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Big Ten Weekend

Friday, May 18 to Sunday, May 20
Hooters; Sunset Park; Angel Park Golf Course

Big Ten Weekend Kick Off!

* Friday, May 18 5:00 – ?

* Hooters on Eastern and Horizon Ridge (10430 S Eastern Ave, Henderson, NV 89052)

* 50% off of your bill if you are in your College attire!!!!

* Hooters has a fantastic upstairs patio with a great view of the strip and mountains! There are misters and there is a bar up there. *There are about 15 stairs to get to the patio, and there is no elevator. There is a downstairs bar and dining area as well.
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5th Annual Big Ten Picnic!

* Saturday, May 19th. 11:00-3:00 – Eating at noon

* Sunset Park – Ginko Picnic area – Enter off of Eastern Ave. at the South end of Sunset Park. (Right at the There is a huge parking lot, and our area is at the far end of the parking lot. You will see the picnic area and playground. (Not the area right when you drive in. Go to the end of the lot.)
Click here for an aerial view of the park and our area. (Note the yellow highlighted path!)

* The Big Ten Clubs will be providing hamburgers, hot dogs, condiments, chips, and cookies!! (As well as plates etc.)
(If you have dietary restrictions please bring your food items and we will be happy to grill them for you!)

* Please bring your own beverages, including water. Alcohol is allowed, but NO GLASS! (21+)

* The Big Ten Clubs are happy to announce that at this year’s picnic we’ll be supporting the Veteran’s Transition Resource Center with donated items. Non-perishable food items, used or new clothing, toiletries and cash/check donations are welcome. Thanks in advance for any support on this effort!
​Thank you veterans for your service!!

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* Bring cash for our 50/50 raffle!

* PLEASE WEAR YOUR COLLEGE SHIRTS! (so that we can easily see that you belong at the picnic!)

* Our reserved picnic area is huge! There is plenty of room for yard games and for the kids to run around! The playground, bathrooms, volleyball, and the lake are all very close to our area!

* PLEASE bring a blanket or table/chairs in case we run out of picnic tables! (There are only around 15 tables there.) If you bring an “Easy Up” tent, NO STAKES can be put in the ground. You need to use sand bags etc. )

* There will be security on site.

* Frisbee golf at the park is free, but you will need to bring your own disks, or you can rent them for $2.50 for 3 hrs. Bikes, fishing poles/tackle, tug of war, tennis equipment are available for rent as well! Click HERE for info on fishing licenses! ($9 for a one-day permit. Under 12 do not need a license.)

* There is a History Walk, Dunes Discovery Trail, and a Native Discovery Area at Sunset Park! Click HERE for more information!
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Big Ten Golf Tourney

* Sunday, May 20th
* Angel Park Golf course in Summerlin
* $100 for golf and lunch. (includes cart and green fees)

For more information click here

Mix and Mingle

Thursday, May 24 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Mint Indian Bistro, 4246 S Durango Dr, Las Vegas

Members $15 in advance, non-members 25 in advance
At the door $35

Vendors Table $149
Reserved table at the event to feature promotional material, includes 3 admission tickets

Event Sponsor $299
event presented by your company+ logo feature on this page+ logo on flyer invite that reaches 5000+ local professionals

Join us at our May Mix and Mingle and socialize while doing business.

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Annual Summer Gala

Thursday, June 21 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Paris Resort 3655 S Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas

The Nevada Justice Association Annual Summer Gala is an opportunity to give back and honor the legal community. It is a time to reflect on the accomplishments of the past year as we recognize Trial Lawyer of the Year, Consumer Advocate of the Year, and a Lifetime Achievement award to those individuals who have championed efforts to protect Nevada consumers.

As a not-for-profit organization, this is another opportunity for you to help NJA succeed in our mission and goals while celebrating the practice of law with peers, judges, and legislators.

