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Jul 25, 2019

All activities are subject to change. For links to facilities, programs, classes and activities, visit lasvegasnevada.gov.

Story Pirates “Create-A-Show” (all ages)

Thursday, Aug. 1, 10:30 a.m., and Saturday, Aug. 3, 2 p.m.

Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St.

Tickets: $5 (plus tax/fees). Call 702-229-ARTS for group tickets.

When the Pirates take the stage, you'll be amazed at what happens next... and so will they! That's because the 45-minute show they're performing has not been written. The Pirates will steal your kids' ideas and incorporate them on the spot into an interactive show that validates the imagination of every child in the audience. Laugh as your daughters and sons invent monsters, dancing ninjas, superhero tomatoes - or any other idea they call out - and watch the Story Pirates bring their ideas to life. Create-A-Show is as crazy, hilarious and unexpected as kids themselves.  Tickets available online at www.ArtsLasVegas.org or by calling 702.229.ARTS (2787). This production made possible through grant support from the National Endowment for the Arts, WESTAF and the Nevada Arts Council.             

Senior Citizens Advisory Board 

Thursday, Aug. 1, 1 p.m.

City Hall, Clerks Office, 495 S. Main St., 2nd Floor

The Senior Citizens Advisory Board is a council-appointed board that meets the first Thursday of every month to discuss matters pertaining to the senior community. This meeting is open to the public. Watch the July 11 meeting.

 

2019 Performing & Visual Arts Camp Final Productions (all ages)

Thursday, Aug. 1, 2 p.m., Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St.

Saturday, Aug. 3, 2 p.m., West Las Vegas Library Theatre, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd.

Free and open to the public.

Enjoy the final production created by talented students of the Performing & Visual Arts Camp. Created and performed by the youth participating in this annual summer camp program, this breathtaking production shares stories of their search for self-identity, social justice and personal truths through dance, music and theatre. Presented in partnership with the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District. For information, visit www.ArtsLasVegas.org, or call 702.229.ARTS (2787).

 

Breakfast Sandwiches (ages 50+)

Friday, Aug. 2, 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Cost: $5.

Lieburn Senior Center; 6230 Garwood Ave., 702-229-1600.

Enjoy a breakfast sandwich with egg, meat, fruit, coffee and juice.  Advance registration open until July 31. Call 702-229-1600 for information and registration.

Neighborhood College – Session 2

Thursdays, 6 to 7:30 p.m., through Aug. 22.

Free and open to the public.

Learn how to connect to your councilperson and about resources available for residents, business incentives, what is new, fun activities for kids and adults, grant opportunities, where your tax dollars go, how to build your neighborhood association, access neighborhood services, and more.

Classes will take place at Las Vegas City Hall, East Las Vegas Community Center, Stupak Community Center and Doolittle Community Center. To see available classes/sessions and register, go online to http://lasvegasnevada.gov/neighborhood-college.

 

All-City Synchronized Swimming and Diving Show –“Through the Decades!” (all ages)

Saturday, Aug. 3, 6 to 8 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive, 702-229-1488.

Teams from all over the valley will show why Las Vegas is Entertainment Capital of the World. Travel through time and water from the fantastic ‘50s to the world of tomorrow.

Bunco (ages 50+)

Wednesday, Aug. 7, 10 a.m.

Cost: $5 includes games and lunch. Registration opens July 1; register by July 31.

Derfelt Senior Center in Lorenzi Park, 3343 W. Washington Ave., 702-229-6601.

Enjoy bunco and lunch with friends. Call 702-229-6601 for information and registration.

Ice Cream Social (ages 50+)

Wednesday, Aug. 7, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost: $3.

Lieburn Senior Center; 6230 Garwood Ave., 702-229-1600.

Enjoy a bowl of ice cream with your choice of toppings. Registration opens July 1; register by Aug. 5. Call 702-229-1600 for information and registration.

