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Sweep Mom Off Her Feet This Mother’s Day, Get Ready for the Dillinger’s Block Party

What to do around the clock in Las Vegas.

Thursday 11

Hello Kitty has a minimalist appeal, which makes her a prime subject to paint for those who don’t do so well with fine details. Do just that at The Bubblegum Gallery’s paint class. 5:30 p.m., $10, 1800 S. Industrial Rd., facebook.com/thebubblegumgallery

When Olive Madison’s husband asks for a divorce, Florence Unger moves into her apartment and the drama unfolds. Catch Neil Simon’s female-focused version of his 1965 play, The Odd Couple, at Las Vegas Little Theatre. 8 p.m., $21–$24, 3920 Schiff Dr., lvlt.org

Hailing from Phoenix, indie-jam quintet The Real Fits take the stage at Beauty Bar with support from local indie rockers Shayna Rain and We Are Pancakes. 8 p.m., free, 517 Fremont St., beautybarlv.com

Carrie The Musical turns Stephen King’s grisly mass-murder-by-telekinesis story into a stage comedy. 8 p.m., $27, Alios, 1217 S. Main St., majesticrepertory.com. Check out our review at vegasseven.com/carriethemusical.

King Arthur

Friday 12

Happy hour has spread to the bar, lounge and patio at Hawthorn Grill, and the new eatery has expanded its menu offerings with Hand-Cut Mojito Fries served with roasted poblano aioli and Short Rib Flatbread. And because it’s Friday, enjoy live music by duo Kai and Peter. Happy hour 4–6 p.m. Mon.–Fri., inside JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., hawthorngrilllv.com

Take a dip in the Hideaway Pool at Topgolf, which launched its summer season last week. While you’re there, check out Sublime tribute band Doin’ Time at The Toyota Yard. 8 p.m., free, 4627 Koval Ln., topgolf.com/us/las-vegas

Guy Ritchie (director of the recent Sherlock Holmes franchise) interprets a 16th-century tale in King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, starring Sons of Anarchy’s Charlie Hunnam. Don’t expect this one to pass the Bechdel test; do expect to see how Arthur claims his destiny. Times, ticket prices and theaters vary, fandango.com

Sin City Opera performs satirical comedy The Star (L’Etoile), in which King Ouf learns that his usual birthday gift (an execution) might have repercussions. Catch the production, featuring music by 19th-century French composer Emmanuel Chabrier, at Winchester Cultural Center. 7 p.m., $16, 3130 S. McLeod Dr., facebook.com/sincityopera

Enjoy short samples of original fiction, poetry and nonfiction by local writers at this month’s The Writer’s Block Expo. 7 p.m., free, 1020 Fremont St., thewritersblock.org

Saturday 13

The Dillinger’s sixth annual Block Party features a sweet music lineup including garage rockers Same Sex Mary and surf-rock drummer vet Sandy Nelson. The event also features a beer-drinking contest, vendors, food trucks and, of course, the beloved Boulder City restaurant’s extensive menu. 3:30 p.m.–midnight, 1224 Arizona St., Boulder City, thedillinger.com

Dan Andriano of Alkaline Trio and Matt Pryor of The Get Up Kids play acoustic sets at The Bunkhouse Saloon tonight. 9 p.m., $12–$15, 124 S. 11th St., bunkhousedowntown.com

Author Everett Louis Overstreet leads in-depth discussions on topics such as racism’s impact on the African-American family and much more at the Black Lives lecture and book signing. 3 p.m., books $15, West Las Vegas Arts Center Community Gallery, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd., artslasvegas.org

Vegas Roots Community Garden puts on its biweekly Marketplace Festival. Locals are invited to sell their wares, enjoy live music, do yoga and, of course, buy fresh veggies. 9 a.m.–2 p.m., 715 N. Tonopah Dr., vegasroots.org

Sunday 14

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Salute Trattoria Italiana, which offers special brunch menu selections such as orange-scented ricotta pancakes and filet mignon and lobster with béarnaise glaçage, plus complimentary Bellinis for all moms. Brunch 11 a.m.–3 p.m., inside Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa, reservations recommended 702-797-7311

Vegas Indoor Skydiving offers its (maybe-not-so-thoughtfully-named) M.I.L.F. special for Mothers I’d Like to Fly. Mom or grandma “fly” free today when you purchase one ticket. 9:45 a.m.–8 p.m., ticket prices vary, 200 Convention Center Dr., vegasindoorskydiving.com

Flowers are a Mother’s Day necessity, right? Instead of splurging on a bouquet, bring mom to the Spring Mountains. The park service is hosts a Mother’s Day Hike, where attendees can see the beautiful white flowers of the yerba mansa plant. 9 a.m., $7–$9 vehicle entry fee, Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, parks.nv.gov

Monday 15

It’s Vinyl Monday at Crafthaus Brewery, and local indie-pop quartet The Big Friendly Corporation hosts a listening party for their double-album release of Carry On, Carrion. Hang out in the taproom and get your album signed. 6 p.m., 7350 Eastgate Rd., crafthausbrewery.com

Where my Cumberbitches at? Season 4 of Sherlock is finally here! Binge on it starting today. Netflix.com

Tuesday 16

In Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You
Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong
, Eric Barker explains why valedictorians rarely become millionaires and what can be learned from gangsters, pirates and serial killers. $27, harpercollins.com

Is there a special, pregnant woman in your life? Treat her to a 50-minute Mother-To-Be Massage, designed specifically to improve circulation and ease sore muscles for women in their second and third trimesters. 6 a.m.–7 p.m., $140–$145, The Spa at Green Valley Ranch, gvrspa.com

Wednesday 17

The retro-inspired Down & Derby roller-disco party hits Gold Spike tonight, which means free entry and rentals. Resident DJ Shr3d and special guest Beatnick provide the background music for your skating. 10 p.m., goldspike.com

San Diego-based reggae-rock band Through the Roots jams at Brooklyn Bowl. 8 p.m., $12–$15, at The Linq Promenade, brooklynbowl.com/las-vegas

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