Kitten season is upon us and the Animal Foundation is looking for volunteers who can help by fostering kittens until they are adoptable. These would include kittens with their mom, kittens without their mom who might need bottle feeding, kittens needing a bit more socialization or recovering from illness or an injury..
The United Way of Southern Nevada is looking for donations of backpacks and school supplies for students and teachers. Some of the things needed: black and blue pens, pencils, crayons, glue sticks, markers, colored pencils, pointed scissors, erasers, highlighters, and pocket folders,
Camps for kids ages 6-11 over a variety of experiences, with each week-long camp including explorations in the Nature Exchange and museums; YMCA swims; zoology encounters; hands-on learning with naturalists and garden gurus; fun crafts and games. There are also three camps just for age 5.
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
Join us online July 11 - July 20 to bid on dining, shows, staycations, retail and more! Hundreds of great packages available when you register. You can’t win unless you bid! 100% of the proceeds are re-invested in Nevada Public Radio.
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.
Every year Reno artists open their studio doors for a weekend to thousands of art lovers. Reno Open Studios will be held September 6-8 (same weekend as The Great Reno Balloon Races) Artists at Nevada Marketplace, Artists Co-op Gallery Reno, and Latimer Art Club are participating, along with about 40 individual artists.
Seal will be performing his new album Standards where he covers musical classics at the Pearl Concert Theater at Palms July 19 at 8 p.m. Purchase tickets through our Box Office, and 100% of the proceeds will benefit the radio you love!
Local authors Nancy Nelson and Stephen Murray will perform "Love Letters," a play by A.R. Gurney, on July 19. Proceeds will be donated to Alzheimer’s Nevada and Alzheimer’s Association Desert Southwest Chapter. Tickets are $25.
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.