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Blue Oyster Cult Playing Boulder Station

Blue Oyster Cult Playing Boulder Station

The 70's rockers land east of the Strip.

"She's as Beautiful as a Foot," "Golden Age of Leather," "R.U. Ready 2 Rock," "Cities on Flame with Rock and Roll," "Baby Ice Dog," "I'm on the Lamb But I Ain't No Sheep."

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Los Lobos Playing Boulder Station

Los Lobos Playing Boulder Station

The catalog goes well beyond "La Bamba."

Los Lobos can be challenging listening for adults, but youngsters can jump right in.

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Checkpoint, Patrols to Look for Impaired Drivers

Checkpoint, Patrols to Look for Impaired Drivers

 

Metro Police will operate a pair of sobriety events during the upcoming pre-Halloween weekend.

On October 28, officers near the Bolden Area Command will be conducting a checkpoint between the hours of 7 pm and 5 am near Valley View and Desert Inn. On October 29, a saturation patrol looking for impaired drivers will be held between the hours of 7 pm and 3 am in the area of Desert Inn and Paradise.  There have been 61 calls for service related to drunk drivers from April 2011 to September 2011 in this area.

Vince Neil Rocking Eastside Cannery

The 80's hitmaker stops on Boulder Highway.

East side, west side. You know how locals like to stereotype: West side's got the fancy new houses, east side's got the old ones. West side had the whole Motley Crue in a big outdoor show, East side's got Vince Neil by himself.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Elementary Students Seek World Reading Record

Elementary Students Seek World Reading Record

 

Students at Staton and Whitney Elementary Schools are working to set a world record for the most people reading the same book on the same day.

This literacy event is to raise awareness about the importance of early education and reading. In partnership with Jumpstart’s 2011 Read for the Record and the Pearson  Foundation, pajama-wearing Ethel Staton Elementary School students will read Anna Dewdney’s book “Llama Llama Red Pajama” at 9:15 a.m. Thursday. Staton Elementary School is located at 1700 Sageberry Dr., Las Vegas. Students will be sharing their love of reading with Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman.

Also on a record-setting path will be Whitney Elementary School students who will be participating in literacy fun with Governor Brian Sandoval at Whitney Elementary, 5005 Keenan Ave., Las Vegas, at 1:15 p.m.

Everyone can participate in the Read for the Record challenge by reading online. The community is invited to visit www.wegivebooks.org/campaigns/read-for-our-schools and register to read. "Llama Llama Red Pajama" is available to read on www.wegivebooks.org, as are many other children’s books.

Tune In to See Graduation Ceremonies

Tune In to See Graduation Ceremonies

If you're looking to see your favorite student walk the graduation stage, turn to Cox Cable channel 96 or head to its website.

Cox Communications, in partnership with the Clark County School District, Orleans Arena and Thomas & Mack Center, will broadcast local high school graduation ceremonies from Monday, June 13 through Wednesday, June 29. The Cox 96 broadcasts will also be available via streaming video at www.Cox96.net and follow the broadcast schedule.

The majority of graduation ceremonies originating from the Orleans Arena (OR) will be broadcast live while ceremonies originating from the Thomas & Mack Center (TMC) will be tape delayed. The broadcast schedule is as follows:

Monday, June 13

Save Money with Early Registration for Camp Foxtail

Save Money with Early Registration for Camp Foxtail

Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada is now accepting camper registrations for its 2011 resident summer camp sessions June 19 to August 14.  Download the camp book and register on-line at girlscoutsnv.org.

Established in 1949, Camp Foxtail, located in the Toiyabe National Forest, provides Girl Scouts ages 8 to 17 years old with traditional resident camp experiences.  Programs encourage leadership through activities such as hiking, biking, rock climbing, high and low adventure courses, singing, arts and crafts, campfires and much more.

Session prices range from $300 to $350 and girls must be a registered member of Girl Scouts to attend Camp Foxtail. Membership is $12 annually and can be purchased at the same time as camp sessions.

To join, volunteer, reconnect, or donate to Girl Scouts, call 385-3677 or visit girlscoutsnv.org.