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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 p.m.

2975 S. Rainbow Blvd. Suite C, Las Vegas

Downtown Summerlin welcomes Las Vegas Farmers Market

WHAT: On Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Downtown Summerlin is pleased to welcome the Las Vegas Farmers Market®. The notable market features the freshest fruits and vegetables from the southwest, authentic hand-crafted European-style breads and cakes as well as local fresh breads and pastries, blood oranges and a vast assortment of other citrus, asparagus, beets, leafy greens, nuts, pasta, salad mix, fresh cut flowers, bedding plants, avocados, squash, pomelos, bok choy, strawberries, and more.

The family-friendly event is free and open to the general public. For more information, visit or call Concierge at 702-832-1055

WHEN: Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE: The Pavilion at Downtown Summerlin - 1980 Festival Plaza Dr. Las Vegas, NV 89135

Caregiver Support Group

Please join us for an opportunity to share your feelings, develop friendships, receive emotional support, and discuss solutions to common caregiving issues with other family caregivers.

When: Second Wednesday of each month, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:Jewish Family Service Agency, 4794 S. Eastern Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89119

Contact:Beth Asaf, CPC-I, Therapist



Refreshments always served

JFSA Support Circle

Are you looking to make new friends? Do you find it difficult to meet people in Las Vegas? Are you lacking confidence? Are you feeling stressed?

Share, learn, and support each other.

Meets every Friday from 1-2:30 p.m. at JFSA, 4794 S. Eastern Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89119

Contact: 702-732-0304


Refreshments always served.

Ages: 50+

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.

Wine Walk - 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, October 28

Features live music, great food and world-class shopping at Downtown Summerlin. Patrons will receive a custom wine glass and event passport upon entry and must be 21 or older to sample alcoholic beverages.

For more information, visit or call Concierge at 702-832-1055.

LVGEA 2017 Annual Dinner Event - Thursday, September 28

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.

7th Annual Cheers to Chocolate benefitting Easterseals Nevada - September 29

Friday, September 22, 2017, 7-10 p.m.

The District - 2225 Village Walk Drive, Henderson, NV 89052

Tickets go on-sale May 1, 2017

  • Advanced tickets are $35, individuals, $65 per couple
  • Walk-up tickets are $45, individuals, $80 per couple
  • The event is for ages 21 and older

Las Vegas’ most mouth-watering fundraising event is back with the 7th annual “Cheers to Chocolate” event to benefit Easterseals Nevada. Chocolate connoisseurs, foodies and lovers of vino can delight in a variety of culinary treats, cocktails and wine as notable restaurants and sweet shops from The District and around the Las Vegas Valley gather for an evening of fun and fundraising. While listening to the sounds of local music artists, guests can also participate in a raffle for a chance to win entertainment packages, beauty baskets, jewelry, art, dining experiences and more. “Arm length” raffle tickets will be available for $20.

Volunteer Registration Now Open for United Way of Southern Nevada’s Day of Caring - Sept. 29

Volunteers can now register at for United Way of Southern Nevada’s Day of Caring on Friday, September 29, 2017, Southern Nevada’s largest one-day community-wide volunteer event dedicated to improving people’s lives.

The second annual Day of Caring will bring together 1,700 volunteers to complete more than 170 projects at more than 60 local nonprofit agencies and schools.

Projects include a variety of activities including painting school playgrounds and classrooms, graffiti removal, landscaping, building benches, reading to students, assembling food backpacks and park clean up. Volunteers can work either a half day (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.) or a full day (10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - includes lunch).

This year, to celebrate United Way of Southern Nevada’s 60th Anniversary serving Southern Nevada, $60,000 will be split among participating nonprofits and schools to boost the volunteer efforts.

“By joining together, united, for one day we can make a tremendous impact on the place where we all live and work,” said Chris Cappas, United Way of Southern Nevada Vice President of Volunteer Engagement and Human Resources. “Day of Caring is an easy, fulfilling and fun way to help these schools and nonprofits complete projects that might not otherwise get done.”

