"Global Villagers: Street Portraits from Around the World”, a collection of candid portraits by Las Vegas photographer Lamar Marchese, will be shown February 21 through April 29. The photos were made during a round-the-world cruise, during which the photographer gained an appreciation for what unites mankind rather than divides us.
Experience real math at work in sports, nature, robotics, music, dancing, movie-making and more and answer the age-old question: “Will I ever use all this math they’re teaching us?” at MathAlive! The traveling exhibit. has hands-on displays and interactive experiences including: riding in a live-action snowboard race; exploring and operating simulations of NASA’s latest robotics, and designing a video game.
Learn about and watch the interaction between butterflies and the plants that sustain them. You'll emerge with a better understanding of the environment needed for the survival of these spectacular insects.
Browse a wide array of folk art and jewelry in the craft market; enjoy tasty barbecue, beer, and other festival food; and check out the children’s activities, too. 2–8P, free. Centennial Hills Park, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive, artslasvegas.org
The Wetlands Park in Las Vegas has guided walks, talks, and programs every month. Some require advance registration. Two on March 24: Hooray for Ants and the Alien Invaders walk. On the 25th its a Young Explorers program on Ladybugs.
The Springs Preserve's annual environmental science Spring Break Camp will be held March 26-30. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Campers will build a colony on Mars as they explore real issues on Earth. It's for ages 6 to 12.
You can unleash your creativity and “paint on air” in 3-D space using the new virtual reality equipment at the Springs Preserve. The world beyond two dimensions will become your canvas as you explore a palette of 3-D brushes, floating stars, neon lights, fire and more. Through March 31.
You are invited to join Grapevine Fellowship for their Egg-streme Easter Celebration April 1, starting at 10 a.m, The day will begin with worship and a message from Pastor Ron, followed by a BBQ, fellowship and activities for the kids. No charge.
Dating back to 1923, these awards are the nation's longest-running, most-prestigious recognition program for creative teens. 9A–5P, free for members or with paid admission. Through April 1. Origen Museum at Springs Preserve, springspreserve.org
The Animal Foundation in Las Vegas is in desperate need of sheets, blankets, towels and such to use for bedding for their cats and dogs. Gently used or new items can be dropped at the shelter every day between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. They would also like to connect with housekeeping departments for regular pickups of donated items.
Olive Crest is looking for individuals, schools and businesses to donate hygiene items and household cleaning products to help people in need get their spring cleaning off to a sparkling start. To learn more on how to set up a hygiene and household goods drive or for a list of needed supplies, call 702-835-1907.
Science Cafe Las Vegas meets on the first Wednesday of each month, starting at 6:30, for a lively discussion of a specific subject. There's beer, but the event is okay for those under 21. On April 4, "Survival of the Fattest" will be discussed. Fruitflies, that is.
Henderson Libraries has a full slate of International Festival events in April. You learn about another culture, through classes, demonstrations, exhibits, and performances. Included: Italian and German cooking, Nigerian arts and crafts, paper marbling, Russian language class.
The Springs Preserve hosts another fun-filled night of activities, dinner and a movie. on April 7. They will be celebrating the gift of music with a night full of karaoke followed by a showing of the film “Sing.”
The centuries-old tradition of folding two-dimensional paper into three-dimensional shapes is inspiring a scientific revolution in drugs, micro-robots and future space missions – and it’s all based on math and geometry.. The film "Origami Revolutions" will be shown Saturdays and Sundays in April at 3:00.
The annual Run Away with Cirque du Soleil at the Springs Preserve to mark World Water Day will be held April 14. There will be a 5k run, 1-mile fun walk, entertainment by Cirque du Soleil musicians, massage therapy, a warm-up with Cirque performers, and activities for children.
The 14th annual Las Vegas Celtic Gathering and Highland Games will be held April 14 and 15 at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs. The festival celebrates Celtic heritage with entertainment, children’s activities, food, drink, dance and heavy athletics (such as the caber toss).
Comedy Magician Adam London’s family-friendly afternoon show is hilarious and delivers wit with clever sleight of hand magic. London has perfected his craft in comedy clubs around the world, including the world-famous Magic Castle in Los Angeles. 100% of net ticket sales from this show on April 14 will benefit Olive Crest in Nevada.