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Outdoor activities around Southern Nevada

HIKES

Red Rock Canyon: On Monday, discuss the geology, plants and wildlife encountered on an easy-to-moderate, 3-mile hike along First Creek; for ages 10 and older. On Wednesday, learn the basics of nature photography on a moderate, 2½-mile hike on the Moenkopi trail. Bring a camera and a tripod.

For more information or to sign up for hikes, call (702) 515-5367.

Around the Bend Friends: This group of people 50 and older who are involved in hiking and related social activities plans several hikes each week of various difficulty levels, including an easy-to-moderate social hike on Saturdays. To learn more about the group and the hikes that are offered, call (702) 823-2355 or visit the club’s website, www.aroundthebendfriends.com.

OTHER PROGRAMS

Red Rock Canyon: On Tuesday, create a masterpiece in an art class for ages 15 and older. Also on Tuesday, view some of the types of arachnids, reptiles, birds and mammals found in Red Rock in a tabletop exhibit from 11 a.m. to noon at the visitor center.

For more information, call (702) 515-5367.

Archaeo-Nevada Society, along with the Bureau of Land Management, seeks volunteers to help with Red Rock Canyon conservation projects. Visit www.archaeonevada.org.

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