The United Way of Southern Nevada's Day of Caring September 29 is a one-day community-wide volunteer event promoting and celebrating the spirit and value of volunteering, increasing awareness of our community needs and collaborating efforts through corporate groups and individuals. There are over 160 volunteer projects for you to chose from. You can register as an individual or as part of a team.
The Nevada State Museum in Las Vegas presenta a new exhibition celebrating the extraordinary artistry of costume designer Pete Menefee through December 31. A multiple Emmy-Award-winning costume designer, he is famous for his work with musical superstars, variety productions, and Nevada’s costume-spectacular stage shows. There are photographs, stage costumes, and original costume design renderings.
If you don’t have a Henderson Libraries card, you’re missing out! There's no charge and your card provides access to a wide range of media and information. September is the 30th anniversary of Library Card Sign-up Month so it’s the perfect time to start, or reestablish, your relationship with Henderson Libraries.
An Alzheimer's caregiver support group meets on the third Tuesday of the month, from 10 to 11 a.m., at the H2U MountainView Office in Las Vegas. It allows family, friends, caregivers and others to meet regularly for mutual emotional support and to discuss coping skills.
This Broadway hit tells the story of a 15-year-old boy suspected of killing his neighbor’s dog, and the aftermath of his search for the true culprit. Recommended for ages 13+. Tues–Sun 7:30p; Sat–Sun 2p, $36–$127. Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com
Leisure Connection (for adults 22+) is a social group for high-functioning adults with developmental disabilities. It provides recreational activities that promote socialization and independence in the community. Activities include bowling, movies, sports events, lunch/dinner outings, and leisure education classes. Hosted by the City of Las Vegas.
Can a diverse group of public lands users find common values through discussion? Conserve Southwest Utah and the Dixie State University Sustainability Club aim to find out at their Conservation Forum September 21, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. After hearing from a speaker, participants will share ideas on public lands in facilitated roundtable discussions.
Workforce Connections’ Business Engagement Specialist Team will host a panel discussion on how Governor Brian Sandoval is redefining Nevada’s workforce and Workforce Connections’ plans to address employer needs to build a future skilled workforce. It will run from 8 to 10:30 a.m.
The Nevada Chamber Orchestra will give a free concert September 22, starting at 7:30, in the Summerlin Library's Performing Arts Center. Included will be works by Bach, Gershwin, and Haydn. Young violinist Joanna Chi will perform from Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5. There will be a musician meet and greet in the theater lobby after the concert.
Spark Women's Leadership Retreat, powered by Leadership Excursion Co., will be held September 22-24 at Zion National Park. Created for women by women, Spark supports the betterment of women both personally and professionally. There will be outdoor activities and personal and professional workshops.
Henderson’s Water Street Car Show, sponsored by Last Friday, Just Add Water Street, is a two-day celebration for car enthusiasts showcasing classic, custom and muscle cars. It includes trucks, motorcycles, hot rods and lots of one-of a-kind cars.
Fasten your seat belts for this original musical comedy about the unique life of flight attendants. Written by David Holmes, the "Rapping Flight Attendant". Get ready to LOL at 30,000 feet! Show time is 7 p.m.
Walkers, runners, individuals, teams, families, and kids are invited to take part in the Las Vegas Hemophilia Walk & 5K to support the inherited bleeding disorder community September 23 at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs. Registration and check-in starts at 7:30 a.m., with the walk and run at 8:30. There will be a light pre-walk breakfast, music, activities for children and a team t-shirt contest. Admission to Floyd Lamb Park is free for all walk participants.
The third-annual Pigs for the Kids Barbecue Cook-Off and Festival will be held at Craig Ranch Regional Park September 23, from noon to 9 p.m. There will be a spirited barbecue competition, ice cold beer, wine, bands and a host of family-friendly activities. It benefits Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation, Cure 4 The Kids Foundation and the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation. Want to compete in the cook-off? Check their website.
Music, dance and costumes of the Far East are just part of the Springs Preserve's annual Asian Heritage Celebration September 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. . Enjoy tasty traditional foods, entertainment and fun activities for all. You won’t want to miss this colorful, festive occasion.
Celebrate Mexican culture and independence with a live mariachi performance by the students of the Clark County School District’s Mariachi Program. 6p, free. Concert Hall at Whitney Library, lvccld.org