Posts Tagged ‘Family’

  • 4th Annual World Folk Festival
    Performers from around the world gather to present traditional music and dances at the 4th Annual Las Vegas World Folk Festival Jun 20-22 @ 7pm. The festival is hosted in part by the local troupe Mexico Vivo Dance Company, led by Ixela Gutierrez. Tickets $7 adults/$5 teens & seniors/$3 children. 3-day pass: $14 adults/$10 teens & seniors/$6 children. Call 702-229-6211...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Ollimpaxqui Ballet Company
    Jun 23 @ 7 pm, in conjunction with the 4th Annual World Folk Festival, the Ollimpaxqui Ballet Company performs Mexico‘s traditional dances, including pre-Columbian rituals, Veracruz bamba, Sonora deer dance with colorful routines from the rich tradition of Nayarit and Michoacan. Ollimpaxqui means joyful movement in Aztec. Ampt name, no doubt. Tickets $10 adults/...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Panquitch Valley Hot Air Balloon Festival
    A 4 hour drive from Las Vegas to Southern Utah is the site of the Panguitch Valley Balloon Rally and Hot Air Balloon Festival Jun 22-24. 30 balloons are scheduled to take off at 6:30 am each day with a balloon glow on Main Street at dusk on Saturday with a mass ascension on Sunday morning. Also look for parades and children’s events. Tickets are adults $8/seniors...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 05:06 am
  • Free Father’s Day Outdoor Concert
    Join the Woody Woods Orchestra on Sun Jun 17 @ 7pm for a free family concert to celebrate the Dads of Las Vegas. Bring picnic baskets, blankets, lawn chairs to listen to classic jazz and blues with original compositions by Woods and performed by his 18-piece orchestra with vocalists Sophia Lelis and Melanie Moore. There will be hot dogs, chips and sodas available until...
    by at June 14th, 2007 at 08:06 pm
  • Free Juneteenth Festival
    The 7th annual Las Vegas Juneteenth Festival will be held June 15 & 16 from 4p-9p at Sammy Davis Jr. Plaza. Admission is free. Look for educational activities, guest speakers, live entertainment, and food and beverages. R&B singer Howard Hewitt will be the headliner Friday night, with R&B soul legend Freddie Jackson Saturday night. Stand-up comedian LJ...
    by at June 12th, 2007 at 09:06 am
  • ABA Las Vegas Nationals of BMX
    The American Bicycle Association (ABA) Las Vegas Nationals of Bicycle Motocross (BMX) are Jul 13 – 15 at the South Point Events Arena with free entry. BMX Racing is the newest event added to the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Top professional BMX riders from all over the world, as well as 3,000 top amateur will compete in the SouthWest Nationals with over 15,000 spectators....
    by at June 9th, 2007 at 03:06 pm
  • Daddy/Daughter Baile
    Univision Radio co-sponsors this 3rd annual Father’s Day Daddy/Daughter Dance with the City of Las Vegas. The whole family is invited to DJ music in English and Spanish with contests, prizes and refreshments. There will be a professional photographer on hand to capture the special moment. The Dance goes from 7p-10p on Sat Jun 16. Tickets $3. Call 702-229-1515....
    by at June 4th, 2007 at 05:06 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
  • Father & Son Night Out
    June 17 is Father’s Day and to get ready for that day of appreciation, the City of Las Vegas is hosting a Father & Son Night Out on Fri Jun 8 from 6:30p-8:30p. Fathers and sons can get together to compete for prizes in root beer guzzling, tie tying, squirt gun and tug-o-war contests and lots more wholesome fun activities. The evening includes pizza and a movie....
    by at May 31st, 2007 at 06:05 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
  • Festival Anual del Memorial Day
    27 Mayo domingo de 11a-5p est 9th Festival Anual del Memorial Day por La Asociacion Boricua de Las Vegas y El Tiempo. DJ Jose, Baile, Comida avec presentacion en vivo de El Trio Richard Goboy y Sons de Vegas, David Romero, Mario Arseno de Vegas Sabor Orchestra, Rick Arroyo, Joseph Santiago (de Latin Breeze) y mucho mas. Entradas: Adultos $5, ninos menores de 10 anos entran...
