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Seen on Scene: At Trunk or Treat

The Hallam family came to the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce’s annual Trunk or Treat on Oct. 13. Amanda Hallam, right, said the boys wanted them all to dress as Mario video game characters, so she was Princess Daisy, Adam, left, was Bowser. Cameron, second from left, was Luigi, and Caden was Mario.

Gavin Donohue casts a spell as Harry Potter at Trunk or Treat on Saturday at Veterans’ Memorial Park.

A haunted house, Tommy’s Twisted Toybox presented by Tom Devlin’s Monster Museum, was a new addition to this year’s Trunk or Treat.

Raymond Delacruz portrayed a zombie at Trunk or Treat on Saturday. His costume earned second place for children ages 2-6 in the costume contest.

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Parents and children fill Veterans’ Memorial Park for the annual Trunk or Treat celebration.

By Celia Shortt Goodyear

Boulder City Review

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Family creates Constitution display at library

Keeping with a 15-year tradition, the Mitchell-Stankovic family of Boulder City has created an educational display about the U.S. Constitution at Boulder City Library. The display was created in honor of Constitution Week, which is marked annually by Daughters of the American Revolution, Silver State Chapter.

Dessert evokes flavors of fall

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Seen on Scene: At the Senior Center Ice Cream Social

Shannon Chavez of the Senior Center of Boulder City puts some whipped cream on Joe Rowe’s dish of ice cream during an ice cream social at the center Friday, Sept. 13.

Community Briefs, Sept. 19

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Senior Center, Sept. 19

Hours of operation: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday at 813 Arizona St., 702-293-3320. Visit the center’s website at www.seniorcenterbouldercity.org.

Take the ‘pain’ out of making paint choice

The bright yellow leaves fallen on my lawn, albeit heat-induced, remind me that autumn will soon bring us its fabulous color palette. Early fall and preholidays is the perfect time to paint because opening windows for ventilation is ideal. And it will get your house spiffy for the upcoming gatherings. If painting is on your to-do list, start planning now.

Turkey meatballs make dinner easy

Sometimes ground turkey gets a bad rap. Years ago, turkey was significantly less expensive than hamburger, so frugal-minded folks started swapping it in recipes calling for ground beef with mixed results.

Seen on Scene: At the Soggy Doggy

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Community Briefs, Sept. 12

Community blood drive scheduled