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Youth Summer Basketball League

Our basketball league provides a well-rounded team sports experience for young athletes. The program helps to develop skills such as footwork, ball handling, passing, dribbling techniques, shooting form, and teamwork. The level of skill development increases throughout the program, but provides a solid foundation and welcoming atmosphere for new players in every age division. Register March 26-May 17 at any recreation center or online.  Ages 8-18

Fantastic Swap Meet & Craft Sale

April 21, 7am-1pm
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Do you have some treasures or homemade craft items to sell for some extra money? Bring them to our new booth area, sure to attract lots of curious folks. Just follow the balloons. Each booth equals two parking spaces. Booths are $20 and registration is required one week before the sale using activity code 153266-78. All ages are welcome to shop. Admission is free to shop.

Cosmic Swim

April 27, 6:30pm-8:30pm
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 136317-02. All ages, $5

Arbor Day

Friday, April 27, 10am
Morrell Park, 500 Harris St.
Our annual Arbor Day event celebrates the beauty and importance of trees in Henderson. Fourth graders from nearby elementary schools help Mayor Debra March and members of the City Council plant a tree at Morrell Park. The event features tree-climbing demonstrations, a performance by the Basic High School thespian group, announcement of the poster contest winners, and other tree-friendly activities. The public is invited to attend.

Jump Into Spring

April 28, 10am-Noon
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.
Jump into spring with fun activities such as bounce houses and interactive games. Cool down with a refreshing snack as supplies last. Register using activity code 153261-53. Ages 2+; $5

Jump for Fun

May 4, 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 153010-48. Ages 2-5; $3

Giant Garage Sale

May 5, 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 153001-00. Booths are assigned randomly and only second-hand items may be sold. All ages welcome. Admission is free; $20 per booth.

Storyteller Shenanigans

May 10, 10am-11am
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Children sing, dance and play as they’re entertained by a professional storyteller. Each date is a different adventure. A parent/guardian must accompany their child. Register using activity code 153258-48. Ages 2-6; $8

9-Ball Billiards Tournament

May 11, 9am-3pm
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Men and women are invited to participate in this double-elimination 9-ball tournament. Light refreshments are provided. Registration is required and rules are available upon request. Use activity code 383042-78. Ages 50+; $5

Scavenger Hunt Hike

May 12, 10am-11am
On this family-friendly hike, children are provided with a nature checklist and, if they can find everything, are rewarded with a prize. This is an easy 1-mile hike along the Pittman Wash Trail. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Register using activity code 643102-58. All ages; Free

Spring Tea Party

May 12, 11am-2pm
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
This gathering is for ladies who enjoy socializing and sampling finger foods, desserts and a variety of teas. The event features a fashion show, games, music, and raffles. Vote for your favorite themed table. Wear your best springtime outfit and hat for our spring bonnet contest. Advance registration is recommended using activity code 153153-78. Transportation from DSC to HPSF is available. Ages 12+; $10

Mother’s Day Out

May 13
Do something special for your mother or grandmother on Mother’s Day. All mothers and grandmothers receive free admission to City of Henderson pools.

Migration Madness

May 12, 10am-Noon
Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, 350 E. Galleria Dr.
Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day at the Bird Preserve, a migration stopover for many species of birds. Experience what it’s like to be a migratory bird in our interactive migration game. Guided tours are available all day, along with complimentary Bird Mobile tours. All ages; Free

Vintage Market & Craft Sale

May 12, 7am-Noon
Silver Springs Recreation Center, 1950 Silver Springs Pkwy.
Do you have a passion for things old and rusty or do you love home décor and finding a good bargain on clothes, toys, books, and other items? Whether you craft, upcycle or repurpose, this is the show for you. Each booth equals two parking spots. Reserve your booth online at least one week in advance using activity code 153265-12. Booths are assigned randomly. Admission is free, $20 per booth

Mother-Daughter Tea Party

May 12, 10am-Noon
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.
Mothers and daughters enjoy a tea party by dressing up as their favorite Disney princess or villain. Capture moments by posing at our photo booth. Register using activity code 153262-53. Ages 2-12; $5

Seniors Got Talent Show

May 17, 3pm-5pm
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Register to perform in this talent show hosted by the Henderson Seniors’ Auxiliary. Cash prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place. All amateurs are welcome; no professional performers, please. Talent times are limited, so please register early using activity code 153269-78. Free refreshments will be served. Ages 50+ to perform; all ages welcome to attend; Free

It’s a Zoo in Here: Camel Adventures

May 17, 10am-11am
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Today is all about camels. Children have the opportunity to feed and take pictures with a camel. A parent/guardian must accompany their child. Register using activity code 153257-48. Ages 2-6; $8

Teddy Bear Picnic

May 19, 10am-11:30am
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Pack a lunch for you and your child, bring their favorite stuffed animal, and head to our Teddy Bear Picnic where we’ll enjoy crafts, games and face painting. A parent or guardian must attend at no additional cost. Register by May 4 using activity code 153271-24. All ages; $5

Fantastic Swap Meet & Craft Sale

May 19, 7am-1pm
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Do you have some treasures or homemade craft items to sell for some extra money? Bring them to our new booth area, sure to attract lots of curious folks. Just follow the balloons. Each booth equals two parking spaces. Booths are $20 and registration is required one week before the sale using activity code 153266-79. All ages are welcome to shop. Admission is free to shop.

Valley View Recreation Center 25th Anniversary Celebration

May 19, Noon-3pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Twenty-five years ago, Valley View Recreation Center opened its doors and was welcomed by the neighborhood. In celebration, we’re throwing an indoor block party with games, prizes and refreshments, and we want you to be our guest. All ages; Free

Glow-in-the-Dark Nerf War

May 25, 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 153229-48. Ages 7-17, $15

Slide Into Summer

June 1, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Anthem Hills Park, 2256 N. Reunion Dr.
School is finally out, so now it’s time to slide into summer with the City of Henderson’s annual Slide Into Summer event. Bring a towel and appropriate swimwear because you will get wet. There will be a giant slip and slide, a bounce house, lawn games, and sun safety tips. Register using activity code 336311-00. All ages; $7

 

Sponsor An Event

Would you like to become a sponsor of one or more of our amazing events? Sponsoring a City of Henderson event is a great way to make your business or organization visible to event participants while showing your support for our events and services. It all starts with the City of Henderson 2018 Event Sponsor packet. If you have any questions regarding sponsorships, please call 702-267-4127 or email Sponsor@cityofhenderson.com. In-kind sponsorships are welcome.


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