Community Briefs

American Legion’s monthly meeting Tuesday

American Legion Post 31 will have its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 508 California Ave.

A representative from Histuffy will discuss the online service that provides a way to share and preserve memories through individual museums of personal objects. All interested people are welcome to attend.

Chamber mixer set for Wednesday at Emergency Aid

The Boulder City Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly mixer at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Emergency Aid of Boulder City, 600 Nevada Way.

Judge Kenneth Pollock will be the event’s guest speaker.

Call the chamber office at 702-293-2034 for more information.

Art guild marks state’s birthday with exhibit

Boulder City Art Guild’s current exhibit, “Happy Birthday Nevada, 150 Years,” celebrates the state and its colorful history. Guild members will show works inspired by Nevada throughout the years.

The exhibit continues through Nov. 15.

The guild’s gallery is at the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St.

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

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

Program to help chronic disease sufferers

Lend A Hand of Boulder City, in collaboration with Dignity Health and St. Rose Dominican Hospitals, will present a free chronic disease self-management program developed by Stanford School of Medicine.

The six-week workshop begins Oct. 21 and runs through Nov. 25. The two-and-a-half-hour sessions are scheduled from 1-3:30 p.m. at the Lend A Hand office, 400 Utah St.

Anyone who suffers from a chronic disease or is caretaker for someone with a chronic disease is welcome to attend. Discussion topics will include techniques for dealing with the disease, exercise to improve strength, decision-making tools, communication skills and nutrition.

To register, call Lend A Hand at 702-294-2363.

Democratic club will meet Oct. 9 at library

The Boulder City Democratic Club will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd. Issues and plans for the upcoming general election will be discussed.

Club members, guests and the general public are invited to attend.

For more information, call the club at 702-530-6604 or email bouldercitydemocraticclub@gmail.com.

P.E.O. Chapter K to host holiday boutique

Philathropic Educational Organization, Chapter K of Boulder City, will host its annual holiday boutique from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Senior Center of Boulder City, 813 Arizona St. There will be jewelry, handmade crafts, plants, antiques, a bakery and raffle.

Proceeds benefit P.E.O. projects and scholarships.

Laxalt to address Republican Women’s Club

The Boulder City Republican Women’s Club will hold its monthly meeting and luncheon Oct. 16 at Railroad Pass, 2800 S. Boulder Highway, Henderson.

The meeting begins at 11 a.m.; lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m.

Guest speaker will be Adam Laxalt, a candidate for Nevada attorney general.

Luncheon cost is $21. Reservations are required by noon Oct. 9. They can be made by calling 702-393-1228 or emailing bcgop@yahoo.com.

All interested people are welcome to attend.

Lions club hosting golf tourney 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.

Call Walter Stocker at 702-688-2109 for more information.

Rotarians to hear of cleft lip, palate surgeries

The Rotary Club of Boulder City will learn about the international service club’s missions to India to provide cleft lip and palate surgery to needy children.

Robert and Paulette Schulte of Upland, Calif., Rotary District 5300 Rotaplast co-chairman and his wife, will give the presentation during the club’s noon meeting Oct. 15 at Boulder Creek Golf Club, 1501 Veterans Memorial Drive.

The Schultes were nonmedical volunteers in Delhi, India, with Rotaplast International, the club’s branch that provides the free surgery and therapeutic care, and works with Rotarians to educate families and communities about the service.

Lunch cost is $12. All interested people are welcome to attend.

Library schedules variety of activities, events

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

■ Craft, Saturday. Make apples, pumpkins and vases out of books. Reservations and a $5 refundable deposit are required.

■ Movie, 5:30 p.m. Monday in the community room. The first of a three-part series featuring Superman. A two-part episode from the 1953 television series will be shown. Snacks and drinks are permitted.

■ Preschool story time, 10 a.m. Tuesday in the board room. For children 3-5 and their caregivers.

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

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

■ Computer class, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 9. Basics with the keyboard and mouse will be taught. Reservations and a $5 refundable deposit are required. Reservations must be made by 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Note the library will be closed today for staff development.

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

Myriad special events on tap at Lake Mead

Lake Mead National Recreation Area has a variety of special events happening in the coming weeks. These include:

■ Catch a Special Thrill for Kids, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Las Vegas Boat Harbor. Nearly 40 children with disabilities will participate in the program that provides a boating and fishing experience. Volunteers also are needed. Call 702-293-8560 or visit www.castforkids.org/events-calendar/cast-events/lakemead/.

n Lake Mead 50th anniversary celebration, Oct. 11.

Call 702-293-8990 for additional information.

Hospital auxiliary seeks volunteers

Volunteers are needed to work in Goldies’ Gift Shoppe and in long-term care at Boulder City Hospital.

Anyone interested should contact the Boulder City Hospital Auxiliary by calling the hospital gift shop at 702-293-4111, visiting the gift shop or downloading an application on the auxiliary’s page on the hospital’s website at bchcares.org.

Support group helps family of those with breathing problems

Area residents are invited to attend the Friends and Family of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease support group. The group meets at 10 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Senior Center, 813 Arizona St.

Bruce Borchard of Vital Care leads the group, which explores ways for better living with COPD, asthma and emphysema. It is sanctioned by the Better Breathers and American Lung Association.

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, call the Rev. Sandy Johnson at 702-293-7240 or email sandy_L_johnson@hotmail.com.

Support groups help with memory loss, dementia

The Homestead at Boulder City is offering its Alzheimer’s support group, memory loss support group and dementia workshops on the third Thursday of each month. The groups will meet in the library at The Homestead, 1401 Medical Park Drive.

The Alzheimer’s group meets from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; the memory loss group meets from 1-2 p.m.

The workshops are free and refreshments will be served. Those attending are welcome to bring a loved one, who will be cared for during the meeting.

Chloride to hold all-town yard sale Saturday

Chloride, Ariz., considered the oldest continuously inhabiting mining town in the state, is holding its all-town yard sale Saturday. The sale begins at 8 a.m.

Maps of all the sale sites are available at the Mine Shaft Market/Arizona Visitor Center on Tennessee Avenue.

At noon on Elkhart Avenue, the historical society’s ghost town, the High Desert Drifters gunfight troupe will perform.

On Oct. 18, the town will celebrate Old Miner’s Day with a parade, arts and crafts. For details, call 928-565-5548.

Chloride is 62 miles from Boulder City, 23 miles north of Kingman. Take U.S. Highway 92 to State Route 126 and go east.

For more information, call the Chloride Chamber of Commerce at 928-565-4888.

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