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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.
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.
The nation's longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens dates back to 1923. 9A–5P, free for members or with paid general admission. Big Springs Gallery at 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.
The Springs Preserve presents Clint Carvalho's Extreme Parrots on Saturdays and Sundays through February 24. They’re smart, they’re extreme, and they’ll make the whole crowd scream! Free with general admission.
The animated films tells the story of a French shepherd who single-handedly reforests a valley in the foothills of the Alps. The Oscar-winning film by Canadian animator Frédéric Back is narrated by Christopher Plummer. Saturdays and Sundays at 3 p.m. Included with general admission.
The Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival will run January 10-27, showing mostly documentaries from around the world. Most screenings are at the Adelson Educational Campus and admission is free. The opener, "The Museum" is about the Israel Museum. It will be shown at the Century 16 South Point.
This Tony Award-winning musical explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with a poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable. Thu–Sat 8P; Sun 5P, $15–$28. Majestic Repertory Theatre, majesticrepertory.com
A production of songs that were cut from shows during tryouts and previews from productions written by Gerald Sternbach, Faye Greenberg, and John Kroner. Thu–Sat 7P; Sun 2P, $30. Super Summer Studios Theatre, 4340 S. Valley View, supersummertheatre.org
Part vaudeville extravaganza, part exposé, and wholly electrifying, "Assassins" is a dark and controversial Tony Award-winning Stephen Sondheim musical about the American dream gone awry. Presented by Las Vegas Little Theater with a cast of 16 and an orchestra of 13.
This spoof of a particular hit musical was created by Gerard Alessandrini, the man behind the hit show Forbidden Broadway. Tue–Sun, 7:30P; Sat–Sun, 2P, $55. Troesh Studio Theater at The Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com
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.
A man has fallen to his death from a police station window. Did he jump or was he pushed? The cops want a cover up, but first they have to contend with an unlikely detective – a certified lunatic with a knack for impersonation. Wed–Sat 8P; Sun 2P, $20-$25. Cockroach Theatre, 1025 S. First St., cockroachtheatre.com
A Public Fit Theatre Company presents a staged reading of "Appropriate" by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. The Lafayette clan descends upon the decrepit homestead of their newly-departed patriarch. The adult children sort through a horde of mementos, clutter, debt, and all the family baggage. As they make a disturbing discovery, the contentious reunion explodes.
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.