Ward 3 Upcoming Events
Nevada Day Parade
Friday, Oct. 31, 10 a.m.
Free and open to the public.
Downtown Fourth Street parade route from Gass to Ogden avenues.
Celebrate the Nevada Sesquicentennial with a parade through downtown Las Vegas! (See the map.) Nevada’s one-of-a kind and diverse history is being celebrated throughout the state through Oct. 31, 2014, in order to promote pride in the shared heritage of native and non-native Nevadans alike.
Nevada’s Sesquicentennial, the 150th anniversary of Nevada’s admission to the Union, provides opportunities for celebration and reflection as we come together statewide to commemorate our shared history and build a foundation of cultural appreciation for generations to come. For more Sesquicentennial information, visit http://www.nevada150.org/.
Dynamo Clean-Up Day (all ages)
Saturday, Nov. 1, 9 a.m. to noon
Open to the public.
Downtown Las Vegas
The United Way of Southern Nevada, in partnership with the city of Las Vegas, is organizing its fourth Dynamo Day Downtown Clean-Up! This will be a fun day filled with community pride. There will be lots of child-friendly activities. All individuals under 18 years of age will need a parent/guardian to sign a minor waiver. Volunteers should wear appropriate–weather clothing that they don’t mind having dirt or paint on. Water will be provided. Just come ready to have fun and give back. Go online to sign-up.
7th Annual Comic Book Festival
Saturday, Nov. 1, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road
See the flier for details. www.lvccld.org/
Road Closure Reminder - Sunday, Nov. 16
Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon and ½ Marathon to benefit the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
The sixth annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon and ½ Marathon to benefit the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America will take place again at night Sunday, Nov. 16. With just one slight change in the downtown area, the courses are the same as last year. Additionally, the Zappos Half of the Half will end at the downtown Container Park again this year.
New in 2014, there will be an evening 5K Presented by SLS Hotel and Casino near their new property!
Be aware of road closures and plan ahead for alternate access routes on race days! Event organizers will distribute door hanger road closure notices in late October. More information about the event, route, road closures and alternate access routes also is available online. Most route roads for the Saturday 5K will be closed from 5 to 7:30 p.m., while route roads on Sunday may be closed from 2 p.m. up until 11:30 p.m.
Want to run and join in the fun? Locals get a SPECIAL discount to all races. Use code LVLOCAL14 when registering online to save $40 on the Half or Full Marathon. Use LVLOCAL5K to save $15 on the 5K. Both codes have a limited number of spots, so sign up today before they run out! Sign-up online.
Want to join in the fun, but avoid the run? Volunteer opportunities are available throughout race weekend, Friday, Nov. 14, through Sunday, Nov. 16. All volunteers receive a Race Crew T-shirt and drawstring bag. Visit the volunteer website for more details.
See the Sunday road closures list, map of all four courses, and map/road closures for the Saturday marathon.
495. S. Main St.
Las Vegas, NV 89101 (Map)
Phone: (702) 229-6405
Fax: (702) 382-8558
Business Hours: Monday to Thursday 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., CLOSED Friday