ad-fullscreen

Northern neighborhood news and events, Sept. 11-17, 2014

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

32nd Street Theater is set to host its first registration meetings for the 20th annual Unity Through Knowledge HBCU Tour at 10 a.m. Sept. 13 and 27 at Nehemiah Ministries, 3606 N. Rancho Drive, Suite 144. This year’s tour will visit Alabama, Florida and Georgia during the Clark County School District Easter Break on March 28-April 2, 2015. Call 702-860-6638.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a Fiestaval Weekend Sept. 12-13 at Fiesta Rancho, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Evil Waze: The Ultimate Santana Experience is set to perform from 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 12, and a Burrito Challenge for Charity is planned at 6 p.m. Sept. 13. Live music is planned throughout the weekend. Food and drink is set to be on sale. Visit fiestarancho.sclv.com.

The North Las Vegas Alliance of Homeowner Associations and Concerned Citizens is set to meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Aliante Library, 2400 Deer Springs Road. Jill DeStefano, founder of Protectors of Tule Springs, is set to speak on the pending national monument legislation. Also invited is someone from the Police Department Community Services Division to discuss programs and services available to all communities, as well as other guest speakers and candidates for elected office. Contact Richard Cherchio at 702-325-6708 or richardcherchio@yahoo.com.

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.

A 12-week beginning Japanese conversation and culture program is scheduled from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursdays through Nov. 20 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Participants will learn useful conversations, histories, customs and culture of Japan. The event costs $30, requires advanced registration and is open to members of the center who have paid the $2 yearly membership fee. Call 702-229-1702.

Zion United Methodist Church, 2108 Revere St., plans to honor coach Gerald Pentsil for 25 years of service to the youths of the Las Vegas community during a dinner and roast planned for 6 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. VIP tickets are $100. Call 702-648-7806.

The 2014 CSN Art & Art History Faculty Exhibition is set through Sept. 26 at the College of Southern Nevada Fine Arts Gallery, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Exhibit hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Call 702-651-4146 or visit sites.csn.edu/artgallery.

Tresure is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sept. 12 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.

Tuff n Uff, a mixed martial arts event, is set at 7 p.m. Sept. 12 inside The Club at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Tickets start at $25. Call 702-507-5700 or visit cannerycasino.com.

A preparedness fair hosted by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Highland Hills Stake, is planned from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 13 at 3350 W. Alexander Road. Lunch will be provided. Admission is free.

Kristen Hertzenberg, known for her role as Christine in the Las Vegas production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Phantom of the Opera,” is set to perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 13 in the Chrome Showroom at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Doors are set to open at 6 p.m. With a mix of blues, country, rock and roll and hip-hop, the cover charge is $15. Visit santafestation.sclv.com.

70s Soul Jam is scheduled at 8 p.m. Sept. 13 inside The Club at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Tickets start at $24.95. Call 702-507-5700 or visit cannerycasino.com.

Last Comic Standing is planned at 8 and 10:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets start at $17.50. Call 702-600-1625 or visit aliantegaming.com.

Astronomy 101 is set at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 13 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Geary Keilman of the Las Vegas Astronomical Society plans a brief introduction to astronomical topics of interest to novice amateurs. Admission is free. Call 702-507-6107.

First-time homebuyer education classes are set from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 13 for Spanish speakers and from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 17 and 18 for English speakers at Community Services of Nevada, 730 W. Cheyenne Ave., Suite 10. Call 702-307-1710.

Social Security 101 is planned at 10 a.m. Sept. 15 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. This seminar will cover the basics of Social Security. Admission is free with a $2 annual membership to city of Las Vegas senior citizen programs. Call 702-229-1702.

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

Vegan and Healthy Eating is planned at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Learn how making small changes to your diet can make you feel better. Admission is free with a $2 annual membership to city of Las Vegas senior citizen programs. Call 702-229-1702.

Mexican Fiesta Luncheon is planned at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 17 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Chicken tostada, homemade black beans, rice, chips and salsa, fried ice cream and entertainment are included. Admission is $8 with a $2 annual membership to city of Las Vegas senior citizen programs. Call 702-229-1702.

¡Story Salsa! is planned at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Join the Tales and Trails Storytellers, Liz and Bob, for a performance of stories from Latin lands. Space is limited for all Centennial Hills Library programs. Tickets will be given out a half-hour before the program starts. Call 702-507-6100.

Danielle Bradbery is set to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Revolver Saloon inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is free. Call 702-658-4900 or visit santafestation.sclv.com.

PLAN AHEAD

In-A-Fect is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sept. 19 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.

“Yesterday,” a tribute to The Beatles, is planned at 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Dallas Events Center inside Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Tickets cost $23.45. The event is open to all ages, but minors must be accompanied by an adult. Call 702-631-1000 or visit texasstation.sclv.com.

A Ward 6 Movie in the Park is planned at 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Centennial Hills Park Amphitheatre, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive. Families are invited to watch the movie “The Nut Job.” Admission is free. People are encouraged to bring their own blankets or folding chairs.

