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.
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.
The Wetlands Park in Las Vegas has guided walks, talks, and programs every month. Some require advance registration. Two on March 24: Hooray for Ants and the Alien Invaders walk. On the 25th its a Young Explorers program on Ladybugs.
The American Red Cross is seeking people to volunteer their time and help save lives at the Sound the Alarm home fire safety and smoke alarm installation event on May 12 in Las Vegas. Volunteers will help educate people about home-fire safety and will install free smoke alarms.
The Rape Crisis Center in Las Vegas uses male and female volunteers, ages 21 and over, to assist sexual assault victims. Volunteers assist the staff of the center by answering crisis calls around the clock, making referrals for victims and others who are seeking assistance, and more.
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.
Cockroach Thaeter presents "The Father" by Florian Zeller March 29 through April 15. Things are getting strange for 80-year-old Andre. His trusted watch goes missing, reappears, and is lost again. His daughter’s stories don’t quite add up. His furniture is disappearing and there are strangers at his table.
You can unleash your creativity and “paint on air” in 3-D space using the new virtual reality equipment at the Springs Preserve. The world beyond two dimensions will become your canvas as you explore a palette of 3-D brushes, floating stars, neon lights, fire and more. Through March 31.
Nevada's Aging and Disability Services Division is looking for volunteers to serve as Long Term Care Ombudsman in skilled nursing facilities.
Volunteers act as advocates and a voice for residents in skilled nursing facilities, either those who cannot speak for themselves or who request assistance and advocacy. Volunteers promote resident's rights, empower residents and help resolve complaints.
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.
Olive Crest is looking for individuals, schools and businesses to donate hygiene items and household cleaning products to help people in need get their spring cleaning off to a sparkling start. To learn more on how to set up a hygiene and household goods drive or for a list of needed supplies, call 702-835-1907.
The centuries-old tradition of folding two-dimensional paper into three-dimensional shapes is inspiring a scientific revolution in drugs, micro-robots and future space missions – and it’s all based on math and geometry.. The film "Origami Revolutions" will be shown Saturdays and Sundays in April at 3:00.
There are many ways to get things growing in the desert. You can learn about some of the many inexpensive ways to put mpre plants in your garden, including division, seeds and taking cuttings. The class is from 1 to 3.
The 14th annual Las Vegas Celtic Gathering and Highland Games will be held April 14 and 15 at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs. The festival celebrates Celtic heritage with entertainment, children’s activities, food, drink, dance and heavy athletics (such as the caber toss).
"Walk to the Beat" at Aid for AIDS of Nevada 28th annual AIDS Walk on April 15 at Town Square Las Vegas. Penn & Teller will once again serve as grand marshals and leaders of the Penn & Teller Challenge AIDS Walk Team. Registration to walk is free and attendees are encouraged to form a team and fundraise to receive incentives.