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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.
Looking to dispose of your (formerly live) Christmas tree responsibly? The Christmas Tree Recycling Committee has 30 drop off sites in Southern Nevada. The trees will be chipped into mulch and used in gardens and parks throughout the valley.
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 Breast Center at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas holds several classes and meetings every month. Included are a breast cancer support group, the young survivor's breast cancer support group, pilates classes for women with breast cancer, yoga classes (including pre-natal), and more.
No charge for support groups, while there might be a charge for other things.
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
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.
The Nevada Site Specific Advisory Board will meet on January 16, starting at 4 p.m., at Valley Electric Association in Pahrump, Members of the public are invited to attend. The NSSAB is a federally-chartered board providing recommendations to the Department of Energy about environmental cleanup at the Nevada National Security Site.
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.
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.