Life-size, life-like animatronic dinosaurs, full-scale skeletons, and fossils from around the world. 9A-5P, Free with Springs Preserve membership or with paid admission. Springs Preserve, springspreserve.org
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.
The Farmers Market at Tivoli Village has been reimagined, putting a fresh slant on shopping local! Every Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.,with music, a children’s makerspace, fresh food vendors, and, of course, fresh produce.
The Jewish Genealogy Society meets on the third Sunday of the month at the Sahara West Library, starting at 1:30. They usually have a program devoted to some aspect of genealogy. Non-members are welcome to attend.
The library is at 9600 West Sahara Avenue. Their number is 507-3630.
The nonprofit Rebuilding Together Southern Nevada provides home repair, accessibility modifications and energy conservation services for low-income homeowners, particularly seniors, people living with disabilities, veterans and families, individuals and multigenerational families.
Golden Retriever Rescue Southern Nevada is a non-profit organization "dedicated to providing new beginnings for displaced Golden Retrievers in Las Vegas and the surrounding area." They have dogs to adopt, and can use volunteers for a variety of things, including providing foster homes.
Spend an enchanting day with Mary, Queen of Scots and her court. There will be live bagpipes and highland dancers, demonstrations of spinning and weaving, a Wee Bairns Corner for children, food tastings, and other Scottish fun. 10A–3P, free. Windmill Library, lvccld.org
FIT4MOM and Tivoli Village are teaming up once again to host a day filled with hula-hooping, pool noodle baseball, relay races, and more. This family-friendly field day is the perfect summer send-off, allowing kids and parents to squeeze in some last-minute memories before school starts.
Nevada P.E.P is non-profit group whose mission is to assist families with disabled children. The agency provides information, training, referral assistance and more. The disability categories they assist with include learning, emotional, autism and vision and hearing loss.
It’s amazing what a life-changing moment it can be when you choose to open your heart to a child in need of a temporary home! There are approximately 3,000 children in the care of the Clark County Department of Family Services, ranging from toddlers to teenagers. Some are in foster homes and others need foster homes. Find out how you can help at a foster care info session.
ICES is looking for families in Southern Nevada to host high school students (ages 15-17) from other countries for the upcoming school year. Students must be provided with their own bed and a place to study, plus two meals each day. They have spending money and insurance.
Be transported back to the era of Las Vegas as a burgeoning railroad town in the Boomtown 1905 exhibit. Walk through re-creations of the original train depot, Arizona Club, Majestic Theatre, First State Bank, Lincoln Hotel and a mercantile. Encounter interpretive, interactive exhibits and period décor to learn about life in 1905 - 1920 Las Vegas.
Discover what your old family photos can tell you about your ancestors. Learn about the era and type of photography used. Presented by the Clark County Nevada Genealogical Society. Free, but should register.
The Emergency Management READY Crew will be on hand to show you how to create an emergency supply kit and how to stay safe if disaster strikes. Learn how to "Get Ready and Stay Ready." Free. 10 to noon.
This fall wander through the Springs Preserve's Butterfly Habitat to witness the interaction between butterflies and the plants that sustain them and learn about how important butterflies are as pollinators. Admission to the Butterfly Habitat is $2 for members, $3 for non-members.
This 90-minute concert is a celebration of treasured standards, cross-over hits, and legit musical theatre pieces, featuring hits from Elvis, Frank Sinatra, Queen, Michael Bublé, Andrea Bocelli, Sarah Brightman, The Phantom of the Opera, and more.
The Nevada Southern Railway Museum in Boulder City offers train rides in old Pullman coaches every Saturday and Sunday (with modern air conditioning during the summer). Trips go to the Railroad Pass Casino and back, taking about 35 minutes.
Touch-a-Truck returns September 28, allowing children of all ages to get behind the wheel of 70 or so vehicles, including big rigs, fire trucks, police cars, and more as they learn about what makes each vehicle so unique. All proceeds benefit Family to Family Connection, a local nonprofit that provides families in Nevada with a safe and nurturing environment for their children.
The Las Vegas Natural History Museum has family Weekend Science programs on Saturdays from 11 to 3 and on Sundays from 12:30 to 2:30. Kids can do hands-on activities and experiments. They also have the Science Explorers Club for ages 5 to 11.