AREA TEENS INVITED TO GAME NIGHT
The city of Las Vegas invites area teens ages 13 to 18 to Xtreme Game Night from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Cimarron Rose Community Center, 5591 N. Cimarron Road. Youths can participate in laser tag, dodge ball, water activities, video games and hamster balls provided by Games2U Entertainment, as well as refreshments, music and awards. Youths will be able to visit information booths with topics of interest to teens and sign up for teen councils available throughout the city. Participants will receive a free gift.
Participants are asked to bring a donation of two cans of soup or other canned foods. The event will be hosted by city of Las Vegas Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services.
For more information, call Stephen Wheeler at 229-1607.
DIABETES OVERVIEW PLANNED AT MOUNTAINVIEW HOSPITAL
An outpatient diabetes class, Overview & Medications, is planned from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Friday at MountainView Hospital, 3100 N. Tenaya Way.
This free class will take place in the private dining room on the first floor of the hospital behind the cafeteria.
The class provides students with an overview of diabetes, its effects on the body, management goals and care resources. This class is for adults only.
Registration is required by calling 233-5454.
SCRAPBOOKING CLUB TO HOST WORKSHOP AT SUMMERLIN LIBRARY
A scrapbooking workshop is planned from 10:30 a.m. to noon Thursday at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Beginner and advanced scrapbookers are welcome. Bring your own supplies and tools.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Debbie Zamorano at 507-3861.
SEMINAR TO LOOK AT GETTING FINANCIALLY FIT
A seminar titled Strategies for a Healthy Personal And Financial Life with personal fitness trainer Melissa Blynn is planned at 11 a.m. Aug. 1 at the Desert Vista Community Center, 10360 Sun City Blvd. in Sun City Summerlin.
This is a free event. To reserve a spot, call John Leveritt at 341-2080.
CITY LOOKING TO FILL 67 POSITIONS IN SAFEKEY PROGRAM
The city of Las Vegas is looking to fill 67 positions in its Safekey program, which is a before- and after-school recreational enrichment program offered at 68 Clark County School District elementary schools within the city. Positions average 19 to 25 hours per week with a pay range of $10 to $12 per hour. The program provides a safe environment where children in kindergarten through fifth grade can receive homework assistance, have an afternoon snack and engage in fun activities.
Positions available for the 2012-13 school year include Safekey site assistant and Safekey site leader. Some of the requirements are:
Minimum 18 years of age.
High school diploma or GED equivalent.
First aid and CPR certification at time of hire/reclassification.
Need to maintain physical agility.
An application can be downloaded from the city’s website at lasvegasnevada.gov/employment or at the Safekey office at 1651 S. Buffalo Drive. Office hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call 229-3399 or visit lasvegasnevada.gov/files/ safekeyjobdescriptions.pdf.
YOUTH CAMP OPENINGS FILLING FAST
Time is running out to register for University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s summer Science, Technology, Engineering and Math day camp, scheduled from Aug. 14-18.
The camp is open to youths 7 to 11. It includes activities in plant and animal sciences, health and nutrition, computer science, robotics and rocketry.
The Lifelong Learning Center is at 8050 Paradise Road. The cost is $90 and includes daily lunch, snacks and activities. Sibling registration is $60. Previous 4-H participation is not required. For more information on 4-H or the day camp, contact Mary Regan at 257-5524 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SIGN UP NOW FOR SEPT. 8 RED ROCK 5K
The Red Rock 5K is slated for 9 a.m. Sept. 8 at the Arroyo Golf Course at Red Rock Country Club, 2205 Red Springs Drive.
The course is scenic and challenging, following the rolling landscapes of the area. For more information, visit rynorunning.com.
VACCINATIONS REQUIRED FOR SCHOOL
The Southern Nevada Health District has reported 22 cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, since January. Seven have occurred in children younger than 1 year of age. The health district reminds parents, health care providers and child care providers to receive the vaccine. For information, call 759-0850 or visit southernnevadahealth district.org.
WARD 2 SEEKS CITIZEN OF THE MONTH NOMINEES
Ward 2 will name the August Citizen of the Month for the city of Las Vegas. If you know someone who helps the city and/or Ward 2 and is worthy of consideration, let Ward 2 City Councilman Bob Beers’ office know who and why. To nominate someone, email Beers at bbeers@LasVegasNevada.gov.
FREE SEMINARS TO ANSWER ZONING AND LICENSING LEGAL QUESTIONS
The city of Las Vegas’ Economic and Urban Development Department plans to host 90-minute seminars through September. Check-in is scheduled to begin at 7:45 a.m. for each seminar at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Learn about business taxes, licenses and permits, labor and employment laws, trademarks, small claims court, and trust and estate planning. The seminars are sponsored by the city of Las Vegas and attorneys from the law firm of Lionel Sawyer & Collins.
Scheduled topics are: Today, Labor and Employment Legal Requirements; Aug. 7, Trademarks, Trade Names, Service Marks and E-Commerce; Aug. 21, Small Claims Court; and Sept. 5, Trust and Estate Planning.
Admission is free, but registration is required. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Register by emailing dmharris@lasvegas nevada.gov or calling 229-6862. For more information, contact email@example.com.
POOL ENTRY FREE WITH DONATED SOUP
The city of Las Vegas plans "Souper" Summer Family Swim Day from noon to 4 p.m. Friday at the Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive.
The event will assist the Batteries Included Teen Council in its quest to gather food for those in need.
Bring two cans of soup or other canned food per person for free admission. Canned goods will be donated to a local food bank.
Regular pool fees apply without food donation. Pools will remain open to the public during events.
The Batteries Included Teen Council program represents a diverse group of youths throughout Las Vegas and acknowledges achievements made by youths year-round.
For more information, visit lasvegasnevada.gov/Find/18199.htm or call 229-6242.