You can unleash your creativity and “paint on air” in 3-D space using the new virtual reality equipment at the Springs Preserve. The world beyond two dimensions will become your canvas as you explore a palette of 3-D brushes, floating stars, neon lights, fire and more.
Experience real math at work in sports, nature, robotics, music, dancing, movie-making and more and answer the age-old question: “Will I ever use all this math they’re teaching us?” at MathAlive! The traveling exhibit. has hands-on displays and interactive experiences including: riding in a live-action snowboard race; exploring and operating simulations of NASA’s latest robotics, and designing a video game.
A Public Fit takes a new look at Tennessee Williams’ American classic, re-introducing modern audiences to the Wingfields – Tom, Laura and their domineering mother Amanda, a wilting southern flower languishing in a St. Louis apartment with the children she cannot, will not understand. "The Glass Menagerie" is a poetic, searing look into the effects of memory on our understanding of ourselves, our families and our shared past.
"A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer" will be performed in Las Vegas on February 21, starting at 7 p.m. The 90 minute show features monologues by world-renowned authors and playwrights, edited by Eve Ensler and Mollie Doyle. These diverse voices rise up in a collective roar to break open, expose, and examine the insidiousness of violence at all levels.
The Wetlands Park in Las Vegas has guided walks, talks, and programs every month. Some require advance registration. Feb. 24 from 9 to 11: Learn how "Nature is Personal" during a guided walk. Feb. 25 from 10 to noon: Join the "Citizen Science" walk and learn how you can get involved.
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.
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 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.
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+.
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.
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 Springs Preserve's annual environmental science Spring Break Camp will be held March 26-30. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Campers will build a colony on Mars as they explore real issues on Earth. It's for ages 6 to 12.