Cookies made by Opportunity Village clients are sold to the public, with all proceeds going to support individuals with intellectual disabilities. But selling the cookies, as well as thrift shop items, has hit a snag: Opportunity Village’s website has not been able to process cookie sales for nearly a year.
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Want to give of yourself? Volunteering is a timely topic as Make A Difference Day is Oct. 25. There are plenty of opportunities in the Summerlin area to get involved depending on your interests.
From providing holiday meals to working with rape victims, local volunteers are working to inspire and assist their communities.
Find things to do across the Summerlin area.
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.”
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.
Any time local musicians get together for a bluegrass jam session, there’s no set lineup of songs and no featured player with a backup band. Instead, there is plenty of picking and plucking and a whole lot of smiling. That’s what to expect at the Ward 5 Bluegrass in the Park concert, a free, monthly, two-hour event planned at the Lorenzi Park Lake Band Shell.
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.
READER DISSATISFIED WITH DOWNTOWN SUMMERLIN
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
Jazz guitarist Dirk Kleutgens, who performs as Dirk K, has 14 CDs under his belt, a standing gig through the end of the year at Marche Bacchus and an upcoming tour planned. The busy musician also works as a sound engineer for Cirque du Soleil’s “Zumanity.”
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.
Read about news and events from across the Summerlin area.
Downtown Summerlin opened its 106-acre shopping center Oct. 9, with 85 of the center’s 125 stores open for business at Sahara Avenue and the 215 Beltway.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
Authentic German food that is tasty and reasonably priced is hard to find. Nonetheless, for those searching for delicious bratwurst and schnitzel, your search is over when you reach Cafe Berlin.
Dining events and news from across the valley.