Summerlin Area Community Events Calendar, Sept. 24-30, 2015


1. Red Rock Pro Open: The United States Tennis Association’s Women’s $50,000 Pro Circuit tournament is scheduled for Sept. 27-Oct. 4 at Red Rock Country Club, 2250 Red Springs Drive. A free Kids Day is planned for Sept. 27, sponsored by Sunrise Children’s Hospital with a special guest appearance by Brando Christo, author and creator of the children’s tennis book “Buddy The Ball.” Visit

2. Overview of the BLM in Nevada:The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Nevada Naturalist program plans to present BLM, Red Rock Canyon and other public lands as part of the 2015 Lecture Series from 7 to 8 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. Kate Sorom, interpretive park ranger at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, will provide an overview of the Bureau of Land Management in Nevada and discuss some of the educational and interpretive programming available for people of all ages, geared to help them enjoy public lands. In Nevada, the BLM administers nearly 48 million acres of public lands. Admission is free. Contact Denise Parsons at 702-948-5906 or email

3. Southern Nevada Bluegrass Music Society:”An Evening of Country and Bluegrass” is set for 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $12. Visit or call 702-240-1301.

4. Zombie Bash:Zombie cocktails, post-apocalyptic train and carousel rides, a zombie costume contest, zombie makeovers and entertainment from Zombie Burlesque are on the agenda for the inaugural adults-only bash set for 8 p.m. Sept. 26 in the Magical Forest at Opportunity Village, 6300 W. Oakey Blvd. Tickets are $50 each or $90 per couple, which includes two drinks each. VIP tickets, which include open bar from 9:30 to 11 p.m. and entry into a VIP party section and more, are $140 each. Visit


Charity Golf Tournament: The Clark County Association of Health Underwriters plans its eighth annual golf tournament for Sept. 24 at Siena Golf Club, 10575 Siena Monte Ave., to benefit the Foundation for Positively Kids. Registration and check-in are planned from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 8 a.m. A barbecue lunch and charity raffle are planned from 12:30 to 2 p.m. The cost is $175 for individuals, $325 for a twosome and $650 for a foursome. Call 702-575-4090 or email committee chairman Luis Maceira at

Stroke Support Group: The group is slated to meet from 3 to 4 p.m. Sept. 24 in first-floor Conference Room B at Summerlin Hospital, 657 N. Town Center Drive. It regularly meets the fourth Thursday of the month. Call 702-233-7061.

Tennis networking mixer: The mixer is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 25 at Canyon Gate Country Club, 2001 Canyon Gate Drive, presented by Glen Alex in conjunction with Elisabeth Skinner. It is for business professionals to expand their circle of contacts and to meet other professionals who play tennis. The cost is $15 per player and includes tennis play, food and beverages, and networking. Visit, or call Glen Alex at 702-807-7349 or Elisabeth Skinner at 702-232-1708.

Chi Gong classes: A four-week course on “8 Pieces of Brocade,” ancient exercises used by shaolin monks to cure disease and promote health, are planned by certified quigong instructor Dodi Amundson at the Stillpoint Center for Spiritual Development, 8072 W. Sahara Ave., Suite D, from 11 a.m. to noon Sept. 25 and Oct. 3. The cost is $25 per session. Classes are limited to 15 participants. Registration is required. Call 702-243-4040 or visit

The Pool Party Concert Series: DJ Riano is scheduled to perform from 5 to 10 p.m. Sept. 26 poolside at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. An End of Summer Beach Party with the Tommy Rocker Band is planned for Oct. 3. The shows are for guests 21 or older. Food and drinks will be available from The Game sports bar and grill. Visit or call 702-284-7777.

“Anything Goes”:Broadway Bound and Studio One’s Summerlin Dance Academy plan to present “Anything Goes” by Cole Porter through Sept. 26 in the theater at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Tickets are $15. Visit

’80s party at Distill Summerlin: An ’80s party is scheduled for 8 p.m. Sept. 26 at Distill Summerlin, 10820 W. Charleston Blvd. Admission is free, but guests must be 21 or older. A disc jockey is scheduled to play favorites from the ’80s and a costume contest is planned, along with drink specials. Visit or call 702-534-1400.

