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.
Cody Brothers celebrates America's National Parks through stunning black and white photographs taken at six locations in Nevada, New Mexico, and California: Chaco Canyon, Fort Union National Monument, Pecos National Historical Park, Great Basin National Park, Lake Mead, and Death Valley National Park. .
The Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation will host its 10th annual Ladybug Ball at the Mirage Hotel and Casino on Saturday, April 13, starting at 6 p.m. It will be a night of decadence, with a hosted cocktail reception, a multi-course gourmet meal with wine pairings, live and silent auctions, entertainment, dancing, and a rockin’ VIP after party.
The Las Vegas Improvisational Players is a family-friendly show with musical and short-form improv all made up by suggestions from the audience. 7P, $10; $5 kids/military. Show Creators Studio, 4455 W. Sunset Road, lvimprov.com
The Animal Foundation in Las Vegas needs sheets, blankets, towels and such to use for bedding for their cats and dogs. Gently used or new items can be dropped at the shelter every day between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. They would also like to connect with housekeeping departments for regular pickups of donated items.
Led by saxophonist and UNLV assistant professor Adam Schroeder, the concert is an all-ages jazz showcase in an interactive and educational setting. 7P, free. Main Theater at Clark County Library, lvccld.org
The UNLV Chamber Chorale returns from their annual spring tour to present musical gems by Josquin des Prez, Jacob Handl, David Brunner, and Eric Whitacre. 7:30P, $10. Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center at UNLV, unlv.edu
Dr. Arthur Baragar from UNLV's Department of Mathematical Sciences will present the talk "Circle Packings and the Markoff Equation" on April 25, starting at 7:30 pm. The Apollonian circle packing and the Markoff equation are two popular topics in mathematics that, on the surface, appear to be unrelated. Dr. Baragar will guide you deep into the mathematics that connects them.
A full day of choral workshops for high school choir students culminates in a performance of the university choirs and the Silverado High School Madrigals as guest artists. 7:30P, $10. Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center at UNLV, unlv.edu
The Springs Preserve will honor children and celebrate childhood at the their annual Día del Niño. There will be hours of fun for children of all ages, including clowns and magicians, dancing and singing groups, interactive games, traditional Mexican food and drink, hands-on arts and crafts, and cooking workshops.