IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Teen Read Week and Spirit Week is Sunday through Oct. 20 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Visit the library dressed to fit the theme of the day and have your picture taken. Best costume of the week receives a prize. Themed days are: "Seussical" Sunday, My Favorite Monday, Twilight Tuesday, Wizarding World Wednesday, The Hunger Games Thursday, Fairy Tale Friday and Superhero Saturday. Call 507-3712.
Comedian David Brenner plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
The Las Vegas Hot-Diggity Dachshund Club and Rescue plans to host its ninth annual Hallo-Weiner event from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Kellogg-Zaher Dog Park, 7901 W. Washington Ave. Expect a costume contest, music, games, food, vendors, a photographer, Dachshund races, a raffle and a silent auction. Club members who prepay their 2013 membership dues of $25 get in free. Admission for nonmembers is $5 for adults, $3 for children 12 or younger, $3 per dog or $15 per family. Visit lvhddcr.com.
The Gateway Arts Foundation plans to present "Ben Hale’s ’60’s Revue" at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $12 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $15 for nonresidents. All sales are check or cash (exact change required). Call 800-595-4849.
The Ward 2 Trunk Or Treat Car Show and free Halloween festival is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Veterans Memorial Leisure Services Center, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive. Expect a kids costume contest, jump houses, face painting, music and Halloween craft projects and games, as well as trunk-or-treating at the car show. All makes, models and years of vehicles are welcome. Early registration for the car show is $25 per car and includes a T-shirt, dash plaque, goody bag and raffle tickets. Event-day registration is $35, cash only. Vendors also are welcome. The fee is $25 and includes a table. For car show registration, visit lasvegasnevada.gov/trunkortreat. For vendor information or to volunteer, call 229-2420.
Families are invited to bring a snack or picnic lunch and enjoy a free screening of "Clifford’s Really Big Movie" at noon Wednesday as part of the Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee Series at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Call 507-3863.
The Las Vegas Polymer Clay Guild’s Members Show is scheduled to be on display in the art gallery at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive, during regular library hours through Dec. 18. A reception is planned from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Call 507-3710.
Artist Dave Thompson’s "Re-Cycled Metal Art Sculptures" are scheduled to be exhibited in the gallery at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., Thursday through Dec. 11. The exhibition features a whimsical garden of recycled steel. Call 507-3630.
Wes Winters plans to perform his one-man lounge show from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays in Addison’s Lounge in the Rampart Casino at The Resort at Summerlin, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. There is no cover charge, but attendees must be 21 or older. Call 507-5900.
The nonprofit Nathan Adelson Hospice is gearing up for its 13th annual Wine and Food Tasting Extravaganza, slated from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Gaudin Motor Co., 7200 W. Sahara Ave., to benefit the Pediatric Program. Sample wines and cuisine while enjoying music and a silent and live auction. Attendees must be 21 or older. Tickets are $75 and can be purchased by calling Stephanie Forbes at 938-3910. Visit nah.org.
A Fall Chapeau & Fashion Show is planned by the Royal Tea Society from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Lakeside Center in Desert Shores, 2620 Regatta Drive. The special guest is scheduled to be Lady Jeannine Martin-Mason. Admission is $30 for members and $40 for nonmembers. RSVP by phone at 260-4600 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit royalteasociety.com.
Free guitar classes are set to continue at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., with instructor Matt Hennager from noon to 1 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 21 and 28. Classes last one hour; bring a guitar. Call 507-3631.
WORTH A DRIVE
The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre plans to open its 36th season with the musical "Tom Sawyer" at 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for teens, seniors and members of the military and $3 for children 12 or younger. Call 229-6383 or 229-6553 or visit artslasvegas.org.
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada invites cyclists to register for the Downtown Soul Ride, a free, poker run-style tour of downtown scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday. The ride coincides with Rediscover Downtown Day, an outreach event lead by the Downtown Las Vegas Alliance, to urge residents to become reacquainted with downtown Las Vegas. Riders will gather at the Transportation Commission’s administrative building, 600 S. Grand Central Parkway. Green Girl, a promoter of sustainability, plans to guide the tour and entertain cyclists with booming music. Stops along the way include The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, The Mob Museum, The Beat Coffeehouse, Le Thai and the Bonneville Transit Center. Las Vegas Cyclery plans to provide free bike rentals and prizes for cyclists. Visit rtcsnv.com.
