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Southwest and Spring Valley Community Events Calendar, March 10-16, 2016

THE WEEK’S BEST BETS

1. “The Speed of Darkness”: David McKee is scheduled to direct performances of the play by Steve Tesich at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, March 11-27, in the Fischer Black Box at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $15 for adults and $14 for seniors or students. Ushers can see the show for free. Visit lvlt.org.

2. Cirque Run: Cirque du Soleil is set to host its 15th annual Run Away with Cirque du Soleil community 5K run and 1-mile fun walk March 12 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Onsite registration is set to start at 7 a.m. Pre-race activities are slated to begin at 8 a.m. with the race starting at 8:30 a.m. Registration is $40 for the 5K and $30 for the 1-mile in advance. Register at cirquedusoleil.com/5krun.

3. Fiddle & Guitar: Internationally recognized musicians Alex DePue, on fiddle, and Miguel DeHoyos, on guitar, are set to take traditional flamenco style and blend it with everything from rock favorites to original works during a concert scheduled at 7 p.m. March 12 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Visit artslasvegas.org.

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

Paper collage: Teens are invited to create paper collages on canvas at 4 p.m. March 10 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3940.

In-A-Fect: The band is set to perform a free show at 9 p.m. March 10-12 in the Bourbon Street Cabaret Lounge in The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Terrariums: Teens are invited to make plastic egg terrariums at 4 p.m. March 11 at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-6030.

Machine Gun Kelly’s: The local band is slated to play free shows at 9 p.m. March 11, 12, 25 and 26 and April 29 and 30 in Brendan’s Irish Pub inside The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Kid studio: Parents can have time away and maybe enjoy a play while children participate in a kid’s studio afternoon with fun, snacks and a drink from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. March 12 in the studio at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Participation is $10. Visit lvlt.org.

Electro cards: Teens can make LED electro cards at 3:30 p.m. March 12 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3820.

David Perrico: David Perrico & His Pop Springs Orchestra are set to put on free shows at 11 p.m. March 12 and 26 and April 9 and 23 in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Visit palms.com.

West Coast Conference Championships: Western Athletic Conference basketball tournaments are scheduled through March 12 in the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Visit orleansarena.com.

Yoga on the Meadow: Stretch with the Red Rock Canyon escarpment as your background during Yoga on the Meadow sessions scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. March 12, 19, 22 and 26, and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 15, 22 and 29 at 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.

Old-fashioned egg hunt: The free event is set for 9:30 a.m. March 12 at the Paul Meyer Baseball Field, 4525 New Forest Drive. Candy, toys, eggs, face paint, a bunny hop and contests are planned. Egg hunts are divided by age, with 9:30 a.m. check-in: 9:45 a.m., ages 2 to 4 with parents; 10:05 a.m., ages 5 and 6, no parents; 10:25 a.m. ages 7 to 10, no parents; 10:45 a.m., ages 11 and 12, no parents. Registration is required (use code 205700.01). Call 702-455-7723 or visit clarkcountynv.gov/parksregistration.

Gardening series: A class on designing gardens with hands-on experience in a teaching garden is scheduled from 8 to 11 a.m. March 12 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The cost is $37.50. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.

Bike the Pioneer Trail: The inaugural event is planned for 11 a.m. March 13, starting at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. It will travel to the Old Mormon Fort, 500 E. Washington Ave. Cyclists can ride by historic sights that include the Benny Binion home, the Moulin Rouge and the Harrison House, where musicians Sammy Davis Jr. and Pearl Bailey stayed. Following the bike trail, a party is planned from noon to 3 p.m. at the Tenaya Creek Brewery, 831 W. Bonanza Road. Raffles for prizes, including a three-month membership to Las Vegas’ Foundation Room, are planned. There is a $10 registration fee, which includes an event T-shirt and more. The Pioneer Trail will be assisted by Metro Police, tour marshals and tour support. Visit bikethepioneertrail.com.

Dance audition: Super Summer Theatre and the Gateway Arts Foundation plan a dance audition for “Hooray for Hollywood,” a salute to movie music, from 1 to 5 p.m. March 13 and from 5 to 9 p.m. March 14 at Super Summer Theatre Studios, 4340 S. Valley View Blvd., Suite 204. Call 702-255-0695 or visit gatewayartsfoundation.org.

