Summerlin Area Things To Do, April 23-29, 2015

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

  • Signature Productions plans to present the musical “Mary Poppins” at 7:30 p.m. April 23 and 24 and at 2 p.m. April 25 at the Summerlin Library & Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Tickets are $28 to $30. Visit signatureproductions.net or call 702-878-7529.
  • Faith Lutheran High School, 2015 S. Hualapai Way, plans to host a fundraising car wash from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26 at Peak Mart, 9010 W. Flamingo Road. Proceeds will support the senior class’ Grad Nite on June 5. The event was started 10 years ago by a group of concerned mothers to keep their teens off the streets and in a safe drug- and alcohol-free environment while allowing them to celebrate with friends on graduation night.

  • Sahara Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram plans to partner with parents and teachers of Calvary Christian Learning Academy, 2900 N. Torrey Pines Drive, for a Drive for the Kids fundraiser during the school’s Cultural Night from 4 to 7 p.m. April 24. Earn a $10 contribution for the school from Chrysler by test driving a new vehicle. Any licensed driver 18 or older may take a test drive and will be entered into a national giveaway for a chance to win $45,000 toward any eligible vehicle. Visit drive4kids.com.

  • Nonprofit Dinosaurs & Roses plans to operate a Pop Up Store at Downtown Summerlin, two doors down from Dillard’s at 10975 Sage Park Drive, Suite 170, through May 31. It features new, high-end art, furniture, home decor and jewelry. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. All proceeds go to charity. Visit dinosaursandroses.org.
  • The Mayor’s Walk is planned for 8 a.m. April 25 at the Kellogg-Zaher Sports Complex, 7901 W. Washington Ave. Join Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman and Corporate Challenge teams for a 1.7-mile walk. Check-in is set to begin at 7:30 a.m. Visit recreation.lasvegasnevada.gov.
  • The YMCA of Southern Nevada plans to host Healthy Kids Day April 25 at all its locations, including the Durango Hills Community Center, 3521 N. Durango Drive. The free community event is to inspire kids to keep their minds and bodies active. Expect games, exercise classes and art. YMCA membership not required. Call 702-877-9622 or visit lasvegasymca.org.
  • Hand cycling is planned from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 25 at W. Wayne Bunker Family Park, 7351 W. Alexander Road. Call 702-229-4796 or email jfoster@lasvegasnevada.gov.
  • Distill A Local Bar, 10820 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to present local musicians from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays on the patio. Justin Mather is set to perform April 25. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit distillbar.com.
  • 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. The next session is set for April 26. May sessions are set for May 3, 10 and 17. Arrive 15 minutes early to tune your guitar. Call 702-507-3630.
  • The Musicmakers plans its spring concert, “A Great American Songbook,” for 7 p.m. April 25 and 2 p.m. April 26 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $8 at the monitor stations of the Mountain Shadows, Desert Vista and Pinnacle community centers, or at scscai.com for a $2 additional charge per ticket with a credit or debit card.
  • Learn how to live a sustainable lifestyle at the sixth annual free GREENFest Earth Day Festival, set from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 25 at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive. Drive Clean will display alternative transportation methods and will have participants gathering at 8 a.m. at Las Vegas Cyclery and proceeding to the GREENFest, arriving at 9 a.m. to kick off the celebration. Kid-friendly activities and games are planned in the Kids Zone, along with an all-ages scavenger hunt, live entertainment, eco fashion show, beer garden, marketplace, green building and smart energy exhibits, health and wellness exhibitors, local arts, crafts and fashion, electric bike and cyclery rides, clean vehicle displays, home and garden exhibits, pet adoptions, a Republic Services recycling display and various drawings and prize giveaways. Eligible modes of transportation for the Drive Clean Energy Las Vegas procession are hybrids, electric vehicles, compressed natural gas, electric bikes, e-scooters, fleet, personal and company vehicles. Visit greenfestlv.com/procession to register.
  • The Boca Park Fashion Village Artwalk is set from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 25 and 26 at Boca Park, 750 S. Rampart Blvd. Admission is free. Expect art in all categories, including paintings, crafts, jewelry and glass. Artists will be from Utah, Arizona, Colorado, California and Nevada. Visit vegasartwalk.com.
  • As part of events celebrating the 20th anniversary for After-School All-Stars Las Vegas, Splashdown for Kids is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 25 and 26 at Wet‘n’Wild, 7055 S. Fort Apache Road. Discounted tickets can be purchased online for $20 or at the door for $35. Proceeds benefit ASAS and Communities In Schools of Nevada. Visit tinyurl.com/wwasas and enter the code “CISASASDAY.”
