96°F
weather icon Clear

Easter sunrise service planned

The sun sparkling as it rises over Lake Mead will provide the backdrop for the 30th annual Easter sunrise service presented by the Boulder City Interfaith Lay Council. It will begin at 6 a.m. Sunday at Hemenway Valley Park.

The service is nondenominational and conducted by area residents. It will include scripture readings, hymns, special music and a meditation.

Kathy Whitman, a member of the lay council, said she expects between 300 and 400 people to attend the service, including those from the Las Vegas area. All are welcome to attend.

Music for the service will include bagpipes played by Wes Hallom, Devin Streater on piano and Tom Burke on harmonica.

Fran Haraway will present a special reading and meditation she wrote specifically for the service, while Linda Lintner, Linda Nations and Burke will serve as song leaders.

Whitman said the service usually lasts less than an hour.

There is no cost to attend, but a freewill offering is taken. Proceeds will be donated to Emergency Aid of Boulder City and Lend A Hand.

Those attending are encouraged to dress warmly and bring their own chair.

Complimentary coffee, hot chocolate and doughnuts will be provided by Winchell’s Donuts of Boulder City.

Hemenway Valley Park is at 401 Ville Drive.

For more information, call 702-293-6970 or 702-499-7642.

Hali Bernstein Saylor is editor of the Boulder City Review. She can be reached at hsaylor@bouldercityreview.com or at 702-586-9523. Follow @HalisComment on Twitter.

Bethany Baptist Church

201 Wyoming St.

702-293-1912

Friday, 6:30 p.m., Good Friday

Sunday, 10 a.m., Easter including special activities and candy hunt for kids. Brunch for all after the service.

Boulder City Assembly of God

1100 Adams Blvd.

702-293-2400 or www.bcaog.com

Sunday, 10 a.m., Easter service

Boulder City United Methodist Church

702-293-7240 or www.bouldercityumc.com

Today, 7 p.m., Foot washing and communion service at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 812 Arizona St.

Friday, 7 p.m., Good Friday service at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church

Sunday, 6:30 a.m., Easter service at the church’s property at the corner of Utah Street and Adams Boulevard behind the Boulder City Cemetery

Sunday, 11:15 am., Chapel at St. Jude’s Ranch for Children, 100 St. Jude’s St., followed by an egg hunt.

Calvary Chapel

1000 Nevada Way, Suite 207

702-454-4003, www.calvarychapelbc.org

Sunday, 6 a.m., off-site service; call for location or email contact@calvarychapelbc.org.

Sunday, 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. at 1000 Nevada Way, Suite 207

Christian Center Church

571 Adams Blvd.

702-293-7773

Sunday, 10 a.m., Easter service, preceded by breakfast at 9 a.m.

Faith Christian Church

1100 Buchanan Blvd.

Today at 7 p.m., Living Last Supper

Sunday, 9:45 a.m., Easter service, egg hunt and brunch

Grace Community Church

1150 Wyoming St.

702-293-2018 or bcgrace.org

Friday, 6 p.m., Tenebrae service

Sunday, 8:30 and 9:30 a.m., Easter service, followed by egg hunt at 10:45 a.m.

St. Andrew Catholic Church

1399 San Felipe Drive

702-293-75000

Today, 7 p.m., Holy Thursday

Friday, 7 p.m., Good Friday

Saturday, 7:15 p.m., Easter vigil

Sunday, 6 a.m., Sunrise mass on the labyrinth

8 and 10 a.m., Mass, followed by coffee and home-baked goods

St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church

812 Arizona St.

702-672-9380

Sunday, 10 a.m., Easter service followed by food and fellowship

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
Würst Festival brings food, fun downtown

Members of Boulder City Sunrise Rotary invite the community to join them for a day of food, fun and festivities at the 26th annual Würst Festival on Saturday in Bicentennial and Wilbur Square parks.

Thunderbirds amaze spectators with acrobatics

Many oldtimers fondly remember the comic book and television versions of “Superman,” and the astonishment of the anonymous characters when they saw something foreign flying overhead — “It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Superman!”

‘Xeric’ plants, trees require less water

Thanks for sending me pictures of your plants. Many homeowners don’t know the names of plants in their yards or landscapes. Most can look at a plant and know if it is a tree, shrub, or flower but not its name much less how often it should be watered and with how much.

Family tradition highlights importance of Constitution

For more than 10 years, the Mitchell-Stankovic family has created a display at the Boulder City Library to commemorate Constitution Week, which will be observed Sept. 17-23.

Weather, location affects fruit production

Q. I have a Washington navel orange and Flordaprince peach tree planted this spring that a local nursery claimed was eight to 10 years old. The peach tree produced lots of small fruit. The orange tree produced tons of flowers but fruit that dropped from it after it flowered. The trees don’t look so good now. Your opinion please?

Nevada’s Yesteryear: Mines spurred trains’ construction

Mining was the main reason Nevada was developed as a state, what with the very rich Comstock Lode at Virginia City and numerous other communities and camps such as Delamar and Pioche. Mining was equally important in California as well and had been since the gold rush there of 1849.

Monsoon season creates perfect conditions for flies

Anyone watching HBO’s sci-fi series “Westworld” must be particularly creeped out by our current fly infestation, especially since the show filmed on location at Hoover Dam and Black Canyon this year. For folks not hip to this dystopian neo-Western, flies represent, well, pretty much the end of mankind as we know it.

Aviation heroes land at Chautauqua

Boulder City Chautauqua will be soaring to new heights and “Pushing the Envelope” when it returns later this month for performances at the pavilion at Boulder Creek Golf Club.

Many work on your be-fun-half

With nice weather right around the corner, many nonprofit organizations are busy planning their fundraising events to help fund their annual programming. These events are dual-purpose. First, they provide needed revenue to the organization so they can continue to do great works for us in Boulder City, therefore adding to our quality of life. Second, special events draw guests from around Southern Nevada into our community and provide needed revenue to the businesses in our community. When the business core is healthy, we see benefits citywide.

Mural brightens King’s walls, tells city’s history

The halls of King Elementary School are now a lot more colorful as a new mural welcomes students and visitors through the office entrance. Done by Boulder City local artist Connie Burnett Ferraro, this mural shows the history of the community and Southern Nevada in general. Things such as the Hoover Dam, bighorn sheep and a TWA plane (which Ferraro says is her favorite) are all present.