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Arts & Eats Festival Raised Money for Three Square Food Bank

Arts & Eats Festival Raised Money for Three Square Food Bank

Hundreds of southern Nevada families in need will be getting a healthy meal thanks to inaugural Arts & Eats festival held this past weekend at Village Square.

The event featured art displays, live music and food from a number of restaurants at the newly remodeled shopping center. In all, the event raised $1,500 for Three Square Food Bank.

The charity can take every dollar raised and translate it into three meals, which means the money raised during the event will provide 4,500 meals to people in need in southern Nevada.

Summerlin Half Marathon Set for Saturday

Summerlin Half Marathon Set for Saturday

Runners will be making their way through the streets and parks of Summerlin Saturday for the Summerlin Half Marathon.

The event starts at 7 a.m. at the JW Marriot Resort Spa and Hotel on Rampart Boulevard and Summerlin Parkway. The course loops runners through the Canyons, The Crossing, The Arbors, The Trails and The Hills South neighborhoods. The finish line is at the JW Marriot.

The half marathon is walker friendly, which means there is a four-hour cut off time.

The race will benefit the Lili Claire Foundation, which helps children born with neurogenetic conditions.  

For more information about the race, including a detailed map of the course, go to desertskyadventures.com/summerlin2013.

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Summerlin Circus Returns This Weekend


Summerlin is again hosting the annual Summerlin Circus at Crossing Park.

The event will be Saturday and Sunday at 2 and 4 p.m. Acrobats, high-wire walkers and clowns will be on hand to entertain the entire family.

Tickets are available in advance for $5 each at the Trails, Willows and Gardens Community Centers. Tickets will be $8 on the days of the event. Organizers warn that the event fills up fast.

Checks are the only form of payment that will be accepted and proof of residency will be required.   

Village Square Plans Arts & Eats Festival to Benefit Three Square

Village Square Plans Arts & Eats Festival to Benefit Three Square

A shopping center that has gone through a major renovation is holding an event to raise money for a local charity.

Village Square at Ft. Apache Road and Sahara Avenue is holding its first Arts & Eats festival April 13 and 14 to benefit Three Square. The festival will include live music and art displays by local artists.

There will also be food and drinks from several restaurants and businesses in the revitalized shopping center, including Bachi Burger, Cold Stone Creamery and Chicago Brewing Company.

People can sample all the food by purchasing a $20 restaurant pass. All the proceeds from the passports will go towards Three Square Food Bank, which fights hunger in southern Nevada by collecting and then distributing food through local food banks.

The event is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The art displays and music are complementary. 

Tapping Party to Benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children


A local restaurant is opening the tap on a new seasonal beer and helping kids at the same time.

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant in Boca Park will be holding its annual tapping party from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, with a portion of the proceeds going to the Shriners Hospitals for Children.

The Shriners Hospitals for Children Open team will be at the party. The team will be playing in the golf tournament, which is part of the FEDEX cup and benefits the hospital, in October.

The restaurant will be tapping their limited-edition Maibock beer. Everyone is invited to attend to sample the beer and the new seasonal items on the restaurant’s menu.

There will also be a raffle and live entertainment from New Rhythm Quartet.  


Charity Golf Tournament Benefits Children's Organization

An upcoming charity golf event will take place on one of the best courses in southern Nevada.

Golf 4 The Kids will benefit Cure 4 The Kids Foundation and the Nevada Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation. The tournament will take place May 17 at TPC Las Vegas.

The tournament is limited to 144 golfers. Register at www.golf4thekids.org. The tournament will feature a $1 million hole-in-one, closest to the pin, longest drive and putting contests, as well as many raffle prizes. Proceeds from the tournament will be split equally between Cure 4 The Kids Foundation and the Nevada Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation.