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.
August’s theme is “The heat is on,” but don’t let the theme get in the way of a good story! Tell or listen to five-minute personal stories. 7:30P, free. Center for Science and Wonder, 1651 E. Sunset Road, #A111, lasvegasstoryslam.com
The Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas presents an opportunity each month to listen and learn from local archaeologists on a range of topics. On August 25, from 2 to 4, Samantha Rubinson from the State Historic Preservation Office, will have the "Preserving Archaeology Through Photography" workshop." Free for museum members and included with general admission.
PETA President and founder Ingrid Newkirk will present her talk "We Are All Animals"September 1 in Las Vegas, starting at 11:30 a.m.. She explores the links among various forms of discrimination and the state of the animal kingdom. The PETA motto is "Animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, use for entertainment, or abuse in any other way."
Vegas Fan Fusion is a celebration of comics, creators, celebrities, and collectibles. They focus on local creators and artists to showcase the finest talent in the Las Vegas area and also welcome artists and authors from around the country. Vegas Fan Fusion offers a fantastic display of exhibitors with pop culture, geek, mainstream, and hard-to-find items.
The Wetlands Park in Las Vegas has guided walks, talks, and programs every month. Some require advance registration. April 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: BioBlitz, a fun day of science in the park! Identify plants and animals with the help of expert scientists and naturalists. All observations are entered into a global database, iNaturalist.