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January 19, 2018

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Community briefs for March 19, 2004

Climbing event set at Red Rock Canyon

The Red Rock Rendezvous, a national climbing event to benefit the Access Fund, takes place today through Sunday at Red Rock Canyon and Spring Mountain Ranch State Park.

The event is open to all climbers, from beginners to advanced.

Registration is $50 to participate in the climbing clinics and festival or $20 to attend the festival alone.

Open registration will be held today at 5 p.m. and Saturday at 7:30 a.m. at Spring Mountain Ranch.

The event will feature climbing clinics taught by climbing experts throughout Red Rock Canyon, a Red Rock Rendezvous festival, dinner, prizes, live music and a free pancake breakfast for participants.

After-schools put on program

Participants of the Inner-City Games/After-School All-Stars and Boys and Girls Clubs Cultural Arts program will perform from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at Reed Whipple Cultural Center, 821 Las Vegas Blvd. North.

The performance will follow a free, 12-week after-school program in which participants learned skills such as art, dance, music and theater through interpretation of various cultures around the world.

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Gloria Feldt, President of Planned Parenthood

Federation of America will be the guest speaker at the Champions of Choice Luncheon at noon Sunday in the Valencia Room at the J.W. Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. Call 878-3622, ext. 204 for required reservations.

The Las Vegas Senior Life's

first anniversary celebration will begin at 5:30 p.m. Thurday at Cafe Nicolle, 4760 W. Sahara Ave. RSVP by Monday by calling 251-4441.

The Spring Festival

will be held from 10 a.m to 7 p.m. Sunday at Freedom Park (Washington Ave. and Mojave Road). There will be music, food, exhibits, live entertainment, games for the kids and a health fair. Admission is $5. Call 649-1198.

The Pulidor Foundation/Spirit of the Nations

32nd annual Easter celebration will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Leisure Services YMCA, 3521 N. Durango Drive. Call 240-9622.

Paul Clayton, Senior Analyst

with Metro Police, will discuss some of his experiences in the Middle East at the National Intelligence and Counterintelligence Association meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Officers Club at Nellis Air Force Base. Call 256-7647.