Archive for the ‘FREE’

  • Desert Chorale Memorial Day Show
    May 25 at 7:30pm is the place to be for a spectacular patriotic show in honor of Memorial Day and especially those who have sacrificed in the Iraq War. Chaplain Ray Guinta, author of “God at Ground Zero,” will speak, the Desert Chorale, Stardust Barbershop Quartet and the Nevada Symphonic Wind Ensemble will entertain. The participation of the Nellis Air Base...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Civil War Round Table
    If you are fascinated by the American Civil War and want to join others to debate and discuss, join the Las Vegas Civil War Round Table the 4th Wed at 7:30p. Guests are always welcome. Contact by email wbranninggan@cox.net. Their website is basic: communitylink.reviewjournal.com. Old Las Vegas Fort 500 E Washington Av Las Vegas NV. Related Clubs & Associations, Native...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Great Books Discussion Group
    Looking for “spirited and stimulating discussion” on classic and modern literature? Meet with other readers and thinkers at the “Great Books Reading and Discussion Group” on the 2nd and 4th Tues @ 7pm. Newcomers are always welcome. Call for more info 702-507-3427. Venue is the Clark County Library 1401 E Flamingo Rd Las Vegas NV. Related Clubs...
    by at May 21st, 2007 at 06:05 pm
  • Free Jazz Fest
    Sat Jun 2 @ 2pm is the Free Jazz Fest co-sponsored by Las Vegas-Clark County Library District. With MC Freddie Jackson, you will enjoy an afternoon with great music by Russ Freeman, Nathan Tanouye and the Las Vegas Jazz Connection. Guest artists include The Cunninghams, Las Vegas Jazz Express and Lindell Blake. Call 702-229-4800. West Las Vegas Arts Center 947 West Lake...
    by at May 21st, 2007 at 06:05 am
  • Las Vegas Marathon Roadrunners prep
    The Third Las Vegas Marathon itself is not until Dec 02 2007, but the ticking electronic timer on the website site reminds you that time is running out to prepare for the event. The marathon official distance is 26.2 miles, beginning at 6 am. Also slated on that date is the new Las Vegas Half Marathon, with a course running the neon corridor of the Strip and the Fremont...
    by at May 20th, 2007 at 11:05 pm
  • Tutti Gelati 4th Birthday Fest @ Montelago Village
    Celebrating their 4th anniversary on Sun May 27 Memorial Day weekend, Tutti Gelati is partying with Hawaiian entertainment and samples of hand-crafted gelato and sorbets. They are also awarding some fun prizes. Uncle Paul and Charley Chan will provide music; the Hawaiian dance troop Halau Ha’a O Heleloa will perform. 702-564-5555. Tutti Gelati Lake Las Vegas Montelago...
    by at May 19th, 2007 at 02:05 pm
  • Free Poetry & Jazz in the Park
    Combine jazz and poetry on Sat May 26 Memorial Day Weekend 6p-10p with readings by local and regional poets featuring Phil Wigfall‘s Urban Renewal, a nu-jazz projects combining jazz and club beats. The evening is MC’ed by Keith Brantley. Free admission. Call 702-229-1087. Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza 720 Twin Lakes Dr Las Vegas NV (Lorenzi Park). Related...
    by at May 18th, 2007 at 09:05 pm
  • Queen of Swing Norma Miller
    Billed as “Keeping the Legacies Alive,” CCSN, the Las Vegas Jazz Society and Las Vegas-Clark County Library sponsor Queen of Swing Norma Miller and the Woody Woods Quartet for an evening to commemorate the birthday of “Bojangles” Robinson. National Tap Dance Day May 25 @ 6pm, Friday of Memorial Day Weekend. Call 702-229-4800. Admission is Free....
