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Community Briefs

Library to host steam exploration, story session

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

• Steam exploration club, 10 a.m. today, Dec. 28, in the community room. For those 0-5.

• Drop-in story time, 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 29, in the boardroom. For those 0-5 and their caregivers.

Note: The library will be closed Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day.

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

Free concert ends two-day handbell festival

A free handbell concert on Saturday, Jan. 13, will culminate the two-day Twelfth Night Handbell Festival. The concert will begin at 4:30 p.m. at the Boulder City Recreation Center, 900 Arizona St.

A freewill offering will be taken at the concert.

The festival is expected to attract more than 100 handbell ringers, with choirs from throughout Nevada and Southern California. It is sponsored by Harmony Handbells and Boulder City United Methodist Church.

Winter scenes focus of guild’s art exhibit

“Let It Snow!,” an exhibit of various works by members of the Boulder City Art Guild, will be on display throughout December in its gallery in the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St.

The show features members’ interpretations of the winter theme. Works in a variety of media will displayed.

January’s featured exhibit will be a collection of photographs entitled “June, Monument Valley” by Ann Boulais. The black-and-white pictures feature scenes and animals from national parks.

“They are representative of the travels I have made through work and pleasure,” Boulais said. “Also featured in the exhibit are friends and musicians I have encountered throughout the years in Las Vegas.”

An artist’s reception will be held from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13.

The galley is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

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The annual Boulder City High School Grad Walk was held this past Friday.

May the Fourth Be With You (a day early)

LEFT: Sophomore Delaney Loeslein gets some assistance during the class challenge of Hungry, Hungry Hippo at Friday’s BCHS year-end assembly.

DIY could be more costly and risky than DIFM

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Therapy dogs make testing ‘stress free’ at King Elementary

Test anxiety is a common concern for teachers, parents, and students, especially this time of year for King students as they prepare to take the state test for the first time.

Statehouse daughter heads services to veterans

It’s not out of the ordinary for journalists to sometimes leave the profession and try something new. Especially when they feel a family connection urging them to enter into a divergent field of employment. That’s what happened to one local individual.

Howard turns passion into full-time job

For many self-published authors, the passion to put words on a page ends up being a hobby they do when everyday life frees up a few minutes here and there to do so.

BCHS gearing up for spring play

Spring is in the air and life is abuzz in the Boulder City High School Theatre Department. While residents all over town are packing their winter clothes and embarking on spring cleaning projects; students in the drama department are collaborating on their spring performance of “Yard Sale” by Tim Kelly.

Andrew Mitchell Elementary goes beyond 7 Habits

As a Leader In Me School, Mitchell Elementary frequently refers to the 7 Habits. As a matter of fact, each day at our morning ceremony, students and staff recite our mission statement, which refers specifically to the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

LMNRA has deep roots in Boulder City

We at Lake Mead National Recreation Area are constantly amazed and grateful for the support from the Boulder City community. We also strive to provide great service to the people of this great town.