Aug. 14 through Sept. 17
Rick Allen: Legends & Dreams
Wentworth Gallery presents Rick Allen’s works from his latest collection titled “Rick Allen: Legends & Dreams 2019.” The rock star and artist will accompany the new collection to Las Vegas for the full run of the Def Leppard Hits Vegas: The Sin City Residency at Planet Hollywood. Rick Allen’s Artwork will be showcased on the balcony inside the venue on all concert nights. Visit wentworthgallery.com for more information or call 800.732.6140.

Saturday, Sept. 14
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital-Nevada Walk/Run of Las Vegas
Join the St. Jude Walk/Run Las Vegas to raise money for the kids of St. Jude, where families never receive a bill for anything. Visit stjude.org/walklasvegas for more information.

Armed Forces, Military Veterans and First Responders Appreciation Day
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Celebrate the 5th anniversary of Armed Forces and Military Veterans Appreciation Inc. as they celebrate active military, veterans, first responders and their families. Featuring over 60 vendors, entertainment, a kid’s zone and performances. Visit nlvevents4military.org for more information.

Girl Scouts Dessert Before Dinner Gala
6 to 9:30 p.m.
The annual fundraising gala directly impacts local Girl Scouts who depend upon financial aid to engage in the program. The evening will feature a pastry competition, live and silent auctions, a special appearance, presentations to the honorees, and a luxury raffle. Visit girlscoutsnv.org for more information.

Candlelighters Superhero 5K 2019
6:30 a.m. Registration
7:30 a.m. Opening Ceremonies
Suit up and join the 30th annual Superhero 5K. The event will host food, a kid’s zone with bounce houses, a bone marrow drive, a raffle and costumed superheroes. Visit candlelightersnv.org for more information.

Saturday, Sept. 28
Grapes & Hopps Festival 5 to 9 p.m.
Sample fine wines, unique beers and food from some of Las Vegas’ finest restaurants while raising money to benefit Par for The Cure, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising funds for breast cancer research. Visit parforthecure.com for more information.


Friday, Oct. 4

United Way of Southern Nevada 4th Annual Day of Caring 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Make a lasting impact during our community’s Day of Caring, held at the end of the 1 October Remembrance Week. Join hundreds of volunteers and make a profound difference in one day. Visit uwsn.org for more information.

Saturday, Oct. 5
Boys Town Nevada Downtown Runaround
7:30 a.m. to noon
The Boys Town Nevada Downtown Runaround event is a fun, mobile scavenger hunt designed to improve team/family bonding. Teams will solve riddles, complete challenges, and explore Downtown Las Vegas, all while enhancing team spirit. Visit
boystown.org for more information.

Monday, Oct. 7
Mondays Dark Benefiting Pawtastic Friends 7 p.m.
Watch an eclectic cast of guests for 90 minutes of chat, entertainment and a lot of laughs for one low price. The variety show has become one of the hottest tickets in town and benefits many local charities. Visit mondaysdark.com for more information.

Saturday, Oct. 19
Ronald McDonald House Charities 21 Years and Counting 2019 Gala
6 to 10 p.m.
The premiere fundraising event for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas is an annual gala, featuring a cocktail hour, silent and live auction, a gourmet dinner, and live entertainment. Visit rmhlv.org for more information.

Sunday, Oct. 27
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
7 a.m.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks unite communities behind the American Cancer Society’s efforts to save lives from breast cancer. Come together with survivors, caregivers, men and women from all walks of life who are passionate about saving lives from breast cancer. Visit makingstrideswalk.org/lasvegasnv for more information.

Select Weekends in October
Springs Preserve Haunted Harvest
5 to 9 p.m.
Spooktacular fun returns to those who dare enter the Springs Preserve’s annual Haunted Harvest. The family-friendly event features trick-or-treat candy stations to visit throughout the “Bootanical” Garden, carnival games, hay maze and petting zoo, monster training, craft activities, live entertainment, food vendors and much more fun. Visit springspreserve.org for more information.

Saturday, Nov. 2
JDRF One Walk to Cure Diabetes 8:30 a.m.
JDRF One Walk is a fun, family-friendly event to raise money to make living with Type 1 diabetes safer and healthier, until it is no longer a threat. Enjoy activities, local entertainment and the celebration of coming together to change the future for everyone living with this disease. Visit walk.jdrf.org for more information. To join the staff of Las Vegas Woman magazine, please search for the team “Insulin, Shaken Not Stirred.

Mondays and Tuesdays 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Wednesdays 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Nathan Adelson Hospital Grief and Bereavement Support Groups
Adult Grief Support Group
Before and after a loss, bereavement support is offered to help individuals cope with the passing of a loved one. A trained grief counselor facilitates each session in a confidential setting. All groups are open to the public and are free of charge. Please arrive a few minutes before the group begins. Please call 702.796.3167 for more information.

Fall Awareness Days

September
National Yoga Awareness Month
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Month
National Suicide Prevention Week (Sept. 8–14)
Falls Prevention Day (Sept. 23)
National Women’s Health and Fitness Day (Sept. 25)

October
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
National Bullying Prevention Month
National Dental Hygiene Month
National Down Syndrome Awareness Month
Mental Illness Awareness Week (Oct. 6–12)
World Mental Health Day (Oct. 10)
National Depression Screening Day (Oct. 10)
Bone and Joint Health National Action Week (Oct. 12–20)

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