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.
The Nevada State Museum in Las Vegas presenta a new exhibition celebrating the extraordinary artistry of costume designer Pete Menefee through December 31. A multiple Emmy-Award-winning costume designer, he is famous for his work with musical superstars, variety productions, and Nevada’s costume-spectacular stage shows. There are photographs, stage costumes, and original costume design renderings.
The Butterfly Habitat at the Springs Preserve will be open September 23 thru November 19, weather permitting. The habitat contains many species of 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.
This action-packed show with incredible dogs and their handlers performing amazing stunts will thrill audiences of all ages. Most of the performing pet stars have been adopted from animal shelters across the U.S. Saturdays and Sundays in October at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.; Special shows on Nevada Day, October 27.
Members of Southern Nevada Paiute tribes will be at the Springs Preserve on Saturdays in October to share examples of their rich culture. There will be basketry and beadwork, traditional plant foods, and drumming and dancing.
Spooktacular fun for all ages awaits those who dare enter the Springs Preserve's annual Haunted Harvest. The family-friendly event features trick or treat stations, a petting zoo, crafts, entertainment, special train rides and more!
Southern Nevada’s first dedicated volleyball facility, Vegas Aces Training Centre, will officially open this fall. The first-of-its-kind facility in the region will attract girls from across the valley to play volleyball at its highest level, training them to be competitive in the national arena. They will hold tryouts for their teams October 14 through November 15 (by age, starting at 10).
The Assistance League of Las Vegas Holiday Shop grand features a wide range of holiday items: trees, lights, candles, figurines, linens, clothing, holiday glassware, craft supplies and much more will be available for purchase. It's open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Since the Springs Preserve turned 10 years old in 2016, participants in the photo contest focused their lenses on all things 10 -- seeing life through the eyes of a 10-year old and objects in groupings of 10, for example. The photos on display are the winners, judged on their originality, technical skill and subject matter.
A fun-filled night with food, a trunk or treat, pumpkin painting, a DJ, face painting, and much more — don’t forget to wear your costume! 6P, Free. Doral Academy Saddle Campus, 9625 W. Saddle Ave., epilepsy.com/affiliates/Nevada
For nearly 20 years, Roberts has been creating the soundtrack to families' lives, helping kids navigate the joys and sorrows of growing up and parents remember their own childhoods. 10:30A, free. Sunrise Library, lvccld.org
The 7th annual Balloon Festival at Southern Hills Hospital will include early morning balloon launches, a Saturday health fair, kids’ activities, evening balloon glows, amusement rides and much more! Proceeds go to the High School to Healthcare Scholarship program from the Public Education Foundation.
Pay tribute to the millions of women and children — particularly girls — who spend hours a day collecting water, by taking a 2.7-mile walk in their shoes from The Smith Center to the Springs Preserve. 7A, $15–$25. The walk begins at the Smith Center, springspreserve.org
Brush up your pumpkin decorating skills and enter the contest at the Fall Festival! Will yours be scary … or scarily funny? Pumpkins and supplies provided while they last. 11A, free. Summerlin Library, lvccld.org
The Unity Festival will be held October 21, from l to 4 pm at the Baha'i Center on West Oakey. It will celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Baha'u'llah, founder of the religion. Everyone is welcome.
Clark County Wetlands Park has a few more morning walks coming up. On October 21, check out the weirs in place along the wash and learn how they work. On the 28th, exlpore some of the park's habitats providing resting sites for migratory birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians.
The annual Las Vegas Book Festival returns to downtown Las Vegas Oct. 21. The keynote speakers will be authors Daniel Handler and Sharon Draper and there will be more than 25 panel discussions on topics that cover trends and issues in literature.
Christ Church Episcopal is hosting their 47th annual Lobster Fair October 21, from 9 to 3. There will be steamed and live Maine lobstres (which you can order in advance online), home cooked food, arts and crafts, music and other things. No charge to attend.
The Las Vegas Young Artists Orchestra will performs works from Disney's Fantasia October 22, starting at 2, in the theater at the Windmill Library. Included will be Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin with guest pianist Alexandria Le.