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Northern neighborhood news and events, Oct. 16-22, 2014

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

The North Las Vegas Century Ride is planned from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 18 at Craig Ranch Regional Park, 628 W. Craig Road. An opening ceremony is planned with Mayor John Lee, and ride options include a 1-mile family ride or 25-, 62- or 100-mile rides. Charities benefitted include the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and Eagle Quest of Nevada. Visit tinyurl.com/nlvcenturyride.

Harvest Days at Tule Springs is set from 2 to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends through Oct. 30 at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. The nonprofit Horses4Heroes plans to celebrate fall with a pumpkin patch, corn maze, horse-drawn hay rides, ranch games and more. Admission is from $10 or $15 per person, which includes a pumpkin and free for children younger than 2. Parking is $6 per vehicle. Call 702-596-6715.

Wood It Is!, 2267 W. Gowan Road, plans a Hand Tool Event hosted by Lie-Nielsen Toolworks from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 17 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 18. Call 702-631-1870 or visit woodworkingclassesinlasvegas.com.

Seven Skills for Confident Conversation Seminar Series is set from 7 to 8:15 p.m. through Oct. 22 at the Center for Spiritual Living, 4325 N. Rancho Drive. The seminar, presented by Loren Ekroth, is set to show participants seven skills that enhance conversations in social and business life. Admission is $15 per seminar. Email Ekroth at loren@conversationmatters.com.

A Community Pet Supply Drive for Protect Animal Life of the Humane Society of Nevada is planned through Oct. 24 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Protect Animal Life assists low-income seniors in caring for their dogs and cats by providing a free amount of pet food, cat litter and toys. Items needed include dry and canned dog and cat food, cat litter, treats, beds, cat scratchers, brushes, collars and leashes.

The play “Circle Mirror Transformation” is planned at 7 p.m. Oct. 16-18 and at 2 p.m. Oct. 19 at the BackStage Theatre at the College of Southern Nevada, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Call 702-651-5483.

The fourth annual Valhalla Beauty Bash is planned from 3 to 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at Valhalla Med Spa, 6804 W. Cheyenne Ave. The event is to include door prizes, free goodie bags, entertainment and refreshments. Tickets are $20, and proceeds will be donated to St. Jude’s Ranch for Children. Call 702-658-0204.

A dream jars workshop is set at 4 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Teens are invited to design a jar that will hold dreams and wishes. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out a half-hour before the program starts. Call 702-507-6100.

Obsidian Order, Deep Cuts, Journey 2 Rapture and Pitt & Adam Crow are scheduled to perform from 9:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Oct. 16 at the Cheyenne Saloon, 3103 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $5. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit cheyennesaloonlv.com or call 702-645-4139.

Rhythm Nation is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Oct. 17 as part of All Star Friday Nights at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. The cover charge is $5, but luxury booths are available for $100 and banquettes for $50. Call 702-600-1625 or visit aliantegaming.com.

Counter Strike, Diverse City and Ossum Possum are scheduled to perform from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. Oct. 17 at the Cheyenne Saloon, 3103 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $5. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit cheyennesaloonlv.com or call 702-645-4139.

Evolution Extreme Action Sports is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 and 1:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Admission is $18.95 for adults and $9.95 for children younger than 12. Call 702-507-5700 or visit cannerycasino.com.

Be Our Guest, a Magical Disney Musical Revue, is planned at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 and 2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at the North Las Vegas Nevada Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 50 E. Azure Ave. Admission is free. Visit facebook.com/lvnsbeourguest.

The Arbor View High School Community Rummage Sale is scheduled from 7 a.m. to noon Oct. 18 in the school’s parking lot, 7500 Whispering Sands Drive. The event is free and open to the public.

The Headbang For The Highway to Knotfest show is set from 7 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Oct. 18 at the Cheyenne Saloon, 3103 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $12. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit cheyennesaloonlv.com or call 702-645-4139.

The Dust Devils’ Car Club Show is set from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Los Prados Country Club, 5150 Los Prados Circle. Registration to participate in the show costs $25 and starts at 9 a.m. The event benefits the Los Prados Women’s Club charity club. Visit lospradosdustdevils.com.

