IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Rabbit and Otter learn about friendship in "Do Unto Otters," a free puppet show scheduled at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. today and 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Visit lvccld.org or call 507-3710.
Frankie Avalon plans to perform at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased by calling 869-7777. As part of the Rampart Rewards Club, Summerlin Elite and Summerlin Room players are eligible to receive free tickets to the concert while supplies last.
Shadow Hills Baptist Church Music & Creative Arts Ministries announces "Present To the King —- A Night of Worship & Easter Celebration," planned for 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday at its facility, 7811 Vegas Drive. Doors are set to open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. Child care is provided through age 4. Call 880-7811.
Signature Productions plans to present the musical comedy "Hairspray" through April 28 at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Visit signature productions.net.
The 11th Annual Visual Poetry Photographic Competition is planned in the art gallery at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., Thursday through June 3. The exhibition will show juried photographs from teens in middle and high school. A reception is planned from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Visit lvccld.org or call 507-3630.
WORTH A DRIVE
This month’s First Friday celebration is slated to include a bike tour of downtown starting at 6 p.m. in the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada parking lot, 600 S. Grand Central Parkway. The tour includes stops at Las Vegas City Hall, Symphony Park, the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, the Mob Museum and more. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 676-1915..
Shows scheduled at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., include the musical "The Color Purple" today through Sunday, Clint Holmes Friday and Saturday and "Sousa in the 21st Century," a tribute to John Philip Sousa featuring performances by musicians, visual artists, dancers and thespians from across Southern Nevada, at 6:30 p.m. April 11. Call 982-7805 or visit thesmithcenter.com.
The center is also set to host the Las Vegas Youth Orchestra’s "A Season of Dances" featuring student concerto winner Katharine Smith at 6:30 p.m. April 12. Tickets start at $20 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Call 385-2838 or visit lvyo.org.
"How to Murder Your Ex-Husband," a play written by Marilyn Mayblum and directed by Douglas J. Pritchard, is slated for a free performance at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit lvccld.org or call 507-3964.
Noel Coward’s "Blithe Spirit," directed by Brian Scott, is set to open Friday and run at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through April 22 on the main stage of the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for seniors and students. Visit lvtl.org.
Massenet’s "Manon," performed by the Metropolitan Opera, is scheduled to be broadcast to theaters throughout the country at 9 a.m. Saturday. For a list of local theaters participating, visit fathomevents.com.
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 2 p.m. Saturday and April 22. Admission is $10. Visit roosnmore.org or call 467-3585.
The first full weekend of every month, Bank of America cardholders receive free admission to museums and attractions nationwide.
Local attractions participating include: the Springs Preserve, the Lied Discovery Children’s Museum and the Las Vegas Natural History Museum. Only the cardholder is admitted free, and adults visiting Lied must be accompanied by children.
"Motown Divas" is planned for 7 p.m. April 14 and 3 p.m. April 15 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. Call 240-1301 or 800-595-4849.
Rock group The Association plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. April 14 and 15 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets are available from $15.95, plus tax and convenience fees, and can be purchased by calling 636-7075 or visiting suncoastcasino.com.
The Beach Boys plan to perform at 8 p.m. May 27 at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Tickets are $29, $39, $49, $59, $79 and $125 and are available at stationcasinos.com, ticketmaster.com or livenation.com.
ONGOING EVENTS AND EXHIBITS
The Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive, plans to host the exhibit "Re-Cycled Metal Art Sculptures" by artist Dave Thompson through May 1. Thompson is showing his series of sculptures created from discarded or recycled metal pieces. Visit lvccld.org or call 507-3710.
"The Eye of Africa," a show featuring Harriet Smith’s images of animals from her photographic journey through southern and eastern Africa’s national parks, is scheduled to be on display through today at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Visit lvccld.org or call 507-3630.
Onyx Bar offers free entertainment Tuesdays through Thursdays in Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Enjoy the sounds of guitarist/vocalist Ray Fortune as he performs hits from a variety of genres from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Toto Zara performs Latin dance and soul music from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays. Visit stationcasinos.com.
The fresh52 Farmers Market at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd., is set to operate from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Visit fresh52.com.
Artist Cynthia Tassio is scheduled to show her pastel portraits exhibit "Faces" in the gallery at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, through May 20. Visit lvccld.org or call 507-3860.
Fannie Ludaway’s exhibit "Collage My Interpretation" is set to run through April 15 at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Visit lvccld.org.
Artist Glen Rinehimer’s exhibit "Scapes" of oil on wood panels depicting Red Rock, Death Valley and Morro Bay is set to be on display through April 22 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org or call 507-3820.
Ricardo Griego is slated to play Spanish guitar from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturdays at Barcelona Tapas & Bar, 10690 Southern Highlands Parkway, No. 100. Visit ricardogriego.com or call 483-5764.