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'Frozen' to be featured free family movie in the park

'Frozen' to be featured free family movie in the park

City Councilman Steven Ross will host a free Friday movie in the park June 20.

The Disney sensation “Frozen” will be shown at 7:30 p.m. at Centennial Hills Park Amphitheatre. Kona Ice will be offering Hawaiian-shaved ice for purchase at the park.

People are encouraged to bring blankets, picnic baskets and low-folding chairs to just let it go and enjoy the movie.



Children's Arts Festival planned for Saturday

Families can enjoy free fun at Centennial Hills Park this weekend.

The Children’s Arts Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the park. The event is sponsored by the city of Las Vegas.

There will be live music, entertainment and, of course, fun make-and-take art activities for children and adults. There will also be face painting, balloon artists and more. Admission to the festival is free.

Food vendors will be on hand, along with informational booths for family-oriented local organizations.






Shooting complex will host sporting clays competition

Shooting complex will host sporting clays competition

The Clark County Shooting Complex will host a three-day sporting clays tournament this weekend.

The event will include several other smaller events, including pump shotgun, side-by-side firearm and sub-gauge shotgun competitions.

The main event will be Saturday and Sunday with more than 155 competitors representing 20 states.

Shooters will get a chance to shoot at the facility in advance of the National Sporting Clays Association Western Regional Championship in the fall. That competition is expected to draw in 400 competitors.

The competition means that east and west course of the sporting clays course will be closed Thursday through Sunday. The rest of the shooting complex will be open throughout the tournament.

Spring Celebration Planned for April at Floyd Lamb Park

Spring Celebration Planned for April at Floyd Lamb Park

The city of Las Vegas and Ward 6 Councilman Steve Ross will be hosting a spring celebration at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs in April.

The celebration will be from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 5. The festivities will include amusement rides, crafts, games, jump houses, pony rides, a petting zoo, music and a farmers market.

Admission to the park and all activities will be free. Vendors will be there selling all kinds of concession food.

The event will also be a chance for people interested in becoming a foster or adoptive parent to get more information. There will also be a place to donate gently used clothing items to Peggy's Attic, which provides clothes to the children at Clark County Department of Family Services' Child Haven.

Sleigh Rides Start Friday at Gilcrease Orchard

Sleigh Rides Start Friday at Gilcrease Orchard

While Gilcrease Orchard is closed for the season, it will be open for holiday sleigh rides starting Friday. The rides end Dec. 23. 

The orchard is partnering with Double Tree Carriage to offer horse-drawn sleigh rides through the orchard, ending with a visit to Santa Claus.

The rides will go daily, every 15 minutes between 3 and 8 p.m. It is closed on Sundays. The rides must be booked in advance, go to thegilcreaseorchard.org to book a ride.

If you were wondering about the lack of snow, the sleighs are actually equipped with wheels.

Ski Resort Announces 2-Day Family-Friendly Festival

Ski Resort Announces 2-Day Family-Friendly Festival

The snow is long gone on Mt. Charleston, but the fun is not.

The Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort announced the inaugural Rock the Canyon Rally July 13 and 14.

The event will be a two-day, family-friendly festival featuring live music, vendors, motorcycle rally and an assortment of outdoor activities.

The music starts Saturday at noon and ends at 9 p.m. There will also be local vendors offering food, drinks, motorcycle gear and other items.

There will also be tent and RV camping available. Sites are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Tickets are $25 for adults, $10 for kids 8 to 17 and kids 7 and under are free. For more information, go to rockthecanyonrally.com.

Mt. Charleston Resort Giving Away Free Wedding

Mt. Charleston Resort Giving Away Free Wedding

Couples have a chance to win a free Mt. Charleston wedding if they are willing to meet with an event coordinator at the resort.

If you visit between now and August 25, you will be entered into a drawing for a free package valued at $7,500, including a wedding and reception for up to 50 guests.

Included in the package are a wedding coordinator, outdoor ceremony, set up of chairs, arbor and aisle runner, minister, floral, one hour of photography, bridal suite and groom’s room, 50-person buffet, champagne toast and wedding and reception DJ. Book your bridal consultation by calling 947-8329 a or visiting http://www.mtcharlestonresort.com/weddings/dream-wedding.php.