Archive for the ‘Las Vegas’

  • (Science) Fantasy Fiction Group
    The Southern Nevada Area Fantasy Fiction Union is an informal group of science fiction and fantasy fans who meet once a month with informal movie outings and gatherings scheduled at least once a month. They maintain a large lending library for members and claim to be Las Vegas’ oldest Science Fiction Club. The monthly meeting is the 4th Sunday 1:30p-3:30p at the...
    by at July 15th, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • Free Fridays @ 8 w/ The Nelsons
    The City of Henderson presents Fridays at 8. The Nelsons, Gunnar & Matthew, grandchildren of the famous TV family that was central to America of the golden years, entertain with their own style while you relax on your blanket or in your lawn chair. Free admission. Call for more info 702-267-2171. visithenderson.com. Amphitheater at the Henderson Events Plaza 200...
    by at July 15th, 2007 at 12:07 am
  • Nevada Native Plant Society
    The Nevada Native Plant Society is based out of Reno, but takes field trips around the state as well as in California. They are a non-profit dedicated to promoting interest in native Nevada plants and their preservation. They have published a guide to the flora of the Desert National Wildlife Range just outside of Las Vegas. If you are interested in learning more, check...
    by at July 14th, 2007 at 06:07 am
  • Free Showing of Jaws at Henderson Pavilion
    The City of Henderson presents a free showing of “Jaws” on Aug 04 at their “Hollywood at the Pavilion” series designed as a family movie night. This is an outdoor summer event with lawn seating so bring your blanket and picnic basket. Pls no glass containers. Gates open 7:30p with movie at 8:30p. Call 702-267-4849 for more info. Henderson Pavilion...
    by at July 10th, 2007 at 05:07 am
  • “Serenades of Life” – Doctors Sing to Benefit Hospice
    The 13th annual “Serenades of Life—Doctors in Concert” will be held Jul 28 7pm-9pm to benefit the Nathan Adelson Hospice. Area physicians show another side of their talent with a repertoire of all genre of songs performed. Emcees for the evening are Paula Francis and Gary Waddell of Channel 8 eyewitness News. Tickets are $40 with the money raised going...
    by at July 8th, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • NV Jazz Orchestra plays Latin – Free
    The Rainbow Library amphitheater is the venue for a Nevada Jazz Orchestra free outdoor concert featuring Latin Jazz on Jul 23 @ 8pm. The 18-piece big band will play tunes from their new Latin Jazz CD “Como No!” plus a few non-Latin favorites. Bring a picnic basket and lawn chair or blanket. Concessions available. Please NO glass containers, alcoholic beverages...
    by at July 5th, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • reJAVAnate -a Coffee House with Community
    The new owners, Hercules and John, have a vision of a coffee house as more than a place to get some java. They are building a community around the cozy spot, gently cultivating a retreat where comics, poets, musicians, artists of all styles and expressions can gather, share and entertain. Every night is an opportunity to participate – either as performer or audience,...
    by at July 1st, 2007 at 11:07 am
  • Free “Viva Las Vegas” Film & Elvis Dress Up Party
    On First Friday, August 3 is the chance to throw away your inhibitiions, put on your sparkle and glamour and kitsche and come on out to celebrate our city in “Vegas over-the-top style.” Elvis impersonators welcome and any other lover of the King. This is a free screening of ‘Viva Las Vegas’ – under the stars. Bring a blanket and picnic....
    by at July 1st, 2007 at 09:07 am
  • Movies & Concert Footage by the Pool
    The Platinum is making a big push to get some action at their location. Friday and Saturday evenings are publicized as “Dine and Unwind” featuring a special dinner menu of $39 pp at 6:30p & 8:30p. Movies and concert footage starts on the pool deck at 8:30p. It’s an intimate pool area with a decent view of the strip, and well-protected from outside...
    by at July 1st, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • VooDoo Networking
    Want to get your business name out? Looking for a way to connect with other young entrepreneurs? Just want to have a good social hour, networking from the top of the Rio with a splendid view over the lights of Las Vegas? Join the Network Ultra Lounge monthly at Rio’s VooDoo Lounge. Admission is free, appetizers and also your first drink. Get the word out! Make...
