Things to do in Sunrise/Whitney

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n A WWE Wrestlemania viewing party is scheduled at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. Doors open at 2 p.m. The free event is open to B Connected members only. Free memberships are available at Boyd Gaming properties. Visit

n Country and classic rock group Jim Wise & Route 66 is set to perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday in Roxy’s Lounge at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. Admission is free and open to adults 21 or older. Visit or call 456-7777.

n Singer-songwriter Paul Rodgers is scheduled to perform at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Eastside Events Center at the Eastside Cannery, 5255 N. Boulder Highway. Rodgers was a member of Free, Bad Company and the Firm and toured with Queen. Tickets are $29.95 to $59.95. Visit or call 856-5300.

n Cover band Too Sharp is set to play at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Roxy’s Lounge in Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. Admission is free but limited to adults 21 or older. Visit or call 456-7777.

n The High Cs — featuring tenors Mark Thomsen, Antonio Esclapes and Marco Varela — are set to perform at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive. The concert is set to mix arias with Latin music, pop, Broadway songs and standards in English, Italian and German. Visit or call 455-7340.

n A Bunny Fun Fest for kids ages 2 through 5 is planned from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Friday at Parkdale Community Center, 3200 Ferndale St. Activities and treats are set to be provided. Adult participation is required. Call 455-7517.

n Children 11 or younger are invited to build a sock puppet and hear stories and songs from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. Call 507-4010.

Worth a Drive

n A plant sale is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Springs Preserve members can take advantage of a preview sale from 7 to 8 a.m. Admission to the sale in the Gardens Amphitheater is free. Regular admission prices will apply for access to museums. Visit or call 258-2462.

n The West Las Vegas Arts Center, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd., plans a free Women’s Day Celebration from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Registration is required. Call 229-4800 to register.

n The University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ department of jazz studies is slated to perform a concert at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Call 507-3400 or visit

n As part of the Academy of Country Music Awards weekend, the Fremont Street Experience plans to host free concerts Saturday and Sunday at 425 Fremont St. Concerts are set to take place at First and Third streets beginning at 7 p.m. Artists are to include Scotty McCreery, Luke Bryan, Laura Bell Bundy, Eric Church and more. Call 678-5600 or visit

n Flightlinez at the Fremont Street Experience, 425 Fremont St., plans to host a fundraiser for The Animal Foundation from noon to midnight Wednesday, with proceeds from zipline rides benefiting the organization. Rides are $15 from noon to 6 p.m. and $20 until midnight. All-day passes are $50 and include one free ticket to Nathan Burton’s show at the Flamingo. Call 410-7999 or visit

n Upcoming shows scheduled at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., include Savion Glover’s Bare Soundz today, The Pink Floyd Experience on Friday, Branford Marsalis on Saturday, the one-woman show Golda’s Balcony starring Tony Award nominee Tovah Feldshuh on Sunday and the musical “The Color Purple” April 3-8. Ticket prices vary by performance and start at $26. The center is set to host the Composers Showcase of Las Vegas, a forum hosted by Keith Thompson and Michael Brennan, at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets are $20. Clint Holmes is set to open his residency at the center April 6 with plans to perform the first weekend of each month.

The center is also set to host “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

n The Nevada Ballet Theatre plans to present “Words on Dance: Cynthia Gregory in Conversation with Donald Williams” at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Troesh Studio Theater at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $25 or $75 with a reception with Gregory. For more information, visit or call 982-7805.

n The Insurgo Theater Movement’s adaptation of Christopher Marlowe’s “Faustus” is set to run at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at the Plaza, 1 S. Main St. Tickets are $20. Call 772-3897 or visit

n A benefit production of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” is scheduled at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $10. Visit

n The Extreme Thing Sports and Music Festival is planned from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at Desert Breeze Park, 8275 Spring Mountain Road near Durango Drive. Tickets are $17 in advance and $20 the day of the show. A VIP Package is $30 and includes a T-shirt and poster. Visit

n Signature Productions plans to present “Hairspray” through April 28 at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Visit

n Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom’s “Tuesdays with Morrie” is set to run at 2 p.m. Sunday and 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday in the Las Vegas Little Theatre’s Studio Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets start at $11. Visit

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