Archive for the ‘Clubs & Assns’

  • UNLV Concrete Canoe Races UC San Diego
    The Las Vegas Hawaiian Community Club (LVHCC) Outrigger Canoe Program has worked with the UNLV concrete canoe team to compete against the University of California-San Diego in races scheduled for April 12-14. The Society of Civil and Structural Engineers Student Conference sponsors competitions in steel bridge, concrete canoe, conrete bowling, concrete frisbee and whatever...
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 04:03 am
  • Pure Aloha Festival
    Vizzun Entertainment Inc. presents the 6th Annual Pure Aloha Festival from Fri Apr 20 to Sun Apr 22, all day 9am-5pm. Natural Vibes, PATI, Koauka, Ho’aikane & Braddah Walter will perform. The host is Augie T. Look for Hawaiian and Polynesian entertainment, food, arts, crafts and some fun rides.The venue is the Cannery Hotel & Casino. Ticket prices are...
    by at March 26th, 2007 at 01:03 pm
  • Future of Space Program Dinner
    The Las Vegas World Affairs Council presents a Space and Military Dinner with Lt. General Klotz, Vice commander, Air Force Space Command. Lt. Gen Klotz will discuss the future of the space program and the role of the military in space exploration. The topic is especially timely as a National Academy of Sciences study has joined other scientific voices criticizing NASA...
    by at March 25th, 2007 at 01:03 pm
  • Gerald Wilson Conducts Jazz Orchestra
    Jazz legend, composer, arranger and conductor Gerald Wilson will lead the UNLV Jazz Orchestra in a concert on Sun Apr 1 @ 2:00 pm. Wilson has been holding master classes for students in UNLV’s Jazz Studies Program and the Sunday concert is a recital of those efforts. He is a well-known figure in the jazz world and has been honored by the Monterey Jazz Festival twice...
    by at March 25th, 2007 at 12:03 pm
  • Cirque du Soleil Fan Club
    What do you do when you have seen every Cirque du Soleil show in town? Take it on the road, of course. There is a group of Cirque fans who are so dedicated that they are going to travel to Orlando and later Tokyo to continue their mission which is to “live passionately!” (by seeing every Cirque du Soleil production possible.) Called Cirquecon, they have...
    by at March 25th, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • IONS of Las Vegas
    If you read my previous post mentioning Sheila Z. Stirling and her connection to IONS, you may have asked, “What is IONS exactly?” An acronym for the Institute of Noetic Sciences, IONS is a “nonprofit membership organization that conducts and sponsors leading-edge research into the potential and powers of consciousness.” That comes straight from...
    by at March 24th, 2007 at 07:03 pm
  • Teen Fashion Show 2007
    Nordstrom is sponsoring Teen Fashion Show 2007 at the Fashion Show Mall on Sun Mar 25 starting at 8:30 am. This event is a fundraiser for the Nevada Ballet Theater and will highlight the “latest styles and fashions for teens.” Tickets are $100. Call Jeanne Frederick, Special Events Mgr 702-243-2623 ext 225. Great Hall, Fashion Show Mall, 3200 Las Vegas...
    by at March 22nd, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • 1st Annual “Legends of Jazz” Conversation
    Joanne Gilbert is the queen of Las Vegas jazz and she has dedicated an enormous amount of energy and love to promote the wonderful talent we have in this city. Her latest promotion is the first “Legends of Jazz” conversation to be held at the Doc Rando Hall, Ham Fine Arts Bldg UNLV campus. The featured jazzmasters are Gerald Wilson and Jimmy Wilkins with...
    by at March 22nd, 2007 at 09:03 am
  • NOW meeting
    The National Organization for Women (NOW), Southern Nevada Branch, meets the 4th Thursday of every month. This group is dedicated to those issues which advance equality between genders. The usual venue is the Clark County Library at 6:30 pm. Call for more info: 702-387-7552. Library 1401 E Flamingo Las Vegas NV. Related Clubs & Associations, Free Mammograms, Health...
    by at March 18th, 2007 at 06:03 pm
  • Solar Energy Society meeting
    If you are interested in learning more about renewable energy or want to meet others with the same interest, check out the meeting of the Southern Nevada Chapter of the American Solar Energy Society. This group is dedicated to the promotion of sustainable energy technology. They meet the 3rd Wed of each month at 6:00 pm. Nevada Power Building, Meeting Room A. Park...
    by at March 18th, 2007 at 06:03 pm
  • The Electric Car Association
    Remember the film, “Who Killed the Electric Car?” Well, the Las Vegas Electric Vehicle Association is still here and meets the 3rd Sat each month at the Clark County Library, 10:15 am. Their talk centers on electric cars naturally, and they usually have a couple on display at the meetings. For more info 702-645-2132. The library 702-507-3400 is located...
