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Southwest and Spring Valley Community Events Calendar, May 5-11, 2016

THE WEEK’S BEST BETS

1. Humanitarian Work Day: Volunteers are invited to sew hygiene bags for the homeless and make quilts and cats cradle strings for the Daughters of Utah Pioneers’ school education programs from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 5 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Las Vegas Stake Center, 3400 W. Charleston Blvd. Participation is free and open to all, and lunch will be served. Email billiebastian@hotmail.com.

2. Country in the Park: Joe Nichols, Brett Young and local country rock band Thrillbilly Deluxe are slated to perform as part of the Mountain’s Edge Master Planned Community’s annual festival from 2 to 8 p.m. May 7 in the amphitheater at Exploration Peak Park, 9700 S. Buffalo Drive. The event is also set to include food vendors, a beer garden, exhibits and activities for children. Leashed, well-behaved pets, picnic baskets, chairs and blankets are permitted. Alcohol, coolers and glass are not allowed. Admission is free. Visit mountainsedge.com.

3. Ohana Festival: The celebration of Hawaiian and Pacific Islander culture is set to include food, live music, performances by local hula schools, cultural workshops, island craft activities, an outdoor luau with kids’ games and tropical drinks and beer for adults from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 7 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Admission is $5. Visit springspreserve.org.

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

Yoga on the Meadow: A yoga session is planned at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. May 7 and 21 and at 4 p.m. May 14 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. The park is also set to host a ranger-led new moon hike for hikers 7 or older at 7 p.m. May 7. Visit parks.nv.gov/parks/spring-mountain-ranch-state-park.

STEAM stations: The Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., plans science, technology, engineering, art and math stations for preschoolers from 11 a.m. to noon May 7, and for children 6 to 11 from 4 to 5 p.m. May 6. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3820.

THRIVE Cannabis Marketplace preview: The public is invited to check out the facility at 1112 S. Commerce St. and learn about medicinal marijuana. Food and drink, live entertainment and raffle prizes are planned. There will be no cannabis products on the premises on this day to enable everyone to tour the 10,000-square-foot facility. Visit thrivenevada.com.

Jefferson Montoya: The singer/songwriter is set to play in a free show from 7 to 10 p.m. May 6 in Social at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Visit palms.com.

Music fan club meeting: The Spring Valley Music Club, a group of music lovers who meet to discuss various albums and performers, is set to gather from 4 to 5 p.m. May 7 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3820.

Comic book documentary: “Comix: Beyond the Comic Book Pages,” a documentary featuring comic book legends from Stan Lee to Frank Miller, is set to make its Las Vegas debut at 8 p.m. May 7 at the Sci Fi Center, 5077 S. Arville St. Tickets are $5. Visit thescificenter.com.

The Temptations: Otis Williams, Ron Tyson, Terry Weeks, Larry Braggs and Willie Greene Jr. are set to perform at 8 p.m. May 7 and 8 in the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Yerba Mansa Mother’s Day Hike: A ranger-led hike to see the ivory flower cones of the yerba mansa is scheduled at 8 a.m. May 8 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.

Cabanas for a Cause: The Palms 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 Communities In Schools of Nevada on May 9; the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Nevada on May 16; the Junior League of Las Vegas on May 23; 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.

“Tuna Does Vegas”: Two actors are set to play multiple characters in the comedy performance scheduled at 8 p.m. May 6, 7, 12-14 and 19-21 and at 2 p.m. May 8, 14, 15 and 22 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for seniors and students. Visit lvlt.org.

“History 101”: Performances of the collection of comedic history-themed scenes, monologues and songs by James C. Ferguson, winner of the eighth annual New Works competition, are scheduled at 8 p.m. May 6 and 7 and 2 p.m. May 8 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. The show contains adult content. Tickets are $15 for adults and $14 for seniors and students. Visit lvlt.org.

Latin Vida: The Latin crossover band is set to perform a free show at 10 p.m. May 5 and 7 in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Visit palms.com.

Bristlecone Storytelling Festival: Clark County School District students in grades 4-6 are set to perform stories from 5:30 to 7 p.m. May 11 at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Spectators of all ages are welcome. Visit lvccld.org.

