Archive for the ‘Clubs & Assns’

  • World Affairs Council back with Ruan Zongze
    I’m happy to report that the Las Vegas chapter of the World Affairs Council is back in action.  They have changed their name and merged with the local chapter of the NCFR (Nevada Council on Foreign Relations) to form the Nevada World Affairs Council.  Their next major event will be an evening with Ruan Zongze, the Minister Counselor of the political department...
    by at May 14th, 2009 at 10:05 am
  • The Law in Russia and Las Vegas – LVWAC luncheon
    You are invited to lunch with the Las Vegas World Affairs Council Oct 26 @ 11:30a for their 3rd annual public luncheon highlighting visits to our city by delegations of Eastern European judges. This year the guest judges are from Russia and the luncheon will include a discussion of “The Law in Russia and Las Vegas” with several of the judges participating...
    by at October 17th, 2007 at 06:10 pm
  • Clubs & Associations
    If you are interested in joining or checking out a club or association in the Las Vegas Valley, go to Clubs & Associations. You will find a list of the articles I have posted about various special interest groups that have struck me as worth pursuing if your interest lies there. Please feel free to email me with any clubs/events that you would like publicized.
    by at September 1st, 2007 at 08:09 am
  • Meet-ups @ reJAVAnate
    The coffee lounge with community spirit owned and operated by Hercules and John are getting lots of well-deserved publicity with mention in the Las Vegas Weekly, Las Vegas City Life, Call Back Magazine and on 93.1 the Party. They are offering nightly events plus fast becoming a gathering place for various meet-ups around town including chess, knitting, astrology and Independent...
    by at September 1st, 2007 at 07:09 am
  • Watercolor Society
    The Nevada Watercolor Society meets @ 7pm the 2nd Wed each month Sept -May with speakers or demonstrations about watercolor techniques. Members of the public are welcome. Call 702-393-6192 or visit their website watercolorsociety.com. Call first to confirm venue. Spanish Oaks Clubhouse 2201 Spanish Oaks Dr Las Vegas NV.
    by at September 1st, 2007 at 12:09 am
  • Goddess Path Classes
    The Goddess Path is a series of classes “to introduce the Goddess in Her myriad aspects and explore Her in relation to the directions and elements.” A class is scheduled on Nov 10 and described as Above and Below. There is preparation for each class in the series, so check out the website for full details. They meet at the Guest House at the Temple of Sekhmet,...
    by at August 29th, 2007 at 09:08 am
  • Rodeo Events in Boulder City
    Here’s more cowboy action in Boulder City. Corral Playdays at the Boulder City Horsemen’s Association Corrals are free to the public the second Sunday each month. Event times vary depending on the weather, so calling ahead is advised. About five different rodeo events are scheduled each month. Call Julie 702-294-9984 or Larry 702-294-0916. Corner of Corral...
    by at August 28th, 2007 at 12:08 am
  • LVWAC Downtown Presidential Series
    The public is welcome to join this event sponsored by the Las Vegas World Affairs Council (LVWAC) on Aug 24 when presidential candidate Sen. Mike Gravel (D-Alaska) will speak on “The Solar Hydrogen Economy: A New Energy Policy for America.” A long-time activist, this former senator is known for his efforts to end the draft after Vietnam and for putting the...
    by at August 11th, 2007 at 03:08 am
  • IONS Meeting, Big Pharma and ADD
    The topic for Aug 22 meeting is “How to Get Big Pharma Out of the Classroom.” What causes ADD, OCD, ODD, depression and mood swings? How can you keep the attributes of ADD while eliminating the causes. You are welcome to attend this monthly meeting of IONS to find out more. “What is IONS exactly?” An acronym for the Institute of Noetic Sciences,...
    by at August 9th, 2007 at 07:08 am
  • Anime Vegas
    The existence of anime clubs is a really interesting phenomena. I have watched a fair share of the Japanese cartoons (animation) and it just doesn’t strike a cord with me. But the world-wide appeal among a very select segment of the population is undeniable. These are a dedicated lot and they have a group here that meets on the 2nd Saturday for a marathon viewing...
