Powerhouse Pros Toastmasters Club meets at 6:15 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month at Merrill Lynch Training Room in the U.S. Bank Building, 2300 W. Sahara Ave. (258-1922).
The Monday Niters Toastmasters Club meets at 6:30 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month at Denny’s, 3081 S. Maryland Parkway (807-2176).
Toastmasters en Espanol Club meets at 7 p.m. Mondays at Cambridge Community Center, 3900 Cambridge St. (951-9454).
A ceremony to commemorate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. will be at noon Monday in the Student Union Ballroom at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Author, professor and social critic the Rev. Michael Eric Dyson will be the featured speaker. The event is free and open to the public and will include remarks by UNLV President David B. Ashley and musical performances (895-0893).
The Society of Single Seniors and Widowed Persons will have its monthly meeting at noon Monday at the Cambridge Recreation Center, 3930 S. Cambridge St. Participants should bring a main dish, salad or dessert (645-5802).
SINGLES TRAVEL CLUB
The Las Vegas Singles Travel and Social Club, for people 55 and older who plan local and world travel, meets at 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of each month at the Tap House, 5589 W. Charleston Blvd. (888-324-2028).
The AARP, Summerlin Chapter 5094, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The meeting is open to the public (255-0552).
PROGRESSIVE SOCIAL GROUP
The SW Las Vegas Chapter of Drinking Liberally, an informal, left-leaning progressive social group that talks politics, meets at 7 p.m. Mondays at Torino’s Sports Pub & Restaurant, 5570 W. Flamingo Road (460-0973).
MRS. NEVADA PAGEANT
The 2008 Mrs. Nevada United States Pageant is scheduled for March 29 at the Nicholas Horn Theatre on the College of Southern Nevada campus in North Las Vegas. Married women at least 21 years of age who are family oriented are eligible to participate (262-818-5674).
JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
The Jewish Community Center of Southern Nevada offers singles programs for adults of all ages. Jewish singles meet for bagels and coffee at noon the first Sunday of the month at Temple Beth Sholom, 10700 Havenwood Lane, and the fourth Wednesday of each month at Rave Motion Pictures, 6587 Las Vegas Blvd., South; Jewish singles in their 20s and 30s meet at 6:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Co., 2220 Village Walk Drive in Henderson; Jewish singles age 60 and older meet for dinner at various locations the third Wednesday of the month in Henderson and the last Thursday of the month in Summerlin. Other singles programs also are offered (794-0090).
Compiled by Jean Bard. 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 Jean Bard at 383-0245 or write c/o Las Vegas Review-Journal, P.O. Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125.