Henderson Neighborhood News for April 17-23, 2014

  • The Magic of Motown & More is scheduled from 8 to 11 p.m. Tuesdays at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Admission is $5. Visit southpointcasino.com.

Plan Ahead

  • Sun City MacDonald Ranch is scheduled to host a free variety show at 7 p.m. April 25-27 inside the Zion Room, 2020 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway. Call 702-804-8714.
  • Night Fever, a tribute band to the Bee Gees, is scheduled to play at 8 p.m. April 26 at Green Valley Ranch, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Tickets are $15. Guests younger than 21 must be accompanied by an adult. Visit greenvalleyranch.sclv.com.
  • 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. Visit cityofhenderson.com.
  • A performance by Grant Griffin and the Las Vegas Divas is scheduled at 8 p.m. May 8 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $35. Visit southpointcasino.com.
  • The Atomic Punks, a Van Halen tribute band, is scheduled at 8 p.m. May 3 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Tickets are $10. Visit hendersonlive.com.
  • The Henderson Symphony Orchestra is slated to play at 8 p.m. May 9 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Admission is free. Visit hendersonsymphony.org.
  • The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada plans a Sneaker Ball at 6 p.m. May 2 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The casual gala invites guests to come in athletic shoes. Rick Reilly, 11-time National Sportswriter of the Year and front-page columnist for espn.com, is scheduled to join guests for a night of dinner, live and silent auctions and entertainment. Tickets are $200. Visit bgchevents.org/auction.
  • Tickets for Junefest, scheduled for 5 p.m. June 14 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road, are on sale. Tickets start at $32.50. The event is slated to featured performances from Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Loverboy and Gary Wright. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com.
  • The Coyote Under the Stars & Stripes benefit for Randy Couture’s Xtreme G.I. Foundation is scheduled for 6 p.m. May 30 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets start at $39. Proceeds are scheduled to benefit veterans. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com.


Intermix Fitness Elite is scheduled to host a grand opening celebration for its Henderson location at 5:30 p.m. April 21 at 1770 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway.

Owner Almas Meirmanov plans to offer a presentation at the event. The studio is expected to offer fitness programs and nutritional guidance.

For more information, visit intermixfitness.com.


An aquatics job fair is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26 at the Whitney Ranch Aquatic Complex, 1575 Galleria Drive.

People 16 or older are encouraged to apply for part-time, year-round and seasonal positions ranging from lifeguard to recreation assistants and water safety instructors.

For more information, visit cityofhenderson.com.


SM@RTConnections is scheduled to host a bowling fundraiser at 1:30 p.m. April 27 at Wildfire Casino, 4451 E. Sunset Road.

The Leadership Henderson-sponsored Hero Bowl: Knock Down Pins for Kids event encourages participants to dress as their favorite superhero.

The fundraiser is also expected to raise awareness about teen sexting.

Registration is $45 per person or $200 for a team of five through April 20 or $50 per person after.

For more information or to sign up, visit beingsmart.org/herobowl.


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 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 teens 14 or 15 years old and costs $110 per teen.

Applications are due April 18.

For more information, visit cityofhenderson.com.


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