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Black Mountain Craft Fair

September 23, 7am-Noon
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.

Fall is traditionally the most popular season for craft fairs like ours, featuring handmade items perfect for home decorating or gift giving. Reserve your booth early; each booth equals two parking spots and is assigned randomly. Booth registration is required at least one week in advance using activity code 154240-00. Only homemade crafts may be sold. Admission is free; $30 per booth.

Doggie Paddle & Play Day

September 23 & 24, 8am-1pm
Black Mountain Aquatic Complex, 599 Greenway Rd.
Doggie Paddle & Play Day, the City of Henderson’s annual canine swim day, expands to two days this year. Dogs are assigned swim times based on weight. Dogs weighing 40 lbs. or less swim 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.; dogs weighing 41-89 lbs. swim 9:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.; and dogs weighing 90 lbs. and over swim 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For additional information, including complete event rules and guidelines, call 702-267-2991. Registration is $10 per event per dog in advance, or $15 at the door. Human friends attend for free but may not enter the water. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Register at cityofhenderson.com (activity code 436263) or at any recreation center or indoor pool.

Family Fun Yoga Day

September 23, 9:30am-11:30am
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.

This event is a great way for families to spend quality time together. Your experience is filled with yoga games, partner work, sound healing, yoga poses, breath work and mindfulness education. No experience necessary. All participants should bring a water bottle and children can bring their favorite stuffed animals. Yoga mats are available upon request. Exercise attire is required for everyone. Register using activity code 254406-00. Ages 3+; $11.50 per person

Picnic in the Park – Storyteller Shenanigans

September 28, 11am-12:30pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.

Bring a sack lunch and blanket to sit on and join us for a petting zoo, storyteller and pony rides. A parent/guardian must accompany their child. Register using activity code 154233-49. Ages 2-6; $8

Walk the Park

September 30, 8am-9am
Haley Hendricks Park, 811 Ithaca Ave.

Join us for a walk around one of our outstanding city parks. Enjoy nature, meet some active neighbors and take in the fresh early morning air. Register using activity code 644089-58. Ages 10+; Free

Fall Hiking Series - Explore McCullough Hills (3 miles)

September 30, 9am-11:30am
McCullough Hills Trailhead, 295 Mission Dr.

This beginner friendly walk will start at the McCullough Hills Trailhead covering approximately 3 miles on the 601, 603 and McCullough Hills trails. The park ranger will talk about key resources protected by Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area and share some tips for exploring the area. Leashed dogs are welcome. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring 2 liters or 64 ounces of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a snack. Register using activity code 644071-58. Ages 7+; Free

Run of the Rec

September 30, 6pm-9pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Bring your friends for an evening of pizza, bounce houses, wallyball, racquetball, pool, table tennis, and gaming systems. We’ll also show a movie on our giant inflatable screen. Late pickup charges apply.  Register using activity code 154231-48. Ages 10-15; $9

Henderson Senior Warmup Table Tennis Tournament

October 4 & 5
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.

This popular annual tournament includes men’s and women’s singles, doubles and mixed doubles play in a round-robin format. The competition is strong, but friendly. Registration (which includes a T-shirt) is due by Oct. 2. No entries are accepted at the event. Registration information is available online and in person at Valley View Recreation Center. Ages 45+; $15

Doubles | October 4, 8am-Noon | 154115-48
Mixed Doubles | October 4, Noon-6pm | 154115-49
Singles | October 5 | 8am-Noon | 154115-50
Open Singles | October 5 | Noon-6pm | 154115-51
Hardbat Singles | October 5 | Noon-6pm | 154115-52

Giant Garage Sale

October 7, 7am-Noon
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Selling unwanted clothes, toys, books, and other items is a great incentive to clean out your closets and earn extra money. Each booth equals two parking spots. Reserve your booth online at least one week in advance using activity code 154001-01. Booths are assigned randomly and only second-hand items may be sold. All ages welcome. Admission is free; $20 per booth.

Family Bike Ride

October 7, 8am-9:30am
Pecos Legacy Park, 150 Pecos Rd.

Enjoy a family bike ride along Pittman Wash Trail. Meet at Pecos Legacy Park. Registration  is required (activity code 644017-58). Ages 6+; $7

City of Henderson Sports Expo

October 7, 8:30am-1:30pm
Heritage Park, 350 S. Racetrack Rd.

Learn about the sports leagues and programs for kids and adults offered by the City of Henderson. Kids can also enjoy bounce houses and games. All ages; Free

Get Outdoors Nevada Day

October 7, 9am-2pm
Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Pkwy.

The City of Henderson, in partnership with the Outside Las Vegas Foundation, is hosting the fourth annual Get Outdoors Nevada Day. The family-friendly event highlights Southern Nevada’s many outdoor recreation opportunities. All ages; Free.

College and Beyond...Life After High School

October 7, 1pm-3pm
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.

