Centennial Neighborhood News, Aug. 20-26


OPPORTUNITY VILLAGE SCHEDULES BARBECUE

Opportunity Village plans a charity barbecue with U.S. Sen. Dean Heller at 6 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Bitter Root Ranch, 6828 Rio Vista St. Guests must RSVP by Sept. 13. For more information, visit opportunityvillage.org or call 702-880-4068.

WEBSITE EXPLAINS PLANNED LAUNCH OF 725 AREA CODE IN CLARK COUNTY

A new website, dial10digits.org, has been created to explain the start of 10-digit telephone dialing in Clark County and the formation of the 725 area code.

Aug. 3 was scheduled to mark the beginning of a nine-month transition period to allow county residents to adapt before 10-digit dialing takes effect May 3, 2014, and the 725 area code debuts June 3, 2014. Information also is available in Spanish at marca10digitos.org.

ANIMAL NETWORK PLANS FUNDRAISER TO AID FOSTER PET SHELTERS

Area nonprofit the Animal Network plans a fundraiser lunch from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 24 at Mezzo Bistro & Wine, 4275 N. Rancho Drive, Suite 130.

Proceeds will go toward veterinary, boarding and spay and neuter bills at valley foster pet shelters. Tickets are $30.

For more information, call 702-525-4707 or email animalnetwork. lv@gmail.com.

SYMPOSIUM TO HIGHLIGHT progress on CONSERVATION PLAN

The Desert Conservation Program’s annual symposium is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Clark County Government Center, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway, to highlight progress on the Clark County Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan.

For more information, visit clarkcountynv.gov.

AUDITIONS SET for ‘the nutcracker’

The Nevada School of Dance plans to host free auditions for “The Nutcracker” from 3 to 7 p.m. Sept. 7 at 6072 S. Durango Drive.

Children 5 to 10 with or without ballet experience may try out, and preteen and teen male and female dancers with ballet experience may audition for certain roles.

Performances are slated for Dec. 20-21 at Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School’s Performing Arts Center, 2015 S. Hualapai Way. For more information, call 702-248-1288.

 

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