In the Spotlight for Sept. 14
September 13, 2012
Douglas Football Douglas Tigers take on Hug Hawks 7 p.m. today at Keith Duke Roman Field.Knights Bingo The Knights of Columbus bingo 7 p.m., today at St. Gall Catholic Church in Gardnerville benefits the City of Refuge. 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. Survivor Walk The sixth annual Walk in Memory, Walk in Hope is 9 a.m. Saturday at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center. Breakfast at 8 a.m. costs $6 adults, $3 children. Walk registration fee $20. Information, registration Debbie Posnien, 783-1510.Green Living The Green Living Festival is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday in Lampe Park. Presentations on gardening, heat pump systems, star gazing, wine making. Information, Katherine Winans 267-0539.Home Tour Douglas County Historical Society Home Tour 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday in Minden Park. Tickets $15 members, $20 nonmembers. Information, 721-9599 or 782-2555.Creek DayAnnual Markleeville Creek Day 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Markleeville Library Park. Projects include willow planting, invasive weed removal and various clean up efforts. Bring gloves, sunscreen, lunch and water. Information, Andy Lovell, (530) 694-0532.Ferret Frolic Annual ferret shelter fundraiser and open house noon-5 p.m. Saturday at 977 Pleasantview Court, Gardnerville. Raffles, bake sale, contests. Information, 265-6744.YAH Bingo Young at Heart community bingo is Sunday at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Doors open at noon, early bird games at 1 p.m. Regular games, 1:30 p.m. Progressive pot at $400 with 52 numbers. Coffee and popcorn provided. Snack bar open. Information, 783-6455 or 267-4897. Osteoporosis LectureFree lecture and discussion on “Understanding Osteoporosis” is 2:15-3:15 p.m. Monday at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Dr. William Cottrell will speak. Information, Amanda Reid, 783-6455.Wine Walk. The final Thirsty Third Thursday wine walk of the season is 4:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday in downtown Gardnerville. Cost $5 for glass, $10 to register at Town of Gardnerville offices and Stratton Center. Theme is “Hawaiian.”Health Hike The Carson Valley Trails Association 6th annual Hike for Health event 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Sept. 22 at the Fay-Luther Trailhead on Foothill Road in Gardnerville. Free family activities include a Jr. Birder program, hikes, nature crafts and more. All participants must sign a release and waiver; parent/guardian signature required for age 17 and under. No dogs allowed. Information, 265-0766 or firstname.lastname@example.org.