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.
Dating back to 1923, these awards are the nation's longest-running, most-prestigious recognition program for creative teens. 9A–5P, free for members or with paid admission. Through April 1. Origen Museum at Springs Preserve, springspreserve.org
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.
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.
Foundation for an Independent Tomorrow and Assemblyman William McCurdy will hold a job and resource fair at the Pearson Community Center on April 4. There will be over 20 employers and many groups with community resources. You must register to attend.
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,
The American Red Cross will recognize some of the heroes in our community with the Everyday Heroes Awards on April 6 at Paris Las Vegas, starting at 7:30 a.m. These are folks who have performed extraordinary acts to help others.
Emerge: Impact + Music will be held in Las Vegas April 6-8, bringing together rising musicians and prominent change-makers in its inaugural year with blended showcases, concerts, and installations. You can discover up-and-coming musicians, become inspired by themed sessions on today's most pressing social topics, participate in interactive parties, and more.
Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation will host its annual Ladybug Ball at the Bellagio on April 7, starting at 6 p.m. There will be a hosted cocktail reception, a multi-course gourmet meal with wine pairings, live and silent auctions, entertainment, dancing, and a rockin’ VIP after party.
The Springs Preserve hosts another fun-filled night of activities, dinner and a movie. on April 7. They will be celebrating the gift of music with a night full of karaoke followed by a showing of the film “Sing.”
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.
The non-profit Fatherhood Support Network will hold its 4th annual "Dad's Night Out" fundraiser April 7 at the Aliante, from 5 to 8 p.m. They will be honoring and celebrating dads who are actively involved in the lives of their children, and highlighting success stories of fathers who have overcome challenges and obstacles to maintain an active role in the lives of their children.
View this exhibition of digital print artwork by Chinese-born multimedia artist, designer, and Associate Professor of Art and Design at Monmouth University. Free. Artspace Gallery at the NLV campus of CSN, through April 7.
The diversity program offers a collection of oil paintings utilizing a classical style to depict contemporary subject matter, both figurative and narrative in theme. Free. Gallery at Summerlin Library, through April 8. lvccld.org
Voccalis International presents highlights from Francis Poulenc's "Dialogues des Carmélites" April 9 at 3:00. at Desert Spring United Methodist church in Summerlin This powerful opera tells the true story of Carmelite nuns whose brave and selfless actions during the French revolution changed the course of history and restored peace in France.
The Henderson Chamber of Commerce hosts their 27th annual “Swing for Success” Golf Classic April 9 at Reflection Bay Golf Club. Proceeds will support Nevada State College and the Henderson Chamber of Commerce, a nonprofit organization. Check-in and boxed “grab-n-go” breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. with a shotgun start and four-person scramble at 8:30.