ADVISORY BOARD MEETING SET FOR OCT. 29
The Spring Valley Town Advisory Board is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Desert Breeze Community Center, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. The board usually meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. For more information, visit tinyurl.com/nvrpuf9.
NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION SEEKS PET FOSTER FAMILIES
Foreclosed Upon Pets, a nonprofit organization that rescues animals that have been abused or abandoned as a result of economic hardship, is searching for foster families for dogs and cats. Volunteers must provide the pet with a safe and secure environment with basic training. Families must also transport the animal to weekly adoptions and events and provide the organization with regular updates.
For more information, call 702-272-0010 or visit forecloseduponpets.org.
DRUM CLASSES OFFERED AT MUSIC HEALTH CENTER
Music 4 Life, 2975 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite B, is set to host “Drummunication” classes from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Nov. 6 and 20 and Dec. 4 and 18. The class is said to “release stress, raise spirits and enhance clarity and focus.” Instruments are provided. The cost is $15 for members and $25 for nonmembers.
For more information, visit music4life.us/calendar or call 702-889-2881.
GUN RANGE TO OFFER ZOMBIE HUNT EXPERIENCE THROUGH OCT. 31
The Range 702, 4699 Dean Martin Drive, is set to offer a zombie hunt experience package through Oct. 31. The range transformed two private shooting ranges into a zombie-filled graveyard with fog, eerie sound effects and zombie targets that ooze blood when hit.
Participants can fire 64 rounds with three guns. The cost is $200, and ammunition can be doubled for $99.
For more information or to reserve the package, visit tinyurl.com/qhluseg or call 702-485-3232.
AFFORDABLE CARE ACT WORKSHOP SCHEDULED FOR NOV. 2
The Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., is set to host an Affordable Care Act workshop from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 2. The workshop is scheduled to provide information about the new health care law, important dates and resources and how to enroll in a health pan. The event is free and open to the public.
For more information, call the library at 702-507-3821.
LIBRARY TO HOST E-DOWNLOADING CLASS
The Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane, is set to offer e-book downloading classes from 10:30 a.m. to noon Nov. 6 and Nov. 22. Participants must bring their library card, e-reader or smartphone and its USB cord.
For more information, call 702-507-6300.
GUITAR LESSONS SET THROUGH THE FALL AT SPRING VALLEY LIBRARY
The Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., plans to offer free guitar lessons from 4 to 5 p.m. Nov. 10 and 17. Local instructor Don Musser will be teaching guitar chords, chord progressions and popular songs. Participants must bring their own guitars.
For more information, call 702-507-3821 or visit lvccld.org.
INFANT AND CHILD CPR CLASSES AVAILABLE AT UMC
The University Medical Center is set to offer an infant and child CPR class at 1 p.m. Nov. 15 and 9 a.m. Dec. 14 at the Family Resource Center, 1120 Shadow Lane. The class requires a $10 deposit that is refunded during class.
For more information or to register, call 702-383-2229.
SPRING VALLEY HOSPITAL TO HOST BREASTFEEDING PREPARATION CLASS
Spring Valley Hospital, 5400 S. Rainbow Blvd., is set to host a breastfeeding class from 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 16 and Dec. 7. The cost is $15 per person. Registration is required.
For more information, call 702-853-3000.
WINDMILL LIBRARY TO HOST SCRAPBOOK WORKSHOPS
The Windmill Library, 7060. W. Windmill Lane, plans to hold a scrapbook workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 24. The class is free, and registration is not necessary.
WINDMILL LIBRARY TO HOST PUMPKIN DECORATING CONTEST
The Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane, is set to host a Halloween pumpkin decorating contest. Participants can bring in their pre-carved, decorated pumpkins to be displayed in the library lobby. Judging for the funniest, scariest, most creative and best in show pumpkins will begin at noon Oct. 31. Entries will be grouped by children 3 to 10, 11 to 17 and adults 18 or older. No open flames are allowed. For more information, call 702-507-6041 or visit lvccld.org.
CHILDREN’S CHARITY TO HOST ANNUAL HOLIDAY EVENT NOV. 2
The Children’s Service Guild is set to host its 39th annual Holiday Boutique from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Elks Lodge, 4100 W. Charleston Blvd.
The boutique will be selling wreaths, ornaments, quilts, blankets, pet items, crafts, baked goods and more. All proceeds benefit Child Haven. Parking and admission are free.
