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New Shake Shop Holding Hiring Fair Thursday

New Shake Shop Holding Hiring Fair Thursday

A new shake shop in the northwest valley will hold a hiring fair with a twist Thursday afternoon.

For Goodness Shake wants candidates with “big personalities” to work in its store selling milkshakes, smoothies and shaved ice. The fair runs from noon to 3 p.m. at 4220 S. Grand Canyon Dr., Suite 8.

According to the company, each milkshake and smoothie purchased will result in a donation to Three Square Food Bank; along with the big personalities.

Candidates are encouraged to show personal style and character in their dress. The company is hiring all positions, including management, and candidates should bring a copy of their resume.

Tree Planting to Mark Arbor Day for Students

Tree Planting to Mark Arbor Day for Students

City of Las Vegas officials will join a third-grade class from Kay Carl Elementary School and their principal Dr. Robert Bennett to plant a Raywood ash tree.

The ceremony will starti at 9:30 a.m. Monday, May 20 in Polly Gonzalez Memorial Park in honor of Arbor Day. The park is located next to the school at 5425 Corbett St., at the corner of West El Campo Grande and North Bradley Road.

Laura Eisenberg, a community forester with the Nevada Division of Forestry, will present the city with a Tree City USA flag. This is the 21st year Las Vegas has earned this recognition from the National Arbor Day Foundation because of the city’s program to care for trees.

Fallen Officer To Be Honored at School Ceremony

Fallen Officer To Be Honored at School Ceremony

 

Local law enforecement and school district officials will remember a fallen officer at a ceremony Friday.

Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie and other law enforcement officials will take parrt in the annual Marc Kahre Honor Day celebration at Marc Kahre Elementary School, 7887 West Gowan Road.

Parents and families are invited to attend the featured event of the day, the annual parade of officers that will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Kahre Field. School personnel will be available to guide those in attendance to the proper location for the event.

Shredding and Family Movie Night Planned for Centennial Hills

 

Las Vegas City Councilman Steven Ross is inviting everyone living in Ward 6 to come out for two events planned for the next two weekends.

The first event is a free shredding day set for Saturday. From 10 a.m. to noon at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, people can bring documents they need destroyed to the center for shredding. There is a limit of five per boxes per car.

Opportunity Village will also be collecting gently used clothing items.

The second event is Friday, April 19. Ross will be hosting a free movie night in the park at the Centennial Hills Park Amphitheatre. The film "The Odd Life of Timothy Green", a PG rated movie, will start at 6:30 p.m.

Families are encouraged to bring blankets, folding chairs and food. The Slidin' Thru food truck will also be there for people to purchase food.  

Children's Arts Festival Slated for Northwest Valley

Children's Arts Festival Slated for Northwest Valley

 

Summer activities already are being planned for kids in the city of Las Vegas.

The Centennial Hills Children’s Arts Festival is scheduled for from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 1 at Centennial Hills Park, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive, at Deer Springs Way. The free festival will feature music, entertainment and arts activities for children and adults.

Attendees can enjoy award-winning musicians and dancers. There will be jump houses, face painting, balloon artists, two petting zoos, chalk on the walk, a recycling demonstration and workshop, and photography contest.

Call 229-3515 or 229-6383, or visit www.artslasvegas.org for more information.

Ski Resort to Host Carnival for Kids

Ski Resort to Host Carnival for Kids

 

The Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort is hosting its annual Kids' Carnival Weekend, starting Thursday.

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, there will be all kinds of activities for kids of all ages, including a snow scavenger hunt, carnival games and treats.

The event is sponsored in part by Centennial Hills Hospital. A lift ticket or season pass is required to participate.

The ski resort will also host its annual Easter Sunday celebration at 8 a.m. Sunday. There is no charge to ride the lift to attend the non-denominational mountain top service. Those who wish to ski will still need to pay for lift tickets.

Kids will also get a chance to get photos taken with the Easter Bunny, go on an egg hunt and a bunny chase. There will also be an egg hunt for adults.

A detailed and updated list of events for the weekend is available at skilasvegas.com.  

RTC Bike Event Registration Opens

RTC Bike Event Registration Opens

 

Registration recently opened for one of the most anticipated cycling events of the year, set for September 2013.

The sixth annual RTC Viva Bike Vegas, put on by the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) will take place Saturday, Sept. 21.

The event will offer routes for all skill levels, including a 103-mile Gran Fondo, a 60-mile Metric Century, and a 17-mile ride. All routes will begin on the Strip, and the longer routes will ring the valley, taking riders into the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and near Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

“We envision making Viva Bike Vegas the ultimate one-day cycling experience on the West Coast,” said Fausto Pinarello, president of Pinarello cycling, the bicycle manufacturer and official sponsor of Viva Bike Vegas.