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April Prime View Briefs


Shoot for seniors clay shooting event scheduled to aid food pantry

Helping Hands of Vegas Valley plans a Shoot for Seniors sporting clay shoot on May 17 at Pro Gun Club, 12801 U.S. 95 in Boulder City.

Check in between 7 and 7:30 a.m. for a day full of shooting, food and raffle prizes.

Cost is $700 for a foursome, $200 for individuals.

Bring your own shotgun or rent one for $25.

Donation includes sporting clays, lunch catered by Memphis Championship Barbecue and one drink ticket.

Proceeds will benefit Helping Hands of Vegas Valley’s food pantry, transportation services and respite care voucher program.

Register at hhovv.org.

For more information, call 702-423-7712 or 702-591-7455 or email shelly@northcap.com or michelle@commroof.com.

Henderson senior games slated for April 6-28

The 2013 Henderson Senior Games are scheduled for April 6-28 at a variety of Henderson locations including recreation centers, parks and schools.

Sports include table tennis, tennis, basketball skills, track and field, bowling, volleyball and pickleball.

For more information, call 702-267-5717 or visit cityofhenderson.com and search for Henderson Senior Games.

aarp to provide free tax form preparation for seniors

Registration has begun for free tax form preparation for seniors by AARP at several Las Vegas senior centers. Income restrictions apply.

The preparation assistance schedule includes:

n Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Mondays and Thursdays through April 11. For more information, call 702-229-1702.

n Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through April 12. For more information, call 702-229-6454.

n Lieburn Senior Center, 6230 Garwood Ave. Tuesdays through April 9. For more information, call 702-229-1600.

n East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave. Tuesdays through April 9. For more information, call 702-229-1515.

Henderson chamber to host swing for success golf classic

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce plans the Swing for Success Golf Classic on April 22 at Anthem Country Club, 1 Club Side Drive, in Henderson.

Registration and continental breakfast begin at 6:30 a.m., with a shotgun start and four-person scramble at 7:30 a.m.

A luncheon at Anthem Country Club and presentation of team and contest winners is set for 12:30 p.m.

The cost to participate is $900 per foursome or $225 for individuals.

Entry includes greens fee, golf cart, on-course contests, tee gift package, breakfast and awards lunch.

Proceeds will benefit Nevada State College.

Call 702-565-8951 or visit hendersonchamber.com.

Red hat group to offer luncheon

The city of Las Vegas and the Purple Passions Red Hat group from the Las Vegas Senior Center plan a luncheon with entertainment and door prizes at 11:30 a.m. April 25 at 451 E. Bonanza Road.

The cost is $10. Register at 702-229-6454.

Senior center plans garden picnic

The Doolittle Senior Center has scheduled a picnic of grilled burgers and hot dogs, side dishes and desserts at noon April 17 at its community garden in the 1200 block of Blankenship Avenue.

The cost is $3. Register by April 10 at 702-229-6125.

Cultural center plans overnight trip to Getty museum

The Winchester Cultural Center plans a trip for seniors to the J. Paul Getty Museum in Southern California on May 21-22.

Seniors will depart the center, at 3130 S. McLeod Drive, at 7 a.m. May 21 and return at 9 p.m. May 22.

Cost for the trip is $134.50 per person for a double room or $215.50 for a single room and includes transportation, tickets to the museum and an overnight hotel stay.

Meals are not included, and trip fees are nonrefundable.

Register by May 3 at 702-455-7340.

Free walking groups sponsored by Humana guidance centers

Certified personal trainers will lead free walking groups in a program aimed at positively impacting seniors’ health by motivating them to improve their fitness level and mental outlook.

Each participant will receive a free pedometer to keep track of their steps taken, distance and calories burned.

In Summerlin, the group is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Locations vary.

Call the Summerlin Guidance Center at 702-380-6170.

Scrapbooking and card making workshop planned at adult center

The Centennial Hills Active Adult Center invites members of the public to bring a project they’re working on and share or receive crafting ideas at workshops scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at 6601 N. Buffalo Drive.

For more information, call 702-229-1702.

Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society seeks singers

The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society is seeking singers to be part of its 50th anniversary season. The group meets at 6:30 p.m. Sundays in room 159 of the Beam Music Center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway.

For more information, call 702-451-6672 or visit snmas.com.

Library offers Readers and writers workshop series

A readers and writers workshop series sponsored by poet, editor and writer Barbara Miller is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the second Saturday of every month at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. For more information, call 702-507-3866.

Get grief and loss support

Deal with the loss of a loved one or a family pet with a group of people who can understand and relate, in a group scheduled from 9 to 10 a.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive.

Call 702-229-1702.

Solaris Dance Theatre plans free spring production

Solaris Dance Theatre plans a free spring dance concert at noon April 12 in the auditorium, room 133, at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Paradise Campus, 851 E. Tropicana Ave. For more information, email the group’s director Carole Rae at carolerae@earthlink.net.

 

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