Veterans to Meet: The Jewish War Veterans of the United States, Murray L. Rosen Post 64, plans to host a Jewish New Year’s open house and free continental breakfast at its regular monthly meeting, set for 9:30 a.m. Sept. 27 in the Fairway Rooms on the second floor of the tower at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. The event will honor 90-year-old World War II veteran members Gil Boscoe, Herb Cohen, Abe Efros, Gil Fogel and Sam Gurlitz. The slated guest speaker is Dr. Sondra Cosgrove of the College of Southern Nevada’s Deptartment of History, who is an expert on Nevada and U.S. Western history, Native American history, Latin American history, culture and politics. Also scheduled is magician Erik Feldman. A short business meeting will follow. To RSVP, contact Helen Groner at 702-367-0145.

Craft time: The program Groovy Creative Projects is planned for children 8 to 12 from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sept. 29 at Veterans Memorial Leisure Services Center, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive. Lean to make flubber, moon sand, bouncy balls and more. Advance registration required. The cost is $32 per month. Call 702-229-1100.

National Public Lands Day: Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area plans to celebrate National Public Lands Day from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at Red Spring/Calico Basin, where volunteers are needed to help restore the Red Spring boardwalk and to clean trails. Friends of Red Rock Canyon plans to provide morning snacks, swag, beverages and lunch. Meet at the Red Spring Picnic Area at Calico Basin Road. Registration is limited, so sign up early. To volunteer, email your full name to

Soccer signups:Fall signups for the Rainbow Youth Soccer League are set from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays through Oct. 3 at the Desert Breeze Soccer Complex, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. The cost is $125, and a copy of birth certificate and a wallet-size photo are required. The signup fee includes 10 games, a picture plaque and uniform. Visit

Dance Performance: Dream K Dance Company, a new Las Vegas Contemporary dance company, plans its first performance for 1 p.m. Oct. 4 at 1 p.m. at Ron Decar’s Event Center, 1201 S. Las Vegas Blvd.Tickets are $16.50. Call 702-578-9961.

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. October sessions are set for Oct. 4, 11 and 18. Arrive 15 minutes early to tune your guitar. Call 702-507-3630.

City Lights Music Together: Fall registration is open for the City Lights Music Together interim session, Family Favorites, set through Sept. 27. The fall session is set for Oct. 7-Dec. 18. Call 702-838-4751 or visit

Tennis classes: Tennis classes for youths and adults conducted by the Nevada Tennis Association are planned for Mondays through Oct. 19 and Nov. 2-Dec. 7 at W. Wayne Bunker Family Park, 7351 W. Alexander Road; Tuesdays through Oct. 20 and Nov. 3-Dec. 8 at Garehime Heights Park, 3901 N. Campbell Road; Thursdays through Oct. 22 and Nov. 5-Dec. 17 at Mountain Ridge Park, 7151 Oso Blanco Road; and Saturdays through Oct. 24 and Nov. 7-Dec. 19 at Sunny Springs Park, 3801 Golden Talon Ave. Weekday times and fees for each six-week session are, for ages 5 to 8, $42, 4 to 4:30 p.m.; ages 9 to 12, $60, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.; teens, $60, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; and adults, $60, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday times and fees are ages 5 to 8, $42, 9 to 9:30 a.m.; ages 9 to 12, $60, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; teens, $60, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; and adults, $60, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call USTA Nevada at 702-792-8384 or visit

Musical theater classes: Children ages 7 to 16 are invited to be part of a 14-week musical theater class that will culminate in a production of the musical “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” Classes are offered from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays. Each cast will present their own Grinch show at the Family Music Center, 8125 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 210. Call 702-292-8487.

Little Books and Little Cooks: The free seven-week healthy eating and nutrition program is sponsored by the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and strives to create positive parent-child interaction as preschoolers and their parents work side by side through reading and cooking. Classes are free and open to the public. Topics planned are safety, five food groups, cooking with kids, introducing cultural foods, feeding and hunger and fullness, picky eating, and fruits and vegetables. Classes at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., are planned for 10:30 a.m. Mondays. Classes at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, are set to start Oct. 26 and be held at 10:30 a.m. Mondays. Contact Celle Miller at 702-257-5565 or email

Live music at Distill: Distill A Local Bar, 10820 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to present local musicians from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays on the patio. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit

Vintage Urban Collection: The exhibit by Alexander P. Huerta of PeaceNArt Studio is set to be on display during regular library hours through Oct. 4 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The exhibition features Huerta’s works, which combine scratch board and collage techniques on wood, illustrating an urban story line. Call 702-507-3630.

