Horizon Ridge REHABILITATION CENTER BREAKS GROUND ON FACILITY
The Horizon Ridge Rehabilitation Center held a groundbreaking ceremony June 26 at 2825 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway. The center is expected to feature 169 beds, a therapy center and a variety of activities.
It is slated to open in late 2013 and should create 250 full-time positions.
For more information, call 796-1773.
UNITED BLOOD SERVICES to HOST BLOOD DRIVE
United Blood Services is planning a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the conference room of the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway.
For more information, call 236-2282.
Library to host Mystery Readers Book Club today
The Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway, plans to host the Mystery Readers Book Club from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. today . This month's book is "Nemesis" by Jo Nesbo. Admission is free. For more information, call Patricia Wiesner at 492-6580.
Agencies schedule meeting on downtown Henderson redevelopment
Representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency and Bay Area Economics are scheduled to host a public information session from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Henderson Convention Center, 200 S. Water St.
The meeting is expected to cover topics such as economic and fiscal health issues and tools and the city of Henderson's Redevelopment Agency's efforts to revitalize almost 509 acres of the eastern part of Henderson, encompassing the downtown area of Water Street District.
For more information, call the Henderson Redevelopment Agency at 267-1515
Liberty High School to host basketball camp next week
Liberty High School, 3750 Liberty Heights Ave., is scheduled to host a basketball camp for boys and girls in kindergarten through eighth grade from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through July 20. Cost is $25 per day and $10 per extra work session.
For more information, call coach Rich Santigate at 355-3206 or email rjsantig@ interactccsd.net.
Learn about astronomy during nighttime program at library
The Paseo Verde Library plans to host "Fun with the Night Sky," a short introduction to astronomy, from 6 to 8 p.m. July 17. The program includes information on how to obtain easy-to-use star charts available free on the Internet to locate and identify constellations and prominent stars. The event is free.
Register online at mypubliclibrary. com or call 492-6580 for more information.
learn ADVANCEd E MAIL TECHNIQUES during class at Malcolm library
An advanced computer class is scheduled from 10 to 11 a.m. July 19 at the Malcolm Library, 2960 Sunridge Heights Parkway.
The class, which focuses on e mail, is for users who already have basic skills.
Registration is required, and space is limited.
To register, call 263-7522.
City is accepting entries for trails Day photo contest
The city of Henderson is accepting entries for its annual Trails Day Photo Contest. Entries will be accepted until 5 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Road. There is no cost to participate, and the contest is open to amateur photographers of all ages.
The contest includes 10 categories and themes. Winning photographs will be showcased at the Southern Nevada National Trails Day Celebration on Oct. 6 at Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Parkway.
For complete contest rules, visit cityofhenderson.com/parks (type "SNTD 12" in the search box). For more information, call the outdoor recreation office at 267-4050.
FREE SUMMER MOVIES AT LIBRARY
Henderson Libraries plans to host a free summer movie series from 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays in July at the Paseo Verde Library , 280 S. Green Valley Parkway.
For more information, call 492-6581.
ARTISTS invited to submit hubcap art for SUPERRUN Classic Car Show
Henderson is seeking artists to participate in the Hubcap Art Gallery at the SuperRun Classic Car Show, scheduled from Sept. 20-23 at the Henderson Convention Center, 200 S. Water St.
Artists are invited to transform hubcaps into masterpieces using mediums such as acrylic paints, photography, oil paints, fabric and welding. Hubcaps are expected to be displayed during SuperRun.
Any donated hubcaps are expected to be sold at a silent auction to benefit City Lights Youth Scholarship Fund.
Cost is $5 per hubcap. The deadline to enter is Aug. 15.
For more information or to submit an application, visit hendersonlive.com.
ENTRIES SOUGHT FOR SUPERRUN CAR SHOW
Henderson is seeking entries for the 2012 SuperRun Classic Car Show scheduled for Sept. 20-23 in the Water Street District. It is the show's 13th anniversary.
Registration before Sept. 10 is $50, with space limited to the first 1,000 entries.
For more information, visit hendersonlive.com.