THE WEEK’S BEST BETS
1. Pokemon at the Library: A Pokemon Go event is scheduled from 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. All 13 Las Vegas-Clark County Library District branches are Pokestops, but the Summerlin Library is also a PokeGym. Expect lure modules running the entire time, Pokemon trivia games and Pokemon pins giveaways. Light refreshments and a Kona Ice truck are planned. Call 702-507-3860 or visit lvccld.org.
2. Las Vegas Soaring Club: The club plans to celebrate 80 years of safe operations from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 13, National Model Aviation Day, with the Electrics Over Red Rocks Festival at its airstrip, two miles west of Charleston Boulevard and the 215 Beltway. Free activities for kids, food and a raffle are planned with proceeds to benefit Disabled American Veterans. Call 702-530-0900 or visit lvsoaringclub.org.
3. Art exhibit: The reception for the “Symphony of Art” exhibition by Yajie Cheng is set from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Internationally renowned Chinese painter Cheng, currently residing in Singapore, turns the focus of his Fantastic Realism style toward Las Vegas for this new exhibition, which runs through Oct. 1. Call 702-769-3500. Visit lvccld.org.
IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Stress reduction session: The program Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction is planned from 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Stillpoint Center for Spiritual Development, 8072 W. Sahara Ave., Suite D. The free informational meeting is part of an eight-week course that is set to start Aug 18. Pre-registration is required. Call 702-243-4040.
E-book information: The free session, Downloading e-books to Your iPad, Tablet, Kindle Fire, Nook Color, is set for 10:30 a.m. Aug. 13 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Bring your device. Call 702-507-3866.
Songs of the ‘70s and ‘80s: “California Dreamin’ ” is set for 7 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. The cost is $20. Call 702-240-1301.
Back To School Bash: 93.1 The Party and Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas are teaming up to present the event, featuring performances by Jordan Fisher, Frankie and Symon, at 4 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Red Rock Bay wave pool at the water park, 7055 S. Fort Apache Road. The concert will have free entry with paid admission and is free for season pass holders. General admission is $39.99. Call 702-979-1600 or visit wetnwildlasvegas.com.
Opera In August: Operatic tenor Craig Alan Thomas and the Summerlin Chamber Ensemble are set to perform free at 2 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Call 702-507-3860.
Softball league signups: Fall adult softball league registration is set through Aug. 15. The cost is $475 per team, plus regular season umpire fees of $168. Games will be for seven weeks and played at Veterans Memorial Fields, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive, and Lorenzi Park, 3333 W. Washington Ave. Leagues are set to begin Aug. 22. Call 702-229-4616.
Nature program for youths: The Canyon Club for Kids plans a day to discover the natural and cultural history at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Aug. 16. For details and to sign up, call Cody Dix at 702-515-5367.
Yoga at the library: Yoga for Kids is set for 10:30 a.m. for ages 6 to 11 and 11:30 a.m. for ages 3 to 5 Aug. 17 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Seating is limited. Registration is required. Call 702-507-3630.
Stress reduction workshop: Zen and the Art of Coloring is planned from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 17 at the Stillpoint Center for Spiritual Development, 8072 W. Sahara Ave., Suite D. Call 702-243-4040.
Movie Camp: Red Rock Lanes at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to host a family-friendly summer movie camp from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 17 with a screening of “The Good Dinosaur.” The $15 entry fee includes rental shoes, two hours of bowling, a hot dog, chips, soda and the movie. Call 702-797-7777.
“All About Clay”: The exhibit by the Nevada Clay Guild is set to be on display during regular library hours through Aug. 21 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, showing stoneware and porcelain works by guild members. Visit lvccld.org or 702-507-3860.
Art exhibit: The exhibit “New Frontiers” by Valentin Yordanov is set to be on display during regular library hours through Oct. 4 at The Studio at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave.; 702-507-3630.