Women’s Health Day: The free event is planned from 10 a.m. to noon May 11 in the main lobby of Spring Valley Hospital, 5400 S. Rainbow Blvd. Celebrate National Women’s Health Week with a variety of exhibitors on fertility, maternity, gynecology, cardiac health and more. A “Conversation on Pregnancy” presentation featuring women’s health providers is planned from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. To register for the discussion, call 702-388-4888 or visit springvalleyhospital.com/justforwomen.

Medical cannabis program: Essence Vegas, a marijuana dispensary and resource center, has announced Essence Educates: Wellness Wednesdays, a bi-weekly educational program designed to teach current and potential patients about the medical benefits of cannabis, how it’s produced and proper uses. The classes are planned at 7 p.m. each day at Essence-West, 5765 W. Tropicana Ave., and include Know your Extraction on May 11. Visit EssenceVegas.com or call 702-901-4581.

Super Summer season opener: “Hooray for Hollywood,” this year’s Super Summer Theatre season opener, is set to feature Academy Award-winning songs from the past 80 years at 7:30 p.m. May 13 and 14 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Tickets are $10.95 in advance and $20 at the gate. Visit supersummertheatre.org.

Search and Rescue: The Metropolitan Police Department Search and Rescue plans to host its annual 5K run and 1-mile fun walk followed by a tethered balloon flight, helicopter demonstration and interaction with search and rescue vehicles at 8 a.m. May 14 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Park admission is $10 per car that day, but it will be waived for race participants. Visit tinyurl.com/smrtruck.

Charity walk: The Crohn’s & Colitis Take Steps Walk is scheduled for May 14 at Exploration Peak Park, 9700 S. Buffalo Drive. Check-in is set for 9 a.m., and the walk is expected to start at 10 a.m. While there is no fee to walk, participants are encouraged to register and help raise funds for the cause. Visit tinyurl.com/lvccfawalk.

Summer theater sessions: Registration is underway for the Rainbow Company Youth Theatre’s summer classes to be offered May 11 through June 25 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Costs range from $42 to $60. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-6553.

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.

Butterfly habitat: The butterflies are back at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The preserve’s seasonal butterfly habitat is slated to be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily through May 30 as weather permits. Admission is $2 for members, $3 for nonmembers. Visit springspreserve.org.

“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.

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.

WORTH A DRIVE

San Gennaro Feast: The Italian food and music festival is planned from 4 to 11 p.m. May 5, 4 p.m. to midnight May 6, noon to midnight May 7, and noon to 11 p.m. May 8 at the Craig Ranch Regional Park Amphitheater, 628 W. Craig Road. Food, entertainment and carnival rides are planned. A fireworks show is planned for May 8. Visit sangennarofeast.com.

Career Advancement Workshop: The free event is slated from 2 to 4 p.m. May 5 inside Room 510 at North Las Vegas City Hall, 2250 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Congressman Cresent Hardy plans to help connect Nevada families with employment opportunities and resources. To reserve a seat, call 702-912-1634 or email Kelly Espinoza at kelly.espinoza@mail.house.gov.

Cows, Goats, and Horses, Oh My!: The event is planned from 4 to 7 p.m. May 6 at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. Families are invited to rediscover the historic park and visit barnyard animals, take a guided nature walk and learn about the science of horses in the Old Dairy Barn. Visit scifest.vegas.

Haute Dog adoption event: The event celebrating National Pet Week is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. May 6 at Haute Doggery inside The Linq Promenade, 3545 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Guests can bring their pets and meet the rescue pups up for adoption. Giveaways and photo opportunities are planned. The event is set to benefit the Las Vegas Hot-Diggity Dachshund Club & Rescue. Visit hautedoggerylv.com.

Garden tea: The Mesquite Club’s annual Garden Tea is planned for 1 p.m. May 6 at the home of James A. McKellar Jr., 3645 E. Pama Lane. Complimentary valet is to be provided, and entertainment by students from the Nevada School of the Arts is planned. To RSVP, send a $15 check to Nancy Zangl, C/O The Mesquite Club, P.O. Box 95662, Las Vegas, NV 89193. Call Linda Baxter at 702-496-7096.

