In the Spotlight for Oct. 12
October 11, 2012
AARP senior driver safety class is 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. today at Carson Valley Medical Center. Cost $12 for members, $14 for nonmembers. Pre-registration required to Cheryl Bartels 782-1507.
Bunco for Breast Cancer 5-11 p.m. today at Carson Valley Inn benefits the Cancer Resource Center. Cost $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Information, Rachel.Heyen@ge.com.
Thriving Artist fair 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday in front of the Copeland Cultural Arts Center, 1572 Highway 395, Minden. Information or to reserve space, 782-0817 or 292-0291.
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Arts and Ag in the Park 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday in Minden Park features Douglas High School programs. Event is free.
Merrill Gardens craft fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at 1565 A Virginia Ranch Road, Gardnerville. Silect auction, tour, demonstrations. Proceeds benefit USO. Information, 782-3100.
The Douglas County Public Library sponsors storyteller Indiana Bones 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Genoa’s Town Hall. Emmy Award-winner Mike McCartney combines archeology and folklore to educate children. Information, 782-9841 or douglas.lib.nv.us.
The annual Dangberg Home Ranch historic clothing exhibit is 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Oct. 20 at the home ranch, 1450 Highway 88, Minden. Cost $5 for adults, under 16 free. Information, 783-9417.
Douglas High School JROTC Monster Alley Community Canned Food Drive 5:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday at Douglas High School. Drive through and vote on cadets Halloween displays. Information, 450-6058.
The Rock’n Roundup dinner dance 6-11 p.m. Saturday at Carson Valley Inn benefits the Family Support Council. Western barbecue buffet, live music, silent auctions and raffles. Tickets $50. Tickets at Family Support Council, 1255 Waterloo Lane, First American Title, 1663 Highway 395 or http://www.nvwise.org. Information, Gail Davis (775) 400-3963.
Registration for a free 6-week GED Boot Camp is 6 p.m. Tuesday or 6 p.m. Thursday in room 123 of the WNC Douglas Campus. Classes begin Oct. 22. Information, 445-4451.
Douglas County School District, County Commission and East Fork Swimming Pool District candidate debates 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday in the CVIC Hall.
Douglas County Historical Society’s Haunted Weekend Thursday-Oct. 21. Ghost walks in Minden and Genoa. Ghost investigations and workshops in Gardnerville and Genoa Couthouse Museum. Cost $5 per event. Information, 782-2555.