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North Las Vegas community events calendar, June 11-17, 2015

THINGS TO DO

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

“The Six Figure Exhibit,” featuring paintings by Harold Bradford, Susanne Forestieri, Stewart Freshwater, Orlando Montenegro, Marylou Parker and Vicki Richardson, is scheduled to be on display through July 3 at the Left of Center Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Road. Admission is free. Visit leftofcenterart.org.

A Healthier Living Workshop is planned from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fridays through July 17 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican is set to present the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program developed by the Stanford University School of Medicine. Adults with a chronic condition such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer, chronic pain or anxiety, or those suffering from chronic diseases can benefit from the workshop. Admission is free with a $2 annual membership to Las Vegas senior programs. Call 702-229-1702.

A free Basic Hawaiian Language Presentation is planned at 6 p.m. on June 11 at the Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha Center, 4110 N. Martin Luther King Drive. Presented by Dr. Ku Kahakalau, learn about how to converse in the Hawaiian language, Hawaiian values and culture, and find out how you can do this at your convenience. RSVP is required to contactus@lasvegashcc.org.

As part of All Star Friday Nights, In-A-Fect is set to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. June 12 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Star One All-Stars is slated to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. June 19. Chocolate Harmony is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. June 26. The cost is $5. Luxury booths are available for $100 and banquettes for $50. Call 702-600-1625 or visit aliantegaming.com.

A Ward 6 Fishing Derby is scheduled at 7:30 a.m. June 13 at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. The free fishing day is open to the public. Call 702-229-6154.

Mindi Abair and the Boneshakers Featuring SweetPea Atkinson are set to perform at 8 p.m. June 13 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets start at $27.50. Call 702-600-1625 or visit aliantegaming.com.

Admission to all 23 of Nevada’s state parks will be free for Discover Nevada State Parks Day June 13. Park visitors will receive free day use admission and free fishing with no license required. Visit parks.nv.gov.

The Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club conducts monthly General Membership Meetings at the Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha Center, 4110 N. Martin Luther King Drive, from noon to 4 p.m. The next meeting is June 14. Visit the website for future meeting dates. Visit lasvegashcc.org/las-vegas-hawaiian-civic-club.html or email contacts@lasvegashcc.org.

A free fiction writing workshop by Maxwell Alexander Drake is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. June 14 and from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 15 inside the meeting room at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-507-6107.

Na Hula Aloha Spirit is planned at 4 p.m. June 14 at the Chrome Showroom inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $15. Visit santafestation.sclv.com.

Vacation Bible School is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. June 15-19 at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 7501 Tule Springs Road. This year’s theme is Everest — Conquering Challenges with God’s Mighty Power. The free program is open for children in preschool to eighth grade. Each night includes snacks, games, crafts and a Bible lesson. Visit shepherdofthehillslv.org.

“The Works of B. Matlaf” by Bruce Matlaf is set during regular library hours from June 16 through Sept. 20 inside the art gallery at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. The exhibit will remain open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays through Sundays through June 20. A reception is planned at 6:30 p.m. June 16. Call 702-507-6100.

The American Airlines Kiwi Club plans a luncheon for 11 a.m. June 17 at Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar at Town Square Las Vegas, 6635 Las Vegas Blvd. South. All flight attendants, online and retired from American Airlines, American Eagle, TWA and US Airlines are welcome. The club plans its meetings for the third Wednesday of the month, but this will be the last one until fall. RSVP to Kay Jennings at 702-896-5496.

A bath bombs and fizzies workshop is planned from 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 17 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Learn how to make bath bombs and fizzies that soften, color and add fragrance to the bath water. The event is free and open to the public. Space is limited and registration is required. Call 702-507-6107.

DIY Craft Club! is planned at 4:30 p.m. June 17 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 6 to 11 are invited to get creative. The Fratello Marionettes Vaudeville Follies puppet show is set from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. June 22. Children up to age 11 are invited to watch the Fratello Marionettes perform a variety show. Space is limited for all Centennial Hills Library programs. Passes are to be given out a half-hour before the programs start. Call 702-507-6107.

PLAN AHEAD

An Explore America Breakfast is planned at 9 a.m. June 18 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Enjoy Buckeye Bread and a yogurt parfait and learn about Ohio. Admission is $5 with a $2 annual membership to Las Vegas senior programs. Call 702-229-1702.

Teen Book Chats is planned from 4 to 5 p.m. June 19 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Youths 11 to 17 are invited to chat about their favorite books. Call 702-507-6107.

Movie Madness Series is planned at 6 p.m. June 19 at Craig Ranch Regional Park, 628 W. Craig Road. Families are invited to watch the movie “Maleficent.” Admission is free. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets or folding chairs.

