City Of Las Vegas March 2014 Senior Special Events

Las Vegas Residents Invited To Celebrations, Luncheons & Activities At City Centers

The city of Las Vegas active adult and senior centers offer exercise, fitness, craft, arts, dance, music and computer classes; cards; games; discussion and social groups; luncheons; sports; and special events Monday through Friday to residents age 50 and better. Many of these activities contribute to wellness and a healthy lifestyle. A listing of classes and activities is published in the Beyond the Neon Leisure Guide, available in the centers and online at www.lasvegasparksandrec.com. All activities are subject to change. Most activities require $2 annual membership to city of Las Vegas Senior Citizen Programs, available at all senior and active adult centers.

Lieburn Breakfast (ages 50+)
Friday, March 7, 8:30 a.m.
Cost: $4. Advance registration required by March 4.
Lieburn Senior Center, 6230 Garwood Ave., (702) 229-1600.

Enjoy French toast, bacon, fruit, juice, coffee and good company. Call (702) 229-1600 to reserve your seat!

ProCare Hospice of Nevada Volunteer Program (ages 50+)
Tuesday, March 11, 10 a.m.
Cost: Free with current $2 annual city of Las Vegas Senior Programs membership.
Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, (702) 229-1702.
This presentation will provide information on how to become a hospice volunteer with ProCare Hospice of Nevada. Call (702) 229-1702 to reserve your seat.

Popcorn Lovers Day (ages 50+)
Thursday, March 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost: $1.

Lieburn Senior Center, 6230 Garwood Ave., (702) 229-1600.

Enjoy a bag of flavored or plain popcorn for $1. Call (702) 229-1600 for more information.

Luck of the Irish Luncheon (ages 50+)
Thursday, March 13, 11 a.m.
Cost: $5 with current $2 annual city of Las Vegas Senior Programs membership.

Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St., (702) 229-6125.

Enjoy a traditional St. Patrick’s Day lunch with corned beef and cabbage with all the trimmings. Advance registration required by March 11; call (702) 229-6125 to reserve your seat!

St. Patrick’s Lunch (ages 50+)

Thursday, March 13, 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $5, with current $2 annual city of Las Vegas Senior Programs membership.
Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road, (702) 229-6454.

Enjoy a lunch of corned beef, cabbage, potatoes and more. Call (702) 229-6454 for required advance registration.

St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon (ages 50+)
Friday, March 14, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Cost: $5. Advance registration required by March 12.
Derfelt Senior Center, 3343 W. Washington Ave., (702) 229-6601.

The luck of the Irish is bringing traditional corned beef and cabbage for lunch. Call (702) 229-6601 to reserve your seat!

March Madness Bunco Lunch Party (ages 50+)
Wednesday, March 19, 10 a.m. to noon.
Cost: $5. Advance registration required by March 18.
Derfelt Senior Center, 3343 W. Washington Ave., (702) 229-6601.

Dress in your favorite team’s colors, shirt and hat. Let’s celebrate, shoot hoops and see if you get a bunco! Call (702) 229-6601 to reserve your seat!

National Waffle Day Breakfast (ages 50+)
Thursday, March 20, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Cost: $5 with current $2 annual city of Las Vegas Senior Programs membership.

Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St., (702) 229-6125.

Enjoy chicken, waffles, grits and eggs in celebration of National Waffle Day! Advance registration required by March 18.

Medicare Preventive Services (ages 50+)
Tuesday, March 25, 10 a.m.
Cost: Free with current city of Las Vegas Senior Programs membership.
Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, (702) 229-1702.
Medicare Preventive Services is designed to help you achieve optimum health by providing exams, shots, lab tests and screenings. Medicare also includes programs for health monitoring, counseling and education to help you take care of your own health. Attend this lecture to learn how to access these services. Call (702) 229-1702 to reserve your seat.

Waffle Day Breakfast (ages 50+)
Wednesday, March 26, 8:30 to 10 a.m.

Cost: $4, with current city of Las Vegas Senior Programs membership.

Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road, (702) 229-6454.

Enjoy fresh hot waffles, eggs, bacon, beverage and good company. Call (702) 229-6454 for required advance registration.

Dr. Seuss Breakfast (ages 50+)
Friday, March 28, 9 to 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $5. Advance registration required by March 25.
Derfelt Senior Center, 3343 W. Washington Ave., (702) 229-6601.

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3rd Annual SPOTLIGHT Spectacular

Spectacular2014Saturday, March 1, 2014
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
@ The ORLEANS – Mardi Gras Ballroom
Southern Nevada’s #1
Health, Lifestyle & Entertainment EXTRAVAGANZA!

Get connected with over 100 Exhibitors who provide valuable resources, programs, products and services for Seniors, Veterans and their caregivers! Offering Free Health Screenings for Seniors and showcasing exceptional LIVE Entertainment – … and so many other FABULOUS Las Vegas Entertainers!! With the exquisite Kathleen Ray, “Ms. Senior Nevada 2013” and accomplished Singer as our Special MC!It’s an extraordinary day filled with great information and resources, great live entertainment, FREE FOOD… and it’s FUN for the whole family!

