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Summer Safety Fair Set for Friday

Summer Safety Fair Set for Friday

 

Metro Police, local businesses and the City of Las Vegas are working together on an event designed to help parents keep their kids out of trouble during the summer months.

Safe Summer Nights will provide parents with resources for their kids including summer activities, health services and community safety information.

There will also be free food, drinks, music, games and activities.

The event is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 North Eastern Avenue.

It is part of Metro's Downtown Area Command 360 Community Outreach Unit.

 

Safe Summer Nights Events for Free Family Fun

Safe Summer Nights Events for Free Family Fun

 

The city of Las Vegas is hosting a handful of Safe Summer Nights events to draw residents out for community gatherings.

The events will include music, children’s games, face painting and free hot dogs and water while supplies last. City of Las Vegas staff will be joined by local non-profit representatives, neighbors and others to provide information about summer youth activities, health services, community safety, adult education opportunities and more at these events.

Safe Summer Nights events will be held at the following locations:

Resource Fair Offers Help for Families in Need

Resource Fair Offers Help for Families in Need

Homeless and low-income families in southern Nevada are invited to an event designed to help them find resources they need.

The Family Connect Summer Resource Fair will be hosted by Clark County at the East Las Vegas Senior Community Center, 250 North Eastern Avenue.

From 1 to 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 15, families can come to the center and talk with local agencies and organizations that provide help with childcare, housing, health care, jobs and more.

Event organizers are also looking for donations that will be handed out at the fair. Items like toys, first-aid kids, canned food, diapers, formula and personal hygiene items are needed. To donate, contact organizers at fortheleastofthese@cox.net.

Organizers are also looking for volunteers to help at the event. To register as a volunteer, go to volunteercentersn.org.

Free Golf for Veterans on Memorial Day Weekend

Free Golf for Veterans on Memorial Day Weekend

 

All active and retired military members can receive a free round of golf on Memorial Day weekend at Walters Golf facilities.

On Sunday, May 26, all with military-issued ID are invited to enjoy a free 18 holes of golf at Bali Hai Golf Club, Royal Links Golf Club, or Desert Pines Golf Club.

Space is available on a first-come, first-to-reserve basis and is based on available space. Reservations must be made in advance by calling 450-8159. For more details, go to http://www.WaltersGolf.com/MemorialDay.

School Police Holding Safety Fair Friday

School Police Holding Safety Fair Friday

 

The Clark County School Police Department will be holding a safety fair Friday at Lois Craig Elementary, 2637 East Gowan Road.

The Spring School Safety Fair will be from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. The event will feature a bike and pedestrian rodeo, fire truck tours and several informational booths.

People can also enter a free raffle for tickets to the Circus Circus Adventuredome, along other prices including bicycles, bike helmets and car seats.

Panda Express will provide free food.

Fire Station Open House and Pancake Breakfast Set for April

Fire Station Open House and Pancake Breakfast Set for April

 

Clark County Fire Station 20 will be opening its doors for an open house and pancake breakfast next month.

Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins, the fire department and Parks and Recreation Department will join together for the event set for Saturday, April 6.

The fire department hosts a fire station open house every other month at fire stations around the Las Vegas valley. This event is unique because it will include a pancake breakfast.

Residents will get a chance to tour the fire station and talk with firefighters, but they will also have a chance to learn important safety tips through agencies set to attend, including Safe Kids Coalition, Southern Nevada Child Drowning Prevention Coalition, the American Red Cross, Nevada Child Seekers and others.

There will also be staff from the District Attorney's Office, Metro Police and the county's Recorder Office and Department of Business Licenses available to answer questions.