Movie & Trivia Day (ages 50+)

Wednesday, Aug. 7, 1:30 p.m.

Cost: $3. Register by Aug. 2.

Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St., 702-229-6125.

Enjoy a recently released or classic movie, with a little bit of trivia and some light refreshments.

Ethnic Express International Folk Dancing (ages 8+)

Wednesdays, Aug. 7, 14, 21, and 28; 6:30 to 8:45 p.m.

Cost: $6 per person per week at the door.

Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., 702-229-ARTS (2787).

Have an evening of fun learning international dance styles, including Arabic, Armenian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Greek, Israeli, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian and Turkish folk dances. No need to bring a partner. Dances co-presented with the city of Las Vegas. For more information, call 702-732-4871 or go online to www.ethnicexpresslasvegas.org/.

Lieburn Lecture Series (ages 50+)

Thursday, Aug. 8, 10 to 11 a.m.

Free and open to ages 50+.

Lieburn Senior Center; 6230 Garwood Ave., 702-229-1600.

Do you have the right coverage with your insurance? Come ask Mario from State Farm. Sign up at the front desk. Registration opens July 1; advance registration open until July 31. Call 702-229-1600 for information and registration.

Left Hander’s Lunch (ages 50+)

Thursday, Aug. 8, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cost: $6/member. Registration opens July 1.   

East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., 702-229-1515.

Enjoy this meal that starts with dessert and works backwards, ending with the salad. Call 702-229-1515 for registration and information.

  

Batteries Included Summer Circuit Headz Up Back to School (ages 13-18)

Friday, Aug. 9, 3 to 8 p.m.

Free and open to ages 13-18.

3542 S. Maryland Parkway.

Batteries Included membership is not required to participate in event. For more information and registration, call 702-229-4075. 

Chillin’ with Santa (ages 50+)

Friday, Aug. 9, 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $5 for lunch. Registration opens July 1; register by Aug. 2.

Derfelt Senior Center in Lorenzi Park, 3343 W. Washington Ave., 702-229-6601.

Enjoy lunch with friends and the opportunity to help at-risk students with school supplies. Call 702-229-6601 for information and registration.

 

Ward 4 Back-to-School Pool Party (all ages)

Friday, Aug. 9, 5 to 8 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

Durango Hills Community Center/YMCA Pool, 3521 N. Durango Drive.

Ward 4 residents are invited to bring the family to enjoy free swimming, raffles, activities, community vendors, DJ music and free school supplies while supplies last. Students must be present to receive supplies. Food trucks will offer refreshments for sale. For more information, call 702-229-2524.

Parent’s Night Out (ages 5-12)

Friday, Aug. 9, 6 to 9 p.m.

Cost: $20 per night per child. Registration open until full.

Veterans Memorial Community Center, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive, 702-229-1100. Participants will enjoy fun and engaging things to do, like arts and crafts projects, games and much more. Dinner and snack will be provided. Call 702-229-1100 for information and registration.

Dive In Movie Night! (all ages)

Friday, Aug. 9; 7:30 p.m. doors open, 8 p.m. show time.

Cost: $4 per person.

Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive, 702-229-1488.

Take a dip in the pool, lounge on a raft, or relax in a deck chair while watching the animated movie “Ralph Breaks the Internet” on the big screen. Light refreshments will be provided for a small cost.  All pool rules apply.

Rainbow Company Youth Theatre Ensemble Audition (ages 10-18)

Saturday, Aug. 10; 1 to 6 p.m. (arrive by 1 p.m., finished by 6 p.m.)

Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St.

The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre program is a nationally acclaimed, award-winning youth theatre group, operated by the city of Las Vegas. For more than 40 years, the company has provided theatre arts classes and a professional training program for young people. The core of the Rainbow Company is its Ensemble of 40 dedicated students, ages 10-18, selected yearly by open auditions. The Rainbow Company Ensemble members work in all aspects of each production. Under the tutelage of professional directors and designers, they are responsible for the creation of the show’s costumes, make-up, sets, lights, sound and backstage crew responsibilities. Serving as an Ensemble member requires participants to make a serious commitment to learning the art of theatre. No preparation is required for the audition; wear comfortable clothes and shoes. For information, visit www.ArtsLasVegas.org, or call 702.229.ARTS (2787).

