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Henderson/Anthem neighborhood news


The 13th annual CMG Golf Tournament is planned for 7:30 a.m. Thursday at the Concord Golf Course at The Revere at Anthem, 2600 Hampton Road. The tournament is set to benefit nonprofit Opportunity Village, 6300 W. Oakey Blvd. The event includes buffet lunch, greens fees, carts and the practice range. Dress code includes a collared shirt, soft spikes or sneakers, but no denim.

Tickets are $100 for single players, $400 for foursomes and $500 for a sponsorship, which includes one golf foursome, advertising and one tee sign/hole sponsorship.

For more information or to RSVP, email kpentony@ogienviro.com.

WITH EVENT at Anthem Hills Park

To celebrate the end of the school year, the city of Henderson is slated to host Slide In To Summer from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Anthem Hills Park, 2256 N. Reunion Drive.

The free event is expected to include a giant slip-and-slide for all ages, a mini slip-and-slide for younger children, a bounce house, lawn games, super human bowling and sun safety tips.

The city is asking for a donation of a nonperishable food item to benefit HopeLink.

For more information, call 267-4000.

Library reading PROGRAM OFFERED

Henderson Libraries Summer Reading Program is scheduled to take place from Saturday to Aug. 25.

This year’s reading theme is expected to be “night.” The program is open to children of all ages. For more information, call 492-6581.

Celebrate 157th anniversary
of the Old Mormon fort

A Settlement Day celebration to mark the 157th anniversary of the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort is planned at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park, 500 E. Washington Ave., from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday. The fort is the first permanent, non-native settlement in Southern Nevada. Patrons can purchase a pancake breakfast for $5 per person or $15 per family, with proceeds supporting Friends of the Fort activities at the fort. Activities are set to begin at 9:30 a.m. with exhibits, games, demonstrations and activities for children. Admission is $1. For more information, call 486-3511.


United Blood Services is scheduled to host a blood drive from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Parkway. To schedule an appointment, call 562-2166 or visit bloodhero.com.

SEMINAR to discuss

The Foundation for Wellness Professionals is slated to host a health seminar from 7 to 8 p.m. June 13 at Whole Foods, 100 S. Green Valley Parkway.

Participants are expected to learn about solutions to chronic pain and fatigue. The seminar is free and open to the public. Registration is required.

For more information, visit 643-9904.

Liberty High School to host
basketball camp july 16-20

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 July 16-20. Cost is $25 per day and $10 per extra work session.

For more information, call coach Rich Santigate at 355-3206 or email rjsantig@

City hopes to set record
for world’s largest swimming lesson

Children participating in the city of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department’s regularly scheduled swimming lessons at 9 a.m. June 14 will be part of the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson, a worldwide event designed to reinforce the message of teaching children to swim to help prevent drowning. Nine city pools are expected to participate.

Last year’s event succeeded in setting a Guinness World Record for the largest simultaneous swimming lesson with 19,332 participants around the world.

For more information on swimming lessons, call 267-4000 or visit cityofhenderson.com/parks.


The Clark County Genealogical Society has scheduled its monthly meeting from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 16 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. The group plans to meet in the conference room. The event is free and open to the public.


Early voting for the primary elections is open until Friday at the Galleria at Sunset mall, 1300 W. Sunset Road. A station for voting has been set up on the lower level of the mall outside Kohl’s.

Voting is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily and from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday .

and programs now open

Registration for the Henderson parks and recreation department’s summer classes, events and programs is under way .

People can register online at cityofhenderson.com/parks or at a self-serve kiosk at any of the city’s recreation centers. Registration is expected to stay open pending space availability.

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