THE WEEK’S BEST BETS
1. Membership drive mixer for OV Nation: OV Nation, a new generation of Opportunity Village supporters, is set to host a membership drive mixer from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Jan. 14 at Born and Raised, 7260 S. Cimarron Road. Open to the public, the event is to feature food and drink specials and raffle prizes, as well as an opportunity to learn more about OV Nation, its mission, programs and membership benefits, and the chance to network with other like-minded emerging professionals. The location is to donate $10 to Opportunity Village for every person who attends. Visit opportunityvillage.org.
2. Mary Wilson: The singer from the legendary Motown trio The Supremes is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16 and 17 in the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $20. Visit any Boyd Gaming box office, suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
3. Stars and Stardust — Sidewalk Astronomy in the Neon Boneyard: The third annual event is planned from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Neon Museum, 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North, in partnership with the Las Vegas Astronomical Society. The free educational event offers stargazing for families using the society’s professional telescope equipment. Children also can enjoy a self-paced solar system scavengerhunt and space-themed scratchboard art-making activity. Advance registration for a particular time is required: 6 to 7 p.m., 7 to 8 p.m. or 8 to 9 p.m. To register, visit neonmuseum.org/happenings. For more information, call 702-387-6366.
IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival: The 15th annual festival is scheduled through Jan. 24, with most films set to screen at the Adelson Educational Campus, 9700 Hillpointe Road. The remaining schedule is: “Apples from the Desert,” 7 p.m. Jan. 16, Adelson Campus; “Semicolon,” 1 p.m. Jan. 17, Adelson Campus; “The Search for Israeli Cuisine,” 3:30 p.m. Jan. 17, Adelson Campus; “Dough,” 7 p.m. Jan. 21, Cinemark Theatres in the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South; “Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict,” 7 p.m. Jan. 23, Adelson Campus; “Rosenwald,” 1 p.m. Jan. 24, Adelson Campus; and “The Liberators,” 3:30 p.m. Jan. 24, Adelson Campus. All films will be accompanied by the filmmakers, or related experts in the subject matter, who will provide introductions and moderate post-screening discussions with the audience. Tickets are $10 at lvjff.org.
Cycling for children: The program How to Ride a Bike for Kids is planned for children ages 4 to 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Boca Park REI, 710 S. Rampart Blvd. The cost is $45 for members and $65 for nonmembers. Call 702- 951-4488.
Rainbow Youth Soccer League signups: The signups are planned from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 16, 23, 30 and Feb. 6 at Villa Pizza, 3385 S. Durango Drive. The cost is $125, and the fee includes 10 games, a complete uniform and picture plaque. The league is co-ed for ages 2 to 18. Bring a copy of birth certificate or shot records. Visit ryslsoccerleague.com or call 702-873-1451.
“The Greatest of Jazz, Blues, Swing!”: The show is scheduled for 7 p.m. Jan 16 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $20. Visit scscai.com or call 702-240-1301.
Jewish Genealogy Society of Southern Nevada: The group is set to meet at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The topic will be Holocaust Research Online. The group plans to meet the third Sunday of the month at 1:30 p.m. through March and then returning to its usual time of 1 p.m. for the rest of the year. Meetings are free and open to the public. Applications for membership are available at meetings, and dues are $18 for individuals and $25 for a family membership. Call president Laura Moskowitz at 702-243-5917, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit jgssn.org.
Free guitar lessons for beginners: Classes are set from noon to 1 p.m. the first three Sundays of each month at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The remaining January session is scheduled for Jan. 17. Call 702-533-3611.
Fiber Arts Workshop: The free workshop is planned from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 19 in the conference room of the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. People who love any kind of fiber arts are invited to gather, work on projects together and teach one another new skills and techniques. Any skill level is welcome. Call 702-507-3866 or visit lvccld.org.
