Clark County Wetlands Park has guided walks, talks, and programs every month. Some require advance registration. Quite a few are for kids, such as Nature Tales, which includes a story and a craft. Guided walks are for ages 10 and over. Also, art classes for all ages.
David Damore, PhD, will talk about the history of Nevada as the original swing state and how things have changed and give some perspective on the midterm elections October 21. The talk is sponsored by the Humanist Association of Las Vegas.
Keep Memory Alive at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas hosts "Lunch & Learn" talks most Wednesdays from noon to 1:00. Most often they cover topics of interest to those serving as caregivers to people with dementia.
Richard Hooker, a cultural urbanist and co-owner of Las Vegas Pop Culture Tours, will present a slide show and narrative about his popular Downtown walking tour. 7P, free. Jewel Box Theater at Clark County Library, lvccld.org
Henderson Libraries’ Around the World festival is back with fall fun! Cultural demonstrations, festive performances, and other activities allow you to explore cultures from around the world. Lots of Mexico-themed events in November (think Day of the Dead), plus Italy, India, and our own Southern Paiutes.
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.