    by at August 8th, 2007 at 12:08 am
  • Henderson Writer’s Group
    The Henderson Writer’s Group meet every Monday at 6:30 pm, welcoming any lover of writing, from the beginner to the experienced. There will be opportunities to talk about writing and share your work for critique by peers. They meet in two different places, so log on to hendersonwritersgroup.com to find out whether meeting at the Clark County Library 1401 E Flamingo...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 02:08 am
  • Black Powder Rifle and Pistol Shoot
    And I hear complaints from people that there is nothing to do in Vegas unless you like gambling….. If you are looking for something really different, try the Spring Mountain Free Trappers group which hosts a black powder muzzle loading rifle and pistol shoot twice a month in the summer and once a month in the winter. Call to see if we are considered in winter now. They...
    by at July 30th, 2007 at 03:07 pm
  • LV Iris Society meets
    For meetings about irises, attend the Las Vegas Iris Society the first Monday every month at 6:00 pm. The group is dedicated to the art of cultivating that gorgeous bloom the iris – and everyone is welcome. Call 702-255-1263 or 702-876-1525 for more info. Garden Club Building Lorenzi Park 3333 W. Washington Ave Las Vegas NV. Related Cactus and Succulent Club, Rose...
    by at July 30th, 2007 at 06:07 am
  • Romance Writers Group
    Known as the Cactus Rose Chapter of the Romance Writers of America, the group meets 3rd Sat at the Enterprise Library from 10:30a-1p. The program usually includes a speaker and everyone is welcome to attend. For more info call 702-361-5454 or visit the website cactusrosewa.home. Enterprise Library 25 E Shelbourne Av Las Vegas NV Related Henderson Writer’s Group,...
    by at July 30th, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • (Science) Fantasy Fiction Group
    The Southern Nevada Area Fantasy Fiction Union is an informal group of science fiction and fantasy fans who meet once a month with informal movie outings and gatherings scheduled at least once a month. They maintain a large lending library for members and claim to be Las Vegas’ oldest Science Fiction Club. The monthly meeting is the 4th Sunday 1:30p-3:30p at the...
    by at July 15th, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • Nevada Native Plant Society
    The Nevada Native Plant Society is based out of Reno, but takes field trips around the state as well as in California. They are a non-profit dedicated to promoting interest in native Nevada plants and their preservation. They have published a guide to the flora of the Desert National Wildlife Range just outside of Las Vegas. If you are interested in learning more, check...
    by at July 14th, 2007 at 06:07 am
  • “USS Las Vegas” Trekker Chapter
    A corner of Quark’s Lounge at the Hilton last night was bursting with enthusiastic members of the Las Vegas branch of the International Federation of Trekkers (otherwise known to uninitiated as a Star Trek Club.) Officially titled the USS Las Vegas (NFC-0502), it’s a conceptual ship and crew guided by Captain Paul Walker, Jr and Executive Officer Mike Cornwell....
    by at June 24th, 2007 at 10:06 pm
  • Annual Iris Sale
    Irises are every bit as beauitful and exotic as orchids and require very little maintenance. The Las Vegas Iris Society holds its annual sale of rhizomes Jun 23 & 24 with irises of every color and size – tall bearded, Lousiana, spurea etc. For more info call 702-228-0827 or email mybasket@cox.net. Plant World Nursery 5301 W Charleston Av Las Vegas NV Related...
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 11:06 am
  • LVWAC Dinner for Chinese Basketball Team
    The Las Vegas World Affairs Council is gearing up for a series of events to celebrate China and the 2008 Olympics. The first is a Welcome Dinner for the Chinese National Basketball Team here in Las Vegas dubbed “Beijing 2008 & Las Vegas: A Celebration of Business and Sport.” Invited guests include NBA phenomenom Yi Jianlian. The date is set for July 9...
