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n Garden Club. The meetings will begin at 10 a.m. the fourth Monday of every month in the Ceramic Room of the Douglas County Senior Center in Gardnerville. Information, Esther Hildebrand 265-2312.


-- Musicians interested in joining the Carson Valley Pops Orchestra should call music director and conductor Danny Yale at 782-7459. Current information is available at www.carsonvalleypops.org or 267-9363.


-- Bridge Club, every Monday, 12:30 p.m., Sharkey's in Gardnerville. Instructions in groups or individually. 885-9359 or 224-0471.


-- Women's Support Group, every Monday, 7-8:30 p.m. and Wednesday, 6-7:30 p.m., child care, sponsored by the Family Support Council. 782-8692.


-- Gardnerville Volunteer Fire Department, every Monday, 7 p.m., new members welcome, Gardnerville firehouse, 1255 Douglas Ave., Gardnerville; 782-2003.


-- Gamblers Anonymous, every Monday, 7 p.m., at Carson Valley Medical Center administrative building, 1107 Highway 395, Gardnerville, 267-2153.


-- Senior Nutrition Advisory Council, second Monday, 9:30 a.m. Senior Citizens Center, 2300 Meadow Lane near Lampe Park, Gardnerville. Young at Heart members and other interested parties are invited. 265-2312.


-- Young at Heart Senior Advisory Board, second Monday, 9:30 a.m., Douglas County Senior Citizens Center, 2300 Meadow Lane near Lampe Park. 265-2312.


-- Friends of the Library, second Monday, 5:30 p.m., Douglas County Public Library on Library Lane, Minden. 782-9841.


-- Hepatitis C and Liver Disease Support Group, third Monday, Carson-Tahoe Hospital Learning Center. 883-3626.


-- Carson Valley Quilt Guild, fourth Monday, Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Road, Gardnerville. Social hour 6:30 p.m., program 7 p.m. Board meeting, first Monday, 6-8 p.m, Carson Valley United Methodist Church. Open to all quilters. 267-3440.


-- Martial Arts. A Martial Arts program will be Monday afternoons at Shepherd of the Sierra Lutheran Church. Information, 883-0873 or 267-3680.


-- Democrats Meet. Douglas County Democratic Women meet the first Monday of the month, 11:30 a.m. at the Carson Valley Inn, Minden. A buffet lunch is available for $15 if reserved in advance, $18 at the door. Information, Katherine Winans, 267-1239.


TUESDAY


-- Farmers Market. The Minden Farmers Market is every Tuesday 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. until Sept. 25 on Esmeralda Avenue. Many vendors and a variety of products. Businesses open late. Information, Roxanne Stangle 782-2444.


-- VFW Carson Valley Ladies Auxiliary #8583 meets 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at Carson Valley United Methodist Church. Information, Genevieve West, president, 783-1744.


-- Overeaters Anonymous, 1 p.m., every Tuesday. Johnson Lane area. Information, 267-2153.


-- National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) MIN-GARD Chapter 2167, fourth Tuesday, 2-4 p.m. Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Don Bobb, 265-5549, or Alice McGreal, 783-9223.


-- Yoga Class. Genoa Town Hall, 9:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. For more information call the Genoa Town Advisory Board, 782-8696.


-- American Legion Post 4 and the Ladies Auxiliary, meet 7 p.m. the second Tuesday at the Veteran's Hall, 2nd Curry streets, Carson City. Information, 267-9456.


-- Children's Storytime, every Tuesday at 4 p.m., Douglas County Public Library, Minden, for children aged 3-5. Information, 782-9841.


-- Soroptimist International of Carson Valley, lunch meeting Tuesday, noon, Two Guys From Italy. A service organization of business women. 265-5487.


-- Minden Rotary, every Tuesday, Carson Valley Inn, noon, lunch. Information, Woodie Ross, 782-1539.


-- Women's Home, Family & Personal Enrichment meetings, every Tuesday, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 6:30 p.m., Spruce and Deseret, Minden. 782-7094.


-- Ranchos Volunteer Fire Department, every Tuesday, 7 p.m., 941 Mitch Drive. Newcomers welcome over age 18; cadet program ages 14-18. 265-2048 or 265-4442.


-- Douglas County Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement Explorers Post 2105, Tuesdays, 5:30-8 p.m., sheriff's office, Minden. 783-6441.


