Summerlin/Summerlin South Neighborhood News, Aug. 20-26


FREE HEART MURMUR CLINIC SET FOR AUG. 21

A free MountainView Heart Murmur Clinic is planned from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 21 at MountainView Medical Office Building, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Associates, 3150 N. Tenaya Way, Suite 140.

Attendees should wear loose clothing. An appointment is required 48 hours in advance. Call 702-233-5300.

FOUR STAKES TO HOST PROVIDENT LIVING FAIR

Four Stakes of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints plans to host the Provident Living Fair from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Lorenzi Building, 221 S. Lorenzi St. Classes are set to start at 9 a.m. and include fall gardening in Las Vegas, financial planning, solar oven cooking, emergency sanitation, first aid, earning money in a tough economy, canning fall fruits and vegetables, and wills and trusts.

The classes are free and open to the public. For more information, visit sandstonestake.com.

DACHSHUND CLUB TO HOST PET ADOPTIONS AT TIVOLI VILLAGE

Pet adoptions by the Las Vegas Hot Diggity Dachshund Club and Rescue are slated from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 25 next to Leone Cafe in Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd.

CROHN’S AND COLITIS FOUNDATION PLANS SUPPORT GROUP

The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation’s August support group meeting is planned for 5:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at MountainView Hospital, 3100 N. Tenaya Way. Anyone affected by inflammatory bowel disease is welcome to attend.

To RSVP or for more information, contact Caitlin Shea at cshea@ccfa.org or 646-306-4472.

TRAVEL CLUB TO MEET AUG. 27 AT TAP HOUSE

The Las Vegas Travel and Social Club plans to meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Tap House, 5589 W. Charleston Blvd. A half hour of social time is planned before the meeting.

The guest speaker is scheduled to be Charlie Zingras from UNLV Continuing Education, speaking on education-related travel programs.

A small fee covers light refreshments and the cost of the meeting room. For more information, call 888-324-3928.

BEREAVEMENT GROUP TO MEET AUG. 28 AT TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM

A bereavement group plans to meet at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 28 in the social hall of Temple Beth Sholom, 10700 Havenwood Lane. The purpose is to help widows and widowers understand the process of grieving and prepare for lifestyle changes.

For more information, call 702-255-0043.

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING SET FOR TUESDAYS AT H2U MOUNTAINVIEW

A free blood pressure screening is set for 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays at H2U MountainView Office, 3150 N. Tenaya Way, Suite 114.

An appointment is required 48 hours in advance. Call 702-233-5300.

CHICAGO CLUB TO MEET SEPT. 1

The West Side Chicago Club plans to meet at 2 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Jazz artist Rosanna Telford plans to perform at the September meeting.

The social group meets the first Sunday of each month. Guests who are from any part of Chicago are invited at no charge to join the club.

For more information, call June Edelman at 702-256-9542.

DIABETES CLASS SET FOR SEPT. 3 AT MOUNTAINVIEW HOSPITAL

An adults-only outpatient diabetes class is set from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 3 in the lobby classroom at MountainView Hospital, 3100 N. Tenaya Way.

A registered nurse will provide a diabetes overview, including effects on the body, management goals and care resources.

For more information, call 702-233-5474.

BUSINESS NETWORK MIXER TO FOCUS ON ENTREPRENEURS

The Large Vision Business Network plans to host its next mixer, the Entrepreneurs Expo, from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 3 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. The event is open to the public. Admission is $10.

Learn how to get free tickets at pjproductionlive.com/LVBNM.html. For more information, call 702-639-6964.

WESTSIDE NEWCOMERS TO MEET SEPT. 4 AT GRACE IN THE DESERT CHURCH

The Westside Newcomers Club plans to host a coffee event for prospective members at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 4 at Grace in the Desert Episcopal Church, 2004 Spring Gate Lane.

For more information, visit westsidenewcomersclub.org or call Laura Gordon at 702-649-3922.

NEVADA SCHOOL OF DANCE TO HOST AUDITIONS for ‘the nutcracker’

The Nevada School of Dance plans to host free auditions for “The Nutcracker” from 3 to 7 p.m. Sept. 7 at 6072 S. Durango Drive.

Children 5 to 10 with or without ballet experience may try out, and preteen and teen male and female dancers with ballet experience may audition for such roles as Mouse King, Nutcracker Prince, snowflakes, dolls, Spanish dancers and the Waltz of the Flowers. Adults are welcome to audition for the party parents.

Performances are slated for Dec. 20-21 at Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School’s Performing Arts Center, 2015 S. Hualapai Way.

For details, call 702-248-1288 or visit nevadaschoolofdance.org.

CHURCHES COMBINE EFFORTS

The First Presbyterian Church of Las Vegas and the Summerlin Presbyterian Church have united to become the Grace Presbyterian Church. A service and reception is scheduled for 4 p.m. Sept. 8 at the First Presbyterian Church of Las Vegas Lied Sanctuary, 1515 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests should RSVP by Sept. 1. For more information, call 702-384-4554.

RED ROCK 5K COMING SEPT. 14 TO ARROYO GOLF COURSE

The 2013 Red Rock 5K is planned for 8 a.m. Sept. 14 at the Arroyo Golf Course at Red Rock Country Club, 2250 Red Springs Drive. The annual event is dedicated to the memory of high school cross country legend Travis “T-Bolt” Boulton.

The entry fee is $35. For more information, visit rynorunning.com.

GOLF TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT HEALTH UNDERWRITERS

The Clark County Association of Health Underwriters and Club Blue LV plan to host the sixth annual Charity Golf Tournament at 8 a.m. Sept. 26 at the Arroyo Golf Course at the Red Rock Country Club, 2250 Red Springs Drive.

Registration is set for 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. A barbecue lunch and charity raffle is set for 12:30 to 2 p.m. A portion of the proceeds are marked to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs.

The tournament offers prizes for the best team and raffle prizes. Foursomes can register at conta.cc/1dViCp0.

WEBSITE TO EXPLAIN 10-DIGIT DIALING

A new website, dial10digits.org, has been created to explain the start of 10-digit telephone dialing in Clark County and the formation of the 725 area code.

Aug. 3 was scheduled to mark the beginning of a nine-month transition period to allow Clark County residents to adapt gradually to 10-digit dialing before mandatory 10-digit dialing deadline takes effect on May 3, 2014, and the 725 area code debuts on June 3, 2014.

Information also is available in Spanish at marca10digitos.org.

9037 SALON TO DONATE TO BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS

To celebrate its third anniversary, 9037 salon, 9037 W. Sahara Ave., plans to donate 3 percent of all retail sales during August to the Boys & Girls Clubs.

For more information, call 702-570-7108.

 

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