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Heart & Soul: A Celebration of Gospel & Black History

African-American art exhibit, live gospel performances, spoken word presentations, cultural dance performances scheduled from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Food and merchandise booths will also be available at this first-time City event. Henderson Events Plaza, Free admission.

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Brunch for all ages with classic favorite Southern dishes and live music from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. will also be held at the Downtown Senior Center. $20.

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Trail Sampler Hiking Excursion

Explore three local trails and trailheads on this hiking excursion that includes transportation to and from the Downtown Recreation Center. Open to participants age 10 and older, though youth under 17 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Registration required at

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Zombie Run 5K

Get a running start on the Halloween festivities at Cornerstone Park.

All fitness levels welcome. Ages 5 and up.

6:00 p.m.  Register Early for special rates.

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Swan Lake

Russian Grand Ballet presents Russia’s brightest ballet stars to bring this romantic tale of true love to glorious life! Experience Tchaikovsky’s master score this Fall with the magic of one of the greatest classical ballets of all time.

Swan Lake is inspired by the German legend of Odette, a beautiful princess, who was turned into a swan. This full-scale production follows a heroic young prince as he works to free the beautiful swan maiden from an evil spell. With majestic choreography by Petipa, unforgettable score by Tchaikovsky, and exquisite costumes and sets, it is easy to see why Swan Lake continues to earn the adoration of classical ballet enthusiasts and attract newcomers to this magnificent art form.

Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivano

Tickets start at $12.

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Henderson Heritage Parade & Festival

Henderson Heritage Parade & Festival 
Saturday, April 18
Complimentary Admission

Mayor & Council Breakfast: 9am
Parade: 10am
Festival: 11am-6pm
Car Show: Noon-6pm

Location: Henderson Events Plaza
Address: 200 Water St.
Phone: 702-267-2171

Put a little more giddy-up in your step, buckaroo. We’re honoring our patriotic

roots and Wild West past at the Heritage Parade & Festival. Cowboy up and ride into Henderson for a day filled with western and mining activities, boot scootin’ entertainment, line dancing, smokin’ barbecue treats, and a classic car show. Take a stroll down memory lane with an exciting parade dedicated to the good old days. Get into the spirit and enter your group into the parade. Applications are available online.

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Crazy Spokes

Crazy Spokes
Saturday, April 11
Complimentary Admission (some activities may require paid admission)Location: Mission Hills Park
Address: 551 E. Mission Dr.
Phone: 702-267-2171

Get crazy with your spokes and join us for this wild ride. Pedal over as we celebrate Henderson as a Bicycle Friendly Community with an organized bike ride. The event also includes family festival.

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Resources for autism in Henderson help kids find their place

HEALTH: Recreational activities for kids on – and off – the autism spectrum – He’s not good with other kids. She doesn’t do well in group settings. He isn’t interested in team sports. She tends to be a loner. Whether your child falls somewhere on the autism spectrum, struggles with a behavioral disorder, or is […]

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Local Culture: Where art thou, arts?

OPINION: building vibrant local cultural identity key to city life quality -In the past year, Henderson has lost a number of significant arts offerings, both public and private. The Shakespeare in the Park Festival, a popular cultural mainstay for nearly 30 years is – at least for now – no more. Shannon McMackin’s VAST Art […]

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MUSINGS FROM THE MUSEUM: Why we’re called Henderson

HISTORY: Townsite home at Clark County Museum linked to Henderson’s beginnings.  – After becoming part of Clark County, the Southern Nevada Museum changed its name, and began to grow. All operations were moved to the Boulder Highway site in 1979. The old school gymnasium the museum had used was bulldozed, and a new Henderson City Hall eventually […]

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Henderson First: Taking care of our own

  CITY:  Senior Citizen’s Day proclamations call on businesses to first consider local charities. – Mayor Andy Hafen presented HopeLink of Southern Nevada a proclamation declaring Friday, Aug. 21 to be Henderson First Senior Citizen’s Day, calling on Henderson businesses and philanthropists to regard HopeLink as “Henderson’s charity”, and to consider local organizations first as they plan for […]

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