Eastern Christian Formation Institute: Our Lady of Wisdom Byzantine Catholic Church, 2120 Lindell Road, plans to offer the class Scripture Reaching in Depth — The Catholic Epistles at 7 p.m. March 15 and 22. Soup suppers are planned for 5 p.m. in the church hall to precede the classes. The free courses will count toward Catechist Certification. Call 702-873-5101.

Nutrition tours: Students and staff with the UNLV Nutrition Center are set to provide guided tours at local grocery stories to explore the nutrition and cost benefits of fresh, frozen, canned and dried fruits and vegetables. The free, 45-minute tours are scheduled at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m March 19, 20 and April 3 at the 4001 S. Decatur Blvd. Smith’s and at 10 a.m. March 19 and April 2 at the Durango Shopping Center, 7405 S. Durango Drive. To reserve a spot, call 702-895-4875 or email nutrition.center@unlv.edu.

The NiteKings: The band is slated to perform free shows at 4 p.m. Wednesdays in March in the Bourbon Street Cabaret Lounge in The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Visit orleanscasino.com.

“In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play”: Sarah Ruhl’s play delves into the emotions a wife goes through as her scientist husband treats “hysterical women” with a new intimate technology. Performances directed by Gillen Brey are scheduled at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, through March 20, at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for seniors and students. Visit lvlt.org.

Pirate Fest: Pirates are set to take over from noon to 7 p.m. April 8 and 9 and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 10 at Lorenzi Park, 3333 W. Washington Ave. Activities slated include a Zappos-sponsored Cardboard Regatta, costumed performers, musicians, vendors and more. One-day admission is $15 for adults, $10 for children seniors and military members. Prices are $30 and $20 for three-day admission. Zappos plans to host a free cardboard boat building class from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 15 at the Zappos campus, 400 Stewart Ave. Visit piratefestlv.com.

Sinatra’s Centennial: The Las Vegas News Bureau plans to celebrate Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday with photographs in an exhibit set to run through March 20 during regular hours at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-6030.

Fomato Fun: The Midnight Fomato Society plans to present “Bad Head,” a comedy directed by John Tomasello featuring science fiction, fantasy, burlesque and foam tomatoes that the audience is welcome to lob at one another and actors during the show. The show is set to run at 10 p.m. Fridays through March 25, at the Sci Fi Center, 5077 Arville St. Tickets are $10. Fomatoes will be sold at the show (cash only). Visit facebook.com/thescificentervegas.

“Where I Lived”: A Nevada Housing Division exhibit made up of drawings created by Clark County students is set to be on display through March 29 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3820.

“Becoming Animal: Standing Witness for the Sentient Wild”: The exhibit of photography by Sharon K. Shafer is set to be on display through March 31 at the Nevada State Museum at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Visit museums.nevadaculture.org.

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: The area’s best student artwork and writing is set to be on display through April 3 in the Big Springs Gallery at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Gallery admission is included with paid admission. Visit springspreserve.org.

“Force of Nature”: The free exhibit featuring works by Elizabeth Blau, Rossitiza Todorova and Orlando Montenegro Cruz on nature and movement relating to travel through space and the human effect on the environment is planned from 12:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday through April 20 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Call 702-229-6383.

“Infrared”: Sean Russell’s infrared photographs of lake homes, docks and shorelines in Big Lake, Minn., are set to be on display through April 24 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3940.

“Arctic Voices”: Learn about the wildlife and people who live in the Arctic at a Canadian Museum of Nature and Science North exhibit set to be on display through May 18 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Visit springspreserve.org.

Kiss by Monster Mini Golf: The Kiss-themed miniature golf attraction closed its Harmon Avenue and Paradise Road location Feb. 6 and is slated to move to the Rio this spring. The new 13,000-square-foot attraction is set to feature 18 holes of miniature golf with video, animatronics and memorabilia. Visit monsterminigolf.com.

WORTH A DRIVE

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour: The event is scheduled at 7 p.m. March 10 and 11 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Admission is provided by free wristbands that are set to be be distributed at 6 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis; limit one per person. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.

