Henderson/Anthem neighborhood news

Learn how to use JOB BOARDS during seminar at Green Valley Library

Henderson Libraries is scheduled to host a seminar on using job boards to find employment at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway.

For more information, call 207-4261.

Learn about MEMOIR WRITING
at free workshop

A workshop on memoir writing is scheduled from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Fridays from Friday to March 23 at the Barbara Greenspun WomensCare Center of Excellence, 100 N. Green Valley Parkway.

The class is free and open to the public. For more information, visit lifestoriesnevada.org.

Women can receive low- to no-cost Breast cancer screenings

Thanks to a $10,000 grant from Food 4 Less, Nevada Health Center’s Mammovan is scheduled to offer low- to no-cost breast cancer screenings at selected Food 4 Less locations.

Stops are scheduled from 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 7 and May 1 at 8180 Las Vegas Blvd. South. For more information, visit nvhealthcenters.org.

Community invited to voice opinions
on bus Route changes

The public is encouraged to weigh in on proposed changes to Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada routes and policies from 5 to 7 p.m. March 9 at Albertsons, 2910 Bicentennial Parkway.

The proposed changes include replacing an existing transit route with a new service and eliminating service on routes that are close to other routes in the system.

Public comments will be accepted through March 16.

The proposed service changes will be presented to the RTC Board of Commissioners for final approval. Pending the RTC Board of Commissioners’ approval, the proposed service changes will be effective May 20.

For more information or to submit comments, email diaza@rtcnv.com, visit rtcsnv.com, call 676-1557 or send mail to RTC Administration Office, 600 S. Grand Central Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89106-4512, attention: Transit Service Outreach.

Library Tree lane raises $27,000
for Henderson libraries

The December Library Tree Lane fundraiser, which benefited Henderson Libraries, raised $27,000.

Money raised at the annual holiday event was expected to benefit the teen collection. The event raised more money than in previous years.

Friends of the Henderson Libraries, who hosted the fundraiser, presented the check Feb. 16.

Josh Stevens Foundation announces new kindness initiative

Starting in March, the Josh Stevens Foundation is launching “Take 5 to be Kind,” an initiative to promote kindness, on the fifth of every month. The nonprofit was established in memory of Josh Stevens, a Henderson boy who died in 2008.

The group plans to practice acts of kindness, such as donating money to feed children in Haiti or surprising families by paying for their layaway items. For more information, visit joshstevensfoundation.com.

Patty’s Closet clothing store
opens Henderson location

Patty’s Closet, a boutique clothing store that carries only six of each style in small, medium and large sizes, has opened at 605 Mall Ring Circle, just outside the Galleria at Sunset mall.

For more information, visit ilovepattyscloset.com.

Learn about basic auto maintenance during workshops in March and April

The city of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department plans to host basic auto maintenance workshops in March and April. Enrollment is $9 per workshop and is for participants 18 or older.

Workshops are scheduled from 7 to
8:15 p.m. March 19 (activity 191152-36) and April 9 (activity 191152-37) at the Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Drive. Another workshop is scheduled from 7 to 8:15 p.m. April 3 (activity 191152-48) at the Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.

Register online at cityofhenderson.
com/parks or at any city recreation center. For more information, call the Whitney Ranch Recreation Center at 267-5850 or the Valley View Recreation Center at 267-4060.

HENDERSON seeks ARTISTS
for May festival

Henderson is seeking artists to participate in an art festival May 12-13 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St.

The event, which is scheduled for Mother’s Day weekend, is expected to feature artists, crafters, live entertainment, chalk art, interactive stations and children’s activities.

Deadline for applications is March 19.

For more information, visit hendersonlive.com.

Registration under way
for Henderson Senior Games

Registration for the 2012 Henderson Senior Games is open through March 20. The annual program is a sporting and social event for athletes 50 or older and celebrates the spirit of friendly competition and achievement.

Registration is $15 per person (with exception to volleyball) and includes an event T-shirt. Most events entered cost $3 to $5 each. Registration will not be accepted after March 20, but walk-ins may be accepted at some events depending on space availability.

The Henderson Senior Games are scheduled from April 10-29 at a variety of Henderson locations. First-, second- and third-place awards will be presented at the close of each event.

Scheduled events include basketball skills, bowling (singles, doubles and mixed doubles), fitness and powerlifting, golf (18 holes), table tennis (singles, doubles and mixed doubles), tennis (singles, doubles and mixed doubles), volleyball (men’s, women’s and coed team play) and track and field (springs, runs, javelin, jumps, discus, shot put and softball throw).

For more information, call 267-5717 or visit cityofhenderson.com/parks (type “senior games” in the search box).

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