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Pastel artist to share experiences at museum event

Soft pastels with Linda V. Campbell will be showcased at tonight’s Third Thursday at the Museum presentation in the Segerblom Theatre inside the Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum. It will begin at 6 p.m.

Campbell, an artist in residence at Red Rock National Conservation Area, said she likes the “velvety texture” of pastels, which allow her to capture the colors and essence of her subject quickly, especially when working outdoors because light conditions change rapidly.

A native of Montreal, Campbell earned a degree at the Museum of Fine Arts Academy in Montreal before spending more than 10 years working for an art and design studio in Toronto.

After moving to the United States, she began working as an interior designer.

For more information, contact the museum at 702-294-1988.

Doctor, radio host to address Republican women today

The Boulder City Republican Women’s Club will hold its monthly meeting today at the Railroad Pass hotel and casino.

The meeting begins at 11 a.m., with lunch at 11:45 a.m.

Guest speaker will be Dr. Daliah Wachs, who specializes in family medicine and hosts a radio show on KWON.

For more information, call 702-393-1228.

Red Mountain Choir’s ‘Masquerade’ on tap Friday, Saturday

Red Mountain Choir will present “Masquerade” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Elaine K. Smith Center, 700 Wyoming St.

The choir is conducted by Lisa Gillespie, with accompaniment by Ashley Peel.

The Garrett Singing Club, conducted by Pamela Barlow and accompanied by Kendra Howard, will be part of the show.

Tickets are $10 for adults and free for children and students. They can be purchased in advance at the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce, 465 Nevada Way, or at the door.

For additional information, call Rose at 702-293-5455 or visit redmountainmusicco.com. You also can visit www.facebook.com/RedMountainMusicCompany.

P.E.O. to hold fundraising ‘Fiesta’ Saturday evening

Chapter K of Boulder City, P.E.O. International, will present its spring fundraiser, Fiesta Ole!, Saturday at the Boulder City Elks Lodge, 1217 Nevada Highway.

The event will include dinner, live entertainment and a raffle.

Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m., with a catered Mexican dinner to be served at 6 p.m.

Tickets will be sold in front of Boulder Dam Credit Union, 530 Avenue G, on Friday.

For additional information or to purchase tickets, call 702-294-1927.

AAUW’s chocolate, wine-tasting event to be held Saturday

American Association of University Women of Boulder City will present its semiannual chocolate and wine tasting from 6-9 p.m. Saturday at the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St.

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the hotel.

Proceeds from the event benefit AAUW’s fund for local scholarships.

Library schedules variety of activities, events

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

n Graphics Club, 3 p.m. Friday in the board room. For junior high school-age children.

n Movie, 6 p.m. Friday in the community room. “Avengers” will be shown. Snacks and beverages are permitted.

n Teen Advisory Group meeting, 11 a.m. Saturday in the board room. Teens 12-18 are invited to comment on programs, materials and projects in the library’s youth services department.

n TV show marathon, 12 p.m. Saturday. Call the library for details.

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 and their caregivers.

n Teen time, 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the community room. For those 12 and older. Teens are invited to play games, work on homework or just socialize with each other.

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

Medicare fraud topic for Retired Public Employees’ speaker

The Boulder City chapter of the Retired Public Employees of Nevada will hold its monthly membership meeting at 11 a.m. April 23 at The Homestead of Boulder City, 1401 Medical Park Drive.

Guest speaker will be Lori Powers with Nevada Senior Medicare Patrol, who will discuss how to protect yourself from Medicare fraud.

Additionally, an update on the state Legislature is planned.

Members will gather for a no-host lunch at an area restaurant after the meeting.

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

Community Club’s monthly luncheon scheduled for April 23

The Boulder City Community Club will hold its monthly meeting at 12:30 p.m. April 23 in The Spillway downstairs at the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St.

New officers will be installed.

Cost of the lunch is $9 per person.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling Beverly Parry after 1 p.m. at 702-293-7623.

Support group for those in grief meets at senior center

The Senior Center of Boulder City is offering a Surviving Grief support group that meets from 1-2:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at the center, 813 Arizona St.

The group is designed to help those struggling with a loss of any kind. The Rev. Sandy Johnson of Boulder City United Methodist Fellowship is leading the group.

For more information, contact the senior center at 702-293-3320 or Johnson at sandy_L_johnson@hotmail.com or 702-293-7240.

High school alumni to meet for lunch today

Boulder City High School alumni luncheons are held at The Restaurant in the Boulder Dam Hotel at noon the third Thursday of each month.

Graduates who have held their 50th reunion celebrations are invited to attend.

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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