79°F
weather icon Clear

Community Briefs, Aug. 2

Elks present night of bingo

Boulder City Elks Lodge, No. 1682, will present an evening of bingo Monday, Aug. 6. Card sales will start at 5:30, and the games will begin at 6.

Starting at 4:30, the lodge will offer sandwiches, salad, chips and dessert.

The lodge is at 1217 Boulder City Parkway.

Game day scheduled Wednesday at pool

Residents are invited to pool game day from 1:30-3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, at the Boulder City Pool and Racquetball Complex, 861 Avenue B. The games will be loosely based on Jungle Safari, according to Cheree Brennan, aquatic coordinator.

Admission is free for those who register before Wednesday at the complex’s front desk. Regular pool admission will be charged at the door.

Prizes will be awarded.

People of all ages are welcome. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by someone 12 or older.

Library to celebrate end of summer reading program

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

■ STEAM exploration club, 10 a.m. today, Aug. 2, in the board room. For those 0-5 and their caregivers.

■ Teen coding club, 1 p.m. today, Aug. 2, in the community room. For those in grades 6-12.

■ Lego challenge, 3:30 p.m. today, Aug. 2, in the community room. For those 6 and older.

■ Drop-in story time, 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3, in the board room. For those 0-5 years old and their caregivers.

■ Game hour, 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, in the community room.

■ After-hours finale, 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, in the community room. Celebrate the end of the summer reading program with board games and a movie.

■ Crochet for a cause, 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, in the community room. Learn how to crochet a sleeping mat for the homeless out of plastic bags. For those 12 and older.

■ Positive Action, 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, in the board room. For those 12-18.

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

Democrats to host Supreme Court judge candidate

The Boulder City Democratic Club has will hear District Court Judge Elissa Cadish at its meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd. Cadish is running in a nonpartisan race for the open spot on the Nevada Supreme Court. Elected justices serve six-year terms with no term limits.

All are welcome.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
Top perfectly baked potatoes with your favorite flavors

Remember baked potatoes? I was chatting with friends about food (because what else do I talk about?) and none of us could remember the last time we had stuffed baked potatoes for dinner. We’ve been so busy with our quinoa we forgot about the king of carbs. Good carbs, naturally.

Savory sandwich add special touch to celebrations

Meet smörgåstårta, your new favorite party recipe. Smörgåstårta (pronounced SMORE-gas-TOR-ta) is simply a beautifully decorated savory sandwich cake. It’s popular when celebrating special occasions in Sweden. To celebrate Mother’s Day and honor the influential women in your life, may I suggest serving a smörgåstårta?

Parks will welcome Spring Jamboree

Spring will be bustin’ out all over the downtown parks in Boulder City on Saturday and Sunday as Spring Jamboree returns for its 43rd incarnation.

Let carnitas star in Cinco de Mayo dishes

Melt-in-your-mouth, flavorful and juicy with irresistible caramelized crunchy bits, this pork carnitas is brimming with classic flavors like Mexican oregano, cumin, chili powder and a surprising bright note of citrus. I’m so excited to share this divine recipe, just in time for Cinco de Mayo.

Dam museum’s collection moves online

The Boulder City-Hoover Dam Museum is taking its archive collection to the next level of accessibility — online and searchable with the touch of a button.

Quick meal strategies essential for busy people

“Oops! I totally forgot about dinner!” It happens. Maybe you didn’t actually forget but your hectic, nonstop day happened. Suddenly it’s 6 p.m. and the family is looking to you because they’re starving. What’s for dinner?

Airman finds little to stop her from success

Most employment opportunities in the military are now open to women as well as men. The Air Force has been a leader in that area.