“Breathe Onto the Mirror”: The exhibit by Jacqueline Ehlis is planned to run through Nov. 8 at The Studio at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Ehlis is the chairwoman of the art department at Portland Community College, and her work incorporates the interaction of color, light and reflection, reminding the viewer that they are the vehicle that interprets and is part of the works through their reflection in the mirrors. Call 702-507-3631.

“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, or call 702-507-3860.


50th Western reunion:Western High School’s class of 1965 plans to host its 50th reunion Oct. 16 and 17 at the Elks Lodge, 4100 W. Charleston Blvd. Call Kathy Keller at 702-736-3155 or e-mail

Rose Festival: The festival and meet-and-greet sponsored by the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and the South Valley Rose Society are scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. Free tours of the demonstration rose garden will be offered beginning at 5 p.m. The extension’s social horticulturist specialist, Angela O’Callaghan, is set to be on hand, along with Master Gardener volunteers. Cut and potted roses will be on display in classrooms B and C. The extension and rose society are collaborating on education meetings planned throughout the fall. Call 702-257-5555 or email

Super Run Classic Car Show: The 16th annual event is planned Sept. 24-27 in the Water Street District, featuring 1,000 vehicles, including hot rods, muscle cars and vintage automobiles from across the nation. A kickoff for the free event is slated from noon to 8 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway, and festivities are set to start at 10 a.m. Sept. 25-27. Entertainment is slated to include local country band Crossroad South at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 Water St. Also planned is a pancake breakfast benefiting the nonprofit Honor Flight of Southern Nevada, along with a bounce house, a mini Ferris wheel, a book signing by local race car drivers and automotive vendors and exhibitors. Visit or call 702-267-2171.

Haunted Casting: A casting call for the Asylum and Hotel Fear haunted houses is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 in the parking lot of Meadows Mall, 4300 Meadows Lane. The haunted houses are set to be open from 6:30 p.m. to midnight Fridays through Saturdays and 6:30 through 10 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays, Oct. 2-31. Visit

Decorating from Top to Bottom with Thom Filicia: Tickets for this conversational presentation by former “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” interior design expert Thom Filicia are available for the event scheduled from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Las Vegas Design Center at World Market Center, 495 S. Grand Central Parkway, No. 2203. The event is set to include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction with proceeds benefiting the Las Vegas Philharmonic and the Interior Design Society. Tickets are $50 at the door or $45 in advance. Visit

The Las Vegas Jazz Festival: The event is planned from 3:30 to 10 p.m. Sept. 25, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 26 and noon to 10 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Performers are set to include Erykah Badu, Toni Braxton, Anthony Hamilton and the Isley Brothers. Tickets start at $55 and a three-day pass at $165. Visit

Asian Heritage Celebration: Food, a children’s lantern parade, traditional musical and dance performances and more are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for children. Visit

Super Summer Theatre: “Lend Me A Tenor,” the final show of the season, is planned for 7:05 p.m. through Sept. 26 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Parking is set to open at 5 p.m., and meadow seating at 6 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or rent a chair in general admission grass seating. Picnics are welcome, and concessions are sold. Tickets are $12 in advance and are available at A limited number of tickets may be available at the gate for $20.

Healthy Kids Festival: The fourth annual event is set to mark Childhood Obesity Awareness Month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 26 at Paradise Park, 4775 McLeod Drive. Sponsored by the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s All 4 Kids Program and the Clark County Parks and Recreation Department, the free festival is set to include information about healthy eating and activity choices, healthy eating demonstrations, music and entertainment, games, sports exhibitions and signups, dance and Zumba. Call 702-940-5437 or email

The Las Vegas Hemophilia Walk and 5K: The Nevada Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation is registering participants for the Sept. 26 Hemophilia Walk and 5K at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. All walkers or runners who collect more than $25 in walk pledges will receive a 2015 Hemophilia Walk T-shirt. There is no fee to register. Visit

