THE WEEK’S BEST BETS
1. Santa Claus arrives: Santa is set to arrive at 7 p.m. Nov. 20 at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive, as part of the Downtown Summerlin Holiday Parade. He will be available throughout the holiday season for photos in Downtown Summerlin’s Winter Wonderland, located near the Pavilion. Visit downtownsummerlin.com or call 702-832-1000.
2. Rock Rink: The Rock Rink, the public skating rink at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive, is set to be open daily starting Nov. 20 through Jan. 18 near the Pavilion on the northwest side of the property at Rosemary Park Drive and Summa Drive. Skaters of all ages can join in the fun through January. A detailed schedule and prices can be found at downtownsummerlin.com.
3. Downtown Summerlin Holiday Parade: The 20-minute parade with eight floats, music and characters such as penguins and reindeer is scheduled for Nov. 20-21, 27-28, Dec. 4-5 and nightly Dec. 11-24. The parade starts at 7 p.m. each evening, except for Dec. 24, when it will start at 6 p.m. Visit downtownsummerlin.com or call 702-832-1000.
IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
“The Secret Garden”: Signature Productions plans to present its fall musical at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19-21 at the Summerlin Library & Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Tickets are $20 to $30 at signatureproductions.net or by calling 702-878-7529.
Diabetes and Nutrition: The program is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at MountainView Hospital’s 1 South Conference Room, 3100 N. Tenaya Way. Expect a discussion about the role nutrition plays in diabetes management. Light refreshments will be served. To register, call 702-233-5474 or visit mountainview-hospital.com.
Third Thursdays: The monthly event at Village Square, 9400 W. Sahara Ave., is scheduled this month from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 19. Village Square businesses plan to take part and offer special promotions. Visit govillagesquare.com.
Beers with Beers: Residents 21 or older are invited to join Ward 2 Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers for conversation from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at Three Angry Wives Pub, 8820 W. Charleston Blvd. Call 702-229-2144.
Summerlin Writers and Poets Workshop: The monthly meeting is slated from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Humana Guidance Center, 8885 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 140. Develop your writing skills in prose and poetry in a friendly and supportive environment. Members are both published and novices, who gather for both social and educational programs. The workshop is free. Another meeting is set for Dec. 18. Call Sandy Toles at 702-204-4250.
Harvest Craft Show: The event is set from 10 a.m. to 5: 30 p.m. Nov. 20 and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Artisan jewelry, handmade cards, memory boxes, paintings, accessories, fused glass decor, quilts, totes, NFL attire, photography and more are planned. Admission is free. Visit lasvegascraftersguild.com.
“Dem Boys From Chicago”: Shelley Fisher’s show is set for 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15. All ticket sales are check or cash (exact change required). No credit cards accepted. Call 702-240-1301.
Live music in Rocks Lounge: Empire Records is scheduled to perform from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Nov. 21 and The New Retros at the same time Nov. 28 in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. The shows are for guests 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
Creedence Clearwater Revival tribute: The band Blue Moon Swamp is slated to perform CCR’s Southern-style rock at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 and 22 to the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $16.06. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
Orny Adams: The comedian is set to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 21 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.
Holiday Bazaar: The event is is planned from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov 22 at Temple Sinai, 9001 Hillpointe Road. Admission is free, and food trucks and a raffle are planned. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Give. Golf. Dine.: The event is set for 10 a.m. Nov. 22 at Bear’s Best Las Vegas, 11111 W. Flamingo Road. The cost is $125 per golfer. Call 702-229-0344.
Victorian Railroad Ladies: The women’s club of the Las Vegas Railroad Society museum supports children’s education in Las Vegas. Look for the women wearing turn-of-the-century hats and attire during their community outreach every fourth Wednesday of the month. The next gathering is scheduled from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Nov. 25 at Black Bear Diner, 6180 W. Tropicana Ave. Visit lasvegasrailroadsociety.org.
Free guitar lessons: 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.
“The Art of Craft”: The exhibit is set to run through Dec. 6 in the art gallery at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. A variety of different mediums will be displayed, including fused glass, textiles, paper crafts, jewelry, original paintings, mixed media and original photography. Visit lasvegascraftersguild.com, lvccld.org or call 702-507-3860.
Friday Night Band Night: Live rock, blues or country bands are planned for 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: 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. They started playing there in September after playing at the Mad Greek Cafe for three years, which closed in August. Visit facebook.com/LVAccordions.
