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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! Parents can subscribe here to receive a monthly email, or text LV PARENTS to 468-311, about upcoming events and activities for their kids. Centers will be closed for holiday observance Dec. 25. Some Minker Sports Complex facilities will be closed Dec. 10-25 for maintenance.

 

 

 

Ward 6 Cowboy Christmas

 

Saturday, Dec. 1, 2 to 6 p.m.

 

Free and open to the public. No entry fee to the park during the event.

 

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

 

Bring the family to explore the Christmas Fantasy Forest, sit with Santa, see the lighting of the trees and enjoy the holiday celebration.

 

 

 

Ward 6 Christmas Fantasy Forest

 

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in December

 

Free and open to the public.

 

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

 

Bring the family to explore the Christmas Fantasy Forest. Sit with Santa Fridays 5-7 p.m., Saturdays 2-7 p.m. and Sundays 2-6 p.m. Those interested in sponsoring a tree should visit https://grantagiftfoundation.org/fantasy-forest-2018. Call 702-229-5463 for more information.

 

 

 

Adaptive Recreation Annual Holiday Dance (ages 16+)

 

Saturday, Dec. 1, 6:30 to 9 p.m.

 

Cost: $20 per person, includes dinner, pictures and door prizes.

 

Lieburn Senior Center, 6230 Garwood Ave., 702-229-1600.

 

Kick off the holiday season with a night of food, music and dancing. Call Jennifer at 702-229-5177 for more information or to RSVP.

 

 

 

Minker Holiday Racquetball Shootout & Toy Drive (ages 18+)

 

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 6 to 8 p.m.

 

Cost: $5 per person or free with a new toy donation. Minker Sports Complex, 275 N. Mojave Road, 702-229-6563. Enjoy a racquetball tournament. Toy drive will benefit the children of Safe Nest.

 

 

 

29th Annual Holiday Craft Fair

 

Thursday, Dec. 6, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

 

Free admission for buyers.

 

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.

 

 

 

Ward 3 How To Make An Impact On My Community Event

 

Friday, Dec. 7, 8 a.m. to noon.

 

Free and open to the public. East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., 7072-229-1515. Network with community nonprofit organization leaders and learn how you can make a difference with your volunteer hours. Call 702-229-6242 for more information. See the flier.

 

 

 

Ward 2 Lakes Festival of Lights

 

Saturday, Dec. 8, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

 

Free and open to the public. Lake Sahara North Park, 2500 Lake East Drive.  Bring the family to enjoy local entertainment, food trucks, photos and cookies with Santa Claus, and a boat parade! Cosponsored by the city of Las Vegas. Call 702-229-2144 for more information.

 

 

 

Summer In December Day Camp (ages 5-11)  

 

Saturdays, Dec. 8, 15, 22; 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Cost: $25 per day.

 

Pavilion Center Pool, 101 N. Pavilion Center Pool, 702-229-1488.

 

It is cold outside, but at the Pavilion Pool we can’t wait for summer time to begin! Bring the little ones for a whole day of fun and learning!  Under close supervision, kids will learn to create some holiday crafts, go kayaking in the pool, and receive a swim lesson.  Children will need to bring a sack lunch, swimsuit, towel, and a change of dry clothes. Registration will be limited to the first 15 kids!  Course Codes:  222403-01 Dec. 8; 222403-02 Dec. 15; 222403-03 Dec. 22.

 

 

 

Mondays with Michele

 

Monday, Dec. 10, 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.

 

 

 

Ward 3 Park Groundbreaking

 

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 10 a.m.

 

Free and open to the public.

 

Las Vegas Wash Park site, northeast corner of Washington Avenue at Lamb Boulevard.

 

Join Ward 3 Councilman Bob Coffin for a new park groundbreaking. See what will be built on seven acres!

 

 

 

Ward 2 Holiday Mingle

 

Thursday, Dec. 13, 6 to 8 p.m.

 

Free and open to the public; space is limited.

 

Las Vegas City Hall Now Café and Patio, 495 S. Main St.