Restoration project: On Sept. 26, Friends of Nevada Wilderness, partnering with the U.S. Forest Service, is hosting a restoration project in Clark County for Southern Nevadans who want to give back to their public lands on this national day of service. Participants will be volunteering in historic Mountain Springs, along state Route 160 roughly 31 miles west of Las Vegas, to protect Native American and European settlement sites. In an effort to protect the sensitive historic and prehistoric sites that surround the springs in the area, Friends of Nevada Wilderness is seeking volunteers to help with naturalizing vehicle incursions into Rainbow Mountain Wilderness. Those interested in joining the project scan visit or call the Friends of Nevada Wilderness’ office at 702-515-5417.

Seeking Justice Through Art — A Convergence of Creatives: The conference is planned from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 26 at Pearson Community Center, 1625 W. Carey Ave. The Left of Center Art Gallery plans to present the symposium to bring together social justice scholars, activists, community nonprofits and artists to discuss contemporary social justice issues and how to incorporate them into an artist’s practice. The goal is to encourage utilizing art as a means for social change. Admission is free and open to the public. To register, visit For information, call Vicki Richardson at 702-647-7378 or email

National Public Lands Day Volunteer Event: The volunteer event is slated from 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 26 at the Spring Mountain Visitor Gateway, 2750 Kyle Canyon Road on Mount Charleston. Participants are invited to eat breakfast, listen to a nature talk and partake in a low-key service project. Register by emailing

Sunny 106.5 Ice Cream Sunday and Huckleberry Park Grand Opening: The event is planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 27 at Huckleberry Park, 10325 Farm Road, inside the Providence master-planned community. The grand opening ceremony is set for 10 a.m. and is to include a special dedication to fallen police officer and Providence resident Igor Soldo. The event will feature free frozen treats from Meadow Gold, ice cream-eating contests, bounce houses, a petting zoo, booths and more. Attendees are invited to bring new or gently used books for the nonprofit Spread the Word Nevada, which promotes literacy in Nevada children. Visit

Poet Laureate-led writers’ workshop: A Writers’ Workshop by the Poet Laureate of the United States, Juan Felipe Herrera, is planned at 3 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Call 702-507-3400.

MDA Muscle Walk: The walk is slated for Sept. 26 at The Green at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South, to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Registration is set to begin at 7 a.m. and the walk at 8:30 a.m. Visit

Women’s workshops: Motivational speaker, author and former police sergeant Debra Gauthier is set to teach women how to live fearlessly at 1 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. At 2:30 p.m. the same day at the library, investment adviser representative Supra Plows will seek to educate, inspire and empower women to become knowledgeable about financial matters. Registration for the events is required by visiting or calling 702-207-4261.

Heritage Harvest Festival: The all-ages event is planned from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Road. Attendees can expect a craft fair with more than 30 vendors, bounce houses, face painting, carnival-style games, cotton candy, popcorn and raffles. A petting zoo is slated from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and the Western-themed band Mama’s Wranglers is set to perform from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A senior health fair with informational booths and vendors also is planned, with free health screenings available for people 50 or older. Admission is free, and children must be accompanied by an adult. Visit or call 702-267-2950.

“The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare (Abridged)”: Michael Forsch, Matthew Snyder and Steven Sokulski are set to play all of the parts in 37 dramas in less than two hours during the SRO Productions comedy performance set for 2 p.m. Sept 27 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $20. Visit

Ride For Kids: The 11th annual event to benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation is planned for Sept. 27, with registration set from 8 to 9:45 a.m. at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The suggested minimum donation to ride is $40 per motorcycle. All participants will receive free beverages and lunch. A drawing will be held for a new Honda motorcycle as well as other prizes. Riders will travel from the speedway beginning at 10 a.m., rain or shine, and head south on the 215 Beltway to Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South, for lunch, a Celebration of Life ceremony and entertainment. Visit

“Clybourne Park”: Performances of the contemporary drama directed by Lysander Abadia are scheduled at 2 p.m Sundays and 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays through Sept. 27 on the main stage at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for students and seniors. Visit or call 702-362-7996.

