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    Wednesday, June 22 - Fratello Marionettes

    Fratello Marionettes show entitled Vaudeville Follies, a marionette show presented in the spirit of an old time music hall. This is a lively puppet show for all ages
    Where: Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara
    When: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Who: Children of all ages
    How: No reservation needed
    Cost: Free
    For more info: Call the library at 507-3630


    Saturday, June 25 - Boys Like Books Too Book Club

    Each month, this boys group will meet to discuss adventure books beginning with Emerald Atlas by John Stephens
    Where: Barnes and Noble, 2191 N. Rainbow
    When: 4:00 PM
    Who: Boys age 12+
    How: No reservation needed
    Cost: Free
    For more info: Call the store 631-1775
    This Week's Calendar:



    June 18th through June 23rd
    Saturday, June 18 - Family Storytime

    Storytime for the whole family
    Where: Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Dr.
    When: 11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
    Who: Up to age 11
    How: No reservation necessary
    Cost: Free
    For more info: Library phone 507-3865.

    Saturday, June 18 - Storytime at Barnes and Noble

    Storytime with Miss Amber includes reading, craft and snack.
    Where: Barnes and Noble, 2191 N. Rainbow
    When: 11:00 AM
    Who: Ages 8 and under
    How: No reservation required
    Cost: Free
    For more info: Call Barnes and Noble at 631-1775.

    Saturday, June 18 - Barnes and Noble Storytime

    Storytime with Miss Mary includes stories, craft and treat
    Where: Barnes and Noble, 8915 W. Charleston
    When: 11:00 AM (Also on May 18)
    Who: For kids age 8 and under
    How: No reservation needed
    Cost: Free
    For more info: Call 242-1987.

    Saturday, June 18 through Sunday, June 19 - Wild Things at the Springs

    Come enjoy this show featuring animal interactions at the Springs Preserve.
    Where: Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View
    When: 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Also at 11:00 AM)
    Who: All are welcome
    How: No reservation required
    Cost: Free for members or with paid admission. $10 for a backstage pass.
    For more info: springspreserve.com

    Sunday, June 19 - School Age Storytime

    Every Sunday is School Age Storytime. This week, the theme is Father's Day. Celebrate Father's Day with fun stories, music and a craft to bring home for a special father or grandfather.
    Where: Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive
    When: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Who: Children ages 6 to 11
    How: No reservation required
    Cost: Free
    For more info: Library phone 507-3865. The same program is held at Sahara West Library on Wednesday at 4PM. The Father's Day theme is on Sunday only.

    Tuesday, June 21 - Storytime for Babies

    Babies will enjoy songs, nursery rhymes and fingerplays with their favorite adult. Program includes book sharing time and storytime activities for language enrichment.
    Where: Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive
    When: 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM (Note that there is no storytime this Thursday due to Thanksgiving)
    Who: Babies under 18 months of age
    How: No reservation required
    Cost: Free
    For more info: Same program offered at Sahara West Library on Thursdays at 10:30 AM. Call Summerlin Library at 507-3865 or Sahara West at 507-3644

    Tuesday, June 21 - Story Time

    Story time for children age 5 years and under is held every Tuesday
    Where: Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Dr
    When: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Who: Children age 5 and under
    How: No reservation required
    Cost: No cost
    For more info: Story time for children 5 and under consists of reading, songs, and movement activities. The session runs for 30 minutes. Same program at Sahara West Library on Wednesdays at 11:30 AM

    Tuesday, June 21 - Farmer's Market

    Farmer's Market every Tuesday. Note that the market is back to spring/summer hours of 4 to 8PM.
    Where: The Gardens Park, 10401 Gardens Park Drive (at Town Center)
    When: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Who: All are welcome
    How: Visit between the hours of 4 and 8 PM
    Cost: No cost to attend
    For more info: The Farmer's Market is a great place to pick up great locally (or California) grown produce. The market is not limited to produce, though. Freshly baked breads and sweets are also available. Note that the market resumes winter hours this week.

