Lecture – Reptiles & Snakes

Pink Icon Man - Lecture Event Date(s): 02/08/2018     Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Richard Lapidus talks about Arizona reptiles and snakes

Richard Lapidus will be introducing you to desert reptiles which include a large variety of snakes, lizards and turtles, some venomous, some not.

Richard Lapidous

Richard Lapidus has been a high school English teacher, a businessman and a writer. He is passionate about reptiles and the old west. His articles on these subjects have appeared in national magazines, major newspapers, history and college journals, and in books by other authors. Richard Lapidus has been the master of ceremonies of a major western book event for nine years in a row. He is a former vice president of The Western Outlaw-Lawman Association (WOLA). He is a member of the Western Writers of America. Richard currently lives in Henderson, Nevada.

The lecture begins at 2:00. Bring your lawn chairs, as seating for this event fills up fast. While you are waiting for the lecture to begin, you can buy a delicious hot dog or tamale from Pat the Hot Dog Lady. Coffee and cookies will be available for purchase with all proceeds going to the museum for continuing education programs.

  • Don’t forget a hat and sunscreen.
  • Please, no smoking on the property.
  • Please put your cell phone on vibrate during the lecture or turn it off.

Buy a raffle ticket! As a Self-supporting organization that receives no federal, state, or local funding, we rely on revenues generated by our gift shops, events, and fundraisers. As one of our fundraisers, at each week’s lecture we raffle off an item from our gift shop, usually something that is related to the lecture topic for the day. Raffle tickets are priced at 1 for $1, or 6 for $5. Winning tickets are drawn from tickets sold that day. Winner must be present to win.

Don’t forget to buy some tickets for this season’s special fundraising raffle of a 1/4oz gold nugget. Tickets are on sale for $1.00 each, or six for $5.00. The drawing will be held on March 29th, at the conclusion of Dan Ware’s lecture. You need not be present to win.

Gold Nugget for the 2017-2018 season raffle next to a dime

Gold Nugget for the 2017-2018 season raffle next to a dime

We appreciate your support and participation in our raffle fundraisers.

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