A Ward 6 Movie in the Park is planned at 7:30 p.m. June 19 at the Centennial Hills Park Amphitheatre, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive. Families are invited to watch the movie “Big Miracle.” Admission is free. People are encouraged to bring blankets or folding chairs. Call 702-229-6154.

A Welcome to Las Vegas Open House is planned at 10 a.m. June 20 at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. The event is set to feature horse-drawn wagon rides, a farmers market and fishing. Park admission is $6 per car or free with military identification.

The Las Vegas Elks Helldorado Days 2015 Art Show & Silent Auction is planned for 2 p.m. June 21 at the Elks Lodge, 4100 W. Charleston Blvd. The event is set to feature a wine and cheese reception, live entertainment and a meet-and-greet with participating artists. The show is set to be on display from noon to 5 p.m. June 19 and 20. A portion of proceeds from artwork sold will benefit local charities. Visit elkshelldorado.com.

A Very Basic American Sign Language workshop is scheduled from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays and Fridays from June 22-July 13 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. The session is set to teach the manual alphabet, fingerspelling, basic signs and more. Admission is $30 with a $2 annual membership to Las Vegas senior programs. Call 702-229-1702.

The movie “Selma” is scheduled to screen at 10 a.m. June 24 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Admission is free with a $2 annual membership to Las Vegas senior programs. Call 702-229-1702.

The Alexander STEAM program is set at 11 a.m. June 25 at Alexander Library, 1755 W. Alexander Road. Children 3 to 6 are invited to explore, create and experiment in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. The 60-minute program incorporates literacy and a variety of hands-on S.T.E.A.M. activities. Call 702-633-2880.

Bingo is scheduled at 11 a.m. June 25 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Participants can play bingo on an electronic board. Treats are planned. Admission is $5 with a $2 annual membership to Las Vegas senior programs. Call 702-229-1702.

Jazz Under the Stars, summer concerts by the pool, plans to present Alex Bugnon at 7 p.m. June 25 at at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets are $15. Visit aliantegaming.com.

Couponing 101 is planned from 10:30 a.m. to noon June 27 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Fiona Bartels from Las Vegas Grocery Smarts is scheduled to talk about where to find the best coupons and deals on a local, regional and national level, how to organize shopping excursions and demonstrate and discuss the phenomenon of “extreme” couponing techniques that can be incorporated into a regular shopping routine. Call 702-507-6107.

An American Red Cross Blood Drive is slated from 1 to 5:30 p.m. June 29 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-791-3311. Walk-ins are welcome.

Richard Elliot is set to perform at 8 p.m. July 18 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets start at $27.50. Call 702-600-1625 or visit aliantegaming.com.

ONGOING EVENTS

Beginner classes on how to find one’s ancestors are planned from 7 to 8:15 p.m. Tuesdays at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1991 W. Washburn Road. Registration is not necessary. Call 702-638-8870.

The Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, offers weekly fitness classes for active adults 50 or older from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays. Classes include card and game activities, crafts, dance and fitness. The yearly membership is $2 and includes access to all activities, though some may have additional fees. Call 702-229-1702.

On the Ranch Farmers and Artisan Market is set from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays at the Garden Plaza parking lot inside Craig Ranch Regional Park, 628 W. Craig Road. Live music, face painting, crafts and gardening tips also are planned. Admission is free. Visit ontheranchmarket.com or call 702-726-2426.

Monthly Buddhist services are scheduled the second Sunday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha Center, 4110 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. School-age children are welcome to attend and encouraged to join dharma classes. Visit lasvegasbuddhist.org.

Service Industry Night is set at 8 p.m. Sundays at the Revolver Saloon inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is free. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-658-4900 or visit santafestation.sclv.com.

The Neighborhood Recreation Center, 1638 N. Bruce St., offers senior activities for adults 55 or older from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Daily leisure activities, classes and monthly trips are offered to Social Senior members who pay a $3 annual membership fee. Call 702-633-1492 or 702-633-1600.

Goddess Pyramid with Crystal Bowl Meditation is planned from 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays at the Sophia Center for Goddess Study, 6034 Smoke Ranch Road. Donations are encouraged. Visit sophiagoddesscenter.org.

You Can Heal Your Life support group is planned from 6 to 6:50 p.m. Mondays at the Sophia Center for Goddess Study, 6034 Smoke Ranch Road. The workshop is based on the book “You Can Heal Your Life” by Louise L. Hay. Discussions on various topics and life situations are planned. Donations are encouraged. Visit sophiagoddesscenter.org.

Goddess Pyramid with Crystal Bowl Meditation is slated from 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays at the Sophia Center for Goddess Study, 6034 Smoke Ranch Road. Donations are encouraged. Visit sophiagoddesscenter.org.

