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Weekend’s Best Bets, April 19

1 CELEBRATE YOUR PARK: Junior Ranger Day on Saturday at the Alan Bible Visitor Center at Lake Mead National Recreation Area is one of the events planned to mark National Park Week. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. there will be a variety of interactive activities that focus on nature and water safety for children. There will be K-9 demonstrations and information about careers with the National Park Service. Admission to the park will be waived for the day. For more information, call 702-293-8990.

Weekend’s Best Bets, April 12

1 HOWDY PARTNER: Grab your best western duds for Saturday’s Best Dam Wine Walk, which will have a western theme. Check-in is from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at Grace Christian Academy, 512 California Ave., and the walk continues to 8 p.m. at more than 20 locations downtown. Tickets are $25 per person or $45 a couple.

Weekend’s Best Bets, April 5

1 LOVELY LAKE: Local residents are invited to help keep Lake Mead National Recreation Area pristine by participating in the Great American Cleanup, which is part of the Keep America Beautiful campaign. This year’s event, to be held Saturday, marks the cleanup’s 20th anniversary. Advance registration is requested. Contact Rhin at 702-293-8711 or email LAKE_Volunteer_Coordinator@nps.gov for more information.

Weekend’s Best Bets, March 29

1 CHEERS: Raise a glass and raise funds for Operation Homefront, a nonprofit that supports the families of military personnel who are deployed overseas, by attending the sixth annual Boulder City Beerfest. The Saturday event will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. in Wilbur Square Park and feature more than 30 breweries, specialty vendors, food trucks and live entertainment. Admission to the fest is free, but tickets for sampling are $45 for general admission and $60 for VIP privileges on the day of the event. Visit http://bouldercitybeerfestival.com for more information.

Weekend’s Best Bets, March 22

1 GET EGG-CITED: Wilbur Square Park on Colorado Street will be the site of the annual community Easter Egg Hunt. Festivities start at 9 a.m. with photos with the Easter Bunny; those wanting pictures needs to bring their own cameras. The egg hunts begin at 9:30 a.m., with one for children 1-5 and another for children 6-10. There is no cost to participate. Volunteers of America is presenting the event, which will feature more than 1,500 eggs plus prizes.

Weekend’s Best Bets, March 15

1 TAKE THE PLUNGE: Get out your swimsuit and plastic Easter baskets, and then head over to the city pool for the third annual Easter Pool Plunge. The swimming pool, at 861 Avenue B, will be filled with eggs and toys for the event, scheduled for 2:15 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $2 per participant, and nonswimmers must be accompanied by someone 12 or older. For details, call 702-293-9286.

Weekend’s Best Bets, March 8

1 READY TO ROLL: The third annual Rock, Roll & Stroll to benefit the Senior Center of Boulder City will be held Saturday at Bicentennial Park, 999 Colorado St. The family-friendly event is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will include rocking in rocking chairs and rolling in wheelchairs. There will be a kids zone and entertainment. Proceeds from the event support the Meals on Wheels program.

Seen on Scene: At the Damboree

Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Cpl. Matthew A. Commons Post 36, of Boulder City presented the colors to kick off the 71st annual Damboree parade through downtown July 4.