In the Spotlight for Sept. 21 |

In the Spotlight for Sept. 21

Craft Fair Antiques and collectibles craft fair 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Stratton Center, Gardnerville. Space costs $25. Information, 782-8425 or 781-7571.Health Hike The Carson Valley Trails Association 6th annual Hike for Health event 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday 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 Buddies Backpack Buddies third annual rummage and bake sale to support Backpack Buddies 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday in the Walgreen’s parking lot. Bounce house at 10 a.m., Barbecue at noon. Information, 267-6737.Political Rally Nevada Alliance for Retired Americans Douglas County Senior Chapter is sponsoring a political rally 1-5 p.m. Saturday at Lampe Park. Tri-tip, hotdogs, beans, salad served. Guest speakers will discuss Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. Cost $10 per person and $5 under 12. Information, James Brown, 309-3853.Sertoma Oktoberfest Carson Valley Sertoma Club annual Oktoberfest noon-4:30 p.m. Sunday at Heritage Park. Live music, food, vendors. Admission is free. Information, 720-7009.U-pick Raffle A U-pick It raffle is 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Ticket sales 8-11:30 a.m. Donations accepted. Information, 265-2312 or 783-6455.CASA Orientations CASA of Douglas County orientation meetings are 10 a.m. Thursday and 2 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Douglas County courthouse. Informational meetings, no obligation. Classes for new volunteers begin Oct. 3. Information, 782-6247.Taco Night Tahoe-Douglas Elks Lodge No. 2670 taco night is 5 -7 p.m., Thursday at the Lodge, 1227 Kimmerling Road in Gardnerville, Tacos are $1.50 each. Information 285-4523.Theatre Auditions Auditions for Carson Valley Community Theatre’s “Radio Memories II: Old Time Radio,” are 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 29 at the law office of Justin Clouser, 1669 Lucerne Street, Suite A-3, Minden. Information, 843-3493. Volunteers Needed Douglas County Historical Society is looking for volunteers to work in the gift shop or at the desk greeting visitors at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center in Gardnerville. Hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Information, 782-2555.Volunteers Needed Volunteers are needed to assist children with reading. There will be a $10 fee to cover a background check on each volunteer unless you are a parent at the school where you are volunteering. Information, Sherry Dilley, 267-3784.Volunteers Needed Kids & Horses Therapeutic Riding Center in Minden, provides therapeutic horseback riding to special needs children and adults. Information, 267-1775

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