Things to do in Henderson/Anthem: June 5-11

In Your Neighborhood

Learn how to take photos at night during a free program presented by Ritz Camera University. The class is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway, or from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Visit mypubliclibrary.com.

SummerFest 2012 is scheduled for 5 to 10 p.m. Friday and 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. Broadway, opera and slam poetry performances are planned, as are art displays. Visit hendersonlive.com.

Nashville Unplugged, featuring songwriters Pete Sallis and Steve Dean, is set for 8 p.m. Friday at Ovation at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Cover charge is $5. Visit greenvalleyranchresort.com.

Comedian Anjelah Johnson is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday in the Showroom at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $30 to $45. Junefest is set to include entertainment by The Commodores, Eddie Money and The Romantics at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the South Point. Tickets are $40 for reserved seats and $25 for general admission. Visit southpointcasino.com.

The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2240 Village Walk Drive, plans free concerts from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays on Main Street across from the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf. Free, family-friendly movie screenings are scheduled at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in the grass along Main Street. “Cars” is set for Friday, and “Cars 2” for Saturday. Visit shopthedistrictgvr.com.

The Village Lake Las Vegas, 30 Strada di Villagio, plans free concerts from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Visit lakelasvegasevents.com.

E-String Grill & Poker Bar, 2031 W. Sunset Road, offers live entertainment, on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays and Wednesdays. Visit estringlive.com.

Worth a Drive

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 nevadaballet.org. Purchasing a premium $40 ticket will provide guests with preferred seating while supporting NBT’s program Future Dance. Tickets are a tax-deductible charitable contribution.

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 onyxtheatre.com.

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, live 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 sharkreef.com.

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 srolv.com.

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 basspro.com.

Museums and Galleries

The Nevada Vintage Race Car & Aviation Museum, 250 SunPac Ave., is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Admission is free. Visit fabulousracers.com.

The Clark County Museum, 1830 S. Boulder Highway, is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. except Christmas and New Year’s Day. “Lost Vegas: Bulldozed and Imploded Casinos of the Las Vegas Valley” is now open. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for seniors and children. 455-7955.

City Lights Gallery, 3 E. Army St., is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. 260-0300.

The Gallery at the Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Parkway, plans to feature the work of Shane Cooper from Monday until July 13. Gallery hours are 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Visit hendersonlive.com.

Plan ahead

Summer Jam 2012 is scheduled for noon June 17 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Entertainment schedule includes The Wanted, Hardnox, Chris Rene and Karmin. Tickets are $24.98 and are available at ticketmaster.com.

The city of Henderson is scheduled to host Solarbration from 4 to 9:30 p.m. June 21 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. Along with celebrating the summer solstice, the event features entertainment and information on renewable energy. Admission is free. Visit hendersonlive.com.

Nashville Unplugged, featuring songwriters Danny Myrick and Tim James, is set for 8 p.m. June 22 at Ovation at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Cover charge is $5. Visit greenvalleyranchresort.com.

Kenny Loggins is set to perform at 8 p.m. June 23 in the Sunset Amphitheatre at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets are $25 to $65. Visit sunsetstation.com.

Hank Williams Jr. is scheduled to perform at 9 p.m. June 29 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. For ticket information, visit ticketmaster.com.

Psychic Gary Spivey is scheduled for at 7 p.m. June 29 in Club Madrid at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $25. Visit sunsetstation.com.

The city of Henderson plans to host a Fourth of July celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. July 4 at Mission Hills Park, 551 E. Mission Drive. The Randy Anderson Band is set to perform, and a Battle of the Bands contest featuring nine high school bands is scheduled. Fireworks also are planned. Admission is free. Visit hendersonlive.com.

The Pink Floyd LaserSpectacular is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. July 6 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. The event features a multimedia laser and light show synchronized to the music of Pink Floyd. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $20 for premium seating. Visit hendersonlive.com.

Martina McBride is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Grand Events Center at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Tickets are $42.50 to $75. Visit greenvalleyranchresort.com.

