If you or someone you know is elderly, make some time to be at UNLV’s Foundations Building at 11:30 a.m. for Overhauling Eldercare, a program put on by the UNLV School of Nursing. Dr. Allan Teel will discuss keeping the elderly in their own homes and keeping them connected with the community. UNLV.edu.
Toys. Celebrity panels. Cosplay. Gaming. Oh, yeah, it’s that kind of weekend. It’s SuperToyCon, through Sunday at the Orleans Arena. This one is the largest diecast toy, comic and pop culture convention we have all year in Las Vegas. SuperToyCon.com.
You may not realize this because of all the light pollution emanating from the Valley, but we’ve got some excellent views of the night skies here. All you have to do is get away from the bright lights and head out to Red Rock Canyon, 8 p.m., for Astronomy in the Park. The gates close at 8 p.m. sharp, so be on time. RedRockCanyonLV.org.
You like bowling. You like animals. You should be at Sam’s Town at noon for Out of the Gutters, a bowling tournament featuring local celebs, prizes and good times for a good cause: the Nevada SPCA’s efforts to rescue, rehabilitate and find homes for animals. SamsTownLV.com.
Summer may be winding down, but you’re not out of the woods yet, parents. Springs Preserve has you covered for a few more days with Desert Adventures, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Friday. It’s everything about Las Vegas, from the wild West to the bright lights, with a dollop of environmental realism thrown in. SpringsPreserve.org.
The hills are alive again, and you need to get to The Smith Center to experience The Sound of Music, 7:30 p.m. through Aug. 14. Directed by three-time Tony winner Jack O’Brien, it features all the classic tunes from Rodgers and Hammerstein.TheSmithCenter.com.
We hear that adult coloring is big these days. It’s supposed to be therapeutic. Rediscover your inner kindergartener and listen to some soothing music, 6:30 p.m. at the Green Valley Library. HendersonLibraries.com.