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Southwest-area Community Events Calendar Nov. 19-25, 2015

THE WEEK’S BEST BETS

1. Downtown Summerlin Holiday Parade: The 20-minute parade with eight floats, music and characters such as penguins and reindeer is scheduled for Nov. 20-21, 27-28, Dec. 4-5 and nightly Dec. 11-24. The parade starts at 7 p.m. each evening, except for Dec. 24, when it will start at 6 p.m. Visit downtownsummerlin.com or call 702-832-1000.

2. David Perrico & Pop Strings Orchestra: Trumpeter Perrico is set to lead a 15-piece ensemble of strings, horns and rhythm section featuring vocals by Naomi Mauro and Eric Sean at 11 p.m. Nov. 21 in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is free but limited to guests 21 or older. Visit palms.com.

3. Holiday Boutique: The Las Vegas Emblem Club No. 114, a nonprofit community service organization, plans to sell handmade crafts, Christmas decorations, Red Hat items and baked goods at its annual boutique from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Las Vegas Elks Lodge, 4100 W. Charleston Blvd. Funds raised are to be donated to local charities.

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

Latin Vida: Expect Top 40 and Latin crossover music when the band is set to take the stage at 10 p.m. Nov. 19 in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is free but limited to guests 21 or older. Visit palms.com.

“Yellow Face”: The play, directed by Rommel Pacson, is set to run at 8 p.m. Nov. 19-21 and 2 p.m. Nov. 22 in the Black Box at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $15 for adults and $14 for seniors and students. Visit lvlt.org.

Walk With a Doc: A free presentation on healthy holiday eating is scheduled for 8 a.m. Nov. 19 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Upcoming programs are set to feature coping with psychiatry on Dec. 17. Visit umcsn.com.

AMA Pro Flat Track Finale: The flat track motorcycle racing season finale is scheduled for Nov. 20 and 21 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. One-day tickets start at $45. Visit orleansarena.com.

Basket-making workshop: Visual art instructor Jacqueline Eihausen is set to teach a beginner/intermediate-level workshop on basket-making for students 11 or older from 12:15 to 2:15 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. The cost is $26. Call 702-229-6383 or visit artslasvegas.org.

Nephew Tommy: The comedian is set to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 21 at The Pearl inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $43. Visit palms.com.

Premiere of “The Truth Hurts”: White Horse Youth Ranch, 8390 W. Windmill Lane, is set to host the premiere of “The Truth Hurts,” a movie telling the story of Jose Canseco and his experience with Major League Baseball, from 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 21. Concessions and refreshments will be available, and raffle prizes are planned. Tickets are $10. Seating is limited. Visit tinyurl.com/ng8l5fy. Proceeds will benefit the nonprofit ranch, which offers free horsemanship programs to young people who are dealing with a variety of challenges and social issues. Visit whyranch.org.

Bret Michaels: The lead singer of the 1980s rock band Poison is set to bring his True Grit country-rock solo tour to town at 8 p.m. Nov. 21 and 22 in the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $59.95. Call 702-284-7777 or visit orleanscasino.com.

Las Vegas Singles Travel and Social Club meeting: The group of mature singles in the Las Vegas Valley interested in local, national and international travel is set to meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 24 at the Tap House, 5589 W. Charleston Blvd. The group meets the fourth Tuesday of every month. Thirty minutes of social time are planned prior to the meeting, which consists of a short business portion, introduction of guests and the month’s speaker, who will discuss touring China this month. There is a small fee for both members and guests to cover refreshments at the end of the meeting plus the cost of the meeting room. Call 702-873-8309.

Garage Boys: The cover group playing the music of the ’60s to today is set to play at 10 p.m. Nov. 25 in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is free but limited to guests 21 or older. Visit palms.com.

Spring Mountain docent classes: The Spring Mountain Ranch State Park Docent Organization is seeking volunteers. Call Carlos at 702-355-9341 or email carlo6180@yahoo.com.

