First Smokin’ Notes BBQ and Jazz Festival at Providence’s Knickerbocker Park on Saturday, April 19

The inaugural Smokin’ Notes also will feature a Safety Fair from the Southern Nevada Traffic Safety Coalition (SNTSC).

WHAT: First Smokin’ Notes BBQ and Jazz Festival at Providence’s Knickerbocker Park on Saturday, April 19 Event features live music, BBQ, sauce competition and Safety Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHY: Smokin’ Notes was created to provide a free family-friendly outdoor event, encompassing barbecue, a favorite American pastime; live music; and kid friendly… [More...]

Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas opens April 12 for Spring Break

Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas opens for its second season on Saturday, April 12 in time to celebrate with fun and games of a traditional Spring Break Week.

LAS VEGAS – Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas opens for its second season on Saturday, April 12 in time to celebrate with fun and games of a traditional Spring Break Week. The water park will host a variety of competitions for prizes and bragging rights from April 12-18. These activities are all being offered in addition to Wet‘n’Wild’s… [More...]

“Homeless Youth in the Alley” Bowling Tournament Supports Homeless Youth May 31

Have fun and support homeless youth in Southern Nevada by gathering some friends to form a bowling team or bowling on your own. The Fifth Annual “Homeless Youth in the Alley” bowling tournament will be Saturday, May 31 at the Suncoast Bowling Center, located on 9090 Alta Drive. “Homeless Youth in the Alley” is a… [More...]

Reality Show Winners Scotty McCreery & Danielle Bradbery headline free Country in the Park – May 10

Free outdoor event on May 10 at Mountain’s Edge, includes Danielle Bradbery from NBC’s The Voice and local Tony Marques Band Country music’s rising stars and reality competition winners Scotty McCreery and Danielle Bradbery will perform at the 8th Annual Country in the Park outdoor music festival. The free outdoor event is Saturday, May 10 from… [More...]

Take Steps Community Walk to raise awareness, funds for “Silent Diseases” – May 31 – Fun, family-friendly event

Take a walk to help those with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis – often called the “silent diseases” by leading medical professionals.

Take a walk to help those with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis – often called the “silent diseases” by leading medical professionals because many who suffer from them are embarrassed to talk about their condition. The Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis community walk will be held on Saturday, May 31 from 8 a.m. to… [More...]

Moapa Paiute Tribe, LADWP and First Solar break ground on 250MW solar project

Harry Reid joined the Moapa Band of Paiutes, First Solar, Inc. and the LADWP celebrate the start of construction of the 250 Megawatt Solar Project.

US Sen. Harry Reid Joins in Ceremony Kicking Off Landmark Power Plant on Tribal Land MOAPA, NV— U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (NV) joined representatives from the Moapa Band of Paiutes, executives from First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), as well as other community, government and… [More...]

Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas adding new extreme slide for 2014 Season: TORNADO™ is water park industry’s premier funnel slide, exclusive to Wet ‘n’ Wild and Nevada

Wet ‘n’ Wild announced it is bringing the world’s premier funnel water slide to Las Vegas and Nevada with the acclaimed TORNADO by ProSlide Technology

Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas announced it is bringing the world’s premier funnel water slide to Las Vegas and Nevada with the acclaimed TORNADO by ProSlide Technology. The award-winning extreme water slide simulates a natural storm experience and will join the water park’s more than 25 slides and attractions in providing outdoor water fun and… [More...]

Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas hiring for second seasons — More than 450 seasonal positions available

Wet 'n' Wild Las Vegas is gearing up for its second season and has started the hiring process for more than 450 seasonal jobs.

LAS VEGAS – Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas is gearing up for its second season and has started the hiring process for more than 450 seasonal jobs. The water park will open on April 12 and operate through September. Applicants should begin the employment process online at www.wetnwildlasvegas.com under Employment. Seasonal positions include: Lifeguards, Admissions, Guest Services, Emergency… [More...]

Volunteers needed to help foster children with disabilities with school issues: Orientation/Training on Feb. 27

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Michael, age 9, has multiple disabilities and was placed in foster care after his parents’ legal rights were terminated.  Because of his health conditions, he was unable to stay in a foster home consistently.  At school, his special education teacher didn’t know how to deal with his behavior.  Every time Michael acted out, she isolated him and had… [More...]

Providence Master Planned Community breaks ground on third park

Good things come in threes, and so it is with parks at the Providence master plan, Huckleberry Park will join The Promenade and Knickerbocker Park.

Good things come in threes, and so it is with parks at the Providence master plan, which just broke ground on its third park. Huckleberry Park will join The Promenade and Knickerbocker Park at the fast-selling community in northwest Las Vegas. Las Vegas City Councilman Steve Ross joined Providence developer Focus Property Group, community residents… [More...]

2014 Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas Season Passes Now On Sale — Great Present for Christmas, Same 2013 Prices

If you’re still searching for a holiday present or stocking stuffer, Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas is now selling season passes for the 2014 season.

If you’re still searching for a holiday present or stocking stuffer, Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas is now selling season passes for the 2014 season. There are several options to choose from and right in time for Christmas. The water park is scheduled to open in the spring with several new amenities for pass holders… [More...]

The NATIVITY Presents the Story of Christmas Dec. 11-14

The NATIVITY will be performed nightly Dec. 11-14 at Opportunity Village – Ralph & Betty Englestad Campus, north of the 215 Beltway.