Each year we partner with a local non-profit agency that supports Seniors and their families, and we organize a fund raising event to benefit their programs & to create awareness for their causes.This year we are proud to partner with Nevada Veterans Foundation, a local (501 (c) 3) Foundation to help improve the quality of life for members of the military, retirees, veterans, and their families undergoing medical treatment at Military and Veterans healthcare facilities.We hope to raise needed funds for the construction and follow-on support of a state-of-the-art Veterans Guest House supporting families of Veterans receiving medical care at the Southern Nevada Veterans Healthcare System at the North Las Vegas VA Hospital. For more information on the Nevada Veterans Foundation, go to:

2014 marks our 3 year of SPOTLIGHT Spectacular Events – with our 6 and largest event coming up on March 1, 2014!We are proud to partner with The Nevada Veterans Foundation & our SPOTLIGHT Program Members. We anticipate a great response with over 2500 attendees: Seniors, Family Caregivers, Veterans & Active Military and 50+ Active Adults from all the Sun City Communities and Independent Senior Living Communities in Southern Nevada.

This bi-annual event is FREE to attend and open to the public!

SPONSORED BY:

PALM Mortuaries, Cemeteries, and Crematories
Jeffrey Burr Ltd.
Carefree Senior Living
HUMANA
Destinations Senior Living
Relay Nevada

For more information and to see our event videos, go to:
SPOTLIGHTSpectacular.com
Or contact us directly at (702) 409-1252



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Senior & Health Expo, Free

Senior and Health ExpoThe Las Vegas Senior Expo is a free community event targeting seniors, baby boomers, families and caregivers in Southern Nevada.  The goal is to make these as fun and interactive as possible.  Our events allow agencies and local companies to showcase their products and services to our local seniors.

The Las Vegas Senior Expo is open to the public and is a free event. The expo is an opportunity for people to learn about available services for seniors and families.  Local businesses with products and/or services of interest to seniors will be available in a single location.  The expo is a single day, single location source for information on a wide variety of topics.

For additional details, please visit www.LasVegasSeniorExpos.com or call 702-353-3565.



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City Of Las Vegas November 2013 Senior Special Events

Las Vegas Residents Invited To Celebrations, Luncheons & Activities At City Centers

The city of Las Vegas active adult and senior centers offer exercise, fitness, craft, arts, dance, music and computer classes; cards; games; discussion and social groups; luncheons; sports; and special events Monday through Friday to residents age 50 and better. Many of these activities contribute to wellness and a healthy lifestyle. A listing of classes and activities is published in the Beyond the Neon Leisure Guide, available in the centers and online at www.lasvegasparksandrec.com. All activities are subject to change. Most activities require $2 annual membership to city of Las Vegas Senior Citizen Programs, available at all senior and active adult centers. Centers will be closed Nov. 11, 28-29 for holiday observance.
Medicare.gov Review (ages 50+)
Friday, Nov. 1, 8:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Free with current city of Las Vegas Senior Programs membership.
Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, (702) 229-1702.
Lee Jordan will make sure the health care plan you have is right for you! Advance registration is required; registration opens Oct. 21. Call 229-1702 for registration and information.

Peanut Butter Lovers Brunch (ages 50+)
Thursday, Nov. 7, 10 a.m.
Cost: $4.
East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., (702) 229-1515.

Calling all peanut butter lovers!  Come enjoy our brunch filled with this all-time favorite!
Advance registration required by Nov. 1.

 

Veterans’ Lunch (ages 50+)

Thursday, Nov. 7, 11:30 a.m.

Cost: Free for preregistered military veterans; $5 all other guests.

Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road, (702) 229-6454.

Participants at the Las Vegas Senior Center who are veterans will be honored at this annual luncheon event in appreciation of their service. Veterans are asked to register directly with the center and fill out an information form so they can be properly recognized. Registration is limited.

 

Lieburn Breakfast (ages 50+)
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 8:30 a.m.
Cost: $4.

Lieburn Senior Center, 6230 Garwood Ave., (702) 229-1600.

Enjoy “flower” eggs, potatoes, toast, juice and coffee. Advance registration required by Oct. 29.

Medicare Changes for 2014 Lecture (ages 50+)
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 9:30 a.m.
Free and open to the public.

Lieburn Senior Center, 6230 Garwood Ave., (702) 229-1600.

Get the latest information on the 2014 Medicare changes.

Fun Ways to Keep Moving with Diabetes or Heart Issues (ages 50+)
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 10 a.m. Advance registration is required.
Free with current city of Las Vegas Senior Programs membership.
Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, (702) 229-1702.
Don’t let your illnesses control your life; learn fun ways to keep moving. Registration opens Oct. 21.

