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Democratic club to meet tonight, hold Saturday kickoff party

The Boulder City Democratic Club will hold its annual New Year Kickoff party from 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday at the Multiuse Building, 1204 Sixth St., in Broadbent Park. The event is a potluck dinner. Sen. Tick Segerblom will be the featured guest.

Club members, guests and the general public are invited to attend. There will be drawings and door prizes.

The club’s monthly meeting will be held at 6:30 tonight (Jan. 8) at the Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd.

Contact the club at 702-530-6604 or bouldercitydemocraticclub@gmail.com for additional information.

Las Vegas councilman to speak at Republican Women’s Club meeting

Boulder City Republican Women’s Club will hold its monthly meeting at 11 a.m. Jan. 15 at the Railroad Pass, 2800 S. Boulder Highway, Henderson.

Guest speaker for the afternoon will be Bob Beers, who will run for the U.S. Senate in 2016. He is currently a Las Vegas Councilman.

Lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m. Cost is $21 per person. Reservations are required and must be made by noon today. For reservations, call 702-393-1228 or email bcgop@yahoo.com.

Highway art topic for museum’s monthly program

Lucy Joyce from the Nevada Department of Transportation will present a program about highway art at the monthly Third Thursday at the Museum program at 6 p.m. Jan. 15 inside the Segerblom Theatre at the Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum, 1305 Arizona St.

Joyce is the landscape architect supervisor for NDOT and helped launch the landscape and aesthetics program. She will discuss plans for the two phases of construction for the Boulder City bypass.

For additional information, call 702-294-1988.

Library schedules variety of activities, events

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

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

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

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

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

Program about suicide prevention on tap at hospital

Boulder City Hospital Foundation will present a program about suicide prevention at 7 p.m. Jan. 15 in the training room at the hospital, 901 Adams Blvd.

All interested people are welcome to attend.

There is no cost, but advance registration is requested. Call 702-293-0214 to register.

Community Club’s appreciation luncheon set for Jan. 22

The January meeting of the Boulder City Community Club will be held at 12:30 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Boulder Creek Golf Course, 1501 Veterans Memorial Drive. It will be the club’s annual appreciation luncheon.

For reservations, call Beverly Parry after 1 p.m. at 702-293-7623.

Coalition to make plans for weeklong event

Nevada Community Prevention Coalition will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 28 at Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd. During the session, plans will be discussed for a weeklong event to spread positive messages throughout the city slated for April 6-10.

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.

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 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.

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