THE WEEK’S BEST BETS
1. Ward 4 Summer Splash: The all-ages event is set from noon to 2 p.m. June 4 at the Durango Hills Community Center YMCA Pool, 3521 N. Durango Drive. It is free and open to Ward 4 residents. Attendees can swim free, listen to a disc jockey, participate in contests, raffles and games and enjoy refreshments while supplies last. Call 702-240-9622.
2. Dive-in Movies at Wet’n’Wild: A June 3 screening of the Pixar animated feature “Inside Out” it set to kick off Dive-in Movies at Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas, 7055 S. Fort Apache Road. Movies are free with the price of admission. For more information and a complete schedule of movies, visit wetnwildlasvegas.com.
3. Golf 4 Kids tournament: Golfers throughout Southern Nevada are invited to take part in the fourth annual Golf 4 The Kids tournament set for June 6 at Red Rock Country Club, 2250 Red Springs Drive. The event is a fundraiser for the Cure 4 The Kids Foundation and the Nevada Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation. The event will be limited to 144 golfers. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Call Dawn Marie Pavuk at 702-732-0952 or email email@example.com. Visit golf4thekids.org.
IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Downloading eBooks: The programDownloading eBooks to Your iPad, Tablet, Kindle Fire and Nook Color is slated for 11 a.m. June 2 and 10:30 a.m. June 11 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Bring your device to follow along. Reservations are required. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3866.
Jewish University Presents — Out of this World: The Jewish Afterlife with Rabbi Nachum Meth is planned from 7 to 8:45 p.m. June 2 at the Jewish Community Center of Southern Nevada, 8689 W. Sahara Ave. The cost is $15 or $12 for JCC members. Register at jccsn.org.
Coffee with the Councilman: The meeting is set from 7:30 to 9 a.m. June 3 at Egg Works, 2025 Village Center Circle. Join Ward 2 Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers for coffee and conversation. Call 702-445-7330.
Rock the Socks Golf Classic: A two-person scramble golf tournament benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas is scheduled for June 3 with registration at 7 a.m. and tee-off at 8 a.m. at Bear’s Best Las Vegas, 11111 W. Flamingo Road. Entry fees start at $130. Visit rmhlv.org.
“Queen of the Night! Remembering Whitney”: The show is set for 7:30 p.m. June 4 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $19.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
Homeless Youth in the Alley Bowling Tournament: The event to benefit the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth is set from 1 to 3 p.m. June 4 at the Suncoast Bowling Center, 9090 Alta Drive. Along with the bowling tournament, activities are set to include lunch, entertainment, giveaways, a raffle and an award presentation. Space is limited. The cost is $30 per bowler or $150 per team of five prior to the event. At-the-door pricing is $35 per bowler and $175 per team. Registration begins at noon. Visit nphy.org/hya or contact Lanette Rivera at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring Mountain Ranch Docents: Volunteer docents are needed at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Training classes are scheduled for June 4, 11, 18 and 25. Contact Carlo Luzzi at email@example.com or 702-355-9341.
Rainbow Youth Soccer League signups: Early-bird signups for games for girls or boys ages 2 to 18 are planned from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 4, 11, 18 and 25 and July 2, 9, 16 and 23 at Villa Pizza, 3385 S. Durango Drive. To sign up, participants should bring a copy of their birth certificate, a wallet-size photo and $125 cash, check or money order. The fee includes 10 games, a picture plaque and a uniform. Call 702-873-1451 or visit ryslsoccerleague.com.
Fernanda Canaud In Concert: Canaud, a classical music pianist, is set to perform free from 3 to 4 p.m. June 5 in the theater at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Call 702-524-6678.
“Stars of Today and Tomorrow”: The performance, presented by the Las Vegas Jazz Society, is set to feature guest artists Pete Barbutti, Las Vegas Boneheads, Jam Sandwich Quartet and the UNLV Jazz Singers at 2 p.m. June 5 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $20. Call 702-240-1301.
“Variety at the Suncoast”: The performance is slated for 1 p.m. June 6 at the Suncoast showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. It is free for B Connected members. Visit suncoastcasino.com.