Peter White is set to perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets start at $22.50. Call 702-600-1625 or visit aliantegaming.com.

The Las Vegas Ultra Marathon featuring a 150K run and relay is set for Oct. 18 with event start times between 5 a.m. and 6 p.m. at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. Visit desertskyadventures.com/las-vegas-100.

Raven and Night Demon are scheduled to perform from 9:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Oct. 19 at the Cheyenne Saloon, 3103 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $10. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit cheyennesaloonlv.com or call 702-645-4139.

The movie “Draft Day” is scheduled at 10 a.m. Oct. 20 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Admission is free with a $2 annual membership to city of Las Vegas senior citizen programs. Call 702-229-1702.

A CareMore presentation is set at 10 a.m. Oct. 21 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. This presentation will discuss what CareMore can offer. Admission is free with a $2 annual membership to city of Las Vegas senior citizen programs. Call 702-229-1702.

The Nevada Department of Wildlife is holding a free Intermediate Fly-tying class for those with some knowledge of tying or who have attended an NDOW beginner’s course. The class is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 22 at the NDOW Las Vegas office, 4747 Vegas Drive. Visit www.ndow.org/education/angler_ed/classes.

The North Las Vegas Alliance of Homeowner Associations and Concerned Citizens, in partnership with Sun City Aliante and North Valley Leadership Team, is set to host a candidates for public office meet-and-greet at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Sun City Aliante Clubhouse’s Vista Room, 7390 Aliante Parkway. Forty candidates are confirmed to attend and be available to meet voters one-on-one until 9 p.m. Contact Richard Cherchio at 702-325-6708 or by e-mail richardcherchio@yahoo.com.

A Hollywood Luncheon is planned at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 22 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Enjoy pork tenderloin, mashed sweet potatoes, apple and walnut salad, rolls and Bundt cake. Admission is $8 with a $2 annual membership to city of Las Vegas senior citizen programs. Call 702-229-1702.

Weird Wednesday is planned at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children ages 6 to 11 are invited to hear about spooky, scary and weird chapter books, and discuss favorite scary books. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out a half-hour before the program starts. Call 702-507-6100.

LizZard, Punget Noise and more are scheduled to perform from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Oct. 23 at the Cheyenne Saloon, 3103 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $5. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit cheyennesaloonlv.com or call 702-645-4139.

PLAN AHEAD

A Ward 6 Movie in the Park Night is set to feature a free screening of “Hotel Transylavania” at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 24 in Centennial Hills Park Amphitheater, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive. Children must be accompanied by adults, and patrons are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs.

Tresure is set to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Oct. 24 as part of All Star Friday Nights at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. The cover charge is $5, but luxury booths are available for $100 and banquettes for $50. Call 702-600-1625 or visit aliantegaming.com.

The Garth Guy, a Garth Brooks tribute, is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Dallas Events Center inside Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Tickets cost $23.45. Call 702-631-1000 or visit texasstation.sclv.com.

Get Outdoors Nevada Day is set from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 25 at Craig Ranch Regional Park, 628 W. Craig Road. Join outdoor recreation enthusiasts and sample outdoor recreation opportunities. Visit getoutdoorsnevada.org.

32nd Street Theater, sponsor of the 20th Annual Unity Through Knowledge HBCU Tour, will host its monthly registration and information meeting from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 25 at Nehemiah Ministries, 3606 N. Rancho Drive, Suite 102. Call 702-860-6638 or visit 32ndst.us.

An informal dance concert is planned at 1 p.m. Oct. 28 inside the Nicholas J. Horn Theatre at the College of Southern Nevada, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Experience a wide array of the Department of Fine Arts’ Dance classes including ballet, ballroom, jazz, middle eastern dance, modern dance, and yoga. Special presentations from the CSN Dance Club and Improvisation class will be included. Admission is free. Call 702-651-5483.

Fun with the Night Sky is planned at 6 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. The event is a short introduction to astronomy with Geary Keilman of the Las Vegas Astronomical Society focusing on non-telescopic naked eye and binocular observing. Call 702-507-6107.

An AARP “Smart Drive” Course is planned from 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Admission is $15 for AARP members or $20 for nonmembers with a $2 annual membership to city of Las Vegas senior citizen programs. Call 702-229-1702.