“Pirates: Myth and Merriment”: A new live show featuring lessons and facts about the pirate’s life at sea with pirate songs and more is planned at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. weekends through Nov. 29 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The show is free with paid admission. For an additional $5, guests can dress up like pirates and pose for pictures. Visit springspreserve.org.

“Faded Glory”: Art by Rafael Blanco is set to be on display through Jan. 9 inside the gallery at the Charleston Heights Art Center, 800 S. Brush St. An artists’ talk and reception is slated from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 7. Visit artslasvegas.org.

“Hot, Dry and Inked”: An exhibit of Las Vegas tattoo art and objects is scheduled to be on display through Jan. 10 in the gallery in the Origen Museum at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Visit springspreserve.org.

Odyssey’s Shipwreck! Pirates & Treasure: Find out what it’s like to be a shipwreck explorer, the captain of a sinking ship or a pirate on the run in the visiting interactive exhibit scheduled to be on display through Jan. 31 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Visit springspreserve.org.

“Egypt — Photographs of Everyday Life”: The Armand Thomas exhibit is set to be on display through Feb. 9 in the gallery of the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.

“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.

WORTH A DRIVE

“The Secret Garden”: Signature Productions plans to present its fall musical at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19-21 at the Summerlin Library & Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Tickets are $20 to $30 at signatureproductions.net or by calling 702-878-7529.

Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer: The fundraising event is set from from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Fiesta Rancho SoBe Ice Arena, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Funds are set to benefit the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation. The event is also set to include a special appearance by Olympic Gold medalist, cancer survivor and foundation founder Scott Hamilton. Admission is $10 and includes skate rentals; $5 from each ticket sold will be donated back to the organization. Visit fiestarancho.sclv.com.

The Mayors Prayer Breakfast: The event is set from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Nov. 19 at the Dallas Ballroom inside Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Hosted by the United Way of Southern Nevada, the event invites guests for breakfast and the opportunity to mentor future leaders of the community. Tickets cost $55. Call 702-892-2300 or visit uwsn.org.

“I Pronounce You Husband and Wife”: The musical satire is scheduled for 8 p.m. Nov. 19-21 at The Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $20. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

Sin City Opera presents “The Counsel”: The performance of the opera by Gian Carlo Menotti is scheduled at 7 p.m. Nov. 20 and 21 and 2 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $15. Visit sincityopera.com or call 702-455-7340.

Harvest Craft Show: The event is set from 10 a.m. to 5: 30 p.m. Nov. 20 and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Artisan jewelry, handmade cards, memory boxes, paintings, accessories, fused glass decor, quilts, totes, NFL attire, photography and more are planned. Admission is free. Visit lasvegascraftersguild.com.

Cheers to Chocolate: The fifth annual benefit for Easter Seals Nevada is planned from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 20 at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2225 Village Walk Drive. Chocolate lovers, foodies and wine drinkers can enjoy culinary bites, cocktails and wine from restaurants and shops around the valley. While listening to the bands MO5AIC and Empire Records, guests can also bid on silent auction items, including entertainment packages, beauty baskets, jewelry, art, dining experiences and more. The family-friendly event also is slated to include an auction for cakes from more than a dozen bakeries. Tickets are $30 in advance online or $35 at the door for adults 21 or older; $20 in advance online or $25 at the door for youths 13 through 20; $5 for children 3 through 12; and free for attendees 3 or younger. All tickets include food and beverages. Visit cheers2chocolate.com.

Clark County Commodore Computer Club: The club plans to meet from 9 to 11 a.m. Nov. 21 in Room 16 at the Clark County School District Adult Education Campus, 2701 E. St. Louis Ave. News, demos, free software, games and movies for Commodore 64, Amiga and Windows are set to be distributed. Email Al Jackson at jackonmeister@gmail.com or Forrest Nettles at flnettles@hotmail.com, or call 702-363-3331.

