1 FESTIVE FOURTH: America the Beautiful: Destination Boulder City is theme of the annual Fourth of July celebration. Festivities begin at 7 a.m. in Bicentennial Park with a pancake breakfast presented by the Rotary Club of Boulder City. Starting at 9 a.m., a parade will travel through downtown, ending at Broadbent Park, where there will be midway games, food and drinks. At 11 a.m., there will be a coin toss at the municipal pool. Evening activities and a fireworks show will be held at Veterans’ Memorial Park, with gates opening at 4 p.m. A full schedule is available at https://www.bcnv.org/351/Damboree-Celebration.
1 GLOBAL ANGLING: Head over to Boulder Beach at Lake Mead National Recreation Area to celebrate World Fishing Day on Saturday. From 6-8 a.m. staff from the Nevada Department of Wildlife will be at the Hemenway fishing pier with bait, fishing gear and tips for those who want to participate. Those attending should wear water shoes, a hat and sunglasses. Online reservations are recommended and can be made at https://register-ed.com/programs/nevada/210-angler-education. For more information, call 702-486-5127, ext. 3850.
1 BOULDER CITY SWINGS: The Dam Short Film Festival is hosting an evening of dance and live music Saturday at the historic Los Angeles Department of Water and Power building, 600 Nevada Way. Lindy-Ana Jones and the Temple of Swing will perform. The dance will start at 7 p.m., but beginner lessons will be offered at 6 p.m. Admission is $20.
1 GREEN GLOW: A evening golf tournament to benefit the Boulder City Professional Firefighters Association will be played Saturday at Boulder City Golf Course, 1 Clubhouse Drive. The nine-hole shotgun start tourney will begin at 8 p.m. after a 7 p.m. dinner. Golfers will use LED balls. For additional details or to see if spaces are still available, email email@example.com.
1 INTERSTATE INVITATIONAL: Local residents, business owners and those who work in the city can get a firsthand look at Interstate 11 as it nears completion. People are invited to hike or bike along a stretch of the route between 6-10 a.m. Saturday. Parking is at the bridge near the south end of Buchanan Boulevard where the interstate crosses over. For reservations or more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
1 THEY’RE SMOKIN’: More than 30 professional and amateur barbecue teams will converge on downtown Boulder City on Friday and Saturday for the Rotary Club of Boulder City’s 14th annual Best Dam Barbecue Challenge. While the teams are preparing their entries, visitors can enjoy barbecue dishes from vendors, shopping and entertainment. Among the highlights are the rib-eating contest pitting Boulder City policemen against firemen, Best Dam Car Show and the KidsQue competition. Festivities begin at 4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday at Bicentennial Park, 999 Colorado St. Visit https://www.bestdambarbecue.com for more information.
1 THEY HAVE HEART: Boulder City residents Jim and Kathy Calhoun will be feted for their dedication and service to Boulder City Hospital when Boulder City Hospital Foundation presents its ninth annual Heart of the Community gala. In honor of their love of cruising, the celebration will have a nautical theme. Festivities begin at 5 p.m. with cocktails and silent auction in the Pavilion at Boulder Creek Golf Club, 1501 Veterans Memorial Drive. Tickets are $200. Call Wendy Adams at 702-293-0214 for tickets or more information.
1 THEY HAVE TALENT: And are willing to share it with others at the annual BC’s Got Talent show in the amphitheater at the Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd. The talent show begins at 7 p.m. Saturday Free popcorn will service and drink will be available. Admission is free.