-- Carson Valley Buddhist Meditation Group, Tuesdays, 6:30 -8 p.m. Location, information, Constance Alexander, 267-2850.


-- El Rancho Saddle Club, family-oriented organization, first Tuesday, Douglas County Library, 7:30 p.m. Members must show five shows per year to qualify. Michele Nalder, 782-5943, Delila Welch, 265-3353.


-- International Association of Administrative Professionals, Ponderosa Pines Chapter, first Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. dinner meeting, 1402 W. King St., Carson City. 887-3176.


-- Jacks Valley Elementary School Partners in Education, parent-teacher group, first Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., JVES library. Free child care provided. Information, 267-3267.


-- Obsolete Iron Street Rod Club, first Tuesday, dinner 6:30, meeting 7:30 p.m. at Kings Buffet in Reno. Bev Garcia (775) 425-5585.


-- Genoa Town Advisory Board, first Tuesday, 7 p.m., Genoa Town meeting room. 782-8696.


-- Carson Valley Arabian Horse Association, second Tuesday. Information, Delores Sheets, 265-2287.


-- Coping Together, support group for cancer patients, second Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m., 913 Mountain Road, Carson City. Partnership of Community Resources, 882-0798.


-- Retired Senior Volunteer Program, board meeting, second Tuesday, Douglas County Senior Citizens Center. Volunteers needed. Bea Jones, area rep, 782-2027.


-- Topaz Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary, second Tuesday, 7 p.m., community building, Topaz Ranch Estates. President Dinah Vaughn, 266-4833.


-- Sierra Singles, every Tuesday, 5 p.m. in the Minden-Gardnerville area. For ages 40 and older. Information and location, Shirley, 782-2427.


-- Douglas Red Cross Disaster Action Team, third Tuesday, 7 p.m., Carson Valley Inn (see board for room). Information, Jim Utterbach, (775) 856-1000 ext. 119.


-- Carson Valley Masonic Lodge No. 33 F&AM, third Tuesday, 7 p.m., Masonic Hall on Highway 395, above Cheshire Antiques, Gardnerville. 782-1292 or 782-3444.


-- Carson Valley Life Member Club of Telephone Pioneers, third Tuesday, various restaurants. Beverly Sutherland, 782-7352.


-- Caregivers' Support Group, last Tuesday, 2-3:30 p.m., Summerville at Virginia Creek, 1565 Virginia Ranch Road, Gardnerville. Family Support Council. 782-8692.


-- Fish Springs Volunteers. The Fish Springs Volunteer Fire Department is recruiting new volunteers. For information stop by the fire station at 2249 Fish Springs Road, 7 p.m. Tuesdays or call 782-8859.


-- Cancer Support. The Carson Valley Medical Center hosts a Breast Cancer Support Group 2 p.m. the first Tuesday each month, at 1107 Highway 395. Information, 782-1656.


-- Nevada Singles Social Club now includes speed dating for ages 30 and older. Speed dating events are at Stew's Lucky Spur on specified Tuesday evenings. Information, Over30speeddating@hotmail.com or send a 9 X 4, self-addressed stamped envelope to: NSSC, P.O. Box 6846, Gardnerville, NV 89460.


-- Northern Nevada Pond Club, third Tuesday, locations vary. New members welcome to learn about home pond management. Mona Coleman, 267-3458.


-- American Folk Dance, modern square dance and line dance class open to everyone 12 years of age and older. Teens must be accompanied by an adult, every Tuesday at the Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane. 6:30 to 8 p.m. for new dancer instruction and 8 to 9:30 for continuation instruction. Instructor is Charlie Brown. Information, 267-5422.




WEDNESDAY


-- Gardnerville Market. The Gardnerville farmers market is 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays until Sept. 19. The market features fresh produce, outdoor decor, plants, baked goods, health items and more. Information, 782-9828.


-- Diabetes Support Group. The Diabetes support group, led by Judy Burkholder, LCSW, DCSW, is fourth Wednesdays of the month at Carson Valley Medical Center, south Gardnerville. Sessions are 10-11:30 a.m. in the CVMC Administration Building or 5:30-7 p.m. in the CVMC Diabetes Center lobby. Contact the Diabetes Center, 783-3041.


