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Northern-area Community Events Calendar, Sept. 15-21, 2016

THE WEEK’S BEST BETS

1. Conquer Chiari fundraiser and walk: A fundraiser to raise awareness for Chiari is planned at 9 a.m. Sept. 17 at Centennial Hills Park, 7150 N. Buffalo Drive. Chiari malformations are structural defects in the cerebellum, the part of the brain that controls balance. Games, booths and a picnic and barbecue are planned. Registration is free, but a $25 donation is suggested. Visit conquerchiari.org.

2. Billy Bob Thornton And The Boxmasters: The concert, featuring the actor known for roles including the TV show “Fargo,” is slated at 8 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Tickets start at $24.95. Visit cannerycasino.com/entertainment.

3. Family Pickleball & Activity Night: The free event is planned from 4 to 8 p.m. Sept. 16 at Centennial Hills Community Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Families are invited to join Mayor Pro Tem Steve Ross as he welcomes John Sloan to introduce pickleball to the community. Call 702-229-1702.

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

Junior Master Gardener program: The program is planned from 9 a.m. to noon twice monthly on Saturdays in September at the Research Center and Demonstration Orchard, 4600 Horse Drive. Children 7 to 12 are invited to experience educational and hands-on outdoor gardening activities while learning about plants, water, soil, veggies and more. The eight-session fall class fee is $20. Registration is accepted through September. For more information and to register, contact Karyn Johnson at 702-257-5523 or email johnsonk@unce.unr.edu.

San Gennaro Feast: The 37th annual event is planned through Sept. 18 at Craig Ranch Regional Park, 628 W. Craig Road. Hours are from 4 to 11 p.m. Sept. 15, 4 p.m. to midnight Sept. 16, noon to midnight Sept. 17 and noon to 11 p.m. Sept. 18. Food and music are planned, along with amusement rides, a petting zoo, midway games, and arts and crafts booths. Tickets are $10 for adults and children (children 54 inches or less are admitted free). Visit sangennarofeast.com.

Centennial Hills Soap Crafters: The workshop is slated from 6 to 7 p.m. Sept. 15 at Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Adults are invited to learn how to make bath and body products, troubleshoot problems, work on group projects, participate in a soap exchange and win giveaways. Call 702-507-6107 or visit lvccld.org.

Killerpumpkin.net: The art gallery is planned during regular library hours Sept. 15 through Nov. 16 at Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N Buffalo Drive. Pumpkin carver Bryan Yeager is set to feature a variety of characters and themes. Visit lvccld.org.

Full Moon Hike: The free activity is planned from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway, 2525 Kyle Canyon Road. The hike is rated easy with mostly paved paths and gravel over small hills. Participants are invited to bring a flashlight. Space is limited. Registration is required. Visit gomtcharleston.com or email programs@gomtcharleston.com.

Teen Book Chat: The book club plans to meet from 4 to 5 p.m. Sept. 16 at Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 11 to 17 are invited to chat about their favorite books. Call 702-507-6107 or visit lvccld.org.

All Star Friday Nights: StarOne All-Stars is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sept. 16 at Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. The cost is $10. Luxury booths are available for $100 and banquettes for $50. Call 702-692-7777 or visit www.aliantegaming.com.

Yu-Gi-Oh!: The game is planned from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 17 at Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Youths 11 to 17 are invited to play Yu-Gi-Oh! and hang out with friends. Participants must bring their own cards. Call 702-507-6107 or visit lvccld.org.

Primetimers 55+ Bikini Car Wash and Bake Sale: The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Lamb of God Lutheran Church parking lot, 6220 N. Jones Blvd. The proceeds are set to benefit the Lamb of God School Endowment Fund. Call 702-645-4998.

Sunny 106.5 Ice Cream Sunday: The annual event is planned from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 18 in Huckleberry Park in the Providence Master Planned Community, 10325 Farm Road. Free ice cream treats provided by Meadow Gold will be handed out, and ice cream-eating contests, face painting, a petting zoo, a DJ, entertainment by Amazing Clowns and food trucks also are planned. Attendees are invited to bring new or gently used books for Spread the Word Nevada. Visit providencelv.com or call 702-433-5084.

