Henderson Libraries has a full slate of International Festival events in May. You learn about another culture, through classes, demonstrations, exhibits, and performances. Included: cooking demonstrations and classes, arts and crafts, language classes, discussions, and films.
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.
American Dream U Entrepreneur & Financial Academy will have its grand opening on June 2. It's a non-profit organization dedicated to helping military members transition to civilian life. There will be onthly meetups, various workshops and an education program,
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!
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 June 6, Elizabeth Stacy from UNLV will ask "Why Are There so Many Tree Species?" She will discuss her work on the highly diverse ‘Ohi’a trees of Hawaii.
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.