THE WEEK’S BEST BETS
1. 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.
2. 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. Visit bit.ly/ARTabOVE.
3. Las Vegas Singles Travel and Social Club: The club for mature singles interested in local, national and international travel plans to meet at 7 p.m. June 28 at the Tap House, 5589 W. Charleston Blvd. Social time begins at 6:30 p.m. This month’s speaker is set to talk about a cruise from Texas to Spain. A small fee is charged to cover the cost of refreshments and the meeting room. Call 702-873-8309.
IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Workforce Connections’ Business Engagement Specialist Team: The B.E.S.T. group invites youths 16 to 24 who are interested in learning about a new career while getting a paycheck to attend the first NxGen Youth Paid Internship Fair at 9 a.m. June 23 at Workforce Connections, 6330 W. Charleston Blvd. Employers, including BMC, Marshalls, Station Casinos, Chelton House, PLI, State Farm Insurance, Clean the World Organization, Goodwill of Southern Nevada, Originate, Farmers Insurance and New York Life, will have representatives at the fair to discuss opportunities. Attendees should register at nvworkforceconnections.org/events/2016summerJobs. Bring resumes and dress ready for interviews.
New hospital tower: On June 26, 2015, Spring Valley Hospital broke ground on its four-story tower. An open house is planned from 10 a.m. to noon June 24 to offer residents a look at the new features of the building and chat with employees about services available at the hospital. Visitors may also tour the new outpatient therapy center and the wound healing and hyperbaric medicine center. Visit springvalleyhospital.com.
Cabaret: The NiteKings are set to perform at 4 p.m. June 29 in the Bourbon Street Cabaret Lounge at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Admission is free. Visit orleanscasino.com.
Medicare information: A session featuring a representative from the Nevada State Health Insurance Assistance Program is scheduled from 2 to 3 p.m. June 23 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit lvccld.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.
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.
“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.
Pop Strings Orchestra: The 15-piece band is slated to perform free at 11 p.m. June 25 and July 9 and 23 in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Visit palms.com.
Community Showcase: Opportunity Village’s Magical Forest preview event is planned from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 25 at 6300 Oakey Blvd. The nonprofit’s business lines will be showcased in addition to information on how the public can help. Entry is a donation, documents to shred or a monetary donation. Visit ovevents.com.
Civil War experience: Guests can try on Civil War uniforms and learn to march and drill in formation with input from historic re-enactments 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.
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. A training class is scheduled for June 25. Contact Carlo Luzzi at email@example.com or 702-355-9341.
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 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.
Fabulous Las Vegas Scribes: A show of calligraphy, letter arts and paper arts by Scribes members is scheduled to be on display through July 26 at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Visit lvccld.org.
Sin City Sinners: The Sin City Sinners All Stars are set to perform a free show at 10 p.m. June 30 in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Visit palms.com.
Youth Theatre Academy: The final week of summer youth theater is set to conclude at the Las Vegas Little Theatre July 1. The musical theater session is scheduled June 27 through July 1. Children ages 6 to 12 can write, direct and act in the show. The fee to participate is $175 a week with a $50 discount for siblings. The session runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and until 4 p.m. Friday. For an additional $25, extended drop-off and pickup are available. Full and partial scholarships may be offered. Visit lvlt.org or call 702-362-7996.
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.
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. most Sundays at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yoga on the Meadow: Yoga sessions are planned weekends 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. For times, contact David Low at 702-875-4141 or email@example.com.
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.
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 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
Night Hike: The free activity is planned from 8 to 9 p.m. June 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. Space is limited. Registration is required. Visit gomtcharleston.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
World’s Largest Swim Lesson: The city of Henderson is planning to tackle the record from 8 to 9 a.m. June 24 at the Whitney Ranch Aquatic Complex, 1575 B Galleria Drive. Participation is free. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Visit cityofhenderson.com and use activity code 336709-00.
Charo: The comedian and flamenco guitarist is slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. June 24 and 25 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $25. Call 702-796-7111 or visit southpointcasino.com.
