September 24, 2011 - 1:00 am
Valley Outreach Synagogue-P’nai Tikvah will offer free High Holy Days services. Rosh Hashana services will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. Thursday at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane, North Las Vegas. Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur services will be at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7 and 10 a.m. Oct. 8 at Texas Station. Tashlich and a picnic are planned for Friday; call for time and location. Reservations are required for each of the services by calling 436-4900.
St. George’s Anglican Church, 7676 W. Gilmore Ave., will offer blessing of the animals in celebration of the feast of St. Francis of Assisi at 4 p.m. Oct. 1 on the church patio (395-4576).
King David Memorial Chapel and Cemetery, 2697 E. Eldorado Lane, will have Kever Dorot, a communitywide memorial service, Oct. 2 at the following venues: 10:30 a.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery, 1500 Las Vegas Blvd. North; 1 p.m. at King David Memorial Cemetery; and 1 p.m. at Palm Memorial Park Northwest, 6701 N. Jones Blvd. (464-8570).
The Jewish Community Center of Southern Nevada, 9001 Hillpointe Road, will celebrate its one-year anniversary at its new home in Summerlin 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Programs offered by the center will be highlighted. The free event also will feature entertainment, including "America’s Got Talent" finalist Seth Grabel, as well as children’s activities, a preview of the JCCSN Book Festival, vendors, and ice cream and birthday cake (794-0090).
The Las Vegas Greek Food Festival, featuring food, live music, folk-dance groups, and entertainment, will be presented 3-11 p.m. today and noon-10 p.m. Sunday at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, 5300 El Camino Road. Admission is $6 for adults, free for ages 12 and younger and active-duty members of the military and their immediate families (248-3896).
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court Our Lady of the Rosary will have its annual fashion show and luncheon noon-3 p.m. Oct. 1 in the Ave Maria Center at Holy Family Catholic Church, 4490 Mountain Vista St. Tickets are $20 and proceeds will be used to help the needy in the Las Vegas Valley (458-2593).
Lamb of God Lutheran Church, 6220 N. Jones Blvd., will have its annual Lutheran Women’s Missionary League yard sale 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 1 in the church parking lot (645-4998).
Epiphany Episcopal Church, 9041 S. Pecos Road, Suite 4000, Henderson, will have a "Taste of Spain" fundraiser at 5 p.m. Oct. 1. The event will feature Spanish wines and tapas as well as a silent auction and drawing. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door and are available at the church before 10 a.m. Sunday services or by calling 339-7239. Proceeds will benefit church ministries.
The St. Francis of Assisi Parish Festival will be 6-11 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Oct. 1 and 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct 2 at 2300 Sunridge Heights Parkway, Henderson. The festival will feature animal blessings, entertainment, drawings, international food tastings, children’s activities and crafts (914-2175).
Good Samaritan Lutheran Church, 8425 W. Windmill Lane, will have a "Sips 4 Scholarships" event, featuring gourmet food and international wines, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 1. Proceeds will benefit New Hope Christian Academy Scholarship students. For tickets and information, call 873-3589.
The Las Vegas Lay Dominicans will meet 10 a.m.-noon today for prayer, formation activities and a Communion service at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Newman Community, 4765 Brussels St.
The Sathya Sai Baba Devotional Singing Group meets at 5 p.m. Sundays at 1128 Triumph Court (461-8655).
The Secular Franciscans of St. Margaret of Cortona fraternity meets at 12:30 p.m. the fourth Sunday of the month at Pace E Bene offices, 1420 W. Bartlett Ave. (453-2417).
Reformation Lutheran Church, 580 E. St. Louis Ave., offers English as a Second Language conversational classes at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays (541-1952 or 732-2052).
The Las Vegas Diamond Way Buddhist Group offers guided meditation and dharma talks at 7:45 p.m. Thursdays (260-4426).
Govinda’s Center of Vedic India, 7181 Dean Martin Drive, offers Mantra Meditation, a presentation of Indian Vedic Wisdom, vegetarian snacks and literature at 6 p.m. Sundays (434-8332).
Community Baptist Church, 245 E. Foster Ave., Henderson, offers a free reading program for all ages 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays (565-0071).
The Jewish Community Center of Southern Nevada, Temple Sinai and Congregation Ner Tamid offer a variety of programs for Jewish singles of all ages in Las Vegas and Henderson. For details, call the Jewish Community Center at 794-0090, Temple Sinai at 254-5110 or Congregation Ner Tamid at 733-6292.
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church has a singles dinner for ages 60 and older the first Wednesday of the month at 4:30 p.m. at Black Mountain Grill, 11021 S. Eastern Ave., Henderson (796-1953).
New Life Christian Center has a singles meeting at 7 p.m. the second Friday of the month at 1229 E. Carson Ave. (387-5433).
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church sponsors a singles group for people 45 and older (228-8311, ext. 7333 or 7334).
Single Adults Learning Together, or SALT Ministries of CornerStone Christian Fellowship, meets at 6 p.m. Saturdays at 5825 W. Eldora Ave. (871-5050).
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