Mammovan is planned from 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Nevada Health Centers is set to bring mammograms to the neighborhood. Insured, uninsured, Medicare and Medicaid-eligible women will be served. Appointments are required. Call 877-581-6266 for an appointment and to qualify for grant funds if you’re uninsured. Call 702-229-1702 for more information.

Black Valentine, Pandemic Unleashed, Rise of Anabyss and more are scheduled from 10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Sept. 20 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.

Together We Can is planned from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Hosted by Three Square food bank and the Cannery, the event will feature a variety of food and drinks, live music performances by representatives of Las Vegas Academy, keynote speaker Punam Mathur and an auction to benefit the Southern Nevada food bank. Visit cannerycasino.com/togetherwecan.

The annual fall rummage sale hosted by Los Prados Women’s Club is set from 7 a.m. to noon Sept. 20 at the Los Prados Country Club, 5150 Los Prados Circle. Money collected is donated at the end of the year to various local charities in Las Vegas. Call Lois Kasunic at 702-898-5710 or Paula Schlegel at 702-839-4676.

RTC presents “Seniors on the Go” is planned at 10 a.m. Sept. 24 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Join Las Vegas City Councilman Steve Ross and the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada as they educate seniors on fixed bus routes. The program will show how to use the transit guide, read transit maps and enter/exit the bus for those with mobility devices. Call 702-229-1702.

Bingo Fiesta! is planned at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Prizes will be awarded to all bingo winners, and children will make a special bookmark to take home. Space is limited for all Centennial Hills Library programs. Tickets will be given out a half-hour before the program starts. Call 702-507-6100.

An exhibition featuring the photography of the Nevada Camera Club members is set at 1 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-507-6100.

Pain Of Salvation with special guest Vangough with locals Sicocis, Brad Bailey and more are scheduled from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Sept. 26 at the Cheyenne Saloon, 3103 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $15. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit cheyennesaloonlv.com or call 702-645-4139.

Chocolate Harmony is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sept. 26 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.

Sinicle with Ill Patientz, Vile Child and Within the Cochlea are scheduled from 9:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Sept. 27 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.

Huey Lewis and The News is set to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 27 inside The Club at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Tickets start at $14.95. Call 702-507-5700 or visit cannerycasino.com.

Sisaundra Lewis is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets start at $15.50. Call 702-600-1625 or visit aliantegaming.com.

Superhero Day is set at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Children ages 6 to 11 are invited to come dressed as their favorite hero to hear stories and make a super craft to take home. Space is limited for all Centennial Hills Library programs. Tickets are to be given out a half-hour before the program starts. Call 702-507-6100.

Gigan, Pyrrhon, Artificial Brain and Opticleft are scheduled from 10 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Oct. 2 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.

Round 5: Knockout Cancer for Candlelighters Kids is planned at 7 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Dallas Events Center inside Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Tickets cost $25 to $75. Call 702-631-1000 or visit texasstation.sclv.com.

Earl Klugh is set to perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets start at $27.50. Call 702-600-1625 or visit aliantegaming.com.

The Beach Boys are set to perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 4 inside The Club at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Tickets start at $29.95. Call 702-507-5700 or visit cannerycasino.com.

A music scholarship concert is planned at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7 inside the Nicholas J. Horn Theatre at the College of Southern Nevada, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Call 702-651-5483.

Stiched Up Heart with locals Meade Ave and more are scheduled from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Oct. 8 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.

Bipolar, Death Valley High, Pay Back By Proxy, Limnus and Star are scheduled from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Oct. 10 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.

The play “Circle Mirror Transformation” is planned at 7 p.m. Oct. 10-11 and 16-18 and at 2 p.m. Oct. 12 and 19 inside 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.

Legends of Motown is scheduled at 8 p.m. Oct. 10 and 11 inside The Club at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Admission is $15. Call 702-507-5700 or visit cannerycasino.com.

Couponing 101 is planned at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 11 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. A representative from Las Vegas Grocery Smarts is scheduled to talk about where to find the best coupons and deals on a local, regional and national level, how to organize your shopping excursions and demonstrate and discuss the phenomenon of “extreme” couponing techniques that you can incorporate into your regular shopping routine. Call 702-507-6107.

Virulent with locals The Leviathan, Killset and more are scheduled from 9:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Oct. 11 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.

ONGOING EVENTS

The 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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Crossfire is set for 10 p.m. Fridays at the Fiesta Rancho’s Club Tequila, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $5. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-631-7000.

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.

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.

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.

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.

NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

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 Fridays 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.

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 beginners 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.

SCHOOL 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 the upcoming 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.

section-ads_high_impact_4
TOP NEWS
ad-315×600
News Headlines
pos-2 — ads_infeed_1
post-4 — ads_infeed_2
Local Spotlight
Events
Home Front Page Footer Listing
Circular
You May Like

You May Like