RECURRING MONTHLY EVENTS
The Centennial Las Vegas Genealogy Society is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. the second Monday of every month inside the community room of the Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 6670 W. Cheyenne Ave. The group is dedicated to genealogy and ancestry research. Visit clvgs7.wix.com/clvgs.
The Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays at 8103 Racel St. The sanctuary is home to birds, pigs, goats, llamas, donkeys, reptiles and more. General admission is $4. Visit naturesanctuarygilcrease.org.
There are lots of music festivals in Las Vegas throughout the year. Check out this list and have some fun.
The Las Vegas Astronomical Society holds events every month for those interested in learning about astronomy. The society meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at the College of Southern Nevada Planetarium, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave., usually with a speaker or program on an astronomical topic. For more information on the group, visit lvastronomy.com.
Centennial Hills Toasters Toastmasters are scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of every month at Findlay Honda, 7494 W. Azure Drive. Call 702-265-2910.
The Farm at 7222 Grand Teton is open from 9am to Dusk every Saturday and Sunday and almost daily during the month of October. There are animals, fruits, vegetables and honey for a day of family fun. Admission is $3 for children and $5 for adults. Call (702) 982-8000 for details.http://thelasvegasfarm.com/
The Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, offers weekly fitness classes for active adults 50 or older from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays. Classes include card and game activities, crafts, dance and fitness. The yearly membership is $2 and includes access to all activities, though some may have additional fees. Call 702-229-1702.
On the Ranch Farmers and Artisan Market is set from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays at the Garden Plaza parking lot inside Craig Ranch Regional Park, 628 W. Craig Road. Live music, face painting, crafts and gardening tips also are planned. Admission is free. Visit ontheranchmarket.com or call 702-726-2426
The Las Vegas Farmers Market is scheduled to set up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first and third Saturday of each month at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. Admission to the park is free during the market. Visit lasvegasfarmersmarket.com.
A baby-sitting certification class is planned from 8 a.m. to noon the second Wednesday of every month at Centennial Hills Hospital, 6900 N. Durango Drive. The class helps youths ages 11 to 16 gain the knowledge and skills they need to care for infants and children, as well as time to practice these skills in a Web-based program.
The cost is $30 per person. The class is to be held in the computer lab on the first floor of the hospital. Class size is limited, and registration is required by calling 702-388-4888.
Outdoor Yoga Classes: The grassy fields along the Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area escarpment are slated to be home to yoga from 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturdays through the summer at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, on state Route 159 about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Classes are free with park admission, which is $7 for Nevada residents or $65 for an annual pass. Participants must bring a yoga mat. Visit parks.nv.gov.