Archive for the ‘Clubs & Assns’

  • Chinese Variety Show
    The Tzu Chi Foundation of Taiwan is co-sponsoring with the Las Vegas Chinese Cultural Foundation a variety show on Sun May 13 1:30p-2:30p. Space is limited and reservations are requested. Call Deborah REiswig 702-360-6023 ext 227. Admission is free. Venue is the Heritage Club Las Vegas, an assisted living community, 8720 W. Flamingo Rd Las Vegas NV.
    by at May 10th, 2007 at 12:05 am
  • Nevada Camera Club meets
    The Nevada Camera Club meets the 2nd & 4th Fridays @ 7pm. The 2nd Friday is usually a speaker or program with the 4th Friday designated for competition or challenge show. This is a club for photographers of all levels from beginners to action photgraphers, with classes and field trips. Call Ed 702-454-1691 for more info or visit their website nevadacc.org. The group...
    by at May 9th, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Archaeology/Historic Awareness Month Events
    May is the month for Archaeology Awareness and Historic Preservation. The Nevada Rock Art Foundation is leading tours of rock art sites around the state with federal & state agency archaeologists and local civic groups hosting events in Clark County. Here is a sampling of activities: check out www.nevadaculture.org for complete listing of events around the state. Wed...
    by at May 9th, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • Sierra Club Meets
    Join the Southern Nevada Group of the Sierra Club for programs about the beauty and value of our great outdoors. The Sierra Club is an activist group interested in the preservation and appreciation of nature and the environment; club activities include hiking, community education programs and political action. Second Wednesday with social time 7:00p-7:30p and meeting at...
    by at May 7th, 2007 at 04:05 pm
  • IONS meeting on Global Consciousness
    The topic for Jul 25 meeting was “Questions of Change and Invisible Waves.” Join Navjit Kandola, Director of the Nizhoni School for Global Consciousness, for a discussion on the science of life as vibrations and the possibilities of raising and awakening consciousness. You are welcome to attend this monthly meeting of IONS to find out more. “What is IONS...
    by at May 6th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • China Town Hall: US-China Military Relations
    This May 31 program sponsored by the Las Vegas World Affairs Council is a two-part exploration of US-China Military Relations in the 21st Century. A webconference with Ass’t Sec Christopher Hill, US State Dept Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs will take place from 4p-5p. Ass’t Sec Hill will give a 10 minute talk and follow with 35 minutes of Q&A...
    by at May 3rd, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Dances of Universal Peace
    Meeting the first Thursday each month is a group called The Dances of Universal Peace who perform chants and dances from a variety of cultures. You need no experience or special talent to participate. The songs are taught in simple phrases, easy to learn and then combined with circle dancing. Very low key. It’s all about the spirit. A donation of $10 is suggested....
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Old Time Fiddlers Jam
    The Nevada Old Time Fiddlers Association`holds acoustic jams 4 times a month. Acoustic fiddle, guitar, bass and mandolin players are invited to join – all levels welcome. The venues change so call Paul 702-293-0827, email mohavebrown@cox.net or visit their website communitylink.reviewjournal.com. The schedule: 1st & 3rd Sat each month – 10am-12:30pm ...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Israeli Independence Day
    The United Jewish Community/Jewish Federation of Las Vegas hosts a community Israel Independence Day celebration concert Sun Apr 29 1:30p-3:30p. Visions, a trio performing traditonal and modern Jewish inspirational music will entertain. Guest speaker, US Congressman and Holocaust survivor, Tom Lantos, D-CA will share insights on Israel. Tickets are $5. For more info...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 07:04 pm
  • Asian Culture Fair
    The Sahara West Library will host an Asian Culture Fair Apr 29 noon-4p. More than 20 local organizations and clubs will display crafts, demonstrate traditional Asian dance, model costumes, offer food and live entertainment. There will be activities for the whole family. For more info call 702-507-3630. Sahara West Library 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Las Vegas NV. Related Gung...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Guitar Society Benefit Concert
    “Starlight and Strings” is the Apr 27 concert benefit with performances by members of the Guitar Society of Las Vegas. The Friends of Winchester will host the 6 pm reception with classical guitar music, wine and appetizers in Winchester’s Desert Demonstration Garden. The concert will follow at 7 pm featuring vocalist Mary Ellen Spann. Tickets are...
