The University of Nevada’s Cooperative Extension (UNCE) is the outreach unit of the University that brings you information to solve problems and deal with critical issues. They have 18 offices to serve you, whether you live on a ranch near the remote Rubies or in an urban setting in Las Vegas their more than 200 personnel, with the help of volunteers, deliver non-degree, educational programs in many areas. On Friday Aug. 16, the UNCE, in conjunction with Clark County Library, will offer a Master Gardening Class, free to the public, which will give you valuable information and ideas for desert gardening; the class will be held at the library from 1-3 p.m.

Did you grow luscious produce back home and are having a hard time adjusting to gardening in the heat? Join Master Gardener David Shropshall as he answers your questions and explains the difference about gardening in the Southwest.

Cool off at the 3rd Semi-annual Mesquite Meet and Greet Event

Enjoy free appetizers and door prizes! Browse tables of local businesses, clubs, and organizations at the Mesquite Meet and Greet Event on Saturday, August 17, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Oasis Bar & Grille, 100 Palmer Ln.

This is a free social event for residents to meet each other and for local businesses, clubs, and organizations to greet the community.

There will be an Earthquake awareness presentation and Mesquite Salvation Army 50/50 raffle

Cocktails and dinner are available for purchase.

Remember to send in those event notices, things are going to be happening that you’ll want folks to know about. Send them to terin.bbm@gmail.com so you can everyone know what’s happening with your group or club.

Thursday, Aug. 15

Sunrise Rotary

Where: Scotty’s, 1024 Normandy Ln.

When: 8 a.m.

Info: debparsley@kw.com

3D Printing Class

Where: Mesquite Library, 160 W. First North St.

When: 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Info: 702-346-5224

FREE Chair Yoga

Where: Veteran’s Center, 830 Hafen Ln.

When: 1 p.m.

Info: Veteran’s Center 702-346-2735 or Ann 435-669-5978

Adult Coloring Club

Where: Mesquite Library, 160 W. First North St.

When: 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Info: 702-346-5224

Kids Steam

Where: Mesquite Library, 160 W. First North St.

When: 4 p.m.

Info: 702-346-5224

Al-Anon Meeting

Where: Mesquite Veterinary Clinic Annex, 371 Riverside Rd.

When: 5:30 p.m.

Info: 928-347-5478

Friday, Aug. 16

Ages 0-5 Story Time

Where: Mesquite Library 160 W. First North St.

When: 11 a.m.

Info: 702-346-5224

Gardening Workshop

Where: Mesquite Library, 160 W. First North St.

When: 1-3 p.m.

Info: 702-346-5224

Teen Scene

Where: Mesquite Library 160 W. First North St.

When: 3:30 p.m.

Info: 702-346-5224

Saturday, Aug. 17

Adult Movie Matinee

Where: Mesquite Library, 160 W. First North St.

When: 1 p.m.

Info: 702-346-5224

Mesquite Meet and Greet Event

Where: Oasis Bar & Grille, 100 Palmer Ln.

When: 5:30-7 p.m.

Info: Cocktails and dinner available for purchase

Sunday, Aug. 18

Al-Anon Meeting

Where: Mesquite Veterinary Clinic Annex, 371 Riverside Rd.

When: 3 p.m.

Info: 928-347-5478

Monday, Aug. 19

Red Cross Blood Drive

Where: Mesquite Library, 160 W. First North St.

When: 10:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m.

Info: 702-346-5224

Virgin Valley Artists General Meeting

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

When: 11 a.m.

Info: 702-346-1338

Adult Coloring Club

Where: Mesquite Library, 160 W. First North St.

When:

Info: 702-346-5224

Bereavement Group

Where: Mesquite Library 160 W. First North St.

When: 5-6:30 p.m.

Info: 702-346-5224

Al-Anon Meeting

Where: Mesquite Veterinary Clinic Annex, 371 Riverside Rd.

When: 5:30 p.m.

Info: 928-347-5478

Tuesday, Aug. 20

Toddler Story Time

Where: Mesquite Library 160 W. First North St.

When: 10 a.m.

Info: 702-346-5224

Cell Phone Basics

Where: Mesquite Library, 160 W. First North St.

When: 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Info: 702-346-5224

Rotary Club

Where: Holiday Inn, 1030 W. Pioneer Blvd.

When: noon

Info: 702-346-7025

Technical Review Meeting

Where: City Hall, 10 E. Mesquite Blvd.

When: 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Info: www.mesquitenv.gov

Ham Radio Club of Mesquite

Where: Airport Fire Station, 1200 Kitty Hawk Dr.

When: 6 p.m.

Info: 702-345-3006

Wednesday, Aug. 21

Pre School Story Time

Where: Mesquite Library 160 W. First North St.

When: 10 a.m.

Info: 702-346-5224

Computer Basics

Where: Mesquite Library, 160 W. First North St.

When: 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Info: 702-346-5224

Stevens-Henager FREE GED Class

Where: Mesquite Library, 160 W. First North St.

When: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Info: 702-346-5224

Al-Anon Meeting

Where: Living Waters Fellowship, 211 W. First South St.

When: 3 p.m.

Info: 702-845-5736

T.O.P.S.

Where: America First Credit Union Community Room, 590 W. Mesquite Blvd.

When: 3:30 p.m.

Info: 702-346-2980