 

I Got Talent Senior Showcase & Mix ‘N’ Mingle (adults)
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 11 a.m.
Cost: $5 for the Mix ‘N’ Mingle; Showcase is free.
Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St.
Enjoy a free showcase of great senior talent in music, poetry, dance, and more, featuring the Doolittle Never Too Late Band.  The Mix ‘n’ Mingle reception will follow. Registration opens Nov. 4. Call (702) 229-6125 to register.

Thanksgiving Luncheon (ages 50+)
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $6.
East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., (702) 229-1515.

Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal with a few surprises thrown in for fun! Advance registration required by Nov. 15.

 

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 Media Contact:

Margaret Kurtz
Public Information Officer
City of Las Vegas
495 S. Main St., 7th Floor

Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 229-6993

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City LV September 2013 Senior Special Events

City Of Las Vegas September 2013 Senior Special Events
Las Vegas Residents Invited To Celebrations, Luncheons & Activities At City Centers

The city of Las Vegas active adult and senior centers offer exercise; fitness; craft; arts; dance; music and computer classes; cards; games; discussion and social groups; luncheons; sports; and special events Monday through Friday to residents age 50 and better. Many of these activities contribute to wellness and a healthy lifestyle. A listing of classes and activities is published in the Beyond the Neon Leisure Guide, available in the centers and online at www.lasvegasnevada.gov/Find/recreation.htm. All activities are subject to change. Most activities require $2 annual membership to city of Las Vegas Senior Citizen Programs, available at all senior and active adult centers.  Centers will be closed Sept. 2 for Labor Day.

 

Waffle Breakfast (ages 50+)

Wednesday, Sept. 4, 8:30 to 10 a.m.

Cost: $4.

Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road, (702) 229-6454.

It’s national waffle week! Get a waffle, eggs and bacon for breakfast!  Advance registration is required. Call (702) 229-6454 for information and registration.

 

Fall Hat Brunch (ages 50+)
Thursday, Sept. 5, 10 a.m.
Cost: $4.
East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., (702) 229-1515.

Put on your favorite fall hat and come for brunch! Advance registration required. Registration will be open Aug. 1-30, or until full. Call (702) 229-1515 for information and registration.

Lieburn Breakfast (ages 50+)

Friday, Sept. 6, 8:30 a.m.
Cost: $4.
Lieburn Senior Center, 6230 Garwood Ave., (702) 229-1600.

Registration dates: Register by 9/4
Enjoy biscuits and gravy, hash browns, eggs, juice and coffee. Advance registration required by Sept. 4. Call (702) 229-1600 for information and registration.

 

Nevada Health Center Mammovan (ages 40+)

Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 9-10, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: Insurance and sliding fee scale.

Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St., (702) 229-6125.
The NHC Mammovan service helps to detect breast cancer early for women ages 40 and older. Call 229-6125 for an appointment starting Aug. 5; please register early. For insurance information, call 1-877-581-6266.

Free Healthier Living Workshop (ages 50+)

Fridays, Sept. 6-Oct. 11, 9 to 11:30 a.m.
Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, (702) 229-1702.
This is a six-week workshop sponsored by St. Rose Dominican Hospitals and developed by Stanford University School of Medicine on chronic disease self-management; diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer and chronic pain. Advance registration and current city of Las Vegas senior citizen programs membership required. Registration will be open Aug. 19 until full.  Call (702) 229-1702 for registration and information.

Picnic in the Park (ages 50+)

Thursday, Sept. 12, 11 a.m.

Cost: $ 6 per person.

Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St., (702) 229-6125.
Join us at the park for great outdoor fun. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy food, music, raffles and entertainment. Advance registration is required by Sept. 5. Call (702) 229-6125 to register. Space is limited.

 

Free Portion Control Workshop (ages 50+)

Tuesday, Sept. 17, 10 a.m.
Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, (702) 229-1702.

Learn ways to eat healthier and feel satisfied. Advance registration is required. Registration will be open Aug. 19 until full. Call (702) 229-1702 for registration and information.

Cheeseburger Day Luncheon (ages 50+)
Wednesday, Sept. 18, 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $6.
East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., (702) 229-1515.

Celebrate Cheeseburger Day with a gourmet burger and special sides! Advance registration required. Registration will be open Sept. 1-13, or until full. Call (702) 229-1515 for information and registration.

 

Free Lecture: “Relief from High Prescription Drug Costs” (ages 50+)

Monday, Sept. 23, 1:30 p.m.
Lieburn Senior Center, 6230 Garwood Ave., (702) 229-1600.

Learn how to obtain relief on prescription drug costs. Advance registration required by Sept. 20.
Call (702) 229-1600 for more information and registration.

 

Active Aging Week Free Downtown Walk (ages 50+)

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 9 to 10 a.m.

Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road, (702) 229-6454.

Celebrate Active Aging Week!  It’s all about being healthy. Take a walk downtown with the group and get fit today!  Walk from the Las Vegas Senior Center to the Fremont Street Experience and back!  Advance registration is required. Call (702) 229-6454 for information.

 

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Media Contact:

Margaret Kurtz
Public Information Officer
City of Las Vegas
495 S. Main St., 7th Floor

Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 229-6993
Cell (702) 249-1828

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