Susan G. Komen Las Vegas Race for the Cure: The 21st annual event is scheduled to start at 8:15 a.m. May 7 at the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Clark Avenue. On-site registration is scheduled starting at 6 a.m. The cost is $30 for individuals, $25 for team members, $10 for Kids for the Cure and Babies for the Cure and $5 for a timing tag. Visit tinyurl.com/komen2016 or call 702-822-2324.

Vintage Vegas Home and History Tour 2016: The tours of 10 to 12 examples of Las Vegas’ historic residential architecture are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. May 7 and noon to 5 p.m. May 8 starting at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. The tours are part of the statewide celebration of the 50th anniversary of the National Preservation Act. Tickets start at $20. Visit nevadapreservation.org or call Michelle Larime at 855-968-3973, ext. 702.

“La Périchole”: Performances by Sin City Opera of the Jacques Offenbach opera are scheduled at 7 p.m. May 7, 13 and 14 and 2 p.m. May 8 and 15 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $15. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7340.

Free Comic Book Day: Fifteen comic book shops in the Las Vegas Valley are participating in the annual international marketing event May 7. Most shops are also having special events and signings. Not all shops will have all of the books. To find a shop near you, visit freecomicbookday.com.

Las Vegas Science & Technology Festival: The festival’s Science in the Community events are set to run through May 6 across the Las Vegas Valley, culminating in the free Giant Science & Technology Expo set from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 7 at the Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North, with interactive activities, demonstrations, and entertainment from more than 80 organizations throughout the valley. Visit SciFest.Vegas.

Art Festival of Henderson: The city of Henderson plans the event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 7 and 8 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. The annual festival is set to feature juried art in a variety of mediums, as well as performances, a chalk competition and other interactive art, with dozens of booths lining Water Street. Visit cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-4050.

Chef for Kids: The program, a joint venture between American Culinary Federation chefs and the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, plans a Chef for Kids Gala at 5:30 p.m. May 7 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Themed Champagne and Roses, the event is set to feature a cocktail reception and silent auction followed by a gourmet dinner, a raffle, a live auction and dancing to band Harbor Lights. Individual tickets are $195. Call chairwoman Susan Lednicky at 702-257-5548 or email lednickys@unce.unr.edu.

Spring Jamboree: The event, which spans four Boulder City parks and includes a hot-rod car show, arts and crafts, live music and entertainment, a children’s carnival, and food and beverages, is set from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 7 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 8 at Bicentennial Park, Wilber Square and North and South Escalante parks, 401 California Ave. Visit visitbouldercity.com.

ArtLIVE!: The charity event, combining fashion and art in a showcase to benefit the Las Vegas Fashion Council and the 18b Arts District, is scheduled from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 12 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. The artist-designed mannequins are part of what organizers call their Madison mannequins, or when they gather them together in one place, The Madison Army. Tickets are $150 or $35 for students with valid ID. Visit artlivelv.com or facebook.com/artLIVELasVegas.

Spring Dance Concert 2016: The Las Vegas Academy of the Arts Dance Department plans to present its final dance concert of the year at 7 p.m. May 13 and 14 at the school at 955 E. Clark Ave. Tickets are $10 each. Visit lvadance.org.

Las Vegas Helldorado Parade: The event is scheduled at 10 a.m. May 14 northbound on Fourth Street from Gass to Ogden avenues. Visit elkshelldorado.com.

Mid-Century Magic — Morelli House Tours: The free tours, part of the statewide celebration of the 50th anniversary of the National Preservation Act, are scheduled starting at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. May 14 at the Morelli House, 861 E. Bridger Ave. The iconic mid-century modern home was built in 1959 for Antonio Morelli, orchestra conductor and musical director for the Sands Hotel and the Casino Copa Showroom during the Rat Pack era. Visit morellihouse.org or contact the Junior League of Las Vegas at 702-822-6536 or info@jllv.org.

