Community Briefs

AAUW to host wine, chocolate tasting event Saturday night

The American Association of University Women will hold an evening of wine and chocolate tasting Saturday. Festivities will begin at 6 p.m. on the patio of the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St.

Tickets are $10 each and include all the wine you can drink and all the chocolate you can eat.

Proceeds from the event benefit the association’s local scholarship fund.

Church beginning after-school program for young children

Boulder City United Methodist Church is offering a once-a-week after-school program, God’s Gathering Place, for elementary school age children in kindergarten through fifth grade. Each Thursday, starting today, children will meet from 2:45-5:30 p.m. to learn about God through crafts, music, games and Bible stories.

Staff will pick up students at school and walk them to the Multiuse Building in Broadbent Park. Snacks and homework help will be provided.

Registration is now open and available through the church’s Facebook page or by calling the director, Karin Salzman, at 928-234-3788 or emailing her at karinsalzman@yahoo.com.

Presentation today will explain File of Life, Yellow Dot programs

Lend A Hand is will host an informational session on the File of Life and Yellow Dot programs at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd.

Both programs offering life-saving resources, which are especially vital for local senior citizens.

Jim Kindel, battalion chief for the Boulder City Fire Department, will present the program.

Art guild schedules yard sale

Boulder City Art Guild will hold a fundraising yard sale for Friday and Saturday. The sale will begin at 8 a.m. both days at 809 Fifth St.

A variety of items will be sold, with proceeds benefiting the art guild’s activities.

In addition, guild members have created an exhibit, “The Old West,” at the Hoover Dam Lodge, which will remain on display through the end of the year. The exhibit features about 40 pieces of art.

A reception for the artists will be held from 4-6 p.m. Sunday. All interested people are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served.

The resort is at 18000 U.S. Highway 93.

Additionally, guild artists are displaying autumn and winter themed pieces at their Art from the Heart exhibit at Boulder City Hospital. More than 30 pieces of work are on display.

A reception for the artists will be held from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 7 in the lobby of the hospital, 901 Adams Blvd. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome to attend.

The work will remain on display through the end of the year. All pieces are for sale and can be purchased at the guild’s gallery.

Craft sessions, club meetings on tap at Boulder City Library

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

■ After School Math Adventure, 3:30 p.m. today in the community room. Vegas PBS sponsors the program for those in kindergarten through fifth grade.

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

■ Anime club, 1 p.m. Saturday in the community room. For those in junior high grades.

■ Movie, 4 p.m. Monday in the community room. “The Jungle Book” will be shown.

■ Evening book club, 7 p.m. Tuesday in the community room.

■ Craft hour, 10 a.m. Wednesday in the community room.

■ Positive Action for Teens, 3 p.m. Wednesday in the community room. The nationally recognized program works to improve academics, behavior and character.

■ Craft hour, 4 p.m. Wednesday in the community room.

■ Library board meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday in the board room.

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

Lake Mead plans cleanup event, ranger chat

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

These include:

■ Ranger chat: “Outdoor Fun: A Child’s Nature Perspective” 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday at the Alan Bible Visitor Center, 10 Lakeshore Road. Discover a variety of ways children can learn about the recreation area and get in touch with nature.

■ National Public Lands Day, Sept. 24. The recreation area is hosting a litter cleanup day and volunteers are needed to clean an area of the park that was heavily used during the summer. Special National Public Land Day vouchers will be provided to the first 100 volunteers who register. For details or to register, contact 702-293-8719 or Lake_Volunteer_Coordinator@nps.gov.

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

Honor Flight to receive proceeds from breakfast

A pancake breakfast will help raise funds for Honor Flight Southern Nevada. From 8-10 a.m. Sept. 24, Applebee’s at 820 E. Warm Springs Road, Las Vegas, will donate $5 for every breakfast sold.

For $10, the restaurant will serve a meal including pancakes, eggs, sausage and a beverage.

Additionally, donations will be accepted.

Honor Flight provides all-expense paid trips for World War II and other veterans to Washington, D.C., to see the memorials in their honor. The next trip is scheduled Oct. 14-16.

For more information, visit www.honorflightsouthernnevada.org.

Rotary to present evening of wine, painting Nov. 1 at senior center

Rotary Club of Boulder City will present A Wine and Canvas Evening on Nov. 1 at the Senior Center of Boulder City, 813 Arizona St.

The event, scheduled to start at 6 p.m., will provide participants the opportunity to paint a picture while enjoying wine, appetizers and fellowship. All supplies will be provided.

The cost is $50 per person or $90 a couple.

Reservations are required and payment is due when reservations are made. Space is limited.

Checks can be send to BC Rotary, attention Reservations, P.O. Box 60924, Boulder City, Nevada, 89006.

Railway museum plans Soul Train ride

The Soul Train is coming to the Southern Nevada Railway Museum.

On Oct. 1, the museum will host a special evening train ride for adults featuring music, snacks and soft drinks. DJ Queen B will be onboard the train playing oldies from the 1960s through the ’90s.

Boarding will begin at 5:15 p.m. and the two-hour trip will depart the museum at 5:30 p.m.

Tickets are $25 now through Sept. 29, and $30 if purchased Sept. 30 or Oct. 1. Tickets are nonrefundable.

The railway museum is at 600 Yucca St.

For more information or tickets, call Leon Ganter at 702-283-6895.

Community Club’s meetings resume with luncheon

Members of the Community Club will gather for a luncheon meeting at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Railroad Pass casino and hotel, 2800 S. Boulder Highway, Henderson.

It will be the club’s first meeting after a summer break and plans for the coming months will be discussed.

The luncheon is for members only.

Cost of the luncheon is $10. Reservations are required. For details, call Beverly Parry at 702-293-7623 after 1 p.m.

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