School is finally out so we have handpicked five family-friendly events that are 100% free! Grab the kiddos and friends, and enjoy your Henderson community.
2015 Summer Reading Challenge
June 6 – August 22
All Henderson Libraries
Any excuse to stay inside and cool off is a good one, but reading a new book is by far one of the best indoor activities there is. Join any of the Henderson libraries (Gibson Library, Green Valley Library and the Paseo Verde Library) to join in on the 2015 Summer Reading Challenge! This is for all ages from toddlers to adults. Find a new book to dive into and earn prizes or drawing entries just for reading! Register online and choose your age bracket.
Henderson Parks & Trails Tour
July 25, 8 am – 10:30 am
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Road
Take a 2.5-hour bus tour highlighting current and upcoming parks and trails in Henderson. Registration is required and space is limited. Register online using activity code 643051-59, or at any recreation center or pool.
Country Fresh Farmers Market
Thursday, June 25, 9 am – 4 pm
200 S. Green Valley Parkway
Enjoy the fruits of the season with fresh produce and local handmade products! Everything from organic greens and honey to artisan salsas and freshly baked goods are available. Meet your neighbors, get to know your local vendors, and chat with folks who are passionate about food! You never know what you’ll find or who you’ll encounter.
Landscape Design Tips
Saturday, June 27, 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Solista Community Center at Inspirada
Does your yard need a summer spruce-up? Want to find ways to save water, lower your maintenance time or remodel your landscape look? Join us for a chat on how to design a landscape that compliments your home and creates a beautiful indoor/outdoor space that complements the beautiful region we live in.
4th of July Celebration
Saturday, July 4, 6 pm to 9 pm
Mission Hills Park, 551 E. Mission Drive
The city of Henderson is celebrating the nation’s 239th birthday with a huge party! Grab a blanket and your closest loved ones to enjoy a spectacular fireworks display, live music courtesy of the Randy Anderson Band, and food sold by local high school clubs to benefit their schools. Don’t forget to deck yourself out in red, white and blue for the occasion!