Posts Tagged ‘Family’

  • Free Outdoor Picture Show
    The District at Green Valley Ranch presents a series of outdoor movie screenings on Friday and Saturday nights. The films start at 7pm unless specially noted below and you’ll enjoy the stars (both kinds) at the Green. Please no glass, alcohol or smoking. Call The office at the District 702-564-8595 or 877-564-8595. December: Dec 07 –...
    by at December 6th, 2007 at 05:12 pm
  • Free BalloonaPalooza Festival
    Here is a great event for family and kids of all ages. The BalloonaPalooza II, a 3 day hot air balloon festival, is Sep 21-23 with balloon glows, tethering and flights featuring some odd-shaped balloons. To accommodate the physically challenged, rides are available in a hot air balloon designed to board passengers using a wheel chair. The festival will feature an interactive...
    by at September 22nd, 2007 at 04:09 am
  • Free Family “Movies in the Park”
    Make it a fun outdoor evening with family and friends for free movies in park and under the stars. Bring chairs or blankets and picnic baskets to see family films as part of the City of Las Vegas "Movie in the Park" series. There is a pre-movie activity and refreshments for purchase. Sep 21 Fri – 6:30p. "Matilda." Call 702-229-1607 for more...
    by at September 8th, 2007 at 10:09 pm
  • “Viva Mexico” celebracion de la independencia
    There is a free celebration of Mexican Independence from Spain geared for all ages on Sep 15 from 10a-2p. There will be live music, dance and delicious Mexican . Call 702-229-2642 for more info. Brinley Community School 6150 Smoke Ranch Rd Las Vegas. Related Cine en el Centro, Ballet Folklorico – estilo America Central, Cuentos (tales) de Nuestra America
    by at September 3rd, 2007 at 06:09 am
  • San Gennaro Italian Feast
    A spring and fall festival honoring Saint Gennaro, this Las Vegas Italian feast of ethnic food vendors includes live entertainment, amusement rides and games for the whole family. Moms ride ride free all day and nite Wed, with fireworks at 9p. They are working hard on becoming “the best Italian Heritage Celebration this side of Naples.” Call 702-286-4944...
    by at September 2nd, 2007 at 08:09 am
  • 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
  • Rodeo Events in Boulder City
    Here’s more cowboy action in Boulder City. Corral Playdays at the Boulder City Horsemen’s Association Corrals are free to the public the second Sunday each month. Event times vary depending on the weather, so calling ahead is advised. About five different rodeo events are scheduled each month. Call Julie 702-294-9984 or Larry 702-294-0916. Corner of Corral...
    by at August 28th, 2007 at 12:08 am
  • Celebracion de la independencia mexicana
    Ole! The great Mexican Independence Celebration known as “On Fire in the Desert” features Rick Arroyo and the Latin Percussion Ensemble. Additional entertainment includes the dancers Latin Fashions. Join this celebracion de la independencia mexicana staged by the City of Las Vegas on Sep 08 from 2 p- 4p. FREE admission. Call 702-229-4800 for more info. West...
    by at August 25th, 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
  • Pure Spanish Horse Show & Theatre
    The Foundation of the Pure Spanish Horse is presented Aug 29-Sep 02 at South Point Equestrian Event Center. Pure Spanish horses, known in Spain as the Pura Raza Española, are one of the rarest breeds in the US. Known the “Horse of Kings,” they are incredibly beautiful and good-natured with amazing athletic ability. To learn more about these regal animals,...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 05:08 am
  • Free “Movies Al Fresco” @ Lake Las Vegas
    There is a lot of opportunity for free outdoor film viewing in the summer months. Lake Las Vegas does its “Movies Al Fresco” on Thursday nights Jun 14 – Aug 30 with family classics, children‘s movies and romantic comedies. You can bring a blanket, a lawn chair, but no coolers. The show starts at 8pm. Check out the website
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 02:08 am
  • Black Powder Rifle and Pistol Shoot
    And I hear complaints from people that there is nothing to do in Vegas unless you like gambling….. If you are looking for something really different, try the Spring Mountain Free Trappers group which hosts a black powder muzzle loading rifle and pistol shoot twice a month in the summer and once a month in the winter. Call to see if we are considered in winter now. They...
