Participate in fundraiser, PJ 5K in Las Vegas this week

Movie night, Medicare enrollment on Wednesday

HealthCare Partners of Nevada will host a Medicare open enrollment night with a free private showing of the film “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” and popcorn from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Red Rock Stadium 16, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Experts will available to answer Medicare questions for those 65 and older. Reserve a spot at

Annual PJ run, walk planned at speedway

Speedway Children’s Charities will host the fifth annual PJ 5K Run and 1-mile Walk along the Glittering Lights course at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway beginning with registration at 3 p.m. Sunday and the run and walk stepping off at 4:30 p.m. All participants will receive a race bib, cookies, milk, water and a medal at the finish. Speedway Children’s Charities will collect donations of new children’s pajamas for distribution in the community. Register at

Lung Force Walk steps off on Saturday

American Lung Association will host Lung Force Walk at 2 p.m. Saturday at The Smith Center, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Register at

Lunch &Learn series meets Wednesdays

The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, 888 W. Bonneville Ave., hosts the Lunch &Learn Educational Series from noon to 1 p.m. each Wednesday in November. Participants are encouraged to bring lunch; drinks and dessert will be provided. This week’s program is “Medicare Open Enrollment, State Health Insurance Assistance Program.” Participants will be able to compare Medicare plans. Program is open to both new enrollees and current Medicare recipients.

Third Thursday fundraiser for boy with tumor

This month’s Village Square Third Thursday Car Show and Art Festival will include a fundraiser for a local boy fighting a brain tumor. Organizers say Jacob Ramirez, 11, needs an experimental treatment for the tumor in the middle of his brain stem. Attendees of Third Thursday, which takes place at the open-air shopping center at Sahara Avenue and Fort Apache Road, can help by buying tickets for raffle prizes from businesses during the 5:30-8:30 p.m. event.

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Behind the scenes with local celebrity photographer Jerry Metellus as he talks about his Dance For Vegas coffee book dedicated to the 58 victims of the October 1 shooting. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
Dreamsickle Kids Foundation founder Gina Glass talks awareness
Gina Glass, 35, founded Dreamsickle Kids Foundation to raise awareness for sickle cell disease in Nevada. (Jessie Bekker/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Meadows School founding kindergarten teacher retires after 34 years at the school
Linda Verbon, founder of the The Meadows School's kindergarten program and the first faculty member hired at the school, retired in the spring after 34 years at The Meadows. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Kids become firefighters at Fire Station 98 open house
Henderson residents wore fire hats, learned about CPR and met firefighters at the Fire Station 98 open house Saturday, August 11, 2018. (Marcus Villagran Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
People from all over the world attend RollerCon 2018
RollerCon 2018 is a five-day convention focused on the roller derby community and culture at Westgate in Las Vegas. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
Camp Broadway teaches kids how to sing and dance
The Smith Center's seventh annual Camp Broadway musical theater program gives 150 kids ages 6-17 an opportunity to learn musical theater skills from industry professionals over a five-day period. Marcus Villagran/ Las Vegas Review-Journal @brokejournalist
Las Vegas police officer on being PETA's Sexiest Vegan Next Door
Las Vegas police officer David Anthony talks vegan lifestyle and how he feels about being voted PETA's sexiest Vegan next door from his home on Monday, July 9, 2018. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
'NO H8' Campaign comes to Las Vegas
Hundreds of locals participate in the NO H8 campaign founded by Adam Bouska and Jeff Parshley as a response to Proposition 8, a California ban on same-sex marriage. The campaign has since evolved to represent equal treatment for all. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
Over 40,000 People Attend The 4th Of July Parade In Summerlin In Las Vegas
Over 40,000 People Attend The 4th Of July Parade In Summerlin In Las Vegas. (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Star Wars and Golden Knights mashup at downtown art shop
Star Wars and Vegas Golden Knights fans attend the Boba Fett Golden Knight Paint Class at The Bubblegum Gallery in Las Vegas, Friday, June 29, 2018. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
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