Life-size, life-like animatronic dinosaurs, full-scale skeletons, and fossils from around the world. 9A-5P, Free with Springs Preserve membership or with paid admission. Springs Preserve, springspreserve.org
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.
This solo exhibition featuring artist Sapira Cheuk will include his newest ink and paper works that draw upon sources from both traditional Chinese art and Classical Greek sculpture. Wed–Sat 11A–4P, free. Core Contemporary, 900 E. Karen Ave., #D222, corecontemporary.com
This exhibition will display visual work in different media created in different settings by artists from Opportunity Village’s fine arts program. Thu–Fri 12–5P, free. Mayor’s Gallery, Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St., artslasvegas.org
Featuring the photography of Jason Tannen, this exhibition explores his interest in tracing urban erosion and obsolescence as seen in storefront displays and the topography of signs, symbols, and human representation. Artist reception Sept. 26, 5P. Tue–Fri 10A–9:30P; Sat. 8:30A–7P, free. Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., artslasvegas.org
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, artslasvegas.org
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, artslasvegas.org
The focus in this exhibition is to display baskets that have differences and similarities in construction and design; all basket weavers are Native American residents of Nevada. Mon–Thu 7A–5:30P, free. City Hall Grand Gallery, 495 S. Main St., first floor, artslasvegas.org
The Farmers Market at Tivoli Village has been reimagined, putting a fresh slant on shopping local! Every Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.,with music, a children’s makerspace, fresh food vendors, and, of course, fresh produce.
Have an evening of fun learning international dance styles including Arabic, Armenian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Greek, Israeli, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, and Turkish folk. Ages 8+. Wed. 6:30P, $6. Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., ethnicexpresslasvegas.org
A brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past in this Broadway musical adaptation of the classic story. Tue–Sun, 7:30; Sat–Sun 2P, $37–$138. Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com
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.
A new curation of artworks that together hint at the contrasts that all of us bring as we create this assemblage city we call home. This is the first time the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art will take its collection out for an exhibition. Free. Nevada Humanities Program Gallery, 1017 S. First St., unlv.edu
JW Caldwell’s exhibit guesses what dinosaurs might say or do while they are stomping through the Preserve this summer. 9A–5P, free for members or with paid general admission. Big Springs Gallery at Springs Preserve, springspreserve.org
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 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.
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. 7P, $20–$50. The Space, 3460 Cavaretta Court, mondaysdark.com
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 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.