Kitten season is still in full swing, and the Animal Foundation is looking for volunteers who can help by fostering kittens until they are adoptable. These include kittens with their mom, kittens without their mom who might need bottle feeding, and kittens needing a bit more socialization or recovering from illness or an injury..
Life-size, life-like animatronic dinosaurs, full-scale skeletons, and fossils from around the world. 9A-5P, Free with Springs Preserve membership or with paid admission. Springs Preserve, springspreserve.org
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.
Local artist JW Caldwell’s exhibit guesses what dinosaurs might say or do while they are stomping through the Preserve this summer. 9A–5P, free for members or with paid general admission. Big Springs Gallery at Springs Preserve, springspreserve.org
This solo exhibition featuring artist Sapira Cheuk will include his newest ink and paper works that draw upon sources from both traditional Chinese art and Classical Greek sculpture. Wed–Sat 11A–4P, free. Core Contemporary, 900 E. Karen Ave., #D222, corecontemporary.com
This exhibition will display visual work in different media created in different settings by artists from Opportunity Village’s fine arts program. Thu–Fri 12–5P, free. Mayor’s Gallery, Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St., artslasvegas.org
Featuring the photography of Jason Tannen, this exhibition explores his interest in tracing urban erosion and obsolescence as seen in storefront displays and the topography of signs, symbols, and human representation. Artist reception Sept. 26, 5P. Tue–Fri 10A–9:30P; Sat. 8:30A–7P, free. Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., artslasvegas.org
Artist Shan Michael Evans’s living and evolving public art exhibition features themes of dependency, growth, change, and circumstance the world around us experiences. All day, free. Las Vegas City Hall, along First Street, artslasvegas.org
This exhibit features the award-winning artists of the juried fine arts competition open to residents ages 50+. Mon–Thu, 7A–5:30P, free. City Hall Chamber Gallery, 495 S. Main St., second floor, artslasvegas.org
The Farmers Market at Tivoli Village has been reimagined, putting a fresh slant on shopping local! Every Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.,with music, a children’s makerspace, fresh food vendors, and, of course, fresh produce.
Have an evening of fun learning international dance styles including Arabic, Armenian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Greek, Israeli, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, and Turkish folk. Ages 8+. Wed. 6:30P, $6. Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., ethnicexpresslasvegas.org
The Jewish Genealogy Society meets on the third Sunday of the month at the Sahara West Library, starting at 1:30. They usually have a program devoted to some aspect of genealogy. Non-members are welcome to attend.
The library is at 9600 West Sahara Avenue. Their number is 507-3630.
The nonprofit Rebuilding Together Southern Nevada provides home repair, accessibility modifications and energy conservation services for low-income homeowners, particularly seniors, people living with disabilities, veterans and families, individuals and multigenerational families.
The Court Appointed Special Advocate Program in Las Vegas is looking for volunteers to work as advocates for children in the foster care system. Volunteers are appointed by judges to advocate in court and other settings on behalf of children who have been abused or neglected, Volunteer orientation is held the third Wednesday of every month from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.
A brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past in this Broadway musical adaptation of the classic story. Tue–Sun, 7:30; Sat–Sun 2P, $37–$138. Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com
Keep Memory Alive at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas hosts "Lunch & Learn" talks most Wednesdays from noon to 1:00. Most often they cover topics of interest to those serving as caregivers to people with dementia.
Golden Retriever Rescue Southern Nevada is a non-profit organization "dedicated to providing new beginnings for displaced Golden Retrievers in Las Vegas and the surrounding area." They have dogs to adopt, and can use volunteers for a variety of things, including providing foster homes.
A new curation of artworks that together hint at the contrasts that all of us bring as we create this assemblage city we call home. This is the first time the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art will take its collection out for an exhibition. Free. Nevada Humanities Program Gallery, 1017 S. First St., unlv.edu