Summerlin/Summerlin South Neighborhood News


CROSSFIT 702 TO OFFER FREE CLASSES

CrossFit 702 plans to offer free classes Thursday through Saturday at its new 12,000-square-foot gym at 7520 W. Washington Ave. in the Lowe's shopping center. People of all ages and fitness levels are invited. All classes are coached by certified CrossFit staff members. The schedule is available at cf702.com, or call 462-6212.

FREE BARIATRIC SESSIONS PLANNED

A free bariatric surgery (weight-loss) program is planned for 6 p.m. Wednesday at MountainView Hospital, 3100 N. Tenaya Way. Learn about bariatric surgery options, who is an appropriate candidate for surgery and what is involved in the surgery and recovery process.

For more information, call 255-5000.

DEMOCRATIC CLUB PLANS CELEBRATION FOR HARRIET TRUDELL AT SPRINGS PRESERVE

The Women's Democratic Club of Clark County plans to celebrate Harriet Trudell's 80th birthday beginning at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Springs Cafe at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The celebration will start with cocktails and an hors d'oeuvres buffet, and the program is set for 6:30 p.m. Cake cutting is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $50 per person. A table of 10 is $500. For more information, visit womensdemo.com or call 615-4522.

PJS FOR PEEWEES FUNDRAISER SET AT GOODFELLAS BAR AND RESTAURANT

A fundraiser, PJs for PeeWees, is planned from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday at Goodfellas Bar and Restaurant, 2801 N. Tenaya Way.

Bring a new pair of children's pajamas to benefit Variety, the Children's Charity, which assists disabled and underpriviledged local children. A silent auction also is planned. Be part of the fun and wear your own pajamas. A drawing will give away a cruise.

For more information, call 647-0744.

TRAVEL CLUB TO MEET AT THE TAP HOUSE

The Las Vegas Single Social Travel Club invites prospective members to its meetings, which are scheduled the fourth Tuesday of each month. The next meeting is set for Aug. 28 at The Tap House, 5589 W. Charleston Blvd. The meet-and-greet portion is set to start at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room, and the formal meeting is set for 7 p.m.

Discussions focus on traveling from day trips, local events, in-state and out-of-state traveling, cruises and international traveling. A guest speaker frequently is featured. The meeting closes about 8 p.m. when appetizers are served and the group mingles. For more information, call 888-324-2028.

THIRD ANNUAL ROCKIN' WALK PLANNED FOR SEPT. 30 TO BENEFIT GOODIE TWO SHOES

The third annual Rockin' Walk to benefit the nonprofit Goodie Two Shoes Foundation is slated for 9:30 a.m. Sept. 30 as part of the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin, 1700 Village Center Circle.

The outdoor, family-friendly walking event will raise funds to provide disadvantaged children with new shoes and socks. It is sponsored by the Brenden-Mann Foundation.

Participants can choose from the one-mile mixed hole, 2.5-mile back-nine or five-mile 18-hole walking options and enjoy the scenic views of TPC Summerlin, live entertainment and prizes. Each registered walker will also receive a souvenir T-shirt and a single-day admission ticket for the tournament, which is scheduled for Oct. 1-7.

Early registration fees are $15 for children 3 to 17 and $30 for those 18 or older until Sept. 14. Fees will increase by $5 after the early registration deadline. A new pair of shoes and five to six pairs of socks can be provided to needy children for every $25 raised. Walk participants can preregister online or the morning of the walk, and space is limited to the first 1,500 walkers.

For more information, visit jtshrinersopen.com/en/scheduleofevents/sundaysep30.aspx. To register, visit goodietwoshoes.org or call 617-4027.

SEMINAR FOR NEW PARENTS PLANNED THURSDAY AT MOUNTAINVIEW HOSPITAL

A seminar, What To Expect When You Are Done Expecting, is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at MountainView Hospital, 3100 N. Tenaya Way.

The class will provide information for all parents in knowing how to care for a newborn, as well as caring for the mother after delivery, or the fourth trimester. Participants will benefit by bringing a baby doll or stuffed animal that approximates the size of a newborn.

