SPECIAL EVENTS TO CELEBRATE HOLY WEEK AT WESTMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4601 W. Lake Mead Blvd., is to offer two special events during Holy Week.
Songwriter/recording artist Nancy Good, accompanied on guitar by Paul Barnes, is scheduled to lead an evening of introspective contemporary worship at 7 p.m. April 3. The program is to feature original Christian music and arrangements of historic hymns.
All children are invited to the church’s annual Easter egg hunt planned for 10 a.m. April 7.
Holy Week services are to include a Maundy Thursday service with Holy Communion at 7 p.m. April 5 and a service at 7 p.m. Good Friday, April 6, which will include prayer for all who ask to be healed.
A sunrise service is planned at 7 a.m. Easter, April 8, with another service set for 10 a.m.
Worship services are open to all residents, and casual clothing is acceptable.
For more information, call 648-8437.
CITY HALL TOURS AVAILABLE
Tours of the new Las Vegas City Hall are planned starting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at 495 S. Main St.
Tours will last about 25 minutes.
A public parking garage is west of City Hall, at 500 S. Main St. Visitors are to receive a ticket and two hours of free parking, with validation, upon entering the garage.
City administrative hours are 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
For more information, call Esther Carter at 229-6672.
MARY JANE TRAILHEAD TO CLOSE INTERMITTENTLY DURING CONSTRUCTION
Intermittent closures of the Mary Jane Trailhead in the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area are planned through August.
Access will be limited Thursday through April 4, April 11-18, April 24-May 2 and May 9-May 16. Closure dates are subject to frequent change.
Construction is planned for trail upgrades, funded via the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act.
No vehicle or pedestrian access will be allowed on state Route 157 or the trailhead parking area during periods of closure. When construction activity is idle, the access road and trailhead parking area will be open for normal use.
The Trail Canyon Trail, Echo Trail and Cathedral Rock Trail will remain open.
Up-to-date closure information can be obtained at fs.usda.gov/goto/htnf/smnra_construction.
For more information, call Suzanne Shelp at 839-5418.
HEALTH WORKSHOPS PLANNED
AT ACTIVE ADULT CENTER
Members of the Centennials Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, can keep healthy with free workshops and groups planned this month.
Free blood pressure checks are to be provided at 8:30 a.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays.
A grief and loss support group is to gather at 9 a.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays.
An Alzheimer’s disease and dementia support group is to gather at 4 p.m. April 3.
A Centennial Hills Hospital Medical Center representative is to discuss radiation at 10 a.m. April 10.
For more information, call 229-1702.
TEEN TUESDAYS PLANNED AT LIBRARY
Teen Tuesdays are set for 3 p.m. every Tuesday at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive.
Teens are able to use the computer labs, open space and meeting areas for their own planned activities.
Snacks are allowed.
For more information, call 507-6100.
RED ROCK CANYON TO HOST classes
in JEWELRY-MAKING, nature writing
A jewelry-making class for teens is planned from 1 to 4 p.m. April 4 at the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center, 1000 Scenic Loop Drive.
The Colors of Red Rock class is taught by Jennifer Vincent, an interpretive naturalist, and takes inspiration from the canyon.
All materials will be supplied but feel welcome to bring your own if you like.
Class size is limited. Reservations are required by calling 515-5367. For more information, visit redrockcanyonlv.org.
Also,the Bureau of Land Management plans to host Introduction to Nature Writing, a sensory-based writing class, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday and April 12 and 26 at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.
Each session will include short writing exercises, group discussions and selected readings from notable American nature writers. Participants may share their own writing.
Depending on the group’s interest, plan to experiment with different types of nature writing such as creative non-fictions, short story, memoir, poetry or simply writing for one’s own enjoyment.
The class is free. Seating is limited. To RSVP, call 515-5367.
SCIENCE PROGRAM SET AT LIBRARY
Science-savvy kids are invited to learn how to mix simple household ingredients to make chemical reactions during Chemistry for Kids, set for 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive.
The free event is suitable for children ages 6-11.
For more information, call 507-6100.