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Community Briefs

Retired public workers to hear from group's leaders

Members of the Boulder City Chapter of the Retired Public Employees of Nevada will gather for their monthly membership meeting at 11 a.m. today at The Homestead of Boulder City, 1401 Medical Park Drive.

Guest speakers will be Terri Laird, interim executive director of RPEN, and Jack Harris, state president of the association.

After the meeting, members will go to an area restaurant for a no-host lunch.

For more information, contact Bernard at bernardpaolini@cox.net or call 702-294-0636.

 

Democratic club to focus on caucus

Members of the Boulder City Democratic Club will gather at 6:30 tonight at Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd., for their monthly meeting.

The session will include preparations for the Democratic presidential caucus, which will be held Feb. 20. A representative from the state party will provide training on the process.

All interested people are welcome.

For more information, contact the club at 702-530-6604 or email bouldercitydemocraticclub@gmail.com.

 

New support group to help bereaved

The Homestead at Boulder City and Creekside Hospice will launch its new community bereavement support group at 10:30 a.m. today.

The group, led by Creekside chaplain Bill Martinez, will meet in the library at The Homestead, 1401 Medical Park Drive.

Light snacks will be provided.

For more information, call Curt at 702-294-8720.

 

Work day planned at dog park

See Spot Run will hold a work day at its dog park at Veteran's Memorial Park, 4650 Buchanan Blvd. Volunteers are needed from 9 a.m. until noon.

All are welcome to participate.

 

St. Christopher's sets prayer, soup dinner sessions

St. Christopher's Episcopal Church will offer soup and approaches to prayer on Fridays during Lent. The programs begin Feb. 19 and continue through March 18.

The programs will start at 5 p.m. in the church with Stations of the Cross, followed by Praying the Word: Lectio Divina, Praying the Book: The Book of Common Prayer and the Psalter, Gifts of the Holy Spirit, Praying the Examen and Compline and Reconciliation: Praying for Foregiveness.

A soup supper will follow each session.

All interested people are welcome to attend.

The church is at 812 Arizona St.

For more information, call 702-545-0504 or 702-294-1254.

 

Congressional candidates to address club

Members of the Boulder City Republican Woman's Club will gather for their monthly luncheon meeting Feb. 18 at Railroad Pass, 2800 S. Boulder Highway, Henderson.

Guest speakers for the session will be several Republican candidates for the seat in Congress representing District 3, including Kerry Bowers, a retired U.S. Air Force officer; Danny Tarkanian, owner of an athletic facility; and Annette Teijeiro, a physician.

Doors will open at 11 a.m. and the lunch meeting will begin at 11:45.

Cost is $21 per person. Reservations are required and must be made by noon today. They can be made by calling 702-393-1228 or emailing bcgop@yahoo.com.

 

Anew network to meet Saturday

Anew Women's Network will meet at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd.

A representative from Boulder Dam Credit Union will be the guest speaker.

The group aims to provide friendship, encouragement and resources to women whose husbands have died.

A light lunch will be served.

Contact Fran Jordan at 702-293-0620 or Pastor Marjorie Kitchell at 702-293-1352, for further information.

 

Blood drive planned for Feb. 18

A blood drive to benefit the Boulder City community and hospital will be held from 1-7 p.m. Feb. 18 in the gym at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 916 Fifth St.

For each donation, you will receive hero rewards points that can be redeemed for gifts.

To schedule an appointment, contact Lee McDonald at 702-795-8335 or visit www.bloodhero.com and enter the code bouldercity.

 

Art guild changes date of painting session

The date of Boulder City Art Guild's monthly long-pose life painting and drawing session has been changed for February. It will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Feb. 21 in room 109 of the Elaine K. Smith Building, 700 Wyoming St.

A minimum of four artists must attend. Cost is $15 per person.

Reservations are required and can be sent to painting@beezlebugbit.com or bcartguild@gmail.com.

Artists must bring their own supplies, including a drop cloth.

 

Book clubs, story sessions top library's schedule

Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd., has several activities planned for the coming weeks. These include:

— Adult book club, 9 a.m. today in the community room. This month's topic is animals.

— Science exploration club, 3:30 p.m. Friday in the community room. Explore science through stories, experiments and crafts. For children 3-6.

— Movie, 6 p.m. Friday in the community room. "Men With Brooms" will be shown. This movie is rated R for language, sexuality and some drug use.

— Drop-in story time, 10 a.m. Tuesday in the board room. For all ages.

— Adult book club, 7 p.m. Tuesday in the community room. This month's book selection is "Too Big to Fail" by Andrew Sorkin.

— Toddler story time, 10 a.m. Wednesday in the board room. For children younger than 36 months and their caregivers.

— Teen time, 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the community room. Those 12 and older are invited to come play games, work on homework or just hang out.

Call 702-293-1281 for details, reservations or more information.

 

Lake Mead to host events with rangers

Lake Mead National Recreation Area has a variety of special events happening in the coming week. These include:

— Ranger hike: "St. Thomas: A Town Revealed," Friday. Join a ranger to explore the remains of the small farming community that was eventually covered by Lake Mead. Reservations are required.

— Ranger chat: "Wingspan Myths," 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m Saturday and Sunday at Alan Bible Visitor Center, 10 Lakeshore Road. Participants will learn about the wingspans of a variety of desert birds.

Call 702-293-8990 for additional information or to make reservations.

 

Rock, Roll & Stroll to benefit senior center

The Senior Center of Boulder City will present its inaugural Rock, Roll & Stroll, an event to benefit its Meals on Wheels program, March 12 at Veterans' Memorial Park, 1650 Buchanan Blvd.

Scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the family-friendly event will feature people rocking in rocking chairs at Pratte Soccer Field, rolling in wheelchairs around the park's pond, and strolling through the park on a designated path. For each activity, participants will have collected pledges to raise funds for the senior center's Meals on Wheels program.

The event also will feature entertainment and food available for purchase. Those attending also are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets and picnic baskets.

Those interested in participating can obtain pledge packets on the center's website, www.seniorcenterbouldercity.org.

 

Community Club to host potluck lunch

Members of the Community Club of Boulder City will gather for a potluck luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Multiuse Building, 1204 Sixth St.

Guest speaker will be Brok Armantrout, community development director for the city.

All interested people are welcome to attend.

For more information, call Beverly Parry after 1 p.m. at 702-293-7623.

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