Community Briefs

Bikini Barrel Race on tap at arena

The fourth annual Bikini Barrel Race presented by Stop the Clock Barrel Racing will be held Saturday at the L.L. Miller Arena at the Boulder City Horseman’s Association, 1 Corral Road.

Competition will begin at 8 p.m., with time only runs scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The race is expected to attract between 80 and 100 participants. All riders must be wearing a bathing suit to compete.

Racers will compete for $2,500 in prizes and buckles. The entry fee for adults is $60, plus a $5 arena fee, and the fee for youths is $25, plus the $5 arena fee.

There is no cost to participants.

The cook shack will be open during the race.

For more information, visit http://www.stcbarrelracing.com.

Library to host teddy bear sleepover, club meetings

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

■ Odd Squad Club, 10 a.m. today in the community room. Part of a four-week session for kindergartners through fifth-graders.

■ Steam Club, 3:30 p.m. today in the community room. Explore science, technology, art and math through hands-on activities. For those age 6-11.

■ Beer brewing with Boulder Dam Brewing Co., 7 p.m. in the community room. Join Todd Cook from the Brewpub to learn about the brewing process and how the brewery was established. Note: There will be no alcohol at this presentation.

■ Keeping Kids Fit Club, 3:30 p.m. Friday in the community room. The six-week program educates kids and caregivers about the importance of eating and living healthy.

■ Anime club, 5 p.m. Monday in the board room. For those in junior high grades.

■ Teddy bear sleepover, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday in the community room. Bring a favorite stuffed animal for story time, leave it overnight and pick it up the next day to see what the animals were up to.

■ Author visit with Laura McBride, 3 p.m. Tuesday in the community room. Meet McBride, author of “We Are Called to Rise,” hear about her life and get copies of her book signed.

■ Positive Action for Teens, 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the community room. WestCare will host a nationally recognized program for improving academic performance and behavior.

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

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

Lake Mead rangers to discuss local geology

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

These include:

■ Ranger chat: “Lake Mead Rocks: Geology 101,” 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Alan Bible Visitor Center, 10 Lakeshore Road. Participants will learn how the landscape of the recreation area has changed over millions of years from tropical shallow seas to fiery volcanoes.

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

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