The Dream Flight: The fundraising event is scheduled at 7 p.m. May 14 at Cirrus Aircraft Hangar, Atlantic — Executive Terminal, 275 E. Tropicana Ave., and is set to feature live musical performances, celebrity appearances, an open bar, a pop-up nightclub and restaurants. Each event ticket purchased will grant the attendee a chance to win a seat on The Dream Flight, a private jet West Coast foodie tour traveling from Las Vegas to San Francisco and Seattle. Proceeds from the event benefit the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth’s 4969 Retrofit Project and Miracle Flights. Admission is $199, which includes the event, open bar, food samplings and one complimentary entry to win two seats on the Dream Flight. Participants must be present to enter and win. Visit tinyurl.com/drmflt16.

Fit Lives Here Event Series: The 8K Trail Mix and 5K Road Race are scheduled to start at 8 a.m. May 14 at Skye Canyon Park, 10111 W. Skye Canyon Park Drive. Registration ranges from $25 to $50 and includes a T-shirt and a goodie bag. A 1-mile family fun run or walk is also planned. The 5K and 1-mile races are set to travel through Skye Canyon’s neighborhoods, while the 8K will start on the road and venture onto nearby trails. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Outside Las Vegas Foundation. Visit skyecanyon.com.

Red Rock marathon: Triple Dare Running Co. plans its spring race, the Flight of Fire Trail Half Marathon & 10K, for May 14 at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, 1000 Scenic Loop Drive. Starting at the Visitor Center, the course will travel clockwise to the Moenkopi Loop, the Grand Circle Loop, and the White Rock-Willow Springs Trail, then to the White Rock dirt road, back to the Grand Circle Loop, on to the Calico Hills Trail, and finally back to the Moenkopi Loop, finishing back at the center. This course is a technical trail race, and trail shoes with gaiters are recommended. The 10K follows the same course, ending at the White Rock aid station. Shuttle service will be provided to return 10K runners to the start area. This event is limited to 200 participants. Visit tripledareruns.com.

Bike rodeo: The MountainView Hospital Bike Rodeo is planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 14 at the hospital’s south parking lot, 3150 N. Tenaya Way. Kids can navigate the bike course, get a bike safety check, enter a raffle to win a bike, pick up a new helmet courtesy of Land Rover Las Vegas, talk with Metropolitan Police Department officers about bike safety and pick up route maps from the RTC. Visit mountainview-hospital.com.

Fallen Heroes run: The Douglas J. Green Memorial Foundation announced its fourth annual Fallen Heroes 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run, planned for 8 a.m. on Armed Forces Day, May 14, at Bruce Trent Park, 8851 Vegas Drive. Both courses are to circle around the park decorated with the combat boots and photos memorializing fallen service members. Proceeds will benefit military families. Entry fees are $30 for adults, $20 for veterans and $15 for children, students or active military. Registration includes a race bib, T-shirt, gift bag and post-race refreshments. Visit tinyurl.com/greenmemorialrun.

Rockin’ Paws Benefit Brunch: The event, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 15 at the Hard Rock Cafe, 4475 Paradise Road, is set to benefit The L Group lesbian programming at The Center and local animal nonprofit Street Dogz. The pet-friendly brunch is to include contests, a raffle, pet watering stations and a special monitored potty area. Leashed pets are welcome, but due to limited space, the Hard Rock Cafe requests one pet per couple. The cost is $25 per person in advance or $35 at the door. Bottomless mimosas and bloody Marys are set to be available for $20. Visit thecenterlv.com or call 702-733-9800.

Celebrity Bowl: The Ogden Foundation’s second annual bowling fundraiser is set for noon May 15 at the Brooklyn Bowl at the Linq, 3545 Las Vegas Blvd. South. A red carpet walk and registration are set from noon to 1 p.m., to be followed by the celebrity introduction and bowling challenge from 1 to 1:30 p.m., the amateur bowling competition from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., the Celeb-Am bowling competition from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. and prize presentations from 3:30 to 4 p.m. Event tickets with no bowling, an open bar and Blue Ribbon cuisine are $100 and $30 for ages 8 to 12 with no bowling and Blue Ribbon cuisine. Tickets including amateur bowling for a team of four are $500. Visit ogdencelebritybowl.com.