Participating nonprofits include: Spread the Word Nevada, Volunteers in Medicine, Candlelighters, Immunize Nevada, Leaders in Training, Nathan Adelson Hospice, Opportunity Village, Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth, Project 150, Boys & Girls Club of Southern Nevada, YMCA, Clean the World, Future Smiles, Green Our Planet, Habitat for Humanity, Down Syndrome Organization of Southern Nevada, The Center, The Salvation Army of Southern Nevada, The Shade Tree, Outside Las Vegas Foundation, Hearts Alive Village, Helping Hands of Vegas Valley, Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada, Three Square, Goodwill of Southern Nevada, Neighborhood Housing Services of Southern Nevada, The Tortoise Group, Vegas PBS, and US Vets.

Participating schools include: Basic HS, Vassiliadis ES, Chaparral HS, Cheyenne HS, Wengert ES, Dean Petersen ES, Robison MS, Desert Rose HS, Lunt ES, Stuckey ES, Futuro Academy, Hewetson ES, Hollingsworth ES, Hummel ES, Ullom ES, Scott ES, Bridger MS, Thorpe ES, Dooley ES, Josh Stevens ES, Dearing ES, Lowman ES, Manch ES, Rundle ES, Robert Taylor ES, Gibson MS, Rowe ES, The Marzano Academy at Heard ES, Newton ES, Bracken STEAM Academy, Long STEAM Academy, Ferron ES, and Woodbury MS.

All volunteers will be invited to the kick off at “The Green” at Town Square Las Vegas from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Friday, September 29 before day of volunteering begins. Volunteers can enjoy breakfast, a free t-shirt, sponsorship recognition, networking opportunities, and the ability to collectively celebrate volunteerism.

2017 Day of Caring Premier Sponsors: Caesars Entertainment, Carl’s Jr., Nevada Volunteers, Golden Knights, Wells Fargo. Visionary Sponsors: Amerigroup, Greenspun Media Group, Korte Company, Oakland Raiders, Station Casinos. Legacy Sponsors: International Market Centers, National Security Technologies, Nevada State College, Red 7 Communications, The Simmons Group, Sitel. Champion Sponsors: Cragin & Pike, Golden Nugget, Robert Half, Mountains Edge Hospital.

6th Annual Healthy Kids Festival - Sept. 30

Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Walnut Recreation Center - 3075 N. Walnut Road, Las Vegas, Nev. 89115

Contact: Susan Taylor 702-948-5944,

The public is invited to the 6th Annual Healthy Kids Festival on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Walnut Rec Center. Unlike typical health fairs, each agency will provide interactive, hands-on experiences for children who visit their activity stations where a bingo-like game card is stamped. Donated prizes are used to promote completion of game cards given to children to encourage participation in all areas. Last year’s event presented childhood obesity awareness and prevention to almost 1,000 attendees.

Reaching out and empowering families of young children is the key to successful, healthy living. Parents and families are invited to learn how to support and model positive and healthy eating habits, and to adopt physical activity in their young children’s daily routines.

7th Annual Run Walk Roll Against Bullying - Sept. 30

Nevada PEP is leading the movement against bullying. Once again we are partnering with the National Bullying Prevention Center in Minnesota. This year the 7th Annual Run Walk Roll Against Bullying event will be on Saturday, September 30th on the campus of UNLV this is a 5K Fun Run and a 1.5-mile Fun Walk. The Run Walk Roll is a family event with great raffle prizes, fun face painting, and some very popular mascots all promoting bullying prevention.What: 7th Annual Run Walk Roll Against Bullying

Where: UNLV Moyer Student Union, 4505 South Maryland Parkway Las Vegas, Nev. 89154

When: Saturday, Sept. 30, 2016

Time: 7:30 a.m. - Event Registration; 9:00 a.m. - 5K fun; 9:15 a.m. - 1.5 Mile fun Walk & Roll; 10:00 a.m. - Raffle Prize Giveaways

Price: $20 for adults (includes t-shirt), $15 for students (includes t-shirt), Children 6 yrs & under: Free Registration, Children shirts: $5 each

Links: and

Troop Charity 5K Run and 1-mile Walk at Sunset Park - Saturday, Sept. 30

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

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 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!

WHAT TO BRING: ID, copy of registration confirmation/ 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 or email

18th Annual Wine and Food Tasting Extravaganza - Thursday, October 12

VIP Reception will begin at 4:30 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. General Admission will begin at 5:30 p.m. and end tat 8 p.m.

