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HIKES

Red Rock Canyon: On Monday, a moderately strenuous 4-mile hike on the Pine Creek trail. On Tuesday, a moderately strenuous 5mile hike with a 1,200-foot elevation gain to La Madre Springs. On Friday, a 6-mile moderate hike at White Rock Loop. On Saturday, a moderate 3-mile hike to Delamar ghost town. On Saturday, a moderate 3-mile hike from Red Spring (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 Web site: www.aroundthebendfriends.com.

OTHER PROGRAMS

Red Rock Canyon: On Tuesday, an art class for those 10 and up. All supplies included and no experience is necessary. On Wednesday, a 20-minute program, ongoing in the visitor center from 1-3 p.m. about bats. On Friday, a program for 2-8 year olds about jackrabbits. Also Friday, a cleanup of the canyon. On Saturday, a junior ranger program for 2-6 year olds about venomous animals in Red Rock Canyon. Also Saturday, a 20-minute program ongoing from 1-3 p.m. at the visitor center on an introduction to Red Rock Canyon. On Sunday, a display of the animals of Red Rock Canyon will be from 10 a.m. to noon in the visitor center (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, Jeff Wedding of the Harry Reid Center will be speaking on Railroads of Las Vegas, Part II. The meeting will be at College of Southern Nevada, 6375 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit www.archaeonevada.org or call 254-7883 for more information.

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