Madness Tennis Camp: The camp is planned for children ages 5 to 13 through Aug. 19 at the Darling Tennis Center, 7901 W. Washington Ave. Activities include swimming, movies, mini golf, laser tag, bowling and games. The professional coaching staff at the center will group the children according to age and ability and focus on stroke development, competitive strategies and more. The camp also includes three field trips a week. Full-day camp is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $200 per session. Half-day camp is from 9 a.m. to noon for $120 per session. Before care will begin at 8 a.m., and after care will run from 3 to 5:30 p.m. The full-day camp with before and after care is $255 per session and the half-day camp with before care is $155 per session. Drop-in rates are also available each day for $50 for a half day and $70 for a full day. Camp participants should bring lunch. Family discounts are available.; Call 702-299-2100.
Friday Music Series: Downtown Summerlin plans to host a free music series every weekend through Sept. 3. The schedule is 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays and 5 to 8 p.m. Saturdays. Expect a different musical act in the outdoor Dining Arroyo. All acts are free and open to the public. A sampling of some of the performers includes Liberio, best known for his appearance on Season 4 of NBC’s “The Voice;” J. Russo, singer, songwriter and acoustic musician; Santiago, a 15-year-old vocalist, pianist and guitarist; and Ryan Maloney, another former contestant on Season 6 of “The Voice.”; downtownsummerlin.com.
WORTH A DRIVE
“The Sound of Music”: Performances by the national touring production are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. through Aug. 14 and 2 p.m. Aug. 13 and 14 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $36 to $127; thesmithcenter.com or 702-749-2012.
“Kumukahi” Ukulele and Hula Festival: The event is scheduled for Aug. 12 and 13 at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, with concerts and competitions set at 2 p.m. Aug 12 and 8 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. Aug. 13. Admission is $25 per event. Visit samstownlv.com or call 702-636-7075.
Opa at Divine: A hands-on cooking class exploring Greek and Mediterranean food is scheduled from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Divine Cafe at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The class fee is $80.10 for Springs Preserve members and $89 for others. Reservations at eventbrite.com are required.
Night Hike: The free activity is planned from 8 to 9 p.m. Aug. 12, 19 and 26 at the Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway, 2525 Kyle Canyon Road. The night hike is rated easy with mostly paved paths and gravel over small hills. Space is limited. Registration is required. Visit gomtcharleston.com or email email@example.com.
Coyote CountryFest: Cole Swindell, Jon Pardi, Love and Theft, Brett Young and Sierra Black are among performers slated to appear at the festival at 6 p.m. Aug. 13 in the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $20. Visit orleansarena.com.
Disney Day At The Museum: The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place. Themed activities are set to include designing your own wand or hook, Disney trivia, exploring the early phases of animation by creating your own motion image, and mixing up your own batch of snow in celebration of Disney’s “Frozen.” Visitors are encouraged to dress up in Disney-themed costumes, but costumes aren’t required for admission. Admission to the exhibit and the rest of the museum is $14.50. Visit discoverykidslv.org or call 702-382-5437.
Rick’s Restorations Car Show: The car show and swap meet is scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. Aug. 13 at Rick’s Restorations, 800 W. Mesquite Ave. The event is set to include a food vendor, and parking space-sized vendor spaces are available for $10. Contact Ally Vezeau at firstname.lastname@example.org or 702-371-5005.
EMG Town Hall on Veterans Treatment Courts: The town hall is set from noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Veterans Transition Resource Center, 2550 Nature Park Drive, Suite 200. Adults are invited to discuss discrepancies about the Nevada Revised Statute 176A.280, 176A.285 and 176A.290, and to contribute ideas to nonpartisan Bill Draft Request 57, which is set to be introduced during the 2017 Nevada Legislature. Admission is free, but registration is required. Visit emgnv.com.
Guided Hikes: The free activity is planned from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 14, 21 and 28 at the Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway, 2525 Kyle Canyon Road. An interpretive naturalist is set to lead small groups on an easy-to-moderate trail, sharing information about the trail, flora and fauna and the Spring Mountains. Space is limited. Registration is required. Visit gomtcharleston.com or email email@example.com.
David de Alba’s tribute to the Finocchio Club: The event features backstage anecdotes with the aid of still photos and film footage of some of the performers who graced the club’s stage. It is scheduled at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 14 at MVIG Cultural Arts Center inside The Boulevard Mall, 3528 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $18 to $20. Call 702-339-0948 or 702-735-7430, or visit boulevardmall.com.