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 11:06 am
  • ElDorado Cowboy Shooting Group
    This is Nevada and in case you are in any doubt about the wild west, a group called the Eldorado Cowboys Single Action Shooting Society celebrate Western cowboy action shooting the first weekend each month. They meet at the Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club in Boulder City with long range action starting at 8:00 am and main match at 9:00 am. Spectators welcome. For more info...
    by at May 26th, 2007 at 03:05 am
  • LV Valley Writer’s Group meets
    Published and non-published writers of all skill levels are invited to attend the Las Vegas Valley Writers Group at their monthly breakfast meeting the 4th Saturday from 8:30a-10:30a. This is a great opportunity to meet with other local writers and share resources about publishing and all things relating to this complicated and difficult industry. Call 702-255-9528. Venue...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Memorial Day Musical Tribute to Boulder City
    Hometown folk are celebrating themselves at “I’ll B.C.ing You: A Memorial Day Tribute to the People of Boulder City” this Memorial Day Weekend. Billed as a musical tribute to the lives of those who have lived in Boulder City the 75 years of its existence, it will feature the talents of Charlie and Laura Shaffer, Nancy Porter, Marta Thomson and Phil Marcus...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 10:05 pm
  • Civil War Round Table
    If you are fascinated by the American Civil War and want to join others to debate and discuss, join the Las Vegas Civil War Round Table the 4th Wed at 7:30p. Guests are always welcome. Contact by email wbranninggan@cox.net. Their website is basic: communitylink.reviewjournal.com. Old Las Vegas Fort 500 E Washington Av Las Vegas NV. Related Clubs & Associations, Native...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Great Books Discussion Group
    Looking for “spirited and stimulating discussion” on classic and modern literature? Meet with other readers and thinkers at the “Great Books Reading and Discussion Group” on the 2nd and 4th Tues @ 7pm. Newcomers are always welcome. Call for more info 702-507-3427. Venue is the Clark County Library 1401 E Flamingo Rd Las Vegas NV. Related Clubs...
    by at May 21st, 2007 at 06:05 pm
  • Fox’s “24″ Finale Night
    The Las Vegas World Affairs Council schedules many events with serious international portent, but they also know how to have fun. “24″ & Terrorism: A Discussion” is one of those occasions that the LVWAC combines head with heart for an evening of discussion on the popular Fox TV Show “24” and international terrorism. The two-hour season...
    by at May 17th, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Websites for Thinkers
    There are a few events around town that attract personalities unshamed to consider themselves intelligent and certainly not afraid to voice their opinions and thoughts about the bigger issues of life and the world. The Intelligent Discussion Group meets once a month on the 1st or 2nd Wed @ 7pm (check culturecircle.meetup.com, the Socrates Cafe meets every Tuesday @ 7pm. I’m...
    by at May 17th, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Humanist Group meets
    HALVASON, the Humanist Association of Las Vegas and Southern Nevada meets the 1st & 3rd Sundays from 2p-4:30p to discuss and promote humanism as a “viable alternative to supernatural and theistic belief systems. Meetings on the 1st Sunday have no agenda and are for open discussion. The 3rd Sunday is more formal with guest speakers. Light refreshments are served....
    by at May 15th, 2007 at 06:05 pm
  • Koi Club Meets
    The Las Vegas Koi Club meets on the 4th Tuesday at 6:30pm with programs or discussion about koi. If you are interested in any issue relating to the keeping of koi, check out the club. They meet at the Rainbow Library 3150 No Buffalo Las Vegas NV May 20 – The 2007 Koi Pond & Garden Show toured seven new ponds in the Valley. It started at 10am and finished at...
    by at May 15th, 2007 at 06:05 pm
  • So Nevada Rock Art Association Meets
    The third Thursday of the month @ 7pm is the regular meeting time of the Southern Nevada Rock Art Association. Admission is free and open to anyone interested in Native American rock art. Guest speakers present various topics. For info call 702-897-7878. Las Vegas Library 833 Las Vegas Blvd No Las Vegas NV. Related Archaeology/Historic Awarness Month Events, A Drive...
    by at May 15th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Public Speaking Workshop
    Today is the Las Vegas chapter of the National Speakers Association workshop on Sat May 19 from 9a-4p. This is a dynamic group of people – intelligent, involved and interesting. These are all qualities that I often hear people are searching for in other Las Vegans. Let me stress you do not have to be a member to attend the workshops, but your fees are less if...
    by at May 12th, 2007 at 08:05 am