RagTag Entertainment plans to perform “South Pacific” at 7 p.m. Sept. 21-23 in the Community Center at Sun City MacDonald Ranch, 2020 Horizon Ridge Parkway. Tickets are $15. All profits from the shows will be used to purchase materials and supplies for the Las Vegas Sew Girls, who make clothing that is donated to military hospitals. For information, call Johannah Lockwood at 260-1621.

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 supersummertheatre.org.

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 lvlt.org.

Ongoing events

Quinn’s Irish Pub at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway, hosts trivia night from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit
greenvalleyranchresort.com.

Mark O’Toole performs from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturdays in the Ravello Lounge at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit themresort.com.

Peter Love plays piano from 6:30 to 11 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 6:30 to midnight Fridays and Saturdays at Hank’s Fine Steaks & Martinis at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Visit
greenvalleyranchresort.com.

Deja Vu is scheduled to perform from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays in the Showroom at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. There is a $5 cover charge. Visit southpointcasino.com.

Shakespeare’s Grill & Pub, 790 Coronado Center Drive, hosts Pub Quiz from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays. 837-7900.

Dave Ritz sings and plays guitar from 6:30 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays at Hank’s Fine Steaks & Martinis at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Visit greenvalleyranchresort.com.

Quinn’s Irish Pub at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway, hosts Karate Karaoke from 7 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit greenvalleyranchresort.com.

The Henderson farmers market is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. Admission is free. Visit hendersonlive.com.

The South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, hosts the Dennis Bono Show at 2 p.m. Thursdays. Admission is free. Visit southpointcasino.com.

Darby O’Gill and the Little People take the stage from 9 p.m. to midnight Thursdays and 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays at Quinn’s Irish Pub at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Visit greenvalleyranchresort.com.

Busker Kings are set to perform from 6 to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in the Gaudi Bar at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sunsetstation.com.

The Country Fresh farmers market is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Admission is free.

Speed takes the stage from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays at Quinn’s Irish Pub at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Visit greenvalleyranchresort.com.

Wes Winters performs a free show from 6 to 9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday in the Grandview Lounge at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit southpointcasino.com.

Threedom Rock is set to play from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Friday in the Cerveza Cantina at the Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit fiestahendersonlasvegas.com.

On Fridays, Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road, hosts the Sin City Sinners from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. in Club Madrid. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sunsetstation.com.

Brad Standley & the Foxflies are set to perform from 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays at The Pond at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Visit greenvalleyranchresort.com.

Club Fortune Casino, 725 S. Racetrack Road, offers free live entertainment from 8 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays. Visit clubfortunecasino.com.

Yellow Brick Road performs at 11 p.m. Fridays in the Showroom at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. There is a $5 cover charge. Visit southpointcasino.com.

Hundreds of classic cars are on display every Saturday during Cars and Coffee at Sansone Park Place, 9510 S. Eastern Ave. The free show is open from 8 to 11 a.m. Visit hendersonlive.com.

“America’s Got Talent” winner Michael Grimm is set to perform at 10 p.m. Saturdays at Ovation at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Cover charge is $5. Visit greenvalleyranchresort.com.

Zowie Bowie is set to perform from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturdays at Ravello at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit themresort.com.

Enjoy acoustic music on Saturdays during the Strung Out Sessions at Club Madrid at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Doors open at 10 p.m. Patrons must be 21 or older. Visit sunsetstation.com.

Enjoy live blues music at 7 p.m. Saturdays at Lucille’s Smokehouse BBQ at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2245 Village Walk Drive.

The Spazmatics, an ’80s tribute band, perform at 10 p.m. Saturday at the Showroom at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. There is a $5 cover charge. Visit southpointcasino.com.

U4EA is set to play from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturday in the Cerveza Cantina at the Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit fiestahendersonlasvegas.com.

Mahi is set to perform from 6 to 10 p.m. Sundays in the Gaudi Bar at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Visit sunsetstation.com.

Fresh52 Farmers & Artisans Market is open from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Sansone Park Place, 9480 S. Eastern Ave. Admission is free.

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