Henderson, Nevada

Photo Ron Mader, Arts Festival (Some rights reserved) Henderson is located in the foothills south of Las Vegas. Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is the second largest city in Nevada, known for its parks, biking and hiking trails and master-planned communities. Henderson is certified Playful City USA. Natural WorldAmong our favorite city parks in the world: …

Clark County Museum

Photo: Ron Mader, Heritage Holidays (Some rights reserved) One of Planeta.com’s Vegas Faves and a Boulder Highway highlight: Open daily 9am-430pm, Clark County Museum is a place for locals to immerse themselves in regional history and to recommend visiting friends and family. It’s one of the finest small museums / cultural centers in the country. …

Henderson Pittman Wash

Photo: Ron Mader, Signage (Some rights reserved) One of our favorite places to visit the natural world is the Pittman Wash in Henderson, part of our Las Vegas DIY Water Tour. Key Linkscityofhenderson.comPittman Wash Trail Map (PDF) FacebookProject GREEN: Friends of Pittman Wash Project GREEN (Green Valley Ecology, Environment and Nature): Friends of Pittman Wash …

Henderson Links

Logo What would locals like others know about Henderson, Nevada? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesGreen Valley Ranch: Resort celebrates 20 years in HendersonHenderson Mayor Debra March talks Oakland A’s and other issues facing the cityBill Foley Inc.: Expansion Indoor Football Team Coming To Henderson’s New Hockey ArenaGreen Valley Ranch named the …

Henderson Libraries

Photo: Ron Mader, Cow (Some rights reserved) Henderson, Nevada – Some of our fave community spaces / third places are the Henderson Library system – hendersonlibraries.com. Each has its own special attributes: Paseo Verde (702) 492-7252, Gibson (702) 565-8402, Green Valley (702) 207-4260, and Heritage Park (702) 207-4258. Libraries are more than books and this …

Henderson Hockey

Photo: Ron Mader, Medieval Market (Some rights reserved) Home Means Henderson, Nevada Spotlight on the Henderson Silver Knights (younger sibling of the Vegas Golden Knights, Newest member of the American Hocky League @TheAHL) and the emerging hockey culture in the southwestern USA. Key [email protected]#HomeMeansHenderson First Season Practice Facility PracticalitiesThe team would practice at Lifeguard Arena …

Cornerstone Park (Henderson, Nevada)

Photo: Ron Mader, 2022 Bark (some rights reserved) Henderson, Nevada – Among our favorite city parks: Cornerstone, 1600 Wigwam Parkway (in between Arroyo Grande and Stephanie). The park was a former quarry. Today that land has been converted into ample green spaces, trails, marshes and small lake (big pond). Please don’t feed the birds! Tuesday …

Henderson Parks

Photo: Ron Mader, Discovery Park (Some rights reserved) Parks and recreation in Henderson, Nevada Key LinksParks and RecreationLocationsGeneral InfoOpen Space and Trails PlanUpcoming projects Park reservations (Ramadas para rentar) 702-267-5707 Upcoming EventsMarch 5 Bark in the Park, Cornerstone Dronescityofhenderson.com: Individuals may operate unmanned aircraft (following all applicable rules) only at Amador Vista Park, Cornerstone Park, …

National Chocolate Day

Poster The word chocolate comes from Mexico’s Aztecs and is derived from the Nahuatl word xocolatl which combines xocolli, meaning bitter and atl, which means water. The USA’s National Confectioners Association created National Chocolate Day, celebrated on October 28. In Henderson, Nevada, Ethel M Chocolate celebrates the grand reopening of its chocolate factory. The venue …