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A children’s hike during the holidays can build lasting memories

Careful as you may be in choosing Christmas gifts for your children, it’s a rare gift that won’t eventually be broken, outgrown or worn out. But good memories can last a lifetime, and those few days after Christmas morning, but before school resumes, offer an unparalleled opportunity to build those memories along the trails of Southern Nevada

Literary Las Vegas: Paul S. Bodner

Las Vegas resident Paul S. Bodner faced his 2012 Stage 4 lung cancer diagnosis with humor and a determination to squeeze something sweet out of the biggest lemon of his life. He shares his experiences before and after the news in “My Lemonade Life: A Memoir of Living With Love, Laughter and Now … Cancer.”

East valley New Year’s Eve happenings

Michael Feinstein’s New Year’s Eve with special guests Laura Osnes and Jessica Sanchez is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 31 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $49 to $199. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.

Grant helps expand childhood cancer follow-up care at clinic

The Children’s Specialty Center provides treatment to children with blood disorders and cancer regardless of their ability to pay for services. A recent grant from the nonprofit St. Baldrick’s Foundation awarded $245,000 to the center to expand its Long-Term Follow-Up Clinic, which provides follow-up care for childhood cancer survivors up to age 40.