This workshop helps you set a course for success in high school and beyond. Meet with reps from colleges and trade schools, explore application strategies from guidance counselors, discover where to find and how to apply for scholarships, and learn how to make your essays and applications stand out. The workshop is hosted by the Henderson Blue Ribbon Commission as a resource for students and their parents. All ages; free

Heritage Harvest Festival

October 7, 11am-2pm
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Our family-friendly festival features a craft fair; children’s activities such as a petting zoo, bounce houses and face painting; and games for all generations. The festival also incorporates a variety of senior health informational booths and screenings. Free refreshments include popcorn and cotton candy. Additional food items are available for purchase. The festival includes a performance by Mama’s Wranglers from 11am to 12:30pm and entertainment by Dance Zone and the Basic High School Robotics Club. Admission is free for all ages.

Pumpkin Patch & Pool Party

October 7, 2:30pm-7pm
Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Rd.
Our family-friendly pool party includes bounce houses and slides, music, Halloween-themed movie on the giant inflatable screen, and swimming. A pumpkin dive takes place at 3:30 p.m. where children dive for a pumpkin to paint in our classroom. It's $3 per person. Register online (activity code 436000) or at any indoor pool/recreation center. Registration is also available during Heritage Harvest Festival, which takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the same day at Heritage Park Senior Facility.

Kids Night Out – Monster Mash

October 13, 5:30pm-9pm
Black Mountain Recreation Center
, 599 Greenway Rd.
Kids enjoy a fun-filled night of games and arts and crafts under our supervision, and parents can enjoy a quiet night out. Dinner is included. Register at least one week in advance using activity code 154092-01. Ages 5-12; $20

Walk the Park

October 14, 8am-9am
Reunion Trails Park, 44 Chapata Dr.
Join us for a walk around one of our outstanding city parks. Enjoy nature, meet some active neighbors and take in the fresh early morning air. Register using activity code 644089-59. Ages 10+; Free

Fall Hiking Series - Visit the Sloan Canyon Petroglyphs (5 miles)

October 14, 8:30am-12:30pm
Sloan Canyon Contact Station, Nawghaw Poa Rd, Henderson

This moderate hike starts at Sloan Canyon Contact Station and covers approximately 5 miles on the 100 and 200 trails. The hike takes place along a sandy wash and rocky terrain with switchbacks, but does not involve any climbing. The park ranger will talk about human history in the Las Vegas Valley and share what information is known about the more than 1,700 petroglyphs in Sloan Canyon. Dogs are not allowed. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring 2 liters or 64 ounces of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a snack. Register using activity code 644071-59. Ages 14+; Free

Fall Hiking Series - Saguaro Trail (2 miles)

October 14, 9am-10:30am
Saguaro Park, 600 Pounds Way

This easy hike begins at Saguaro Park. Leashed dogs are welcome. Wear closed-toe shoes and water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a snack. Register using activity code 644071-60. Ages 14+; Free

S.A.F.E. House Color Run for Shelter 5k Run/1 Mile Walk

October 15, 7:30am start
Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Pkwy.
To learn more about this run/walk, visit S.A.F.E. House.

Family Glow-in-the-Dark Golf Night

October 20, 5pm-9pm
Wildhorse Golf Club, 2100 W. Warm Springs Rd.

Wildhorse Golf Club goes dark for a night of glow-in-the-dark golf. Family-friendly activities include glow-in-the dark balls on the putting green, night lighted driving range, disc golf demonstrations, bounce house and games. There will be also be food specials and all golf equipment is provided. Cost is $5 per person and under age 5 is free. For more information, call the Sports Office at 702-267-5717.

Glow-in-the-Dark Movie - Goosebumps

October 20, 5:30pm-9pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Wear comfortable tennis shoes and a white T-shirt to decorate for our 10,000-square-foot glow-in-the-dark events. Dinner and snacks are provided. Late pickup charges apply. Register using activity code 154229-50. Ages 7-12; $15

 

Giant Garage Sale

October 21, 7am-Noon
Silver Springs Recreation Center, 1950 Silver Springs Pkwy.
Selling unwanted clothes, toys, books, and other items is a great incentive to clean out your closets and earn extra money. Each booth equals two parking spots. Reserve your booth online at least one week in advance using activity code 154001-13. Booths are assigned randomly and only second-hand items may be sold. All ages welcome. Admission is free; $20 per booth.

Pumpkin Picassos

October 21, 10am-11:30am
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Dr.
Paint your own pumpkin masterpiece. Painting is a safer and less messy alternative to carving pumpkins. We share interesting techniques and provide paints and craft supplies. Snacks are provided. Bring your own pumpkin and an old shirt for cover up. Register using activity code 154095-36. Ages 4-12; $5

Glow-in-the-Dark Ghosts & Goblins Nerf War

October 21, 5:30pm-9pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Wear comfortable tennis shoes and a white T-shirt to decorate for our 10,000-square-foot glow-in-the-dark events. Bring your Nerf gun (labeled with your name), and we’ll supply strike darts (no mega darts). Dinner and snacks are provided. Late pickup charges apply. Register using activity code 154229-51. Ages 7-17; $15

Picnic in the Park – Pony Rides & Apple Cider

October 26, 11am-12:30pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Bring a sack lunch and blanket to sit on and join us for a petting zoo, storyteller and pony rides. A parent/guardian must accompany their child. Register using activity code 154233-50 Ages 2-6; $8

Trunk or Treat

October 26, 6pm-8:30pm
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Henderson’s premier safe trick or treating event returns for an evening of festive fun. Put on your costume and follow the trick-or-treat trail in our parking lot where we pass out treats (or tricks) from the trunks of our festively decorated cars. Don’t forget to sign up for the costume contest. The event includes a variety of activities and entertainment. Each paid participant receives a wristband for admission. Parent/guardian may accompany children for free. Register early for this popular event using activity code 154027-00. Advance registration is $3; $5 at the event. Cash only accepted at the event.