-- Car Club. Carson-Tahoe Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America regular meetings on second Wednesdays of the month. Breakfast meetings in January, March, May, September and November, 9 a.m at Hamdogs, with even numbered months in the evenings at 7 p.m in rotating locations. Anyone interested in old cars invited. Information, Mike Lovell 781-0424, Bill Goldman 782-0550, Bill Meglen 265-1683, Gary Butrick 267-0119.


-- Women's Home, Family & Personal Enrichment meetings, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, first Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Spruce and Deseret, Minden.


-- Tumbleweed Investment Group, first Wednesday of every month, 6:30 p.m. Information, 783-9292.


-- Al-Anon, every Wednesday, 7-8:30 p.m., Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. 783-3566.


-- Minden-Douglas Elks Lodge 2670, first four Wednesdays, 8 p.m., 1276 Pit Road, Unit 1, Gardnerville Ranchos. Information, 265-4523.


-- Carson Valley Lions Club, first three Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., Rib Room in Sharkey's, Gardnerville. King Lion Ron Santi, 267-2774.


-- Douglas County Republican Women Club, first Wednesday of month,lunch CVI: call for reservations Linda Denton 265-7465 or Karen Williams 267-9661.


-- Douglas-Carson Legal Professionals, first Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., Nevada Supreme Court building, Carson City. Mary Baldecchi, 782-9781.


-- Democrat Committee. The Alpine County Democratic Central Committee's monthly no-host dinner meetings are 6 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month at Wolf Creek Restaurant, Markleeville.


-- Sierra Nevada Republican Women's Club, second Wednesday, lunch. Iinformation, 265-2841.


-- Reach for the Stars, stroke support group, second Wednesday, 2-4 p.m., at the Carson Rehabilitation Center Conference Room, 900 E. Long S., Carson City. Group is open to stroke survivors, caregivers and anyone interested. 882-5845.


-- Carson Valley Desert Brushes, meets the second Wednesday of every month, 6:30 p.m. at the Johnson Lane Fire Department on Stephanie Way. Beginning and new painters invited. 883-7917.


-- Douglas High School Music Boosters, first Wednesday, September through May, 6:30 p.m., band room, DHS. The group supports the entire music program through fund-raising, chaperoning trips and coordinating music activities. Bill Zabelsky, 782-5136, ext. 1102.


-- Carson Valley Quilt Guild, workshops, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., every Wednesday, 2662 Gordon Ave., Johnson Lane area. 267-3232.


-- Douglas County Sheriff's Mounted Posse, meets the second Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Sheriff's Office in Minden. Cerena Cooper, 267-9275.


-- Douglas Masonic Lodge, No. 12, F&AM, second Wednesday, 7 p.m., Masonic Hall, Genoa. Call 265-7706.


-- Town and Country Women's Club meets the second Wednesday of every month at 1 p.m. in members' homes. Information, Gail Jones, 265-7160.


-- Carson Valley Active 20-30 Club, second and fourth Wednesday, 7 p.m., Old Gardnerville Jail, behind French Bar, Gardnerville. Marc Menezes, 265-9420.


-- Partnership of Community Resources, a network of social service agency representatives and community members who address needs in the community, third Wednesday, 7:30 a.m. Location, call 782-8611.


-- Inyo-Mono Area Agency on Agency (IMAAA) advisory board, third Wednesday, 9 a.m., Big Pine, Calif., city hall. IMAAA offers assistance to older adults in Inyo and Mono counties; (760) 873-6364 or (877) 462-2298.


-- High Sierra Fly Casters, third Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Carson Valley United Methodist Church. Board of directors, first Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Angler's Edge. Pres. Mike Kingston, 782-4734.


-- Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce, third Wednesday, 11:45 a.m., different locations, 782-8144.


-- Topaz Ranch Estates Sagehens, third Wednesday, September-May, 1 p.m., Topaz Ranch Estates community building. President Micki Joye, 266-1025.


-- Topaz Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3630, third Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Topaz Ranch Estates Park building, all eligible veterans welcome; Commander, Paul Longnecker 266-4325.


-- Better Breathers, support group for those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, their families and interested parties; fourth Thursday, 2:15 p.m., Carson Valley Medical Center, 1107 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Shannon Cridebring, 782-1626.


-- Douglas County Building Industry Association, dinner meeting, fourth Wednesday, 6 p.m. cocktails and dinner JT Basque Bar & Dining Room, Gardnerville. 783-1782.


