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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


Standard & Pour’s “Mimosas, Muffins & Marys” Brunch Experience - Every Sunday

When: Every Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Location: Standard & Pour, 11261 S Eastern Ave, Henderson, NV 89052

Phone: (702) 629-5523

Description: Guests are invited to partake in the all-new Sunday Brunch with its 'Mimosas, Muffins & Marys' affair at Standard & Pour. Available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Sunday, guests will be able to indulge in sweet and savory brunch specialties prepared by Executive Chef Jake Dieleman.


Tivoli Village Welcomes World Heritage Collection by Artist Mario Basner - Jan. 17 - Feb. 28

The internationally celebrated World Heritage Collection by Mario Basner will be hosting a world premiere inside Tivoli Village on Tuesday, January 17 and will be open to the public through February 28.

The award-winning collection celebrates diversity and culture by capturing evocative and moving images that explore the beauty of urban cityscapes and unique architectural structures.

For the series' first installment Basner takes guests on a visual journey through the history and humanity of an abandoned sanitarium found in Germany.


Humana Hosts Clothing and Food Drive for Homeless and At-Risk Military Veterans - NOW through Friday, Feb. 24

WHAT: Vegas residents are invited to drop off clothing and non-perishable food at the two community Humana locations to benefit local homeless and at-risk military veterans now through Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Items collected will support U.S. VETS – Las Vegas’ upcoming Veterans Stand Down.

Donations of clothing, including shirts, pants, shoes, socks, undergarments and hats, are requested along with backpacks and sleeping bags. This year, non-perishable food items are also requested.

Items can be dropped off at the Humana locations in Henderson (1000 N. Green Valley Pkwy., Suite 720, Henderson) and Summerlin (8885 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 140, Las Vegas) Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call the Henderson location at (702) 269-5200 or Summerlin at (702) 380- 6170.

WHY: The annual Veterans Stand Down, which is hosted by U.S.VETS – Las Vegas, is a grassroots, community-based intervention program designed to help homeless veterans “combat” life on the streets. This year’s Veterans Stand Down takes place Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Cashman Center (850 Las Vegas Blvd N., Las Vegas) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information or to volunteer visit www.usvetsinc.org/lasvegas.

According to the Nevada Homeless Alliance, close to 700 military veterans were homeless in Southern Nevada in 2015. A total of 969 homeless and at-risk veterans, plus 130 veteran family members were served during the two-day Veterans Stand Down in 2016. Last year, more than 7,600 clothing and food items were distributed to local homeless and at-risk military veterans at the event.

WHEN: Drop off clothing and food items: Now through Feb. 24, 2017

WHERE:

  • Humana - Henderson -- 1000 N. Green Valley Pkwy., Suite 720, Henderson, NV 89074. (702) 269-5200
  • Humana - Summerlin -- 8885 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 140, Las Vegas, NV 89117. (702) 380- 6170


The Afters with Jason Gray and Jonny Diaz - Feb. 17

Valley Bible Fellowship of Las Vegas Church, 4500 W Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89102 at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $19.50 and can be purchased at http://transparentproductions.com/events/the-afters-las-vegas

"Dove-award winning band, The Afters will be hitting the road this February alongside Jason Gray & Jonny Diaz, bringing their ‘Live on Forever’ tour along the West Coast with 10 tour stops in California, Washington, Oregon, Nevada and Arizona.The tour will be in support of The Afters fifth studio album of the same name, Live on Forever, which debuted September 2016 after the album’s title track hit top 5 on the Billboard Christian Hot AC charge and top 10 on the Billboard National Christian Audience chart. The album also features the band’s single, ‘Battles’, which made its way to the top of the charts this Fall. Since the album debut, The Afters have been on the road for the nationwide “Love Riot Tour” with GRAMMY-nominated band, Newsboys. Jason Gray most recently spent two months touring across the U.S. with Josh Wilson & JJ Heller. His latest album ‘Where The Light Gets In’ made it’s way to Number 5 on Billboard’s Top Christian Albums chart in July, and his hit song ‘Sparrows’ saw heavy support on Christian radio stations across the nation. “We’re planning some really special things for this one,” says Josh Haven of The Afters. “It will be our best yet, and we’re looking forward to having Jason Gray and Jonny Diaz out with us for these nights.” We hope you can join us for these shows - they are going to be truly amazing evenings of music & ministry!"


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.


