Red Rock Canyon: On Wednesday, explore the Pine Creek area and learn the basics of nature photography on an easy, 2½-mile walk. Bring a camera and a tripod. On March 4, look for wildflowers on an easy-to-moderate, three-mile hike in the Calico Basin.
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.
Red Rock Canyon: On Tuesday, paint a masterpiece in an art class for ages 15 and older. On Saturday, children ages 2 to 6 can learn about desert tortoises through stories, activities, music and a craft. Also on Saturday, meet Mascot Max, a representation of Mojave Max, and learn interesting facts about the state reptile, the desert tortoise, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the visitor center.
Archaeo-Nevada Society, along with the Bureau of Land Management, seeks volunteers to help with Red Rock Canyon conservation projects. Visit www.archaeonevada.org.