Hot yoga in the Neon Boneyard: The Neon Museum plans to offer one-hour hot yoga sessions with certified instructor Eileen Lorraine in its outdoor Neon Boneyard, 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North, at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 17 and Aug. 31. The class is appropriate for beginners to advanced yogis 18 or older (children must be accompanied by an adult guardian) and will consist of flowing vinyasa sessions set to vintage Las Vegas-inspired beats. Sessions are $18 for the public and $13 for museum members. Visit neonmuseum.org/happenings or call 702-387-6366.
Social CirKISH presents the second annual Student Showcase: The event is scheduled at 7 p.m. Aug. 17 at Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The nonprofit after-school program assists Southern Nevada’s at-risk youths with developing into functioning members of society by providing a creative circus-themed learning environment. This program teaches a number of creative and unique skills including juggling, aerial work and walking on stilts. Tickets are are complimentary; however, donations are strongly encouraged. Visit socialcirkish.org/rsvp.
Sawyer Summer Stage: Thanks to a grant from The Rogers Foundation, students in Sawyer Middle School’s summer theater program are set to produce the 9-11 memorial play “War at Home” at 4 p.m. Aug. 18 at the school, 5450 Redwood St. A dinner show performance is set for 4:30 p.m. Aug. 19 at the school. The show is also set to be performed at 6 p.m. Aug. 25 and 26 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Admission is free, but donations for Paws and Stripes, an organization that provides service dogs to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, will be accepted. Visit lvccld.org.
“Annie” coming to Winchester stage: The Winchester Headliners Theater Program plans to present “Annie: the Musical” at 6 p.m. Aug. 18-20 and 2 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Winchester Cultural Center Theater, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $7 for general admission and $5 on Sunday and can be purchased in person, from a cast member or at ClarkCountyNV.gov/parksregistration.
Happy Hour Fundraiser: The fourth annual event to benefit Happy Home Animal Sanctuary is planned from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 19 at Blue Martini at Town Square Las Vegas, 6593 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $18 in advance and $25 the day of the event, and each guest will receive a free drink ticket. Entertainment, a silent auction and raffle prizes also are planned. The event is for those 21 or older. Visit 4thhappyhourbluemartini.eventbrite.com.
“A Visual Language”: The exhibit by artist Eric Vozzola is set to be on display through Aug. 19 at the Winchester Cultural Center’s gallery, 3130 McLeod Drive. It consists of paintings large and small, including works on found materials, canvas and painted installations that activate the gallery space in multiple layers; 702-455-7340 or clarkcountynv.gov/parks.
Black & White Party: Aid for AIDS of Nevada’s 30th annual event is planned for 8 p.m. Aug. 20 at Aria, 3730 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Cuisine from Aria’s finest restaurants is planned, along with entertainment, a silent auction and more. General admission is $50 and includes entrance to the official LGBT after-party at Piranha Nightclub and Temptations Sundays pool party at Luxor Aug. 21. VIP tickets are $125 and include early entry at 7 p.m. as well as a VIP after-party at Jewel Nightclub. The event is for those 21 or older. Visit afanlv.org.
Charity hockey game: Las Vegas Valley Area Firefighters are set to take on NHL ECHL stars and alumni in the game set for 5 p.m. Aug. 20 at the SoBe Ice Arena at the Fiesta Rancho, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for kids, and tickets are available at the arena box office. Proceeds will benefit Wesley Payton’s Battle With Leukemia. Visit GoFundMe.com/S99HQ7Q3K.
Water on the Meadow: Rangers and volunteers are set to roll out the slip n’ slide for water play in the meadow from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 21 and 27 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159. Swim suites are suggested as are baby shampoo donations to help make the slide slippery. Entry to the park is $7 for Nevada residents. Call 702-875-4141 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Harry Potter Art Show: A group art show of work inspired by Harry Potter is scheduled to be on display throughout August at The Bubblegum Gallery, 1800 S. Industrial Road, Suite 207D. Visit facebook.com/thebubblegumgallery.
