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Mountain’s Edge gets into spring

Mountain’s Edge, a 3,500-acre master-planned community located in southwestern Las Vegas, will mark the arrival of spring when its homeowner’s association hosts the second annual Easter Eggstravaganza at the community’s Exploration Park. The Easter event, exclusive to residents of the community, will be held April 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

“Last year’s Easter Eggstravaganza was enjoyed by nearly 2,000 of our residents who came out to celebrate the arrival of spring with family and friends in the community’s beautiful Exploration Park,” said Vicky Parris, community manager for the Mountain’s Edge Homeowners Association. “This year’s event is certain to be equally fun and exciting with wonderful food and games and great spring weather.”

The highlight of the Easter Eggstravaganza is the Easter Egg Hunt. This fun-filled event is organized so that children hunt for eggs in similar age groups, giving each child the opportunity to find plenty of goodies to honor the holiday. The Easter egg hunts begin with children four years old and younger at 10:30 a.m., with other age groups commencing shortly thereafter.

A complimentary brunch will be served, courtesy of a community partnership with Sonic Drive-In. Photographers from Cache Media Works LLC will be on hand to take photographs of children with the Easter Bunny and will cost $7 for a 5-inch-by-7-inch color photo.

Spring events at Mountain’s Edge will continue with the third annual Country in the Park Festival on May 2 and the Safety Fair on May 16. Country in the Park is open to the public and is a family friendly event that features western-themed performances and live music by local country and western bands including such fun activities as mechanical bull riding and line dancing lessons as well as an array of booths with food, refreshments and games for all ages.

Mountain’s Edge was certified by Robert Charles Lesser & Co., a leading independent real estate advisory firm, as the No.1 master-planned community in the United States.

When fully developed, the community will have four elementary schools — two of which are already open — two middle schools and a high school. The community is planned to have a fire station, shopping centers, restaurants and commercial office space.

Home builders with actively selling subdivisions at Mountain’s Edge include: Amstar Homes, Beazer Homes, Engle Homes, KB Home, Meritage Homes, Pardee Homes, Phillips Homes, Pulte Homes, Ryland Homes, Toll Brothers, Warmington Homes Nevada and Woodside Homes.

For more information, visit the Home Search Café, located at the community’s entrance on Buffalo Drive and Blue Diamond Road, or go online to mountainsedge.com. The Café is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily. Call and 898-5777.

Focus Property Group, the community’s master planner, is the creator of Providence, a master plan in northwestern Las Vegas. Launching the spring events season at Providence is the third annual Mark Twain Days April 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. that will include a variety of activities and food and beverages.

Highlights will include a Mark Twain character leading a “tall tale” with audience participation; and Centennial High School Drama group performing a scene from a Mark Twain play. There also will be musical performances from the Centennial High School Jazz Group.

Activities are planned for children of all ages, and include plays featuring children from the Providence community. There also will be interactive games such as marble shooting, fence-painting contests, nickel-in-a-haystack searches, a fishing pond and a frog-jumping contest.

Providence will host Gardening 101 May 2, 10 a.m. to noon. May 16, residents can participate in the Dog Days of Summer, an activity centered around the neighborhood’s canine friends, 10 a.m. to noon.

Homebuyers visiting Providence will find wide boulevards lined with hundreds of mature shade trees, creating a lush, comfortable neighborhood. The master plan also features the Providence Promenade, a nearly half-mile long linear park that offers winding sidewalk paths that stretch for blocks.

Home builders actively selling at Providence include Beazer Homes, KB Home, Lennar, Meritage Homes, Pulte Homes, Ryland Homes, Toll Brothers and Woodside Homes.

To learn more about Providence, visit the community’s information center, which resembles an old-fashioned soda shop. It is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 433-5084 or visit providencelv.com. To learn more about Focus Property Group, visit focuspropertygroup.com.

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