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Summer Family Program – Nevada Skies
June 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nevada’s dark skies make it one of the best places in the country for star gazing. Aspiring astronomers will learn all about planets and stars, and even take a peek at the sun through a special telescope.
|Event Date||Title||Content||Event Category|
|Online via Zoom on Thurs. 6/18/2020 6-7:15 PM. Zoom access code mailed day before to those on Friends mailing list.||Aviation helps Las Vegas grow||Daniel Bubb, UNLV history professor and commercial pilot, on LV aviation history from WWII forward||Friends meeting|
|Online via Zoom on Thurs. 7/16/2020 6-7:15 PM. Zoom access code mailed day before to those of Friends mailing list.||Joe Louis legacy||George Joseph speaks about his relative Joe Louis, a champion heavyweight boxer who lived in Las Vegas||Friends meeting|
|Sun. 7/19/2020 2-4 PM||Pinot's Palette in Boca Park||A group art lesson with take-home winter-themed art piece, “Snowman Tree Toppers.” RSVP & pay $39 on Pinot's Palette website. Social-distancing limit to class size||Friends fundraiser|
|Likely to take place ONLINE via ZOOM. Thurs. 8/20/2020 6-7:15 PM||NV State Nursery Program||Amy Johnson, NV Division Forestry, discusses the NV State Nursery program||Friends Meeting|
|Sat. 8/22/2020 10 AM-noon. DATE LIKELY TO CHANGE so check back.||Dino Days||Family event with crafts, scientific specimens, demonstrations||Friends outreach|
|Thurs. 9/17/2020 6-7:15 PM||American Quilting||Deb Young, quilting artist, and Marie Hetrick, quilting instructor, speak about quilting history & trends||Friends meeting|
|Thurs.10/15/2020 6-7:15 PM||Local Bat Species||Jessica Brooks, NV Division of Wildlife, speaks about Southern Nevada bats||Friends meeting|
|Sun. 11/15/2020 12:30-3 PM||Pinot's Palette in Boca Park||A group art lesson with take-home piece of winter-themed art on wooden panel, “Reindeer Smooches.” RSVP & pay $45 on Pinot's Palette website||Friends fundraiser|
|Thurs. 11/19/2020 6-7:15 PM||McCaw School of Mines||Garrett Wake of NV Division of Minerals speaks about simulated gold mine associated with McCaw STEAM Academy in Henderson||Friends meeting|
|December date time TBA||Friends bookfair at Summerlin Barnes & Noble||Bookstore gives Friends percentage of sales of customers who show Friends voucher||Friends fundraiser|
|Thurs.12/17/2020 6-7 PM||Dinner social in lieu of general meeting||Holiday Potluck. Please bring a snack to share||Friends meeting|