LONE MOUNTAIN REGIONAL PARK EXPANSION TO BE DEDICATED SATURDAY
The dedication of the 20-acre expansion at Lone Mountain Regional Park is planned for 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at 9825 W. Lone Mountain Road.
The expansion covers more than 375 acres and increases the developed acreage of the park to 45 acres from 23. Improvements include four basketball courts, six tennis courts, seven horseshoe pits, seven bocce courts and 11 new picnic pavilions.
There are two new restroom buildings, a 164-space parking lot, a new plaza with barbecue grills and drinking fountains, a walking trail and full landscaping with trees, shrubs and turf play areas. A large shaded playground has two play areas – one for younger children and one for children 5 to 12, featuring a rocks and ropes course and a climbing/balance beam structure.
Visitors should park in the north parking lot off Lone Mountain Road for best access to the event.
For more information, call 702-455-4901 or email ccdistc@clarkcountynv.
CHURCH TO HOST FREE REJECTION SEMINARS
Deep Roots Christian Church, 4161 N. Rancho Drive, Suite 110, plans to host its free Healing From Rejection biblical study event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday .
The seminars are scheduled to teach participants about the roots of rejection and how to have better relationships with their spouses, children and co-workers. Child care will be available for $5 per session for children up to 7 years old.
For more information, contact pastor Brent Lively at 702-612-7480 or
TURKEY SHOOT FUNDRAISER
TO BENEFIT HOMELESS VETS
The VegasValley Vettes, a local Corvette club, plans to host its Turkey Shoot from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Clark County Shooting Complex, 11357 N. Decatur Blvd.
Participants will be asked to make a $5 donation, but no registration is required and there is no age restriction. The fundraiser is to benefit Las Vegas Valley homeless veterans.
A Corvette corral, vendors and the Fabulous Sin City Rollergirls are scheduled to participate. Participants will be able to shoot at paper targets, and the BB closest to the center will win. Guns and ammunition will be provided.
For more information, call 702-455-2002.
FLU VACCINATIONS AVAILABLE
ACROSS THE VALLEY
The Southern Nevada Immunization and Health Coalition and its partners plan to host free flu immunization and health clinics at several valley locations.
The clinics are planned for 7 to 10 a.m. Oct. 23 at the St. Rose Dominican Hospitals Barbara Greenspun WomensCare Center, 7220 S. Cimarron Road, Suite 195; 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 14 at the St. Rose Dominican Hospital San Martin Campus’ Aljian Conference Center, 8280 W. Warm Springs Road; and noon to 3 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Clark County Fire Department Station 26, 4030 El Capitan Way. The clinics will provide shots on a first-come, first-served basis. Children older than 6 months, adolescents and adults are eligible for the inoculations.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends that everyone 6 months or older receive the flu vaccine each year. For more information, visit snicnv.org.
Additionally, the Southern Nevada Health District plans to offer flu and pneumonia vaccinations for a fee on from 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 23. The vaccinations are scheduled to be offered at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Registration is required.
For more information, call the center at 702-229-1702.
GOLF TOURNAMENT TO SUPPORT
CHEFS FOR KIDS PROGRAM
The second annual Chefs for Kids charity golf tournament is planned for Sunday at the Painted Desert Golf Club, 5555 Painted Mirage Road, with a shotgun start set for 8 a.m.
The deadline to register is Wednesday, and registration is $120 per player. The price includes greens fees, a cart, range balls, snacks, a team photo and a luncheon. Awards for the winning team, the longest drive and the closest to the pin on a par-3 hole will be presented. The tournament format is a four-person scramble.
The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s nonprofit Chefs for Kids program is a joint effort of the American Culinary Federation Chefs of Las Vegas and the Cooperative Extension. Chefs for Kids seeks to eliminate malnutrition and hunger in children through education and awareness.
To register or for more information, contact Harvey Blankfeld at
702-203-1165 or harvey@
brownblankfeld.com, Joel Stelzner
at 702-595-5250 or Shelly Brown at
CITY TO AWARD NEIGHBORHOOD
The city of Las Vegas’ annual Youth Neighborhood Association Partnership Program application process has begun.
The program offers grants for up to $1,000 for youths to create and implement neighborhood-based service learning projects of their own design.
The winners serve as the project leaders and work to make changes in their neighborhoods based on their ideas and vision for their neighborhood.
Projects may include developing care packages, youth art and mural projects, youth mentoring, community gardens and services for the homeless.
The application deadline is Nov. 15.
The program requires youths to match the city’s grant with money, volunteer time or in-kind services and goods donated to the project.
Projects are required to take place within city limits.
For more information or to download and submit an application, visit lasvegasnevada.gov.
HELP OF SOUTHERN NEVADA
SEEKS HOLIDAY VOLUNTEERS
HELP of Southern Nevada is calling for volunteers to assist with a number of programs this holiday season.
Assistance is accepted from individuals who can donate any amount of time. Areas where volunteers are needed include: assisting clients with their applications for holiday programs at HELP’s main campus, 1640 E. Flamingo Road; assisting in receiving donated Thanksgiving turkeys at various locations; and assisting in receiving holiday gifts for selected clients in the Adopt-A-Family program.
To volunteer, contact Joan Lima at firstname.lastname@example.org or 702-369-4357.
SCREAM! 5K/1-MILE EVENT
TO FEATURE COSTUMED RUNNERS
The Scream! 5K/1-mile event is planned for 6 p.m. Oct. 31 at Fleet Feet Sports Las Vegas, 7575 W. Washington Ave., Suite 123.
Participants can dress in their scariest costumes for a fun run that is set to follow the Bonanza Trail past Kellogg-Zaher Park. A celebration, including treats, games, refreshments and a costume contest, is set to follow the run.
All participants will receive a
T-shirt and a raffle entry. Children 12 or younger will receive a Halloween goodie bag with candy and treats.
Registration is $30 for the 5K and $20 for the one-mile event.
Participants for Scream! must register no later than Friday to be guaranteed a shirt in their requested size.
Event packets will be available at Fleet Feet Sports Las Vegas.
For more information, visit elementalrunning.com or call 702-458-3338.
SUMMER RIDGE/HUNTERS RIDGE NEIGHBORHOOD CLEANUP SCHEDULED
Las Vegas City Councilman Steve Ross, Republic Services and the Las Vegas Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services plan to host a neighborhood clean up Thursday for the Summer Ridge and Hunters Ridge neighborhoods .
Residents should place their trash at the curb Tuesday night for pickup Thursday .
The clean up is planned to include the area north of Ann Road and south of West El Campo Grande Ave nue between North Decatur Boulevard and North Bradley Road.
Trash should be placed in a tied bag and have tree limbs and brush bundled in shorter than 6 feet long. Doors must be removed from appliances. Appliances that contain freon should be separated. Hazardous materials such as chemicals, paints, oils, tires, batteries, medical waste and compressed ga ses will not be accepted.
For more information, call 702-229-2330.