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Pahrump Valley High School open house

Pahrump Valley High School will hold an open house Aug. 5, from 6:30 -7:30 p.m.

A freshman orientation meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m., on Aug. 5.

Student schedule pickup dates are as follows:

Seniors: Monday, August 1, 7 a.m. to noon

Juniors: Tuesday, August 2, 7 a.m. to noon

Wednesday, August 3, 7 a.m. to noon

Thursday, August 4, 7 a.m. to noon

The first day of school for Nye County students is August 8.

Grief Share

A faith-based grief share course to help those who are grieving loves ones began on July 23 and will be held on Saturdays, at 1 p.m., at Central Valley Baptist Church, located at 3170 S. Blagg.

For addition information, call the church at 910-9995.

Shadow Mountain Quilters

The Shadow Mountain Quilters, who are 21-years strong, meet every Thursday at the Bob Ruud Community Center, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information call Sally at 425-359-5512.

County services, WIC in Beatty

Nye County Health and Human Services and WIC will be in Beatty at the community center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Aug. 2.

Their aim is to have the opportunity to show the many ways that both offices can assist with any services that may be available.

JROTC car wash

The Pahrump Valley High School JROTC will hold a car wash to raise funds for needed uniforms and their military ball being held later in the year on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The wash is free but donations are gratefully accepted.

Desert Square Dancers

The Desert Squares Square Dance Club invites anyone interested in square dancing to participate in an early, free dance on Aug. 6, from 6 to 7 p.m., at the Bob Ruud Community Center. Come meet some new people and see if you would like to join them.

Then, at 7 p.m., until 10 p.m., “Hot August Nights”, a dance for serious square dancers will be held. The price is a $10 donation at the door and finger foods will be available. Dress is casual, square dance attire is not required.

For further information contact Wayne Walker at 702-403-2146.

The Desert Square Dancers are sponsored by the Pahrump Arts Council and meet at 5 p.m., on Thursdays, at Pahrump Methodist Church, located at 1300 E. Highway 372.

Classical music group

A classical music group is forming in Pahrump to play classical and jazz music together. Any instruments will do.

If you are interested or need more information contact George Roberts at 775-910-1939.

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