Las Vegas Gala

ThursdayFriday—June 21, 2018
Paris Hotel
3655 Las Vegas Blvd South | Las Vegas, NV
6-7pm Cocktails | 7-8pm Dinner
8-9pm Awards | 9-11pm After party

Please contact the NJA office for more information on Gala tickets or table purchases, and be sure to join us for these outstanding events. Visit www.nevadajustice.org ● call 702.732.8409 or email jostrovsky@nevadajustice.org (south) ● call 775.883.3577 or email rjohnston@nevadajustice.org (north).

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Love and Light Event

Saturday, June 2 from 7:30 PM to 12:00 AM
Artisan Las Vegas 1501 W Sahara Ave, Las Vegas

Sunshine Nevada Organization and Special Sources along with
Sport-Social and COIN SLOT, present the 2nd Annual Love & Light Event to benefit our cost-free summer camps which are held for children with autism and other related conditions. The purpose of the event is three-fold; it’s a FRIENDraiser, and FUNraiser and it’s a fundraiser. All monies raised through ticket sales and sponsorships and camperships will directly fund camp programs in 2018.

All camper and event sponsors directly benefit camps and will receive recognition on our website, social media, newsletters, and on camp t-shirts. Your generosity allows us to continue to provide our summer camps FREE to children with special needs and/or medical conditions. All sponsorships are 100% tax deductible and directly benefit the efforts of Sunshine Nevada Organization.

This event is also the Launch Party for the 3rd Issue of Special Sources Magazine!

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AfrikFest Las Vegas 2018

Friday, May 18 at 11:00 AM to Saturday, May 19
http://afrikfest.org/

AfrikFest is a community-based, socio-cultural organization working for cohesion of cultural heritage among African communities in the U.S., Africa and around the world. Created by a few members of African community in Las Vegas, Nevada, the name “AfrikFest Las Vegas” (meaning African Festival in Las Vegas) was chosen by the committee.

The AfrikFest Las Vegas is designed to recreate the cultural values among the peoples of Africa, to establish those values in the minds of our new generations residing outside the continent of Africa. AfrikFest Las Vegas is determined to showcase and promote some of our cultural heritage, aiming to be an annual fiesta that highlights the rich culture of the continent through our platform.

For more information click here

Desserts in the Desert

Saturday, May 19 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Clark County Center Amphitheater, Las Vegas

The event: a multi-day celebration of delicious desserts and sweet jazz.

The tastings: depending on the day, guests may indulge in luxurious chocolates, enjoy cupcakes with complimentary beers, or pair eats at the whiskey masterclass

The music: the lineup includes Ghost-Note, Bill Frisell, Diane Schuur, Groove Project, and Mindi Abair: see the schedule here

Benefiting The Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada (May 12, 19, & 26)

Benefiting Nevada PEP (June 2 &16)

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Party Pics: Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit

Giada De Laurentiis and Bon Appetit Editor-in-Chief Adam Rapoport welcome guests to the Coffee & Cake event at Pronto by Giada. Photo Credit: Erik Kabik

Giada De Laurentiis and Bon Appetit Editor-in-Chief Adam Rapoport welcome guests to the Coffee & Cake event at Pronto by Giada. Photo Credit: Erik Kabik

LAS VEGAS (May 12, 2018) — Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit day two invited culinary enthusiasts to enjoy intimate and interactive experiences at Caesars Palace. The day ended with the premier event of the weekend, The Grand Tasting at Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis at Caesars Palace.

Guests had the chance to celebrate all things coffee at Pronto by Giada, the brand new fast-casual restaurant from Emmy Award-winning and New York Times best-selling celebrity chef, Giada De Laurentiis. Attendees enjoyed an interactive coffee tasting and conversation with De Laurentiis, Bon Appetit Editor-in-Chief Adam Rapoport and Hana Kaneshige of Counter Culture Coffee. Guests sipped and savored with tasty small bites, including Italian rainbow almond cake that showcased Giada’s signature cuisine.

Sushi aficionados had the rare opportunity to journey inside legendary chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s expansive Las Vegas destination restaurant to hear about the philosophy of sushi making from one of the world’s foremost artisans and restaurateurs. This signature “Beauty of Sushi” event allowed guests the opportunity to see Nobu’s sushi making in action while also sipping premier sake and discover his inventive “Nobu Style” that fuses classic sushi-making techniques with unique ingredients.