“Desert Survivor!”: A new animal show is set to feature a rotating cast of critters including the desert night snake, desert tortoise, kangaroo rat, California kingsnake, desert tarantula, gopher snake, chuckwalla and more in 30-minute shows at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily through Aug. 21 inside the Big Springs Theatre in the Origen Museum at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Shows are free with paid admission; springspreserve.org.
Drone Academy: A drone certification program is slated to take place Aug. 22-26 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. People can choose different options such as the one-day beginners’ course for $499, the two-day professional or small business operator course for $899, or the four-day “Drone Master” course for $1,599. Call 702-796-7111 or visit southpointcasino.com.
Polage art: The work of local artist Austine Wood Comarow featuring polarized filters and light is set to be on display through Sept. 18 in the Big Springs Gallery in the Origen Museum at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.; springspreserve.org.
Cupcake decorating: Sweet Treats for Teens is planned for children ages 13 to 17 at 4 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Call 702-507-3860.
Blood drive and car show: Village Square plans to host its next Third Thursdays Car Show & Festival from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at the center, 9400 W. Sahara Ave. The United Blood Services Blood Mobile is set to be on hand. Donors may schedule an appointment prior to the event at unitedbloodservices.org. Toys 4 Smiles will also be handing out toy cars and trucks to children at the event. Arts and crafts from local artisans, raffle prizes for gifts from various Village Square businesses, music and a children’s balloon artist also are planned for the free event. The remaining 2016 Third Thursdays are scheduled for Sept. 15, Oct. 20, Nov. 17 and Dec. 15. Call 702-625-4108 or visit govillagesquare.com.
Kids time: Footloose Fridays is planned for children 3 to 6 at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 19 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. The upbeat music and movement series involves scarves, shakers and rhythm sticks. Call 702-507-3860.
Teen Advisory Board: The Teen Library Advisory Board plans to meet at 4 p.m. Fridays at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive, with the next meeting set for Aug. 19. Call 702-507-3710.
“Oh, What a Night!”: The musical tribute to Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons is scheduled for 7 p.m. Aug. 19 and 20 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. The cost is $20. Call 702-240-1301.
In Its Entirety Concert Series: The concert, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the release of The Beatles’ “Revolver,” is planned for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19 in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Tickets are $15 for the all-ages show. Those under 21 must be accompanied by an adult. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
Author to speak: Meet author and stroke survivor Robert Parker at 11 a.m. Aug. 20 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, and hear about his journey of recovery as he shares his experience of being left speechless and incapacitated by stroke to successfully writing and publishing books. Call 702-507-3860.
Dive-In Movie Night: The all-ages event is planned for 8 p.m. Aug. 20 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. Doors are set to open at 7:30 p.m. Watch “Despicable Me 2” on a big screen while floating in the pool. The cost is $4, which includes a Popsicle, while supplies last. Light refreshments also will be for sale. Call 702-229-1488.
Concert planned: The free concert “Literature to Life, An Operatic Journey” is slated for 2 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Call 702-507-3860.
Cuts 4 A Cause: The fundraiser is planned for Aug. 21 at Mosaic Salon, 730 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 110. Haircuts will be $25; blowouts, $25; manicures, $15; pedicures, $25; and eyebrow waxing, $15. Proceeds go to the Cure 4 The Kids Foundation. Visit cure4thekids.org.
Kickball leagues: A coed adult kickball league for ages 18 or older is accepting registration Aug. 22-28, with play set to begin Sept. 8 at Veterans Memorial Fields, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive. The cost is $250 per team, plus regular season umpire fees of $168, for a seven-week season. Call 702-229-4616.
“Infrared”: The exhibit by Sean Russell is set for regular library hours Aug. 23 through Oct. 9 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. The exhibit features Russell’s photographic transfers of Big Lake, Minn., and the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, merging nature and technology. Call 702-507-3860.
Prayer Workshop: Join presenter Gard Jameson, Ph.D., for his Introduction to Centering Prayer Workshop, planned from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Stillpoint Center for Spiritual Development, 8072 W. Sahara Ave., Suite D. Call 702-243-4040.
Intro to the Internet: The class is set to be offered at 2 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Call 702-507-3630.
