In the Spotlight for Sept. 28
September 27, 2012
CASA Orientations CASA of Douglas County orientation meeting 2 p.m. today at the Douglas County courthouse. Informational meetings, no obligation. Classes for new volunteers begin Oct. 3. Information, 782-6247.Film Festival “Tahoe Adventure Film Festival” road tour 7 p.m. today in the CVIC Hall. Doors open 6 p.m. Cost $10, or $8 for students with proceeds benefiting Carson Valley Arts Council. Information, 782-8207.Knights Bingo The Knights of Columbus bingo 7 p.m., today at St. Gall Catholic Church in Gardnerville. 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. Candy Dance The 92nd annual Candy Dance is 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. “Denim & Diamonds” dinner dance 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Information, 782-8696.Marrow Registry A bone marrow registry to possibly benefit 15-month-old Daniel Hammer is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Damascus Road Christian Assembly, 974 Tillman Lane, Gardnerville. Must be ages 18-60 and willing to donate marrow to any patient in need. Donations accepted at http://www.bethematchfoundation.org/goto/helpdanny. Information, Aubrie Vargas (602) 277-1390 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Theater Auditions Auditions for Carson Valley Community Theatre’s “Radio Memories II: Old Time Radio,” are 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at the law office of Justin Clouser, 1669 Lucerne Street, Suite A-3, Minden. Information, 843-3493.Dangberg Events A free Chautauqua presentation is 10 a.m. Saturday, and a cyanotype photography workshop is 11 a.m. Saturday at Dangberg Home Ranch, 1450 Highway 88, Minden. Information, 783-9417.Prescription Roundup Prescription drug roundup 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Walgreen’s,1342 Highway 395, Gardnerville; Walmart, 3770 Topsy Lane; TRE volunteer fire station, 1476 Albite Road, Wellington; Safeway, 212 Elks Point Road, Round Hill and DCSO Sub Station, 1281 Kimmerling Road, Gardnerville Ranchos. Unused or expired prescriptions, over-the-counter pills, prescription liquids, pet medications accepted. Information, 782-9931.Murder Mystery Douglas County Republican Women present a murder mystery dinner “Murder at the Red Garter Saloon” 5-8 p.m. Saturday at the CVIC Hall. Your choice drawing and prizes. Cost $30 at DCRCC headquarters 1609 Highway 395, Minden. Information, 266-3401.Family Fundraiser A fundraiser for Gardnerville man Margarito Meza is 6 p.m. Saturday at Carson Valley Inn. Cost $10 per person, $40 for a family of five. Information, 790-0099, or 267-0552.Family Breakfast Tahoe-Douglas Elks Lodge No. 2670 pancake breakfast is 8:30-10:30 a.m., Sunday at the Lodge, 1227 Kimmerling Road in Gardnerville. Choice of pancakes, eggs/omelet, sausage, juice and coffee, $6 adults, $3 for children. Information 265-4523. Theater Auditions Theater of Arts Discipline holding auditions noon-4 p.m. Sunday for Halloween-themed, one-act plays. Call (775) 219-3577 for audition time and place.