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Boulder’s Best: Great spots to get wet

Today ushers in a heat wave for Boulder City with temperatures expected to be 107 degrees and higher. To help residents survive the heat, the Boulder City Review has compiled a list of places to cool down, swim or just play in some refreshing water.

 
Seen on Scene: At the Damboree

Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Cpl. Matthew A. Commons Post 36, of Boulder City presented the colors to kick off the 71st annual Damboree parade through downtown July 4.

Protect your pets from extreme heat

The expression “dog days of summer” originated from Greek and Roman astrology, when the rising of Sirius (dog star) kicked off the hottest, most uncomfortable days of summer. For our furry friends, “dog days” can be downright deadly.

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Community Briefs, July 11

Voter registration topic for club

Senior Center, July 11

Hours of operation: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday at 813 Arizona St., 702-293-3320. Visit the center’s website at www.seniorcenterbouldercity.org.

Restaurants to showcase best dishes at new event

Visitors and residents will have the opportunity to sample the menus of local restaurants while raising money to help culinary arts students during the first Boulder City Best Dam Restaurant Week in August.

Cool down this summer with frozen pops

There are few things more refreshing on a hot summer’s day than cooling down with a flavorful ice pop. But before you dash to the grocery store, consider making frozen pops at home. Store-bought pops are often chockablock full of sugar, artificial flavoring and dyes. How else can you get those neon colors not found in nature? While it’s fun for the kiddies to stick out their electric blue tongues, we can make better-for-you pops they will love.

Star Power

Hali Bernstein Saylor/Boulder City Review

Community Briefs, July 4

Library to host Hampstead’s performance of ‘Jungle Book’

Senior Center, July 4

Hours of operation: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday at 813 Arizona St., 702-293-3320. Visit the center’s website at www.seniorcenterbouldercity.org.

Damboree spotlights love for BC

Boulder City’s annual Damboree Fourth of July celebration is back for another year and will again offer a day of food, celebration and fun for all who attend.

Tasting menus stretch party budgets

With Independence Day just around the corner, summer is in full swing and it’s party time. Here’s an easy strategy to host a grand party without a grand budget: Throw a tasting party.

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