USA Ballroom Dance (ages 13+)

Saturday, Aug. 10; 7 to 10:30 p.m. Dance lesson at 7:30 p.m.

Cost: $10 per person at the door.

Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., 702-229-ARTS (2787).

Co-presented by the city of Las Vegas and USA Dance Las Vegas Chapter #4038, a local chapter of the national nonprofit volunteer organization, dedicated to the promotion of ballroom dancing. For more information, call 702-260-0772 or go online to www.usadancelasvegas.com.

 

Back-to-School Beach Party Splash (all ages)

Sunday, Aug. 11, 12 to 6 p.m.

Cost: $4 per person; passes will not be accepted.

Municipal Pool, 431 E. Bonanza Road, 702-229-6309.

Have a final day of fun before school starts! Enjoy swimming, games, dancing, treats, prizes and a DJ playing your favorite music. Call 702-229-6309 for information.

National Thrift Shop Day Trip (ages 50+)

Thursday, Aug. 15, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: $5/member.

East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., 702-229-1515.

Explore the many thrift stores throughout the valley. Bring funds for lunch and shopping. Call 702-229-1515 for information and registration.

The Poets’ Corner (ages 17+)

Hosted by LaBlaque.

Friday, Aug. 16, 7:30 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

West Las Vegas Arts Center, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd.

Founded at the West Las Vegas Arts Center in 1997, The Poets’ Corner premiered as the first established poetry program in Las Vegas. This monthly forum event, hosted by LaBlaque Williams, is for established poets and open-mic participants and features the best local talent. Due to potential subject matter, we strongly advise participants be age 17 or older. For information, visit www.ArtsLasVegas.org or call 702-229-ARTS (2787).

  

Dash and Splash

Saturday, Aug. 17; registration opens 7 a.m.; race begins at 8 a.m.

Cost: $15 per person.

Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive, 702-229-1488.

Get some major exercise this summer!  Event will begin with a 1.5-mile run beginning at Pavilion Center Pool and winding through Veterans Memorial Park. Race will conclude with a 300-meter swim at the pool. There is no age limit, but participants must be able to swim 100 meters successfully. Minimum of 10 participants needed for this event. Use registration code 181408-01 to sign up online.

Special Event Saturday at Floyd Lamb Park – Back to School (all ages)

Saturday, Aug. 17, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost:  Free park entry.

Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road.

Enjoy a 7:30 a.m. Audubon Society Bird Walk, free gardening class at 9 a.m., Back-to-School Farmer’s Market at 10 a.m., tours of the historic ranch house, food trucks selling refreshments, and free games/activities for youth 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with Pop-Up Mobile Recreation team. Call 702-229-8100 for more information.

Ward 2 Breakfast Buzz & Biz

Saturday, Aug. 17, 9 to 10 a.m.

Open to the public.

Rachel’s Kitchen, 9691 Trailwood Drive.

Join Ward 2 Councilwoman Victoria Seaman to discuss your concerns in Ward 2 and the city of Las Vegas.

Rainbow Company Youth Theatre Audition - “The Witches” (ages 8-adult)

Written by Roald Dahl, adapted by David Wood.

Saturday, Aug. 17; 1 to 6 p.m. (arrive by 1 p.m. finished by 6 p.m.)

Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St.

The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre is holding open auditions for their upcoming 2019-2020 Season production of “The Witches.” Based on the popular Roald Dahl book, originally published in 1983. In "The Witches,” a boy and his grandmother dare to tale on the Grand High Witch and her followers, who have some wicked plans in store for the world's children. Extravagant costuming and scenery will adorn this spirited adventure just in time for the spooky season. Roles available for both children and adults. No preparation is required to audition; wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Performance dates are Sept. 27, 28, 29, and Oct. 4, 5, and 6, 2019. For information, visit www.ArtsLasVegas.org or call 702-229-ARTS (2787).