WORTH A DRIVE
Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer: The fundraising event is set from from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Fiesta Rancho SoBe Ice Arena, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Funds are set to benefit the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation. The event is also set to include a special appearance by Olympic Gold medalist, cancer survivor and foundation founder Scott Hamilton. Admission is $10 and includes skate rentals; $5 from each ticket sold will be donated back to the organization. Visit fiestarancho.sclv.com.
The Mayors Prayer Breakfast: The event is set from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Nov. 19 at the Dallas Ballroom inside Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Hosted by the United Way of Southern Nevada, the event invites guests for breakfast and the opportunity to mentor future leaders of the community. Tickets cost $55. Call 702-892-2300 or visit uwsn.org.
“I Pronounce You Husband and Wife”: The musical satire is scheduled for 8 p.m. Nov. 19-21 at The Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $20. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.
“Yellow Face”: The play, directed by Rommel Pacson, is set to run at 8 p.m. Nov. 19-21 and 2 p.m. Nov. 22 in the Black Box at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $15 for adults and $14 for seniors and students. Visit lvlt.org.
Sin City Opera presents “The Counsel”: The performance of the opera by Gian Carlo Menotti is scheduled at 7 p.m. Nov. 20 and 21 and 2 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $15. Visit sincityopera.com or call 702-455-7340.
Cheers to Chocolate: The fifth annual benefit for Easter Seals Nevada is planned from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 20 at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2225 Village Walk Drive. Chocolate lovers, foodies and wine drinkers can enjoy culinary bites, cocktails and wine from restaurants and shops around the valley. While listening to the bands MO5AIC and Empire Records, guests can also bid on silent auction items, including entertainment packages, beauty baskets, jewelry, art, dining experiences and more. The family-friendly event also is slated to include an auction for cakes from more than a dozen bakeries. Tickets are $30 in advance online or $35 at the door for adults 21 or older; $20 in advance online or $25 at the door for youths 13 through 20; $5 for children 3 through 12; and free for attendees 3 or younger. All tickets include food and beverages. Visit cheers2chocolate.com.
Clark County Commodore Computer Club: The club plans to meet from 9 to 11 a.m. Nov. 21 in Room 16 at the Clark County School District Adult Education Campus, 2701 E. St. Louis Ave. News, demos, free software, games and movies for Commodore 64, Amiga and Windows are set to be distributed. Email Al Jackson at email@example.com or Forrest Nettles at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 702-363-3331.
Thanksgiving Day baskets giveaway: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.’s Las Vegas Theta Theta Omega chapter plans to host its annual Thanksgiving Day basket giveaway at 10 a.m. Nov. 21 at the Doolittle Community Center, 1950 J St. A workshop and breakfast are planned for 9 a.m. Baskets are limited to the first 100 people, who must register in advance at Doolittle and attend the workshop and breakfast. Call 702-229-6374.
Christmas Market: The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park, 500 E. Washington Ave. The event is set to include work for sale by metal artist Jennifer Gilbert, Native American bead work artist Shirley Nelson, pueblo pottery by Gerald Pinto and more. A performance by the Nevada Old Time Fiddlers Association is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is $1 or free for children 12 or younger. Visit friendsofthefort.org or call 702-486-3511.
Holiday Boutique: The Las Vegas Emblem Club No. 114, a nonprofit community service organization, plans to sell handmade crafts, Christmas decorations, Red Hat items and baked goods at its annual boutique from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Las Vegas Elks Lodge, 4100 W. Charleston Blvd. Funds raised are to be donated to local charities.
Premiere of “The Truth Hurts”: White Horse Youth Ranch, 8390 W. Windmill Lane, is set to host the premiere of “The Truth Hurts,” a movie telling the story of Jose Canseco and his experience with Major League Baseball, from 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 21. Concessions and refreshments will be available, and raffle prizes are planned. Tickets are $10. Seating is limited. Visit tinyurl.com/ng8l5fy. Proceeds will benefit the nonprofit ranch, which offers free horsemanship programs to young people who are dealing with a variety of challenges and social issues. Visit whyranch.org.
“As Seen on TV”: The fundraising event benefiting the Sunrise Children’s Foundation is scheduled at 6 p.m. Nov. 21 at the MGM Grand, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event is set to include a silent auction and a reception at 6 p.m. and dinner and a live auction at 7 p.m. Guests are encouraged to dress in cocktail attire or as their favorite TV character. Live entertainment is set to be provided by the UNLV Jazz Ensemble. Tickets are $225. Visit sunrisechildren.org.
