Experience real math at work in sports, nature, robotics, music, dancing, movie-making and more and answer the age-old question: “Will I ever use all this math they’re teaching us?” at MathAlive! The traveling exhibit. has hands-on displays and interactive experiences including: riding in a live-action snowboard race; exploring and operating simulations of NASA’s latest robotics, and designing a video game.
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 Springs Preserve's annual environmental science Spring Break Camp will be held March 26-30. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Campers will build a colony on Mars as they explore real issues on Earth. It's for ages 6 to 12.
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.
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 April 4, "Survival of the Fattest" will be discussed. Fruitflies, that is.
Henderson Libraries has a full slate of International Festival events in April. You learn about another culture, through classes, demonstrations, exhibits, and performances. Included: Italian and German cooking, Nigerian arts and crafts, paper marbling, Russian language class.
Amy Matthews of Nevada Association of Employers will present “HR For the Small Business Owner” April 5 from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. as part of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Roadmap to Success workshop series,
Canyonlands Field Institute is offering a full day Desert Wildflower Seminar exploring the wildflowers around Moab, Utah on April 21. You can learn to identify, and appreciate, those flowers you've always wondered about. The field trip will be led by Moab biologist and wildflower expert Joel Tuhy.
Japanese cuisine will be the focus of the monthly cooking class at the Divine Cafe. Under expert guidance you will prepare a meal using saki, fresh fish, seasonal vegetables, and the finest ingredients available. Then, of course, you get to eat it.
You can get your documents/photos of historical interest scanned for free as part of National Preservation Week April 28, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Paseo Verde Library. Staff members will scan your items and provide you with information about preservation techniques.
Attend The MoneyShow Las Vegas and you will receive practical education, expert trading strategies, and 150+ stock, ETF and fund picks from leading financial experts! It will be held May 14-16 and admission is free if you register in advance.