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December 15 | 9am


Last Friday

Friday, November 30 | 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

Amargosa Trail Maintenance

Saturday, December 1 | 8am-10am
Shaded Canyon Trailhead, 180 Shaded Canyon Dr.
Enjoy the great outdoors by helping us maintain one of our local trails. Hat, water, sunscreen, sturdy shoes, and gloves are recommended. Youth (ages 5-12) must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Teens (ages 13-17) must have a waiver signed by a parent/guardian. Registration and orientation are from 8:00-8:30 a.m. Ages 5+; Free

Battle of the Ages

Saturday, December 1 | 8:30am-10:30am
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Can you shoot hoops? Join our team as we head over to Basic High School to take on the boys basketball team in a tournament-style three-point and free-throw competition. Let’s see who can take home the title. An award will be given to the winner of each category. Bus departs HPSF at 8:30 a.m. and returns at 10:30 a.m. Register using activity code 154278-78. Ages 50+; $5

Pictures With Santa

Saturday, December 1 | 9am-10:30am
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Santa Claus is visiting the center to meet and pose for pictures with your children. Picture packages are available for a nominal cost. You may also bring your own camera. Register using activity code 154060-00. All ages; $2

Puppy Pictures With Santa

Saturday, December 1 | 10:30am-Noon
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Dogs love the holidays too. Santa Claus is visiting Henderson to meet and pose for pictures with your pup. Picture packages are available for a nominal cost. You may also bring your own camera. Register using activity code 154072-00. All ages; $2

Midnite Madness 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Saturday, December 1 | 7pm
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
This tournament includes three divisions of play with a minimum of three officiated games. Awards presented for first through third place. Also features a 3-point shot contest and foul shot contest. Each participant receives a tournament T-shirt. Register by calling the Sports Office at 702-267-5717 or Downtown Recreation Center at 702-267-4040. $80 per team

Kids Night Out: Snow Day

Friday, December 7 | 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 154092-02. Ages 5-12; $20

Candy Cane Kids Holiday Celebration

Saturday, December 8 | Noon-3pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Bring your family and friends to the center for some holiday cheer. Hosted by HopeLink, this community event features food, entertainment, games, crafts, and a visit from Santa for children of all ages. Call HopeLink at 702- 566-0576 for more information. All ages; Free

Candy Cane Festival

Friday, December 14 | 6pm-8pm
Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Rd.
Celebrate the magic of winter with us. The festivities include games, bounce house, treats, and underwater candy cane hunt. Kids can also get ready for the holiday season by writing and mailing a letter to Santa. Bring a new or gently used coat and admission is free. Parents must be in the water with children under the age of 8. Register in advance using activity code 436556-00. All ages; $5

Holiday Classics

Friday, December 14 | 6pm-8:15pm
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.
Ring in the holidays with these traditional holiday classics: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman, A Charlie Brown Christmas, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Popcorn will be provided. Register using activity code 154239-53. All ages; $5

Reindeer Dash 5K Run

Saturday, December 15 | 9am-11am
Pecos Legacy Park, 150 Pecos. Rd.
Make a dash to Pittman Wash Trail this winter for a jolly good time. Participants are encouraged to don their most cheerful costumes or ugly holiday sweaters. Souvenir T-shirts are guaranteed for the first 300 participants. All fitness levels are welcome. Registration dates are listed below. Packet pickup is at OrangeTheory Fitness (691 Marks St.) on Thursday, Dec. 13 from 3pm-7pm or at Pecos Legacy Park from 8am-9am the day of the event. Day of registration is cash only. Register at any recreation center, online or at Active.com. Ages 5+

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$25 July 24-November 15
$35 November 16-December 14
$40 day of

Reindeer Dash 1-Mile Walk

Saturday, December 15 | 9:15am-10am
Pecos Legacy Park, 150 Pecos. Rd.
Make a dash to Pittman Wash Trail this winter for a jolly good time. Participants are encouraged to don their most cheerful costumes or ugly holiday sweaters. Registered participants will receive a T-shirt (no medals for 1-mile participants). Packet pickup is at OrangeTheory Fitness (691 Marks St.) on Thursday, Dec. 13 from 3pm-7pm or at Pecos Legacy Park from 8am-9am the day of the event. Day of registration is cash only. Register at any recreation center, online or at Active.com. Ages 5+

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$15 July 24-November 15
$20 November 16-December 14
$20 day of

Storyteller Shenanigans

Saturday, December 15 | 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 154258-51. Ages 2-6; $8

Whitney Wonderland

Saturday, December 15 | 10am-Noon
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Dr.
Join Santa and his helpers for a holiday wonderland including continental breakfast with all of the trimmings. Participate in games and crafts with Santa’s elves at their workstations, listen as Santa’s elves read a story, and bring your camera to take a picture with Santa. Register by December 12 using activity code 154192-37. Ages 3+; $8

Bird Mobile Tour with Santa

Saturday, December 15 | 10am-11:30am
Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, 350 E. Galleria Dr.
Hop on the bird mobile for a fun ride around the BVP with Santa as your tour guide. After the tour, make your own bird ornament while enjoying a holiday treat. Register using activity code 664050-00. Ages 6-12; $7

Blood Donation

Saturday, December 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, December 15 | 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 436042-03. 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

Give & Receive

Tuesday, December 18 | 9am
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.
In the spirit of the season, DRC patrons have the opportunity to donate clothes, toys, living items, and so much more through the DRC so that you can give back to the community. Start dropping off your donations on Oct. 1. The event starts at 9am and ends once all items are gone. For more information, please call Downtown Recreation Center at 702-267- . All ages; Free

Last Friday

Friday, December 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

New Year’s Eve Lock-In

Monday-Tuesday, December 31-January 1 | 7pm-8am
Henderson Multigenerational Indoor Pool, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
This overnight event allows children to enjoy various activities such as dancing, arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, team building, open play, and open swim and concludes with a New Year’s-themed movie. In addition to the abundance of activities, participants will enjoy a dinner and celebrate the New Year with an apple cider toast while watching the fireworks from an unobstructed view on city property. It is suggested that participants bring a sleeping bag, pillow, swimsuit, and towel. Register by Dec. 21 using activity code 436315-00. Ages 6-10; $30

 

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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