Community Events

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Picnic in the Park

July 20, 11am-12:30pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
If you’d like to pet a goat or rabbit and see a turtle up close, then join us as we meet and greet real animals at our petting zoo in the park. Bring a sack lunch and a blanket to sit on. A parent/guardian must accompany their child. Register using activity code 152233-49. Ages 2-6; $8

Run of the Rec

July 21, 5:30pm-10pm
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 153231-49. Ages 10-15; $13.50

Missoula Children's Theatre - Alice in Wonderland

Auditions: July 24, 4pm-6pm
Rehearsals: July 25-28, 4pm-8pm
Performances: July 29, 3pm & 7pm | Tickets $5 child/senior and $8 adult
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St. 

Local children star in a production of Alice in Wonderland. For over 20 years, Missoula Children’s Theatre has worked to bring theater to life for Henderson children by casting them in their own special adaptations of literary classics, directing them throughout a week of rehearsals and yielding wonderful live productions full of memories for the cast and audience alike. Auditions open for K-12 years.

Rad Tad Scavenger Hunt

July 26, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Whitney Ranch Activity Pool, 1575 Galleria Dr.
Rad Tad is missing, so take part in a scavenger hunt adventure in and around the pool to receive prizes and surprises. Those requiring life jackets must have an adult in the pool within arm's reach at all times. Register using activity code 336796-00 or at any indoor pool/recreation center. All ages; $5

Family Film Fun Night – Finding Dory

July 28, 6:30pm-8:45pm
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.
Join your neighbors for food and games at Family Film Fun Night. Finding Dory will be featured on our giant inflatable screen. Games are available 30 minutes prior to show time. Register using activity code 153236-53. All ages; $5


Movie in the Park – E.T.

July 28, 8:30pm
Capriola Park. 2155 Via Firenze
Bring your blanket and lawn chair for a fun-filled night with family and friends featuring a movie shown on our giant inflatable screen. Register using activity code 153220-59. All ages; $5


Rock the Wall

July 29, 8am-3pm
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Want to test your skills on the climbing wall? Each climber is assigned a one-hour climb time in their age bracket to earn as many points as possible in this Red Point format climbing competition. A meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. on July 28 at our rock wall where you can learn about the rules and ask questions about the format. At the climb, awards are presented after each age bracket is completed. Register early as space is limited. $13

Ages 8-10 | 8am-10am | 253444-24
Ages 11-13 | 10am-Noon | 253444-25
Ages 14-16 | 1pm-3pm | 253444-26

Cardboard Boat Regatta

July 29, Noon-6pm
Henderson Multigenerational Activity Pool,  250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
The regatta challenges you to design, build and navigate boats made entirely of corrugated cardboard and duct tape. It’s open to individuals, duos, families, businesses, schools, youth groups, groups of friends, and nonprofit organizations wishing to build their own unique boats. Awards are presented in several categories, including: Allure of the Seas--best looking, Staten Island Ferry--carrying the most people, The World Is Not Enough— world’s fastest yacht, The Titanic--best sinking ship, Queen Elizabeth--best all around.

Open swim is noon-4:30 p.m. during boat check in. Boat races begin at 4:30 p.m. Register using activity code 336595-00 at cityofhenderson.com or in person at any recreation/indoor pool. $5 per person, ages 8+. Daily admission applies for spectators and other non-boat building guests.

Summer Hiking Series – McCullough Hills Trail

July 29, 11pm-1am
McCullough Hills Trailhead, 295 Mission Dr.
Take part in a 2-mile midnight hike during the scheduled Delta Aquariid meteor shower.  Dress for the weather. Teens (14-17 years) must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Register using activity code 643071-60. Ages 14+; $7

Dive-In Movie: Jungle Book

August 3, 7:30pm-9:30pm
Whitney Ranch Indoor Pool,  1575 C Galleria Dr.
Enjoy a relaxing evening in the pool or poolside while watching your favorite movies on our giant inflatable screen. The movie starts at 8pm. Register using activity code 336662-00 or at any indoor pool/recreation center. All ages; $5

Poolapalooza: Back-to-School Bash

August 5, 11am-6pm
Black Mountain Aquatic Complex, 599 Greenway Rd.
Henderson Multigenerational Activity Pool,  250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Whitney Ranch Activity Pool, 1575 B Galleria Dr.
Get ready for the new school year at our Poolapalooza: Back-to-School Bash. The event features food trucks, snacks, games and music for the whole family. Bring and donate new school supplies for a high school-aged student and receive free admission to the event. Donated supplies benefit Project 150 a nonprofit assisting homeless teens in our community. For those not donating school supplies, daily admission applies. All ages.


Glow-in-the-Dark Nerf War

August 5, 5:30pm-10pm
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 obstacle course. Bring your Nerf gun (labeled with your name) and we’ll supply the ammo. Late pickup charges apply. Register using activity code 153229-49. Ages 10-15; $15

Cosmic Swim

August 11, 7:30pm-9:30pm
Henderson Multigenerational Indoor Pool,  250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
It's a virtual galaxy of light and sound! Your interstellar aquatic experience includes music, diving for glow gear and crazy cosmic swimming races. See how the water changes to a kaleidoscope of cool colors. Register using activity code 336317-02 or at any indoor pool/recreation center. All ages; $5

Sponsor An Event

Sponsoring a City of Henderson event is a great way to reach existing and potential customers, support your customers' community, and engage with an active audience. 
Act today to receive maximum value and recognition by downloading the 2016 Sponsor Packet. If you have any questions, please call 702-267-4035 or email. In-kind sponsorships are welcome.

Schedule is subject to change or cancellation without notice. Management reserves all rights.