The Walk to Defeat ALS is the #1 way to unite and fundraise for those living with ALS. Each year, fundraising through the Walk drives bold and urgent innovation. This year's walk at Cornerstone Park starts at noon. You can donate to an individual or team, or walk and raise money.
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 November 7, learn how cities deal with water stress, caused by water shortage, lack of clean water, and competition for water uses.
The Nevada Site Specific Advisory Board will meet November 8 in Las Vegas and members of the public are invited to attend. The board provides recommendations to the Department of Energy regarding environmental cleanup at the Nevada National Security Site, formerly the Nevada Test Site.
The Breast Center at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas holds several classes and meetings every month. Included are a breast cancer support group, the young survivor's breast cancer support group, pilates classes for women with breast cancer, yoga classes (including pre-natal), and more.
No charge for support groups, while there might be a charge for other things.
Communities In Schools of Nevada will hold their annual fall fundraising gala, Today For Tomorrow, November 10. There will be electrifying entertainment and a lively dance floor and a mouth-watering culinary lineup from The Cosmopolitan’s roster of award-winning celebrity chefs.
As the world celebrates the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day (which ended World War I), the Nevada State Museum and the Springs Preserve mark the occasion with their first joint exhibition. The exhibit explores what led to the war, and Nevada’s contributions to the war both domestically and abroad.
The Moth Mainstage will be at UNLV November 14, starting at 7:30. It will have simple, old-fashioned storytelling, by five wildly divergent raconteurs who develop and shape their stories with The Moth's directors. Sponsored by the Black Mountain Institute.
The Red Shoe Society invites you to an elegant evening of give back at the UFC Performance Institute! There will be UFC fighter appearances, music, a raffle, and networking. Open bar and all-inclusive food packages are available. Proceeds benefit families with sick or injured children who depend upon the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas.
The annual Scandinavian Holiday Bazaar will be held November 17, with all sorts of imported and domestic holiday items available, including table decorations, trolls, rosemaled calendars, and a wide variety of edibles.
A pathologist steals the brain of Albert Einstein; a neuropsychologist embarks on her first romance with another woman; a seizure patient forgets everything but how much he loves his girlfriend. These three interwoven stories delve into the nature of identity and how we are defined by what we remember.
The exhibition is organized by shape; visitors are invited to contemplate how the form of each vessel informs both practical use and communicates ideas of power, identity, and belief. Free. Through Deecember 16. Barrick Museum of Art at UNLV, unlv.edu
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.
Photographer Cody Brothers presents a photo essay of many of the water resources within the state of Nevada. Free for members or with paid general admission. Through December 31. Springs Preserve, springspreserve.org