Las Vegas StorySLAM "What I Did For Love" - Feb. 24

Event Location: Center for Science and Wonder; 1651 E Sunset Road Suite A111; Las Vegas, NV 89119

Event Date: Feb. 24 @ 8 - 10 P.M.

Event Description: In the tradition of The Moth, This American Life, and Snap Judgement Live, The Las Vegas StorySLAM will feature live, true stories from Las Vegas writers, artists, and storytelling fans, as well as video highlights from some of the world’s greatest storytellers. Some stories WILL contain adult themes and language, so discretion is advised.

Our kick-off event will feature special guest artist New York Times Contributing Op-Ed Editor and UNLV Instructor Brittany Bronson, along with actor/ comedian Kevin Breen, and local writer Amy Mayo.

E-mail kevin@storyslamlasvegas.com if you’d like to tell a story! As always, this month’s theme, “What I Did For Love,” should NOT be seen as limiting, but as inspiration to tell almost ANY story you want to tell if it ties to ANY interpretation of the theme. You could tell a story that includes a food you love, familial love, friendship, lust, or wherever else you wish to take it!

Event entry is FREE and open to the public, and a suggested donation of $10 to help the Center for Science & Wonder is appreciated!


The Color Run Dream Tour, Presented by Lay's in Las Vegas - Saturday, February 25 at 8 a.m.

The tour will take place at 8 a.m. at Downtown Las Vegas, 945 Fremont Street.

Join us at the start line to be transported through a whimsical fog Dream Tunnel as you take your first steps towards making dreams a reality.

The Color Run Dream Tour, Presented by Lay’s creates the world where anything is possible, unicorns are real and foam clouds make everything better.

As participants enter the magical course, they will experience the classic Color Zones and the brand new Foam Zone, where they’re surrounded by dreamy colored foam or “clouds” as they run through the most colorful dream of all.

The Color Run Dream Tour, Presented by Lay’s is filled with even more vibrant music across the whole course, radiant new colors, giant unicorns and the Dream Wall—a new addition to the course where runners spray paint their dreams on the wall to be seen by all.

After crossing the Finish Line, Color Runners enjoy the Finish Festival, where they party with the Runicorn, dance, find unique photo opportunities and join in on massive color throws every couple of minutes.

The Las Vegas run benefits Three Square Food Bank, Nevada’s food bank that provides wholesome food to the hungry in the community.


Global Charity Foundation Fundraising Event - Saturday, February 25

Global Charity Foundation (GCF), a charity that provides support to women and children in need, including tutoring for at-risk students in Southern Nevada, has announced its annual fundraising event will be on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017.

The 6th Annual evening of "Global Hope" begins with a cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m. followed by Program, Live Auction and Dinner from 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Entertainment provided by singer and performer Linda Angeline Duo, will be from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. The location is TPC Summerlin, 1700 Village Center Circle in Las Vegas.

GCF is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit that provides after school tutoring programs in four schools – Delta Academy Charter School, Rainbow Dreams Academy Charter School and Discover Charter Schools (Hillpointe and Mesa campuses). GCF provides tutors in Science, Technology, English and Math (STEM) and serves over 200 GCF Scholars in the greater Las Vegas area.

Tickets are $125. Corporate Table Sponsorship Levels for the 2017 Gala include:

  • Platinum Level: $5,000
  • Gold Level: $3,500
  • Silver Level: $2,500

For more information about table sponsorships or tickets, visit http://www.gcfcares.org or call Dr. Reeta Thukral at 785-608-7129.


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.

To register: Call (702) 386-8383 or email poker@goldennugget.com. For more information, email info@clarkcountymuseumguild.org.


Faces of the Future Breakfast - Tuesday, Feb. 28

Who: Andson

What: Faces of the Future Breakfast

Join us as we honor educators, students, and philanthropists who have made a difference in Andson Education and the Southern Nevada Community. Guests will enjoy a gourmet breakfast and program. Hosted by Kirsten Joyce and keynote speaker Punam Mather.

When: Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Where: South Point Hotel Casino
Brunswick Room
9777 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89183

Why: To educate, inform, and inspire youth and young adults by delivering innovative programs in academics, financial literacy, and mentoring. We believe that delivering both financial and educational support to students can aid not only in their academic careers but also in their personal development. Our programs educate and empower students to achieve sound and promising futures.

How: RSVP with Mary Jones
mary@andson.com
(702) 785-0020

More information: https://www.andson.org/


Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas to host Teacher Job Fair - Saturday, March 4

Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas (CASLV), will host a Teacher Recruitment Fair on Sat. March 4.

Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas (CASLV), located at 1051 Sandy Ridge Avenue in Henderson, Nevada.

The award-winning K-12 public charter school is seeking elementary teachers, counselors and support staff members for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 school years.

The job fair will take place at Coral Academy’s Sandy Ridge campus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Applicants are asked to bring a resume, transcripts, references, credentials and supporting documents. Applicants may also able apply online.


The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck returns to Las Vegas - March 4

Saturday, March 4 from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Town Center Las Vegas - 6605 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89119

Hello Las Vegas! The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck is coming to Town Square Las Vegas on Saturday 3/4! Come say hello to us at Town Square Park between 10am-8pm and pick up some super cute treats, while supplies last! See you there!

For additional information, please visit the Hello Kitty Cafe Truck Facebook page by clicking here.


Bonner Elementary School Sixth Annual Run for Education – Saturday, March 4

9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bonner Elementary School, 765 Crestdale Lane, Las Vegas

We'll have a 5K race/1.5 mile walk to raise money for our school. Prices for registering are $15 for kids ages 11 and under, and $25 for ages 12 and over.

Don't like to run? No problem! We'll also have food, face painting, temporary tattoos, and vendor booths to check out cool businesses. AND, we'll have raffle prizes and a silent auction going on throughout the day.

The Run for Education is truly a unique event that showcases the love and support our community has for education.


4th Annual Strip on the Strip 5K/1M benefitting Goodwill of Southern Nevada Veteran Integration Program - Saturday, March 4

Taking place at the Hooters Hotel & Casino, located at 115 East Tropicana Avenue at 8 a.m.

Strip on the Strip™ is a 5K/1M walk/run down Las Vegas Blvd. where participants donate a piece of clothing at each 1K benefiting Goodwill Southern Nevada in support of their Veteran Integration Program.

Participants receive race t-shirt, finisher medal, swag bag, and a ticket to the official Strip on the Strip After Party.

Whether you are a competitive runner, a 5K virgin, looking for corporate team building activity or just want to have fun with family and friends, Strip on the Strip™ 5K is for everyone.

For more information on the event click here.


Junior League of Las Vegas Annual Fundraising Gala - March 4

Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Cosmopolitan Las Vegas (3708 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109)

Contact: Courtney Holcombe - pttr@jllv.org

Honoring awarding winners Sherry Colquitt and former Nevada Governor Bob Miller and former First Lady Sandy Miller.

The Junior League of Las Vegas will host its annual fundraising gala at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on March 4, 2017! This year, JLLV will honor Sherry Colquitt with our Lifetime Community Achievement Award and former Governor Bob Miller and First Lady Sandy Miller with our Florence Lee Jones Humanitarian Award. We are beyond thrilled to recognize the outstanding contributions each honoree has made to our community. Tickets and tables to this unforgettable evening are available on the JLLV eStore. We look forward to celebrating with our community in a fabulous fashion!

Tickets can be purchased at http://www.jllv.org/estore


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.


St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church Lenten Mission 2017 - March 6 - 8

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church (702-228-8311) 1811 Pueblo Vista Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89128 will hold a 3-Day Lenten Mission Monday, March 6 – Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. in the Parish Hall and repeated nightly at 7:00 in the Church.

Guest speaker, Fr. Michael Renninger from the Diocese of Richmond, VA will cover the topic: “What Does Love Look Like?” We've all heard that 'love is patient, love is kind,' but many of us struggle with the fact that WE are not always 'patient and kind!'

Sometimes our families, churches and communities are not 'patient and kind!' In an era of angry rhetoric and divisive ideas, perhaps we need to return to the kind of love which Jesus revealed in his life and teaching.

Using images and parables from the New Testament, we will explore the concrete, consoling and demanding images of love that the Lord presents to every baptized believer.


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

Chancellor Ballroom

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 Site Specific Advisory Board public meeting - March 15

A public meeting hosted by the Nevada Site Specific Advisory Board will begin at 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Frank H. Rogers Science & Technology Building, 755 East Flamingo, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119.

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


A Strategic Plan for Ministry - March 22

Join us for this powerful seminar and increase your ministry impact!

This formula, developed by 40+ year veteran of marketplace ministry and Founder of The C12 Group, Buck Jacobs, is simple to implement, applicable to businesses of any size, and has proven to be a tool for success in the process and practices of companies beginning or expanding marketplace ministry.