This event is as a major fundraiser for the hospice’s Pediatric Program and Families in Need Program.

Members of the community and supporters are invited to sample a variety of delectable wines and cuisine from some of the area’s finest restaurants while enjoying music and a silent auction.

For more information on the event, click here.

For questioning, please contact The Ferraro Group at

Hispanic Heritage Month Family Fiesta (all ages) — 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14

East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave.

Enjoy a day filled with family fun such as games, face painting, food, entertainment and more! Free and open to the public. Call 702-229-1515 for more information.

METALCON 2017 - Oct. 18-20

WHAT: METALCON 2017, the metal construction industry’s largest international event for metal construction products, technologies and solutions, returns to Las Vegas for its 27th annual tradeshow and conference.

WHO: Designers, builders, developers, contractors, fabricators and suppliers from more than 50 countries attend this event each year. Industry experts from 275 leading companies exhibit the latest products and technology, while sharing their knowledge with attendees. Industry specialists present key topics in the show's highly-rated, education program.

WHEN: METALCON 2017 is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 18 – Friday, Oct. 20, 2017.

WHERE: This 3-day event takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89109.


Established in 1991, METALCON is the largest international event in the metal construction industry. Unique in both its service and show management to this industry, METALCON is the only annual tradeshow and conference devoted entirely to the application of metal in industrial, institutional, light commercial and residential projects. Its success is based on three key methods of education: exhibits, an extensive conference program and interactive, learning opportunities. METALCON is produced by PSMJ Resources, Inc., and sponsored by The Metal Construction Association. This is the event’s fifth time in LasVegas. For more information, visit or call 800-537-7765.

22nd Annual Serenades of Life - Friday, October 20

The 22nd Annual Serenades of Life will take place at The Smith Center for Performing Arts, Friday, October 20.

Ticket prices will vary.

This year marks the 22nd Serenades of Life-Doctors in Concert benefiting Nathan Adelson Hospice’s Bonnie Schreck Memorial Complementary Therapies Program.

The program improves quality of life for our patients and loved ones and eases emotional and physical discomfort. Patients and their loved ones may request various therapies such as Pet Therapy, Reiki Energy Work, Massage Therapy, Art Therapy, Reflexology, and Aromatherapy.

Harvest Festival – Noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22

Grace Presbyterian Church Central Campus, 1515 W. Charleston Blvd.

Join us for lunch ($1/ person), a chili cook-off, pie bake-off, carnival type game booths, costume contest and Trunk or Treat.

Children of any and all ages are encouraged to come in fun and friendly costumes. Please NO gory or scary costumes and please leave any and all types of costume weapons at home. Lunch tickets will be sold at the door for $1/person.

There is no cost for the carnival games and prizes.

Please call the church office (702-384-4554) or email Megan Krier ( and sign-up to participate in the Chili cook-off and/or pie bake-off.

Sugar Skull Workshop, Celebrating Hispanic Heritage (ages 7+) – 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28

Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St.

Cost: $15; open to beginner and intermediate levels. Advance registration required.

This one-day workshop celebrates Hispanic heritage. Learn about the Mexican tradition of sugar skulls and create a colorfully decorated sugar skull to take home just in time for the Dias de los Muertos Mexican holiday. Dress for a mess.

To register online, visit For more information, call 702-229-ARTS (2787).

Dia de los Muertos Celebration (all ages) – 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2

Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza in Lorenzi Park, 720 Twin Lakes Drive

Bring the family to celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)! This vibrant homage to life is a true community event and one of the most charming and colorful holidays celebrated by Mexican and Latin American cultures. This lighthearted and joyful tribute honors the memory of family and friends who have passed away in a fun and immersive atmosphere featuring special entertainment, interactive children's activities, artisan vendors, food, face-painting, special décor and an exhibition of alters created by community organizations and groups.

Women’s Leadership Council “Women’s Fall Suit Drive" - Nov. 3

United Way of Southern Nevada Announces the Women’s Leadership Council “Women’s Fall Suit Drive,” November 3

WHAT: Hosted by the United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council, the annual one-day suit drive collects suits and other business attire for women in need. The drive helps women prepare for career opportunities and gain confidence to succeed during job interviews and in the workplace. Last year’s drive collected an incredible 11,359 professional items including suits, dresses, shoes, handbags and jewelry. Donations will benefit United Way partner agencies with back to work programs for women. Visit to learn more.

