THE WEEK’S BEST BETS
1. Solomon Schechter Day School Gala: The school is set to honor several community leaders at its annual gala scheduled for March 13 at Canyon Gate Country Club, 2001 Canyon Gate Drive. The Evening at the Casbah-themed event will raise funds for the Sidney Chaplin Memorial Scholarship Fund, with all proceeds benefiting families in need. The event is set to include silent and live auctions. Contact Denise Hahamy at 702-804-1333, ext. 158, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Igniting the Arts: Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School plans to host the fundraiser at 6 p.m. March 12 to showcase students from the school’s Conservatory of the Fine Arts, 2015 S. Hualapai Way. A pre-show reception is planned at 6 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres, beverages and a silent auction. Tickets are $75 and include admittance to the pre-show reception and entertainment. Visit faithconservatory.com.
3. Family Festival: The Artisan Craft Festival Spring Shopping Jamboree benefiting Easter Seals Nevada is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 13 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. The Easter Bunny is scheduled to be there. Admission is free. To register, visit artisancraftfestival.com.
IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Plastic Egg Terrarium: The craft is slated for 4 p.m. March 10 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Call 702-507-3644 or visit lvccld.org.
Emoji Marble Magnets and Buttons: Create your own emojis in magnet and button form at 4 p.m. March 11 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-507-3712. The event is set for 4 p.m. March 11 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Call 702-507-3644. Visit lvccld.org.
Rummage Sale: The Presbyterian Women plan to host the annual sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 11 and 8 a.m. to noon March 12 at Grace Presbyterian Church, 1515 W. Charleston Blvd., to help support mission projects. Visit gracepclv.org or call 702-384-4554.
Nevada Jr Cup: The Nevada Youth Soccer Association plans to host the Nevada Jr Cup March 12 and 13 at the Kellogg-Zaher Soccer Complex, Desert Breeze Park and Ed Fountain Park. It is open to boys and girls, U5-U14. Games are set to begin March 12 at 8 a.m. and conclude with final playoff games at 1 p.m. March 13. Visit nevadayouthsoccer.org.
Funday Fridays: “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish” is planned for 1 p.m. March 11 at the Desert Breeze Aquatic Facility, 8275 Spring Mountain Road, to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss with open swim, reading circle, crafts and a special guest. Events are planned for the first Friday of each month from 1 to 3:00 p.m. Regular admissions apply. Visit tinyurl.com/ho8en7g or call 702-455-7798.
Celebration of Life: Downtown Summerlin announced the renweal of its partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to unveil its 2016 Celebration of Life sculptures and Spring Festival, planned for noon March 12. The event includes kid-centric activities with a petting zoo, a spring-themed social media photo backdrop, relay games, flower crown making, umbrella painting, hop scotch, cookie decorating, music and more. The exhibit features a collection of 10 3-D, 5-foot sculptures created by Summerlin-based artist Dorit Schwartz. Each sculpture is painted by a variety of artists including Michael Godard, Vladimir Kush and Alexander Nechita, among others. The artists portray a celebration of life based on their personal experiences. The event is free and open to the public. Paid photo packages with the Easter Bunny will also be available for purchase through March 26. Visit downtownsummerlin.com.
Old-fashioned egg hunt: The free event is set for 9:30 a.m. March 12 at the Paul Meyer Baseball Field, 4525 New Forest Drive. Candy, toys, eggs, face paint, a bunny hop and contests are planned. Egg hunts are divided by age, with 9:30 a.m. check-in: 9:45 a.m., ages 2 to 4 with parents; 10:05 a.m., ages 5 and 6, no parents; 10:25 a.m. ages 7 to 10, no parents; 10:45 a.m., ages 11 and 12, no parents. Registration is required (use code 205700.01). Call 702-455-7723 or visit clarkcountynv.gov/parksregistration.
Ambrosia: The progressive rock group plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. March 12 and 13 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $20. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
Reading with Rascal: The free event that has children reading to therapy dogs is scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon March 12 in the multipurpose room of Desert Spring United Methodist Church, 120 N. Pavilion Center Drive. Call 702-561-4143.
Whitney Phoenix in ‘I Love a Piano’: The Gateway Arts Foundation plans to present the Las Vegas pianist at 3 p.m. March 13 at the Starbright Theatre, 2225 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $20. Visit gatewayartsfoundation.org or call 702-255-0695.
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 March session is set for March 15. Call 702-533-3611.
Beginner Golf Clinic: The free clinic is planned from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. March 16 at Highland Falls Driving Range,10201 Sun City Blvd. Space is limited to the first 30. Sign up by calling 702-254-7010, ext. 1.
