Henderson Neighborhood News for April 10-16, 2014


HENDERSON NEEDS ARTISTS TO DESIGN MURAL FOR TEEN LOUNGE

The city of Henderson is seeking artists or arts groups to create a mural for the teen lounge at the Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Drive.

The proposed mural should reflect the purpose of the lounge, which provides a safe gathering place for teens and preteens to socialize, learn and grow.

Applications are due April 25.

For more information, visit cityofhenderson.com

HENDERSON POLICE TO OFFER CITIZENS’ ACADEMY

Henderson residents are invited to apply to the upcoming Henderson Police Department Citizens’ Academy, which is slated to start May 6.

The program, scheduled to meet from 6 to 9 p.m. for 13 Tuesdays, covers topics such as radio and communication training, community policing, use of force, gang enforcement, crime scene investigation, detention center procedures, criminal justice overview, domestic violence and criminalistics.

Applications are due April 10.

For more information, visit cityofhenderson.com.

HENDERSON ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR TEEN TRAINING PROGRAM

Henderson is accepting applications for its Teen-N-Training junior leader program.

The program provides hands-on learning experiences, training teens to become future recreation leaders.

Participation is open to those 14 or 15 years old. It costs $110 per teen.

Applications are due April 18.

For more information, visit cityofhenderson.com.

ENTRIES FOR PARADE SOUGHT

Henderson is seeking entries for its 2014 Henderson Heritage Parade, scheduled at 10 a.m. April 26 on Water Street.

The theme is Let’s Go to the Market, which celebrates the 15th anniversary of the Henderson Farmers Market.

For more information, visit hendersonlive.com.

HENDERSON EVENT HONORS EARTH DAY

The Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, 350 E. Galleria Drive, is scheduled to host its annual Birding Celebration from 8 a.m. to noon April 26.

The event is slated to celebrate Earth Day and International Migratory Bird Day.

Admission is free.

For more information, visit cityofhenderson.com.

DJS FOR PJS TO HOST PAJAMA DRIVE APRIL 11, FUN RUN APRIL 19

The nonprofit DJs for PJs plans to host its inaugural Pajama Fun Run at 8 a.m. April 19 at the Kellogg Zaher Sports Complex, 7901 W. Washington Ave. A 5K run and 1-mile walk are planned to raise funds and collect children’s pajamas for the cause, which provides new pajamas to Southern Nevada youths in crisis situations. Local disc jockeys will be stationed throughout the race course to broadcast the event live.

The 12th annual DJs for PJs pajama collection day is planned for 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 11 at the Kohl’s stores at 8671 W. Charleston Blvd. and 30 Valle Verde Drive in Henderson.

For more information or to register for the run, visit djsforpjs.org.

 

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