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.
“Tuesday Talk with a Ranger” returns March 13 at 7 p.m. The topic will be “Wildflowers” and the event will be held in the community room.
Thursday, March 15, a St. Patrick’s Day craft event will be held at 4 p.m. for kids ages 10 and under in the community room.
Thursday, March 29, 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.
Republican club welcomes state senator
Nevada State Sen. Michael Roberson will speak at the luncheon meeting of the Boulder City Republican Women on Thursday, March 15, at 11:30 a.m. at the Railroad Pass Casino and Hotel Banquet Room. Roberson is a practicing attorney with a Las Vegas law firm, having received a juris doctor of law from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1996. He also serves on the advisory board for Advanced Technologies Academy. He is expected to be the leader of the Republican State Senate Caucus during the next legislative session.
All members and other interested persons are invited to attend. Cost of the luncheon is $20. Reservations are required and may be made by calling the BCRW Hotline at 393-1228, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Church to hold free movie night
Bethany Baptist Church, 210 Wyoming St., will show the film “Courageous,” on Friday, March 16, at 6 p.m. The movie is about four men with one calling, to protect and serve. As law enforcement officers, they are confident and focused, but good enough seems to be all they can muster as dads.
A dessert will be served after the movie.
Lend A Hand to hold volunteer training
Lend A Hand will hold volunteer training at its office on Tuesday, March 20. The five-hour session begins at 9 a.m. Call 294-2363 for more information. The office is located at 400 Utah St.
Community Club luncheon scheduled
The Boulder City Community Club will have its monthly luncheon on Thursday, March 22, at the multi-use building owned by the Parks and Rec Department at 12:30 p.m. It is located on 6th Avenue, between Avenue B and School Drive. The club will provide sandwiches. Bring a salad or dessert to complement a sandwich meal.
For reservations call Phyllis Holsey at 293-4381. We will be having our annual white elephant sale called Trinkets and Treasures. If you would like to participate, bring something to put in the sale or cash to spend.
Red Mountain Choir schedules performance
Red Mountain Choir will perform “By the Sea” on March 23-24, at 7:30 p.m., at the College of Southern Nevada, 700 Wyoming Street. Tickets are available at the Chamber of Commerce. Adults are $12, children and students are $5. Family passes are $30, Sorry, children under 5 not admitted. Call Rose at 293-5455 for more information.
Library to start Movie of the Month program
The Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd., will show the movie “Catch Me If You Can,” on Saturday, March 24, at 1 p.m. The PG-13 movie stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks and Christopher Walken and has a running time of 141 minutes. The Movie of the Month program will be the fourth Saturday of the month at the same time and will include box office favorites from 2002 in honor of the library’s 10th anniversary in the building. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or pillows. Light refreshments will be served as long as they last.
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.
The fourth annual Great Train Robbery will be held March 24-25.
Red Cross training water-safety instructors
The city is looking for teachers for its Learn to Swim classes, Parent and Child Aquatics and water-safety presentations. The Red Cross Water Safety Instructors training course will be offered at the Boulder City Pool and Raquetball Complex on April 2-6.
The training course is for professional Red Cross certification. A pre-course swim test is required. Class size is limited and open to ages 16 and up. Class fee is $85 through March 23 and $100 after that date. Please call 293-9286 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 the American Legion Hall, 508 California Ave. Call commander Doug McHam at 293-6374 for more information.
The Legion still has Support Our Troops T-shirts and golf shirts for sale. The money that is raised will provide our troops overseas with much needed supplies. If you would like to purchase one of these shirts, please see Joe Rowe on Thursday or Friday afternoons at Albertsons or call 722-4273.
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.