  • Amici Della Musica and Sirocco Flutes of Las Vegas plan a concert for 3 p.m. April 26 at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 8901 Del Webb Blvd. The concert is free, but a freewill offering is planned. Call 702-233-3029.
  • “Let’s Hang On!”, a Frankie Valli tribute show, is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. April 26 at the Suncoast Showroom , 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
  • Rock the Library is slated for 11 a.m. April 26 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 2 to 6 are invited to enjoy an early literacy story time. Call 702-507-3710.
  • Girls on the Run plans to host its spring 5K at 9 a.m. April 26 at the Kellogg-Zaher Sports Complex, 7901 W. Washington Ave. The 5K will be the culmination of GOTR’s 12-week program, which inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum that creatively integrates running. The lessons taught during the program include how to handle bullying and gossip but also discuss friendship and confidence and promote fitness. This year, more than 260 girls in elementary schools across the Las Vegas Valley will participate in the fun-run/walk. The 5K is open to the public. Registration is $40 for adults and $20 for youths 17 or younger. Visit girlsontherunlv.org/race/282-spring-5k-2015.
  • Las Ventanas, 10401 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to host its third annual Health & Wellness Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 28. More than 20 vendors and health specialists are scheduled to be on hand, and free health screenings are to include hearing and eye exams, blood pressure, BMI checks and carotid (arteries) and DEXA (bone density) scans. An on-site blood drive also is planned, along with smoothies and free healthy snacks, raffles and giveaways. The event is free and open to the public. Visit lasventanaslv.com/events.
  • The Las Vegas Singles Travel and Social Club plans to meet at 7 p.m. April 28 at the Tap House, 5589 W. Charleston Blvd. The group is for mature singles interested in local, national and international travel. The club meets the fourth Tuesday of the month, with a half-hour of social time planned prior to the meeting, which consists of a short business portion, introduction of guests and a monthly speaker. April’s speaker plans to discuss Greece, its history, classics and the Olympics. There is a small fee for members and guests to cover refreshments and the cost of the meeting room. Call 702-873-8309.
  • Photographer/artist DANO plans an exhibit through April 28 at The Crepe, 420 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 150, in Tivoli Village. A self-taught photographer and member of the nonprofit City Lights Artists’ Co-op, DANO’s subject matter includes landscapes and portraits. Visit citylightsartgallery.com.
  • How Does That Work? is planned for children ages 3 to 5 at 10:30 a.m. April 29 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Become an “engineer” and learn about gears and how toys work. Call 702-507-3644.
  • Go Bananas is scheduled for children 6 to 11 at 4:30 p.m. April 29 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Explore the world of monkeys and apes and make a Mod Monkey art creation. Call 702-507-3630.
  • The Colors of Love Art & Accessory Show is set from noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday through April 30 at Vegas Val’s Tattoos, 9640 W. Tropicana Ave., Suite 112. Get to know Las Vegas artists while giving back. The show features a wide selection of pieces celebrating the many colors, interpretations and types of love that exist. A variety of original art, prints, handcrafted accessories, tattoo gift cards and more will be available for purchase, with 10 percent of art and accessory sales and all raffle ticket sales benefiting Three Square food bank. Call 702-821-5936.
  • 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.
  • ​Village Square, 9400 W. Sahara Ave., ​plans to host the monthly series​ ​Third Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. the third Thursday of the month​.​ Visit govillagesquare.com.
  • Las Vegas Women’s Golf School is offering two- and three-day, women-only golf classes at Eagle Crest Golf Course, 2203 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. The classes are designed by women to specifically fit the needs of female golfers. The two-day school is $500 and offers six hours of instruction; the three-day option is $750 with nine hours of instruction. Visit lvwgs.com.
  • 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 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.
  • The David Perrico Pop Strings Orchestra is set to perform 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 $10 at the door or $5 for Boarding Pass card members (Boarding Pass sign-ups will be available at the door). Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com/concerts.
  • 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.
  • “While I Am Still,” a photography exhibit by Linda Alterwitz, is set to run during regular hours through May 9 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Alterwitz’s photography embraces science and technology to expose the fragility of our bodies. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3631.
  • The Fabulous Las Vegas Scribes Membership Show is to run through June 16 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. It will feature calligraphy, letter arts and paper arts. Call 702-507-3860.

