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Picnic in the Park

March 23, 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 151233-48. Ages 2-6; $8

Cosmic Swim

March 24, 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 online using activity code 136317-02, at any recreation center/indoor pool, or at the door. Children under the age of 8 must be supervised by a parent/guardian within arm's reach (including in the water). All ages; $5

Backyard Battle Royal Cornhole Tournament

March 25, 9am
Russell Road Recreation Complex, 5901 E. Russell Rd.
Open to men’s, co-rec, women’s and youth divisions with a three game guarantee. Registration is $40 per team and must be received by March 22. Call the Sport Office at 702-267-5717 for more information. 

Movie in the Park: The Lion King

March 25, 8pm
Capriola Park, 2155 Via Firenze
Bring your blanket and lawn chair for a fun-filled night with family and friends. We’ll show The Lion King on our giant screen. Register using activity code 151220-58. All ages; $5

Dive-In Movie: Ice Age

March 31, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Rd.
Enjoy a relaxing evening in the pool or sit poolside while watching the movie on our giant inflatable screen. Register online using activity code 136006-01, at any recreation center/indoor pool, or at the door. Children under the age of 8 must be supervised by a parent/guardian within arm's reach (including in the water). All ages; $5


Bike It or Hike It

April 1-May 31
Explore our many miles of trails by bike or on foot and snap a selfie in front of any City of Henderson trail sign, including trailheads, kiosks, interpretive signs, and signs on paths or trails within our parks. Like or follow Henderson Sports & Recreation on Facebook or Twitter, then post or Tweet your selfie using the hashtag #bikeitorhikeit2017. Enter as many times as you’d like, but each selfie must be unique. You could win weekly prizes of gift cards valued at $25-$50 or even the grand prize of a Giant Escape bike, valued at $600. The more times you enter the more chances you have to win. See BikeHenderson.org for official rules.

 

Summer Recreation Job Fair

April 1, 8am-2pm
Silver Springs Recreation Center, 1951 Silver Springs Pkwy.
 
Stop by and learn about the many part-time and seasonal opportunities available. Whether it’s working with children in our summer camps or keeping patrons safe at our pools, you’ll gain invaluable experience and enjoy being a part of a premier team. Bring a resume, if you have one, a photo ID (student ID or driver’s license), and be prepared for an interview. Lifeguard candidates should be ready for an in-water skills test. Apply in advance at cityofhendersonjobs.com. You must be at least 16 to apply. Ages 16+


Giant Garage Sale

April 1, 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 151001-02. Booths are assigned randomly and only second-hand items may be sold. All ages welcome. Admission is free; $20 per booth.

Jump for Fun

April 7 | 9:30am-10:30am, 11:30am-12:30pm, 2:30pm-3:30pm, 3:30pm-4:30pm
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. Ages 2-5; $3

Kids Night Out: Paint ‘n Pizza

April 14, 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 151092-03. Ages 5-12; $20as space is limited.

Giant Garage Sale

April 15, 7am-Noon
Silver Springs Recreation Center, 1951 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 151001-13. Booths are assigned randomly and only second-hand items may be sold. All ages welcome. Admission is free; $20 per booth.

Winter/Spring Hiking Series: Bristlecone Loop Trail

April 15, 7am-2pm
Meet at Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.

Join us for a 6-mile hike on the Bristlecone Loop Trail. This is a great way to get in shape while exploring the trail. Dress for the weather. Teens (14-17 years) must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Register using activity code 641071-60. Ages 14+; $14

HMGC Saturday Spree Craft Fair

April 15, 10am-2pm
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Sell your art, jewelry, craft items and retail goods. Tables are set up in three of our indoor rooms. Registration includes one six-foot table and two chairs. There is limited space available. All vendors must be 18+ and set up and take down their own displays. All items must fit on the table provided. Reserve your table for $30 using activity code 151219-24. Free admission to shop. All ages welcome.

HMGC Saturday Spree

April 15, 10am-2pm
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Our HMGC Saturday Spree is an event the whole family can attend. It includes more than 40 vendors and a food truck in the roundabout. All ages welcome. Registration is not required. Free admission to shop.

Henderson Fire Station 97 Open House

April 15, 11am-2pm
Fire Station 97, 1550 Amador Ln.
Meet your neighborhood firefighters, check out firefighting apparatus, tour the station and learn how to Get READY! Stay READY! for emergencies.

Spring Carnival & Hippity-Hop Egg Hunt

April 15, 11am-2pm
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Dr.
Celebrate spring and enjoy a few hours of fun for the whole family with carnival games, bounce houses and refreshments. Children (ages 1-10 years) can participate in the Hippity-Hop Egg Hunt. Arrive on time as the egg hunt starts promptly at designated times for each age group (1-3 yrs. at 11:15 a.m.; 4-7 yrs. at 12:15 p.m., and 8-10 yrs. at 1:15 p.m.). The bunny will visit and picture packages are available for a nominal cost. Register early and receive a discount (activity code 151151-36). All ages; $3 in advance, $5 day of event.

Egg Dive


April 15, 11am-3pm
Whitney Ranch Activity Pool, 1575 Galleria Dr.
April 16, 11am-3pm
Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Rd.

Join us for an underwater egg hunt and an amazing egg drop. Dozens of eggs are hiding in our pool, and swimmers win prizes for the eggs they find. Ages 2-12.
Egg Dive is sponsored by Renewal by Andersen & Wirig Orthodontics

Run of the Rec

April 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 151231-49. Ages 10-15; $13.50

Arbor Day

April 28, 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 Andy Hafen 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.

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.