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Dive-In Movie Night: Moana

August 19, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Henderson Multigenerational Activity Pool, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Relax in the pool or poolside and join us for a showing of Moana on our giant inflatable screen. This super summer event includes hula dancers, a faux fire dancer and Moana herself! Register using activity code 436562-00 or at any indoor pool/recreation center. Limited space may be available at the door. All ages; $5

Desert Jam Adult 3-on-3 Tournament

August 19, 9am-3pm
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.
Take part in our inaugural Desert Jam 3-on 3-basketball tournament. Bring your own sports drinks and water and wear proper basketball attire. Women’s and men’s divisions of play are available. We’ll present first and second place awards. Early registration using activity code 623212-53 is recommended. Ages 18+; $75 per team

Picnic in the Park – Petting Zoo & Popsicles

August 24, 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 154233-48 Ages 2-6; $8

Teen Sports & Fitness Night

August 26, 6pm-9pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.

It’s a night of after-hours sports and fitness. Play basketball, wallyball and racquetball, or challenge your friends to some friendly Wii sports games. Snacks are provided. Wear tennis shoes and athletic clothing. Dinner and snacks are provided. Late pickup charges apply. Register using activity code 154230-48. Ages 10-15; $9

Jump for Fun

September 1, 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 154010-48. Ages 2-5; $3

Giant Garage Sale

September 2, 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 154001-00. Booths are assigned randomly and only second-hand items may be sold. All ages welcome. Admission is free; $20 per booth.

Craft & Yard Sale

September 8, 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.

Kids Night Out – Barnyard Bash

September 8, 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

Princess Tea Party

September 9, 10am-11:30am
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Dr.

Put on your finest princess attire and join us for a tea party where you can enjoy dancing, arts and crafts, games and refreshments with other princesses. Register by Sept. 7 using activity code 154198-36. Ages 4-12; $5

Glow-in-the-Dark Dodgeball

September 15, 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 applyRegister using activity code 154229-48. Ages 7-17; $15

Giant Garage Sale

September 16, 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 154001-12. Booths are assigned randomly and only second-hand items may be sold. All ages welcome. Admission is free; $20 per booth.

Glow-in-the-Dark Volleyball

September 16, 5:30pm-9pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St
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Wear comfortable tennis shoes for our 10,000-square-foot glow-in-the-dark events. Dinner and snacks are provided. Register using activity code 154229-49. Ages 16+; $15

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. Packets will be available at cityofhenderson.com 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

 

 

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