Calling all comic book fans. The seventh annual Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival is planned from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road.
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The city of Henderson is closer to achieving its goal of providing a park within a half mile of every residence as the Inspirada community celebrated the opening of its Capriola and Potenza parks Oct. 4.
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View Neighborhood News explores additional volunteer opportunities throughout Henderson.
Times are tough, no doubt about it. Especially on a reduced income.
MAYOR’S CUP SOCCER TOURNAMENT PLANNED
Las Vegas historian Eugene P. Moehring examines Reno and Las Vegas from the postwar decades through today with an emphasis on 1970-2014 in “Reno, Las Vegas, and the Strip: A Tale of Three Cities.”
Henderson calendar highlights include PurpleLight Las Vegas, a pancreatic cancer awareness event, and a Blessing of the Animals.
Could it be true that lifelong readers and lifelong foodies both need to start early in their passions? I’ll bet it is – which is why “How to Bake a Book” could be a good addition to your (pretend) kitchen.
View Neighborhood News readers send photos of their pets and everyday lives, and View features photos of pets ready for adoption each week. To submit a photo, email View copy editor Anne King at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to View, C/O Anne King, 1111 W. Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, NV 89125. Photos cannot be returned, and due to the high volume, they are often scheduled a month or two in advance.
Air Force Airman Brandon R. Clevinger graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Clevinger is the son of Eric Clevinger of Las Vegas.
Literary happenings this week include an appearance by astronaut author Chris Hadfield and events for “The Chapel of Eternal Love,” “Called Again: A Story of Love and Triumph,” “Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors” and the Moon Wolf Saga books.
Feeling the desire to give back to the community by offering emergency services? A number of public safety agencies and nonprofits can always use volunteers.
PRO BONO SERVICES TO BE OFFERED STATEWIDE
Most people go indoors to escape the Las Vegas triple-digit temperatures. Some people go indoors to exercise in triple digits. They are devotees of hot yoga and hot Pilates, where the room temperature is cranked up, and the humidity is increased.
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
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It’s no wonder why author Ernestine Ulmer advised individuals to eat dessert first: life is always better when you have some sugar. So, it was sweet when college friends Ashley Mastowski and Kristen LoVullo combined their passion for pastries and business backgrounds to open Gimme Some Sugar in 2009.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
Brandon “The Havoc” Harris is an undefeated professional boxer. “I came up with the name myself because I destroy everything that gets in front of me when I’m fighting,” he said. Outside the ring he’s “the nicest guy … always laughing and cracking jokes.” He shares the art of boxing at the Henderson Multigenerational Center.
A class of 10 people listens intently to registered dietitian Karen Petersen as she demonstrates how to cook red lentils and Caribbean coconut red beans. She briefly explains the African origins of the dishes in an effort to connect participants to their traditional food.
The undead are expected to join monsters, ghosts and trick-or-treaters at several Henderson-area venues for family-friendly Halloween events.
In Las Vegas, Mike Miller worked as a commercial artist and cartoonist and was on the staff of the Las Vegas Review-Journal for many years. In 1982, he designed UNLV’s mascot Hey Reb! He charged the school $1 for the design and exclusive rights to it.