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Community Briefs, Aug. 1

Updated July 31, 2019 - 1:53 pm

Elks to hold monthly bingo game

Boulder City Elks Lodge No. 1682 will hold its monthly bingo game Monday, Aug. 5, at the lodge, 1217 Boulder City Parkway.

The evening will begin at 4:30 p.m. when hamburgers will be available for purchase. Bingo cards go on sale at 5:30 and play will begin at 6.

Mayor to speak at Democrats’ meeting

Boulder City Mayor Kiernan McManus will address members of the Boulder City Democratic Club when it meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, at the Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd.

Additionally, representatives for presidential candidates Jay Inslee and Seth Moulton will speak briefly.

All are welcome. For further information, contact bouldercitydemocraticclub@gmail.com.

Game session concludes summer reading program

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

■ Lego book club, 1:30 p.m. today, Aug. 1, in the community room. For those 6-12.

■ Family bedtime storytime, 6 p.m. today, Aug. 1, in the board room.

■ Summer reading program finale, 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, in the community room. Celebrate with board games.

■ Upcycled plastic tote bag, 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, in the community room. Sign up at the information desk.

■ Crochet for a Cause, 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, in the community room. Learn how to crochet a sleeping mat out of plastic bags for the homeless. For those 12 and older.

■ Virtual reality lab, 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, in the board room.

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

Paintings on albums on exhibit

Acrylic paintings on recycled vinyl albums created by Dawn Lockett will be featured in Boulder City Art Guild’s gallery in August.

Lockett, who has been teaching math at secondary schools for the past 17 years, developed an interest in art recently and began working in a variety of media including acrylics, alcohol inks and photography.

She will be the guest of honor at a reception from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, where she will answer questions about her work.

The gallery, inside the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St., is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.

For more information, visit http://www.bouldercityartguild.com.

Rangers to lead full moon hike

Rangers from Lake Mead National Recreation Area will lead a night hike through Owl Canyon while learning about lunar tales and constellations Saturday, Aug. 10. It is a moderate 2.2-mile round trip hike.

For details and reservations, call 702-293-8990.

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A popular Eagle tradition

The annual Boulder City High School Grad Walk was held this past Friday.

May the Fourth Be With You (a day early)

LEFT: Sophomore Delaney Loeslein gets some assistance during the class challenge of Hungry, Hungry Hippo at Friday’s BCHS year-end assembly.

DIY could be more costly and risky than DIFM

Back in the days of my home-show appearances, attendees would often ask me the same kind of question—“Do you think I could renovate my own bathroom (kitchen, bedroom…)?” To which I would always answer, “Do you know how to replace a light switch?” That would always make them chuckle.

Therapy dogs make testing ‘stress free’ at King Elementary

Test anxiety is a common concern for teachers, parents, and students, especially this time of year for King students as they prepare to take the state test for the first time.

Statehouse daughter heads services to veterans

It’s not out of the ordinary for journalists to sometimes leave the profession and try something new. Especially when they feel a family connection urging them to enter into a divergent field of employment. That’s what happened to one local individual.

Howard turns passion into full-time job

For many self-published authors, the passion to put words on a page ends up being a hobby they do when everyday life frees up a few minutes here and there to do so.

BCHS gearing up for spring play

Spring is in the air and life is abuzz in the Boulder City High School Theatre Department. While residents all over town are packing their winter clothes and embarking on spring cleaning projects; students in the drama department are collaborating on their spring performance of “Yard Sale” by Tim Kelly.

Andrew Mitchell Elementary goes beyond 7 Habits

As a Leader In Me School, Mitchell Elementary frequently refers to the 7 Habits. As a matter of fact, each day at our morning ceremony, students and staff recite our mission statement, which refers specifically to the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

LMNRA has deep roots in Boulder City

We at Lake Mead National Recreation Area are constantly amazed and grateful for the support from the Boulder City community. We also strive to provide great service to the people of this great town.