A monthly forum hosted by Lablaque for established poets and open-mic participants, featuring the best local talent. Free. 7:30 p.m. West Las Vegas Arts Center, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd., artslasvegas.org
Take a compelling journey that draws you into the lives of everyday Americans, and deepens your awareness about who struggles with hunger and why. This 45-minute free exhibit tells intimate stories of dozens of Americans using portraits, state-of-the-art storytelling techniques and hands-on activities. Space is limited, so reservations are required.
Science Cafe Las Vegas meets on the first Wednesday of each month, starting at 6:30, for a lively discussion of a specific subject. (You might want to brush up before heading out.) There's beer, but the event is okay for those under 21.
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.