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Paul Stone’s Vegas Magic Theatre is scheduled at 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays and at 5 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays at the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road. The show includes a cast of magicians and specialty acts from around the world. Tickets start at $14.95. Visit goldcoastcasino.com.

Kids 11 or younger are invited to a pajama party featuring readings of award-winning books and a craft to take home from 5 to 6 p.m. Monday at the Enterprise Library, 25 E. Shelbourne Ave. Visit lvccld.org or call 507-3760.

Singer Alex Christopher is set to perform at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets are $15. Visit palms.com.

A R Gurney’s romantic comedy “Sylvia” is set to run at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Jan. 29 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets start at $21. Visit lvlt.org.

Comedian Steven Wright is set to perform at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $34.95. Call 365-7075.

Worth a Drive

A Theater Las Vegas production of the musical The Fantasticks is scheduled at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday at Community Lutheran Church, 3720 E. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $15. Call 260-8868.

The Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road, plans to host the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West Winds at 2 p.m. Saturday. Visit lvccld.org.

Transit(ion) Trilogy: Emigration Transformation, a UNLV Dance show, portraying Eastern European Jews’ immigration to America through ballet, video and narrative, is scheduled at 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday in Dance Studio One in the Alta Ham Fine Arts Building at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $18 or $10 for students, staff and members of the military. Call 895-2787. A show also is slated for 2 p.m. Sunday at Congregation Ner Tamid, 55 N. Valle Verde Drive in Henderson. Tickets for the Sunday show are $12. Call 733-6292 or visit balletminkcolbert.com.

RagTag Entertainment plans to present “Leading Ladies,” a charity benefit performance, at 8 p.m. today at Ovation at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway in Henderson. Admission is $10. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit greenvalleyranchresort.com.

The 11th annual Parrot Head Party themed to Jimmy Buffett’s “Cheeseburger in Paradise”is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Green Valley Elks Lodge, 631 E. Lake Mead Parkway in Henderson. Tickets are $20 in advance and $23 at the door. Call 565-9959.

Boy Scouts and their families are invited to ScoutQuest on Saturday at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Scouts can schedule merit badge classes starting at 8 a.m. Family members can visit the preserve from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Classes are $5 each in advance and $10 at the door. Scout uniforms are recommended. Visit springspreserve.org or lvacbsa.org.

“Evil Dead: The Musical” is slated to return to the Onyx Theatre, 953 E. Sahara Ave., at 8 p.m. every Friday and Saturday in January. Tickets are $15 for locals, $20 for general admission and $30 for VIP splatter zone seats. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 732-7225.

Roos-N-More, a nonprofit zoo that houses exotic animals for educational purposes, has scheduled an open zoo day at its Moapa facility from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10. Visit roosnmore.org or call 467-3585.

The 11th annual Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival is scheduled to run through Jan. 29 at various locations, including The Adelson Educational Campus, 9700 W. Hillpointe Road and Cinemark Century Theaters at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit lvjff.org.

The Original Comets plan to perform “Rock Around The Clock” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday at Addison’s Lounge inside the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. Tickets are $15 in advance at the cage or $20 at the door. Call 507-5900.

Plan ahead

Art teacher Mary M. Shaw and her student Tamia de Luna plan a show of their paintings Jan. 24 through March 7 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. A reception is scheduled from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 24. Visit lvccld.org.

Comedian Bob Saget is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Jan. 27 and 28 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $29.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Ron and Taber Shy are set to perform from 7 to 8 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive. Ron Shy is the late bandleader Duke Ellington’s nephew and performed in early rock groups. He plans to perform hits from the golden era of rock with his son Taber and their band. Tickets are $12. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 455-7340.

The Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada plan to host the 16th annual Cookie Carnival Jan. 28 at Freedom Park, 850 N. Mojave Road. The public is welcome to participate in cookie contests, entertainment and game booths. Admission is free, but there is a charge for food and game booths. Visit girlscoutsnv.org or call 385-3677.

Michael Plyler, director of the Zion Canyon Field Institute, is scheduled to present a slide-illustrated presentation on the highland Maya of Guatemala during a free University Forum Lecture scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 in the auditorium of the Marjorie Barrick Museum at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit go.unlv.edu/liberalarts.

The Knights of Columbus plan an all-ages Saturday Night Stomp swing dance party Feb. 11. Lessons begin at 7 p.m., and social dancing begins at 8 p.m. and the party is set to continue until midnight at 911 E. Ogden Ave. The dress code prohibits jeans. Admission is $5. Only cash is accepted. Visit saturdaynightstomp.com.

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