Rock Shot Bingo: Bingo with glow sticks and a DJ is planned for 9 p.m. Aug. 25 at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., with doors set to open at 8 p.m. Buy-in is $25. The first nine games pay $100 each, and the final game pays $1,000. Each winner also receives an additional prize. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
Ventriloquist to perform: Ronn Lucas is slated to bring his ventriloquist comedy act to the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive, at 8:30 p.m. Aug. 26 and 27. Tickets start at $19.50. Visit suncoastcasino.com.
Back to school fair: Cox Las Vegas announces its ninth annual Back to School fairs. In Summerlin, it’s set from 10 a.m. to 4 pm. Aug. 27 at Downtown Summerlin, 2025 Festival Plaza Drive. The annual back-to-school preparation event is for parents, caregivers and kids. Immunize Nevada will be providing free immunizations for eligible families, and Walgreens will offer onsite immunizations for those with medical insurance. Visit coxknowledgecollege.com.
Dash and Splash: The event is slated for 8 a.m. Aug. 27 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. Registration is set for 7:30 a.m. This event starts with a 1.5-mile run beginning at Pavilion Center Pool and winding through Veterans Memorial Park and concludes with a 300-meter swim at Pavilion Center Pool. There is no age limit, but participants must be able to swim 100 meters successfully. The cost is $15. Call 702-229-1488.
“Duets … The Greatest Duets of All Time”: The show is slated for 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. The cost is $20. Call 702-240-1301.
Hickory Wind: The group is set to perform “A Good Old Fashioned Hootenanny!” at 7 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $12. Call 702-240-1301.
Dream exploration: Introduction to Dreams is slated from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Stillpoint Center for Spiritual Development, 8072 W. Sahara Ave., Suite D. Call 702-243-4040.
Ecumenical teacher to speak: Stillpoint plans to present an international ecumenical teacher from the Center for Action and Contemplation, Richard Rohr, for a workshop set from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 10 at Bishop Gorman High School, 5959 S. Hualapai Way. Event tickets are available at StillpointCSD.org/rohr2016 and are $75, with a student discount available.
Volunteer drive: A member recruiting drive for Friends of Red Rock Canyon is slated for Sept. 10. Sign up at the Visitor Center or email email@example.com.
Reading with Rascal: The reading events are scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10 in the multipurpose room of Desert Spring United Methodist Church, 120 N. Pavilion Center Drive. Children of all ages are invited to read to registered therapy dogs. Call 702-561-4143.
Brandeis event: The Brandeis National Committee Las Vegas chapter has scheduled its annual Showcase event for Sept. 20 at Bear’s Best Golf Club, 11111 W. Flamingo Road. The guest speaker is Ellis Landau, a retired financial executive in the gaming and hospitality industry. The cost is $36. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cycling race: The 10th annual Clif Bar CrossVegas cyclo-cross race is scheduled for Sept. 21 at the Desert Breeze Soccer Complex, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. It is the largest cyclo-cross race event in the U.S., attracting 12,000 spectators and racers from 20 nations. Visit crossvegas.com.
Triple Dare Running Kids’ Fall Race: The event is planned for Oct. 8 at Bruce Trent Park, 1600 N. Rampart Blvd., and includes a 5K competitive, 5K non-competitive and 1-mile fun run. A Resolution Run is planned for Dec. 31 at Kellogg-Zaher Park, 7901 W. Washington Ave., with 5K and 10K runs. Visit tripledareruns.com.
Golf event at TPC: Las Vegas’ PGA Tour event, Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, is set to return for its 34th year from Oct. 31 to Nov. 6 at TPC Summerlin, 9851 Canyon Run Drive. Through Sept. 21, fans can receive a complimentary Sunday ticket with the purchase of a Saturday ticket. Tickets are $35 (plus convenience fee). Visit shrinershospitalsopen.com or call 702-873-1010.
Groups, societies and clubs:
Older adults can learn more about knitting and crocheting at a program that takes place each from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays at Southwest Medical Lifestyle Center — West, 8670 W. Cheyenne Ave., Suite 105. Call 702-677-3055.
Older adults have the opportunity to play pinochle, dominoes and other games from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays at Southwest Medical Lifestyle Center — West, 8670 W. Cheyenne Ave., Suite 105. Call 702-677-3055.
