvccld.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 4, 11, 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 4, 11, 18 and 25. Contact Carlo Luzzi at carlo6180@yahoo.com or 702-355-9341.

National Trails Day cleanup: Friends of Nevada Wilderness plan to celebrate National Trails Day in the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area by hosting a volunteer cleanup June 4 and 5 in Lovell Canyon. Twenty volunteers will spend the weekend improving Griffith Shadow Trail at the top of the canyon, tucked between Mount Charleston and the Red Rock National Conservation Area. Friends of Nevada Wilderness will host the group for a campout on Saturday night, and volunteers will learn about wilderness and the effects of 2013’s Carpenter One Fire while enjoying a gourmet camp dinner and Dutch-oven desserts. To sign up, visit nevadawilderness.org or call 702-515-5417.

Celebration of life: A reception to honor the life of Rainbow Company staff member Kris Shepherd is scheduled at 2 p.m. June 5 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. The celebration is set to be followed by a potluck reception. Entry is free. Visit facebook.com/rainbowcompany.

Pop Strings Orchestra: The 15-piece band is slated to perform free at 11 p.m. June 4 and 25 in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Visit palms.com.

Dynamic Trombone Quartet: Walt Boenig, Bobby Scann, Kevin Stout and Sonny Hernandez are set to put on a free concert at 2 p.m. June 4 at the Charleston Heights ArtsCenter, 800 S. Brush St. Visit artslasvegas.org.

Club Read Kick-off: Kids can play life-sized “Candy Land” during a summer reading program kick-off event scheduled from 4 to 5 p.m. June 5 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.

Open ensemble: The Friends of Rainbow Company plan to host an open ensemble led by past and present youth theater staff. Alumni, friends and family can relive the ensemble experience with games and theater exercises from 6 to 8 p.m. June 6 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, Tickets are $10. Visit tinyurl.com/rainbow-fun.

Summer fun camps: Themed camps for kids ages 6 to 12 are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays June 6-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.

Toddler Duplo Club: Children 1 to 3 are invited to enjoy sons and stories as they play with Duplo bricks from 11:30 to noon June 7 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.

Lego Club: Children are invited to listen to stories and construct Lego creations from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. June 7 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.

Kid librarians: Kids can learn to stamp a book, shush loud patrons and more as they learn the art of librarians during an event scheduled from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. June 8 at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Visit lvccld.org.

Preserving Limbs through Wound Care: The event is planned at 11:30 a.m. June 8 at Spring Valley Hospital, 5400 S. Rainbow Blvd., Conference Room B. Join Lubna Javed, medical director of the wound care center, as she discusses treatments that can help heal wounds and prevent the possible amputation of damaged arms or legs. RSVP by calling 702-388-4888.

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 the Las Vegas Rescue Mission and the Aphasia Recovery Center on June 6; Through the Eyes of a Child Foundation on June 13; 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.

Summer conservatories: The Rainbow Youth Theatre plans to host a Summer Children’s Drama Conservatory for actors ages 8 to 11 and a Teen Summer conservatory for actors 12 to 16 June 13-24 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. A performance is slated for June 25. The cost for the two weeks of instruction is $225. Registration is underway. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-6383.

Guild show: The Las Vegas Artists Guild plans to display the group show “Light of Spring” through June 12 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.

“More Than a Vessel”: The artists of Clay Arts Vegas, a Las Vegas Arts District pottery studio, plan to display works based on the cup in a show slated to be on display through June 14 in the gallery of the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Visit lvccld.org.

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

Taste of Home Cooking School and Expo: The event is set to feature vendors, giveaways and a cooking school demonstration June 2 in the Grand Ballroom at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Shopping and giveaways are set for 4:30 p.m., followed by the demonstration at 6:30 p.m. General admission tickets are $15 and include a Smith’s reusable bag, coupons, samples and a Taste of Home magazine subscription; preferred tickets are $30 and include preferred seating, a Taste of Home cookbook, a reusable bag, coupons, samples and magazine subscription; and VIP tickets are $50 and include all of the above, as well as VIP seating and a VIP cocktail party before the cooking school with a meet-and-greet with Taste of Home chef Renee Morgan. Visit ticketmaster.com.

