The NFL takes part in community events leading up to the Pro Bowl

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – The NFL Pro Bowl in Las Vegas is fast approaching and the community is already preparing with activities for the public to participate in. The NFL is hosting several community events in the week leading up to game day on Feb. 6.

Starting Wednesday, Feb. 2, the NFL is partnering with Clark County Parks, the Raiders and Verizon to help revitalize parts of Wetlands Park called the Green Wetlands Restoration Project. The event will feature local volunteers and students planting 1,200 native plants and trees.

Also on February 2 is the Inspire Change Huddle Legacy event where the non-profit organization Comp-U-Doptas well as the NFL and the Latin Chamber of Commerce will provide laptops and technical support to 200 local families in need.

On Thursday, Feb. 3, the NFL is teaming up with the City of Henderson and the Boys and Girls Club of Southern Nevada for a Community Pro Bowl Day at Wells Park in Henderson. The event will focus on the renovation and beautification of Wells Park as well as other activities such as bag wrapping for those in need.

Then on Friday 4 and 5 February, the NFL FLAG Championship will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT on Friday and from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PT on Saturday at Heritage Park in Henderson. There will be 32 teams of boys and girls, ages nine to fourteen, competing.

Also on Saturday February 5 will be the Crucial Catch Football for Youth All-star game at Bishop Gorman High School. This event involves the top 8th grade football players from American Youth Football.

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