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The Paradise Town Advisory Board has scheduled its biweekly meeting for 7 p.m. April 26 at the Paradise Recreation and Community Services Center, 4775 S. McLeod Drive.

The Winchester Town Advisory Board has scheduled its biweekly meeting for 6 p.m. April 27 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive.

The Whitney Town Advisory Board has scheduled its biweekly meeting for 6 p.m. April 28 at the Whitney Recreation Center, 5712 E. Missouri Ave.

For more information or agendas, visit clarkcountynv.gov.

Devil Pups Informationa meeting set

A Southern Nevada Devil Pups information meeting is scheduled at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Greater Nevada Marine Corps League at 4360 W. Spring Mountain Road. The leadership program is designed to train girls and boys 14 to 17 to participate in the regional Devil Pup program at Camp Pendleton in California. The group meets Saturday mornings at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road, for months of training. The best trainees are invited to the camp on the U.S. Marine base. For more information, visit www.devilpups.com or call Marie Tomae at 285-4142 or Michael Holguin at 286-8469.

Special County Budget Meeting Set

The Clark County Commission has scheduled a special evening meeting at 6 p.m. April 27 in Commission Chambers, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway, to discuss its final budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The public is invited to attend and provide input regarding fiscal priorities. The meeting also will be aired live on Clark County Television cable channel 4 and streamed live at www.clarkcountynv.gov. State law requires the County Commission to adopt a final budget by May 16.

Center welcomes Senior Wood Workers

Wood workers 50 or older are encouraged to bring their current project to work on and socialize with other woodworkers from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursdays at the Parkdale Senior Center, 3200 Ferndale St. The center has basic wood burning tools available. For more information, call 455-8502.

Karate classes to begin

Karate classes for participants 16 or older are set to begin at 6:30 today at Walnut Recreation Center, 3075 N. Walnut Road. The classes are scheduled from 6:30 to 7:30 Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 26. The price is $37 for the sessions. To sign up, call 455-8402.

Wetlands Park offers guided walk

A series of guided nature walks wraps up this weekend. The final hike of the series is scheduled from 9:15 to noon Saturday at Clark County Wetlands Park, 7050 Wetlands Park Lane. The guided walks are designed for parents to attend with their elementary and middle school-aged children. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, call the park’s information center at 455-7522.

SENIOR PICKLE BALL SCHEDULED

Pickle ball play is scheduled from
12:30 to 2:30 p.m. April 26 at the Paradise Recreation Center, 4775 S. McLeod Drive. The game is a combination of lawn tennis, badminton and tennis. Participation is for seniors 50 or older and is free, but players must sign up for a free Cactus Room membership card. For more information, call 455-7513.

Yu-Gi-Oh! open dueling scheduled

Open play of Yu-Gi-Oh!, a collectable trading card game, is scheduled from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. Players must bring their own decks. For more information, call 507-4010.

Annual kids poetry event planned

The fifth annual Poetry Jam featuring middle school students performing original works is scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. The all-ages event is coordinated with the Clark County School District. For more information, call 507-4010.

Get Caught Reading

Get Caught Reading during a contest scheduled daily throughout May at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. Twice each day, a teen or child will be found reading at the library and receive a small prize and be entered in a grand-prize drawing set for the end of the month. For more information, call 507-4010.

SPECTATORS WELCOME AT GYMKHANA EVENT

Southern Nevada Gymkhana is set to host equestrian competitions involving timed and pattern-oriented races such as barrel racing from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Horseman’s Park, 5800 E. Flamingo Road.

The event is free to spectators. For more information, call 455-8206 or visit equineeventlv.com.

Abstract art show planned

Recent abstract works by Jesus Bravo are set to be on display during regular library hours through July 10 at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. For more information, call 507-4010.

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