Things to do in Henderson April 2-8, 2015

THINGS TO DO

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

Houldsworth, Russo & Co. plans a breakfast briefing at 7:30 a.m. April 2 at its office, 8675 S. Eastern Ave. The event is set to cover “How Public Relations Can Transform Your Business” and feature guest speaker Jasen Woehrle, senior vice president at The Firm Public Relations & Marketing. The cost is free for company clients and $35 for non-clients. Registration is required. Visit trusthrc.com.

Tony Orlando is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. April 3-5 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $55. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

Nashville Unplugged is scheduled to feature Ben Glover at 8 p.m. April 3 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sclv.com/entertainment.

Up Dog is set to perform from 8 p.m. to midnight April 3 and 4 at Jokers Wild Casino, 920 N. Boulder Highway. Admission is free. Visit jokerswildcasino.com.

The city of Henderson plans a Cosmic Swim event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 3 at the Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Parkway. The event is designed for all ages, but children 7 or younger must be supervised by an adult. Admission is $5 per person, and registration is required. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks.

Martin Nievera is set to perform at 7 p.m. April 4 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $30. Visit themresort.com/entertainment.

Ethel M Chocolates, 2 Cactus Garden Drive, plans its Sweets of Spring event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 4 and 5 in its Botanical Cactus Garden. Easter activities are set to begin at noon and include photos with the Easter Bunny, face painters, balloon artists, live music and free factory viewing. Visit ethelm.com or call 800-438-4356.

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension plans a free lecture on gardening with physical limitations at 9 a.m. April 4 at Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego St. Registration is recommended. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks.

The Nevada Watercolor Society plans an exhibit during library hours through April 30 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. A reception is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. April 2 at the library. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-207-4260.

The First Henderson United Methodist Church, 609 E. Horizon Drive, plans its annual Easter egg hunt at 11 a.m. April 4 in its courtyard. The event is designed for toddlers to 11-year-olds. Visit firsthendersonumc.org or call 702-565-6049.

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and the South Valley Rose Society are offering Gardening in Small Places classes at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. Upcoming dates are April 4, irrigation; May 9, what’s bugging your garden; and June 13, organic gardening. Class space is limited, and preregistration is required. There is a $25 fee for each class, which includes class materials. Contact Elaine Fagin at fagine@unce.unr.edu or 702-257-5573.

The city of Henderson plans its Healthy Henderson Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 4 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. The event is set to include health care providers, fitness professionals, activities and demonstrations. Visit cityofhenderson.com.

A garage sale is planned from 7 a.m. to noon April 4 at the Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Road. Admission is free to shop. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks or call 702-267-4070.

The Rocky Mountain Gun Show is planned from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 4 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 5 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $15. Visit rockymountaingunshow.com.

An introduction to relaxation and meditation class is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 4 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Participants must bring a mat or towel and wear comfortable clothing. Registration is required. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-207-4260.

The Village at Lake Las Vegas, 15 Strada di Villaggio, plans an Easter egg hunt from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 5. The Easter bunny is also set to visit from noon to 2 p.m. Visit lakeslasvegas.com.

The Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, is scheduled to show “10 Things I hate About You” at 3:30 p.m. April 7. The event is designed for teens 12 to 17. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-207-4260.

The 21st annual Glass Craft & Bead Expo is planned for April 8-12 at the Conference Center at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Exhibitors and a live auction with proceeds going to Opportunity Village are planned, along with classes in fused glass, blown flame, cold working, mosaic, stained glass, and bead and jewelry. The show floor is set to open at 9 a.m. April 10. Students must pre-register for classes, and admission to the expo is $15 or $13 for seniors and military personnel, which covers all three days. Visit glasscraftexpo.com.

PLAN AHEAD

The Ma’Ceo Acrobatic Equestrian Experience is planned for 7 p.m. April 9 and 10; 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. April 11; and 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. April 12 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $10. Children 2 or younger are admitted free. Visit southpointarena.com/events.

Barry Black and the Senzuals are set to perform at 9 p.m. April 9 and 23 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is free. Visit sclv.com/entertainment.

Illusionist Rick Thomas is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. April 10-12 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $25. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

The 16th annual Greaser’s Rod & Kustom reunion is scheduled from 4 to 8 p.m. April 10 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 11 at My Casino, 920 S. Boulder Highway. The event is set to include food, raffles and a car show. The cost is $25 in advance or $30 at the door and includes a T-shirt and a dash plaque. Proceeds are set to benefit Basic High School’s Marine Corps JROTC program. Call 702-565-9452.

