1 IT’S THE BOMBER: Lake Mead National Recreation Area will host a special program, to be presented at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Saturday on the 70th anniversary of the crash of a B-29 Superfortress bomber into the lake. There will be a panel discussion by experts in aviation, history and the lake, and the debut of a short film featuring underwater footage of the submerged plane. Several artifacts recovered from the crash site will be displayed. Space is limited, and reservations are required. Call 702-293-8961.
1 TAKE A DIP: You can cool off, have fun and get some exercise at the same time at the Boulder City Municipal Pool. Open swim is 1-5 p.m. daily, with adult lap time 6-9 a.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m.-noon and 6-7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Family swim time is scheduled for 5-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Admission is $2 for people 17 and younger and $3 for those 18 and older. The pool is at 861 Avenue B. For more information, call the pool at 702-293-9286.
1 TALES AND SONGS: The Hampstead Stage Co. will bring its show “American Folktales & Songs” to the Boulder City Library at 3 p.m. Friday in the community room. The show, set during the height of the Great Depression, revolves around two traveling workers who find warmth in sharing folk songs and tall tales on a frigid night. The library is at 701 Adams Blvd. Call 702-293-1281 for more information.
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.