IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
The Unwieldies, Part-Time Criminals and Sara Pattersen are set to perform at 9 p.m. Jan. 23 at the HardHat Lounge, 1675 Industrial Road. Attendees must be 21 or older. Tickets are $5. Call 702-384-8987 or visit hardhatbar.com.
An e-media class for all ages is slated from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. A librarian will answer any questions attendees may have about e-media devices. Call 702-507-3820 or visit lvccld.org.
A Jeopardy challenge for youths in grades six through 12 is scheduled from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Prizes are set to be awarded. Call 702-507-3820 or visit lvccld.org.
Merit badge classes are available for Boy Scouts, and Outdoor Ethics Award classes are available for Cub Scouts from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Spring Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Call 702-822-7700 or visit springspreserve.org.
Country music singer Ronnie Milsap is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Tickets start at $25. Call 702-263-7777 or visit silvertoncasino.com.
A Singing Circle for anyone 16 or older is scheduled from 3 to 4 p.m. Jan 24 at the Music 4 Life Health Club & Training Center, 2975 S. Rainbow Blvd, Suite B. The event is set to be facilitated by a licensed music therapist. The cost is free for members and $10 for nonmembers. RSVP at 702-889-2881.
The Groove Factory LV and Bassline Syndicate Records plan to present Foundation Factory, featuring old-school techno and house music, at 8 p.m. Jan. 24 at the HardHat Lounge, 1675 Industrial Road. Call 702-384-8987 or visit hardhatbar.com.
Several events are planned at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. Professional balloon pilot Kevin Cloney is set to offer a free presentation titled It’s More Than Hot Air from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 24, sharing lessons he learned from his years of flying in the United States and Mexico; a free bellydance basics class is scheduled from 11 a.m. to noon Jan. 25; and a free presentation titled ThetaHealing: Spiritual, Physical and Emotional Healing is slated from 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 31, aimed at applying quantum physics through meditation and prayer to remove unconscious beliefs and replace them with a perception of the highest truth. Call 702-507-3964 or visit lvccld.org.
Helen Reddy, 1970s pop star, plans to perform at 8 p.m. Jan. 24 and 25 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $39.95. Call 702-365-7075 or visit orleanscasino.com.
The Jamz Youth National Championship, featuring cheerleading and dance competitions, is planned at 7:30 a.m. Jan. 23, 8 a.m. Jan. 24, 9 a.m. Jan. 25 and 8 a.m. Jan 26 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $17.75. Call 702-365-7111 or visit orleanscasino.com or jamz.com.
Unfair Fight, Give, Headwinds and Acid Rain are scheduled to take the stage starting at 7 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Womb Room, 5707 Holmby Ave. Admission is $5, and the event is for all ages.
WORTH A DRIVE
The Get a Job in Medical Marijuana employment expo organized by Wellness Education Cannabis Advocates of Nevada is scheduled from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. The event is geared toward educating prospective medical marijuana industry employees. Attendees are encouraged to bring a resume. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
In response to the suicide of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn, a Gender Sense Trans Knowledge event is scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. Jan. 22 at The Center, 401 S. Maryland Parkway. Senior and transgender programs manager Holly Reese and youth services manager Cameron Catton are set to lead a Trans 101 training session from 7 to 9 p.m., followed by breakout sessions at 9 p.m., where participants can choose between a Trans Parenting and Living with Trans Youth discussion or a Trans Stories/Q-and-A panel. Visit thecenterlv.com or call 702-733-9800.
The second annual Stars and Stardust: Sidewalk Astronomy In the Neon Boneyard event is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Neon Museum, 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The free, all-ages event is put on in partnership with the Las Vegas Astronomical Society. Children must be accompanied by adults. The lights are set to be dimmed, and telescopes will be on hand for viewing. Children can also enjoy a self-paced solar system scavenger hunt. Plans also include free hot chocolate while supplies last. Visit neonmuseum.org or call 702-387-6366.
