99°F
weather icon Clear

Community Briefs, Aug. 15

Community invited to learn about Rainbow Girls

The Boulder Assembly No. 8, International Order of Rainbow Girls, is holding an open meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, for community residents and potential members to learn more about the organization. It will be held at the Boulder City Masonic Lodge, 901 Arizona St.

The organization’s mission is to help girls between the ages of 11 and 20 prepare for adulthood through character and leadership development, community service and promoting teamwork and effective communication.

The group also will host a dance tournament from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30. Admission is $5.

On Sept. 14, Rainbow Girls will be holding a community yard sale behind the Masonic lodge. Booth spaces are $20 and donations of household items also are welcome.

For more information about any of the group’s events or activities, contact Shannon Chavez at 702-969-9220.

Library will show ‘Dumbo’

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

■ Movie, 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, in the community room. “Dumbo” will be shown.

■ Crochet for a Cause, 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, 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. 20, in the board room.

■ Library board of trustees, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, in the board room.

■ No Oven August cooking class, 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, in the community room. Learn how to make delicious meals without touching the oven. For those 16 and older. Register at the information desk.

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

Lake Mead waives entrance fee for park service’s birthday

Lake Mead National Recreation Area will waive the entrance fee to the park Sunday, Aug. 25, in honor of the National Park Service’s birthday.

Fees for camping, lake use or concessions still apply.

For additional information, call 702-293-8990.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
Fogg named veteran of month

“I just like to be there for the veterans,” said the Rev. Carl Fogg Jr., who was recently named Veteran of the Month for May by the Nevada Department of Veterans Services. “I am available 24/7 for any veteran. I’m just here to help them out.”

Freezer cool way to save time, money

Freezing food saves time by reducing grocery store runs and money when you purchase sale items in quantity. Make the most of your investment by using your freezer to its full potential.

Seniors parade their accomplishments

Graduation day for Boulder City High School’s Class of 2020 was different this year as the students and parents celebrated with a parade instead of a traditional commencement ceremony.

Lentils move from side to center plate

Have you noticed lentils are popping up everywhere lately? They have officially moved beyond soup and have been added to salads, made into pasta, breads, chips and other snack foods, and have even become plant-based meat replacements.

Veterans, tourist attractions find common bond in Las Vegas

Gambling, entertainment and gourmet dinners will remain the big draws in Las Vegas when Nevada opens up again. But Southern Nevada has so much more to offer. History buffs and military veterans are all encouraged to take detours and see a side of the city that most are not even aware exists.

Blatchford: A high-flying Eagle

Hope Blatchford considers herself a typical high school student.

Future bright for class’s top scholars

The valedictorians and salutatorian of Boulder City High School’s Class of 2020 are excited about the future and thankful for their time in town despite their senior year not going as planned or expected.

Seniors to celebrate with parade

On what would have been the night of their graduation, members of Boulder City High School’s class of 2020 will parade through town to celebrate their accomplishments.

Film fest poster contest entries sought

The poster contest for the Dam Short Film Festival returns for its second incarnation and area artists are being asked to submit entries.