It is filled with methods and thought processes familiar to business people and moves the idea of “ministry in business” from the philosophical or theological to the practical and “do-able.”

Reserve Your Seat!

March 22, 2017 at Shadow Hills Church - 7811 Vegas Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89128. 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Register via email: erica@shadowhills.org

Lunch and seminar materials provided


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


Signature Productions presents Fiddler on the Roof - April 4 - 29

Location: Summerlin Library & Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89134. (702) 507-3860

Presented by: Signature Productions

Days/Times: Shows run 5 nights per week; dark every Sunday and Monday. Shows at 7:30 p.m. with three Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. on 4/15, 4/22, & 4/29.

Duration: 2.75 hours including intermission

Ticket Pricing:

  • Adults $30, Seniors & Students $28, Children 6-12 $20
  • Group Rate for 20 tickets or more - $25
  • Preview Performances (Apr 4-6): $25

All Seats Reserved and appropriate for ages 6+.

To Buy Tickets: http://www.signatureproductions.net/ or (702) 878-7529.

Information about the Show: Shows run April 4 - 29. The beloved story of the small, tradition-steeped town of Anatevka, Russia, where Jews and Russians live in delicate balance. During the course of the show, the time-honored traditions of Anatevka are both embraced and challenged by Tevye, a poor dairyman, as he tries to instill in his five daughters the traditions of his tight-knit Jewish community in the face of changing social mores and the growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia. It is a story that captures the essential human longings for love, community, success, freedom, family, and meaning. Winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical. Shows run 5 nights per week; dark every Sunday and Monday. Shows at 7:30 p.m. with three Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. on 4/15, 4/22, & 4/29. Tickets are $30 for adults, $28 for seniors & students, $20 for children 6-12 and can be purchased online at SignatureProductions.net or by calling (702) 878-7529. Group rates are also available.


Cactus and Koi's annual Spring Art Fair and Cactus Show - April 8-9

We are having a store-wide sale event the second weekend of April featuring local artists and businesses, as well as plant workshops and regional professional cactus and succulent growers .

We have teamed up with the Cactus and Succulent Society of Southern Nevada to bring this exciting FREE, all-ages event for the whole family.

Come see expertly grown, show-quality specimen plants in our Cactus Show—or bring your own for display--as you meet the local enthusiast community.

Come down for food, fun, cactus, and koi at Moon-Sun Cactus and Koi’s annual Spring Art Fair and Cactus Show—April 8th and 9th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.


Keep Memory Alive Power of Love Gala - April 17

Date: Thursday, April 17, 2017

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Location: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV

Description: The annual Keep Memory Alive Power of Love® gala, will be an exceptional evening of music and philanthropy, with the privilege of honoring Ronald O. Perelman, and celebrating Andre Agassi, our 2017 Community Leadership Award recipient.

Make plans to take part in this extraordinary celebration, featuring a special performance by Jon Bon Jovi, along with many more musical surprises and guest appearances to be announced!

Enjoy luxury auctions, exquisite wines, tantalizing cocktails, and delectable cuisine prepared by Wolfgang Puck and Michael Mina—all while raising funds and awareness for Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.


Take Steps Walk for Crohn's and Colitis - April 29

Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017

Time: Registration Opens: 9 A.M. Walk: 10 A.M.

Location: Mountain's Edge Exploration Peak Park - 9700 S Buffalo Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89178

Website: www.cctakesteps.org/lasvegas2017

Description:

Coping with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis can be extremely challenging and isolating. Take Steps is a family-friendly fundraising event where patients, loved ones, friends and supporters EMPOWER and INSPIRE each other to continue the fight against these devastating diseases. Patients and their families are able to CONNECT with the greater IBD Community, helping them understand that they are never alone in this fight.

On walk day, you will experience a sense of community and belonging that only happens when a united group comes together to celebrate their success. The walk festivals are filled with live music, food, kid's entertainment, education materials and so much more. Rain or shine, it is a day of celebration that will leave you feeling empowered for having made a difference, inspired about the future and connected to those on a similar journey.

Contact for more information: Jen Small @ JSmall@ccfa.org or (832) 540-3473


SBA 2017 Nevada Small Business Awards luncheon - May 4

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.

For tickets or more information on the event visit VegasPBS.org, contact Summer Collins at 702.799.1010 ext. 5363 or scollins@VegasPBS.org.


