Happenings

Community Events

Non-resident rates | Clark County add 15% | Outside Clark County add 25%

18-260108893_Halloween_web_image_400x250-01


Zombie_Run_Website_Button1
October 20 | 6pm


snip
November 17 | 8am

snip
December 15 | 9am


Fantastic Swap Meet & Craft Sale

Saturday, September 15 | 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 at Heritage Park, sure to attract lots of curious folks. Just follow the balloons. Each booth is $20 and equals two parking spaces. Reserve your booth at least one week in advance using activity code 154266-78. All ages are welcome to shop. Admission is free.

Doggie Paddle & Play Day

September 15, 8am-1pm
Black Mountain Aquatic Complex, 599 Greenway Rd.
Bring your favorite furry friend for a swim in the pool, which has a graduated entry so dogs can walk in and out as they please. All dogs should be dog (and people) friendly and must be checked in, along with proof of vaccination. Dogs must be leashed in the parking lot and outside facility areas. $10 per dog if registered in advance or $15 per dog if registered at the event. Human friends attend for free, but may not enter the water. Those under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Call 702-267-2991 with questions. Registration is $10 per dog.

Dogs 40 lbs. & under
8am-9:30am | 436263-00

Dogs 41-89 lbs.
9:45am-11:15am | 436263-01

Dogs 90 lbs. & over
11:30am-1pm | 436263-02

Blood Donation

Saturday, September 15 | 10am-1pm
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Only one in 20 people regularly gives blood. Donating is safe, simple and saves lives. If you are 17 or older, weigh at least 110 pounds, have not donated in the past 8 weeks (16 weeks for double red cell donors), are healthy, and not currently taking antibiotics, we welcome your blood donation. Register at bloodhero.com (use sponsor code BlackMtn) or call 877-827-4376.

City of Henderson Open Swimming Meet

Saturday, September 22 | Noon-3pm
Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Rd.
The City of Henderson is proud to introduce our first swimming open. We invite all competitive youth swimmers to compete in the four main swimming strokes: front crawl (freestyle), backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly. It is strongly recommended that the participants have club swimming experience, whether through a recreational club or private club. There are limited spots available, so please enroll as soon as possible using activity code 436042-00. Participants will be contacted one week before the meet to confirm participation and request desired heats (three maximum per participant). Once called and confirmed, participants will pay $4.50 per heat the day of the meet. Call 702-267-5875 for more information. Ages 8-14

Glow-in-the-Dark Nerf War

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 event. 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 at any recreation center or online.

Ages 7-10

Friday, September 28 | 5:30pm-9pm | $15 | 154229-48

Ages 11-17

Saturday, September 29 | 5:30pm-9pm | $15 |154229-49

Last Friday

Friday, September 28 | 6pm-10pm
Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St.
Join us in the heart of the Water Street District for a Friday night culinary experience paired with music and art. Last Friday fosters community growth by bringing food, music, arts, a farmer’s market, crafts and entertainment to historic Water Street with something for everyone. See a live cooking challenge as two chefs battle on stage. For more information, visit justaddwaterstreet.com. All ages; Free

Henderson Senior Warmup Table Tennis Tournament

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 Sept. 25. No entries are accepted at the event. Packets will be available at cityofhenderson.com, and in person at Valley View Recreation Center. Ages 45+
Doubles
Wednesday, October 3 | 8am-Noon | $15 | 154115-48
Mixed Doubles
Wednesday, October 3 | Noon-6pm | $15 | 154115-49
Singles
Thursday, October 4 | 8am-Noon | $15 | 154115-50
Open Singles
Thursday, October 4 | Noon-6pm | $15 | 154115-51
Hardbat Singles
Thursday, October 4 | Noon-6pm | $15 | 154115-52

Giant Garage Sale

Saturday, October 6 | 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 and is assigned randomly. Reserve your booth at least one week in advance using activity code 154001-01. Only second-hand items may be sold. All ages welcome to shop. Admission is free.