American Airlines Kiwi Club Chapter meeting: The luncheon is set for 11 a.m. Jan. 20 at CiLi at Bali Hai Golf Club, 5160 Las Vegas Blvd. South. All flight attendants, online and retired, from American Airlines, American Eagle, TWA and US Airlines are welcome. The next meeting is planned for 11 a.m. Feb. 17 at Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar at Town Square Las Vegas, 6635 Las Vegas Blvd. South. RSVP with Kay Jennings at 702-896-5496.
Homebuyer’s Education Seminars: The Nevada Partners seminars are planned from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 20 and 27 in the meeting room at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Learn about the process from A to Z, including managing your money to achieve your financial goals; the importance of good credit; and sustaining homeownership once you’ve achieved it. Upon completion of this eight-hour seminar, the participant receives a Homebuyers Education Certificate, a requirement for most down payment assistance programs. Workshops are free and open to the public. To register, call 702-924-2100, ext. 230. Additional sessions are planned in February. For more information, call 702-507-3717 or visit lvccld.org.
Human Jukebox: Hal Savar, nicknamed the “Human Jukebox,” is set to perform live acoustic music from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays through Jan. 27 at Crave American Kitchen & Sushi Bar at Downtown Summerlin, 10970 Rosemary Park Drive, Suite 160. Guests can select songs from a 300-plus song listing menu, including 10 genres of music. Food and drink specials are planned in the bar area during his sets. There is no cover charge. Visit cravesummerlin.com or call 702-878-5505.
Lifeguard training: American Red Cross Lifeguard Training classes are planned for those 15 or older on weekends or nights beginning in January at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. Trainees must pass the prerequisites on the first day before they are taught and certified in lifeguard training, CPR/AED and first aid. Call 702-229-1488 or visit lasvegasparksandrec.com.
The Clark County Artists Guild Winter Arts Celebration:The exhibit is set to be open during regular library hours through Feb. 23 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, featuring more than 70 artists including woodworkers, jewelers and painters. Call 702-507-3860 or visit lvccld.org.
Art display: Steve Pollutro is set to display artwork at Rachel’s Kitchen, 9691 Trailwood Drive, through January.
“Hues of Emotion”: The art exhibit by Christine Binns is set to run through March 6 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Binns’ colorful, abstract mixed-media paintings are intended to elicit an emotional response from the viewer or for emotion to be drawn out from it. Call 702-507-3630 or visit lvccld.org.
Spring Mountain docent classes: The Spring Mountain Ranch State Park Docent Organization is seeking volunteers. New classes are underway. Call Carlo Luzzi at 702-355-9341 or email email@example.com.
Bluegrass Festival Craft Market: The city of Las Vegas is looking for artisan vendors to showcase and sell their work at the 2016 Bluegrass Festival’s Craft Market, set from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 9 at Durango Hills Park, 3545 N. Durango Drive. Applications are free and must be submitted by Feb. 29. All artists who create original Americana/folk art and crafts in any variety of media, including paints, sculpture, print work, photographs, fabric art, jewelry, ceramics, woodworking and home decor are encouraged to apply. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov/faces/home/office-of-cultural-affairs. For more information, call 702-229-3514 or visit artslasvegas.org.
WORTH A DRIVE
“Reservoir Dolls”: Performances of the play, written by Erika Soerensen and based on the film “Reservoir Dogs” by Quentin Tarantino, are scheduled at 8 p.m. Jan. 14-16, 21-23, 28-30 and at 2 p.m. Jan. 24 and 31 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $20. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.
“Middletown”: The play by Will Eno, to be directed by Ela Rose, is set to be performed at 8 p.m. Jan. 15 and 16, 21-23 and 28-30 and at 2 p.m. Jan. 17, 23, 24 and 31 on the main stage at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for seniors or students. Visit lvlt.org.
Bridge: The performance by the electric cello duo, part of the Downtown Cultural Series, is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse, 333 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-3515.