The Grand Tasting at Caesars Palace’s Gardens of the Gods Pool Oasis is the cornerstone event of Vegas Uncork’d. A star-studded red carpet kicked off the one-of-a-kind culinary experience. A toast between Caesars Palace President Gary Selesner, Bon Appetit Editor-in-Chief Adam Rapoport, the one-and-only Caesar and 2,500 food enthusiasts welcomed the evening in grand style. The Grand Tasting featured more than 50 award-winning chefs and 100 of the best wines and spirits from around the globe.

Musical Salute to the USO

Wednesday, May 23 at 8:00 PM
The Bootlegger Bistro, 7700 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas

FUNDRAISER: RainMaker Productions Presents A MUSICAL SALUTE TO THE USO. A fundraiser to support the Las Vegas USO Programs. Starring the Multi-talented Ronnie Rose, crooner Michael Monge, Our thunder from Down Under Kellie Wright, the dashing Nickolas Mastrangelo, Barbara Brighton as Joan Rivers, Three beautiful girls of Dangerous Curves, The energetic Bluzmen, the hilarious duet 50 Pounds from Stardom, Steve McCoy as Tom Jones, A duet of Marc Love and Dana Daye, the multifaceted Billy Fischer and the beautiful CiCi Spencer plus possible surprise guests.
This tribute starts at 8 pm (doors open at 7) held at the Bootlegger Bistro’s Copa Room at 7700 S Las Vegas Blvd. Tickets are only $35 WITH 100% OF TICKET SALES BEING DONATED DIRECTLY TO THE LAS VEGAS USO.
Tickets are on sale NOW at www.rainmakerproductionslv.com

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Heart ‘n’ Sole

Saturday, May 12 from 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM
M Resort Spa Casino, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas

Goodie Two Shoes Foundation (GTSF) is celebrating 10 years of Heart n’ Sole! This annual poolside event is hands down one of the best parties in Vegas! While other organizations may bore you with stuffy attire, long “talky” presentations, and rubber chicken dinners, GTSF’s annual party is all about the FOOD, FRIENDS and FUN! Join us for a night of celebration featuring sparkling libations, delectable food, lively entertainment by Vegas’ best all-request rock band, Vegas Limit, and amazing, one-of-a-kind silent and live auctions – all benefiting Goodie Two Shoes.

As always, dress is fashionably casual… but be prepared for some “Magic & Mayhem!”

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Boats, Brews, and Crews

Wednesday, May 16 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Lovelady Brewing 20 S Water St, Henderson, Nevada

Don’t miss a fun evening featuring craft beers, barbecue dinner, and live and silent auctions at the Lake Las Vegas Rowing Club’s first annual fundraiser.

Each $50 ticket includes two beers and a buffet meal – plus you’ll support the growing high-school program with much-needed equipment repairs and upgrades, and fund scholarships to defray training, travel and regatta entry costs. Silent and live auction items include incredible packages including Cirque du Soleil shows, dinners and gifts.

Thanks to our venue host, Lovelady Brewing Company. Dinner courtesy of Emerald Island Casino.

Only 140 tickets are available, so purchase your tickets today. Limited to guests 21 and older only, please.

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Mint Juleps with Moms

Saturday, May 12 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Casa de Shenandoah, 3310 E Sunset Rd, Las Vegas

Women’s Council of REALTORS(R) Las Vegas Event-Mint Juleps with Moms A Derby Themed Event ~ Charity Silent Auction to benefit The Cupcake Girls Organization!

Please join us Saturday May 12th from 11am-2pm for Mint Juleps with Mom on the lawn of Wayne Newton’s mansion in this derby themed event. We will have a Silent Auction with all proceeds to benefit The Cupcake Girls.

(visit www.thecupcakegirls.org for more information on their amazing organization and to get involved)

Brunch and drinks will be served, 2 private tours of Wayne Newton’s mansion will be given during the event! Registration is now open- please be sure to register for this FREE event for Women’s Council of REALTORS(R) Las Vegas members and only $25 for future members/guests.

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