LOW-COST MAMMOGRAMS AVAILABLE
Red Rock Radiology, 7130 Smoke Ranch Road, is offering $75 digital screening mammograms through Oct. 31.
Approximately one in eight women are diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. The best way to reduce the risk is through a combination of regular mammograms, routine breast exams by a health care professional and monthly self breast exams. To schedule an appointment, call 731-2888.
LAS VEGAS CRAFTERS GUILD PLANS
HARVEST BOUTIQUE AND CRAFT SHOW
The Las Vegas Crafters Guild plans to host its Harvest Boutique and Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave.
Crafters will be selling handmade items such as cards, tags, crochet scarves, children’s caps, table linens, artisan jewelry, gel candles and Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas decorations.
For more information, call 419-9746 or visit lasvegascraftersguild.com.
PINNACLE COMMUNITY CENTER
TO HOST SOFTBALL EVENT
The Triple Showdown Softball Event is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday at Pinnacle Community Center, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. in Sun City Summerlin. The free event is set to include games between members of the Wound Warrior Amputee Softball Team and Las Vegas Fire & Rescue and the Sun City Softball Club. For more information, visit wounded
DRESS FOR SUCCESS TO HOST
SHOP FOR A CAUSE SATURDAY
Dress for Success Southern Nevada plans to host Shop for a Cause from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at its boutique, 3400 W. Desert Inn Road, Suite 25.
The boutique is transitioning its clothes for the new season. Expect designer clothes and professional attire in top condition for reduced prices. All proceeds to benefit Dress for Success Southern Nevada. For more information, call
684-6412 or visit dressforsuccess.org.
WALK/RUN TO SUPPORT ALS OF NEVADA
The 12th annual Walk n’ Roll and 5K Run for ALS is planned for Saturday at Police Memorial Park, 3250 Metro Academy Way. Registration is set for 6 a.m. and the walk/run for 8 a.m. Each adult 18 or older is required to donate a minimum of $35 to participate; the cost is $25 per participant for those 5 to 17 and free for children 4 or younger.
To sign up, visit alsofnevada.org or call Megan Testa at 777-0500.
Donations support Nevada’s ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) patients, their caregivers and their families.
Awards will be given in all age groups for the 5K, as well as to participants who raise the most money for both events.
DARE TO DREAM FUNDRAISER
PLANNED AT JW MARRIOTT
The Women’s Club of Summerlin plans to host its annual charity fundraiser to benefit the Dare to Dream grant program from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 18 at the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd.
The grant program provides grants of up to $1,000 for women across the Las Vegas Valley. Attendees will enjoy an evening of dancing and entertainment by Shades of Sinatra, as well as a raffle and silent auction of select high-end items. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served.
Tickets are $75 for individuals and $700 for a table of 10. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit womensclubofsummerlin.org or call 804-5188.
SCREAM! 5K/1-MILE EVENT
TO FEATURE COSTUMED RUNNERS
The Scream! 5K/1-mile event is planned for 6 p.m. Oct. 31 at Fleet Feet Sports Las Vegas, 7575 W. Washington Ave., Suite 123. Dress in your scariest costume for a fun run that follows the Bonanza Trail past Kellogg-Zaher Park, then returns for a celebration including treats, games, refreshments and a costume contest.
All participants will receive a T-shirt and raffle entry. Children 12 or younger will receive a Halloween goodie bag with candy and treats.
Registration fee is $30 for the 5K and $20 for the one-mile event. Participants for Scream! must register no later than Oct. 19 in order to be guaranteed a shirt in their requested size. For more information, visit elementalrunning.com or call 458-3338. Event packets will be available at Fleet Feet Sports Las Vegas.
SMILES FOR SURVIVORS PLANS
BLOW OUT BREAST CANCER FUNDRAISER
The Smiles for Survivors Foundation plans to host its second annual Blow Out Breast Cancer fundraising event from 4-11 p.m. Oct. 20 at Square Colour Salon + Spa, 1225 S. Fort Apache Road, Suite 160.
The event is open to men and women and is set to include cocktails, food, a silent auction, live entertainment and beauty treatments. Tickets are $35 in advance for event admission and $50 for admission and a blowout and can be purchased at Square Salon. Admission is $40 at the door. Appointments for salon services are highly recommended and can be made by calling 255-7050.
All proceeds benefit Smiles for Survivors, a Las Vegas-based nonprofit that raises awareness of potential oral side effects from cancer treatment.
For more information, visit smilesforsurvivors.org.
RED ROCK GOLF CLASSIC TO RAISE FUNDS
FOR OPERATION HOMEFRONT NEVADA
The Red Rock Golf Classic is planned for a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Oct. 24 at Red Rock Country Club, 2205 Red Springs Drive. This year’s proceeds will benefit Operation Homefront Nevada. Fees are $125 for individuals and $500 for a team. For more information, visit operationhomefront.net/nevada or call 449-9987.
GOODWILL PLANS GOLF TOURNAMENT
AT CANYON GATE COUNTRY CLUB
Goodwill of Southern Nevada plans to host its annual Golf for Goodwill tournament Monday at Canyon Gate Country Club, 2001 Canyon Gate Drive. Registration is set to begin at 11:30 a.m., with a 1 p.m. shotgun start.
The cost is $150 for individuals and $600 for a foursome. Sponsorships are also available.
For more information, call 214-1651.
COMMUNITY DAY OF SHARING
TO ASSIST FIVE NONPROFITS
Albertsons Sav-on’s CommUNITY Day of Sharing will combine five nonprofit groups for a donation drive, culminating Oct. 20.
The effort will unite Catholic Charities, The Salvation Army, Three Square food bank, United Way of Southern Nevada and Goodwill of Southern Nevada, with the goal of impacting the lives of those who need help with shelter, food, employment or other basic needs.
Donate gently used clothing, home goods, nonperishable food items and new hygiene products to any Albertsons location from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 20.
The Albertsons store at 4055 S. Durango Drive at Flamingo Road will serve as the main event site from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. that day, with music, prizes and a community barbecue planned.
HELP OF SOUTHERN NEVADA SEEKS
HELP of Southern Nevada is calling for volunteers to assist with a number of programs this holiday season. Assistance is accepted from individuals who can donate any amount of time.
Areas where volunteers are needed include: assisting clients with their applications for holiday programs at HELP’s main campus, 1640 E. Flamingo Road; assisting in receiving donated Thanksgiving turkeys at various locations (turkeys will be given to more than 1,200 families); and assisting in receiving holiday gifts for selected clients in the Adopt-A-Family program.
To volunteer, contact Joan Lima at firstname.lastname@example.org or 369-4357.
FLU VACCINATIONS AVAILABLE
ACROSS THE VALLEY
The Southern Nevada Immunization and Health Coalition and its partners plan to host no-cost flu immunization and health clinics from 7 to 10 a.m. Oct. 23 at St. Rose Dominican Hospitals Barbara Greenspun WomensCare Center, 7220 S. Cimarron Road, Suite 195; 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 14 at the St. Rose Dominican Hospital San Martin Campus’ Aljian Conference Center, 8280 W. Warm Springs Road; and noon to 3 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Clark County Fire Department Station 26, 4030 El Capitan Way.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends that everyone 6 months or older receive the flu vaccine each year. The clinics will provide shots on a first-come, first-served basis. Children older than 6 months, adolescents and adults are eligible for the inoculations.
For more information, visit snicnv.org.