Community Calendar Dec. 18 – 24, 2014

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With only 8 shopping days left until Christmas do you have everything you need? If not, check out the Virgin Valley Artist’s Holiday Boutique at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery.

The Holiday Boutique is full of beautifully hand-made and one of a kind art and jewelry.  This is the place you need to shop for that one person we all have on our Christmas list that has everything…except a piece of original art from one of Mesquite’s most talented artists.

After you’ve finished your holiday shopping for the day, why not check out the Best Christmas Pageant Ever at the Mesquite Community Theatre.

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever is sponsored by Mesquite Arts Council/Mesquite Kids on Stage and directed by Susan Bennett and Pat Reber.

Tickets for the BCPE are $8 for adults and $5 for students.  Tickets are available at Danielle’s Chocolates, Have Boutique Will Travel, Mesquite Chamber of Commerce, Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery and the Mesquite Community Theatre Box Office.

Pets don’t generally make good Christmas gifts but if you’re looking for a best friend, please don’t breed or buy, adopt.

We Care for Animals is having a pet adoption this Saturday at 150 North Yucca Street, #1 from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Adoption fees for cats have been reduced to $25 which includes an initial vet check, initial vaccinations and spay/neuter.   You can’t beat adoption for ensuring you have a well-adjusted, socialized and healthy animal.

Animals that have been fostered through We Care for Animals have a history with the foster parents and they can tell you all you need to know about your new furry family member…no surprises and no health issues you won’t be aware of.

Check out the pet adoption on Saturday and you can take home your new best friend.

Whatever your holiday plans happen to be I hope you’ll let me in on them.  Send me your events, social gatherings or entertainment announcements; I’ll help spread the word to the rest of Mesquite.

You can find all the upcoming holiday events right here in the community calendar every Thursday or online at www.mesquitelocalnews.com/category/calendar.

Send all your events to tphilswife@aol.com, please put “community calendar” in the subject line or your submission may get lost in cyber space.

Thursday, December 18

Holiday Boutique

Where:  Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, 15 Mesquite Blvd.

When:  10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Info:  702-346-1338

Elks Lodge #2811

Where:  545 Riverside Drive

When:  call for times

Info:  702-345-2811

Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Where:  Mesquite Community Theatre, 150 N. Yucca Street

When:  7 p.m.

Info:  tickets are: $8 for adults, $5 for students

Friday, December 19

A Very Swingin’ Christmas

Where:  Casablanca Showroom, 950 W. Mesquite Blvd.

When:  8:30 p.m.

Info:  800-585-3737

Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Where:  Mesquite Community Theatre, 150 N. Yucca Street

When:  7 p.m.

Info:  tickets are: $8 for adults, $5 for students

Saturday, December 20

We Care For Animals Pet Adoption

Where:  150 N. Yucca Street, #1

When:  9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Info:  702-346-3326

Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Where:  Mesquite Community Theatre, 150 N. Yucca Street

When:  3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Info:  tickets are: $8 for adults, $5 for students

Holiday Boutique

Where:  Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, 15 Mesquite Blvd.

When:  10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Info:  702-346-1338

Sunday, December 21

Monday, December 22

Holiday Boutique

Where:  Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, 15 Mesquite Blvd.

When:  10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Info:  702-346-1338

Tuesday, December 23

Holiday Boutique

Where:  Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, 15 Mesquite Blvd.

When:  10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Info:  702-346-1338

Red Cross Blood Mobile

Where:  City of Mesquite Fire & Rescue, 3 John Deere Drive

When:  9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Info:  1-800-733-2767

Wednesday, December 24

Holiday Boutique

Where:  Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, 15 Mesquite Blvd.

When:  10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Info:  702-346-1338

Desert Dames Luncheon

Where:  Grill Room, 100 Palmer Lane

When:  noon

Info:  702-63-4002 or 702-449-3510
Every Week~

Zumba Basics

Where:  Mesquite Recreation Center, 100 W. Old Mill Road

When:  Mondays and Wednesdays 10 a.m.

Info:  702-346-8732

Abs, Buns and Thighs Class

Where:  Mesquite Recreation Center, 100 W. Old Mill Road

When:  Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 5:30 p.m.

Info:  702-346-8732

Open Pickleball

Where:  Mesquite Recreation Center, 100 W. Old Mill Road

When:  Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Info:  702-346-8732

Quake-Barre Classes

Where:  150 N. Yucca Street, #5

When:  Saturdays 7:30 a.m.

Info:  Recreation Center 702-346-8732 or Christy Davis, Instructor 702-610-1344

 

Mesquite Shooters Pistol Club

Where: Take Old Hwy 91 to Hidden Valley; follow Hidden Valley to the Range

When: 9 a.m., Saturdays and Wednesdays

Info: Ovid Pinckert, 702-346-6314 or Ken Ness, 702-613-4170

 

Spin and Sculpt Class

Where:  150 N. Yucca Street, #37

When:  5:30 a.m.-6:15 a.m.

