What To Do In Las Vegas: Weekend of January 5th & 6th


Happy new year! Looking for something to do over around Las Vegas that's not necessarily down on the Strip? You can participate in a variety of activities all weekend long!

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Here's a sampling of some things you or your family can check out:


Saturday, January 5th, 2019


Archery Basic Class at Clark County Shooting Complex

  • 9:00am
  • $5 for under 18 years old, $10 for 18 and older 
  • 11357 N Decatur Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89131
  • Have you ever thought about learning how to shoot a bow? Now is your chance to learn at theClark County Shooting Complex Archery Range! After learning these basic skills you will have a chance to test your skills and shoot using the Genesis bow. The Genesis bow fits almost everyone's style of shooting!


2019 Jr. NBA Skills Challenge at Bob Price Recreation Center

  • 9:30am
  • FREE (ages 9-13)
  • 2050 Bonnie Ln, Las Vegas, NV 89156
  • Compete for the chance to win an all-expense paid trip to New York City! Open to Boys & Girls ages 9-13. Age is determined as of August 31, 2019. A copy of each participant’s birth certificate is required to compete. Register here.


Who Goes There? at Clark County Wetlands Park

  • 10:00am
  • FREE
  • 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89122
  • Investigate scat & tracks found in the park and create your own plaster mold of wildlife footprints. Free. Advanced sign up required. Meeting place: Nature Center Classroom.


Paint with a Ranger at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park

  • 10:00am-12:00pm
  • $10 entry fee to park
  • 6375 Nevada 159, Blue Diamond, NV 89004
  • On this ranger-guided program, participants will go for a walk, find a quiet spot and paint a memory on paper. Park staff will offer basic painting instruction and provide watercolor supplies.


KinderCare Day at Discovery Children's Museum

  • 10:00am
  • 50% off admission for first 300 guests
  • 360 Promenade Place, Las Vegas, NV 89106
  • In celebration of KinderCare Learning Centers new location at Rhodes Ranch, they’re sponsoring a day of DISCOVERY! The first 300 guests on 1/5/19 receive 50% off admission!


Rail Explorers Opening Weekend at Nevada State Railroad Museum Boulder City

  • 11:00am & 2:00pm
  • Prices range from $45 to $150
  • 601 Yucca St, Boulder City, NV, 89005
  • Tours will run Wednesday through Sunday from 1/5/19 through 4/28/19 only!  Tours start at 11:00am and 2:00pm for a 1.5 hour tour. You can make a reservation at www.RailExplorers.netRail Explorers is just 20 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, where you'll ride the rails of the Nevada Southern Railroad in Boulder City on our pedal powered rail bikes. On this exhilarating 4 mile downhill ride you'll experience the beauty of the Nevada desert and the Black River Mountains like never before. Tours include a return trip on one of the historic trains from the collection at the Nevada Southern Railway Museum.


3 Kings Day at Boulevard Mall


Civil Rights Film Fest 2019 at West Las Vegas Library

  • 12:00pm-4:00pm
  • FREE
  • 951 W Lake Mead Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89106
  • Join us in a prelude celebration of African American Heritage Month with film screenings, communal dialogue, panel discussions, and participatory audience commentary segments. Films to be screened celebrate extraordinary women.


Adulting 101: Grilled Cheese Please! at Boulder City Library (part of their "Adulting 101" series)

  • 1:00pm
  • FREE
  • 701 Adams Blvd, Boulder City, NV 89005
  • Age 16+. Not just for kids anymore, learn how to take your grilled cheese to the next level. Class size is limited, please stop by the information desk or call to register.


Mob Month 2019: Mob Movie - The Crew at Clark County Library

  • 2:00pm-3:30pm
  • FREE
  • 1401 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
  • A crew of retired mobsters turn back the clock and pull one last "hit" in order to save their home! Enjoy this fun, fictional comedy starring Burt Reynolds, Richard Dreyfuss, Dan Hedaya, Jennifer Tilly, and Carrie-Anne Moss. (2001, 88 minutes, rated PG-13) 



Sunday, January 6th, 2019


Sunday Storytime at Clark County Wetlands Park

  • 11:00am
  • FREE
  • 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89122
  • Join a librarian from Whitney Library for a nature-themed Storytime in the Nature Center Picnic Café (no food service). Free. Walk-in, no advance registration required.


Discovery Walk: Wetlands Walkers 2019 Kickoff at Clark County Wetlands Park

  • 1:00pm
  • FREE
  • 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89122
  • Join a nature guide to experience the Nature Preserve in an inspiring way. Open to ages 10+. No dogs. Be prepared to walk two miles or more. Free. Advance signup required.


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