Solo Strips: The fifth annual event is set to feature entertainers baring it all on stage to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and Aid for AIDS of Nevada at midnight Sept. 28 inside Spiegelworld’s Absinthe tent on the forecourt of Caesars Palace, 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South. A limited number of advance tickets are $20 at Regular priced tickets are $25, and VIP tickets are $40 and include priority seating and a signed poster from cast members. The show is for those 21 or older.

Uncensored Voices, Celebrating Your Freedom to Read: The event, co-sponsored by the ACLU of Nevada, UNLV Libraries Curriculum Materials Library and Cockroach Theatre, is scheduled at 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Las Vegas Review-Journal political columnist Steve Sebelius and a panel of educators and experts are set to discuss the current state of censorship in Nevada. In addition, a staged reading of challenged and banned books will be presented throughout the evening. A reception is set to follow the reading. Visit or call 702-507-3400.

TEAL Fight Night: The fundraiser for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund is set for 6 p.m. Sept. 30 at Elixir — A Local Lounge, 2920 N. Green Valley Parkway. TEAL stands for take early action and live. A silent auction, raffle prizes and entertainment are planned at the event. Attendees must be 21 or older. Visit

Greek Food Fest: The 43rd annual Las Vegas Greek Food Festival, an event packed with traditional greek foods, music, dance and a carnival, is scheduled from 5 to 10 p.m. Oct. 1; 3 to 11 p.m. Oct. 2; noon to 11 p.m. Oct. 3; noon to 10 p.m. Oct. 4 at the St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, 5300 El Camino Road. Admission is $6 for adults and free for children 12 or younger. Active military personnel and their immediate family also will be admitted free. Off-site parking with free shuttles is planned. Visit

Las Vegas Stories: Danielle Kelly, former executive director of the Neon Museum, plans to present the free talk “Betty Willis and Her ‘Fabulous’ Signs” at 7 p.m. Oct. 1 in the Jewel Box Theater at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. The presentation is part of the library’s monthly Las Vegas Stories series examining the history of Las Vegas. Willis designed the iconic “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign, as well as signs for Moulin Rouge and the Blue Angel Motel. The multimedia lecture will delve into her life and work as a visual artist and graphic designer. Call 702-507-3459 or visit

Blue Party: Goodwill of Southern Nevada’s second annual Blue Party is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 2 in the courtyard of the World Market Center, 475 S. Grand Central Parkway. The event will feature original runway fashions created by local designers using clothes purchased at local Goodwill stores, live performances by David Perrico’s Pop Strings Orchestra with special guest Frankie Scinta, and TAO Group resident DJ Wendi Cakes. Live painting with artists from Jana’s RedRoom, silent and live auctions, vendor booths, and drinks provided by Wirtz Beverage Nevada also are planned. Doors are set to open at 5 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Standing/general admission tickets start at $35, and include one free drink ticket. For advance tickets, visit General admission will be $40 at the door. Guests are encouraged to wear blue. All proceeds raised benefit Goodwill of Southern Nevada.

The third annual Improv Goblet Festival: The event featuring workshops and performances is scheduled for Oct. 2 and 3 at the Baobab Stage Theatre at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Performances are set from 8 p.m. to midnight Oct. 2 and 3. Tickets are $10. Workshops are to be hosted by visiting improv troupes and cost $20 each. The Louisville Improvisors are scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Bearded Men are scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m., Jet Eveleth is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m., and Bear Supply are scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Visit, or call 702-202-8010.

Grapes & Hops Festival: The food, wine and beer celebration is slated from 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Tickets are $100 for VIP admission at 4 p.m. and $41 for general admission if paid for in advance. Designated drivers can enjoy food samplings for $25. Visit

Fall garden tours: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners plan to offer the free tours, with the next one planned for 10 a.m. Oct. 3 on the topic of trees at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. The Nov. 21 topic is 50 Shades of Green. Attendees must meet in the courtyard. Email or call 702-257-5555.

P3Studio artist-in-residence: Shantell Martin presents her “Record & Play” exhibit through Oct. 11 in the PS3Studio at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Guests can share their story and listen to the stories of others. Hours are from 5 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays and 6 to 11 p.m. Fridays through Sundays. Visit

“The Book of Mormon”: The musical is set to return to Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., through Oct. 18, with performances set for 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets start at $36. Visit or call 702-749-2000.

Spring Mountain docent classes: The Spring Mountain Ranch State Park Docent Organization is seeking volunteers. New classes are set to start Oct. 10. Call 702-355-9341 or email

“Hot, Dry and Inked”: An exhibit of Las Vegas tattoo art and objects is scheduled to be on display through Jan. 10 in the gallery in the Origen Museum at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Visit

Butterfly Habitat: With weather cooling, the butterflies are expected to be back, and the Butterfly Habitat at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., is slated to be open from 10 a.m. to 3 pm. daily. Admission to the habitat is $2 for members and $3 for nonmembers. Visit

Theater Classes: Super Summer Theatre is expanding with plans to offer fall theater classes in its studio space at 4340 Valley View St., Suite 204. Upcoming offerings include classes in auditioning, performing and stage combat. Sessions for adults and youths 11 to 15 are slated to start in September. Visit

“It Happened Like This”: The free annual exhibition of mostly local artists, including Richard Hooker, Kim Johnson and C.A. Traen, reinterpreting the literary influences of narrative and mystery is open during receptions and by appointment only through Nov. 25 in the Mayor’s Gallery at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Call 702-229-1012 for an appointment and more information.

Chorus Singers sought: The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society has openings in both the Musical Arts Chorus & Orchestra and the Musical Arts Singers choral ensemble. To audition, visit or call Dr. Douglas R. Peterson at 702-451-6672 for an appointment.

Dinosaurs & Roses charity drive: The thrift store at 4310 E. Tropicana Ave. plans to host a weekly event featuring a different charity each week. Shop in the nonprofit’s store that week, and 20 percent of the sales will go to the charity. Visit and print a coupon or mention the charity of the week when you come in to shop. The Sept. 26 charity is the Nevada Homeless Alliance.

LV Craft Shows: Shows are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 17, Nov. 28 and Dec. 13 in the Veil Pavilion at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Admission is free. Visit


Free museum entrance: Bank of America invites cardholders to explore a selection of Southern Nevada museums free on Oct. 3 and 4. Cardholders with Bank of America, U.S. Trust, or Merrill Lynch can visit the Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place; the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North; or the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., free with presentation of the card. Visit

Fall Arts & Crafts Fair: The event is set from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 3 at Sun City Summerlin’s Desert Vista Community Center, 10360 Sun City Blvd. Find paintings, wood work and handcrafted items. Admission is free. Visit

Glow Ball: Golf Summerlin’s third annual night golfing event is set to benefit Three Square food bank’s BackPack for Kids Program Oct. 3 at Eagle Crest Golf Course, 2203 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Registration is set to begin at 4:30 p.m., with a shotgun start planned at 6 p.m. Golfers of all skill levels and ages are welcome. Event registration is $45 and includes a $20 donation to Three Square, light appetizers donated by Cantina Laredo at Tivoli Village, dessert donated by Whole Foods Market, nine holes of golf and one glow-in-the-dark golf ball. Raffles also are planned. Register at the Eagle Crest Golf Course pro shop. The field is limited. Each player must bring a flashlight for use while driving the golf carts around the course. Visit or call 800-803-0758.

The 2015 LVBNM Expo: The Large Vision Business Network Mixer is set from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 4 in the Grand Ballroom at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Business exhibits, the LVBNM Chefs Corner, entertainment, raffle drawings and candy, flowers and gifts are planned. The expo is open to those 21 or older. Admission is free. Visit, email or call 702-639-6964.

Watercolor show: The Nevada Watercolor Society plans to host an artist’s reception from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The society’s exhibit is set to be displayed through Jan. 3. Visit or, or call 702-507-3630.

LVBNM Safe Night: The Large Vision Business Network Mixer plans to host its Safe Night Welcome Back To School Halloween program from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Fifty business exhibits, face painting, a balloon artist, musical story time, DooDad The Macigian and a costume contest for children 12 or younger are among the festivities planned. The first 200 children will receive a free trick-or-treat bag to collect treats from businesses exhibiting at the event. The Metropolitan Police Department plans to provide safety tips for a safe Halloween. Free tickets are available. Visit or call 702-639-6964.

