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.

NEW FITNESS STUDIO SLATED TO OPEN IN HENDERSON

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.

AQUATICS JOB FAIR SCHEDULED

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.

BOWLING EVENT TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT TEEN SEXTING

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.

HENDERSON SEEKS 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 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 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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