East Las Vegas Community Center To Be Celebrated With Oct. 15 Fiesta


Newly Refurbished Facility Hosts Classes, Activities, Events, and Meetings for Community

The East Las Vegas Community Center, located at 250 N. Eastern Ave., will celebrate the completion of a refurbishment with a ribbon-cutting and neighborhood fiesta Saturday, Oct. 15. The ribbon-cutting will take place in front of the main entrance with Ward 3 Councilwoman Olivia Diaz and will be followed by a party with entertainment, food, vendors, games, bounce houses, face painting and more from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The new center reopens to the public today and features new paint and flooring throughout the building, a new front desk area, and a game room. In addition, the facility now features two murals and public art throughout the building.


Starting today, center hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Thursday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, and 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturdays.


The center offers multiple classes and activities for community members. Some upcoming free family opportunities include touring the facility and then making a free craft:


· Thursday, Oct. 20, from 4 to 6 p.m. - Create a Talavera Tile Coaster

· Saturday, Oct. 22, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. – Decorate a Sugar Skull

· Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to noon – Decorate a Personal Piñata


For more information about classes and activities offered at the East Las Vegas Community Center, visit www.lasvegasnevada.gov/discover or call 702-229-1515.