City News


Flag Retirement Ceremony

posted Aug 31, 2015, 4:07 PM by Aaron Baker   [ updated Aug 31, 2015, 4:14 PM ]


The Virgin Valley Heritage Museum is pleased to invite the community to a flag retirement ceremony on Saturday, September 12 at 6:45 p.m. The ceremony will be held at the Heritage Family Park, located behind the Mormon chapels on Arrowhead Lane.

A group of local Boy Scouts will retire the flags under the direction of David Leavitt. The ceremony is intended to remind us all of the meaning and significance of the American flag. The whole family is invited to this activity. Parents are encouraged to visit with their children beforehand about the history of the flag and its symbolism. Come join us in celebrating and honoring this symbol of freedom.

For more information about this activity and the Museum, call (702) 346 5705, find us on Facebook at MesquiteNVMuseum or stop by the Museum at 35 W. Mesquite Blvd. The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.



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Popular Arrowhead Making Class Back

posted Aug 31, 2015, 4:00 PM by Aaron Baker   [ updated Aug 31, 2015, 4:19 PM ]

On Saturday, September 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Virgin Valley Heritage Museum will be sponsoring an arrowhead making activity in the Pavilion between the Museum and the Art Gallery.

Local artist Kelly Beeson has graciously agreed to teach this class again. Kelly brings a wealth of knowledge about the Anasazi and Paiute that settled this area. Come and learn from this local artist.

Due to the popularity of this activity, reservations are required. Fifteen to twenty spots are available to individuals over the age of twelve. Be sure to contact the Museum today to reserve a spot.

For more information about this activity and the Museum, call (702) 346 5705, find us on Facebook at MesquiteNVMuseum or stop by the Museum at 35 W. Mesquite Blvd. The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Mesquite Senior Softball

posted Aug 20, 2015, 11:56 AM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Aug 27, 2015, 5:15 PM by Tyson Kennedy ]

Mesquite Senior Softball
55+
Fall and Winter Leagues
September 2015 - May 2016
Call Herb to play ball
702.280.1300

A New School Year Has Arrived

posted Aug 20, 2015, 11:48 AM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Aug 27, 2015, 5:16 PM by Tyson Kennedy ]



All Mesquite area schools will be back in session starting Monday, August 24, 2015.  The Mesquite Police Department would like to remind motorists and pedestrians of the city’s school zone locations and hours in which the reduced speeds will be enforced. All school crossing zones within the city have been clearly marked as crosswalks and have proper signage/lights warning motorist to slow down.

 

Virgin Valley Elementary School Zones:

·         Mesquite Boulevard and Arrowhead Lane is a 25 mile per hour school crossing zone from 7:30 am to 9:15 am and again at 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm. There will be crossing guards posted at this location to assist students crossing the roadway.

·         Sandhill Boulevard and Old Mill Road is a 25 mile per hour school crossing zone from 7:45 am to 9:15 am and again at 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm. There will be crossing guards posted at this location to assist students crossing the roadway. 

Hughes Middle School:

·        Hafen Lane in front of the middle school is a 15 mile per hour school crossing zone from 7:10 am to 7:55 am and again at 2:08 pm to 2:40 pm. Hafen Lane is extremely busy especially in the afternoon when the middle school aged children are released from school for the day. There are no crossing guards posted on Hafen Lane. 

Please pay special attention to your speed and watch out for children and crossing guards.  Remember, children can be unpredictable, especially in school crossing zones.   Also, be alert for school buses loading and offloading children at schools and in neighborhoods. Remember, it is illegal to pass a school bus that has a stop sign deployed and flashing warning lights activated. 

Please visit the Mesquite Police Department’s Facebook page and Twitter page to receive additional information on back to school safety tips for motorists, students, and parents of students. 

PUBLIC NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF MEETINGS

posted Aug 12, 2015, 9:29 AM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Aug 18, 2015, 2:35 PM by Tyson Kennedy ]


This is an official notice that the Mesquite City Council has canceled the following scheduled meetings: 


 

Technical Review                                                  Mesquite Regular City Council

Tuesday, August 18, 2015                                   Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Time:  1:30 P.M.                                                    Time:  5:00 P.M. 


The City Council will reconvene its scheduled meetings for the Technical Review on Tuesday, September 1, 2015; 1:30 P.M. and the Regular City Council Meeting on Tuesday, September 8, 2015: 5:00 P.M. 

For additional information regarding the Mesquite City Council meeting schedule, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (702) 346-5295. 

This notice has been posted at the following locations in compliance with NRS 241.020:

 

1.    Mesquite City Hall, 10 E. Mesquite Blvd. Mesquite, NV

2.    Mesquite Community & Senior Center, 102 W. Old Mill Road, Mesquite, NV

3.    Mesquite Post Office, 510 W. Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite, NV

4.    Mesquite Library, 121 W. First North, Mesquite, NV

5.    City of Mesquite website at www.mesquitenv.gov

6.    State of Nevada website at http://nv.gov/

 

Hafen Park Playground Area Closed for Installation of Safety Surfacing

posted Aug 11, 2015, 9:44 AM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Aug 18, 2015, 2:34 PM by Tyson Kennedy ]

Hafen Park Playground will be closed for special project work, we will be installing a Pour in Play (PIP) Safety Surfacing for the playground, August 12 – August 22, 2015 and will not be available for public use. “We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause,” said Randy Laub, Parks Superintendent “these scheduled maintenance activities are essential and necessary to maintain a quality, clean and safe facility for our patrons.”  The playground will re-open Saturday morning August 22, 2015. 