Profiles of Courage Dinner Gala and auction: The Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation’s 22nd annual event is scheduled at 6 p.m. Nov. 21 at Bellagio, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event features cocktails, a silent auction and dinner and honors the children the nonprofit serves and supporters of the foundation. Tickets are $250. Visit nvccf.org or call 702-735-8434.
Las Vegas TransPride Week: The Center, 401 S. Maryland Parkway, is set to serve as the host location for several Las Vegas TransPride Week events through Nov. 22. The events are set to include workshops, a TransPride Film Festival, a Transgender Day of Awareness, a Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil and the Trans Glam Gala Awards. Center board member Jeremy Wallace, author of the autobiography “Taking the Scenic Route to Manhood,” will serve as keynote speaker. The full schedule of events is available at lasvegastranspride.org.
Las Vegas Singles Travel and Social Club: The club for mature singles in the Las Vegas Valley who are interested in local, national and international travel plans to meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 24 at the Tap House, 5589 W. Charleston Blvd. The group meets the fourth Tuesday of the month. A half hour of social time is planned prior to the meeting, which consists of a short business portion and a guest speaker. This month’s speaker is set to discuss touring China. A small fee is required for members and guests to cover the cost of the meeting room and refreshments. Guests are welcome. Call 702-873-8309.
“Elf the Musical”: Performances are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24-28 and 2 p.m. Nov. 27-29 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets start at $29. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
Photo exhibit: The Desert Companion Focus on Nevada photography showcase is planned through Dec. 31 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Photos will be available for viewing during library hours: from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Visit mypubliclibrary.com.
Nevada Storm Youth Track and Field Club: The club plans to host early registration for the 2016 season from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 12 at Nicholas E. Flores Jr. Park at 4133 Allen Lane at San Miguel Avenue. Visit nevadastormtrack.org or call 702-325-6846.
Glittering Lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway: The event featuring a 2.5-mile, drive-through holiday light display is scheduled from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 5:30 to 10 p.m. Friday through Sunday and holidays through Jan. 3. Tickets are $20 per vehicle and $55 for a season pass. Buses are $1 per person with a minimum charge of $20. Purchase tickets at glitteringlightslasvegas.com, Southern Nevada Walgreens locations or at the gate. Goodwill of Southern Nevada offers discounted entry coupons for Glittering Lights with a donation of goods. The coupon is available at any of the stores, drop-off locations or at the entrance of Glittering Lights. Value is $5 off Monday through Thursday and $2 off Friday through Sunday and holidays. A portion of each ticket sold benefits Speedway Children’s Charities.
Magical Forest: Enjoy a holiday walkthrough, carousel and train rides, miniature golf, faux snow tubing and live entertainment from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and 5:30 to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays Nov. 20-Jan. 3 at Opportunity Village, 6300 W. Oakey Blvd. Admission is $11.99 for adults and $9.99 for children. A passport that includes unlimited rides is $21.99 for adults and $18.99 for children. Visit magicalforest.org.
Mystic Falls Park Winter Wonderland: The holiday-themed light, music and animatronic show is scheduled on the hour from 5 to 10 p.m. Nov. 25 through Jan. 1. at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. Cowboy Santa returns to Mystic Falls Park to greet visitors Nov. 27 to Dec. 23 and will be available from noon to 4 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays and noon to 8:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Visit samstownlv.com or call 702-636-7075.
The Ice Rink at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas: The seasonal venue is scheduled to be open from 3 p.m. to midnight Monday through Friday and noon to midnight Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 21 through Dec. 18, and noon to midnight dailly Dec. 19 through Jan. 3 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Snow showers are scheduled every half hour from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, and amenities include holiday movie screenings, festive culinary offerings, including curated cocktails and roasted s’mores over a fire pit. Admission is free. All-day skating access is $15 or $10 for Nevada residents. Skates can be rented for $5, and skating aids can be rented for $10. Visit cosmopolitanlasvegas.com or call 702-698-7000.
Snow in the Square: The event, featuring a 10-minute show choreographed to classic holiday tunes, is scheduled at 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday through Dec. 23 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit mytownsquarelasvegas.com or call 702-269-5000.
Holiday Nights & Lights Community Concerts: The events are scheduled at 6 p.m. Thursdays, Nov. 19 through Dec. 17, at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Every Thursday night before the Snow in the Square show, local elementary through high school students are set to take center stage to entertain crowds with performances ranging from school choirs to holiday musicals. Visit mytownsquarelasvegas.com or call 702-269-5000.