Info:  702-346-8732

Muay Thai-Korean Kickboxing Classes

Where: 150 N. Yucca St., Deuce #7

When:  Friday, Wednesday and Monday, 3-4 p.m., 4-7 p.m. and 7-8 p.m.

Info:  702-346-8732

All That Jazz Adult Dance Classes

Where:  150 N. Yucca St., Deuce #5

When:  Tuesday and Thursday 9:45-11:15 a.m.

 

New Pickleball Schedule

Where: Mesquite Recreation Center west gymnasium, 100 Old Mill Road

When:  Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, noon-3 p.m.

Info:  702-346-8732

Senior Center Card and Tile Game Schedule

Where:  Mesquite Senior Center, 102 Desert Drive

When:

Open Pinochle Monday and Wednesday 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Friday 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Mexican Train Tuesday noon-3:30 p.m.

Dominos Wednesday noon-3:30 p.m.

Mah-Jongg Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday noon-3:30 p.m. Friday 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Cribbage Thursday 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Hand and Foot Thursday 12:30-3:30 p.m.

South West Dance Theatre

Where:  150 N. Yucca St., #5

When:  Classes vary according to dance type, age and level, call for information.

Info:  435-669-6195

Alcoholics Anonymous

Where:  150 N. Yucca St., #18

When:  Daily 9 a.m., noon & 6:30 p.m.

Women’s AA Meeting: Thursday 3 p.m.

Info:  702-346-6315

Evening Spin

Where:  150 N. Yucca St., #37

When: Tuesday and Thursday 5:30 p.m.

Info:  702-346-8732

Drawing Class with Bunny Wiseman

Where:  Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery classroom, 15 W. Mesquite Blvd.

When:  Monday 1-4 p.m.

Treble Makers: Community Lady Singers

Where:  Mesquite Lutheran Church, 450 Turtleback Road

When:  9 a.m.

Info:  nila35@rconnects.com

Beginner Tap Classes

Where:  150 N. Yucca St., #35

When: Mondays 3 p.m.

Karate for Kids

Where:  Recreation Center, 100 W. Old Mill Road

When:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4-8 p.m. Saturday 9 and 10 a.m.

Info:  www.mesquitenv.gov or 702-346-8732

Karate for Kids

Where:  Visit www.mesquitenv.gov or 346-8732 for class locations/ Mesquite Taekwondo Center

When:  Tuesday and Thursday 5 and 6 p.m.

Info:  www.mesquitenv.gov or 702-346-8732

“Duplicate Bridge Game” and Lessons

Where: First Baptist Church 700 Hardy Way

When: Every Friday 11 a.m.

Info: Terry Waterman, 702-217-5005

Mesquite Cancer Help Society

Where: 150 N. Yucca St., #36

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Mondays-Thursdays

Info: 702-346-0622

Mesquite Veteran’s Center

Where: 840 Hafen Lane

When: 9 a.m. – noon, Mondays-Fridays

Info: 702-345-3361 or 702-346-2735

VA Transportation

Where: To VA appointments in Las Vegas

When: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Info: Mesquite Elks Lodge 702-345-2811

Stretch & Qi Gong Combo Class

Where: 150 N. Yucca St., #25

When: 10 a.m., Fridays, Mondays and Wednesdays

Info: 702-346-8732

Kundalini Yoga

Where: 150 N. Yucca St., #25

When: 9 a.m. & 6:15 p.m., Thursdays and Tuesdays

Info: 702-346-8732

Meditation Classes

Where:  Mesquite Recreation Center, 100 W. Old Mill Road, #25

When:  Thursdays 10-10:45 a.m.

Info:  Instructor Betty King call 702-346-8732 to register

*All That Jazz Think Broadway

Where: 150 N. Yucca St., #25

When: 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays

Info: 702-346-8732

Sweatin’ To the Oldies

Where: 150 N. Yucca St., #25

When: 9:00 a.m. Fridays, Mondays & Wednesdays

Info: 702-346-8732

*Spinning Class with Al Litman

Where: 150 N. Yucca St., #10

When: 7:45 a.m., Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Info: 702-346-8732

Mesquite Boxing Club

Where: The Old Virgin Valley High School Gym, 41 W. First North St.

When: 5:30-7 p.m., Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Info: mesquiteboxinggym.webs.com

Desert Rose Charities Food Bank

(Serving the Arizona Strip communities)

Where: 3261 Old Pioneer Road, Beaver Dam, Ariz.

When: Fridays 9 a.m.-noon

Info: 928-347-5141

Virgin Valley Food Bank

Where: Where: 312 W. Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite Plaza, Unit 107 (facing West First South Street).

When:  Mondays 3-5:00 p.m.

Info: 702-346-0900

Early Morning Spin Classes

Where:  150 N. Yucca St., #10

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays 5 a.m.

