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309 S. Valley View Blvd. in Springs Preserve
Las Vegas, NV 89107 United States

June 2019

Secrets of Tea

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas – special events room, 309 S. Valley View Blvd. in Springs Preserve
Las Vegas, NV 89107 United States

Louise Carruth, founder of Little Candle 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 for two.  Purchase online.

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July 2019

General meeting

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas – special events room, 309 S. Valley View Blvd. in Springs Preserve
Las Vegas, NV 89107 United States

Guest speaker will be Jessica Samuelson of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, who works in visitor education at the Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge. She will speak on migratory bird species that pass through Nevada, including those that stop off at Pahranagat Lake and spots in and around Las Vegas.

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September 2019

WHAT CAN NEVADA EXTRACT FROM CANNABIS? Panel Discussion

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas – special events room, 309 S. Valley View Blvd. in Springs Preserve
Las Vegas, NV 89107 United States

The legalized marijuana industry in Nevada is new. What can our state expect in terms of entrepreneurship, tax revenues, pain relief, and recreational use? Hear a panel of business, health, and other experts discuss Nevada’s cannabis industry and its impacts moderated by Jon Ralston.

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December 2019

General Meeting – Holiday Potluck

December 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas – special events room, 309 S. Valley View Blvd. in Springs Preserve
Las Vegas, NV 89107 United States

Please bring a dish to share.

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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