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Spring Story Time has arrived at the Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd. Every Wednesday during May 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 in the library board room. Call Kimberly Diehm, youth services librarian, at 293-1281 for more information.

n Library’s movie of the month will be “Jaws,” the 1975 film directed by Steven Spielberg. The two-hour movie starts at 1 p.m. Saturday.

n Lego challenge returns May 30 at 4 p.m. to the community room. Event for ages 7 and up.

 

Heatwave swim team class registration under way

The Boulder City Henderson Heatwave summer league swim team invites youth ages 6 and older to learn the four competitive strokes from June 10 to Aug. 8, Monday through Thursday, 6-7 p.m. at the Boulder City pool, 861 Avenue B. Call 293-9286 or stop by to register.

 

RPEN meets today

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. Members go to lunch after each meeting at a different local restaurant.

Call Bernard at 294-0636 for further information. The May 23 speaker is the Public Employees Retirement System Ambassador Program representative Cheryl Price.

 

High school music department concert today

The Boulder City Music Department’s annual spring concert at the school auditorium today at 6 p.m. There will be a performance by the choir, orchestra, percussion ensemble and symphonic band. Admission is free.

 

Poppy Days are back with Memorial Day weekend

The American Legion Auxiliary will be assisting the legion with poppy distribution at local businesses Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. They will also be selling them at the Best Dam Barbecue Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., starting with the flag-raising ceremony.

 

Best Dam Barbecue this weekend at park

The ninth annual Best Dam Barbecue Challenge will be held this Friday and Saturday in Bicentennial Park and is the major fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Boulder City. The event features a professional barbecue contest, the Verizon Family Fun Zone, a vendor marketplace, a silent auction, the Best Dam Car Show, a KidsQue Challenge, live entertainment and more. The event runs 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, visit www.bestdambarbecue.com.

 

Legion Auxiliary seeking Memorial Day volunteers

The American Legion Auxiliary will be helping with the grave flag placing Sunday, 2-5 p.m. at the Boulder City Cemetery, 501 Adams Blvd. Volunteers please arrive at 2 p.m. The organization will also take part in the Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, starting at 9 a.m. The flags will be gathered at 5 p.m. that day. Please call Linda Graham at 278-6603 for more information.

 

Public Art Scape walk Saturday

The Boulder City Public Art Scape walkabout is Saturday in Old Town. The group will meet at 4 p.m. at the Boulder Dam Hotel lobby, 1305 Arizona St. There will be 11 new sculptures presented, with artist award reception to follow. The event is open to the public. Call 293-7731 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 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.

PEO annual yard sale fundraiser scheduled

The PEO Chapter K will hold its annual yard sale to raise money for scholarships and projects from 7 a.m. to noon May 31 and June 1 at 540 Bender Court.

Country Store summer sale scheduled for June 1

Country Store’s summer sale will be held 7 a.m.-noon June 1 at Grace Community Church, 1150 Wyoming St. The sale will feature used housewares, linens and furniture. The church has sponsored the rummage sale for 65 years to raise money for church projects and missions.

 

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.

 

American Legion meets first Tuesday evening of month

Legionnaires and all eligible veterans are invited to the American Legion meeting at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at the American Legion Hall, 508 California Ave., between Boulder Bowl and Grace Church Academy. Call Cmdr. Wayne Curtis at 293-6222 for more information.

 

Dog park board meets twice monthly

The dog park’s board meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday at the library, 701 Adams Blvd.