Briefs for July 4 edition


The summer reading program, “Dig Into Reading,” runs through Aug. 8 Call Kimberly Diehm, youth services librarian, at 293-1281 for more information. The Boulder City Library is at 701 Adams Blvd.

■ Teen archeology craft at 3 p.m. in the community room.

■ Storyteller Jim Cogan will be at the library at 1 p.m. Monday in the community room. Event for all ages.

■ Storytime session will be Wednesday with ages 2-5 at 10 a.m., and younger than 36 months at 11 a.m.

■ Dinosaur Club’s third meeting, Dino Models, is at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the board room. Ages 7 and older.

■ Dinosaur craft for ages 4-8 is Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the community room.

July Fourth dunk tank to benefit Lend A Hand

Boulder City United Methodist Church is sponsoring a dunk tank booth today at Broadbent Park with proceeds going to Lend A Hand. The mayor, city manager and others have been enlisted for dunking. You get three throw – chances to dunk someone – for $1.

Nevada State Railroad Museum open weekends

For a larger-than-life train ride, bring the family to the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 600 Yucca St. The train leaves the station at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday. It’s “all aboard” 15 minutes before departure. Adult fare is $10, children 4 through 11 are $5 and 3 and younger are free.

Museum to host ‘Dig Into History’ program Monday

The Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum will host an archaeology mock excavation for children ages 7-13 at 2 p.m. Monday in partnership with the Lost City Museum in Overton. The museum is at 1305 Arizona St.

Library hosting Internet basics Tuesday evening

The library staff will review Internet basics at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Call 293-1281 for reservation. Space is limited. The library is at 701 Adams Blvd.

Lady Eagles volleyball open gym starts Wednesday

The Boulder City High girls volleyball tem will begin open gym workouts 12:30 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the school’s gym. Other open gym sessions are July 17, 24, 31 and Aug. 7 at same time. The program will hold its annual summer camp Aug. 12-14, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. with visiting coaches from All American Volleyball.

Team tryouts are Aug. 19-21 from 8-11:30 a.m. A completed physical and insurance packet must be filled out in advance. See www. bouldercityvolleyball.com for more information.

Library to show movie ‘Tremors’ Wednesday

“Tremors” starring Kevin Bacon will be shown at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the library. The 1988, 95-minute movie is about two handymen and a seismology student who lead the residents of a desolate town in a battle for their lives against gigantic, man-eating creatures that live underground. The movie is rated PG-13.

Democratic Club’s monthly meeting set for July 11

The Boulder City Democratic Club’s monthly meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. July 11 at the library, 701 Adams Blvd.

State Sen. Tick Segerblom, D-Las Vegas, will provide an analysis of the recently completed state legislative session. The event is open to the public.

Contact the club at 530-6604 or boulder citydemocraticclub@gmail.com for additional information.

Benefit concert set July 28

Local musician Phil Esser will perform at 3 p.m. July 28 in a fundraiser for Lend A Hand and Emergency Aid. The concert will be at the Elaine Smith Center, 700 Wyoming St. Tickets are $20 and available at Plaza Realty, 581 Hotel Plaza, or call 293-2440. Proceeds will be split 50-50 between the two charities. Other musicians include Sandy Nelson, Charlie Shaffer, Bob Baker, Greg Langley, Arno Marsh, Nancy Porter and Alan Ayoub.

Library running adult summer reading program

The library is hosting its summer adult reading program, “Groundbreaking Reads,” for readers 16 and older. Read a book that was groundbreaking to you, then tell the library why.

Enter as many books as you would like for drawings throughout the summer.

The entry deadline for the first drawing is Friday. Call the library at 293-1281, or stop by the circulation desk for more information. Or visit bit.ly/10YBLAo for more information.

Grace Christian Academy expands to new offerings

Grace Christian Academy, 512 California Ave., is accepting registration for its combined sixth- and seventh-grade class. Registration continues for grades K-5. The state-licensed school is a ministry of Grace Christian Church and a member of the Association of Christian Schools International. Visit www.gracechristian academybc.org or call 293-3536 for details.

Hospital gift shop, long-term care seek volunteers

The Boulder City Hospital Auxiliary is seeking volunteers to work in the Goldie Begley Gift Shoppe and in long-term care.

Call 293-4111 and ask for the gift shop, or stop by the gift shop for an application. The application also is available at the hospital website, www.bchcares.org. Click on the “Auxiliary” tab.

Emergency Aid seeking energetic volunteers

Emergency Aid, 600 Nevada Highway, needs volunteers to work in the office and pantry. People skills are a necessity, but computer skills are not. Office volunteers work one or two mornings a week.

Pantry workers can pick a few hours during the week. Emergency Aid also is looking for people who have a truck and are willing to pick up deliveries to the pantry, or a pantry assistant to stock produce.

Help also is needed checking in clients. Office and pantry hours are 9 a.m. to noon. Call 293-0332 to make an appointment.

VFW meets second Saturday

The local chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars meets the second Saturday of the month with lunch at 11:30 a.m. and the meeting at noon at the Senior Center, 813 Arizona St. Call Bob Garlow at 808-4755 for information.

AAUW meets third Monday

Women of Boulder City are invited to stop in for a monthly meeting of the American Association of University Women at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of the month at the Boulder Dam Museum meeting room, second floor of the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St.

Homestead to hold workshops, support groups

The Homestead announces a series of eight workshops aimed at educating the public on aging, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The workshops will be led by Mary Shapiro, gerontologist and author. All workshops take place at 10 a.m. on the third Thursday of the month at The Homestead, 1401 Medical Park Drive. The next workshop is “How to cope when words fail” on July 18.

The Alzheimer’s Support Group meets at 11:30 a.m., followed by the Memory Loss Support Group at 1 p.m. All workshops and support groups are free.

American Legion pancake breakfast Thursday

The public is invited to the American Legion’s breakfast at 7 a.m. Thursdays at the American Legion Hall, 508 California Way, between Boulder Bowl and Grace Church Academy. Legionnaires and all eligible veterans are invited to the American Legion meeting at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at the hall. Call Cmdr. Wayne Curtis at 293-6622 for more information.