The Centennial Las Vegas Genealogy Society is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. the second Monday of every month inside the community room of the Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 6670 W. Cheyenne Ave. The group is dedicated to genealogy and ancestry research. Visit clvgs7.wix.com/clvgs.

The Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays at 8103 Racel St. The sanctuary is home to birds, pigs, goats, llamas, donkeys, reptiles and more. General admission is $4. Visit naturesanctuarygilcrease.org.

Senior Skate Club, an open skate for anyone 45 or older, is scheduled from 12:30 to 1:50 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Fiesta Rancho SoBe Ice Arena, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $5, and the arena is set to provide coffee and cookies on Wednesdays. Visit fiestarancholasvegas.com or call 702-638-3785.

Trivia Night is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the ETA Lounge at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Cover charge is $5. Visit aliantegaming.com.

Open Mic Nights are scheduled from 7 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays at Leticia’s Mexican Cocina, 7585 Norman Rockwell Lane, No. 1. Entertainment is set to include a live disc jockey, jam sessions, singers, stand-up comedy and a Latin Salsa night. Call 702-445-7722 or visit leticiascocina.com.

A Ladies’ Night is scheduled at 8 p.m. Wednesdays at the Revolver Saloon at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $5 after 10 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com/concerts.

A current events discussion group is set at 12:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Adults 50 or older are invited to meet new people and have a free, cerebral conversation. Call 702-229-1702.

Free line dancing lessons are offered from 8:15 to 9 p.m. most Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at the Revolver Saloon Dance Hall inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Visit santafestation.sclv.com.

Boomer Wednesdays is set at 7 p.m. Wednesdays inside Chrome Showroom at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is free. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-658-4900 or visit santafestation.sclv.com.

Jared Berry is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. Thursdays at 4949 Lounge inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Admission free. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-658-4900 or visit santafestation.sclv.com.

Trap & Skeet is set from 5 to 10 p.m. Thursdays at the Clark County Shooting Complex, 11357 N. Decatur Blvd. Admission is $4.50 per 25 shots. Call 702-455-2000.

Line dancing for adults 50 or older is set at 2 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m. Fridays at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Admission is free with a $2 annual membership to Las Vegas senior programs. Call 702-229-1702.

Sherry Gordy’s A-List Open Mic is set for 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Fiesta Rancho’s Club Tequila, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-631-7000.

Centennial Hills Toasters Toastmasters are scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of every month at Findlay Honda, 7494 W. Azure Drive. Call 702-265-2910.

Elemental is scheduled to perform at 10 p.m. Fridays at South Padre at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Admission is free. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit texasstation.sclv.com.

Ladies Night on Fridays at Club Tequila is scheduled 10:30 p.m. at the Fiesta Rancho, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. There is a $10 cover charge for men. Doors open at 10 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit fiestarancho.sclv.com.

Strap on a pair of ice skates for Cosmic DJ Skate Night, scheduled from 8 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at the Fiesta Rancho SoBe Ice Arena, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $7 and $3 to rent skates.

Yellow Brick Road is scheduled to perform at 10 p.m. Saturdays at South Padre at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Admission is free. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit texasstation.sclv.com.

Yu-Gi-Oh card games are set from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month inside the story room at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Kids 11 to 17 are invited to bring their own cards and duel. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-6100.

The Las Vegas Farmers Market is scheduled to set up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first and third Saturday of each month at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. Admission to the park is free during the market. Visit lasvegasfarmersmarket.com.

Sabados de Fiesta is set for 11 p.m. Saturdays at the Fiesta Rancho’s Club Tequila, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $10. Women are admitted free until midnight. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-631-7000.

Silver Saturdays with DeeJay Silver is scheduled at 8 p.m. Saturdays at the Revolver Saloon inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $5. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-658-4900 or visit santafestation.sclv.com.

A weekly Ki Gong class is set from 8:30 to 9 a.m. Saturdays at Centennial Hills Park, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive. The class is free and open to the public. Visit nvbus.com.

NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

MASTER GARDENERS TO HOST KIDS GARDENING CLASSES

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Junior Master Gardener program plans to offer hands-on gardening activities for children from June 11 to July 30. Classes are slated from 8 to 11 a.m. Thursdays at the University of Nevada Clark County Center for Urban Food Production, 4600 Horse Drive.

The classes aim to help children learn about the environment, how plants grow in the desert and where food comes from. The class fee is $52 per child. A multiple sibling discount is available upon request. Students must register to participate as class size is limited.

To register, contact Karyn Johnson at 702-257-5523 or johnsonk@unce.unr.edu.

J.R. PONY PARTIES PLANS SUMMER DAY CAMP

Farm Day Camp 2015 at J.R. Pony Parties, an educational farm, is planned from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for six sessions during the summer. It is open to children in grades 1-5. The cost is $200 per child, and sibling discounts are available.

