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.
Divine Cafe is partnering with the Nevada Department of Wildlife for this class where you can learn to prepare wild game dishes such as Fennel Pheasant, Camper’s Trout, and Rosemary Roast Rabbit, along with Old Range Biscuits, Arugula Pine Nut Pesto, and Wildflower Salad (among others).
The free Water Smart Drip Irrigation class will give you the skills to design and install your own irrigation system, one that will save water and help you grow great-looking plants. Presented by the Southern Nevada Water Authority in partnership with the Springs Preserve. 9 a.m. to noon. Must register. Aug. 25, Sept. 29; Oct. 13.
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.
Just because you have a small yard or patio doesn’t mean you can’t have a garden. Learn the basics of container gardening and some simple techniques for low-maintenance care. Cost is $12 members: $15 non-members.
Patterns surround us in nature. They’ll tell you how our planet works, if you know where to find them. They form the veins of a leaf, the spiral of a nautilus, and the spots on a giraffe. Enter the mirror maze and you will step inside a massive pattern: a dizzying, seemingly infinite sea of triangles to navigate and find the secrets inside … including the way out.
The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers in Southern Nevada. Among the opportunities: helping people affected by disasters across the country; supporting members of the military and their families; helping with blood collection, processing and distribution; doing health and safety education and training, international relief and development.
Creating a garden that attracts birds, butterflies, bees and other wildlife is easier than you think. Learn some of the essentials to include in your landscape to encourage a wildlife-friendly garden. Members: $10; Non-members $12.