-- Sierra Nevada Sams RV Club. Every first Wednesday of the month, 1 p.m. at a local restaurant, Nov. through April. From May to Oct., first Wednesday of the month at monthly campouts. June Bachman at 267-3021 or Neil Konecny at 267-3558.


-- Dance Lessons. Country Western Dance Lessons, Genoa Town Hall on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Beginners class 6:30 p.m. followed by intermediate instruction and open dancing until 9:30 p.m. Information,Tom or Donna, 783-0910.


-- Support Group. Family Support Council offers a women's support group that meets every Wednesday evening in Gardnerville. Information, Orita 782-8692.


-- Cribbage Games. Grass Roots Cribbage Tournament in Indian Hills. Six games every Wednesday starting at 6:30 p.m. sharp. Information, call Joe 267-5813.


-- Women's Support. Family Support Council of Douglas County is offering Women's Support Groups 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Information, 782-8692..


-- Kindermusik every Wednesday, encourages the development of the whole child through the use of quality instruments, vocal play, singing, creative movement. To register, call the Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department at 782-9828. Information,Shawna Pisciotti,265-2191 or Msshawnasmusic-@yahoo.com




THURSDAY


-- Boy Scouts of America.


Round Table training for all scout leaders in the Pinenut District will take place 7-8:30 p.m. the first Thursday of every month, August through May, at the LDS church, corner of Spruce and Deseret in Minden. Information, Bill Waits, 787-1111.


-- Toastmasters. Carson Communicators Toastmasters Club meets 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, Grandma Hattie's Restaurant, 2811 S. Carson St., Carson City. Improve leadership and speaking skills in a friendly, helpful enviroment. Cost free. Guests welcome. Information, Carolyn Lancaster (775) 720-1918 or 267-2582 or carolyn_lancaster@hotmail.com


-- Doll Club. The Carson Doll Club meets the second Thursday of every month at members' homes. Information, 782-3709 or 265-2382.


-- Democrats Meet.Douglas County Democratic Central Committee meets second Thursdays of the month, 7 p.m. at their headquarters, 1617 Water St., Suite T, Minden. All Democrats are welcome. Information call Chairman Gim Hollister, 782-2874.


-- Sierra Intermountain Emergency Radio Association (SIERA), third Thursday, 7 p.m., Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Information George, 265-4278.


-- Taco Night. The fourth Thursday of each month from 5-7 p.m., the Minden/Douglas Elks Lodge hosts taco night. Cost is $1 per taco. The lodge is at 1276 Pit Road, Gardnerville Ranchos. Event proceeds used for Elks' community activities. Information, 265-4523.


-- Douglas County Historical Society has trustee meetings on the third Thursday of each month downstairs at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center. Public invited. Information, 782-2555.


-- Carson Valley VFW Post 8583 meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday at the Elks Lodge, 1276 Pit Rd., Gardnerville. Information, 265-3042 or 782-9464.


-- Network of Carson Valley, every Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Francisco's. Information, 782-7686.


-- Sierra Nevada Active 20-30 Club, second and fourth Thursday of each month at Francisco's Mexican Restaurant at 7 p.m. Information, 691-3982 or www.sierranv2030.org.


-- Kiwanis Club of Carson Valley, every Thursday, 6:30 a.m., Sharkey's in Gardnerville. President Jerry Northway, 783-9646 or Secretary Mike Henningsen, 782-5807.


-- Survivors of Suicide Support Group, first and third Thursdays 6-7 p.m. at the Partnership of Community Resources, 1528 Highway 395, #100. Family, friends or coworkers invited. Information, 782-8611.


-- Take Off Pounds Sensibly, weight-loss organization, every Thursday, weigh in 8:30-9:15 a.m., meetings 9:30 a.m., St. Gall Pastoral Center, room 148, 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. 265-5235.


-- Community Bible Study, every Thursday, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Carson Valley Christian Center, Minden. Open to singles or couples. Studying the book "Servant of God." Information, 265-4595.


-- Sheridan Volunteer Fire Department meets (and trains) every Thursday at 7 p.m. at the firehouse on Centerville Lane and Sheridan Way. Information, 267-5697.


-- Fellowship for Women, every Thursday, 11 a.m., 1348 Northampton Circle, Gardnerville. Information, 782-4308 or 265-5900.


