timberland steel toe Community news briefs for December 6
Celebration features comedian Lou Collins and many others. Admission is one new pair of children’s shoes not gift wrapped, sizes 0 13, or 1 12. Saturday. Volunteers are welcome. Call 647 8169 for more information.
Concert planned for food drive
The WorldFolk Foundation will sponsor the third in a series of benefit concerts for its second annual Helping Cans Project. Friday at Mars The Musician’s Planet, 2747 S. Maryland Parkway, will feature local musicians Laura Finkel, Clevermeat, Conni Emerson, Jeff Orr, Hekella and a special guest.
Volunteers from WorldFolk, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting culture through music,
art, poetry, education and community involvement, will collect donations and nonperishable food items.
Donations also can be dropped off or sent to WorldFolk, 3111 S. Valley View Blvd., Suite A 200, Las Vegas, NV 89102. Call Rod Belford at 220 9194.
Drugstores hosting food donations
Rite Aid Pharmacies in Las Vegas and Henderson will have barrels located in each store for canned and boxed food to help the needy and homeless this holiday season.
Customers can drop off canned and boxed food at their local Rite Aid stores though Dec. 23. They will also have canisters at each register for monetary donations. The charitable donation of food and money will benefit Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada. Call 385 2662. Dec. 17 at the parking lot of the Boulevard mall.
The goal is to raise 98,000 toys in 12 days.
Chet Buchanan of KLUC 98.5 FM’s Morning Zoo will be live on top of the 20 foot stage through the 12 days. Call 889 7343. Thursday at the Mormon Fort State Park at Las Vegas Boulevard and Washington Avenue.
Admission is free. Call 486 3511 or 564 7912. Saturday.
Chet’s Charities is a nonprofit organization to benefit 3 year old Chet Wellborn, a Las Vegas boy who has severe aplastic anemia. Chet’s blood cells are no long being produced in his bone marrow,
requiring regular blood transfusions.