Business expo: The Large Vision Business Network Mixer plans to host its ninth annual Health, Fitness and Beauty Affair Expo from 6 to 9 p.m. June 7 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Free admission tickets are being distributed at the Suncoast and Storage West Self Storage’s 13 locations. Visit pjproductionlive.com/LVBNM.html or call 702-639-6964.
One Night for ONE DROP: A live screening of the sold-out VIP Cirque du Soleil performance is scheduled at 7 p.m. June 7 at three Fathom Events theaters across the valley. The event is a celebration around World Water Day to bring awareness and raise funds for water issues worldwide and for One Drop, a nonprofit seeking to provide access to safe water. Tickets are $15. Screenings are scheduled at the following theaters: Regal Village Square 18, 9400 W. Sahara Ave., visit tinyurl.com/regvs18 or call 844-462-7342; Century 18 Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, visit samstownlv.com or call 702-636-7075; and Century 16 South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, visit southpointcasino.com or call 702-260-4061.
“Dishing It Out 2016 — Vanity Plates”: The election-themed art exhibit is set to be open during regular library hours June 2 through July 24 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. A reception is planned from 7 to 8:30 p.m. June 10. The exhibit, curated by Las Vegas photographer Diane Bush, features artists from across the country providing satirical, election-inspired work in a wide range of media, including select images representing each candidate fabricated on gold-rimmed, commemorative ceramic plates. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3630.
“Martin Kreloff/A Retrospective”: The exhibit is set to be on display during regular library hours June 10 through Aug. 6 in The Studio at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., featuring pop art-influenced paintings, drawings and new media works allowing viewers to experience Kreloff’s 50-year journey as an artist and the many celebrities he’s met and painted along the way. An opening reception is set from 7 to 8:30 p.m. June 10. Call 702-507-6222.
Unite at night Walk: The Chiari & Syringomyelia Foundation plans to host the event at 7:30 p.m. June 11 at the Kellogg-Zaher Soccer Complex, 7901 W. Washington Ave. Registration for the 5K for runners is $35 and $20 for ages 12 or younger (raise $50 and get the fee waived). There is no registration fee to walk. Visit csfinfo.org/csf-unite-night.
Camp Rhino: The second annual camp is planned for 10 a.m. June 11 at Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas, 7055 S. Fort Apache Road. Race start times are: 7:30 a.m., elites; 8 to 9:30 a.m., open heats; and 9:30 a.m., kids’ heat (kids have free entry with $25 Wet’n’Wild fee, as long as a parent runs with them). The cost is $50 and includes the race plus an all-day pass. Visit camprhino.com/event/rhino-wet-n-wild-race.
Splash-Tivity Competitive Aquatics Teams: Teams for ages 7 to 17 are set to begin practice the week of June 13 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. The cost is $35 for eight weeks. Participate in a novice competitive swimming, diving, synchronized swimming or water polo team. This program is offered at each city of Las Vegas swimming pool. Call 702-229-1488.
WORTH A DRIVE
Taste of Home Cooking School and Expo: The event is set to feature vendors, giveaways and a cooking school demonstration June 2 in the Grand Ballroom at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Shopping and giveaways are set for 4:30 p.m., followed by the demonstration at 6:30 p.m. General admission tickets are $15 and include a Smith’s reusable bag, coupons, samples and a Taste of Home magazine subscription; preferred tickets are $30 and include preferred seating, a Taste of Home cookbook, a reusable bag, coupons, samples and magazine subscription; and VIP tickets are $50 and include all of the above, as well as VIP seating and a VIP cocktail party before the cooking school with a meet-and-greet with Taste of Home chef Renee Morgan. Visit ticketmaster.com.
Mermaid art show: Art inspired by mermaids is set to be featured at an inaugural group show scheduled to open from 6 to 10 p.m. June 3 at The Bubblegum Gallery in Downtown Spaces, 1800 S. Industrial Road, Suite 207D. Gallery owner LeslieAnn Farrell hopes to have a mermaid to greet guests at the event. Visit tinyurl.com/z5w7kxb or call 702-806-0930.
