Community Briefs

See Spot Run to hold annual meeting Wednesday

Members of See Spot Run, the nonprofit organization that runs the dog park inside Veterans Memorial Park, will gather for their annual meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St.

All interested people are welcome.

Spring festival to be held Saturday at city’s community gardens

The third annual Boulder City Spring Garden Festival will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the city’s community gardens.

The day will include a variety of spring activities, including garden workshops, garden experts, a plant sale and tours of the historic water filtration plant.

All are welcome.

The gardens are at the corner of Birch and Colorado streets.

For more information, call 702-349-0506.

Story sessions, art club on tap at Boulder City Library this week

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

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

■ Drop-in story time, 10 a.m. Friday in the boardroom. For children age 5 and under and their caregivers.

■ Art club, 1 p.m. Saturday in the boardroom.

■ Baby lap-sit story time, 10 a.m. Tuesday in the boardroom. For those age 2 and younger and their caregivers.

■ Toddler story time, 10 a.m. Wednesday in the boardroom. 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 improves academics, behavior and character.

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

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

AAUW accepting scholarship applications from degree seekers

The Boulder City Chapter of the American Association of University Women is seeking applicants for its scholarship program. The chapter will offer four $1,000 scholarships for the fall semester.

Eligible applicants must be women who are high school graduates or GED recipients, residents of Boulder City or Henderson for at least one year and be enrolled or accepted into a degree program for an associate’s, bachelor’s or master’s degree at a regionally accredited community college, four-year college or university.

Additionally, applicants must have completed at least 15 college-level credits, excluding remedial, with at least a 2.5 grade-point average.

Scholarship recipients also must agree to become a member of the chapter for one year, with dues paid by the group, volunteer at two fundraisers and participate in at least three chapter activities.

For more information, contact Andrea Finnegan at

Red Mountain Choir to sing ‘Sweet’ songs at March 31, April 1 concert

Red Mountain Music Co. will present “How Sweet It Is” at 7:30 p.m. March 31 and April 1 at Elaine K. Smith Center, 700 Wyoming St.

The choir will sing a selection of classics from Carole King and James Taylor’s repertoire, including “Fire and Rain,” “You’ve Got a Friend” and “Up on the Roof.”

Conductor Lisa Gillespie and accompanist Ashley Peel will be joined by musicians Adam Hallam (percussion), Francyl Gawryn (guitar) and Tim Thomas (bass). Also featured will be the Martha P. King Elementary Singers conducted by LaNette Coker.

Tickets are $10 for adults and free for children and students. They can be purchased at the door or in advance at the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce, 465 Nevada Way.

Yard sale to benefit Homestead’s senior activities fund

The Homestead at Boulder City, 1401 Medical Park Drive, is hosting a “name your price” furniture/yard sale on March 31. The sale starts at 7 a.m.

A free coffee bar will be provided.

Only cash will be accepted, and all proceeds will benefit the facility’s senior activities fund.

For more information, call 702-294-8720.

Volunteers sought to help clean up national recreation area

Lake Mead National Recreation Area is looking for volunteers to participate in the Great American Cleanup on April 1 in the park. For more information or to register, contact Nancy at 702-293-8714 or

City pool to host second annual Easter plunge for area children

Boulder City Municipal Pool will hold its second annual Easter Pool Plunge on April 1.

Youngsters will be invited to plunge into the pool in search of treasure-filled Easter eggs. Participants will be divided into age groups to gather the toys and eggs. All must bring their own plastic bag or basket to place their prizes.

Those who cannot pass the pool’s swim test must be accompanied by someone 12 or older at all times.

The event will begin at 2:30 p.m. at the municipal pool, 861 Avenue B. Cost is $2 per person.

Garden club to hear about butterflies at April 5 meeting

The Boulder City Garden Club will meet at 6:45 p.m. April 5 at Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd.

Guest speaker Doyle Wayman of the Southern Nevada Milkweed Project will discuss “Milkweeds and Monarchs.” His talk will start at 7 p.m.

All interested people are welcome.

Lend A Hand to hold training class for volunteers April 11 at its office

Lend A Hand will hold a training class for new volunteers from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 11 at its office, 400 Utah St.

Lend A Hand helps senior citizens, disabled and handicapped people, with volunteering providing transportation to medical appointments and some in-home services.

For more information, call the office at 702-293-6231.

Pancake breakfast in Las Vegas to benefit Honor Flight

A pancake breakfast will be held April 1 to raise funds for Honor Flight Southern Nevada.

The breakfast will be served from 8-10 a.m. at Applebee’s, 8730 W. Charleston Blvd. A $10 donation is being asked for the pancakes, eggs, sausage and beverage, with $5 going directly to Honor Flight.

Honor Flight provides all-expense-paid trips to Washington, D.C., to see the military memorials for World War II, Korean and Vietnam veterans.

For more information, visit