Cookies made by Opportunity Village clients are sold to the public, with all proceeds going to support individuals with intellectual disabilities. But selling the cookies, as well as thrift shop items, has hit a snag: Opportunity Village’s website has not been able to process cookie sales for nearly a year.
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By engaging the children with hands-on activities, instructor Bonnie Kulwin teaches students about health and kitchen safety while they how learn to cook and bake through classes offered by the city of Henderson.
The city of Henderson is closer to achieving its goal of providing a park within a half mile of every residence as the Inspirada community celebrated the opening of its Capriola and Potenza parks Oct. 4.
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View Neighborhood News explores additional volunteer opportunities throughout Henderson.
Times are tough, no doubt about it. Especially on a reduced income.
MAYOR’S CUP SOCCER TOURNAMENT PLANNED
Las Vegas historian Eugene P. Moehring examines Reno and Las Vegas from the postwar decades through today with an emphasis on 1970-2014 in “Reno, Las Vegas, and the Strip: A Tale of Three Cities.”
Henderson calendar highlights include PurpleLight Las Vegas, a pancreatic cancer awareness event, and a Blessing of the Animals.
Could it be true that lifelong readers and lifelong foodies both need to start early in their passions? I’ll bet it is – which is why “How to Bake a Book” could be a good addition to your (pretend) kitchen.
Any time local musicians get together for a bluegrass jam session, there’s no set lineup of songs and no featured player with a backup band. Instead, there is plenty of picking and plucking and a whole lot of smiling. That’s what to expect at the Ward 5 Bluegrass in the Park concert, a free, monthly, two-hour event planned at the Lorenzi Park Lake Band Shell.
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Air Force Airman Brandon R. Clevinger graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Clevinger is the son of Eric Clevinger of Las Vegas.
READER DISSATISFIED WITH DOWNTOWN SUMMERLIN
Literary happenings this week include an appearance by astronaut author Chris Hadfield and events for “The Chapel of Eternal Love,” “Called Again: A Story of Love and Triumph,” “Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors” and the Moon Wolf Saga books.
Feeling the desire to give back to the community by offering emergency services? A number of public safety agencies and nonprofits can always use volunteers.
With Spanish music in the background just before sunset, Ricardo Laguna gears up to practice at his backyard dirt bike practice field complete with jumps and ramps overlooking Frenchman Mountain.
It may be hard to miss that Nevada is celebrating its Sesquicentennial this year. Nevada joined the union on Oct. 31, 1864, so as the yearlong celebration wraps up, some of the biggest events are planned.
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FLUTE CLINIC SCHEDULED FOR ADULTS
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PRO BONO SERVICES TO BE OFFERED STATEWIDE
Jazz guitarist Dirk Kleutgens, who performs as Dirk K, has 14 CDs under his belt, a standing gig through the end of the year at Marche Bacchus and an upcoming tour planned. The busy musician also works as a sound engineer for Cirque du Soleil’s “Zumanity.”