Contemporary Arts Center Opening Reception for “Taste”: The event is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Contemporary Arts Center’s new location, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. South (entrance is on Hoover Avenue). The show features work by Wendy Kveck, Justin Favela, Chris Bauder, Mikayla Whitmore, Linda Alterwitz, Adam Morey, David Ryan, Daniel Habegger, Shawn Hummel, Sean Russell, Brent Sommerhauser, Alisha Kerlin, Mark Brandvik, Sierra Slentz and Elizabeth Blau. Visit lasvegascac.org.
Shana Tucker in Concert: Singer, songwriter and cellist Shana Tucker is set to perform at 2 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Visit artslasvegas.org.
Cabin Fever: Park interpreter David Low plans to lead a dutch oven cooking demonstration from noon to 4 p.m. Jan. 16 on the porch of the 1870s historic sandstone cabin at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159. Participation is free with park admission, which is $7 for Nevada residents or $65 for an annual pass. Visit parks.nv.gov.
History project meeting: The Southern Nevada Women’s History Project is set to hold a bimonthly meeting at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 16 at the Las Vegas Country Club, 3000 Joe W. Brown Drive. The cost is $26 for lunch. The speaker is set to be Gina Geldbach-Hall, a former battalion chief with the Clark County Fire Department, who will discuss her book, “Firegal — Rising from the Ashes.”
Commodore club meeting: The Clark County Commodore Computer Club plans to meet from 9 to 11 a.m. Jan 16 at the Clark County School District Adult Education Campus, 2701 E. St. Louis Ave., Room 16. News, demos and a presentation on CES 2016 are planned. Email Al Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org or Forrest Nettles at email@example.com, or call 702-363-3331.
Robert Burns Night Dinner: The St. Andrew’s Society of Southern Nevada, a nonprofit cultural organization, plans the 32nd annual event at 5 p.m. Jan. 16 at Sunset Gardens, 3931 E. Sunset Road. The cost is $50 per plate, which includes salad, an entree, a vegetable, dessert and coffee or tea. The event is slated to feature bagpipe music and dancing. Checks must be payable to SASSN and can be mailed along with with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to PO Box 33244, Las Vegas, NV 89133-3244. Visit sassn.com.
Community Safety Forum: The Mob Museum, 300 Stewart Ave., plans to host a free Community Safety Forum from 2 to 3 p.m. the third Sunday of each month through 2016. Each presentation includes free general admission to the museum following the presentation as well as livestreaming of the event. Topics announced so far are: Jan. 17, Distracted Driving and Accident Prevention, featuring officers from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Traffic Section discussing tips and tools for safe driving; Feb. 21, The Active Shooter, with officers from the MACTAC (Multiple-Assault Counter Terrorism Action Capability) unit talking about active shooter awareness, incident response and workplace violence; and March 20, The Ins and Outs of the Clark County District Attorney’s Office, including information about the progression of a criminal case from arrest to post-conviction procedures. Call 702-229-2734 or visit themobmuseum.org.
Meet Your Customer Day: The event is planned from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Clark County Government Center rotunda, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Local minority-owned, woman-owned, small, physically challenged, veteran and disabled veteran business enterprises interested in supplying Clark County’s business needs will have a chance to network with various representatives of Clark County departments and purchasing analysts in partnership with several resource agencies. Call 702-455-3092.
“Forecast 2016 — Finding a Way Back”: NAIOP Southern Nevada and the Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies in the Lee Business School at UNLV plan to present a program featuring panel discussions and a keynote presentation by Calvin Schnure, senior vice president of research and economic analysis for the National National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, from 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 21 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana. Registration is $60 before Jan. 15 or $80 by Jan. 18, the registration deadline. Visit naiopvn.org.
Tree care: The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension plans to present its annual Professional Tree Care Seminar and Workshop in English on Jan. 22 and in Spanish on Jan. 29, both from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. Early registration will begin at 6 a.m. both days. This year’s emphasis is on urban tree care, including best practices for tree health. The cost is $25 with pre-registration or $30 at the door and includes the full-day seminar, handouts, coffee and beverages, CEUs and lunch. Register at 2016treecareseminarenglish.eventbrite.com. For more information, call ‘Chelle Reed at 702-257-5536 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or for the Spanish seminar, call Martha Barajas at 702-257-5522 or email email@example.com.
