Summerlin plans community events, includes giveaways, shows, classes

In Summerlin, nearly a dozen community events and activities are planned including Make a Difference Day at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, a community cooking class at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Las Vegas, the Trunk or Treat Classic Car Show and Halloween Festival at Veterans Memorial Leisure Service Center and a performance of “The King and I” at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center.

“This is just a small sampling of what’s going on in Summerlin on any typical Saturday,” said Tom Warden, senior vice president of community and government relations for The Howard Hughes Corp.

“The community calendar of events is quite impressive. During the month of October, Summerlin is hosting more than 100 social, recreational, educational and cultural activities.”

Event listings include athletic events such as the Justin Timberlake Shiners Hospital for Children Open at Tournament Players Club Summerlin, Ragnar Relay and Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada Viva Bike Vegas; as well as educational and cultural events such as Shakespeare plays performed at Palo Verde High School and band concerts by Faith Lutheran Jr./Sr. High School.

“Regardless of your age or interests, there is something for everyone in Summerlin,” Warden said.

A full calendar of Summerlin events is available online at

Summerlin has partnered with several retailers to offer 30 giveaways.

“Several of the community’s most popular restaurants, shops and entertainment venues are offering special prizes,” said Nikkole Liesse, marketing director for Summerlin. “This is a great opportunity for someone to experience Summerlin’s diverse amenities at no cost to them.”

The giveaways, valued at more than $4,000, include a spa/fitness membership, spa treatment, dining packages and a one night stay in a suite from JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa at Summerlin. Other giveaways include spa, dining and entertainment packages from Red Rock Casino Resort Spa, one-night stay at element by Westin, private Pilates sessions by Core Fit, a round of golf for two from Bear’s Best Las Vegas, two tickets to The Nutcracker from Nevada Ballet Theatre, Friends of Red Rock Canyon membership and annual passes to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area from Friends of Red Rock Canyon.

Also offered is a birthday package from Art Starts Here, a one-hour Summerlin Sam appearance by Celebrate Kids, dining options from Vintner Grill, Café Bleu and Agave, a family four- pack of tickets to see the King and I at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, compliments of Signature Productions, a community cooking class from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Las Vegas and a private tennis lesson from the Summerlin Tennis Club.

Individuals interested in participating must register to win one of the giveaways at new home sales offices or other select locations throughout Summerlin. Entry box locations is listed on

Entry forms will be collected at the end of October and winners will be notified in early November.

Developed by The Howard Hughes Corp., an affiliate of General Growth Properties Inc., Summerlin began to take shape in 1990. Located along the western rim of the Las Vegas Valley, Summerlin encompasses 22,500 acres with 9,000 acres still remaining to accommodate future growth within the master plan, including the community’s urban core of Summerlin Centre.

The community is currently home to more than 98,000 residents with amenities including more than 150 neighborhood and village parks, more than 150 completed miles of the Summerlin Trail System, nine golf courses, a dozen houses of worship, shopping centers, medical and cultural facilities, business parks, 25 public and private schools and 75 actively selling floor plans.

Homes are available in a variety of styles — from single-family homes to townhomes, condominiums and lofts — priced from the upper $100,000s to more than $2 million. Custom-home sites in The Ridges are priced from the $500,000s. Luxury apartment homes offer monthly rents starting from the $900s.

For more information, call 791-4500 or visit

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