The United Way of Southern Nevada’s Young Philanthropists Society read last month to students at Hollingsworth Elementary School, 1776 E. Ogden Ave., as part of Nevada Reading Month.
Las Vegas mayoral candidates Carolyn Goodman and Chris Giunchigliani were the top vote-getters in the April 5 primary election and will square off in the June 7 general election.
Become one of Mother Earth’s favorite sons and daughters during the second annual GREENFest Earth Day festival, scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 16 at Town Square Las Vegas.
The 2011 Celtic Gathering and Highland Games is in step to be the largest celebration of Scottish heritage since the Las Vegas Celtic Society first cued the music and merriment seven years ago.
The seventh annual festival is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road.
Artist Brian Henry’s “High Noon,” a show focused on iconic signs is set to run through May 28 at Kleven Contemporary inside the Emergency Arts buildling.
Once a resort with rowboats, fireworks, prize fights and horse races, Lorenzi Park takes its name from vineyard developer David Lorenzi. The 60-acre park is undergoing renovations on the western half that are expected to be completed by summer 2012.
Clark County commissioners and county fire department officials were scheduled to recognize firefighters during a ceremony March 29 at Fire Station 33, 865 E. Desert Inn Road.
New Clark County School District Superintendent Dwight Jones is facing a budget crunch with the possibility of $400 million in reductions for public education, but he’s confident the district will survive and thrive.
The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society plans to present J.S. Bach’s “St. Matthew Passion” at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall on the UNLV campus, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway.
The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre will perform Mary Zimmerman’s “Metamorphoses” through Sunday at the Reed Whipple Cultural Center, 821 Las Vegas Blvd. North .
The Broadway play, which premiered in 1996 as “Six Myths” at Northwestern University, is a contemporary retelling of best-known Greek myths such as King Midas…
Have fun, stay fit and get a leg up through the YMCA of Southern Nevada.
Las Vegas-based bakery Cupkates plans to donate 50 percent of its profits from all specialty cupcake bouquet orders placed by Thursday to the American Red Cross to support the relief effort for Japanese tsunami victims.
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ campus radio station, KUNV 91.5 FM, plans to celebrate its 30th anniversary Friday at Greenspun Hall, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway.