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Dec 13, 2018

Annual Holiday Tea (ages 50+)

Tuesday, Dec. 18, 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $7/person; advance registration required. 

Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road, 702-229-6454.

Wear your fanciest attire to enjoy this annual holiday tea with fresh scones, finger sandwiches, and different teas. This event fills up fast, so register early by calling 702-229-6454.

*Gift Wrapping Help for Seniors (ages 50+)

Thursday, Dec. 20, 11 a.m.

Free, limit of five items.

Lieburn Senior Center; 6230 Garwood Ave., 702-229-1600.

Holiday Luncheon (ages 50+)

Thursday, Dec. 20, 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $5/person, advance registration required.

Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road, 702-229-6454.

Enjoy a multicultural experience as we explore all the different holiday traditions of the season. Call 702-229-6454 for information and registration.

Downtown Cultural Series

Las Vegas Academy Choir Winter Concert

Friday, Dec. 21, noon to 1 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse, Jury Assembly Room, 333 Las Vegas Blvd. South.

Enjoy an afternoon of traditional holiday music performed by the students of the Las Vegas Academy. This award-winning choir performs Christmas carols and musical arrangements in traditional Dickensian garb. For more information, visit www.ArtsLasVegas.org or call 702-229-ARTS (2787).

*Parents Night Out (ages 5-12)

Friday, Dec. 21, 6 to 9 p.m.

Cost: $20 per child.

Veterans Memorial Community Center, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive, 702-229-1100.

Children will enjoy dinner, snack, fun games, and arts and crafts projects in a supervised environment while parents enjoy a night out. 

Holiday Movie Nights (all ages)

Saturday, Dec. 22 at 6 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

Historic Fifth Street School Centennial Plaza, 401 S. Fourth St.

Nothing says Christmas like gathering with loved ones under the stars with a cup of hot cocoa and great holiday movies. Bundle up and take a journey to downtown’s Historic Fifth Street School for favorite holiday films under the stars. Though the weather outside is hardly frightful, it can be a bit chilly this time of year, so bring your blankets, lawn chairs and some Christmas spirit for festive and fun evenings. For more information, visit www.ArtsLasVegas.org or call 702-229-ARTS( 2787).

  • Disney’s “A Christmas Carol” | Rated PG
    Saturday, Dec. 22, 6 p.m.
    Jim Carrey stars as Ebenezer Scrooge in this adaptation of Dickens’ classic holiday tale about the value of generosity and the true meaning of Christmas. Carrey also plays the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future. 
    Cast: Jim Carrey, Bob Hoskins, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth and Leslie Zemeckis.

Ward 3 Annual Navidad en el Barrio

Monday, Dec. 24, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave.

Call 702-229-5428 for more information.

Doolittle Winter Break Kids Camp (ages 5-11)

Monday-Friday, Dec. 24-28, Dec. 31-Jan. 4; no camp Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

Camp hours 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays.

Cost: $56 per child per week.

Doolittle Community Center, 1950 N. J St., 702-229-6374.

Activities will include arts, crafts, sports, games, music, life skills, physical fitness and fun! Advance registration required; registration opens Nov. 19. Limited to the first 40 youth.

Mirabelli Winter Break Camp (ages 6-12)

Monday-Friday, Dec. 24-28, Dec. 31-Jan. 4; no camp Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

Camp hours 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays.

Cost: $112 per child per week; $10 discount for a second child from same family.

Youth will enjoy sports, games, holiday-themed arts and crafts under the supervision of trained staff. Advance registration required; registration opens Dec. 8.

Winter Break Camp (ages 5-11)

Monday-Friday, Dec. 24-28, Dec. 31-Jan. 4; no camp Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

Camp hours 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays.

Cost: $90 per child per week.

Cimarron Rose Community Center, 5591 N. Cimarron Road, 702-229-1607.

Children should bring a sack lunch, two snacks and a reusable water bottle each day.

*Kickoff New Year's Eve Bash (ages 50+)

Friday, Dec. 28, 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $5, includes lunch. Advance registration required.

Derfelt Senior Center, 3343 W. Washington Ave., 702-229-6601.

Call 702-229-6601 for information and registration.

Kwanzaa - UJAMAA (all ages)

A Celebration of African Values, Culture & Community

Saturday, Dec. 29, noon to 6 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

West Las Vegas Arts Center, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd., and West Las Vegas Library Theatre, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd.

In the spirit of UJAMAA, the community will celebrate the fourth day of Kwanzaa, “focusing on cooperative economics, which means coming together to build and maintain our own stores, shops and other businesses and to profit from them together.” This event features a marketplace, youth poetry showcase, the life of Paul Robeson and the 2018 Girls & Boys Rites of Passage.

Kwanzaa is an African-American and Pan-African holiday that celebrates family, community and culture from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1. Its origins are in the first harvest celebrations of Africa, from which it takes its name. The event is co-presented by the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District. For more information, visit www.artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-ARTS (2787).