Ward 5 Construction & Trades Hiring Event

Tuesday, Aug. 20, 1 to 6 .m.

Free and open to the public.

Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St., second-floor lobby.

Meet with subcontractors, participate in on-site interviews and get employment resources. Register online or call 702-229-5277 for more information.

Elvis Murder Mystery (ages 50+)

Wednesday, Aug. 21, 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $5 lunch with Elvis theme. Register by Aug. 14.

Derfelt Senior Center in Lorenzi Park, 3343 W. Washington Ave., 702-229-6601.

Come dressed like Elvis to enjoy lunch with friends. Call 702-229-6601 for information and registration.

 

Committed to Our Business Community

Thursday, Aug. 22; 7:30-8:30 a.m. registration, event 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Free and open to business owners, managers and prospective business owners.

Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise.

This is a free event for local suppliers to network with government, large corporate buyers and small business resource companies. Meet procurement professionals and resource organizations.  Light refreshments will be served. For more information and to register, go online to https://ctobc.org/.

Pirate Party (ages 50+)

Thursday, Aug. 29, 11 a.m.

Cost: $6. Registration is required by Aug. 27.

Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St., 702-229-6125.

Ahoy Matey! Doolittle Senior Center needs a crew to discover a bounty of hidden treasure! Join us for pirate grub and games, if you dare!

Indoor Garage Sale         

Saturday, Aug. 31, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Vendor registration opens July 1. Vendors: $5/table. Free for shoppers of all ages.

East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., 702-229-1515.

Vendors must be ages 50+. Find hidden treasures or sell yours. Call 702-229-1515 for information and vendor registration.

Pop-Up Fun In Selected City Parks This Summer

Bring your family to a city of Las Vegas park near you for free pop-up fun. There will be arts, crafts, sports, games and field-day activities led by Parks & Recreation staff. Look for the mobile city of Las Vegas Recreation Van and registration table. For more information, call 702-229-PLAY (7529).

  • Friday, Aug. 9, 2 to 5 p.m. at Bruce Trent Park, 8851 Vegas Drive.
  • Saturday, Aug. 10, 2 to 5 p.m. at Justice Myron E. Leavitt & Jaycee Community Park, 2100 E. St. Louis Ave.
  • Saturday, Aug. 17, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road
  • Friday, Aug. 23, 2 to 5 p.m. at Rainbow Family Park, 7151 W. Oakey Blvd.
  • Saturday, Aug. 24, 2 to 5 p.m. at Lorenzi Park north lake pavilion, 3333 W. Washington Ave.

 

Fall Registration

Safekey and Ignite Registration for 2019-2020 School Year

Registration open 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, excluding holidays.

Cost: $20 registration fee per child, per account; plus $7 per morning session and/or $10 per afternoon session.

Safekey Office, 416 N. Seventh St.

Safekey is available to students in grades K-5; Ignite is available at select middle schools for students in grades 6-8. Visit the Safekey/Ignite webpage or call 702-229-KIDS (5437) for list of participating schools and more information.

  

Youth Flag Football Recreation League (ages 5-12)

Registration open through Aug. 12 for league play Sept. 7-Nov. 2

Cost: $85 per youth; includes jersey.

Games will be played at various city fields, generally on Saturdays.

Teams receive two weeks of practice prior to season and one practice per week during the season, based on availability. Volunteer coaches are needed. Coaches will receive NAYS training prior to coaching. Register at any city community center or online.

Youth Flag Football NFL Competitive League (ages 9-12)

Registration open through Aug. 12 for league play Sept. 7-Nov. 2

Cost: $125 per youth; includes NFL jersey.

Games will be played at various city fields, generally on Saturdays.

