Archive for the ‘Fundraisers’

  • Easter Weekend at Montelago
    There’ll be visits from the Easter Bunny on Saturday and Sunday, 11a-5p. Look for loads of activities for the family, with a children’s petting zoo and pony rides from noon to 4p. Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday at 11a, noon, 1p and 2p. Registration required and $2 donation to the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation. Montelago Village Resort, Lake Las Vegas
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 04:04 pm
  • “Life Safari Animal Sanctuary” Fundraiser
    Mountain Lion Caesar, white tiger Isis, Sheena the Bobcat, some rare reptiles, Sloths, Leamers and “other wild animals” have been looking for a proper home. Genevieve, vocalist, has been working with the owner of the animals, Steve, to find a permanent sanctuary. “Life Safari” has finally located 10 acres in Florida – only requirement is...
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 01:03 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
  • Lawry’s Hosts Benefit for Rainbow Company
    The Rainbow Company has terrific programs that expose children and youth through high school to drama, by giving the opportunity not only to view live theatre, but to participate in the production. It is run by the City of Las Vegas and has been honored with national awards for youth theatre. Its core is The Ensemble, a group of 40 children, ages 10-18, selected through...
    by at March 16th, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • Nevada Arts Advocates Gala
    Dust off your tux, polish your shoes, put on your sparkles and get out your checkbook to support the arts. The Nevada Arts Advocates (NAA) is hosting a dinner gala to honor its awardees who have significantly contributed to the appreciation of the arts in our community. Slated to be honored are State Sen Raggio, Mayor Goodman, Wells Fargo, the Reno Gazette-Journal and...
    by at March 13th, 2007 at 12:03 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
  • Jazz & Wine Tasting Scholarship Fundraiser
    You enjoy jazz, you enjoy wine and have been known to sample a good Scotch now and then. This Saturday is the perfect occasion to indulge yourself and support a good cause. The Cultural Diversity Foundation is holding its 12th annual Educational Taste of Excellence: Wine-tasting, Spirits, and Jazz Scholarship Fundraiser on Sat Mar 10. You’ll find the Vista Ballroom...
    by at March 5th, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Saving Our Planet
    It’s almost impossible to pick up any publication today and not read about Global Warming. Even the Academy Awards used not-so-subliminal messages to communicate “we need to act now,” a mantra being promoted across all media. Our local Sheila Z. Stirling, author and head of the Open Wisdom Institute, is organizing a Climate Project consisting of ten...
    by at March 2nd, 2007 at 10:03 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
  • Gung Hay Fat Choy!
    I intend to celebrate the arrival of the Golden Red Pig Chinese New Year at the 1st Annual Asian Food Festival. Yummy yummy! A Pan-Asian All You Can Eat Buffet for $20 a person and $10 for children with live Asian entertainment is sure to produce a stampede. Chinese Dragon Dancers, Japanese Taiko Drums, Hula Dance, Taekwondo, karate and even a fashion show. Throw in...
    by at February 13th, 2007 at 12:02 am
  • Dog Lovers’ Whine Tasting Benefit
    The Lucky Dog Magazine will hold a Sugar, Champagne and Whine Tasting Benefit for the Nevada SPCA and Noah Animal House. Hors d-oeuvres, pastries served. Tickets are $40 pp. RSVP 702-255-8055 or www.luckydogmag.com. Panevino Ristorante 246 Via Antoni Ave, at Sunset in Marnell Corporate Center. p.s. no dogs allowed at this event!
    by at February 6th, 2007 at 08:02 pm
  • Celebrity Cookout
    Don’t you just love Vegas? While most of the world is deciding what show they’re going to watch on TV Thursday night, we are making tough decisions about what event we’re going to attend. Kiss My Palate Celebrity Couple Cookoff certainly grabbed my attention. You’ve got Celebrity Couples in cook-off while local Celebrity Chefs judge the competition...
    by at February 5th, 2007 at 06:02 pm