In the Spotlight for Nov. 9
November 8, 2012
USO Celebration The Douglas County Senior Center’s annual USO Veterans Day celebration 10 a.m.-noon, today at 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Veterans encouraged to wear uniforms and bring memorabilia for display. Information, 783-6455.Knights Bingo The Knights of Columbus bingo 7 p.m., today at St. Gall Catholic Church in Gardnerville benefits the Suicide Prevention Network. Doors open at 6 p.m. Buy in $21. Jackpots of up to $1,199 possible. Food and drinks available for purchase. Knights provide popcorn, beverages and snacks. Information, Chuck Ripoli, 265-6132. Concert Series Carson Valley Arts Council concert series 7 p.m., today in the CVIC Hall features jazz vocalist Connye Florance and Kevin Madill. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets, $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Information, 782-8207 or http://www.cvartscouncil.com.Driver Safety AARP senior driver safety class 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday at the senior center. Cost, $12 for AARP members, $14 nonmembers. Class is free to veterans, active duty, retired service members, spouses, dependents, children, widows and widowers. Information, registration, 783-6455.Membership Drive Douglas County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse membership drive 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday at the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center in Minden. Information, http://www.dcsmposse.com.Shopping Bazaar Main Street Gardnerville Holiday Shopping Bazaar 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday at St. Gall Catholic Church. More than 40 vendors, refreshments, raffles, silent auction. Information, http://www.mainstreetgardnerville.org.Turkey Dinner Trinity Lutheran Church hosts turkey dinner fundraiser 5:30-8 p.m., Saturday at 1480 Douglas Avenue, Gardnerville. Proceeds buy winter clothes for Minden Elementary students. Cost $10 adults, $5 children under 12 , or a donation of winter clothing. Information, Phil King at 690-3731, or Donna Einspahr at 782-5437.Roping Club Carson Valley Roping Club annual barbecue and dance Saturday at Douglas County Fairgrounds. Music by Mixed Company. Bar opens 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door at Laxague Feed and Supply, Ruby Rose Cowgirl Clothes. Information, (775) 232-0945. Library Closure The Douglas County Public Library in Minden will be closed Monday for Veterans’ Day. The library will resume its normal schedule 10 a.m., Tuesday. Find us on Facebook, visit douglas.lib.nv.us, or call 775 782-9841.Legal Workshop Free workshop by Nevada Legal Services 9-11 a.m., Tuesday discusses rights and responsibilities of paying child support during financial hardships. Preregister at 782-9825.