 

Enjoy good company, light refreshments and great holiday music to celebrate the end of a great year. RSVP online by Dec. 6 at www.lasvegasnevada.gov/ward2HolidayMingle. Call 702-229-2144 for more information or email ward2@lasvegasnevada.gov.

 

 

 

Ward 3 Senior Holiday Party

 

Friday, Dec. 14, noon to 2 p.m.

 

Free to Ward 3 senior residents.

 

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

 

Seniors ages 50+ are invited to a free sit-down holiday turkey dinner with all the trimmings! Enjoy a visit from Santa, music, dancing, raffle and prizes. Please R.S.V.P. by calling 702.229.6851 by Dec. 10; seating is limited. See the flier.

 

 

 

Ward 4/YMCA Cookie Decorating & Holiday Movie

 

Friday, Dec. 14, 6 to 8 p.m.

 

Free and open to the public.

 

Durango Hills Community Center/YMCA, 3521 N. Durango Drive.

 

Bring the whole family to enjoy holiday cookie decorating and “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”  Bring a blanket or low-backed chair to be more comfortable for the movie. Refreshments will be served while supplies last. Call 702-240-9622 for more information. See the flier.

 

 

 

Free Fishing Clinic

 

Saturday, Dec. 15, 9 to 11 a.m.

 

Free and open to the public.

 

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

 

Nevada Department of Wildlife will conduct a fishing clinic in Area 2 at the large Tule Lake in the park, providing poles, instructors and bait. No fishing license is required during the clinic.

 

 

 

Stupak’s Christmas Jubilee (ages 0-17)

 

Saturday, Dec. 15, 10 a.m. to noon

 

Free and open to the public.

 

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

 

Children will receive a gift from Santa at this holiday celebration.

 

 

 

Councilwoman Fiore’s Santa’s Helping Hands Toy Giveaway in the Christmas Fantasy Forest

 

Saturday, Dec. 15, 2 to 5 p.m.

 

Free and open to the public.

 

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

 

Bring the family to explore the Christmas Fantasy Forest, sit with Santa and receive a holiday gift. Call 702-229-5463 for more information.

 

 

 

Recreational Youth Basketball League (6U-14U)

 

Registration open Dec. 17-Jan. 19 for Saturday games Feb. 2-March 16; playoffs March 18-23.

 

Cost: $85, includes jersey.

 

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

 

Youth in recreational divisions 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U and competitive divisions 10U, 12U and 14U will enjoy a minimum of 7 basketball games in this league. Most games are played on Saturdays at local community centers. Volunteer coaches are needed.

 

 

 

Ward 3 Annual Navidad en el Barrio

 

Monday, Dec. 24, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

Free and open to the public. East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave. Call 702-229-5428 for more information.

 

 

 

Winter Break Camp (ages 5-11)

 

Monday-Friday, Dec. 24-28, Dec. 31-Jan. 4; no camp Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

 

Camp hours 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays.

 

Cost: $90 per child per week.

 

Cimarron Rose Community Center, 5591 N. Cimarron Road, 702-229-1607. Children should bring a sack lunch, two snacks and a reusable water bottle each day.

 

 

 

Mirabelli Winter Break Camp (ages 6-12)

 

Monday-Friday, Dec. 24-28, Dec. 31-Jan. 4; no camp Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

 

Camp hours 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays.

 

Cost: $112 per child per week; $10 discount for a second child from same family.

 

Youth will enjoy sports, games, holiday-themed arts and crafts under the supervision of trained staff. Advance registration required; registration opens Dec. 8.

 

 

 

Doolittle Winter Break Kids Camp (ages 5-11)

 

Monday-Friday, Dec. 24-28, Dec. 31-Jan. 4; no camp Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

 

Camp hours 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays.

 

Cost: $56 per child per week.

 

Doolittle Community Center, 1950 N. J St., 702-229-6374.

 

Activities will include arts, crafts, sports, games, music, life skills, physical fitness and fun! Advance registration required; registration opens Nov. 19. Limited to the first 40 youth.