    by at July 1st, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • Mother & Kids Movie Day
    More community events are happening at reJAVAnate with Mother & Kids Movie Day Wed 4p-6p. Give them a call for more details. 702-253-7721. Check out their website rejavanatecoffee.com or better yet, just stop by. 3300 E Flamingo Rd Las Vegas NV (NW corner Pecos in Renaissance III Shopping Plaza). Related reJAVAnate – a Coffee House with Community, Jordan Reimer...
    by at July 1st, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • Andre’s First Friday Wine Tasting
    Andre’s is one of the venerable old-time spots in Las Vegas, serving French cuisine since 1980, located in a vintage Downtown home from the 1930’s. They are featuring a First Friday wine-tasting from 5:30p-9:30p with 4 wines and a “plat du fromage.” Cost is $15 pp + tax & gratuity. Call 702-385-5016 for more info. Andre’s 401 S. 6th St...
    by at June 30th, 2007 at 10:06 am
  • LoPro – a Downtown Professionals Mixer
    The Downtown Cocktail Room is the site of LoPro, a local professionals mixer where you can “mingle with all the people that are making Downtown Las Vegas happen.” I certainly support the growth of Downtown – it’s a welcome change from the hustle of the Strip yet offers so much more than strip mall Vegas. Here you can truly walk from restaurant...
    by at June 30th, 2007 at 08:06 am
  • Family Fun Night & More at the Drive-In
    Some of us are old enough to remember when a drive-in movie was the ideal date for a Saturday night. I blush to think of what went on the privacy of those cars. It was the place for teen-agers to be alone and for mom’s and dad’s to pack the kids in their pj’s and have a cheap night out. You can live that again, or for the first time with Las Vegas 5...
    by at June 30th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Hawaiian Luau Poolside
    If you can’t get to the Islands this summer, you can try the next best thing at the Imperial Palace Hawaiian Luau Tues, Thurs & Sat thru Sep 29. They feature a buffet dinner with authentic Polynesian entertainment. Tickets for dinner and show range from $34.95-$59.95 (depends on seating) and $21-46 for children. You can reserve at 702-794-3261 or toll free 888-777-7664....
    by at June 30th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Another Hot Tropical Night (all ages)
    “Another Hot Tropical Night” for all ages is sponsored by the City of Las Vegas Jul 14 6pm-9pm. Enjoy dancing, swimming, games, DJ and live entertainment with performances by Polynesian dancers and fire eaters. Food and beverages available for purchase. Call 702- 229-1488. Advance tickets (from Jul 01): $8 adults, $5 children under 14, $20 family of four....
    by at June 28th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Free Family Outdoor Film Series
    The City of Las Vegas is sponsoring free outdoor movies for families on Thursdays at 8pm. Bring a picnic, blankets, lawn chairs for wholesome family fun. Call 702-229-1087 or check website artslasvegas.org. Baker Park St Louis Ave & 10th St Las Vegas NV. Coming Attractions: Jul 05 – “The Ant Bully” Jul 12 – “Over the Hedge” Jul...
    by at June 28th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Reverse Happy Hour @ Platinum
    If it’s kind of late and you are looking for a comfortable trendy place to hang out and have a couple of drinks, try Stir at the Hotel/Spa Platinum between 10 pm and 1 am. They are promoting a Reverse Happy Hour with 50% off well drinks and domestic beers while you “DJ or clock your iPod” and watch Film Noir on the flat screen TV’s. They advertise...
    by at June 28th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Free New Zealand Wine Tasting
    Mon Jul 16 is a chance to savor the flavors of New Zealand wines at Lee’s Discount Liquors. You will be guided through selections from Terrace Heights Estates and Fairhall Downs Wineries. The time is 6:30p-7:30p. Tasting is free, but reservations requested. Call Melissa to reserve at 702-364-2600. Store location is 9355 W Flamingo Rd Las Vegas NV. Related “Right...
    by at June 27th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • NO Red White ‘n Boom draws comments
    I am re-posting this article because there were several comments that could use more exposure. If you didn’t know, Clark County cancelled its annual Red White n’ Boom Fireworks display at Desert Breeze Park this year. They claimed that it was too expensive – I’m sure it does cost a fair share of the taxpayer’s money. But it might be interesting...