    by at March 16th, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • Fiesta Latina de la primavera
    Lest we forget that not everyone is Irish, or wanna be Irish, I want to give a mention to the Spring Festival happening this Sunday, Mar 18 at Freedom Park. This is going to be an all day celebration of Hispanic culture with exhibits, food, and of course, music. What is any Latino celebration without music? The event is co-sponsored by the City of Las Vegas Dept of...
    by at March 15th, 2007 at 10:03 am
  • Terry McAuliffe, Hillary & the Las Vegas World Affairs Council
    Benjamin Duchek of the Las Vegas World Affairs Council has done it again. Guest speaker Terry McAuliffe, chair of Hillary Clinton‘s presidential campaign, sharing political war stories with 30 lucky members of the LVWAC at the Steak House, Four Seasons Hotel. What a coup! McAuliffe is a guy usually found speaking to groups of 100’s or 1000’s. We...
    by at March 7th, 2007 at 05:03 pm
  • Spring White Elephant Sale
    The Woman’s Auxiliary of the Salvation Army, known as SAWA, will be holding their Spring White Elephant Sale as a fundraiser for the Salvation Army. This is a great event for treasure hunters, garage sale afficionados, and haunters of swap meets. Typical items for sale are custom jewlery, books, household items, and of course, “knick-kncks,” that great...
    by at March 7th, 2007 at 04:03 am
  • Chess Club
    Bring your own chess board and clock. Come on down to Dula Gymnasium every Wednesday night from 5:30-9:30 pm for keen competition among adult players of all levels. This weekly event is sponsored by the Las Vegas City Dept of Leisure Services and the Downtown Chess Club. Annual $2 membership required, but I’m calling it Free. Call for more info 702-229-6307....
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 02:02 pm
  • Gem and Mineral Society Meets
    You are surrounded by astounding geology, a terrain of rock and stone yielding unfathomable treasure if only you could recognize it. Learn the stories behind those pebbles and boulders you encounter everyday, whether in your desert-landscaped front yard or along the hiking trail. If you’re not an outdoorsy kind of person, that’s okay too. The Southern Nevada...
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 01:02 pm
  • A Meeting of Science Fiction Buffs
    Lovers of are indeed a special breed. Not ashamed to call themselves geeks, they pride themselves on outerworldly perspectives and fuel their cosmic curiosity with books, films, comic books and gaming (not gambling.) The Vegas Science Fiction Association invites any “book geek, movie buff or serious gamer” to their meetings the first Monday of the month...
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 12:02 pm
  • Orchid Lovers Meet
    An Orchid Society in the desert? Just goes to show that just about anything you can think of is available in Vegas! The Greater Las Vegas Orchid Society meets the first Sunday of each month at the Nevada Garden Clubs Bldg in Lorenzi Park. Orchids are on display and for sale, with educational programs for members and non-members. Annual membership fee is $25. 702-251-1456...
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 11:02 am
  • Las Vegas Astronomical Society
    “The Greatest Stars of Las Vegas – can’t be seen on the Strip!” Join the Las Vegas Astronomical Society the first Thursday of every month at 7:30 to learn about celestial heavens. The programs are designed to educate the public on astronomy and include speakers on diverse topics. The meetings are held at the CSN Planetarium 3200 East Cheyenne....
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 10:02 am
  • Happy Chinese New Year, Anthem Style
    Lion Dance, red lanterns, gold balloons and tables numbered only in double digit lucky 7’s, 8’s or 9’s, it was a gracious and grand 3rd Chinese New Year Party Celebration at Sun City Anthem last night. With a program often in Mandarin and a room filled with beautiful and colorful Han-inspired evening dress, I was transported to far away and exotic Cathay...
    by at February 27th, 2007 at 06:02 am
  • LV World Affairs Council Int’l Trivia
    Just to give you an update on some interesting events sponsored by the LV World Affairs Council: Tonight Feb 21: Screening of “The Lost Boys of Sudan: An Understanding of the Sudan and the Situation in Darfur.” The award-winning filmmaker, Jon Shenk, Professors Drs. Ted Gurr and Barbara Harff and Sudanese refugees from the “Lost Boys” will be...
    by at February 21st, 2007 at 11:02 am
  • NSA Speakers Workshop
    The Las Vegas Chapter of the National Speakers Association (NSA) holds periodic education programs with guest presenters (professional speakers with impressive resumes) that are designed for continuing training for their members. But the educational programs are open to the interested public and a great place to network. Presenters speak on diverse topics and in a variety...
    by at February 6th, 2007 at 02:02 pm
  • Las Vegas World Affairs Council
    For those of you who love our town but still crave the exotic lure of foreign lands, you need to check out the LVWAC (Las Vegas World Affairs Council). This fledgling organization is finding its feet and offers a program that is widely diverse, always international in flavor. You can partake of pancake breakfasts at the Four Seasons with guest speaker explaining the intricacies...
    by at February 1st, 2007 at 03:02 pm