October 5, 2016 - 2:49 pm
Dog park sponsors bake sale, work day
See Spot Run will host a bake sale from 9 a.m. until close Friday in front of Boulder Dam Credit Union, 530 Avenue G. There will be a variety of items, including gifts and treats for people as well as dogs.
The nonprofit group also is seeking volunteers to participate in a work day from 8-11 a.m. Saturday at the dog park inside Veterans Memorial Park, 1650 Buchanan Blvd.
Attorney to speak to women’s group this Saturday
Anew, a community network group for widows, will meet at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd.
Attorney Shawn Morris will speak about a variety of legal issues including wills, trusts and power of attorney.
A light lunch will be served.
For more information, call Fran Jordan at 702-371-5932 or Marjorie Kitchell at 702-293-1352.
Art guild puts fall, winter on display at gallery, hospital
Members of Boulder City Art Guild 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 to 7 p.m. Friday 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.
Lynda Whitehair is the featured artist for October in Boulder City Art Guild’s gallery inside the Boulder Dam Hotel. Her exhibit, “Arts and Crafts,” includes drawings, weavings and ceramics. She has more than 40 years of experience drawing and working in clay.
“Whether functional, two-dimensional or sculptural, I like my work to be colorful and exciting,” she said.
The guild will hold a reception for Whitehair from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday in the gallery. In addition to an opportunity to meet the artist, she will offer a hands-on activity, the change to make a Dia de Los Muertos card; there is a $3 fee for materials.
Additionally, Whitehair plans to be at the gallery Saturday during the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce’s wine walk.
Members also 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.
The resort is at 18000 U.S. Highway 93.
For more information, call the art guild at 702-293-2138.
PFLAG to host event for youths Tuesday afternoon at park
PFLAG Youth will host a fall kickoff event Tuesday in the Mulituse Building, 1204 Sixth St. The event will begin after school and continue until 5 p.m.
There will be food and yard games.
The event is for LGBT youth and their friends and is sponsored by PFLAG of Boulder City.
PFLAG will meet at 7 p.m. that night at Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd. The group offers roundtable discussions centered on education, advocacy and support for those who have experienced sexual orientation issues.
The Boulder City chapter is a pending member of the national organization. It sponsors a hotline at 702-241-4050 and can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pizza story session tops activities this week at library
Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd., has several activities planned for the coming week. These include:
■ Pizza story time, 3:30 p.m. today in the community room. In addition to stories, those attending will have a chance to learn about First Book, a nonprofit organization that provides books to children in need.
■ Science Exploration Club, 3:30 Friday in the community room. Explore science through stories, experiments and crafts. For children 3-6.
■ Art club, 1 p.m. Saturday in the board room. Explore the world of art. For those in grades 4 to 8.
■ Drop in story time, 10 a.m. Tuesday in the board room. For children ages 0 to 5 and their caregivers.
■ Toddler story time, 10 a.m. Wednesday in the board room. For children younger than 36 months and their caregivers.
■ Positive Action for Teens, 3 p.m. Wednesday in the community room. The nationally recognized, evidence-based program helps teens improve academic performance. For ages 12 to 18.
■ Family story time, 6 p.m. Wednesday in the community room.
Call 702-293-1281 for details, reservations or more information.
St. Christopher’s to host open house, prayer for peace
St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church will hold an ecumenical weekend of prayer and performance for peace in the world Oct. 14 to 16.
The combined choirs of St. Christopher’s and Boulder City United Methodist Church will provide music for an evening of prayer at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 14.
The following day, the church will remain open all day for those of all faiths to pray and contemplate the need for an end to violence and war.
The Sunday morning service at the church will be dedicated to the collective power of prayers for peace. At noon, there will be a blessing of the animals on the patio.
The church is at 812 Arizona St.
For more information or to volunteer to participate, call the Rev. James Lyons at 702-672-380 or Patty Jacobson at 702-371-3577.
Retired state employees to hear candidate for Assembly seat
The Boulder City Chapter of the Retired Public Employees of Nevada will hold its October membership meeting at 11 a.m. Oct. 13 at The Homestead of Boulder City, 1401 Medical Park Drive.
Guest speaker will be Craig Jordahl, candidate for Assembly District 23.
Members will gather for a no-host lunch at a local restaurant after the meeting.
All interested people are welcome to attend.
For more information, contact Bernard at email@example.com or call 702-294-0636.
Lend A Hand sets volunteer training class
Lend A Hand will present a training class Oct. 18 for those interested in volunteering for the nonprofit organization. The group provides aid to senior citizens, handicapped and disabled residents.
The class will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lend A Hand office, 400 Utah St.
For more information or to register, call 702-294-2363.
Tarkanian to address Republican women’s club
The Boulder City Republican Women will gather for its monthly meeting Oct. 20 in DeSimone’s Steakhouse at Railroad Pass casino and hotel, 2800 S. Boulder Highway, Henderson.
Featured speakers will be Danny Tarkanian, Republican candidate for the 3rd Congressional District, and Heidi Harris, a radio talk show host.
Doors will open at 11 a.m. and lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m.
Cost is $21 per person. Reservations are required and must be made by noon Oct. 13. They can be made by calling 702-393-1228 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
United Methodist Church opening pumpkin patch
Boulder City United Methodist Church will open a pumpkin patch as a fundraiser for the nonprofit’s ministries in the city.
The pumpkin patch will be at 812 Arizona St., at the corner of Utah Street, and will be open Oct. 17 through Oct. 31. Hours will be noon to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday.
In addition to selling pumpkins and other fall items, there will be story times for children at 2 p.m. weekdays and at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays.
For more information, contact the church at 702-293-7240.