Teams receive two weeks of practice prior to season and one practice per week during the season, based on availability. Teams are guaranteed seven regular season games, with playoffs to be held afterward. Contracted officials provided. Volunteer coaches are needed. Coaches will receive NAYS training prior to coaching. Register at any city community center or online.

Youth Soccer League (ages 3-10)

Registration open through Aug. 12 for Saturday league play that begins Sept. 7.

Cost: $45 for 4U; $55 for ages 6U, 8U, 10U; includes jersey.

All-American Park or Bill Briare Park

Teams receive two weeks of practice prior to season and one practice per week during season (based on availability). Volunteer coaches are needed. Coaches will receive NAYS training prior to coaching. Register at any city community center or online. Call 702-229-PLAY (7529) for details.

 

Youth Floor Hockey League (ages 7-12)

Registration open through Aug. 12 for Friday/Saturday league play Sept. 7-Nov. 2.

Cost: $85, includes jersey.

Veterans Memorial Community Center, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive (indoors).

Equipment may be checked out. Shin guards are mandatory. Teams receive two weeks of practice prior to season and one practice per week during season (based on availability). Volunteer coaches are needed. Coaches will receive NAYS training prior to coaching. Register at any city community center or online. Call 702-229-PLAY (7529) for details.

Fall Adult Softball Leagues (ages 18+)

Register your team Aug. 5-12 for Aug. 19-Oct. 18 season play.

Cost: $475 per team.

Veterans Memorial fields, 101 N. Pavilion Center Blvd., or Lorenzi Park fields, 3333 W. Washington Ave.

Season includes Coed, Men’s D, Coed Rec leagues. For more information and to register, call 702-229-1642.

Fall Adult Coed Kickball League (ages 18+)

Register your team Aug. 5-12 for season play Tuesdays, Aug. 20-Oct. 15.

Cost: $250 per team.

Lorenzi Park fields, 3333 W. Washington Ave.

For more information and to register, call 702-229-1642.

Fall Adult Soccer 7v7 Leagues (ages 18+)

Register teams Aug. 12-26 for season play Tuesdays, Sept. 20-Nov. 8.

Cost: $250 per team plus referee fees for eight-week season.

Kellogg Zaher Sports Complex, 7901 W. Washington Ave.

Game times 6:30, 7:30 or 8:30 p.m. Call 702-229-1642 for information and registration.

Fall Adult Sand Volleyball League (ages 18+)

Register teams Aug. 19-26 for season play Sept. 12-Oct. 3.

Cost: $150 per team.

Centennial Hills Park Sand Volleyball Courts, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive.

For more information and to register, call 702-229-1642.

Fall I Class Registration available through Sept. 14 for six-week session Sept. 3-Oct. 12.

The city of Las Vegas offers fine arts classes at several locations that are designed to mold amateur artists in a guided, dynamic and studio-style program tailored to the needs of each student. These open-enrollment classes encourage exploration while creating the opportunity for each student to experience a diverse performing and visual arts education. Classes are available for all ages and levels of experience in dance, music, theatre, visual and cultural arts. To register, or for more information, visit online or call 702-229-ARTS (2787).

  • Charleston Heights Arts Center Class Registration (ages 7-adult)  Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Courses offered include Adult Drama and Improvisation, Visual Arts, Music Theory, Group Guitar and private lessons in piano/voice/guitar by appointment.
  • Rainbow Company Youth Theatre Drama Class Registration (ages 4-17) Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Classes taught by award-winning Rainbow Company staff. Courses offered include Story Drama, Performance Fundamentals, Acting Essentials for Youth, and Acting Skills for Teens. Classes are in demand and space is limited; early registration recommended.
  • West Las Vegas Arts Center Class Registration (ages 2-adult) West Las Vegas Arts Center, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Classes offered include African Dance, West African Djembe Drum, Ballet, Urban Street Dance, Recording & Engineering, Video Recording, Martial Arts, and Chess.