Discover The Fun!

 

 

 

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. City of Las Vegas facilities are closed Nov. 23-24 for holiday observance. Register today to build your healthy lifestyle!

 

 

 

Ward 5 Coffee with the Councilman

 

Thursday, Nov. 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.

 

 

 

Ward 3 East Las Vegas Library Groundbreaking (all ages)

 

Thursday, Nov. 2, 10 a.m.

 

Free and open to the public.

 

Bonanza at 28th Street

 

Library officials will gather with Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman, Councilman Bob Coffin, Nevada Senator Mo Denis, Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly, and other local officials to celebrate the groundbreaking for construction of the new East Las Vegas Library on Bonanza Road in Ward 3. See the architect's rendering.

 

 

 

Ward 2 Shredding Event

 

Saturday, Nov. 4, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

Free and open to the public.

 

Veterans Memorial Leisure Services Center parking lot, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive, 702-229-1100.

 

Bring your personal documents that need shredding; limit of 5 boxes per vehicle.

 

 

 

Mirabelli Fun Festival (all ages)

 

Saturday, Nov. 4, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Cost: $5 for a family up to 4 persons; $1 each additional person.

 

Mirabelli Community Center, 6200 Hargrove Ave., 702-229-6359.

 

Bring the family to enjoy music and fun carnival games. Call 702-229-6359 for more details.


Ward 3 Waking Up As One Nation Rally (all ages)

 

Saturday, Nov. 4, noon to 4 p.m.

 

Free and open to the public.

 

Gary Reese Freedom Park, 850 N. Mojave Road.

 

Bring the family to enjoy live entertainment, dancers, community vendors, food trucks. Call 702-229-5428 for more details. See the flier.

 

 

 

Ward 5 Tree Lighting Celebration (all ages)

 

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 6 p.m.

 

Free and open to the public.

 

Lorenzi Park, 3333 W. Washington Ave.

 

Enjoy refreshments, entertainment and the community holiday tree lighting.

 

 

 

Ward 4 & YMCA Veterans Hoedown

 

Friday, Nov. 17, 6 to 8 p.m.

 

Free and open to adults ages 25+.

 

Durango Hills Community Center/YMCA, 3251 N. Durango Drive.

 

Enjoy square dancing, a chili cook-off and lots of fun.  Accepting donations at the door for “Wreaths Across America,” (honoring military servicemen and women who have passed) and donations for the veteran community food drive. Advance registration is recommended, available at any YMCA branch or by calling 702-240-9622.

 

 

 

Mondays with Michele

 

Monday, Nov. 7, noon to 6 p.m.

 

Free and open to the public.

 

Ward 6 Satellite Office in the Centennial Hills Community Center/YMCA, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive.

 

Meet with Ward 6 Councilwoman Michele Fiore to discuss issues of interest to you, Ward 6 and the city of Las Vegas. No appointment needed. Call 702-229-5463 for more information.

 

 

 

Turkey Trot*

 

Saturday, Nov. 18, 7:30 a.m. check-in; 8 a.m. race begins.

 

Cost: $15 for 1.5-mile run and 300-meter swim; $10 for 1-mile run for ages 7 and younger.

 

Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive, 702-229-1488.

 

If you are looking for a Thanksgiving holiday run and swim – this trot is for you! This is a fun event for the entire family. All finishers will receive a ribbon and goodies. Register online with course code 213406-06 for the Big Turkey Run/Swim and 213406-07 for the Mini Turkey Run (for ages 7 and younger that do not want to swim). *No age limit but participants must be able to swim 100 meters successfully for the Big Turkey Run/Swim.

 

 

 

Ward 6 Shredding Event

 

Saturday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m. to noon.

 

Free and open to the public.

 

Centennial Hills Community Center/YMCA east parking lot, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive.

 

Bring your personal papers that need to be shredded. This is a safe and convenient way to get rid of old documents. Limit 5 boxes per vehicle. Call 702-229-5463 for more information.


Stupak Thanksgiving Turkey Shoot (all ages)

 

Monday Nov. 20, 4 to 5 p.m.

 

Free for all ages; must have a city of Las Vegas recreation pass to participate.

 

Stupak Community Center, 251 W. Boston Ave., 702-229-2488.

 

Compete in four age divisions – Youth, Teens, Adults, and Seniors – and shoot basketball free throws to win a turkey! Bring the family to cheer you on. A turkey will be given to winners in each age category. Advance registration not required. Call 702-229-2488 for more information.

 

 

 

Thanksgiving Break Camp (ages 5-11)

 

Monday-Wednesday, Nov. 20-22; 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

Cost: $45 per youth

 

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

 

Registration opens Nov. 1 for this fun camp with a daily theme and age-appropriate, supervised activities in a safe environment. Call the center at 702-229-1515 for more details and enrollment.

 

 

 

Safekey Camp Thankful (ages 5-11, grades K-5)

 

Monday-Wednesday, Nov. 20-22, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. No camp Nov. 23-24.

 

Cost: $85 per child per week.

 

Lied Middle School, 5350 W. Tropical Parkway.

 

Make new friends while performing acts of kindness and service projects. Your day will be filled with fun games and activities, and you will leave each day with a warm feeling, knowing you have made a difference. Participants must bring their own lunch and morning/afternoon snacks. No camp Nov. 23-24. Advance registration required; no refunds, transfers or credits. Registration open until full. Call the Safekey office at 702-229-3399 for more information.

 

 

 

Mirabelli Thanksgiving Gobbler Camp (ages 6-11)

 

Monday-Wednesday, Nov. 20-22, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

Cost: $90 per child.

 

Mirabelli Community Center, 6200 Hargrove Ave., 702-229-6359.

 

Youth will spend their three-day break having fun participating in sports, arts and crafts, physical fitness and games under the supervision of trained staff. Advance registration required; register online here using code 212003-08 or call the center to register.

 

 

 

Mondays with Michele

 

Monday, Nov. 21, noon to 6 p.m.

 

Free and open to the public.

 

Ward 6 Satellite Office in the Centennial Hills Community Center/YMCA, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive.

 

Meet with Ward 6 Councilwoman Michele Fiore to discuss issues of interest to you, Ward 6 and the city of Las Vegas. No appointment needed. Call 702-229-5463 for more information.

 

 

 

28th Annual Holiday Handicraft Sale (all ages)

 

Thursday, Nov. 30, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

Free admission to shoppers.

 

Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road, 702-229-6454.

 

All crafts are handmade and will include a variety of quilts, photo albums, crocheted and knitted items, ceramics, jewelry, holiday crafts and more. Call 702-229-6454 for details and to arrange a senior vendor table.