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Northern neighborhood news and events, Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2014

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

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.

Bingo is scheduled at 11 a.m. Sept. 25 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Play bingo on an electronic board and enjoy banana pudding. The cost is $5, requires advanced registration and is open to members of the center who have paid the $2 yearly membership fee. Call 702-229-1702.

Paul Charles is set to perform from 8 p.m. to midnight Sept. 25 and 28 and from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sept. 26 and 27 inside Pin-Ups Bar at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Tickets start at $14.95. Call 702-507-5700 or visit cannerycasino.com.

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.

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

Pain Of Salvation with special guest Vangough with locals Sicocis, Brad Bailey and more are scheduled to perform 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.

Adrenaline Saturdays featuring HNLV is scheduled for 10 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Chrome Showroom inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is free. Call 702-658-4900 or visit santafestation.sclv.com.

Sinicle with Ill Patientz, Vile Child and Within the Cochlea are scheduled to perform 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.

The annual Sunny 106.5 Ice Cream Sunday is set from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Providence community’s Promenade Park, 7195 Egan Crest Way. The free event will include ice cream-eating contests, a petting zoo, balloon animals, entertainment and more. Visit providencelv.com/events/ice-cream-sunday.

The movie “Captain America: Winter Soldier” is scheduled to screen at 10 a.m. Sept. 29 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Admission is free and open to members of the center who have paid the $2 yearly membership fee. Call 702-229-1702.

An improving family relations workshop is scheduled at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 30 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. The cost is $5, requires advanced registration and is open to members of the center who have paid the $2 yearly membership fee. Call 702-229-1702.

Flu shots by Walgreens are scheduled from 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 30 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Admission is free, requires advance registration and is open to members of the center who have paid the $2 yearly membership fee. Call 702-229-1702.

Life 4 Diabetes is scheduled at 10 a.m. Sept. 30 at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Admission is free, requires advance registration and is open to members of the center who have paid the $2 yearly membership fee. Call 702-229-1702.

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 to perform 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.

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 Dr. Loren Ekroth, will show participants seven skills that will enhance conversations in social and business life. Admission is $15 per seminar. All proceeds go to the center. Contact Ekroth at loren@conversationmatters.com.

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 and requires advance registration and is open to members of the center who have paid the $2 yearly membership fee. Call 702-229-1702.

PLAN AHEAD

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.

Stitched Up Heart with locals Meade Ave and more are scheduled to perform 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 to perform 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.

Western High School’s class of 1964 plans to host its 50th reunion, the Warrior Dinner and Dancing Party, at 6 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Aliante, 7300 Aliante Parkway. The class is one of the four founding classes of Western, 4601 W. Bonanza Road. A meet-and-greet event is scheduled for 7 p.m. Oct. 10 at Aces & Ales, 2801 N. Tenaya Way. A block of rooms at the Aliante will be reserved for out-of-town attendees. Call Connie Arnoldsen Davis at 702-450-9192, Lynda Craner Carson at 702-878-6186 or email dancinglit@aol.com.

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 to perform 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.

The fourth annual Chefs for Kids charity golf tournament is planned at 7 a.m. Oct. 12 at Painted Desert Golf Course, 5555 Painted Mirage Drive. Registration for the tournament is $120. Deadline to register is Oct. 6. Contact Harvey Blankfeld at 702-203-1165 or email info@brownblankfeld.com.

The Adverse Betrayal Tour with Unholy Monarch, Singularity, Warhead, Casket Raider and Putrid Nekrosis are scheduled from 8:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Oct. 12 at the Cheyenne Saloon, 3103 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $8. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit cheyennesaloonlv.com or call 702-645-4139.

DIY Craft Club! is set at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. 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.

A dream jars workshop is set at 4 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Design a dream jar that will hold all your dreams and wishes. 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.

A spooky tales puppet show is planned at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Dress up for a fun-filled puppet show event of singing and dancing to celebrate Halloween through creepy costumes and spooky tales. 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.

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.

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 the 150K run and relay is set to start between 5 a.m. and 6 p.m. Oct. 18 at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. Visit desertskyadventures.com/las-vegas-100.

Raven and Night Demon are scheduled 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.

Weird Wednesday is planned at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Centennial Hills Library, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Hear about spooky, scary and weird chapter books, and discuss your favorite scary books. 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.

The Garth Guy, a Garth Brooks tribute, is planned 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.

Trick or Trot 5K/ 10K / Family Fun Run is set to start at 8 a.m. Oct. 25 at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. Runners are encouraged to attend in costumes to participate in a costume contest. Early bird specials start at $25. Visit trickortrot5klv.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 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.

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 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 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

PUMPKIN PATCH SET TO OPEN

The Gilcrease Orchard, 7800 N. Tenaya Way, is scheduled to open its pumpkin patch from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday starting Sept. 27.

The orchard also plans to have its signature apple cider, apple cider doughnuts and varied produce selection for sale. Wagon rides and a maze are available to extend the fun. Pumpkins are 50 cents per pound.

For more information, call 409-0655 or visit thegilcreaseorchard.org.

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 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 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 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.

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