Friday, Aug. 20, 2004 | 8:58 a.m.
The Hardrock Cafe hosts the nationally touring "Freedom Film Festival" today and Saturday at 4475 Paradise Road. All films are free, but tickets are required. For schedule information, call 733-8400 or go online to www.freedomfilmfestival.com.
The City of Las Vegas presents the family film "Ice Age" at 7 p.m. today at the Cimarron Rose Community Center, 5591 N. Cimarron Road. Admission is free. 229-1607.
Poets and poetry lovers are invited to join hosts Keith Brantley and Pendelita Toney for the monthly Poets' Corner from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the West Las Vegas Arts Center, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Admission is free. 229-4800.
Beach party splash
The City of Las Vegas presents a beach party splash from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Municipal Pool, 431 E. Bonanza Road. Admission is $3. 229-6309.
The Las Vegas Little Theatre will hold its first book fair from today to Saturday at 8915 W. Charleston Blvd. During that time, percentages of purchases will benefit the theater. 362-7996.
The traveling interactive exhibit, "The Amazing Castle," continues until Aug. 29 at the Lied Discovery Children's Museum, 833 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Admission is $6 adults, $5 children 1-17, seniors and military families. 382-3445.
Tai Chi classes
Free classes in the martial art Tai Chi will be taught from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesday at the District at Green Valley Ranch, near the intersection of Green Valley Parkway and Interstate 215. 851-3082.
Clark County Parks & Community Services is offering free acting classes from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. every Wednesday at Whitney Center, 5712 E. Missouri Ave. Pre-registration is requested. 455-7576.
The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District offers the following book discussion groups at area libraries this week:
Amazing Reads Book Club -- 7 p.m. Wednesday, West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Ave. 507-3942.
Book Chat Cafe -- 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. 507-3860.
Great Books Reading & Discussion Group -- 7 p.m. Tuesday, Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. 507-3427.
Sahara West Book Discussion Group -- 7 p.m. Thursday, Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. 507-3646.