Category Archives: Local Entertainment and Event News

Local entertainment and event that’s happening in Needles, California.

** If you have an upcoming event, please email ZachNews in advance (more then 3 weeks) at: news.zachnews@gmail.com Please send in all event information, including the name of the event, the full location of the event, the cost to get into the event if any, and a contact that the public can contact for more information about the event. Thank You. **

Sports Alert!!: Needles, CA: Pictures: N.I.A.A. State Basketball Championship Final 2017: Needles’ Lady Stangs arrive to Needles High School after winning the championship final.

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Sports Alert!!: Needles, CA: Pictures: N.I.A.A. State Basketball Championship Final 2017: Needles’ Lady Stangs arrive to Needles High School after winning the championship final.

Sports Alert!!: Needles, CA: Video: N.I.A.A. State Basketball Championship Final 2017: Needles’ Lady Stangs arrive to Needles High School after winning the championship final.

Sports Alert!!: Needles, CA: Video: N.I.A.A. State Basketball Championship Final 2017: Needles’ Lady Stangs arrive to Needles High School after winning the championship final.

** Video from ZachNews on YouTube: **

Sports Alert!!: Las Vegas, NV: N.I.A.A. State Basketball Championship Final 2017: Scores: Needles’ Lady Stangs wins championship final against Agassi Prep.

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Sports Alert!!: Las Vegas, NV: N.I.A.A. State Basketball Championship Final 2017: Scores: Needles’ Lady Stangs wins championship final against Agassi Prep.

The Lady Stangs of Needles High School in Needles, California have won the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association (N.I.A.A.) Class 2A State Basketball Championship Final 2017 against Agassi Prep Stars on Saturday, February 25th, 2017 inside Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada.

**** Scores: ****

** Girls Basketball: Final: **

– Needles’ Lady Stangs: 64

– Agassi Prep Stars: 54

The Girls Basketball State Championship is a part of the “2017 NIAA Girls Basketball Playoffs – 2017 NIAA Class 2A State Girls” tournament.

** Video from Mustang Cheer: **

Video uploaded to the Mustang Cheer Facebook Page shows the moment that the Needles Lady Stangs won the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association (N.I.A.A.) Class 2A State Basketball Championship Final 2017.

ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez is awaiting the arrival of the Needles’ Lady Stangs at Needles High School in Needles, California.

The Needles’ Lady Stangs could arrive at Needles High School between 9:00pm and 10:00pm PT on Saturday, Februray 25th, 2017.

** Congratulations to the Needles’ Lady Stangs!! **

Stay tuned to ZachNews for more news updates with more information regarding the Needles Lady Stangs winning the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association (N.I.A.A.) Class 2A State Basketball Championship Final 2017.

Bullhead City, AZ: 3rd Annual Slab-O-Rama Barbeque Challenge.

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Bullhead City, AZ: 3rd Annual Slab-O-Rama Barbeque Challenge.

The 3rd Annual Slab-O-Rama Barbeque Challenge will be held from 5:00pm to 9:00pm MST on Friday, January 20th, 2017 and from 10:00am to 5:00pm MST on Saturday, January 21st, 2017 at Rotary Park, located at 2315 Balboa Drive, in Bullhead City, Arizona.

Contestants will enter up to 8 different categories for the chance to win both the title and prize money.

There will be lots of barbecue as well as vendors, entertainment including a Battle of the Bands, bouncy castle, a Poker Run, a Winter Beer Garden, and the M.C.S.O. Search and Rescue 4×4 Vehicle / Car Show 2017.

Participate in Taster’s Choice on Friday Night cost: $2.00 / Sample Ticket.

Choose which team is the People’s Choice Champion on Saturday is: $10.00 for 5 Sample Tickets and a Voting Chip.

More information can be found at: http://slaborama.com/index.html or contact by email at: rotaryofbullhead@slaborama.com

 

 

Bullhead City, AZ: M.C.S.O. Search and Rescue 4×4 Vehicle / Car Show 2017.

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Bullhead City, AZ: M.C.S.O. Search and Rescue 4×4 Vehicle / Car Show 2017.

