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Lighten Up Henderson Weight-Loss Challenge

January 11-March 7
This 6-week challenge supports efforts to lose weight and get fit and sets a course for a healthy lifestyle. The top three individuals with the highest percentage of body weight lost will win prizes. We will host workshops throughout the challenge for participants to learn new habits, tips on eating healthy, and a variety of tools such as food, water, sleep, and exercise logs to help you along your journey. Ages 13+; $50

Paint & Pizza Party: New Year Vision Board

Friday, January 24 | 5:30pm-9pm
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
A blank canvas awaits your child on this fun-filled night. They can let their imaginations run wild and paint what they like or follow the night’s theme using a variety of painting utensils including brushes, glitter and sponges. Dinner and supplies are included. Register at least one week in advance using activity code 151298-00. Ages 7-12; $20

Whitney Wonder Jam

Friday, January 24 | 6pm-8pm
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Dr.
Middle schoolers are invited to enjoy an evening of music, games, dancing, and refreshments. Kids must be in middle school to attend. Register using activity code 151031-36. Ages 11-14; $3

Cosmic Pickleball Series: ‘80s Style

Friday, January 24 | 6pm-10pm
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.
Join us for a glow-style pickleball event wearing your favorite ‘80s attire. Snacks and refreshments are provided. Register using activity code 151335-53. Ages 16+; $15

Cosmic Swim: Winter Wonderland

Friday, January 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 using activity code 136317-00. All ages; $5

Henderson Senior Summit: Transportation

Tuesday, January 28 | 8:30am-Noon
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Our event includes a keynote session and informative presentations and booths to help provide information on a wide range of 50+ topics. This year we’ll focus on the transportation issues many seniors face. Hosted by the City of Henderson and sponsored by Nevada AARP, the summit includes breakfast beginning at 8:30 a.m. followed by speakers starting at 9:00 a.m. Ages 50+; Free

It’s a Birthday Party! Heritage Park Senior Facility Is Turning 10

Wednesday, January 29 | 8am-9am
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Join us for a very special birthday pancake breakfast in honor of our one-of-a-kind senior facility! Register using activity code 151357-78. Ages 50+; Free

Heritage Park Aquatic Complex 10th Anniversary

It’s the 10th anniversary of the opening of the HPAC! Enjoy a 10-cent drop-in swim all day on our anniversary. Then get ready to party on Saturday and enjoy free cotton candy and popcorn, lively music, diving, and a bounce house to help celebrate our facility being open for 10 years! All ages
Thursday, January 30 | 5am-8pm | $.10
Saturday, February 1 | Noon-3pm | Free

Unicorn Playdate

Saturday, February 1
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Bring your friends or meet new ones as you craft unicorn slime, create a unicorn horn masterpiece and play fun unicorn games. Take home all the crafts you created, along with a unicorn necklace in a unicorn drawstring backpack. Have your camera ready as the room will be decorated in all things unicorn!  Ages 4-10; $25
10am-11am | 151308-24
11:30am-12:30pm | 151308-25
1pm-2pm | 151308-26

Cupid’s 5K Fun Run

Saturday, February 8 | 9am-11am
Whitney Mesa Recreation Area, 1661 Galleria Dr.
Cupid is in town and will be visiting Whitney Mesa. Run or walk along the Whitney Mesa Trail with your loved ones. The first 300 participants are guaranteed a T-shirt and a medal. The Whitney Mesa archery range will be open from 10:00 am-noon and free for all registered 5K participants. Ages 5+
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$25 Dec. 17-Jan. 10
$35 Jan. 11-Feb. 7
$40 Day of event

Cupid’s 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk

Saturday, February 8 | 9:05am-10am
Whitney Mesa Recreation Area, 1661 Galleria Dr.
Cupid is in town and will be visiting Whitney Mesa on Feb. 8. Run or walk along the Whitney Mesa Trail with your loved ones. Registered participants will receive a T-shirt (no medals for 1-mile participants). Ages 5+
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$15 Dec. 17-Jan. 10
$20 Jan. 11-Feb. 7
$20 Day of event

Block Party

Saturday, February 8 | Noon-3pm
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Join the staff and instructors of the Henderson Multigenerational Center/Aquatic Complex for a free indoor block party. We will have games, prizes, entertainment, and refreshments. Free rock wall, fitness room, gym, and instructor demos will be available throughout the day. All ages; Free

Mighty Medley

Saturday, February 8 | 3:30pm-5:30pm
Whitney Ranch Indoor Pool, 1575 C Galleria Dr.
Master the Mighty Medley inflatable obstacle course, the monthly adventure you and your family have been waiting for. All swimmers are subject to a swim test and must be able to swim 25 yards without assistance to attempt the obstacle course. Register using activity code 136613-01. Ages 5-16; $5

Vintage Market & Craft Sale

Saturday, February 8 | 7am-2pm
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. Free admission for all ages to shop. Vendors: Each booth is $20, equals two parking spots and is assigned randomly. Registration is required at least one week in advance using activity code 151265-12.

Junior Jumpers

Tuesday, February 11 | 11am-noon
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Dr.
Get active and let loose. Bring your child to our bounce house playtime in the gym. Children must wear socks and parent(s) must be present. Register using activity code 151356-37. Ages 2-6; $3

It’s a Hoedown!

