Community Briefs

Republican women to hear Assembly candidate

The Boulder City Republican Women’s Club will hold its monthly luncheon today at the Railroad Pass hotel and casino. Doors to the banquet room will open at 11 a.m. and lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m.

The program will be presented by Swadeep Nigam, who is running to represent District 23 in the state Assembly.

For more information, call 702-393-1228.

Masons to host rib, shrimp dinner

Boulder City Masonic Lodge No. 37 will present Kindles for Kids, a fundraising dinner at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the lodge, 900 Arizona St. The dinner includes ribs, shrimp, sides, dessert and drinks.

One hundred percent of ticket proceeds support the purchase of 30 Kindle e-readers for the students of Garrett Junior High School. The middle school is one of the county’s five-star schools.

According to a representative for the Masons, the Kindles for Kids program supports the effort of the school to make reading fun and interesting for students, noting that children who read succeed.

In addition to the dinner, the lodge will announce its 2016 scholarship award recipient for a Boulder City High School senior.

To purchase a ticket in advance, email bclodge@gmail.com or call 702-982-1964 or 702-499-7525.

Construction equipment

part of ‘play day’

Target Construction, which is helping to build Interstate 11, will host a Heavy Duty Play Day fundraiser to benefit St. Jude’s Ranch for Children. The event, which will allow people to explore, climb on and ride construction equipment, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 12555 S. U.S. Highway 95, about 7 miles from downtown Boulder City heading toward Henderson.

The event also will include music, food, information and a giant sandbox with toy construction equipment.

Also sponsoring the play day are the Nevada Department of Transportation, Fisher Industries, Urban Land Institute, Eagle, Globe and Anchor LLC, Komatsu, Werdco and Savers.

Admission to the event is free.

For more information, call 702-294-7100.

Art guild invites children to drawing event at park

Kids Drawing Day with Artful Arty is being presented from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in Hemenway Valley Park by the Boulder City Art Guild and the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce.

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to a fun day filled with art-related activities such as drawing the bighorn sheep, getting tips from experienced artists, and watching an en plein air demonstration.

Art supplies, an activity book and information about bighorn sheep will be given to all participants. The Boulder City Review is underwriting expenses for the event.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

The park is at 401 Ville Drive.

For more information, call the art guild at 702-293-2138 or visit www.bouldercityartguild.com.

Harmony Handbells to perform in concert at church

The Harmony Handbells will perform at St. Andrew Catholic Church at 2 p.m. Sunday in a free concert entitled “Everlasting Life.”

The concert will include renditions of Disney songs, folk music and religious works and more.

The 13-member, volunteer handbell choir formed in 2000 and has performed at numerous events, including annually at the Las Vegas Spring Preserve’s Winter Festival.

St. Andrew is at 1399 San Felipe Drive.

For more information, visit www.harmonyhandbells.com.

Story sessions, club meetings on tap at library

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.

■ Library board budget hearing for fiscal year 2016-17, 7 p.m. in the board room. The monthly board of trustees meeting will follow.

■ Science Exploration Club, 3:30 Friday in the community room. Explore science through stories, experiments and crafts. For children 3-6.

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

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

■ Family story time, 6 p.m. Wednesday in the community room.

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

Ranger chat, moonlight hike scheduled at Lake Mead

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

These include:

■ Ranger chat: “Bugs, Critters and Flowers,” 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday at the Alan Bible Visitor Center, 10 Lakeshore Road. Participants will learn the results of Lake Mead’s 2016 BioBlitz. More than 100 species were identified in the park. Additionally, learn how to use the iNaturalist app to identify species while exploring national parks and assist with next year’s event.

■ Ranger hike, Tunnels by Moonlight, Saturday. Join a ranger for a moonlight hike along the Historic Railroad trail. Those attending should bring a flashlight. Advance registration required.

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

Flower arranger to present talk

Boulder City Garden Club members will meet at 6:15 p.m. June 1 at the Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd., for tea and cookies.

Marci Brown, an expert in flower arranging, will offer an “Introduction to Floral Design.” The program will begin at 7 p.m.

All interested people are welcome to attend.

See Spot Run to present ‘pup crawl’

See Spot Run will present its seventh annual poker run, pup crawl and silent auction June 11.

The event, scheduled from 5-9:30 p.m., will include stops at several local pubs.

Participants can visit in any order and collect cards, turning in their best high or low hand by 9 p.m. Winners will be announced at 9:30 p.m. at the Boulder Dam Brewing Co., 453 Nevada Way.

Pubs and eateries participating in the event are: Boulder Bowl, Boulder Dam Brewing Co., The World Famous Coffee Cup, The Dillinger Food and Drinkery, Evan’s Old Town Grille, Grandma Daisy’s, Jack’s Place, Milo’s Cellar, Oasis Boutique Motel, Southwest Diner and Tony’s Pizza.

Tickets are $20 each, with proceeds benefiting the nonprofit organization’s dog park at Veterans’ Memorial Park, 1650 Buchanan Blvd.

Lend A Hand hosting fundraiser

Lend A Hand is in the middle of its fourth annual “nonevent” fundraiser. The nonprofit organization is asking participants are invited to stay at home in their pajamas and make a donation by cash, check or online at http://www.lendahandbouldercity.org/donate.html.

All funds will be used by the organization to help senior citizens 60 and older, as well as handicapped and disabled residents remain independently in their homes.

Church seeks donations for Country Store

Grace Community Church is now accepting donations for its annual Country Store.

Donations of clothing, hardware, furniture and household items will be accepted.

They can be brought to the church at 1100 Wyoming Ave. from 9-11 a.m. on Mondays.

For additional information, call the church at 702-293-2018.

Heartfelt artworks by guild artists on display at hospital

“Art From the Heart,” a new exhibit of work by members of Boulder City Art Guild, is on display at Boulder City Hospital, 901 Adams Blvd.

The exhibit continues through Aug. 31.

The hospital will host a reception for the artists from 5-7 p.m. June 3. All are welcome to attend.

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