The Sci Fi Center 5077 Arville St. has planned a Typical Saturday Night In Space featuring a burlesque variety show starting at 10 p.m. May 16, $10 pre-sale, $12 at the door and $20 for VIP call 855-501-4335 or visit thescificenter.com.
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The Flip Through Summer Book Drive is set to collect new and gently used children’s books through May 14 for the United Way of Southern Nevada. Books can be dropped off from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at United Way, 5830 W. Flamingo Road. The books are set to be distributed during Flip Through Summer, planned from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 16 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The free event is slated to feature live entertainment, face painting, themed book nooks and free ice cream and coffee. Visit springspreserve.org or uwsn.org.
Super Summer Theatre plans to kick off its 40th anniversary season at 5:30 p.m. May 15 with a VIP event that includes a performance of “Keepin’ It Country,” a country music revue. The VIP event will precede the show, with a host bar and dinner planned. Tickets are $140 and include reserved seats for the show. Proceeds will benefit Super Summer Theatre’s Thanks A Million Campaign and count toward a $500,000 Challenge Grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Fondation. Email Tom Kovach at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 702-882-6886. Another performance of “Keepin’ It Country” is planned for May 16. Tickets are $12. Visit showtix4u.com or supersummertheatre.org.
A barbecue for participants 50 or older is planned at 11:30 a.m. May 15 at the Lieburn Senior Center, 6230 Garwood Ave. Hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad, baked beans, fruit and dessert are set to be served. The cost is $5. Call 702-229-1600.
The 17th annual William “Bill” Endow Scholarship Banquet honoring 15 Asian-American students is planned from 6 to 9 p.m. May 15 at the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets are $75 per person, and table sponsorships are available. Call 702-737-4300 or visit billendow.org.
Opportunity Village is scheduled to celebrate its 60th year with a Blowout Birthday Bash Weekend, slated from 5:30 to 10 p.m. May 15 and 16 and 5:30 to 9 p.m. May 17 at the nonprofit’s 6300 W. Oakey Blvd. campus. The celebration will feature the Wizard of OV-themed Magical Forest, live entertainment, hot-air balloon rides, a beer garden and an arts and crafts show. Hot-air balloon rides are scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m. May 16. Call 702-880-4043 or visit opportunityvillage.org.
The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary plans its annual Fashion Show and Luncheon at 10 a.m. May 16 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $40, and all proceeds benefit The Salvation Army of Southern Nevada. Call 702-870-4430.
The Sin City Mounted Shooters are set to entertain attendees from 1 to 3 p.m. May 16 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159. The cost is $9 per vehicle, with a $2 discount for Nevada residents. Call 702-875-4141 or visit parks.nv.gov.
“WWII Archaeology of Nevada,” a lecture by Jeff Wedding on the archaeological evidence of Nevada’s involvement in the Second World War, is slated from 1 to 3 p.m. May 16 at the Nevada State Museum, 309 S. Valley View Blvd. The lecture is set to cover artifacts, landscapes and historical structures. Light refreshments are scheduled to be served. The cost is free with general admission to the Springs Preserve. Call Stacy Irvin at 702-822-8746 or visit museums.nevadaculture.org.
“One Night with The King,” an Elvis tribute show, is planned at 8 p.m. May 16 and 17 inside the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $19.95. Call 702-284-7777 or visit orleanscasino.com.
A free Senior Law Series event called Healthcare Directives and You is planned at 1 p.m. May 20 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. Participants can learn about power of attorney for health care decisions and directives to physicians, among other topics. Participants also can discuss legal issues with an attorney. Registration is required. Call 702-507-3964.
Registration is planned through June 10 for summer classes at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. The all-ages classes are slated from June 10 through Aug. 1 and include visual arts, drawing, ballet, jazz dance, modern dance, hip-hop and private lessons in piano, voice or dance by appointment. Call 702-229-6383 or visit artslasvegas.org.
Vegas PBS plans a Small Business Awards Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 21 at the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road. Visit vegaspbs.org/sba to register or call 702-799-1010, ext. 5363.
A screening of the R-rated film “The Milagro Beanfield War” is planned at 6:30 p.m. May 21 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., as part of the Page to Screen: Stories of Hispanic Heritage and Culture series. Call 702-229-6383 or visit artslasvegas.org.
Adult women are invited to Drum ’n’ Dance with Goldie from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 21 at the Music 4 Life Health Club & Training Center, 2975 S. Rainbow Blvd. Suite B. The belly dance-themed event is slated to include a potluck dinner. The event is free for members and $5 for the general public. Call 702-889-2881 or visit music4life.us.
