Families for Effective Autism Treatment (F.E.A.T.) will hold Summer Pool Parties and Resource Fairs this summer. Sponsored by Montevista Hospital, the events will take place June 14, July 12 and August 9, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Multi-Gen Outdoor Activity Pool, 250 S. Green Valley Parkway in Henderson. For more information, call F.E.A.T. at 368-3328 or visit http://featsonv.org.
The Parenting Project announced its May/June 2013 schedule of community-based parent education programs. Following are some of the available programs:
- Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) - for parents with children ages 2-11 with difficult or challenging behaviors.
- ABC's of Parenting - for parents of children ages 5 to 10
- ParenTeen Solutions - for parents and youth ages 11-17 (youth and parents attend together)
- Staying Connected With Your Teen - for parents and youth ages 11-17 (youth and parents attend together)
- Blended Families
For more information, call Sarah Beer at the CCDFS Parenting Project, 455-5295.
In observance of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (September), the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada will hold its 5K and One Mile “Race for our Kids” with Chet Buchanan on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. The event will take place at Exploration Park, located in the Mountain’s Edge community in southwest Las Vegas. Registration begins at 7 a.m. The foundation raises funds to support children and their families affected by cancer. For more information, call Kelly Webb at 737-1919.
Poet and writer Barbara Miller holds a readers and writers workshop on the second Saturday of every month from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Summerlin Library. For details, call 507-3866.
Junior Achievement (JA) is sponsoring a career workshop Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 567 N. Stephanie, Henderson. The workshop will be led by local author PJ Sheldon. JA offers programs that foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills among children in grades K-12. Nationwide, JA boasts more than 187,000 volunteers.
Henderson’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Educational Excellence & Youth Opportunity will meet Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 4 p.m. in the City Hall Annex, 280 S. Water St., Henderson. Call 267-4016 for more information.
Healthy Choice Enterprise, Inc. presents their “Memorial Day Weekend Jam 4” fundraiser May 23-27, 2013 at the Orleans Hotel and Casino. in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Clinics in Schools schedule for the Martinez Academy of Health for May 2013 is available. The Martinez clinic is located at 350 E. Judson Avenue, North Las Vegas. Call 855-9219 for more information.
STAND4CHANGE Day is Friday, May 3, 2013, and students across America will stand together for five minutes, starting at noon, to make a stand against bullying. Every classroom in every school is invited to participate. For more information, visit www.stand4change.org.
The City of Henderson presents its Community Cleanup and Education Day on Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 8-1 at the Henderson Pavilion.