The city of Las Vegas’ annual Youth Neighborhood Association Partnership Program (YNAPP) application process has begun. YNAPP offers grants for up to $1,000 for youth to create and implement neighborhood-based service learning projects of their own design. Applicants are encouraged to register and attend one of two workshops scheduled in September to learn about the program and the automated method of applying for the grant. Workshops are scheduled Thursday, Sept. 13, and Tuesday, Sept. 18, at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St. from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. A detailed workshop flier is available here. Additional information about YNAPP and a link to the application is available on the city website. The application deadline is Nov. 15. To register for a workshop, call 229-5406 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Vegas Valley Book Festival and community supporters will offer several literary pre-festival events leading up to the festival Nov. 1-3. See all the events on the city website or visit www.vegasvalleybookfestival.org.
The next City Council meeting is scheduled for 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5. Agenda items of interest to Ward 5 residents are available online. The complete Sept. 5 City Council agenda is available here.