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Area briefing

The Metropolitan Police Department’s sex offender apprehension program encourages all Southern Nevada residents to take advantage of the offender watch system.

‘High Noon’ on display

Brian Henry’s artwork was punched on national television during a preview for MTV’s “The Real World” in Las Vegas. That same piece hangs in Henry’s “High Noon” exhibit at Kleven Contemporary, 520 E. Fremont St., inside Emergency Arts, through May 28.

Senior Tripsters go on a close encounter to alien country

A group of 50 seniors made the nearly three-hour trek to Rachel March 31, as part of an excursion with Senior Tripsters, Inc., 451 E. Bonanza Road, a downtown Las Vegas nonprofit that organizes trips around the globe for the gray-haired but young at heart.


Brady C. Fackrell, 14, has achieved Eagle Scout status in the Boy Scouts of America.

Tell us about your father

Do you have the most wonderful father in town? Tell us what makes your dad great in 200 words or fewer. Photos or drawings are welcome, too, but they cannot be returned. We’ll print excerpts from the top submissions in our June 14 edition. Send submissions by mail to Honoring Fathers: View, P.O. Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125-0070 or by email to viewcalendars@viewnews.com with Honoring Fathers in the subject line. Please include your ZIP code and contact information. The deadline for submissions is May 23.

Take Me home

I am a timeless beauty with a cheery, sunny nature. But at 11 years of age, many people dismiss me outright, and all I want is someone I can love with all my heart. I am Sheba, a bright-eyed Pomeranian, spayed, and delightful with people and dogs.

Letters to the editor

Things to do

The Party on the Rocks concert series is scheduled to present Bruce Hornsby at 9 p.m. Saturday at Red Rock Resort’s Rocks Lounge, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd.

Neighborhood News

Valley Hospital, 620 Shadow Lane, recently completed a three-suite endoscopy department, concluding the final phase of a $26 million surgical services expansion and renovation. The project included an operating theater, pre- and post-operative units and waiting areas for patients.

Education Notebook

The United Way of Southern Nevada’s Young Philanthropists Society read last month to students at Hollingsworth Elementary School, 1776 E. Ogden Ave., as part of Nevada Reading Month.

Las Vegas’ Second annual GREENFest to be bundles of fun

Become one of Mother Earth’s favorite sons and daughters during the second annual GREENFest Earth Day festival, scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 16 at Town Square Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Celtic Gathering and Highland Games to be largest yet

The 2011 Celtic Gathering and Highland Games is in step to be the largest celebration of Scottish heritage since the Las Vegas Celtic Society first cued the music and merriment seven years ago.
The seventh annual festival is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road.