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Ward 5

495 S. Main St., 89101
Hours: 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

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Ward 5 is home to many iconic areas such as the historic West Las Vegas neighborhood, Lorenzi Park and the renovated Historic Westside School, which was completed in August 2016.

Councilman Cedric Crear represents Ward 5. He won the March 27, 2018, special election to complete the council term that ended in 2019. He then won re-election to a full four-year term in the April 2019 election. Councilman Crear has a deep passion for the Las Vegas community and describes his style as one who “leads by example.”

Councilman Crear earned a bachelor’s degree from Howard University in Washington, D.C., where he received a tennis scholarship. He was also captain of the team for three years and a two-time conference champion.

Councilman Crear previously worked for Station Casinos as a marketing director, where he proved himself a capable leader while working at the company's most elite properties. Since then, he has gone on to found Crear Magnum, which provides full-service marketing, advertising and consulting solutions to regional and global businesses. Councilman Crear has served as president of the company since it was founded in 2010, and serves as president of Crear Outdoor Advertising. 

Crear served on the Board of Regents for the Nevada System of Higher Education. He was first elected in 2006, and was re-elected in 2012 as the representative for District 1 in Clark County. He served as chair of the Cultural Diversity and Title IX Compliance Committee and vice chair of the Business, Finance and Facilities and Investment committees.

In 2015, Crear was appointed as a Las Vegas Planning Commissioner. He also served as a board member of The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, chairman of the Southern Nevada Chapter of the American Red Cross, and Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority. Currently, he serves on the:

  • Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department - Fiscal Affairs Committee
  • Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition
  • Economic Opportunity Board
  • Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial
  • Local Law Enforcement Advisory Committee
  • Southern Nevada Enterprise Community Board
  • Southern Nevada Water Authority
  • Justice Douglas Pre-Law Fellowship Board
  • Nevada League of Cities Executive Board
  • National League of Cities
  • National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials
  • Lexicon Bank Board

Cedric and his wife Keiba have been married since 1994, and are parents of two daughters, Hagan and Kennedy. 

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Lorenzi Park Tennis Courts, 3333 W. Washington Ave.
4 to 8 p.m.

Bring the family for free tennis clinic, open play tennis, music, yoga, spoken word, refreshments and more.
Doolittle Pool, 1950 N. J St.
1 to 4 p.m.

Bring the family to celebrate Juneteenth and enjoy free swimming, treats, DJ music, fun, games and prizes.
Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza
770 Twin Lakes Drive
2 - 9 p.m

Kianga Isoke Palacio Park at Doolittle Complex, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd.
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Join the community for a free fun day in the park. Bring your blanket and lawn chair to relax after visiting the health care vendors. COVID-19 shots and flu shots will be offered, as well as dental cleaning, hearing tests, eye exams and wellness information. Enjoy music, games, giveaways and a picnic lunch ($7 for lunch). Questions? Call the Doolittle Senior Center at 702-229-6125.
City Hall

5 to 8 p.m.

Join Ward 5 Councilman Cedric Crear in Council Chambers or virtually to get an update on what is happening in Ward 5.
Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza
in Lorenzi Park, 720 Twin Lakes Drive
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bring the family to learn about available resources for the disabled. Free lunch, masks and sanitizer for the first 250 participants. Enjoy door prizes and entertainment, too. And get your free COVID-19 vaccine in the pop-up clinic!
Doolittle Community Center, 1950 N. J St.
5 to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday

Register in advance for this free 3-on-3 basketball tournament for those in grades 3 through high school and adults 18 and older. Four age divisions: elementary school, middle school, high school and adults.
Pearson Community Center, 1625 W. Carey Ave.
5 to 8:30 p.m.

Bring the family to join neighbors in the Historic Westside for a safe Halloween celebration, including free carnival rides and games, costume contest, Trunk-or-Treat Alley, refreshments, a trackless train, haunted house, laser tag and more!
Expo at World Market Center, 435 S. Grand Central Parkway
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Looking for a better job? Register in advance and plan to attend the Small Business Job Fair. Many jobs starting at $15/hour and more! Register in advance to be eligible for a $500 hiring bonus for many positions. Come ready to interview!
Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. South
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This is a one-stop shop for all things mobile food vending -- educational and safety workshops, exhibitors, vendors, on-site business licensing processing, on-site food truck inspections, fire inspections, health district inspections, discounted liquid propane gas inspections, and more.
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