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Vegas Night Life Animal Show

The kangaroo rat is just one of the many
"stars" of the Vegas Night Life Animal Show.

Throughout the year, the Springs Preserve offers a wide variety of events and activities for kids and adults. Visit or call (702) 822-7700 for more information on any of the events listed below.

Fore! The Planet

Eighteen holes of serious fun! Explore a tropical rainforest, navigate a polluted waterway and learn how to make a wildlife refuge in your own backyard, all while playing a game of indoor miniature golf. Serious fun for the whole family!

Holes include Butterfly Life Cycle, Seed Dispersal, Bat Sonar, Food Chain, Geologic Time, Backyard Explorer, Natural Selection, Predator and Prey, Dinosaur Extinction, Recycling, Spawning Salmon, Landfills, Wild Corridors, Bird Migration, Water Pollution, Alien Species, Population Threats, and Rainforest Threats.

The exhibit runs through Sept. 1, 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Admission is free for members or included with paid general admission. For more information visit the Springs Preserve website.

Vegas Night Life Animal Show

The real animals in Vegas come out at night. Some are freaky. Some are sneaky. And, some are downright creepy.

Come meet the motley crew at the Springs Preserve's live, interactive show. You'll uncover the Mojave Desert's nocturnal animals—geckoes, centipedes, nightsnakes and more—and the "hidden nightlife" that happens while you sleep.

The show happens twice daily at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., through Sept. 1. Admission is free for members or included with paid general admission. For more information visit the Springs Preserve website.

Night at the Museum: WALL-E

Parents can drop off their kids at the Springs Preserve for a safe night of entertainment including a screening of the PG-rated film, "WALL-E" on Saturday, June 21, from 5 to 9 p.m.

The evening will feature various kid-friendly group activities, and snacks and a pizza dinner will be served to all children in attendance.

Admission is $25 per child (ages 5-12 only). Members receive $5 off. Reservations are required and space is limited. For more information visit the Springs Preserve website.

Botanical Gardens Programming

The Botanical Gardens at the Springs Preserve provides a creative, innovative learning environment for visitors to explore native and non-native desert-adapted plant life through interpretive stations, hands-on workshops, guided tours, and more. To see the Botanical Garden's programming schedule, visit the Springs Preserve website.

About the Springs Preserve

The Springs Preserve is the best place to explore the Valley's vibrant history through interactive science and nature exhibits, botanical gardens, hiking, trails, and live animal shows.

Note: The Farmer's Market at the Springs Preserve is currently on hiatus.

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