WORTH A DRIVE

  • Metamorphosis: An Eco-Fashion Event is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. April 23 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Participants can enjoy an evening of fashion, cocktails and a silent auction to benefit the Springs Preserve Foundation. Reservations are required, and tickets start at $75 or $25 for students and children. Call 702-822-7700 or visit springspreserve.org.
  • Las Vegas Academy Theatre plans to present “My Friend the Fox” by William Glennon April 23-May 2 in the Lowden Theater for the Performing Arts at Ninth Street and Clark Avenue. Tickets are $10 to $15. Visit lvacademytheatre.org.
  • Las Vegas residents are invited to take part in Flower Power, a family bike ride, set for 4:30 p.m. April 24. The 3-mile ride is to begin and end at the Cimarron Rose Community Center, 5591 N. Cimarron Road. Dress in a flowery ensemble. All riders are required to wear helmets, and there will be a pre-ride bike safety check. Preregistration is encouraged. Call 702-229-1607.
  • The 17th annual Silver Syringe Award ceremony is scheduled at 6 p.m. April 24 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Immunize Nevada is holding the ceremony to recognize individuals and organizations that have gone above and beyond to protect Nevadans from vaccine-preventable diseases. Tickets start at $45. Visit immunizenevada.org/silversyringe.
  • The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre is set to perform “Mr. Popper’s Penguins” at 7 p.m. April 24 and 25 and May 1 and 2; and at 2 p.m. April 26 and May 2 and 3 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Attendees must be 7 or older, and tickets are $5. Call 702-229-4614 or 702-229-6553 or visit artslasvegas.org.
  • Nevada Tribal Child Care Awareness Day is slated at 9 a.m. April 25 at Craig Ranch Regional Park, 628 W. Craig Road. Performances by Nevada’s tribal youth groups, food, beverages and a raffle are planned. Information regarding tribal child care in Nevada is set to be available. Visit itcnccdf.org/nevada-tribal-child-care-awareness-day.
  • An encore performance of “Voices of Rudy: The Journey to the Movie” starring Rudy Ruettiger is scheduled at 7 p.m. April 25 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $34 to $39. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
  • Roos-N-More Wild Animal Adventures, sponsored by Zappos.com, is planned from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 25 and 26 at the Zappos downtown Las Vegas campus, 400 E. Stewart Ave. Along with a baby animal nursery and rainforest- and desert-themed live animal show, carnival games, rides, food and activities are planned. Tickets are $10 to $35 at roosnmore.eventbrite.com.
  • The public is invited to meet Jackson, a wild burro who was born in Red Rock Canyon, at noon April 25 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159. Jackson was adopted in 2012 and now works to improve public awareness about burros and other wild animals in the desert. Entry to the park is $7 for Nevada residents, and there is no additional fee for this event. Contact David Low at 702-875-4141 or smr-interp@parks.nv.gov. Like Jackson on Facebook at facebook.com/jacksontheburro.
  • REI plans to present a hands-on class on backcountry skills from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 25 at Clark County Wetlands Park, 7050 Wetlands Park Lane. Topics include equipment, campsite selection, camp cooking, water treatment and Leave No Trace etiquette. Required gear and food included. The cost is $60 for REI members and $80 for nonmembers. The class is limited to six. Call 702-951-4488.
  • The Grant a Gift Autism Foundation plans to host the sixth annual 5K Autism Race for Hope and Fun Walk at 7 a.m. April 25 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. GGAF graduate and Mustang Sally’s Diner employee Jonas Martin will serve as event ambassador. Register online by April 23. The cost is $35 for an individual timed 5K and $30 for the untimed fun walk. Visit grantagiftfoundation.org.
  • Relay For Life Centennial is planned at 4 p.m. April 25 at Centennial High School, 10200 Centennial Parkway. The relay, hosted by the American Cancer Society, raises funds for cancer research. To form a team, call Debbie Crowe at 702-476-4363.
  • Those who have lost a loved one can celebrate their memory during the 12th annual John Anderson Celebration of Life Live Butterfly Release, scheduled for 2 p.m. April 25 at the UNLV Alumni Park Amphitheater, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The Nathan Adelson Hospice Foundation will host the event. Free parking is available outside the Student Union on Maryland Parkway at Harmon Avenue. The butterfly release is for approximately 2:30 p.m. and is open to the public. Butterflies can be reserved in advance for $25 by contacting Stephanie Forbes at 702-938-3910 or sforbes@nah.org.
  • Honor children and celebrate childhood during Día del Niño, set from noon to 5 p.m. April 25 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Activities are set to include clowns, magicians, dancing and singing groups, interactive games, traditional Mexican food and beverages, and arts and crafts. Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for children 5 to 12, and free for youths 4 or younger. Call 702-822-7700 or visit springspreserve.org.

