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Elementary School Basketball Tournament Kicks Off Thursday

Elementary School Basketball Tournament Kicks Off Thursday

The inaugural Heart Madness Elementary School Basketball Tournament will take place on March 24-26 to promote health awareness.

The tournament will kick off with a skills competition and health seminars from the American Heart Association from 4-8 p.m., Thursday, March 24, at the Dr. William U. Pearson Community Center, 1625 W. Carey Avenue. The public is invited to the event, which will feature a dunk contest, dance competition, 3-point shootout, and jump rope contest. 

The events are only open to students from the schools participating in the tournament, which will include the Matt Kelly, Ollie Detwiler, Kermit Booker, Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy, 100 Academy of Excellence, and Rainbow of Dreams Academy elementary schools.

The tournament games will be played at the Doolittle Community Center, 1950 N. J St., from 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 25, and 1-4 p.m., Saturday, March 26. The games are also open to the public and free to attend.

Register for Ambulance Chasers 2011, A 10K, 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk June 18th!

On June 18th, the Ambulance Chasers 2011 Run will take place at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Participants in the 5K and the 10K will be racing around the NASCAR track, out to the drag strip, run under the grandstands and end at the Neon Garage, while participants in the 1 mile fun run will go once around the track. 

The run is sponcered by the Cooper Castle Law Firm, and will be raising funds for Habitat for Humanity, The Speedway Children’s Charities, and the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada.

To register for the event go to www.active.com. The fee for the 5k race is $25 and the fee for the 10k race is $35. The 1-mile fun run/walk is $15 and for a family of up to five it is $40.

Challenger Little League Opens 20th Season March 12!

Challenger Little League Opens 20th Season March 12!

This year's Challenger Little League season begins March 12th at the Justice Myron E. Leavitt Family Park. The first pitch of the match will be thrown by Cosmo, the Las Vegas 51's mascot, Valley High's choir will be signing the national anthem, and the Las Vegas High School ROTC will be presenting the colors at the game.

Challenger Little League is a division of the Little League for children with disabilities. It allows participants to experience the same rewards of little league on the same fields, tailored to their abilities.

Tarkanian Basketball Acadamy Hosts Skills Competition

Tarkanian Basketball Acadamy Hosts Skills Competition

Tomorrow morning, Tarkanian Basketball Academy is encouraging Las Vegas to bring their A-game to a free basketball skills competition! This family oriented event will feature a variety of competitions, including an obstacle course, Shooting spots, Hot Shot, dribbling, a 3-point contest and the crowd pleasing Slam Dunk contest! There will be prizes along with games for all ages and food.

The Tarkanian Basketball Academy is located at 2730 S. Rancho Drive, Las Vegas, NV, 89102. The Skills Competition begins at 10am this Saturday, March 5th and continues until 1pm. If you have questions, please call 702-871-0096.

 

Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort Offers Dicounted Mid-Week Tickets for Local Employees

Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort Offers Dicounted Mid-Week Tickets for Local Employees

Attention local Skiiers and Snowboarders! If you feel like getting in some last runs before the season ends in April, I've got some good news for you! The Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort is offering a discounted mid-week lift pass for all local residents working in the service industry and members of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce. All people need to do to get a $35 full day adult lift ticket is present employee ID or a paystub, or a Chamber rewards card on Wednesday and Thursdays now through the end of the season on April 30th.

For more information, call LVSSR at 702-385-2754 or go online at www.skilasvegas.com.

 

Vegas Zen Yoga Opening Friday in the Downtown Fremont East District

Vegas Zen Yoga Opening Friday in the Downtown Fremont East District

People looking for some inner peace in the hustle and bustle of downtown Las Vegas will be pleased to hear that Vegas Zen Yoga will be opening in the Emergency Arts Center this Friday! Vegas Zen Yoga is designed to be a sanctuary for Yoga students, a place where people can find quiet, relaxation and rejuvenation. They will offer classes in restorative yoga as well as special events such as rejuvenation weekends, partner yoga date nights, and even fitness classes!

The grand opening of Vegas Zen Yoga will be on March 4th during "First Friday", from 6pm to midnight. Vegas Zen Yoga is in the Emergency Arts Building,520 Fremont Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101.

Run Away with Cirque du Soleil at the Springs Preserve March 19th!

Run Away with Cirque du Soleil at the Springs Preserve March 19th!

Ever dreamed of running away with the circus? Well, on March 19th, you have the chance to run with the Cirque du Soliel in the 10th annual Run Away with Cirque du Soleil at the Springs Preserve. Participants have the choice of participating in a 5k run or a 1 mile fun walk, and will be joined in their efforts by a cast of colorful characters from the Cirque. there will also be activities for kids, massage therapy, live entertainment, and a raffle for a chance to see Cirque in Orlando. this year, the run will be supporting One Drop, a charity designed to provide people access to safe water and raise awareness of the difficulties in achieving this goal.