February Events and Activities Happening Around Las Vegas, NV.

Bellagio Conservatory
Bellagio Hotel & Casino
3600 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
   Chinese New Year 2017
January 8th - March 4th

The Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Exhibit
Springs Preserve
333 S Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89107
Open Daily: Feb. 11th - May 7th 
9 AM - 5 PM
Go places you've never imagined and explore the real science behind the unbelievable with The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Discover an extraordinary collection of intriguing objects and interactive experiences including:
Crawling through a life-size model of the prehistoric snake—Titanoboa—and reveling at its incredible size!
Measuring up against Robert Wadlow, the world's tallest man, who grew to 8 feet 11 inches tall!
Marveling at intricate micro-sculptures so small they fit in the eye of a needle, a calf with two faces, shrunken heads, a megalodon shark jaw and a portrait of Einstein made of toast.
Located in the Origen Museum, free entry with paid admission.
Admission to Springs Preserve: Local Adult: $9.95, Local Child (Ages 5-7): $4.95, Kids 4 and under are free.

Third Thursday - Car Show & Art Festival
Village Square Las Vegas
9400 W Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, Nevada 89117
Thursday, February 16th 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
There will be classic and hot rod cars, local arts and crafts vendors, music, and many other fun family activities.

Princess Tea Party
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center
1575 W Galleria Dr, Henderson, NV 89014
February 18th
12 PM - 2 PM
Put on your finest princess attire and join us for a tea party where we’ll enjoy dancing, arts and crafts, games, and refreshments. Picture packages are available for a nominal cost. A parent must be present to participate in picture taking. One parent must attend with children ages 4 and under at no additional cost.
Register by Feb. 15 using activity code 151201-36. 
Ages 1-10; $5

Mckee Ranch Flea Market
McKee Ranch Foundation
8982 Dean Martin Dr, Las Vegas, Nevada 89139
Saturday, February 18th
8 AM - 2 PM
Vintage, Antiques, Home Décor, and Furniture. Project Pieces, paint supplies, industrial, upcycling. Food trucks and don't forget the horses, goat, dog, chickens, donkey, and pig. Lots for the family to do!

Rad Tad's Glacier Glide
Henderson Multigenerational Activity Pool
250 S Green Valley Pkwy, Henderson, NV 89012
February 18th
1 PM - 3 PM
Double dipping is encouraged at Rad Tad’s Glacier Glide, our polar bear plunge-style event. Brave adults and teens take the Glacier Glide down a 30-foot slide and plunge into the chilly 75-degree water below, while little ones glide down a bounce slide into the blizzard beach. Brave souls successfully completing the glide receive certificates, prizes, and warm winter treats. A photo booth will be available for gliders to commemorate the day.
All ages; $5 per person. 
Register at online using activity code 136591-00 or at any recreation center or indoor pool. 
Rad Tad’s Glacier Glide is not recommended for those with high blood pressure or heart conditions. For additional information, call 702-267-5824.

Black History Month Festival
Springs Preserve
333 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89107
Saturday, February 18th 
10 AM - 4 PM
We're celebrating the contributions of African-Americans to our community with music, food, and dance at our annual Black History Month Festival.
Enjoy live music and dance performances, food from local soul food restaurants, a historic black Las Vegas photo exhibit, and activities for the kids including arts and crafts, carnival games, and face-painting.
$5 for adults, $3 children (ages 3-12), FREE for children 2 and under.

Henderson Fire Department Open House
Fire Station 99
 2401 Atchley Dr, Henderson, NV 89052
February 18th 
11 AM - 2 PM
Meet your neighborhood firefighters, check out firefighting apparatus, tour the station and learn how to Get READY! Stay READY! for emergencies.
Click HERE for full open house schedule for the year.

Glow-in-the-Dark Nerf War
Valley View Recreation Center
 500 Harris St, Henderson, NV 89015
February 24th
Wear comfortable tennis shoes and a white T-shirt to decorate for our 10,000-square-foot, glow-in-the-dark obstacle course. Bring your Nerf gun (labeled with your name) and we’ll supply the ammo. 
 Register using activity code 151229-48
Ages 10-15; $15

Cosmic Swim
Henderson Multigenerational Indoor Pool
250 S Green Valley Pkwy, Henderson, NV 89012
February 24th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
It's a virtual galaxy of light and sound. Your interstellar aquatic experience includes music, diving for glow gear and crazy cosmic swimming races. See how the water changes to a kaleidoscope of cool colors.
Register online using activity code 136317-01, or at any recreation center/indoor pool, or at the door. 
Children under the age of 8 must be supervised by a parent/guardian within arm's reach (including in the water). All ages; $5

Mardi Gras Vegas
Springs Preserve
333 S Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89107
Saturday, Feb. 25th
12 PM - 4 PM
Featuring live music from Howlin’ King Crawdad, food from local Southern eateries, festive adult beverages, a parade, and crafts for the kids, the family-friendly Mardi Gras Vegas will bring the tastes and sounds of the Louisiana bayou and the colors and fun of Mardi Gras to the heart of the Southern Nevada desert.
Mardi Gras Vegas Family-Friendly Stroller/Wagon Parade
Decorate a stroller or wagon for Mardi Gras and participate in the parade for a chance to win a prize! Learn more about the parade: https://www.springspreserve.org/assets/pdf/events_mardigras_parade.pdf
Mardi Gras Vegas Mask Art Competition 
In partnership with BLICK Art Materials, the Springs Preserve will hold a community art contest where the public is encouraged to purchase a mask and decorating materials at BLICK stores. Masks can be decorated with few limitations (no profanity, etc.) and must be returned to the store (6300 West Charleston Blvd., Suite 130) for judging by February 15, 2017. BLICK Art Materials will award prizes valued at $150 each based on the following art categories: Most Creative, Most Authentic, Best Use of Materials, Best Youth, and Best of Show. Masks will be displayed at Mardi Gras Vegas on February 25 and winners will be recognized at the event. 
The Springs Preserve will offer a complimentary Mardi Gras Vegas event ticket for each mask submission.
Adults and children (ages 3+): $6 , Children ages 2 and under: FREE

Family Fun Yoga Day
Black Mountain Recreation Center
599 Greenway Rd, Henderson, NV 89015
February 25th 
10 AM - 12 PM
Bring the entire family to this one-of-a-kind yoga experience, which includes yoga games, hug healing, yoga poses, breath work, and mindfulness education. No experience is necessary. All participants should bring a large towel or yoga mat and a water bottle. Children can bring a favorite stuffed animal. Exercise attire is required for everyone.
Register using activity code 251406-00. 
All ages; $10.50

Hot Chocolate 15k/5k Las Vegas
The Linq
3435 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
Sunday, February 26th 
7:15 AM - 1 PM
5K start time – 7:15 AM
15K start time – 8 AM
It's the event for the whole family! A brisk 15k or 5k run, with inflatables and games to occupy the kids and an ALL-CHOCOLATE post-race party that will blow your mind. Join thousands of your fellow runners & enjoy some of the sweetest miles you'll ever run!
Too cold? It will all be worth it when you cross the finish line greeted by delicious hot chocolate, chocolate goodies, and chocolate fondue (equipped with marshmallows, bananas, rice krispies and pretzels).
All participants will receive a sweet full zip jacket in his and hers styles. In addition, all 15K finishers will receive an official Hot Chocolate Las Vegas medal to commemorate their awesome achievement.
Register HERE.

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