“North East”: The exhibition is planned from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through July 2 at the Left of Center Art Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Road. The exhibition is set to feature artists who have either grown up in, worked in or have had some connection to the northeast area of Las Vegas, including Fawn Douglas, Justin Favela, Anthony Johnson, Ashanti McGee, Jerry Misko, Ras One, Krystal Ramirez, Checko Salgao, Lance Smith, David Veliz and Mikayla Whitmore. Call 702-647-7378.

PLAN AHEAD

Parents Afternoon Out: Parents can drop the kids off and enjoy live theater or a day out from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. May 14 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. The cost is $10 per child, which includes a drink and a snack. Visit lvlt.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. May 14 and June 11 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.

Hal Savar Band: The human juke box band is to cover a variety of hits upon request from 7 to 10 p.m. May 13 in Social at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is free. Visit palms.com.

“Voices from the Sagebrush”: The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre plans to present a family-friendly original play about Nevada’s past at 3 p.m. May 14 at the Nevada State Museum at the Springs Preserve, 309 Valley View Blvd. The show is free with paid museum admission. Visit museums.nevadaculture.org/nsmlv-home.

Night Ranger: The band consisting of Jack Blades, Kelly Keagy, Brad Gillis, Keri Kelli and Eric Levy is slated to play at 8 p.m. May 14 and 15 in the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $34.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Pop Strings Orchestra: The 15-piece band is slated to put on a free show at 11 p.m. May 14 and 28 in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Visit palms.com.

Second Chance Prom: Artists En Vogue, Expose, Tiffany, The Jets, Club Nouveau, Nu Shooz, Timmy T and Taylor Dayne are set to perform in a concert scheduled for 7:30 p.m. May 14 in the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $35. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Walk With a Doc: Take a free educational stroll with University Medical Center physicians at 8 a.m. the third Thursday of most months at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Upcoming topics include: Staying Active with Arthritis on May 19; 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.

Paul Charles: Drummer-turned-frontman Paul Charles Campanella is set to perform from 7 to 10 p.m. May 20 in Social at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is free. Visit palms.com.

Ice Cream Festival: Visitors can enjoy stations featuring ice cream sundaes, novelties and root beer floats during the all-you-can-eat Ice Cream Festival scheduled from 10 a.m. t0 4 p.m. May 21 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Also on the schedule is entertainment by Chimps on a Blimp, face painting and an ice cream eating contest. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for children 3 to 12 and free for children 2 or younger. For an extra $3, kids can learn about ice cream science and the edible parts of a cactus and create their own ice cream flavor during classes scheduled for 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Visit springspreserve.org.

Three Dog Night: Two of the band’s original members, Danny Hutton and Michael Allsup, are set to perform alongside Paul Kingery, Pat Bautz, Eddie Reasoner and David Morgan at 8 p.m. May 21 and 22 in the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $44.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Patrick Sieben: The Emmy-award winning singer/songwriter plans to put on a free show from 7 to 1o p.m. May 27 in Social at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Visit palms.com.

Air Supply: The Australian soft rock duo is set to take the stage at 8 p.m. May 27-29 in the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $39.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Blues & Brews Festival: A festival featuring local, regional and international brewers and bands The 44’s, Shanda & The Howlers, and The Lucky Cheats, is scheduled from 4 to 8 p.m. May 28 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Tickets are $35 in advance or $75 for VIP admission that includes access to an indoor, air-conditioned lounge with free food and exclusive beer offerings. Admission at the gate is $40 if available. Each entry includes a sampling mug and unlimited beer samples. Visit springspreserve.org.

Chris Tucker: The comedian and actor plans to perform at 8 p.m. May 28 in The Pearl inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $50. Visit palms.com.

“Beauty & The Beast”: Super Summer Theatre performances of the Disney musical are scheduled under the stars at 8:05 p.m. June 1-4, 8-11 and 15-18 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.

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.

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 Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Visit artslasvegas.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 .

“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.

“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.

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.

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. 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 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 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.

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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