Things to do


Motown group The Temptations are set to perform at 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at The Orleans Showroom, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $34.95. Visit or call 365-7075.

The Bass Pro Shops Family Summer Camp is set to feature free activities, crafts and workshops designed to teach families outdoor skills from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays through July 15 at Bass Pro Shops, 8200 Dean Martin Drive. Workshops include bird watching, wildlife exploration, backyard adventures, dogs in the outdoors, camping, fishing, archery and hunting. Visit

A puppet show is planned for children 11 or younger from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Thursday at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane, as part of the summer reading program. Visit


The Dive-In Movie Series at the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., continues at 8:30 p.m. Saturdays through Labor Day weekend. Admission is free for Las Vegas residents. Grab-and-go movie snacks will be available for purchase. No outside food or beverage will be allowed. The schedule is: Saturday, "The Cat in the Hat"; July 14, "Bedtime Stories"; July 21, "Madagascar 2"; July 28, "Evan Almighty"; Aug. 4:, "The Wild"; Aug. 11, "Alice in Wonderland" (2011 version); Aug. 18, "Puss in Boots"; Aug. 25, "Kung Fu Panda 2"; and Sept. 1, "The Lorax." Visit or call 869-7777.

The Las Vegas Cultural Corridor’s Camp Corridor, featuring activities at museum and library attractions downtown, is slated from Monday to July 14. Visit or call the Las Vegas Library at 507-3500, the Las Vegas Natural History Museum at 384-3466, the Lied Discovery Children’s Museum at 382-3445 or the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park at 486-3511.

The National Council of La Raza plans a free National Latino Family Expo from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday in the South Convention Center at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The expo is set to offer free activities, services and entertainment for all ages. Visit

Bill Fayne and a 22-piece orchestra are scheduled to back up local singers in a concert production of Stephen Sondheim’s "Company" at 7 p.m. Monday and 10 p.m. July 10 at the Las Vegas Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road. Tickets are $25. Visit or call (800) 222-5361.


"Oliver" is scheduled to run as part of Super Summer Theatre’s season lineup at 8 p.m. July 11-28 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park on state Route 159 about 10 miles west of the Las Vegas Beltway. Parking opens at 5 p.m., and meadow seating opens at 6 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or rent a chair in general-admission grass seating. Advance tickets are $12. A limited number of tickets may be available at the gate for $20. Visit

As part of the summer reading program, a Vegas PBS Ready to Learn program for kids 3 to 11 is planned from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. July 10 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. In this interactive parent-child workshop, participants will be given ideas for simple, hands-on activities that will support their preschoolers’ learning using PBS children’s programs and online resources. Visit

An International Drag Day celebration is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. July 13 at the Brass Lounge above Hennessey’s Tavern, 435 Fremont St. Admission is $15. An after party is scheduled at the Drink & Drag Lounge in Neonopolis, 450 Fremont St., Suite 250. A dress code of dresses for men and suits for women is encouraged. Visit

The musical "The Great American Trailer Park" is scheduled at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays July 13-29 on the Mainstage at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. With music by David Nehls, the play features Armadillo Arce’s, a Florida trailer park where the residents encounter all the trials and tribulations that one would expect to see on an episode of Jerry Springer. Tickets are $20 for season ticket holders or $25 for general public. Visit

Comedian Steven Wright is set to perform at 8 p.m. July 13 and 14 at The Orleans Showroom at The Orleans Hotel and Casino, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $34.95. Visit

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