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Things to do in Henderson April 17-24, 2014

In Your Neighborhood

  • City of Henderson’s Spring Carnival and Egg Dive is scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. April 19 at the Whitney Ranch Recreation Center/Aquatic Complex, 1575 Galleria Drive. The underwater hunt is set to feature eggs up for grabs in the pool. The swimmer who finds the most (by age category) wins a prize. Swimmers are encouraged to bring baskets, and children younger than 8 and those who require life jackets must be supervised in the water by an adult. Participation is $5 per person. The inaugural Spring Carnival is set to feature carnival games, bounce houses, face painting and refreshments. Participants may also have photos taken with a bunny mascot. Carnival admission is $3. Register for either event in advance at any Henderson recreation center or online with activity code 151151 for the carnival or 136700 for the egg dive at cityofhenderson.com.

  • The Way of Life, featuring the art of Ivan Milosevic, is scheduled to be on display at The Gallery in the Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Parkway, through May 16. Milosevic paints detailed Native American portraits and images that depict strong characters and a warrior’s way of life. His work is inspired by a reverence for Mother Earth. Originally from Eastern Europe, Milosevic holds a master’s degree in architecture and also attended art college. He is a resident of Las Vegas. The Way of Life is his first public exhibition.
  • More than 100 baskets constructed by the Las Vegas Paiute, Moapa Paiute, Chemehuevi, Shoshone and Panamint communities are set to be on display through May 31 for the Tribal Treasures: Regional Baskets and Their Collectors exhibit in the Heritage Gallery at the Clark County Museum, 1830 S. Boulder Highway. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.
  • The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners in cooperation with the city of Henderson plans to offer free classes at Acacia Park’s Acacia Demonstration Garden, 50 Casa Del Fuego St., throughout April. Classes are set to be taught by Master Gardener instructors and begin at 9 a.m. Master Gardener Dave Gaffney plans to present Safe and Sound Insect Control on May 3. Master Gardener Diane Harrison is scheduled to present Container Gardening & Raised Beds on May 10. Preregistration for classes is suggested. Visit www.cityofhenderson.com/parks and select Online Registration.

  • Nashville Unplugged is set to feature guest songwriter Matt Warren at 8 p.m. April 18 in Club Madrid at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Doors are scheduled to open at 7 p.m. Admission is $5. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com.

Plan Ahead

  • New Vista plans wine walks where patrons can sample up to 20 different wines hosted by Southern Wine & Spirits Nevada and Lee’s Discount Liquor from 7 to 10 p.m. April 19, May 31, Sept. 6 and Oct. 25 at The Village at Lake Las Vegas. Tickets are $25. Visit newvistanv.org.
  • The Coyote Under the Stars & Stripes benefit for Randy Couture’s Xtreme G.I. Foundation is scheduled for 6 p.m. May 30 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets start at $39. Proceeds are scheduled to benefit veterans. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com.
  • The Bronx Wanderers are set to perform at 7:30 p.m. April 18-20 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $15. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Tony Orlando is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. April 25-27 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $45. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • The Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, 350 E. Galleria Drive, is scheduled to host its annual Birding Celebration from 8 a.m. to noon April 26 in celebration of Earth Day and International Migratory Bird Day. Admission is free. Visit cityofhenderson.com.

  • The Coyote Under the Stars & Stripes benefit for Randy Couture’s Xtreme G.I. Foundation is scheduled for 6 p.m. May 30 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets start at $39. Proceeds are scheduled to benefit veterans. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com.
  • Chris D’Elia is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. May 2-4 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $20. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Gary Puckett and Union Gap are set to perform at 7:30 p.m. May 9-11 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $25. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Dat Phan is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. May 16-18 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $15. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Comedian Ralphie May is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. May 23-25 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $40. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Comedian Jerry Lewis is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. May 30 and June 1 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $45. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.
  • Bank of America customers are receive free entry May 3 and 4 to 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. 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. Visit museums.bankofamerica.com.Galaxy Green Valley Luxury + movie theater, 4500 E Sunset Road, plans a classics series. Films scheduled include “Babe,” June 22; “The Breakfast Club,” Aug. 24; “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” Oct. 19; and “Home Alone,” Dec. 7. Tickets are $7 or $15 for two tickets and a large popcorn. Visit galaxytheaters.com.
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