Thursday, February 13 |4pm-6pm
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd.
Calling all Cowgirls and Cowboys! Get your western hats, belt buckles and stomping boots cuz we’re having a hoedown! Join us for some good ol’ chow and sarsaparilla floats! We’ll be cuttin’ the rug all afternoon to some great country music.
Up to age 12 | $3.50 | 151358-78
Ages 12+ | $7 | 151358-79

Escape Room Series: Harry Potter

Friday, February 14 | 5pm-10pm
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd.
Join us for a Harry Potter-themed escape room plus additional games and activities. Dinner and refreshments will be served. Register using activity code 151336-53. Ages 8-15; $25

Jackpot Ultra Running Festival

Friday-Sunday, February 14-16
Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Pkwy.
The City of Henderson is proud to be the co-presenting sponsor for the 7th Annual Jackpot Ultra Running Festival. Home of the 2020 USA Track & Field 100 Mile Road National Championship race, the festival offers 6-, 12-, 24-, and 48-hour races, along with a 100-miler and 50-miler. Southern

Nevada’s premier ultra-running festival includes live music, nightly big-screen movies, showgirls, “Elvis,” and some of the top ultra-running in America. Visit BeyondLimitsRunning.com to register for the race, or sign up to volunteer. The public is welcome to watch throughout the festival.

Pick a Pup in a Park

Saturday, February 15 | 10am-2pm
Acacia Dog Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego St.
Are you missing something in your life? Is that something a furry friend? Puppy love is in the air at this dog adoption event hosted by Parks and Recreation and Animal Control. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to give a dog a furrrever home! Dogs adopted at this event will be sent home with a special swag bag to get them set up with their new family.

Blood Donation

Saturday, February 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 currently taking antibiotics, we welcome your blood donation. Register at bloodhero.com (use sponsor code BlackMtn) or call 877-827-4376. Ages 17+; Free

Community Conversations: HMGC

Wednesday, February 19 | 10am-11am
Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Pkwy.
Take this opportunity to provide feedback on our activities, programs, services, workshops, and special events. The manager and facility supervisors will answer your questions and provide updates. All ages; Free

Daddy/Daughter Valentine’s Dance

Friday, February 21 | 6:30pm-8:30pm
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Dad, now is the time to sweep your daughter off her feet. Enjoy music, games and refreshments while the two of you dance the night away. Make your daughter’s Valentine’s Day a memorable one by escorting her to this enchanting dance. Pictures are available for purchase (cash only). Each person attending must register. Please register early (activity code 151038-00) as this popular annual event fills quickly. Walk-ins the night of the event will not be accepted. Ages 3-12; $10

Let’s Glow Play

Friday, February 21 | 5:30pm-7:30pm
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.
Don your neon apparel for a night of glow games. Participants can choose from a variety of activities. Snacks will be provided as supplies last. Register using activity code 151359-48. Ages 7-14; $10

Cosmic Swim: For the Love of Swim

Friday, February 21 | 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 136317-01. All ages; $5

Royal Tea Party Affair

Saturday, February 22 | 10am-11:30am
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Dr.
Put on your finest princess and prince attire for a royal tea party where kids can enjoy dancing, arts and crafts, games, and refreshments. Register using activity code 151215-36. Ages 4-12; $5

National Black History Month: Soul Brunch
Saturday, February 22 | 11am-2pm
Downtown Senior Center, 27 E. Texas Ave.
Celebrate Black History Month with Southern delicacies such as BBQ ribs and chicken and fried catfish with all the trimmings and dessert. Salt 'n Pepper will play classic rhythm and blues and jazz for your enjoyment. A group quiz with prizes will be a challenge. Lots of raffle prizes. Register using activity code 151198-58. All ages; $20

Kids Night Out: Masquerade Ball

Friday, February 28 | 5:30pm-9pm
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Kids enjoy a fun-filled night of events taken straight from the streets of The Big Easy! Children will enjoy Mardi Gras-themed 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 151092-00. Ages 5-12; $20

Unicorn Playdate

Saturday, February 29
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Bring your friends or meet new ones as you craft unicorn slime, create a unicorn horn masterpiece and play fun unicorn games. Take home all the crafts you created, along with a unicorn necklace in a unicorn drawstring backpack. Have your camera ready as the room will be decorated in all things unicorn!  Ages 4-13; $25
10am-11am | 151308-00
11:30am-12:30pm  | 151308-01
1pm-2pm | 151308-02

Laser “Tag”tics

Saturday, February 29 | Noon-2:30pm
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd.
Do you have what it takes to be the last one standing? Test your speed, aim and agility with a game of adrenaline-pumping laser tag. Use state-of-the-art laser guns to try and best your opponents and come out champion. Pizza and drinks will be provided. Register using activity code 151310-01. Ages 7-12; $15

Rad Tad’s Birthday Bash

Saturday, February 29 | 3:30pm-5:30pm
Whitney Ranch Indoor Pool, 1575 C Galleria Dr.
Celebrate Rad Tad’s 4th birthday with us! Join us in recognizing Rad Tad’s accomplishment of teaching thousands and thousands of children about water safety. Even better, grab a piece of cake, play a game, swim in the pool, and challenge yourself on the Mighty Medley obstacle course! Register using activity code 136657-00. All ages: $5

Your Child’s First Track Meet

Saturday, March 28 | 9:30am-11:30am
Arroyo Grande Sports Complex
Whether your child aspires to be an Olympic athlete or is just looking for an excuse to run, jump and throw, we have the perfect event for them. This track-style event is designed specifically for kids of all abilities to enjoy a day in the park, testing their skills. Boys and girls can compete in up to 10 events that are based on track events seen in the Olympics. Top performers can win a medal for their age group and all participants will receive a track bib with a number on it. Bounce houses will be available for kids with extra energy to burn off. Registration ends March 21 using activity code 621221-00. Events: discus/Frisbee throw, shotput/softball toss, javelin/football throw, high jump/consecutive jump ropes, long jump, standing long jump, 50-yard dash, hurdles, 4 base dash, 3 x 3 relay (teams of 3). Ages 5-11; $25


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

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 2020 Special Event Sponsorship Opportunities packet.