    by at July 30th, 2007 at 03:07 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
  • Perseids Meteor Shower Celestial Show
    The Perseids (Meteor Shower) happen every year in August; this year the height of the show is Aug 12-13, luckily for excellent viewing, with a new moon. Peak viewing moment was supposed to be 11pm Sunday. The best viewing is in the desert where there is low light pollution to cloud the sight as well as very low humidity to reduce distortion in the atmosphere. Desert is...
    by at July 29th, 2007 at 06:07 am
  • Free Family “Movie Madness”
    The Nature Discovery Park in North Las Vegas is screening the “Movie Madness” series at dusk. Films are geared for family enjoyment. Food will be available for purchase. Bring blankets, chairs and picnic baskets. The summer film series is sponsored by Aliante and the City of North Las Vegas. Time is listed as “dusk and no earlier than 7:30.” For...
    by at July 25th, 2007 at 11:07 am
  • 2007 DCI Quarterfinals LIVE via satellite
    BIG, LOUD and LIVE! (on the big screen) – If you love drum and bugle corps, don’t miss the 2007 DCI World Championship Quarterfinals from the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena. If you haven’t tried this new form of viewing experience, you are in for a special treat. Almost better than being there, you will feel the passion of the world’s top 17...
    by at July 25th, 2007 at 09:07 am
  • Lone Mtn Children’s Discovery Park
    If you are looking for a place for the family to learn about the history of Nevada as well as such a myriad of subjects as math, earth science, plant and animal life, check out the Lone Mountain Children’s Discovery Park. A 5-acre learning and play area, it is full of hands-on activities as well as a maze, climbing wall, walking paths, old-fashioned playground,...
    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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • lv51 Carls’ Jr Family Night
    Jul 13 Come out to Carl’s Jr Family Night at Cashman Field for the Minor League Baseball game of the Las Vegas LV51 vs The Portland Beavers. Game starts at 7:11 pm. Tickets are offered at $24.95 (group of 4); the family deals are available up to 5pm the night of the game. Call 702-798-7825 (M-F 9a-5p). Check out website Cashman Field 850 N Las Vegas...
    by at June 30th, 2007 at 01:06 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 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
  • 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
  • Red, White & Pool
    The City of Las Vegas presents Red, White & Pool for all ages on Tues Jul 3 from noon to 4 pm. Come celebrate the Independence Day with games, food, music and fun. Fee: $3. Call 702- 229-1488 for more info. Pavilion Center Pool 101 S. Pavilion Center Las Vegas NV. Related North LV Independence Day Jubille, Free Henderson Concerts w/ Fireworks
    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
  • 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
  • Free Henderson Concerts w/ Fireworks
    Paul Taylor Jazz will entertain Jul 4 7:30pm-9pm at the Plaza stage in Henderson with sponsorship of Smooth Jazz 105.7. Walt Boenig will perform from 6:30pm-7:15pm at the Justice Court stage with the Henderson Civic Orchestra from 7:45pm-8:45pm. Randy Anderson will be on the Convention Center front lawn stage, with “line dancing” by Birdie Bridges on Atlantic...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 08:06 am
  • Fam Fest – Family Starts Here!
    One Stop LLC presents a full day of family fun Sat Jun 30 from 11a-7p. There will be food vendors, free raffles with good prizes like bikes – and more. It is will be music-filled day with a concert at 3pm. Tickets in advance $10 adults/$2 kids with admission @ gate $12 adults/$3 kids. (no phone number listed for advance ticket sales. Try 702-229-1087.) Venue is...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 08:06 am
  • Last Day for Pauite Elders Exhibit
    If you are looking for an interesting day trip, don’t forget the drive to Overton and the Lost City Musuem. Besides the regular exhibit, they are featuring this special treatise of Pauite Elders. It took over five years to create this project with interviews and photographs of Southern Pauite Elders. The participants include the five bands of the Pauite Tribe of...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 08:06 am