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All activities are subject to change. For links to facilities, programs, classes and activities in the current Beyond the Neon guide, go online to www.lasvegasparksandrec.com or for more information call 702-229-PLAY. Most activities require advance registration. Register today to build your healthy lifestyle! Centers will be closed Feb. 20 for holiday observance.

 

 

 

Ward 2 Walkers

 

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7 a.m.

 

Free and open to the public.

 

Hualapai Park, 10018 Alta Drive (just north of Alta Drive at Hualapai Way).

 

Join Councilman Beers for exercise and conversation! For more information, call 702-229-2144.

 

 

 

Black History Month Essay Contest (grades 2-12)

 

Register by Feb. 3, 2017.

 

Free and open to Clark County, Nevada, students in grades 2-12.

 

East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., 702-229-1515.

 

First-, second- and third-place winners from each division will recite their essays at an event in their honor. Submit essays by 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3. Topic:  What kind of social changes have to have happened for an African-American to become President?

 

2nd-3rd Grade – Creative Art Expressions

 

4th-5th Grade – minimum 150 words

 

6th-8th Grade – minimum 250 words

 

High School – minimum 400 words

 

Call 702-229-1515 for more information.

 

 

 

Second Annual Generation 2 Generation Ball Game (all ages)

 

Saturday, Feb. 4, noon

 

Free and open to the public.

 

Kianga Isoke Palacio Park at Doolittle Complex, West Lake Mead Boulevard at J Street

 

The city of Las Vegas hosts a softball game between students and local government/community members in honor of Black History Month. Enjoy the game, food vendors and local talent! Call 702-229-6125 for more information.

 

 

 

Goodtime Fish Fry (all ages)

 

Thursday, Feb. 9, 11 a.m.

 

Cost: $7 per person.

 

Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St., 702-229-6125.

 

Annual fish fry. Advance registration is required; space is limited.


City of Las Vegas 32nd Annual Corporate Challenge

 

Deadline to sign up is Feb. 10, 2017.

 

Opening ceremonies and Parade of Banners March 4. Games begin first week of March and continue through the end of May.

 

Cost: A Division $2,400; B Division $2,200; C Division $2000; $200 discount if paid by Dec. 31.

 

Join in the excitement of the 32nd annual city of Las Vegas Corporate Challenge...where corporate teams and individual company employees compete in 40 exciting and diverse activities. Individual gold, silver, and bronze medals lead to the coveted corporate trophies. Events include basketball, bocce, golf, poker, tennis, softball, chess, volleyball and many more. Companies are divided into one of three categories, depending on the number of employees, to equal out the playing field and make competition more appealing and fair. Download entry packet. For more information on registering your company or organization to participate, contact Andrea Anzalone at 702-229-6706 or email aanzalone@lasvegasnevada.gov.

 

 

 

Ward 5 Coffee with the Councilman
Thursday, Feb. 2, 9 to 10 a.m.

 

Starbucks, 1925 N. Martin L. King Blvd.

 

Join Ward 5 Councilman Ricki Y. Barlow and staff for coffee and conversation on how to improve Ward 5 and the city of Las Vegas. For more information, call 702-229-5443.

 

 

 

Black History Essay Contest Banquet (all ages)

 

Friday, Feb. 17, 6 to 8:30 p.m.

 

Free for essay contest entrants; $5 for everyone else.

 

East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., 702-229-1515.

 

Celebrate the Black History Month Essay Contest participants with family and friends at the fourth annual banquet. Call 702-229-1515 for information and registration. Registration will be open through Feb. 13.

 

 

 

National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament Division II and III
Saturday/Sunday, Feb. 18-19; games start at 8:30 a.m.  Games end at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

 

Free for spectators of all ages.

 

UNLV Paul McDermott North and South Gym Buildings, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway.

 

Enjoy watching wheelchair basketball games. Call 702-229-4796 or 702-306-7613 for more information.

 

 

 

Las Vegas Mayor’s Cup International Soccer Showcase (ages 11-19)

 

Saturday-Monday, Feb. 18-20.

 

Free for spectators; $1,195 for teams of boys or girls, U11-U19.

 

Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex, Kellogg Zaher Sports Complex, Ed Fountain Park, and additional fields.

 

This stay-and-play tournament is cohosted by the city of Las Vegas and the Downtown Las Vegas Soccer Club. Additional sponsors include Las Vegas Events, Adidas, Rotary International and the Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development. This Presidents’ Day weekend event attracts college recruiters and coaches from across the United States, and teams from around the world. More than 480 teams are already entered. Teams are guaranteed four matches. Team registration closed Dec. 4 for local teams and Dec. 31, 2016, for traveling teams. For more information, call 702-229-2488, email info@lvmayorscup.com or visit http://lvmayorscup.com/ishowcase/.


Daddy Daughter Dance (girls ages 3-18 with father)

 

Saturday, Feb. 18, 6 to 8 p.m.

 

Cost: $30 for daddy and daughter; $5 for each additional child; includes refreshments.

 

Mirabelli Community Center, 6200 Hargrove Ave., 702-220-6359.

 

Fathers and daughters enjoy dancing and time together, as well as hors d’oeuvres, beverages and a participant gift. Advance registration required; call 702-229-6359 for registration and details.

 

 

 

Sweets & Treats 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk (all ages)

 

Saturday, Feb. 18, 9 a.m. check-in; 10 a.m. start.

 

$10 ages 50+, $25 ages 9-49, $5 ages 8 and younger; 5K pre-registration before Jan. 1.

 

$20 ages 50+, $35 ages 9-49; $5 ages 8 and younger; 5K registration Jan. 1-31.

 

$25 ages 50+, $40 ages 9-49; $10 ages 8 and younger; 5K registration Feb. 1-16.

 

$50 ages 9-50+; $20 ages 8 and younger; 5K registration Feb. 17-18.

 

$10 registration 1-mile Fun Run/Walk all ages;

 

Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road, 702-229-8100.

 

Bring your dogs on a leash for treats and contests. First 50 registrants will receive a free T-shirt. To register and to download a flier, visit www.sweetsandtreatslv.com. For more information, call Centennial Hills Active Adult Center at 702-229-1702. Dogs must be current on vaccinations, not in heat and not aggressive. Please be prepared to clean up after your pet. Packet pickup, Friday, Feb. 17, 3 to 6 p.m. at Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. For more information, call 702-229-1702.