Posts Tagged ‘Family’

  • “Peter Pan” by Nevada Ballet Theater
    This is the final show of the season. The performances are held on Mother’s Day weekend, a great idea for wholesome and cultural family gatherings. Choreographer Bruce Steivel’s “Peter Pan” with music by Thomas Semanski will play at UNLV’s Judy Bayley Theater May 11- May 13. Tickets are $29, $49, $69. Performances are expected to sell out...
    by at May 2nd, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • Dog-friendly Spring Fling
    Three events at once on Sat May 5 & Sun May 6 at the District at Green Valley Ranch – and they are advertised as a “dog-friendly event.” Art Festival with over 50 painters, sculptors, glass blowers exhibiting and selling their work. There will be live music on the The Courtyard stage. Spring Fling at the Green is a family affair with art projects...
    by at May 1st, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Cinco de Mayo @ Lorenzi Park
    Celebrate the culture of Mexico at the Cinco de Mayo Festival May 5 6p-10p in Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza. Disfrutan la musica, dance, crafts and family activities. Call 702-229-1087 for more info. Admission is Free. Lorenzi Park 720 Twin Lakes Dr Las Vegas NV (off W Washington). Related Cinco de Mayo Musica @ The District, Cinco de Mayo “Cazadores Las Chicas”,...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Cinco de Mayo Musica @ The District
    Come enjoy Rick Arroyo and the Latin Percussion from 6p-10p at the Courtyard at the District at Green Valley Ranch. Latino musical entertainment for the whole family and it’s free. Call 702-990-2131 for more details. Related Cinco de Mayo Musica @ The District Tastes & Tunes in North Las Vegas Cinco de Mayo “Cazadores Las Chicas”, Free Cinco...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Elmo Makes Music
    A great weekend for family theater with “Elmo Makes Music” at the Cox Pavilion. This is Sesame Street Live with all the favorite characters several generations of Americans have grown to love. Tickets are $16-$30. CAll 702-739-3267. There are 3 performances on Sat Apr 28 and 2 on Sun Apr 30. Cox Pavilion Tropicana and Swenson St Las Vegas NV Related Berenstain...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 07:04 pm
  • Berenstain Bears Musical
    Worthy entertainment for families with smaller children is a new musical by Stan and Jan Berenstain Sat Apr 28 @ 7 pm. The show is based on the Berenstain Bears books, a frequent bedtime pleasure for parents and kids. Tickets are $10-$15. Call 702-267-4849. Henderson Pavilion 200 S. Green Valley Pkwy Henderson NV. Related Elmo Makes Music
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 07:04 pm
  • Ladies Lost Weekend
    This is a art retreat for the ladies (and their kids, if they want) sponsored by the Goldwell Open Air Museum in Rhyolite NV. The weekend activity is to site and restore a couch covered in tile and mosaic designed by German artist Sofie Siegman. The result of an artist residency at the Lied Discovery Children’s Museum in Las Vegas, the couch was donated to the Goldwell...
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • The District’s Anniversary Weekend
    This is the anniversary of the The District at Green Valley Ranch and there are events scheduled all weekend for all ages. Sat noon-6p Sun noon-4p The Kid’s Carnival Zone at the Green with games, prizes, music Sat noon-4p Acoustic Music w/ Kevin Baker – the Green, Frank Joseph – The Courtyard Sun noon-4p Acoustic Music w/ Kevin Baker – the Green,...
    by at April 20th, 2007 at 02:04 pm
  • Kite Carnival and Earth Day
    Design, decorate and fly your kite. Come to this celebration of Earth Day Sat Apr 21 10a-noon with crafts and activities for all ages. The cost is only $3. 702-229-5080 West Community Center 2050 Sapphire Stone Ave Las Vegas NV
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 10:04 am
  • Free Family Movie
    Enjoy an outdoor family movie night in the park on Apr 13. Bring your lawn chair and blankets for “Monster House.” There will be refreshments for sale with a pre-movie activity at 6:30, movie starting at 7:00 pm. A good weather event. Cimarron Rose Community Center 702-229-1607 5591 N. Cimarron Rd Las Vegas NV.
    by at April 11th, 2007 at 06:04 am
  • Children’s Festival
    This free event on Sat Apr 14 will include performances in the park, arts & crafts, face painting, special shows in the Winchester theatre, carnvial games and more. There will be vendors with food and drinks, a train ride, historic battles, a variety of fun events for a great family day. Winchester Center and Park 702-455-7340 3130 S. McLeod Las Vegas NV
    by at April 11th, 2007 at 06:04 am
  • Jazz Society Annual Picnic
    This annual picnic hosted by the Las Vegas Jazz Society is free to the public. Happening on Sun Apr 22 at 2pm, it is part of the LVJS Jazz Month festivities. There will be four hours of non-stop music with a host of jazz artists: Manny Gomez and Bill Swick on guitar, Larry White, vocalist and pianist with his Quintet, and Quintessence led by drummer John Nasshan and...