WHEN: Friday, November 3, 2017, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE: Drive-through donations can be made at the parking lot of NV Energy - 6226 W. Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89151

Gently used and/or professional attire should be clean and on a hanger.

EVENT CONTACT: Lawrel K. Larsen - 702-892-2319 or

Hands Together, by Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada - Nov. 4

Held from 6 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. at the Venetian/Palazzo Las Vegas

Honoring Dr. Tony Marlon

Hosts: Dr. Florence Jameson and Dr. Lydia Wyatt

More information:

Las Vegas ICO--Inspiring Connections Outdoors--Annual Friendraiser - Nov. 4

When: Saturday, Nov. 4 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Where: Transition Services Inc., 6100 W. Cheyenne Avenue, Las Vegas NV 89108

Details: $20 for dinner and entertainment. Raffle and silent auction help us bring urban youth into the outdoors through this all-volunteer outreach program of the Sierra Club. Meet and greet our volunteers. Enjoy beer and wine bar, dinner by Chef Michael Jones and live music by "In Good Company.

Glittering Lights 2017 - DAILY November 10, 2017 - January 7, 2018

Jingle that sleigh to Las Vegas Motor Speedway – only 10 minutes from Downtown Las Vegas– for the holiday drive-through spectacular, Glittering Lights.

The event will take place daily from November 10 to January 7, 2018, at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway from 5:30 p.m., to 9:30 p.m..

The dazzling array of festive lights and sounds feature more than 3 million LED lights that intertwines a 2.5 course through the speedway.

From more information on the Glittering Lights, click here.

Annual Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada Fashion Show Luncheon - 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16

WHAT: Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada (MAWSNV) will host its annual Fashion Show Luncheon hosted by Wolfgang Puck’s Spago inside The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. Now in its 16th year, this sell-out event is one of the most anticipated of the social season and is attended by more than 170 individuals each year. The event collectively has raised more than $2 million dollars for MAWSNV since inception.

The event includes a cocktail reception, luncheon, remarks from MAWSNV CEO Caroline Ciocca and a wish child, fashion presentation and opportunity drawing.

Make-A-Wish is a national non-profit organization that grants wishes to children suffering from life-threatening medical conditions. Wishes provide hope, strength and joy at a time when it is needed most for sick kids and their families.

WHERE: Wolfgang Puck’s Spago @ The Forum Shops Las Vegas, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South


Tickets are $300 per person; opportunity drawing tickets are $125 for 5 tickets or $250 for 15 tickets.

Las Cafeteras Concert (all ages) — 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18

Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Cost: $16 (Adult) $8 (Under 18)

Las Cafeteras seamlessly fuse traditional Afro-Mexican music with modern rhythms and rich storytelling to create a fresh urban folk sound from the streets of East Los Angeles. Their infectious sound is brought to life by a host of eclectic traditional instruments.

Based in traditional son jarocho sounds, their inspiring lyrics, sung in English, Spanish and Spanglish, reflect a story that is at once uniquely East LA, yet universal in its appeal.

This program is supported, in part, with funds provided by the Western States Arts Federation.

For more information, call 702-229-ARTS (2787) or click here.

First Annual Rose Show “I Beg Your Pardon, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden, But We Have One” - Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road #100

Master Gardeners


Women's Leadership Council's Impact in the Community - Friday, March 2, 2018

United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) will host its 10th Annual Luncheon Fashion Show at Bellagio Las Vegas on Friday, March 2, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The event will recognize WLC’s impact in the community and women community leaders who demonstrate a commitment to improving southern Nevada.

United Way of Southern Nevada's Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) is part of a national network of dedicated women philanthropists who have collectively raised over $1B in supporting United Way's mission to improve lives and build stronger communities. In southern Nevada, the WLC has raised over $2M in just ten years, investing their dollars in critical projects which are changing lives. Visit to learn more.

To reserve contact For event information and sponsorship, please contact Lawrel K. Larsen at or 702-892-2319.