Red Rock Canyon: Monday, moderate, 5-mile hike along the upper Telephone Canyon trail. Tuesday, the North Loop Star Hike, which is a moderate 3-mile evening hike to the North Loop Meadow at Mount Charleston. Bring binoculars and flashlight. On Wednesday, there will be an early evening, moderate 2.75-mile wildlife walk about at Red Rock Canyon. Wednesday, meet at the Upper Bristlecone Trailhead at 10 a.m. to take a short walk. Friday is a moderate 2.5-mile hike that gradually climbs to the remains of an old mine along of Stanley Springs. Saturday is the Corn Creek Spring Walk. This is an easy 1/2-mile walk to a major bird-watching area. Saturday is also a moderate, 2.5-mile hike to Calico Tanks, with a 500-foot elevation gain. Saturday will be an easy, 1/2-mile evening walk at Red Spring listening and looking for bats. Also Saturday, meet at 9 a.m. at the Mount Charleston Lodge for a walk through the Cathedral Rock Picnic area. Meet at the Cathedral Rock Trailhead at 10 a.m. for a hike to the top of Cathedral Rock (515-5467).

Around the Bend Friends: This group of people over 50, interested in hiking and related social activities, plans a three- to four-hour moderate hike each Saturday starting at 8:30 a.m. To learn more about the group and the meeting place for the hike, contact 228-0773, or the club’s Web site: www. aroundthebendfriends.com


Red Rock Canyon: On Wednesday, is Reading at the Rock for children ages 3-5. There will be a story about the plants and animals of the Mojave Desert. Afterward, children will be given the chance to discuss and draw a picture about what they have learned. On Saturday, there will be a summer art class for children 5 and older. Participants will use watercolors and paint. All supplies are included (515-5467).

Archaeo-Nevada Society along with the Bureau of Land Management invites volunteers to help with Red Rock Conservation projects. Visit www.archaeonevada.org.

Migratory Bird Day teaches adults and kids to celebrate birds
Different organizations offered activities for kids and adults to learn about birds and celebrate their migration journey at Sunset Park. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
"Jackson: The Red Rock Canyon Burro" is a children's book about Red Rock Canyon
"Jackson: The Red Rock Canyon Burro" is a children's book about Red Rock Canyon (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Interfaith Amigos speak in Las Vegas
Celebrity photographer dedicates dance book to Las Vegas shooting victims
Behind the scenes with local celebrity photographer Jerry Metellus as he talks about his Dance For Vegas coffee book dedicated to the 58 victims of the October 1 shooting. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
Dreamsickle Kids Foundation founder Gina Glass talks awareness
Gina Glass, 35, founded Dreamsickle Kids Foundation to raise awareness for sickle cell disease in Nevada. (Jessie Bekker/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Meadows School founding kindergarten teacher retires after 34 years at the school
Linda Verbon, founder of the The Meadows School's kindergarten program and the first faculty member hired at the school, retired in the spring after 34 years at The Meadows. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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