Visit jrponyparties.com or call 702-631-4142.

CITY COUNCIL NAMES MAYOR PRO TEM

The Las Vegas City Council approved Councilman Steve Ross as mayor pro tem.

The mayor pro tem steps in as mayor when the sitting mayor is unavailable or unable to serve for any reason. Ross was elected by a 7-0 vote by the City Council after being nominated by Mayor Carolyn Goodman.

Ross was first elected to the council in 2005 and was re-elected in 2009 and 2013. He represents Ward 6, including the northwest and Centennial Hills areas.

AFTER-SCHOOL TUTORING PLANNED AT CIMARRON ROSE COMMUNITY CENTER

The Las Vegas Department of Parks and Recreation is set to offer after-school tutoring at the Cimarron Rose Community Center, 5591 N. Cimarron Road. Tutoring is offered to students in first through fifth grade once a week for 30-minute sessions. The fee is $45 per month, and tutoring is scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday and 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Visit lasvegasparksandrec.com or call 702-229-1607.

CENTENNIAL HILLS HOSPITAL PLANS BABY-SITTING CERTIFICATION CLASS

A baby-sitting certification class is planned from 8 a.m. to noon the second Wednesday of every month at Centennial Hills Hospital, 6900 N. Durango Drive. The class helps youths ages 11 to 16 gain the knowledge and skills they need to care for infants and children, as well as time to practice these skills in a Web-based program.

The cost is $30 per person. The class is to be held in the computer lab on the first floor of the hospital. Class size is limited, and registration is required by calling 702-388-4888.

KIWANIS CLUB WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS

The Kiwanis Club of North Las Vegas, a chapter of the international service organization, is scheduled to meet at 6:15 p.m. Wednesdays at T.G.I. Friday’s in the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway.

Club community projects have included canned food drives, car shows, kites in the park events and charity fundraisers.

The fourth meeting of the month is limited to members only. For more information, visit nlvkiwanis.com or call 702-399-7373.

NORTH LAS VEGAS ROTARY CLUB TO MEET

The North Las Vegas Rotary Club of Las Vegas meets at 7:15 a.m. Fridays at the Los Prados Golf and Country Club, 5150 Los Prados Circle.

The weekly breakfast meetings include guest speakers, networking, education workshops and service projects.

For more information, visit nlvrc.org/newsite.

PLANETARIUM HOSTING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

The Planetarium at the College of Southern Nevada hosts educational programs and stargazing at various times Fridays and Saturdays at 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Tickets are $6, $4 for children and seniors. For more information, including times, visit csn.edu.

ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY HOLDS OUTREACH EVENTS

The Las Vegas Astronomical Society holds events every month for those interested in learning about astronomy. The society meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at the College of Southern Nevada Planetarium, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave., usually with a speaker or program on an astronomical topic.

For more information on the group, visit lvastronomy.com.

ALIANTE LIBRARY WRITERS CLUB TO MEET MONTHLY

The Aliante Library Writers Club is set to meet monthly from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on select Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the Aliante Library, 2400 W. Deer Springs Way. The group gathers for networking, readings and learning about writing. For more information, call 702-839-2980, visit nlvld.org or email Glory Wade at glorywadewriter@gmail.com.

CENTENNIAL HILLS LIBRARY HOSTS STORY TIME FOR KIDS

The Centennial Hills Library plans to host story time for babies from birth to 18 months at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. most Thursdays and story time for children 3-5 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. most Wednesdays at 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Organizers plan to offer songs, nursery rhymes and language-enrichment activities with an adult. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-6100.

WILDLIFE REFUGE GROUP HOSTS MONTHLY MEETINGS

Friends of the Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension offices, 8050 Paradise Road.

The group provides volunteers and other support to the National Wildlife Refuge, 30 miles northwest of Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs.

For more information, visit the group’s Facebook page or call Harry Konwin at 702-515-5494.

LOSS OF A CHILD/GRANDCHILD SUPPORT GROUP MEETS BIMONTHLY

A support group for seniors who have lost a child or grandchild is set to meet the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 9 a.m. at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. For more information, call 702-229-1702.

SENIOR GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP MEETS BIMONTHLY

A grief support group for seniors is set to meet the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 9 a.m. at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. For more information, call 702-229-1702.

SENIOR ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AND DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUP MEETS MONTHLY

An Alzheimer’s disease and dementia support group for seniors is set to meet the third Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m. at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. For more information, call 702-229-1702.

CENTENNIAL HILLS ACTIVE ADULT CENTER TO HOST KNITTING GROUP

The Centennial Hills Active Adult Center plans to host a low-cost knitting group for adults 50 or older at 9 a.m. Wednesdays at 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. The group is free to those with a $2 annual adult center membership. For more information, call the center at 702-229-1702.

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