    by at April 25th, 2007 at 11:04 pm
  • LVWAC International Educator of the Year Awards
    The Las Vegas World Affairs Council will hold its annual International Educator of the Year Award Dinner May 4 when outstanding teachers from the Clark Country School District, CCSN, UNLV and Nevada State College are honored for their “contributions to international education in the performance of their normal duties.” The selectd group will travel to India...
    by at April 24th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Law of Attraction Meet Up
    You saw the DVD “The Secret” – or you heard about it from friends – or you saw some of the key personalities on Larry King Live or Oprah – and you know something about the “Law of Attraction.” There is now a Las Vegas Law of Attraction Meetup Group and they are meeting up for the 6th time on Sat May 26 @ 7pm to get to know each...
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 12:04 pm
  • Kick Off World Trade Week
    World Trade Week has been an institution in Los Angeles for 80 years. Nevada has one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, so it seemed liked a natural that Las Vegas was ripe for its own World Trade Week. Tony Michalski, head of the Las Vegas office of the US Dept of Commerce contacted the Las Vegas World Affairs Council and World Trade Week – Las Vegas...
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Las Vegas Mountaineers Club
    The Las Vegas Mountaineers Club educates and trains members on safety and fun in the outdoors, with emphasis on the ethical use of wilderness resources. Activities include hikes, climbs and other outdoor activities. They meet the 4th Tuesday each month at the Sahara West Library at 7:00 pm. 9600 W. Sahara Las Vegas NV Related Clubs & Associations, Sierra Club “Update...
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • “Socrates Cafe” Discussion Group
    The Socrates Cafe meets every Tuesday 7:00 pm at the Reading Room at Mandalay Place to discuss life’s big questions in a “friendly, non-partisan, intelligent atmosphere.” Doesn’t sound like typical Las Vegas. The group seats itself in a circle of chairs, outside the bookstore and follows a semi-structured format of commentary and discussion, with...
    by at April 20th, 2007 at 02:04 pm
  • Star (Gazing) Party w/ Astronomical Society
    Join the Astronomical Society of Nevada (Las Vegas) for their monthly “Star Party” the 2nd Saturday at Cold Creek or Redstone. Meet up at 7 pm for an evening of stargazing. Their mission is to encourage, foster, conduct and support programs on astronomy. Directions to the site are found at vegas.astronomynv.org. Future Star Parties and locations: Jan 20 –...
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Classic Car and Bike Show
    Hosted by the Sons of the American Legion, this classic car and bike show will run from noon Sun Apr 22 “until the last person leaves.” Lots of bikes and cars to see along with food, karaoke and vendors. Proceeds go to help families of our deployed military personnel. Cost is $6 or $10 per couple. You can bring your own bike or car for exhibit for no fee....
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Star Trekkies meet
    The USS Las Vegas, which is a chapter of the International Federation of (Star) Trekkers meets the 3rd Wednesday each month at 6:30 pm – where else but Quark’s Bar & Restaurant at the Hilton? All interested parties are invited. Call 702-448-0868 or email info@usslasvegas.org. They also have a website www.usslasvegas.org. Quark’s Bar & Restaurant,...
    by at April 13th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • IONS meeting on Human BioEnergetic Field
    The topic for this month’s meeting on Apr 24 is “Human BioEnergetic Field and it’s relationship to the Quantum Field of Potential.” Heady stuff but definitely pertinent to the concepts being espoused in “The Secret” and similar philosophies. You are invited to hear about the quantum experience of Traditional Chinese Meridian System,...
    by at April 13th, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Annual Flower Show
    The Sunset Garden Club hosts its annual flower show themed “A Day in the Park” with live or dried flower arrangements. The event on Sat Apr 14 is from noon-4p and is free and open to the public. For more info call Jane 702-897-2271 or Sylvia 702-454-7974. Paseo Verde Library 280 S Green Valley Pkwy Henderson NV Related Cactus and Succulent Show title, Rose...
