Sunrise/Whitney Neighborhood News for June 4-10, 2013


Midnight Mayhem racing set for june 28

Midnight Mayhem is scheduled from 6 to 11:30 p.m. June 28 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The event is a safe alternative to illegal street racing and allows drivers to pit their own street vehicles against one another on a drag strip. Races begin at 7 p.m. The entry fee for races is $15, and admission for spectators is $5. For more information, call 800-644-4444 or visit lvms.com.

BLIND CENTER PLANS NIGHT GOLF EVENT

The Blind Center of Nevada plans a night golf event at 6 p.m. June 7 at the Sunrise Vista Golf Course at Nellis Air Force Base, 2841 Kinley Drive. The four-person scramble shotgun start is set for 7 p.m. after a buffet. Glow balls are to be provided, and an awards ceremony and silent auction are planned after play. Proceeds are to support the center at 1001 N. Bruce St. Fees are $125 or $400 for foursomes. For more information, call 702-998-2374 or visit blindcenter.org.

Free Guitar lessons scheduled

Free summer guitar basics for beginners classes are scheduled from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. every third Saturday of the month beginning June 15 at the Sunrise Library, 5400 Harris Ave. Participants must bring their own guitar. For more information, call 702-507-3907.

Wetlands Park seeks Volunteers

The New nature center at Clark County Wetlands Park, 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, is seeking volunteers to interact with visitors and explain the significance of the nature preserve. Responsibilities will include interacting with the public, light cleaning and upkeep of the exhibits and assisting staff members with special projects and programs.

Applicants must be 18 or older and are subject to a background check. Experience in teaching, knowledge of local natural or cultural history, or understanding of informal science education can be helpful but is not required.

For more information, contact Allison Brody at allison.brody@clarkcountynv. gov or call 702-455-7522.

TOWN ADVISORY BOARDS TO MEET

The Winchester Town Advisory Board is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. June 11 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive.

The Paradise Town Advisory Board is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. June 11 at the Paradise Recreation and Community Services Center, 4775 S. McLeod Drive.

The Whitney Town Advisory Board is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. June 13 at the Whitney Recreation Center, 5712 E. Missouri Ave.

The Sunrise Manor Town Advisory Board is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. June 13 at the Hollywood Recreation and Community Services Center, 1650 S. Hollywood Blvd.

For more information and agendas, visit clarkcountynv.gov.

 

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