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.
Lynn Zook takes a walk down memory lane and revisits the first ten hotels built on the famed stretch of blacktop, the neon signs, the performers, and more. 7P, free. Jewel Box Theater at Clark County Library, lvccld.org
Excited about your family tree DNA results? Unsure what to do with the information? Find out what steps to take next and get helpful tips on what to avoid. This free program is presented by the Clark County Nevada Genealogical Society. Noon to 3.
Be transported back to the era of Las Vegas as a burgeoning railroad town in the Boomtown 1905 exhibit. Walk through re-creations of the original train depot, Arizona Club, Majestic Theatre, First State Bank, Lincoln Hotel and a mercantile. Encounter interpretive, interactive exhibits and period décor to learn about life in 1905 - 1920 Las Vegas.
Science Cafe Las Vegas meets on the first Wednesday of each month for an in-depth discussion of a particular topic led by a local scientist, with audience participation an important part of that discussion. On August 7, a look at how and why bacteria live in communities, called biofilms. All ages welcome.
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.
The Nevada Economic Development Conference will have experts from across the United States (including some local ones) to discuss Nevada’s emerging economy and opportunities and trends to know about as Nevada expands its presence on the world stage.