-- Carson City Natives and Newcomers, a community service organization servicing Carson Valley meets the second Thursday, 11:30 a.m. at the Nugget. Reservations/information, 882-9200.


-- Carson Valley Footprinter Chapter, every third Thursday of every month (except July and December). 266-3435 or 267-5066.


-- Men's Domestic Violence Intervention Group, every Thursday, 6-8 p.m. For location, Family Support Council office, 782-8692.


-- United Methodist Women, second Thursday, 11:30 a.m., Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. 782-4600.


-- Women's Home, Family & Personal Enrichment meetings, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, first Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Spruce and Deseret, Minden.


-- Silver State Pony Club, meetings, first Thursday; mounted meetings, second and fourth weekends. Information, Cynthia Valentine, 267-2666.


-- Good Vibrations, Parkinson's Support Group, first Thursday, Country Kitchen of Merrill Gardens, Gardnerville, noon-2 p.m. Caregivers welcome. Carol Hathaway, 266-3402.


-- Sierra Sagebrush Fliers, model airplane group, first Thursday, 7 p.m., at Carson Valley United Methodist Church on Centerville Lane in Gardnerville. People of all ages interested in model airplanes are invited. Tom Walters, 530-541-4963.


-- Emblem Club, meets first and third Thursdays, Carson City Elks Lodge, 515 Nevada St., Carson, 882-2177. Judy Martin, 882-4919.


-- Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, last Thursday of every month, 5 p.m., different locations, 782-8144.


-- Carson Valley Dog Obedience Club, second Thursday, Teresa Wehrman, 267-3953.


-- Alzheimer's Support Group, second Thursday, 2 p.m., Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville; Betty Miller, 782-7935.


-- Sierra Woodworkers Guild of Carson City/Carson Valley, third Thursday, 7 p.m. for woodworking discussions and demonstrations. Information, 267-3147 or 267-5414.


-- Douglas County Pop Warner Football, second Thursday, 6 p.m., Coldwell Banker, Minden. Jim Valentine, 782-2205, Debby Platt, 885-4130.


-- Head Injury Association of Northern Nevada, second Thursday, 7 p.m., for families with a member who has sustained a head injury, Rehabilitation Hospital of Nevada, 555 Gould St., Reno. Roberta Johnson, 348-5500.


-- Douglas County Republican Central Committee, second Thursday at the Law Enforcement and Judicial Center, alternating between Stateline and Minden. Information: Maggie Benz 782-5078.


-- Sierra Nevada 20-30 Club #730, second and fourth Thursday, 7 p.m., Rancho Grande, 1404 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Offers women 21-39 opportunities for personal growth, friendship, leadership while supporting children. Stacie Hunter, 265-4805.


-- Prostate Cancer Support Group, second and fourth Thursday, 7 p.m., 990 N. Minnesota, Carson City. 882-5264.


-- Carson Valley Footprinter Chapter, third Thursday of every month (except July and December) at 6 p.m. 267-3625 or 266-3435.


-- Douglas County Historical Society, third Thursday, 7 p.m., Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center. 782-2555.


-- Douglas County Farm Bureau, third Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Extension Office in Lampe Park.


-- Marine Corps League, Silver State Detachment, third Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Veterans Hall, 2nd and Curry Sts., Carson City. Don Podlas, commander, 265-5951.


-- Yoga Class. Genoa Town Hall, 8 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Information, Genoa Town Advisory Board, 782-8696.


-- Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America Inc., rehearses Thursdays, 7 p.m., Carson Plaza Retirement Residence, 2120 E. Long St., Carson City. Ted Nagel, 720-8316. Open membership.




FRIDAY


-- Kids Club. The Calvary Kids Club will meet 6:30-8:30 p.m. every Friday at Calvary Chapel, 1004 Dresslerville Road, Gardnerville. For grades K-6. Information, 265-3259.


-- Fleet Reserve Association, and Ladies Auxiliary Fleet Reserve Association, Sierra Tahoe Units 137, joint meeting, fourth Friday, 6 p.m., Veterans Hall, Second and Curry streets, Carson City. 267-3132 or 266-3329.


-- Al-Anon Friday Gratitude Group meets at noon Fridays at the Holy Grounds Coffee House, 1267 Highway 395, Suite J, Meadowdale Center, Gardnerville. Wheelchair accessible. Information, 782-1991.