For more information, visit childrensserviceguild.com.
UMC PLANS BOOTCAMP CLASS FOR NEW DADS NOV. 7
The University Medical Center is set to offer a “Bootcamp for New Dads” class at 6 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Family Resource Center, 1120 Shadow Lane. The class will cover topics including diapers, feeding, crying, sleeping, holding and playing with babies. To register, visit tinyurl.com/lwu6v8o.
BANK OF AMERICA INITIATIVE PLANNED TO BENEFIT VETERANS SUPPORT GROUPS
Bank of America has announced a fundraising initiative, Express Your Thanks, to benefit veterans of the Wounded Warrior Project and Welcome Back Veterans, an initiative of Major League Baseball Charities.
The project’s goal is to raise $1 million for these charities. Running through Veterans Day (Nov. 11), anyone can participate by taking a photo, creating a video or writing a message of support and sharing it on bankofamerica.com/troopthanks. They also can post on Twitter with the hashtag #troopthanks. For every message posted, Bank of America will donate $1 to Wounded Warriors and Welcome Back Veterans.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUB SCHEDULES BOYS FUNDRAISER EVENT
Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada’s 42nd annual Boys Nite Out is scheduled from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Lied Memorial Boys & Girls Club, 2850 Lindell Road.
The event pairs boys from the club with men from the community to play games, eat a meal and win prizes. Each male community member must pay a $50 fee to participate. All members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada are admitted free.
To donate or register for the event, call Gabe Suarez at 702-253-2803 or visit tinyurl.com/lwpt48h.
SCRAPBOOK CLASSES SET FOR FIRST SUNDAY AT LIBRARY
The Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., plans to host scrapbook classes at 11 a.m. the first Sunday of each month. Participants are encouraged to bring photos and supplies. Children 10 or older can attend with adult supervision. Classes are free.
For more information, call Laurie Prince at 702-449-7629 or email email@example.com.
HOMEWORK HELP AVAILABLE AT SPRING VALLEY LIBRARY
Homework helpers are available from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd.
For more information, call 702-507-3823.
LIBRARY BOOK CLUBS SCHEDULED TO TO MEET
The Windmill Library Book Club is set to meet at 4 p.m. every second Sunday at 7060 W. Windmill Lane. For more information, call 702-507-6036.
The Spring Valley Book Discussion Group is set to meet at 1 p.m. every third Sunday at 4280 S. Jones Blvd. For more information, call 702-507-3820.
TRAVEL CLUB TO MEET AT TAP HOUSE
The Las Vegas Single Social Travel Club for Mature Adults invites prospective members to its meetings, which are scheduled for 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Tap House, 5589 W. Charleston Blvd.
The meet-and-greet portion is set to start at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room. Discussions focus on day trips, local events, in-state and out-of-state traveling, cruises and international traveling. A guest speaker frequently is featured. The meeting usually closes at about 8 p.m., when appetizers are served and the group mingles.
For more information, call 888-324-2028.
SOLARI HOSPICE SEEKING VOLUNTEERS
Solari Hospice Care, 5550 S. Jones Blvd., is looking for volunteers to aid with day-to-day operations and patient well-being.
Volunteers bring companionship to people in the final months and weeks of life, often when people find themselves cut off from the community, isolated and alone. They bring respite to family caregivers who are caring for dying loved ones. Sometimes volunteers share a special knowledge or hobby, such as speaking a second language or playing music. Solari also uses volunteers to answer phones, assist with receptionist duties or perform light secretarial work.
For more information, call Shari Diebold at 702-870-0000.
SOLARI HOSPICE OFFERING FREE BEREAVEMENT SESSIONS
Solari Hospice Foundation, 5550 S. Jones Blvd., offers free weekly bereavement support groups from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays.
For more information, call 702-870-0000 or visit solarihospicefoundation.org.
MEN’S CHORAL GROUP PLANS WEEKLY MEETINGS
The Silver Statesmen Chorus invites men of all ages to join its group. The chorus rehearses at 7 p.m. every Thursday at Christ The King Catholic Community, 4925 S. Torrey Pines Drive.
For more information, visit silverstatesmen.com.
HOSPITAL SEEKS VOLUNTEERS
Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center, 5400 S. Rainbow Blvd., is looking for volunteers to help at its facility. For more information, contact marketing director Naomi Jones at 702-853-3308 or firstname.lastname@example.org.