Sure, you could go to the park and play soccer, kickball or one of those ordinary sports, but from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 2 at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road, you can enter the Wacky World of Sports to watch and/or participate in six unusual sports, including Human Derby Races, Knockerball or Mud Volleyball.
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When people hear the words HIV or AIDS, many think of gay men. But HIV/AIDS knows no gender bias. Summerlin resident Nikki Ferraro, board president of Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN), knows that all too well. Her grandmother on her mother’s side, Barbara Farrell, is living with HIV.
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When school lets out for the summer, many parents opt for summer camps to help keep their children occupied and their minds challenged.
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Ask Nevadans which government agency in the state typifies their impression of the classic dysfunctional bureaucracy, and hands down, the Department of Motor Vehicles stands either at the top of the list or close to it. Either way, the DMV has a questionable reputation.
The Las Vegas Valley is full of places like Siam Thai Kitchen, but that’s a good thing: little, hole-in-the-wall-type joints that aren’t much to look at from the outside, but for those brave enough to venture within, a culinary find awaits.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
Battling cancer is bad enough without having it also ravage your skin. Chemicals such as chemotherapy affect those cells as well as cancer cells, so certified aesthetician and Summerlin-area resident Lia Yulianti volunteers her time to teach cancer patients how to care for their skin.
Las Vegas author, public speaker and radio personality Marie Rose guides readers on a journey of empowerment and encourages them to break through self-imposed bonds in her book, “Change Your Layers … Change Your Life!”
The aquarium withstood the winds and water of Hurricane Katrina but it was dark in there, and there was no electricity to cool things down. All the penguins complained but Patience, the oldest penguin there, kept them all “in line.” It was important to be patient, but where was Tom the Keeper?
Brayden Robert Lewis of North Las Vegas assembled 53 emergency backpacks and water buckets for the classrooms at Somerset Aliante Campus. He is a part of Troop 128, and his parents are Cory and Debbie Lewis.
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include a presentation by local historian Michael Green at the Clark County Library.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from April 9, 2015, View editions.
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You would have done the same thing, I know you would have. Maybe I’ll end up in hot water; if I do, it would have been worth it.
Kelly Thomas Boyers, founder and acting director of Adam’s Place, said her son’s fatal rollover accident led to establishing the nonprofit, which offers driver’s safety classes.
The effort is called Be the Match, but it may as well be called Be the Hero. It asks regular residents to see if their DNA might save the life of another by signing up for the marrow registry. People can sign up at the inaugural Las Vegas Marrowthon, planned April 11 at Bruce Trent Park.
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 email@example.com 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.
When it comes to therapy dogs, everyone knows they do good work. Now two local dogs have a chance to shine for Las Vegas, but they need your votes.
CSN SAFE ZONES TO BE DESIGNATED FOR LGBTQ STUDENTS