Free fiction writing workshop: The workshop with Maxwell Alexander Drake is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. Sept. 18 and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26 inside the meeting room at Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-507-6107 or visit lvccld.org.

American Red Cross Blood Drive: The blood drive is scheduled from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Walk-ins are welcome. Call 702-522-3986 or visit lvccld.org.

DIY Craft Club: The club is planned from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 6 to 11 are invited to get creative and make a craft. Call 702-507-6107 or visit lvccld.org.

Play Date: The free concert featuring the band Play Date is planned from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 21 at Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children up to 11 are invited. Call 702-507-6107 or visit lvccld.org.

Kathleen Dunbar: The comedy show is slated at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 inside the Chrome Showroom at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive, as part of the free comedy series Boomer Wednesdays. Visit santafestation.sclv.com.

The Las Vegas Hemophilia Walk and 5K: The Nevada Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation is registering participants for the Sept. 24 Hemophilia Walk and 5K at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. A light pre-walk breakfast, music, fun activities for children and a team T-shirt contest are planned. The walk begins at 8:30 a.m. Admission to Floyd Lamb Park is free for all walk participants. There is no fee to register, but donations are welcomed. Visit hemophilia.org.

“Unsettled Terrain”: The College of Southern Nevada Department of Fine Arts is set to host a print work, video and installation art exhibition by independent artist Ellie Honl and assistant professor of art at Kent State University Taryn McMahon through Sept. 24 at the Fine Arts Gallery, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Admission is free. Call 702-651-4146. 

“No Ordinary Life”: The free exhibition is planned from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays through Oct. 1 at the Left of Center Art Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Road. The artwork by Kim Johnson is set to visually explore the diverse, natural order and design around people with subtle nuances of how people operate on sociological, psychological and primal levels. Call 702-647-7378.

Celebrate Life with the Stone Soup Art Center: The art gallery is planned from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. every Monday through Thursday through Oct. 5. The artwork based around the theme “Celebrate Life” is set to showcase local artists. Admission is free. Call 702-633-1012.

WORTH A DRIVE

“Farragut North”: Performances of the play by Beau Willimon are scheduled at 8 p.m. Sept. 15-17 and 2 p.m. Sept. 18 in the black box at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $15 for adults and $14 for students and seniors. Visit lvlt.org.

“The Mystery of Edwin Drood”: The audience gets to vote to determine the ending of the unfinished Charles Dickens mystery in the production set to be presented under the stars as part of Super Summer Theatre at 7:05 p.m. Sept. 15-17 and 22-24 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Tickets are $12.95 in advance for Thursdays and $15.95 for Fridays and Saturdays and $20 at the gate, if available. Children 5 or younger get in free. Visit supersummertheatre.org.

Greek Food Festival: The 44th annual Las Vegas Greek Food Festival is scheduled from 3 to 11 p.m. Sept. 16, noon to 11 p.m. Sept. 17 and noon to 10 p.m. Sept. 18 at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, 5300 S. El Camino Road. The annual event includes music, dancing, Greek food, a carnival and tours of the Byzantine church. Admission is $6 for adults and free for children 12 or younger and for active military members and their immediate family. For a full schedule and parking information, visit lasvegasgreekfestival.com.

Cheers to Chocolate: The sixth annual Easter Seals Nevada fundraiser is planned from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 16 at The District, 2225 Village Walk Drive. Cocktails and chocolate tastings, a silent auction, artists and entertainment are planned. Tickets are $35 in advance at eastersealsnevada.org and $40 at the door for adults 21 or older; $20 in advance online and $25 at the door for ages 13 to 20; and $5 for ages 5 to 12. Children 4 or younger will be admitted free.

Henderson Symphony Orchestra: The music group is slated to have its 30th season opener at 8 p.m. Sept. 16 at Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. The event is free and open to the public. Visit hendersonsymphony.org.

Date Night to benefit Opportunity Village: Petite Valise and Opportunity Village plan to host the event at 6 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Plaza, 1 S. Main St., with Emily and Ross Goodman and Ronnie and Russell Sloan. Guests can enjoy dinner at Oscar’s Steakhouse, a performance by The Scintas and a high-fasion live auction emceed by Frankie Scinta, all set to benefit Opportunity Village. Tickets are $275 for the Front Row VIP package and $345 for the Banquet VIP package. Visit http://bit.ly/2bfgcty.

