Henderson Libraries

Photo: Paseo Verde Cow Henderson, Nevada – Spotlight on Henderson Libraries http://hendersonlibraries.com https://www.facebook.com/hendersonlibraries https://twitter.com/hendersonlibs Tweets by hendersonlibs Friends of Henderson Libraries http://www.hdplfriends.org http://www.hdplfriends.org/book-sales.html https://www.facebook.com/FriendsofHendersonLibraries 2018 Book Sales September 13-18 at Paseo Verde Library & 21-25 at Gibson Library October 5-10 at Green Valley Library & 11-16 at Paseo Verde Library November 8-14 at Paseo Verde Library & November …

Cornerstone Park (Henderson, Nevada)

Photo Among our favorite city parks: Cornerstone Park 1600 Wigwam Parkway (block from Stephanie Street) One of Nevada’s premiere city parks, the 31-acre Cornerstone Park has a lake (not for swimming) and is connected to two trails: the Pittman Wash and Union Pacific Railroad trails. Among the amenities: plaza area, large pavilions, restrooms, lighted basketball …

Cornerstone Park 2018

Photo: 1600 Henderson, Nevada – City park fans, a community took place August 29 at Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Parkway discussing the Cornerstone Park Phase II Master Plan http://www.cityofhenderson.com/henderson-happenings/parks-and-trails/upcoming-projects/cornerstone-park-phase-ii which includes the undeveloped areas primarily on the north and east sides of the lake. Since the completion of the park in 2014, there has been …

Henderson, Nevada

Photo: Paiute Mural Henderson is located in the foothills south and adjacent to Las Vegas. Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is the second largest city in Nevada, known for its parks, cycling and hiking trails and master-planned communities. Henderson is certified Playful City USA. We are fans of Chef Flemming’s bake shop, the Thursday Farmers Market …

Clark County Museum

Photo: Brush Shelter = Kawnee = Wikiup One of our favorite museums, Clark County Museum celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018. The museum is located in Henderson, Nevada and is owned and operated by Clark County. Open Daily 9am-430pm. CLOSED Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. General Admission: adults $2.00, seniors and children $1. Group …

Just Add Water Street #JAWSNV

Poster Henderson, Nevada – This is clever — a community event on the last Friday of the month (a week before First Friday in downtown Las Vegas) — tiled JAWS, short for Just Add Water Street, aka the locale in downtown Henderson. Hashtag: #JAWSNV. The festival runs from 7pm-10pm and entrance to the event is free. …

Hoover Dam

Photo: Lake Mead NRA, Dedication The Bureau of Reclamation has conducted tours through the Hoover Dam (also known as Boulder Dam, particularly to locals) and power plant since 1937. Today, nearly 1,000,000 visitors a year take the tour and millions more drive across the dam. The dam is located 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas. …

Henderson Links

Photo: Kevin Scuiller, Stroll ‘n’ Roll Links related to Henderson, Nevada presented in somewhat random fashion: District Home Page St Rose Parkway https://www.ktnv.com/news/construction-is-booming-along-st-rose-parkway-in-henderson Quiltique Quilt shop in Henderson NV offering quality fabrics, notions, and classes to the Las Vegas Valley. https://www.quiltique.com https://www.facebook.com/Quiltique https://twitter.com/Quiltique – near Metro Diner, Bounce World, Castaways, Cornerstone Park Textile fans in …

50th Anniversary Year for Clark County Museum

Photo: 4.20 Party Hashtag: #ClarkMuseum50 History On April 20, 1968, the very first public museum in the Vegas Valley opened in a condemned gymnasium in downtown Henderson. Fifty years later, the Clark County Museum has moved, changed names and become a pre-eminent location for learning the history of Southern Nevada. Coinciding with the anniversary, the …