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2018 Mayor’s Urban Design Award Winners
2/25/2019 8:00:00 PM
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The 2019 Mayor’s Urban Design Awards (MUDA) were presented at the Feb. 20 Las Vegas City Council meeting. The awards are given to projects that foster the city’s commitment to sustainability and livability.

The awards also recognize projects that cultivate walkways and streets that are shared public spaces, promote safety, conserve resources, preserve historic buildings and places, seamlessly link to their surroundings and are pedestrian-friendly.

The MUDA categories include Building and Environment; Historic Preservation and Adaptive Reuse; Public Art; and Public Places. Here are the nominees and winners of each category:

Building & Environment

Winner: Fremont9, a multifamily residential project at 901 Fremont St., designed by the Wolff Company.

C3 Lofts

El Benjamin

Neon Apartments


Historic Preservation & Adaptive Reuse

Winners (Tie):  Jammyland Cocktail Bar and Reggae Kitchen, 1121 S. Main St., designed by Rob Gurdison, Allan Katz and Danielle Crouch, and The Underground at The Mob Museum, located at 300 Stewart Ave.

Nevada Taste Site



Public Art

Winner: Radial Symmetryby Luis Varela-Rico located where Main and Commerce streets split

Bike Racks


In Flight


Uncommon Vegas

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Public Places

WinnerMain Street Beautification, the project has resulted in wider sidewalks, tree-lined streets, new public art and overhead bistro lighting.


April 1 - 15 Events
4/2/2019 7:00:00 PM
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All activities are subject to change. For links to facilities, programs, classes and activities, visit lasvegasnevada.gov.

Spring II Class Registration available through April 27 for six-week session April 24-June 1.

The city of Las Vegas offers fine arts classes at several locations that are designed to mold the next generation of artists in a guided, dynamic and studio-style program tailored to the needs of each student. These open-enrollment classes encourage exploration while creating the opportunity for each student to experience a diverse performing and visual arts education. Classes are available for all ages and levels of experience in dance, music, theatre, visual and cultural arts. To register, or for more information, visit online or call 702-229-ARTS (2787).

  • Charleston Heights Arts Center Class Registration (ages 6-adult)
    Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St.
    Courses offered include Adult Drama and Improvisation, Visual Arts, Music Theory, Group Guitar and private lessons in piano/voice/guitar by appointment.
  • Rainbow Company Youth Theatre Drama Class Registration (ages 4-17)
    Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St.
    Classes taught by award-winning Rainbow Company staff. Courses offered include Story Drama, Performance Fundamentals, Acting Essentials for Youth, and Acting Skills for Teens. Classes are in demand and space is limited; early registration recommended.
  • West Las Vegas Arts Center Class Registration (ages 2-adult)
    West Las Vegas Arts Center, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd.
    Classes offered include African Dance, African Drum, Ballet, Street Funk, Hip-Hop, Audio Recording/Engineering, Video Production, Kemetic Yoga and Chess.

The Resource Room (ages 50+) 

Every Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Get help with setting up emails, job searching, resume building and more. Senior membership card required.

Summer Camp Registration Opens

Tuesday, April 2


Keep the kids active this summer; sign up for summer camp and swim lessons online starting April 2 and in-person starting April 4.

Bunco (ages 50+) 

Wednesday, April 3, 10 a.m.

Cost: $5. Advance registration required.

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

Play bunco and enjoy a light lunch. Call 702-229-6601 for information and registration.

Bunco (ages 50+) 

Wednesday, April 3, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Cost: $5. Advance registration required.

Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, 702-229-1702.

Play bunco and enjoy a light lunch. Call 702-229-1702 for information and registration.

Ethnic Express International Folk Dancing (ages 8+)

Wednesdays, April 3, 10, 17 and 24; 6:30 to 8:45 p.m.

Cost: $4 per person per week at the door.

Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., 702-229-ARTS (2787).

Have an evening of fun learning international dance styles, including Arabic, Armenian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Greek, Israeli, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian and Turkish folk dances. No need to bring a partner. Dances co-presented with the city of Las Vegas. For more information, call 702-732-4871 or go online to www.ethnicexpresslasvegas.org.

Military Employment Summit (adults)

Friday, April 5, 8 a.m. to noon.

Free and open to veterans and military spouses.

City National Arena, 1550 S. Pavilion Center Drive.