Flavors of the Heart: The sixth annual American Heart Association-sponsored, multicultural culinary event is planned from 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 17 at World Market Center, Worldview on 16, Building B, 475 S. Grand Central Parkway. Las Vegas’ top chefs and restaurants will create and serve special dishes that are healthy for the heart and a feast for the taste buds. Tickets are $75. Visit flavorsoftheheart.com or call 702-789-4383.

Guns‘n’Hoses: The benefit soccer game is scheduled for 4:45 p.m. Sept. 17 at Peter Johann Soccer Field at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Proceeds will benefit the Injured Police Officers Fund and the Burn Foundation. The winning team’s charity of choice will take home 60 percent of the event’s proceeds, with the remaining 40 percent going to the other team’s charity. The Metropolitan Police Department’s K-9 unit will provide halftime entertainment. Following the benefit match and inclusive for Guns’n’Hoses ticket holders, attendees can watch the UNLV vs. Oregon State men’s soccer game kicking off at 7 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults in advance or $10 at the gate. Admission for children and UNLV students is free. Visit UNLVtickets.com.

Pigs for the Kids: The charity barbecue cook-off is set from noon to Sept. 17 at Craig Ranch Regional Park, 628 W. Craig Road. The event is set to benefit Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation, Cure 4 The Kids Foundation and the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation. Visit pigsforthekids.org.

Pioneer Day: See what it was like to live on a ranch in the 1870s with cooking demonstrations, live pack animals, black smith demonstrations, live music, arts and crafts, and costumed interpreters at noon Sept. 17 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159. Entry to the park is $7 for Nevada residents. Visit parks.nv.gov/parks/spring-mountain-ranch-state-park.

Autumn plant sale: Native and drought-tolerant plants are set to be featured in the sale scheduled from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 17 at Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Members are invited to preview sale items from 7 to 8 a.m. Admission to the outdoor sale area is free, but paid admission is required to enter museums. Visit springspreserve.org.

CraftHaus Brewery: The brewery plans to celebrate its anniversary with the Hop Bomb Festival from 5 to 11 p.m. Sept. 17 at its facility, 7350 Eastgate Road. Local bands and a food truck are expected. Tickets start at $25. Visit crafthausbrewery.com.

New Vista Community Wine Walk: The event is scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 17 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South, showcasing a variety of food and 15 different wines organized by New Vista Community, a local charity committed to providing equal opportunities and support to intellectually challenged people of all ages. Tickets for the 21-or-older event are $25 in advance and $30 on the day of the event. Visit winewalklv.com.

Wacky World of Sports: The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 17 at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road. Events include foot golf, Bubble Soccer and WWoS kickball. The cost is per sport and ranges from $40 to $100. To register, visit tinyurl.com/wwos2016. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-8200.

Beerfest Weekend: The Golden Nugget plans to host the seventh annual event Sept. 17-18 at 129 E. Fremont St. Guests can sample award-winning breweries paired with beer-inspired bites and enjoy live entertainment throughout the weekend. A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Animal Foundation. The All American Craft Beer Tasting is planned for 7 p.m. Sept. 17 in the Grand Event Center. Tickets are $54 pre-sale and $59 at the door. The Oktoberfest Pool Party is planned for 1 p.m. Sept. 18 at The Tank, with free admission and beer available for purchase. Call 866-946-5336 or visit goldennugget.com.

Show Your Heart Run: The second annual event to benefit the Children’s Heart Foundation is planned for Sept. 17 at Kellogg-Zaher Sports Complex, 7901 W. Washington Ave. Choose a timed 5K race or a 1.7-mile fun walk inside the track. Festivities are set to begin at 6:30 a.m., the 5K run at 7 a.m. and the walk immediately following. Visit chfn.org or call 702-967-3522.

Moshav Band: The concert, featuring the Jewish folk group performing with a modern Israeli twist of pop and rock, is planned for 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at Chabad of Summerlin/Desert Shores, 2640 Regatta Drive. A reception with hors d’oeuvres and a no-host bar is planned for 6:30 p.m. The event is celebrating 20 years of Chabad’s service to the Las Vegas Valley. General admission seats are $18, and Chai sponsor tickets are two for $180, with preferred seats. Gold sponsor tickets are four for $500 and come with cabaret table seating and a free round of cocktails. Balcony seating is $10 for those younger than 21, and child care is available for $5 per child. Tickets can be purchased in person at Chabad of Summerlin, at purplepass.com/chabadofsummerlin20year or by calling 702-855-0770.

Craft & Gift Shows: The events are planned from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 18, Oct. 9, Nov. 6 and 27 and Dec. 11 at the Veil Pavilion in the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Vendors include artists, bag makers, bath/body soap makers, woodworkers, knitters/crocheters, bakers and more. Parking and admission are free. Adults can receive free tickets to a drawing. Attendees can receive a gift after donation of a new 10-inch or larger stuffed animal, to be given to children in hospitals and shelters. Email info@lvcraftshows.com or visit lvcraftshows.com.

CrossVegas: The 10th annual Clif Bar CrossVegas cyclo-cross race is scheduled for Sept. 21 at the Desert Breeze Soccer Complex, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. General admission tickets are $16.82 at tinyurl.com/j9bst56. For more information, visit crossvegas.com.

Philharmonic concert: The Las Vegas Philharmonic plans to perform a second season of Spotlight Concerts starting at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22 in the Troesh Studio Theater at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Seating is general admission and is $70, or purchase a three-concert subscription to the series for $195. Call 702-749-2000 or visit lvphil.org.

Henry Prendes Charity Golf Classic: The 10th annual tournament to benefit the construction of Henry’s Place, a camp that was the dream of Metropolitan Police Department Sgt. Henry Prendes, who died in the line of duty in 2006, is scheduled at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at Spanish Trail Country Club, 5050 Spanish Trail Lane. The event is also set to include social activities for nongolfers from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and a dinner with auction from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The fee to play is $200 per player or $700 for a foursome. Nonplayers can join in the festivities and dinner for $30. Visit henrysplace.org.

Grapes & Hops: Advance tickets are on sale for the food-, wine- and beer-tasting event scheduled from 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Advance tickets are $45 or $80 for two. Any remaining tickets will be sold at the gate for $55 each. VIP tickets are $115 and include early entry at 4 p.m., specialty food samples and a private lounge and bar. Springs Preserve members receive a $5 discount. Visit springspreserve.org or parforthecure.com.

Off-Season Series: Super Summer Theatre is teaming with Speeding Theatre Over 55, a local senior theater group, to put on black box theatrical productions at Super Summer Theatre Studios, 4340 S. Valley View Blvd., Suite 210. Upcoming scheduled shows include “Cemetery Club,” set for 7 p.m. Oct. 21, 22, 28 and 29 and 2 p.m. Oct. 23 and 30; “Winter Holidays,” set for 7 p.m. Dec. 16-18 and 2 p.m. Dec. 17 and 18; and “The Bikinis,” set for 7 p.m. March 3, 4, 10 and 11 and 2 p.m. March 5 and 12. Tickets are $5. Visit supersummertheatre.org.

PLAN AHEAD

North Las Vegas Alliance of Homeowner Associations and Concerned Citizens: The group plans to meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Aliante Library, 2400 W. Deer Springs Way. North Las Vegas Mayor Pro Tem Isaac Barron is set to speak. Email Bob Mersereau at rcmersereau@cox.net.

Learn to Make Soap: The workshop is slated from 6 to 7 p.m. Sept. 22 at Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Adults are invited to learn how to make handmade soap. Call 702-507-6107 or visit lvccld.org.

All Star Friday Nights: In-A-Fect plans to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sept. 23 at Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. The cost is $10. Luxury booths are available for $100 and banquettes for $50. Call 702-692-7777 or visit www.aliantegaming.com.

Bailamos!: The Latin concert is set at 8 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Admission is $20 at the door. Visit cannerycasino.com/entertainment.

Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club: The club’s monthly general membership meeting is planned for 1 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha Center, 4110 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. A potluck social is planned for 12:30 p.m. Learn about Hawaiian culture. Visit lasvegashcc.org/las-vegas-hawaiian-civic-club.html or email contactus@lasvegashcc.org.

Story Salsa: The story time event is planned from 10:30 to 11:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children up to 11 are invited to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with storyteller Liz Mangual. Visit lvccld.org.