  • The city of Henderson plans to host a grand opening event at the new Whitney Mesa BMX Park, 1575 Galleria Drive, at 10 a.m. April 25. The 3-acre USA BMX-sanctioned track is all downhill with asphalt turns, a wall ride and a pump track. It also includes covered spectator seating and a concession area. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks.
  • Trio de Amici is set to perform traditional Italian folk music from 2 to 4 p.m. April 25 at the Winchester Cultural Center Theater, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 the day of the show. Purchase tickets in person or visit clarkcountynv.gov/parksregistration. Call 702-455-7340.

  • The Las Vegas Philharmonic plans to perform its fifth and final Masterworks concert of the season at 7:30 p.m. April 25 in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $26, $46, $66 and $96 Call 702-749-2000 or visit lvphil.org.

  • A Gem and Mineral Dig is scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon April 25 at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort Historic State Park, 500 E. Washington Ave. Children 4 to 12 can learn about rocks and minerals as they dig through the sand pit on the old fort grounds to find treasures. Tools are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Admission is $1 and free for children 12 or younger. Contact Daniel Wassmund at 702-486-3511 or email oldfortranger@parks.nv.gov.

  • A screening of “Charlotte’s Web” is slated from noon to 3 p.m. April 26 at the Sci Fi Center, 5077 Arville St., to benefit the V Animal Sanctuary. Suggested donation is $5 or more. Call 702-792-4335 or visit thescificenter.com or vanimalsanctuary.org.

  • Join local celebrities and Las Vegas news personalities for The Animal Foundation’s 12th annual Best in Show, slated from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. The competition is set to feature more than 50 shelter dogs. The dogs will be available for adoption after the show. Advance tickets start at $9.43 at animalfoundation.com. Call 702-384-3333.
  • The third annual Oh Baby! Tea Fundraiser is set from 2 to 4:30 p.m. April 26 at Bally’s Las Vegas, 3645 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Live entertainment by the Australian Bee Gees is planned, along with inspiring stories from local charity Baby’s Bounty on the impact its efforts can have on newborns in need. Tickets are $50 for adults and $30 for children 11 or younger. Visit tinyurl.com/ohbabytea.
  • Zion’s Youth Symphony and Chorus plans to perform “Another Testament,” a musical tribute to the Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ, at 5 and 7:30 p.m. April 26 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Admission is free. Visit zionsyouth.org.

  • The Kahurangi Maori Dance Theatre of New Zealand is scheduled to perform free at 7 p.m. April 27 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. The group uses genealogical chants, martial arts techniques and songs regarding traditional Maori culture dating to the 10th century. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3459.

  • Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” is set for 7:30 p.m. April 28-May 3 and 2 p.m. May 2 and 3 in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets start at $39. Call 702-749-2000 or visit thesmithcenter.com.