Photos with Santa Claus: The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday Through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday through Dec. 20 and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 21-23 and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 24 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. You can avoid the lines and use the Town Square Santa Fly By Reservation system. Text “SANTA” to 708-323-2689 or use the link online at mytownsquarelasvegas.com to save your place in line. There will be no Santa Fly By on Dec. 24.
Claus & Paws Pet Photos: The events are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesdays through Dec. 23 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Town Square shoppers are invited to bring their four-legged friends to Santa’s house to pose for holiday photos and enjoy treats every Wednesday. The center requests guests limit their pet photos to dogs and cats only. Reservations are required. Visit mytownsquarelasvegas.com or call 702-269-5000.
Holiday Tree Lighting Spectacular: Santa is set to make an appearance during the annual event, planned from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28 at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2240 Village Walk Drive. Actress Cerina Vincent is set to be the host, and a performance by Frankie Marino is scheduled. Visit shopthedistrictgvr.com.
Ward 6 Cowboy Christmas and Car Show: The event is set from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 5 at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. The free event is set to include a classic car show, hay rides, a petting zoo, a jump house, local entertainment, choirs, a holiday elf contest and a visit from Santa. Food, toys and clothing donations are requested for local charities. Call 702-229-8100.
Menorah lighting at Downtown Summerlin: To celebrate Chanukah, Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive, plans to host the lighting starting at sundown Dec. 6. For eight nights, the Jewish Community Center will light the candles, in addition to different events and entertainment for all each night. Visit downtownsummerlin.com or call 702-832-1000.
Menorah Lighting at The District: The event is slated from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Dec. 8 at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2225 Village Walk Drive. Chabad of Green Valley/Henderson is scheduled to lead the celebration, marking the third night of Hanukkah. The free event will include live entertainment, balloon creations, doughnuts, dreidels and gelt. Visit shopthedistrictgvr.com.
WinterFest: The city of Henderson event is planned from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 10, 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 11 and noon to 8 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. Visits from Santa, entertainment, family activities and a tree lighting are scheduled at the event. A WinterFest Evening Light Parade is slated at 5 p.m. Dec. 12, featuring floats with the theme of Christmas stories. Cash prizes are set to be awarded for the top three entries, with ballots tallied and awards presented at 7:30 p.m. following the parade. Visit cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-2171.
Destination North Pole: The annual winter holiday ice show is scheduled at 6 p.m. Dec. 12 and 1:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Fiesta Rancho SoBe Ice Arena, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. The show is set to feature local figure skaters of all ages performing to holiday music. General admission is $10, and VIP admission is $15 and includes prime seating. A $2 discount is offered on all tickets in exchange for a donation of at least three canned goods per ticket. Tickets are set to be available at the SoBe Ice Arena Box Office beginning Dec. 1. Visit fiestarancho.sclv.com.
Stroke Support Group: The group is slated to meet from 3 to 4 p.m. Nov. 26 in Conference Room B past the first-floor cafeteria at Summerlin Hospital, 657 N. Town Center Drive. The group is scheduled to meet the fourth Thursday of each month. Call 702-233-7061.
All-4-One: The smooth R&B and pop music group is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 27 and 28 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $16.06. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
Jewish Singles Social Club: The club for men and women plans to meet at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 2 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.
Trick Pony: The Nashville-based country band plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $20.18. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
Sun City Summerlin Musicmakers Holiday Concert: The show, “A Christmas Rose,” directed by Dennis Gazso and featuring pianist Eddie Fluellen, is scheduled for 7 p.m. Dec. 5 and 2 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Reserved seating only. Tickets are $10 at all Sun City Summerlin Community Monitor Stations (cash/checks only) or online at scscai.com (accepts debit and credit cards). Call 702-384-4222.
Reset Summerlin: The event is planned from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Dec. 6 at The Fit Labs, 8645 W. Flamingo Road, Suite 104. It is held generally on the first Saturday of every month and is planned to be followed the next day by the Sunday Reset Project, set from 8 to 11 a.m. at Turntable Health, 701 Bridger Ave., Suite 150. Learn how to reset once a month through movement, lecture and food. The cost is $15 per person. Visit facebook.com/theresetproject.
Westside Chicago Club: The club plans to meet at 2 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The group meets the first Sunday of each month and consists mostly of people who have retired to Las Vegas. Monthly meetings start with a short business meeting followed by a program. The group is open to all who want to come and visit and meet folks from all parts of Chicago, not just the west side. Call president June Edelman at 702-256-9542.
