National Night Out Block Party at Providence Aug. 6

The Providence Master Homeowners Association is throwing a party and the public is invited to attend. The free National Night Out Block Party at Providence will be held from 6-8 p.m. Aug. 6 at Knickerbocker Park, 10695 Dorrell Lane, north of the Las Vegas Beltway and Hualapai Way exit.

The evening, with activities for all ages, is designed to raise crime-prevention awareness, strengthen neighborhood unity and foster community-law enforcement partnerships, event organizers said.

There will be exhibits, including emergency vehicles; information and demonstrations from area first responders. Participants include the Metropolitan Police Department’s Northwest Area Command and Northwest Area Neighborhood Watch, Metro’s Crime Prevention and SWAT, Las Vegas Fire Department, Medic West, and Trauma Intervention Program of Southern Nevada.

Information will be available about the Prevent Any Road Tragedy, or PART, a local traffic safety campaign aimed at reducing the number of fatalities and injuries on community roadways and thoroughfares.

The initiative has been developed by the Providence Traffic Advisory Task Force, an effort of the Providence Master Homeowners Association in conjunction with Metropolitan Police Department, city of Las Vegas Public Works, Focus Property Group, Capital Consultants Management Corp. and other traffic safety advocates.

The block party also includes a large-scale version of the classic “Red Light, Green Light” game, video games through Game Truck of Las Vegas, DJ and music, balloons, face-painting, volleyball, soccer and P.D., the Providence dog mascot. Free ice pops will be available, and the family-owned Chi-Town Hustler food truck will be selling Chicago and Italian-style favorites.

National Night Out events are held annually throughout the country. The National Night Out Block Party at Providence is one of the few such events open to the public in northwest Las Vegas.

For information, call the Providence Master Homeowners Association at 702-216-2020. Well-behaved, leashed pets also are welcome.

Providence, developed by Focus Property Group, is among the top 10 best-selling master-planned communities in the country, according to rankings by leading real estate and industry research and advisory firms, and the second-best-selling community in Nevada.

It will house 7,500 residences at completion. It features parks, trail systems and wide tree-lined boulevards. The community is near shopping, dining and has Beltway and U.S. Highway 95 access. It’s also close to Nellis and Creech Air Force bases.

Residents benefit from social, recreational, community and education programs through the Providence Master Homeowners Association. It is professionally managed by Capital Consultants Management Corp.

Providence homebuilders include Beazer Homes, KB Home, Lennar, Pardee, Richmond American Homes, Ryland Homes, Warmington Residential Nevada and Woodside Homes.

For example, Ryland Homes’ Verada View neighborhood features rooftop decks. They’re included in all six of the two- and three-bedroom floor plans that range from 1,974 to 2,420 square feet. Prices start at $208,990.

Verada View also offers its own community pool and gate and is across the street from Knickerbocker Park.

Ryland’s Monticello neighborhood also has a community pool and is near Knickerbocker Park. It has four two-story floor plans, ranging from 1,939 to 2,308 square feet, priced from $200,990.

Verada View and Monticello have no waiting list for purchase.

It’s homes are energy efficient, and in 2013, won Ryland Homes won an Energy Star Leadership in Housing award.

Incentives are available for buyers. Check with a sales agent for details. For information, visit

For Providence information, visit, or call 702-433-5084, or visit the information center, 7181 N. Hualapai Way, Suite. 150, just off the north Beltway and Hualapai Way.