    by at May 18th, 2007 at 09:05 pm
  • “What’s Up with Planet Earth”
    Sheila Z will be presenting an informational update on the status of planet Earth for the Ner Talmid Rosh Hodish group May 24 @ 2pm. Sheila was one of 1000 people chosen to be trained personally in Nashville by Vice President Al Gore as part of his creation “The Climate Project.” Sheila Z. Stirling, author and head of the Open Wisdom Institute, is organizing...
    by at May 18th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Tribute to jazz trombonist Jimmie Guinn
    To all lovers of jazz in the Las Vegas community – you are invited to pay tribute to Jimmie Guinn Sun May 20 2:30p-5:30p . Known as Petunia, Jimmie passed away on April 21. He moved to Las Vegas with his family in 1961 and played all the Las Vegas showrooms and lounge orchestras until his retirement in 1993. Join others in celebration of his life and to show appreciation...
    by at May 17th, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • “Open Cup” Coffee with Mayor Goodman
    Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman will be at Starbucks from 7:30a-9:00a on Fri May 18 to talk with any constituents who want to share their thoughts. This is a casual setting designed to give you the chance to meet the mayor in an every day kind of way, without the formality of protocol. For more info call the mayor’s office 702-229-6241. The Starbucks is located at...
    by at May 16th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Local Author Builds Better Communities
    Aimmee Riley is the author of a wonderful autobiography “Tears of Hope” about the spirit of life under the most adverse of circumstances. Lebanese by birth, Riley has adopted Las Vegas as her home and works passionately for the the building of better communities in our world. Please join her and guests at “Perservance Leads to Power“, a free...
    by at May 15th, 2007 at 10:05 pm
  • Humanist Group meets
    HALVASON, the Humanist Association of Las Vegas and Southern Nevada meets the 1st & 3rd Sundays from 2p-4:30p to discuss and promote humanism as a “viable alternative to supernatural and theistic belief systems. Meetings on the 1st Sunday have no agenda and are for open discussion. The 3rd Sunday is more formal with guest speakers. Light refreshments are served....
    by at May 15th, 2007 at 06:05 pm
  • So Nevada Rock Art Association Meets
    The third Thursday of the month @ 7pm is the regular meeting time of the Southern Nevada Rock Art Association. Admission is free and open to anyone interested in Native American rock art. Guest speakers present various topics. For info call 702-897-7878. Las Vegas Library 833 Las Vegas Blvd No Las Vegas NV. Related Archaeology/Historic Awarness Month Events, A Drive...
    by at May 15th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • The Poet’s Corner
    The Performing Arts Division of the City of Las Vegas is sponsoring the Poet’s Corner on two Fridays, May 18 and June 15 @ 7:30 pm. Keith Brantley will host the forum for established poets but will have an open mike for any motivated members of the audience. The event is free. Call 702-229-4800 for more info. West Las Vegas Arts Center 947 West Lake Mead Boulevard,...
    by at May 14th, 2007 at 11:05 pm
  • Noah Levine author of Dharma Punx reads/meditates
    A unique figure in the yoga world, Noah Levine, author of “Dharma Punx,” will read from his new book, “Against the Stream” on Fri May 18 @ 8pm at It’s Yoga Las Vegas. His new book focuses on the potential for radical social change through spiritual practice. “Wake up: the revolution has already begun!” He’ll speak on his...
    by at May 14th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • “Cruisin for Cash” Shark Pool Party @ Golden Nugget
    Every Wednesday in June is “Cruisin’ for Cash” with Mexican Riviera Cruise Getaway for Two and $5,000 in cash prizes each week. Come enjoy the new $30 million pool and shark tank at the Golden Nugget Downtown Las Vegas. You’ll hear great music and take advantage of drink specials. You get 1 FREE ticket for coming to the party, another for joining...
    by at May 14th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • “The Club” Sponsors Blood Drive
    On May 28 & 29 the Club at the Cannery Casino and Hotel is working with United Blood Services to help augment much needed blood supplies for our hospitals. In appreciation of your blood donation you will receive a FREE cholesterol screening, a FREE T-shirt, 2 FREE Cannery Row Buffet tickets plus 1,000 American Can Club Points. Call for more info 702-228-8400 xt 241...
