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Lutheran Social Services of Nevada Free Senior Meal Program
Noon to 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Holy Spirit Lutheran Church (6670 W. Cheyenne Ave., Las Vegas)
2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Reformation Lutheran Church (580 E. St. Louis Ave., Las Vegas)
The menu changes daily and includes meals like turkey chili with a mixed green salad and low-fat dressing, and baked chicken with mixed veggies. All meals meet state nutrition guidelines for seniors and are prepared by the Culinary Academy of Las Vegas and the menu changes daily.
Seniors 60 and older and their spouses or caregivers, as well as disabled people who live in senior housing, eat for free (small donations are accepted but not required). Those under 60 can dine for a suggested $5 donation. There are no religious or financial requirements and no stipulations. Just food, fun and socializing!
For more information or to see what's on this month's menu, click here.
Lunch & Learn at Solutions Recovery
Lunch & Learn is an opportunity to earn CEUs, meet others in your field & discuss current affairs in behavioral healthcare.
It occurs every last Friday of the month from 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
2975 S. Rainbow Blvd. Suite C, Las Vegas
Children's Art Workshop at Red Rock Canyon – 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, January 16
Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center (1000 Scenic Loop Drive, Las Vegas)
The topic for this workshop is the Anna’s Hummingbird. New skills can be learned as we participate in easy bird watching and a tour of the outdoor exhibits, followed by a water coloring lesson. Materials will be provided! Bring water, lunch/snack, and dress in layers! Ages 5-12. Registration is required, call (702) 515-5367 to sign up.
19th Annual Lutefisk Dinner - Saturday, January 28
The 19th Annual Lutefisk Dinner being hosted by the Vegas Viking Lodge of the Sons of Norway will be held Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Boulder City Elks Lodge.
Tickets must be purchased by Jan. 20, 2017 – none will be sold at the door.
The cost is $20 for adults and $5 for children 10 years old and younger. Anyone wishing to purchase tickets should send a check, made out to the Sons of Norway, to Gwen Knighton, located at 2156 Marstons Mills Ct., Henderson, NV 89044.
Please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope and a note indicating the names of those attending, whether they are going at 3 or 6 p.m., and a telephone number.
For information, call (702) 869-5775. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are not available at the door.
Proceeds will benefit the Sons of Norway Vegas Viking Lodge, a non-profit organization formed in May 1992 to promote Norwegian heritage through a variety of special events featuring traditional and contemporary programs.
The lodge also operates an annual scholarship program. For more information, please visit VegasViking.com.
McDonald’s Coffee with a Cop – 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 1
McDonald’s restaurants invite community members to visit southern Nevada restaurants on Feb. 1 to sample a bold, rich small McCafé Coffee. Additionally, patrons are encouraged to join the coffee conversations on select days for the annual Coffee with a Cop.
During this complimentary small McCafé Coffee promotion, seven southern Nevada McDonald’s restaurants will also host officers from multiple jurisdictions who will be available to meet customers and answer questions.
• Northeast - 2886 S. Nellis Blvd., Las Vegas
• Southeast - 10020 S. Eastern Ave., Henderson
• Central - 3700 S. Paradise Road, Las Vegas
• Southeast - 1237 Nevada Hwy., Boulder City
• Northwest - 108 N. Jones Blvd., Las Vegas
• Northwest - 900 S. Rampart, Las Vegas
• Northeast - 6680 E. Lake Mead Blvd., Las Vegas
2017 State of Economic Development Breakfast Event - Wednesday, February 1
The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) will be hosting the breakfast at the Four Season Hotel Las Vegas, located at 3960 Las Vegas Boulevard South from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Early bird tickets are $55 and tickets day of the event will be $60
For more information contact Ariel Riley at 702-522-3604.
Nevada Homes for Youth’s Super Run – Saturday, February 4
8 to 11 a.m., Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road, Las Vegas
Nevada Homes for Youth is taking over The Super Run to fight teen addiction. This super-power packed event will be a fun day for a great cause that the entire family can enjoy.
Race day will be filled with games for the kids, music, snacks, giveaways, your favorite vendors and more!
Price: $29 when you join team Nevada Homes for Youth Crusaders + $5 OFF with promo code: NHFY. Click here to register.
