The Natural Garden Design 1.0 classes at the Springs Preserve will cover everything needed to assess a site and design a garden using nature as your guide—soil, water, sun, plants, animals, planting, maintenance, and everything else. Take the series or individual classes.
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.
Patterns surround us in nature. They’ll tell you how our planet works, if you know where to find them. They form the veins of a leaf, the spiral of a nautilus, and the spots on a giraffe. Enter the mirror maze and you will step inside a massive pattern: a dizzying, seemingly infinite sea of triangles to navigate and find the secrets inside … including the way out.
The Right Lawyers Fall Seminar is “Discussion on Nevada Divorce Myths”. It will look at typical myths and misconceptions about divorce. The free 2 hour seminar has been approved for 2 CE hours by the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists.
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. Sept. 29; Oct. 13.
The 4th annual College Readiness Boot Camp presented by the Asian Community Development Council will be held in the UNLV Student Union Ballrooms September 29. Its aim is to help Asian and Pacific Islander high school students and their parents prepare for college. Each workshop will have a panel of experts from industry professionals to college students.
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.
Creating a garden that attracts birds, butterflies, bees and other wildlife is easier than you think. Learn some of the essentials to include in your landscape to encourage a wildlife-friendly garden. Members: $10; Non-members $12.
The Springs Preserve continues its youth garden series for home-educated students October 3, 10, and 17. Science, technology, engineering and math will come alive, with a lot of the class time in the outdoor Teaching Garden for a true hands-on experience.
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 October 3, tackling Alzheimer's using genetic engineering.
Vikki Kempker from Upside Business Solutions will discuss “Creating a Thriving Workplace” October 4, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., as part of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Roadmap to Success workshop series,
The Nevada Health Care Forum, the largest gathering of healthcare professionals in the state, will have dozens of the nation's leading healthcare executives and experts addressing the issues and changes affecting Nevada and the nation's health care systems.
The Asian Community Development Council invites you to the Family Day Health and Citizenship Fair, which will have resources, information, and fun. Included: health education and screenings (need to RSVP for screenings), citizenship application assistance (need to apply in advance) and Information, and children’s activities.
Journey by bus to the Warm Springs Natural Area north of Las Vegas and see the flowing springs and creeks that make up the unexpected lush wetland just seven miles northwest of Moapa. The trip includes transportation, tour with an archaeologist and enjoy a picnic box lunch. Hosted by the Springs Preserve.
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.