Inspire. Challenge. Engage Dinner: The event, organized by Create A Change Now and The Reset Project, is scheduled at 5:45 p.m. March 10 at Booker Elementary School, 2277 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. Some of Las Vegas’ top executive chefs are set to collaborate and create a specially designed prix fixe menu. Tickets begin at $40 and are available at tinyurl.com/iced16.

Cotopaxi Questival: The adventure scavenger hunt for teams of two to six people is scheduled March 11 and 12 starting in downtown Las Vegas. More information will be available through a race day information packet sent seven days before the race. A challenge list is set to be sent 24 hours before the event. Tickets begin at $39. Visit tinyurl.com/questlv16.

Henderson Symphony Orchestra: The group plans a free young artists concert at 8 p.m. March 11 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. The concert will feature soloists Jenny Hahn, Ivan Ferguson, Daniel Kyong and Thomas Kyong. Compositions by Mozart, Max Bruch, Carl Maria von Weber, George Gershwin and Franz Schubert are to be performed. Visit hendersonsymphony.org.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival: The 50th Annual Southern Nevada Sons and Daughters of Erin St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. March 11, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. March 12 and noon to 9 p.m. March 13. Admission to the festival is free. Some activities may require purchased tickets, which will be available at the event. Along with a carnival, festival, live entertainment and car show, the parade is planned for 10 a.m. March 12 with more than 100 floats, entries and community participants. The event is a fundraiser for the nonprofit Southern Nevada Sons and Daughters of Erin. Proceeds will benefit the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Visit cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-2171.

Walk for Wishes: Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada is set to host the 1-mile walk and 5K fun run at 8 a.m. March 12 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Family entertainment, food and a post-event award ceremony are planned, with all proceeds going to Make-A-Wish. Registration is set for 7 p.m. Visit snv.wish.org.

La Catrina String Quartet: The Nevada School of the Arts is set to present Musical Crossroads featuring La Catrina String Quartet at 7 p.m. March 11 at the Historic Fifth Street School Auditorium, 401 S. Fourth St. The event is curated by Brian Paco Alvarez, art advocate, urban historian and native Las Vegan. An artists’ reception is set to follow. In addition to performing, the quartet is to present a series of master classes, working NSA Chamber Ensembles and an outreach performance at a high school. Admission is $25 or $35 at the door or $10 for students. Vist nsamusic.org. For more information, call 702-384-2787.

Police Unity Tour 2016 featuring Rock Candy: Rock Candy is scheduled to perform classic rock at 8 p.m. March 12 at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, as part of the Police Unity Tour. The tour’s primary purpose is to raise awareness of law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. The secondary purpose of the tour is to raise funds for the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial and Museum. Tickets are $15. Visit samstownlv.com or call 702-636-7075.

St. Baldrick’s head-shaving events: The events to raise money for the national organization funding research to find cures for childhood cancer are scheduled at noon March 12 at Ri Ra Irish Pub in Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd South, and from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. March 12 at New York-New York, 3790 Las Vegas Blvd. South, at the hotel’s Brooklyn Bridge. Live music and celebrity guest head-shavers are planned. Visit stbaldricks.org.

Empty Bowl Benefit and Auction: The 16th annual event is planned from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 12 at Green Valley High School, 460 Arroyo Grande Blvd., to benefit Las Vegas Catholic Worker programs. A lunch of soup and bread will be served in handmade ceramic bowls. Each attendee will select their own bowl made by members and friends of the Nevada Clay Guild and keep it as a lasting reminder of world hunger. A live auction of bowls made by prominent artists is planned from noon to 1:30 p.m. A silent auction also is planned. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for children and may be purchased at the door or at lvcw.org/emptybowl.htm.

Trivia Challenge Night: The Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation’s 14th annual Trivia Challenge Night, “Planes, Trains and Automobiles,” is scheduled at 6 p.m. March 12 at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. The winner of the trivia challenge will receive a trophy and be crowned 2016’s Most Valuable Brain. Snacks, drinks and cocktails will be available. Tickets are $30 per person or $300 per table of 10. Doors open at 5 p.m. Visit samstownlv.com or call 702-636-7075.