    Wednesday, June 22 - Story Time

    Story time for pre-school children age 3 to 5 years runs every Wednesday.
    Where: Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Dr
    When: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Who: Pre-schoolers and parents
    How: No reservation required
    Cost: No cost
    For more info: Story time for this age group consists of stories, songs and other activities to help your child develop a love for books. There are two sessions- 1030AM and 2PM. The same program is offered at Sahara West Library on Wednesdays at 10:30AM

    Wednesday, June 22 - Farmer's Market

    Farmer's Market every Wednesday. Note that the market is now back to spring/summer hours of 4 to 8PM.
    Where: Bruce Trent Park, 1600 N. Rampart
    When: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Who: All are welcome
    How: Attend between the hours of 4 and 8 PM
    Cost: No cost to attend
    For more info: This Farmer's Market is similar to Tuesday's at the Gardens Park, but it is a bit bigger with more vendors selling not only food items, but crafts as well. Note that the market resumes winter hours this week.

    Thursday, June 23 - Storytime for Toddlers

    Interactive storytime for parents/caregivers and children ages 18 to 36 months. Stories, songs and rhymes are shared.
    Where: Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Dr
    When: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM (Program runs at 10:30 and 11AM)
    Who: Toddlers age 18 to 36 months and parents/caregivers.
    How: No reservation required
    Cost: Free
    For more info: Same program at Sahara West Library on Monday and Tuesday at 10:30 AM. Summerlin Library phone 507-3865. Sahara West phone 507-3865


    Teen Scene:


    Saturday, June 25 - Tween and Young Teen Girls Book Club

    On the last Saturday of each month, this club will meet to discuss a new book. Will feature fiction and fantasy books that have some romance but are appropriate for age 12+. For June, the featured book is Hex Hallby by Rachel Hawkins
    Where: Barnes and Noble, 2191 N. Rainbow
    When: 3:00 PM
    Who: Girls age 12+
    How: No reservation needed
    Cost: Free
    For more info: Call the store at 631-1775

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    July 2nd through July 28th
    Saturday, July 2 - Red White and Tunes at Springs Preserve

    Kick off the Independence Day weekend with some family friendly fun at the Springs Preserve's Red White and Tunes event featuring performance by UNLV Community Band
    Where: Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View in the Springs Amphitheater
    When: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (Gates open at 7PM)
    Who: The whole family
    How: Purchase tickets online at springspreserve.com or at the gate
    Cost: $5 adults $2 kids age 6 to 17 Age 5 and under are free
    For more info: springspreserve.com


    Monday, July 4 - Summerlin Firecracker 5K

    Summerlin residents are invited out for an early morning patriotic 5K or for the fun run/walk at Trails Park. Awards for top finishers in each age category. Participants receive a souvenir t-shirt
    Where: Trails Park
    When: 6:30 AM
    Who: Summerin residents
    How: Registration forms are now available. Call Summerlin Council for more information at 341-5500
    Cost: $25 entry fee per person or $30 day of event. For the fun run/walk, the entry fee is $20 or $25 day of the event.
    For more info: Call Summerlin Council at 341-5500


    Monday, July 4 - Siummerlin Patriotic Parade

    Join in the fun for Las Vegas' only Independence Day Parade featuring parade floats, music, kids favorite storybook characters and more
    Where: Parade begins at Hillpointe Rd and Hills Center Dr and ends at the Trails Village Shopping Center
    When: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Who: All are welcome
    How: No tickets/reservation needed
    Cost: Free
    For more info: summerlink.com or call the Summerlin Council at 341-5500


    Monday, July 11 - Kids Yoga

    There will be a kids yoga class offered at Yoga Sanctuary. Let the kids experience yoga while enjoy your own practice in the next room.
    Where: Yoga Sanctuary, 7915 W. Sahara
    When: 4:00 PM
    Who: Kids of all ages
    How: No reservation needed
    Cost: Call studio for fee 240-7666
    For more info: 240-7666


    Thursday, July 28 - Mr. Steve Concert

    The City of Las Vegas is excited to host recording artist and children's entertainer "Mr. Steve" Roslonek of SteveSongs for his debut Las Vegas concert. Join Steve for this entertaining and interactive journey as he performs songs from his Parent's Choice Gold Award winning CDs! Kids can sing, dance and have fun with this enjoyable show!
    Where: The Historic Fifth Street School
    When: 10:30 AM (Another performance at 2PM)
    Who: Younger kids
    How: Get tickets at artslasvegas.org
    Cost: $3 each or $10 for a family four pack. Discounts for groups of more than 20.
    For more info: artslasvegasorg
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