January 30, 2014 - 5:03 am
Sons of Norway potluck scheduled for Wednesday
The Sons of Norway, Desert Troll Lodge of Boulder City/Henderson, will have a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, 2 S. Pecos Road, Henderson.
Those interested in Scandinavian culture or genealogy are welcome.
Kickoff for Relay for Life will be held Friday evening
Relay for Life is coming to Boulder City April 25 at Boulder City High School. A kickoff for the fundraiser will be at 6 p.m. Friday in the multiuse building at Broadbent Park, 1301 Fifth St.
Relay for Life is a 12-hour walk to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. Teams will walk from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.
The kickoff party will offer the opportunity to register or join a team, dinners, children’s games and drawing.
For more information, contact Shannon Moore at Shannon.Moore@cancer.org or 702-891-9022 or visit the website at www.relayforlife.org.
Democratic Club to learn of Education Initiative
The Boulder City Democratic Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13 in the meeting room of the library, 701 Adams Blvd. The topic will be the Education Initiative to provide additional funding for Nevada schools.
An expert panel will provide facts, research and explanations about the initiative, which will be on the ballot in November.
Members, guests and the public are invited. For more information, call 702-530-6604 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Passion for Purses lunch to benefit hospital
Boulder City Hospital Foundation will present Passion for Purses — A Saturday Afternoon Luncheon Feb. 8 at Cascata Golf Course, 1 Cascata Drive.
Scheduled from 1-4 p.m., the event will include a live auction featuring designer handbags as well as a silent auction. Kendall Tenney will serve as master of ceremonies.
Tickets are $75.
For additional information or to order tickets online, visit http://bchcares.org/foundation/passion-for-purses/. You also can call Wendy Adams at 702-293-0214.
Library schedules variety of activities, events
Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd., has several activities planned for the coming weeks. These include:
n Lego Challenge: 4-5 p.m. today and Feb. 27 in the community room for children 6 and older.
n Preschool story time: 10-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, 12, 19 and 26 in the board room for children 3-5.
n Toddler story time: 10:30-11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, 12, 19 and 26 in the board room for children younger than 36 months.
n Movie: 6 p.m. Feb. 5. “Salt” will be shown. Those attending are welcome to bring snacks, beverages and comfortable seating.
n Family story time: 6-7 p.m. Feb. 6 in the community room. There also will be science, crafts, games and Legos.
n Movie: 6 p.m. Feb. 11. “Iron Man 3” will be shown. Those attending are welcome to bring snacks, beverages and comfortable seating.
n Tech seminar: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 12. Internet Safety for Parents is the title of the session.
n Valentine’s Day craft: 3-4 p.m. Feb. 13 in the community room for children 12 and younger
n Anti-Valentine’s Day party: 4-5 p.m. Feb. 13 in the community room for those 13 and older. There will be crafts and music and is geared for those who don’t like Valentine’s Day.
n Movie: 1 p.m. Feb. 15. “Tangled” will be shown in the community room.
Additionally, an open craft time has been scheduled for Saturday and the first Saturdays of March and April. The sessions are open to crafters of all ages and are intended to encourage socializing. People are welcome to bring in whatever project they are working on, as well as food and beverages.
Call 702-293-1281 for details or more information.
Republican women to hear sheriff’s candidate
Boulder City Republican Women will meet at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 20 in the conference room at Railroad Pass Casino, 2800 S. Boulder Highway, Henderson.
Joe Lombardo, assistant Clark County sheriff, will speak. Lombardo is a candidate for sheriff. He has served in various capacities of the sheriff’s department during the past 25 years and holds a master’s degree in crisis and emergency management from University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is an alumnus of the FBI National Academy and is a 37-year resident of Clark County.
Club members are reminded to bring donations for Support Our Troops’ packages, greeting cards for St. Jude’s Ranch for Children and donations for Emergency Aid of Boulder City.
All interested persons are invited. Cost of the luncheon is $20. To guarantee seating, reservations should be made by Feb. 14 by calling 702-393-1228 or emailing email@example.com.
Rehearsals underway for Red Mountain Choir
Rehearsals for Red Mountain Choir’s spring concert are underway from 7-9 p.m. Thursdays at the Elaine K. Smith Center, 799 Wyoming St.
The concert will be presented March 28-29.
This is a nonauditioned choir for all who enjoy singing.
For additional information or to join the choir, call Rose at 702-293-5455.
Support group helps family of those with breathing problems
Area residents are invited to the Friends and Family of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease support group. The group meets at 10 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Senior Center, 823 Arizona St.
Bruce Borchard of Vital Care leads the group, which explores ways for better living with COPD, asthma and emphysema. It is sanctioned by the Better Breathers and American Lung Association.
Health care meetings explain Affordable Care Act
Boulder City Library and CARE NV will host meetings at the library, 701 Adams Blvd., to assist residents with understanding and signing up for health care under the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare.
The meetings will be Feb. 14 and March 14. The visits are scheduled by appointment; call 702-836-9033 to make an appointment.
Fitness classes for children offered at recreation center
The Boulder City Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of fitness classes for children, including Zumbatomics, jujitsu, tennis, belly dancing and Mindful Yoga for kids.
For more information on these or any of classes, call the recreation department office at 702-293-9256 or visit www.bcnv.org.
Walking group meets at Veterans Park
Boulder City United Methodist Fellowship has a walking group that meets at 8 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Veterans Memorial Park, 1650 Buchanan Blvd. Group members walk 30 minutes before they begin their day. Everyone is invited to come out and improve their health and make new friends. They meet at the duck pond next to Pratte Field.
For more information, contact the Rev. Sandy Johnson at 702-293-9240 or email sandy_L_johnson@hotmail.com.
Emergency Aid needs help
Emergency Aid of Boulder City is seeking donations. The nonprofit organization’s funding is used throughout the year to provide utility and rental assistance to those in need. For more information or to donate, call 702-300-6187.
Local churches join for weekday worship
Boulder City United Methodist Church and St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church have a weekly worship called WOW or “Worship on Wednesday.”
The 6:45 p.m. worship service is at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 812 Arizona St., and is a combination of contemporary praise music, prayer and a short reflection. The Revs. Sandy Johnson and Jim Lyons will lead the service.
The service is casual and all are welcome. For more information, call Johnson at 702-293-7240 or visit www.bouldercityumc.org; or Lyons at 792-293-4275 or www.stchristopherschurch.org.
Association of University Women local branch to meet
The Boulder City Branch of American Association of University Women meets at 7 p.m. the third Monday of each month in the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St.
Meetings are open to the public and held in the Gene Segerblom meeting room.
For additional information, leave a message at 702-294-42047 and your call will be returned as soon as possible.
Las Vegas Kiwanis to tour auto collection
The Kiwanis Club of Las Vegas invites area residents to join it on a benefit tour of Jim Rogers’ renowned Sunbelt Auto Collection Museum from 6-9 p.m. March 8.
The museum, housed in more than 40,000 square feet, features more than 200 restored vehicles including foreign sports cars, Model Ts and Corvettes. Additionally, there are more than 100 original, large movie posters.
Light refreshments will be served. There also will be prize drawings.
Tickets are $25 in advance, or $30 at the door.
Only 100 tickets will be sold. They can be purchased by sending checks to Jerry McElroy, club treasurer, at P.O. Box 400502, Las Vegas, NV 89140, or online through PayPal at www.kiwaniscluboflasvegas.org.
Proceeds benefit the Kiwanis’ charitable activities.
For more information, call Pete Shevlin at 702-327-9769