Join Nevada Public Radio next weekend on Saturday, November 17 from 8am-noon for Fall Recycle Day! Safely dispose of electronics, confidential documents, all your co-mingled recyclables and donate gently-used items. You can even dispose of expired and unused pills.
The Animal Foundation's Fast and Furriest 5k run and festival will be held November 17 at Sunset Park. You can participate and fundraise as part of a team or as an individual. You can also race virtually. The festival will have fun activities for people and pooches, vendors, food trucks, and more.
Maddie's Pet Project in Nevada will pay the adoption fee when you adopt a dog or cat at locations throughout Nevada November 16 and 17. The goal: forever homes for the holidays! There are participating shelters and rescue groups in Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Mesquite, Carson City, Reno, Ely....and many other locations. Many participants have lists of available animals.
The UNLV School of Music presents dozens of free classical music recitals and concerts every term. Most are by students, performing solo or in small groups. There are also performances by music faculty, guest artists, and visiting ensembles. Some things, such as their symphony orchestra and wind band concerts, have a small charge. You can find the complete list on their website.
Clark County Wetlands Park has guided walks, talks, and programs every month. Some require advance registration. Quite a few are for kids, such as Nature Tales, which includes a story and a craft. Guided walks are for ages 10 and over. Also, art classes for all ages.
The Butterfly Habitat at the Springs Preserve lets you see a good mix of butterflies flying around and interacting with the plants they need and which need them as pollinators. You might learn something, sure, but really just seeing the butterflies is enough of a reason to go. Admission to the Butterfly Habitat is $2 for members, $3 for non-members.
Photographer Cody Brothers presents a photo essay of many of the water resources within the state of Nevada. Free for members or with paid general admission. Through December 31. Springs Preserve, springspreserve.org
Henderson Libraries’ Around the World festival is back with fall fun! Cultural demonstrations, festive performances, and other activities allow you to explore cultures from around the world. Lots of Mexico-themed events in November (think Day of the Dead), plus Italy, India, and our own Southern Paiutes.
Back by popular demand, this action-packed show has incredible dogs and their handlers performing amazing stunts. High-flying, trick-performing pups show you how they have fun! Rescue dogs thrill the crowd with feats of athleticism. Big Springs Amphitheater Theater.
In Paula Vogel’s bawdy, thunderingly ironic take on Othello, the bride of the Moor is everything Iago pretended she was. Well, worse, actually, Desdemona is a bored, promiscuous aristocrat who delights in talking like a fishwife and whiles away idle hours in Cyprus by substituting for the local prostitute.
Nevada’s largest drive-through light show, this annual event showcases 1 million LEDs and more than 400 animated displays over 2.5 miles. Sun–Thu 5:30–9P; Sat and holidays 5–10P. $20–$75 per vehicle (season passes available). Las Vegas Motor Speedway, glitteringlightslasvegas.com
This gentle yoga class combines sipping wine and practicing fun yoga basics in a rad environment. A tad unconventional, this class is filled with laughter, fun, and cheers-ing your neighbor. Ticket includes one glass of wine, a take home keeper cup (to help prevent the spillage of the wine!), and a gentle yoga class. November 10 and 17.
As the world celebrates the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day (which ended World War I), the Nevada State Museum and the Springs Preserve mark the occasion with their first joint exhibition. The exhibit explores what led to the war, and Nevada’s contributions to the war both domestically and abroad.
The non-profit Narcotics Anonymous is a twelve-step program offering help for people trying to end a drug addiction, modeled on Alcoholics Anonymous. There are several meetings every day in Southern Nevada, most of them in Las Vegas.
Convo@Core takes place monthly to provide an opportunity for informal, relaxed and engaging chats on a variety of topics important to artists, art fans and the arts community as a whole. Next two: November 14 and December 12