Spend a decadent evening of words and food with Black Mountain Institute as they host Vietnamese poets, writers, and performance artists Dao Strom, Stacey Tran, and Vi Khi Nao. 7P, free. East Las Vegas Library, lvccld.org
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.
Artist Shan Michael Evans’s living and evolving public art exhibition features themes of dependency, growth, change, and circumstance the world around us experiences. All day, free. Las Vegas City Hall, along First Street, through October 28. artslasvegas.org
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.
This exhibit features the award-winning artists of the juried fine arts competition open to residents ages 50+. Mon–Thu, 7A–5:30P, free. City Hall Chamber Gallery, 495 S. Main St., second floor, through October 30. artslasvegas.org
Nevada P.E.P is non-profit group whose mission is to assist families with disabled children. The agency provides information, training, referral assistance and more. The disability categories they assist with include learning, emotional, autism and vision and hearing loss.
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.
Bring the family in costume to enjoy trunk-or-treating, jumpers, games, costume contests, prizes, a climbing wall, community vendors, and more. 5–8P, free. Doolittle Community Center, 1950 N. J St., artslasvegas.org
David Perrico and his Pop Strings Orchestra will perform the score of the iconic film as well as Italian arias and original compositions. 8P, $25–$40. Myron’s Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com
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.
From crafts to food to everything in-between, this is the place to celebrate all things artsy. Cockroach Theatre offers 20-minute vignettes, multiple food trucks offer mouth-watering dining, and booths of all sorts offer one-of-a-kind items. 5–11P, free. 1025 S. First St., ffflv.org
Set in a rundown movie palace in Worcester, Massachusetts, the play follows the comedic conversations of three underpaid movie ushers who do the labor necessary for keeping it running. Thu–Sat 7:30P; Sun 2:30P, $20. Black Box Theatre at UNLV, unlv.edu
Sons of Norway Desert Troll Lodge will have its annual Lutefisk and Meatballs Dinner on November 2, from 4 to 7 pm, at the Boulder City Elks Club. Also, a live auction. Adult are $22 with students $14. Preschoolers get in free. For tickets call 702-808-8008.