It’s not an unusual occurrence to see ‘stars’ in Las Vegas. However, in the background of the neon light, a different kind of star will be seen in an intimate live recreation of the story of Christmas that will help the entire community enjoy and remember the spirit of the holiday. The NATIVITY will be… [More...]

Hometown Holidays at Providence

Get into the spirit of the holiday season with activities for the whole family at the annual Hometown Holidays at Providence at Knickerbocker Park.

Get into the spirit of the holiday season with activities for the whole family at the annual Hometown Holidays at Providence. The free event is Saturday, Dec. 7 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Knickerbocker Park in the Providence master planned community in northwest Las Vegas. The park is located at 10695 Dorrell Lane,… [More...]

Family, Fur & Fun Festival is Saturday

Family, Fur & Fun Festival, the free event provides the needed information about better understanding and appreciating animals.

WHAT:    Halloween Pet Costume Contest & Safety, Dog Agility Demos & Races at the Family, Fur & Fun Festival at Mountain’s Edge. Free event promotes animal rescue, shelter, adoption and human education. WHY: With the economic downturn and Southern Nevada’s high foreclosure rate, there are more abandoned pets – from dogs and cats to birds… [More...]

Fun Way to Support Pets, Animal Rescues and Shelters at Family, Fur & Fun Festival

Everything you need to know about taking care of your pet and helping animals in need will be available at the annual Family, Fur & Fun Festival.

Everything you need to know about taking care of your pet and helping animals in need will be available at the annual Family, Fur & Fun Festival on Saturday, Oct. 19 at Exploration Park in the Mountain’s Edge master planned community in southwest Las Vegas. The free event is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and… [More...]

Sunny 106.5 Ice Cream Sunday — Free Ice Cream Event at Providence

Free frozen treats, ice cream-eating contests, family activities on Sept. 29 at Sunny 106.5 Ice Cream Sunday at Providence

WHAT:           Free frozen treats, ice cream-eating contests, family activities on Sept. 29 at Sunny 106.5 Ice Cream Sunday at Providence Bring books for Spread the Word Nevada WHY:             The Sunny 106.5 Ice Cream Sunday event was developed by KSNE Sunny 106.5, in partnership with the Providence Master Planned Community and others, to create a… [More...]

Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas Open for One More Weekend — Water Park Closes Sept. 29 for 2013 Season

This weekend will be the last chance of the year for people to enjoy the Constrictor and other fun slides and attractions at Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas.

LAS VEGAS – This weekend will be the last chance of the year for people to enjoy the Rattler, Constrictor, Colorado Cooler Lazy River, Red Rock Bay Wave Pool and other fun slides and attractions at Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas. The water park will close to the general public for its inaugural season on… [More...]

Volunteers Needed to Advocate for Foster Children with Disabilities in Local Schools — Orientation/training on Oct.1 –

Sponsored by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, the Educational Surrogate Parent Program trains volunteers to serve as parents for children.

Jimmy is a 14-year-old boy diagnosed with autism who has been in the foster care system since he was 8.  His mother left him with a neighbor and never returned, and his father is unknown.  In the past year alone, Jimmy has had six different foster placements. With each move, he is enrolled at a new school… [More...]

Mountain’s Edge Now Country’s 3rd Fastest Selling Master Plan

Mountain’s Edge is now the third fastest-selling master plan in the country. The southwest community moved up from fifth last year on the national list.

Mountain’s Edge is now the third fastest-selling master plan in the country. The southwest Las Vegas community moved up from fifth last year on the national list based on homes sold during the January to June period this year. A mid-year report of master planned communities’ home sales was compiled and released by RCLCO, one… [More...]

Candlelighters Race for our Kids Benefits Kids with Cancer – Sept. 14 Event

The annual Candlelighters 5K & 1 Mile Race for our Kids with Chet Buchanan returns to Mountain’s Edge on Saturday, Sept. 14.

The annual Candlelighters 5K & 1 Mile Race for our Kids with Chet Buchanan returns to Mountain’s Edge on Saturday, Sept. 14. The race and walk will begin and end at the community’s Exploration Park with the courses weaving through the master plan. In addition, there will be food and refreshments, and activities including raffle… [More...]

Centennial Toyota Hosts Head Shaving Event in Honor of Children Battling Cancer on Friday

Centennial Toyota is hosting the Shave a Head and Save a Kid fundraiser to benefit Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada.

Centennial Toyota Hosts “Shave a Head Save a Kid” event to benefit Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada WHO/WHAT:  Centennial Toyota is hosting the Shave a Head and Save a Kid event on Friday where Aiden Hennagir, a 4-year-old with cancer, will shave the head of a member of the dealership’s executive team as part of a company-wide fundraiser to benefit Candlelighters… [More...]

Former Legislator Finds New Business Niche Helping People through Funeral Process

Seasons Funeral Planning Services provides many services allowing family and friends more time to be together and support each other.

Allison Copening opens Seasons Funeral Planning Services LAS VEGAS – A unique new business is now available to help families with funeral-related decisions that not only can be overwhelming, exhausting and expensive, but complicated by the emotions involved in mourning a loss. Seasons Funeral Planning Services provides many services that funeral homes do not offer,… [More...]