Cabrera Conducts Dvoák - Feb 4, 2017
YOUR SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA GOES TRIBAL as we celebrate Donato’s birthday with the West Coast premiere of Clarice Assad’s overture, Nhanderú, a musical portrait of an Amazon basin ritual that focuses on faith, prayer, and gratitude. Nathaniel Stookey’s orchestral version of YTTE (Yield to Total Elation), a piece inspired by the story of A.G. Rizzoli, a humble draftsman who created elaborate designs for a vast imaginary city, receives its world premiere. Finally, one of Donato’s favorite pieces, Antonin Dvoák’s Symphony No. 7, creates a fantastic counterpoint as the centerpiece for the second half of this celebratory concert. Known for its dramatic expression and brooding atmosphere, this is perhaps one of Dvoák’s most personal, self-explorative works.
Chinese New Year Celebration at Chinatown Plaza - Feb 12, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Chinatown Plaza, Inc. is hosting its annual "Chinese New Year Celebration" on Sunday, February 12, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The “Year of the Rooster” celebration will be held at "Chinatown Plaza" located at 4205 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89102. As the largest and most-anticipated Asian cultural event in Southern Nevada, the Chinese New Year Celebration will feature traditional foods, vendor exhibits and entertainment for the entire family.
Entertainment will feature the 150-foot long dragon parade, Chinese lion dance, Chinese kung-fu and martial art demonstrations, Chinese acrobat, Chinese tea ceremony demonstration, Japanese Taiko Drummers and Korean dance. Entertainment will be between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for children ages 6-12. Children 5 and under are free. This year, there will be THREE "CASH PRIZE DRAWINGS" of $250, $500 and $1,000 at the event as well a "Hotel Stay & Show Package Raffle". Adults with a purchased adult ticket is eligible to enter to win! The "Chinese New Year Celebration" held at Chinatown Plaza began in 1994. Each year, between 5,500 and 7,000 people from all over the community attend the event. Don't miss it!
Nevada Site Specific Advisory Board public meeting - Wednesday, Feb. 15
A public meeting hosted by the Nevada Site Specific Advisory Board will begin at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, at the Beatty Community Center, 100 A Avenue South, Beatty, Nevada 89003.
The NSSAB welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory meetings.
The NSSAB is a federally-chartered board comprised of rural and urban southern Nevada residents who provide recommendations to the Department of Energy regarding environmental cleanup resulting from historic nuclear testing and waste management activities at the Nevada National Security Site.
For more information, call the NSSAB Office at (702) 630-0522 or visit the NSSAB website at www.nnss.gov/nssab.
CSN Career Services Spring Career Fair - Feb. 22
The College of Southern Nevada Career Services will be hosting its Spring Career Fair on February 22, 2017 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the North Las Vegas Campus in the June Whitley Student Lounge, 3200 East Cheyenne Avenue, North Las Vegas, NV 89030.
50 employers will be in attendance and job seekers are encouraged to dress professionally.
The event is open to the public.
For more information please call 702-651-4700.
Pinstripes & Polka Dots Poker Tournament – Saturday, February 25
6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, 129 Fremont St.
This year's tournament is to raise money for the restoration of the Grand Canyon Ticketing Office/Bradly House at the Clark County Museum.
This event is open to the public and begins with a red carpet reception at 6:30 p.m. and cards in the air at 8 p.m. The buy-in for the tournament is $100 with unlimited re-buys of $20 for the first hour. A fun tournament featuring a “hit list” of celebrities from various venues including poker stars, athletes, Strip entertainers, local TV reality stars, and the Duke of Fremont Street himself.
Cabrera Conducts The Music Of John Williams - March 4 - 5
7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 4
2 p.m. Sunday, Sunday, March 5
Pre-concert conversation at 6:30 p.m. (Saturday) and 1 p.m. (Sunday) in Reynolds Hall
Donato Cabrera, conductor Las Vegas Master Singers, David Weiller, director
- Olympic Fanfare and Theme
- Suite from Jaws
- Superman March from Superman
- Harry's Wondrous World from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
- Theme from Schindler's List
- Adventures on Earth from the Universal Picture E.T. (The Extra-Terrestrial)
- Overture from The Cowboys
- Hymn to the Fallen from Saving Private Ryan
- Princess Leia's Theme from Star Wars Suite
- Battle of the Heroes from Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
- Duel of the Fates from The Phantom Menace: Suite for Orchestra
- Main Title from Star Wars Suite
- Imperial March from Star Wars Suite
Set off on a musical adventure full of cinematic richness that invites one’s imagination to run wild. Bring your family and enjoy some of film’s most iconic musical scores by composer, John Williams. Hear your symphony orchestra in concert with the esteemed Las Vegas Master Singers of UNLV, our Choir-in-Residence, present highlights from your favorite blockbuster scores, such as Star Wars, E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, Superman, Harry Potter and many more.
