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Senior singles invited to mingle

A Senior Singles Mix & Mingle event with a band and dancing is scheduled at 6 p.m. Feb. 14 in the Veil Pavilion at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Admission is $5 or free to Rewards Club members. Visit for more information.

HAVE your taxes prepared free

AARP is offering tax preparation for people 50 or older at no charge. Appointments are being made for Monday and Thursday consultations at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive.

Call 229-1702 for more information.

Art exhibit runs through may 5

The West Las Vegas Arts Center Gallery, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd., is showcasing “Mama’s Fabric” by artist John Broussard. The exhibit centers on his deceased mother, Beatrice Dixon, a community organizer who had a passion for sewing beautiful fabrics given to her as gifts. Broussard combines her collection of fabrics with his photographic skills to bring more than 30 Americans from diverse ethnic backgrounds together to share their family’s journey through America and how they feel about being an American.

Visit or call 229-4800 for more information.

doolittle senior center plans black history month trivia contest

Play a game of historical trivia of famous people, music, events and milestones at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 7 at the Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St. Prizes will be awarded to the top three winners. Call 229-6125 for more information. Registration is required.

Enjoy Tuesday afternoon movies

The Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road, plans to present a movie series called “Paramount in the ’30s” each Tuesday in February beginning Feb. 7. All movies start at 1 p.m.

“Cleopatra” will be shown Feb. 7; “Lives of a Bengal Lancer,” Feb. 14; “Go West, Young Man,” Feb. 21; and “Ruggles of Red Gap,” Feb. 28.

Call 507-3459 or visit for more information.

Learn about house weatherizing

Learn how to make your house more energy-efficient at 1 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Lieburn Senior Center, 6230 Garwood Ave.

Admission is free. Advance registration is required. Call 229-1600 for more information.

Play bingo to win a prize

The East Las Vegas Community/Senior Center is hosting bingo at 10 a.m. Feb. 8 at 250 N. Eastern Ave. Players should bring a wrapped white elephant gift for the winners.

Call 229-1515 for details.

Participate in a Discussion group

Have a cerebral conversation with your peers in this self-led group for people with an open mind at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 229-1702 to register.


Extreme Couponing 101, a free workshop on how to match store deals with coupons, is planned for 2 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive.

No RSVP is required. The event is co-sponsored by the library district and

For more information, call 507-6100 or visit

Grief support group offered

Get help dealing with the loss of special people in your life at a grief support group at 9 a.m. Feb. 14 and 28 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 229-1702 for details.

Valentine’s day social planned

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with dancing, refreshments and contests from 1-3 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St.

Singles and couples are invited. Call 229-6125 for more information.

GFWC Green Valley Woman’s Club plans to meet at Findlay Toyota

The next GFWC Green Valley Woman’s Club meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at Findlay Toyota, 7733 Eastgate Road. Enrich your life through volunteer work and club fellowship with women (working and retired) who make a difference in the community. For more information, email Dixie Gilby at or visit

Have fun Playing bunco

Enjoy bunco with a friendly group at 10 a.m. Feb. 15 at the East Las Vegas Community/Senior Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave. Bring a snack to share. Call 229-1515 for details.

Celebrate national pie month

Come eat pie in celebration of National Pie Month at the Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road. Pie is $1 per slice. Call 229-6454 for more information.

Lieburn senior center to host steak and rice pilaf dinner

A steak dinner with Caesar salad, baked potato or rice pilaf is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Feb. 17 at the Lieburn Senior Center, 6230 Garwood Ave. Bring canned goods to donate to charity. Call 229-1600 by Feb. 14 to register.


The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and the South Valley Rose Society plan to offer a 7 p.m. educational meeting at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road. The Feb. 23 meeting is planned to be on plant problems and will discuss plant diseases and remedies.

The meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, call 257-5555 or email lvmaster

The Cooperative Extension also plans to host an information and registration session for Spring 2012 Master Gardener Training at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the same address. Spring semester classes will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to
12:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays beginning March 12. There are 20 classes. The fee is $150.

Completed registrations (pay with cash or a check payable to Board of Regents) will secure enrollment and are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. For reservations, call Mary Bertsch at 257-5501 or email


Two new regular activities have been added to the roster at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive.

Center members are invited for sudoku at 10 a.m. Mondays and bridge lessons from 2-3 p.m. Mondays. The annual membership fee for the center is $2 per year for seniors 50 or older. Call 229-1702 for details.


The Southern Nevada Health District offers the Walk Around Nevada program, which helps participants track their physical activity online as they trek around the state and clock in 1,442 miles.

Anyone can sign up for this free online program and start a tour of Nevada. Track mileage online via a red line that marks your tour of the state. It also offers tips about staying hydrated, stretching and healthful hiking basics. Walk Around Nevada maps include the entire state, a Lake Mead map and a Lake Tahoe to Pyramid Lake map. For details, visit

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