Teen Tech Week: The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District plans to celebrate Teen Tech Week through March 12 to encourage teens to extend learning beyond the classroom where they can explore, create and share content. It includes the Retro Tech Museum at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-507-3712 or visit lvccld.org.
“The Philosophy of Form and Color”: The exhibit by Eyob Mergia is scheduled through April 2 at The Studio at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., and 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.
“West from Home”: The exhibit by Valentin Yordanov is slated to run through April 19 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. It features mixed-media paintings that combine twisting graphic lines with boldly colored shapes. Call 702-507-3860 or visit lvccld.org.
Summerlin moms club: 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, farmers markets, etc. 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 expecting mothers. Kids ages range from newborn to elementary school. Visit momsclublasvegas.com or call 541-350-1599.
WORTH A DRIVE
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour: The event is scheduled at 7 p.m. March 10 and 11 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Admission is provided by free wristbands that are set to be be distributed at 6 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis; limit one per person. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
Inspire. Challenge. Engage Dinner: The event, organized by Create A Change Now and The Reset Project, is scheduled at 5:45 p.m. March 10 at Booker Elementary School, 2277 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. Some of Las Vegas’ top executive chefs are set to collaborate and create a specially designed prix fixe menu. Tickets begin at $40 and are available at tinyurl.com/iced16.
Cotopaxi Questival: The adventure scavenger hunt for teams of two to six people is scheduled March 11 and 12 starting in downtown Las Vegas. More information will be available through a race day information packet sent seven days before the race. A challenge list is set to be sent 24 hours before the event. Tickets begin at $39. Visit tinyurl.com/questlv16.
Henderson Symphony Orchestra: The group plans a free young artists concert at 8 p.m. March 11 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. The concert will feature soloists Jenny Hahn, Ivan Ferguson, Daniel Kyong and Thomas Kyong. Compositions by Mozart, Max Bruch, Carl Maria von Weber, George Gershwin and Franz Schubert are to be performed. Visit hendersonsymphony.org.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival: The 50th Annual Southern Nevada Sons and Daughters of Erin St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. March 11, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. March 12 and noon to 9 p.m. March 13. Admission to the festival is free. Some activities may require purchased tickets, which will be available at the event. Along with a carnival, festival, live entertainment and car show, the parade is planned for 10 a.m. March 12 with more than 100 floats, entries and community participants. The event is a fundraiser for the nonprofit Southern Nevada Sons and Daughters of Erin. Proceeds will benefit the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Visit cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-2171.
La Catrina String Quartet: The Nevada School of the Arts is set to present Musical Crossroads featuring La Catrina String Quartet at 7 p.m. March 11 at the Historic Fifth Street School Auditorium, 401 S. Fourth St. The event is curated by Brian Paco Alvarez, art advocate, urban historian and native Las Vegan. An artists’ reception is set to follow. In addition to performing, the quartet is to present a series of master classes, working NSA Chamber Ensembles and an outreach performance at a high school. Admission is $25 or $35 at the door or $10 for students. Vist nsamusic.org. For more information, call 702-384-2787.
“The Speed of Darkness”: David McKee is scheduled to direct performances of the play by Steve Tesich at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, March 11-27, in the Fischer Black Box at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $15 for adults and $14 for seniors or students. Ushers can see the show for free. Visit lvlt.org.
Empty Bowl Benefit and Auction: The 16th annual event is planned from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 12 at Green Valley High School, 460 Arroyo Grande Blvd., to benefit Las Vegas Catholic Worker programs. A lunch of soup and bread will be served in handmade ceramic bowls. Each attendee will select their own bowl made by members and friends of the Nevada Clay Guild and keep it as a lasting reminder of world hunger. A live auction of bowls made by prominent artists is planned from noon to 1:30 p.m. A silent auction also is planned. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for children and may be purchased at the door or at lvcw.org/emptybowl.htm.
Walk for Wishes: Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada is set to host the 1-mile walk and 5K fun run at 8 a.m. March 12 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Family entertainment, food and a post-event award ceremony are planned, with all proceeds going to Make-A-Wish. Registration is set for 7 p.m. Visit snv.wish.org.
Cirque Run: Cirque du Soleil is set to host its 15th annual Run Away with Cirque du Soleil community 5K run and 1-mile fun walk March 12 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Onsite registration is set to start at 7 a.m. Pre-race activities are slated to begin at 8 a.m. with the race starting at 8:30 a.m. Registration is $40 for the 5K and $30 for the 1-mile in advance. Register at cirquedusoleil.com/5krun.