    by at May 13th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Free “Summer of Fun” Kick-off @ Cannery
    For those of you looking for free events, the Cannery is offering the Summer of Fun Kick-off on May 26 Memorial Day Weekend @ 4pm. Featured artists are Gary Lewis & the Playboys, Friends of Distinction, Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels and GoodFellas. Call 702-617-5585 for more info. Check out their website cannerycasinos.com for other entertainment at the Club....
    by at May 12th, 2007 at 04:05 am
  • Country Music @ Fremont St Experience
    With Tuesday’s Academy of Country Music Awards comes all-star country western talent to Vegas. Some of the stars will be Downtown at the Fremont Street Experience for free concerts both Saturday and Sunday. Gretchen Wilson will sing from her new album “One of the Boys” on Sunday May 13. If you are a fan of country western music, this weekend is your...
    by at May 11th, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • Israel Independence Day @ Venetian
    Another celebration of Israel Independence Day? There was an afternoon event on Apr 29 that I wrote about. It seems the official date is May 14, 1948 for the creation of the state of Israel, a controversial vote by the United Nations that is disputed by many even today. But Israel is going strong and that memorable day is being feted from 12p-4p Sun May 13 with a Mother’s...
    by at May 10th, 2007 at 12:05 am
  • Free Movie Matinee “Night of the Museum”
    Clark County Library presents Saturday Movie Matinee with a showing of “Night at the Museum” @ 2pm in the Jewel Box Theater. This film from 2006 is an action-adventure-comedy suitable for family enjoyment. I myself enjoyed this film when released in the theaters. I think there’s something there for anyone who wants to have light entertainment and a...
    by at May 10th, 2007 at 12:05 am
  • Chinese Variety Show
    The Tzu Chi Foundation of Taiwan is co-sponsoring with the Las Vegas Chinese Cultural Foundation a variety show on Sun May 13 1:30p-2:30p. Space is limited and reservations are requested. Call Deborah REiswig 702-360-6023 ext 227. Admission is free. Venue is the Heritage Club Las Vegas, an assisted living community, 8720 W. Flamingo Rd Las Vegas NV.
    by at May 10th, 2007 at 12:05 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
  • Sierra Club Meets
    Join the Southern Nevada Group of the Sierra Club for programs about the beauty and value of our great outdoors. The Sierra Club is an activist group interested in the preservation and appreciation of nature and the environment; club activities include hiking, community education programs and political action. Second Wednesday with social time 7:00p-7:30p and meeting at...
    by at May 7th, 2007 at 04:05 pm
  • New Horizons Academy Art Show & Auction
    Start with wine and hors d’oeuvres at 5:30p, go to quick draws at 6:00p with live auction at 7:00p on Sat May 12. Featured work is “Villa de Santiago” by Ed Hoag. Hoag is the president of the Nevada Watercolor Society and the associate director for the School of Architecture at UNLV. He paints only subjects and places he has visited and personally experienced....
    by at May 6th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • 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
  • Henderson ArtFest
    Sat May 12 from 10a-6p is the 10th annual Fine Arts Festival in Henderson with over 200 artists from across the country exhibiting their work. The Festival also provides entertainment, vendors with international food and a children’s play area. The venue is the Henderson Events Plaza 200 S. Water St Henderson NV. Related Boulder City Fine Arts, Native American...
    by at May 3rd, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Walt Blanton Jazz Trio @ CCSN
    Billed as an evening of “new works and familiar jazz standards.” CCSN Prof Walt Blanton leads The Walt Blanton Trio on May 4 7:30 pm at Buidling C Room 133. There will be a free reception following. Call 702-651-3000 for more info. CCSN 700 College Dr Henderson NV. Related CCSN Jazz Singers, Jazz Under the Stars, Free Paul Taylor Outdoor Concert
    by at May 2nd, 2007 at 01:05 pm