In Its Entirety Concert Series: The series is set to present a performance of Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours,” along with the “Best of Heart” performed by Fleetwood Nicks (The Tribute), at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9, and a performance of Rush’s “Moving Pictures,” along with the “Best of Yes,” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Tickets are $15. Visit or

Document shredding: Personal documents can be shredded from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 10 at Veterans Memorial Leisure Services Center, 101 N. Pavilion Center. The limit is five boxes. No staples or clips are allowed. Call 702-229-6405.

Kaleidoscope Children’s Art Auction: The Children’s Medical Center at Summerlin Hospital, 657 N. Town Center Drive, plans to host a booth at the Summerlin Art Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 10 at Downtown Summerlin, between the Wolfgang Puck and Crave restaurants. Original artwork by pediatric patients will be for sale, with proceeds benefiting the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada and the Summerlin Hospital Auxiliary. Visit

Summerlin Festival of the Arts: The 20th annual festival is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 10 and 11 at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive. More than 100 artists and craftspeople from throughout the southwestern U.S. are set to showcase and sell upscale, original artwork, including paintings, pottery, photography, jewelry and handcrafted pieces made from wood, glass and metal. This year, the event also will showcase a broad variety of big-name entertainment, more children’s art activities, and food and beverage offerings from Downtown Summerlin restaurants and eateries. Live entertainment is set to include headliner Clint Holmes and a special appearance by performers from Cirque du Soleil’s “Zarkana.” Chef Chan Boupha of Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Las Vegas plans to host food art carving demonstrations, and large-scale live canvas paintings are planned on Guerrilla Kages by District Artz. A canned food drive is planned to support HomeAid Southern Nevada, and a children’s pavilion hosted by the Discovery Children’s Museum is set to feature a kids’ crafts station. Admission is free. Visit

The Nevada Ballet Theatre: The NBT has announced its 2015-16 season, including “A Choreographer’s Showcase” with Cirque du Soleil, set for Oct. 11 and 18. Packages start at $129. Visit

The Las Vegas Jazz Society: The Vincent Falcone Quartet is set to perform at 2 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $18. Visit or call 702-240-1301.

Summerlin Writers and Poets Workshop: The October workshop is set from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Humana Guidance Center, 8885 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 140. It’s scheduled for the third Friday of each month to provide a supportive and friendly environment for writers to develop their writing skills in prose and poetry. Members are both published and novices, who gather for both social and educational programs. The workshop is free workshop and open to all who are inspired to write. Call Sandy Toles at 702-204-4250.

“A Night of R&B … Rhythm & Broadway”: The show is set for 3 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $20. Visit or call 702-240-1301.

Jewish Genealogy Society of Southern Nevada: The group plans to meet at 1 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The program “Doing serious genealogy with only a few bits of information” is planned. The Nov. 18 is set to feature UNLV professor Michael Green presenting a program about the history of the Jewish community in Las Vegas. Meetings are free and open to the public. Call Laura Moskowitz, president, at 702-243-5917 or email

The 2015 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open: The professional golf event is set to bring the FedEx Cup to Las Vegas as the PGA Tour returns to the Las Vegas Valley for the 33rd consecutive year Oct. 19-25 at TPC Summerlin, 1700 Village Center Circle. Many of the top golfers in the world will participate in the competition and help support the mission of Shriners Hospitals for Children. Visit

Halloween event: Free Halloween-themed festivities are planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 23 at Mountain Crest Park in Picnic Area B, 4701 N. Durango Drive. The first 20 people to register will get a free pumpkin. A bounce house, cake walk, costume contest and Halloween egg hunt are planned, and snack refreshments will be served. Call 702-455-1905.

“Gotta Dance!”: The M&M American Dance Theatre producation is set for 7 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $20. Visit or call 702-240-1301.

ArtWalk: Mark Vranesh plans to host an ArtWalk Oct. 24 and 25 at Boca Park, 740 S. Rampart Blvd. Another is set for Nov. 7 and 8 in Summerlin. Enjoy a stroll among the tents as regional artisans present glass designs, home decor, jewelry and art in various media. Visit vegasartwals/com.

