Saturday, May 7, 2016

Our Local Events Guide To The Weekend (May 7th & 8th) = FREE Comic Book Day, FREE Angry Birds Workshop, FREE Mom Admission at Cowabunga Bay & More!

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*Cowabunga Bay - Moms get FREE admission at Cowabunga Bay for Mother's Day, 5/8, only when the kids pay. Operating hours are Saturday, 5/7 and Sunday, 5/8 from 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM. 

A regular priced admission for a kid is required. Cannot be combined with any other coupon or offer.


*FREE Comic Book Day - Today, 5/7, participating comic book shops across North America and around the world are once again celebrating Free Comic Book Day and will be giving away completely FREE comic books to anyone who comes into their stores. 

Click here to find a participating Comic Book store.

Cheese Boy Comics on Rainbow is making a day of it!
Early Bird Special (From 10am-12pm)
- Back Shelf sale (Marvel, DC, Misc. wall) All $1.00 each!

All-Day Sales!
-20% everything in the store! (FUN!)
-$10 DC comics grab bags! (10 comics for $10! Woah! Super fun!)
-Fun awesome Cosplayers!
-Giveaways of fun stuff!

Plus, special guests, Critical Care Comics, will be there throughout the day accepting donations and providing photo ops with their various superheroes and keepsakes from their caricature artist. Critical Care Comics is a Nevada Non-Profit Corporation that delivers donated comic books to children while dressed as some of their favorite superheroes. You can learn more about them at


*Bank of America FREE Museum Weekend - If you are a Bank of America or Merrill Lynch account holder, and have a Bank of America debit or credit card, you can get into more than 150 museums for FREE this weekend, May 7 – 8. As part of their Museum on Us program and Mother’s Day weekend – just show your photo ID and your Bank of America/Merrill Lynch card to get in FREE at participating museums.

Bank of America has also recently rolled out its Museums on Us site for mobile. You can check it out here on your mobile phone:

This offer is available on the first FULL weekend of each month. View a full list of participating museums here. (PDF)

Vegas FREE Entry Museums:
Discovery Children's Museum
Springs Preserve
Las Vegas Natural History Museum


*Lakeshore Learning FREE Saturday Craft from 11am -3pm. Aimed for children ages 3 and up. This Saturday, the FREE craft is Let Love Bloom Card for Mom. No reservations are required. More info here. If you cannot make this event, here is the instructions for how to do this on your own!

Print this coupon for 20% off a single non-sale item!

Saturday, May 7th 11AM-3PM

1243 W. Warm Springs Rd.
Henderson, NV 89014


*Michaels - Drop in for Kids Club from 10am - 12pm on Saturday, May 7th, where the kids will make a Paper Flower. Just $2 per child for 30 minutes of creative, craft fun – supplies included!

Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. Space is limited. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.

If you prefer to shop online - today, 5/7 is the last day for a flat $2.95 shipping!!!


*Home Depot Kids Workshop - FREE Angry Birds Bird House Kids Workshop on May 7th from 9AM - 12pm. Join this hands-on workshop and build an Angry Birds-themed birdhouse that will make your child?s feathered backyard friends happy. Once the birdhouse is built, your child can decorate it with Angry Birds stickers.

All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last.

Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.

5/7 from 9AM-12pm


*San Gennaro Feast - This fun celebration of the Italian heritage is the largest held in May and September in Vegas. There will be over 60 local and Italian food vendors, arts and crafts, home exhibits, retailers, face-painters, a petting zoo with piglets, live entertainment from the Las Vegas Strip, carnival rides and games, helicopter rides and more. A special fireworks show will be held on the final night, May 8, at 9 pm.

5/7 from 12pm-midnight & 5/8 from 12pm - 11pm

Craig Ranch Regional Park
629 W Craig Rd, N. Las Vegas, NV 89032

General admission tickets are $10 at the door. 
Children 54 inches and under are free. 

*Get an unlimited ride wristband for the carnival for $30.


*Art Festival of Henderson showcases art from some of the region's best artisans and features hours of live entertainment, a chalk artwork competition and a children's interactive arts district, the Imagination Station. Browse through artist boutiques that will include paintings, pottery, jewelry, photography and much more on display and available for purchase. Complimentary parking and admission. For more info and a schedule - go here.

May 7 & 8, 2016 from 9am-4pm

Henderson Events Plaza & Henderson Convention Center
200 Water Street


*Boulder City's Annual Spring Jamboree - Boulder City’s four parks will transform into a family fun festival for two days. The event will include a classic hot-rod car show, arts and crafts, live music and entertainment, a kid’s carnival and a rock, gem and mineral show. Go here for a full list and schedule of events!

May 7th & 8th from 9am-4pm

Bicentennial Park, Wilbur Square, North and South Escalante Parks, 
401 California Ave., Boulder City



*Mountain's Edge Country in the ParkEnjoy a day of country music with food vendors, a beer garden, exhibits, kid’s activities and more. The headlining performers will be Joe Nichols, Brett Young, and local band Thrillbilly Deluxe. Presented by Mountain’s Edge Master Planned Community and 95.5 The Bull. Performances will be in Exploration Park’s amphitheater.

Bring family, friends, well-behaved leashed pets, picnic baskets, chairs, and blankets to enjoy this FREE event. There will also be food vendors, a beer garden, booths, exhibits, kid’s activities, park amenities and more. 

There will be no pop-up tents allowed. For more info go here.

Live entertainment schedule:
Thrillbilly Deluxe – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Brett Young – 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Joe Nichols – 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

May 7th 

9700 S. Buffalo Dr.



*'Ohana Festival - Celebrate the Hawaiian and Pacific Islander culture with cultural eats, live music, hula performances, an outdoor luau, kids’ activities and more. This event commemorates April as Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month and highlights the importance of ‘ohana, or family. 

Meanwhile, grown-ups ages 21 and over can purchase beer provided by Maui Brewing Co., and tropical drinks crafted by Divine Events.

May 7th from 10 am - 4 pm

Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.

$5 - Buy tickets:


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