Igniting the Arts: Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School plans to host the fundraiser at 6 p.m. March 12 to showcase students from the school’s Conservatory of the Fine Arts, 2015 S. Hualapai Way. A pre-show reception is planned at 6 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres, beverages and a silent auction. Tickets are $75 and include admittance to the pre-show reception and entertainment. Visit faithconservatory.com.

Fashion shows: The “Gossip Girl”-themed shows are planned at noon and 2 p.m. March 12 in the lower level of Kohl’s court at the Galleria at Sunset mall, 1300 W. Sunset Road. The event is set to be hosted by the National Charity League’s Green Valley chapter class of 2017. The league is a nonprofit for mothers and daughters who participate in philanthropic work, leadership development and cultural activities. Visit galleriaatsunset.com.

Family Festival: The Artisan Craft Festival Spring Shopping Jamboree benefiting Easter Seals Nevada is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 13 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. The Easter Bunny is scheduled to be there. Admission is free. To register, visit artisancraftfestival.com.

Whitney Phoenix in ‘I Love a Piano’: The Gateway Arts Foundation plans to present the Las Vegas pianist at 3 p.m. March 13 at the Starbright Theatre, 2225 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $20. Visit gatewayartsfoundation.org or call 702-255-0695.

LGBTQ Career Fair: The event is planned from 1 to 4 p.m. March 14 at The Center, 401 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit thecenterlv.com or call 702-733-9800.

Veterans Stand Down: The annual event, hosted by U.S.VETS-Las Vegas, is set from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 16 and 17 at Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Visit usvetsinc.org/lasvegas.

Catch the Leprechaun Run 2016: The Las Vegas office of CBRE, in conjunction with CBRE Cares, plans to host the second annual 5K race and 1-mile walk at 8 a.m. March 19 at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road. CBRE has pledged all profits to the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth and The Public Education Foundation’s Clark County Reads program. Registration is $35 for adults and $20 for children 12 or younger for the 5K or the 1-mile distance. Participants are encouraged to wear green as they chase the costumed leprechaun, who will lead all runners at the beginning of the race. Each participant will receive a goodie bag, T-shirt and medal. Register in advance online or onsite the day of the race starting at 6:30 a.m. Visit tinyurl.com/zx42a92.

“Mug Shots #3” by Diane Bush: This third installation of Mug Shots is planned during regular gallery hours through March 31 at the Left of Center Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Road. Mug Shots is part of a yearlong series of mini installations created and curated by multimedia artist and ex-educator Diane Bush, who is set to provide the public with humorous and collectible artist-designed mugs, framed artwork and ceramic commemorative plates. Admission is free. Visit leftofcenterart.org.

PLAN AHEAD

“Spring Love”: Music fans are invited to celebrate the Iranian festival of spring, Nowruz, through the musical “Spring Love” featuring poet, singer, songwriter and storyteller Ziba Shirazi at 7:30 p.m. March 19 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3940.

Creedence Clearwater Revisited: A band featuring the bass and drums from Creedence Clearwater Revival is set to play at 8 p.m. March 19 and 20 in the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $59.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Killian’s Angels: The local Celtic band is set to play free shows at 9 p.m. March 17, 18 and 19 and April 1, 2, 22, 23 in Brendan’s Irish Pub inside The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Rockie Brown & The Fellas: Expect R&B, pop and Top 40 when the neo-sound band puts on a free show at 10 p.m. March 25 in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Visit palms.com.

Jay Cutler Desert Classic: The Las Vegas City Athletic Club 2016 Jay Cutler Desert Classic, a men’s and women’s body-building, physique and fitness competition, is scheduled for March 26, with pre-judging set at 10:30 a.m. and the finals at 6:30 p.m. in the Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets for pre-judging start at $35.50. Tickets for the finals are $48 for reserved seating and $52 for VIP seating. A meet-and-greet ticket that includes a question-and-answer session with Jay Cutler is $100. An after-party is scheduled at Ghostbar. Visit lasvegasnpc.com.

The Hal Savar Band: With a lead singer billed as a live human juke box, the band is scheduled to perform an all-request free show at 10 p.m. March 10 in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Visit palms.com.

The Saints of Las Vegas: The local rock band is slated to perform a free show at 10 p.m. March 24 in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Visit palms.com.