Klique is scheduled to perform from 8 p.m. to midnight April 10 and 11 at Jokers Wild Casino, 920 N. Boulder Highway. Admission is free. Visit jokerswildcasino.com.

Nashville Unplugged is scheduled to feature Mark Irwin at 8 p.m. April 10 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sclv.com/entertainment.

The city of Henderson plans a Kids Night Out from 5:30 to 9 p.m. April 10 at the Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Road. The events are designed for children 5 to 12 and are set to include games, dinner and arts and crafts. The cost is $20, and registration is required. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks or call 702-267-4070.

Collin Raye is set to perform at 7 p.m. April 11 at Club Madrid at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets start at $26. Visit sclv.com/entertainment.

The Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway, plans a Lego event for children ages 5 to 11 at 10 a.m. April 11. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-565-8402.

The Sunset Garden Club plans its annual flower show from noon to 4 p.m. April 11 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. The theme is Kids Rule, and it is set to include colorful displays. Visit sunsetgardenclubofnv.org.

The Clark County Nevada Genealogical Society plans a free ancestory search day from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 11 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Experienced genealogists are set to help residents find family information from the 19th and 20th centuries. Individuals are encouraged to bring a flash drive. Registration is recommended. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702‐207‐4261.

A garage sale is planned from 7 a.m. to noon April 11 at the Silver Springs Recreation Center, 1951 Silver Springs Parkway. Admission is free to shop. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks or call 702-267-5720.

Mundo Juillerat and the Hot Club of Las Vegas are set to perform at 2 p.m. April 12 at the Bootlegger Bistro, 7700 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $12 for members of the Las Vegass Jazz Society and $15 for general admission. Visit vegasjazz.org.

The Sunset Garden Club plans its next meeting at noon April 14 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. The event is set to cover plant chemistry. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-492-7252.

An open mic poetry night is set for 5:45 p.m. April 14 at the Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway. The event is designed for ages 5 or older. Registration is required. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-565-8402.

An introduction to creative writing workshop is planned for 10 a.m. April 14 at the Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway. The event is to be taught by authors and members of the Henderson Writers’ Group and cover memoirs. Registration is required. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-565-8402.

The Henderson Historical Society plans its next meeting at 4:30 p.m. April 14 at the Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-565-8402.

The city of Henderson plans a Jump for Fun event from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 15 at the Silver Springs Recreation Center, 1951 Silver Springs Parkway. The event is designed for children 2 to 5 and features a variety of jump houses. Children must wear socks. The cost is $3, and registration is required. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks or call 702-267-5720.

Chris Tomlin is set to perform at 6:30 p.m. April 17 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Tickets start at $25. Visit cityofhenderson.com/henderson-happenings.

Nashville Unplugged is scheduled to feature Jim Peterik at 8 p.m. April 17 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sclv.com/entertainment.

Drew Baker is slated to perform from 8 p.m. to midnight April 17 and 18 at Jokers Wild Casino, 920 N. Boulder Highway. Admission is free. Visit jokerswildcasino.com.

The Garage Boys are scheduled to perform from 7 to 10 p.m. April 18 at The Village at Lake Las Vegas, 15 Strada di Villaggio. Admission is free. Visit lakeslasvegas.com.

The city of Henderson plans its Heritage Parade & Festival from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 18 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. The free event is set to include a parade, car show, live entertainment and festival. Visit hendersonlive.com.

The Village at Lake Las Vegas, 15 Strada di Villaggio, plans a pet adoption event from 6 to 9 p.m. April 18. Visit lakelasvegas.com/events-activities.

The Henderson Symphony Orchestra is set to perform with young muscians in its annual Young Artists Concert at 2 p.m. April 19 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Admission is free. Visit cityofhenderson.com/henderson-happenings.

Crystal Gayle is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. April 24-26 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $55. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

Nashville Unplugged is scheduled to feature Kylie Sackley at 8 p.m. April 24 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $10. Visit sclv.com/entertainment.

Chris Zemba is set to perform from 8 p.m. to midnight April 24 and 25 and May 1, 2, 22 and 23 at Jokers Wild Casino, 920 N. Boulder Highway. Admission is free. Visit jokerswildcasino.com.

The Jim Presley Band is set to perform from 7 to 10 p.m. April 25 at The Village at Lake Las Vegas, 15 Strada di Villaggio. Admission is free. Visit lakeslasvegas.com.

An introduction to creative writing workshop is planned for 10 a.m. April 28 at the Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway. The event is to be taught by authors and members of the Henderson Writers’ Group and cover screenwriting. Registration is required. Visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-565-8402.