  • The Nevada Watercolor Society plans an exhibit during library hours through April 30 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-207-4260.
  • 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.
  • Registration is open for the 20th annual Susan G. Komen Southern Nevada Race for the Cure, planned at 8:15 a.m. May 2 beginning at the Fremont Street Experience. Early registration is $30 for individuals and $25 for team members. Race-day registration is $40. Visit tinyurl.com/snkr4c.
  • Dinosaurs & Roses plans to host a weekly event featuring a different charity each week. Shop in the nonprofit’s thrift store, 4310 E. Tropicana Ave., that week and 20 percent of the sales will go to the charity. Visit dinosaursandroses.org and print a coupon or mention the charity of the week when you come in to shop. The April 25 charity is C.A.T.S. The May charities are: May 2, Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada; May 9, Child Focus; May 16, Compassion Corner; May 23, May Cteen; and May 30, Desert Torah Academy.
  • The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., has reopened its Butterfly Habitat for spring. The habitat is open each fall and spring, as temperatures permit, and features hundreds of butterflies and a variety of plants. Butterfly species are set to include mourning cloak, red admiral, painted lady, American lady, monarch and queen. A separate entrance fee is charged for the habitat, with members paying $2 and nonmembers paying $3. The habitat is slated to be open during Springs Preserve operating hours, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Visit springspreserve.org.
  • Chocolate: The Exhibition is set to be on display through May 3 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Visitors can learn how different cultures indulge in the treat, how cacao evolved from a bitter drink and explore a life-size replica of a cacao tree. Visitors also can barter cacao seeds for goods at an Aztec market and manipulate a conveyor belt used for mass-producing of chocolate. The cost is free for members or with paid general admission. Visit springspreserve.org.
  • Goose Bumps! The Science of Fear, a new interactive exhibit developed by the California Science Center, is scheduled to be on display through May 3 at the Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place. The exhibit is set to include a Fear Challenge Course, a Fear Lab and displays on Fear in the Wild and Coping with Fear. Visit discoverykidslv.org or call 702-382-5437.
  • Bank of America customers receive free entry the first weekend of most months at the Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place; the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North; and the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Admission is offered through the bank’s Museums on Us program, which allows Bank of America customers free access to select museums on the first weekend of every month. Participants must show their U.S. Trust, Merrill Lynch or Bank of America debit or credit card to receive free admission. Special-event admission is not included. Visit museums.bankofamerica.com.

PLAN AHEAD

  • El Dia de los Ninos/El Dia de los Libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) is a national celebration of children, families and books, and the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District plans to celebrate with stories, songs, crafts and games. Children up to age 11 who complete at least five book-related activities through April 30 can claim a prize at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-507-3712. The El Dia de los Ninos/El Dia de los Libros Craft Fiesta is scheduled for 4 p.m. April 30 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, for children ages 6 to 11. Call 702-507-3865. Events are free. Visit lvccld.org.
  • Poem in Your Pocket Day is scheduled for children 3 to 11 at 10 a.m. April 30 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-507-3710.
  • The National Association of Women Business Owners plans to host a membership event to celebrate women-owned businesses from 4 to 7 p.m. April 30 at Tivoli Village, 402 S. Rampart Blvd. The association plans to host a red carpet membership drive finale with Ninon of Ninon Speaks conducting interviews on the red carpet and new members showcasing their businesses. A giveaway of $5,000 worth of prizes is planned, along with live entertainment and special offers. New members can get a $50 joining discount through April 30. Visit nawbosnv.org or contact support@nawbosnv.org.
  • Bobbie Brooks Wilson is slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. May 1 and May 3 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $19.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
  • Registration is open for the 20th annual Susan G. Komen Southern Nevada Race for the Cure, planned at 8:15 a.m. May 2 beginning at the Fremont Street Experience. Early registration is $30 for individuals and $25 for team members. Race-day registration is $40. Visit tinyurl.com/snkr4c.
  • The Silvertones plan to present “A Taste of the 50’s” at 7 p.m. May 2 and 2 p.m. May 3 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $8. Call 702-256-6646, 702-838-2908 or 702-254-3427.
  • The Sun City Summerlin Artwalk is set from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 2 and 3 at Sun City Summerlin’s Mountain Shadows Community Center, 9107 Del Webb Blvd. Admission is free. Expect art in all categories, including paintings, crafts, jewelry and glass. Artists will be from Utah, Arizona, Colorado, California and Nevada. Vibhas Kendzia, a musician from Sedona, Ariz., has signed on to play Native American flute and saxophone music. Visit suncity-summerlin.com.