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA)’s 15th anniversary Educating America Tour - March 7, 2017
What: The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA)’s 15th anniversary Educating America Tour, featuring AFA’s free Concepts in Care educational conference, community memory screenings, and much more, stops in Las Vegas on March 7.
Attendees will learn from renowned Alzheimer’s and caregiving experts, including Jeffrey Cummings, M.D., from the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, who will provide an overview on research. Other topics include safeguarding your space and long-term care. In addition, Alissa Taag, from the National Association of Activity Professionals, will give a presentation on arts and recreational therapies.
When: March 7, 2017
8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Where: Embassy Suites Las Vegas Convention Center
3600 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, Nev. 89169
Attend: For more information or to register, visit http://www.alzfdn.org/registration/afas-15th-anniversary-educating-america-tour-march-7-las-vegas-nv/or call 866-232-8484.
Nevada’s Big Give – March 23 from midnight to 11:59 p.m.
Nevadans will unite for 24 hours of online giving to support the organizations that improve our community during the 6th Annual Nevada’s Big Give. To date, Nevada’s Big Give has raised just over $2 million for nearly 500 Nevada charities from over 15,000 unique donors, with a goal to engage 7,000 donors in 2017. Give where you live on March 23, 2017 at NVBigGive.org.
Cabrera Conducts Brahms - April 1, 2017
Pre-concert conversation at 6:30pm in Reynolds Hall
Donato Cabrera, conductor
Alisa Jordheim, soprano
Will Liverman, baritone
Las Vegas Master Singers, UNLV Concert Singers & Chamber Chorale, David Weiller, director
JENNIFER BELLOR 898 Hildegard - Premiere
SCHUMANN Overture, Scherzo and Finale, Opus 52
BRAHMS A German Requiem, Opus 45
EVOCATIVE, POETIC AND LIFE-AFFIRMING, this powerful program begins with the premiere of Las Vegas resident Jennifer Bellor’s 898 Hildegard, a piece for orchestra and chorus that intertwines excerpts from the medieval composer Hildegard von Bingen’s chants “O Vis Eternitatis” and “O Gloriosissimi Lux Vivens Angeli.” Robert Schumann attained the elusive union of music and poetry, an ultimate goal of the Romantic era artist. His music abounds with quick mood changes, tumult, profound statements, and touching delicacy, all of which is found in the Overture, Scherzo and Finale. Championed by Schumann, Johannes Brahms’ immensely popular German Requiem is a consoling and comforting piece, providing solace to all that hear and perform it. The Las Vegas Master Singers, UNLV Concert Singers & Chamber Chorale, along with soloists Alisa Jordheim and Will Liverman join forces with your symphony orchestra to deliver a stirring performance.
St. Rose Dominican Annual Celebration - April 1, 2017
Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican is excited to announce it will host a Celebration of 70 Years of Humankindness on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Caesars Palace.
As a not-for-profit, faith-based health care ministry, St. Rose recognizes the tremendous success when individuals, companies, and organizations come together to influence a common good: the health of our community.
Together, with your support, our annual fundraising celebration will raise funds to directly support the critical - often life-saving - services. For example, donations through the Children's Miracle Network programs help to fund pediatric emergency care, neonatal and pediatric intensive care and life-enhancing community outreach initiatives that support healthy, happy and meaningful lives.