Older adults can learn more about computers at a class offered from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays and 1 to 2:30 p.m. Fridays at Southwest Medical Lifestyle Center — West, 8670 W. Cheyenne Ave., Suite 105. Call 702-677-3055.
The Moms Club of Las Vegas Summerlin is welcoming new members. In addition to weekly playdates, Moms Club also hosts two to three events per week for all ages and typically include park playtime, factory tours and farmers markets. The club offers moms a chance to relax in a kid-free setting with refreshments and adult conversation. Moms Club Las Vegas Summerlin is open to all moms, including expectant mothers. Kids’ ages range from newborn to elementary school; momsclublasvegas.com or 541-350-1599.
The Las Vegas Civil War Roundtable meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month at Charlie’s Lakeside, 8603 W. Sahara Ave. Email email@example.com or 702-858-9963.
The Las Vegas Farmers Market is planned from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at Bruc
e Trent Park, 1600 N. Rampart Blvd.; 702-562-2676.
An improv and comedy troupe is scheduled to meet and rehearse from 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays at Five Star Tavern, 9201 Del Webb Blvd., at the Palm Valley Golf Course clubhouse. Spectators are welcome; 818-261-4566 or 702-363-5330.
Canasta & Dominos: Older adults have the opportunity to play every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Southwest Medical Lifestyle Center – West, 8670 W. Cheyenne Ave., Suite 105; 702-677-3055.
The Centennial Las Vegas Genealogy Society is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of every month inside the community room of Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 6670 W. Cheyenne Ave. The group is dedicated to genealogy and ancestry research; clvgs7.wix.com/clvgs.
Ward 2 Walkers meet at 7 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Hualapai Trailhead Park, just north of Alta Drive on Hualapai Way. Join Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers for exercise and conversation. It is free and open to the public; 702-229-2144.
Current Events West, a discussion group, plans to meet from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at the Jewish Community Center of Southern Nevada, 8689 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 180. It is open to all; 702-794-0090.
The Las Vegas Kiwi Club for retired flight attendants meets for lunch the third Wednesday of each month. Members are from American Airlines, TWA, Trans Caribbean, Reno Air, Ozark and USAir. Times and locations vary. Visit thekiwiclub.org or call 702-896-5496.The Rotary Club of Las Vegas-Summerlin invites the Summerlin business community to breakfast and fellowship Tuesdays at 7:15 a.m at TPC Summerlin, 1700 Village Center Circle; firstname.lastname@example.org. Monthly bladder cancer support group meetings are planned for the fourth Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Summerlin Hospital, 657 N. Town Center Drive, in meeting room 1a. Patients and survivors of bladder cancer and their spouses, partners and caregivers are invited for informational and support meetings. RSVP to Don or Teri at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Needlepoint & Stitchery: Create stitched designs for older adults is planned every Friday from 9 a.m. to Noon. Southwest Medical Lifestyle Center – West, 8670 W. Cheyenne Ave., Suite 105. Call 702-677-3055.
A cardiac support group is slated to meet at 10 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month in Classroom 1A at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, 657 N. Town Center Drive; 702-233-7470.
A cardiac support group is set to meet from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month at Spring Valley Hospital, 5400 S. Rainbow Blvd. RSVP to702-388-4888. This support group provides peer-to-peer patient support and education, including meeting others living with heart disease, learning how to live with heart disease, and having your questions answered by knowledgeable staff members.
A stroke survivors support group is set to meet from 3 to 4 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, 657 N. Town Center Drive; 702-233-7061.
A gynecological cancer support group is set to meet from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, 657 N. Town Center Drive. The group is facilitated by Branda Kent, Nevada chapter leader for the Cervical Cancer Coalition; 702-233-7751.
Tobacco Cessation Program: Gain the information and support you need to stop your tobacco use. Every Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Southwest Medical Lifestyle Center – West, 8670 W. Cheyenne Ave., Suite 105; 702-677-3055.
A stroke support group is set to meet from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the third Friday of each month at Spring Valley Hospital, 5400 S. Rainbow Blvd., especially for adults 55 or younger but everyone is welcome; 702-853-3162.