  • The Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation is set to host its sixth annual Ladybug Ball at 6 p.m. May 2 at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. This year, the foundation plans to honor entertainers Siegfried and Roy and Karen and Morgan Cashman of Cashman Photography. Entertainment, dancing and a special performance from Frankie Moreno are planned, along with a live and silent auction, hosted cocktail reception and gourmet multicourse meal prepared by culinary master chefs. Tickets are $300. Visit nvblindchildren.org.
  • United Way’s YPS Signature Event is planned from 2 to 5 p.m. May 2 at Commonwealth in downtown Las Vegas, 525 E. Fremont St. Watch the Kentucky Derby in Southern style with hosted signature drinks, a photo booth and brass band entertainment. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Visit uwsn.org/rsvp. YPS works to make a difference in children’s lives through volunteerism, mentorship and events.
  • Wacky World of Sports is set from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 2 at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road. Human derby races, reverse kickball, broom ball, bubble soccer, mud volleyball and a human foosball tournament are planned, along with food and dessert trucks. Visit tinyurl.com/kqcqjmh.

  • The Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation, in partnership with Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, plans to present the seventh annual Klip It for Kidz fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 2 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Local businesses, children and individuals are invited to raise money for critically ill children in Southern Nevada and for local schools and sports groups. Professional stylists will shave participants’ heads or cut their hair to make wigs for children. Participants must be willing to cut a minimum of 8 inches to donate hair. Individuals may set their own fundraising goals and collect pledges for NCCF. Entertainment and exhibitions by the Metropolitan Police Department and Clark County Fire Department are planned. Funds raised will benefit the foundation.Check-in and registration for pledges will be available at the Klip It For Kidz Salon. The pledge form is available at nvccf.org. Call 702-735-8434.

  • The Jewish Community Center of Southern Nevada plans to offer Mommy & Me classes with a Jewish Twist for mothers and their newborns through 3-year-olds from 9 to 10 a.m. May 3 at the JCC West, 1400 N. Rampart Blvd., Suite 105, inside the Las Vegas Sports Park. Build socialization skills, increase confidence and enhance early learning. The fee is $50 for JCC members and $60 for nonmembers. Visit jccsn.org.
  • A yoga flexibility and balance class is set for 4:30 p.m. May 4 and 18 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Call 702-507-3630.
  • J.R. Pony Parties, an educational farm, welcomes the public to visit for Tuesdays at the Farm from 10 a.m. to noon May 5 and 19 at 1753 Fairhaven Ave. The farm is also open on off-school days, including May 25. Admission is $5, which includes pony rides, visits to the goat barn and more. Visit jrponyparties.com or call 702-631-4142.
  • The Westside Newcomers Club plans to host a coffee event for prospective members at 9:15 a.m. May 6 at Grace in the Desert Episcopal Church, 2004 Spring Gate Lane. The coffee event takes place the first Wednesday of each month. The social club is for women who have lived in the area for 10 years or less or for those who have a life-changing event, such as retirement. It offers a variety of activities. A luncheon with a program is planned for the second Wednesday of each month. Visit westsidenewcomersclub.org or call Phyllis Cohen at 702-818-5120.
  • Teen Makerspace Lab is slated for 4 p.m. May 6, 20 and 27 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Programs for children in grades 6-12 will focus on science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. Call 702-507-3860.
  • The Mother’s Day-themed program I Love You, Mom is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. May 6 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Children up to age 5 can share books and songs about Mom and make her a gift. Call 702-507-3630.
  • Information Session: College Saving Programs in Nevada is set for 11:30 a.m. May 7 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Call 702-507-3860.
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints plans to host a Humanitarian Day from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 7 at the Las Vegas Stake Chapel at 3400 W. Charleston Blvd. Participants will help make chemotherapy hats and pillowcases for University Medical Center, folder games for local schools, baby quilts and tie quilts for general needs. Lunch is planned. Call 702-873-6171.

