Library events for families
The Boulder City Library will be hosting a series of events for children and families. The library is located at 701 Adams Blvd.
Spring storytime sessions are every Wednesday, with preschool (ages 2-5) at 10 a.m. and toddler storytime (36 months and under) at 10:30 a.m.
Today, Thursday, the library will have a SuperHero Party at 4 p.m. Children ages 12 and under are invited to wear a superhero costume for heroic fun. Call 293-1281 to register.
Friday, April 6, the library will have a Wii games event for kids ages 10 and up in the community room from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday Talk with a Ranger returns April 10 at 7 p.m. in the community room. Children ages 12 and up are welcome.
Thursday, April 26, the Lego Challenge returns at 4 p.m. to the board room. The event is for children ages 7 and up. Legos will be provided. Call 293-1281 to register.
Country Store donation facility open
The Country Store storage facility on Park Street is now open every Monday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. to receive donations of sellable hardware, household merchandise and clothes. Arrangements for donation pick-up can be made by calling 293-2018.
Donations should be clean and functional. Obsolete or dysfunctional electronic devices are not acceptable. Soiled or damaged furniture and worn-out appliances are also unacceptable.
Train rides on weekend
The Nevada State Railroad Museum operates the Nevada Southern Rail weekend rides on Saturday and Sunday. The train departs at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. from the station at 600 Yucca St. Adult tickets are $10 and children ages 4-12 are $5. Call 486-5006 or visit www.NevadaSouthern.com for more information.
Thomas the Tank Engine will be there April 14-15 and 21-22. Tickets are $18 and the train will run 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Emergency Aid seeking volunteers
Emergency Aid of Boulder City, 600 Nevada Way, is in immediate need of new recruits for pantry operations. Anyone interested in working in the pantry should call 293-0332. Leave your name and telephone number or come into the office between the hours of 9 a.m. and noon and ask for JoAnn, Dennis or Geri.
Training will be provided to make new recruits familiar with Emergency Aid policies and pantry procedures. The normal time commitment for an Emergency Aid volunteer is three to four hours per week. Some of the volunteers voluntarily do a lot more.
Gallery announces First Thursday speaker
Plein air artist Kathleen Strukoff will talk about the how-to’s and challenges of painting outdoors in natural light today, Thursday, at 6:30 p.m. at The Gallery downtown. The event is to promote the first plein air event in Boulder City, to be held in late April. The talk is followed by Q&A and light fare, and it is free and open to the public. A percentage of all purchases helps to support the homeless through Family Promise of Las Vegas. For further information call 501-9219 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Gallery is located at 501 Nevada Way.
Hospital gift shoppe to be renamed for Goldie Begley
The Hospital Auxiliary and local Chamber of Commerce will rename the hospital’s gift shoppe Goldie’s Gift Shoppe At Boulder City Hospital on Wednesday, April 11. The event will be part of the chamber’s monthly mixer from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For more information call 293-2034.
Republican women’s club to meet
Boulder City Republican Women will meet Thursday, April 19 at 11:30 a.m. at the Railroad Pass hotel-casino conference room. Michael J. McDonald, a candidate for chair of the Nevada State Republican Party, will speak. McDonald, a native Nevadan, is a former officer of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and former Las Vegas City Councilman. He also served as chairman of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. The election for state chair will be held at the Nevada State Central Committee meeting on April 22.
Cost of the April 19 luncheon is $20. Reservations are required by April 13, and may be made by calling the BCRW hotline at 393-1228 or emailing email@example.com.
BC’s Got Talent auditions soon
Auditions for the annual talent show are April 21 and by appointment only. Call Carla Morgan at 292-4411 to set up an audition. Audition forms are available at the Chamber of Commerce.
There is a $10 fee to audition. There is an adult division for ages 18 and up, and a youth division, 17 and under. The show is May 19.
RPEN to hold monthly meeting
The Boulder City Chapter of the Retired Public Employees of Nevada invites you to our April membership meeting on Thursday, April 26 at 11:00 am at The Homestead, 1401 Medical Park Drive. Guest speaker will be Harry Ray of Zimmerray Studios, discussing the progress made to date on the City of Boulder City’s strategic plan, Envision 2020. Feel free to bring friends who are also public employees. Call Bernard Paolini at 294-0636 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
American Legion to host meetings every first Tuesday
American Legion Post 31 hosts its monthly meeting the first Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 508 California Ave. Call commander Doug McHam at 293-6374 for more information.
It’s spring and that means the American Legion is back out on the town selling their “Support Out Troops” red shirts. Fridays are Red Shirt Fridays. Support this community-wide effort to show our American soldiers support. Contact Joe Rowe at 722-4273 if you are interested in a shirt or other ways to show your community support.
Alzheimer’s Support Group helps family, friends
The Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at The Homestead, 1401 Medical Park Drive, the first and third Thursdays of every month. Caregivers, family and friends of those with Alzheimer’s disease or memory problems are welcome to join the meetings.
There is no fee to attend. Those interested in more information about the meetings can call 294-8720.
Free support group for those with memory loss
The Homestead, 1401 Medical Park Drive, will offer a support group for those in the early to midstage of memory loss the first Thursday of the month at 1 p.m. The group provides an opportunity to meet others who have similar difficulties, to exchange information, express feelings and receive support.
The group is led by Mary Shapiro, MSG, CMC, author of “Alzheimer’s Disease: A Practical and Legal Guide for Nevada Residents.”
Please contact The Homestead at Boulder City at 294-8720 for information and registration.
Youth choir concert set
Red Mountain Youth Choir presents “Rock On!” conducted by Pam Barlow on Saturday, April 21, at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the LA Water and Power Auditorium, 600 Nevada Way. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for child/student, $25 family pass. Call Rose at 293-5455 for more information.