Posts Tagged ‘Children & Youth’

  • Free (or almost) Films for Family and Adults
    There are numerous free (or cheap) film events happening around town, some geared to children, some to families and some to adults. Many are summer outdoor events, held in the evening and encourage family fun like picnics and lolling around on blankets on the grass. Others are year round, held in the comfort of air-conditioned libraries or community centers. Following...
    by at August 28th, 2007 at 06:08 am
  • Free Saturday Films for Kids
    Saturdays from 11a-noon is a short film program called Saturday Morning Matinee at the Enterprise Library for kids ages 3-11. You are invited to drop-in to the children’s area to watch videos in the Young People’s Library. All viewings are rated G or PG. Call 702-507-3760. lvcld.org. Enterprise Library 25 E Shelbourne Av Las Vegas NV Related Free Films...
    by at August 8th, 2007 at 06:08 am
  • Safe Nest is a refuge for the abused
    Safe Nest is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence. Forms of violence can be physical, sexual, emotional or verbal. It can involve the destruction of property, the abuse of pets and animals, social isolation and economic dependency. Anyone can be affected – any age, race, social status, sexual orientation – male or female....
    by at August 7th, 2007 at 08:08 am
  • Popowich Pet Theatre – cancelled
    Another in the series of Young People’s Summer Concerts is the Popovich Comedy Pet Theatre with two performances 11am & 1pm on Thurs Aug 23. Gregory Popovich and his performing pets entertain with a blend of comedy and juggling. An “extravanganza of European-style clowns” and balancing acts. Tickets are $3. Buy early as these shows sell out. Tickets...
    by at August 3rd, 2007 at 01:08 pm
  • Third Thursday in Henderson
    Water Street businesses stay open til 9pm every 3rd Thursday with art shows, entertainment, food, and special offers. The event starts at 5pm and is great for family outings. The Gibson Library and the Water Street Arts District also sponsor children story time and art projects. The library is located at 280 S. Water St Henderson NV. For more info on Third Thursday call...
    by at July 30th, 2007 at 09:07 am
  • “Family Yarns” Storytellers Young People’s Concert
    Another in the series of Young People’s Summer Concerts is “Family Yarns” – Hand to Mouth Storytellers with two performances 11am & 1pm on Thur Aug 9. Storytellers Eric and Kristy Price will keep all ages enraptured with their skilled and colorful. Tickets are $3. Buy early as these shows sell out. Call 702-455-7340. Winchester Cultural Center...
    by at July 14th, 2007 at 05:07 am
  • Dragon Arts Chinese Rod Puppet Show
    Another in the series of Young People’s Summer Concerts is “Dragon Arts Production: Images of China” with two performances 11am & 1pm on Thur July 12. A blend of puppetry, music, humor and special effects, this is a show to delight. Chinese rod puppetry is seldom seen here in the US and Yuqin Wang and Zhengli Xu are masters who have been honored...
    by at June 29th, 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
  • Mad Science Summer Camp
    Sessions are filling up for the Mad Science summer camp at the Henderson Convention Center. This is a fun, hands-on, full day, week long science camp for kids entering 1st-5th grades, Jul 16 – Jul 20 and Aug 13 – Aug 17. The themes this year are “CSI:Mad Science” and “Jr. Enginineers.” For registration go to www.madscience.org. Register...
    by at June 24th, 2007 at 10:06 pm
  • Cirque du Soleil Young People’s Concert
    Thurs Jun 28 are two performances 11am & 1pm by the Cirque du Soleil for the Young People’s Summer Concert, an opportunity for some of the Cirque artists to volunteer their draft to the community. This show is part of the Winchester Summer Concert Series and will display the dance, acrobatic and musical talents of employees of the world reknown Cirque du Soleil....
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 06:06 am
  • Free “Harry & the Potters” rock concert
    The Boston indie rock band who bases their music on Harry Potter books will perform free at the LV-CC Sunrise Library. Tickets are first-come, first-serve starting at 3pm for the 4:30pm show and at 5pm for the 7pm show on Jun 23. Call 702-507-3905 for more info. Sunrise Library 5400 Harris Av Las Vegas NV The event is in conjunction with the Harry Potter movie series...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 02:06 am
  • Hudson Vagabond Puppet Show
    The Children’s Summer Concert Series presents the Hudson Vagabond Puppets in “Under the Sea with Silly Jelly Fish.” Larger-than-life-sized puppets tell the story of Jelly on a quest to help a dragon. He encounters several creatures from the deep. Tickets are $3 and go fast. Call specific venue. July 11 at 10:30 am & 2pm: 702-229-6383. Charleston...
    by at June 9th, 2007 at 02:06 am
  • Winchester Theater Boot Camp
    Founded by Broadway performer Susan Swanson, the Winchester Players are an amateur theater group spanning all ages centered in the Winchester Cultural Center. This summer is the second Winchester Theater Boot Camp for youth ages 5-18 who have the serious desire to hone their skills in drama, voice and dance. The camp is from Mon-Fri, all day for two months, so it is...
    by at June 1st, 2007 at 06:06 am
  • Boulder Heritage Days
    Boulder Heritage Days will be held July 12-14 at Anasazi State Park, in Boulder Utah. There will be a Dutch oven cook-off, a saddle display, a silent auction, and rodeo events with songs and stories for kids. This year’s theme is “Remembering the Boulder Rodeos.” Looks for lots of live country music. For more info and schedule of events for the whole...
    by at June 1st, 2007 at 03:06 am
  • Mad Science “Fire & Ice” for Kids
    Jun 2 at two North Las Vegas librairies is the Mad Science program called “Fire & Ice” that lets kids “look behind the magician’s curtain” by teaching them the science behind the tricks. All ages welcome. Free. For info call Main Branch 702-633-1070 or Aliante Branch 702-839-2980. 10:30 am – North Las Vegas Main Branch 2300 Civic...
