Keep Memory Alive at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas hosts "Lunch & Learn" talks most Wednesdays from noon to 1:00. Most often they cover topics of interest to those serving as caregivers to people with dementia.
Former casino executive and world-class magician Geno Munari tells it like it was back in the day when the Mob was a powerful presence in Las Vegas. 7P, free. Main Theater at Clark County Library, lvccld.org
Master illusionist Jackson Rayne leads this memory workshop teaching secrets to improving your memory, remembering people's names, and never forgetting where you put your keys. 3P, free. PAC at Summerlin Library, lvccld.org
Author Doresa Banning discusses the infamous incidents and characters who made the headlines in local and national newspapers and Reno/Tahoe's criminal parallels to Las Vegas. 7P, free. Main Theater at Clark County Library, lvccld.org
Larry C. Johns and Alan R. Johns, the attorneys who spent 25 years pursuing a lawsuit for the victims of this catastrophic underground nuclear test, will discuss all that led to the enactment of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act in 1990. 7P, free. Jewel Box Theater at Clark County Library, lvccld.org
Science Cafe Las Vegas meets on the first Wednesday of each month, starting at 6:30, for a lively discussion of a specific subject. (You might want to brush up before heading out.) There's beer, but the event is okay for those under 21.