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Family activities highlight Spring Jamboree

Family-friendly activities will highlight this weekend’s Spring Jamboree.

Presented by the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce, the annual event will be held Saturday and Sunday in Wilbur Square, Bicentennial and North and South Escalante parks.

Jill Rowland-Lagan, CEO of the Chamber of Commerce, said organizers have been working on the event for the past year and it will be held rain or shine. Currently, weather forecasters are predicting thunderstorms in spots and a high of 68 for Saturday, while Sunday’s forecast is calling for a high of 75 with cloudy skies. Highlights of the festival include a classic hot rod show, gem and mineral show, Little Miss and Little Mister Pageant, Bark in the Park dog show, antiques show, and arts and crafts.

There also will be entertainment, a kids zone and food and beverages.

Festivities kick off at 8:45 a.m. Saturday with opening comments from Mayor Rod Woodbury and “The Star-Spangled Banner” sung by Amy Finn. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.

For additional information, visit www.springjamboree.com.

Schedule of events

Saturday

■ 8:45 a.m. — Opening comments from Mayor Rod Woodbury and “The Star-Spangled Banner” sung by Amy Finn

■ 9 a.m. — Little Miss and Little Mister Pageant sponsored by Dance Etc.

■ 10 a.m. — Aerial Assault trampoline performance in the Kidzone

■ 10:30 a.m. — ATA Karate For Kids; director Bobby Erdman

■ 11 a.m. — Bark in the Park presented by See Spot Run

■ 11:45 a.m. — Aerial Assault trampoline performance in the Kidzone

■ 12:15 p.m. — Martha P. King choir directed by Lanette Coker

■ 12:30 p.m. — Tropicana Palms Bootleggers Variety Show

■ 1:30 p.m. — ATA Karate For Kids; director Bobby Erdman

■ 2 p.m. — Blue Man Group special offer presentation

■ 2:30 p.m. — Aerial Assault trampoline performance in the Kidzone

■ 3 p.m. — Part Time Criminals band

■ 4 p.m. — Sin City Apostles dance performance

■ 4:15 p.m. — Aerial Assault trampoline performance in the Kidzone

■ 4:30 p.m. — Boulder City High School High Scalers Robotics Team; director John Richner

■ 4:45 p.m. — Sin City Apostles dance performance

Sunday

■ 9 a.m. — Melanie Spector Trio

■ 10 a.m. — Aerial Assault trampoline performance in the Kidzone

■ 10:30 a.m. — Turning Point Trio

■ 11:30 a.m. — Aerial Assault trampoline performance in the Kidzone

■ 12 p.m. — Henderson Recreation Center Zumba and belly dancers

■ 1 p.m. — Aerial Assault trampoline performance in the Kidzone

■ 1:30 p.m. — Stringers in Paradise band

■ 2:30 p.m. — Aerial Assault trampoline performance in the Kidzone

■ 3 p.m. — The Jessica Lisette band

■ 4 p.m. — Closing comments

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