July 16, 2012 - 11:29 pm
IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Children are invited to check out an ambulance, a firetruck, Nevada Highway Patrol vehicles and the D.A.R.E. truck at Truckin’ Tuesdays at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. The free events are scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays through July 31, when Spread the Word Nevada plans to collect gently used books to donate to underprivileged children. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.
Cinemark Theatres plans a Summer Movie Clubhouse offer with $1 films. This week’s film is “Dolphin Tale,” scheduled at 11 a.m. today at Century 16 Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive, and 10 a.m. today at Century 16 Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Additional films scheduled include “Puss in Boots,” July 24; “Winnie the Pooh,” July 31; “Yogi Bear,” Aug. 7; and “Charlotte’s Web,” Aug. 14. For a list of participating theaters valleywide, call 800-326-3264 or visit cinemark.com/summer-movie-clubhouse-2012.
Families are invited to a screening of “Bee Movie” set for noon Wednesday as part of the Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee Series at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. “Monsters vs. Aliens” is planned for July 25. Bring a picnic lunch or snack. Call 507-3863.
“The Spiderwick Chronicles” is set to screen at 3 p.m. Thursday as part of the Dreams and Screams Movie Matinee Series at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 507-3710.
Join magician Tony Daniels for the Harry Potter Magic Show, planned for 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Call 507-3860.
The Scintas are scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $29.95, plus tax and fees. Call 636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
The Peelers plan to perform at 11 p.m. Saturdays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Admission is free for those 21 or older. Call 797-7625.
The Dive-In Movie Series at the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., continues at 8:30 p.m. Saturdays through Labor Day weekend. Admission is free for Las Vegas residents. Grab-and-go movie snacks will be available for purchase. No outside food or beverage will be allowed. The schedule is: Saturday, “Madagascar 2”; July 28, “Evan Almighty”; Aug. 4:, “The Wild”; Aug. 11, “Alice in Wonderland” (2011 version); Aug. 18, “Puss in Boots”; Aug. 25, “Kung Fu Panda 2”; and Sept. 1, “The Lorax.” Visit jwlasvegasresort.com or call 869-7777.
A craft lesson for teens is planned from 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday in the story room of the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Learn to recycle DVD cases into useful makeup palettes. If you wish to de-pan any of your makeup to add to your palette, bring it to the class. Participants must be 11 or older. Call 507-3806.
Regal Village Square Stadium 18, 9400 W. Sahara Ave., plans to show a selection of G- and PG-rated movies at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays this summer for kids of all ages. Admission is $1, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Will Rogers Institute. The lineup includes: today and Wednesday, “Cats & Dogs: Revenge” and “Hugo”; July 24 and 25, “The Adventures of Tin Tin” and “Puss in Boots”; July 31 and Aug. 1, “Kung Fu Panda 2” and “Rango”; Aug. 7 and 8, “Rio” and “Spy Kids: All the Time”; Aug. 14 and 15, “Chimpanzee” and “Hoodwinked Too”; Aug. 21 and 22, “Arthur Christmas” and “The Smurfs.” Call 838-0490.
The Dream Big! Summer Reading Puppet Show has performances planned throughout July. This seasonal summer puppet show features bedtime lullabies and stories for readers up to age 11. One-hour performances are scheduled at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., for 10:30 a.m. July 24 and 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. July 25. Call
“The Who: Quadrophenia —- Can You See The Real Me?” The Story Behind The Album, a one-night movie theater event, is planned for 8 p.m. July 24 at Village Square 18, 9400 W. Sahara Ave. Tickets are available at participating theater box offices and at fathomevents.com.
See the Hampstead Stage Company’s live theatrical adaptation of “Pinocchio,” scheduled for 10:30 a.m. July 25 at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. The performance is free and part of the Summer Reading Program. Call 507-3860.
See the Hampstead Stage Company’s live theatrical adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz,” scheduled for 5 p.m. July 26 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. The performance is free and part of the Summer Reading Program. Call 507-3710.
A jazz performance by the Tommy Thompson Project is planned for 7 p.m. July 28 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $12 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $15 for nonresidents. All ticket sales are check or cash, with exact change required. Call 240-1301.
Brandon Bennett plans to perform “Elvis My Way” at 7:30 p.m. July 28 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Call 636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
Michael Ziegfeld plans to present “Showgirl Follies!” at 7 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. Call 240-1301.
Toby Keith plans to perform with special guest Brantley Gilbert at 7 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Red Rock Resort’s Amphitheatre, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Tickets range from $35 to $149. The show is expected to sell out. Tickets can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center and the Fiestas or by calling 547-5300 or visiting stationcasinos.com.
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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 1 p.m. July 28. Admission is $10. Visit roosnmore.org or call 467-3585.
“Oliver” is scheduled to run as part of Super Summer Theatre’s season lineup at 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays through July 28 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.
Desert Breeze Outdoor Water Park, 8275 Spring Mountain Road, is scheduled to host its annual Cardboard Boat Regatta at 7 p.m. July 27. Participants build and race boats made only of cardboard and duct tape. There is no fee for regatta entry, but pool admission fees are required for all entries and spectators. Prizes will be awarded for the most creative and fastest boats. Boat check-in begins at 5 p.m. Call 455-7798.
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.
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.
Comedic songwriter Weird Al Yankovic is set to perform his parody songs at 8 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Tickets range from $19.95 to $34.95. Visit cannerycasino.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.
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. Visit museums.bankofamerica.com.
Marche Bacchus, 2620 Regatta Drive, plans to feature local singer Sarah Frances Johnston from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays for Marche Mondays. On those days, patrons can purchase bottles of wine and enjoy them with their meal at no additional corkage fee. The bistro carries more than 950 wine labels, with prices starting at $15. Call 804-8008.
The band Ambiance, featuring Mike Candito, Cocho Arbe and Jeff Davis, is slated to perform from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at the Brio Tuscan Grille in Tivoli Village, 420 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 180. Visit brioitalian.com or call 433-1233.
The “Old Is Gold Variety Tribute Show” is planned from 8 to 11 p.m. Thursdays at Mad Greek Cafe, 8565 W. Sahara Ave. There is no cover charge. Call 242-7669.
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.
An “Art in Action: Spring Break Teen Art Camp Art Exhibition” is scheduled through July 31 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The exhibit features art created by teens who participated in the library district’s Art in Action teen camps during spring break. Call 507-3630.
The exhibit “Fine Art Photography of the Great Southwest,” featuring photos by Kent A. Fevre, is slated to run through Aug. 5 at the Summerlin Library art gallery, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Call 507-3860.
The Clark County Artists Guild’s Members Show is scheduled during regular library hours through Oct. 2 at the Rainbow Library gallery, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 507-3710.