Sunrise/Whitney Neighborhood News for Aug. 7-13


Teens to learn to make comic books

Teens are invited to try their hands at making comic books from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. For more information, call 507-4010.

Royal story time set for Aug. 16

Kids 5 or younger are invited to become a princess or prince for a day at a special story time from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Aug. 16 at the Sunrise Library, 5400 Harris Ave. For more information, call 507-3900.

Yu-Gi-Oh! open dueling scheduled

Open play of Yu-Gi-Oh!, a collectable trading card game, is scheduled from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Sunrise Library, 5400 Harris Ave. Players must bring their own decks. Buying, selling or playing for cards is not allowed. The event is for kids 11 to 18. For more information, call 507-3900.

Kids can Get ready for school at Kindergarten countdown

Kids preparing to enter kindergarten are invited to Kindergarten Countdown from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 17 at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. The story time is set to use stories, songs and craft-making to get kids ready for their first day of school. For more information, call 507-4010.

Teen painting event set

Teens are invited to paint while hearing about new books during Artist's Studio, a free activity slated from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. For more information, call 507-4010.

blackjacks plan Rugby practice

The Las Vegas Blackjacks rugby team is scheduled to practice at 7 p.m. today and Wednesday at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road. The group practices at the park regularly on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the off-season. Anyone interested in rugby is invited to participate. Participants should bring a T-shirt, water and cleats or soccer boots. For more information, email info@lasvegasblackjacksrugby.com.

NIGHT HIKES SCHEDULED ON MOUNT CHARLESTON

Explore the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, also known as Mount Charleston, with upcoming free interpretive hikes.

n A night hike discussing wildlife adaptations after dark is planned for 8 p.m. each Friday, beginning at the McWilliams Campground host site.

n Campfire programs are planned for 8 p.m. each Saturday at the Hilltop Campground. Due to limited parking, the program is recommended for campground guests only.

The programs are made possible through a partnership between the U.S. Forest Service, the Basin Institute and the Southern Nevada Conservancy. For more information, visit gomtcharleston.

TOWN ADVISORY BOARDS TO MEET

The Paradise Town Advisory Board is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Paradise Recreation and Community Services Center, 4775 S. McLeod Drive.

The Winchester Town Advisory Board is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive.

The Whitney Town Advisory Board is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Whitney Recreation Center, 5712 E. Missouri Ave.

The Sunrise Manor Town Advisory Board is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Hollywood Recreation and Community Services Center, 1650 S. Hollywood Blvd.

For more information or agendas, visit clarkcountynv.gov.

XBox event planned

Teens are invited to challenge their peers on an Xbox game system from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. For more information, call 507-4010.

 

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