Thanksgiving Day baskets giveaway: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.’s Las Vegas Theta Theta Omega chapter plans to host its annual Thanksgiving Day basket giveaway at 10 a.m. Nov. 21 at the Doolittle Community Center, 1950 J St. A workshop and breakfast are planned for 9 a.m. Baskets are limited to the first 100 people, who must register in advance at Doolittle and attend the workshop and breakfast. Call 702-229-6374.

Christmas Market: The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park, 500 E. Washington Ave. The event is set to include work for sale by metal artist Jennifer Gilbert, Native American bead work artist Shirley Nelson, pueblo pottery by Gerald Pinto and more. A performance by the Nevada Old Time Fiddlers Association is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is $1 or free for children 12 or younger. Visit friendsofthefort.org or call 702-486-3511.

“As Seen on TV”: The fundraising event benefiting the Sunrise Children’s Foundation is scheduled at 6 p.m. Nov. 21 at the MGM Grand, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event is set to include a silent auction and a reception at 6 p.m. and dinner and a live auction at 7 p.m. Guests are encouraged to dress in cocktail attire or as their favorite TV character. Live entertainment is set to be provided by the UNLV Jazz Ensemble. Tickets are $225. Visit sunrisechildren.org.

Profiles of Courage Dinner Gala and auction: The Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation’s 22nd annual event is scheduled at 6 p.m. Nov. 21 at Bellagio, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event features cocktails, a silent auction and dinner and honors the children the nonprofit serves and supporters of the foundation. Tickets are $250. Visit nvccf.org or call 702-735-8434.

Holiday Bazaar: The event is is planned from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov 22 at Temple Sinai, 9001 Hillpointe Road. Admission is free, and food trucks and a raffle are planned. Email tsholidaybazaar@gmail.com.

Las Vegas TransPride Week: The Center, 401 S. Maryland Parkway, is set to serve as the host location for several Las Vegas TransPride Week events through Nov. 22. The events are set to include workshops, a TransPride Film Festival, a Transgender Day of Awareness, a Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil and the Trans Glam Gala Awards. Center board member Jeremy Wallace, author of the autobiography “Taking the Scenic Route to Manhood,” will serve as keynote speaker. The full schedule of events is available at lasvegastranspride.org.

“Elf the Musical”: Performances are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24-28 and 2 p.m. Nov. 27-29 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets start at $29. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.

Photo exhibit: The Desert Companion Focus on Nevada photography showcase is planned through Dec. 31 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Photos will be available for viewing during library hours: from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Visit mypubliclibrary.com.

Nevada Storm Youth Track and Field Club: The club plans to host early registration for the 2016 season from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 12 at Nicholas E. Flores Jr. Park at 4133 Allen Lane at San Miguel Avenue. Visit nevadastormtrack.org or call 702-325-6846.

HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS

Glittering Lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway: The event featuring a 2.5-mile, drive-through holiday light display is scheduled from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 5:30 to 10 p.m. Friday through Sunday and holidays through Jan. 3. Tickets are $20 per vehicle and $55 for a season pass. Buses are $1 per person with a minimum charge of $20. Purchase tickets at glitteringlightslasvegas.com, Southern Nevada Walgreens locations or at the gate. Goodwill of Southern Nevada offers discounted entry coupons for Glittering Lights with a donation of goods. The coupon is available at any of the stores, drop-off locations or at the entrance of Glittering Lights. Value is $5 off Monday through Thursday and $2 off Friday through Sunday and holidays. A portion of each ticket sold benefits Speedway Children’s Charities.

Magical Forest: Enjoy a holiday walkthrough, carousel and train rides, miniature golf, faux snow tubing and live entertainment from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and 5:30 to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays Nov. 20-Jan. 3 at Opportunity Village, 6300 W. Oakey Blvd. Admission is $11.99 for adults and $9.99 for children. A passport that includes unlimited rides is $21.99 for adults and $18.99 for children. Visit magicalforest.org.