#TrytheTower: The partial tower practice climb for the Scale the Strat race is scheduled from 7 to 9 a.m. Jan. 23 at the Stratosphere, 2000 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The practice climb will allow participants access to the stairwells at the very top of Stratosphere Tower, Level 101 to Level 112. The cost is $30, and the Stratosphere has offered for each climber to receive two coupons for free admission for the Stratosphere Tower for use at a later date. Sign up at action.lung.org/TrytheTower2016 or register onsite the day of the practice climb by the Top of World podium inside Stratosphere Tower on the second level, starting at 6:30 a.m. The American Lung Association’s Scale the Strat race is set for Feb. 28. Visit scalethestrat.com.
Black tie gala: The Fashion Artist Guild plans the inaugural gala from 7 to 11 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Revere Golf Club, 2600 Hampton Road. The guild is partnering with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for the event to help with medical studies on wearable baby technology. The event is aimed at raising funds for the guild’s on-the-job training and partnering programs for emerging art and fashion students. Tickets are $55 for members, and nonmembers pay $75 for early-bird tickets and $125 at the event. VIP tables for six guests cost $700. RSVP by Jan. 15 by contacting Pamela Humphrey at 702-374-9410 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets are available at tinyurl.com/fashionartistguildgala.
Junior Master Gardener open houses: The Nevada Cooperative Extension plans to host an open house for its Junior Master Gardener program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Research Center and Demonstration Orchard’s Children’s Garden, 4600 Horse Road in North Las Vegas. A second open house is planned for the same time on Jan. 30 at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. View projects and collect information on the upcoming sessions for children 7 to 12 that are set to begin in February. Junior Master Gardener Ambassadors will be on hand, and a make-and-take project, tours of the children’s demonstration gardens and refreshments are planned. Registration for the spring sessions will be available. Call Karyn Johnson at 702-257-5523 or email email@example.com.
Gardening in Small Places: The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension plans the hands-on workshop on pruning from 8 a.m. to noon. Jan. 23. Taught by Dr. Angela O’Callaghan, the class is designed to show the what, when, where, why and how of pruning a landscape to keep plants healthy. Bring pruners (but do not buy them for class; that is a topic to be addressed), gloves and eye protection. Class space is limited and pre-registration is required. There is a $25 fee for each class that includes class materials. To register for the workshop held at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road, contact Elaine Fagin at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 702-257-5573. To register online, visit tinyurl.com/gp6nqne. Upcoming Gardening in Small Places workshop dates are Feb. 20, vegetables; March 19, composting; April 9, irrigation; May 7, problem solving; and June 11, organic gardening.
“Tribes”: A play by Nina Raine, directed by T. J. Larsen and Jacob Moore, is scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday through Jan. 24 in the Black Box at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors or students. Visit lvlt.org.
Junior Master Gardener: The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension plans to offer the hands-on program for children 7 to 12 starting in February. The first classes of the eight-session program are set for 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 6 at the Research Center & Demonstration Orchard, 4600 Horse Drive, for residents in the north valley, and 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 13 at the Lifelong Learning Center’s Outdoor Education Center, 8050 Paradise Road, for residents in the south valley. Children will learn about plants, water, soil, vegetables and more. The program also helps foster leadership skills and community service, organizers said. The eight-session class fee is $52, and sessions are planned twice monthly. Register by contacting Karyn Johnson at 702-257-5523 or emailing email@example.com. Visit jmgkids.us.
Utah Shakespeare Company Tour: The Utah Shakespeare Company plans to bring its 75-minute education outreach production of “Hamlet” to town at 2 p.m. Jan. 30 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. The program is free, but tickets are required. Get them at artslasvegas.org.