Plan your Rediscover Downtown Day with more than 40 activities scheduled all day and night Saturday, ranging from the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk to admission discounts at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, The Mob Museum and the Lied Discovery Children’s Museum. A list of events and discounts is available at rediscoverdowntownlv.com.
A Nevada Conservatory Theatre production of Shakespeare’s "Romeo and Juliet" is scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Judy Bayley Theatre at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets start at $20. Discounts are available for students and faculty. Visit pac.unlv.edu.
Off-Strip Productions’ fully-staged rendition of the Stephen Sondheim musical thriller "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" is scheduled for 8 p.m. Fridays through Sundays through Oct. 28 at the Onyx Theatre, 953 E. Sahara Ave., Suite 16 B. Tickets are $20. Visit onyxtheatre.com.
The first Moskow Speakers Series lecture, presented by Temple Sinai, is scheduled for 7 p.m. Sunday in the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The event is set to feature Avraham Burg (the youngest speaker in the history of the Israeli Knesset) and talk show host Dennis Prager discussing "Consensus, Controversy & Complacency: A Fresh Perspective on U.S./Israel Relationships" in a conversation moderated by "Primary Colors" author Joe Klein. Admission is free, but tickets must be aquired from the performing arts center box office. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 895-2727.
The Nevada Chamber Symphony’s 28th season is set to premiere with a program of works by Hispanic/Latin American composers performed by the orchestra and its recently formed cello ensemble Trio Serenata at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 507-3459.
Ricardo Griego is slated to play Spanish guitar in a free concert accompanied by dancers at 2 p.m. Saturday at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit lvccld.org. Griego also plays from 7 to 11 p.m. most Saturdays at Barcelona Tapas & Bar, 10690 Southern Highlands Parkway, No. 100. Visit ricardogriego.com or call 483-5764.
Wear sneakers paired with party clothes to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas’ Sneaker Ball scheduled at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Entertainment, stadium-style food, beer and cocktails and a live and silent auction are planned. Call 367-2582 or visit bgclv.org.
The Pure Aloha Fall Festival is scheduled from 4 to 11 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Rio, 3700 W. Flamingo Road. The event will feature a Hawaiian festival and concert series with more than 100 booths and amusement rides. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors 55 or older, military with ID and children 5 to 10. The festival is set to feature J Boog and Hot Rain at 6 p.m. Friday and Willie K and Kalama Brothers at 6 p.m. Saturday. Concert tickets are $30 in advance and $35 the day of the event. Visit vizzun.com.
Speeding Theatre, a 55-or-older drama group, plans to present the comedy "Golf With Alan Shepard" featuring Chuck N. Baker, Mike Hubbard, Oliver A. Phillips, Al Rauckhorst and John M. Slocum at 8 p.m. Fridays through Sundays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 28 in the LVLT Studio Theatre at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $11 to $12. Visit lvlt.org.
Zombie Self-defense Redux is planned for 4 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Join the discussion of personal safety and basic self-defense. Call 507-3712.
Rita Coolidge plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 and 28 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets are available from $15.95, plus tax and fees. Call 636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
Purbasha Banerjee of Nritya Academy of Indian Dances plans to present "Rhythm of India —- An Afternoon of Dances" from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The free program will feature a lecture, followed by a live performance of "Bharata Natyam," one of the most popular and widely performed dance styles in India. Bollywood-style dancing also is planned. Call 507-3631.
The Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., invites children up to age 6 to the "Witches, Pumpkins and Grinning Ghosts" puppet shows planned for 10:30 a.m. Oct. 29-31. The show is free. Call 507-3630.
The Nevada Watercolor Society’s Annual Juried Exhibition is scheduled to be at the art gallery at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, during regular library hours Oct. 19-Dec. 1. A reception is planned from 5 to 6:30 p.m. today. Call 507-3860.
Sarah Frances Johnson is scheduled to sing classic and contemporary jazz ballads from 6 to 10 p.m. Sundays inside T-Bones Chophouse and 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, 7 to 10 p.m. Thursdays and 6 p.m. to midnight Fridays at Onyx Bar for guests 21 or older at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit sarahfrancesjohnston.com.
The Peelers are scheduled to perform Saturdays for guests 21 or older in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors open at 10 p.m.
The band Ambiance, featuring Mike Candito, Cocho Arbe and Jeff Davis, is slated to perform from 6 to 9 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 "Impersonators & Tribute Artists-Variety Dinner Show" is planned from 8 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays at The Mad Greek Cafe, 8565 W. Sahara Ave. The show is free to diners. Early dinner seating begins at 7 p.m. Call 242-7669 for reservations.
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.