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Things to do in North Las Vegas June 26-July 3

In Your Neighborhood

The Rising Star Tour, featuring Ariana Sloan, Brooklyn Haley, C-Boyz Starz and MoZaiK, is set for 7 p.m. Friday at The Club at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Admission is $5. Visit cannerycasino.com.

Folk rock band America is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at The Club at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Tickets are $14.95 to $32.95. Visit cannerycasino.com.

The College of Southern Nevada Planetarium on the Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave., is scheduled to present Experience the Aurora at 6 and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Ice Worlds at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Zula Patrol: Under the Weather at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for seniors 55 or older, children younger than 12 and CSN students. Visit csn.edu/planetarium or call 651-4138.

Visit the Access Showroom at Aliante Station, 7300 Aliante Parkway, Saturday as Caliente Noche Latina with Volume 1 plans to perform a variety of music, from cha-cha, ranchera and salsa to pop, disco and funk. Doors are scheduled to open at 9 p.m. The cover is $5, and guests must be 21 or older. Visit aliantecasinohotel.com or call 692-7484.

Ongoing events

Strap on a set of ice skates for Cosmic DJ Skate Night, scheduled from 8 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at the Fiesta Rancho SoBe Ice Arena, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $6.50, and skate rental is $3.

Trivia buffs are invited to gather a team and compete for prizes at Vegas Pub Quiz at 7 p.m. Thursdays at The Garage Bar in Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Call 530-7849 or visit vegaspubquiz.com.

Visit the South Padre nightclub inside Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane, for ongoing entertainment offerings. Oscar "El Coyote" Ruiz, DJ Lee and DJ Paco mix the top Mexican hits from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. Thursdays. Admission before 11 p.m. is free for women, $10 for men. After 11 p.m., women pay $5. There is no cover charge when Sam Riddle plays country music starting at 8 p.m. Fridays or when Yellow Brick Road plays classic rock starting at 9 p.m. Saturdays. Visit texasstation.com or call 631-1000.

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 the Fiesta Rancho SoBe Ice Arena, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $5, and the arena provides coffee and cookies. Visit fiestarancholasvegas.com or call 638-3785.

Plan ahead

The Dance in the Desert Festival 2012, the 14th annual gathering of contemporary choreographers and dance companies in Las Vegas, is planned for 7 p.m. July 27 and 2 and 7 p.m. July 28 at the College of Southern Nevada’s Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Receptions are to follow each performance. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors. Visit csn.edu/pac or call 651-5483.

The city of North Las Vegas Movie Madness free movie in the park nights are scheduled to begin at dusk. Kids activities are slated at 6:30 p.m. Moviegoers are invited to bring blankets, picnic baskets and refreshments. Movies planned at Nature Discovery Park, 2600 Nature Park Drive, include "Puss in Boots," Aug. 31 and "Zookeeper," Sept. 21. Movies planned at North Las Vegas City Hall Civic Plaza, 2250 Las Vegas Blvd. North, include "The Muppets," Aug. 10 and "Happy Feet 2," Oct. 5. Visit cityofnorthlasvegas.com.

"Jack Walker & Friends" are scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. July 29 in the Access Showroom at Aliante Station, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Doors open at 6 p.m. The cover is $15, and guests must be 21 or older. Visit aliantecasinohotel.com or call 692-7484.

Worth a Drive

PS Productions is set to present "Crazy for You" as part of Super Summer Theatre’s season lineup at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday 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.

Roos-N-More, a nonprofit zoo that houses exotic animals for educational purposes, has scheduled open zoo days at its Moapa facility from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, July 15 and 28. Admission is $10. Visit roosnmore.org or call 467-3585.

Explore the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, also known as Mount Charleston, with free interpretive programming. A campfire talk is planned for 8 p.m. Friday at the Hilltop Campground. Due to limited parking, the program is recommended for campground guests only. A bird safari is planned for 9 a.m. Saturday at a to-be-announced location. Registration is required. A night hike is planned for 8 p.m. Saturday at the McWilliams Campground host site on Mount Charleston. A guided hike of Fletcher Canyon Trail is set to begin at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Visitor Center. A Civilian Conservation Corps program is planned for 1 p.m. Sunday at the Mount Charleston Visitor Center. These programs are made possible through a partnership between the U.S. Forest Service, Great Basin Institute and the Southern Nevada Conservancy. Visit gomtvharleston.com.

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