    by at April 6th, 2007 at 05:04 am
  • Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
    This Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice creation is presented by Signature Productions, directed by Steve Huntsman and Leslie Fotheringham. The production is staged until April 28 at Summerlin Library Theatre. Tickets are $22 adults/$20 seniors & students/$15 ages 3-12. Please, no children under age of 3. 702-507-3860 1771 Inner Circle Las Vegas NV For more info...
    by at April 5th, 2007 at 09:04 pm
  • Easter Weekend at Montelago
    There’ll be visits from the Easter Bunny on Saturday and Sunday, 11a-5p. Look for loads of activities for the family, with a children’s petting zoo and pony rides from noon to 4p. Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday at 11a, noon, 1p and 2p. Registration required and $2 donation to the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation. Montelago Village Resort, Lake Las Vegas
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 04:04 pm
  • Free Pasqua Cultural Festival
    There are egg hunts all over town, so I won’t try to list all those. This bi-lingual (Spanish-English) festival looks like a great place to spend the Saturday before Easter if you are looking for Latino activities. There will be entertainment, art projects, games etc. It’s rumored the Easter Bunny might make an appearance. FREE. Co-sponsored by La Nueva...
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 04:03 pm
  • Family Festival
    This is a free event for families at Sunny Springs Park on Sat Apr 7, noon – 3p. Look for cultural arts performances, games, info booths and just lots of good old fashioned fun for parents and kids. Call 702-229-1087 for info. Golden Talon Ave and Bufaalo Dr. Las Vegas NV www.artslasvegas.org
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • “One to Grow On” – Rainbow Youth Theatre
    The next production of the Rainbow Company Youth Theatre is starting April 6 and runs thru Apr 15. The production “One to Grow On” is a powerful play exploring the connection between a 12-year old and his grandfather. The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre is celebrating its 30th year providing opportunities for the youth of Las Vegas to participate in live theatre...
    by at March 27th, 2007 at 05:03 am
  • Pure Aloha Festival
    Vizzun Entertainment Inc. presents the 6th Annual Pure Aloha Festival from Fri Apr 20 to Sun Apr 22, all day 9am-5pm. Natural Vibes, PATI, Koauka, Ho’aikane & Braddah Walter will perform. The host is Augie T. Look for Hawaiian and Polynesian entertainment, food, arts, crafts and some fun rides.The venue is the Cannery Hotel & Casino. Ticket prices are...
    by at March 26th, 2007 at 01:03 pm
  • Henderson St. Patrick’s Day Parade
    If you are looking for an old-fashioned parade to celebrate St. Pat’s Day, then head down to Water Street in Henderson from 11a-1p. The parade will have 125 entries, with marching bands, bagpipes, “special interest vehicles” and the USAF Honor Guard from Nellis. After the parade you can continue the family fun at the Henderson Events Plaza. Call 702-267-2171...
    by at March 16th, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • Dam Short Film Society Family Films
    The third Saturday of each month, the Dam Short Film Society screens generally PG rated films, with some adult themes and some adult language. The showing is from 6:30p-8:30p and they ask for a $4 donation. Viewing is at the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona Street, Boulder NV. Check out their website for film listings. www.damshortfilm.org. Related Free Films for Family...
    by at March 16th, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • Fiesta Latina de la primavera
    Lest we forget that not everyone is Irish, or wanna be Irish, I want to give a mention to the Spring Festival happening this Sunday, Mar 18 at Freedom Park. This is going to be an all day celebration of Hispanic culture with exhibits, food, and of course, music. What is any Latino celebration without music? The event is co-sponsored by the City of Las Vegas Dept of...
    by at March 15th, 2007 at 10:03 am
  • Native American Arts Festival
    The Clark County Museum is holding the 18th Annual Native American Arts Festival the last weekend in March with 3 full days of activities. The Friday is booked with thousands of area school children, but Saturday and Sunday should be great days to sample Native American cuisine and observe folklore in action. The Fesitval requires that participants and performers show...
    by at March 2nd, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • Sloan Canyon Hikes
    Just south of town, an easy 20 minute drive from the Strip is the Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area with great hiking and Native American rock art sites. The BLM and Clark Co. Museum are offering guided hikes for the public at no charge, but the groups are limited in size and you need to reserve ahead. The hike is described as “moderate with some rock scrambling,...
    by at March 2nd, 2007 at 01:03 pm
  • Star Party @ Red Rock!
    This is not the kind of Star Party we normally equate with Las Vegas. This is all about celestial star-gazing and the public is invited free of charge. As Off the Strip as you can get, the Las Vegas Astronomical Society holds its Public Star Party at the Red Rock BLM Visitor Center from 6pm-10pm. The first part of the program is a presentation “Steering By the...
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 10:02 am