Fun, Educational and Family-Friendly Events Benefit Local Charities
The Mountain’s Edge Master Planned Community is announcing the return of its popular community events that are fun, help others, bring people together and free to attend.
“We’re pleased to host events where friends and families can come together and join us in helping local organizations provide support to those in need and make a positive impact,” said Deonna Stocker, manager of information center operations at Mountain’s Edge. “We also love to have people learn about and explore our beautiful community.”
Country In the Park – The annual outdoor concert and festival brings Nashville talent to Mountain’s Edge on Saturday, May 7. Performances are in Exploration Park’s amphitheater which provides a unique scenic venue with the surrounding mountain backdrop. Beginning in the afternoon to 8 p.m., attendees also will enjoy a beer garden, food vendors, booths, exhibits, kid’s activities, park amenities and more.
Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis Walk – On Saturday, May 14, community members are invited to sign-up individually or form a team to join the morning walk to help those suffering from painful and uncomfortable digestive diseases. Held at Exploration Park, the fun event also features family-friendly activities. Proceeds benefit the Las Vegas chapter of the nonprofit Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America.
Candlelighters Superhero 5K – After 25 years, the Candlelighters Superhero 5K has become the biggest local fundraiser for children with cancer and their families and the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada. This year’s race and walk will be Saturday, Sept.10 and includes a variety of family-friendly activities, opening and award ceremonies, booths and more. Dress as your favorite superhero to show support for children battling cancer.
Family, Fur & Fun Festival – If you love animals, mark your calendar for Saturday, Oct. 15. The Family, Fur & Fun Festival provides information about proper pet care and fostering and adoption opportunities, with a variety of educational and interactive booths, activities and demonstrations. Attendees are invited to bring their costumed pets for the popular Halloween Pet Costume Contest. Proceeds from the contest and raffle benefit local animal shelters and rescue organizations.
Community Garage Sales – Garage sales will be Saturday, March 5 and Saturday, Oct. 1, and the public is invited to join the search for treasures in the master plan. The spring garage sale will be 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. with 75 sellers at Exploration Park and 250 homes throughout the community. Additionally, the public and garage sale participants can donate gently used items to benefit the nonprofit People’s Autism Foundation. Details about the October garage sale will be released later.
For more information or participation opportunities, visit, Chron’s & Colitis Foundation of America http://www.ccfa.org/; Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada http://candlelightersnv.org/; Family, Fur & Fun Festival http://www.familyfurandfun.com/ or http://www.havlv.com/; and Mountain’s Edge http://mountainsedge.com/.
Developed by Focus Property Group, the 3,500-acre Mountain’s Edge Master Planned Community in southwest Las Vegas celebrates the rich history and natural beauty of the area.
It has close proximity to the Red Rock National Conservation Area, major employment and Las Vegas Strip entertainment offerings; a wealth of floor plans and single and multi-family subdivisions from top builders; parks, trails and open spaces; and public facilities and schools. A series of paseos wind through the community, connecting residents and their neighborhoods to recreation areas. These include the 20-acre Nathaniel Jones Park, Mountain’s Edge Regional Park and the 80-acre Exploration Park with Western Theme Village, water play area, picnic areas, amphitheater, playgrounds and the 2,846-foot-tall Exploration Peak.
Mountain’s Edge is located at 9725 S. Buffalo Drive (corner of Buffalo Dr. and Blue Diamond Rd.). For information, call 702-898-5777 or visit www.mountainsedge.com.