Hosted by the city of Las Vegas in partnership with the Golden Knights Foundation and Hiring Our Heroes. This educational employment event offers free workshops and interview mentoring sessions taught by industry leaders. Visit with local and national employers in attendance who are looking to hire. Includes continental breakfast.

Create Your Own Omelet Breakfast (ages 50+) 

Friday, April 5, 9:30 a.m.

Cost: $5. Advance registration required by April 3.

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

Let us know what you would like in your omelet and we’ll fix it up fresh for you. 

Ward 6 Movie in the Park(all ages)

Friday, April 5, 7 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

Centennial Hills Park Amphitheatre, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive at Deer Springs Way

Bring the family to enjoy the animated film “Incredibles 2,” free popcorn and water, while supplies last. Lawn seating; bring low chairs and blankets to be more comfortable. For more information, call 702-229-5463.

Ward 4/YMCA Egg Hunt and Games

Friday, April 5, 6 to 8 p.m.

Free for all ages.

Durango Hills Community Center/YMCA, 3521 N. Durango Drive.

Fun for the whole family with bunny hop races, egg toss, face painting, bounce house and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Bring a flashlight for a nighttime egg hunt for thousands of eggs. Call 702-240-9622 for more information.

Japanese Spring Festival

Cosponsored with the Kizuna Japanese Society.

Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza in Lorenzi Park, 720 Twin Lakes Drive.

Enjoy a day of Japanese-themed activities at this annual festival celebrating Las Vegas’ friendship with Japan. Some of the featured activities include an authentic Japanese tea ceremony, the Japanese art of flower arrangement (for both children and adults), a Kimono experience, koto music, taiko drums, and origami (the art of paper folding), otedama and kendama (children’s games), and so much more. Anime-themed folk art, toys, collectibles, and tasty Japanese food will be available for purchase. Lawn seating; bring lawn chairs and blankets to be more comfortable. For more information, visit http://www.kizunajapanesesociety.org/english/ or call 702-626-0303.

Book-Signing Reception with Joe Neal

Saturday, April 6, 1 to 3 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

West Las Vegas Library, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd.

Nevada Senator Joe Neal will sign copies of "The Westside Slugger" book, a biography by John L. Smith. Books will be available. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 702-229-5443.

Ward 4 Coffee with a Cop

Monday, April 8, 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Open to the public.

Cracked Egg, 7660 W. Cheyenne Ave., Suite 125.

Join Ward 4 Councilman Stavros S. Anthony and members of local law enforcement

for coffee and conversation. Discuss your concerns. Call 702-229-2524 for more information.

Clark County Fair  (ages 50+)

Thursday April 11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: $20, includes transportation and entry fee. Advance registration required.  Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, 702-229-1702.

Enjoy exhibits, live entertainment, games, food, and more! Bring extra money for food and souvenirs. Call 702-229-1702 to register by April 4; space is limited.

Clark County Fair  (ages 50+)

Thursday April 11, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $15, includes transportation and entry fee. Advance registration required.

Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St., 702-229-6125.

Enjoy exhibits, live entertainment, games, food and more! Call 702-229-6125 to register by March 28; space is limited.

Easter EGGstravaganza At the Pool! (ages 3-10)

Saturday, April 13, 9 a.m. for ages 3-6; 9:45 a.m. for ages 7-10.

Cost: $2 per child.

Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive, 702-229-1488.

This fun event will be filled to the brim with an egg hunt, games, activities, music and swimming! Each child will go home with eggs collected, prizes included. Bring a plastic bucket or bag for gathering eggs. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

Ward 4 Document Shredding Event/Medication Disposal

Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m. to noon.

Free and open to the public.

Desert Shores Clubhouse parking lot, 2500 Regatta Drive.

This event provides worry-free document destruction for Ward 4 residents, limited to five boxes or bundles per car. Also bring expired or unwanted medications for secure disposal. Volunteers will unload your car. Shredding services will be available until truck capacity is reached. Shredding services provided by Shred-it. For more information, call 702-229-2524.

Minker Sports Complex “Earth Day Community Clean Up”

Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Free and open to the public of all ages.

Area and lots surrounding the Minker Sports Complex, 275 N. Mojave Road, 702-229-6563.

Join the Minker team and community partners in beautifying the Stewart and Mojave neighborhood.

Ward 6 Easter Celebration & Egg-stravaganza (all ages and abilities)

Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m. to noon; 11 a.m. egg hunts.

