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The next Project Dinner Table event is set for 6 p.m. Saturday at the Las Vegas Design Center at the World Market Center’s 16th-floor rooftop terrace, 495 S. Grand Central Parkway. Chef Roy Ellamar of Sensi at Bellagio will prepare the six-course meal.

Rio Secco in Henderson a classic Las Vegas course

There are a lot of reasons why I love playing golf in Las Vegas, the latest being the recent round I played at Rio Secco Golf Club, 2851 Grand Hills Ave., Henderson. I say this because the folks at Rio Secco have managed to include everything I love about Vegas into their golf club.

Compost better than rock dust as desert soil supplement

Rock dust is used in organic agriculture to replenish minerals that have been removed from the soils when growing and removing vegetables and fruit. I tend to favor the addition of compost to our vegetable gardens since our soils are so low in organic matter and its derivatives.

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Elvis Costello and The Imposters are slated to perform at 8 p.m. Friday at the Pearl at the Palms. Known for his eclectic genre-crossing, Costello has been performing and producing music since 1977. Tickets range from $61 to $96. For more information, call 942-6888.

Education Notebook

FAVORITE SONS & DAUGHTERS

Matthew Ryan Kindell, 14, has achieved Eagle Scout status in the Boy Scouts of America.

Literary Las Vegas

Jud Wilhite, senior pastor at Central Christian Church, is the author of several books — “Eyes Wide Open: See and Live the Real You,” “Stripped: Uncensored Grace on the Streets of Vegas” and his newest, “Throw It Down: Leaving Behind Behaviors and Dependencies that Hold You Back.”

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