The Jewish Singles Social Club for men and women plans its next meeting for 6:30 p.m. first Wednesday of the month at the Jewish Community Center of Southern Nevada, 8689 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 180. It is free and open to the public; 702-233-8618 or 702-243-1761.
The free West Side Photo Club plans to meet from 7 to 9 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each month at Summerlin Hospital, 657 N. Town Center Drive. It is looking for active, experienced photographers willing to share their knowledge and passion for digital photography. The varied meeting agenda promotes the technical, artistic and social aspects of photography. Email email@example.com.
The German Friendship Club is set to meet at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month at the Trails Community Center, 1910 Spring Gate Lane; 702-254-2590.
Named for the 10-13 call for an officer who needs assistance, the Las Vegas 13 Club meets the last Thursday of most months (except November, when it meets 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; 702-349-5313 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The nonprofit Las Vegas Crafters Guild meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month at Michael’s, 7195 Arroyo Crossing Parkway. Meetings are open to the public and consist of a short business portion, followed by an educational program; 702-260-0932 or visit lasvegascraftersguild.com.
The Westside Newcomers Club plans its monthly coffee event for prospective members at 9:15 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month at Temple Sinai, 9001 Hillpointe Road. The coffee event is for those new to the area; westsidenewcomersclub.org or email email@example.com.
The Las Vegas chapter of the American Merchant Marine Veterans invites past and present Merchant Mariners to its meetings, set for 11 a.m. the third Friday of every month except Aug. at the Red Rock Moose Club, 4970 W. Charleston Blvd. Call 702-732-0888.
For those 50 or older, Seton Singles Meetings are planned at 5:30 p.m. the first Saturday of the month at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 1811 Pueblo Vista Drive. Gatherings include food, dine-outs, movie nights, card games or game nights, theatrical productions and other local activities. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current Events West, a discussion group, plans to meet from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at the Jewish Community Center of Southern Nevada, 8689 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 180. It is open to all; 702-794-0090.
Sports Talk, a discussion group, is set to meet at 9:30 a.m. Fridays at the St. Tropez Buffet at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. The group is open to all; 702-794-0090.
The Moms Club of Las Vegas Summerlin is recruiting new members. In addition to weekly play dates, Moms Club also hosts two to three events per week for all ages and typically include park playtime, factory tours and farmers markets. The club offers moms a chance to relax in a kid-free setting with refreshments and adult conversation. Moms Club Las Vegas Summerlin is open to all moms, including expectant mothers. Kids’ ages range from newborn to elementary school; momsclublasvegas.com or 541-350-1599.
Free blood pressure screenings are scheduled from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays at the MountainView Hospital Medical Office Building H2U, Suite 114, 3150 N. Tenaya Way. Registration is required; 702-233-5474 or mountainview-hospital.com.
Atria Seville, 2000 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to offer a chair yoga and meditation class for seniors from 2 to 3 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. The class is led by master Mitch Menik and is open to the public. Sign in at the front desk; atriaseville.com or 702-804-6800.
Free Fly Fishing 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; basspro.com or 702-730-5200.
The free MS Stretch & Flex class for those with multiple sclerosis and H2U members ($5 fee for all others) is planned from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at the MountainView Hospital Medical Office Building H2U, Suite 114, 3150 N. Tenaya Way. Registration is required; 702-233-5474 or mountainview-hospital.com.
Mindfulness and Insight Meditation is planned for 4:15 p.m. Sundays at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave.; 702-507-3630.
Matt Hennager plans to offer free guitar lessons for beginners from noon to 1 p.m. the first three Sundays of each month at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Arrive 15 minutes early to tune your guitar; 702-507-3630 or 702-533-3611.
Grace Presbyterian Church’s Hualapai campus, 4590 S. Hualapai Way, plans to host a free movie night at 6:30 p.m. the second Friday of every month. Doors are set to open at 6 p.m., and popcorn and snacks will be provided; 702-384-4554.
The 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 the second Saturday of the month. ZIP codes served are 89113, 89118, 89139, 89141, 89148, 89178, and 89179; Email email@example.com.
Central Christian Church’s Summerlin congregation is scheduled to meet at Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School, 2015 S. Hualapai Way, at 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and noon Sundays; centralonline.tv/summerlin.