    by at May 25th, 2007 at 02:05 pm
  • Free Family Outdoor Movies in Henderson
    The City of Henderson periodically hosts a free family movie event with a 40 foot screen. These are outdoor summer events with lawn seating so bring your blanket and picnic basket. Pls no glass containers. The gates usually open at 7:30pm with movie at 8 or 8:30 pm. Call 702-267-4849 for more info or check visithenderson.com. Henderson Pavilion 200 S Green Valley Pky...
    by at May 25th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Grand Opening of Springs Preserve
    Jun 8-10 was the grand opening weekend of the Springs Preserve, a multi-sensory nature and historical experience park with outdoor concerts, museums, restored environments, nature walks and other exhibits designed to educate on the human and natural culture of the Las Vegas Valley. The springs area was home to native Americans thousands of years before the Spanish arrived...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 10:05 pm
  • Zion Canyon Art & Flute Festival
    The 3rd Annual Zion Canyon Art & Flute Festival is a world event. Starting at 9:30a on Fri June 8 and continuing the weekend til 5pm on Sun Jun 10, enthusiasts and friends of the Native American Flute gather in Springdale Utah for workshops, concerts and sharing of the passion for this special art form. Evening concerts on Fri & Sat begin at 6:30p and end at about...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Snow Mountain Pow Wow
    This Memorial Day Weekend is the 19th annual Snow Mountain Pow Wow hosted by the Las Vegas Paiute tribe with artisans, singers and dancers from around the country. May 26 is a contest pow wow with 2 sessions 11am and 7pm. May 27 is a cultural celebration with starting at 11am. Tribes from the Torres Martinez and Pala reservations in CA and the Mojave tribe bordering...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Original Steppers Reunion & BBQ
    Memorial Day Weekend concert and BBQ: Sat May 26 from 9p-3a you can enjoy live entertainment by Carolyn Walden along with DJ Mark Mellow and others. Walden will perform numbers from her upcoming CD release “Chicago Steppin’ in the right direction.” Contact Tony Owens by email. Venue is Alexis Park Hotel & Resort 702-796-3354 375 E. Harmon Las Vegas...
    by at May 17th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Valley of Fire Day Trip
    You can begin to feel the heat of summer building, so now is the time to take that day trip out to Valley of Fire before the name takes on a new dimension other than just color. Check out the new article with photos, both on the page and available at Picasa on the web. Valley of Fire State Park, Archaeology/Historic Awareness Month Events
    by at May 16th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Los Reyes de Albuquerque perform
    The Martinez family has been playing la musica hispanica from their native New Mexico for 45 years. This award winning group Los Reyes de Albuquerque will perform May 20 the music of traditional wedding celebrations, La Fiesta de los Novios, and a special tribute to Mexico. Tickets $10 advance/$15 day of event. Call 702-229-6211. Reed Whipple Cultural Center 821 Las Vegas...
    by at May 15th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • 2nd Annual “Kids Mix” Festival
    This is billed as “Las Vegas’ largest kids festival for kids of all ages!” There are performances by Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus acts, a Little Divas Dress-Up Area, Saturn Super Soaker Section, appearances by Spongebob Squarepants, Spiderman and the Incredible Hulk. There’s also entertainment by Brenda Song from noon-3pm and T-Square,...
    by at May 11th, 2007 at 03:05 pm
  • West Coast Regional Finals Rodeo
    Check out the West Coast College Regional Finals Rodeo at the Equestrian Center at South Point Casino. Cheer on the UNLV Rodeo Team and watch them qualify for the College National Finals! The best riders, steer wrestlers, team ropers and barrel racers from California and Nevada. Performances start at 7pm. Tickets are $10/Seniors & Military $5/children under 12 Free....
    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
  • Mother’s Day Events by Las Vegas City
    There are a variety of events being sponsored by the City of Las Vegas to honor Mother’s Day. They are too numerous to list here, so I’ll stick with some highlights and refer you to the website for more events and details: lasvegasnevada.gov Mother’s Day Luncheon (all ages) Friday, May 11, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fee: $2 East Las Vegas Community/Senior...
    by at May 9th, 2007 at 11:05 am
  • “Children of Eden” Musical
    The Red Mountain Music Company presents on May 17 and 18 @ 7 pm a musical “Children of Eden” based on the Old Testament Genesis and the story of Noah’s Ark. Music and Lyrics are by Stephen Schwartz in this humorous portrayal of the “age-old conflict between parents and children.” Tickets are $35/$25/$15. Available at UNLV Box Office 702-895-2787...
    by at May 9th, 2007 at 09:05 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