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Things to do in Sunrise/Whitney July 17-23

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Cinemark Theatres plans a Summer Movie Clubhouse with films for $1. This week’s film is “Dolphin Tale,” scheduled at 10 a.m. Thursday at Century 18 Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. Additional films scheduled include “Puss in Boots,” July 26; “Winnie the Pooh,” Aug. 2; “Yogi Bear,” Aug. 9; and “Charlotte’s Web,” Aug. 16. For a list of participating theaters valleywide, call 800-326-3264 or visit cinemark.com/summer-movie-clubhouse-2012.

The Harry Potter Magic Show with magician Tony Daniels is scheduled to from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Sunrise Library, 5400 Harris Ave. The show uses magic to introduce children to reading. Call 507-3900. The show is scheduled from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. Call 507-4010.

A screening of the opera “Lucia di Lammermoor” by Gaetano Donizetti is planned for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at several theaters in the valley, including Century 18 at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, as part of the award-winning series The Met: Live in HD. The opera is set in 17th-century Scotland and features an emotionally fragile woman caught in a feud between her family and another. Tickets are $13 to $15. Visit fathomevents.com.

The Artist’s Studio is scheduled from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. Teens are invited to paint and hear about new books. Creations will be displayed in the Teen Zone. Call 507-4010.

Teens are invited to play Wii from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. Call 507-4010.

Neil Sedaka is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Eastside Events Center at the Eastside Cannery, 5255 N. Boulder Highway. Tickets are $24.95 to $49.95. Visit eastsidecannery.com or call 856-5300.

In honor of the 25th anniversary of “Star Trek: the Next Generation,” a screening of two of the most popular episodes of the series, No. 106 “Where No One Has Gone Before” and No. 114 “Datalore,” is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday at several theaters in the valley, including Century 18 Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. Tickets are $12.50. Visit fathomevents.com.

WORTH A DRIVE

“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.

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., plans to present Las Vegas group The Phat Pack at 2:30 and 7 p.m. Sunday in the Cabaret Jazz Room. Tickets range from $20 to $35. Call 749-2000 or visit thesmithcenter.com.

The center plans to present the musical “Memphis” Wednesday through Sunday. Call 982-7805 or visit thesmithcenter.com.

The Fremont Street Experience, 425 Fremont St., plans to host the Rock of Vegas concert series at 9 p.m. on the Third Street Stage. Musicians booked to perform include, Saturday, Warrant and Skid Row; Aug. 4, Bret Michaels’ “Get Your Rock on Tour 2012”; Aug. 18, Survivor —- Eye of the Tiger; and Sept. 1, Dee Snider from Twisted Sister with Jac&Jill. Call 678-5777 or visit vegasexperience.com.

PLAN AHEAD

A special screening of “The Who: Quadrophenia —- Can You See The Real Me?” The Story Behind The Album is scheduled for 8 p.m. July 24 at several valley theaters, including Century 18 Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. Tickets are $12.50. Visit fathomevents.com.

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.

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.

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.

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.bankof
america.com.

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