In the Spotlight for Aug. 31
August 30, 2012
Douglas Tigers host McQueen Lancers 7:30 p.m. today at Keith Duke Roman Field.
Carson Valley Sertoma Community Bingo is Saturday at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Doors open at 11 a.m., early bird at 12:30 p.m., regular session at 1 p.m. Progressive blackout is $350 with 51 numbers or fewer. Drawing for raffle prizes. Coffee and popcorn provided. Snack bar open. Information, Pat, 265-5332.
Gardnerville Old Town Days featuring Civil War re-enactors is Saturday-Sunday at Heritage Park. Battles are 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday. Information, Carol Louthan, 782-8027.
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Douglas Animal Welfare Group has animal adoptions 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays at the Douglas County Animal Shelter, 921 Pinenut Road, Gardnerville. Information, 267-7325.
Topaz Volunteer Fire Department 45th annual deep pit barbecue beef dinner noon-6 p.m. Sunday at the station, 1990 Austin Street. Live music by Night Hawks. Donation, $10 adults and $5 under 12.
Sipping Sundays. Genoa hosts Sweet Sippin’ Sundays 1-4 p.m. Sunday in downtown Genoa. Cost $10.
Secrets of the Desert Nymph film screening 6-9 p.m., Sept. 7 in the CVIC Hall. Filmed in Minden, Gardnerville, Carson City and Dayton as a community youth filmmaking workshop. Tickets $5. Information, 782-8207.
Douglas County Historical Society flea market 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 8 in the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center parking lot. Spaces cost $20 in advance, $30 the day of. Information, 782-2555.
Piper family blood drive 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sept. 8 in the Minden Town Hall, 1604 Esmeralda. Information, Danielle Piper, (775) 901-2818.
The Fish Springs Volunteer Department is hosting its annual spaghetti dinner dance 5:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at the fire station, 2249 Fish Springs Road. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 children 12 and younger.
Foothill Road and the Hitchikers play a free concert 4 p.m. Sept. 9 in Genoa Park. Information, 782-8696.
Community Emergency Response Team training for the Topaz area 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 10, 13, 17, 20, 24 and Oct. 1 at East Fork Fire Station No. 4, 1476 Albite Drive in Topaz Ranch Estates. Registration required to Erin at 783-6436.
The Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park is seeking volunteers to serve as tour guides and park hosts. Flexible scheduling, no experience necessary. Information, Mark Jensen, 783-9417.