Viewpoints From Duckwater: A Collection of Contemporary Art by Native American Artist Jack Malotte will be on display in Las Vegas June 1 through July 26. Mr. Malotte uses drawing, painting, and printmaking to convey his feelings about the "Indian connection with the earth, sky, and the landscape of his ancestors, and how this connection manifests itself spiritually, physically, and politically.
Gilcrease Orchard in the northwest part of the Las Vegas Valley has fruit and vegetables for sale. You can purchase from their stand or pick your own on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 7 a.m. to noon. Check their website to see what's available. They also have apple cider.
Meet amazing desert critters as you explore the Origen Museum. Learn the unique survival strategies animals in the desert use to survive in a harsh environment. Just drop-in while enjoying the Origen galleries. Indoors. Weekends and select holidays June 10 to September 24 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
With the theme “Build a Better World,” Henderson Libraries’ Summer Reading Program will run June 10 through August 5. Children through age 17 can read to wine prizes. There will also be three two-day camps: one focussed in Lego, one on science, and one on theater. No charge.
Kids of all ages are invited to drop by the Nevada State Museum's Education Room on Saturday afternoon June 10 through August 5, from noon to 5 p.m., for hands-on, drop-in activities. Families can explore Nevada topics through demonstrations, activities and workshops. There's a different topic each time, and you can find that info on their website. No registration required and all programs are free with admission.
Kids ages 7-17 are invited to attend Summer Tech Camps at Code Central in Henderson. The camps are for both beginner and experienced programmers, with a different theme each week. Robotics is June 12-16, Programming in Minecraft is June 19-23, Adventures in Coding is June 26-30. They repeat in July. There's an open house on June 10 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Summer Fun Camps are back at Springs Preserve, with new, learning- and nature-based adventure themes each of the nine weeks. It's a different topic each week but every camp week includes: cool museum explorations; acting with Drama Kids International; swimming Fridays at the YMCA; guest speakers; fun crafts, awesome games and cool theme projects. For ages 6 - 12 only.
Astronauts are identified with adventure, exploration and endeavor. Discover what it takes to be a space explorer by wearing a flight suit, taking a spin in a ‘centrifuge’ capsule, climbing into a rocket, viewing live footage from the International Space Station, and more in this traveling exhibit.
Join a naturalist for an eight-part series celebrating the Mojave Desert on Wednesdays June 14 through August 2 at Red Rock Canyon. Ages 6-8 can learn about mammals, reptiles, plants, geology, weather, and more through hands-on exploration with games and crafts. There will be snacks. Kids can attend whichever sessions interest them but do have to register in advance.
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.
7 p.m. Seven guys, seven different musical backgrounds, seven different personalities, one band, one unique and unmistakable voice, one part rock, one part ska, with influences from Latin, klezmer, folk, world, funk, jazz, and classical thrown in. $27.50–$40. Brooklyn Bowl at The Linq, brooklynbowl.com
2 p.m. The Las Vegas Men’s Chorus performs many different types of music — from songs for the Broadway baby to pieces that appeal to the serious music aficionado — you’ll certainly find something to please your ears in this concert celebrating LGBT Pride Month. Free. Main Theater at Clark County Library, lvccld.org
The Southern Nevada Rock Art Association meets on the fourth Monday of every month, starting at 6:30 p.m., in the REI store in Boca Park. Admission is free and anyone interested in rock art is invited to attend. There's usually a program on rock art and/or archeology, most often local or regional.
As part of its Summer Reading Program, Henderson Libraries will host Camp Master Builder June 26 and 27. Kids ages 8-12 will learn some in-depth LEGO and architecture techniques. Campers must be able to attend both days. No charge.
The Lake Las Vegas Rowing Club is offering Summer Rowing Junior Camps for teens June 26 through August 11 and other programs. The newest competitive sport in Nevada provides great fitness and team-building opportunities as well as fun on the 320-acre private lake at the Lake Las Vegas master planned community.