August 2017 Magazines 89052 - Page 63

8.11-12 – Kumukahi Ukulele and Hula Festival Sams Town Live!, 5111 Boulder Hwy. Celebrate the unique culture of the people of Hawaii with fun-filled activities, performances by Ukelele, Kupuna, Kane, Makuahine and Wahine soloists, hula competitions, awards ceremony and more. Visit www.samstownlv.com for info. 8.12 – Henderson Fire Department Open House Station 98, 891 Coronado Center Dr. Meet your neighborhood firefighters, check out firefighting apparatus, tour the station and learn how to Get Ready! Stay Ready! For emergencies. Admission is free. Visit www.cityofhenderson.com for info. 8.12 – Healthy Eating, Active Living Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Get tips on how to be healthier physically, mentally and spiritually through hands on activities and demos of cupping therapy and breathing exercises. Info at www.hendersonlibraries.com. 8.12-9.1 – Art Appreciation Month and Back to School Beach Bash Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place Discover art in its many forms with docent-led activities, including Lovely Lines, Creating with Color, Sassy Shapes and Fabulous Form, Tantalizing Texture and a Back to School Beach Bash. Visit www.discoverykidslv.org for info. 8.12 & 26 – Rock of Vegas Summer Concert Series Fremont Street Experience The legendary downtown venue transforms into summer’s hottest music destination with a rockin’ line-up of free concerts. August’s headlining performers include Springfield (8.12) and Seether (8.26). Visit www.vegasexperience.com for info. 8.13 – Singing for the Boys The Theatre at Family Music, 8125 W. Sahara Ave. A benefit to support troops overseas, this “performance that never was but should have been” features the signature songs of Judy Garland, Al Jolson and Deanna Durbin as well as popular music from a bygone era. Visit www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3040778 for tickets and info. 8.18 – Mandalay Bay Beach Concerts Mandalay Bay, 3950 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Dig your feet into the sand and cool off on a hot night beach-side while rocking out at the 311 Unity Tour. Visit www.mandalaybay.com for tickets and info. 8.18 & 19 – Bridal Spectacular Bridal Expo Cashman Center, 850 N. Las Vegas Blvd. For the latest trends and fashions to make your wedding the most spectacular event on your social calendar, visit this huge expo filled with the latest styles for ceremony and reception. Visit www.bridalspectacular.com for tickets and information. 8.19 – Sun Party Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Pkwy. Celebrate the solar eclipse with crafts, a solar telescope viewing and a quick informative talk. Event is free! Visit www.hendersonlibraries.com for info. 8.19 – Leonard Holton’s The Saint Maker UNLV Newman Center, 4765 Brussels Rd. UNLV’s Catholic Newman Center hosts this staged reading of NY Times best-selling author Leonard Holton’s mystery, The Saint Maker, to raise the remaining $6000 needed to repair the center’s roof. Visit http://unlvnewman.com/the-saintmaker/ for tickets and info. 8.25 – Shows at the Downtown Events Center Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, 200 S. 3rd St. Rancid and Dropkick Murphys From Boston to Berkeley Tour makes a stop in Downtown Las Vegas for a one-night only performance. Visit www.dlvec.com for tickets. 8.25 – 9th Annual FUPI Fundraiser Opportunity Village, 6300 W. Oakey Blvd. Help Foreclosed Upon Pets, Inc. raise money for displaced, homeless and abandoned animals at this fun, festive event complete with live music, Italian buffet, wine & beer bar, raffle and silent auction. Visit www.forecloseduponpets.org or call 702-279-2544 for tickets and info. 8.26– One Drunk Puppy Wine Tasting Event Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Rd. World class wines, appetizers and music are all up for grabs at this annual tasting event to benefit The Animal Foundation. Visit www.silvertoncasino.com for tickets and info. 8.31 – Girl Nation Hosts Las Vegas Premier of “Screenagers” The Adelson Educational Campus, 9700 Hillpointe Rd. Las Vegas-based non-profit Girl Nation hosts this screening of the film “Screenagers”, a documentary film exploring how being online affects teens’ education, family life, friendships and personal safetly. Q & A to follow. Visit www.itsgirlnation.com for info. 63