At Tivoli Village:
Free parent and child tennis clinics by the United States Tennis Association Nevada are planned for the first Sunday of every month for children 8 or younger in the Children’s Play Area at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd. The clinic for 3- to 5-year-olds is planned from 1:30 to 2 p.m. and for 6- to 8-year-olds from 2 to 2:30 p.m.; tivolivillagelv.com.
The Fresh52 farmers market is open for the season at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., with new vendors. The market is planned from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. On select dates, guests can also enjoy special events, live entertainment, chef demonstrations and free arts and crafts for kids. Ride a bicycle to the market and receive a 10 percent discount;tivolivillagelv.com.
A Home 4 Spot Animal Rescue plans to host pet adoptions from noon to 3 p.m. the second, third and fourth Sundays at Petco, 10000 W. Sahara Ave. Adoptions are scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. the first Sunday at Shaggy Chic Pet Salon at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd.; ahome4spot.com.
At Village Square:
The monthly Third Thursdays event is planned from 5:30 to 8 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at Village Square, 9400 W. Sahara Ave., to provide the community with fun activities and promotions at the shops and restaurants in the center. A car show and arts and crafts vendors are planned, along with raffle prizes and music; govillagesquare.com or 702-625-4108.
At Downtown Summerlin:
Fit4Mom plans to host Stroller Barre classes from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive; downtownsummerlin.com or 702-832-1000.
Downtown Summerlin is offering a farmers market curated by Kerry Clasby, also known as The Intuitive Forager, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at the Pavilion on Festival Plaza Drive between Rosemary and Oval Park drives. The market features 90 percent organic produce and plans to host cooking demonstrations, live music, classes dedicated to ecological stewardship and tasting events; downtownsummerlin.com.
The U.S. Tennis Association plans to host free tennis clinics for children ages 3 to 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays in the Macy’s Court at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive. The clinics are designed to introduce the sport to children and teach basic skill sets; downtownsummerlin.com or 702-832-1000.
Rampart Casino entertainment:
Addison’s Lounge in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to host free weekly live entertainment; 702-507-5900.
J.C.’s Irish Sports Pub inside the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to host free weekly live music 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.; 702-869-7725.
The Rampart Casino’s Round Bar, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to present live music throughout the week; 702-507-5900.
Bonkerz Comedy Club inside Addison’s Lounge at the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., has acts slated for 7 p.m. Thursdays. Admission is free and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 6 p.m.; 702-507-5980.
Red Rock Resort entertainment:
Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to feature Mahi Crabbe from 5 to 10 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays in T-Bones Chophouse. Cali Tucker is set to perform from 5 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. Steven Raper is set to perform from 6 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Guests must be 21 or older; redrock.sclv.com.
Line dancing is planned from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursdays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., for guests 21 or older; redrock.sclv.com.
Live music is scheduled from 8 to 11 p.m. Fridays in Hearthstone at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd.; redrock.sclv.com.
Live music is scheduled from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays in Onyx Bar at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Rick Duarte is scheduled from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Tony Venniro from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays. Guests must be 21 or older; redrock.sclv.com.
Live music is scheduled from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older; redrock.sclv.com.
Lucille’s at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to host live entertainment from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturdays; redrock.sclv.com.
The Bingo Room at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to feature live music for guests 21 or older from 10 a.m. to noon Sundays; redrock.sclv.com.
Friday Night Band Night is set to present live rock, blues or country bands at 7:30 p.m. Fridays at The Summit, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Admission is $10 with a one-drink minimum; 702-240-1311.
Las Vegas Accordion Club members Walter Piortrowski, Etta Baykara, Betty Guthrie, Mary Kaplan and Bob Schoffstall are scheduled to perform from 1 to 4 p.m. every third Saturday at the Food Factory, 4140 S. Durango Drive; facebook.com/LVAccordions.
Free museum admission:
Bank of America invites cardholders to explore Southern Nevada museums free as part of the Museums on Us program the first weekend of every month. Anyone with a U.S. Trust, Merrill Lynch or Bank of America debit or credit card can visit the Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place; Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North; or the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., free. Present a debit or credit card to receive free museum admission; museums.bankofamerica.com.