Community Events

FEBRUARY

2.28.17 Mardi Gras Madness

Celebrate Mardi Gras with stories and songs, then decorate your own Mardi Gras mask. For more information, click here.

MARCH

3.3.17 2017 UWSN Women's Leadership Council Luncheon Fashion Show

United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) will host its Annual Luncheon Fashion Show at Bellagio Las Vegas on Friday, March 3, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event will recognize WLC’s impact in the community and women community leaders who demonstrate a commitment to improving Southern Nevada. To learn more, visit uwsn.org/wlcluncheon.

3.4.17 Chinese New Year - Year of the Rooster

Artists explore the cultural heritage of Chinese New Year for 2017. In the artwork, each artist is asked to include and highlight the animal associated with the year as well as investigate more information about Chinese heritage. Free. Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Through March 4.

3.7.17 Alzheimer's Foundation Educating America Tour

The Alzheimer's Foundation of America's 15th anniversary Educating America tour, featuring AFA’s free Concepts in Care educational conference, community memory screenings, and much more will stop in Las Vegas on March 7. Registration is recommended. For more information, click here.

3.10.17 Homebuyer Education (Spanish)

Neighborhood Housing Services of Nevada's (NHSSN) 8 hour HUD approved pre-purchase homebuyer education class, offered in English and Spanish, covers the basics of how to purchase a home, the players involved, pitfalls, inspections, insurance, etc. from 8 am - 4 pm at NHSSN, located at 1849 Civic Center Drive, North Las Vegas, NV 89030. After the class, each attendee receives a Completion Certificate that is valid for one year and is a requirement for those individuals wishing to apply for and receive Down Payment Assistance (in any form) or other city/government programs. Each class is free, but you must call Maria Hernandez at 702.649.0998 to reserve your spot.

3.12.17 Valley Health System United Way Fundraiser

Join Valley Health System for a special United Way fundraiser edition of Pinot's Palette! Paint spring flowers while enjoying time with friends on March 12th from 1-3 pm. Click here for more information.

3.15.17 Homebuyer Education (English)

Neighborhood Housing Services of Nevada's (NHSSN) 8 hour HUD approved pre-purchase homebuyer education class, offered in English and Spanish, covers the basics of how to purchase a home, the players involved, pitfalls, inspections, insurance, etc. from 8 am - 4 pm at NHSSN, located at 1849 Civic Center Drive, North Las Vegas, NV 89030. After the class, each attendee receives a Completion Certificate that is valid for one year and is a requirement for those individuals wishing to apply for and receive Down Payment Assistance (in any form) or other city/government programs. Each class is free, but you must call Maria Hernandez at 702.649.0998 to reserve your spot.

3.23.17 Nevada's Big Give

On March 23 Nevadans will unite during the 6th annual Nevada’s Big Give for 24 hours of online giving to support the organizations that improve our community. To date, Nevada’s Big Give has raised just over $2 million for nearly 500 Nevada charities from over 15,000 unique donors, with a goal to engage 7,000 donors in 2017. To learn more, visit NVBigGive.org.

3.25.17 Homebuyer Education (English)

Neighborhood Housing Services of Nevada's (NHSSN) 8 hour HUD approved pre-purchase homebuyer education class, offered in English and Spanish, covers the basics of how to purchase a home, the players involved, pitfalls, inspections, insurance, etc. from 8 am - 4 pm at NHSSN, located at 1849 Civic Center Drive, North Las Vegas, NV 89030. After the class, each attendee receives a Completion Certificate that is valid for one year and is a requirement for those individuals wishing to apply for and receive Down Payment Assistance (in any form) or other city/government programs. Each class is free, but you must call Maria Hernandez at 702.649.0998 to reserve your spot.

3.29.17 Homebuyer Education (Spanish)

Neighborhood Housing Services of Nevada's (NHSSN) 8 hour HUD approved pre-purchase homebuyer education class, offered in English and Spanish, covers the basics of how to purchase a home, the players involved, pitfalls, inspections, insurance, etc. from 8 am - 4 pm at NHSSN, located at 1849 Civic Center Drive, North Las Vegas, NV 89030. After the class, each attendee receives a Completion Certificate that is valid for one year and is a requirement for those individuals wishing to apply for and receive Down Payment Assistance (in any form) or other city/government programs. Each class is free, but you must call Maria Hernandez at 702.649.0998 to reserve your spot.

3.30.17 Planned Parenthood of Southern Nevada's 8th Annual Corks & Forks Gala

Planned Parenthood of Southern Nevada (PPSN) will host its 8th Annual Corks & Forks Gala on March 30, 2017 at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The event will honor Elaine Wynn with the Joyce Mack Philanthropic Award. This is PPSN's momentous annual fundraiser and all proceeds will benefit PPSN. Please RSVP to Whitney Phillips at whitney.phillips@pprm.org or 303-359-8519. For tickets and sponsorship information, please contact Alexandra Silver at alexandra.silver@pprm.org.

APRIL

4.29.17 Be the Change...An Evening of Hope

Olive Crest's annual “Be the Change…an evening of hope” will be held April 29 at Crimson in Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa. There will be entertainment, drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and the highly anticipated silent and live auctions. All of the funds raised from this event will remain in Southern Nevada to help our region’s most at-risk children and their families. For more information, click here.

4.29.17 RMHC Running for the House

Since 2004, Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Greater Las Vegas has hosted its annual Running for the House 5K and Fun Walk at the house each spring. Our Run, presented by McDonald's of Greater Las Vegas, features a certified 5k course, pancake breakfast, booth expo, children's activities and a great raffle. Attendees have the opportunity to tour the House while at the event and learn how their participation directly helps RMHC. For more information, contact Jacqueline Cruz at events@rmhlv.org.

4.29.17 6th Annual Spring High Tea to benefit Safe Nest

Established in 1977, Safe Nest is Nevada's largest and most comprehensive nonprofit agency devoted solely to domestic violence issues. Join us for our 6th Annual Spring High Tea to benefit Safe Nest's programs, including a 24-hour confidential shelter, 24-hour hotline and protection order services, counseling, advocacy, court assistance, and prevention education. From 1 - 2 pm, there will be a silent auction, Christian Dior makeup artist and champagne reception and from 2 - 4 pm will be a high tea, live auction and entertainment. For more information, click here.

MAY

5.6.17 Young Philanthropists Society Derby Day

Save the date for United Way of Southern Nevada's Young Philanthropists Society's signature Kentucky Derby Party! More information to follow. Join the movement at uwsn.org/yps.

JUNE

6.2.17 RMHC Rock the Socks Golf Classic

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Greater Las Vegas will host its second annual Rock the Socks Golf Classic on June 2, 2017. With the support of community members and sponsors, golfers throughout Las Vegas participate in this golf tournament, featuring a competitive game of golf, including on-course activities and games, a light breakfast, hosted beverage cart, giveaways and raffles, and an awards luncheon. For more information, contact Jacqueline Cruz at events@rmhlv.org.

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