Henderson/Anthem neighborhood news

Henderson residents can pay
sewer, water bills online

The city of Henderson has launched BillOnline, an electronic billing and account management service for water and sewer customers.

Customers who enroll can receive their bill via email, make a payment online, schedule automatic recurring payments, manage multiple accounts and view and print past statements.

The city is expected to save about $58,000 a year in paper, printing and mailing costs for every 10 percent of customers who sign up to receive their bill electronically.

For more information, visit cityof

Sunset Garden Club to discuss companion gardening

The Sunset Garden Club plans to meet at noon today at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. The program will be “Companion Planting” — in other words, what types of plants should be planted together for mutual benefit or beauty. The program is scheduled to be presented by Richard Cutbirth, a Master Gardener of Southern Nevada. This event is open to the public.

GFWC Woman’s Club
plans to meet tonight

The GFWC Green Valley Woman’s Club meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. today at Findlay Toyota, 7733 Eastgate Road. Mary Swick is scheduled to discuss feng shui. Enrich your life through volunteer work and club fellowship with women (working and retired) who make a difference in the community.

For more information, contact Dixie Gilby at dixiegilby@cox.net or visit communitylink.reviewjournal.com/lvrj/gfwcgv.

Learn about basic auto maintenance during workshops in March and April

The city of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department plans to host basic auto maintenance workshops in March and April. Enrollment is $9 per workshop and is for participants 18 or older.

Workshops are scheduled from 7 to
8:15 p.m. Monday (activity 191152-36) and April 9 (activity 191152-37) at the Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Drive. Another workshop is scheduled from 7 to 8:15 p.m. April 3 (activity 191152-48) at the Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St.

Topics are expected to include proper preventative care, including why it is important to change the car’s oil, brake, power steering and radiator fluids. Participants will be taught how to perform basic tasks, including checking air pressure and tire treads and putting on a spare tire.

Register online at cityofhenderson.
com/parks or at any city recreation center. For more information, call the Whitney Ranch Recreation Center at 267-5850 or the Valley View Recreation Center at 267-4060.

Registration under way
for Henderson Senior Games

Registration for the 2012 Henderson Senior Games is open through March 20. The annual program is a sporting and social event for athletes 50 or older and celebrates the spirit of friendly competition and achievement.

Registration costs $15 per person (with the exception of volleyball) and includes an event T-shirt. Most events entered cost $3 to $5 each. Registration will not be accepted after March 20, but walk-ins may be accepted at some events depending on space availability.

The Henderson Senior Games are scheduled from April 10-29 at a variety of Henderson locations. First-, second- and third-place awards will be presented at the close of each event.

Scheduled events include basketball skills, bowling (singles, doubles and mixed doubles), fitness and powerlifting, golf (18 holes), table tennis (singles, doubles and mixed doubles), tennis (singles, doubles and mixed doubles), volleyball (men’s, women’s and coed team play) and track and field (springs, runs, javelin, jumps, discus, shot put and softball throw).

For more information, call 267-5717 or visit cityofhenderson.com/parks (type “senior games” in the search box).


The first Prom Boutique is slated from 10 a.m. to noon March 24 at the Whitney Ranch Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Drive. Participants can bring in last year’s prom dress and swap it.

The event also is scheduled to feature refreshments, music and a 2012 prom fashion show, highlighting the latest trends. Dresses that are not chosen will be donated to Goodwill of Southern Nevada.

The event is for ages 14 to 18 and is $5 per teen. Register for the event at cityofhenderson.com/parks or call 267-5850.


Henderson City Councilwoman Gerri Schroder has scheduled a Ward 1 Neighborhood Connections meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. March 29 at the Henderson Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Road.

Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen and other city leaders are expected to attend to discuss city projects and updates.

For more information, visit cityofhenderson.com.

Teens invited to learn
lifeguarding skills

Youths ages 12 to 14 who are interested in lifeguarding are invited to take part in the Henderson Parks and Recreation Department’s Jr. Lifeguard Spring Clinic.

The program is scheduled from 8 to 11 a.m. April 2-5 at the Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Road. Registration is $50 per person and can be made online at cityofhenderson.com/parks (activity 136004-01) or at any recreation center or indoor pool.

For more information, call 267-2980.


The city of Henderson’s Parks and Recreation Department is scheduled to host its annual Egg Dive from 1 to 3 p.m. April 7 at the Whitney Ranch Activity Pool. 1575 B Galleria Drive.

Dozens of eggs are expected to be hidden along the bottom of the pool, and the swimmer who finds the most in each age group wins a prize.

Age groups include 4-year-olds at
1:15 p.m.; ages 5 to 6 at 1:30 p.m.; ages 7 to 8 at 1:45 p.m.; ages 9 to 10 at 2:15 p.m.; ages 11 to 12 at 2:30 p.m.; and 13 or older at 2:45 p.m.

Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Participation is $2 to $3 per person.

For more information, call 267-5870.

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