NATHAN ADELSON HOSPICE MOVES INTO NEW FACILITY
Nathan Adelson Hospice has moved into its new facility on the third floor of the MountainView Medical Office Building at 3150 N. Tenaya Way.
The relocation of the inpatient unit from its previous Buffalo Drive facility will better serve residents in the northwest Las Vegas and Summerlin areas.
The state-of-the-art location has expanded space to provide further comfort to patients and their families, as well as additional space for its programs, Home Care Team and other efforts.
For more information, visit nah.org.
DESERT SPRING UNITED METHODIST CHURCH TO HOST CAREGIVERS GROUP
The Caregiver Encouragement Group plans to meet at 3:30 p.m. the fourth Sunday of each month at Desert Spring United Methodist Church, 120 N. Pavilion Center Drive, across from Palo Verde High School.
The next meeting is set for Sunday. For more information, call the Rev. Cameron Johnson at 233-3378.
NATURE WRITING CLASS SET AT RED ROCK CANYON
The Bureau of Land Management plans to host Introduction to Nature Writing, a sensory-based writing class, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. March 29 and April 12 and 26 at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.
Each session will include short writing exercises, group discussions and selected readings from notable American nature writers. Participants may share their own writing.
Depending on the group's interest, plan to experiment with different types of nature writing such as creative non-fictions, short story, memoir, poetry or simply writing for one's own enjoyment.
The class is free. Seating is limited. To RSVP, call 515-5367.
L'DOR V'DOR ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS FOR APRIL 3 EVENT
The L'Dor V'Dor (Generation to Generation) program is in its 11th year and plans to host its annual Pre-Passover Seder from 10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. April 3 at Temple Beth Sholom, 10700 Havenwood Lane.
The opportunity to make new friends and socialize at a luncheon is made available at no cost to homebound and facility-bound seniors throughout the Las Vegas Valley. Transportation can be arranged if needed. More than 200 seniors are expected to participate.
Rabbi Felipe Goodman, assisted by Cantor Avi Alpert, will lead the Seder, which includes a program by students from one of the campus schools. Spiedini Ristorante owner and chef Gustav Mauler will cater the Passover meal.
There is no cost to attend, but reservations are required by March 28 by calling Elaine Jacobs at 228-0247. When making a reservation, indicate if transportation is requested. Individuals who arrive on their own must have placed a reservation call.
CASINOS TO GO DARK FOR EARTH HOUR
Nine Boyd Gaming properties in Las Vegas plan to go dark for Earth Hour from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. March 31 as a reflection of the company's commitment to sustainable business practices.
By installing more efficient lights in a variety of areas during the last three years, Boyd Gaming has cut its annual electricity usage by more than 17 million kilowatt-hours. New initiatives now being introduced will reduce usage by an additional 5 million kwh.
WESTSIDE NEWCOMERS CLUB TO MEET
The Westside Newcomers Club, a social club for women who have lived in the Las Vegas Valley for 10 years or less or who have had life-changing events such as retirement, plans to host a coffee event for prospective members in the Social Hall at Desert Spring United Methodist Church, 120 N. Pavilion Center Drive, on the first Wednesday of every month. A luncheon with a program is planned for the second Wednesday of each month. For more information, visit westside newcomersclub.org or call 649-8536.
MAKE NEW FRIENDSHIPS, ENJOY CURRENT ONES AT JEWISH SINGLES CLUB
The Jewish Singles 55 Plus Social Club for men and women plans to meet 6:30 p.m. April 4 at the NV Energy building, back entrance, 6226 W. Sahara Ave. It meets the first Wednesday of each month.
The club welcomes everyone interested in entertaining programs, socializing, meeting new friends and enjoying some refreshments. Dine-outs and other social events are held throughout the year.
For more information, call 233-8618 or 143-9482.
EASTER SEALS WALK COMING TO W. WAYNE BUNKER FAMILY PARK APRIL 7
The Walk With Me 2-mile walk to benefit Easter Seals Nevada is slated to begin at 9 a.m. April 7 at W. Wayne Bunker Family Park, 7351 W. Alexander Road. A fun-filled day including a 2-mile walk, live music by School of Rock and Easter activities for the whole family are planned, with proceeds to benefit Nevadans living with disabilities.
Participants who raise more than $40 will receive a Walk With Me T-shirt. Proceeds support Easter Seals Nevada and its mission to help those with disabilities become self-sufficient through direct services, education and community partnerships.
Registration and additional information is available at walkwithme.org/lasvegas.
JW MARRIOTT OPENS POOL FOR SEASON
JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., officially opened its 2012 pool season March 9. The 11,000-square-foot pool is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in March and features a waterfall and 12 private cabanas. Pool access is complimentary for hotel guests. Cabanas can be purchased at a full-day or half-day rate (they are available only after 1 p.m. on the day of attendance and cannot be reserved in advance) or a food and beverage minimum. For more information on cabanas and pricing, call 869-7807.
The pool also is open to the public for $10 per day for those 12 or older and $5 per day for children 6 to 12. Children 5 or younger can swim for free. Pool memberships for the season also are available. The pool plans to feature events throughout the season, including Dive-In Movies, pool parties and other special promotions.
TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION OFFERS REDUCED FARE TRANSIT PASSES
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada announced that 30-day and five-day full and reduced fare transit passes now are available for purchase at more than 135 7-Eleven locations across the Las Vegas Valley. With the new addition of 7-Eleven stores, it will be easier and more convenient for Transportation Commission transit riders to purchase their full or reduced fare transit passes.
The 30-day and five-day full and reduced fare transit passes also are available at other retailers throughout Southern Nevada, including Albertsons, Walgreens and Mariana's. Passes also are available for purchase at bookstores at the College of Southern Nevada campuses.
A full list of local retailers selling Transportation Commission transit passes can be found at rtcsnv.com/transit/fare_vendors.cfm.
BARK & BOWL RAISES $2,500 FOR CANINE CANCER FOUNDATION
The Bark & Bowl fundraiser was held Feb. 12 at the Suncoast Bowling Center, 9090 Alta Drive. The event raised about $2,500 for the National Canine Cancer Foundation.
For more information about the foundation, visit wearethecure.org.
E BUNNY LOOKS FOR DONATIONS
For more than 22 years, the E BUNNY has given away thousands of Easter baskets to children in need at such places as the Las Vegas City Mission, Safe House, Straight From the Streets, Family Promise and Sunrise Children's Hospital. All pre-packaged Easter baskets are donated by the community. No monetary donations are accepted.
To learn more, contact the E BUNNY at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 498-9808.