The M.C.S.O. Search and Rescue 4×4 Vehicle / Car Show 2017 will be held during the 3rd Annual Slab-O-Rama Barbeque Challenge from 10:00am to 3:00pm MST on Saturday, January 21st, 2017 at Rotary Park, located at 2315 Balboa Drive, in Bullhead City, Arizona.

Everybody is welcome to come and check out locally modified 4×4 trucks, jeeps, and S.U.V.s; enjoy barbecue, and vote on your favorites and enter to win prizes while supporting the Bullhead City Unit of the Mohave County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, an all volunteer 501C3.

For more information, please call: 1 (702) 600-6812.

Needles, CA: Colorado River Area Girls Softball holding sign ups at Needles Recreation Center.

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Needles, CA: Colorado River Area Girls Softball holding sign ups at Needles Recreation Center.

The Colorado River Area Girls Softball (C.R.A.G.S.) will be holding sign ups at the Needles Recreation Center, located at 1705 J Street, in Needles, California from 6:00pm to 8:00pm PT on Wednesday, January 25th, 2017, Wednesday, February 1st, 2017, and Wednesday, February 8th, 2017.

Registration fee is $50 for the 1st player, and a sister discount for each additional sibling.

With the $50 fee, every player will receive a team shirt and matching socks.

The player is responsible for providing her own softball pants.

Cleats are recommended, but are not required.

Girls ages between 7 years old and 14 years old (League age is determined by player’s age on  Sunday, January 1st, 2017).

Parents or guardians are being asked to please bring a birth certificate to sign ups.

Players will be required to participate in Skills and Drills being held on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at Franz Flowers Field, located on J Street across from the Needles Recreation Center, in Needles, California.

At 6:00pm PT: U10 (League Ages 7-10) and at 7:00pm PT: U14 (League Ages 11-14).

Late registration will cost $60 to sign up on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017.

** For questions or have concerns, please contact the following contacts: **

President: Jessica Powell Sommers either by phone at: 1 (760) 220-9955 or by email at: jpsommers44@gmail.com

Secretary: Kathryn Keller at: 1 (520) 603-9756

Treasure: Ashley DeLeon at: 1 (702) 672-0039

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Colorado River Tri-State: Welcome New Year 2017 Events.

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Colorado River Tri-State: Welcome New Year 2017 Events.

Welcome in 2017 at several celebrations happening around the Colorado River Tri-State area.

As we all say goodbye to 2016 and celebrate the New Year 2017, please be sure to be safe and responsible, and do not drink and drive or text and drive in our community roads, highways, interstates, and waterways.

** Colorado River Tri-State: New Year 2017 Weekend Weather and Traffic: **

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Please be sure to dress warm and dry in case of any storms moving over the Colorado River Tri-State area during New Year 2017 events.

**** List of Events: ****

** Needles, California: **

  • 19th Hole Bar and Grill:

Welcome in 2017 with a celebration at 19th Hole Bar and Grill starting at 5:00pm PT inside 19th Hole Bar and Grill, located next to River Edge Golf Course at 144 Marina Drive, in Needles, California.

The great staff at 19th Hole Bar and Grill will be hosting a prime rib dinner with champagne toast to ring in the New Year.

There is limited seating so reserve your spot now!

The dinner is $35.00 per person or $60.00 per couple, and includes Prime Rib, Baked potato, Salad, Vegetable, Dinner roll, and Champagne as you celebrate with great people with a view of the Colorado River.

For more information or to reserve your seat for the celebration, please 19th Hole Bar and Grill at: 1 (760) 326-3343.

  • Eagles Aerie #2599:

The Eagles Aerie #2599 will be having a 2017 New Year party and potluck event starting at 7:00pm PT on Saturday, December 31st, 2016 inside the Eagles Aerie #2599, located at 729 Front Street, near E Street, in Downtown Needles, California.

The event will be celebrating New Year’s Eve from the East Coast to the West Coast.

For members, feel free to bring your favorite dish for the potluck.

D.J. J-ROC will be in the house playing music all night long during the event.

There will be a designated driver available during the event.

For more information, please contact the Eagles Aerie #2599 at: 1 (760) 326-2599.