“Decades Apart — Reflections of Three Gay Men”: Performances of the multimedia show are scheduled at 8 p.m. June 3, 4, 10 and 11 and 3 p.m. June 5 and 12 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $20. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.
“(W)rites of Passage”: The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre plans to present a collection of humorous, warm, touching and tender student writings about growing up in Las Vegas in a show set for 7 p.m. June 3 and 4 at the Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza in Lorenzi Park, 720 Twin Lakes Drive; at 7 p.m. June 10 in the Black Box Theatre at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway; and at 7 p.m. June 11 in the Art Square Theatre, 1025 S. First St., Suite 145. All performances are free. Visit artslasvegas.org.
RibFest: The Nevada Barbecue Association plans its second annual Las Vegas Championship RibFest to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada June 4 at Bass Pro Shops, 8200 Dean Martin Drive. In addition to competition, the event is set to offer a kids’ zone, cooking demonstrations and entertainment from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Admission is free. Sample tickets are set to be sold on site. Visit nvbbq.org.
Blues in the Desert: Musicians Buddy Guy and Jonny Lang are scheduled to perform at 6 p.m. June 4 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Tickets start at $36. Call 702-267-4849 or visit cityofhenderson.com.
Kneebody with The Shapiro Project: The event, part of the Jazz in the Park Series, is set for 7 p.m. June 4 at the Clark County Government Center Amphitheater, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Seating is set to begin at 5 p.m. Picnics, blankets and low-back chairs are welcome. Food and drink should be available for purchase on site. Visit tinyurl.com/ccjitp2016.
National Trails Day cleanup: Friends of Nevada Wilderness plan to celebrate National Trails Day in the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area by hosting a volunteer cleanup June 4 and 5 in Lovell Canyon. Twenty volunteers will spend the weekend improving Griffith Shadow Trail at the top of the canyon, tucked between Mount Charleston and the Red Rock National Conservation Area. Friends of Nevada Wilderness will host the group for a campout on Saturday night, and volunteers will learn about wilderness and the effects of 2013’s Carpenter One Fire while enjoying a gourmet camp dinner and Dutch-oven desserts. To sign up, visit nevadawilderness.org or call 702-515-5417.
Las Vegas Philharmonic — Dream of Now, Dream of Then: The performance featuring Broadway hits by Gershwin, Rodgers & Hammerstein and Sondheim is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. June 4 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $26 to $96. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
Alumni anniversary: The Friends of Rainbow Company plan a 40th anniversary alumni reception from 2 to 4 p.m. June 4 at the Nevada State Museum at the Springs Preserve, 309 S. Valley View Blvd. Tickets are $25. Credit card purchases must be made in advance as only cash or checks will be accepted at the door. Visit tinyurl.com/rainbow-alumni.
JUNKFest: An event featuring crazy mixups in the flea market area, crafts, sales in the estate sale warehouse, $3 appraisals and a visit from a bacon food truck is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 4 at Not Just Antiques Mart, 1422 Western Ave. Visit notjustantiquesmart.com.
“Classic Cole Porter & Broadway”: The 50-voice Musical Arts Chorus performance celebrating the music of Cole Porter is planned at 3 p.m. June 5 in Rando-Grillot Recital Hall at UNLV, 3505 S. Maryland Parkway. Sidra Kain, Sue Russell, Cindy Stock and John A. Smith are among the featured soloists. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors, students, military or the disabled and are available at the UNLV Performing Arts Center Box Office. Call 792-895-2787 or visit unlv.edu/pac or snmas.com.
Celebration of life: A reception to honor the life of Rainbow Company staff member Kris Shepherd is scheduled at 2 p.m. June 5 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. The celebration is set to be followed by a potluck reception. Entry is free. Visit facebook.com/rainbowcompany.
Discovery Golf Classic: The third annual Discovery Golf Classic to benefit the Discovery Children’s Museum is set for 8:30 a.m. June 6 at the Cascata Golf Club, 1 Cascata Drive, Boulder City. Email events@DiscoveryKidsLV.org or call 702-382-3445.