Black Mountain Craft Fair

Saturday, October 6 | 7am-Noon
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Our fall craft fair features handmade items perfect for home decorating or gift giving. Each booth equals two parking spots and is assigned randomly. Reserve your booth at least one week in advance using activity code 154240-00. Only homemade items may be sold. All ages welcome to shop. Admission is free; $20 per booth

College and Beyond ... Life After High School

Saturday, October 6 | 10am-Noon
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
This workshop helps students set a course for success in high school and beyond by exploring application strategies recommended by guidance counselors, discovering where to find and how to apply for scholarships, and learning how to make essays and applications stand out. Students and parents can also meet with representatives from participating colleges and trade schools at the workshop. Free

Henderson Sports Expo

Saturday, October 6 | 10am-1pm
Heritage Park, 350 E. Racetrack Rd.
This is a free family fun event where you can participate and learn about sports activities offered by the City of Henderson. Meet a variety of instructors, league directors and staff from City of Henderson recreation centers. The Sports Expo will feature a bounce house, a live D.J. and swag for attendees. All ages; Free

Heritage Harvest Festival

Saturday, October 6 | 11am-2pm
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Our family-friendly festival includes live entertainment (Mama’s Wranglers 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.), craft fair with 40+ vendors, children’s activities including a petting zoo, two bounce houses, face painting, and games for all generations. Free refreshments include cotton candy and popcorn. Other refreshments are available at a nominal cost. Also explore a variety of senior health and information booths, volunteer opportunities, safety information, and free health screenings. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is not required. All ages; Free

Heritage Harvest Festival Craft Fair Vendors

Saturday, October 6 | 11am-2pm
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Sell your art, jewelry and other craft items of interest. All tables will be located outside near the parking lot. Registration includes one five-foot table and two chairs. Limited space is available and all vendors must be 18+. Set up and take down your own display. All items must fit on the table provided. Reserve your booth using activity code 154181-78. Ages 18+; $25 per booth

2nd Annual Family Glow-in-the-Dark Golf Night

Friday, October 12 | 5pm-9pm
Wildhorse Golf Club, 2100 W. Warm Springs Rd.
The City of Henderson and Wildhorse Golf Course are teaming up to turn the driving range and putting green into a glow-in-the dark golf adventure. Put and drive in a fun environment that features a bounce house, Frisbee golf, raffle prizes, and driving instructions. Clubs are provided, though you can bring your own. A bucket of golf balls is $3-$5. Register using activity code 154285-00. All ages; $5

Kids Night Out: It’s the Great Kid’s Night Out, Charlie Brown

Friday, October 12 | 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 154092-00.  Ages 5-12; $20

Cosmic Swim

Friday, October 12 | 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 436317-00. All ages; $5

Vintage Market & Craft Sale

Saturday, October 13 | 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 and is assigned randomly. Reserve your booth at least one week in advance using activity code 154265-13. All ages are welcome. Admission is free; $20 per booth

Elder Empowerment Event: Stay Safe, Here’s How

Saturday, October 13 | 10am-1pm
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
The City of Henderson and The Vegas Voice are sponsoring this event so seniors can learn about new technology in staying safe, safety tips from experts and new Nevada programs to keep them safe. Speakers include representatives from the Henderson Police Department, Henderson Fire Department and Nevada Regional Transportation Commission, as well as experts in the areas of guardianship protection, travel safety, and the latest tools to protect your home. Ages 50+; Free

Scaryoke Halloween Party

Friday, October 19 | 5pm-9pm
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
During this family-friendly event you will enjoy karaoke, dancing, games and plenty of tricks and treats. Come dressed up and be ready to participate in a costume contest and have fun with the Henderson Multigenerational staff. Must sign up by Oct. 12 using activity code 154282-24. All ages; $10

The BOOgie Woogie Bash

Friday, October 19 | 6pm-8pm
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.
BOOgie the night away in your spookiest Halloween costume. Bring a friend to enjoy dancing, carnival games and refreshments. Spookiest costume wins a ghostly prize. Register using activity code 154281-53. All ages; $5

Storyteller Shenanigans

Saturday, October 20 | 10am-11am
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Led by a professional storyteller, children can sing, dance and play during a different adventure each month. A parent/guardian must accompany their child. Register using activity code 154258-49. Ages 2-6; $8

Blood Donation

Saturday, October 20 | 10am-1pm
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Only one in 20 people regularly gives blood. Donating is safe, simple and saves lives. If you are 17 or older, weigh at least 110 pounds, have not donated in the past 8 weeks (16 weeks for double red cell donors), are healthy, and not currently taking antibiotics, we welcome your blood donation. Register at bloodhero.com (use sponsor code BlackMtn) or call 877-827-4376.

