Through August 15 at the Animal Foundation, there are no adoption fees for dogs 30 pounds or more, cats 6 months and older, and all bunnies. This includes spay/neuter surgeries, microchipping, vaccines and a complimentary bag of food. City government censing fees might apply.
Discover how animals defend themselves against predators at Nature’s Ninjas, the Springs Preserve’s newest traveling exhibit. From hedgehogs to scorpions to tarantulas to poison dart frogs, explore some of nature’s wildest defensive adaptations. You'll get to meet a few live animals..
Local artist Robert Belliveau used a polarizing microscope and photographed microscopic crystals that formed in juices squeezed from fruits and vegetables. The crystals self-organized into gorgeous, amazing, abstract shapes.
Named for the latitude of Sparks, 39 North Marketplace is more than a traditional farmers market. The family-friendly event takes a modern approach to a classic street fair, bring together local artisans and farmers each week. Includes cooking demos from local celebrity chefs. Thursdays from 4 to 9 through August 16, except for August 9.
Food Truck Friday will be held every Friday through September 28 in Reno's Idlewild Park. It features 35 rotating gourmet food, craft desserts, beer, wine and mixed drink vendors, Free to attend, with music, lots of grass to sit on, plenty of parking and a large playground with train rides for the kids.
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.
This faithful new version is a festive adventure featuring music and lyrics by the award-winning duo George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. Wed–Sat 6P, $15. Super Summer Theatre at Spring Mountain Ranch, supersummertheatre.org
Returning to the Las Vegas Strip by popular demand, multi-platinum-selling artist, four-time Grammy® Award winner and music icon, Lionel Richie has announced 14 additional performances for his wildly successful exclusive headlining residency for “Lionel Richie - All the Hits” at The Zappos Theater in Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Purchase your tickets through Nevada Public Radio!
The DeCadence Food Festival returns for the third year on September 15, featuring meals and bites from new and familiar restaurants throughout the valley. It will be in Cadence Central Park and will include music and access to Cadence’s new Adventure Playground,
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.
Ronald McDonald House Charities will hold the Summer Margarita Mixer at Bandito Latin Kitchen & Cantina on August 16. All food and beverage purchases will benefit families who depend on the Ronald McDonald House.
The days are long, but our time together flies by! The Las Vegas Improvisational Players make up their fun, kid-friendly show on the spot, based on the audience’s suggestions. 7P, $10; $5 kids, seniors, and military. Show Creators Studio, 4455 W. Sunset Road, lvimprov.com
NBC and Telemundo owned TV stations are teaming up with hundreds of animal shelters across the country August 18 for Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption drive. where adoption fees are waived. Participating in Nevada are the Animal Foundation and the City of Henderson Animal Care and Control (who carry it over to the 19th).
Best Buddies is the world's largest organization dedicated to ending the social, physical, and economic isolation of the 200 million people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 2:30P, free. Lecture Hall at West Charleston Library, lvccld.org