Date Night With Spike and More

A curated guide to this week in your city

surplus_sale_WEBThursday, July 9

If you’re in need of a cheap computer, desk, chair or other office supplies, look no further: On the second and fourth Thursday of every month, UNLV opens its surplus warehouse to the public, and there are some killer deals to be found. Bring a debit or credit card, because they don’t accept cash or money orders. 1:30-4 p.m. at the Thunder Warehouse,

Friday, July 10

If it’s summer—and judging by the thermometer we’re pretty sure it is—it must be time for the NBA Summer League. See young players from your favorite teams take to the hardwood in as many as eight games a day, all for one daily ticket price. Summer League tips off today and runs through July 20 at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion.

Saturday, July 11

How about a stroll along the shores of lovely Lake Las Vegas this evening? We’ll sweeten the deal with Rum & Rescue, a wine/liquor walk offering food, drink and entertainment. We’ll sweeten the deal further by noting that proceeds benefit On My Way Home Rescue, a local nonprofit that helps animals find homes. 6-9 p.m. at Montelago Village,

bmx_WEBSunday, July 12

Riding a bicycle on a motocross-style track is not child’s play; it’s BMX—and real athletes are involved, and real prize money is at stake. The Las Vegas Nationals started Friday and end today at South Point. Racing today starts at 8 a.m.

Monday, July 13

Modernist architecture is worth saving. Since 2009, the Modernism at Risk traveling photo exhibition has been trying to bring attention to that fact. Now it’s stopped at Springs Preserve’s Big Springs Gallery, through Sept. 6, to highlight the unique qualities of modernist buildings in locations from Michigan to Germany.

Tuesday, July 14

Want to get into the house-flipping biz? Might as well, because it seems like everyone else is. The Flipping Network is offering three free seminars on how to do it, through Thursday. Today’s seminar is 6-8 p.m. at the Henderson Chamber of Commerce. Visit to register and check times on the other two.

doggie_date_night_WEBWednesday, July 15

If your dog’s social calendar is open this evening, perhaps you both should plan on heading Downtown to Container Park for Doggie Date Night. They’ve got drink specials (for you), entertainment (again for you), food (you could slip Fluffy a bite) and the camaraderie of other dog lovers. 6-9 p.m.,

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