Cornerstone Park (Henderson, Nevada)

Photo: Walk in the Park Among our favorite city parks: Cornerstone Park in Henderson, Nevada Cornerstone1600 Wigwam Pkwy (Wigwam Parkway and Stephanie Street)One of Nevada’s premiere city parks, Cornerstone has a 31-acre lake (not for swimming) and is connected to two trails: the Pittman Wash and Union Pacific Railroad trails. Among the amenities: plaza area, …

Henderson Pittman Wash

Photo: Walking the dog on a leash One of our favorite places to visit the natural world near Las Vegas is the Pittman Wash in Henderson. FacebookProject GREEN: Friends of Pittman Wash Project GREEN (Green Valley Ecology, Environment and Nature): Friends of Pittman Wash is a 2.5 mile habitat restoration program located between Arroyo Grande …

Henderson Libraries Links

Photo: Ornamental Pear in Bloom One of our favorite library systems in the world: Henderson Libraries Key LinksHenderson Librarieshttps://www.facebook.com/hendersonlibrarieshttps://twitter.com/hendersonlibs Friends of Henderson Librarieshttp://www.hdplfriends.orghttp://www.hdplfriends.org/book-sales.htmlhttp://www.hdplfriends.org/blog.htm FacebookLive Planeta.com

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. …

Where to eat and drink in Henderson, Nevada

Photo: Borracha Mural, Green Valley Ranch Casino Where to eat and drink in Henderson, Nevada Bakeries/CafesLe Cafe Du Vallecafeduval.business.sitefacebook.com/lecafeduval Chef Flemming’s Bake Shop, 7 South Water Streethttps://www.chefflemmingsbakeshop.com/FacebookFlickr One of my family’s favorite places to visit on Water Street. Pastries, bread, and cakes are baked on site by Danish Chef Flemming Pedersen. Natalie and other folks …

Henderson Island

Photo: Henderson UNESCO: Henderson Island, which lies in the eastern South Pacific, is one of the few atolls in the world whose ecology has been practically untouched by a human presence. Its isolated location provides the ideal context for studying the dynamics of insular evolution and natural selection. It is particularly notable for the 10 …