It’s amazing what a life-changing moment it can be when you choose to open your heart to a child in need of a temporary home! There are approximately 3,000 children in the care of the Clark County Department of Family Services, ranging from toddlers to teenagers. Some are in foster homes and others need foster homes. Find out how you can help at a foster care info session.
What would happen if Harry Potter quit the Quidditch team, stole a Time-Turner, and started a punk rock band with himself from an earlier point in the space-time continuum? This concert. 6P, free. Main Theater at Clark County Library, lvccld.org
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
The Community Cat Coalition of Clark County 1s an all-volunteer organization working to save feral and free-roaming cats through a trap, neuter and return program. C5 can use folks to help with the trapping and returning; caring for cats pre and post op, and co-ordinating with members of the community.
Galleria at Sunset combines two favorite things at Shop & Wine, with over 15 tasting booths located in front of favorite stores. Guests will have access to exclusive savings and deals while sipping wine and hanging out with friends. All proceeds will be donated to Miracle Flights.
Communities in Schools of Southern Nevada is collecting school supplies, hygiene products and uniforms on August 2. CIS serves 48 schools and over 51,000 students K-12 in Clark County. Drop off locations in Henderson and Las Vegas.
Artists Justin Favela and Ramiro Gomez come together for the first time in an exhibition of artwork about labor, childhood memories, and life in Las Vegas. Free. Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art through August 3. unlv.edu
In an all-encompassing tribute to Asian culture, these masterful musicians lead an astounding performance of folkloric and contemporary songs. 2P, free. Main 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.
ICES is looking for families in Southern Nevada to host high school students (ages 15-17) from other countries for the upcoming school year. Students must be provided with their own bed and a place to study, plus two meals each day. They have spending money and insurance.
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.
Aid for AIDS of Nevada’s 33rd annual Black & White Party will include adult beverages, food, and entertainment. Guests are encouraged to wear as much black and white as they want, or as little as they can get away with. Proceeds from the night benefit AFAN’s support services for people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS.
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 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.
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.