The Henry’s Place Foundation is slated to host its annual Henry Prendes Charity Golf Classic at 1:30 p.m. May 22 at the Spanish Trail Country Club, 5050 Spanish Trail Lane. Registration for individuals is $200, and foursomes cost $700. The tournament is set to be followed by an awards dinner, a concert, a raffle drawing and a silent auction. Visit henrysplace.org or call 702-296-5078.
Air Supply is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. May 22 and 24 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $39.95. Call 702-284-7777 or visit orleanscasino.com.
The 15th annual Celebrating Life Awards Ceremony and Reception for artists 50 or older is scheduled from 6 to 7:30 p.m. May 22 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Awards are set to be presented to artists in seven categories: drawing and pastel; painting; mixed media; photography; ceramics; sculpture; and watercolor/gouache. Call 702-229-6383.
Frankie Moreno is set to perform at 10 p.m. May 23-25 inside the Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $10. Call 702-942-7777 or visit palms.com.
An Ice Cream Festival is planned from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 23 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Ice cream cones, sundaes, novelties and root beer floats are set too be available. Airbrush tattoos, a photo booth, a petting zoo, bingo and a bubble play station also are scheduled. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for children ages 5 to 12 and free for those 4 or younger. Springs Preserve members receive half off admission. Visit springspreserve.org.
An architecture workshop for children ages 7-12 is slated from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. May 23 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Participants can create 3-D miniatures, including a building made of mini-marshmallows and toothpicks. The cost is $15, and registration is planned through May 23 or until the event is full. Call 702-229-6383 or visit artslasvegas.org.
A free craft show is planned from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 24 at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Call 702-433-6436 or visit lvcraftshows.com or silvertoncasino.com.
The sixth annual Brews and Blues Festival is slated from 4 to 8 p.m. May 30 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Beers from local, regional, domestic and international brewers are set to be available. Live music is scheduled to include John Earl & the Boogieman Band, the Diane Kallay Band and the Mississippi-based Homemade Jamz Blues Band. Attendees must be 21 or older. General admission is $35 in advance or $40 the day of the event. VIP admission is $75 and includes access to an indoor lounge. Springs Preserve members receive $5 off general admission and VIP tickets. A portion of ticket sales are set to benefit Keep Memory Alive, a nonprofit that supports the mission of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, 888 W. Bonneville Ave. Purchase tickets at springspreserve.org or at participating Lee’s Discount Liquor locations.
The Crohn’s & Colitis Walk is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon May 30 at Exploration Peak Park, 9700 S. Buffalo Drive. The event is set to raise funds for the nonprofit Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America and include live music, food, children’s entertainment, vendor booths, educational materials and more. On-site registration is slated at 9 a.m., with the walk planned at 9:30 a.m. Visit cctakesteps.org/lasvegas.
A swap meet is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 30 at Not Just Antiques Mart, 1422 Western Ave. The event is set to include $3 appraisals, with proceeds going to the Las Vegas Valley Humane Society. Vendors interested in reserving a 10-by-10 space in the parking lot can pay $15 via PayPal, using the email address email@example.com.
Brunchlesque After Dark is slated from 9 to 11 p.m. June 3 at Boomers Bar, 3200 Sirius Ave. Local, regional and international burlesque entertainers are set to perform. Attendees must be 21 or older. Tickets are $15 or $80 for a VIP table of four. Visit boomerslv.com or call 702-368-1863.
A Blazing Art Burlesque Night featuring live visual artists, body painting, vendors and more is planned at 8 p.m. June 6 at the Phoenix, 4213 W. Sahara Ave. Admission is free, and attendees must be 21 or older. Call 702-826-2422 or visit thephoenixlv.com.
Comedian Eddie Izzard is set to perform at 8 p.m. June 12 and 13 inside the Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $53. call 702-944-3400 or visit palms.com.
Birds of the Air Food 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 on the second Saturday of the month. The next event is set for June 13. The church serves ZIP codes 89113, 89118, 89139, 89141, 89148, 89178 and 89179. Call 702-838-6213.
The Butterfly Habitat at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., is open each fall and spring, as temperatures permit, and features hundreds of butterflies and a variety of plants. Butterfly species are set to include mourning cloak, red admiral, painted lady, American lady, monarch and queen. A separate entrance fee is 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 Las Vegas Crafters Guild meets monthly at 7 p.m. on the fourth Thursday at Michaels, 7195 Arroyo Crossing Parkway. The meetings are open to the public and consist of a business portion and an educational program. Visit lasvegascraftersguild.com or call 702-260-0932.
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 Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., has scheduled Ethnic Express International Folk 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.
The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., is set to host Scottish country dancing for participants 13 or older from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. every Friday. The 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.