Get Outdoors Nevada Day: 2015 Get Outdoors Nevada Day, presented by the Outside Las Vegas Foundation in partnership with Clark County, is set for Oct. 24 at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road. People of all ages can get outside and celebrate Nevada’s outdoor spaces with basic park and picnic fun, activities, rock climbing, and outfitters and organizations featuring the latest in recreational opportunities. Admission is free. To register as an exhibitor, visit

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk: The American Cancer Society plans its annual walk for Oct. 25 at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit, or contact Laura Gasperino at 702-891-9012 or

The Las Vegas Golf & Tennis Classic: The event to benefit the Las Vegas chapter of the nonprofit Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America is slated for 8 a.m. Oct. 26 at Red Rock Country Club, 2250 Red Springs Drive. Participants may sign up for either the golf or tennis event, which also includes breakfast, lunch, auction and raffles. Golfers will tee off in scramble fashion beginning at 8 a.m. (check-in opens at 7 a.m.) on the private Mountain course, and guests will have a chance to win a 2015 Lexus RX at the hole-in-one-competition. Tennis is set to begin at 9 a.m. (check-in opens at 8 a.m.) and will be played in a round-robin format. Registration is $200 for golf and $75 for tennis. Individual lunch tickets are $40. During lunch, a ceremony recognizing this year’s honored hero, Max Blum, is planned. Blum was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease two years ago when he was 12. He is an avid tennis player and the current freshman president of the Las Vegas chapter of the Young Men’s Service League. He plans to attend Faith Lutheran High School in the fall. Register at

LVHA Charity Golf Tournament: The 29th annual event to benefit the Las Vegas Hospitality Association is set for Oct. 27 at Bear’s Best Las Vegas, 11111 W. Flamingo Road. Check-in is set for 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at noon. A “Loud & Proud Best Dressed Golfer Contest” is planned, and each golfer will receive 18 holes of golf, a golf cart, two drink tickets and one admission to the awards banquet and buffet following tournament play. Raffle tickets and mulligans will be available for purchase. Early-bird pricing is good through Oct. 1. Individual players are $200 and foursomes are $700. Register at Call 702-493-6466.

Treat Street: The free Halloween trick-or-treating event is set from 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 31 at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive. Trick-or-treating with retailers, a dog costume contest, and arts and crafts are planned. Kids can also trunk-or-treat at the classic Ford and Mustang Car Show, where more than 50 cars will be on display, all of which will be decorated in Halloween decor. Visit or call 702-832-1000.

Dress for Success: United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council plans to host its annual suit drive from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 6 in the parking lot of NV Energy, 6226 W. Sahara Ave. Donate women’s suits and professional items including dresses, shoes, handbags and jewelry for women in need. The drive helps women prepare for career opportunities and gain confidence to succeed during job interviews and in the workplace. Donations benefit United Way-accredited agencies with back-to-work programs for women. Gently used and/or professional attire should be clean and on a hanger. Visit

20th annual charity event: The Women’s Club of Summerlin plans its annual charity event for 11 a.m. Nov. 7 at the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. Individual tickets are $80 and groups of 10 are $750. Proceeds will benefit the Nevada Children’s Center. Contact Sue Bryan at, call 702-360-6512 or visit

Humanitarian Work Day: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints plans to host a Humanitarian Work Day from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Las Vegas Stake Chapel, 3400 W. Charleston Blvd. Volunteers are needed to work on sewing quilts, folder games for local schools and tying quilts for general humanitarian needs. Items made will be passed out to local hospitals, schools and charities. Lunch will be served at noon. Call 702-877-3008.

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.


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

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

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

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

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.

Free classes:

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 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 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.

At Village Square: A Third Thursdays event is planned at Village Square, 9400 W. Sahara Ave., the third Thursday of each month. They provide the community with fun activities while taking advantage of promotions at the shops and restaurants in the center. Visit or call 702-715-4110.


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. 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.

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 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. 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. Call 702-869-7725.

The Rampart Casino’s Round Bar, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to present live music throughout the week. 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. 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. Rick Duarte is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. on the patio and 8 to 10 p.m. in the dining room Thursdays and 7 to 11 p.m. Saturdays. Ritz is scheduled from 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays. Visit

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

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

Jared Berry is scheduled to perform 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. Visit

The Dirty is scheduled to perform from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturdays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Cover charge is $10 at the door and $5 for Boarding Pass card members (sign-ups will be available at the door). Guests must be 21 or older. Visit

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

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

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