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 $5 semi-annual membership in city of Las Vegas Active Adult/Senior Citizen Programs, available at all senior and active adult centers. Active adults ages 50+ can subscribe here to receive a monthly email about upcoming events and activities, or text LV SENIORS to 468-311. Las Vegas Senior Center is closed for renovations. Centers will be closed Feb. 17 for holiday observance.

Indoor Garage Sale

Saturday, Feb. 1, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Free for shoppers; vendors pay $5/per table; maximum two tables.

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

Shop our semi-annual garage sale for great bargains. Vendor registration opens Jan. 2 to vendors ages 50+. No new items, crafts, food, living plants, appliances, or large furniture allowed. Call 702-229-1515 for vendor registration and information.

 

Let’s Make Bath Salts Workshop (ages 50+)

Tuesday, Feb. 4, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $15, includes all supplies.  Registration open Jan. 2-31.

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

Enjoy this fun event while you learn to make your own bath salts and other bath products. Everything you need to make two or three types of bath salts is included. Call 702-229-1702 for information and registration.

 

Good-Time Catfish Fry (all ages)

Thursday, Feb. 6, 11 a.m.

Cost: $10 lunch. Advance registration required, space is limited.

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

Gather together, socialize and enjoy food that nourishes the soul. Call 702-229-6125 for registration and information.

 

Heart-Shaped French Toast Breakfast (ages 50+)

Friday, Feb. 7, 9:30 a.m.

Cost: $5. Advance registration required by Feb. 5.

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

Enjoy yummy French toast cut into hears, plus meat, fruit and beverages.

 

Black History Luncheon (ages 50+)

Friday, Feb. 7, at 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $7. Advance registration required; registration opens Jan. 2.

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

Celebrate the lives of famous historical African-American people and enjoy a great meal. Call 702-229-6601 for registration and information.

 

President’s Day Luncheon (ages 50+)

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $5. Advance registration required; registration opens Jan. 2.

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

Enjoy games, prizes and a great lunch. Call 702-229-6601 for registration and information.

 

Casanova’s Sweet Cuisine Valentine Luncheon (ages 50+)

Thursday, Feb. 13, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cost: $6. Advance registration required; registration opens Jan. 2.

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

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with us – you don’t need a date. Enjoy a meal of baked lemon chicken, roasted potatoes, and a luscious dessert. Current city of Las Vegas Senior Programs membership is required. Call 702-229-1515 for registration and information.

 

Diva Valentine’s Breakfast (ages 50+)

Friday, Feb. 14, 9 a.m.

Cost: $5. Advance registration required; registration opens Jan. 2.

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

Dress your best and enjoy a fabulous breakfast with your sweetheart and good friends. Call 702-229-6601 for registration and information.

 

The Westside School Alumni Present “The Second Annual Sharing of the History of Black Firefighters in Southern Nevada

Saturday, Feb. 15, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

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

Enjoy a multi-jurisdictional celebration of the contributions black firefighters have made to the Las Vegas valley. A 30-minute educational forum unveiling of a historic photo exhibit and an unguided tour of the photo gallery will be available. Refreshments will be served during the forum. Call 702-229-4088 for more information.

 

Silverton Bass Pro Shop and Cracker Barrel Day Trip*(ages 50+)

Thursday, Feb. 20, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost: $5/transportation only. Advance registration required; registration opens Jan. 1.

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

Enjoy a late breakfast at Cracker Barrel, then travel to the Silverton Hotel, see the mermaids, and spend time looking through Bass Pro Shops! Breakfast is on your own at an additional fee. Current city of Las Vegas Senior Programs membership is required. Call 702-229-1515 for registration.

 

Presidents’ Luncheon (ages 50+)

Friday, Feb. 21, 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $6. Advance registration required by Feb. 19.

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

Celebrate with Lincoln's Chicken Fricassee, veggies, and George's (I chopped down your) Cherry (tree) Pie. 

 

Just Like Mama Did Potluck (ages 50+)

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 11 a.m.

Free for those who bring a dish; $6 for others to sample 8 dishes.

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

Make your mama’s favorite dish, just like she did. Prepare a dish large enough to share with 30 people. Each participant can prepare one dish for the event. Sign up by Feb. 3 with an original recipe. (No purchased dishes, please.) A grand prize will be awarded for the crowd favorite. Call 702-229-6125 for registration and information.

 

Chinese New Year (ages 50+)

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $5. Advance registration required; registration opens Jan. 2.

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

Celebrate the Chinese New Year of the Rat! Enjoy games, prizes, refreshments and learn what is in store for this year.

 

Using Military Records in Family History Research (ages 50+)

Thursday, Feb. 27, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Advance registration required.

Cost: $5.

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

Learn how to research your family history using different military records. Please bring the information on a relative you are doing research on who has been in the military. Registration opens Jan. 2. Call 702-229-1702 for registration and information.