Storytime at Wet ’n’ Wild, Father’s Day Specials at Bazaar Meat

What to do around the clock in Las Vegas.

THURSDAY 15

Take the little ones to Wet ’n’ Wild for the kickoff of the Children’s Storytime summer series in the park’s Paradise Falls children’s area. The weekly event (running through August 10) will feature special guest readers from the community. 11:30 a.m., $10–$40 general admission (children 2 and under free), 7055 S. Fort Apache Rd., wetnwildlasvegas.com

Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower is hosting the 18-and-over Basscon Pool Party ahead of Electric Daisy Carnival weekend. Audiofreq, B2B, Code Black, Da Tweekaz, DJ Isaac, Gammer, TNT and Wasted Penguins are set to perform. Noon, $35–$40, stratospherehotel.com

Enjoy an evening of drinks and literary discussion Downtown during The Bourbon Book Club at The Writer’s Block. Attendees will discuss The North Water by Ian McGuire while sipping bourbon provided by The Whiskey Attic. Heads up: You can’t just go for the drinks—you need to read the book ahead of time. 6 p.m., free, 1020 E. Fremont St., thewritersblock.org

FRIDAY 16

Siblings and Dancing With the Stars vets Julianne and Derek Hough bring their celebrated Move Beyond tour to The Smith Center. So if you like to watch attractive people dancing but don’t want to stand against a wall feeling embarrassed, this is the place to be. 7:30 p.m., $40–$125, thesmithcenter.com

If you can crush all opponents in FIFA 17, you should be at Downtown Grand’s esports venue for its FIFA 2017 Premiere Grand Cup 4 tournament. There’s a $500 prize on the line, with drink specials and free parking validation for all players and fans. Registration is $15. 6 p.m., downtowngrand.com

Henderson’s Cowabunga Bay water park puts on a fireworks show as part of its Spectacular Slide Nights Celebration, with discounted general admission ($28) after 4 p.m. Opens 11 a.m. (fireworks at 10 p.m.), $12–$40 general admission (children 2 and under free), 900 Galleria Dr., cowabungabayvegas.com

SATURDAY 17

Stuff yourself on the new brunch items at Tacos & Tequila inside Luxor Hotel and Casino. The restaurant just added the Do’nitas: shredded carnitas served atop glazed doughnuts and a red pepper and habanero cream cheese, topped with beer-battered onions and a maple glaze. There’s also a new Michelada cocktail: Clamato, lime juice, Tabasco, salt, crushed black pepper and Tajin seasoning mixed with beer and served in a salted rim glass. Ridiculous. 11 a.m.–3 p.m., tacosandtequilalv.com

If you ate too much and nearly split your pants, you can burn off some calories next door at Mandalay Bay’s House of Blues Restaurant & Bar. It’s Swingin’ Jitterbug Saturday, so get out there and pretend you’re in that movie Swing Kids, except without all the depressing parts. Plus: It’s $20 all-you-can-drink! Noon–3 p.m., houseofblues.com/lasvegas

Jerry Seinfeld could have disappeared with his zillions of dollars after Seinfeld ended. Instead, he kept getting funnier with his Curb Your Enthusiasm appearances, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee show and his stand-up acts. See him at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace. 7:30 p.m., $83–$165, caesars.com

Enjoy a night of live gypsy jazz music at the sixth annual DjangoVegas Festival in Downtown’s Historic Fifth Street School, featuring performances by the Hot Club of Las Vegas, the Biel Ballester Trio and the Django Festival All-Stars. Pre-concert cocktails at 5 p.m., concert at 6 p.m., $20, 401 S. Fourth St., facebook.com/djangovegas

Get out of town for a bit and see what’s on display at the International Gift and Craft Show inside Tropicana Laughlin. 10 a.m., 2121 S. Casino Dr., Laughlin, troplaughlin.com

Or rest during the day so you have the energy for Henderson’s 3.1-mile Glow Worm 5K Fun Run at Equestrian Park South and Trailhead. It’s a fun run, but you can run, walk, skip, crawl—whatever you want to do; running is not mandatory. The first 350 people to register get a T-shirt, glow bracelet and glow necklace. 9–11 p.m., $35–$40, 1298 Equestrian Dr., cityofhenderson.com

Bazaar Meat’s steak. Photo by Jon Estrada

SUNDAY 18

Treat Dad to some exercise followed by doughnuts, which pretty much negates the exercise but tastes good. XCYCLE Las Vegas is offering complimentary treats to dads after the cycling studio’s 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. classes. 750 S. Rampart Blvd., xcyclelv.com

SLS Las Vegas is celebrating Father’s Day with specials at several of its restaurants, including a prix fixe $100 menu at Bazaar Meat by José Andrés. Call 702-761-7610 for reservations, slslasvegas.com

Michael Mina’s Pub 1842 inside MGM Grand is celebrating its 4th birthday with $5 12 oz. Pilsner Urquell on tap. 11:30 a.m.–10 p.m. Thu.–Mon., 702-891-3922 for reservations, mgmgrand.com

Veteran rock band Sister Hazel plays Brooklyn Bowl with support from the Brevet. 7 p.m., $25–$30, at The Linq Promenade, brooklynbowl.com/las-vegas

Flamingo Las Vegas is celebrating dads with its DILF (Dad I Like at the Flamingo) contest. The 21-and-up Father’s Day event features prizes and drink specials for all dads at its Go Pool. Tunes supplied by Vegas Vibe. 9 a.m., gopoolvegas.com

After you finish at the pool, take your DILF to Sam’s Town Live and grab a seat for the WWE Money in the Bank™ Viewing Party. The event will be carried live from Scottrade Center in St. Louis. 3:30 p.m., $5, inside Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall, samstownlv.com

You can also take the family to the Springs Preserve for the Animal Encounters demonstration at the Origen Museum, which will put you up close with desert critters. 11 a.m.–2 p.m., $5–$19, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., springspreserve.org

Or if you’ve got more important matters on your mind, The Mob Museum is hosting its monthly Community Safety Forum in partnership with the Clark County Law Foundation. If that sounds a little stuffy, you should know you get free admission to the museum following the event. 2–3 p.m., RSVP at themobmuseum.org

MONDAY 19

The 17th Annual Las Vegas Juneteenth Festival, a celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States and honoring African-American culture, will be held at Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza at Lorenzi Park. Organizers suggest bringing chairs and blankets to sit on while taking in musical performances, but no pets or food. There will be food vendors at the event.
5–9 p.m., 720 Twin Lakes Dr., june19lv.com

Call in sick to whatever you’ve got going on Monday night and hit up a Dive In Movies screening of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off at The Cosmopolitan’s Boulevard Pool. $5, 7 p.m., cosmopolitanlasvegas.com

TUESDAY 20

“Wine” down with half-off bottles of vino (up to $75) at BRIO Tuscan Grille’s Tivoli Village and Town Square locations. 11 a.m.–11 p.m., brioitalian.com

WEDNESDAY 21

The Space kicks off its Art in the Space series. Among the street artists on tap for the first event: Scott See, Amber Moriscato, Paige Burns, JD Newitt and Alexander Skyy. 7 p.m., $10, 3460 Cavaretta Ct., thespacelv.com

Looking for more stuff to do in Las Vegas? Check out vegasseven.com/calendar.

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