The Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas presents an opportunity each month to listen and learn from local archaeologists on a range of topics. On August 25, from 2 to 4, Samantha Rubinson from the State Historic Preservation Office, will have the "Preserving Archaeology Through Photography" workshop." Free for museum members and included with general admission.
A cultural celebration the whole family will love, featuring live entertainment, a Wee Bairns Corner for children's activities, and authentic Scottish food for purchase, including sampling the notorious haggis. 10A–3P, free. Windmill Library, lvccld.org
The Rape Crisis Center in Las Vegas uses male and female volunteers, ages 21 and over, to assist sexual assault victims. Volunteers assist the staff of the center by answering crisis calls around the clock, making referrals for victims and others who are seeking assistance, and more.
The free Water Smart Drip Irrigation class will give you the skills to design and install your own irrigation system, one that will save water and help you grow great-looking plants. Presented by the Southern Nevada Water Authority in partnership with the Springs Preserve. 9 a.m. to noon. Must register. Aug. 25, Sept. 29; Oct. 13.
Leisure Connection (for adults 22+) is a social group for high-functioning adults with developmental disabilities. It provides recreational activities that promote socialization and independence in the community. Activities include bowling, movies, sports events, lunch/dinner outings, and leisure education classes. Hosted by the City of Las Vegas.
The Southern Nevada Rock Art Association meets on the fourth Monday of every month, starting at 6:30 p.m., in the REI store in Boca Park. Admission is free and anyone interested in rock art is invited to attend. There's usually a program on rock art and/or archeology, most often local or regional.
It’s amazing what a life-changing moment it can be when you choose to open your heart to a child in need of a temporary home! There are approximately 3,000 children in the care of the Clark County Department of Family Services, ranging from toddlers to teenagers. Some are in foster homes and others need foster homes. Find out how you can help at a foster care info session.
A traveling healing exhibition of items collected from friends, family, and loved ones, memorializing the losses from the Oct. 1 mass shooting. Free. Durango Hills Community Center/YMCA, 3521 N. Durango Hills Drive, through August 31. artslasvegas.org
PETA President and founder Ingrid Newkirk will present her talk "We Are All Animals"September 1 in Las Vegas, starting at 11:30 a.m.. She explores the links among various forms of discrimination and the state of the animal kingdom. The PETA motto is "Animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, use for entertainment, or abuse in any other way."
If you haven’t utilized a public library in a while, September is the ideal time to do just that…with Library Card Sign Up Month, there is no excuse to not have a library card. In addition to costing absolutely nothing, possession of a library card opens a world of possibilities, whether you prefer traditional books, more technologically advanced offerings (including Ebooks, digital audiobooks, or streaming music and movies), or unique programming and services.
A musical based on the extraordinary lives and music of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, featuring “Conga,” “Get On Your Feet,” and other great hits. Tue–Sun 7:30P, Sat–Sun 2P, $29–$127. Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com
Thanks to our friends at Brooklyn Bowl, we are bringing you specially-priced tickets for each of the following shows, with 100% of the proceeds benefitting the radio you love. Tickets are limited so don’t wait, secure yours before they are gone!
The non-profit Andson will hold their "Sharpen Your Senses" food and libation paring fundraiser September 8, from 6 to 9 p.m., at Southern Highlands Golf Club. There will be stations pairing gourmet food with a variety of adult beverages and live music and other entertainment.