Local historian Patrick Gaffey, cultural supervisor for Clark County, is scheduled to present a talk titled “The Meadows Hotel & Casino, History & Fiction Collide,” from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Friday at the Cora Coleman Senior Center, 2100 Bonnie Lane.
Gaffey is set to discuss facts and conspiracy and dispel myths surrounding the Meadows Hotel and Casino, which was built in 1931 and is the first building in the valley built as a hotel/casino. The Meadows was near the intersections of Fremont Street, Charleston Boulevard and Eastern Avenue, the present site of a Lowe’s home improvement store. For more information, call 455-7617.
Town advisory boards to meet
The Paradise Town Advisory Board has scheduled its biweekly meeting for 7 p.m. June 14 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. June 15 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive.
The Whitney Town Advisory Board has scheduled its biweekly meeting for 6 p.m. June 16 at the Whitney Recreation Center, 5712 E. Missouri Ave.
The Sunrise Manor Town Advisory Board has scheduled its biweekly meeting for 6:30 p.m. June 16 at the Hollywood Recreation and Community Services Center, 1650 S. Hollywood Blvd.
For more information or agendas, visit clarkcountynv.gov.
Business start-up discussion seminar
A SCORE Business Start-up Basics workshop is scheduled from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Sunrise Library, 5400 Harris Ave. SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small business start, grow and succeed nationwide. For more information, call SCORE at 388-6104 or the library at 507-3900.
Blackjacks to play scrimmage game
The Las Vegas Blackjacks are set to divide into two teams for a scrimmage rugby game from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road. Admission is free and open to the public.
NASCAR race scheduled
The NASCAR K&N 200 presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts and sponsored by K&N oil filters is scheduled from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Advance tickets are $15, $12 for senior or military and $6 for children. A family four -pack is $35. Day-of- race tickets are $19, $15 for senior or military and $6 for children. A family four -pack is $39. For more information, call 800-644-4444 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer reading kickoffs planned
The Sunrise Library, 5400 Harris Ave., plans to kick of its summer reading programs with several events Friday .
A storytime titled Mysteries Surround the Globe is scheduled at 10:30 a.m. Friday. Author Jim Cogan is scheduled to read three tales for children 11 or younger. The Around the Summer Reading Kickoff, which will include a puppet show, is to begin at the same time. Children can sign up, get a reading log and begin traveling through the world of books.
The library’s Teen Book Club is scheduled to meet from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, July 8 and Aug. 12. The reading events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 507-3900.
Teens can take on origami
Teens are invited to try their hand at origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call 507-4010.
Job-seeking instruction series to begin
A series of free classes designed to teach job-hunting skills is set to begin this month at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave.
Email 101 is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday. Participants will need some knowledge of the keyboard and mouse. A library card or proof of address to obtain a library card is required.
Resume Writing 101 is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 14. Participants must bring all their resume information, and a flash or jump drive to copy their resume; 2GB drives may be available at the library for $10.
Online Job Hunting 101 is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 15.
Applying Online 101 is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 16. Participants are required to have attended the three previous classes to attend. Registration is required for this free class series.
For more information, call 507-3450.
SENIOR PICKLE BALL SCHEDULED
Seniors 50 or older are invited to play pickle ball from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Paradise Recreation and Community Services Center, 4775 S. McLeod Drive. The game is a combination of lawn tennis, badminton and tennis. Players must sign up for a free Cactus Room membership card. For more information, call 455-7513.
Air Force announces
Environmental Impact Statement
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the U.S. Air Force has prepared and filed a Final Environmental Impact Statement for the basing of F-35 aircraft at Nellis Air Force Base with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. A copy of the documents can be reviewed at the Las Vegas Library, 833 Las Vegas Blvd. North or at accplanning.org. To obtain a hard copy of documents, contact Nicholas Germanos at 757-764-9334.
Anime club plans to meet
Anime Club is set to meet from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Sunrise Library, 5400 Harris Ave. Additional meetings are planned for July 9 and Aug. 13. For more information, call 507-3900.
Free Variety show continues
Variety – Toast of the Town continues at 2 p.m. Thursdays at Sam’s Town Live at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. Each week the variety show features a different cast of surprise performers, many from shows on the Strip. The doors open at 1 p.m. and admission is free but is reserved for members of Boyd Gaming’s free slot club. For more information, call 456-7777 or visit samstown.com.
Library to host free Puppet show
“One World, Many Stories,” a puppet show, is scheduled from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave. The show is set to celebrate the beginning of the library’s summer reading program. The show is for kids 11 or younger and is free and open to the public.
Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call
Free Dog orientation classes offered
Successful Dog Behavior, the first of several free dog orientation classes planned for the summer, is scheduled from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at Dog Fanciers Park, 5800 E. Flamingo Road. The class is offered by local obedience training company Sit Means Sit. For more information, visit clarkcountynv.gov/parks.