The Animal Foundation in Las Vegas has cut the adoption fee to $20 for dogs who weigh 30 pounds or more and are six months old and over, but only March 15-18. That includes spay or neuter surgery, microchipping and vaccines. A fee of $10 is added if you live in the city of Las Vegas or North Las Vegas.
The UNLV School of Music presents dozens of free classical music recitals and concerts every term. Most are by students, performing solo or in small groups. There are also performances by music faculty, guest artists, and visiting ensembles. Some things, such as their symphony orchestra and wind band concerts, have a small charge. You can find the complete list on their website.
"Global Villagers: Street Portraits from Around the World”, a collection of candid portraits by Las Vegas photographer Lamar Marchese, will be shown February 21 through April 29. The photos were made during a round-the-world cruise, during which the photographer gained an appreciation for what unites mankind rather than divides us.
The American Red Cross is seeking people to volunteer their time and help save lives at the Sound the Alarm home fire safety and smoke alarm installation event on May 12 in Las Vegas. Volunteers will help educate people about home-fire safety and will install free smoke alarms.
View this exhibition of digital print artwork by Chinese-born multimedia artist, designer, and Associate Professor of Art and Design at Monmouth University. Free. Artspace Gallery at the NLV campus of CSN, csn.edu
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.
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 Breast Center at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas holds several classes and meetings every month. Included are a breast cancer support group, the young survivor's breast cancer support group, pilates classes for women with breast cancer, yoga classes (including pre-natal), and more.
No charge for support groups, while there might be a charge for other things.
A judgmental 20-something girl encounters some modern-day “Golden Girls” who teach her that life as she sees it is not necessarily how life really is. 5P, $25–$30. Theatre at West Las Vegas Library, lvccld.org
The Wetlands Park in Las Vegas has guided walks, talks, and programs every month. Some require advance registration. March 17 from 9 to 11 a.m. take a discovery walk looking for signs of Spring. On March 18 from 10 to noon a guided walk will lead you to some of the Preserve's hidden places.
An Alzheimer's caregiver support group meets on the third Tuesday of the month, from 10 to 11 a.m., at the H2U MountainView Office in Las Vegas. It allows family, friends, caregivers and others to meet regularly for mutual emotional support and to discuss coping skills.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sequel to Phantom of the Opera takes place 10 years later as the Phantom has escaped to a new life in New York City. Tue–Sun, 7:30P; Sat–Sun, 2P. Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com
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.
The Nevada Museum Showcase will bring together 20 museums from across the state, spanning Nevada’s cultural community and history. Each museum will provide a taste of its unique collections, exhibits, and experiences. It will run from 10 to 5, with free admission to the Springs Preserve and Nevada State Museum.
Join donors from across Nevada March 22 for 24 hours of secure, online giving of $5 or more to support your favorite cause. Unlike other fundraising initiatives, Nevada’s Big Give promotes personal giving to all of the state’s participating nonprofits and schools.