It’s amazing what a life-changing moment it can be when you choose to open your heart to a child in need of a temporary home! There are approximately 3,000 children in the care of the Clark County Department of Family Services, ranging from toddlers to teenagers. Some are in foster homes and others need foster homes. Find out how you can help at a foster care info session.
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.
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.
"Finding Frémont: Pathfinder of the West" highlights Lt. John C. Frémont’s 1842-44 expeditions to Oregon country and Alta California, Mexico, to map and describe the Oregon Trail. These heroic journeys established Frémont as the “Pathfinder,” and set the stage for his public service as soldier and politician.
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 Community Baby Bash to mark National Infant Immunization Week will be held April 27 from 11 to 4 at the Southern Nevada Health District center in Las Vegas. The immunization and health fair is free and will include family resource booths, vision screenings, and giveaways, as well as no-cost shots for infants who meet Vaccines for Children eligibility.
The Wetlands Park in Las Vegas has guided walks, talks, and programs every month. Some require advance registration. April 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: BioBlitz, a fun day of science in the park! Identify plants and animals with the help of expert scientists and naturalists. All observations are entered into a global database, iNaturalist.
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.
You're invited to celebrate America’s active military, veterans, and those who gave all, along with their families, during the annual American Patriot Fest May 12 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Craig Ranch Regional Park. There will be music, a car show, performing dogs, the first Las Vegas Burger Festival and more.
Join Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth at their annual Homeless Youth in the Alley Bowling Tournaments on June 9 at the Suncoast Bowling Center. There will be family-friendly fun, unlimited bowling, food, giveaway items, raffle prizes, photo booth, awards and more. Superhero/vigilante costumes encouraged.