In the Spotlight for Oct. 5 |

In the Spotlight for Oct. 5

Pops Concert Carson Valley Pops Orchestra and the Town of Minden present an Autumn Concert 7 p.m. today in the CVIC Hall. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. A silent auction available.Poker Walk Douglas Animal Welfare Group’s mutt poker walk 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center. Vendors, music, food, pet clinics. Registration Information, 267-7325.Flu Clinic Free community drive-thru flu clinic 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Douglas High School. Information, 283-7903.Scarecrow Festival East Fork Gallery’s annual scarecrow festival 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday in Minden Park. Kits cost $10. Information, 782-7629.Fall Festival 4-H pumpkin patch and fall festival 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Lampe Park. Pumpkin run, face painting, food, pumpkin bowling, petting zoo, raffles, costume contest. Information, 782-9960. To register for pumpkin run, call 782-9828.Community Bingo 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 $400 with 52 numbers or fewer. Drawing for raffle prizes. Coffee and popcorn provided. Snack bar open. Information, Pat, 265-5332.Open Studios Markleeville Autumn Open Studios 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Guides and maps at Alpine County Chamber of Commerce. Information, (530_ 694-2750.Sign Dedication Students Taking On Prevention smoke free playground sign dedication 2:15 p.m. Saturday at Lampe Park. Information, 782-8611.CVIC Dance The CVIC Hall birthday bash dance Saturday benefits Carson Valley Arts Council. Tickets, $18 and include a free carriage ride around Minden Park and dessert. Doors open at 8 p.m. Music at 9 p.m. Information, tickets, 782-5976.Ed Run Run Ed Run Sunday at Douglas High School track. There will be a 5K, 10 K, half marathon and kids fun run. Registration at 7 a.m. Register at Animal Blessing Blessing of Animals in celebration of Saint Francis Assisi 9:15 a.m. Sunday at St. Gall Catholic Church, 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville.Sipping Sunday Sweet Sippin’ Sunday 1-4 p.m. Sunday in downtown Genoa. Cost, $10. Information, 309-3133.Fraud Seminar The 2012 TRIAD senior education seminar on scams and fraud targeting seniors is 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Wednesday at the Carson Valley United Methodist Church. Information, Diana Malekos, 783-4814 or 783-6455.Job Fair Free job opportunity fair 2-6 p.m. Wednesday at Carson Valley Inn. Bring resume and interview attire suggested. Information, 782-8144.

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