Henderson/Anthem Neighborhood News for Aug. 20-26


ONLINE PROGRAM HELPS PEOPLE IDENTIFY UPCOMING PROJECTS

The city of Henderson recently launched an online program that helps people find updates on land development projects that include zone changes, conditional use permits, variances, design reviews and vacations.

People can obtain information about items scheduled to be discussed at upcoming Henderson Planning Commission meetings.

For more information, visit cityofhenderson.com

DESERT NEWCOMERS CLUB schedules MONTHLY LUNCHEON

The Desert Newcomers Club is scheduled to have its monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 21 at Bahama Breeze, 375 Hughes Center Drive.

The luncheon is slated to include a media exchange allowing attendees to exchange DVDs, CDs or VHS tapes.

For more information, visit desertnewcomersclub.org.

NAVY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION OPENS NEW HENDERSON LOCATION

Navy Federal Credit Union opened a new branch in Henderson on July 30 at 80 N. Pecos Road.

The celebration also included a donation to the Henderson Military Families Fund.

For more information, visit navyfederal.org.

WEBSITE INSTRUCTS RESIDENTS ABOUT NEW 725 AREA CODE

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.

Clark County is slated to transition into typing a 10-digit number over the next nine months. The 10-digit dialing is scheduled to take effect May 3, 2014.

Information also is available in Spanish at marca10digitos.org.

HENDERSON MATCHES VOLUNTEERS WITH OPPORTUNITIES

Henderson residents seeking to volunteer are encouraged to check out the city of Henderson’s Volunteer Partnership Program.

The program matches people and groups with opportunities to serve by matching skills and interests to various needs.

The website lists hundreds of volunteers registered in categories ranging from clerical work to cleanups.

Groups or people also in need of volunteers can register projects online.

For more information, call 702-267-2000.

HENDERSON SEEKS PARTICIPANTS FOR HUBCAP ART GALLERY

The city of Henderson is seeking artists for its second annual SuperRun Hubcap Art Gallery, which is scheduled for Sept. 27-29 at the Henderson Convention Center, 200 S. Water St.

Participants are encouraged to transform hubcaps into art pieces. Hubcaps cost $5 and can be purchased until Aug. 28. For more information, call 702-267-2171.

PROVIDENT LIVING FAIR set for Aug. 24

Four Stakes of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints plans to host the Provident Living Fair from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Lorenzi Building, 221 S. Lorenzi St. Classes are set to start at 9 a.m. and include fall gardening in Las Vegas, financial planning, solar oven cooking, emergency sanitation, first aid, earning money in a tough economy, canning fall fruits and vegetables and wills and trusts.

The classes are free and open to the public. For more information, visit sandstonestake.com.

CROHN’S AND COLITIS FOUNDATION PLANS SUPPORT GROUP

The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation’s August Support Group Meeting plans to meet at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at MountainView Hospital, 3100 N. Tenaya Way. Anyone affected by inflammatory bowel disease is welcome to attend.

To RSVP or for more information, contact Caitlin Shea at cshea@ccfa.org or 646-306-4472.

CHICAGO CLUB TO MEET SEPT. 1

The West Side Chicago Club plans to meet at 2 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Jazz artist Rosanna Telford plans to perform at the September meeting.

The social group meets the first Sunday of each month. Guests who are from any part of Chicago are invited at no charge to join the club.

For more information, call June Edelman at 702-256-9542.

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 dancers with ballet experience may audition for lead roles. 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 visit nevadaschoolofdance.org.

TRAVEL CLUB TO MEET AUG. 27 AT TAP HOUSE

The Las Vegas Travel and Social Club plans to meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Tap House, 5589 W. Charleston Blvd. A half-hour of social time is planned before the meeting.

The guest speaker is scheduled to be Charlie Zingras from UNLV Continuing Education, speaking on education related travel programs.

A small fee covers light refreshments and the cost of the meeting room. For more information, call 888-324-3928.

HENDERSON SCHEDULES EARLY REGISTRATION FOR SAFEKEY, TEEN SCENE

The city of Henderson announced its early priority registration for Safekey and Teen Scene, the before- and after-school programs.

Early registration is scheduled to be available from 3 to 7 p.m. Aug 20-23 at the Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Road; the Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Parkway; the Silver Springs Recreation Center, 1951 Silver Springs Parkway; the Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.; and the Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Drive.

Early registration is also expected to be available at the Cox Communications Back to School Fair at 10 a.m. Aug. 24 at the Galleria at Sunset mall, 1300 W. Sunset Road.

For more information, call 702-267-4100.

 

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