The Animal Foundation in Las Vegas is in desperate need of sheets, blankets, towels and such to use for bedding for their cats and dogs. Gently used or new items can be dropped at the shelter every day between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. They would also like to connect with housekeeping departments for regular pickups of donated items.
Local artist Robert Belliveau discovered that microscopic crystals formed in the juices squeezed from fruits and vegetables self-organize into abstract designs. Free for members or with paid general admission. Origen Museum at Springs Preserve, springspreserve.org
Local artist Robert Belliveau used a polarizing microscope and photographed microscopic crystals that formed in juices squeezed from fruits and vegetables. The crystals self-organized into gorgeous, amazing, abstract shapes.
A star-studded production of Chicago, a red carpet reception, and a silent auction — what more could you ask for? Proceeds benefit those living with HIV/AIDS. 11A, $45+. The Foundry at SLS, goldenrainbow.org/ribbonoflife
Set in a 1930s European perfumery, this musical is based on the plot of the beloved Jimmy Stewart classic The Shop Around the Corner. Wed–Sat 6P, $15. The Boman Pavilion at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, supersummertheatre.org
This exhibit showcases works by outstanding local watercolorists exploring subjects as varied as still life, abstracts, portraits, and landscapes. Free for members or with general admission. Big Springs Gallery at Springs Preserve through July 10. springspreserve.org
Autism Coalition of Nevada will hold An Educated Taste on July 13 at Dolan Lexus in Reno. Proceeds will help fund critical diagnostic and medical services, supplemental education, and assistive technologies for Nevada families impacted by autism spectrum disorders.