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Free activities at New Hope

New Hope Fellowship has put the facility formerly housing their Christian school to work. After enrollment for the school program dwindled, church volunteer Cathy Swan was approved to open a recreational facility for children and use a portion of the building and the computers from the school to teach seniors how to use a computer.

Death Valley celebrates the heat

DEATH VALLEY, Calif.—Death Valley National Park, in cooperation with the National Weather Service (NWS), will host a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the hottest recorded temperature in the world, measured at 134 degrees on July 10, 1913 at Greenland Ranch (now Furnace Creek Ranch) in Death Valley, CA.

Area gardeners show you how it’s done

According to participants in the bi-annual Master Gardener’s Tour in Pahrump, one would never know we are in one of the driest places on earth.

Community Calendar

VFW donation dinner — 5-7 p.m., VFW Post 10054, Homestead Road, $6. Open to the public.

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Community Calendar

VFW donation dinner — 5-7 p.m., VFW Post 10054, Homestead Road, $6. Open to the public.

Community Calendar

Bible study — 7 p.m., First Southern Baptist Church, Highway 160 and Fehrs Way. Classes for all ages.

Support Meetings

• 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Mystical Healing, 1230 S. Loop Road. For information call Jerry at 727-4531.

School district makes meals available through the summer

J.G. Johnson Elementary School in Pahrump is serving kids, under the age of 18, education, breakfast and lunch, through the summer.

‘Cribs for Kids’: Safe sleep for infants

RENO — By creating a safe sleep environment for an infant, you can also lower the incidents of sleep — related deaths and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The greatest numbers of child deaths due to unsafe sleep situations occur among infants less than one year of age. The statewide Child Death Report states 93 percent of asphyxia deaths in 2010 were caused by unsafe sleeping environments due to excessive bedding, wedging, or adults or children sharing a bed with infants, which can result in rolling over or onto the baby and causing suffocation (overlay).

Senior News

The menu (subject to change) and activities for the week of June 24 — June 28: 2 percent milk and juice available daily:

DVNP seeks public comment for Hunter Mountain Pinyon Pine ecosystem study

The National Park Service (NPS) is currently accepting comments on an Environmental Assessment (EA) to analyze a proposal to conduct a prescribed fire and associated ecosystem study within Death Valley National Park (Park).

Special party celebrates 60th anniversary

Donald and Alma Stroup will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with a private party in Pahrump on June 27, 2013.

Community Calendar

VFW donation dinner — 5-7 p.m., VFW Post 10054, Homestead Road, $6. Open to the public.