Women’s Wellness Workshop: Sari Dennis of My Wellness Counts plans to offer the workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 23-Feb. 6. It will include women-to-women support strategies, exercises in bonding, taking charge of eating habits and getting a hands-on look at ways to make recipes healthier with simple changes. Lunch is included. The cost is $325 for four sessions. Space is limited. Visit mywellnesscounts.com.
Franco Valeriani — Live in Concert: The free event is planned for 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 23 in the multipurpose room of the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Saxophone genius Valeriani plans to perform original music and covers of popular music in Italy. Call 702-507-3631 or visit lvccld.org.
Wilderness First Aid: The class is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 23 and 24 at the Boca Park REI, 710 S. Rampart Blvd. REI has partnered with the Wilderness Medicine Institute of The National Outdoor Leadership School to offer the two-day course that will teach the wilderness medicine skills needed to recreate with confidence. The cost is $225 for members and $255 for nonmembers. Call 702-951-4488 or visit rei.com/stores/las-vegas-boca-park.
Hal Sparks: The comedian is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Jan. 23 as part of the Comedy Rocks series at Rocks Lounge inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Tickets are $25 and $35. Doors are set to open at 7 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com/concerts or purchase tickets through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.
“The Bird Dogs —The Everly Brothers Experience”: The concert is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Jan 23 and 24 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $20. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
Bridal Showcase Show: The free event is planned from noon to 4 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Hillpointe Event Center, 9001 Hillpointe Road. A $4,000 wedding with cake and champagne reception is set to be given away. Also planned are tastings, prizes and discounts Visit tinyurl.com/ju5ktvv.
Backcountry Skills: The class is planned for 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 30 at Boca Park REI, 710 S. Rampart Blvd. The cost is $60 for members and $80 for nonmembers. Call 702- 951-4488 or visit rei.com/stores/las-vegas-boca-park.
Neil Diamond’s 75th Birthday Tribute: The show is planned for 7 p.m. Jan. 30 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $20. Visit scscai.com or call 702-240-1301.
Artisan Craft Festival: The event is set from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Meet new artists and listen to music. Admission is free. Children’s face painting, free gifts, games and contests are planned. Visit artisancraftfestival.com.
Jewish Singles Club: The social club for men and women plans to meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Jewish Community Center, 8689 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 180. It meets the first Wednesday of the month. Meetings are open and free to anyone interested in entertaining programs and socializing. Call 702-233-8618 or 702-243-1761.
“The Philosophy of Form and Color”: An artist reception for the exhibit by Eyob Mergia is scheduled for 7 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at The Studio at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The exhibition, set to run Feb. 5 through April 2, features drawings, murals and colorful, multi-panel paintings that borrow from Cubism, Abstract Expressionism and the emotional realism of the Baroque period. Call 702-507-3630 or visit lvccld.org.
“Man in Black — A Tribute to Johnny Cash”: The show is slated for 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 and 21 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $24. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
Justin Willman: The comedian (who hosts “Cupcake Wars” on Food Network) is set to perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 20 as part of the Comedy Rocks series at Rocks Lounge inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Tickets are $25 and $35. Doors are set to open at 7 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com/concerts or purchase tickets through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.
“West from Home”: An artist reception for Valentin Yordanov is slated from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Feb 26 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. The exhibit, set to run during regular library hours Feb. 25 through April 19, features mixed-media paintings that combine twisting graphic lines with boldly colored shapes. Call 702-507-3860 or visit lvccld.org.
Extreme Thing Sports & Music Festival: The annual event, presented by Clark County Parks & Recreation, is set from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. April 2 at Desert Breeze Park, 8275 Spring Mountain Road at Durango Drive. A new layout is planned for 2016, with five concert stages, the Vegas AmJam (an amateur skate and BMX competition), vendor village and food area. General admission tickets are $20 in advance or, if available, $25 at the gate. Visit extremething.com.
