School's out for the summer and Red Rock Canyon is calling kids ages 6-8 and their families. Join a naturalist for a nine-part series that celebrates the Mojave Desert and invites families to learn together. Programs will include hands-on exploration with pictures, activities, and crafts. Learn about mammals, reptiles, plants, geology, weather, and more!
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.
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 free Water Smart Drip Irrigation class will give you the skills to design and install your own irrigation system, one that will save water and help you grow great-looking plants. Presented by the Southern Nevada Water Authority in partnership with the Springs Preserve. 9 a.m. to noon. Must register. .Aug. 11 and 25, Sept. 29; Oct. 13.
t’s just a matter of time before temperatures will be dropping. Now is a great time to plan for cool/season gardening and to think about incorporating cool season vegetables into your garden. Learn how rewarding fall gardening can be!
Divine Cafe is partnering with the Nevada Department of Wildlife for this class where you can learn to prepare wild game dishes such as Fennel Pheasant, Camper’s Trout, and Rosemary Roast Rabbit, along with Old Range Biscuits, Arugula Pine Nut Pesto, and Wildflower Salad (among others).
The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers in Southern Nevada. Among the opportunities: helping people affected by disasters across the country; supporting members of the military and their families; helping with blood collection, processing and distribution; doing health and safety education and training, international relief and development.