Nevada's Aging and Disability Services Division is looking for volunteers to serve as Long Term Care Ombudsman in skilled nursing facilities.
Volunteers act as advocates and a voice for residents in skilled nursing facilities, either those who cannot speak for themselves or who request assistance and advocacy. Volunteers promote resident's rights, empower residents and help resolve complaints.
Friends of Nevada Wilderness hosts talks by local environmental experts on the first Thursday of everu month at REI Boca Park, starting at 7:00. . On March 1 Anthony Waddle, a research assistant at UNLV, will discuss the declining population of the desert-dwelling leopard frog and attempts to save it..
This entertaining evening of pieces from the world’s favorite operettas and musicals features the UNLV Chamber Chorale, Argenta, Varsity Glee Club, and soloists from the School of Music. 7:30P, $10. Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center at UNLV, unlv.edu
United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council will host its 10th annual Luncheon Fashion Show in the Bellagio on March 2, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event will recognize WLC’s impact in the community and women community leaders who demonstrate a commitment to improving southern Nevada.
The International Festival’s March events (the 3rd thru the 17th) promise to provide exciting opportunities for you to learn about other cultures. Learn a few phrases in a language new to you, explore Italian and Slovakian films, participate in an interactive workshop about Ukrainian eggs, and attend a day centered around the Japanese culture. All events are free. At three libraries.
The "Sesame Street: F is for Friends" tour will debut at Fashion Show Las Vegas on March 3. The immersive limited-engagement tour includes a 15-minute show starring costumed Elmo and Abby Cadabby characters, filled with stories and songs about celebrating similarities and differences between friends.
The Wetlands Park Nature Center is celebrating its fifth anniversary with with 5K and 1K Fun Runs, along with some special nature activities for the whole family! The Nature Center activities are walk-in and free of charge.
The Domsky Glass open house will have glass blowing demonstration, an amazing gallery exhibiting local artists' work, a huge studio space where some of Las Vegas' treasured glass works have been created, and a boutique with one-of-a-kind creations.
The 8th annual "All In for The Meadows Poker Tournament" March 3 will include dancing, live entertainment, casino games, nightclub seating and some unique silent auction items. Plus, the chance to play for some amazing prizes. It's a benefit for the Meadows School, running from 5 to 11 p.m.
Celebrate Women’s History Month at the Springs Preserve's Boomtown 1905! The Dolly, Me & History Tea Party will have activity stations that guests—and their dolls—rotate through to learn about historical Las Vegas and the women that turned the rough-and-tumble town into a real community. For ages 4+.
UNLV's College of Liberal Arts' University Forum lecture series presents "How Indiana Jones Got It Wrong: What We Can Learn From Ancient Maya Ceramics" a talk by Laura Kosakowsky, Professor of Anthropology, University of Arizona, on March 5.
Science Cafe Las Vegas meets on the first Wednesday of each month, starting at 6:30, for a lively discussion of a specific subject. There's beer, but the event is okay for those under 21. On March 7, Elisabeth Hausrath from UNLV's Department of Geoscience will discuss the causes of pink snow.
UNLV's College of Liberal Arts' University Forum lecture series presents "Race and Revenge: Rethinking the Legacy of the Civil War" a talk by Gregory Laski, Assistant Professor of English, United States Air Force Academy, on March 9.
Queen Bee Market will host a market featuring handmade items March 9 and 10 in the Conference Center of Las Vegas. There will be home décor, accessories, clothing, paper arts, vintage items, furniture and more. You can shop at vendor booths, participate in make-and-take stations and enjoy demonstrations,.
Learn about and watch the interaction between butterflies and the plants that sustain them. You'll emerge with a better understanding of the environment needed for the survival of these spectacular insects.