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Calendar of Events

Library Meetings for 2004:
West Sahara library (9600 W. Sahara) from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM on following Sundays:
   5/22/05 - Regular Meeting at Multipurpose Room
   6/26/05 - Regular Meeting at Multipurpose Room
   7/24/05 - Regular Meeting at Multipurpose Room
   8/28/05 - Regular Meeting at Multipurpose Room
   9/25/05 - Regular Meeting at Multipurpose Room
   10/23/05 - Regular Meeting at Multipurpose Room
   11/27/05 - Regular Meeting at Multipurpose Room
   12/11/05 - Regular Meeting at Multipurpose Room

International Food Festival
Don't forget to attend this festival on Saturday, April 23, 2005.  
There are over 20 countries taking part in this event.  AASLV will be representing Assyria.
There will be enthnic food, drinks, music, dancing, and food demos.
Make sure to visit the Assyrian booth, and watch the Assyrian dance group at 6:15 PM
The event is sponcered by Clark County, and held at the County Goverment center, 500 S. Grand Centeral Parkway.  
For more information email us or call the County at 702-455-8242.

Programs offered by Assyrian Church of the East:
Church Dates for Assyrian Church of the East:
Please call Philip Marcus at 702-526-6666 for the future church dates and time.
Church services are held at Our Lady of Wisdom, Byzatine Catholic Church located at 2120 Lindell Road, Las Vegas, NV (Intersection of Lindell and Obannon).

Picnic Events for 2005:
May 15th
June 5th (to be confirmed)
September 4th
October 2nd
All picnics are held at Mt. Crest Park, Area "A".  
Address:
Mountain Crest Park, 4701 N. Durango Drive, Area A
This park is located at Durango and Lone Mountain

Directions: From the southwest part of town, take Fort Apache north (note that the name of the street would change to Rampart and then to Durango).  Once you pass Craig Road make a left turn on Red Coach Avenue. Area A would be at your right side where the volleyball court is located. You would need to turn right into the parking area before you get to the Area A.

If you are coming from other areas, you may want to take the 95 freeway north and exit Craig road going west. Turn right on Durango and take the first left on Red Coach Drive.  Area A would be at your right side were the volleyball court is located. You would need to turn right into the parking area before you get to the Area A.

There is no charge.  Donations to offset the cost of park fee and raise funds are appreciated. If you can help in preparing food to be sold at these event as a fund raising effort, please contact us.


Assyrian Language Contest:
Click on the above title for details.


Scholarship Program
   Two scholarships, $500 each per Calandar year
   For full time students living in Las Vegas
   Students must be enrolled in a local collage or attending last year of high school (would be applying for a local collage)
   Applicants to provide a letter describing their personal and academic goals, and attach an essay addressing any topic in Assyrian art, history, science, literature, politics, commerce, and sports at any period.
   Applicants to have their official transcript sent to directly to AASLV (see address below) from their respective collage or high school
   Scholarship deadline is 9/1/05 (one scholarship remaining)
   Applicants to include their name, address, date of birth, and phone number.  Applicants maybe contacted by a AASLV Board member for any possible question.  


Send your letter of request and essay to:
Assyrian American Society of Las Vegas
9101 West Sahara Avenue, Suite 105-D27
Las Vegas, NV 89117