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Paradise/Downtown Neighborhood News

MEETING ON WARD 5 PROJECTS RESCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY

Las Vegas City Councilman Ricki Y. Barlow’s neighborhood meeting on projects in Ward 5 has been rescheduled from last month to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Doolittle Community Center, 1950 N. J St.

Barlow is seeking feedback from residents on the upcoming projects, the community master plan and potential expansion of the redevelopment area.

For more information, call 229-6405 or visit lasvegasnevada.gov.

CITY LICENSING OFFICE TO RELOCATE
TO RANCHO DRIVE

The city of Las Vegas licensing office is set to relocate beginning at noon Monday to the Development Services Center building at 333 N. Rancho Drive.

The last day of business in the office’s location at Las Vegas City Hall, 400 Stewart Ave., will be Thursday.

The office is set to open for business at its new location at midday.

Operating hours in the Development Services Center building are 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday to Thursday, with first-floor counters open at 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

For more information, call 229-6281 or visit lasvegasnevada.gov.

Caesars to honor vets with discounts

Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts is offering several deals and discounts on food and entertainment for military members in honor of Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

A discounted rate of $93 per night on hotel rooms at all resorts and complimentary unlimited buffet passes are available at eight hotels.

Seven resorts plan to offer discounts on show tickets and spa treatments, including two-for-one tickets to Bally’s “Jubilee!” show, 3645 Las Vegas Blvd. South, and for adult hypnotist Anthony Cools at Paris Las Vegas, 3655 Las Vegas Blvd. South.

For more information, call 407-6000 or visit lventertainment.com.

SENIOR APARTMENTS TO BE RENOVATED DURING DOWNTOWN CARES LAS VEGAS

The El Cortez, 600 E. Fremont St., plans to sponsor Downtown Cares Las Vegas from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Volunteers from several Fremont East Entertainment District businesses will join to help renovate the Robert Gordon Plaza senior citizen apartments, 509 N. 11th St., alongside other sponsors such as Zappos.com and the Metropolitan Police Department.

For more information, contact Kathleen Foley with the Moonridge Group at 461-9656 or by email at kfoley@moonridgegroup.com.

St. Viator to host holiday bazaar

The St. Viator Women’s Guild is planning to host a holiday bazaar from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the parish center, 2461 E. Flamingo Road.

The bazaar features 25 local crafters, a bake sale, a cakewalk and a raffle with a top prize of $1,500. Call 358-9142 for more information.

Girl Scouts plan weeklong auction

The Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada, 2941 Harris Ave., are set to host a weeklong auction from midnight Nov. 18 to 11:59 p.m. Nov. 25 benefiting leadership program opportunities for girls.

The auction includes items such as tickets to Blue Man Group shows and Las Vegas Wranglers hockey games, a stay at Primm Valley Casino Resorts, a helicopter fly with the Metropolitan Police Department and more.

Call 385-3677 or visit girlscoutsnv.org for more information.

LEARN TO MANAGE DIABETES
AT SUNRISE HOSPITAL H2U EVENT

Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center, 3186 S. Maryland Parkway, is scheduled to host an overview on how to manage and live with diabetes.

The free class is scheduled for
1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Friday in the hospital’s auditorium. The class is free. Call 233-5454 to register.

ballet performance set for saturday
at UNLV’s performing arts center

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas Performing Arts Center, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, is expected to present a performance from Complexions Contemporary Ballet as part of its New York Stage & Beyond Series at 8 p.m. Saturday.

Tickets range from $35 to $75, with $13 student rush tickets available one hour before the performance.

Call 895-2787 or visit pac.unlv.edu.

GRANT-WRITING CLASS PLANNED NOV. 16
AT LIFELONG LEARNING CENTER

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension plans to offer a grant writing class from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road.

Pamela Kahn Van-Pelt, an emeritus resource specialist for the Cooperative Extension, will teach nonprofit and government organization participants how to develop a community needs assessment, set goals, write outcome objectives and develop a budget. The cost is $25 for materials.

Call 257-5502 or e-mail ryanb@unce.unr.edu.

HEALTH DISTRICT ANNOUNCES HEALTHy HOLIDAY CHALLENGE

The Southern Nevada Health District announces its Get Healthy Holiday Challenge, a web-based program offering a weekly challenge and tools to track progress through the holidays.

Each week a healthy challenge email will be distributed to encourage lifestyle changes, such as a daily 15-minute walk or eating three servings of vegetables a day. The program also will provide weekly tips, recipes, an interactive blog, prizes and more. The site also includes information and resources for a healthier lifestyle.

For more information, call 759-1270 or visit southernnevadahealthdistrict.org or gethealthyclarkcounty.org.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY SEEKS BOX TRUCK

Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas is in need of a box truck. The one it used to pick up appliances, furniture and building materials is no longer repairable.

The truck must have a lift gate. A late- model 24-foot box truck is preferred. For more information, email kathy@
habitatlasvegas.org.

MEETING TO DISCUSS LONG-TERM DEVELOPMENT FOR GRAND CANYON DAM

The public is invited to attend a meeting on a long-term development plan regarding the timing and water volume flows of the Grand Canyon Dam.

The meeting is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Ramada Las Vegas, 325 E. Flamingo Road.

Those who attend can learn about and comment on the Long-Term Experimental and Management Plan, designed to improve and protect resources of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Grand Canyon National Park and the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

For more information, call Beverly Heffernan of the Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Region, at 801-524-3826 or visit ltempeis.anl.gov.

MILITARY BRIDES CAN GET FREE GOWNS

Couture Bride plans to honor military brides with free designer wedding gowns beginning at 8 a.m. Nov. 11 at its showroom, 950 S. Durango Drive.

Gowns will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis. Brides are encouraged to come early to secure their place in line, as there is a limited supply.

To qualify, brides or their fiances must be on active duty in the military, either currently deployed or deployed within the last five years, to Iraq, Afghanistan, Bahrain, Libya or Japan. Identification and deployment papers must be presented at the event to qualify.

The event is coordinated through Brides Across America. For more information, call 647-7778 or visit couturebridelv.com.

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