Things to do in Centennial June 5-11

In Your Neighborhood

The Las Vegas City Council invites the public to a free Fishing Day Derby at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. Residents are encouraged to bring a lounge chair, fishing pole and a picnic basket for a day of fun. Admission to the park will be free that day, and a number of activities are planned. A free fishing clinic and derby is scheduled from 7 to 10 a.m. The Nevada Department of Wildlife will be on hand with fishing poles for the first 100 participants. Boy Scout Troop 555 plans to offer a pancake breakfast for $5. The Aspen Ridge Bluegrass Band is set to perform live. A fishing license is not required, but fishing limits apply. Call 229- 5463.

Station Casinos plans to celebrate its Metal Month with free concerts in June in the Chrome Showroom at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Doors are set to open at 8 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. The schedule includes: Snakebite, Friday; Jizzy Pearl’s All Star Band, Saturday; The Iron Maidens, June 15 and 16, and Vinyl Tattoo, June 30. Visit or call 658-4900.

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

Children 6 to 11 are invited to an Around the World Dance for Beginners workshop scheduled at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Space is limited and reservations will begin at 4 p.m. Visit or call 507-6100.

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

A Settlement Day celebration to mark the 157th anniversary of the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort is planned at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park, 500 E. Washington Ave., from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday. The fort is the first permanent, nonnative settlement in Southern Nevada. Expect Dutch oven cooking, volunteers dressed as historical characters and activities by the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, the Friends of the Fort, the Soldiers of the Fort and the Old Spanish Trail Association. Patrons can purchase a pancake breakfast for $5 per person or $15 per family, with proceeds supporting Friends of the Fort. Activities are set to begin at 9:30 a.m. with exhibits, games, demonstrations and activities for children. Admission is $1. Call 486-3511.

The Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to celebrate World Oceans Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday with children’s activities, dive demonstrations are more. The cost for Nevada residents with a valid ID is $15 for adults, $10 for children 5 to 12 and free for those younger than 4. Regular admission is $18 for adults and $12 for children 5 to 12. Call 632-4555 or visit

The Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., plans to host a reception at 5 p.m. today for “Art in Action: Spring Break Teen Art Camp Art Exhibition.” The exhibit, set to be on display through July 31, features art created by teens who participated in the library district’s Art in Action teen camps during spring break. Visit or call 507-3630.

An exhibition of work by students in Sharon Gainsburg’s stone carving class is on display through June 15 at the Urban Ranch General Store, 6985 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 105. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Visit or call 368-2601.

Free Country Pool Parties with live entertainment are planned from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Saturdays in June at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Bands scheduled include Wolfcreek Saturday and June 23 and South of Graceland June 16. Drink specials include $3 Jose Cuervo shots, $5 Cuervo margaritas for $5 and $4 16-ounce Coors Light bottles. Visit or call 636-7111.

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 running Saturday 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

Performer David de Alba plans to premiere “Finnochio’s Memoirs: The Last Chapter,” a tribute to the San Francisco nightclub, at 3 p.m. June 17 at the Onyx Theatre, 953 E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $10. Call 732-7225 or visit

SRO Productions, a new theater at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to present its inaugural play, “Barefoot in the Park,” Friday, Saturday and June 15-17. Tickets are $20 each, and showtimes are slated for 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, with a 2 p.m. matinee performance June 17. Call 269-5000 or visit

The Nevada Ballet Theatre and Cirque du Soleil plan to present “A Choreographers’ Showcase: A Project Designed to Stimulate and Encourage Artistic Growth” at 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Elvis Theater inside Aria at CityCenter, 3730 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Now in its fifth year, this critically acclaimed production will include encore performances from previous years and original choreographed pieces. Performers and staff members from all seven Cirque du Soleil shows plan to participate. Tickets are $20 and $40. Call 590-7760 or visit Purchasing a premium $40 ticket will provide guests with preferred seating while supporting NBT’s program Future Dance. Tickets are a tax-deductable charitable contribution.

Plan ahead

The Manhattans are set to perform at 7:30 p.m. June 16 and 17 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets are available from $15.95. Call 636-7075 or visit

The Gateway Arts Foundation plans to present a performance by Mama’s Wranglers, aka the Kid Fiddlers, at 2 p.m. June 24 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 or $12 for Sun City residents. All ticket sales are check or cash (exact change required). For tickets, call 800-595-4849. Visit or call 240-1301.

Regal Village Square Stadium 18, 9400 W. Sahara Ave., plans to show a selection of G- and PG-rated movies at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays this summer for kids of all ages. Admission is $1, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Will Rogers Institute. The lineup is as follows: June 26 and 27, “Journey 2” and “Kit Kettredge: An American Girl”; July 3 and 4, “Dolphin Tale” and “Happy Feet Two”; July 10 and 11, “Legend of the Guardians” and “Yogi Bear”; July 17 and 18, “Cats & Dogs: Revenge” and “Hugo”; July 14 and 25, “The Adventures of Tin Tin” and “Puss in Boots”; July 31 and Aug. 1, “Kung Fu Panda 2” and “Rango”; Aug. 7 and 8, “Rio” and “Spy Kids: All the Time”; Aug. 14 and 15, “Chimpanzee” and “Hoodwinked Too”; Aug. 21 and 22, “Arthur Christmas” and “The Smurfs.” Call 838-0490.

“Thank You for the Music — A Modern Tribute to ABBA” is planned for 7 p.m. June 16 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. All ticket sales are check or cash (exact change required). No credit cards will be accepted. Call 800-595-4849.

The Kwak Ballet Academy plans to present “Giselle ACT II” at 2 p.m. June 16 and 17 at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. The ballet will feature Yoomi Lee and Kyudong Kwak and students from the ballet company. Admission is $20. Call 866-967-8167 or visit

Def Leppard and special guest Lita Ford plan to perform at 7 p.m. June 23 at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center and the Fiestas or by calling 547-5300 or logging onto

Toby Keith plans to perform with special guest Brantley Gilbert at 7 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Red Rock Resort’s Amphitheatre, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Tickets range from $35 to $149. The show is expected to sell out. Tickets can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center and the Fiestas or by calling 547-5300 or logging onto

PS Productions is set to present “Crazy for You” as part of Super Summer Theatre’s season lineup at 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays June 13-30 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

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