Community Briefs

Bethany Baptist to hold fall festival

Bethany Baptist Church, 210 Wyoming St., will hold a fall festival 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 31. The event will include games, candy and food. Costumes are optional. Kids through fifth grade get in for free. For more information, call 702-293-1912.

Lend a Hand to hold training

Lend a Hand is having a volunteer training class at 9 a.m. Oct. 15. at the Lend a Hand office, 400 Utah St. Call 702-294-2363 for information. Lend a Hand helps seniors, disabled and handicapped residents of Boulder City, driving them to appointments anywhere in the Las Vegas Valley and providing help, respite and companionship while they remain in their homes. Volunteers are needed for Lend a Hand to provide these services to the community.

Vintage fashion show to help Senior Center

Sherman’s House of Antiques co-owner Brenda Wright will hold a vintage fashion show to help raise money for the Boulder Senior Center. The free event will be 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Historical Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St. Models will wear clothing from Wright’s vintage boutique. Models will be from Las Vegas, Boulder City and the Senior Center. There will be prize drawings for a 1940s victrolla and vintage clothing. For more information, call 702-293-1818.

Public Rosary event slated for Saturday at noon

A Public Square Rosary Crusade event will be at noon Saturday at Frank Crowe Park. This is a nationwide campaign. For more information, call Illa Clements-Davey at 702-294-1129.

Zombie Walk to aid veterans

The Brewpub has teamed with the Las Vegas chapter of the Zombie Squad, ZS-009, a charitable organization that teaches disaster preparedness and raises money for charities, to hold the third annual Zombie Walk at 7 p.m. Oct. 19. A $5 donation gets you into the walk through the loop through the downtown business district for about half an hour.

Once walkers end up at the pub, there will be a party with three bands, Bad Mojo, 3d6 and Tru Blue. There will be prize drawings, including a Hawaiian vacation. Also, there will be a professional makeup artist to help people with their zombie look. This year money will go to the Nevada Veterans Assistance League to support the Nevada Veterans Home in Boulder City. The Brewpub will donate $1 per drink to the cause.

Reflections Park to be rededicated Saturday

Boulder City will hold a rededication of Reflections Park at the junction of Denver, Colorado, Railroad and Birch streets at 4 p.m. Saturday. The park has new sculptures, flag, plantings and local children’s art.

Reflections Park is a National Wildlife Federation Certified Wildlife Habitat and is part of the “Great American Backyard Bird Count” and a “Monarch Way Station.”

Heck to speak at Republican Women lunch

Boulder City Republican Women will meet at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 17 at Railroad Pass Conference Room. Joe Heck, congressman from Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District that includes Boulder City, will speak. Heck serves on the education and workforce, armed services and House intelligence committees, and heads the subcommittee on technical and tactical intelligence committee. He is also a colonel in the Army Reserves and is a physician. All interested persons are invited.

Cost is $20, and, to ensure seating, make reservations before Oct. 12 by calling the information hotline at 702-393-1228, or email bcgop@yahoo.com.

Day of the Dead party set for Nov. 1

The Boulder City Art Guild and Gallery will hold a Day of the Dead party at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the guild’s offices on the second floor of the Historic Boulder Dam Hotel, 1305 Arizona St. There will be an auction of porcelain skulls and a potluck.

Swim Team to hold Halloween carnival

The Boulder City Heatwave Swim Team will hold its Halloween Carnival 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at the city’s recreation center gym. For more information, call Pam Hickey at the city’s Parks and Recreation Department, 702-293-9256.

City to hold children’s art class

The Boulder City Parks and Recreation Department offers a Children’s Performing Arts class — Rising Stars — at the multiuse building. This class is offered on Tuesdays with the session running Oct. 29-Dec. 17. Ages 4 through kindergarten will meet from 2-2:30 p.m. with a fee of $35 for the session, and grades first and higher will meet from 3-4 p.m. with a fee of $70 for the whole session.

Children learn singing, dancing and performing skills all in one class. Participants get to showcase their talents at the Holiday Magic Show on Dec. 19. A uniform fee of $15 will apply to this eight-week session.

Instructors are Lisa Morris and Kara Larsen. For more information, contact the department at 702-293-9256.

City to hold dog obedience class

The Boulder City Parks and Recreation Department will offer a six-week dog obedience class starting Oct. 21. Classes are 7-8:15 p.m. Mondays at the multiuse building in Broadbent Memorial Park. The first class will be held in the building and without dogs. The remainder of the classes take place in the building and park. There is a $50 registration fee. This class is designed for ages 10 to adult. Children ages 10-14 require adult participation.

Instructor Kathy Bethke will have you start with the basics, using motivation to effectively train your dog. She will show you how to be the pack leader for your dog. Please register 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday at the recreation center. For more information, contact the department at 702-293-9256.

Baby-sitting class to be held at Youth Center

A baby-sitting class will be at the Boulder City Youth Center on Oct. 19. This class is designed for ages 8 and older and will teach you the essentials to start baby-sitting. The class is from 9:30-11 a.m. There is a $20 registration fee.

You will create your own baby-sitting kit with instructor Debbie Barth. Please register before class at the Recreation Center 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday at the Boulder City Parks and Recreation Department. For more information, call 702-293-9256.

Democratic Club to remember past members

The Boulder City Democratic Club will dedicate a memorial plaque at 5:30 p.m. today in the Frank Crowe Park to remember members who have died. They include Ralph Denton, Gene Segerblom, John Tryon, Cyril Murphy, Wendy Rockenfeller, Richard McHale, Francillo Durfey and others. The park is on Nevada Way between Cherry and Birch streets. Family members, friends, guests, and the public are welcome to share memories of these individuals. Contact Valerie McNay at 702-845-0907 for additional information.

Democratic Club to hold meeting today

The Boulder City Democratic Club monthly meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. today. Meetings are at the Boulder City Library, 701 Adams Blvd. Teresa Crawford, gun violence prevention issue outreach leader for Organizing for Action, will be the guest speaker this month. Members, guests and the public are invited. Contact the club at 702-530-6604 or bouldercitydemocraticclub@gmail.com for additional information.

Center for Brain Health to give presentation

A presentation by the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas will be at 11 a.m. Oct. 21 at the Boulder City Senior Center. The Lou Ruvo Center, dedicated to providing treatments for brain diseases, will outline its many services, including services for caregivers. Some of these services are free. All interested residents are invited to this informative event. The Senior Center is at 813 Arizona St. Call 702 293 3320 for additional information.

Grace Community to hold Country Store

Country Store 2013 will open at 8 a.m. Oct. 18, on the Grace Community Church at 1150 Wyoming St., and in the American Legion Hall at 508 California St. The sale will be 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 19. From Oct. 14-17, donations should go directly to the appropriate department. Check with the church office at 702-293-2018. Donations should be clean, sorted, and ready for sale.

Christ Lutheran to hold craft bazaar

Christ Lutheran Church, 1401 5th St., will hold its annual craft bazaar 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 1 and 2 at the church. There will be craft items and baked goods. All proceeds are donated to various charities, including Emergency Aid and Lend a Hand.

For more information, call Susan LaSelle at 702-443-4101.

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