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Henderson/Anthem Neighborhood News for March 5-11

City to dedication McCullough Hills Trail with a bike ride and hike

The city of Henderson plans to officially open McCullough Hills Trail during a grand opening celebration scheduled at 10 a.m. Saturday on the trail at 295 Mission Drive off of Horizon Ridge Parkway. Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen and members of the City Council are slated to kick off the festivities.

The opening includes a round-trip family bike ride, a hike to Anthem Hills Park with return transportation provided to the starting point and a ribbon cutting ceremony. A bike valet is planned for residents riding their bikes. Riders and hikers are encouraged to dress warm and bring their own water and snacks.

The 8-mile, soft-surface trail connects Henderson’s Anthem community to Mission Drive through the Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area. It features informational kiosks, shade structures with seating, lookout areas and horse tie-ups.

Construction was funded through a $2.58 million a grant from the Bureau of Land Management as authorized by the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act.

For more information, visit cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-4000.

Galaxy Green Valley to open
luxury theater Saturday

Galaxy Green Valley Luxury+ Theatre is scheduled to open Saturday in the Green Valley Town Center, 4500 E. Sunset Road. The 40,600-square-foot first-run movie theater features stadium seating with cushioned reclining seats with powered footrests and expanded aisles. Concessions include beer on tap and wine service. Seats can be reserved at galaxytheatres.com or by calling 702-442-0244.

WORKSHOP to offer FIRST AID TECHNIQUES

The American Heart Association is planning to offer a workshop on first aid techniques from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Silver Springs Recreation Center, 1951 Silver Springs Parkway.

Participants are expected to learn how to treat symptoms such as internal and external bleeding, shock, injuries, poisoning and sudden illness.

The workshop fee $12, and it is open to anyone 12 or older.

To register, visit cityofhenderson.com/parks.

WARD 1 neighborhood CONNECTION MEETING PLANNED FOR MARCH 21

Henderson City Councilwoman Gerri Schroder is scheduled to host a Ward 1 Neighborhood Connection meeting at 6 p.m. March 21 at the Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 Racetrack Road.

Schroder is expected to share updates about the city and answer questions from residents. Representatives from city departments also are scheduled to attend.

For more information, call 702-267-2085.

SENIOR GAMES SEEKS PARTICIPANTS

Registration for the Henderson Senior Games is scheduled to be open through March 15.

The games, which are planned for April 6-28, are open to people 50 or older. Activities include table tennis, tennis, bowling, volleyball, basketball skills and track and field. Registration is $15 per person, with additional fees for each event. For more information, call 702-267-5717.

sunset garden club to discuss
FLORAL DESIGN at next meeting

The Sunset Garden Club is scheduled to meet at noon March 12 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway.

Marcia Brown, a flower show judge, is expected to give a workshop on floral design. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, visit
sunsetgardenclubofnv.org.

HUMANA INC. COLLECTING
CLOTHING FOR VETERANS

Hosted by U.S. VETS-Las Vegas, the annual Veterans Stand Down is a grass-roots, community-based intervention program designed to help homeless veterans “combat” life on the streets. This year’s event is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 27 and 28 at the Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North.

To help prepare for it, Humana Inc. plans to host a clothing drive. Shirts, pants, socks, undergarments and hats, along with duffel bags and tote bags are needed. Clothes should be dropped off to the Humana Guidance Centers by March 6 to allow for cleaning, sorting and necessary maintenance. In Henderson, donations can be dropped off at 1000 N. Green Valley Parkway, Suite 720.

Also, Vons plans to have collection bins through March 6 for those who wish to donate canned and nonperishable food to the veterans group.

For more information, visit usvetsinc.org/lasvegas.

GFWC woman’s club sets next meeting for march 12

The GFWC Green Valley Woman’s Club has scheduled its next meeting for 6:30 p.m. March 12 at Findlay Toyota, 7733 Eastgate Road.

The group allows women of various backgrounds to network and learn how to make a difference in the community.

For more information, visit gfwcgreenvalley.org.

ST. BALDRICK’S HOSTS ANNUAL
HEAD-SHAVING FUNDRAISER

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is scheduled to host a head-shaving event at 5 p.m. March 16 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St.

Proceeds from the event are slated to benefit childhood cancer research.

For more information, visit stbaldricks.org.

Entry deadline approaching for April 6 HENDERSON HERITAGE PARADE

The city of Henderson has announced that the deadline for applications for entries to the Henderson Heritage Parade is March 21.

The parade is scheduled for April 6 in the Water Street District. Henderson is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. For more information, contact Amanda Wellman at Amanda.Wellman@cityof
henderson.com or at 702-267-2171.

march 20 SEMINAR TEACHES
PARTICIPANTS ABOUT COINS

A seminar on coins is scheduled for 6 p.m. March 20 at the Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Parkway.

The workshop is expected to explore historical facts about coins and what makes them valuable.

Participants must be 18 or older.

For more information, visit cityofhenderson.com.

LUPUS OF NEVADA HOSTS SUPPORT MEETING

Lupus of Nevada is scheduled to host a monthly support meeting from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month at Superior Health Solutions, 1661 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway.

The next session is slated for March 16.

Support meetings are designed to offer emotional and educational support for those with lupus.

The meeting is free, but reservations are required.

For more information, call 702-643-9904.

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