** Mohave Valley, Arizona: **

  • Spirit Mountain Casino:

A celebration to welcome in 2017 will be held starting at 9:00pm MST on Saturday, December 31st, 2016 inside Spirit Mountain Casino, located at 8555 Mohave Valley Highway (Arizona State Route 95), in Mohave Valley, Arizona.

The celebration will have champagne, hors d’oeuvres and cake at 12:00am MST, and D.J. Southwest provides the music until 2 :00am MST.

There will be a drawing for $2,200 in total cash during the celebration.

For more information, please call: 1 (928) 346-2000.

** Laughlin, Nevada: **

  • Avi Resort and Casino:

A special New Year’s Eve “Country Countdown Party” takes place starting at 8:00pm PT on Saturday, December 31st, 2016 inside the Grand Ballroom at the Avi Resort and Casino, located at 10000 Aha Macav Parkway, in Laughlin, Nevada.

The event will feature live country music by Sam Riddle, D.J. D.Z. playing music between sets of live band, party favors, complimentary champagne toast, and balloon drop.

Tickets are $25 or $40 per couple, includes first drink free.

For more information, please call: 1 (928) 346-2000 or purchase tickets at the Avi Resort and Casino website at: http://www.avicasino.com

  • Edgewater Hotel and Casino and Colorado Belle Hotel and Casino:

The Edgewater Hotel and Casino and sister property the Colorado Belle Hotel and Casino will be putting on a fireworks display in the sky above the Colorado River at the 2 properties at 12:00am on New Year’s Eve welcoming in 2017.

The Edgewater Hotel and Casino is located at 2020 South Casino Drive in Laughlin, Nevada and the Colorado Belle Hotel and Casino is located at 2100 South Casino Drive in Laughlin, Nevada.

For more information, please call either the Edgewater Hotel and Casino at: 1 (702) 298-2453 or the Colorado Belle Hotel and Casino at: (702) 298-4000.

** Lake Havasu City, Arizona: **

  • Martini Bay:

Ring in the New Year at Martini Bay’s New Years 2017 Neon Party being held at Martini Bay, located at 1477 Queens Bay, in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.

Prix Fixe menu featuring Filet Mignon. Dinner entertainment, DJ, party favors, champagne toast and ball drop.

Martini Bay will open at 4:00pm MST and guests can enjoy dinner anytime throughout the evening.

Reservations can be made by calling: 1 (928) 855-0888.

** Barstow, California: **

  • Hacienda Tequila:

A New Year’s Eve Ball will be held at 8:30pm MST on Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at Hacienda Tequila, located at 29836 Old Highway 58, in Barstow, California.

This event is presented by Dignity Station, which aims to help homeless artists earn an income.

There will be champagne, dancing, dinner, live music, a balloon drop, party favors, an art show and more.

Tickets are $70.00 per couple.

For more information, please call: 1 (760) 686-4392 or visit their website at: http://www.dignitystation.org

** Victorville, California: **

  • John’s Incredible Pizza:

Families looking to spend a safe and enjoyable night out with the kids as they ring in the new year are welcome to celebrate being held from 7:00pm to 1:00am PT on Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at John’s Incredible Pizza, located at 14766 Bear Valley Road, in Victorville, California.

The party will be filled with food, photos, games and fun consist of an all-you-can-eat pizza buffet with salad and a dessert bar while children of all ages can enjoy a variety of ticketed and non-ticketed games to play as they attempt to win fabulous prizes.

A photo station will be set up for guests to take silly pictures while IncrediBear may or may not photobomb you.

Once the clock strikes 12:00am PT, everybody will have the chance to watch the ball drop at midnight on the restaurant’s big screen.

Event prices start at $16.00 for the Celebration Package, which includes a buffet, beverages, free rides and game play for non-ticket games and New Year’s party accessories for the kids.

The Premium Package includes everything for $26.00 along with a $15 FunCard.

For more information, please call: 1 (760) 951-1111.

**** All event dates, times, and/or details are subject to change. Fireworks displays are weather promoted. Please contact event coordinator to verify information. ****

**** Take Care, Have Fun, Be Safe, and Happy New Year 2017 To Everybody!! ****