In the Spotlight for Aug. 29

Forget-Me-Not sale starts today

The Disabled American Veterans will have their annual fundraising Forget-Me-Not sale today and Saturday at Raley's, Smith's and Scolari's in Gardnerville. Information, Nancy Rowan, 265-2531.

Topaz barbecue fundraiser Sunday

The Topaz Volunteer Fire Department's 41st barbecue fundraiser is noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Topaz Lake Fire Station, 1990 Austin St. A donation of $10 for adults and $5 for children is requested for the dinner. Information, 691-8709.

Library closed Labor Day

The Douglas County Public Library will be closed Monday for Labor Day and will re-open 10 a.m. Tuesday. Information, 782-9841.

Storytimes at library Tuesdays

The Douglas County Public Library will host storytime 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the library. Information, 782-9841.

Genealogy workshop Thursday

The Carson Valley Genealogy Group meets 1 p.m. Thursday at the Douglas County Public Library in Minden. Beginner and advanced researchers invited at no charge for a discussion on how to find ancestors using probate and will documents. Information, 783-9626.

Donations needed for flea market

The Elks host a flea market, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 5 and 6, at the Elks Lodge, 1276 Pit Road, Suite C, in the Gardnerville Ranchos.

Among the items featured in the sale are books, craft supplies, kitchenware, sweaters, furniture, holiday decor and items from St. Gall Catholic Church's rummage sale. The lodge is accepting donations of usuable items. No books or magazines.

Information, Mary Jane, 265-7074.

Free movie in the park Sept. 5

The Town of Gardnerville's last movie in the park of the summer is Disney's "Meet the Robinsons" at dusk Sept. 5 in Heritage Park in Gardnerville.

Bring a blanket, sand chairs and bug repellent to watch movies under the stars. Pack a picnic or enjoy treats offered by Carson Valley Lions Club and Boy Scout Troop 411, Coldstone Creamery, Papa Murphy's Take 'N Bake Pizza and Subway.

Movies in the Park are sponsored by Bad Bonz Motorsports, BodyWise Physical Therapy, Burger King, Carson Valley Accounting, Carson Valley Medical Center, Colonial Bank, Mark Smith Tire Center, Inc. Re/Max Realty Affiliates, Sharkey's Casino and Studio Vogue Salon. Information at

Minden Street Fair is Sept. 6 and 7

The 24th annual Minden Carson Valley Street Celebration is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 6 and 7 on Esmeralda Avenue. Information, 782-2444 or 324-6435.


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