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n Spring Story Time has arrived at the Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd. Every Wednesday during April is preschool story time for ages 2-5 from 10-10:30 a.m., followed by toddler story time from 10:30-11 a.m. for youngsters 36 months and younger. Both sessions are held in the library board room. Call Kimberly Diehm, youth services librarian, at 293-1281 for more information.

n Open Craft Night for adults will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday in the community room. Bring in your craft project for social crafting time. Bring your own snacks and beverages.

Republican women meet today at Railroad Pass

To hear local Republican speakers discuss issues of the day, attend the third Thursday lunch at Railroad Pass banquet room beginning at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $20 and covers tax and tip. Today’s speakers is Dr. Dahlia Wachs from KDWN-AM 720 and Councilman Cam Walker.

Homestead to hold workshops, support groups

The Homestead announces a series of eight workshops aimed at educating the public on aging, Alzheimer’s and dementia. The workshops will be led by Mary Shapiro, gerontologist and published author. All workshops take place at 10 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month at The Homestead, 1401 Medical Park Drive. The topic for Thursday will be “Normal Aging: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease.”

The Memory Loss Support Group also meets on the third Thursday of each month at 1 p.m., followed by the Alzheimer’s Support Group at 2 p.m.

All workshops and support groups are free.

Museum hosts book signing

Local resident Renee Corona Kovet will sign her book “Images of America: Hoover Dam,” at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum, 1305 Arizona St.

Dog park board tree pruning Saturday

A representative from the Nevada Forestry Department will give a demonstration at 9:30 a.m. Saturday on how to prune the trees around the See Spot Run Dog Park. The event is open to the public and free. The park’s board meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday at the library, 701 Adams Blvd.

Youth choir concert performs Saturday

Red Mountain Youth Choir sings “Broadway’s Best” at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Elaine K. Smith Center, 700 Wyoming. Pam Barlow, longtime choral director in Boulder City schools will lead. Tickets are available at Chamber of Commerce or at the door. Adult are $10, child/student are $5, family pass is $25 for parents and immediate family members. Call Rose at 293-5455.

Fine Arts Festival this weekend in park

The Boulder City Art Guild presents the 28th annual Fine Arts Festival from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in Bicentennial Park behind City Hall. Works from more than 130 Southwestern artists will be on display. Admission is free and there will be free drawings hourly. A fine art raffle benefits scholarships. Food and beverages are available. Entertainment by vocalist Michael Miele is at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. each day. Call 293-2138 for more information.

Lend A Hand says thanks

Lend A Hand will be honoring and celebrating its volunteers Monday through April 26. Stop by the office, 400 Utah St., during office hours for special treats and to be recognized by those who appreciate and benefit from your service to our community. Thank yous will be given to those who serve the elderly and disabled residents of Boulder City.

Community Club sets meeting date

The Community Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St. The fee is $9. Please call Beverly Parry after 1 p.m. at 293-7623 for a reservation.

Drug Take Back Day

April 27 has been slated as Drug Take Back Day by attorneys general, cities, states and organizations as a day to clean out medicine cabinets and turn in expired and/or unused prescription drugs. Just walk into the police station and place the “pharm party” articles in the large yellow, secure receptacle. There’s no need to see or speak to anyone.

Mitchell School holding kindergarten registration

Andrew J. Mitchell Elementary School, 900 Avenue B, is taking kindergarten registration for 2013-14 school year. Full-day kindergarten registration may close after April 30. Office hours are 7:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 799-8280 for more information.

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 and 11:30 a.m. and 1 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 kids 3 and younger are free.

American Legion meets first Tuesday of the month

Legionnaires and all eligible veterans are invited to the American Legion meetings at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the legion hall, 508 California Ave., between Boulder Bowl and Grace Church Academy. This is the place to find up-to-date information on all veteran’s affairs. Give Doug McHam a call at 293-6374 for more information.

AAUW meetings third Monday of the month

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. Member Laura Pyzer has been arranging some great speakers discussing education, women’s health and more. The next meeting will be Monday.

RPEN meets fourth Thursday of the month

Retired Public Employees of Nevada meet at 11 a.m. the fourth Thursday of the month at the Homestead of Boulder City, 1401 Medical Park Drive. April’s guest speaker will be Kelly Haugh, Boulder City resident and service dog trainer, and her companion, Kinnick. Members go to lunch after each meeting at a different local restaurant. The next meeting is April 25. Call Bernard at 294-0636 for further information.

Emergency Aid seeking office volunteers

Emergency Aid, 600 Nevada Highway, needs volunteers to work in the office where they will be in contact with clients. People skills are a necessity, but computer skills are not. Office volunteers work one or two mornings a week. Call 293-0332 to make an appointment.