-- Alcoholics Anonymous Roadside Group Meets Friday 8-9 a.m., Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Information, 355-1151.


-- Carson Valley Sertoma Club, meets 6:30 a.m.Fridays for breakfast at Sharkey's Rib Room, Gardnerville. Cindy, 782-7349.


-- Codependents Anonymous, every Friday, noon, Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. For men, women, teens who desire healthy relationships. 267-4225.


-- High Twelve Luncheon every Friday. Carson Valley Masonic Lodge #33 members and Masonic sojourners, 10:30 a.m. Coordinate fellowship information and discuss other weekly activities including awarding a WNCC scholarship. Sharkey's Restaurant in Gardnerville. Information, Vern, 265-2831.


-- Nevada Singles Social Club meets every Friday at the Fridays at 3rd Street events, starting at 7 p.m. All singles over 40 are invited to join. Monthly picnics are free of charge. For calendar of events, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to NSSC, P.O. Box 6846, Gardnerville, NV 89460.


-- Nevada Association of Porcelain Artists, third Friday, 10:30 a.m., Nevada Cooperative Extension Office by Lampe Park. Elinor Skiles, 265-5813 or 265-0039.


-- Bucks and Does Square Dance Club, first and third Friday, 7:30 p.m., Mono County Park, Walker.


-- Carson Valley Art Association, fourth Friday, 1:30 p.m., Douglas County Public Library meeting room, 1625 Library Lane, Minden. 782-9626.


-- Ballroom Dancing. Six-week course for beginners 7 p.m. Fridays at the Dance Workshop. Pre-register for $60 or $90 at the Recreation Department.


-- Bingo Nights. Knights of Columbus Bingo Nights twice a month, second and last Friday of every month at St. Gall Pastoral Center, 1343 Centerville Lane. Doors open at 6 p.m. and play starts at 7 p.m. Information: Richard Morissette at St. Gall Catholic Church 782-2852.


-- Teen Open Gym. Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department sponsors free Teen Open Gym night 7-10 p.m. every Friday and Saturday night, at Carson Valley Middle School. Saturdays 7-10 p.m. at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School's gym. For grades 7-12. Information, 782-9828.


-- Gamblers Anonymous, every Friday, 7:30 p.m., Minden Medical Center, 935 Ironwood (second floor conference room). 267-2153.




SATURDAY


-- Prayer Group. Moms in Touch International of Carson Valley meets every Saturday morning from 8-9 a.m. at the Carson Valley United Methodist Church. Moms in Touch is a nondenominational group where two or more moms meet for one hour each week to pray for their children, schools, teachers, staff and administration. Information, Heidi, 267-2116.


-- Woodturners Club. Woodturners Club meetings 9 a.m.every third Saturday. Information, Dave Rich,265 3099 or Al Mason, 266 4071.


-- Student day, on the first Saturday of every month at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 1477 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Tours of the museum led by costumed docents 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Free for students and required accompanying adult. 782-2555.


-- Nevada Wandering Wheels meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. the fourth Saturday each month at Jethro's Oven & Grill, 1281 Kimmerling. Information, 783-8117.


-- Aglow Lighthouse of Gardnerville-Minden, an interdenominational Christian women's group, first Saturday. 824 Darkbrush, Dresslerville, 9:30 a.m. Information, Stacy, 527-3497.


-- Carson Sierra Weavers and Spinners Guild, second Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in homes. Debi Benson, 883-7486.


-- Arthritis Support Group, third Saturday, members from Douglas County and Carson City meet for lunch to discuss and learn about arthritis. 782-7279 or 883-4548.


-- Chai Sierra Chavurah, third Saturday, social group open to all, potluck dinner, speakers, 6:30 p.m. Call for locations, Sandy Osheroff, 885-9917.


-- Sierra Intermountain Emergency Radio Association (SIERA), fourth Saturday, 8 a.m., social breakfast. 265-4278.


-- Teen Open Gym. Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department sponsors free Teen Open Gym night 7-10 p.m. every Friday and Saturday night, at Carson Valley Middle School. Saturdays 7-10 p.m. at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School's gym. For grades 7-12. Information, 782-9828.