26th Annual Chefs for Kids Gala - Saturday, May 13

Pixies and pirates across the valley will soon gather for a night of food, fun, and philanthropy during the 26th Annual Chefs for Kids Gala at South Point Hotel, Casino, and Spa. The black-tie optional gala with a Neverland theme supports the nonprofit's mission to alleviate malnutrition and hunger in children through education and awareness.

“For children, Neverland is a magical place where anything is possible, and that’s the spirit we want to evoke during the 26th Annual Chefs for Kids Gala,” said Chef Christopher Johns, Chairman of Chefs for Kids. “Fly away with us and together we can continue on this awfully big adventure providing nutrition education and a warm breakfast for children in southern Nevada.”

The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception and silent auction followed by a gourmet dinner, raffle and live auction beginning at 7 p.m. Guests will then dance the night away with the renowned band Harbor Lights, performing everything from high-energy modern Top 40 hits like Katy Perry’s “California Girls” and Lady Gaga’s “Poker Face,” to Motown hits such as the Temptations “My Girl” and Aretha Franklin’s “Respect.”

During the event, Chefs for Kids will present individual and corporate awards to Michael Severino and The Binion Family Foundation. Severino will receive the Legacy Award for his steadfast support of Chefs for Kids throughout the years. The Binion Family Foundation will receive the Corporate Award for their longstanding commitment to supporting Chefs for Kids programs including Healthy Eating, Cookin’ Up Breakfast, Operation Thanksgiving, and more.

Tickets are $195 per person, $1,850 for a table of 10 and $1560 for a table of 8. To purchase tickets, visit chefsforkidsneverland.eventbrite.com, or email donations@chefsforkids.org with additional questions.


Las Vegas Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk - Saturday, May 20

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.


Third Annual Gray Matters 5K - May 21

Date: May 21, 2017

Time: Check-in - 8 a.m.

Location: Sunset Park - 2601 East Sunset Road, Las Vegas, NV 89120

Details: May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month, and this third annual event is a growing contributor to this seriously underfunded cause. Last year the 5k doubled its number of participants and funds raised. The 2017 goal is to repeat that success, with a goal of 500 runners/walkers and $50,000, all of which goes to the national and local effort to help brain tumor victims.

Registration for the event is at WalkToEndBrainTumors.org/nv, and the cost is $30 per person through April 30, and $40 thereafter. Team and corporate sponsorships are available, too.

Check-in will begin at 8 a.m., with the race/walk to follow at 9. Access to the event, staged at Site G, will be via the Sunset Park entrance along Eastern Avenue, just north of Warm Springs Road.

Website: WalkToEndBrainTumors.org/nv

Contact Information: Phil Hagen, (702) 283-0576, PhilHagen@mac.com


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.

For more information on the event, click here.


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.


Foundation Assisting Seniors™ Host 14th Annual Charity Golf Tournament - May 29

Date: May 29, 2017

Time: 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Location: Revere Golf Course, 2600 Hampton Road, Henderson, NV 89052

Description: The Foundation Assisting Seniors™ will host its 14th Annual Charity Golf Tournament at the Revere Golf Club located in Sun City Anthem. The money raised during the tournament will provide funding for the foundation’s programs to improve the overall quality of life of seniors in the community by ensuring that they remain as safe and comfortable as possible as they age in their homes.

The event begins at 7:30 a.m. with a “Shotgun” start and will include a four-person scramble. Players are encouraged to sign up as an individual or as a team, with a cost of $100 per player. There will be many contests throughout the duration of the event and will conclude with an award luncheon where more than 100 raffle prizes ranging from vacation packages to dinner gift certificates will be given away.

Sponsorships include:

  • The “Bronze” package ($250) includes a tee sign on each hole and company name listed in the program.
  • The “Silver” package ($800) includes a foursome in the tournament, a tee sign on each hole, half-page ad in the program and website link.
  • The “Gold” package ($1300) includes two foursomes in the tournament, a full-page program ad, tee sign on each hole and website link.

There are many other additional sponsorship opportunities and details are listed on foundation’s website. To register for the event, visit foundationassistingseniors.org or contact the Foundation at 725-244-4200.


LVGEA 2017 Annual Dinner Event - Thursday, September 28, 2017

Held at the Aria Hotel & Casino, located at 3730 S. Las Vegas Boulevard from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

For more information on the dinner, call 702-791-0000.


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!

Any questions, please visit our website at www.troopcharity.org or email mitch.klein@troopcharity.org.

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