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The Pyramid Power Talkers Toastmasters Club meets at 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays at the Luxor, 3900 Las Vegas Blvd. South (262-4806).

The Toast of Sierra Toastmasters Club meets at 6:15 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at Sierra Health, 2704 Tenaya Way (242-7111).

The Summerlin Toasters Toastmasters Club meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive (262-5201).


The Primm Valley Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Hot Rod Grill, 1231 American Pacific Drive in Henderson (565-6664).


The Bridge World II Club meets at 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. (735-3114).

The Spring Mountain Bridge Club meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 450 S. Buffalo Drive, No. 104 (278-8614).


The Las Vegas Backgammon Club meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Jackson’s Bar & Grill, 6020 W. Flamingo Road (458-0926).


The Chicago Police Association of Nevada meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Leatherneck Club, 4360 W. Spring Mountain Road (243-9577).


The Las Vegas Towne Club will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Bahama Breeze, 375 Hughes Center Drive (343-4884). Reservations are needed. The guest speaker will be Review-Journal columnist Jane Ann Morrison.


The Laureate Chi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lorrie Zeddies’ home (873-3428).

Compiled by Melissa O’Neill. Around the Valley is produced by the Review-Journal as a public service for readers interested in the meetings, events and other activities presented by local nonprofit organizations and clubs. Qualified organizations are asked to submit complete written information at least 10 days before the desired publication date. For more information, contact Melissa O’Neill at 383-0265 or write c/o Las Vegas Review-Journal, P.O. Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125.

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