  • The In Its Entirety Concert Series is set to feature a different album every second Friday of each month at Rocks Lounge inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. The series is set to continue at 7:30 p.m. May 8 with a performance of Led Zeppelin’s “IV” album. A performance of Journey’s “Greatest Hits” by Journey Unlimited — The Tribute is planned for June 12 and “The Best of Paul McCartney — The Beatles and Beyond” by The Fab for July 10. Tickets are $15. Doors are set to open at 6:30 p.m., and guests 20 or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Visit sclv.com/concerts, ticketmaster.com or call 800-745-3000.
  • Grace Presbyterian Church’s Hualapai campus, 4590 S. Hualapai Way, plans to host a free Family Movie Night at 6:30 p.m. every second Friday of the 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. The next one is set for May 8. Call 702-384-4554.
  • Golf Summerlin plans to partner with the Sun City Summerlin Men’s Golf Club for a two-day charity tournament to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas May 8 and 9 at Palm Valley Golf Course, 9201 Del Webb Blvd., and Highland Falls Golf Course, 10201 Sun City Blvd. The tournament is set to begin each day at 8 a.m. Courses are for golfers of all skill levels and ages, with all net proceeds going to the charity. Event registration is $200 per person and includes two days of 18-hole tournament play, breakfast, lunch and a hosted beverage cart on both days and an event gift bag. Raffle tickets will be sold at the event with more than $5,000 in prizes planned. Visit 18holers.com.
  • Footloose Friday is planned at 10:30 a.m. for May 8 and 22 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Children ages 3 to 5 are invited to dance with scarves, shakers and rhythm sticks. Call 702-507-3860.
  • Comedian Bruce Bruce is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. May 8 and 9 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
  • Outdoor blogger and travel photographer Kristen Bor plans a presentation on her 22-day backpacking trip along the John Muir Trail from 7 to 8:30 p.m. May 9 at REI at Boca Park, 710 S. Rampart Blvd. The 220-mile trail travels down California’s Sierra Nevada Mountain Range and ends on the summit of Mount Whitney. The event is free but limited to 75 people. Call 702-951-4488. To see Bor’s work, visit bearfoottheory.com.
  • 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. The next one is set for May 9. ZIP codes served are 89113, 89118, 89139, 89141, 89148, 89178 and 89179. Call 702-838-6213.
  • The Annual Fundraiser Fashion Show and Luncheon by the Las Vegas Emblem Club No. 114 is set for 11:30 a.m. May 9 at the Elks Lodge, 4100 W. Charleston Blvd. Fashions will be supplied by Dress Barn. Tickets are $27 with all proceeds benefiting local charities. Call 702-431-5813.
  • An Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Craft Buffet for children 3 to 11 is planned for 4 p.m. May 12 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-507-3710.
  • The program Outstanding Origami is planned for children 6 to 11 at 4:30 p.m. May 13 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Call 702-507-3630.
  • The Sun City Summerlin spring garage sale is planned from 7 a.m. to noon May 16 at the Mountain Shadows Commuity Center, 9107 Del Webb Blvd. Visit suncity-summerlin.com.
  • Temple Sinai, 9001 Hillpointe Road, plans to present an evening with comedian Marty Allen and his wife, composer Karon Kate Blackwell, at 7 p.m. May 16. Tickets for the performance plus dessert are $36. Tickets for the performance, dessert and a meet-and-greet photo session are $54 and are limited to 50. Call 702-254-5110.

  • Debby Boone is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. May 16 and 17 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
  • The program Candy Sushi and a Movie is scheduled for children 11 or older at 3 p.m. May 16 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Watch anime and make sushi out of candy. Call 702-507-3860.
  • To celebrate National Therapy Animal Day, Love Dog Adventures plans to host a Meet The Love Dogs event from 4 to 7 p.m. May 18 at Mingo Kitchen & Lounge, 1017 S. First St., Suite 180. To attend, RSVP by May 11 by emailing sue@lovedogadventures.org or calling 702-202-2641.

