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Cool-season gardening topic for club

The Boulder City Garden Club will meet at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday in the community room at the Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd.

Guest speaker Emily Beamguard will discuss cool-season vegetable gardening. All interested people are welcome.

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

Library to host session for teens

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

Teen time, 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the community room. For those 12 and older. Come in to play games, work on homework or just hang out.

Note, the library will be closed Sundays through Labor Day.

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


Program for kids, night hike on tap at lake

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

Ranger chat, “Outdoor fun: A child’s nature perspective” 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Alan Bible Visitor Center. Participants will learn about ways children can get in touch with nature and learn more about the recreation area.

Evening program, full moon hike, Saturday. Join rangers for a hike on the Historic Railroad Tunnel trail. Reservations required. Not recommended for children younger than 10.

Call 702-293-8990 for additional information or to make reservations.


Writers group meets every Thursday at library

The Boulder City Writers Group meets at 7 p.m. each Thursday in the Nevada Room at Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd.

Writers of all levels are welcome to learn more about writing and receive feedback on their work.

Membership is free.

For more information, email jenballif@gmail.com.


American Legion monthly meeting Tuesday

Members of American Legion, Post 31, will gather at the Boulder City hall, 508 California Ave., at 7 p.m. Tuesday for their monthly meeting.

Guest speaker will be Yvonne Betron, veterans service officer with Nevada Veterans Services Department.

Additionally, all veterans and their families are invited to the American Legion’s breakfast from 6-8:30 a.m. Thursdays at the hall, situated between Boulder Bowl and Grace Christian Academy. There is no cost to attend, but donations are welcome.

For more information, leave a message at 702-294-6374.


Community blood drive set for Sept. 17

A blood drive to benefit the Boulder City community and hospital will be from 1-7 p.m. Sept. 17 in the gymnasium at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 916 Fifth St.

Appointments can be scheduled at www.unitedbloodservices.org, using the sponsor code bouldercity, or call Lee McDonald at 702-795-8335.


Church’s women’s group sets teddy bear picnic

The Grace Community Church Women’s Association will have a kickoff potluck luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 9.

Theme for the afternoon will be a teddy bear picnic lunch. Also, there will be a special guest speaker from the Boulder City Library.

All are welcome to attend.

The church is at 1150 Wyoming St.

For more information, call Linda Graham at 702-278-6603.


Soggy Doggy ‘pawty’ planned

A Soggy Doggy pool “pawty” Sept. 12 will mark the end of the swim season at the Boulder City pool, 861 Avenue B.

The new event allows the city’s canine residents to enjoy some swim time as the pool closes to people and opens for dogs only.

Boulder City Animal Control and pool staff will be on hand to monitor pets’ safety.

There will be two sessions, one from 9-10:25 a.m. and another from 10:35 a.m. to noon.

Cost is $4 per dog if registered by Sept. 9 and $6 per dog if registered after Sept. 9.

All dogs must have a current city license and have proof of rabies vaccination upon registration. Additional rules are available at the municipal pool.

The event is sponsored by the city’s parks and recreation department, aquatic and racquetball division, and Boulder City Animal Control.

For additional information, call 702-293-9268.


Republican women to hear editorial writer

The Boulder City Republican Women’s Club will gather for its monthly luncheon meeting Sept. 17 in the banquet room of the Railroad Pass Casino, 2800 S. Boulder Highway, Henderson.

Guest speaker for the afternoon will be Glenn Cook, editorial writer and columnist for the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

The doors will open at 11 a.m. and lunch will be served at 11:45.

Cost is $21 per person. Reservations are required and must be made by noon Sept. 10. They can be made by calling 702-393-1228 or emailing bcgop@yahoo.com.


Chautauqua returns with ‘Inventors’

Boulder City Chautauqua featuring “Inventors and Inventions” will be presented Sept. 19 in the Boulder Theatre, 1225 Arizona St.

There will be two performances. The first, at 1:30 p.m., will feature Peter Small as Thomas Edison. The second, set for 6:30 p.m., will feature Doug Mischler as Henry Ford.

John L. Smith, a columnist for the Boulder City Review and Las Vegas Review-Journal, will serve as moderator. Charlie Shaffer will provide piano accompaniment.

Tickets are $15 each per performance. They are available at Ace Shopper Stopper, 541 Nevada Way, Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St., and the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce, 465 Nevada Way.

For additional information, call 702-293-0833.


Elks Lodge to hold Karaoke Night

Boulder City Elks Lodge No. 1682 is hosting a karaoke night Friday at 5 p.m. in the efforts to make the public more aware of their organization.

The event, which will be held at 1217 Nevada Highway, begins with free food at 5 p.m., and horseshoes will be played at 6 p.m. Karaoke will begin at 7 p.m.

The Elks Lodge has supported numerous groups around town, including the Southern Nevada Veterans Home, Boulder City Care, as well as school athletics and activities.

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