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.
Today, Thursday, the Lego Challenge returns at 4 p.m. to the board room. The event is for children ages 7 and older. Legos will be provided. Call 293-1281 to register.
The library will be accepting photos for the Teen Photo Contest the entire month of June. Contact the library for more information.
Friday, June 8, the Summer Reading Program sign-ups will be from 11 a.m. to noon in the community room. Children and teens of all ages are welcome.
Thursday, June 14, the Natural History Traveling Musem program “Marine Animals & Dinosaurs, Oh My!” will stop by 11 a.m. to noon in the community room. The event is sponsored by the Las Vegas Natural History Museum.
Heatwave swim club hosting youth training class
The BCH Heatwave swim club invites youth ages 7-12 to join the swim team this summer and learn to race the four competitive strokes, June 11 through Aug. 9. The class will be 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the city pool at the corner of Fifth Street and Avenue B.
Fees are $120 for the season and $35 seasonal USA Swimming registration fee. Register at the Boulder City Pool, 861 Avenue B, or call 293-9286 for more information.
City offering summer Safekey program
The Boulder City Parks and Recreation Department is offering a youth recreation program during the school district’s summer break. It runs Monday through Friday from June 11 to Aug. 24, at the recreation center complex, 900 Arizona St. There is a choice of a full day for $18 or half day for $9. Field trip fees are additional. Preregistration and prepayment are required for this program, at the Recreation Department office, Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. This program is designed for grades kindergarten through fifth, giving kids a creative way to spend their summer days. Activities include arts and crafts, games, sports and weekly outings. For more information, contact the recreation department at 293-9256.
Brass band to play at library
The Las Vegas Brass Band will play at the Boulder City Library Amphitheater on Saturday, June 2, at 7 p.m. The group is a British-style brass band formed in 1994. It is scheduled to play 10 songs, ranging from the ragtime classic “Sweet Georgia Brown” to Gershwin’s “Strike Up the Band.” The free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Arts.
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.
The American Legion is back out on the town selling “Support Our Troops” shirts on Red Shirt Fridays. Contact Joe Rowe at 722-4273 if you are interested in a shirt.
First Thursday at The Gallery scheduled
John Alan Ross, emeritus professor at Eastern Washington University, will discuss his time with Spokan Indian culture and his new book, “The Spokan Indians.” Ross researched and studied the Spokan culture for more than four decades. The elders recalled old ways and entrusted the knowledge to Ross so it could be passed on to future generations. The free event, followed by a question-and-answer session and light fare, will be Thursday, June 7, at 6:30 p.m.
Veterans group to host charity golf tournament
The Nevada Veterans Assistance League is hosting a golf tournament on Saturday, June 9, at the Boulder Creek Golf Club, 1501 Veterans Memorial Drive, to raise funds for activities and events for the residents of the Nevada State Veterans Home. The $125 entry fee includes green fees, a cart and an awards luncheon. Entry deadline is May 25. Sponsorship opportunities are also available for each hole. Call Angela Metcalf at 332-6741 for more information.
Church to host summer Bible school
Bethany Baptist Church, 210 Wyoming St., will host a SonRise National Park Vacation Bible Study, June 17-21. The class will run from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The class is open to ages preschool through sixth grade. Call the church at 293-1912 or Larry Street at 544-2357 for more information.
Hospital’s gift shop looking for volunteers
The Boulder City Hospital Auxiliary is seeking volunteers to work in Goldie’s Gift Shop at the hospital, 901 Adams Blvd. Please call 293-4111 for more information. The shop is a great replacement for the Hallmark Store for gift ideas.
Primary election schedule set
The county primary election is scheduled for June 12; early voting in Boulder City is on June 4 and 5. Absentee ballot requests can be found at www.clarkcountynv.gov under “elections.” Requests can also be picked up at the city clerk’s office. Absentee requests have to be in to the election office on or before June 5.
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.
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.
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.
Asthma/Emphysema group meets
The Asthma/Emphysema Support Group meets the third Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Senior Center conference room, 823 Arizona St. It is led by the knowledgeable Bruce Borchard, RCP of Vital Care and sanctioned by Better Breathers.
Meet others for information and discussion among a small group exploring respiratory problems. No registration required.
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 saleable hardware, household merchandise and clothes. Arrangements for donation pick-up can be made by calling 293-2018.
Donations should be clean and functional.