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June 2019

Summer Family Program – Old Fashioned Toys

June 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Nevada State Museum Las Vegas – Education Room, 309 S. Valley View Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89107 United States

What did kids do for fun before video games and tablets? Try out some old fashioned toys and make some of your own to take home!

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Summer Family Program – Aviation Innovation

June 29 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nevada State Museum Las Vegas – Education Room, 309 S. Valley View Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89107 United States

Come find out all the ways aviation has been a part of the Nevada story.

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July 2019

Summer Family Program – Nevada Artists

July 6 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nevada State Museum Las Vegas – Education Room, 309 S. Valley View Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89107 United States

See some works of art by local artists, and try out some artistic techniques yourself!

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Summer Family Program – Building Nevada

July 13 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nevada State Museum Las Vegas – Education Room, 309 S. Valley View Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89107 United States

From Hoover Dam to Hyperloop, we'll explore the past, present, and future of Nevada engineering feats.

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Summer Family Program – Showtime!

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nevada State Museum Las Vegas – Education Room, 309 S. Valley View Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89107 United States

Las Vegas is world famous for its shows. Explore your inner superstar by making your own headdress, practicing you puppeteering skills, and learning some magic tricks.

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Summer Family Program – Silver State Stories

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nevada State Museum Las Vegas – Education Room, 309 S. Valley View Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89107 United States

Come sit by the campfire and hear some stories about Nevada. You might even get inspired to write your own story!

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August 2019

Summer Family Program – Triassic Nevada

August 3 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nevada State Museum Las Vegas – Education Room, 309 S. Valley View Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89107 United States

Nevada wasn't always a desert! Escape the summer heat by imagining a time when Nevada was at the bottomof a sea ruled by ichthyosaurs.

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Upcoming Events

Event Date Title Content Event Category
Sat. 6/15/2019 1-5 PM Summer Family Program We'll use a giant map of Nevada to trace the route taken by Pony Express Riders. Museum Event for children
Thurs. 6/20/19 6:00 PM General Meeting Derek Weis of the Neon Museum will discuss “Neon in Vegas” Friends Event
Sat. 6/22/19 1-3 PM Secrets of Tea Louise Carruth, founder of LittleCandle Tea Company, gives a multimedia talk on the local history of herbal tea drinking. Tea leaves, their health benefits, and ideal ways to enjoy tea will be discussed. She will lead a tasting of different teas. Tickets are $8/person or $15/pair. Purchase online Friends Event
Thurs. 7/19/19 6:00 PM General meeting Jessica Samuelson of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service speaks about Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge migratory bird species Friends Event
Sat. 6/22/2019 1-5 PM Summer Family Program Try out some old fashoned toys and make some of your own to take home! Museum Event for children
Sat. 6/29/2019 1-5 PM Summer Family Program Discover ways aviation has been a part of the Nevada story. Museum Event for children
Sat. 7/6/2019 1-5 PM Summer Family Program See works of art by local artists and try some artistic techniques yourself! Museum Event for children
Sat. 7/13/2019 1-5 PM Summer Family Program From Hoover Dam to Hyperloop, explore Nevada engineering feats. Museum Event for children
Sat. 7/20/2019 1-5 PM Summer Family Program Explore you inner superstar by making a headdress, practicing puppeteering skills, and learning magic tricks. Museum Event for children
Sat. 7/27/2019 1-5 PM Summer Family Program Come sit by the campfire and hear stories about Nevada. Get inspired to write your own story! Museum Event for children
Sat. 8/3/2019 1-5 PM Summer Family Program Escape the summer heat by imagining at time when Nevada was at the bottom of a sea ruled by ichthyosaurs. Museum Event for children
Thurs. 8/15/19 6:00 PM General Meeting Kish LaPierre, USAF archaeologist will discuss Nevada rock art Friends Event
Thurs. 9/19/19 6:00 PM General Meeting Fawn Douglas of UNLV's American Indian Research and Education Center will speak about Paiute history and culture Friends Event
Thurs. 10/17/19 6:00 PM General Meeting Rebecca Lynn Palmer, State Historic Preservation Officer, will speak about historic markers in Clark County Friends Event
Thurs. 11/21/19 6:00 PM General Meeting Amy Johnson, the Nevada Division of Forestry Nursery Manager in Las Vegas will speak. Friends Event
Thurs. 11/28/19 8:00 AM Thanksgiving Outside organization
Sat. 12/14/2019 all day Barnes and Noble Book Fair Join us on Saturday Dec. 14 at Barnes and Noble book store, 8915 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89117 for a book fair. On that day, the Friends of Nevada State Museum Las Vegas receive a percentage of all sales at the store and cafe. Friends Event
Thurs. 12/19/19 6:00 PM General Meeting Holiday Potluck. Please bring a dish to share. Friends Event