The Animal Foundation urgently needs people to foster adoptable dogs for one to six weeks. Summer is usually the busiest time of year, and their kennels are already almost full. Bringing a dog home frees up space, and it also helps dogs who have been at the shelter get rid of some of their stress, making them more adoptable when they return.
School's out for the summer and Red Rock Canyon is calling kids ages 6-8 and their families. Join a naturalist for a nine-part series that celebrates the Mojave Desert and invites families to learn together. Programs will include hands-on exploration with pictures, activities, and crafts. Learn about mammals, reptiles, plants, geology, weather, and more!
Discover how animals defend themselves against predators at Nature’s Ninjas, the Springs Preserve’s newest traveling exhibit. From hedgehogs to scorpions to tarantulas to poison dart frogs, explore some of nature’s wildest defensive adaptations. You'll get to meet a few live animals..
This photo and costume exhibit explores the beauty, artistry, and extravagance of the legendary show, which arrived from Paris at the Tropicana in December 1959. Free. West Charleston Library, lvccld.org
Local artist Robert Belliveau used a polarizing microscope and photographed microscopic crystals that formed in juices squeezed from fruits and vegetables. The crystals self-organized into gorgeous, amazing, abstract shapes.
Named for the latitude of Sparks, 39 North Marketplace is more than a traditional farmers market. The family-friendly event takes a modern approach to a classic street fair, bring together local artisans and farmers each week. Includes cooking demos from local celebrity chefs. Thursdays from 4 to 9 through August 16, except for August 9.
Food Truck Friday will be held every Friday through September 28 in Reno's Idlewild Park. It features 35 rotating gourmet food, craft desserts, beer, wine and mixed drink vendors, Free to attend, with music, lots of grass to sit on, plenty of parking and a large playground with train rides for the kids.
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.
The ska band brings together seven guys, seven different musical backgrounds, and seven different personalities to create one unique and unmistakable voice. Ages 18+. 7P, $28–$328. Brooklyn Bowl at The Linq, brooklynbowl.com
Cellist Daniel Gaisford and pianist Alexandria Le will have their first recital as a duo July 22 in Desert Spring United Methodist Church, starting at 3:00. They'll have works by Bach, Debussy, Fauré, and Beethoven, and possibly others.
The Southern Nevada Rock Art Association meets on the fourth Monday of every month, starting at 6:30 p.m., in the REI store in Boca Park. Admission is free and anyone interested in rock art is invited to attend. There's usually a program on rock art and/or archeology, most often local or regional.
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.
Leisure Connection (for adults 22+) is a social group for high-functioning adults with developmental disabilities. It provides recreational activities that promote socialization and independence in the community. Activities include bowling, movies, sports events, lunch/dinner outings, and leisure education classes. Hosted by the City of Las Vegas.
Thanks to our friends at Brooklyn Bowl, we are bringing you specially-priced tickets for each of the following shows, with 100% of the proceeds benefitting the radio you love. Tickets are limited so don’t wait, secure yours before they are gone!
Help needy students start the year right. Bring new backpacks, hygiene kits, uniforms, socks, underwear, alarm clocks, and school supplies to the CIS drop-off areas. 5:30A–7:30P, free. Sam’s Club at S. Rainbow/215 and Galleria Mall in Henderson, cisnevada.org