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Datebook for June 6, 2003

Dance party

Dance Charisma offers a Latin-themed dance party from 9-11 p.m. Sundays. Music will range from salsa, cha-cha, merengue and rumba. Admission is $6. 364-8700.

Storytelling

Storytellers James Bowen and Scott Hensley will play an assortment of instruments and teach children new tunes and dance steps at 2 p.m. Sunday at West Las Vegas Library, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd. The event is free. 507-3983.

Workshop

A workshop designed for mothers and daughters, "Finish Me," will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the West Las Vegas Arts Center, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Admission is free. 229-4800.

Songwriter

Noted children's author, singer and songwriter Barry Louis Polisar will combine guitar music, poetry and selections from his books in free performances at the following libraries:

Monday -- 10 a.m. at Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. 507-3644.

Monday -- 2 p.m. at Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Pkwy. 507-3791.

Monday -- 6:30 p.m. at West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. 507-3947.

Tuesday -- 11 a.m. at Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. 507-3712.

Tuesday -- 3 p.m. at Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. 507-3865.

Tuesday -- 7 p.m. at Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. 507-3436.

Wednesday -- 10 a.m. at West Las Vegas Library, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd. 507-3983.

Wednesday -- 2 p.m. at Sunrise Library, 5400 Harris Ave. 507-3905.

Reading excerpts

Broadway, film and television star B.D. Wong will read excerpts from his memoir, "Following FOO," at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Clark County Library Theater, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. The event is free. 734-7323.

Movie series

The Clark County Parks and Community Services Department presents the "Starlight Movie Series," which continues at 8:30 p.m. today at Martin Luther King Park at the intersection of Carey Avenue and Christy Lane. Bring picnic baskets and blankets. No pets or alcohol allowed. Call 455-8278 for upcoming titles.

Ongoing programs

The following programs are ongoing at West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. 507-3940:

The Art of Healthy Living -- 6 p.m. Wednesday in the health science conference room. This is part of an ongoing six-week course. Call 349-7370 to register.

Book groups

The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District offers the following book discussion groups at area libraries this week:

Great Books Reading and Discussion Group -- 7 p.m. Tuesday, Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. 507-3427.

Rainbow Book Club -- 7 p.m. Wednesday, Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. 507-3711.

Murder in the Library -- 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. 507-3646.

Brown Bag Book Club -- 11 a.m. Thursday, Laughlin Library, 2840 S. Needles Hwy. 507-4070.

West Las Vegas Book Club Social Hour -- 7 p.m. Tuesday, West Las Vegas Library, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd. 507-3982.

Drama workshop

A free community drama workshop will be held from 2-4 p.m. Tuesdays in the main showroom of the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road. 457-0234.

Writing contest

Scripts are being accepted for the 16th Annual Nevada Film Office Screenplay Competition until June 30. Prizes include cash awards, a press conference/luncheon with the lieutenant governor of the state, gifts and promotion of the top three winning scripts to producers and production companies in Hollywood. Details and the release form required can be obtained from the website at nevadafilm.com or by calling the NFO at (877) 638-3456.

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