Groups, societies and clubs:
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. Visit clvgs7.wix.com/clvgs.
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. Call 818-261-4566 or 702-363-5330.
The Ward 2 Walkers group plans to meet at 8 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Hualapai Canyon Trailhead on Hualapai Way north of Alta Drive. Trudy Temple, Ward 2 appointee to the Senior Citizens’ Advisory Board, is coordinating the new walking group. Meetings are set to resume after the summer break on Sept. 14. The trailhead loop is 1 mile, and the intent is to walk two loops. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov/information.
Current Events West, a discussion group, plans to meet from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at the JCC, 8689 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 180. It is open to all. Call 702-794-0090.
The Rotary Club of Las Vegas-Summerlin invites the Summerlin business community to breakfast and fellowship Tuesday mornings at 7:15 a.m at TPC Summerlin, 1700 Village Center Circle. Email Pat Landaker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The nonprofit Las Vegas Crafters Guild meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month. Meetings are open to the public and consist of a short business portion, followed by an educational program. Meetings are at Michaels, 7195 Arroyo Crossing Parkway. Call 702-260-0932. For membership information, visit lasvegascraftersguild.com.
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 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 email@example.com.
The German Friendship Club plans to meet at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month at the Trails Community Center, 1910 Spring Gate Lane. Call 702-254-2590.
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 August at the Red Rock Moose Club, 4970 W. Charleston Blvd. Call Bill Galvez at 702-732-0888.
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. Call 702-794-0090.
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. Visit atriaseville.com or call 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. Visit basspro.com or call 702-730-5200.
Mindfulness and Insight Meditation is planned for 4:15 p.m. Sundays at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Call 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. Call 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. Call 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Central Christian Church’s Summerlin congregation is scheduled to meet at Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School, 2015 S. Hualapai Way, at 9, 10:30 a.m. and noon Sundays. Visit 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. Visit 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. Visit 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. Visit ahome4spot.com.
At Village Square:
A Third Thursdays event is planned at Village Square, 9400 W. Sahara Ave., the third Thursday of each month. The next one is set for Jan. 21. They provide the community with fun activities while taking advantage of promotions at the shops and restaurants in the center. Visit govillagesquare.com or call 702-715-4110.
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. Visit downtownsummerlin.com or call 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. Visit 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. Visit downtownsummerlin.com or call 702-832-1000.
Rampart Casino entertainment:
Addison’s Lounge in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to host free weekly live entertainment. Upcoming acts include Fast Company from 7 p.m. to midnight Jan. 15 and 16; The Klique from 7 p.m. to midnight Jan. 22 and 23; Robbie Howard from 7 p.m. to midnight Jan. 29 and 30; and Wes Winters from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 12, 19 and 26; Mark O’Toole from 6 to 10 p.m. Jan. 12, 20 and 27. Call 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. Upcoming acts include High Rise Jan. 15 and 16; Finnegan’s Wake Jan. 22 and 23; and Drew Baker Jan. 29 and 30. Call 702-869-7725.
The Rampart Casino’s Round Bar, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to present live music throughout the week. Upcoming acts include More & Gendel from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. and DnD Project from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. Jan. 15 and 16; Cool Change from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. and More & Gendel from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. Jan. 22 and 23; and More & Gendel from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. and High Rise from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. Jan. 29 and 30. Call 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. Helen Hong is set for Jan. 14; Angie Krum for Jan. 21; and Allan Stephan for Jan. 28. Admission is free and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 6 p.m. Call 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 & Jared are 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. Visit 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. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
Zowie Bowie, featuring Chris Phillips, is scheduled to perform Fridays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors open at 10 p.m. for guests 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
Daniel Park is scheduled from 8 to 11 p.m. Fridays at Hearthstone. Visit 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. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
Live music is scheduled from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturdays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
Lucille’s plans to host live entertainment from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturdays. Visit 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. Visit 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. Call 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. Visit 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. Visit museums.bankofamerica.com.