    by at June 26th, 2007 at 08:06 am
  • Free Harry Potter Movie Marathon
    The Clark County Library is hosting a Harry Potter Movie Marathon from 11m-2p geared for kids from 8 to 11 years old. Call 702-507-3760. Venue is the Enterprise Library 25 E Shelbourne Av Las Vegas NV. The schedule: Jul 07 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Jul 14 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Jul 21 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Jul 28...
    by at June 25th, 2007 at 02:06 am
  • Free Summer Youth Film
    The City of Las Vegas is screening free films for young kids on Thursdays at 2pm. Call 702-229-1515 or check website artslasvegas.org. East Las Vegas Community Center 250 No Eastern Ave Las Vegas NV Coming Attractions: Jun 28- “Clifford’s Really Big Movie” Jul 12 – “Nanny McPhee” Jul 19 – “Zathura” Jul 26 –...
    by at June 24th, 2007 at 10:06 pm
  • “USS Las Vegas” Trekker Chapter
    A corner of Quark’s Lounge at the Hilton last night was bursting with enthusiastic members of the Las Vegas branch of the International Federation of Trekkers (otherwise known to uninitiated as a Star Trek Club.) Officially titled the USS Las Vegas (NFC-0502), it’s a conceptual ship and crew guided by Captain Paul Walker, Jr and Executive Officer Mike Cornwell....
    by at June 24th, 2007 at 10:06 pm
  • Peruvian Horse Gold Rush Classic
    Jun 29-Jul 1 is a marvelous event for horse-lovers, especially those curious about the wonderful Peruvian breed first introduced into the Incan kingdom by the Conquistadors. Reputed to be the smoothest riding horse in the world, you can learn about the unique traditions and ornate tack that surround these majestic beasts. This Triple Regional Championship show will host...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 09:06 am
  • LV51 vs Fresno with Fireworks
    Jun 30 the 51’s will host the Fresno Grizzlies, a AAA affiliate of the SF Giants. Bonus for this home game is a “Fireworks Extravanganza” in celebration of Independence Day. Fans can also play Cox Communications Baseball Bingo. Tickets are $13 and can be purchased online at tickemaster.com. Children 3 and under are free if sitting on parents’...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 08:06 am
  • Thank you Hilton and LVCC for fireworks!!!
    For those of you lucky enough to be in the right place at the right time July 4th, the fireworks display by the Las Vegas Country Club, followed by the Las Vegas Hilton were phenomenal. The Country Club is a private affair, with dinner tables and music by the clubhouse, but the display rises high up from the fairway and was well-visible if you were in the vicinity of...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 08:06 am
  • North LV Independence Day Jubilee
    Look for North Las Vegas to celebrate its 8th Annual Independence Day Jubilee on July 3 from 6:30pm-9:30pm at Seastrand Park. The all-ages event features live music, a variety of food vendors, a spectacular fireworks show and children’s activities. Seastrand Park 6330 Camino Eldorado North Las Vegas NV. (intersection of Camino Eldorado and Centennial) Related Free...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 08:06 am
  • LV Philharmonic with Fireworks
    Jul 4 starting 8pm is the Fourth of July Las Vegas Philharmonic Concert in Hills Park, Summerlin. The new Music Director David Itkin will lead the orchestra in patriotic tunes and marches. The finale will be the Overture from “1812” with fireworks by Zambelli Internationale. Advance tickets: adult $25/children 6-12 $20/children under 5 free. Tickets at gate:...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 08:06 am
  • Tommy Rocker @ MonteLago on the 4th
    Lake Las Vegas hosts a free concert with Tommy Rocker’s Conched Out Island/Variety music for the 4th of July. The group will entertain from the floating stage 7p-10p. The Montelago Village Resort at Lake Las Vegas is offering special rates on studios at $139. montelagovillage.com Related Related Free Henderson Concerts w/ Fireworks, North LV Independence Day Jubilee,...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 08:06 am
  • Boulder City “Damboree”
    The 4th of July celebration “Damboree” in Boulder City is an all day affair. Start with a Pancake Breakfast in Bicentennial Park at 7 am, and then watch the parade, complete with floats, along Nevada Way at 9 am. Spend the afternnon in Broadbent Park from 11 am with Damboree Ceremonies and Midway Booths. The day finishes at Veteran’s Memorial Park at...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 08:06 am