67°F
weather icon Clear

Community Briefs, Dec. 26

Library to host karaoke night

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

■ Virtual reality lab, 4 p.m. today, Dec. 26, in the community room. For those 13 and older.

■ Karaoke, 6 p.m. today, Dec. 26, in the community room. For those 18 and older.

■ Holiday hangout, 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, in the community room. A winter movie, craft and games are planned.

■ Role playing games, 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, in the boardroom. For those 12-18 years old.

■ Youth craft hour, 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 30, in the community room. For those from birth to 10 years old.

■ Game day, 3:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 30, in the community room.

■ Baby lap-sit story time, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, in the boardroom. For those from birth to 2 and their caregivers.

■ Crochet for a Cause, 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, in the community room. Learn how to crochet a sleeping mat out of plastic bags for the homeless. For those 12 and older.

Note: The library will close at 5 p.m. for New Year’s Eve and will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 1.

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

Landscape art on display

Landscapes by Bernie Fiebranz will be featured in Boulder City Art Guild’s gallery inside the Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St., during January.

Fiebranz, a native of Hamburg, Germany, started painting when he was 14 years old after becoming an accomplished guitarist at the age of 13. He works in oils and has received numerous awards for his work.

He will be at the gallery to answer questions about his work and meet with people during a reception from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5. Light refreshments will be served.

The gallery 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 or call 702-293-2138.

See Spot Run offers calendar

See Spot Run, the nonprofit organization that runs the dog park at Veterans’ Memorial Park, has its 2020 calendar featuring local canines enjoying the dog park and community available.

It can be purchased at Chilly Jilly’z, 1680 Boulder City Parkway; Pawsitively Grooming, 1244 Wyoming St.; Professional Pet Room and Groom, 707 Canyon Road, Suite 105A; and Southwest Diner, 761 Nevada Way.

Additionally, representatives from the group will set up a booth in front of Boulder Dam Credit Union, 530 Avenue G.

THE LATEST
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.