Mystic Falls Park Winter Wonderland: The holiday-themed light, music and animatronic show is scheduled on the hour from 5 to 10 p.m. Nov. 25 through Jan. 1. at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. Cowboy Santa returns to Mystic Falls Park to greet visitors Nov. 27 to Dec. 23 and will be available from noon to 4 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays and noon to 8:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Visit samstownlv.com or call 702-636-7075.

The Ice Rink at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas: The seasonal venue is scheduled to be open from 3 p.m. to midnight Monday through Friday and noon to midnight Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 21 through Dec. 18, and noon to midnight dailly Dec. 19 through Jan. 3 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Snow showers are scheduled every half hour from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, and amenities include holiday movie screenings, festive culinary offerings, including curated cocktails and roasted s’mores over a fire pit. Admission is free. All-day skating access is $15 or $10 for Nevada residents. Skates can be rented for $5, and skating aids can be rented for $10. Visit cosmopolitanlasvegas.com or call 702-698-7000.

Snow in the Square: The event, featuring a 10-minute show choreographed to classic holiday tunes, is scheduled at 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday through Dec. 23 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit mytownsquarelasvegas.com or call 702-269-5000.

Holiday Nights & Lights Community Concerts: The events are scheduled at 6 p.m. Thursdays, Nov. 19 through Dec. 17, at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Every Thursday night before the Snow in the Square show, local elementary through high school students are set to take center stage to entertain crowds with performances ranging from school choirs to holiday musicals. Visit mytownsquarelasvegas.com or call 702-269-5000.

Photos with Santa Claus: The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday Through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday through Dec. 20 and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 21-23 and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 24 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. You can avoid the lines and use the Town Square Santa Fly By Reservation system. Text “SANTA” to 708-323-2689 or use the link online at mytownsquarelasvegas.com to save your place in line. There will be no Santa Fly By on Dec. 24.

Claus & Paws Pet Photos: The events are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesdays through Dec. 23 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Town Square shoppers are invited to bring their four-legged friends to Santa’s house to pose for holiday photos and enjoy treats every Wednesday. The center requests guests limit their pet photos to dogs and cats only. Reservations are required. Visit mytownsquarelasvegas.com or call 702-269-5000.

Santa Claus arrives: Santa is set to arrive at 7 p.m. Nov. 20 at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive, as part of the Downtown Summerlin Holiday Parade. He will be available throughout the holiday season for photos in Downtown Summerlin’s Winter Wonderland, located near the Pavilion. Visit downtownsummerlin.com or call 702-832-1000.

Rock Rink: The Rock Rink, the public skating rink at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive, is set to be open daily starting Nov. 20 near the Pavilion on the northwest side of the property at Rosemary Park Drive and Summa Drive. Skaters of all ages can join in the fun through January. A detailed schedule and prices can be found at downtownsummerlin.com.

Holiday Tree Lighting Spectacular: Santa is set to make an appearance during the annual event, planned from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28 at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2240 Village Walk Drive. Actress Cerina Vincent is set to be the host, and a performance by Frankie Marino is scheduled. Visit shopthedistrictgvr.com.

Ward 6 Cowboy Christmas and Car Show: The event is set from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 5 at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. The free event is set to include a classic car show, hay rides, a petting zoo, a jump house, local entertainment, choirs, a holiday elf contest and a visit from Santa. Food, toys and clothing donations are requested for local charities. Call 702-229-8100.

Menorah lighting at Downtown Summerlin: To celebrate Chanukah, Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive, plans to host the lighting starting at sundown Dec. 6. For eight nights, the Jewish Community Center will light the candles, in addition to different events and entertainment for all each night. Visit downtownsummerlin.com or call 702-832-1000.

