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Red Rock Canyon: On Monday, a moderate 3½-mile hike around Ice Box Canyon. On Tuesday, a strenuous 12-mile hike with a 2,900-foot elevation gain at North Peak. On Oct. 17, an easy to moderate 3-mile hike around Calico Basin. Also Oct. 17, an easy to moderate 6-mile hike around White Rock Mountain (515-5367).

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 website: www.aroundthebendfriends.com.


Red Rock Canyon: On Tuesday, a no pressure art class for those 15 and up. No experience is necessary and all supplies are provided. On Friday, an ongoing program in the visitor center from 10 a.m. to noon on the animals found at Red Rock Canyon. On Saturday, a junior naturalists program for ages 2-8. Also Saturday, a program from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at the visitor center to view the night sky with telescopes. A $7 entrance fee per vehicle will be charged and the gate closes at 7 p.m. On Oct. 17, an ongoing program in the visitor center from 10 a.m. to noon on animals at Red Rock Canyon (515-5367).

Archaeo-Nevada Society along with the Bureau of Land Management invites volunteers to help with Red Rock Conservation projects. Visit www.archaeonevada.org. At 7 p.m. Thursday, Chuck Williams from Friends of Red Rock will give a lecture on the process for Red Art sites within the canyon at College of Southern Nevada, 6375 W. Charleston Blvd. (254-7883).

Valley of Fire: On Saturday, a geocaching event from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to find Valley of Fire’s 75th anniversary contest geocache. Bring your own GPS device and meet at the visitor center. On Oct. 17, a guided tour of Mouse’s Tank. The easy, ¾-mile hike begins at 10:30 a.m. (397-2088).

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U.S. Army Corps Edward Hall, a 95-year-old survivor of Pearl Harbor talks about his memories of that horrific day. Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal @bizutesfaye
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Best Friend Menu Reveal Wednesday
Chef Roy Choi tells us what to expect from Wednesday’s Facebook Live Menu Reveal for his new Park MGM restaurant Best Friend. (Al Mancini/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas Great Santa Run
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World Holidays Exhibit At The Natural History Museum
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)
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"Jackson: The Red Rock Canyon Burro" is a children's book about Red Rock Canyon (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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Gina Glass, 35, founded Dreamsickle Kids Foundation to raise awareness for sickle cell disease in Nevada. (Jessie Bekker/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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