The International Festival’s March events (the 3rd thru the 17th) promise to provide exciting opportunities for you to learn about other cultures. Learn a few phrases in a language new to you, explore Italian and Slovakian films, participate in an interactive workshop about Ukrainian eggs, and attend a day centered around the Japanese culture. All events are free. At three libraries.
The "Sesame Street: F is for Friends" tour will debut at Fashion Show Las Vegas on March 3. The immersive limited-engagement tour includes a 15-minute show starring costumed Elmo and Abby Cadabby characters, filled with stories and songs about celebrating similarities and differences between friends.
The Wetlands Park Nature Center is celebrating its fifth anniversary with with 5K and 1K Fun Runs, along with some special nature activities for the whole family! The Nature Center activities are walk-in and free of charge.
The Domsky Glass open house will have glass blowing demonstration, an amazing gallery exhibiting local artists' work, a huge studio space where some of Las Vegas' treasured glass works have been created, and a boutique with one-of-a-kind creations.
The 8th annual "All In for The Meadows Poker Tournament" March 3 will include dancing, live entertainment, casino games, nightclub seating and some unique silent auction items. Plus, the chance to play for some amazing prizes. It's a benefit for the Meadows School, running from 5 to 11 p.m.
Celebrate Women’s History Month at the Springs Preserve's Boomtown 1905! The Dolly, Me & History Tea Party will have activity stations that guests—and their dolls—rotate through to learn about historical Las Vegas and the women that turned the rough-and-tumble town into a real community. For ages 4+.
UNLV's College of Liberal Arts' University Forum lecture series presents "How Indiana Jones Got It Wrong: What We Can Learn From Ancient Maya Ceramics" a talk by Laura Kosakowsky, Professor of Anthropology, University of Arizona, on March 5.
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 March 7, Elisabeth Hausrath from UNLV's Department of Geoscience will discuss the causes of pink snow.
UNLV's College of Liberal Arts' University Forum lecture series presents "Race and Revenge: Rethinking the Legacy of the Civil War" a talk by Gregory Laski, Assistant Professor of English, United States Air Force Academy, on March 9.
Queen Bee Market will host a market featuring handmade items March 9 and 10 in the Conference Center of Las Vegas. There will be home décor, accessories, clothing, paper arts, vintage items, furniture and more. You can shop at vendor booths, participate in make-and-take stations and enjoy demonstrations,.
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.
Evening of Hope will have a gallery of art by children and an auction featuring Southern Nevada's finest culinary artists and entertainment to raise awareness of and funding for children battling cancer. You can celebrate childhood cancer heroes with passed bites and libations at this fundraiser for Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada, celebrating 40 years of service.
The Nevada School of the Arts will hold their 40th anniversary gala at Red Rock Resort on March 10, starting at 5:00. There will be music from NSA Encore Award Recipients Frankie Moreno, Clint Holmes, Philip Fortenberry and others. Honorees will be Patrick Duffy (donor and instigator) and Christy Molasky (performer and sponsor of arts education).
Artist James R. Atha manipulates photographs of water into abstractions, encouraging viewers to notice the shapes, patterns, and colors found in nature. Free. Gallery at Laughlin Library, through March 10. lvccld.org
Skye Canyon's third annual 8K Trail Mix and 5K Road Race for runners and walkers of all levels will be held March 10. Races start at Skye Canyon Park. Prizes will be presented to top finishers. A portion of the event’s proceeds will benefit Create a Change Now, a local non-profit educating at-risk children about health and nutrition.
"Fit Fest" is a family-friendly healthy living themed festival featuring fitness classes and demos, yoga, interactive lifestyle booths, kids activities, healthy cuisine, and a vendor expo with over 30 vendors, with things for sale and/or demonstrations. The fun kicks off with Skye Canyon’s 8K Trail Mix and 5K Road Race at 9 a.m., with the festival area open from 9:30 a.m.to 3 p.m.
The Concordia University Chicago Wind Symphony will perfrom at Mountain View Lutheran Church and School on March 10, starting at 6:30 p.m. The spring tour program has works by J. S. Bach, Percy Grainger, Ola Gjeilo, Johan de Meij, and others. Admission is free, with donations accepted.