“Decades Apart — Reflections of Three Gay Men”: Performances of the multimedia show are scheduled at 8 p.m. June 3, 4, 10 and 11 and 3 p.m. June 5 and 12 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $20. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

Blues in the Desert: Musicians Buddy Guy and Jonny Lang are scheduled to perform at 6 p.m. June 4 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Tickets start at $36. Call 702-267-4849 or visit cityofhenderson.com.

Slidin Into Summer: The city of Henderson plans to kick off summer with a variety of events starting at 5 p.m. June 4 at Anthem Hills Park, 2256 N. Reunion Drive. The event is set to feature a giant slip and slide, a mini slip and slide for smaller children, a bounce house, food trucks and interactive lawn games for participants of all ages. The cost is $5. Call 702-267-5870.

Kneebody with The Shapiro Project: The event, part of the Jazz in the Park Series, is set for 7 p.m. June 4 at the Clark County Government Center Amphitheater, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Seating is set to begin at 5 p.m. Picnics, blankets and low-back chairs are welcome. Food and drink should be available for purchase on site. Visit tinyurl.com/ccjitp2016.

Homeless Youth in the Alley Bowling Tournament: The event to benefit the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth is set from 1 to 3 p.m. June 4 at the Suncoast Bowling Center, 9090 Alta Drive. Along with the bowling tournament, activities are set to include lunch, entertainment, giveaways, a raffle and an award presentation. Space is limited. The cost is $30 per bowler or $150 per team of five prior to the event. At-the-door pricing is $35 per bowler and $175 per team. Registration begins at noon. Visit nphy.org/hya or contact Lanette Rivera at events@nphy.org.

Las Vegas Philharmonic — Dream of Now, Dream of Then: The performance featuring Broadway hits by Gershwin, Rodgers & Hammerstein and Sondheim is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. June 4 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $26 to $96. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.

“Classic Cole Porter & Broadway”: The 50-voice Musical Arts Chorus performance celebrating the music of Cole Porter is planned at 3 p.m. June 5 in Rando-Grillot Recital Hall at UNLV, 3505 S. Maryland Parkway. Sidra Kain, Sue Russell, Cindy Stock and John A. Smith are among the featured soloists. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors, students, military or the disabled and are available at the UNLV Performing Arts Center Box Office. Call 792-895-2787 or visit unlv.edu/pac or snmas.com.

Celebration of life: A reception to honor the life of Rainbow Company staff member Kris Shepherd is scheduled at 2 p.m. June 5 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. The celebration is set to be followed by a potluck reception. Entry is free. Visit facebook.com/rainbowcompany.

Discovery Golf Classic: The third annual Discovery Golf Classic to benefit the Discovery Children’s Museum is set for 8:30 a.m. June 6 at the Cascata Golf Club, 1 Cascata Drive, Boulder City. Email events@DiscoveryKidsLV.org or call 702-382-3445.

One Night for ONE DROP: A live screening of the sold-out VIP Cirque du Soleil performance is scheduled at 7 p.m. June 7 at three Fathom Events theaters across the valley. The event is a celebration around World Water Day to bring awareness and raise funds for water issues worldwide and for One Drop, a nonprofit seeking to provide access to safe water. Tickets are $15. Screenings are scheduled at the following theaters: Regal Village Square 18, 9400 W. Sahara Ave., visit tinyurl.com/regvs18 or call 844-462-7342; Century 18 Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, visit samstownlv.com or call 702-636-7075; and Century 16 South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, visit southpointcasino.com or call 702-260-4061.

Master Gardener: The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension program is scheduled to host open registration June 8 and 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.

Sip, Bite, Bid: The annual wine tasting event hosted by Lutheran Social Services of Nevada is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. June 9 at Cili Restaurant at Bali Hai, 5160 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event featuring wine tasting and a silent auction is set to benefit Lutheran Social Services of Nevada. Tickets are $65. RSVP by visiting lssnv.org or calling 702­-467-­4442.

Sundown in Downtown: The event, returning for its fifth year and celebrating the Las Vegas Natural History Museum’s 25th anniversary, is set from 6 to 10 p.m. June 10 at Heritage Park next to the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The event is set to include music, drink and food vendors. Tickets for the 21-or-older event start at $35, which includes all-you-can-eat via food vendors and two drink tickets. Additional drink tickets can be purchased for $5 each. Visit lvnhm.org or call 702-384-3466.

