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City Of Las Vegas September 2011 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. 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. 5 for holiday observance.
Food for Health and Soul (ages 50+)
Thursdays, Sept. 1-29, 10:30 a.m.
Free with $2 annual membership. Registration at least one week in advance is required.
Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St., (702) 229-6125.
This series of five classes is designed to help participants prepare family recipes for better health. Participants will prepare and taste a variety of healthy recipes. Everyone enrolling in these classes must commit to attending all five classes. Sponsored by the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension.
Free Centennial Hills Monthly Movie – “Lincoln Lawyer” (ages 50+)
Monday, Sept. 12, 10 a.m.
Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, (702) 229-1702.
Centennial Hills September Breakfast (ages 50+)
Wednesday, Sept. 14, 10 a.m. Registration opens Aug. 22 at 8 a.m.
Fee: $5 for breakfast; must have a current $2 annual membership
Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, (702) 229-1702.
Enjoy sausage, eggs and biscuits with friends. Advance registration is required.
Free Bingo (ages 50+)
Wednesday, Sept. 14, 10 to 11 a.m. Advance registration required.
East Las Vegas Community/Senior Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., (702) 229-1515.
Sloppy Joe Day Lunch (ages 50+)
Wednesday, Sept. 14, 11:30 a.m. Registration is open until full.
Fee: $4
Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road, (702) 229-6454.
It’s a sloppy day! Join us for a “sloppy” luncheon and a lot of fun!
Free Centennial Hills Current Events Discussion Group (ages 50+)
Wednesday, Sept. 14, 12:30 p.m.
Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, (702) 229-1702.
This is a self-led group that meets the second Wednesday of each month. If you’re looking to meet new people and have a cerebral conversation, this group is for you!
Health & Wellness Awareness Fair & Luncheon (ages 50+)
Thursday, Sept. 15, 10 a.m. to noon health fair, followed by 1 p.m. luncheon
Fee: $5. Advance registration before Sept. 12 required.
East Las Vegas Community/Senior Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., (702) 229-1515.
Participate in blood pressure check, balance test, heart rate check, Zumba Gold and Tai Chi demonstrations, and much, much more. Call 229-1515 for more information.
“Digestion: Natural Solutions to Digestive Problems” Free Presentation (ages 50+)
Thursday, Sept. 15, 12:30 p.m. Registration opens Aug. 22. Advanced registration required.
Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, (702) 229-1702.
Doctors Stanley and Purcell will lead a discussion on natural solutions to digestive problems.
Lieburn 8th Birthday Luncheon & Dance (ages 50+)
Friday Sept. 16, 11 a.m.to 12:30 p.m. lunch; 12:30 to 3 p.m. dance. Register by Friday, Sept. 9.
Fee: $7 for lunch and dance; $3 for dance only.
Lieburn Senior Center, 6230 Garwood Ave., (702) 229-1600.
Dress in your poodle skirt, jeans and T-shirt, or just something comfortable, and celebrate with lunch and a ’50s dance. Lunch is baked apricot chicken, vegetables, salad, dessert, and beverage; dance will have goodies and beverages.
Chicken ‘N’ Waffles (ages 50+)
Tuesday, Sept. 20, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please register at least one week in advance.
Fee: $5
Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St., (702) 229-6125.
Bring your appetite for the best chicken ‘n’ waffles. Advanced registration is required.
Free Bunco (ages 50+)
Wednesday, Sept. 21, 10 to 11 a.m. Advance registration required.
East Las Vegas Community/Senior Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., (702) 229-1515.

Make An Easy Apron (ages 50+)
Wednesday, Sept. 21, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Register by Friday, Sept. 16.
Fee: $10 for all supplies; bring a sewing machine.
Lieburn Senior Center, 6230 Garwood Ave., (702) 229-1600.
Sew a fun apron to use for yourself or to give as a gift.
Las Vegas Senior Idol Talent Showcase (all ages)
Thursday, Sept. 29, 3 p.m.
Tickets: $4; on sale at all city of Las Vegas senior centers. Advance purchase recommended.
Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road, (702) 229-6454.
This annual event is always a great show by talented performing seniors. Limited seating.
   
   

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