    by at May 31st, 2007 at 06:05 am
  • Free Golf Day
    Jun 3 is something called “Play Golf America Day” a presentation of the Southwest Section PGA, Las Vegas Chapter and hosted by Angel Park Golf Club to promote the game of golf. They are offfering free clinics and lessons by PGA professionals with activities from 10a-3p. Look for special programs for kids and family with free giveaways, contests and prizes...
    by at May 29th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Opera Las Vegas Luncheon
    Support the fledgling culture in our city and attend this fundraising luncheon on May 27 12:30 for the Opera Las Vegas. The non-profit promotes the Young Artist Program which encourages and educates young artists while giving them opportunities to perform. Tickets to the luncheon are $85 and must be reserved by May 24. Call 702-878-5340. Venue is the Four Seasons Hotel...
    by at May 21st, 2007 at 05:05 pm
  • Chef’s for Kids Gala Success
    Last night at the Rio Brasilia Ballroom epitomized the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas of your fantasy. Thousands and thousands of roses nested in Liberace-style candelabras graced the circular tables draped in crushed red velvet. “Everything’s coming up roses” was the theme and certainly there was a bumper crop – but more of green ($) than red....
    by at May 20th, 2007 at 03:05 pm
  • Rainbow Co Theatre “The Land of the Dragon”
    Youth Theatre by the Rainbow Company presents a Chinese-inspired play “The Land of the Dragon” with Eastern intrigue and a pet dragon. This play was first produced in 1946 and continues its popular family appeal today. Performances are Jun 1-10. Tickets are $7 adults/$5 teens & seniors/ $3 children 12 & under. Call 702-229-6383. Charleston Heights...
    by at May 20th, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • Academy of Nevada Ballet Spring Concert
    The Creative Movement Division of the Academy of Nevada Ballet Theatre performs its annual Spring Concert Sun Jun 3 @ 1pm. The Children’s Division performs their Spring Concert 2007 Jun 3 @ 5pm. Tickets are $15 for each concert. Call 702-895-2787 or visit pac.unlv.edu. Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall UNLV campus Las Vegas NV.
    by at May 20th, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • Donate to NV Police & Sheriff Spring Fair
    Here’s your chance to say thank you to law enforcement and the good work they do for the community. This event is for kids from shelters who have been dealt a pretty lousy hand in life – certainly far more unfortunate than 99.9% of you who are reading this. Pony up and give – either out of your wallet or your clock – from your heart! Who says...
    by at May 17th, 2007 at 12:05 pm
  • Origin of Mother’s Day
    Ever wonder how we got started with Mother’s Day? Cynics believe it is a huge conspiracy started by Hallmark to promote additional sales of greeting cards, a movement quickly reinforced by the chocolate and florist industires. But truth is, although there has been collosal commercial advantage to the holiday, it has its roots in the efforts of Julia Ward Howe who...
    by at May 13th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Registration Begins for Summer “Cultural Arts Classes”
    Lumped together under the broad category of “cultural arts classes” is a variety of wonderful activities sponsored by the City of Las Vegas. Check out website www.lasvegasparksandrec.com or call specific Center. May 12-24 registration. Reed Whipple Cultural Center: pottery for all levels, youth certamics; ballet, hip hop, hula; private flute, guitar, piano....
    by at May 11th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Archaeology/Historic Awareness Month Events
    May is the month for Archaeology Awareness and Historic Preservation. The Nevada Rock Art Foundation is leading tours of rock art sites around the state with federal & state agency archaeologists and local civic groups hosting events in Clark County. Here is a sampling of activities: check out www.nevadaculture.org for complete listing of events around the state. Wed...
    by at May 9th, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • Las Vegas GirlFestival 2007
    Festivities for the Las Vegas GirlFestival 2007 will be held May 11-14 at several venues around town. The Festival celebrates women artists, musicians, poets, dancers and comics from the West and Southwest. The event is hosted by the WorldFolk Foundation, a grass-roots non-profit dedicated to promoting people, music and culture in the world. Admission is free to all GirlFestival...
    by at May 8th, 2007 at 05:05 pm
  • Henderson Health & Wellness Fair
    Health Projects USA and Nevada Wellness Directory are hosting this Health & Wellness Fair in Henderson May 19 10a-3p. There will be booths with wellness information and the newest techniques in maintaining optimal health. Admittance is free. The fair promises to be low-key and relaxed with wholesome fresh air fun for the family. Call Ken for more info 702-767-4667....
    by at May 4th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Dragon Boat Festival
    In the beautiful setting of Lake Las Vegas, 44 foot, teak Chinese war canoes will compete in three 500-meter race heats on Sat May 5, starting at 10am. Each canoe has a 22-person crew with 20 paddlers, a drummer and a steerman. Teams come from US and Canada to compete. Ceremonies will start at MonteLago Village on Fri May 4 @ 6:30pm with the “Dotting of the Eye...
    by at May 1st, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Tastes & Tunes in North Las Vegas
    This is the 5th Annual Tastes & Tunes Festival May 4-5 with free admission. The Mexican Village will showcase Cinco de Mayo festivities with vendors and live Latino music on the Findlay Toyota Fiesta Stage. There will also be lots of action with boxing bouts provided by Barry’s Boxing. Look for a full-sized carnival by Royal West Amusements. Music will also...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Holistic & Metaphysical Fair
    Here will be all the new age, occult, other-worldly, spiritual, intuitive arts represented in one mystical weekend May 4-6. You can explore every alternative choice for health – physical, mental and emotional – as well as the mysteries of astrology, palmistry, and aura readings. There will be opportunities to experience massage and reflexology as healing...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 09:04 am