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St. Christopher’s Harvest Bazaar set for Saturday

St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church will hold its annual Harvest Bazaar from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the church, 812 Arizona St.

The church’s women’s group will offer baked goods, crafts, decorative items, homemade soups and a raffle.

For more information, contact Patty Jacobson at 702-293-7454.

Christ Lutheran’s craft bazaar to be held Friday, Saturday

Christ Lutheran Church, 1401 Fifth St., will present its annual craft bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

The bazaar will include a variety of handmade crafts, needlepoint, holiday decorations and yard decorations. Baked goods will be available as well.

Proceeds from the sale will allow the church to help local charities such as Lend A Hand and Emergency Aid of Boulder City.

American Legion to hold Veterans Day service

American Legion, Post 31, will have a Veterans Day service at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the post, 508 California Ave.

The tradition is to hold the service at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month, according to a post spokesperson.

There will be a guest speaker and light refreshments will be served.

For information, call 702-293-6374.

VFW to award bike, rocking horse through raffle

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Matthew J. Commons Post 36, will raffle off a new bicycle and solid-wood rocking horse as part of its membership drive.

Post member Arthur Monetti donated the bike, a Next PX 26-inch mountain version with front and rear suspension. The rocking horse was made by post member Mark Westrich.

Tickets can be purchased from members between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday and Dec. 7 outside of Albertsons, 1008 Nevada Highway.

The drawing will be held at the post meeting/Christmas social, scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Senior Center of Boulder City, 813 Arizona St.

The winner does not need to be present and will be notified.

Democratic club to discuss election results at meeting

The Boulder City Democratic Club will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Boulder City Library 701 Adams Blvd.

Results of the recent election will be discussed, as well as issues for the upcoming 2015 legislative session.

Club members, guests and the general public are invited to attend. Call 702-530-6604 or email bouldercitydemocraticclub@gmail.com for additional information.

Rep. Michele Fiore to speak at Republican Women’s meeting

The Boulder City Republican Women’s Club will hold its monthly meeting at 11 a.m. Nov. 20 in the banquet room at Railroad Pass Hotel and Casino.

Guest speaker will be Rep. Michele Fiore, who represents District 4 in the Nevada Assembly. The talk will focus on politics in Nevada.

Lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m.

Cost is $21. Reservations are required and must be made by noon Nov. 13. For reservations or more information, call 702-393-1228 or email bcgop@yahoo.com.

Emergency Aid accepting names for Angel Tree

Emergency Aid of Boulder City is now accepting names of local children so they can be put on the annual Angel Tree. The tree helps area residents fill the holiday wish lists of children in need.

Parents wishing to place their children’s names on the tree must live in Boulder City. Emergency Aid will sign up participants from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday, through Nov. 14. Children aged newborn to 18 can be registered for the program.

Boulder Dam Credit Union will again house the tree with the children’s names. It will be set up Nov. 17 through Dec. 5. Angel Tree gifts can be picked up Dec. 13.

Additionally, Emergency Aid is accepting sign-ups for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner boxes for families that cannot afford to purchase a holiday meal. They also will be accepted through Nov. 14, with dates and locations for pickup given during the registration process. Holiday meal boxes will not be delivered this year.

Chamber to hold mixer at Lake Mead Cruises

Boulder City Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly mixer at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Lake Mead Cruises in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

For additional information, call the chamber office at 702-293-2034.

Boulder City’s turkey shoot scheduled for Nov. 18, 19

A turkey shoot for children in first grade and older will be held from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Nov. 18 and 19 in the gym at ABC Park, 801 Adams Blvd.

For the shoot, children will be provided with air guns and paper turkey targets. Cost is eight shots for $1. A permission slip for each participant is required.

The contest is sponsored by the city’s Park and Recreation Department, with prizes provided by Boulder Dam Credit Union. For more information, call the department at 702-293-8256.