The Henderson Symphony Orchestra plans its season-closing concert at 8 p.m. May 1 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Admission is free. Visit cityofhenderson.com.

The Kingston Trio is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. May 1-3 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $20. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

Smilin’ Bob is set to perform from 8 p.m. to midnight May 8, 9, 29 and 30 at Jokers Wild Casino, 920 N. Boulder Highway. Admission is free. Visit jokerswildcasino.com.

The Bronx Wanderers are set to perform at 7:30 p.m. May 15-17 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $25. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

Marion Peru is scheduled to perform from 8 p.m. to midnight May 15 and 16 at Jokers Wild Casino, 920 N. Boulder Highway. Admission is free. Visit jokerswildcasino.com.

Comedian Joey Diaz is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. May 22-24 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $15. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

Hotel California: The Orignal Eagles Tribute is scheduled for 7 p.m. May 23 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $19.99. Visit themresort.com/entertainment.

Deana Martin and the Big Band Swing is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. May 29-31 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $30. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

Comedian Nazareth is set to perform at 7 p.m. May 30 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Pre-show activities start at 4 p.m. and include a bounce house, food, toys and music. Admission is free. Visit cityofhenderson.com.

Gary Puckett and the Union Gap are set to perform at 7:30 p.m. June 5-7 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $25. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

The Henderson Symphony Orchestra plans its summer concert at 8 p.m. June 6 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Admission is free. Visit cityofhenderson.com.

Pablo Francisco is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. June 12-14 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $15. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

Comedian Jay Mohr is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. June 26 and 27 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $25. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

Justin Shandor is set to perform an Elvis tribute show at 7 p.m. Aug. 8 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $30. Visit themresort.com/entertainment.

NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

LANDLORD-TENANT LAW SEMINAR SET FOR APRIL 15

Nevada Legal Services plans a seminar covering landlord-tenant laws from 1 to 3 p.m. April 15 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway.

The event is set to cover the rights of tenants, a tenant’s responsibilities and evictions. Attendees are set to have free, brief consultations with Nevada attorneys at the end of the event. Registration is required.

For more information, visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-207-4261.

HENDERSON LIBRARIES RECEIVE DONATION FROM NONPROFIT

The Friends of Henderson Libraries recently donated $39,000 to Henderson District Public Libraries.

The money was collected through the nonprofit’s 2014 Library Tree Lane gala, and it was the highest amount raised at the event since its inception in 2004.

Proceeds benefit the libraries’ youth services by providing funds for books and materials for the Tots-to-Teens program.

For additional information, visit www.mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-492-6581.

APPLICATIONS FOR CITY JUNIOR LEADERSHIP PROGRAM DUE APRIL 10

The city of Henderson is set to accept applications for its Teens-N-Training junior leadership program through 6 p.m. April 10.

The program provides teens 14 and 15 with hands-on learning and training experiences designed to instill leadership, responsibility, teamwork and self-confidence. Teens are selected through an interview process and given summer assignments based on skills, interests and availability.

Participation is $110 per teen and includes training and T-shirts. Applications can be mailed or hand-delivered to the city of Henderson’s Youth Enrichment Office, 280 S. Water St.

For more information or for the application, visit cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-4100.

LIBRARY TO HOST INTERNET INTRODUCTION CLASS

An introduction to the Internet class is planned for 10 a.m. April 8 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. The event is set to cover how to use Internet Explorer.

For more information, visit mypubliclibrary.com or call 702-492-7252.

SCHOOL OF MINES RECEIVES PUBLIC OUTREACH AWARD

The McCaw School of Mines was recently awarded the Public Outreach Award during the 2015 Interstate Mining Compact Commission Minerals Education Awards.

The McCaw School of Mines is a science, technology, engineering and mathematics field trip destination and learning facility for fourth-grade students in the Clark County School District and the general public.

For more information, visit mccawschoolofmines.org.

CITY PLANS WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE

The city of Henderson plans its Lighten Up Henderson challenge in the spring with weigh-ins the week of April 6 and weigh-outs the week of May 25. Details on program prizes and rules will be announced closer to the weigh-in date.

For more information, visit tinyurl.com/lightenuphenderson or call 702-267-4070.

SUMMER CAMPS TO TEACH CHILDREN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATH

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension plans its 4-H Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M.) summer day camps from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 9-11 for ages 7 to 11 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 7-9 for ages 10-14 at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road.

The camps are set to include activities in plant and animal sciences, health and nutrition, computer science, aerospace and more. The cost is $75 per child and includes snacks.

For more information, contact Karen Best at bestk@unce.unr.edu or 702-257-5538.

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