Free and open to the public.

Mountain Ridge Park,7151 Oso Blanca Road, (near Durango Drive and Elkhorn Road)

Bring the family to enjoy Easter Bunny, community vendors, food trucks, crafts, games, face painting, a DJ playing music and plenty of fun for all ages. Easter egg hunts will be in the baseball fields in separate areas for ages 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-13. Easter egg hunt area also will be provided for individuals with disabilities.

U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West: Travis Brass (all ages)

Saturday, April 13, 2 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

Centennial Hills Amphitheatre, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive

The only active duty Air Force Band west of the Rockies, the U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West consists of 60 talented airmen-musicians stationed at Travis Air Force Base. The Travis Brass quintet is one of its several ensembles that have been delighting audiences in the western United States for several decades. Featuring two trumpets, a horn, a euphonium and a tuba, these five professionals are dedicated to telling the story of the Air Force through music. Travis Brass works in support of the 60th Air Mobility Wing, an integral part of America's humanitarian response to natural disasters at home and abroad. The group demonstrates amazing virtuosity, marvelous showmanship and a charming personality that delivers a patriotic spirit. Their concert chronicles the Air Force story by celebrating our country's heritage, honoring our veterans and representing our troops with the excellence and dignity they deserve. For complete details and information, visit www.ArtsLasVegas.org or call 702-229-ARTS (2787).

Adaptive Recreation Spring Fling Luau Dance (ages 16+)

Saturday, April 13, 6 to 8 p.m.  

Cost: $20.

Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, 702-229-1702.

Wear your favorite Hawaiian attire to join friends for some food, dancing and fun. One-on-one supervision is not provided. RSVP to 702-229-1702 by April 9. Call 702-229-5177 for more information. 

Ward 2 Movie in the Park

Saturday, April 13, 6:30 p.m.  Movie starts at dusk.

Free and open to the public.

Bruce Trent Park, 8851 Vegas Drive

Bring the family to enjoy the PG-rated animated film, “Incredibles 2.” Free popcorn and water while supplies last. Food trucks will offer refreshments for sale. Lawn seating; bring low chairs or blankets to be more comfortable. For more information, call 702-229-2144.

USA Ballroom Dance (ages 13+)

Saturday, April 13; 7 to 10:30 p.m. Dance lesson at 7:30 p.m.

Cost: $10 per person at the door.

Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., 702-229-ARTS (2787).

Co-presented by the city of Las Vegas and USA Dance Las Vegas Chapter #4038, a local chapter of the national nonprofit volunteer organization, dedicated to the promotion of ballroom dancing. For more information, call 702-260-0772 or go online to www.usadancelasvegas.org.

Spring Break STEAM Camps(ages 5-11)

Monday-Friday, April 15-19, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Cost: $75 at East Las Vegas Community Center; $125 at Cimarron Rose Community Center; $150 at Veterans Memorial Community Center and Mirabelli Community Center.

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

East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., 702-229-1515.

Mirabelli Community Center, 6200 Hargrove Ave., 702-229-6359.

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

Campers can enjoy age-appropriate activities at one of four locations, including field trips, swimming, special STEAM events, physical fitness, games, arts and crafts, under the supervision of trained staff. Call a center near you for information and registration; space is limited.

Rainbow Company Youth Theatre Spring Break Drama Workshop (grades 2-6)

Monday-Friday, April 15-19, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and a presentation Friday evening for family.

Cost: $135 per child.

Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St.

Join the award-winning Rainbow Company for a week of fun! Students will experience theatre games, improvisation, acting exercises and rehearsal skills. For more information, call 702-229-ARTS. To register online, visit www.ArtsLasVegas.org. Registration open until full.

Camp Malibu(ages 10-21 of all ability levels)

Monday-Friday, April 15-19.

Cost: $400 per person. Advance registration required by March 2.

Camp Malibu offers participants the opportunity to experience social, emotional and intellectual growth. It also enhances participants’ self-esteem and independence. Some of the daily activities will include swimming, arts and crafts, group sports and other recreational activities. Call 702-229-2174 for information and registration.

Riding with Ward 5 Monday, April 15, 7 to 9 a.m.

Bus Route 106 – Rancho/Centennial Hills

Bonneville Transit Center, 101 E. Bonneville Ave.

Join the Ward 5 staff on the transit bus for Route 106 to discuss your transportation priorities. Call 702-229-5443 for more information.

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