Junior Achievement poker tournament: The sixth annual poker tournament to benefit Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada is planned for noon June 11 at Planet Hollywood Resort, 3667 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Texas hold ‘em is planned to start at noon, with a grand prize of a seat at the World Series of Poker’s main event this summer at the Rio. Buy-in is $250 for 5,000 chips; rebuy, $100 for 5,000 chips; and add-on, $100 for 10,000 chips. Call 702-214-0500 or visit JALasVegas.org.

Reggae in the Desert: The 15th annual music festival is scheduled for noon June 11 at the Clark County Amphitheater, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. The all-ages event is set to feature Capelton, Don Carlos, Israel Vibration, Fortunate Youth, Junior Marvin and New Kingston. General admission tickets are $40 in advance and $45 day of the show. VIP tickets are $120 and include an event T-shirt, event poster, meet-and-greet with select artists, a VIP cash bar and air-conditioned VIP Lounge. Children 5 or younger will be admitted free. Visit ticketfly.com or reggaeinthedesert.com.

“The Collective”: The Global Citizenship Service at Cirque du Soleil plans to host its 11th annual free art exhibition at Eden Gallery inside The Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd., from noon to 8 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays through June 14. A special reception is set from 6 to 8 p.m. June 2. The exhibit features artwork by the company’s performers, technicians and support staff in Las Vegas. In addition to the 33 works showcased this year, The Collective will also feature the square project from the Zarkana Theater, a collection of squares created by individual cast and crew members that, once brought together, represent the beauty, importance and impact of working together toward a common goal. Visit EdenArtStudioAndGallery.com.

PLAN AHEAD

Nevada Watercolor Society Show: An array of the best watercolor paintings by the Nevada Watercolor Society are set to be on display June 10 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.

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 10 and 24 in Social in the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Visit palms.com.

Playing with Light: Guests can use basic physics principals to explore interactive exhibits at a visiting exhibit on the art of illumination June 10 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.

Fab Four — The Ultimate Tribute: A Beatles and Ed Sullivan tribute show is scheduled for 8 p.m. June 11 and 12 in the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $19.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Night at the Museum: In anticipation of “Finding Dory,” a screening of the film “Finding Nemo” along with pizza, snacks, games and crafts is planned for a kids night out from 5 to 9 p.m. June 11 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Admission is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Reservations are required. Only 125 spots are available. Visit springspreserve.org.

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 June 11 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.

Youth Theatre Academy: Summer youth theater is set to return to the Las Vegas Little Theatre, with three weeks of classes June 13 through July 1. A comedy workshop is scheduled June 13-17. Drama is 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.

Vegas Fringe Festival: Theater groups are encouraged to apply to be featured in the sixth annual Vegas Fringe Festival, scheduled June 10-19 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Visit lvlt.org.

Teen Adventure Camp: The Mirabelli Community Center, 6200 Hargrove Ave., is set to host a summer camp for youths 12 to 15 with trips planned Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Camps are scheduled from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays starting June 13. The cost for camp is $150, which includes adventure fees. Field trip destinations planned include a float trip of Black Canyon, Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas, Game Works, Indoor Skydiving and Trapeze Las Vegas. Visit lasvegasparksandrec.com or call 702-229-6359.

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.

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. June 11, 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.

Men’s Health — What You Should Know: The session is planned from 6 to 7 p.m. June 15 at Spring Valley Hospital, 5400 S. Rainbow Blvd., Conference Room B. It is to include an interactive discussion about men’s health, particularly urological concerns. Dr. Lawrence Newman, a local urologist, will discuss signs and symptoms of urological issues men should know. Registration is required. Visit valleyhealthsystem.com/events or call 702-388-4888.

Cooking class: A Thai-inspired cooking experience led by executive chef Steve Piamchuntar is scheduled form 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.

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.

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.

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.

“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.

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 lsmith.lv@outlook.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.

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.

Super Toy Con: The diecast model car, toy, comic and pop culture convention is set for 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.

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.

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.

“The Mystery of Edwin Drood”: Super Summer Theatre performances of the musical 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 7 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 Valley View Blvd. Visit lasvegasquilters.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.

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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 birdsoftheair@epiclv.org.

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.

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