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10 Fun Things To Do Week of May 17th: Races, Markets, Music and MORE!

On.Vegas proudly presents a brand-new new feature, FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in Las Vegas this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week.

Due to the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in Las Vegas – with more coming in every hour – we’re focusing this week’s edition of Fun10Vegas on fun entertainment you can enjoy in the safety of your own home or while practicing safe ‘social distancing’.

 

FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in Las Vegas, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local entertainment, On.Vegas!

 

So what’s on the FUN10 for this week? Read on …

 

 

Drive-Thru Farmers Market at Skye Canyon

Las Vegas Farmers Market LLC has partnered with Skye Canyon to bring the community fresh, organic produce from Rod’s Produce Market & is comprised of many talented vendors.

We offer hand crafted food & handmade products every Thursday from Spring/Summer 2:00-8:00pm and Fall/Winter 2:00-6:00pm year around.

We welcome all families, friends and pets to join us!

Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2742530109100473/ for more information.

 

Virtual Homeschool PE Sessions with the YMCA

YMCA of Southern Nevada has moved their Homeschool P.E. Sessions ONLINE!

Our Y Health & Wellness team is excited to bring you our Virtual Homeschool PE series! Just because our doors are closed, that doesn’t mean we can’t stay fit and have FUN in the process! We’re happy to be reunited with our Homeschool PE families – And for those who have yet to experience this program – you’re invited to join in and see what it’s all about!

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday at 12:30 PM, LIVE on Facebook, for a 30-minute physical education lesson from trained Y staff. We will combine exercise, games, activities and FUN to give children a great foundation for a strong body and mind. The best part is – all of these activities can be done from the comforts of your own living room!

Homeschool PE Contacts:
Sonya Walker | swalker@lasvegasymca.org
Amanda Layton | alayton@lasvegasymca.org

 

Neon Museum Presents Love Our Vegas

Tickets are now available for visits at the Neon Museum, starting May 22. The Neon Museum is offering all Nevada resident special “Love Our Vegas” $10 admission tickets for a limited time.

If you can’t visit in person, you can join from the comfort of your home!

Watch videos on their YouTube Channel, learn about the signs on display in the Neon Boneyard on their web app (password: Neon) and read articles and interviews on their blog.

Follow the Neon Museum on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for more information about upcoming events!

Visit https://www.neonmuseum.org/ for more information.

 

LICS LIVE with Krista Meadows

Krista Meadows hosts LICS (live Interactive Concert Series) Sunday nights at 7PM starting May 17th, ONLINE streaming live from Shuffle page!

May 17th- Plush
May 24th- Nathan Bryce and the Loaded Dice (NBLD)
May 31st- Dirty Molly
June 7th- Mood Ring Circus
June 14th- Innuendo
June 21st- Paralandra
June 28th- Boddah

Sponsored by Shuffle, Eye Candy Productions and Full Circle Concept

 

JASN Virtual Race

Come join Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada by getting active, staying social, being safe and having fun!

Join by yourself or create a team and walk, swim, run, bike or whatever activity you want to keep JA strong!

Thank you to Five Guys Burgers and Fries Fox Rothschild LLP, BDO USA, LLP Progressive F.O.R.C.E. CrossFit for sponsoring this event!

 

The Wednesday Spin

Looking for an uplifting addition to your Wednesday nights at home?

Join Park MGM every Wednesday night for ‘The Wednesday Spin’. Las Vegas industry DJ’s will turn up the heat with live spins for all to enjoy.

‘The Wednesday Spin’ will broadcast live from Park MGM’s Facebook and Instagram accounts starting at 6 p.m. PST.

For more information on upcoming shows, please visit https://newsroom.mgmresorts.com/park-mgm/.

 

Virtual Market in the Alley

Market in the Alley is a curated market by Fergusons Downtown hosted the third weekend of each month. Their mission is to highlight our amazing local makers, curators, artists, musicians and culinary innovators.

These times are uncharted waters for everyone, and to continue their mission in supporting our local creatives and economy, Fergusons Downtown is adapting to the times and instead will be hosting Market in the Alley as a virtual experience!

For more information, including upcoming Virtual Market in the Alley, visit https://www.fergusonsdowntown.com/market-in-the-alley.

 

At Home Discoveries for Kids

Discover something new… from HOME!

While the Discovery Children’s Museum may be temporarily closed, there is still plenty to be discovered!

For fun-filled at home activities for kids, visit https://www.discoverykidslv.org/at-home-discoveries/.

 

Increased Recreational Access in Las Vegas

The NPS is focused on ensuring employees, their families, volunteers and visitors are safe by following the most current guidance from the CDC, Office of Personnel Management, Office of Emergency Management, and other federal, state and local health authorities.

Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and state and local public health authorities, Lake Mead National Recreation Area is increasing recreational access for pass holders.

Beginning at 9 a.m. May 2, the following park entrance stations in Nevada will be open to annual pass holders:
Boulder Entrance Station
Lake Mead Parkway Entrance Station
Lake Mead Boulevard Entrance Station
Northshore Entrance Station
Cottonwood Cove Entrance Station

Beginning 9 a.m. May 4, annual passes will also be required for the following locations in Arizona:
Willow Beach
Temple Bar
Katherine Landing

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, no transactions of currency or credit cards will occur at the entrance station.

The health and safety of our visitors, employees, volunteers and partners continues to be paramount. At Lake Mead, our operational approach will be to examine each facility function and service provided to ensure those operations comply with current public health guidance and will be regularly monitored.
While these areas are accessible for visitors to enjoy, a return to full operations will continue to be phased and services are limited. When recreating, the public should follow local health areas orders, avoid crowding and practice Leave no Trace principles, including pack-in and pack-out, to keep outdoor spaces safer and healthier.

The CDC has offered guidance to help people recreating in parks and open spaces prevent the spread of infectious diseases. We will continue to monitor all park functions to ensure that visitors adhere to CDC guidance for mitigating risks associated with the transmission of COVID-19, and take any additional steps necessary to protect public health.

 

CirqueConnect Content Hub

At Cirque du Soleil, they offer an escape from everyday life through the delight and whimsy of their shows.

Now more than ever, they want to do their little part to spread joy, even from afar, directly to your safe spaces.

Let Cirque du Soleil welcome you into their world where awe-inspiring show footage and fan favorite videos will transport you.

Visit https://www.cirquedusoleil.com/cirqueconnect for more information.

 

Stay tuned to On.Vegas, your site for fun, free, local entertainment for upcoming events in our weekly column, FUN10, every Sunday!

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Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.