Master Gardener: The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension program is scheduled to host open registration June 8 and 22 at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road, for its gardening classes this fall. The organization is planning to have classes from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Sept. 9 through Oct. 26. To become certified as a Master Gardener, people must complete 80 hours of class training and 50 hours of volunteer work on an approved project. Call 702-257-5501.
Sip, Bite, Bid: The annual wine tasting event hosted by Lutheran Social Services of Nevada is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. June 9 at Cili Restaurant at Bali Hai, 5160 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event featuring wine tasting and a silent auction is set to benefit Lutheran Social Services of Nevada. Tickets are $65. RSVP by visiting lssnv.org or calling 702-467-4442.
Sundown in Downtown: The event, returning for its fifth year and celebrating the Las Vegas Natural History Museum’s 25th anniversary, is set from 6 to 10 p.m. June 10 at Heritage Park next to the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The event is set to include music, drink and food vendors. Tickets for the 21-or-older event start at $35, which includes all-you-can-eat via food vendors and two drink tickets. Additional drink tickets can be purchased for $5 each. Visit lvnhm.org or call 702-384-3466.
Junior Achievement poker tournament: The sixth annual poker tournament to benefit Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada is planned for noon June 11 at Planet Hollywood Resort, 3667 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Texas hold ‘em is planned to start at noon, with a grand prize of a seat at the World Series of Poker’s main event this summer at the Rio. Buy-in is $250 for 5,000 chips; rebuy, $100 for 5,000 chips; and add-on, $100 for 10,000 chips. Call 702-214-0500 or visit JALasVegas.org.
Reggae in the Desert: The 15th annual music festival is scheduled for noon June 11 at the Clark County Amphitheater, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. The all-ages event is set to feature Capelton, Don Carlos, Israel Vibration, Fortunate Youth, Junior Marvin and New Kingston. General admission tickets are $40 in advance and $45 day of the show. VIP tickets are $120 and include an event T-shirt, event poster, meet-and-greet with select artists, a VIP cash bar and air-conditioned VIP Lounge. Children 5 or younger will be admitted free. Visit ticketfly.com or reggaeinthedesert.com.
“The Collective”: The Global Citizenship Service at Cirque du Soleil plans to host its 11th annual free art exhibition at Eden Gallery inside The Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd., from noon to 8 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays through June 14. A special reception is set from 6 to 8 p.m. June 2. The exhibit features artwork by the company’s performers, technicians and support staff in Las Vegas. In addition to the 33 works showcased this year, The Collective will also feature the square project from the Zarkana Theater, a collection of squares created by individual cast and crew members that, once brought together, represent the beauty, importance and impact of working together toward a common goal. Visit EdenArtStudioAndGallery.com.
Free Movie Night: Grace Presbyterian Church’s Hualapai campus, 4590 S. Hualapai Way, plans to host a free movie night at 6:30 p.m. June 10. The event is planned for 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.
“Bee Gees and Beyond”: The performance is slated for 7 p.m. June 11 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $20. Call 702-240-1301.
Let’s Hang On: The group is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. June 11 at the Suncoast showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $22. Visit suncoastcasino.com.
Shaun South performance: Solo musician Shaun South is set to perform free at 3 p.m. June 12 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Call 702-507-3631.
Orchid society: The Greater Las Vegas Orchid Society plans to present Cathy Loftfield speaking about Old World Orchids at 1 p.m. June 12 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Expect a sale of orchids, show-and-tell, food and refreshments. It is free and open to the public. Call 702-845-4872.
Special Consensus & Red Rock Ramblers show: The event is set for 7 p.m. June 13 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15. Call 702-240-1301.
Breast cancer survivors support group: The group is set to meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 14 and the second Tuesday of each month at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center,657 N. Town Center Drive. Topics vary and include guest speakers, resources and open discussion. RSVP by calling 702-233-7155.
Airlines Kiwi Club luncheon: The American Airlines Kiwi Club Chapter is set to host a luncheon and meeting at 11 a.m. June 15 at Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar in Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. All flight attendants, online or retired, from American Airlines, American Eagle, TWA or US Airlines are welcome to attend. RSVP to Kay Jennings at 702-896-5496.
Cardiac support group: The group is slated to meet at 10 a.m. June 15 and the third Wednesday of each month in Classroom 1A at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, 657 N. Town Center Drive. Call 702-233-7470.
