Smoking Notes Jazz Festival at Providence Community April 19th

The first Smokin’ Notes outdoor festival features live jazz, BBQ, sauce competition and a safety fair
April 19 event at Providence’s Knickerbocker Park

Be the first to check out the classic sounds of the saxophone and aroma of fire-cooked meat during the first Smokin’ Notes jazz and barbecue festival on Saturday, April 19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Knickerbocker Park, located on 10695 Dorrell Lane in the Providence Master Planned Community. The free family-friendly event is being presented by KXPT-97.1 FM The Point and the Providence Master Planned Community and Providence Master Homeowner’s Association.

Barbecue food and sauce will be available to purchase and smooth jazz music and live entertainment will be provided by 97.1 FM The Point. Attendees are invited to bring blankets, picnic baskets and well-behaved, leashed dogs.
The inaugural Smokin’ Notes will feature a Safety Fair presented by members of the nonprofit Southern Nevada Traffic Safety Coalition (SNTSC) including: Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (Metro), Nevada Highway Patrol, Henderson Police Department, and Clark County Fire Department. SNTSC Safety Fair activities will include motorcycle course demonstrations, beer goggle demonstrations on adult tricycles, mounted police, canine unit, zero fatality information, and more.

SNTSC representatives will compete against each other for bragging rights during a barbecue sauce-making competition, with event attendees getting to taste their creations. There also will be a dedicated children’s activity area.
In addition to Smokin’ Notes festivities, Knickerbocker Park features tot lots, a swing set, a dog park with small and large dog areas, splash pad, youth baseball field, multi-use events field, jogging path with exercise stations, picnic areas, and spectacular views of the entire Las Vegas Valley.

For more event information, visit or call (702) 216-2020.

Aviation Open House March 29th at North Las Vegas Airport

North Las Vegas, Nevada, Saturday March 29th, 2014 – The Clark County Aviation Association in conjunction with the Clark County Department of Aviation will be hosting the 7th Annual Aviation Open House.

About the Open House:

The event invites the community to come and see aircraft first hand up close, talk with Aviation businesses, pilots and aircraft owners. The show itself will have a wonderful assortment of aircraft from almost every era of aviation from some of the truly antique to the more modern General Aviation aircraft.

This is an event for all ages and is designed to stimulate interest in aviation as well as answering safety issues that the public may have. There will be something for everyone including a hands on aviation simulator(s), radio controlled model aircraft exhibit, car display and gifts for the youngsters – while supplies last. A sample of exhibitors includes Clark County Department of Aviation, Civil Air Patrol, the 99’s (Women in Aviation), Flight Schools and the FAA.

Free Admission, Everyone is welcome.

About the Clark County Aviation Association:
The Clark County Aviation Association was established in 1996 to represent pilots, aircraft owners and Aviation enthusiasts in Clark County Nevada. It is the only pilot/aviation organization in Clark County Nevada that is dedicated to promoting & protecting general aviation. And dedicated to resolving issues associated with the use of local airspace and the reliever airports of Boulder City, Henderson, Jean, North Las Vegas and Overton.

About the Clark County Department of Aviation:
Clark County Department of Aviation is a part of the Clark County, Nevada government. McCarran and the five general aviation facilities in the Clark County Airport System are owned by Clark County, Nevada and operated under the policy direction of the Board of County Commissioners, the authority of the County Manager and the management of the Director and Deputy Director of Aviation.

Red Cross of Southern Nevada is Hiring!

Share the word that the local Red Cross is hiring.

American Red Cross of Southern Nevada Volunteer Blog

Several positions have become available at the Southern Nevada Red Cross chapter. Have a look at the links below to see if you’d like to join our team. Please also share this with your friends!

Volunteer Services Manager – Las Vegas, NV –

The Volunteer Services manager will lead the department and team to recruit, engage, and recognize volunteers in delivering the Red Cross mission. This position supervises department staff in Southern Nevada as well as Northern Nevada. The position is based in Las Vegas. It reports directly to the CEO. Some travel (less than 25%) to Northern Nevada (Reno and surrounding area) will be required. This is a full time position at $46,530 plus benefits.

Volunteer Services Specialist – Las Vegas, NV –

The Volunteer Specialist will work as part of a volunteer placement team to in-process and place new volunteer candidates. They will also support departments…

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Garden Plots Available at Craig Ranch Regional Park


The community garden offers 62, 5 x 13 personal garden plots that are available for reservations annually.

Applications for the Community Garden are available online at and can begin being submitted January of 2014.

The annual fee is $150.00 per plot and includes water usage.

For more information please contact: The Park Reservation Desk at (702) 633-2418

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