In the Spotlight for Jan. 6
January 5, 2012
An artist reception is 5-7 p.m. today for John Humphrey’s wildlife and landscape photography exhibit at the Copeland Cultural Arts Center gallery. The exhibit is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday during the month of January at the gallery, 1572 Highway 395, Minden. Information, 782-8207.
Theater of Arts Discipline having auditions for “Sleeping Beauty” 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School. Children ages 5-11 must prepare a one-minute song. For an audition time e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Topaz Sagehen bunco fundraiser is 1-5 p.m. Saturday at the Topaz Ranch Estates Community Center, 4001 Carter Way. Raffles, soup and salad buffet, beer, wine and soft drinks available. Tickets, $15 or $20 at the door. Information, Janet Bryant, 266-4013.
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.
Douglas Animal Welfare Group adoption event 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the shelter, 921 Pinenut Road, Gardnerville. Information, dawgrescue.com.
An informational meeting for the Young Chautauqua program is 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Gardnerville museum. Students fourth-twelfth grade invited. Information, 782-2555.
The Tahoe-Douglas Elks Lodge No. 2670 is sponsoring its annual Elks “Hoop Shoot” national basketball free throw contest 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Meneley Elementary School. The contest is open to all boys and girls age 8-13, living in Douglas County. Information, Gary Wendt, 265-6136.
Douglas County Historical Society lecture series 7 p.m. Thursday at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center. Guy Rocha will discuss the Horace Greeley and Hank Monk myth. Cost $3, free to members. Information, 782-2555.
The Carson Valley Art Association art exhibit runs through January in the Douglas County Library, 1625 Library Lane, Minden. Information, 782-8035.
Guided tours of the Dangberg Home Ranch continue Thursdays-Sundays. Call the park for tour times and reservations. Information, 783-9417.