Fiddle & Guitar: Internationally recognized musicians Alex DePue, on fiddle, and Miguel DeHoyos, on guitar, are set to take traditional flamenco style and blend it with everything from rock favorites to original works during a concert scheduled at 7 p.m. March 12 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Visit artslasvegas.org.
Police Unity Tour 2016 featuring Rock Candy: Rock Candy is scheduled to perform classic rock at 8 p.m. March 12 at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, as part of the Police Unity Tour. The tour’s primary purpose is to raise awareness of law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. The secondary purpose of the tour is to raise funds for the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial and Museum. Tickets are $15. Visit samstownlv.com or call 702-636-7075.
St. Baldrick’s head-shaving events: The events to raise money for the national organization funding research to find cures for childhood cancer are scheduled at noon March 12 at Ri Ra Irish Pub in Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd South, and from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. March 12 at New York-New York, 3790 Las Vegas Blvd. South, at the hotel’s Brooklyn Bridge. Live music and celebrity guest head-shavers are planned. Visit stbaldricks.org.
Trivia Challenge Night: The Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation’s 14th annual Trivia Challenge Night, “Planes, Trains and Automobiles,” is scheduled at 6 p.m. March 12 at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. The winner of the trivia challenge will receive a trophy and be crowned 2016’s Most Valuable Brain. Snacks, drinks and cocktails will be available. Tickets are $30 per person or $300 per table of 10. Doors open at 5 p.m. Visit samstownlv.com or call 702-636-7075.
Fashion shows: The “Gossip Girl”-themed shows are planned at noon and 2 p.m. March 12 in the lower level of Kohl’s court at the Galleria at Sunset mall, 1300 W. Sunset Road. The event is set to be hosted by the National Charity League’s Green Valley chapter class of 2017. The league is a nonprofit for mothers and daughters who participate in philanthropic work, leadership development and cultural activities. Visit galleriaatsunset.com.
LGBTQ Career Fair: The event is planned from 1 to 4 p.m. March 14 at The Center, 401 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit thecenterlv.com or call 702-733-9800.
Veterans Stand Down: The annual event, hosted by U.S.VETS-Las Vegas, is set from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 16 and 17 at Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Visit usvetsinc.org/lasvegas.
Catch the Leprechaun Run 2016: The Las Vegas office of CBRE, in conjunction with CBRE Cares, plans to host the second annual 5K race and 1-mile walk at 8 a.m. March 19 at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road. CBRE has pledged all profits to the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth and The Public Education Foundation’s Clark County Reads program. Registration is $35 for adults and $20 for children 12 or younger for the 5K or the 1-mile distance. Participants are encouraged to wear green as they chase the costumed leprechaun, who will lead all runners at the beginning of the race. Each participant will receive a goodie bag, T-shirt and medal. Register in advance online or onsite the day of the race starting at 6:30 a.m. Visit tinyurl.com/zx42a92.
“Mug Shots #3” by Diane Bush: This third installation of Mug Shots is planned during regular gallery hours through March 31 at the Left of Center Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Road. Mug Shots is part of a yearlong series of mini installations created and curated by multimedia artist and ex-educator Diane Bush, who is set to provide the public with humorous and collectible artist-designed mugs, framed artwork and ceramic commemorative plates. Admission is free. Visit leftofcenterart.org.
Theatre Chaotica: The acting improv and character development workshops are planned from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sundays at Theatre in the Valley, 10 Pacific Ave. Upcoming dates include March 13, 20 and 27. The cost is $5. Call 702-642-1047 or visit tinyurl.com/theatrechaotica or theatreinthevalley.org.
The Scintas: Performances are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. March 11, 12, 25 and 26; April 8, 9, 15 and 16; and May 6, 7, 13 and 14 at the Plaza, 1 Main St. Tickets start at $29. A dinner and a show package is offered for $99 and includes a three-course prix fixe dinner at Oscar’s steakhouse in addition to a VIP show ticket. Visit plazahotelcasino.com or call 702-386-2507.
Cirque Run: Cirque du Soleil is set to host its 15th annual Run Away with Cirque du Soleil community 5K run and 1-mile fun walk March 12 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Onsite registration is set to start at 7 a.m. Pre-race activities are slated to begin at 8 a.m. with the race starting at 8:30 a.m. Registration is $40 for the 5K and $30 for the 1-mile. Register at tinyurl.com/run2016.
Fomato Fun: The Midnight Fomato Society plans to present “Bad Head,” a comedy directed by John Tomasello featuring science fiction, fantasy, burlesque and foam tomatoes that the audience is welcome to lob at one another and actors during the show. The show is set to run at 10 p.m. Fridays, through March 25, at the Sci Fi Center, 5077 Arville St. Tickets are $10. Fomatoes will be sold at the show (cash only). Visit facebook.com/thescificentervegas.
Gynecologic Support Group: The group is set to meet from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. March 17 at the Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, 657 N. Town Center Drive. The group is inclusive of all gynecological cancers: cervical, uterine, ovarian, vaginal and vulvar. Visit summerlinhospital.com.
Third Thursday: The next Third Thursday event at Village Square, 9400 W. Sahara Ave., is set from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 17, with a classic and hot rod car show, local vendors, a raffle, a children’s balloon artist and music planned. Visit govillagesquare.com.
Summerlin Writers and Poets workshop: The group is set to meet from 3:30 to 5 p.m. March 18 at the Humana Guidance Center, 8885 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 140. The free workshop is open to all who are inspired to write. Call Sandy Toles 702-204-4250.
Red Rock Ramblers: The concert is planned for 1 p.m. March 19 at the Red Quonset Hut in Blue Diamond, off state Route 159 west of Las Vegas. Tickets are $10 and are available by contacting email@example.com or 702-376-8033. Visit facebook.com/RedRockRamblers or call 702-376-8033.
Salsa Hub: The nonprofit dedicated to connecting people to learn and celebrate salas dancing plans to gather from 6 p.m. to midnight March 19 at the main stage at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd. Visit tivolivillagelv.com or facebook.com/SalsaHubvegas.
Best Buddies walk: Best Buddies Nevada plans its 2016 Friendship Walk and Celebration of Friendship for March 19 at Bishop Gorman High School, 5959 S. Hualpai Way. Festivities are set to begin at 8:45 a.m. with a 1-mile walk around the campus, followed by a post-event celebration with live music, face painting, a petting zoo, balloon artists and raffles. This year’s event will be emceed by local high school student, chairperson and Miss Nevada High School America, Kenzie Sullivan. The event is free to the public, however, participants are encouraged to form teams and raise at least $50 per person. All proceeds benefit Best Buddies programs in Las Vegas. Visit bestbuddiesnevada.org.
Pancakes for Palm Sunday: The event is planned from 9 to 10:15 a.m. March 20 at Grace Presbyterian Church’s West Campus, 4590 S. Hualapai Way. It will be followed by the service at 10:30 a.m. Also the Holy Week schedule includes Maundy Thursday at 6:30 p.m. March 24 and Good Friday service at 6:30 p.m. March 25 at the West Campus. Visit gracepclv.org or call 702- 384-4554.
Genealogy Group To Meet: The Jewish Genealogy Society of Southern Nevada plans its next monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. March 20 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Avenue. Call Laura Moskowitz at 702-243-5917 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Variety at the Suncoast: The show, free for B Connected members, is slated for 2 p.m. March 21 and April 4 and 18 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
Stroke Support Group: The next meeting is slated from 3 to 4 p.m. March 24 at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, 657 N. Town Center Drive. Call 702-233-7061.
Easter Egg Hunt: Children of all faiths are invited to a free Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. March 26 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4601 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Dress is casual. Children should bring an empty basket or other container to carry home any treat-filled eggs they find. Additionally, Easter services are planned at 10 a.m. March 27. Call 702-648-8437.
Comedian birthday celebration: Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to celebrate the 94th birthday of comedian and actor Marty Allen accompanied by Karon Kate Blackwell March 26 in the Grand Ballroom. Doors open at 2 p.m., and the show begins at 3 p.m. Tickets are $15. Call 702-507-5900.
Funny Bunny Race For Parkinson’s: The Friends of Parkinson’s plans to host its annual 10K, 5K and 1-mile fun walk from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 26 at Bruce Trent Park, 7353 Eugene Ave. A kids bunny hop for eggs, a petting zoo, bounce houses, face painting and food are planned. Registration costs are $30 for the 1-mile fun walk; $35 for the 5K; $40 for the 10K; and $10 for the Bunny Hop with a T-shirt (without a T-shirt is free to participate). To register, visit bit.ly/1oacHbZ. For more information, email email@example.com or call 702-381-4141.
“An Evening of A Cappella”: The event featuring the the Silver Statesmen is scheduled at 7 p.m. March 26 at Temple Sinai, 9001 Hillpointe Road. Tickets are $10 or $15 at the door. Visit silverstatesmenbarbershopchorus.com.
