THINGS TO DO
IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
A Very Basic American Sign Language workshop is scheduled from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays and Fridays through July 13 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. The sessions are set to teach the manual alphabet, finger spelling, basic signs and more. Admission is $30 with a $2 annual membership to Las Vegas senior programs. Call 702-229-1702.
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.
The College of Southern Nevada is scheduled to host a solo exhibit of paintings and drawings by Benedict Oddi through Aug. 7 at the CSN Fine Arts Gallery, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. “Benedict Oddi: Scouts and Nomads” is set to be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Call 702-651-4146 or visit csn.edu.
“The Works of B. Matlaf” by Bruce Matlaf is set during regular library hours through Sept. 20 inside the art gallery at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-507-6100.
Let’s Draw the Story is scheduled from 4 to 5 p.m. July 3 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 3 to 7 are invited to read a story and draw. LEGO Club is slated from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. July 8. Children 6 to 11 are invited to share stories and books and build projects inspired by those stories. A Worm’s World – Dig It! is set from 11 a.m. to noon July 10. Children up to 11 are invited to join staff members from Star Nursery as they talk about the big impact that the worm has on the garbage, soil and gardens. A worm craft is also planned. 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.
“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.
Free ice skating lessons are planned from 4 to 5 p.m. July 6 and Aug. 3 at the Fiesta Rancho’s SoBe Ice Arena, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Call Camilla Nilsson at 702-288-7748.
Twilight Zone is set from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays July 7-28 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Participants are invited to learn about the life of Rod Serling and the making of the “Twilight Zone” series. Watch and discuss two episodes of the classic TV series each week. Advance registration is required. Admission is free with a $2 annual membership to Las Vegas senior programs. Call 702-229-1702.
Healthy Living Up 2 Me is planned from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays through July 11 at the Aliante Library, 2400 W. Deer Springs Way. The free workshop developed by Stanford University is an evidence-based program for people living with chronic conditions or caregivers of someone with a chronic condition. Healthy snacks are planned. Call 702-839-2980.
A United Blood Services Blood Drive is slated from 11 to 3:30 p.m. July 11 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-233-9620. Walk-ins are welcome.
Bostyx, a tribute to Boston and Styx, is set to perform at 8 p.m. July 17 at the Dallas Events Center at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Tickets start at $23.70. Visit texasstation.sclv.com.
Batteries Included Xtreme Game Night is set from 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 18 at the Cimarron Rose Community Center, 5591 N. Cimarron Road. The event is free and open to youths 13-18. Batteries Included membership is not required for participation. Call 702-229-2330.
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.
A Summer Island Castaway Concert is scheduled at 7 p.m. July 18 at the Centennial Hills Park Amphitheatre, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive. The free event is set to feature Las Vegas Hula and the Volcano Island Steel Drum Band. Guests are encouraged to bring low-back chairs or blankets. Hawaiian shaved ice and other treats are planned for purchase. Call 702-229-3514.
Summer Fun Lunch is scheduled at 11:30 a.m. July 22 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month with Las Vegas Mayor Pro Tem Steve Ross and his Northwest Youth Empowerment Council. Participants are invited to enjoy a home-cooked meal and live entertainment. Advance registration is required. Admission is $8 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 Tizer Quartet featuring Chieli Minucci at 7 p.m. July 30 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets are $15. Visit aliantegaming.com.
Ottmar Liebert with Luna Negra is set to perform at 8 p.m. July 31 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets start at $27.50. Call 702-600-1625 or visit aliantegaming.com.
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.
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.
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. There will be no proselytizing. For more information, call 702-638-8870.
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.
The Original Las Vegas Farm is open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at 7222 W. Grand Teton Drive. The animal rescue farm is home to cows, horses, potbelly pigs and more. The farmers market sells eggs, raw honey and more. The farm is available for birthday parties, Boy and Girl Scout events, school trips and 4-H educational tours. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children younger than 18. Visit thelasvegasfarm.com or call 702-982-8000.
CROSSING GUARD RECRUITMENT FOR 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR STARTS
The North Las Vegas Police Department is recruiting for school crossing guards to work near elementary schools for the upcoming school year. Crossing guards are responsible for assisting students safely across busy intersections on their way to and from school.
The position is part-time and pays $9 an hour. Guards typically work from 6:30 to 9:15 a.m. and 1:30 to 4 p.m. They must be available to work split shifts every day school is in session, depending on to which school they are assigned.
Apply at cityofnorthlasvegas.com or call 415-633-1017, ext. 6671.
CULINARY ACADEMY OF LAS VEGAS TO PROVIDE FREE AND NUTRITIOUS MEALS
The Culinary Academy of Las Vegas is set to provide free and nutritious meals to children 18 or younger Monday through Friday during the summer. Meals are to be provided to all children at 100 Academy of Excellence, 2341 Comstock Drive; Agape, 3650 N. Rancho Drive, No. 106; New Discovery Behavioral Center, 3660 N. Rancho Drive; the Pearson Community Center, 1625 W. Carey Ave.; and the Richard Steele Boxing Club, 2475 W. Cheyenne Ave., No. 110.
The federally funded program is administered by Nevada’s Department of Agriculture to youths living in low-income areas. The academy expects to prepare and deliver more than 1,200 meals a day this summer, for a total of more than 66,000 meals.
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NORTH LAS VEGAS LIBRARY DISTRICT HOSTS INAUGURAL ADULT SUMMER READING CLUB
The North Las Vegas Library District invites residents 18 or older to participate in its inaugural adult summer reading club. Join the club for a chance to win prizes, including the grand prize of a Kindle Fire HD. Participants can register at any North Las Vegas Library branch. Call 702-839-2980.
NORTH LAS VEGAS LIBRARY DISTRICT HOSTS SUMMER READING PROGRAM
The North Las Vegas Library invites youths 18 or younger to read and earn prizes through its Summer Reading Program. Children who can’t read on their own are still encouraged to participate by having someone read to them.
Stop by any North Las Vegas Library branch and pick up a logbook to start the program. Each section on the logbook equals one prize and one ticket for the grand prize drawing, a Kindle Fire HD. As an additional prize, children 12 or younger who complete the program can earn a free voucher to visit the Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay. Call 702-839-2980.
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 through 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. July 6-10, July 20-24 and Aug. 3-7. 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.
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 email@example.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.