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Historical association’s education curator to speak

The Boulder City chapter of the Retired Public Employees of Nevada will meet at 11 a.m. today at The Homestead of Boulder City, 1401 Medical Park Drive. Guest speaker will be Kim Reddin, curator of education for the Boulder City Museum and Historical Association.

Members will gather at a local restaurant for lunch after the meeting.

For additional information, contact Bernard at bernardpaolini@cox.net or call 702-294-0636.

Chamber executive to address Community Club

The Community Club will have its February potluck luncheon at 12:30 p.m. today at the Multiuse Building, 1204 Sixth St. Guest speaker for the afternoon will be Jill Rowland-Lagan, CEO of the Chamber of Commerce.

Wellness focus of free talk by hospital at senior center

“Wellness: How to Build a Balanced and Wellness-Centered Life” will be presented at the Senior Center of Boulder City at 10 a.m. Friday. The free presentation is designed for those 50 and older.

The presentation is part of a series offered monthly at the senior center in collaboration with Boulder City Hospital through a grant from the Nevada Community Prevention Coalition.

Reservations are requested and can be made at the senior center or by calling 702-339-9082.

Garden club to discuss projects, programs at Wednesday meeting

The newly formed Boulder City Garden Club will meet at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday at Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd. A discussion about projects and programs is planned.

All interested people, with any and every level of gardening experience, are invited to attend and become charter members of this growing organization.

For more information, call Libby Powell at 702-293-9064.

High school rodeo on tap for Saturday, Sunday

Boulder City High School’s rodeo club will present its 22nd annual rodeo Saturday and Sunday.

The full rodeo will include traditional events such as bull riding, bronc riding, barrels, team roping, chute dogging, tie down roping, poles, goats and steer riding.

The rodeo will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Boulder City Horseman’s Association, 1 Corral Road.

The club has five members this year: Wyatt Hallett, Micheal Lopan, Tyler Paige, Rachel Rohay and Jarad Sanford.

About 125 contestants from across the state are expected to compete.

Food will be available throughout the event at the cook shack on the grounds

American Legion to hear about in-home care programs

American Legion, Post 31 of Boulder City, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 508 California Ave.

The program will be by Visiting Angels, which provides in-home care with services such as ambulatory assistance, hygiene, meal preparation, medicine reminders, light housekeeping and respite care. Veterans, and in some cases their spouses, can receive these services through programs offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Visiting Angels helps about 200 veterans under these programs.

Additionally, Boulder City High School student Zachery Murphy, who placed first in the competition for Boys State, will present his speech about immigration.

The meeting is open to the public.

Auditions for BC’s Got Talent scheduled for March 7

Auditions for this year’s BC’s Got Talent will be held from 9 a.m. to noon March 7 at the Elaine K. Smith Building, 700 Wyoming St.

Acts of all types are encouraged to audition.

The contest is open only to Boulder City residents. There is a $10 fee to audition.

The talent contest is scheduled for 7 p.m. March 28 in the amphitheater at the Boulder City Library.

For additional information, contact Justin Keogh at 702-480-3615.

Support network for widows set to meet Saturday

Anew Women’s Network will meet at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd.

The group for widows meets on the fourth Saturday of each month to provide friendship, encouragement and resources.

A free light lunch will be served.

Contact Fran Jordan at 702-293-0620 or Pastor Marjorie Kitchell at Christian Center Church, 702-293-7773, for more information.

March 6 painting party will benefit Lend A Hand

Lend A Hand invites area residents to unleash their creativity while supporting the nonprofit organization with a Vegas Painting Party event March 6.

The event provides an opportunity to paint an original picture in a relaxed, social setting under the guidance of a professional.

The evening’s festivities are scheduled from 6-9 p.m. at Lend A Hand, 400 Utah St. The cost is $40 per person and includes all supplies.

For reservations, visit www.vegaspaintingparties.com.

Library schedules variety of activities, events

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

n Lego challenge, 3:30 p.m. today in the community room. The session is designed for those 6 and older.

n Bedtime Math Club, 3:45 p.m. Friday in the community room. The program features hands-on math games. For children in kindergarten through second grade.

n Craft, recycled T-shirt rug, 1 p.m. Saturday. A supply list is available at the reference desk. Reservations and a $5 refundable deposit are due at least 48 hours in advance. For those 12 and older.

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

n Craft hour, 10 a.m. Wednesday in the community room. For all ages.

n Movie, 6 p.m. Wednesday in the community room. “Napoleon Dynamite” will be shown. Bring blankets and snacks.

n Poetry in Music by Primal Mates, 1 p.m. March 5 in the community room. For all ages. A meeting of poetry and music in the tradition of classic song art.

n Craft, book safe, 1 p.m. March 7 in the community room. Learn how to make a hidden compartment in a hardback book. Reservations and a $5 refundable deposit are due at least 48 hours in advance. For those 12 and older.

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

Variety of activities on tap at Lake Mead recreation area

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

n Ranger chat, “Public Lands: Treasures of Southern Nevada,” 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Alan Bible Visitor Center on Lakeshore Drive. Participants will learn about the variety of public lands that surround the Las Vegas Valley.

n Ranger hike, White Owl Canyon, Saturday. The hike begins near the water’s edge and winds into a narrow canyon. Reservations required.

n Valley of Fire Stage Race, Sunday. About 300 bicyclists will race from Overton, down Northshore Road, to mile marker 45. Drivers should use caution when passing cyclists.

Call 702-293-8990 for additional information.

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.

Southwestern artist to be feted at guild’s gallery

Boulder City Art Guild invites the community to a reception for Rosemarie Iliano, its featured artist for March and April. The reception will be held from noon to 2 p.m. March 7 in the gallery at the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St.

Iliano’s “Art of the Southwest” exhibit will be displayed at the gallery March 2 through April 25. She works in oils, watercolors and ink.

There is no cost to attend the exhibit or reception.

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

For more information, call 702-293-3821.

Emergency Aid needs volunteers to help with operations

Emergency Aid of Boulder City, a nonprofit organization that assists residents of Boulder City and those who travel through the community, needs volunteers to assist with its operations.

Emergency Aid operates a food pantry and provides financial assistance to those in the community who are in need. It is open from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday at the old Los Angeles Water and Power Building, 600 Nevada Way.

Volunteers are asked to work a minimum of three hours a week. There also are opportunities to help from your home.

Emergency Aid relies on volunteers, grants and private donations to operate.

For more information, call 702-293-0332 or email emergencyaid@lvcox.mail.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.

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