SPRING MOUNTAINS NIGHT HIKES PLANNED
Explore the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area , also known as Mount Charleston, with free interpretive hikes.
n A night hike discussing wildlife adaptations after dark is planned for 8 p.m. each Friday, beginning at the McWilliams Campground host site .
n A Junior Ranger program to test youngsters’ hiking and fire-safety knowledge and expand stewardship and research skills is set for 1 p.m. Saturday , July 22 and Aug. 4 at the Spring Mountains Visitor Center .
n Guided hikes through the Lower Bristlecone area and the Fletcher Canyon Trail are planned for 10 a.m. Sunday , July 21 and 29 and Aug. 4 at the Spring Mountains Visitor Center.
n Campfire programs are planned for 8 p.m. each Saturday at the Hilltop Campground. Due to limited parking, the program is recommended for campground guests only .
The programs are made possible through a partnership between the U.S. Forest Service, the Basin Institute, and the Southern Nevada Conservancy.
For more information, visit gomtcharleston.
TEENS TO COMPETE IN SHOOTING EVENT
High school-age shooters are invited to the Youth Shooting Sports Federation’s U.S. Open Youth Clay Shooting Championships, planned for July 18-21 at the Clark County Shooting Complex, 11357 N. Decatur Blvd.
Teens participating in a clay-shooting program at a high school or gun club or are part of a shooting organization are eligible to participate. Events are to include skeet, five-stand, trap, flurry, buddy shoot and Annie Oakley shooting events.
Awards are to be given to individuals, squads and teams. Registration is required.
For more information, visit youthclayshooting.com, email info@
youthclayshooting.com or call 209-772-2233.
BIBLE SCHOOL PLANNED FOR KIDS
AT LAMB OF GOD LUTHERAN CHURCH
Space is available for kids 4 or older for a free vacation Bible school program planned for 4:30-8 p.m. July 30-Aug. 3 at the Lamb of God Lutheran Church, 6220 N. Jones Blvd .
The week’s activities are scheduled to include crafts, Bible stories , music and dinner. Registration is required.
For more information, visit lambofgodlv.com or call 645-4998 or Jolene Hawkes at 445-6221.
ZUMBA GOLD SESSIONS PLANNED
AT LAMB OF GOD LUTHERAN CHURCH
A weekly Zumba Gold class, a low-impact, Latin-inspired dance fitness program, is planned for 5 p.m. Mondays at the Lamb of God Lutheran Church, 6220 N. Jones Blvd .
The fee is $3 , and registration is not required. Participants should wear lightweight workout attire and tennis shoes and bring water and a towel.
For more information, call Laura Ward at 465-3395 or email email@example.com .
KIDS INVITED TO BRING STUFFED ANIMALS
TO HOSPITAL HEALTH FAIR
Children of all ages are invited to bring their favorite stuffed animal for a “checkup” at the annual Teddy Bear Clinic , planned for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 8 in the main lobby of Centennial Hills Hospital Medical Center, 6900 N. Durango Drive .
The event is aimed at helping participants explore how doctors and nurses care for patients and how to be prepared for medical attention. The stuffed animal is to experience the process with the child .
Planned exhibits include finger casting, Band-Aid art, doctor dress-up, teddy bear snack shack, baby bear nursery and a cardio station .
For more information, call 835-9705 or visit centennialhillshospital.com .
ICE CREAM SOCIAL SET AT SENIOR CENTER
Cool off with banana splits and camaraderie during Bananas Over Bunco , planned for 10 a.m. Aug. 1 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive .
The event is open to center members. Registration, which is required, begins July 23 .
For more information, call 229-1702 .