The period between July 29 to Aug. 4, 2011 showcases a number of movie events in Las Vegas from the Sunrise Library, Clark County Library, Century Orleans, Town Square Park, and Laughlin Library.
These locations mainly offer film screenings ranging from Hollywood blockbusters to special features. Some of these movies are geared toward kids and teens, while others are meant for the adult audience.
Saturday, July 31, 2011
The Sunrise Library hosts the free screening of “TRON: Legacy” at the library’s auditorium for its “Movie Series: Sunday Movie Matinee” program. Both kids and adults are welcome to attend. Screening starts at 2:30 p.m. The Sunrise Library is located at 5400 Harris Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89110. For inquiries, call (702) 507-3900.
Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011
The Clark County Library screens the 1963 “James Bond” movie “Dr. No” at the library’s Main Theater. This movie project is under the library’s “Movie Series: Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou: Shaken Not Stirred: Connery’s Bond.” Screening starts at 1:00 p.m. Clark County Library is located at 1401 E. Flamingo Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89119. For inquiries, call (702) 507-3400.
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011
The Century Orleans 18 Theater of the Orleans Hotel and Casino hosts “Transcendent Man: Live With Ray Kurzweil.” It features the futurist Ray Kurzweil who discusses the theory that technology is advancing too quickly and this poses a challenge for mankind. Event begins at 3:00 p.m. Orleans Hotel and Casino is located at 4500 West Tropicana Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89103. For inquiries, call 702-365-7111 or toll free at 800-ORLEANS (800-675-3267).
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011
In line with the Town Square summer movie series, families and friends are invited to the “Movies in the Square” screening of the Pixar animated movie “Toy Story 3” at the Town Square Park. This free screening starts by sundown, but families and friends are encouraged to come earlier for live entertainment and various activities. This event is on a first-come, first-served basis. Town Square is located at 6605 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89119.
The Laughlin Library hosts the “Summer Movie Marathon @ Your Library” from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For this program, the library chooses a family-friendly summer movie for a free screening at the Meeting Room. Laughlin Library is located at 2840 South Needles Hwy. Laughlin, NV 89029. For inquiries, call (702) 507-4060.