    by at April 12th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Cactus and Succulent Club
    More on plant and flower societies/clubs in Las Vegas. The Cactus and Succulent Society of Southern Nevada meets the 1st Thur @ 7pm. They advertise “friendly folks, tasty treats, cool plants and fascinating presentations – for expert or novice.” For more details call 702-645-2032 or visit www.csssn.org. Nevada Garden Clubs Center Lorenzi Park 3333...
    by at April 12th, 2007 at 04:04 am
  • Sierra Club Global Warming Films
    The Sierra Club hosts a “multimedia energy festival” on Apr 14 12:30p-4:30p with films about alternative energies followed by discussion and refreshments. This event is part of a national effort to raise awareness of the dangers of global warming. The event will be held at a private home. Call Isis 702-242-2299 or email janefeldman@earhtlink.net. 4685 El...
    by at April 12th, 2007 at 04:04 am
  • Rose Society Meets
    For meetings about roses, attend the Las Vegas Valley Rose Society the second Thursday every month at 7:30 pm. The programs are all about roses, of course – new varieties, planting, arranging etc. Call 702-646-6048 for more info. No meetings during June, July and August. Nevada Garden Clubs Center Lorenzi Park 3333 W. Washington Ave Las Vegas NV. Related Clubs...
    by at April 11th, 2007 at 06:04 am
  • Earth Day at Whole Foods
    Sun: The Sierra Club joins forces with Whole Foods Henderson for a parking lot of booths and hybrids and information for Earth-friendly living. Whole Foods Market 702-361-8183 100 S. Green Valley Pkwy Henderson NV. Sat: The Summerlin Earth Day is held on Saturday at Summerlin Park. Summerlin Park 1400 N. Rampart Blvd Las Vegas NV Related The Electric Car is not Dead,...
    by at April 10th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Bonsai Group Meets
    All Bonsai lovers unite. The Las Vegas Bonsai Society is meeting the second Wednesday each month at 7:00 pm. They present special programs, offer advice and allow plenty of time for questions. Call Bob 702-257-4768 for more info or click on the Bonsai at randr-lv.com. Nevada Garden Club Center Lorenzi Park 3333 W. Washington Ave Las Vegas NV. Related Clubs & Associations,...
    by at April 8th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Jazz Society Annual Picnic
    This annual picnic hosted by the Las Vegas Jazz Society is free to the public. Happening on Sun Apr 22 at 2pm, it is part of the LVJS Jazz Month festivities. There will be four hours of non-stop music with a host of jazz artists: Manny Gomez and Bill Swick on guitar, Larry White, vocalist and pianist with his Quintet, and Quintessence led by drummer John Nasshan and...
    by at April 6th, 2007 at 05:04 am
  • Pet Bird Club
    This is not birdwatchers, but a group devoted to the care of pet birds. The Las Vegas Bird Club meets the second Sunday of each month at the Elk Lodge, 1:30 pm. Call 702-395-9855 or 702-645-6129. 2939 Vandermeer St Las Vegas NV Related Clubs & Associations
    by at April 6th, 2007 at 03:04 am
  • Shelly Taylor Quartet
    The Las Vegas Jazz Society joins the Clark County Dept of Parks and Rec to bring you a jazz concert with the Shelly Taylor Quartet. Shelly, a vocalist who performs at Harrah’s and Bellagio’s, is accompanied by Kenny Clark, sax, Blaise Sison, bass, and Jess Gopin, drums. They will perform music from the “Great American Songbook” with a mix of classic...
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 06:04 pm
  • Guitar Society Meets
    The Jewel Box Theater is the meeting place for the Las Vegas Guitar Society the first Wednesday of the month. Meetings and Society membership are open to anyone interested in the study and performance of guitar music. All ages and music styles are represented. For more info and exact time call 702-656-6475. Clark County Library 1401 E. Flamingo Rd Las Vegas NV. Related...
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 07:04 am