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.
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.
It’s a museum by day and a School of Striptease at night! The Burlesque Hall of Fame’s School of Striptease offers classes for the hobbyist, the novice, and established performers of all kinds. Learn about the art of the striptease from the industry’s top performers of today and yesteryear.
Homeward Bound Cat Adoptions is a Las Vegas based non-profit devoted to finding homes for cats. They have cats to adopt on some weekends at area Petcos and PetSmarts and a cage-free adoption facility. They can always use volunteers, especially folks to be foster parents for kittens and cats.
The Nevada Ballet Theatre presents Tchaikovsky’s timeless classic. Thu.–Sat. 7:30; Sat. 2P; Sun. 1P and 5:30P; Dec. 23–Dec. 24, 2P, $30.95-$189.95. Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com
Their special holiday presentation of WinterFest includes a variety of family-friendly activities including the official tree-lighting ceremony with Mayor Debra March and Santa on Friday night. Saturday’s festivities conclude with the fabulous Evening Light Parade. Tree lighting: Fri. 6P; festival: Sat. 2P; parade: Sat. 5P, free. Henderson Convention Center and Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St., Henderson, cityofhenderson.com
Raise funds and awareness for the Arthritis Foundation in the 5K, 10K , or 1-mile kids run. Runners receive jingle bells for their shoes and other goodies. 8A, $25–$75. Tivoli Village, arthritis.org/Nevada
The Nevada Southern Railway Museum in Boulder City offers train rides in old Pullman coaches every Saturday and Sunday (with modern air conditioning during the summer). Trips go to the Railroad Pass Casino and back, taking about 35 minutes.
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 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.