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Summerlin-area Neighborhood News, Feb. 4-10


BUSINESS MIXER TO HAVE VALENTINE’S DAY THEME AT SUNCOAST

The Large Vision Business Network Mixer plans to host its next mixer, the Red Hot Expo, from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive.

The first 100 attendees receive a free Sweet Heart goodie bag with a three-day/two-night hotel getaway good in 20 cities.

Free tickets are available. For more information, visit pjproductionlive.com/LVBNM.html or call 702-639-6964.

JEWISH SINGLES SOCIAL CLUB TO MEET FEB. 5 AT JCC

The Jewish Singles 55 Plus Social Cub for Men and Women plans its next meeting at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Jewish Community Center, 1400 N. Rampart Blvd., Suite 205.

Meetings are scheduled for the first Wednesday of each month. The club welcomes anyone interested in entertaining programs, socializing and meeting new friends.

For more information, call 702-243-9482 or 702-243-1761.

NEWCOMERS CLUB TO MEET FEB. 5

The Westside Newcomers Club plans to host a coffee event for prospective members at 9:15 a.m. Feb. 5 at Grace in the Desert Episcopal Church, 2004 Spring Gate Lane. The coffee event is set to take place the first Wednesday of each month.

The club is for women who have lived in the area for 10 years or less or for those who have a life-changing event, such as retirement. It offers a variety of activities. A luncheon with a program is planned for the second Wednesday of each month.

For more information, visit westsidenewcomersclub.org or call Nancy Ovuka at 702-837-8685.

BEREAVEMENT GROUP TO GATHER AT TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM FEB. 5

A bereavement group plans to meet at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 5 at Temple Beth Sholom, 10700 Havenwood Lane.

Meetings are open to the public, and coffee is planned. For more information, email vegasrita1@aol.com or call 702-596-4321.

READING WITH RASCAL SET FOR FEB. 8 AT DESERT SPRING CHURCH

Reading With Rascal, a program in which children read story books to therapy dogs, is planned for 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 8 at Desert Spring United Methodist Church, 120 Center Drive. For more information, call 702-256-5933.

SUMMERLIN HOSPITAL PLANS FREE HEALTH EVENTS

Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, 657 N. Town Center Drive, plans to host free activities Feb. 12-14.

A free yoga class is planned from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 12 in the first-floor conference room of the medical office building on the hospital’s campus. Learn specific breathing techniques and movements to benefit cardiovascular health.

A cardiovascular-focused qigong class is set from 11 a.m. to noon Feb. 13 in the same location. Qigong is a combination of gentle movement, breathing techniques and mental focus designed to calm the mind, reduce stress and promote healing.

All levels and abilities are welcome. To reserve a space for either class, call 702-233-7470.

A Cardiac Mini Health Fair is slated from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Feb. 14 in the hospital’s front lobby. Expect blood pressure checks, body mass index screening, a variety of educational materials, giveaways and an opportunity to talk with the cardiac rehabilitation staff members. For more information, call 702- 233-7000.

WARD 2 COUNCILMAN TO MEET WITH RESIDENTS

City Councilman Bob Beers plans to meet with residents from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Feb. 13 at Starbucks, 2120 N. Rampart Blvd., to talk about what is happening in Ward 2 and the city of Las Vegas.

Beers plans to meet with residents again (21 or older only) from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at Porchlight Grille, 8416 W. Desert Inn Road.

For more information, call 702-229-2144.

JEWISH GENEALOGY SOCIETY TO MEET FEB. 16 AT SAHARA WEST LIBRARY

The Jewish Genealogy Society of Southern Nevada plans to hold its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave.

The slated speaker is Crista Cowan, community alliance manager at Ancestry.com, who plans to speak on the topic Solutions to Difficult Research Problems.

Meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, visit jgssn.org or email Abe Simon at abe_simon@cox.net or call 702-523-9874.

REVIEW-JOURNAL COLUMNIST TO ADDRESS ACTIVE ADULT GROUP AT TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM

The Active Adult 55 Plus group plans to host Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist John L. Smith as its guest speaker at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 18 at Temple Beth Sholom, 10700 Havenwood Lane.

For more information, call 702-233-3785 or 702-382-6456.

SPONSOR A METER TO RAISE FUNDS FOR HOMELESS SERVICES

A new city program, Donation Station, has seen its first traffic meter officially recognized. Money collected by the meter goes toward regional homeless services. Launched in 2010, the program has raised more than $10,000.

Companies, organizations or individuals can sponsor a meter for a $1,000 annual fee. The sponsored meter will be wrapped in the organization’s logo, and the city will provide maintenance and collection services.

The first meter is being installed near the front of the City Hall Garage, 500 S. Main St.

For more information, call 702-229-2330.

NEW PILATES AND YOGA STUDIO OPENS

A new hot Pilates and yoga studio, 103 Hot Pilates & Yoga, has opened at 4245 S. Grand Canyon Drive, Suite 118.

The studio uses state-of-the-art heating and humidifying equipment, and the system also refreshes the air to maintain an odor-free studio. Each class is individually choreographed with music.

For more information, call 702-586-3103 or visit 103yoga.com.

LIFE TIME ATHLETIC ANNOUNCES 90-DAY CHALLENGE

Life Time Athletic’s Spring 90-Day Challenge is now open for registration through Feb. 8 at its facility, 10721 W. Charleston Blvd.

The national weight-loss competition features two categories: weight loss measured by pounds lost and by member votes. Male and female national winners are selected in each category and receive a $10,000 prize and a trip for two. In addition, the 90-Day Challenge is now open to children ages 7 to 11.

For more information or to register, visit lifetime-weightloss.com/90day or facebook.com/lifetimefitness.

HEALTH DISTRICT ANNOUNCES 10-IN-10 CHALLENGE

The Southern Nevada Health District announces its annual 10-in-10 Challenge, an online program that helps participants cut and burn more calories. The free program kicks off Feb. 10.

Participants sign up at gethealthyclarkcounty.org. Each week, they will receive two emails with tips and suggestions about how to swap foods they eat regularly with healthier, less calorie-dense choices, as well as ways to increase their physical activity. Participants can track their progress online.

 

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