Community Calendar Oct. 1-7, 2015

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The Virgin Valley Tea Party will be having a special speaker for its upcoming meeting.

The speaker will be Niger Innis. Innis serves as the National Spokesman for the Congress of Racial Equality and co-chairs the Affordable Coalition of Latino and African American Ministerial Organizations.

Innis has an extensive background in the political arena and will speak of his many thoughts and concerns for the upcoming election.

Music lovers are in luck. Guns & Guitars is starting October off right with their great music jams. Come along to play or just to listen, everyone is welcome to stop by after the workday is done to relax and have a jammin’ good time.  Bring yourself, bring a friend but most of all bring your love of music and join this fun Mesquite music crowd on Oct. 1 at 1085 W. Pioneer Road.

The time has come again for the annual Blessing of the Animals.  Fr. Tom Ryan will be celebrating this annual event at 10:00 a.m. Friday, Oct. 2 in the church parking lot. Free photos will be taken by the statue of St. Francis located at the parking lot entrance at 9:00 a.m.  Please remember to have your pets on a leash or otherwise secured for their safety.

Speaking of animals, Dr. Peggy Purner, Mesquite Veterinary Clinic, is sponsoring a Vaccination Clinic at the Beaver Dam Fire Station, 700 County Highway 91 on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. until noon. Cats can be vaccinated in your car.  If you have your pet’s shot records, please bring them with you and again, please remember to have your pets secured for their safety.

It’s time to change the Mesquite Shooters Pistol Club shoot times to 9 a.m. on Saturday and Wednesday at the Hidden Valley Range, County Highway 91, Littlefield, AZ.  Shoot times will remain 9 a.m. throughout the fall, winter and spring seasons.

Chuck Gunderson, author of ‘Some Fun Tonight,’ is set to rock the house at October’s Brown Bag Luncheon, Tuesday, Oct. 6 sponsored by the Virgin Valley Artists Association. Gunderson will recount the Beatles’ seismic 1964 North American Tour.  Gunderson, who resides in Washington, Utah, is the world’s leading expert on the Beatles’ North American tours.

Virgin Valley Democrats welcome Congressional District 4 candidate, Susie Lee, at their monthly membership meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at Highland Estates Hotel. Sign in begins at 5:30 p.m. Democrats from the Virgin Valley and the Moapa Valley are invited to attend. For more information, see www.virginvalleydems.com or call 702-715-8403.

Whatever activity they you are looking for, you can always find what’s happening right here in the community calendar every Thursday in print or everyday online at www.mesquitelocalnews.com/category/calendar.

Send all your activities to tphilswife@aol.com and please remember to put “community calendar” in the subject line so your event notice doesn’t get lost in cyber space.

Thursday, October 1

Mesquite Citizens for Clean Indoor Air

Where:  Highland Estates, 555 Highland Drive

When:  5 p.m.

Info:  http://www.smokefreemesquite.org/

Virgin Valley Tea Party Meeting-Speaker, Niger Innis

When:  5:30 p.m.

Where:  Living Waters Church, 211 West First South (Behind Ace Hardware)

Music Jam

Where:  Guns & Guitars, 1085 West Pioneer Blvd.

When:  6 p.m.

Info:  702-346-GUNS

Friday, October 2

Blessing of the Animals

Where:  La Virgen De Guadalupe Catholic Church, 401 Canyon Crest Blvd.

When:  Photos at 9 a.m., Blessing at 10 a.m.

Info:  rhhaute@yahoo.com

Comedy Machine

Where:  Casablanca Resort, 950 West Mesquite Blvd.

When:  Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

Info:  www.casablancaresort.com

Saturday, October 3

Mesquite Shooters Pistol Club-Change of Range Hours

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

When: 9 a.m.

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

Vaccine Clinic

Where:  Beaver Dam Fire Station, 700 County Highway 91

When:  10 a.m. – noon

Info:  Mesquite Veterinary Clinic 702-346-2456

Spazmatics

Where:  Casablanca Resort, 950 West Mesquite Blvd.

When:  Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

Info:  www.casablancaresort.com

Sunday, October 4

CAN-AM Senior Softball Games

Where:  Pioneer, Hunter and Old Mill Ball Fields

When:  Varied times

Info:  702-346-5290

Monday, October 5

CAN-AM Senior Softball Games

Where:  Pioneer, Hunter and Old Mill Ball Fields

When:  Varied times

Info:  702-346-5290

Tuesday, October 6

CAN-AM Senior Softball Games

Where:  Pioneer, Hunter and Old Mill Ball Fields

When:  Varied times

Info:  702-346-5290

Brown Bag Luncheon

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

When:  noon

Info:  1-702-346-1338

Technical Review Meeting

Where:  City Hall, 10 East Mesquite Blvd.

When:  1:30-2:30p.m.

Info:  702-533-9577

Virgin Valley Water Board Meeting

Where:  Offices, 500 Riverside Road

When:  5 p.m.

Info:  702-346-5731

Mesquite Arts Council Monthly Meeting

Where:  150 North Yucca Street, #23

When:  5:30 p.m.

Info:  702-346-2787

Community Emergency Response Team Meeting

Where:  Fire Station #3, 3 John Deere Drive

When:  6:30 – 8 p.m.

Info:  702-613-441

Wednesday, October 7

Mesquite Shooters Pistol Club

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

When: 9 a.m.

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

Virgin Valley Democrats Meeting

Where:  Highland Estates Hotel

When:  5:30 p.m.

Info:  702-715-8403

 

Every Week~

Beginners Drawing With Bunny Wiseman

Where:  Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery Classroom

When:  1-4 p.m.

Info:  702-346-1338

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 a.m.

Info:  702-346-1338

Bead Weaving with Karron Knight

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

When:  9 a.m.-noon

Info:  702-346-1338

Open Paint Day

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

When:   Friday, 9 a.m.-noon

Info:  702-346-1338

 

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

Bereavement Group

Where:  Mesquite Library, 121 West First North Street

When:  Monday 3:30-5 p.m.

Info:  702-346-5224

Chair Classes/Fitness Level: Moderate/Beginner

Where: Mesquite Recreation Center, 100 West Old Mill Road

When:  Monday-Friday 10:30 a.m.

Info:  702-346-5290

Strength Training and Core Conditioning

Where:  Mesquite Recreation Center, 100 West Old Mill Road

When:  M & W Strength 9 a.m. T & Th Core Conditioning 9 a.m.

Info:  702-356-5290

Zumba Gold

Where:  mesquite Recreation Center, 100 West Old Mill Road

When:  Regular Class M & W 9:30 a.m., Slower Music T & Th 9:30 a.m.

Info:  702-346-5290

Toddler Story Time

Where:  Mesquite Library, 121 West First North Street

When:  Tuesdays 10 a.m.

Info:  702-346-5224

Five and Under Story Time

Where:  Mesquite Library, 121 West First North Street

When:  Tuesdays 4 p.m.

Info:  702-346-5224

Pre-School Story Time

Where:  Mesquite Library, 121 West First North Street

When:  Wednesdays 11 a.m.

Info:  702-346-5224

Wii Wednesday

Where:  Mesquite Library, 121 West First North Street

When:  Wednesdays 3:30 p.m.

Info:  702-346-5224

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

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:  10 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. Thursdays July 1 – August 31

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

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:  371 Riverside Drive

When:  Sunday 3-4 p.m. Wednesday 5:30-6:30 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

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