Lights, a Journey tribute band, is set to perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 31 inside The Club at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Tickets are $10 at the door. Call 702-507-5700 or visit cannerycasino.com.

In-A-Fect is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Oct. 31 as part of All Star Friday Nights at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. The cover charge is $5, but luxury booths are available for $100 and banquettes for $50. Call 702-600-1625 or visit aliantegaming.com.

The annual Harvest Bizarre and Yard Sale is set from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at Nehemiah Ministries, 3606 N. Rancho Drive, Suite 102. The community is invited. Call 702-645-2544.

Tribute! Awards 2014 are set at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. The event, hosted by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., includes a cocktail reception, buffet dinner and awards and entertainment. Tickets start are $130. Proceeds benefit nonprofit Delta Ed. Visit lasvegasalumnaedst.org.

A Day of the Dead Party is planned at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Celebrate the Day of the Dead and learn about the culture behind it. Stories, games and crafts are planned. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out a half-hour before the program starts. Call 702-507-6100.

Champion hoop dancer Derrick Suwaima Davis plans to perform as part of Native American Heritage Month at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-507-6100.

Vocal Jazz Solo Nights is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 and 8 inside the Recital Hall at the College of Southern Nevada, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. The Department of Fine Arts’ Jazz Singers will showcase their talent. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Call 702-651-5483.

The seventh annual Arts and Crafts Fair is set from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Sun City Aliante Community Center, 7394 Aliante Parkway. The free event is open to the public and will feature a variety of artisans displaying and selling their works. Visit suncityaliantenlv.com.

The play “The Sea Gull” by Russian dramatist Anton Chekhov is planned at 7 p.m. Nov. 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 16 and 23 at the BackStage Theatre at the College of Southern Nevada, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Call 702-651-5483.

A Beginning Astronomer’s Telescope Clinic is planned at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 15 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Geary Keilman of the Las Vegas Astronomical Society will instruct how to use the proper telescope and how it can open up a new world. Call 702-507-6107.

Norman Brown is set to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets start at $27.50. Call 702-600-1625 or visit aliantegaming.com.

Supreme Reflections, a tribute to Diana Ross and the Supremes, is set to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Dallas Events Center inside Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Tickets cost $23.45. Call 702-631-1000 or visit texasstation.sclv.com.

ONGOING EVENTS

Monthly Buddhist services are scheduled on the second Sunday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha Center, 4110 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. School-age children are welcome to attend and encouraged to join dharma classes. Visit lasvegasbuddhist.org.

The West End Boys Sunday Morning Car Show, a free get-together for auto enthusiasts, is planned from 7 to 10 a.m. Sundays in the Santa Fe Mining Company parking lot, 5021 N. Rainbow Blvd. Email judggto69@aol.com.

Centennial Las Vegas Genealogy Society is scheduled to meet the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. inside the community room of the Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 6670 W. Cheyenne Ave. The group is dedicated to genealogy and ancestry research. Visit clvgs7.wix.com/clvgs.

The Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays at 8103 Racel St. The sanctuary is home to birds, pigs, goats, llamas, donkeys, reptiles and more. Visit naturesanctuarygilcrease.org.

Coffee Cup Skate, an open skate for anyone 45 or older, is scheduled from 12:45 to 2:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Fiesta Rancho SoBe Ice Arena, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $5, and the arena provides coffee and cookies. Visit fiestarancholasvegas.com or call 702-638-3785.

Trivia Night is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the ETA Lounge at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Cover charge is $5. Visit aliantegaming.com.

A weekly archery league is set at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday through Nov. 12 at the Clark County Shooting Complex, 11357 N. Decatur Blvd. There is a one-time trophy fee of $18 and a $10 weekly fee per person. Call 702-455-2000.

A Ladies’ Night is scheduled at 8:15 p.m. Wednesdays at the Revolver Saloon at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $5 after 10 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com/concerts.

A current events discussion group is set at 12:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Adults 50 or older are invited to meet new people and have a free, cerebral conversation. Call 702-229-1702.

Free line dancing lessons are offered from 8:15 to 9 p.m. most Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at the Revolver Saloon Dance Hall inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Visit santafestation.sclv.com.

