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Outdoor activities around Southern Nevada

Red Rock Canyon: On Monday, walk along an ancient sea bed and view wildlife and spring flowers on an easy, two-mile hike around the Moenkopi Loop; for ages 12 and older. On Wednesday, bring a camera and a tripod to explore the Pine Creek area and learn the basics of nature photography on an easy, 2½-mile hike.

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, paint a masterpiece in an art class for ages 15 and older. All supplies will be provided. On Saturday, children ages 2 to 6 can learn about the birds we call raptors. The program will include stories, activities, music and a craft.

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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