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.
Womens retreat: The Women’s Spirituality Retreat titled Seek, Nourish, Ignite presented by the Jewish Community Center of Southern Nevada, is set from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 3 at Three Square, 4190 N. Pecos Road. Tickets are $45. JCCSN members can get a 20 percent discount by ordering them online at jccsn.org or calling 702-794-0090.
Westside Newcomers Club: The club plans to host its monthly coffee event for prospective members at 9:15 a.m. April 6 at Temple Sinai, 9001 Hillpointe Road. The coffee event for those new to the area takes place the first Wednesday of each month. Visit westsidenewcomersclub.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social club: The Jewish Singles Social Club for men and women plans its next meeting for 6:30 p.m. April 6 at the Jewish Community Center of Southern Nevada, 8689 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 180. It meets the first Wednesday of the month and is free and open to the public. Call 702-233-8618 or 702-243-1761.
Bluegrass Festival Craft Market: The city of Las Vegas is set to host the 2016 Bluegrass Festival’s Craft Market from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 9 at Durango Hills Park, 3545 N. Durango Drive. Artists will be selling original Americana/folk art and crafts in a variety of media, including paints, sculpture, print work, photographs, fabric art, jewelry, ceramics, woodworking and home decor. Call 702-229-3514 or visit artslasvegas.org.
Greenfest 2016: The event is planned from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 23 at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive. Expect green vendors, live entertainment, arts and crafts, recycling exhibits and interactive displays. Visit downtownsummerlin.com or greenfestlv.com.
American Historical Society of Germans from Russia: The group plans to meet at 2 p.m. April 24 at Atria Retirement Home, 3250 S. Fort Apache Road. Call Jeanne Barnett at 702-257-2798 or Marilyn Mackett at 702-256-8970.
DiamondFest 2016: The event is set to celebrate Neil Diamond with music and film April 21-24 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Nearly a dozen of tribute artists are set to be showcased at the festival, which will include four unique concerts. A portion of the proceeds will benefit nonprofit Our Military Kids. Tickets to each DiamondFest event are available a la carte (prices range from $19.95 to $49.95) or purchase an all-inclusive VIP Package for $295. For a complete schedule and to purchase tickets, visit diamondfest2016.com.
Rita Rudner: The comedian is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. April 22 and 23 as part of the Comedy Rocks series in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Tickets start at $25 and go on sale Feb. 5 at 10 a.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com/concerts or purchase tickets through Ticketmaster at ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.
Unite@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.
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.
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 Ward 2 Walkers group plans to meet at 8 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Hualapai Canyon Trailhead on Hualapai Way north of Alta Drive. Join Ward 2 Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers for exercise and conversation. The trailhead loop is 1 mile, and the intent is to walk two loops. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov/information or call 702-229-2144.
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 email@example.com.
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 or address any questions to Don or Teri at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 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 to request a meeting agenda.
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.
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. Call 702-233-5474 or visit 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. Visit atriaseville.com or call 702-804-6800.
Yoga with Christian sessions are slated from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursdays at the MountainView Hospital Medical Office Building, H2U, Suite 114, 3150 N. Tenaya Way. The cost is $5 per class. Registration is required. Call 702-233-5474 or visit mountainview-hospital.com.
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.
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. Call 702-233-5474 or visit mountainview-hospital.com.
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., 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month. The next one is set for Feb. 18. 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. The schedule includes Wes Winters from 6 to 9 p.m. March 15, 22 and 29; Mark O’Toole from 6 to 9 p.m. March 16, 23 and 30; Block Party from 7 p.m. to midnight March 11 and 12; The Klique from 7 p.m. to midnight March 18 and 19; and Robbie Howard from 7 p.m. to midnight March 25 and 26. 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. The schedule includes Rewind March 11 and 12; Finnegan’s Wake March 18 and 19; and Play Deep March 25 and 26. Call 702-869-7725.Call 702-869-7725.
The Rampart Casino’s Round Bar, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to present live music throughout the week. The schedule includes More & Gendel from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. and D and D Project from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. March 11 and 12; Cover to Cover from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. and High Rise from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. March 18 and 19; and Cool Change from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Glenn Gallarde from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. March 25 and 26. 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. The lineup includes: Kathleen Dunbar, March 10; Lance Montalto, March 17; Derrick Stroman, March 24; and Marc Patrick, March 31. 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 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. 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.
Live music 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. Fridays and Saturdays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. The Friday schedule includes The New Retros, Feb. 26 and Feb. 27. 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.