Carson City

Early Nevada music topic of lecture

The Carson City Historical Society presents "Reflections of Carson City-Early Nevada Music" at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Carson City Library, 900 N. Roop St.

The lecture will feature Chris Bayer and the history of the banjo, and Richard Sowers performing songs from Richard Jose, a Virginia City tenor of the 1800s.

Sowers has also composed a new song about Carson City.

This lecture is free and open to the public.

The lecture is sponsored by the Carson City Historical Society and Carson City Redevelopment.

Call Susan Ballew, of the Carson City Historical Society, 882-5694.

Campout set for Roadrunners RV Club

The Carson City Roadrunners RV Club will hold a campout Tuesday through Thursday at the Pioneer RV Park in Quincy, Calif.

The park is a full hook-up location.

For membership or more information, call Gerald St. Leger at 841-3110 or Harold Hanson at 265-3828.

After-Hours Mixer to benefit hurricane survivors

The September Carson City Area Chamber of Commerce Business After-Hours Mixer is dedicated to the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

It will be at the Champions Inc., Real Estate & Manufactured Homes.

The mixer is from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at 10056 Highway 50 E.

Appetizers and a no-host bar will be provided by the Chamber Ambassadors.

All proceeds go to aid the victims of the hurricane.

Downtown revitalization meetings next week

Carson City residents are invited to attend a two-day community presentation on the next stage of downtown revitalization. The meetings set for Wednesday and Sept. 22 are part of Envision Carson City, the community-wide effort to update Carson City's Land Use Master Plan.

Carson City's downtown will soon benefit from a variety of improvements including enhanced aesthetics, an enlightened parking strategy and most importantly, a pedestrian-friendly design.

People can take a "virtual walk" through 3-D simulations of potential designs for Carson City's downtown and then share their thoughts on each option. Topics covered will address existing property conditions, property boundaries, storm drainage issues, utilities, development codes, parking, historical preservation, sidewalk amenities, streetscape improvements and more.

Referred to as the "Community Challenge: Help Select Carson City's New Downtown" campaign, the meetings will be held at 301 N. Carson St. (Garibaldi's former location) on from noon-6 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday. A special "Reveal Ceremony" which wraps up the results of this intensive effort will be at 6 p.m. Sept. 22.

For information, contact Joe McCarthy at 887-2101 ext. 1208 or e-mail

Girl Scouts hosting citywide registration

Carson City Girl Scouts are hosting a citywide registration event at the Boys & Girls Club of Western Nevada, 673 S. Stewart St. from 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 29.

All girls from kindergarten to high school are invited.

For information, call 841-9070.

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