Red Mountain Choir will perform Nov. 21, 22

Red Mountain Choir will present “Hold On!” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 and 22 at the Elaine K. Smith Center, 700 Wyoming St. On stage will be the Garrett Singing Club and musicians Francyl and Marvin Gawryn; Adam Hallam; Lindsay Somerhalder; and Bruce and Sharol Thomsen.

Tickets are $10 for adults; children and students are free. Children younger than 5 will not be admitted.

Tickets can be purchased at the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce, 465 Nevada Way, or at the door.

Call Rose at 702-293-5455 for additional information or to join the choir. Anyone who enjoys singing is welcome to join the ensemble.

Heritage tourney to benefit junior golf programs

The second annual Heritage Group Invitational Golf Tournament will be held Nov. 21 at the Boulder City Municipal Golf Course, 1 Clubhouse Drive.

Proceeds will benefit junior golf programs in Boulder City.

The event will begin at 10:30 a.m. with registration; tee off is at 11 a.m. It is a two-person scramble format.

Cost is $100 per person, which includes 18 holes of golf, a bucket of balls, a cart, dinner and chance to win prizes.

For information or to register call 702-809-3511 or email rich@thgnv.com.

See Spot Run’s 2015 calendars to feature photos of local dogs

See Spot Run, which operates and maintains the dog park at Veterans’ Memorial Park, is selling 2015 calendars for $15. The calendars feature pictures of dogs enjoying the dog park submitted by Boulder City residents.

Additionally, the nonprofit organization is offering personalized pavers at the dog park. The pavers, which can be given as gifts, are available in a variety of sizes.

Upcoming events for the group include a bake sale Nov. 14 at Boulder Dam Credit Union, a November pet food drive for Emergency Aid of Boulder City, and participation in the Dec. 6 Santa’s Electric Light Parade.

For information, call 702-539-7526.

Library schedules variety of activities, events

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

■ Out Damned Spot! Shakespeare Festival, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday. Presented by the Shakespeare Institute of Nevada and Boulder City Library.

■ Movie, Monday in the community room. For all ages. Call for details.

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

■ Junior high book club, 3 p.m. in the board room, For those in grades 6-8. Read “Absent” by Katie Williams.

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

■ Family story time, 6 p.m. in the community room. There will be science, crafts, games, Legos and stories.

■ Computer class, 1 p.m. Nov. 13. An introduction to Gmail will be presented. Class is limited to five people. Reservations by Tuesday and a $5 refundable deposit are required.

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:

■ A talk about “Outdoor Fun: A Child’s Nature Perspective” will be presented at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the visitor center. Rangers will present information the various way children can learn about Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

■ Fee-free entrance, Tuesday. In honor of Veterans Day, entrance fees will be waived. Fees for camping, lake use and use of concessions still apply.

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.

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.

American Legion breakfast served Thursday mornings

All veterans and their families are invited to the American Legion’s varied menu breakfast from 6-8:30 a.m. Thursdays at the American Legion Hall, 508 California Way, between Boulder Bowl and Grace Christian Academy. There is no cost to attend, but donations are welcome.

Legionnaires and eligible veterans are invited to the American Legion meeting at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at the hall.

Call Cmdr. Gregory Hall at 702-293-6374 for more information.

Free tai chi classes offered in Broadbent Park

A local tai chi master is offering free classes at 9 a.m. Saturdays in Broadbent Park, 1301 Fifth St.

The sessions will focus on physical strengthening and conditioning, and self-defense applications.

For more information, visit www.elementaltaichi.com or call instructor Dale Napier at 702-478-9413.

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

Association of University Women local branch to meet

The Boulder City Branch of American Association of University Women meets at 6 p.m. the third Monday of each month in the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St.

Meetings are open to the public and held in the Gene Segerblom meeting room.

For additional information, leave a message at 702-290-5592 and your call will be returned as soon as possible.

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.

There is no cost for these workshops and refreshments will be served. Those attending are welcome to bring a loved one, who will be cared for during the meeting.

Local churches 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.stchristopherschurch.org.

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