Centennial Neighborhood News

GOLF LESSONS TO TEE OFF
AT SENIOR CENTER

Registration for the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center’s October session of indoor golf lessons was scheduled to begin Sept. 17.

Lessons are at 9 a.m. or 10:15 a.m. Mondays at the center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Participants must bring their own clubs. 

Most Centennial Hills Active Adult Center activities require a $2 membership to the city of Las Vegas senior citizen program. Those 50 or older can register at recreation.lasvegasnevada.gov or in person at any city senior center . For more information, visit lasvegasnevada.gov or call 229-1702.

CITY TO AWARD NEIGHBORHOOD
PROJECT GRANTS

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 and to download and submit an application, visit lasvegasnevada.gov.

CHURCH OFFERS SIGN LANGUAGE CLASSES

Free sign language classes were set to begin Sept. 16 at Canyon Ridge Christian Church, 6200 W. Lone Mountain Road, and are scheduled for every Sunday.

Classes are slated to start at 9 a.m. Participants are required to purchase their own book for the class.

For more information and to register , visit canyonridge.org or call 658-2722.

FREE SOCIAL SECURITY WEBSITE
PRESENTATION PLANNED SEPT. 26

A free presentation focusing on Social Security services that are available online is set for 10 a.m. Sept. 26 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive.

Online services include estimating retirement benefits and downloading forms to apply for retirement, disability or Medicare.

For more information, call 229-1702.

SPRING MOUNTAINS NIGHT HIKES PLANNED

Residents can explore the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area with free interpretive hikes.

A night hike discussing wildlife adaptations after dark is planned for 8 p.m. each Friday, beginning at the McWilliams Campground host site.

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.

For more information, visit gomtcharleston.

GET red rock canyon CLIMBER’S PERMIT BY THE END OF september

The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is issuing guest climbing special recreation permits for 2013, authorizing commercial guided or educational rock climbing in Red Rock Canyon for up to 10 days.

Four educational and eight commercial guest climbing permits are available.

The permits will be issued through a lottery system if more applications are received than available permits. Those interested should submit a completed application by Sept. 30 to the Red Rock/Sloan Field Office: HCR 33 Box 5500, Las Vegas, NV 89161.

Notification of selected applicants will be made by Oct. 30.

For more information, visit blm.gov/9kkd then click on “recreation” and then “rockclimbing.”

THIRD ANNUAL ROCKIN’ WALK PLANNED
FOR SEPT. 30 TO BENEFIT GOODIE TWO SHOES

The third annual Rockin’ Walk to benefit the nonprofit Goodie Two Shoes Foundation is slated for 9:30 a.m. Sept. 30 as part of the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin, 1700 Village Center Circle.

The outdoor, family-friendly walking event will raise funds to provide disadvantaged children with new shoes and socks. It is sponsored by the Brenden-Mann Foundation.

Participants can choose from the one-mile mixed hole, 2.5-mile back-nine or five-mile 18-hole walking options and enjoy the scenic views of TPC Summerlin, live entertainment and prizes. Each registered walker will also receive a souvenir T-shirt and a single-day admission ticket for the tournament, which is scheduled for Oct. 1-7.

Registration fees are $20 for participants ages 3 to 17 and $35 for those 18 or older. A new pair of shoes and five to six pairs of socks can be provided to needy children for every $25 raised. Walk participants can preregister online or the morning of the walk, and space is limited to the first 1,500 walkers.

For more information, visit jtshrinersopen.com/en/scheduleofevents/sundaysep30.aspx. To register, visit goodietwoshoes.org or call 617-4027.

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