In Brief

The women’s self-defense classes begin its sixth year with Homeland Heroes Inc. sponsorship and the Nye County Sheriff’s Office, which began in March of 2007, after a rape and two attacks took place in Pahrump.

Women and girls’ class teach them what to do for themselves at no charge.

Learn how to be aware of your surroundings and to learn how to utilize your mind and body in defending yourself.

Classes are held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Bob Ruud Community Center.

Ages for participation are 14 – 18 yrs (with parental consent), up to 99 years old.

The remaining class schedule for 2013 is:

June 22 and 23, July 20 and 21, August 17 and 18.

For information and registration call Denise at 513-8636.

Vacation Bible School

First Southern Baptist Church, located on North Highway 160 (and Fehr’s Way), will be having their Vacation Bible School June 24 to June 28, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Lots of fun for Kindergarten through 6th grade aged children, including crafts, Bible study, snacks, games and prizes. Bring a friend too!

Adults and teens will have VBS from 6 to 7:30 p.m., June 23 to 27.

For more information call 727-3694.

Queen’s Tea

The League of Women Voters (LWV) of Pahrump Valley will be holding a Queen’s Tea at noon, on June 22, at the Mountain Falls Golf Club.

The cost for a table for 10 is $100.

If you know an outstanding woman who lives, works and volunteers in Pahrump, you can submit a nomination to recognize these women who have excelled in one form or another as “Women of Distinction.”

For tickets to the tea or for a nomination form call 775-443-7861 or email to LWVofPahrump@aol.com.

Calvary Kids’ Club

Calvary Chapel Church, located at 1051 Mickey St., has started a kid’s club for children age 6 to 12 years old on Thursdays from 9 to 11:30 a.m., running until August 15th.

Lessons will come from the Book of Daniel, plus there will be crafts, memory verse, worship, snacks, games and prizes.

For more information call 751-8000 or contact Tom at 503-939-8216.

Free computer classes

New Hope Fellowship Church, located at 781 West Street will be holding free computer classes. The classes will be held in the back building from 5:20 to 8 p.m.

The dates of the classes are:

June 25 and July 2 – Beginning class (typing, mouse, internet, email);

July 9 and 16 – Beginning MS Word (word processing);

July 23 and 30 – Beginning MS Excel (spreadsheet);

August 6 and 13 – Beginning MS Publisher (graphics program).

Contact Cathy Swan to register at 702-285-1327 or by email at ctswan@sbsglobal.net.

Driver safety class

An AARP Driver Safety Program class is scheduled to be held on June 27, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Pahrump Community Library.

Participants should register by calling Matthew Swift at 513-7306.

Payment should be made by check or money order made payable to the AARP. The charge is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. (Be sure to bring your ID card).

Sunday Sing

The 5th Sunday Sing will be held at 5 p.m., June 30 at Heritage Bible Church, located at 3061 E. Heritage Dr., at Homestead Rd.

All interested in performing contact Geri at 513-3991 or Pastor Ron at 775-990-9995.

Free swim day on July 4th

The Pahrump Valley Cruisers car club is sponsoring a free swim day at the Pahrump Community Pool on July 4th for families.

The pool is open at noon and stays open to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 6 p.m. on Friday and until 7 p.m. on Saturday.

VBS at The Way

The Way Baptist Fellowship, located at 1620 Charleston Park, will be holding Vacation Bible School July 15 to July 19, from 9 a.m. to noon, for children aged 4 to the 6th grade.

If you would like to register your children for this week full of adventure or for more information call Melissa at 727-5242.

United Methodist VBS

Pahrump Valley United Methodist Church, located at 1300 E. Highway 372, is having their Vacation Bible School July 22 to July 26.

Pre-registration forms can be picked up at the church office.

For more information call 727-6767.

Summer feeding program

The Nye County School District announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program, meals provided for children under 18 free of charge throughout the summer months here in Pahrump.

J.G. Johnson Elementary School, located at 900 E. Jackrabbit, will serve breakfast from 7:30-8:30 a.m., and lunch from 11:30 -12:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, June 17 through August 16.

Pahrump Valley High School will be serving lunch only 11:30-12:00 noon, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, through July 25 except the week of July 4.

Rosemary Clarke Middle School, at 4201 N. Blagg, will be serving breakfast 8:00-8:30 a.m. and lunch 11:30 a.m. to 12 noon, Monday through Thursday, through August 8.

Honeysuckle G.R.E.A.T. Program, at 1600 Honeysuckle Street, will be serving lunch only, 11:30 a.m. to 12 noon, August 12 through 16.

For more information, contact Jodi Martinez at 727-7743, ext. 260.

Pumpkin contest

Pumpkins are a 90 to 120-day crop. Plant them now to be ready for the Fall Festival’s annual Giant Pumpkin Contest and show off your pumpkin growing skills.

For more information contact the Cooperative Extension office located at 1651 E. Calvada or call 727-5532.

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