SUNDAY


-- Minden/Douglas Elks Lodge No. 2670 will host monthly pancake and omlet breakfast on the fourth Sunday of every month from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at 1276 Pit Rd. in the Gardnerville Ranchos. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children age 12 and younger. Information, 265-4523.


-- Bible Study for all ages, First Baptist Church of Minden-Gardnerville fellowship hall, every Sunday, 9 a.m. Information, 782-5513.


-- Al-Anon, every Sunday, serenity meeting, 7-8:30 p.m. Carson Valley Medical Center, 1107 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Use rear entrance.


-- Al-Anon Hotline, 782-7261, 265-3426.


-- Valley Cruisers Car Club, first Sunday, 6:30 p.m., Douglas County Senior Center. Anyone interested in cars 1972 or older should attend. Information, 265-3654 or 265-3739.


-- Adult Singles, second Sundays monthly for fellowship and fun, lunch or dinner following 10:30 a.m. Unity Church of Today services. Call 782-4429 or visit unitychurchoftoday.org.




GENERAL


-- Douglas County Democratic Central Committee's headquarters is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Headquarters are at 1617 Water St., Suite T, Minden. For information or to volunteer, call 721-7530.


-- Ongoing scrapbooking classes at La Dolce Vita 1561 Highway 395, Minden, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Information, 782-8070.


-- Tahoe Singles, hosts weekly activities in the Tahoe/Carson Valley/Reno area. Information and a calendar of events at www.tahoesingles.com.


-- Silver State Pygmy Goat Association, meets periodically at various locations; information, 267-4355.


-- Nevada AIDS hotline, general and technical information about HIV/AIDS and related issues and referrals. Toll-free, seven days a week, 8 a.m.-10 p.m. 1-800-842-AIDS, e-mail, nvhotline@aol.com or www.the body.com/cgi/safeans


-- Alcoholics Anonymous, meets at 1276 Pit Road, #4, Gardnerville. Sunday, 10 a.m., 12x12 study, smoking; 5:30 p.m., men's stag, smoking; 7 p.m., open, smoking. Monday, noon, Big Book study, nonsmoking; 6 p.m., topic stick, smoking; 8 p.m., women only, smoking. Tuesday, 8 a.m., daily reflection, open, smoking; noon, open, smoking; 8 p.m., Big Book, nonsmoking. Wednesday, noon, open, smoking; 7 p.m., 12x12 study, smoking. Thursday, noon, closed, smoking; 8 p.m., open, non-smoking. Friday, noon, open, smoking; 6:30 p.m., men's stag, smoking; 8 p.m., open, nonsmoking; Saturday, 10 a.m., nonsmoking; 8 p.m., open, smoking. This is a partial list. Hot line, 265-4460.


-- Narcotics Anonymous, 24-hour helpline, 883-5110; meetings: Sunday, 8 p.m., St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Highway 50 and Saliman, Carson City, open meeting, speaker discussion, wheelchair access; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Carson Valley Inn Motor Lodge, Minden, open meeting, book study, nonsmoking; Friday, 6 p.m., Carson Valley United Methodist Church, Gardnerville.


-- Self Defense. A women's self-defense workshop is a weekly program at Sierra Dojo. It covers a variety of techniques for women. Information, 782-1127.


-- Compassionate Friends. The Compassionate Friends is a group for those who have suffered the loss of a child. Information, 265-5468.


-- Adult Diplomas. The Douglas County School District offers evening GED and Adult Diploma programs free of charge. Information, Michael Caughlan at Douglas High School 782-5136 ext. 1025.


-- Shotokan Karate. Japanese karate offered for ages 12 to adult at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School, Gardnerville Ranchos. Information, 782-9828.


-- SIERA Meetings. Sierra Intermountain Emergency Radio Association is an open club. Information, Bill Massey, 246-3756.


-- Head Start Program. Washoe Tribe Head Start is accepting applications for Carson City, Woodfords and Dresslerville programs. Information, 265-4191, ext. 147.


-- Volunteers Needed. The Minden-Tahoe Airport needs someone four hours a week, and the Douglas County Animal Shelter needs someone to answer phones. Airport information, 782-9871. Shelter information, 782-9061.




-- The Datebook is for Carson Valley non-profit groups; call 782-5121 or fax date, time, contact names and meeting information to 782-6132.




-- Please note: Adding, changing or deleting items in the Datebook is the responsibility of the organizations whose listings appear here.

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