Homeward Bound Cat Adoptions is a Las Vegas based non-profit devoted to finding homes for cats. They have cats to adopt on some weekends at area Petcos and PetSmarts and a cage-free adoption facility. They can always use volunteers, especially folks to be foster parents for kittens and cats.
The exhibition features large-scale murals and interactive installations enriched by artist Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya’s belief that power and impact are created through connections and networks. Opening reception Sept. 13, 5P. Free. Marjorie Barrick Museum at UNLV, unlv.edu
Travel back in time to the 1950s and get ready to shake, rattle, and roll! Dress in your best '50s neon attire for Valley View’s first glow dance. Snacks provided. Ages 7–14. 6P, $10. Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St., cityofhenderson.com
Kids can experience a fun-filled night that harkens back to the ice cream socials and soda “shoppes” of yesteryear while playing games and doing arts and crafts. Dinner is included. Ages 5–12. 5:30P, $20. Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Road, cityofhenderson.com
The autumn plant sale features a diverse selection of water-wise and desert-adapted plants, including natives and plants to attract pollinators. Plants ranging from 1 to 15 gallons will be available. Staff experts will be on hand to answer your questions about how to care for your new plants.
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.
Geoff Carter's photographs of people in third places — that is, the place outside of our work and job, where we gather to meet, converse, and exchange ideas. Reception Sept. 14, 5P. Free. Our Place in Emergency Arts, 520 Fremont Street
Help the American Heart Association by taking a few laps around the lake. This year’s theme is Wizard of Oz, so come in costume for prizes. Includes health screenings, live entertainment, food, and kids’ activities. Leashed dogs welcome. 8A–11A, free. Sunset Park, www2.heart.org
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.
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 band's ability to evolve in a constantly changing industry and still connect to generations of audiences is a testament to their craft. This tour is no different, they will be playing all of their hits and more! Purchase ticket vouchers through our Box Office, and 100% of the proceeds will benefit the radio you love!
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.
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.
The Court Appointed Special Advocate Program in Las Vegas is looking for volunteers to work as advocates for children in the foster care system. Volunteers are appointed by judges to advocate in court and other settings on behalf of children who have been abused or neglected, Volunteer orientation is held the third Wednesday of every month from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.