Menorah Lighting at The District: The event is slated from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Dec. 8 at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2225 Village Walk Drive. Chabad of Green Valley/Henderson is scheduled to lead the celebration, marking the third night of Hanukkah. The free event will include live entertainment, balloon creations, doughnuts, dreidels and gelt. Visit shopthedistrictgvr.com.

WinterFest: The city of Henderson event is planned from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 10, 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 11 and noon to 8 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. Visits from Santa, entertainment, family activities and a tree lighting are scheduled at the event. A WinterFest Evening Light Parade is slated at 5 p.m. Dec. 12, featuring floats with the theme of Christmas stories. Cash prizes are set to be awarded for the top three entries, with ballots tallied and awards presented at 7:30 p.m. following the parade. Visit cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-2171.

Destination North Pole: The annual winter holiday ice show is scheduled at 6 p.m. Dec. 12 and 1:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Fiesta Rancho SoBe Ice Arena, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. The show is set to feature local figure skaters of all ages performing to holiday music. General admission is $10, and VIP admission is $15 and includes prime seating. A $2 discount is offered on all tickets in exchange for a donation of at least three canned goods per ticket. Tickets are set to be available at the SoBe Ice Arena Box Office beginning Dec. 1. Visit fiestarancho.sclv.com.

PLAN AHEAD

Aries Spears: Comedian and actor Aries Spears is set to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 27 and 28 in the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $39.95. Call 702-284-7777 or visit orleanscasino.com.

LV Craft Shows: Shows are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 28 and Dec. 13 in the Veil Pavilion at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Admission is free. Visit silvertoncasino.com.

Rainbow Company: Registration opens Dec. 1 for drama classes for ages 12 to 17 set to begin Jan. 13 and classes for ages 4 to 12 set to begin Jan. 16 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Advanced classes for ages 12 to 17 are set to begin Jan. 19. Course fees for the seven-week sessions are $49 for one-hour classes for children 4 to 9, and $70 for two-hour classes for youths 10 to 17. Visit artslasvegas.org/classes/rcyt.htm or call 702-229-6553.

CINCH Boyd Gaming Chute-Out: Some of rodeo’s biggest names are expected to compete in the inaugural event scheduled to include bareback riding, steer wrestling, tie-down roping, barrel racing, bull riding and more from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 10-12 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $20. Visit boydchuteout.com.

Class registration: Registration starts Dec. 1 for six-week class sessions set to run Jan. 20 through Feb. 27 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Classes for all ages in visual arts, dance and music are planned. Visit artslasvegas.org/classes/chac.htm.

Alvin and the Chipmunks Live: A chipmunk musical stage show featuring music by One Direction, Maroon 5, Carly Rae Jepsen, Elvis Presley and more is scheduled from 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. Dec. 2 in the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $18. Visit orleansarena.com.

Homeowner Rights seminar: The Nevada Foundation for Consumer Education plans a seminar with information on short sales, tax implications and more from 6 to 7 p.m. Dec. 3 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. Attendees are set to get to speak with an attorney, a mortgage lender, a real estate broker, a credit restoration specialist and an accountant. Walk-ins are welcome and reservations can be made at 702-331-9294.

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas: Grammy Award-winner Chip Davis is set to direct and co-produce a live family-friendly concert featuring classic hits from Mannheim Steamroller and multimedia effects at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Orleans Arena, 4300 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $35. Call 702-284-7777 or visit orleansarena.com.

“A Year With Frog and Toad”: The Rainbow Company is set to perform the musical based on the children’s book at 7 pm. Dec. 4, 5, 11 and 12 and at 2 p.m. Dec. 7, 12 and 13 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Tickets are $5. Visit artslasvegas.org.

Saint Nicholas Festival: Our Lady of Wisdom’s annual festival is set to feature children’s games, a pageant, a bake sale, a raffle, food and an appearance by Saint Nicholas from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 5 and from noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 6 in the Italo-Greek Byzantine Catholic Church at 2120 Lindell Road. Visit ourladyofwisdom.net.