City of Henderson Open Swimming Meet

Saturday, October 20 | Noon-3pm
Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Rd.
The City of Henderson is proud to introduce our first swimming open. We invite all competitive youth swimmers to compete in the four main swimming strokes: front crawl (freestyle), backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly. It is strongly recommended that the participants have club swimming experience, whether through a recreational club or private club. There are limited spots available, so please enroll as soon as possible using activity code 436042-01. Participants will be contacted one week before the meet to confirm participation and request desired heats (three maximum per participant). Once called and confirmed, participants will pay $4.50 per heat the day of the meet. Call 702-267-5875 for more information. Ages 8-14

Zombie 5K Run

Saturday, October 20 | 6pm-8pm
Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Pkwy.
The walking dead return to Henderson for another feeding. Participants are encouraged to come dressed in their favorite Halloween garb or as a member of the undead. Souvenir T-shirts are guaranteed for the first 300 participants. All fitness levels are welcome. Packet pickup is at OrangeTheory Fitness (691 Marks St.) on Thursday, Oct. 18 from 3pm-7pm or at Cornerstone Park from 5pm-6pm the day of the event. Day of registration is cash only. Register at any recreation center, online or at Active.com.  Ages 5+
154221-58
$25 July 24-September 20
$35 September 21-October 19
$40 day of

Zombie 1-Mile Walk

Saturday, October 20 | 6:15pm-7pm
Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Pkwy.
The walking dead return to Henderson for another feeding. Participants are encouraged to come dressed in their favorite Halloween garb or as a member of the undead. Registered participants will receive a T-shirt (no medals for 1-mile participants). Packet pickup is at OrangeTheory Fitness (691 Marks St.) on Thursday, Oct. 18 from 3pm-7pm or at Cornerstone Park from 5pm-6pm the day of the event. Day of registration is cash only. Register at any recreation center, online or at Active.com. Ages 5+
154283-58
$15 July 24-October 17
$20 October 18-19
$20 day of

Tots Trick-or-Treat Trail

Wednesday, October 24 | 11am-2pm
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

Trunk or Treat

Thursday, October 25
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. A set number of tickets are available for each time. Early purchased tickets will be available for pickup at the center on Oct. 22-24. Register at any recreation center or online. All ages; $3 in advance, $5 night of
4:30pm-6:30pm | 154027-00
7pm-9pm | 154027-01

Spooky Sports Fall Festival

Friday, October 26 | 5pm-9pm
Aventura Park, 2525 Via Firenze
Scare your friends on the court during this costume volleyball tournament. Played on the grass courts at Aventura Park, girls and co-rec teams (U12, U14 and U19 age groups) compete 6 v 6 with three games guaranteed. This great event also features a fall festival on the multi-purpose fields including music, bounce houses, games, and food. Register using activity code 154284-00. Ages 10-18; $15

Haunted at the Ranch

Whitney Ranch Activity Pool, 1575 B Galleria Dr.
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Dr.
There is something spooky happening at the Whitney Ranch Recreation Center and Whitney Ranch Aquatic Complex. Dress up in your favorite costume and join the community for two evenings of spooky fun with a collection of carnival games, bounce houses, craft stations, and a trick-or-treat trail. The event features a spine-tingling haunted house tour (and an alternative version for younger children). Children under the age of 8 must be supervised by a parent/guardian at all times. Enter the event through Whitney Ranch Recreation Center. Register at any recreation center or online. All ages; $7
Friday, October 26 | 6pm-9pm | 436614-00
Saturday, October 27 | 6pm-9pm | 436614-01

Last Friday

Friday, October 26 | 6pm-10pm
Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St.
Join us in the heart of the Water Street District for a Friday night culinary experience paired with music and art. Last Friday fosters community growth by bringing food, music, arts, a farmer’s market, crafts and entertainment to historic Water Street with something for everyone. See a live cooking challenge as two chefs battle on stage. For more information, visit justaddwaterstreet.com. All ages; Free

Pet Trick-or-Treat 1-Mile Walk

Saturday, October 27 
Heritage Bark Park, 350 S. Racetrack Rd.
Show off your pet’s Halloween costume at our first Pet Trick-or-Treat 1-Mile Walk. Bring a trick-or-treat pail and walk your leashed pet along the Heritage Park trail, stopping at our stations along the way to collect dog treats. Visit the agility dog park to see if your pet is interested in trying out some tricks. Prizes will be awarded for best costume and best human/pet costume combo during each session. Canned pet food will be collected for the Heritage Park Senior Facility’s Meals-on-Wheels program. Registration is per pet and includes a map of the treat stations, treats and a commemorative dog tag for your four-legged friend. Day of registration is cash only. Register at any recreation center or online. $5 in advance, $10 day of
Dogs under 25 lbs.
10am-11am | 154292-58
Dogs 26 lbs. & over
11am-Noon | 154292-59

Spooky Birds

Monday, October 29 | 5:30pm-7pm
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. Kids will receive a ghostly surprise gift. Register using activity code 664046-00. Ages 4-10; $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.


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