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Free Foreclosure Workshop Scheduled for Northwest Area

Free Foreclosure Workshop Scheduled for Northwest Area

Residents are invited to an upcoming Foreclosure Prevention and Mediation Process interactive event. The free event is planned for 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, and will take place at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, located at 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. 

People are asked to R.S.V.P.

Pet-A-Palooza Returns Saturday

Pet-A-Palooza Returns Saturday

The 12th Annual Pet-A-Palooza festival in support of animals in need returns Saturday near Sam Boyd Stadium.

The event runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and takes place at Star Nursery Fields at Sam Boyd Stadium, 7000 Russell Rd.

Admission is an $8 donation for adults and is free to children 3 and under, day of/at the door only - advance tickets will not be available for purchase. Parking is $7 per vehicle.

Attendees can receive $2 off the admission price with a donation of pet canned food item at the gate. Additionally, a portion of every ticket sold will benefit one of the 40 non-profit Animal Rescue groups onsite for the event to help feed Las Vegas' hungry animals.

Those Left Behind Foundation Vaccination Clinic is offering free vaccinations at Pet-a-Palooza. Animals must be eight weeks old and not older than 10 years.

Headline entertainment includes artists Train, American Idol’s David Cook, Andy Grammer and FeFe Dobson.

Pet-A-Palooza Returns Saturday

Pet-A-Palooza Returns Saturday

The 12th Annual Pet-A-Palooza festival in support of animals in need returns Saturday near Sam Boyd Stadium.

The event runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and takes place at Star Nursery Fields at Sam Boyd Stadium, 7000 Russell Rd.

Admission is an $8 donation for adults and is free to children 3 and under, day of/at the door only - advance tickets will not be available for purchase. Parking is $7 per vehicle.

Attendees can receive $2 off the admission price with a donation of pet canned food item at the gate. Additionally, a portion of every ticket sold will benefit one of the 40 non-profit Animal Rescue groups onsite for the event to help feed Las Vegas' hungry animals.

Those Left Behind Foundation Vaccination Clinic is offering free vaccinations at Pet-a-Palooza. Animals must be eight weeks old and not older than 10 years.

Headline entertainment includes artists Train, American Idol’s David Cook, Andy Grammer and FeFe Dobson.

City Offers Spring Break Camps

City Offers Spring Break Camps

The city of Las Vegas offers several affordable spring break camps Monday-Friday, April 18-22, for kids ages 6-15.

Advance registration is required. Registration is available online, by telephone and at the centers that are offering the camps. Registration will continue until camps are full.

  • The Charleston Heights Arts Center, located at 800 S. Brush St., is offering both a drama workshop and a dance camp. The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre Spring Break Drama Workshop for youth in grades 2-6 costs $135 and runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. This popular annual workshop includes theatre games, improvisation, acting exercises, mime, rehearsal skills and plenty of fun. The participants will put on a free performance at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 23, on the main stage of the Charleston Heights Arts Center theatre.

Second Annual Suitcase Party to Benefit Spread the Word Nevada

Second Annual Suitcase Party to Benefit Spread the Word Nevada

Spread the Word Nevada will team up with Fletcher Jones Imports on Friday night to create a unique, exciting fundraising event in Las Vegas: the Second Annual Spread the Word Nevada Suitcase Party.

This fun event, which begins at 5:30 p.m., offers guests the chance to be whisked away immediately after the event for one of three exclusive weekend vacations in Las Vegas. Guests should bring a packed suitcase to the event.

Tickets are $50. Each ticket purchased will be valid for one entry to the party, including a food and beverage tasting, as well as one entry into the raffle. Go here to register and buy your ticket online.

Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the children's literacy efforts of Spread the Word Nevada.

The main raffle drawing will take place at the end of the evening (approximately 7 p.m.).

Eisenberg Elementary Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Eisenberg Elementary Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Former teachers and students, current students and parents of Eisenberg Elementary School are invited to attend the 20th anniversary celebration that will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday. There is no charge to attend this event at the school, located at 7770 W. Delhi Ave.

In addition to a variety of entertainment and activities, the event will also feature school namesake Dorothy Eisenberg, who still volunteers at the school each month, and all of the school’s principals, including Frederic Watson, Curtis Jones, Ken Ligon and current principal Gary Bugash.

"I would like to invite our current students and parents along with former students and community to join us as we celebrate this special occasion," Bugash said.

The school, located in the northwest part of the valley, recently completed a year-long renovation project.

Springs Preserve to Host All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Festival

Cool off with sweet treats by the scoopful – and listen to some great live music – as the Springs Preserve hosts its annual all-you-can-eat Ice Cream Festival, Saturday, May 14, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sponsored by MGM Resorts International and NV Energy, the event will feature stations serving ice cream sundaes and novelties and root beer floats, with entertainment for all ages including airbrush tattoos, a photo booth, a bubble play station and carnival games.