12th Annual Toys For Tickets All-Star Jam: Station Casinos and 95.5 The Bull plans to host the event at 6 p.m. Dec. 6 for guests 21 or older in the Summerlin Ballroom at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Locals who drop off a new, unwrapped toy (no gift cards) to Findlay North Volkswagen or Findlay Honda Northwest will receive a ticket to the show, which is set to feature performances by country music superstars Tyler Farr, Jerrod Niemann, Eric Paslay, Canaan Smith, Old Dominion, Cam and Mickey Guyton. All donated toys will benefit Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada. General admission tckets are a minimum value of $15, with one ticket per toy and a two-ticket maximum per person. Visit catholiccharities.com.
The Texas Tenors: The finalists from “America’s Got Talent” have signed on to perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11-13 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $30.28. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
TechBrainiacs: A free hour of coding is planned for children at various facilities around town, including from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 11 at College Nannies and Tutors, 9484 W. Flamingo Road, Suite 170. Children 5 or older can get hands-on learning about computer coding and enjoy class activities and the chance to win raffle prizes. RSVP online at techbrainiacs.com/hourofcode.
An Evening of Holiday Music: The show is planned for 7 p.m. Dec. 12 and 2 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $10. All ticket sales are check or cash (exact change required). No credit cards accepted. Call 702-240-1301.
Angel Tree: The event for those who have lost a pregnancy, infant or child is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 13 in the main classroom at Summerlin Hospital, 657 N. Town Center Drive. The Remember Our Angels event is free. Parents and siblings can bring a personalized ornament from home and place it on the tree in memory of the child. A candle lighting also is planned. Light refreshments will be provided. Call 702-233-7186.
Stroke Support Group: The group is slated to meet from 3 to 4 p.m. Dec. 17 in Conference Room B on the first floor of Summerlin Hospital, 657 N. Town Center Drive. Call 702-233-7061.
Our Hometown Holiday: The show is is set for 7 p.m. Dec. 19 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $20. All ticket sales are check or cash (exact change required). No credit cards accepted. Call 702-240-1301.
Victorian Railroad Ladies: The women’s club of the Las Vegas Railroad Society museum is set to meet from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Dec. 22 at Black Bear Diner, 6180 W. Tropicana Ave. Look for the women dressed in turn-of-the-century hats and period attire. The group meets every fourth Wednesday of the month. Visit lasvegasrailroadsociety.org.
Brandies University National Committee event: Nancy Scott, associate professor of fine arts at Brandeis University, is set to be the guest lecturer for the group’s University on Wheels brunch event set for 10:30 a.m. Jan. 3 at Canyon Gate Country Club, 2001 Canyon Gate Drive. Scott has published various art journal articles, and her most recent book about Georgia O’Keeffe has been published by Reaktion Books as part of its Critical Lives series. The book focuses on O’Keeffe’s work in the context of her life and will be the subject of Scott’s presentation. The event is open to the public, and the cost is $40. Reservations are required. Contact Evelyn Brunner at bnclv.org.
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 starting Nov. 20.
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 beginning Dec. 18.
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 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 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.
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. The next one is set for Dec. 11. All movies will be rated PG or PG-13. 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 email@example.com.
Central Christian Church’s Summerlin congregation is scheduled to meet at Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School, 2015 S. Hualapai Way, at 9, 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 event is set from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 17 with the theme of Jingle Car Rock. 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 live entertainment. Drive is scheduled to perform from Nov. 20 and 21; and Robbie Howard Nov. 27 and 28. Call 702-507-5900.
J.C.’s Irish Sports Pub inside the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to host free live music starting at 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Refill is scheduled to perform Nov. 21 and 22, and Rewind Nov. 27 and 28. Call 702-869-7725.
The Rampart Casino’s Round Bar, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to present live music throughout the week. More & Gendel is scheduled to perform from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. Nov. 20 and 21; Cool Change from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. and More & Gendel from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. Nov. 27 and 28. 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. Susan Saiger is scheduled for Nov. 19. 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 Dave Ritz from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays in T-Bones Chophouse. Ritz is scheduled from 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Rick Duarte from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturdays. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
Line dancing is planned from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursdays in Cherry 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. Nov. 25 and 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. 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. Rick Duarte is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays (dark Nov. 26). Guests must be 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
The David Perrico Pop Strings Orchestra is set to perform from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors are set to open at 10 p.m. The 15-piece pop orchestra plans to feature club favorites with modern orchestrations by Perrico. Admission is free for guests 21 or older. Visit sclv.com/concerts.
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.
Museums on Us: 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, Las Vegas Natural History Museum or the Springs Reserves free. Present a debit or credit card to receive free museum admission. Visit museums.bankofamerica.com.