Info:  Instructor, Christy Davis

Mesquite Silver Tongued Toastmasters Group

Where: Falcon Ridge Golf Club, 1024 Normandy Lane

When: Tuesdays 8-9 a.m.

Info:  435-229-9946

The Rotary Club of Mesquite

Where: Mesquite Vistas Sports Club, 851 Pinnacle Court

When: Tuesdays Noon-1 p.m.

Info: Jeff Bird, 702- 346-7025

Cub Scouts Troop 299

Where: First Baptist Church, 700 Hardy Way

When: Tuesdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.

TOPS Organization Meeting     

Where: 590 W. Mesquite Blvd., Community Room

When: 3:30-5 p.m., Wednesdays

Info: Rosemary Bardeleben, 702-345-6818

Weight Watchers Meeting

Where: 150 N. Yucca St., #8

When: Thursdays 5 p.m., Fridays 9:30 a.m.

Tae Kwon Do Forms

Where:  Mesquite Recreation Center, 100 W. Old Mill Road

When:  Tuesday 4:30 and 5:30 p.m.

Tae Kwon Do Sparring Techniques

Where:  Mesquite Recreation Center, 100 W. Old Mill Road

When:  Thursday 4:30 and 5:30 p.m.

LDS Addiction Recovery Support Group

Where:  Littlefield Chapel, Old Highway 91 Littlefield, Ariz.

When:  Sunday 7 p.m.

Info:  928-347-5210

LDS Addiction Recovery Support Group Women Only

Where:  Littlefield Chapel, Old Highway 91 Littlefield, Ariz.

When:  Tuesday 10 a.m.

Info:  928-347-5210

Mesquite Sunrise Rotary Club

Where:  Grill Room, 100 Palmer Lane

When:  Tuesdays 7:15-8:30 a.m.

Info:  www.rotarymesquite.org

Info:  mesquiterw@yahoo.com

Healing Meditation

Where:  150 N. Yucca St., #25

When:  Tuesday and Thursday 10:15 a.m. Wednesday 6:15 p.m.

Info:  702-346-8732

Mind, Body, Stretch

Where:  150 N. Yucca St., #25

When:  Wednesday, 5:15 p.m.

Info:  702-346-8732

Deep Water Aerobics

Where:  Mesquite Recreation Center, 100 W. Old Mill Road

Indoor Pool 9-9:45 a.m.

Info: 702-346-8732

Vinyasa Yoga

Where:  150 N. Yucca St., #25

When:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10-11 a.m.

Info:  702-346-8732

PM Zumba Classes

Where: Call for class location

When:  Tuesday & Thursday 7-8 p.m.

Info:  702-346-8732

Zumba Fitness Party

Where:  150 N. Yucca St., #5

When:  Wednesday 6-7 p.m. Friday 7-8 p.m.

Info: 702-346-8732

Stretch, Strength and Balance

Where:  150 N. Yucca St., #6

When:  Monday and Wednesday 5:30 p.m.

Info: 702- 346-8732

Al-Anon Meeting

Where:  150 N. Yucca St., #18

When:  Sunday 3-4 p.m. Wednesday 5-6 p.m.

Info:  928-347-5478

The Exchange Club of Mesquite

Where:  Veteran’s Center, 840 Hafen Lane

When:  Tuesdays, noon

Info:  702-346-6633

Preschool Storytime/Toddler Storytime

Where:  Mesquite Library, 121 W. First North St.

When:   Preschool-Wednesdays 11a.m., Toddler-Tuesday, 10 a.m.

Info:  702- 507-4080

Kids Science Club/Teen Wii Wednesday

Where:  Mesquite Library, 121 W. First North St.

When:  Science Club-Thursdays, 5 p.m., Wii Wednesday-Wednesdays 3:30 p.m.

Info:  702-507-4080

Bereavement Group

Where:  Mesquite Library, 121 W. First North St.

When:  Mondays 3:30-5 p.m.

Info:  702-507-4080

Cardio Boxing

Where:  150 N. Yucca Street, #5

When:  Tuesday and Thursday 5 a.m.

Info:  702-346-8732

Watercolor Painting

Where:  Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, 15 W. Mesquite Blvd.

When:  Tuesdays, 9 a.m.

Info:  702-346-1338

Acrylic Painting Beginner to Advance

Where:  Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, 15 W. Mesquite Blvd.

When:  Tuesdays, 1-4 p.m.

Info:  702-346-1338

Beginning Watercolor

Where:  Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, 15 W. Mesquite Blvd.

When:  Wednesday, 1-3 p.m.

Info:  702-346-1338

3-D Paper Art

Where:  Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, 15 W. Mesquite Blvd.

When:  Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.

Info:  702-346-1338

Open Painting Time

Where:  Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, 15 W. Mesquite Blvd.

When:  9 a.m.-noon

Info:  702-346-1338

 

 

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