Posts Tagged ‘Children & Youth’

  • 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
  • Paiute ethnobotany
    The Clark Co. Museum is offering a series of Native American programs at the Museum in Henderson, with a discussion of local ethnobotany scheduled for Sat Apr 28. “Pauite” (sometimes Piute) refers to a group of North American Indians, divided into Northern and Southern. This grouping is not really correct, as the Northern Pauites are more related to the Shoshone...
    by at April 24th, 2007 at 06:04 pm
  • Red Rock (volunteer) Day
    150 volunteers are needed to help with conservation and restoration projects at Red Rock. If you are interested, please meet at the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center between 7:30a and 8:00a on Apr 28. Be prepared for an outdoor day of useful activity – bring gloves, sunscreen, wear long pants, a hat and closed-toes shoes. Lunch and lunchtime entertainment will be...
    by at April 21st, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • 2007 Writer’s Conference
    The 2007 Las Vegas Writer’s Conference will be held Apr 19-22. The Henderson Writer’s Group sponsors the event with workshops, seminars and panels including authors, agents and publishing experts. All aspects of writing are covered: fiction, creative nonfiction, screenwriting, poetry, journalism, business and technical writing. The cost is $350 for the entire...
    by at April 11th, 2007 at 05:04 am
  • Auditions for Land of the Dragon
    The Rainbow Company Theater Group is auditioning Sat Apr 21 for their production of “The Land of the Dragon,” a Chinese story first published in 1946. Created in fluid Chinese style with loads of intrigue and, of course, dragons, the actual production debuts beginning of June. Roles are available for ages 12 to adult. Anyone may audition in that age range,...
    by at April 7th, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • “Search for Talent” Showcase
    This is the 28th annual Search for Talent competition and Sat Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm is the Winners’ Showcase recital. Local talented young persons from age 6-18 have auditioned and competed to reach this final performance of the program. Entrance fee $5. The event is sponsored by the City of Las Vegas, the venue is the Reed Whipple Cultural Center 702-229-6211 821...
    by at April 5th, 2007 at 08:04 pm
  • Mexico Vivo!
    Que lindo celebration of the colorful traditions of fokloric dancing, music, theatre and pageantry of Mexican/Latin American rituals. Icela (Ixela) Guitierrez, founder of the dance troupe Mexico Vivo, directs the production featuring ranchero-style music. Entrance $10/children under 12 free. Saturday Apr 21 @ 7pm. East Las Vegas Community/Senior Center 702-229-1515 250...
    by at April 5th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Latino Film Series
    The Spring Latin Film Series hosted by the Performing Arts Division of the City of Las Vegas will screen five films concerned with Hispanic culture in the US and Canada on three Thursdays @ 7:00 pm. Admission is $3, children under 12 free. The venue is the East Las Vegas Community Center 702-229-1515 250 N. Eastern Ave. Las Vegas NV Films (see imdb.com for more details) Apr...
    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
  • Free Youth Literary Film Series
    The Performing Arts Division of the City of Las Vegas presents the Spring Youth Literary Film Series three Thursdays this month at 4:00 pm. FREE at East Las Vegas Community Center 702-229-1515 250 N Eastern Ave Las Vegas NV Films (check details at imdb.com): Apr 12 “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” Apr 19 “Because of Winn-Dixie” Apr 26 “Garfield“
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • “One to Grow On” – Rainbow Youth Theatre
    The next production of the Rainbow Company Youth Theatre is starting April 6 and runs thru Apr 15. The production “One to Grow On” is a powerful play exploring the connection between a 12-year old and his grandfather. The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre is celebrating its 30th year providing opportunities for the youth of Las Vegas to participate in live theatre...
    by at March 27th, 2007 at 05:03 am
  • The Arts Conservatory summer program
    TAC, or The Arts Conservatory, is open to youth from ages 7-15; registration starts April 1 and continues to Jun 9. The camp has three enrollment possibilities: Full Week (M-F) from 9am-4p for $550, Three days, 9a-4p $300 and half-day morning or afternoon for $300. The program runs from Jun 11- Aug 3, includes both art and theatre, complemented by music and dance. ...
    by at March 26th, 2007 at 01:03 pm
  • Easter Egg Decorating Funshop
    Sponsored by the City of Las Vegas, young and old are invited to an egg decorating work(fun)shop on Wed Apr 4. The program is for ages 5 and up. You will decorate your own Easter egg and can submit them for display and competition. 6:30p-8p. Only $3. Register on line www.clvbeyondtheneon.com or by touchphone 702-229-5445. Class is #302499. You can also call 702-229-1515....
    by at March 25th, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • 2 Day Spring Break “World’s a Stage”
    If you are looking for a fun activity for your kids over spring break, but only want to commit to a couple of days, this might be for you. Great Performances: The World’s a Stage. Ages 10-18 on Thur Apr 5 & Fri Apr 6 from 8a-5p. The fee is $25. Bring tap and jazz shoes, a snack lunch and be ready for fun. Call 702-229-4800 for more info. West Las Vegas...
    by at March 25th, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Spring Break Drama Workshop for Kids
    This is the seventh year that the City of Las Vegas Performing Arts Division is offering a spring break drama program for kids grades 2-6. The program includes 5 full days of improvisation, story dramatization, mime and even some set design. There is a student performance for friends and family at the end of the week. Classes are Mon-Fri Apr 2-6 from 9:00a-3:00p. The...
    by at March 24th, 2007 at 06:03 pm
  • Springtime Creative Classes for Kids
    This is heads up for parents looking for creative outlets for children from ages 6 through high school. Some of the classes for older kids are available to adults as well. They are offered by the Performing Arts Division of the City of Las Vegas and include ballet, salsa, swing, piano, voice, calligraphy, ceramics, computers, guitar, sewing and Chinese Dragon: Art/Poetry....
    by at March 24th, 2007 at 06:03 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
  • Henderson Symphony Free Concert
    There is a lot happening down in Henderson and mainly free. The Henderson Symphony Orchestra performs on Sun Mar 25 at 2:00 pm, the Valley View Recreation Center. Several young violinists and pianists will solo and the conductor will be Taras Krysa. For more info: City of Henderson Cultural Arts 702-267-2171 or www.hsorch.org. 500 Harris St. Henderson NV Related LV...
    by at March 22nd, 2007 at 11:03 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
  • UNLV Summer School
    I just received the course catalogue for the UNLV summer term. Summer term is actually composed of three different sessions: Session 1, 3 weeks, May 14- Jun 1; Session 2, 5 weeks, Jun 4- Jul 6; Session 3, 5 weeks, Jul 9- Aug 10. As usual there are some great opportunities to enrich your mind and pursue some areas of interest, covering the material fairly rapidly. I see...
    by at March 7th, 2007 at 04:03 am
  • Self Defense Classes for Women
    Transformations is offering a 10-week course titled Self-Defense for Women starting March 3, but you can try out the class and instructor this Saturday, Feb 24 for FREE. The complementary introduction class will be held from 11- noon. You will have the chance to meet Shara, a Shotokan Karate Black Belt, who also teaches Karate for Kids. Ladies only please. Call 702-252-3502...
    by at February 21st, 2007 at 10:02 am
  • LV Little Theatre presents The Violet Hour
    The Las Vegas Little Theatre is billed as “theatre by the community, for the community.” Southern Nevada’s oldest community theatre in its 29th year, it relies on the help of very dedicated volunteers and donations from patrons and local businesses to launch productions on its Mainstage and at the Fischer Black Box. The play, Fiction, performed in January,...
    by at February 7th, 2007 at 04:02 pm