The cost is $10. To register, call 233-5474.

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY PLANS BUNCO TOURNAMENT

The American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer bunco tournament is scheduled for 5 p.m. Friday at 2716 N. Tenaya Way.

The $30 registration fee includes dinner, bunco, entertainment and prizes.

For more information, contact Christine Poniatowski at 240-8877 or christine.poniatowski@uhc.com.

ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY PLANS STAR PARTY SATURDAY

The Las Vegas Astronomical Society plans to have member telescopes available for night sky viewing from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at the Visitor Center at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, 1000 Scenic Loop Drive. Bring your own telescopes or binoculars if you have them, as well as chairs for comfort and snacks. Dress for the weather. The program will take place in and around the Visitor Center. Participants must arrive by 8 p.m., as the gates will be locked at this time.

The event is for all ages. For more information, call 515-5367.

H2U MOUNTAINVIEW TO HOST FULL-DAY HEART MURMUR CLINIC

A full-day heart murmur clinic is planned from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the H2U MountainView Office, 3150 N. Tenaya Way, Suite 140.

The free program is a collaborative approach to finding and treating undiagnosed valvular disease with the goal of educating patients about their risk and advising them how to work with primary care physicians to ensure appropriate screening, as well as with cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons to facilitate the best possible treatment plan. Attendees should wear comfortable and loose clothing for the screening portion, where the Nurse Navigator will listen to your heart.

Space is limited, and appointments are required. To sign up, call 233-5474.

ERA BY CIARA TO HOST LADIES NIGHT EVENT AT THE MARKET LV

ERA by Ciara at the Market LV at Tivoli Village, 420 S. Rampart Blvd., plans to host a Ladies Night with LOLA from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 31.

Free champagne, makeovers and raffles are planned. For more information, call 715-2013 or visit erabyciara.com.

SOUTHERN NEVADA MUSICAL ARTS SOCIETY TO AUDITION SINGERS

The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society invites singers to perform the works of G.F. Handel, Joseph Haydn and John Rutter with the Musical Arts Chorus & Orchestra.

The society's 70-voice Musical Arts Chorus plans to accompany Andrea Bocelli Nov. 24 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Membership in the choral ensembles is by audition. Rehearsals are planned from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Sundays, beginning Sunday, at the Beam Music Center, Room No. 159, on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway.

This year the society is celebrating its 50th anniversary season, as well as Dr. Douglas R. Peterson's 45th year as music director.

Singers should call Peterson at 451-6672 for an appointment. Audition information may also be found snmas.com.

WALGREENS ACCEPTING DONATIONS FOR HELP OF SOUTHERN NEVADA

HELP of Southern Nevada encourages Walgreens shoppers to donate a dollar when visiting any of the drugstore's 80 Las Vegas locations through Sept. 30. Donations will be collected upon checkout and will go directly to the nonprofit group to help fund various community services, programs and efforts.

HELP assists low-income families, homeless teens and adults in becoming more self-sufficient through direct services, trainings and referrals. For more information about HELP, call 369-4357 or visit helpsonv.org.

PLAN EVENTS FOR MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY ON OCT. 27

Make a Difference Day 2012 is set for Oct. 27. Suggestions for those who want to participate or plan events can be found at makeadifferenceday.com/getting-started.

Contact Robin Kelley at robink@uwsn.org to inform her of your event.

BLOOD DONORS TO GET FREE TICKETS

United Blood Services of Las Vegas is offering two free to tickets to "The Mentalist" to donors throughout August.

Donors supplying blood or plasma are eligible to receive the free entertainment vouchers. "The Mentalist" plays Tuesdays and Thursdays at the V Theater inside the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort, 3667 Las Vegas Blvd. South.

Currently, UBS has a critical need for type O negative blood, which is the universal donor and can be given to all other blood types.

To schedule an appointment or to donate blood, visit one of United Blood Services' three Southern Nevada locations: 6930 W. Charleston Blvd.; 601 Whitney Ranch Drive, Suite 20, in Henderson; and 4950 W. Craig Road.

For more information, visit unitedbloodservices.org.

 

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