Haunted at the Ranch

October 27 & 28, 6pm-9pm
Whitney Ranch Aquatic Complex, 1575 C Galleria Dr.
There’s something spooky happening at Whitney Ranch. Join us for a few hours of haunted happenings with carnival games, bounce houses, hay ride and trick-or-treat trail. The event is highlighted by our famous spine-tingling haunted house tour and a less scary version for younger children and scaredy cat adults. Children under the age of 8 must be supervised by a parent/guardian at all times. Bring a pillowcase or bag to hold your treats. This event is open to all ages. Admission is $7 per person, per event. Register online (activity code 436614) or at any indoor pool or recreation center. Limited space available at the door.

Black Mountain Craft Fair

October 28, 7am-Noon
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Fall is traditionally the most popular season for craft fairs like ours, featuring handmade items perfect for home decorating or gift giving. Reserve your booth early; each booth equals two parking spots and is assigned randomly. Booth registration is required at least one week in advance using activity code 154240-01. Only homemade crafts may be sold. Admission is free; $30 per booth.

Make a Difference Day

October 28, 9am-Noon
Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, 350 E. Galleria Dr.

Help install trees to provide shade and beautify our city. Learn how to care for plants, trees and shrubs. Arborists and gardening enthusiasts help with all of your gardening and planting questions. All ages; Free

Super Hero Dance Party

October 28, 10am-11am
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
This fantastic dance party is an hour packed with many styles of dance. Come in costume to dance Bollywood, hip hop, hula or whatever else you like. Register using activity code 154241-24. Ages 7+; $6

Super Hero Power Workout

October 30, 7:15pm-8pm
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
If you think you are a super hero then join us for this energetic Super Hero Power Workout. Don’t forget to wear your super hero costume or T-shirt. Register using activity code 154242-24. Ages 7+; $5

Spooky Birds

October 30, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, 350 E. Galleria Dr.

Dress up in your Halloween costume to learn about spooky birds and trick or treat along our walking path. Watch out for things that go bump in the night! Each child receives a ghostly surprise gift. Register using activity code 664046-00. Ages 5-11; $4

Tots Trick or Treat Trail

October 31, 10:30am-Noon
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Dress your little ones in their Halloween costumes and let them trick or treat in our center. Admission is free, but a donation of two canned food items to benefit the Henderson Salvation Army would be appreciated. All ages; Free

Tots Monster Mash

October 31, 11am-2pm
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Dr.
Bring your toddlers dressed in their Halloween finest for a safe trick-or-treating event featuring a trail of bounce houses and carnival games with prizes. Don’t forget to bring your camera. You won’t want to miss capturing the excitement. Register using activity code 154168-36. Ages 1-6; $3

Jump for Fun

November 3, 10am-11am
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Bouncing, sliding, climbing, and tumbling are examples of the fun kids have at Jump for Fun, which is held in our gym and features different jump houses each month. Children must wear socks. Register using activity code 154010-49. Ages 2-5; $3

Giant Garage Sale

November 4, 7am-Noon
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Selling unwanted clothes, toys, books, and other items is a great incentive to clean out your closets and earn extra money. Each booth equals two parking spots. Reserve your booth online at least one week in advance using activity code 154001-02. Booths are assigned randomly and only second-hand items may be sold. All ages welcome. Admission is free; $20 per booth.

Fall Hiking Series - Explore Anthem East Trailhead (3 miles)

November 4, 9am-11:30am
Anthem East Trailhead, 2256 N. Reunion Dr.
This beginner-friendly walk starts at Anthem Trailhead covering approximately 3 miles on the Anthem East, McCullough Hills, and White Bursage trails. The park ranger will talk about key resources protected by Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area and share some tips for exploring the area. Leashed dogs are welcome. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring 2 liters or 64 ounces of water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a snack. Register using activity code 644071-61. Ages 7+; Free

Craft & Yard Sale

November 3, 9am-1pm
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Shop for a wide array of treasures, including crafts, art, jewelry, collectibles and other items of interest. Admission to shop is free, and all ages are welcome.

Fitness Before Feast Competition

November 1-30, during regular pool hours
Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Rd.
This 30-day competition helps you get involved in aquatic fitness and maintain a healthy lifestyle. There are two divisions: one for swimmers and one for water-walkers. The two participants who swim the most laps or walk the most aquatic laps by the end of the competition are awarded one-month memberships, which provide access to all of our pools. Our front desk tracks your progress, so be sure to stop by and report your number of laps. Although there’s no charge to take part in the competition, daily admission applies for each visit. Ready to compete? Sign up at the front desk.

 

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