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Learn why colon screenings are important with Dr. Nicholas Tibaldi at 3 p.m. Friday at Southwest Medical Associates’ Lifestyle Center — East, 5820 S. Eastern Ave., Suite 100.

The event is free and open to the public.

The Lifestyle Center is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For information on additional activities and speakers or to schedule a computer class, call 797-2353.


The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension plans a Nuts and Bolts of Grant Writing session from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 28 at the Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road.

Nonprofit and government organization participants will learn how to develop a community needs assessment; set goals; write outcome objectives; create a working budget; develop a budget; and write a budget narrative.

The class instructor is Pamela Kahn-Van Pelt, a grant and resource specialist for the Cooperative Extension.

Space is limited. Register by calling 257-5502 or email There is a $25 fee due the day of the class to cover the cost of materials.

COMMENT period ON changes to bus system open througH July 9

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada is considering changes to its bus system that are set to be implemented in September.

The commission is accepting input from residents until July 9. Visit for a list of meeting dates, places and times.

The evaluation may result in various types of changes, such as frequency reduction, selected trip eliminations, changes to hours of operation, shortening of routes, elimination of routes with low ridership and route redesigns.

The paratransit service also will be adjusted and will maintain the mandated three-quarter-mile border on each side of the fixed route boundary.

To comment, use the website, call 676-1557 or fax to 676-1589. Letters can be sent to RTC —- attention Transit Service Outreach, 600 S. Grand Central Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89106.

Comments can be made in person at the Bonneville Transit Center, 101 E. Bonneville Ave., and the RTC Administrative Office, 600 S. Grand Central Parkway.

‘ANNIE’ performances at state park

Super Summer Theatre is back for another season.

Stage Door Entertainment is scheduled to bring “Annie” to life at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and June 22-25 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park as the first production in the summer series.

The show tells the tale of Little Orphan Annie in one of Broadway’s most popular productions.

Tickets can be purchased for $12 or $15 at the door. Children 5 or younger are admitted free. Patrons may bring blankets, picnic dinner, snacks, patio chairs and drinks.

For more information, go to

Andrew Dice Clay, deep purple
among scheduled performances

Jennifer Hudson is set to perform at 8 p.m. June 24 at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets are $55, $75, $100 and $125.

Andrew Dice Clay’s comedy is scheduled for 10 p.m. June 23 and 24 and at 8 and 10 p.m. June 25 at the facility. Tickets start at $59.

Deep Purple is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. June 23. Tickets start at $50.

To purchase tickets for any of these shows, call 944-3200 or go to


The Day of Champions Football Camp is scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon Monday and June 21 at Clark High School, 4291 W. Pennwood Ave.

The camp is for kids ages 7 to 14. Admission is free.

For more information, contact coach James Pryor at 928-919-1908.

Camping near Red Rock Canyon
closed for summer due to lull

The campground at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is closed until Sept. 1 due to summer’s low usage.

The campground is about two miles east of the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center on state Route 159 (West Charleston Boulevard) and is the only developed campground within the conservation area.

Visitors are encouraged to take advantage of other camping opportunities in the area, including backcountry camping at Red Rock Canyon with a permit, 515-5050; the Valley of Fire State Park, 397-2088; the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, 293-8990 or 293-8906; Death Valley National Park, 760-786-3200; the Mojave National Preserve, 760-252-6100; the USDA Forest Service Humboldt Toiyabe National Forest, 515-5400; the Spencer W. Kimball Scout Reservation, 968-8138; and the Potosi Pines Camp, 875-1980.

Camping is allowed on Bureau of Land Management land outside the Las Vegas Valley for up to two weeks without charge.

For more information, visit

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