  • A fiber arts workshop is set for 10:30 a.m. May 19 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Call 702-507-3860.
  • The city of Las Vegas plans to host its second annual Veterans Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 21 at the East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave. Employers can participate in the fair free. Employers with at least two available positions are asked to reserve a table at the job fair by completing the form at tinyurl.com/oo4ywm3. During the job fair, veterans will be welcomed from 9 to 11 a.m.; the fair will open to the general public, including veterans, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Veterans are encouraged to bring resumes. Call 702-229-6315.
  • The nonprofit Henry’s Place Foundation plans to host the ninth annual Henry Prendes Charity Golf Classic at 1:30 p.m. May 22 at Spanish Trail Country Club, 5050 Spanish Trail Lane. The organization formed in 2006 to honor fallen Metropolitan Police Department Sgt. Henry Prendes. Proceeds raised will benefit Henry’s Place, a 14-acre camp and retreat facility for Las Vegas Valley at-risk youths, in Cedar City, Utah. Individuals can register for $200 and foursomes for $700. An awards dinner ceremony, a concert, a raffle drawing and a silent auction are planned. Nongolfers are invited to attend an afternoon cocktail and shopping reception set for 4 p.m. for $30 and stay for the ceremonial festivities. A portion of the registration fees are tax-deductible. The tournament is open to all ages and levels. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Visit henrysplace.org or call 702-296-5078.

  • The program April Showers Bring Asian Flowers is planned for 11 a.m. May 22 and 23 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Call 702-507-3630.
  • Mistinguett Productions plans to present “Showgirl Follies V” at 7 p.m. May 23 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $18. Call 702-240-1301.
  • “Four By Four,” A Tribute to the Music of the Beach Boys, the Beatles, the Bees Gees and Motown, is set for 7 p.m. May 30 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $18. Visit fourbyfourtribute.com.
  • Scrapbooking is planned for 11 a.m. May 30 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Call 702-507-3860.

  • Earl Turner is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. May 30 and 31 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

  • Dances of India is slated for 2 p.m. May 31 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Call 702-507-3630.

  • The third annual Golf 4 The Kids Tournament is set for June 1 at Red Rock Country Club, 2250 Red Springs Drive, where golfers will play on the club’s private Mountain Course. Tournament proceeds will benefit two local nonprofits. In addition to 18 holes, golfers are invited to take part in several contests, including Longest Drive, Closest to the Hole, Putting Contest and Million Dollar Hole in One. In addition, Ford Country in Henderson is donating the three-year lease of a new Mustang Coupe to the golfer who gets a hole-in-one on the designated hole within the tournament. Last year’s tournament raised more than $46,000, which was divided equally between the Nevada Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation and Cure 4 The Kids Foundation. This year, pro golfer Perry Parker plans to serve as host and play in the tournament. The event is open to 144 golfers. Call 702-732-0952 or email Dawn Marie Pavuk at dmpavuk@cure4thekids.org.

  • Desert Spring United Methodist Church, 120 N. Pavilion Center Drive, plans to host a vacation Bible school from 6 to 8 p.m. July 20-24 for children 4 to 11. Register at desertspringchurch.com. Call 702-256-5933 for information.

ONGOING EVENTS

  • 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. The trailhead loop is 1 mile, and the intent is to walk two loops. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov/information.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bonkerz Comedy Club inside the Edge Lounge at the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., has acts slated for 7 p.m. Thursdays. Tickets are $15 and include a drink. Chris Cope is set for April 23 and Steve McInelly for April 30. Purchase tickets at the casino cage or call 702-507-5980.
  • 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 redrock.sclv.com.
  • Addison’s Lounge in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to host free live entertainment at 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Mark O’Toole is set to perform from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays. 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.
  • 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 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays and 7 to 11 p.m. Saturdays. Ritz is scheduled from 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit 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 sclv.com.
  • Zowie Bowie 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 sclv.com.
  • 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 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 sclv.com.
  • 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 the Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 6670 W. Cheyenne Ave. The group is dedicated to genealogy and ancestry research. Visit clvgs7.wix.com/clvgs.
  • The German Friendship Club plans to meet at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month at Trails Community Center, 1910 Spring Gate Lane. Call 702-254-2590.
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