Third Thursdays: The free monthly event is next planned from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 16 at Village Square, 9400 W. Sahara Ave. It provides 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.
Gynecological cancer support group: The group is set to meet from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. June 16 and 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. Call 702-233-7751.
Photo Club: The free West Side Photo Club plans to meet from 7 to 9 p.m. June 16 and the first and third Thursday of each month at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org to request a meeting agenda.
Merchant Marines Club: 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. The next one is set for June 17. Call Bill Galvez at 702-732-0888.
“Sleeping Beauty Act III — Aurora’s Wedding”: Performed by the Kwak Ballet Company, the show is slated for 2 p.m. June 17 at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Tickets are $15 at showtix4u.com.
“Piano Men — A Tribute to Sir Elton John & Billy Joel”: The show is slated for 7:30 p.m. June 18 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $19.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
Dash and Splash: The all-ages event is planned for 7:30 a.m. June 18 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. Is is set to start with a 1.5-mile run that begins at Pavilion Center Pool and winds through Veterans Memorial Park. The race will conclude with a 300-meter swim. There is no age limit, but participants must be able to swim 100 meters successfully. The cost is $15 per person. Call 702-229-1488.
American Red Cross Babysitter Training: The training for ages 11 to 15 is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 18 and 25 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. The cost is $75. Call 702-229-1488.
Michael Grimm: The “America’s Got Talent”-winning singer is set to perform at 7 p.m. June 18 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $20. Call 702-240-1301.
Dive-in Movie Night: The all-ages event featuring a screening of “How To Train Your Dragon” is set for June 18 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the show starts at 8 p.m. The cost is $4 per person. Call 702-229-1488.
Dear Ol’ Dad’s Day: The all-ages event is slated from noon to 5 p.m. June 19 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. The cost is $2 for ages 4 to 17 and 50 or older, $3 for 18 to 49, and free for fathers and children up to age 3.
Junior Lifeguard Camp: The training for ages 11 to 14 is set from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, June 20-24, at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. The cost is $150 per one-week camp. Participants earn Junior Lifeguard certification upon successful completion. Call 702-229-1488.
Bladder cancer support group: Monthly bladder cancer support group meetings are planned for the fourth Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m., with the next one set for June 22, in Meeting Room 1A at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, 657 N. Town Center Drive. Patients and survivors of bladder cancer and their spouses, partners and caregivers are invited for informational and support meetings. RSVP or address any questions to Don or Teri email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mah Jongg World Championship: The event is scheduled July 22-24 at the Westgate Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road. Players can enter by winning a sanctioned tournament or buying in at a higher cost. Visit destinationmahjongg.com, or for sales information, email email@example.com.
Stroke survivors support group: The group is set to meet from 3 to 4 p.m. June 23 and the fourth Thursday of the month at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, 657 N. Town Center Drive. Call 702-233-7061.
Beers with Beers: The event for ages 21 or older is set from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 23 at Westcliff Station, 7614 Westcliff Drive. Join Ward 2 Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers for an adult beverage and conversation. Call 702-255-1627.
German Friendship Club: The club plans to meet at 7 p.m. June 23 and the fourth the Thursday of each month at the Trails Community Center, 1910 Spring Gate Lane. Call 702-254-2590.
Dance planned: June Dance with DJ Randy is planned from 7 to 9:30 p.m. June 25 at the Desert Vista Ballroom in Sun City, 10338 Sun City Blvd. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $5 per person. There will be a cash bar and coffee only. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets may be purchased at Desert Vista, Mountain Shadows and Pinnacle Community Centers. Visit suncitylink.com.
Coffee with the Mayor: Coffee with Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman is planned for 8 a.m. June 29 at Rachel’s Kitchen, 9691 Trailwood Drive. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov.
Kickball signups: Registration for Summer II Coed Adult Kickball for ages 18 or older is set to open June 27 through July 5 for play beginning July 14 at Veterans Memorial softball fields, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive. The cost is $250 per team. Contact the Municipal Sports Unit at 702-229-1642.
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. Sign up at tripledareruns.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.