Bridges Galore: The craft is slated from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 6 to 11 are invited to learn about bridges and build a bridge using art paper, toothpicks and marshmallows. Call 702-507-6107 or visit lvccld.org.

Jazz Under the Stars with Alex Bugnon: A concert by the pool is planned for 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets start at $23.50. Visit www.aliantegaming.com.

AARP CarFit: The educational program is planned at 10 a.m. Sept. 29 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. CarFit is an educational program that offers older adults the opportunity to check how well their vehicles “fit” them. This hands-on assessment takes approximately 30 minutes per vehicle. Participants must have their vehicle with them at the time of appointment. Admission is free with a $2 annual membership to Las Vegas senior programs. Advance registration is required. Call 702-229-1702.

All Star Friday Nights: Sons of Soul is set to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sept. 30 at Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. The cost is $10. Luxury booths are available for $100 and banquettes for $50. Call 702-692-7777 or visit www.aliantegaming.com.

Michael Bolton: The concert is set at 8 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Admission starts at $42.95. Visit cannerycasino.com/entertainment.

Free fiction writing workshop: The workshop with Maxwell Alexander Drake is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 2 and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3 inside the meeting room at Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-507-6107 or visit lvccld.org.

Paper Airplane Workshop: The workshop is planned from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 6 to 11 are invited learn about the science of flight by making a paper airplane. Visit

lvccld.org.

Family Game Night: The activity is slated from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Families are invited to meet other families and play board games. Visit lvccld.org.

Let’s Draw the Story!: The story time and activity is planned from 4 to 5 p.m. Oct. 7 at Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 3 to 7 are invited to listen to a story and draw whatever comes to mind. Visit lvccld.org.

Airliners-From Jennies to Jets: The lecture is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 8 at Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. All ages are invited to join Geary Keilman of the Las Vegas Astronomical Society as he talks about airliners, the planes, the people and how they changed the world. Visit lvccld.org.

Book Masquerade: The free craft is planned from 3 to 4 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Teens are invited to transform a blank mask into a masquerade mask with jewels, sequins, glitter and more. Visit lvccld.org.

Stories for My Family — Feelings: The story time is planned from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 3 to 5 are invited to listen to stories that focus on feelings. Visit lvccld.org.

My Design!: The workshop is scheduled from 4 to 5 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Youths 11 to 17 are invited to represent their fandom by painting a T-shirt or bag. The library will provide stencils and paint. Youths must bring T-shirts, bags or pillowcases. Visit lvccld.org.

Brian Culbertson: The concert is planned for 8 p.m. Oct. 14 and 15 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Reserved seat tickets start at $49.50. Visit www.aliantegaming.com or call 702-600-1625.

King of the Cage: The mixed martial arts event is planned at 6 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Admission starts at $30. Visit cannerycasino.com/entertainment.

Yu-Gi-Oh!: The game is planned from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Youths 11 to 17 are invited to play Yu-Gi-Oh! and hang out with friends. Participants must bring their own cards. Call 702-507-6107 or visit lvccld.org.

Roman Street: The concert is planned for 2 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Reserved seat tickets start at $25.50. Visit www.aliantegaming.com or call 702-600-1625.

DIY Craft Club: The club is planned from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 6 to 11 are invited to get creative and make a craft. Call 702-507-6107 or visit lvccld.org.

Emergency Preparedness Class: The class is planned from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. The free class is set to teach participants about the basics of emergency management, how to identify local hazards, how to develop a family communications plan and what you need to build an emergency preparedness kit. Visit lvccld.org.

Centennial Hills Soap Crafters: The workshop is slated from 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Adults are invited to learn how to make bath and body products, troubleshoot problems, work on group projects, participate in a soap exchange and win giveaways. Call 702-507-6107 or visit lvccld.org.

Teen Book Chat: The book club plans to meet from 4 to 5 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 11 to 17 are invited to chat about their favorite books. Call 702-507-6107 or visit lvccld.org.

Spooky Tales Craft Buffet: The event is slated from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children 6 to 11 are invited to dress up and celebrate Halloween through spooky stories, singing, dancing and craft-making. Call 702-507-6107 or visit lvccld.org.

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