Ornamental Art: Instructor Jaqueline Eihausen is set to lead students in a class creating decorative sculptural objects from 12:15 to 2:15 p.m. Dec. 5 and 12 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. The fee for the two-day class is $26. Visit artslasvegas.org/classes/register.htm or call 702-229-6383.

Beta Sigma Phi City Council: The nonprofit group’s monthly meeting is scheduled at 7 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Las Vegas Elks Lodge, 4100 W. Charleston Blvd. Call 702-645-6666.

So You Think You Can Dance: The dance show tour is expected to stop in Las Vegas at 8 p.m. Dec. 11 at The Pearl inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $33. Visit palms.com.

Puscifer: The band is set to perform at 8 p.m. Dec. 12 at The Pearl inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $43. Visit palms.com.

Santa Baby Holiday Show: The Bevery Belles, a group reminiscent of The Andrews Sisters, is set to perform holiday classics complete with choreography at 7 p.m. Dec. 19 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Visit artslasvegas.org or thebeverlybelles.com.

Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic: The invitational basketball tournament featuring teams from the University of Colorado, Southern Methodist University, Pennsylvania State University, Kent State University, Canisius College, the University of Louisiana at Monroe, Nicholls State University and Hampton University is scheduled for Dec. 22 and 23 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Two-day packages start at $50. Visit orleansarena.com or call 702-284-7777.

Acting Out: Super Summer Theatre Studios is set to offer a six-week Youth Musical Theatre Ensemble class for students 11 to 15 from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays Jan. 9-Feb. 13 at 4340 S. Valley View Blvd., Suite 204. The courses, led by Rhonda Carlson and Kevan Patiquin, are set to culminate with a performance. Auditions are by appointment. Email rhonda.carlson28@yahoo.com to schedule. The session fee is $240. Visit supersummertheatre.org/acting-out/.

Styx: The band is set to perform at 8 p.m. Jan. 16 at The Pearl inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $43. Visit palms.com.

Joe Satriani: The singer/songwriter is set to perform at 8 p.m. March 4 at The Pearl inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $43. Visit palms.com.

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.

Il Divo: The classical crossover group is set to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 18, 2016, at The Pearl inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $74 and are on sale now. Visit palms.com.

ONGOING

Las Vegas 13 Club: Named for the 10-13 call for an officer who needs assistance, the 13 Club meets the last Thursday of most months (except November, when they meet the third Thursday) at 7 p.m. at O’Aces Sports Bar, 4955 S. Decatur Blvd. The club is made up primarily of retired New York Police Department officers and other law enforcement officers. No meeting is planned for December. Visit lvten13.com or contact club president Peter Trimboli at 702-349-5313 or trimbil.peter@yahoo.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.

Las Vegas 13 CLUB: Named for the 10-13 call for an officer who needs assistance, the 13 Club meets the last Thursday of most months (except November, when they meet the third Thursday) at 7 p.m. at O’Aces Sports Bar, 4955 S. Decatur Blvd. The club is made up primarily of retired New York Police Department officers and other law enforcement officers. Visit lvten13.com.

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.

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.

Birds of the Air Food Pantry: Operating out of Epic Church, 8755 W. Warm Springs Road, the pantry is set to provide free groceries to those in need from 10 a.m. to noon on the second Saturday of the month. The church serves ZIP codes 89113, 89118, 89139, 89141, 89148, 89178 and 89179. Call 702-838-6213.

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 Kitchen & Martini Bar, 4950 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite 100. Call 702-750-2991 or visit elementskitchenandmartinibar.com.

Square Dancing Classes: The Stardusters Square & Round Dancers 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.

Free Fly Fishing Workshops: Workshops led by Bill Teresco are set to be offered from 6 to 7 p.m. for beginners and from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. for advanced students Thursdays at Bass Pro Shops, 8200 Dean Martin Drive. Visit basspro.com or call 702-730-5200.

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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