In the Spotlight for Sept. 7
September 6, 2012
Film Screening Secrets of the Desert Nymph film screening 6-9 p.m., today in the CVIC Hall. Filmed in Minden, Gardnerville, Carson City and Dayton as a community youth filmmaking workshop. Tickets $5. Information, 782-8207.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. Flea Market Douglas County Historical Society flea market 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday in the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center parking lot. Spaces cost $20 in advance, $30 the day of. Information, 782-2555.Blood Drive Piper family blood drive 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday in the Minden Town Hall, 1604 Esmeralda. Information, Danielle Piper, (775) 901-2818.Fall Festival Minden Fall Festival 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday on Esmeralda Avenue. Food, music, crafts. Information, 782-2444.Volunteer Dinner The Fish Springs Volunteer Department is hosting its annual spaghetti dinner dance 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the fire station, 2249 Fish Springs Road. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 children 12 and younger. Genoa Concert Foothill Road and the Hitchikers play a free concert 4 p.m. Sunday in Genoa Park. Information, 782-8696.CERT Training Community Emergency Response Team training for the Topaz area 6:30-9:30 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Sept. 17, 20, 24 and Oct. 1 at East Fork Fire Station No. 4, 1476 Albite Drive in Topaz Ranch Estates. Registration required to Erin at 783-6436.Sierra Republicans Sierra Nevada Republican Women’s annual 9/11 commemorative dinner is Tuesday at Genoa Lakes Country Club, Genoa. Guest speaker is retired four-star General and former Commander of the United States Central Command John P. Abizaid. Social at 5 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. Cost $35. Late reservations to Shari James, email@example.com or 450-3082. Car Show Car and motorcycle show 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday at GE Energy, 1631 Bently Parkway, Minden benefits the Douglas High School STEM Program. Registration $25. Event is free to the public. Information, registration, Heather Schembari, firstname.lastname@example.org Potluck The 50-plus potluck is noon-2 p.m. Thursday at Early Learning Center, 100 Foothill Drive, Markleeville. Dennis Lampson and Lynette Bennett will share a slideshow of their European trip. RSVP to Dolores Clark, (530) 694-2473.Community DiscussionHigh Sierra Fellowship hosts “Libertas Northern Nevada,” a panel of community leaders to discuss health mandates and religious liberties. Free event begins 7 p.m. Thursday at 1701 Lucerne Street, Minden. Information, 782-7486 or hsfellowship.org.