Summerlin/Summerlin South Neighborhood News, Oct. 1-7


DISCOUNTED MAMMOGRAM SCREENINGS PLANNED IN OCTOBER

Mammogram screenings are being offered weekdays, Oct. 1-31, for $55 at Centennial Hills, Spring Valley and Summerlin hospitals.

A physician’s order is required, and insurance will not be billed. Results will be mailed.

To schedule an appointment, call 702-369-7710.

BUSINESS NETWORK MIXER COMING OCT. 1 TO THE SUNCOAST

The Large Vision Business Network plans to host its next mixer from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. The theme is Safe Halloween, and children are welcome.

The LVBNM Mega Mixer Consumer Expo will include more than 50 area businesses showcasing their products and services.

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.

LIONS CLUB TO HOST SPEAKER OCT. 2

Speaker Eddie Garcia plans to address the Las Vegas Summerlin Lions Club on the topic “How I Beat Death” Oct. 2.

Garcia was given a 20 percent chance of living after contracting a mystery flesh-eating microbe. He plans to recount his fight for life and what he experienced.

For more information and reservations, email lvsummerlinlions@gmail.com.

WESTSIDE NEWCOMERS TO MEET OCT. 2

The Westside Newcomers Club plans to host a coffee event for prospective members at 9:15 a.m. Oct. 2 at Grace in the Desert Episcopal Church, 2004 Spring Gate Lane. The coffee events are planned for the first Wednesday of each month.

The social 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. A luncheon with a program is planned for the second Wednesday of each month.

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

J.GLENN PLANS SHOPPING EVENT TO BENEFIT THE SHADE TREE

J.Glenn, 750 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 13, in Boca Park, has partnered with the Shade Tree shelter for a shopping event planned from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 3. Fifteen percent of every purchase will be donated to the Shade Tree.

The shelter provides assistance to women and children in crisis and offers services promoting stability, dignity and self-reliance.

For more information, call 702-425-7636.

MINA OLIVE TO HOST FASHION SHOW AT BOCA PARK

Mina Olive plans to debut its spring collection with a fashion show set from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 3 at M.J. Christensen Jewelers in Boca Park, 8980 W. Charleston Blvd. The runway show is scheduled for 7 p.m. and will feature designer Megan Thompson’s spring ready-to-wear collection paired with jewelry from MJ Christensen’s cases.

The public is welcome. The first 100 RSVPs will be entered to win a dress. The winner will be announced after the show.

To RSVP, email minaolivedesign@gmail.com or call 702-738-2926.

STEINWAY PIANOS TO BE SOLD AT SOUTHERN NEVADA MUSIC

More than 100 grand and upright pianos will be showcased for sale Oct. 4-6 at Southern Nevada Music, 1881 S. Rainbow Blvd.

A portion of the event’s proceeds will benefit the Las Vegas Philharmonic.

The first two days of the sale will be by invitation only. The sale will be extended to the general public from noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 6.

In addition to the Steinway showcase, the event will offer new, slightly used and reconditioned pianos by Young Chang, Yamaha, Story & Clark, Knabe and Petrof. Digital pianos by Roland and Kurzweil also will be available for preview and purchase.

To register, call 702-795-4646 or visit southernnevadamusic.com.

CHARCOT-MARIE-TOOTH SUPPORT GROUP TO MEET

A support group for those with Charcot-Marie-Tooth and similar neurological disorders has scheduled its next meeting for 10 a.m. to noon. Oct. 5 at 3720 E. Tropicana Ave.

For more information, call 702-343-3572 or visit cmtausa.org.

SMILES FOR SURVIVORS TO HOST CANCER FUNDRAISER AT SALON

Smiles for Survivors Foundation, a Las Vegas-based nonprofit group, plans to host its third annual Blow Out Breast Cancer fundraising event at 2 p.m. Oct. 5 at Square Colour Salon + Spa, 1225 S. Fort Apache Road, Suite 160.

Beauty treatments and cocktails are planned until 6 p.m. Evening festivities are slated from 7 to 11 p.m. and will include food, live entertainment and a silent auction.

Advance ticket prices are $65, which includes admission to the party, a blow out and a Kerastase conditioning hair treatment, or $40 for the evening party only. Tickets are $50 at the door.

Tickets can be purchased at Square Salon (702-255-7050) or at Hillcrest Dental, 3350 Novat St., Suite 145 (702-395-1088).

BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS SET FOR OCT. 5

A Blessing of the Animals celebrating the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi is planned for 4 p.m. Oct. 5 on the patio of St. George’s Anglican Church, 7676 W. Gilmore Ave.

Bring pets for a special blessing and treat. For more information, call 702-395-4576.

SHAKESPEARE INSTITUTE TO OFFER ACTOR CLASSES

The nonprofit Shakespeare Institute of Nevada has recently launched a series of acting workshops for Southern Nevada residents focusing on teaching students to try new material and prepare audition pieces while receiving feedback from professional actors and directors. The workshops are suitable for all ages and all acting levels and are planned from 10 a.m. to noon Fridays and 6 to 9 p.m. Saturdays at 7220 S. Cimarron Road.

The fee is $80 for 10 classes. The first class is free to audit.

For more information and to register, email shakesinstnv@gmail.com or call 702-896-9517.

