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 online at www.lasvegasparksandrec.com and in the centers. All activities are subject to change. Most activities require annual membership in city of Las Vegas Active Adult/Senior Citizen Programs, available at all senior and active adult centers. Annual membership cost is $10.

 

 

 

Veterans Benefits Seminar (ages 50+)

 

Thursday, Nov. 2, 10 a.m.

 

Free with a city of Las Vegas senior programs membership.

 

Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, 702-229-1702.

 

Learn about the benefits you might be entitled to as a military veteran. Feel free to ask questions and get the help you’ve been looking for. Call 702-229-1702 for information.

 

 

 

Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) Celebration

 

Thursday, Nov. 2, 5 to 9 p.m.

 

Free and open to the public of all ages.

 

Derfelt Senior Center in Lorenzi Park, 3343 W. Washington Ave., 702-229-6601.

 

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with a festival that includes altars in memory of deceased loved ones as well as performances by Mexican dance troupes, music, arts, crafts and food available for sale. The festival takes place at Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza. Call 702-229-6601 for details.

 

 

 

Quesadilla Breakfast (ages 50+)

 

Friday, Nov. 3; 9:30 a.m.

 

Cost: $5 plus a city of Las Vegas senior programs membership.

 

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

 

Warm up from the inside out with a breakfast quesadilla – eggs, bacon and cheese rolled up in a tortilla. Coffee, juice and fruit included, too. Register by Oct. 31. Call 702-229-1600 for registration and information.

 

Veterans Social (ages 50+)

 

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2:30 to 4 p.m.

 

Cost: $1. Free for veterans.

 

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

 

Veterans from all branches of the military will be honored. You provide the stories! Refreshments included. Register by Nov. 1. Call 702-229-1600 for registration and information.

 

 

 

“Seniors Got Talent” Showcase and Mix & Mingle

 

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. showcase;

 

Showcase free and open to the public; Mix & Mingle costs $6 and requires R.S.V.P. by Nov. 7.

 

West Las Vegas Library Theatre, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd. for showcase;

 

Doolittle Senior Center, 1920 N. J St. for the Mix & Mingle immediately following showcase.

 

Seniors showcase their great talents in music, poetry, dance and more. If you would like to be part of the performance, auditions will be held Oct. 25-26 by appointment. Cassandra Lewis at 702-229-6125 to arrange an appointment or for more information. The show will be for a family audience; no fire or live animals, please.

 

 

 

‘We are Thankful’ Thanksgiving Luncheon (ages 50+)

 

Thursday, Nov. 16, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Advance registration required before Nov. 9.

 

Cost $8, plus a city of Las Vegas senior programs membership.

 

East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., 702-229-1515.

 

Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings, along with entertainment by the Silver Belle Dancers. Call 702-229-1515 for registration and information.

 

 

 

Chili Cook-Off (ages 50+)

 

Friday, Nov. 17, 11:30 a.m. Advance registration required.

 

Cost: $3 tasting fee plus a city of Las Vegas senior programs membership.

 

Derfelt Senior Center in Lorenzi Park, 3343 W. Washington Ave., 702-229-6601.

 

Enjoy this annual chili cook-off! Those submitting a chili will not be required to pay a tasting fee.

 

 

 

Thanksgiving Luncheon (ages 50+)

 

Tuesday, Nov. 21, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Advance registration required by Nov. 17.

 

Cost: $7; must have current city of Las Vegas senior programs membership.

 

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

 

Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings. Space is limited. Call 702-229-6125 for registration and information.

 

 

 

Thanksgiving Lunch (ages 50+)

 

Tuesday, Nov. 21, noon. Advance registration required by Nov. 17

 

Cost: $6 plus a city of Las Vegas senior programs membership.

 

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

 

Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, yams, pumpkin pie and more. Call 702-229-6454 for registration and information.

 

 

 

Coping with Change (ages 50+)

 

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 10:30 a.m.

 

Cost: $5 plus a city of Las Vegas senior programs membership.

 

Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, 702-229-1702.

 

Dr. Biberman will explore strategies for how we can better cope with changes in our lives and ourselves. Advance registration required; call 702-229-1702 for details and registration.

 

French Toast Breakfast (ages 50+)

 

Wednesday, Nov. 29, 8:30 to 10 a.m. Advance registration required by Nov. 27.

 

Cost: $4 plus a city of Las Vegas senior programs membership.

 

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

 

Celebrate National French Toast Day with a breakfast of French toast, eggs, bacon and choice of beverage. Call 702-229-6454 for registration and information.

 

 

 

Holiday Handicraft Fair (all ages)

 

Thursday, Nov. 30, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

Free admission for shoppers.

 

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

Join us at this 28th annual holiday craft fair to shop the unique handcrafted items found at this event – quilts, scarves, jewelry, crocheted, sewn and knitted items, and much more. Vendors must be 50 years old or better and all items handcrafted. Table/booth fees are $10 for a 6-foot table and $15 for an 8-foot table, until all spaces are sold. Call 702-229-6454 for information.