Things to do – Las Vegas Review

January 22, 2013 by  
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n A show titled “Geraldine Zarate, the Artist,” featuring paintings inspired by children’s book illustrators, is scheduled to be on display Wednesday through March 3 in the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Visit

n The Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, plans a New Year’s celebration, disco-style. Guests are invited to “dust off the bell bottoms” and enjoy lunch for $8 at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. Call 702-229-1702.

n Sam Riddle is scheduled to perform Friday in the Chrome Showroom at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Doors open at 8 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit

n The fourth annual Winter Garden Fair Plant Sale is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Sweet Tomato Test Garden, 5910 Sheila Ave. The event is set to feature Leslie Doyle, Linn Mills, Sal Ramirez, Darin Brasch, Janet Knight, Shanya Green and other gardening experts from the community. Expect displays and information on topics such as soil testing, fruit tree pruning, raising chickens in the city, cooking with solar energy, canning meat and more. Admission is a $3 donation. For gardening tips, visit

n J.R. Pony Parties, an educational farm, welcomes the public to visit from 10 a.m. to noon during Open Gate Days scheduled for Jan. 29, Feb. 5, 18 and 26, March 12 and 19, April 2 and 16 and 30 and May 7, 21 and 27 at 1753 Fairhaven Ave. Admission is $5, which includes pony rides, visits to the goat barn and more. A spring day camp is slated March 25-29. Visit or call 702-631-4142.

n The Las Vegas Farmers Market is scheduled to set up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first and third Saturday of the month at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. Admission to the park is free during the market. Visit lasvegasfarmers

Worth a Drive

n The Clark County School District Honor Band is set to perform at 4 p.m. Jan. 29 in the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Admission is free. Visit

n A Winter Garden Fair Plant Sale is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Sweet Tomato Test Garden, 5910 Sheila Ave. Admission is a $3 donation.

n The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra is set to perform at 8 p.m. Friday in the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Pianist Jon Kimura Parker also is set to perform. Admission is $35 to $75. Visit

n “Fiddler in the Loop,” featuring Italian jazz violinist Luca Ciarla’s live audio loops, is scheduled at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show. Visit or call 702-455-7340.

n Drive your car at 75 mph around the track during Las Vegas Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities Laps for Charity scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The cost is $30 for three laps or $50 for six. Call 800-644-4444 or visit

n Presidio Brass is set to play at 7 p.m. Friday at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Call
702-229-3515 or 702-229-6469.

n UNLV composer-in-residence Virko Baley plans to premiere his opera “Holodomor (Red Earth. Hunger)” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Doc Rando Recital Hall of the Beam Music Center at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, before its move to New York City. Admission is free. Call 702-895-2787 or visit

n “Miss Nelson is Missing” is scheduled for 10 a.m. today in the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $8.75 in advance. Visit ctcinc.ort or call

n The Jewish Family Service Agency plans to present “An Evening with Carrie Mat” at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. For tickets, call 702-219-6584.

n Musical and comedy group The Scintas are scheduled to perform at
7:30 p.m. Saturday at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $19.50. Visit

n Enjoy a winter walk from
8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday and learn more about the trails at Heritage Park. The walk begins at Bark Park, 350 S. Racetrack Road, and is about two miles. The program is free, but registration is required. Register at or at any city recreation center (activity No. 641059-00).

n The Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, 350 E. Galleria Drive, plans to host All About Ducks, a free workshop on how to identify ducks. Workshop is from 9 to 10 a.m. Sunday and includes indoor and outdoor activities. Registration is required. Register at or at any city recreation center (activity No. 661017-00).

Plan ahead

n The Utah Shakespeare Festival Tour plans to perform “Romeo and Juliet,” directed by John Marclay, at
7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 and 2 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Nicholas J. Horn Theatre on the College of Southern Nevada Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Call 702-651-5483 or visit

n Academy Award-winning actor Jeff Bridges plans to perform at 8 p.m. April 19 at the Chrome Showroom inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Tickets are $39, $52 and $65 and can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center and The Fiestas, or through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or

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