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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. today 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.

 

Library to hold club meetings, performances

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

— Lego challenge, 3:30 p.m. today in the community room. The session is designed for those 6 and older.

— Keeping Kids Fit club, 3:30 p.m. Friday in the community room. For those 6-11 and their caregivers. The six-week program will use fun activities to teach families about the importance of exercise and healthy eating. Advance registration requested.

— Movie, 6 p.m. Friday in the community room. “Sandlot” will be shown.

— Duffy Hudson performances, 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the community room. The actor will present shows about Dr. Seuss and Harry Houdini. The performances are co-sponsored by Copper Mountain Solar. There is no cost to attend.

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

 

Join rangers for hike, chat at Lake Mead

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

— Ranger hike: White Owl Canyon, Saturday. Join a ranger for a hike that winds through a narrow canyon where birds of prey have been spotted in the past. Call the visitor center to make a reservation.

— Ranger chat: “Public Lands: Treasures of Southern Nevada,” 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Alan Bible Visitor Center, 10 Lakeshore Road. Learn about the variety of public lands in the area.

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

 

Horticulturalist to discuss growing tomatoes

Members of the Boulder City Garden Club will meet at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday at Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd. Guest speaker will be urban horticulturalist Donald Fabbi, who will talk about “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Growing Tomatoes in Southern Nevada.” All interested people are welcome to attend.

For more information, call Libby Powell at 702-293-9064.

 

Methodist church to celebrate its chartering

Boulder City United Methodist Church will celebrate its chartering Sunday with a special service in the chapel at St. Jude’s Ranch for Children, 100 St. Jude’s St.

“Our church began in 1999 and has worked hard for the past 16 years to make a difference in Boulder City. We have finally achieved the requirements of our denomination to become a ‘church’ after being a fellowship for so many years,” said the Rev. Sandy Johnson, the church’s spiritual leader.

Special guest for the worship service will be Bishop Robert Hoshibata. The service will begin at 11:15 a.m. and be followed at 12:30 p.m. with a luncheon.

For more information, contact Pat Benke at 702-293-7711.

 

Lend A Hand schedules training for volunteers

Lend A Hand is seeking volunteers to help drive area senior citizens and disabled people to medical appointments locally and in the Las Vegas Valley. Additionally, volunteers are needed to help the nonprofit’s clients stay in their homes by providing respite for caregivers, companionship or help with small tasks such as grocery shopping.

A training session for potential volunteers will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 15 at the office, 400 Utah St.

For reservations or more information, call 702-294-2363.

 

High school movie awards ceremony set

Boulder City High School will present its fourth annual Boulder City Movie Awards at 7 p.m. March 3 in the theater on campus. The awards ceremony showcases the best student films with honors presented in categories such as best special effects, best editing, best actor and actress, best picture, best screenplay and best direction. Admission is free.

For more information, email teacher Canaan Petersen at cdpetersen1@interact.ccsd.net.

 

Art guild to present drawing workshop

Boulder City Art Guild will present “Get the Lead Out,” a structured drawing workshop designed to get artists moving and thinking,” from 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 3 and 10 at its gallery inside Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St.

Lynda Whitehair will teach the sessions. She taught for more than 40 years at high schools and community centers throughout Clark County, and is a colored pencil and pastel artist.

Participants must provide their own paper and art supplies such as pencils, colored pencils, watercolor pencils and charcoal. Whitehair will provide some pencils and supplies for specific activities.

A minimum of five people are needed to hold the class, which will have a maximum of 10 people.

Cost is $25 for the two-class workshop.

For more information or to register, email lwhitehair@aol.com.

 

Calvary Chapel adds second Sunday service

Calvary Chapel Boulder City is adding a second Sunday morning service starting March 6. Services will be offered at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. at its location at 1000 Nevada Way, upstairs behind Nevada State Bank. A children’s ministry will be available at both services.

Additionally, the church offers a 7 p.m. Wednesday midweek service, also with a children’s ministry, and junior and senior high youth group, which meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

For more information, call 702-454-4003 or visit www.ccbcnv.org.

 

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.

 

Episcopal church hosting prayer programs

St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church will offer soup and approaches to prayer on Fridays during Lent. The programs, which start at 5 p.m., continue through March 18. A soup supper will follow each program. 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.

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