Things to do in Centennial

In Your Neighborhood

n The public is invited to Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church’s Spring Fling, an afternoon of live music, entertainment, food, games, crafts, bounce houses and an Easter egg hunt, planned for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Pop Squires Park, 7530 Nicklin St. A silent auction is to be conducted to raise funds for the church, 7501 Tule Springs Road, Suite 150. Call 645-0352 or visit

n The family film “Kung Fu Panda 2” is scheduled to be screened outside at a free Movie in the Park event planned for 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Centennial Hills Park Amphitheatre, 7701 N. Buffalo Drive. Additional Movie in the Park events are planned at 6:30 p.m. April 20 and 8 p.m. May 25. Visit or call 229-6154.

n The 2191 N. Rainbow Blvd. Barnes & Noble plans a group Women’s History Month book signing featuring Debra Gauthier, Trish Geran, Heidi Harris, Wendy Mazaros, Elaine McNamara and JoAnn Oppenheimer at 1 p.m. Saturday . Jennifer Holt plans to sign copies of her book “Delivering Hope” at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the store. Visit

n The Cheyenne Saloon, 3103 N. Rancho Drive, offers live music starting at 9:30 or 10 p.m. most Wednesdays through Sundays. Tickets prices vary. Call 645-4139.

n Kids 6-11 are invited to a basic chemistry workshop at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Space is limited, and signups start a half-hour before the program. Visit or call 507-6100.

n The West End Boys Sunday Morning Car Show, a free get-together for auto enthusiasts, is planned from 7 to 10 a.m. Sundays in the Santa Fe Mining Company parking lot, 5021 N. Rainbow Blvd. Email

n Free line dancing lessons are offered from 8:15 to 9 p.m. most Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at the Revolver Saloon Dance Hall inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Visit

Worth a Drive

n The College of Southern Nevada Orchestra Club plans to present an April Fools’ Day concert featuring The Hot Club of Las Vegas at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Nicholas J. Horn Theatre at the College of Southern Nevada Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students/seniors. Call
651-5483 or visit

n The Extreme Thing Sports and Music Festival is planned from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at Desert Breeze Park, 8275 Spring Mountain Road near Durango Drive. Tickets are $17 in advance and $20 the day of the show. A VIP Package is $30 and includes a T-shirt and poster. Visit

n A plant sale is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Springs Preserve members can take advantage of a preview sale from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. Admission to the sale is free. Regular admission prices will apply for access to museums. Guests are encouraged to bring wagons to transport purchases. Visit or call 258-2462.

n Upcoming shows scheduled at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., include Savion Glover’s Bare Soundz today, The Pink Floyd Experience on Friday, Branford Marsalis on Saturday and the one-woman show Golda’s Balcony starring Tovah Feldshuh on Sunday. The center is set to host the Composers Showcase of Las Vegas at
10:30 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets are $20. Call 982-7805 or visit

n The Utah Ballroom Dance Company plans to perform at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $13 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $17 for nonresidents. Call 240-1301.

n Through April 28, the College of Southern Nevada Planetarium on the Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave., plans to run “Secrets of the Sun” at 7:30 p.m. Fridays, “IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System” at 6 p.m. Fridays and “Mystery of the Missing Seasons” at 3:30 p.m. Saturdays. Tickets are $6 or $4 for seniors 55 or older or children younger than 12. Visit

n Coffee Cup Skate, an open skate for anyone 45 or older, is scheduled from
12:45 to 2:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at Fiesta Rancho SoBe Ice Arena, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $5, and the arena provides coffee and cookies. Visit or call 638-3785.

n Nevada Ballet Theatre plans to present “Words on Dance: Cynthia Gregory in Conversation with Donald Williams” at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Troesh Studio Theater at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $25 or $75 with a reception with Gregory. Visit or call 982-7805.

n A benefit production of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” is scheduled at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $10. Visit

n The Insurgo Theater Movement’s adaptation of Christopher Marlowe’s “Faustus” is set to run at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at the Plaza, 1 S. Main St. Tickets are $20. Call 772-3897 or visit

n Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom’s “Tuesdays with Morrie” is set to run at 2 p.m. Sunday and 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday in the Las Vegas Little Theatre’s Studio Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets start at $11. Visit

n Rag Tag Entertainment plans to present “Opera Risque” at 8 p.m. today at Ovation at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Tickets are $15. Visit

n The Glass Craft & Bead Expo set for starts at 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday in the Events Center at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $15 and valid for all three days. Visit

Ongoing exhibits, events

n An exhibition of Rene Hagedorn’s recent digital photography on a variety of subjects, with a focus on nature and landscapes, is scheduled to be on display through April 29 in the exhibit hall at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Visit or call 507-6100.

n The Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive, plans to host the exhibit “Re-Cycled Metal Art Sculptures” by artist Dave Thompson through May 1. Thompson is showing his series of sculptures created from discarded or recycled metal pieces. Visit or call 507-3710.

n Artist Cynthia Tassio is scheduled to show her pastel portraits exhibit “Faces” in the gallery at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, today through May 20. Visit or call 507-3860.

n Onyx Bar offers free entertainment Tuesdays through Thursdays in Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Enjoy the sounds of guitarist/vocalist Ray Fortune as he performs hits from a variety of genres from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Toto Zara performs Latin dance and soul music from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays. Visit

n The fresh52 Farmers Market at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd., is set to operate from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Visit

Plan ahead

n A free family build night, including a large-scale pyramid project resembling the Luxor, is planned for 3-5 p.m. April 14 at Bricks 4 Kidz Creativity Center, 7910 W. Tropical Parkway, Suite 150. All ages are welcome. No RSVP is required. Call 998-4400 or visit

n J.R. Pony Parties, an educational farm, welcomes the public to visit from 10 a.m. to noon during Open Gate Days scheduled for April 10 and 17 and May 1, 15 and 28 at 1753 Fairhaven Ave. Admission is $5, which includes pony rides, visits to the goat barn and more. Visit or call 631-4142.

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