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Literary highlights this week include a presentation by local author Lindsey Leavitt and a free author pavilion at the NAACP’s conference at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
Henderson news this week includes notices about computer classes and a blood drive.
The 2014 U.S. Open Synchronized Swimming Championships are among top events this week in Henderson.
You can stop groaning now, because what you’ll find in “Cool Science Tricks” isn’t like what you’d find in school. These science activities are actually fun to do.
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Mikayla Kelly , a graduate of St. Viator School, was recently crowned Miss Jr. Teen Nevada United States 2014. She will go to Washington, D.C., to compete for the national title against other girls 13 to 15 years old in July. During her yearlong reign, she will make appearances throughout the state and raise awareness about her personal platform, food allergies with the support of FARE: Food Allergy Research & Education.
Nearly everyone knows about fantasy football and baseball, but they might not have heard of fantasy fishing.
We may live in the desert, but residents can still sail the high seas. Clark County’s annual Cardboard Boat Regatta is set for 5 to 8 p.m. July 25 at the Desert Breeze Aquatic Facility, 8275 Spring Mountain Road.
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For the fourth year, the Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation, 9330 W. Martin Ave., offered Summer Discovery Days, a five-day summer camp held in late June for its students.
The Nevada Arts Council recently awarded fellowships to 15 Nevada artists, including four from the Las Vegas Valley: Shana Tucker, Pasha Rafat, Antwan Davis and Matthew Couper.
Losing weight, quitting smoking and overcoming fears can be stressful. However, hypnotherapists Linda Shore and Juanita Curiel are determined to make it more relaxing.
While many TV sets were tuned to the U.S. men’s national soccer team competing for the World Cup in Brazil, a local youth team, Las Vegas Sports Academy 97 Red, was making news of its own.
Many Las Vegas residents probably go their whole lives without a mountain lion sighting, but UNLV doctoral researcher David Choate seeks out the big cats on purpose.
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Yard House is the type of ale lovers’ heaven that craft beer enthusiasts probably dream about. More than 100 taps and a changing chalkboard of brews from all over the world can be found here, along with classic rock music (appropriately cranked) and a variety of sports shown on the flatscreen TVs that populate the place.
No freezer, no fryer and no microwave — that’s the commitment of Krayvings.
The pancake menu at BabyStacks Cafe sounds an awful lot like dessert: Red Velvet, Smores, Banana Cream Pie, Orange Creamsicle. But don’t let your tastebuds be fooled —this is indeed breakfast.
Politics are sometimes difficult to discuss, yet a group of seniors at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, participate in active political discussions every two weeks as part of a current events discussion series intended to keep the seniors cognitively and emotionally active.