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.
This faithful new version is a festive adventure featuring music and lyrics by the award-winning duo George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. Wed–Sat 6P, $15. Super Summer Theatre at Spring Mountain Ranch, supersummertheatre.org
Larry D. Gragg, PhD examines Siegel's image as portrayed in popular culture and discusses the facts and fallacies about his association with the development of Las Vegas. 7P, free. Jewel Box Theater at Clark County Library, lvccld.org
The Backstreet Boys are back, with the final dates of their “Larger than Life” Tour at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood. Join fellow Nevada Public Radio listeners with specially-priced tickets for August 3rd, and 100% of your ticket price will be reinvested in your listening.
In an all-encompassing tribute to Asian culture, the masterful musicians of Li Lin Hong Chinese Music Ensemble will deliver an astounding performance of folkloric and contemporary songs. 2P, free. Main Theater at Clark County Library, lvccld.org
Shania Twain will be bringing her NOW tour to the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Members and listeners of Nevada Public Radio can enjoy specially-priced tickets to see Shania on August 4th, with 100% of your purchase price reinvested in your listening.
The Breast Center at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas holds several classes and meetings every month. Included are a breast cancer support group, the young survivor's breast cancer support group, pilates classes for women with breast cancer, yoga classes (including pre-natal), and more.
No charge for support groups, while there might be a charge for other things.
A Touch of Africa in Las Vegas will feature world-class artists from Africa and the diaspora, including African Soul International, an African dance, drum and music ensemble from Los Angeles. Also: more music and dance, a fashion show and a dance workshop.
The free Water Smart Drip Irrigation class will give you the skills to design and install your own irrigation system, one that will save water and help you grow great-looking plants. Presented by the Southern Nevada Water Authority in partnership with the Springs Preserve. 9 a.m. to noon. Must register. .Aug. 11 and 25, Sept. 29; Oct. 13.
The non-profit Narcotics Anonymous is a twelve-step program offering help for people trying to end a drug addiction, modeled on Alcoholics Anonymous. There are several meetings every day in Southern Nevada, most of them in Las Vegas.
Returning to the Las Vegas Strip by popular demand, multi-platinum-selling artist, four-time Grammy® Award winner and music icon, Lionel Richie has announced 14 additional performances for his wildly successful exclusive headlining residency for “Lionel Richie - All the Hits” at The Zappos Theater in Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Purchase your tickets through Nevada Public Radio!
The DeCadence Food Festival returns for the third year on September 15, featuring meals and bites from new and familiar restaurants throughout the valley. It will be in Cadence Central Park and will include music and access to Cadence’s new Adventure Playground,
Divine Cafe is partnering with the Nevada Department of Wildlife for this class where you can learn to prepare wild game dishes such as Fennel Pheasant, Camper’s Trout, and Rosemary Roast Rabbit, along with Old Range Biscuits, Arugula Pine Nut Pesto, and Wildflower Salad (among others).