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Community Club to kick off season with lunch

The Community Club will hold its annual kickoff luncheon at 12:30 p.m. today at Vinny’s Pizza, 1632 Nevada Highway.

Guest speaker for the session is Barb Agostini, registrar at Boulder City High School.

Guests are welcome to attend.

Cost for the Italian buffet lunch is $10.

Support group for widows to meet this Saturday

A community group, Anew Women’s Network, is forming for women whose husbands have died. It will hold its first meeting at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Assembly of God Church, 1100 Adams Blvd. Offering support and friendship, the group will continue to meet on the fourth Saturday of each month.

Refreshments will be served.

For additional information, call Fran Jordan at 702-293-0620 or Pastor Marjorie Kitchell at Christian Center, 702-293-7773.

Art guild to mark state’s birthday with exhibit

Boulder City Art Guild will open a new exhibit, “Happy Birthday Nevada, 150 Years,” Wednesday in its gallery within the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St.

The exhibit celebrates the state and its colorful history, with guild members showing works inspired by Nevada throughout the years. It continues through Nov. 15.

A reception will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 19. Cake and ice cream will be served.

The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

Lions club hosting golf tournament Oct. 19

Boulder City Lions Club is presenting a fundraising golf tournament Oct. 19 at Boulder City Municipal Golf Course, 1 Clubhouse Drive.

The best ball tournament begins at noon. The $100 entry fee includes a golf cart and awards ceremony.

Proceeds from the tournament benefit the Lions’ various charities, including its efforts to provide eyeglasses to those who cannot afford them.

Sponsors also are needed.

For more information, call Walter Stocker at 702-688-2109.

Library schedules variety of activities, events

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

■ Toddler story time, 10 a.m. Wednesday in the board room. For children younger than 36 months.

■ Junior high book club, 3 p.m. Wednesday in the board room. For those in grades 6-8. Those attending should read “The Ghost’s Grave” by Peg Kehret.

■ Crazy 8s math club, 4 p.m. Wednesday in the community room. For those in kindergarten through second grade. Reservations requested.

■ Craft, Oct. 4. Make apples, pumpkins and vases out of books. Reservations and a $5 refundable deposit are required. The registration deadline is 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Note the library will be closed Oct. 2 for staff development.

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

Cheer program on tap at recreation center

Boulder City Parks and Recreation Department is offering a cheerleading program for children in kindergarten and older. It meets from 6-7 p.m. Fridays in at the recreation center, 900 Arizona St.

Participants will learn teamwork, skills for tryouts and basic techniques. Sandi Wachtel is teaching the course.

The group will participate in Santa’s Electric Light Parade Dec. 6. Children must take the Nov. 7 to Dec. 5 session to be in the parade and there is a $25 uniform fee.

The fee is $27 for the months of September, October and February; $36 for January and $45 for November and December.

Additionally, a cheer camp is planned for 8-10 a.m. Oct. 31 with a performance at 10 a.m. The cost is $18.

For more information or to register, call the parks and recreation department at 702-293-9256.

Walking group meets at Veterans Park

Boulder City United Methodist Fellowship has a walking group that meets at 8 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Veterans’ Memorial Park, 1650 Buchanan Blvd. Group members walk 30 minutes before they begin their day. Everyone is invited to come out and improve their health and make new friends. They meet at the duck pond next to Pratte Field. For more information, contact the Rev. Sandy Johnson at 702-293-7240 or email sandy_L_johnson@hotmail.com.

Writers group meets every Thursday at library

The Boulder City Writers Group meets from 7-8:20 p.m. each Thursday in the community room at Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd.

Writers of all levels are welcome to attend to learn more about writing and receive feedback on their work.

Membership is free.

For more information, email jenballif@gmail.com.

Local churches to join for weekday worship

Boulder City United Methodist Church and St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church offer a weekly worship called WOW or “Worship on Wednesday.” The 6:45 p.m. worship service is at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 812 Arizona St., and is a combination of contemporary praise music, prayer and a short reflection. The Revs. Sandy Johnson and Jim Lyons lead the service, with music by Francyl Gawryn.

The service is casual and all are welcome. For more information, call Johnson at 702-293-7240 or visit www.bouldercityumc.org; or Lyons at 792-293-4275 or www.stchristophers church.org.

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