Monday, January 17, 2022

City Of Las Vegas Hosts Black History Month Events

 

City Of Las Vegas Hosts Black History Month Events (Jan. 16-Feb. 26, 2022)

Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.. Let us take inspiration from that beloved man, and commit to nonviolence and always protect the dignity of others! "We cannot walk alone."

City Of Las Vegas Hosts Black History Month Events

Jan. 16-Feb. 26, 2022


Peace Week 2022: Extending the Dream Celebration

“Inspiring the Movement through Change”

Sunday, Jan. 16, 3 to 5 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

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

Peace Week 2022 will honor, pay tribute and celebrate the life, legacy and contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. For more information, call the West Las Vegas Library at 702-507-3989 or the Doolittle Senior Center at 702-229-6125.


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Youth League Basketball Tournament

Thursday-Saturday, Jan. 20-22; 4 p.m. Thursday-Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday.

Free and open to selected schools and youth programs.

Doolittle Community Center, 1950 N. J St.

A single-elimination youth basketball tournament will be held in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Participants will qualify through their respective schools or youth programs. For additional information, contact Willie Dunn at 702-229-6374 or Savonta Manor at 702-229-1642.


Stay Prepared for School Fair and Health Fair

Saturday, Jan. 22, 11 a.m.

Free and open to the public.

Doolittle Community Center, 1950 N. J St.

Grade school children will have the opportunity to receive school supplies and other resources to prepare them for success in the second half of the school year. Enjoy an afternoon of entertainment, refreshments, face painting and more. For more information, contact Latonya Lomax at 702-229-2425 or Trine Morris at 702-229-1732.


Las Vegas My Brother’s Keeper Alliance 6th Annual Conference:

Monday-Tuesday, Jan. 24-25, 8 a.m. to noon each day.

Free and open to the public; online event registration is required.

This is a virtual event.

The Las Vegas My Brother’s Keeper Alliance is hosting a free, two-day virtual conference with national experts, legislators, school administrators, law enforcement, educators, social services providers, clinicians, advocates and other community stakeholders. This is an action-focused convening to discuss educational equity, racial justice, adults as youth allies, and critical education policy issues. The Las Vegas My Brother’s Keeper Alliance is a cross-sectoral collaborative comprised of three task forces that work to engage the community, promote optimal educational outcomes and improve law enforcement systems and programs. Online registration is required at https://cityoflasvegas.link/LVMBK2022. For more information, call 702-229-4075.


African American Trailblazer Service Awards

Tuesday, Feb. 1, 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Free and open to the public, but space is limited and advance RSVP is required.

Las Vegas City Hall Council Chambers, 495 S. Main St., second floor.

Join in honoring African American leaders in the Las Vegas community that have made significant contributions to the vibrant fabric of the city. Contact Hallema Bailey West at 702-229-3401 to RSVP.


Sixth Annual Generation-2-Generation Old School Ball Game

Saturday, Feb. 5, noon.

Free and open to the public.

Kianga Isoke Palacio Park, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd.

Come cheer on the youth of East Palo Alto Pitching as they take on a group of adults in a fun-filled softball game. Hot dogs and refreshments will be served while supplies last. For more information, call Savonta Manor at 702-229-1642 or Stephanie Lowery at 702-229-6125.


Good Time Catfish Fry

Thursday, Feb. 10, 11 a.m.

Cost: $10 lunch per person.

Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St.

Register in advance to enjoy this old-fashioned fish fry — a time to gather, socialize and enjoy food that nourishes the soul. Space is limited; call 702-229-6125 for information and registration.


Visit here to view the official city of Las Vegas Black History Month Events.


Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Sparkflight Studios has Relocated in Henderson!

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With great excitement, Sparkflight Studios is pleased to announce that we have relocated to a new office space in Henderson! 

The new office includes: increased square footage, separate conference room with future audio-visual set-up, and warehouse space for ideation, mock-up, and build-outs to support our creative projects as artists and architects.

A special thank you to College H.U.N.K.S. for excellent and professional service (Eulalio, Jordan, and Quincy). Enjoy the photo collages from the momentous day, and early shots of the new space!

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Check back soon for more images when we're all settled-in. Please note that our mailing address has remained the same: 

1489 W Warm Springs Rd, Ste 110

Henderson, NV 89014

Drop-off times: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Mon - Fri