Centennial Neighborhood News, Sept. 3-9


BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT SEEKS PHOTOS TO MARK NEVADA’S 150TH YEAR

The Bureau of Land Management is celebrating Nevada’s sesquicentennial — or 150th anniversary — by seeking photos that highlight residents’ adventures and activities on public lands and historic sites.

Winning photos are scheduled to be featured in the Bureau of Land Management Nevada 2014 planner and on the Bureau of Land Management website and social media sites.

Photos will be selected from the following categories: adventure and outdoor recreation; historical and cultural; scenic, seasons and landscapes; and animals. Photos must have been taken between Jan. 1, 2011 and Sept. 30, 2013. Contest entries will be accepted through Sept. 30. Winners are to be announced Oct. 31.

In addition to the photo contest, the Bureau of Land Management plans to produce a children’s activity book, developing 150 themed geocaches and highlighting the agency’s role in the state’s history.

For more information, contact Kaitlin Godbey at 775-861-6471 or kgodbey@blm.gov or visit blm.gov/nv/st/en/prog/recreation/nevada_150.html.

NEVADA SCHOOL OF DANCE TO HOST AUDITIONS 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 roles such as the Mouse King, the Nutcracker Prince, snowflakes, dolls, Spanish dancers and the Waltz of the Flowers. Adults are welcome to audition for the party parents.

Performances are slated for Dec. 20-21 at Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School’s Performing Arts Center, 2015 S. Hualapai Way.

For details, call 702-248-1288 or visit nevadaschoolofdance.org.

 

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