UNLV's College of Liberal Arts' University Forum lecture series presents "How Indiana Jones Got It Wrong: What We Can Learn From Ancient Maya Ceramics" a talk by Laura Kosakowsky, Professor of Anthropology, University of Arizona, on March 5.
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 March 7, Elisabeth Hausrath from UNLV's Department of Geoscience will discuss the causes of pink snow.
UNLV's College of Liberal Arts' University Forum lecture series presents "Race and Revenge: Rethinking the Legacy of the Civil War" a talk by Gregory Laski, Assistant Professor of English, United States Air Force Academy, on March 9.
Queen Bee Market will host a market featuring handmade items March 9 and 10 in the Conference Center of Las Vegas. There will be home décor, accessories, clothing, paper arts, vintage items, furniture and more. You can shop at vendor booths, participate in make-and-take stations and enjoy demonstrations,.
Learn about and watch the interaction between butterflies and the plants that sustain them. You'll emerge with a better understanding of the environment needed for the survival of these spectacular insects.
Evening of Hope will have a gallery of art by children and an auction featuring Southern Nevada's finest culinary artists and entertainment to raise awareness of and funding for children battling cancer. You can celebrate childhood cancer heroes with passed bites and libations at this fundraiser for Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada, celebrating 40 years of service.
The Nevada School of the Arts will hold their 40th anniversary gala at Red Rock Resort on March 10, starting at 5:00. There will be music from NSA Encore Award Recipients Frankie Moreno, Clint Holmes, Philip Fortenberry and others. Honorees will be Patrick Duffy (donor and instigator) and Christy Molasky (performer and sponsor of arts education).
Artist James R. Atha manipulates photographs of water into abstractions, encouraging viewers to notice the shapes, patterns, and colors found in nature. Free. Gallery at Laughlin Library, through March 10. lvccld.org
Skye Canyon's third annual 8K Trail Mix and 5K Road Race for runners and walkers of all levels will be held March 10. Races start at Skye Canyon Park. Prizes will be presented to top finishers. A portion of the event’s proceeds will benefit Create a Change Now, a local non-profit educating at-risk children about health and nutrition.
"Fit Fest" is a family-friendly healthy living themed festival featuring fitness classes and demos, yoga, interactive lifestyle booths, kids activities, healthy cuisine, and a vendor expo with over 30 vendors, with things for sale and/or demonstrations. The fun kicks off with Skye Canyon’s 8K Trail Mix and 5K Road Race at 9 a.m., with the festival area open from 9:30 a.m.to 3 p.m.
The Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation will host their 4th annual Fight-4-Fitness in Sunset Park on March 11. There will be a 5K Run, a 2K Walk, a Kids Fun Run and community day. There will be an '80s and '90s theme, so if you go, dress to impress!
The non-profit Narcotics Anonymous is a twelve-step program offering help for people trying to end a drug addiction, modeled on Alcoholics Anonymous. There are several meetings every day in Southern Nevada, most of them in Las Vegas.
Thanks to our friends at Brooklyn Bowl, we are bringing you specially-priced tickets with 100% of the proceeds benefitting the radio you love. Tickets are limited so don’t wait, secure yours before they are gone!
The Nevada Site Specific Advisory Board will meet on March 14, starting at 4 p.m., in Las Vegas. Members of the public are invited to attend. The board makes suggestions about cleaning up areas of the former test site.
Henderson Libraries will hold their fifth annual Local Author’s Showcase March 17 in the Paseo Verde Library. You can mingle with 70 or so Southern Nevada writers covering a range of genres, including poetry, memoirs, crime novels, romance, and inspirational stories.
Artist Ronda Churchill shares her candid photographs centering on the architecture, culture, and people of Cuba as seen through a photojournalist’s eye. Free. Gallery at Whitney Library, through March 18 lvccld.org