For more additional information on this and other programs please contact the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services at (702) 346-8732. Register for youth and adult programs online at: www.mesquitenv.gov for more information and to stay connected via social media, our Facebook: www.facebook.com/MesquiteNVRecreation or at the Administrative Offices located at 100 W. Old Mill Road. 

Mesquite Recreation & Community/Senior Center Facility Holiday Hours – 2015

posted Aug 3, 2015, 3:49 PM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Aug 11, 2015, 9:45 AM ]


The City of Mesquite Athletics & Leisure Services Department would like to inform the community of our holiday hours schedule for the upcoming holiday that will affect The Mesquite Recreation Center and The Mesquite Community/Senior Center hours of operation.

 

We apologize for any inconveniences this may cause; the hours of operation will go as followed:

 



*Mesquite Recreation Center Hours:

 

·         Monday - Tuesday, August 31 – September 8, 2015. Hours of Operation: Closed

§  Annual Maintenance of Facility

 

*Mesquite Community/Senior Center Hours:

 

·         Monday, September 7, 2015. Hours of Operation: Closed

§  Labor Day

 

For more information on this and other programs please contact the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services at (702) 346-8732. Register for youth and adult programs online at: www.mesquitenv.gov for more information and to stay connected via social media, our Facebook: www.facebook.com/MesquiteNVRecreation or at the Administrative Offices located at 100 W. Old Mill Road. 

Recreation Center to Close for Annual Maintenance

posted Aug 3, 2015, 3:43 PM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Aug 10, 2015, 4:50 PM by Tyson Kennedy ]

The Mesquite Recreation Center will be closed for annual maintenance, repairs, cleaning and special project work, August 31 - September 8, 2015 and will not be available for public use. “We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause,” said Zach Robison, Recreation Coordinator “these scheduled maintenance activities are essential and necessary to maintain a quality, clean and safe facility for our patrons.”  The Mesquite Recreation Center will re-open Tuesday, September 8, 2014 at 5:00AM.

 Online registration will be available for most of our programs; we will be offering some classes at the Deuce facility for adult and youth programs.

 For more additional information on this and other programs please contact the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services at (702) 346-8732. Register for youth and adult programs online at: www.mesquitenv.gov for more information and to stay connected via social media, our Facebook: www.facebook.com/MesquiteNVRecreation or at the Administrative Offices located at 100 W. Old Mill Road.

 

4TH OF JULY AT EUREKA CASINO RESORT TO INCLUDE NEVADA POPS ORCHESTRA AND FIREWORKS

posted Jun 23, 2015, 9:51 AM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Jun 23, 2015, 9:51 AM ]

Spectators will enjoy music with a rock and roll twist and a brilliant fireworks display to celebrate Independence Day

Eureka Casino Resort is proud to host “Rockets over the Red Mesa” on Saturday, July 4. The Nevada POPS Orchestra will be back again with a full 32-piece orchestra performing a 75-minute program with a rock and roll twist. Vocalist, Bruce Ewing, from Vegas shows such as Phantom and Forever Plaid, will accompany the orchestra with rock and roll classics from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

“The Eureka Community Initiative is thrilled to yet again host this essential community celebration.  Fire works on the 4th are always fun, but having a live orchestra of the size and capability of the Nevada Pops accompany those fireworks is really a special way to celebrate this most patriotic of holidays.” said Greg Lee, President of Eureka Casino.

 This free event will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a community vendor village and DJ. The celebration continues with a live performance from the Nevada POPS Orchestra at 8:00 p.m., followed by fireworks at 9:00 p.m. The orchestra will accompany the fireworks show to celebrate Independence Day in true American style. This is a family friendly event and everyone is invited to attend. Guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs to the viewing area, which will be set up behind the Eureka Casino Resort.

 When:             Saturday, July 4, 2014

                        4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m Smokehouse BBQ Buffet in Town Square

6:00 p.m. Community Vendor Village

                        8:00 p.m. Live Performance by the Nevada POPS Orchestra

                        9:00 p.m. “Rockets over the Red Mesa” Fireworks Show

 

Where:            Eureka Casino Resort

                        275 Mesa Blvd.

                        Mesquite, NV 89027

 

Mesquite Recreation & Community/Senior Center Facility Holiday Hours – 2015

posted Jun 22, 2015, 10:47 AM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Jul 13, 2015, 12:00 PM by Tyson Kennedy ]


The City of Mesquite Athletics & Leisure Services Department would like to inform the community of our holiday hours schedule for the upcoming holiday that will affect The Mesquite Recreation Center and The Mesquite Community/Senior Center hours of operation.

 

We apologize for any inconveniences this may cause; the hours of operation will go as followed:

 



*Mesquite Recreation Center Hours:

 

·         Friday & Saturday, July 3 & 4, 2015. Hours of Operation: 10:00AM – 4:00PM

§  Independence Day

 

*Mesquite Community/Senior Center Hours:

 

·         Friday, July 3, 2015. Hours of Operation: Closed

§  Independence Day

 

For more information on this and other programs please contact the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services at (702) 346-8732. Register for youth and adult programs online at: www.mesquitenv.gov for more information and to stay connected via social media, our Facebook: www.facebook.com/MesquiteNVRecreation or at the Administrative Offices located at 100 W. Old Mill Road.

 

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