Paradise/Downtown Neighborhood News

WORKS BY WARHOL, PICASSO AND MORE DISPLAYED AT NEW GALLERY

Martin Lawrence Galleries is open inside the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South.

The gallery showcases art from Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso and Alexander Calder and sculptures from Erté, Joan Miro, Roy Lichtenstein and others.

Martin Lawrence Galleries is open from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday to Friday and from 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday and Sunday.

For more information, call 991-5990 or visit martinlawrence.com.

LOSE YOUR LOCKS FOR ST. BALDRICK’S
AT HEAD-SHAVING FUNDRAISER

Rí Rá Las Vegas inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is set to host a head-shaving fundraiser for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation at noon Saturday.

Valley hairdressers will shave locks of hair from registered participants who raise proceeds for the nonprofit group.

For more information, call 632-7771 or visit http://tinyurl.com/stbaldregister to register.

CHURCH TO CELEBRATE PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY DURING SUNDAY SERVICES

Greater Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church, 1915 Lexington St., is set to celebrate the sixth pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Welton T. Smith III and his wife, Debra, during the 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. worship services Sunday.

The Rev. Steven D. Riley, pastor of Christ Temple Baptist Church in Ypsilanti, Mich., is scheduled to lead the celebrations.

For more information, call 647-0493 or visit greaterevergreen.com.

PRENATAL BREAST-FEEDING CLASS
PLANNED Monday morning

Sunrise Children’s Hospital, 3186 S. Maryland Parkway, plans a free prenatal breast-feeding class from 11 a.m. to noon Monday in its maternal infant classroom on the third floor.

Registration is required.

For more information, call 233-5437 or visit sunrisechildrenshospital.com.

Catholic Charities to celebrate opening of English program’s new location

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada plans to celebrate the grand opening of its English Language Program’s new location at the Donald W. Reynolds St. Vincent Plaza campus, 1526 N. Main St., from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday. Brad Deeds of the Nevada Department of Education is scheduled to speak and take part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

The program offers free English classes to the public and to the nonprofit group’s Migration and Refugee Services’ clients. Classes are taught by a professional instructor, and students have access to a state-of-the-art computer lab.

For more information, visit catholiccharities.com.

MAKING MONEY DOING VOICE-OVERS
TO BE TOPIC OF MARCH 6 WORKSHOP

The Howard Lieburn Senior Center, 6230 Garwood Ave., is set to host a workshop on getting paid to use one’s voice from 1 to 3:30 p.m. March 6 for $15 per person.

Attendees will learn how to make money for voice-overs, book readings and more.

For more information, call 229-1600 or visit lasvegasnevada.gov.

LEARN ABOUT BUTTERFLIES
AT SENIOR CENTER BREAKFAST

The East Las Vegas Community/Senior Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., plans to host a breakfast at 10 a.m. Thursday for adults ages 50 or older.

Attendees will learn about butterflies during the breakfast and will have an opportunity to raise a caterpillar. The event is $3, and advance registration is required.

For more information, call 229-1515 or visit lasvegasnevada.gov.

CLASS TO DISCUSS DIABETES
AND ITS MEDICATIONS

Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center, 3186 S. Maryland Parkway, plans to host a free diabetes outpatient class for adults from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday.

Information on the disease and the effects of medications will be discussed.

Registration is required.

For more information, call 233-5454 or visit sunrisehospital.com.

BREAKFAST PLANNED AT SENIOR CENTER

The Howard Lieburn Senior Center, 6230 Garwood Ave., is slated to host a breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Friday for $3 per person.

For more information, call 229-1600 or visit lasvegasnevada.gov.

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