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495 S. Main St., 89101
Hours: 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

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Olivia Diaz won election to the Ward 3 City Council seat in June 2019. The daughter of two, hardworking, immigrant parents, Diaz grew up with six siblings. She quickly learned the value of being hard-working, taking risks and standing up for what is right.

Throughout her life, Councilwoman Diaz has overcome obstacles and embraced the challenges that she has faced. She values the importance of doing what is needed to make our community better for future generations.

Councilwoman Diaz earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and a Master of Sciences in bilingual education from NOVA Southeastern University.

Councilwoman Diaz is a former member of the Nevada State Assembly representing District 11 from 2010 to 2018. In the 2013 session, Diaz served as majority assistant deputy whip.



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Upcoming Events

Safekey and Ignite Registration for 2019-2020 School Year

Monday, Aug. 19, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: $20 registration fee plus $7 per morning session and/or $10 per afternoon session. 
Safekey Office, 416 N. Seventh St.

Safekey is available to students in grades K-5; Ignite is available at select middle schools for students in grades 6-8. Visit the Safekey/Ignite webpage or call 702-229-KIDS (5437) for list of participating schools and more information. Registration will be available online through August..

Committed to Our Business Community

Thursday, Aug. 22, 7:30 a.m. registration, event 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Business owners and managers are invited to participate in this free event at the Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Road. For more information and to register, visit ctobc.org. This is an opportunity to network with procurement professionals and resource organizations in Southern Nevada. Learn how your business can become a vendor to local governments and organizations! Light refreshments will be served. 

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Free Assistance at Community Law Day

Saturday, Aug. 24, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Free Immigration Services Provided
East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave.

Volunteer lawyers and law students in the community will assist with document preparation and legal advice to guide residents through the immigration, employment preparation and naturalization process. See the flier in English and Spanish. Preregistration required and available online.

Hispanic Heritage Month Teen Night with the Las Vegas Lights (ages 13-18)

Saturday, Sep. 14, 6 p.m.; game time is 7:30 p.m.

Cashman Field, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North.

This includes a speaker series, tailgating and professional soccer! 
*Must be a Batteries Included Member.*  For more information, call 702-229-4075 or go online to www.lasvegasnevada.gov/batteriesincluded

Hispanic Heritage Celebration Workshop (ages 5+)

Saturday, Sep. 14, 6 to 9 p.m.

Free; call to confirm space and details. 
East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., 702-229-1515.

Participate in Hispanic Heritage-themed crafting workshops at this family event that kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month. There also will be a featured family movie. Bring a low-backed chair to be more comfortable. Concessions will be available for sale.

Hispanic Heritage Month: Coffee, Culture and Community

Thursday, Sep. 19, 3 to 5 p.m.

Free and open to the public of all ages. 
Starbucks, 122 E. Clark Ave. at Casino Center Boulevard.

Join us at Starbucks and take your palette south of the border in an afternoon of sampling blends from Latin America, snacks and music! For more information, call 702.229.5277.

Folkloric Dance Workshops (all ages)

Thursday, Sep. 19, 6 to 7 p.m.

Thursdays, Sept. 19, 26 and Oct. 3, 10, 6 to 7 p.m. 
Free and open to the public.
East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., 702-229-1515.

Celebrate Hispanic culture by learning traditional Mexican folkloric dances! For registration and more information, call 702-229-4248.

Grand Opening International Innovation Center at Vegas

Wednesday, Sep. 25, 10 a.m.

Free and open to the public. 
300 S. Fourth St., Suite 180.

Join Mayor Carolyn Goodman, Councilwoman Diaz and City Manager Scott Adams to celebrate this grand opening downtown.

City of Las Vegas Resource Fair

Thursday, Sep. 26, 3 to 5 p.m.

Free and open to the public. 
East Las Vegas Library, 2851 E Bonanza Road.

Learn more about city of Las Vegas code enforcement, building and safety, business licensing and municipal courts! Topics will include:

  • What’s trending in the marijuana business, how to apply for a business license and updates on short-term rentals;
  • What’s allowed on your property and what isn’t allowed;
  • What work requires a permit and inspections, what requires approval from the city of Las Vegas Planning Department;
  • How to make a payment to the Las Vegas Municipal Court;
  • Information on sealing decriminalized cases and how to navigate through your court cases.

There will be a question-and-answer opportunity with each department separately to discuss specific situations. RSVP to DSCCommunicationsteam@LasVegasNevada.gov. For more information, call 702.229.6242.

Hispanic Heritage Month Clean-Up

Saturday, Sep. 28, 8 to 10 a.m.

Free and open to the public. 
Justice Myron E. Leavitt and Jaycee Community Park, 2100 E. St. Louis Ave.

Sign up to give back to your community and join the Hispanic Heritage Month Committee to beautify the Justice Myron E. Leavitt and Jaycee Community Park and bring awareness of litter prevention and education to the community and neighborhoods. Let’s clean up the park together! To sign up, please contact Eduardo Galaviz at egalaviz@LasVegasNevada.GOV or Oyaima Camman-Calvo at ocamman@lasvegasnevada.gov.

Hispanic Heritage Luncheon (ages 50+)

Wednesday, Oct. 2, 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $6. Must have current city of Las Vegas Senior Programs membership.
East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., 702-229-1515.

Enjoy a celebration that will include food and entertainment in honor of Hispanic Heritage month. Advance registration required. Call 702-229-1515 for information and registration.

Annual Bi-national Health Fair

Saturday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Free and open to the public. 
East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., 702-229-1515.

Free and low-cost health services will be offered. For details, call Rebecca Aceves at 702-477-2755.

Hispanic Heritage Family Fiesta (ages 1+)

Saturday, Oct. 12, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Free and open to the public; vendors call to confirm space and details. 
East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., 702-229-1515.

The city of Las Vegas invites you to a community fiesta as we close out the month-long celebration for Hispanic Heritage Month.  Enjoy entertainment, games, face painting, refreshments and information booths.

Dia de los Muertos Celebration (Day of the Dead)

Saturday, Nov. 2, 4 to 10 p.m.

Free and open to the public. 
Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza in Lorenzi Park, 720 Twin Lakes Drive

Call 702-229-4924 for details on entering the ofrenda contest or participating as an artisan or food truck vendor. This is a family festival.

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Las Vegas Tamale & Mariachi Festival/El Festival del Tamales y Mariachi de Las Vegas (all ages)

Saturday, Nov. 30, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Featuring Tequila and Beer Tasting 
Free and open to the public. 
Centennial Plaza, 401 S. Fourth St.

The hottest tamale festival is coming to town! Kick off the holidays with great food, mariachi and folklorico performances. Come taste the best tamales in town! The Las Vegas Tamale Festival and contest will include a day full of delicious tamales, Mexican antojitos, mariachi music, folklorico dance and arts and craft vendors. Tequila and beer tasting will be held in the Frank Wright Courtyard for a fee. Join in this celebration of family, culture and holiday traditions. For more information, visit www.ArtsLasVegas.org or call 702-229-ARTS (2787).

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