Jazz Under the Stars is scheduled for 6 p.m. the last Thursday of every month at The Deck, poolside at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets are $15. Visit aliantegaming.com.

Doublewide is scheduled at 10 p.m. Thursdays inside the Revolver Saloon at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Doors are set to open at 9 p.m. Admission is free. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com/concerts.

Live entertainment is scheduled at 10 p.m. Thursdays at the Revolver Saloon inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is free. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com/concerts.

Line dancing for adults 50 or older is set at 2 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m. Fridays at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Admission is free with a $2 annual membership to city of Las Vegas senior citizen programs. Call 702-229-1702.

Sherry Gordy’s A-List Open Mic is set for 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Fiesta Rancho’s Club Tequila, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-631-7000.

Centennial Hills Toasters Toastmasters are scheduled to meet the second and fourth Thursdays of every month at 6:30 p.m. at Findlay Honda, 7494 W. Azure Drive. Call 702-265-2910.

Two-man team leagues are planned at 9:30 a.m. every Friday through December 19 at the Clark County Shooting Complex, 11357 N. Decatur Blvd. Formats include 50 targets each week, 25 16-yeard traps and 25 American skeet. There is a one-time trophy fee of $18 and an $18 daily fee per person. Call 702-455-2000.

Bee Gees Gold is scheduled to perform at 9 p.m. Fridays at the Chrome Showroom inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is free. Call 702-658-4900 or visit santafestation.sclv.com.

All Star Friday Nights, an R&B dance party, is scheduled at 9 p.m. Fridays at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Admission is $5. Visit aliantegaming.com.

Hits of the 1980s with 80s Station is scheduled at 10 p.m. Fridays at South Padre at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit texasstation.sclv.com.

A disc jockey is scheduled from 8 p.m. to midnight Fridays and from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturdays at Santa Fe Station Bowling Center, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Visit santafestation.sclv.com.

JAMM is scheduled at 9 p.m. Fridays in Santa Fe Station’s Chrome Showroom, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is free. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com/concerts.

Barbwire & Roses is scheduled to perform from 8 to 10 p.m. Fridays inside the Revolver Saloon at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $5. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit sclv.com/concerts.

The Boogie Knights are scheduled to perform at 10 p.m. Fridays at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. There is a $5 cover charge. Visit aliantegaming.com.

Crossfire is set to perform for 10 p.m. Fridays at South Padre at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit texasstation.sclv.com.

Darrin Michaels is scheduled to perform from 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in the A-Bar at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit texasstation.sclv.com.

DJ Amanda Rose and DJ Olya are scheduled from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays at 4949 Lounge at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Visit santafestation.sclv.com.

Strap on a pair of ice skates for Cosmic DJ Skate Night, scheduled from 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at the Fiesta Rancho SoBe Ice Arena, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is free.

Yellow Brick Road is scheduled to perform at 10 p.m. Saturdays at South Padre at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit texasstation.sclv.com.

Sam Riddle is scheduled to perform at 9 p.m. Saturdays at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Admission is $5. Visit aliantegaming.com.

Yu-Gi-Oh card games are set from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month inside the story room at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Kids 11 to 17 are invited to bring their own cards and duel. Call 702-507-6107.

The Las Vegas Farmers Market is scheduled to set up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first and third Saturday of each month at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. Admission to the park is free during the market. Visit lasvegasfarmersmarket.com.

Ladies Night on Fridays at Club Tequila is scheduled 10:30 p.m. at the Fiesta Rancho, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. There is a $10 cover charge for men. On Saturdays, catch DJ Carlos as he spins the best in regional Mexican music. Doors open at 10 p.m. Cover charge is $10. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit fiestarancho.sclv.com.

Noche Caliente Latina featuring Volume 1 is set for 10 p.m. Saturdays in the Access Showroom at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Cover charge is $5; women are admitted free. Visit aliantegaming.com.

Acoustic Junkyard is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Saturdays in the ETA Lounge at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Cover charge is $5. Visit aliantegaming.com.

Sabados de Fiesta is set for 11 p.m. Saturdays at the Fiesta Rancho’s Club Tequila, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $10. Women are admitted free until midnight. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-631-7000.

NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

ANITA G. WOOD ELECTED NEVADA LEAGUE OF CITIES PRESIDENT

North Las Vegas Mayor Pro Tempore Anita G. Wood has been elected to serve as president of the Nevada League of Cities for 2015.

Wood began her political career in 2009 as councilwoman for Ward 3 and was appointed mayor pro tempore in 2013. She began to work with the Nevada League of Cities as secretary and treasurer in 2009. Wood’s term of office as president of the Nevada League of Cities begins in January.

BARE ROOT TREES FOR SALE

Fruit trees that have proved reliable at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Research Center and Demonstration Orchard, 4600 Horse Drive, are set to be available to the public. Master Gardeners will accept orders for bare-root fruit trees until Nov. 1. Order forms listing the varieties and prices are available by emailing mgorchardsale@gmail.com.

A bare root fruit tree comes without soil or leaves. It is light and easy to plant, but since there is no soil, the roots must be kept moist. Planting directions will be provided. The trees will be available for pickup at the Demonstration Orchard in late January and early February. Payment is due at that time.

For more information, call 702-257-5555 or email lvmastergardeners@unce.unr.edu.

AT&T EXPANDS 4G LTE COVERAGE TO MORE NORTH LAS VEGAS CUSTOMERS

AT&T has added new mobile Internet cell sites in North Las Vegas to expand AT&T 4G LTE coverage for area residents and businesses.

AT&T invested nearly $200 million between 2011 and 2013 to enhance its wireless and wired networks in the Las Vegas area. The new cell site in North Las Vegas is enhancing coverage near the intersection of Eastern and Owens Avenues.

YOUTH NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION PARTNERS PROGRAM GRANTS NOW AVAILABLE

Las Vegas’ annual Youth Neighborhood Association Partners Program grant application process is open through Nov. 19. YNAPP offers grants for up to $1,000 for youths to create and implement neighborhood-based service learning projects of their own design. The program requires youths to match the city’s grant with cash, volunteer time or in-kind services and goods donated to the project. Projects are required to take place within city limits. Applications and details are available online at lasvegasnevada.gov/Apply/20716.htm.

FRIENDS OF CRAIG RANCH TO OFFER TWO YOUTH SERVICE SCHOLARSHIPS

Friends of Craig Ranch are set to offer two youth service scholarships. Local students between the ages of 13 and 22 are eligible for a $500 scholarship. Winners will be chosen on the quality and quantity of volunteerism displayed in Craig Ranch Regional Park and the surrounding area in North Las Vegas. Applications are due March 14.

For more information, email Jon Oats at jonoats@yahoo.com or visit friendsofcraigranch.org.

CENTENNIAL HILLS HOSPITAL PLANS BABY-SITTING CERTIFICATION CLASS

A baby-sitting certification class is planned from 8 a.m. to noon the second Wednesday of every month at Centennial Hills Hospital, 6900 N. Durango Drive. The four-hour class helps youths ages 11 to 16 gain the knowledge and skills they need to care for infants and children, as well as time to practice these skills in a web-based program.

The cost is $30 per person. The class will be held in the computer lab on the first floor of the hospital. Class size is limited, and registration is required by calling 702-388-4888.

KIWANIS CLUB WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS

The Kiwanis Club of North Las Vegas, a chapter of the international service organization, is scheduled to meet at 6:15 p.m. Wednesdays at T.G.I. Friday’s at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway.

Club community projects have included canned food drives, car shows, kites in the park events and charity fundraisers.

The fourth meeting of the month is limited to members only. For more information, visit nlvkiwanis.com or call 702-399-7373.

NORTH LAS VEGAS ROTARY CLUB TO MEET

The North Las Vegas Rotary Club of Las Vegas meets at 7:15 a.m. Fridays at the Los Prados Golf and Country Club, 5150 Los Prados Circle.

The weekly breakfast meetings include guest speakers, networking, education workshops and service projects.

For more information, visit nlvrc.org/newsite.

PLANETARIUM HOSTING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

The Planetarium at the College of Southern Nevada hosts educational programs and stargazing at various times Fridays and Saturdays at 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Tickets are $4 for children and seniors and $6 for adults. For more information, including times, visit csn.edu.

ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY HOLDS OUTREACH EVENTS

The Las Vegas Astronomical Society holds events every month for those interested in learning about astronomy. The society meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at the College of Southern Nevada Planetarium, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave., usually with a speaker or program on an astronomical topic.

For more information on the group, visit lvastronomy.com.

ALIANTE LIBRARY WRITERS CLUB TO MEET MONTHLY

The Aliante Library Writers Club is set to meet monthly from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on select Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the Aliante Library, 2400 w. Deer Springs Road. The group gathers for networking, readings and learning about writing. For more information, call 702-839-2980, visit nlvld.org or email Glory Wade at glorywadewriter@gmail.com.

CENTENNIAL HILLS LIBRARY HOSTS STORY TIME FOR KIDS

The Centennial Hills Library plans to host story time for babies from birth to 18 months at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. most Thursdays and story time for children ages 3-5 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. most Wednesdays at 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Organizers plan to offer songs, nursery rhymes and language-enrichment activities with an adult. For more information, call the library at 702-507-6100 or visit lvccld.org.

MASTER GARDENERS TO HOST KIDS GARDENING CLASSES

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Junior Master Gardener program plans to offer hands-on gardening activities from 9 a.m. to noon every other Saturday at the Clark County Center for Urban Food Production, 4600 Horse Drive.

Children ages 7-12 are invited to attend. The eight-session-per-semester class fee is $50. Students must register to participate.

For more information, contact Karyn Johnson at 702-257-5523 or johnsonk@unce.unr.edu.

WILDLIFE REFUGE GROUP HOSTS MONTHLY MEETINGS

Friends of the Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension offices, 8050 Paradise Road.

The group provides volunteers and other support to the National Wildlife Refuge, 30 miles northwest of Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs.

For more information, visit the group’s Facebook page or call Harry Konwin at 702-515-5494.

SENIOR GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP MEETS BIMONTHLY

A grief support group for seniors is set to meet the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 9 a.m. at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. For more information, call 702-229-1702.

SENIOR ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AND DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUP MEETS MONTHLY

An Alzheimer’s disease and dementia support group for seniors is set to meet the third Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m. at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. For more information, call 702-229-1702.

AUDUBON SOCIETY HOSTS BIRD WALKS

The Red Rock Audubon Society hosts bird walks at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road, starting at 8 a.m. on the third Saturday of every month. Walks last about two hours and are geared toward beginning and casual walkers. Attendees meet in the last parking lot in the group picnic area. For more information, visit redrockaudubon.org.

CENTENNIAL HILLS ACTIVE ADULT CENTER TO HOST KNITTING GROUP

The Centennial Hills Active Adult Center plans to host a low-cost knitting group for adults 50 or older at 9 a.m. Wednesdays at 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. The group is free to those with a $2 annual adult center membership. For more information, call the center at 702-229-1702.

CROSSING GUARD RECRUITMENT FOR 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR STARTS

The North Las Vegas Police Department is recruiting for school crossing guards to work near elementary schools for this school year. Crossing guards are responsible for assisting students safely across busy intersections on their way to and from school.

The position is part-time and pays $9 an hour. Guards typically work from 6:30 to 9:15 a.m. and 1:30 to 4 p.m. every day when school is in session depending on to which school they are assigned.

Apply at cityofnorthlasvegas.com or call 415-633-1017, ext. 6671.

BELLY DANCE CLASSES PLANNED AT ACTIVE ADULT CENTER

Join members of the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center for belly dance classes set for 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays and Fridays at 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Class members, led by instructor Jeanne Baer, have performed during luncheons at the Lieburn Senior Center and at a Chinese New Year celebration in Sun City Anthem. For more information, call the center at 702-229-1702.

FREE TRAPPERS SET TO MEET IN SPRING MOUNTAINS

Spring Mountain Free Trappers meet for a black powder shoot the first weekend of each month at CC Spring and Lovell Canyon roads in the Spring Mountains southwest of Las Vegas. Locations vary depending on weather, so call Daniel Trousdale at 702-645-2658 before attending. For more information, visit smft.org.

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