The acclaimed rapper has released 11 albums and branched into acting, writing, and film production. He has just published his memoir, Let Love Have the Last Word. 7:30P, $39–$79. Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com
Celebrate the pioneer lifestyle with one of the fort's biggest events of the year. This family-friendly affair will feature pioneer games, children's crafts, food concessions, live music, and more! 9A, $3. Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park, 500 E. Washington Ave., parks.nv.gov
Golden Retriever Rescue Southern Nevada is a non-profit organization "dedicated to providing new beginnings for displaced Golden Retrievers in Las Vegas and the surrounding area." They have dogs to adopt, and can use volunteers for a variety of things, including providing foster homes.
The Jewish Genealogy Society meets on the third Sunday of the month at the Sahara West Library, starting at 1:30. They usually have a program devoted to some aspect of genealogy. Non-members are welcome to attend.
The library is at 9600 West Sahara Avenue. Their number is 507-3630.
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.
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.
The non-profit Foreclosed Upon Pets works to find homes for animals that have been abandoned for economic reasons, such as their owners losing their home or job. They show cats and dogs at Petsmart stores in Las Vegas and Henderson on the weekends. Volunteers needed.
Leisure Connection (for adults 22+) is a social group for high-functioning adults with developmental disabilities. It provides recreational activities that promote socialization and independence in the community.
The Reel Big Beer & Bowling Fest, starting at 6 p.m.,will feature craft beer tastings from more than 30 of Las Vegas’ favorite breweries and music from ska punk legends Reel Big Fish, rockers Bowling For Soup and pop-punk favorites Mest.
Mark Shunock gathers an eclectic cast of guests including stars from Hollywood, the Strip, musical acts, athletes, and celebrity chefs for 90 minutes of chat, entertainment, and a lot of laughs — all to benefit a local charity. 8P, $20–$50. The Space, 3460 Cavaretta Court, mondaysdark.com
Paralympic Sports Club Las Vegas, in conjunction with the Clark County School District, is a program designed for children and adults with physical disabilities. It offers sports training and competitions throughout Southern Nevada. Their mission is to maximize the potential of people with physical disabilities through sports. Hosted by the City of Las Vegas.