When it comes to watching one’s waistline, the holidays can sabotage the best of intentions.
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Fourteen banners featuring active-duty military members are set to be displayed along Water Street and Green Valley Parkway through November 2015 as part of the city’s Military Banner Program. The individuals are Henderson residents or immediate family members of Henderson residents.
After hearing about an apartment building planned in what is now the Rancho Gowan Business Park, a group of neighbors banded together approximately 20 years ago to preserve their rural community and keep it thriving with open space, livestock and a blooming garden.
In today’s high-tech world, people are required to adapt to new technology faster than before to enhance task performance in their daily lives. But diving into computers isn’t always easy. In order to provide extra assistance, SeniorNet learning classes were formed to offer courses to adults 50 or older.
Tree, wreath and basket displays, crafts, raffles, live entertainment, cupcake decorating, gift shops and Santa Claus visits are scheduled from 3 to 8 p.m. Nov. 19 and 20 at the 26th annual Festival of Trees & Lights at the South Point.
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“Frankie and Nina’s Big Italian Wedding,” an interactive lunch show, is “loosely based on the Romeo and Juliet theme. It’s two families that hate each other, but they get over it,” said actor and director Jon Paul Raniola.
Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge, just south of the ranching community of Alamo, encompasses 5,382 acres of lakes, marshes, meadows, riparian areas and open desert. The three largest bodies of water in the refuge are Upper Lake, Middle Pond and Lower Lake, fed by thermal springs.
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Henderson calendar highlights include the city of Henderson Stroll ‘n Roll, robot art classes and a performance by Frankie Avalon.
The musical “White Christmas” was a hit movie in 1954. When the cast of Signature Productions takes to the Summerlin Library stage to perform the show — spoiler alert — the forecast calls for snow.
Las Vegas author Robert Waters drew on years of law enforcement work to write “The Case That Would Not Close.”
It was 1942, and the Japanese had just bombed Pearl Harbor. America entered World War II soon after, which meant plenty of discrimination for Japanese-Americans like the Itanos. Tomi, Hiro and their older brother Roy had been born in America, but that didn’t seem to matter to many in their California town.
PFC Robert Anthony Valdez graduated from U.S. Marine Basic Training in San Diego in October. He is the son of Amber and David Mills and brother of Matthew and Mason Mills of North Las Vegas. Valdez is a graduate of Shadow Ridge High School.
Literary happenings this week include signings by Daniel Boulud and Wolfgang Puck and an event featuring a conversation between Stephen Greenblatt and Geraldine Brooks.
It’s not often you can trade art for someone’s sobriety, but several artists jumped at the chance and donated pieces for a fundraiser planned for the We Care Foundation, a residential recovery home that helps women struggling with drug or alcohol addiction.
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At 14, southwest Las Vegas resident Diego Gonzalez is living a life he could barely imagine a year ago. He is a disc jockey and a producer, appearing in front of crowds numbering in the thousands.