Junior Ranger: The free program is planned from 2 to 3 p.m. June 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.
Open Container: The craft beer festival hosted by Motley Brews is scheduled from 7 to 9:30 p.m. June 25 at the Downtown Container Park, 707 Fremont St. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Visit opencontainerpark.com.
“I Know I Came in Here for Something”: The show, billed as a “middle-age musical comedy,” is set to be presented by the Gateway Arts Foundation and Dr. Carole Altman at 2 p.m. June 25 in the theater at the Summerlin Library Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Tickets are $20 and $15 for seniors at tinyurl.com/grwz8cz. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the foundation’s scholarship fund. Call 702-360-8340.
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, 10119 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 supplies headsets. Visit skyecanyon.com.
Zowie Bowie: The band featuring Chris Phillips is scheduled to play at 10 p.m. June 25 and July 9 and 23 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets cost $20. Call 702-796-7111 or visit southpointcasino.com.
FUPI fundraiser: A painting event set to benefit Foreclosed Upon Pets Inc., a nonprofit pet rescue, is planned at 1 p.m. June 26 at Pinot’s Palette, 1000 S. Rampart Blvd., No. 10. Tickets are $39, and snacks are to be provided. Beverages will be available for purchase. Call 702-331-2007 or visit pinotspalette.com/bocapark/event/107058.
Hiking Las Vegas: Author Branch Whitney and creator of the 52 Peak Club is set to speak from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 27 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Discover the best hikes around Las Vegas, what to bring on a hike and how to be safe. The event is free. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3710.
Conquer Chiari fundraiser and walk: A fundraiser is planned for June 28 at Genghis Grill, 550 N. Stephanie St. Members of the local Conquer Chiari chapter plan to serve stir-fry, with 15 percent of sales and 100 percent of cash tips going back to the organization. That event will help raise money to put on the group’s annual Walk Across America fundraiser, set for Sept. 17 in Las Vegas at Centennial Hills Park, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive. The cost for walk registration with a T-shirt is $25, but anyone can complete the 1.25-mile walk free. Visit tinyurl.com/hc5zzaj or conquerchiari.org.
Joined @ the Hip: The event featuring poet Lee Mallory and hip-hop performer Jackie G. is scheduled at 7 p.m. June 28 at The Beat Coffeehouse, 520 Fremont St. Admission is free with a one-drink minimum. Visit thebeatlv.com or call 702-385-2328.
Free veterans home buying seminar: The Ogden, 150 Las Vegas Blvd. North, plans to host a free veterans home buying seminar from 6 to 8 p.m. June 28. Mortgage bankers from The Federal Home Savings Bank, the largest Veteran-owned federal bank in the U.S., will be available to meet one-on-one with guests to discuss veterans home loan programs. Register at VAHomeBuyingEvent.eventbrite.com or contact Dino Schulatz with The Federal Savings Bank at 312-667-1958 or email@example.com.
“Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog”: The exhibit is set to be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday through Sept. 11 at the Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place, and is included with the museum’s general admission price of $14.50 per person. Visit discoverykidslv.org or call 702-382-5437.
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.
“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.
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.
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 of the Simmons Group at 702-492-5314.
Chronic pain treatment: Dr. Mel Pohl, director of the Las Vegas Recovery Center and author of several books, including “The Pain Antidote,” is set to speak on chronic pain and opiod treatment at 7:30 p.m. July 8 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.
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.
Jeremy James: A free acoustic show featuring selections from James’ 700-song set list is scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. July 8 and 22 in Social at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Visit palms.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.
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.
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. July 16 and Aug. 20 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. No buying, selling or playing for cards is permitted. Visit lvccld.org.
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.
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: 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.
D.L. Hughley: The actor and comedian is slated to perform at 8 p.m. July 22 and 23 in the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $39.99. Visit orleanscasino.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.
Senior law: An hourlong seminar on the foreclosure process is scheduled at noon July 27 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit lvccld.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 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.