Tickets for this event are as followed:
- Tables for 10:
- Level 1 - $30,000
- Level 2 - $20,000
- Level 3 - $10,000
- Level 4 - $4,000
- Individual tickets: $500
For more information, visit our website at https://www.supportstrose.org/events/celebration
SBA 2017 Nevada Small Business Awards luncheon - May 4, 2017
At Gold Coast Hotel & Casino, 4000 W. Flamingo Road
Details: Vegas PBS is co-sponsoring the SBA Nevada Small Business Awards luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. The event will be held Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the Gold Coast Hotel & Casino, 4000 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets are $60 or $550 for a table of 10.
Las Vegas Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk - Saturday, May 20, 2017
Location: Sunset Park – Area F, 2601 E Sunset Road, Las Vegas, NV 89102
Time: 7:30 AM
Details: Hundreds of local residents are joining forces to fight lung cancer, united in the belief that surviving lung cancer should be the expectation, not the exception. These everyday superheroes will be meeting at the Las Vegas Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk and 1-mile Walk on Saturday, May 20 at Sunset Park – Area F (2601 E Sunset Road, Las Vegas, NV 89120). All proceeds from the event support Free to Breathe, a lung cancer research and advocacy organization dedicating to doubling lung cancer survival by 2022. This year’s event will feature a 5K Fun Run, 5K Walk, and 1-mile Walk. The day will also include opening and closing rallies and fun for the whole family including kids’ coloring activities. Special recognition will be given to top fundraising heroes. Gather your superhero squad, and join us for an inspiring day focused on doubling lung cancer survival. To register and begin fundraising, visit www.freetobreathe.org/lasvegas.
Las Vegas Perspective Event - May 24, 2017
Please join LVGEA for our Perspective event at the Four Seasons Hotel, located at 3960 S. Las Vegas Boulevard, from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Tickets are $100 dollars.
Cabrera Conducts Bruckner - May 27, 2017
SATURDAY, May 27, 2017 – 7:30pm
Pre-concert conversation at 6:30pm in Reynolds Hall
Donato Cabrera, conductor Liam Boisset, oboe
MOZART Overture to Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K620
STRAUSS, R. Concerto for Oboe and Small Orchestra
BRUCKNER Symphony No. 6
THEATRICS AND DARING abound in this hearty program featuring an overture from Wolfgang Amadeus’ last opera, Richard Strauss’s only concerto for oboe and Anton Bruckner’s awe-inspiring sixth symphony. The overture to Mozart’s final opera, The Magic Flute, opens the performance with dramatic flair. Rising star, Liam Boisset will make his debut playing Richard Strauss’s autumnal, Oboe Concerto, famously inspired by conversations between the aging composer and a young U.S. soldier, an oboist, at the end of WWII. The evening concludes with Anton Bruckner’s magisterial Symphony No. 6, one of the only symphonies that remained unchanged by the composer. This glorious symphony is a poignant way to finish our 18th season - the 1899 premiere was conducted by none other than Gustav Mahler, who was in the midst of composing his Symphony No. 4 at the same time.
Troop Charity 5K Run and 1-mile Walk at Sunset Park - Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017
This is our opportunity to honor and celebrate our nation’s finest by gathering together and raising awareness for those who have served and who are currently serving this beautiful country we call home. Join us after the 5k run and 1 mile walk for delicious food, cold drinks, and great company. Your registration as a runner/walker will ensure you'll become an influential part of this amazing event to support veterans, service members, and their families! 100-percent of net proceeds will benefit the Las Vegas USO!
REGISTRATION: You can register at www.troopcharity.org
Runners/walkers may pick up their event packets which include bibs, route map, and custom Troop Charity t- shirt at the event location beginning at 8:00 a.m. All participants who finish will receive custom dog tags.
RUN: 5k wave one starts at 9:00 a.m.
WALK: 5K walk kicks-off at 9:30 a.m.
TIMING: This event will have a big race clock at the finish line. Runners will be in charge of knowing their own race times. We will keep track of top 10 finishers for both male and female participants in the 5k run. Having the race professionally timed is a big expense, and we are mindful of all expenses to ensure we can give as much back to our troops and the USO as possible.
VOLUNTEERS: Always appreciated to ensure our event is a success. Please reach out to Mitch Klein to inquire about exciting volunteer positions to help make this great community event come to life! Mitch.Klein@troopcharity.org
WHAT TO BRING: ID, copy of registration confirmation/Active.com QR code for quick sign-in, cash/credit card for donations and late registration along with your friends and family!