Summerlin Yoga on the Lawn. Photo by Mona Shield Payne

Summer Yoga on the Lawn, Oyster Fest Tuesdays

What to do around the clock in Las Vegas.

THURSDAY 20

Live music, gift shop deals and food and drink specials are on the menu at Third Thursdays at the Springs Preserve. Start the evening with happy hour at Divine Café, and hang around for late-night fun at the Origen Museum. 5 p.m., 333 S. Valley View Blvd., springspreserve.org

Hopefully it won’t be too hot to enjoy Yoga on the Lawn at Downtown Summerlin. This evening’s free vinyasa class is with instructor Jennifer Knox. 7–8 p.m., downtownsummerlin.com

And The Bunkhouse Saloon hosts a female-focused musical showcase featuring Amy Guess, Zealyn and Bad Girls Smoking Lounge. The event, presented by Raw Femme, includes live artists and clothing vendors in the watering hole’s backyard. 8 p.m., $10–$12, 124 S. 11th St., bunkhousedowntown.com

It’s Dive In Movie night at the M Resort’s pool and the hotel is screening a double feature: Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl and Jaws. If you’ve never seen Jaws on a big screen, what better way than to see it on the water, too? Bonus: It’s free. 7 p.m., themresort.com

FRIDAY 21

It’s not just another day at the library when you’re trapped and forced to think your way out! Lockdown Escape Room is taking over the Windmill Library, where you’ll need to solve all the clues before time runs out. Get in on the escape room trend at this free, all-ages event. 10 a.m.–6 p.m., 7060 W. Windmill Ln., lvccld.org

Finally, all those hours spent reading will pay off at the BOOKKO Literary Throwdown at The Writer’s Block in Downtown’s Fremont East neighborhood. Go head-to-head with people who think they’re so much smarter than you—and then crush them! Winners walk away with a gift card and something to brag about at parties. 7–8:30 p.m., 1020 Fremont St., thewritersblock.org

The Positively Arts Foundation, a nonprofit that creates opportunities for students to take part in the arts, is putting on a concert at MonteLago Village in Lake Las Vegas. See some up-and-coming stars perform onstage. 7 p.m., 30 Strada Di Villaggio, lakelasvegas.com

Sam’s Town Live is hosting the amateur Real MMA competition. Find a spot close to the action so you can hear the bones crunch when someone gets their face smashed in. 7 p.m., $35, inside Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall, samstownlv.com

Earth, Wind & Fire tribute band Serpentine Fire is playing the Cabaret Jazz room at The Smith Center. It’ll be a “Boogie Wonderland.” 8 p.m., $22–$35, thesmithcenter.com

Comedian Daniel Tosh is in town for the first of two shows (the second is Saturday) at The Mirage. 10 p.m., $60, themirage.com

And we’ll always have a special place in our hearts for Mama from Mama’s Family. Tonight comedienne Vicki Lawrence is bringing the character back for her “two-woman” show, Vicki Lawrence and Mama, at The Orleans Hotel & Casino. 8 p.m., $25, orleanscasino.com

SATURDAY 22

The Mob Museum hosts a conversation with author Bernie Sindler about Lansky, Siegel and Other Notorious Wiseguys of the 20th Century. If you’re a fan of old Vegas and mob stories, you’ll want to hear what Sindler has to say. 1 p.m., ticket prices vary, 300 Stewart Ave., themobmuseum.org

If you’re going to the Palace Station Grand Ballroom  for an evening of salsa dancing, please take someone who really wants to learn but is too afraid to ask. You’ll be doing that person a huge favor. 9 p.m., $10, stationcasinosevents.com

Downtown Grand’s Freedom Beat hosts Strung Out Sessions, featuring a six-piece band that will take you on a musical journey through four decades of hits. Hopefully the free show includes a cover of Robbie Dupree’s “Steal Away.” Fingers crossed. 9 p.m., downtowngrand.com

And how can you pass up the chance to see some of the biggest hitmakers of the ’80s at the Retro Futura concert at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center? Howard Jones, the English Beat, Men Without Hats, Modern English, Paul Young and Katrina (from Katrina and the Waves) are on the bill! 8 p.m., $14–$33, 200 S. Third St., dlvec.com

SUNDAY 23

Reserve a seat at Sam’s Town Live for the WWE Battleground Viewing Party. The card includes John Cena vs. Rusev in a flag match, and Jinder Mahal vs. Randy Orton for the WWE Championship. 3:30 p.m., $5, inside Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall, samstownlv.com

For those looking to break into Nevada’s budding cannabis industry, Budtender Fight Club is hosting a Cannabis Education course taught by instructors already entrenched in the business. 1–5 p.m., $20, 2550 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite 11, budtenderfightclub.com

Steve Martin and Martin Short. Photo by Kate Mckinney/SMG Lincoln

Comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short are at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace to perform An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life, featuring standup, film clips, music and conversation. Don’t let the title fool you, this is something you’ll remember. 7:30 p.m., $50–$175, caesarspalace.com

MONDAY 24

You can find yoga classes for adults just about anywhere in Las Vegas, but what if you’re a parent trying to expose your toddler to the benefits of yoga? Luckily, Summerlin Library has a free Yoga for Kids class on today’s schedule, aimed at children ages 2–3. Register ahead of time and bring a mat! 10:15–11 a.m., 1771 Inner Circle Dr., lvccld.org

Heads up: The Cosmopolitan is screening the greatest baseball movie of all time (that’s right, I said it), Bull Durham, at its Boulevard Pool. 7:30 p.m., $5, cosmopolitanlasvegas.com

TUESDAY 25

Enjoy summer and seafood on the shore of Lake Jacqueline at the new Oyster Fest Tuesdays party at the Americana Las Vegas restaurant in Desert Shores. The menu includes 75-cent unlimited oysters, and $1 from every Yacht Club Vodka purchase benefits the Silver Hearts Foundation. Open 4-10 p.m., 2620 Regatta Dr., Suite 118, americanalasvegas.com

Celebrate our community’s flourishing theater scene at the fourth annual Las Vegas Valley Theatre Awards at The Space. Like a true awards show, it will feature a number of performances in addition to the thank-you speeches. 6:30–10 p.m., $10, 3460 Cavaretta Ct., thespacelv.com

WEDNESDAY 26

It’s Crafter’s Night at the Shady Grove Lounge inside the Silverton Hotel and Casino. Let your creative side cut loose as you discover all the things you can do with paper flowers. Also, the first drink is included with the ticket, so what’s to lose? 6:30 p.m., $25, silvertoncasino.com

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

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