Leisure Connection (for adults 22+) is a social group for high-functioning adults with developmental disabilities. It provides recreational activities that promote socialization and independence in the community. Activities include bowling, movies, sports events, lunch/dinner outings, and leisure education classes. Hosted by the City of Las Vegas.
John Clayton is a bassist, composer, and arranger who has worked with Paul McCartney, Whitney Houston, the Count Basie Orchestra, and many more. 7P, $27–$47. Myron’s Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com
Enjoy holiday festivities, choirs from local schools, a living nativity, and a Christmas carol sing-a-long followed up with hot chocolate. 6P, free. Boulder City Recreation Center Gymnasium, 900 Arizona St., visitbouldercity.com
The story of a father and son's struggle to connect and the forces that keep them apart in this technological age, told by combining the spectacle of acrobatics and the poetry of dance and theater. 12P, $25–$30. Summerlin Library, lvccld.org
The Pulitzer Prize-winner and two-term U.S. Poet Laureate discusses her new book Monument: New & Selected Poems. Signing and reception to follow. 7P, Free (reservations required). The Writer's Block, 1020 Fremont St., events.blackmountaininstitute.org
Speakers will have in-depth analysis of what to expect in business heading into next year on the local, national, and global levels. There will be a close look at the impact of the sports entertainment industry locally. Hosted by the LVGEA and the Center for Business and Economic Research at the UNLV Lee Business School.
A pathologist steals the brain of Albert Einstein; a neuropsychologist embarks on her first romance with another woman; a seizure patient forgets everything but how much he loves his girlfriend. These three interwoven stories delve into the nature of identity and how we are defined by what we remember.
Celebrate the season as the best and brightest groups from the Clark County School District's Mariachi Music Instructional Program play musical favorites and interpretations of holiday classics. 7P, free. Main Theater at Clark County Library, lvccld.org
Nevada Conservatory Theatre presents Shakespeare’s hilariously smart and sexy comedy play about the King of Navarre and his three loyal school friends who make the ultimate oath: for three years they will study, fast, and give up sex. Fri-Sat 7:30P; Sun 2P, $25. Judy Bayley Theatre at UNLV, unlv.edu
It’s amazing what a life-changing moment it can be when you choose to open your heart to a child in need of a temporary home! There are approximately 3,000 children in the care of the Clark County Department of Family Services, ranging from toddlers to teenagers. Some are in foster homes and others need foster homes. Find out how you can help at a foster care info session.
Being a Southern and Jewish belle is no ball. This Tony award winning romantic comedy is set in Atlanta in 1939, on the eve of World War II and the opening night of Gone with the Wind. Written by the author of Driving Miss Daisy, it deals in a very personal way with being Jewish in the South.
Singer, actor, and performer Fisher is the daughter of entertainment icons Connie Stevens and Eddie Fisher. She shares songs and stories about her famous family. 7P, $39–$59. Myron’s Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com
Your registration for this fundraiser includes a full Santa suit, a medal, and the opportunity to be part of the largest gathering of Santas in the world! The race benefits Opportunity Village. 8A, $40. Fremont Street, raceentry.com
Girls on the Run Las Vegas will hold their seasonal 5K run, the Gingerbread Dash 5K, December 1 at Sunset Park. The race will be led by Las Vegas’ fastest distance runner, Christina Vergara Aleshire, who will be dressed in a gingerbread woman costume. Chasing her will be more than 165 girls and community runners