Dion: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Dion is set to perform at 8 p.m. March 25 and 26 in the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $49.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Easter Seals Walk: The eighth annual Easter Walk & Roll to benefit Easter Seals Nevada, a ½-mile walk followed by a carnival with egg hunts and a petting zoo, is scheduled at 9 a.m. March 26 at Lorenzi Park, 3343 W. Washington Ave. Registration starts at 8 a.m. and is $35 for adults and $20 for children, seniors and members of the military. Visit eastersealsnevada.org/walknroll.

Retired New York City Police officers meeting: The 35-year-old group plans to meet at 7 p.m. March 31 at O’Aces Bar & Grill, 4955 S. Decatur Blvd. It meets the last Thursday of the month. Email trimboli.peter@yahoo.com.

Garage Boys: Expect cover hits from the ‘60s to today when the popular touring band puts on a free show at 10 p.m. March 31 in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Visit palms.com.

Dana Carvey: The comedian known for his movies and “Saturday Night Live” run is scheduled to perform at 9 p.m. April 1 and 2 in the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $54.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Surrealist art: Jacqueline Eihausen is scheduled to lead a workshop on painting a surrealist landscape from 12:15 to 2:15 p.m. April 2 and 9 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. The two-session fee is $26. Visit artslasvegas.org.

Parrothead club meeting: The Phin City Parrothead Club plans its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. April 6 at Tommy Rocker’s, 4275 Dean Martin Drive. Nonmembers are welcome, and parrot-phenalia is set to be raffled off to raise money for a charity of the month.

Don Rickles: The comedian is set to perform at 8 p.m. April 9 and 10 in the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $69.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Finnegan’s Wake: The band is slated to play a free show at 9 p.m. April 8 and 9 in Brendan’s Irish Pub in The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Auditions: Actors and dancers with cheer experience are invited to try out for the musical “Bring it On” set to be directed by Troy Heard for August performances at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park. Vocal auditions are set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 9 and noon to 5 p.m. April 10 at Super Summer Theatre Studios, 4340 S. Valley View Blvd., No. 208. Visit supersummertheatre.org.

Best in Show: The annual Animal Foundation shelter pet dog show is scheduled for 1 p.m. April 10 in the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana. Admission starts at $12. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Rockabilly Weekend: Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend, a festival featuring music, a classic car show, burlesque, dancing, tiki pool parties, a pin-up contest, bowling, more than 120 vendors and more, is scheduled April 14-17 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Four-day passes are $125 before March 31 and $150 if any remain after. Car show-only tickets are $30. Visit vivalasvegas.net.

Star Trek — The Ultimate Voyage: A live symphony orchestra backed up by projected film and television footage is set to bring 50 years of “Star Trek” music to the stage for the first time at 7 p.m. April 4 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are on sale now for $50. Visit orleansarena.com or call 702-284-7777.

Auditions: Actors and dancers are invited to audition for roles in “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” at noon April 17 and 7 p.m. April 18 at Super Summer Theatre Studios, 4340 S. Valley View Blvd., No. 208. Dance and cheer auditions are slated for 7 to 10 p.m. April 11. Not all characters need to be proficient in cheer or gymnastics, but ability is a plus. The show is slated to be directed by Joe Hynes as part of this year’s Super Summer Theatre at Spring Mountain State Ranch. To reserve an audition time, email table8prod@gmail.com. Visit supersummertheatre.org.

Louis Prima Jr. & The Witnesses: The band plans to bring new swingin’ sounds to town with a concert scheduled at 10 p.m. April 16 in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $27.52. Visit palms.com.

Belinda Carlisle: The former Go-Go’s lead singer is slated to perform at 8 pm. April 30 in the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $39.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

“Tuna Does Vegas”: Two actors are set to play multiple characters in the comedy “Tuna Does Vegas,” set to run May 6-22 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Visit lvlt.org.

Youth Theatre Academy: Summer youth theater is set to return to the Las Vegas Little Theatre, with three weeks of classes June 13-July 1. A comedy workshop is scheduled June 13-17. Drama is June 20-24, and a musical theater session is scheduled June 27-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.

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.

ONGOING

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. Friday nights and live music Saturday nights. Visit bonniesprings.org.

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 Blvd., 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 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.

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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