As part of Mob Month, Our Kansas City Connection and Screening of “Gangland Wire” is scheduled at 7 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. In his new documentary “Gangland Wire,” former police officer Gary Jenkins describes the rise and fall of Kansas City’s River Quay district and the investigation that exposed Mafia influence over the Teamsters union and Las Vegas casinos. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
The JCC Maccabi ArtsFest Kick-off Party is set for 6 p.m. Jan. 25 at JCC West, 1400 N. Rampart Blvd., Suite 105, inside the Las Vegas Sports Park. Jewish artists, dancers, singers, actors, writers and chefs ages 13 to 17 are invited to learn how to join Team Las Vegas for the 2015 Maccabi ArtsFest, set for this summer in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Parents are invited to attend. At the same time and place, the JCC Maccabi Games Kick-off Party is planned for Jewish athletes ages 13 to 16. Attendees can learn how to join Team Las Vegas for the 2015 Maccabi Games, set for this summer in Milwaukee. A pizza party is planned. RSVP for both events at goo.gl/FWKALI. Call 702-794-0090.
“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22-25 and 2 p.m. Jan. 24 and 25 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets start at $28. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
“Troubled Waters: A Gospel Stage Play” is scheduled at 7 p.m. Jan. 23 at the West Las Vegas Library, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3980.
The 14th annual Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival is scheduled through Jan. 25. The host venue for the majority of the films is the Adelson Educational Campus, 9700 Hillpointe Road. Films scheduled at the campus are: “Run Boy Run,” 7 p.m. Jan. 24; “The J Street Challenge,” 1 p.m. Jan. 25; and “Beneath The Helmet,” 3:30 p.m. Jan. 25. All films will be accompanied by filmmakers or related experts in the subject matter who will moderate post-screening discussions with the audience. Tickets are $10 at lvjff.org.
The exhibit “Vegas Votes” by the Las Vegas News Bureau Archives is planned during regular hours through Feb. 3 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Photographs from 1947 to 2014 include the categories of showgirls, entertainment, sports, hotel exteriors, pool scenes, gambling and recreation. The public is invited to vote for their favorite photographs to be featured in a 2015 exhibition at The Studio. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3631.
A drum circle with didgeridoo accompaniment is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 30 at the Music 4 Life Health Club & Training Center, 2975 S. Rainbow Blvd, Suite B. The cost is a suggested donation of $10, which includes a raffle ticket. Call 702-889-2881.
Comedian Sinbad is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Jan. 30 and 31 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $49.95. Call 702-365-7075 or visit orleanscasino.com.
“Live Burlesque in Las Vegas” is planned from 9 to 11:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at Boomers Bar, 3200 W. Sirius Ave. Attendees must be 21 or older. Tickets start at $20. Call 702-368-1863 or visit liveburlesqueinlasvegas.com.
Experts are set to share gardening tips from 1 to 2 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The cost is $2 for members and $3 for nonmembers, call 702-822-7700 or visit springspreserve.org.
The Stoney Curtis Band is set to perform from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Jan. 31 at the Sand Dollar Lounge, 3355 Spring Mountain Road. Admission is $5. Call 702-485-5401 or visit sanddollarloungelv.com.
The Harlem Globetrotters are slated to perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $24, and a Magic Pass is available for an additional $22, providing admission to a 30-minute interactive event scheduled on the court with the Globetrotters from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Call 702-284-7777 or visit orleansarena.com.
The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 7 and 8 inside the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $29.95. Call 702-365-7075 or visit orleanscasino.com.
The inaugural Zombie Prom is scheduled from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. Feb. 13 at The End, 4821 Spring Mountain Road. Goth, industrial and new wave music are planned. Call 702-907-0363 or visit theendvegas.com.
The Music Is My Motivation tour featuring Honey, Kevon Tyrre, D. Boo, King Green and 66 Studios is scheduled from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Feb. 14 at Boomers Bar, 3200 W. Sirius Ave. Admission is free, and attendees must be 21 or older. Call 702-368-1863 or visit boomerslv.com.
Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. are set to present “Up, Up and Away — The Music & Memories” at 8 p.m. Feb. 14-15 inside the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $29.95. Call 702-365-7075 or visit orleanscasino.com.
A Community Senior/Health/Wellness Expo is set from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 18 at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. More than 30 exhibitors and local companies are slated to showcase their services, including for health care, senior homes, finance and more. Health screenings also are planned. The event is free. For more information, visit lasvegasseniorexpos.com.
Neil Sedaka plans to perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 21 and 22 inside the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $44.95. Call 702-365-7075 or visit orleanscasino.com.
Elements Kitchen & Martini Bar, 4950 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite 100, plans to offer live music from 7 to 10 p.m. every Tuesday and Saturday featuring Marty Mancuso and from noon to 3 p.m. every Sunday featuring Mark and Dom. Call 702-750-2991 or visit elementskitchenandmartinibar.com.
The Stardusters Square & Round Dancers offer square dancing classes 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.
The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., recently opened its new Butterfly Habitat in the southern portion of the Botanical Gardens. The habitat is scheduled to feature hundreds of butterflies and a variety of plants, and it will be open each fall and spring, as temperatures permit. Butterfly species are set to include mourning cloak, red admiral, painted lady, American lady, monarch and queen. A separate entrance fee will be charged for the habitat, with members paying $2 and nonmembers paying $3. The habitat is slated to be open during Springs Preserve operating hours, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Visit springspreserve.org.
The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., has scheduled Ethnic Express International Folk Dancing for ages 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.
The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., is set to host Scottish country dancing for ages 13 or older from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. every Friday. Cost is $5 per person. Call 702-229-6383 or visit artslasvegas.org.
The Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane, offers free Zumba Fitness classes, and 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. Call 702-507-6030 or visit lvccld.org. This class is also offered at Grace Valley Church, 1370 E. Robindale Road (702-454-9328) and at 6 p.m. Fridays at Body Focus Fitness, 7380 S. Eastern Ave. (702-228-4967).
A free open mic event is planned from 8 p.m. to midnight Thursdays at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Call 702-365-7111 or visit orleanscasino.com.
The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., is set to provide guided garden walks from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays. General admission for locals is $9.95 for adults, $8.95 for seniors, students and military and $4.95 for children 5 to 17. Visit springspreserve.org/apps/event.
The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans to feed the animals in its Living Collections at 11:30 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays. General admission for locals is $9.95 for adults, $8.95 for seniors, students and military and $4.95 for children 5 to 17. Visit springspreserve.org/apps/event.
Ongoing shows at Money Plays, 4755 W. Flamingo Road, include live local bands at 9 p.m. Saturdays and an open mic night at 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays. Visit moneyplayslv.com.
Enjoy karaoke 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.
Bar 702, 3355 Spring Mountain Road, hosts a variety of live entertainment daily. Call 702-871-6651 or visit bar702lasvegas.com.
John Windsor is scheduled to perform from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturdays and from 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 is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays at Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd. Visit arizonacharliesdecatur.com.
The Peter Love Trio 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.
WILLplay is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays at Jack’s Irish Pub at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Visit palacestation.sclv.com.
The Claudine Castro Band is scheduled to perform at 11 p.m. Sundays in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is $10. Visit palms.com.
Santa Fe and The Fat City Horns are scheduled to perform at 10:30 p.m. Mondays in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is $10. Visit palms.com.
The Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road, has scheduled a variety of live entertainment six nights a week in the Gold Coast Showroom Lounge. Visit goldcoastcasino.com.
Comedian Eddie Griffin is set to perform at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday at the King’s Room at the Rio, 3700 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $69. Visit riolasvegas.com or call 702-777-2782.
The West Flamingo Senior Center, 6255 W. Flamingo Road, is set to offer beginner, intermediate and advanced tap dance classes. Each class is offered twice a week, and a six-week session costs $37. Call 702-455-7742.