WOMEN’S CLUB OF SUMMERLIN PLANS OCT. 10 FUNDRAISER

The Women’s Club of Summerlin plans to host its annual charity fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 10 at the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd.

Expect hors d’oeuvres, dancing, entertainment, a silent auction and a raffle.

Tickets are $75 per person or $700 for a table of 10.

For more information, call 702-804-5188 or visit womensclubofsummerlin.org.

VENDORS CAN RESERVE SPACE FOR WESTMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH FESTIVAL

Craftmakers and vendors are invited to display their wares at a multicultural festival planned for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 12 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4601 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Each sales space is $10 to help defer advertisting costs and other expenses.

To reserve a space, call 702-648-8437 between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.

NURSES HEALTH INSTITUTE SPEAKER SERIES, RUN SET FOR OCT. 11-12

The National Nurses Health Institute Speakers Series is planned for 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 11-12 at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd.

A select group of speakers, exhibitors and vendors are planned in support of good health, fitness and nutrition. Topics are set to include weight loss, nutrition, exercise, Pilates, Zumba, surviving cancer, motivation, holistic nursing and more. The series is free and open to the public. Nurses can earn up to 10 credits at $10 each.

The National Nurses Half Marathon and 5K is set for 5:30 a.m. Oct.13. The route will travel through Red Rock Canyon.

The cost for the half marathon or 5K Race is $55 by Sept. 30 and $65 after Oct. 1. The cost of the half marathon is $70 by Sept. 30 and $80 after Oct. 1.

Volunteers are still needed to work the half marathon. Contact Helene Neville at heleneneville@hotmail.com or 480-299-5748.

SHRINERS OPEN PLANS ANNOUNCED

Shriners Hospitals for Children plans to host the FedExCup PGA Tour and related events Oct. 12-21 at TPC Summerlin, 1700 Village Center Circle.

The schedule is set to begin with the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame induction ceremony planned for 6 p.m. Oct. 12 and followed Oct. 13 by the Goodie Two Shoes Foundation Rockin’ Walk.

The Women’s Day: Third Annual Kick Off Your Heels Luncheon presented by Wells Fargo is planned from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 15. Women can enjoy lunch provided by Buca di Beppo and meet hostess Tricia Kean of KTNV Channel 13.

The Championship Pro Am is slated for Oct. 16, where PGA Tour professionals will join Pro Am players as they pair up and compete at TPC Summerlin.

The PGA tournament is set for Oct. 17 -20.

The Tough Day Challenge is planned with 7 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. shotgun starts Oct. 21.

For more information, visit pgatour.com.

ROCKIN’ WALK SET FOR OCT. 13 AT TPC SUMMERLIN

The fourth annual Rockin’ Walk is slated for 8:30 a.m. Oct. 13 at TPC Summerlin, 1700 Village Center Circle. All attendees must park at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive, and take the free shuttle.

Choose a 1-mile, 2.5-mile or 5-mile option. The event benefits the Goodie Two Shoes Foundation.

Early sign-ups can register at reduced rates. For more information, visit goodietwoshoes.org.

GOLF TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT FIVE CAUSES

The Charley Hoffman Foundation Las Vegas Pro Am is scheduled for Oct. 14 at TPC Summerlin, 1700 Village Center Circle, the host course of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, an official PGA Tour FedExCup event.

Registration is set to start at 10 a.m., with the shotgun start set for 11 a.m.

In the past three years, the Pro Am event in Las Vegas has raised more than $225,000 to benefit these local charities: Blessings in a Backpack; the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; the Goodie Two Shoes Foundation; the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation of Las Vegas; and the Transportation Fund of the local Zelzah Shrine Temple.

Entry fees are $2,100 per player and $7,400 for a foursome. Space is limited. For questions or to register, contact Megan Mahoney at 619-571-2390 or megan@sdjga.org.

LIONS CLUB TO HOST MEET AND GREET

The annual Meet & Greet Lions is set for Oct. 16 at the TPC Golf Clubhouse Grill, 9851 Canyon Run Drive.

Registration is scheduled for 6 p.m., followed by a buffet and program.

Reservation for the buffet is required by calling 702-763-5156 or emailing lvsummerlinlions@gmail.com.

BLM ASKS FOR PUBLIC INPUT ON PROPOSED LAND SALE

The Bureau of Land Management has asked the public to weigh in on the proposed sale of 440 acres of public land in 28 parcels across Clark County.

Funds generated by the sales would be used for park, trail and public land restoration projects around the state.

Written comments should be mailed to the BLM Las Vegas Field Office, 4701 N. Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130 by Oct. 28.

For more information, contact BLM realty specialist Manuela Johnson at 702-515-5224 or manuela_johnson@blm.gov.

HISTORICAL LECTURE ON ‘DOWNTON ABBEY’ SET FOR NOV. 9 AT SUMMERLIN LIBRARY

The lecture “Historical, Cultural and Social Links to Downton Abbey” is planned from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive.

In this illustrated lecture, Dr. DiAnn Ellis plans to cover everything from the real Highclere Castle, where the PBS series was filmed, to the Charles Worth of Paris gowns and the real work day of those in service.

The event is free and open to the public. To register, call 702-507-3863.

 

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