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The Rev. Joseph Duggan is planning a two-day event at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, 9041 S. Pecos Road, Suite 4000. From 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday , Duggan is slated to talk about his 16-year journey as a Jesuit, Catholic and eventually an Episcopal priest.

During the event, Duggan plans to answer questions about the faiths’ histories and commitments after Rome.

People from all denominations are invited to learn about the history, traditions and the direction of today’s Episcopal faith. Donations are accepted to cover the cost. For more information or to register, email


The city of Henderson’s parks and recreation department is accepting registration for its Spring Break Kids Zone youth enrichment program.

The program is available from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through April 22 at Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Road, and Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Drive.

Participation is $90 per child. Children ages 5 to 12 are invited to participate in games, arts, crafts and sports.

Space is limited. Registration can be made by calling 267-4100.


The Southern Nevada Immunization and Health Coalition, along with the Consulate of Mexico and Nevada State Health Division, are sponsoring immunization clinics from April 25-30.

The health fair features no-cost immunizations for children 6 weeks to 6 years old, along with dental flouride and varnish, hearing and vision screening, lead testing, face painting and other activities for young children.

People can receive immunizations from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 25 at the Consulate of Mexico, S. Sixth St.; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 26 at St. Rose Dominican De Lima, 102 E. Lake Mead Parkway, and Family to Family Connection, 31 Church St.; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27 at St. Rose Dominican Hospitals San Martin Campus, 8280 W. Warm Springs Road; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 28 at Sunrise Children’s Foundation, 1000 E. Sahara Ave.; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 29 at Desert View Hospital, 360 S. Lola Lane; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Walmart Neighborhood Market Store, 6151 W. Lake Mead Blvd.; and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 650 N. Nellis Blvd.

Shots are administered on a first-come first-served basis.

For more information, visit

City hosts summer program for teens

The city of Henderson is seeking applicants for its Teens-N-Training summer program.

The TNT program teaches leadership and training to provide assistance with Parks and Recreation summer programs.

Teens selected to participate are assigned based on skills, interests, availability and location preference.

The program is $110 and open to students ages 14 and 15. Applications are available at all city of Henderson recreation centers and at (search TNT).

Applications are being accepted through April 25. For more information, call 267-4100.


Angela Daffron of Henderson and Kelsey Kinsel of Las Vegas have been selected as two of 100 semifinalists to become the 2011 Inductee into the Energizer Keep Going Hall of Fame. They are being recognized for their energetic commitment to making a positive impact.

Vote for your favorite at through May 14.

Each finalist vote will trigger a $1 donation from Energizer to the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation, up to $10,000.

The 2011 inductee will receive a $10,000 cash prize, plus a $5,000 donation to his or her favorite charity.

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